I’ve been in financial situations where I couldn’t even afford a pizza. I know what it’s like to have more money than you can spend. I know what it’s like to see your goals turn into cold hard cash. Through these two extremes of poverty and wealth, I’ve learned a thing or two about money. […]
‘Be as loyal and committed to your leisure as you are to your labor.’
When I was in the third grade I wrote an essay for my English class. The topic was “My Big Idea” and the notion was that us 8-year-olds could come up with some innovations to change the world.
My proposal, written in my childish scrawl, either painted me as a bone-idle preteen or a revolutionary, depending on your point of view. I called it “The Opposite Week,” arguing for two days of hard work followed by a leisurely five-day weekend.