3rd Graders and a Chance at Billions

Far too many value the dollar, with little understanding of how to create value.

Currency is a tool that has no other purpose than to be exchanged for goods, services and the occasional black market Havana imported cigar (we know a guy who knows a guy).  So why all the fuss over a bunch of 2.61″ x 6.14″ x 0.0043″ paper, especially since most have no real knowledge of how to make it grow?

If money were truly your vice, then you would stockpile highly valued skill sets and charge accordingly. True wealth is in knowledge (just ask every rich person you have ever looked up to). Wisdom comes with age.  Good health is temporary.  Therefore, knowledge is the only avenue to which we have immediate access.

Who wants to be a billionaire?!  Don’t join the Billionaire Boys Club!  Instead, read a book!  Did you know that at least 4 of the top 10 richest people in the world do not have college degrees?  This is not to dismiss the power of formal education.  However, it does call into question the statistical likelihood of becoming a billionaire.  It would appear – based on an ACACIA ULTD  look into the top ten richest people –  that the key to the big bucks is to do something you are passionate about, study the field/industry as if your life depended on it, and make a contribution so significant that you change the game forever.

On the other hand, if you are okay with a few millions and manage to win the lotto and your health does wane, at least you can afford the best doctors in town.  They’ll undoubtedly tell you to lose weight and exercise, knowledge you got in the third grade.

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