Some people worry. Others prepare.
Before there is a business, a successful entrepreneur is designing this type of business in his or her mind's eye. According to my rich dad, this is the job of a true entrepreneur.
If you want a solid future, you need to create it. You can take charge of your future only when you take control of your income source. You need your own business.
By pursuing the things you love, all the other things in life will fall into order.
If you want to be rich, think big, think differently.
What you think of me is none of my business. What is most important is what I think of myself.
Over the years I have found that many of the richest people in the world began their lives with the habit of tithing.
The unique ability to take decisive action while maintainign focus on the ultimate mission is what defines a true leader.
True leaders inspire us to be bigger and do things we are afraid of doing.
The next great transfer of wealth WILL take place, not by conspiracy but by ignorance.
Before you can transform your wallet from poor to rich, you've got to transform your spirit from poor to rich.
To be a successful business owner and investor, you have to be emotionally neutral to winning and losing. Winning and losing are just part of the game.
Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.
Retarget your money. When your money comes in, you need to have already targeted where you are going to invest or doodad temptation will set in.
A goal is different from a wish. You may wish to be rich, but there's no responsibility for it. With a goal, it's on you to achieve it.
Don't be afraid of your worst times. If you learn from them, you'll look back on them as the best times.
If you think you know it all, you really know nothing.
Find the game where you can win, and then commit your life to playing it; and play to win.
How you earn your money and build your career is how you earn your destiny and build your legacy.
Most people struggle financially because they take advice from sales people, not rich people.
In real estate, many investors love triple net leases. With NNN's investors receive income without the expenses of taxes, repairs and insurance. The tenant covers these costs.
In the information age, the richest people are entrepreneurs. We may not become a king or queen, but we can all be entrepreneurs.
The most successful people are mavericks who aren't afraid to ask why, especially when everyone thinks it's obvious.
The idea of working all your life, saving, and putting money into a retirement account is a very slow plan.
You have a choice in life. Would you rather be lonely or miserable? I would rather be lonely. A lot of people are miserable in a marriage and they don't get along with their wife or husband and it's not worth it.
If you want to be rich, don't allow yourself the luxury of excuses.
Have the courage to say what needs to be said to who it needs to be said to. You'll both be better for it.
Those who are humble enough to learn anew will succeed in this new age.
For most people, the price for security is personal freedom. And without freedom, many people spend their lives working for money, rather than living out to their dreams.
Schools teach you how to work for money, but don't teach how to make money work for you.
My rich dad taught me to focus on passive income and spend my time acquiring the assets that provide passive or long term residual income...passive income from capital gains, dividends, residual income from business, rental income from real estate, and royalties.
Inside each of you is a rich person, a poor person and a middle class person. It is up to you to decide which person you become.
I found in direct selling companies an education system designed to draw out the rich person in you.
The more a person seeks security, the more that person gives up control over his life.
The most life destroying word of all is the word tomorrow.
The only difference between a RICH person and a POOR person is how they use their time.
If your business is to grow and prosper, as a leader, you need to focus on people development.
People who are unwilling to make mistakes or have made mistakes and have not yet learned from them are those who wake up each morning and continue to make the same mistakes.
The main cause of poverty is self-inflicted fear and ignorance.
Making money is a common sense. It's not rocket science. But unfortunately, when it comes to money, common sense is uncommon.
Everyone has the ability to build a financial ark to survive and flourish in the future. But you must invest time in your financial education to build an ark with a solid foundation.
Financial planners are salespeople. They are NOT teachers. Get your education from someone NOT getting a commission.
Arrogant or critical people are often people with low self-esteem who are afraid of taking risks. That's because, if you learn something new, you are then required to make mistakes in order to fully understand what you have learned.
One of the things I didn't like about school is that every time they told a story about a rich guy in school, he was an evil guy. Our school system is programming us to think the rich are greedy and evil.
There is a good life waiting for you. Its just waiting for you to grab it.
Most people spend their lives building financial houses of straws, which are susceptible to wind, fire, rain and big bad wolves.
Life isn't fair. It never will be. Quit trying to make it fair. You don't need it to be fair. Go make life unfair to your advantages.
From 1945 to 1974, the Western world -- including America -- was more socialistic than capitalistic, more pro-labor than pro-business.
Don't be so bitter about a bad experience from your past that you miss the opportunities in front of you.
You cannot improve your future if you are not willing to try something new and risk making mistakes and learning from them.
Don't bury your failures, let them inspire you.
The better you are at communicating, negotiating, and handling your fear of rejection, the easier life is.
Education is cheap; experience is expensive.
A bad attitude, that the love of money is the root of all evil and the rich are evil and greedy and all that stuff. It's basically socialism and communism.
A man is not a financial plan.
No one cares about it more than you. Give it the attention it needs.
As I said, I wish I could say it was easy. It wasn't, but it wasn't hard either. But without a strong reason or purpose, anything in life is hard.
When your own mind tells you to quit, you must ignore your negative thoughts and press on.
Congratulations on your job at the bank! Yes. You work for the bank. After taxes, your largest expense is your mortgage and credit-card debt.
Success takes an investment in time, dedication, and sacrifice. This is true education. It is a process.
Most small businesses failed because the owner was under skilled, not under capitalized.
Starting a business is like jumping out of an airplane without a parachute. In mid air, the entrepreneur begins building a parachute and hopes it opens before hitting the ground.
To obtain financial freedom, one must be either a business owner, an investor, or both, generating passive income, particularly on a monthly basis.
In fact, I have a problem with too much money... I can't reinvest it fast enough, and because I reinvest it, more money comes in. Yes, the rich do get richer.
If you want to be rich, simply serve more people.
The biggest trap, the biggest dungeon in life isn't laziness or bad luck, it's comfort.
A good leader is always looking for people smarter and more experienced than they are. If you are the smartest one in the room, then you are stupid.
Don't sacrifice your spirit for wealth. Grow your wealth by first growing your spirit.
The only person who is going to give you security and the life you want is you.
Dreams are not easy. Dreams are painful. They force work and commitment. They are challenging and motivating.
Texans don't bury their failures. They get inspired by them. They take their failures and turn them into rallying cries. Failure inspires Texans to become winners. But that formula is not just the formula for Texans. It is formula for all winners.
For people choosing to use a network marketing system to build a business in the B quadrant, the price of entry is a lot lower, the risks are lower, and the education and support are there to guide you through this personal development process.
Start small and dream big.
One of the great things about being willing to try new things and make mistakes is that making mistakes keeps you humble. People who are humble learn more than people who are arrogant.
Great opportunities are not seen with your eyes. They are seen with your mind.
In the real world, the smartest people are people who make mistakes and learn. In school, the smartest people don't make mistakes.
The trouble with school is they give you the answer, then they give you the exam. That's not life.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
The keys to success, in business and in life, are truthfulness, the ability to take and give, honest and well-intended feedback, strength of character and conviction in one's principles.
You will make some mistakes but, if you learn from those mistakes, those mistakes will become wisdom and wisdom is essential to becoming wealthy.
We were not taught financial literacy in school. It takes a lot of work and time to change your thinking and to become financially literate.
When you hear that something can't be done, ignore that advice and push forward.
In school we learn that mistakes are bad, and we are punished for making them. Yet, if you look at the way humans are designed to learn, we learn by making mistakes. We learn to walk by falling down. If we never fell down, we would never walk.