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Old 01-29-2013, 05:16 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by VaderDave View Post
One reason is to look at the opportunity cost of your time. If you make, say, $150 per hour but spend your time learning to do things you could pay someone $20 per hour to do, then you're not maximizing the value of your time. If you truly enjoy doing these things, then that's fine, but you're not maximizing your time and utility by being the end-all-be-all of everything in your life.
If I'm learning something new then it's worth my time, practical or not. I will pay someone to do something that requires an inordinate amount of time or specialty tools though, but that doesn't mean I won't know what they're doing.


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