“You are forty, out of a job, a newlywed, your wife is expecting a baby, you don’t own your own home, you have no specialized qualifications, the only company you ever launched went bankrupt and you have just been sentenced to one year in jail.”
Source: Harold Evans, They Made America
Pop Quiz: Who was this person and what did they ultimately do with the cards dealt them? The answer is at the end of this entry.
Hint: He was an entrepreneur. Are you?