Related to that, a poor founder tends to be less confident. My mom, who didn’t go to college, used to say this to me, and it bothered me a lot. She’d say, “We’re not meant to be successful, so what you’ve achieved is good enough!” Compare that level of confidence to a kid with successful parents who’d say something along the lines of “If you can believe it, you can achieve it!”
Privilege and inequality in Silicon Valley
Ricky Yean
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I totally can relate to that! I hated my parents being so small, but thats how they are wired. It takes real effort to unlearn this stuff!

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