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Then, after several months, I began to realize what my greatest investment was.

It was time.

I had begun by taking time from my life, instead of my life taking time from me.

There's only so much time each one of us has on this old Earth, which is why I left the rat race at 49. For years, I watched folks my age die from heart attacks, cancer, and other unwanted events. I watched my parents die, a brother die, and my kid go off to college. Yes, I was a big success in my profession, but what did that bring me.... More money, but less time, and time was not an inexhaustable resource. Even with early retirement, time is not limitless, but at least I'm spending what's left of it on things other than racing around in circles and measuring success by the amount of money I can make or the number of folks I can run over in a single day.
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