If you’re like me, I was taught that the way to make money was to get a job. I was programmed to be an employee. The problem was that I am not good at being an employee!

At my first job right out of college, my boss fired me after nine months. Others in the company saw my potential, and they hired me back. This time it took only six months before I was fired again. It wasn’t for lack of ambition or brains. I just had a very hard time being told what to do and following so many rules. Yes, my parents raised an independently-spirited child.

Author: Kim Kiyosaki