Many years ago, I went to a dinner party hosted by a super-successful real estate developer. The developer and I were good friends, so he didn’t care too much as I listened in while he discussed his latest project with his mega-developer friends.

“I’m like a mouse! I just slowly nibble away at all of the properties surrounding the project, without anyone noticing. Just nibble, nibble, nibble...”

The group laughed as my friend went around in a circle, pretending to be a mouse, nibbling away at things. I laughed, but I was also concerned for my friend. It wasn’t exactly…

Numair Faraz

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