Every day in Africa a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows that it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death.
As it was yesterday, so it is today and will be tomorrow, your financial worth is tied to your skills. In an attempt to gain these skills, we pursue knowledge; we go to school to get a degree. With the degree we hope to get a job, or get a job done. With the job we hope to pay the bills. In the process of paying the bills, we somehow expect our income to surpass our spending. If this happens, we become rich, if it doesn’t; we get frustrated and caught in the proverbial rat race. Skills That Pay The Bills cut through the practical steps we need to take to position ourselves strategically to maximize our earnings and manage them. It tells you what to do with the skills you have and what skills to acquire to become and stay relevant in today’s society.