There could be any number of reasons that I finally decided to write this. I guess the biggest reason is that I keep saying that I will. The astute reader will note that I have been guilty of breaking the very first rule. I can’t have that, can I? Besides, I am not a multi-millionaire, despite having worked for Microsoft through the mid-90s, a dot-com before the bust, and for one of Wall Street’s most hallowed names. “How could that be?,” you ask. Great question. I will attempt to answer that within the confines of the essays herein, but I think the most obvious answer is that I’m just not that good.
That must be the reason, right? I’m just not that good. I’m not as smart as I think I am. All of the talent, schooling, and work experience have failed me in my quest to hit it big. Of course, I could put forth some of the statistics as they relate to the percentages of people who have actually accumulated a multi-million dollar net worth, but that wouldn’t matter. Rest assured, it’s a very, very small percentage of the population.