Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you have.
Warren Buffett famed investor
Like the Mexican fisherman in the Introduction, do you know what the good life is for you? Do you know what you want, and is what you want what you really want? Figuring out what is important to you can be hard to do—unless you are someone like Rick Stewart.
Rick Stewart cofounded Frontier Herbs (today known as Frontier Natural Products) in 1976 to fill some basic needs: he wanted some healthier products and hoped to make $5,000 so he could backpack around the world. He earned it, left to travel, and returned to the company until 1999.
Even as the company grew well beyond what he ever imagined, Rick stayed ...