Problems can be opportunities.

I don’t know what problems you’re facing right now.

(But, I am right about you facing a problem right now, right? That’s just life. Problems will always be there. My philosophy revolves around trying to improve the quality of those problems.)

I can remember the disappointment in my mother’s face when she talked to me about my high school report card.

I could justify my grades to myself –

I could really convince myself –

“Grades don’t matter”

“I’m never going to use any of this”

“I could do better if I want to”

But… the face of my mother wasn’t as easy to defend against…

For me, it was an opportunity to see exactly what I was really made of. In some way, I still think grades are mostly symbolic. But it’s a symbol that opens doors for your future. And I think it’s a huge disappointment when someone wastes a great opportunity.

– Aaron

P.S Thanks to everyone sharing the site over the last week. I’ve had no internet connection for a while (and, yes, there were withdrawal symptoms,) so I haven’t had a chance to catch up on my emails yet.

The best opportunities look like problems

SHHH! Don’t Tell Anyone!

I know you’re curious.

My name is Aaron and you may have noticed that I scored near the top of my class despite studying less 15 minutes a night.

I’m not saying this to brag. You’ve seen me. I’m not some kind of a rocket surgeon here. I’m just saying – I’ve got the strategies down

I know how you can score near the top of your class (even if you’re currently the dope struggling to get your backpack unzipped like I was.) And it’s not what you think it is…

These are the kinds of things that I can’t share with everyone –

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One thought on “The best opportunities look like problems

  • June 14, 2021 at 5:02 am

    I could not refrain from commenting. Very well written!


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