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    GOLD! So if you are born poor in a 3rd world shitpool, can you still make it? My Story.

    Thanks for the love brother, but if you think I never f*ck up and have grown up into some hyper-masculine-alpha type, I haven't, though hardships do change us permanently. If we punch above our weight, f*ckups should be expected as part of the process.
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    OFF-TOPIC Giving up "awesome" career opportunities.

    This is such a well-thought out reply. Every single bullet is such a big one to consider by itself. The #4 is really something I was only partially conscious about until you brought it up. May I add a #5: Learning skills to build a product is very motivating because the end result, considering...
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    OFF-TOPIC Giving up "awesome" career opportunities.

    Takes too much time and attention that can be spent acquiring the skills needed to launch a product. And these companies are located in big cities where the rent is so high that most of the extra salary balances it out. One more thing is that while it is one thing to get a call to interview, it...
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    OFF-TOPIC Giving up "awesome" career opportunities.

    I am a software developer with a Master's degree. I keep getting offers to interview with the Big Fish in tech that could pay me twice my current salary and open doors to other places due to the "branding", yet I keep declining them. In my current dead-end job as a developer, the tech is grossly...
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    GOLD! So if you are born poor in a 3rd world shitpool, can you still make it? My Story.

    Not sure I follow. My dream wasn't just money, my dream was to be in a western country with a different culture where each individual is evaluated on their own merit and not written off just because they happened to be born in a specific situation. I valued being in a Western culture as much as...
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    GOLD! So if you are born poor in a 3rd world shitpool, can you still make it? My Story.

    Finally migrated to North America. Singapore was a glimpse of what my life could be if I tried again and I'm glad I did. The problem with the 3rd world is the massive corruption causing rules to be applied selectively. My dad started a small business which ended up with my mom running the...
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    GOLD! So if you are born poor in a 3rd world shitpool, can you still make it? My Story.

    Thank You! Look forward to learning from you here -- you seem to have already done what I am trying to do -- building a software company from scratch and taking it to 6-7 figures!
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    GOLD! So if you are born poor in a 3rd world shitpool, can you still make it? My Story.

    @ZF Lee If I was born in the West, there is absolutely no way in hell I would go to college. But for my personal situation, education was a way out of hell.
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    GOLD! So if you are born poor in a 3rd world shitpool, can you still make it? My Story.

    @Bekit Thank You for the warm welcome. Truly touched!
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    GOLD! So if you are born poor in a 3rd world shitpool, can you still make it? My Story.

    @MJ DeMarco !! I am at a loss for words and have to pinch myself to believe it's you not only reading my first post at @fastlane, but making it Gold!! What a way to join the forum! What can I say -- Thank You from the bottom of my heart for writing UnScripted and FastLane. Your story is a true...
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    GOLD! So if you are born poor in a 3rd world shitpool, can you still make it? My Story.

    Thank You! It is my dream to build a business so that I can go back to hell and help souls still stuck in there. I hope one day I can write a book about my journey, start a few scholarships, and provide free mentorship to kids in hell -- but I won't do any of it before I retire through a...
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    GOLD! So if you are born poor in a 3rd world shitpool, can you still make it? My Story.

    I only discovered MJ last year after I'd graduated. I don't remember how -- probably a random comment on Reddit made me curious, and the rest as they say, is history.
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    GOLD! So if you are born poor in a 3rd world shitpool, can you still make it? My Story.

    Good luck brother, I know your pain! But like you said, the answers only lie within us all.
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    GOLD! So if you are born poor in a 3rd world shitpool, can you still make it? My Story.

    Thank You! When you grow up as a kid secretly staring at hot food being served to paid customers, it does something to your soul. Grit is just the result of saying 'no more' to a lot of pain. If it wasn't bad enough, I doubt I would have been able to do it.

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