Westerners on the whole are pretty lousy negotiators, not because they’re incapable of being good negotiators, but because the vast majority of them have never truly negotiated a multitude or variety of things outside of a car, house, or salary.
I think grit is a fundamental resource to survive. I have this theory called the “broken egg theory.” If you help a chicken break out of its egg, it will die. You cannot use a silver spoon crack the egg. The chick has to get its heart rate high enough by itself otherwise it dies.
What College Taught Me- Realizations Post Graduation tldr: After college, I learned a few lessons about the world, work styles, happiness, persistence, and grit.