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Steve...missed an opportunity in the mid 80s: everyone coming in the store to look at computers suddenly started asking "is it IBM compatible", but I didn't have the assets to buy a block of Microsoft stock.

Your dad did not teach you right! I had been working at IBM for a few months when I tried to get a loan. This is how the conversation went.

Me: "Dad, I want to buy a car."

Dad: "Go right ahead!"

Me: "The problem is that I don't yet have the money."

Dad: "Anybody can buy a car with money. There is no magic to that."

End of conversation. Lesson learned.

Everybody has assets, a brain, good looks, ability to drop a ball in a hoop, cook, whatever. What they lack is good administration -- capitalist style. 😇

The Captain
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