I had a fascinating conversation with an individual awhile back and they pointed out that my success was because I did things my own way, â€œbreaking the rules,â€ and took my own path.
They felt I got out of the rat race by ignoring traditional business â€œrules,â€ and that others may not be capable of the same path and be able to work from home (or work from anywhere for that matter).
I thought about that for quite some time.
The funny part is, that my successes were obtained not by ignoring the â€œrules,â€ but by making sure I knew what they were first.
When I failed at something it was, for the most part, due to taking too many shortcuts. I thought I understood the area I was going into, but I cut corners. Continue reading “How Do You Break the Rules?”