The deadly, gilded sins of grit

How we value hard work and ignore privilege.

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Nobody wants to tell you the truth about success. Sure, hard work matters. So does commitment. And focus. And perseverance in the face of failure. And blah, blah, blah. But you know what helps the most? A fountain of cash. If you don’t have that, you’ll have to borrow it.