The importance of learning over earning
When I was a young man, the one thing my poor dad wanted for me was to get a high-paying job. To him, the path to success was to go to a good university, get your degree, find a high-paying job, and work your way up the corporate ladder.
I determined at a young age that wasn’t going to be my path. I wanted to be rich, and I knew that working as an employee, even with a high paying job, wouldn’t be the way to get rich. In fact, this is something most rich people already know (which is partly why they are rich). (more…)