How is Being a Building Contractor Like Being a Writer for Broadcast Network TV?

Found on the interwebs and in all likelihood not in the slightest way intended for the comparison in the headline…and yet – alas and alack – perfectly suited for it:

Yes it’s true, hooking up with ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, etc. does pay a shit ton more. But that shit ton turns to just plain shit when you compare it to the dizzying heights you can reach showrunning on, say, Netflix and Amazon.

Encouraged? Discouraged? Doesn’t everything just plain come down to how we look at life?