If you don’t have leverage then you have to beg. You have to beg your boss for a raise and he has to beg his boss on your behalf.
What is the basis of leverage with OMG? Free traffic on Google. This is the basis of organic digital marketing.
Working at Home Depot won’t even pay your rent. Getting a job they (don’t) train you for in school is a dead end street of societally imposed limits that are reinforced by your own acceptance of those false frame limits.
What if you could live anywhere in the world you want? Wherever your family is. Choice not necessity.
Even a brick and mortar business can become an ardent master of your time and resources.