What I Learned from Achieving The American Dream

June 30, 2017

Each year when the Fourth of July rolls around, I am reminded how fortunate each of us are to live in a country where it is possible not only to have big dreams, but to have the opportunity to actually achieve those dreams, as well.

My family moved to this country from Pakistan when I was very young, but even then I realized this was a very special place. From delivering newspapers to working at McDonald’s, where I was introduced to the magic of systems, to opening my first flower shop as a teenager, it seemed that the opportunities were endless.

And so were the lessons.