Wealthy Dad, Poor Dad is an absolute juggernaut of a ebook–it’s been on the bestseller lists for so long as I keep in mind. I re-read this ebook yesterday. Man, there are some actually nice factors, like how wealthy folks make cash work for them and the way everybody else works for cash. The primary chapter is pure magic–learn it. One among my favourite quotes is from his Wealthy Dad:
Most individuals by no means research the topic [money]. They go to work, get their paycheck, stability their checkbooks, and that’s it. On prime of that, they surprise why they’ve cash issues. Few notice that it’s their lack of economic schooling that’s the drawback.
He takes a dim view of people that blindly make selections with out stopping to ask themselves why:
A buddy of mine in Hawaii is a superb artist. He makes a large amount of cash.
Someday his mom’s legal professional known as to inform him that she had left him $35,000. That is what was left of her property after the legal professional and the federal government took their shares. Instantly, he noticed a chance to extend his enterprise by utilizing a few of this cash to promote. Two months later, his first four-color, full-page advert appeared in an costly journal that focused the very wealthy. The advert ran for 3 months. He obtained no replies from the advert, and all of his inheritance is now gone. He now desires to sue the journal for misrepresentation.
It is a frequent case of somebody who can construct a fantastic hamburger, however is aware of little about enterprise. Once I requested him what he realized, his solely reply was that “promoting salespeople are crooks.” I then requested if he could be keen to take a course in gross sales and a course in direct advertising and marketing. His reply, “I don’t have the time, and I don’t wish to waste my cash.”
The ebook does a implausible job educating how to consider work and cash. Its early elements are a number of the greatest I’ve learn.