As a young lawyer, Charlie Munger came to an important realization: He was spending all of his time billing hours for clients, which prevented him from making progress on his own priorities.

So what did he do? He started viewing himself as his own most important client, and “selling” himself the most valuable hour of his day. This set him on a path that ultimately led him to partner with Warren Buffett and become vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway.