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Many wealthy people failed numerous times before "making it"

The same is true for many poor people too. They failed numerous times but never "made it". Trying again after failure is a necessary condition for success but it is not sufficient.

People are complacent and would rather just accept money in exchange for hours. Problem with that is that you can only go so far. With your own business, there is lots of work, lots of risk, and lots of reward.

"With your own business there is lots of work, lots of risk, and" possibilities of "lots of reward."

It is no sure thing and many fail and despite trying again (and again ...) continue to fail. "Accepting money in exchange for hours" while not having the same open ended potential as running your own business seems to have the greater expected return.

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