Working the World
I believe that working hard will get you far, but working
smart will get you even farther. Swing a hand to break the
bead of tires that are bigger then me; this is an every day
experience for me. Continuing down this path that both my
father and my grandfather have set for me in the tire
business. My father whom when I was younger, never had the
time to play with me, if he had time he was usually to tire
and sore. He works three times the hours to earn the same
amount of money as someone whom had education beyond that
of high school. My friends whose father went to college,
he has a excellent job in which he works vary few hours and
earns more money. His family has all the latest toys and
the time to play with them. Are family also has nice
things, but has paid a much high price for them. I do not
wish to follow in my father’s foot steps, this is I’m
seeking an education, so that my children can have the best
of everything and want for nothing, but at a much lower
If it was the 1950s it would be easy to get a job
right out of high school at one of the auto factories and
be set for life. A man could work hard and support a
family. Now, in today’s world a man can work hard all his
life and end up with empty bank account and a mountain of
debit. The skills needed in todays are far superior to the
average factory assembly worker or manual laborer. How
hard a man works and his good name, at one point in time
would determine his worth. But not anymore, the name of a
man doesn’t matter at the bank, because there you are just
another numbered account.
Now working smart is the only to earn a real living.
You must have an education beyond high school in order to
make something yourself. Working forty hours a week in an
air conditioned office earning hundred thousand a year.
Instead of sweating outside in the hot sun for seventy
hours a week for less than thirty thousand year. Choose
which life would you want to live?
In this day and age it is expensive to live. So work
smart and you survive, and have a better life for you and
your family. This is what I believe.
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