An Analysis of Henry Ford (How His Father Almost Killed His Dream)

An Analysis of Henry Ford (How His Father Almost Killed His Dream)

From Henry Ford’s autobiography, My Life and Work:

My father offered me forty acres of timber land, provided I gave up being a machinist.

What would have happened if Ford had followed his father’s advice? What if he gave up his love for automobiles to pursue a life as a farmer? The answer is simple…there would be no Ford Motor Company.

Your dreams can be stymied in a variety of ways; sadly, parents can be the culprit in this regard. Instead of analyzing the talents of a child and promoting them, they will often discourage the developments of their son/daughter.

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