“Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, is the and first crypto self-made billionaire.” A number of news outlets reported this as the price of ether continued to soar high amid the magical years for crypto and the stock market at large. What strikes my mind whenever I read such headlines is the phrase “self-made.” Bill Gates is self-made, Jeff Bezos is self-made, Jay Z is self-made but what exactly does it really mean to be self-made? Can anyone really be a self-made “anything” leave alone dollar billionaire?

After reading the book “Outliers: The Story of Success”, my summary for the entire book…

Phelix Juma

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