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The Memo by John Hope Bryant

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RULE 1We Live in a Free-Enterprise System—Embrace It

Money runs the world from the moment you wake up until the moment you hit your pillow and head to sleep. Actually, money is even intersecting every aspect of your life while you sleep!

I am talking about YOUR life, not some random person you don’t know and cannot relate to. I am not talking about a city’s economics, or a company’s balance sheet or revenue, or a country’s identity, brand, or GDP. I am talking about YOU.

So, you doubt me? Okay, that’s understandable. Check this out:

You woke up this morning at 6 a.m., 7 a.m., 8 a.m., or whatever. What precisely woke you up? An alarm clock, or an alarm setting on your mobile phone or smartphone? That’s money, folks. (It’s actually more than that. ...

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