If You Are More Than 10 Years Old And Are Not A Plumber, You Have Failed Your Life.

Are you aware of the 2 secret rules in plumbing?

Ahmadou DIALLO ✪
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6 min readDec 21, 2021


“The chief task in life is simply this: to identify and separate matters so that I can say clearly to myself which are externals not under my control, and which have to do with the choices I actually control.”


Are you missing out on the best job in the world?

Did you fail to get a Rolex before 50?

Are you being ruled by your children?

“If you don’t have a Rolex by the time you’re 50, you’ve failed in life.” this is a quote from a famous French publicist Jacques Séguéla from the Havas Creative ad agency.

I am about to turn 41 years old as I write this article. I guess I still can save money to buy my first Rolex watch.

The cheapest Rolex, by 2020 list price, is the Oyster Perpetual. Priced at $5,700, the Oyster Perpetual comes as a time-only model and is available with a range of dial colors to suit anyone’s palette.

Source: The Most Expensive vs. Cheapest RolexesHorus Straps

Can I save $5,700 to buy the cheapest Rolex in the next 10 years to come?


Will I do it?

Hell no!

The reason is that I do not need to get expensive material things to fit a specific narrative.

Because ultimately, the way the rest of the world perceives me is outside of my control.

And that amount of money can be put to greater use to help feed the world, and not a shiny artifact slapped into my wrist.

What does all of this story have to do with plumbing?

Plumbing is the most underrated job in the world.

At 10 years old, I imagined myself being an astronaut or a CEO.

Plumbing would have never made it into my Top 100 list of jobs I wanted to do when I was…



Ahmadou DIALLO ✪

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