It allows you to choose.
And not be a slave to your circumstances.
Without it, you won’t be able to say no to what you don’t want to do – and if you do, you’ll suffer.
There are many ways to build leverage when you don’t have any.
Start small, build it bit by bit.
Once you have some leverage, take bigger bets while limiting the downside.
So that when you fail you fail small and or else you win. With multiple small wins or one of two big wins, you’ll build leverage quickly.
Continue following this approach until you build leverage that makes you free.