Ray Dalio is another American, like Jobs, Musk, Clinton, Bezos, obama, and Howard Shcultz, who rose to prominence in the American society from a humble background.
Dalio, whose father is a jazz musician, attended Long Island University after high school because it was the only college that accepted him. He went on to become enormously successfully on Wall Street, earned a Harvard MBA, and is today has a net worth of $19B.
His book, Principles, available for download from
is full of wisdom.