It has allowed me to discover how to become more patient and not to associate my self worth with how much money I earn. It has also allowed me to learn how to stretch a dollar to approximately three times its worth and how important it is to save. I would say that it has also increased my guard for detecting BS, but it really hasn’t. All it has done instead is make me not care nearly as much about figuring out if something is real or not, as time will allow things to figure themselves out on their own.
I took this personality test yesterday:
Funny thing is, about five years ago, patience would be at zero, ambition would be at eight and self confidence would be at ten. I guess people do change. Or at least, failure changes people for the better.
Originally posted on Quora.
Leonard Kim consults startups and writes books like