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The 9-to-5 Cure by Kristin Cardinale

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CHAPTER 6

The Framework—LifestyleDesign

As we begin to explore Lifestyle Design, the story of the Mexican fisherman (author unknown) is a good starting point for our discussion:

The Mexican Fisherman

An American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow fin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took to catch them.

The Mexican replied, “Only a little while.”

The American then asked why he didn’t stay out longer and catch more fish.

The Mexican said he had enough to support his family’s immediate needs.

The American then asked, “But what do you do with the rest of your ...

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