Some people are successful just because theyâ€™re lucky. Some people are successful due to such a confluence of luck and aptitude that itâ€™s impossible to sort out: Ivanka Trump sounds like a pretty cool lady, but itâ€™s impossible for anyone to know if she wouldâ€™ve done well if not born a Trump.
While I certainly feel privileged to have been born in a nation with good public schools, impeccable sanitation, and lack of Sharia law, I do like to point out that most of what I talk about in Bullish was learned by me in extremely painful ways: I have declared bankruptcy, I have lived in an East Harlem drug den, I have been an awkward sixteen-year-old who had never shaken hands before.
Itâ€™s â€śI Regret Everythingâ€ť week here at TheGloss! So, here are some ginormous mistakes Iâ€™ve made that you donâ€™t have to!