Security and freedom are not the same… in fact they are opposites. The more security you seek, the less freedom you have. The people with the most security are in jail. That is why it is called maximum security.
– comparing security (which employees seek) and freedom (which entrepreneurs seek) in Rich Dad’s Before You Quit Your Job by Robert T. Kiyosaki with Sharon L. Lechter
Yes, I’m reading a Rich Dad book.
I remember working at Chapters years ago, and Vancouver Public Library more recently, and seeing the Rich Dad Poor Dad books fly off the shelves.
I thought, “Ugh, more self-help crap.”
Turns out, though, that amongst all the crap, there are some self-help books that are written by intelligent people whose lessons can actually guide us in beneficial directions.
Rich Dad Poor Dad is on my hold list at VPL.
In the meantime, I picked up Before You Quit Your Job. I’m intrigued…
(To Dan Sorce: Thanks for the recommendation, and all your advice so far. Much appreciated)