I sold that business for $10 million and then two years later I was dead broke because once again I forgot all about love. I squandered the love. I forgot my small successes and made them into a big failure.
This is the key to all advancement in life. Make your job irrelevant. Burn the bridges behind you.
I don’t know why more people don’t do this. But I can tell you how to save millions of dollars. Just two simple decisions.
I didn’t invent the choose yourself community. The cubicle job did.
Making money is easier than most people think—knowing why and what for, and not being driven in the wrong direction to get it? Much harder.
The correlation between a scratchy feeling, the economic system and love.
I grew up believing that the reason why my parents wanted me to do good in school was so I could get good education, get a good job, make good money, and then use that money to experience a life that was better than theirs. I believed that, the more money I had, the better my life would be.
If there’s one thing in life that doesn’t work, it’s the act of not putting in work.
When you’ve had a lifetime of being broke, and being broke becomes your context, making money is actually hard.
“Oh! I forgot to tell you. I accidentally made two million dollars this morning,” Dave told me.