Why “The Failing Point”?

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.

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