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The Simple Dollar: How One Man Wiped Out His Debts and Achieved the Life of His Dreams by Trent Hamm

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Chapter 9. Cultivating People and Opportunities

It was 5:30 in the morning and, finally, the project was finished. I sent my boss an email letting him know it ready to go for his demonstration later that day. My boss hadn’t asked for such effort. He knew that I was a college student just working in his lab and that I had a very full class load. However, I knew that he was about to demonstrate the project to a group of very important associates and that the more feature-rich the project was, the more likely the project would impress them—and reflect well on my boss. So I dug in. While he took a red-eye flight, I added features and polished up details. And now it was complete. A week later, when he had returned from the trip, he gave me a small ...

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