Lesson One: The Rich Don’t Work For Money
- The most important thing is that you did something.
- Opportunities come and go. Being able to know when to make quick
decisions is an important skill.
- Life does not talk to you. It just sort of pushes you around. “If you learn life’s lessons, you will do well. If not, life will just
continue to push you around.
- “If you learn this lesson, you will grow into a wise, wealthy and happy young
man. If you don’t, you will spend your life blaming a job, low pay or your boss
for your problems. You’ll live life hoping for that big break that will solve
all your money problems.”
- You really wanted to win, but the fear of losing was greater than the excitement
- “The poor and the middle class work for money.” “The rich have money work
- You see, true learning takes energy, passion, a burning desire.
- It’s fear that keeps most people working at a job. The fear of not paying their bills. The fear of being fired. The fear of not having enough money.
- study of money will continue over my lifetime, lack of financial education that is the problem
- “The pattern of get up, go to work, pay bills, get up, go to work, pay
bills… Their lives are then run forever by two emotions, fear and greed. Offer
them more money, and they continue the cycle by also increasing their spending.
This is what I call the Rat Race. They feel the fear of not having money.
- A job is really a short-term solution to a long-term problem.
- “Learn to use your emotions to think, not think with your emotions.
- “Keep working boys, but the sooner you forget about needing a paycheck, the easier your adult life will be. Keep using your brain, work for free, and soon your mind will show you ways of making money far beyond what I could ever pay you.