“I remember it like it was yesterday. It was Good Friday, 1989, at 3:30 in the afternoon. It was 37 degrees outside. I stood outside the Colosseum Mall, a mall in Jamaica, Queens. It’s pretty popular. Just shivering with a bag of hats. I sold $800 worth of hats in an hour,” Daymond John tells me.
$800 an hour. That’s “the power of broke.”
Before FUBU (a $6 billion global apparel company), before Shark Tank, and before Obama chose him as the Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Daymond John worked 18-hour days driving a delivery van. And he wasn’t making money.
Two of his books that has most of his intimate stories got burnt In a fire incident I was a victim of.
That is to let you know that I might not be diving so deep into his personal life on this Lamocle. Because it is not in my budget to get any book that will add to my confusion and madness right now.
Yes my house got burnt,
Sad story. I know but don’t expect me to explain. Ok, the only thing I will tell you from that incident was that the only thing I got out from that fire was my whole body with the boxer I was putting on while sleeping and a very large red shirt whose front pocket has card holder.
There are many different kinds of people in the world, and you can never assume that everyone will react to your strategies in the same way. Deceive or outmaneuver some people and they will spend the rest of their lives seeking revenge. They are wolves in lambs’ clothing. Choose your victims and opponents carefully, then – never offend or deceive the wrong person.–Robert Greene
Above is a quote from Robert Greene the author of the successful book– The 48 Laws of Power, his law 19 says
Finally these are the only 9 qualities that can lead you to success.
“I wish I’d had a great marriage. See, my father was always very proud of me, but the one thing he got right was that he had a great marriage. He was married for 64 years. One of my ex-wives once said to me, “You have to work at a marriage”.
And I said, “That’s the most ridiculous thing”, because my parents, they didn’t work at the marriage. If you have to work at a marriage, it’s not going to work. It has to be sort of a natural thing. But my ex-wife would say, “You have to work at this, you have to do this, you have to do that”. And I’m saying to myself, “Man, I work all day long, well into the evening. I don’t want to come home and work at a marriage.