So you have heard my story – now it is time to start yours.

I was lucky enough to have an upbringing that showed me that I could more or less do as I liked and it would all be okay.

My father has many expressions, but an apt one at this point is: ‘They’ll never let you starve’.

What it means is: What is the worst that can happen? What can go wrong if you start doing something for yourself and it doesn’t work? It certainly won’t kill you, it will definitely change your life one way or another, and it could just catapult you into fabulous wealth. For most people it will be their best chance of making a decent amount of money.

I really believe that the only way you are ever truly likely to make a comfortable living is to take control ...

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