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Getting Fired Can Be Good

 Michael Bloomberg worked as an investment banker and got fired shortly after getting a promotion because his bank was acquired.

Instead of taking another investment bank job, he used his $10 million severance package to then start his own company, providing market research data to big companies, which ballooned to over 15,000 people over the years.

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