From A Peasant Boy To A Wall Street Mogul
We already know how challenging it is to succeed on Wall Street.
The fact is, there’s a lot of numbers to calculate and even more to forget you need to consider. That, at least, is the life of a successful trader on Wall Street and who works in the modern financial industry. This is an industry that’s constructed as a free enterprise which is open to all who desire its rewards.
Yet with all of the possibilities of making money, there’s only a select few that actually go the distance. And by distance, that is to say that there are only a few who make real money on Wall Street. And being real money is to mean millions and not hundreds or thousands. We can only bring to mind a handful of names at the moment. Read more on NYTimes.com
This is not a surprise if you’ve ever tried trading yourself.
However, there is one name on the world stage that almost anyone can recognize.
That name is George Soros, and you’ve seen him before. But unlike popular belief, he didn’t grow up rich. In fact, with Nazi occupation threatening him and his life, George Soros often lived a life of great poverty as a child. Even in adulthood, Mr. Soros would find it difficult to enter the ranks of the wealthy.
Yet somehow, this one individual scales the stereotypes and figured out a way to succeed. Therefore, who we see today is not the young boy. We instead see the outcome of hope that the young boy George had.
Where His legacy Will Lead
Knowing the past that George Soros lived gives us a clear picture of who he is today and what he will become tomorrow. In each timeframe, the one thing that holds true is George’s legacy. It’s in this legacy that we define the expectation that life has put on him.
That expectation is one where all things are possible, but those options also require focus and wit.
From childhood to now, great focus is all we’ve seen from George Soros, and it will dictate his life to come. Often times, a man needs something to push him and to led him into the visions he holds of himself. And for George Soros, it’s in a legacy that we define his past, present and future. Read more at Washington Times.