The Gift of Struggle tells the true story of Bobby Herrera's rise from poverty – one of 13 children in a Mexican migrant family – to the co-founder and CEO of one of the fastest growing HR services companies in the United States, with annual revenues exceeding $500 million.
Chapter 1: The Bus Story
When I was 17, my brother Ed and I played on the same high school basketball team. Returning from an away game one night on the team bus, we all talked excitedly, reliving the highlights of the game we had just won. Along the way, the bus stopped at a restaurant so the team could unload and eat dinner. Everyone filed out—except for Ed and me.