As ridiculous as this might sound, handling finances and financial success is a learned skill.
The virus to which I’m referring is still alive, well and thriving in far too many companies.
Most of us have an over-active need for the approval of others. In the process, we let other people or things get in the way of what we could (and should) be. Even worse, we don’t achieve what we personally want out of life.
Please see David Pollay’s excellent book “The Law of the Garbage Truck”