America is a great country full of opportunity. As a Young Hustler I am on my own path and America opens up a road to capitalize on.
When I was 13 years old I began waking up. You see the life I had before me was one of the stereotypical upper-middle class white male.
If I applied myself I would be able to attend college, buy a house, and spend the next 50 years working a job. At some point I would retire and be able to move to some retirement resort to spend the rest of my days.
It was when I got introduced to The Art of Worldly Wisdom that I discovered personal development. From there I began reading other books and studying other ways of life.
Fast-forward to the age of 16 or 17. I saw my Dad who was at the top of his career get cut off by new buyers of the company he helped build.
He had passed up a very well paying and high status opportunity out of loyalty to his company. He spent 30 years building a company only to get cut.
They started from the ground and he helped grow them into a multi-billion dollar company.
Why would they cut him?
He was going to retire in 2 years with a big bonus.
After this experience I lost all hope in giving myself to a company.
I began to think about what if I applied myself to building my own company. Maybe just maybe I would become rich and successful.