In my previous article I outlined how less is less. At the end I pointed to the main objective of a company is to stay alive because if they do, eventually they might thrive. There's a percentage of people who this article isn't really for a small percentage with savings, a good job, educational degrees etc with an amassed wealth that makes them unconcerned about the day to day. However, there is an enormous amount of people who struggle typically with the basic needs. I'm glad to say i'm not in that bubble right now but was again recently and to all those who are barely able to keep up with rent and have no savings remember this. You are president, ceo of your life you are a single entity that can do whatever you want as long as you put your mind to it. Its not about competing everyday its about giving yourself the ability to compete again. If you want to invest in crypto you can't become Chris Larsen tomorrow, and if you want to start trading stocks you won't instantly become warren buffet. In fact, probably the hardest problem you will have is keeping your investments when life hands you problems that require money to fix. The reason that those individuals have been so successful is rather than cashing out quickly they held on to as many investments for as long as possible and kept adding money every opportunity they have. Where as when when things started to go bad for them they did their damnedest not to sell and by following the basic principals of we need so survive to thrive even those with little options, minimal education, and negligible talents can still be as great as you choose to be. Just as i've been forced to just survive for the last handful of years eventually doing your best gives you the opportunity to thrive. And if you are enjoying this article and website I'm thriving right now, and I wish the best to you and your journey to it.