Sunday, January 20, 2013

the wealth files: for keeps


 17 Ways Rich People Think and Act Differently from Poor and Middle-Class People The Secrets of the Millionaire Mind T. Harv Eker

Wealth File #1 Rich people believe “I create my life.” Poor people believe “Life happens to me.”

Wealth Principle: When you are complaining, you become a living, breathing “crap magnet.”

Wealth File #2 Rich people play the game of money to win. 
Poor people play the game of money not to lose.

Wealth Principle:
If your goal is to be comfortable, chances are you’ll never get rich.
 But if your goal is to be rich, chances are you’ll end up mighty comfortable.

  Wealth File #3 Rich people are committed to being rich.
Poor people want to be rich.

 Wealth Principle: The number one reason most people don’t get what they want is that they don’t know what they want.

 WEALTH Principle: If you are not fully, totally, and truly committed to creating wealth, chances are you won’t.
 Wealth File #4 Rich people think big. Poor people think small.

 Wealth Principle: The Law of Income: You will be paid in direct proportion to the value your deliver according to the marketplace.

 Wealth File #5 Rich people focus on opportunities. Poor people focus on obstacles.
 Wealth File #6 Rich people admire other rich and successful people.

Poor people resent rich and successful people.

 Wealth File #7 Rich people associate with positive, successful people. Poor people associate with negative or unsuccessful people.

 Wealth File #8 Rich people are willing to promote themselves and their value. Poor people think negatively about selling and promotion. 

Wealth Principle: Leaders earn a heck of a lot more money than followers.

 Wealth File #9 Rich people are bigger than their problems. Poor people are smaller than their problems. 

Wealth Principle: The secret to success is not to try to avoid or get rid of or shrink from your problems; the secret is to grow yourself so that you are bigger than any problem.

 Wealth File #10 Rich people are excellent receivers. Poor people are poor receivers.

 Wealth Principle: If you say you’re worthy, you are. If you say you’re not worthy, you’re not. Either way you will live into your story.

 Wealth File #11 Rich people choose to get paid based on results. Poor people choose to get paid based on time. Wealth Principle: Never have a ceiling on your income.

 Wealth File #12 Rich people think “both.” Poor people think “either/or.”

 Wealth Principle: Rich people believe “You can have your cake and eat it too.” Middle class people believe “Cake is too rich, so I’ll only have a little piece.” Poor people don’t believe they deserve cake, so they order a doughnut, focus on the hole and wonder why they have “nothing.”

 Wealth File #13 Rich people focus on their net worth. Poor people focus on their working income. Wealth Principle: The true measure of wealth is net worth, not working income.

 Wealth File #14 Rich people manage their money well. Poor people mismanage their money well.

 Wealth File #15 Rich people have their money work hard for them. Poor people work hard for their money.

Wealth Principle: Rich people see every dollar as a “seed” that can be planted to earn a hundred more dollars, which can then be replanted to earn a thousand more dollars.

 Wealth File #16 Rich people act in spite of fear. Poor people let fear stop them.

 Wealth Principle: It is not necessary to try to get rid of fear in order to succeed.

 Wealth Principle: If you are willing to do only what’s easy, life will be hard. But if you are willing to do what’s hard, life will be easy.

 Wealth Principle: The only time you are actually growing is when you are uncomfortable.

 Wealth Principle: Training and managing your own mind is the most important skill you could ever own, in terms of both happiness and success.

 Wealth File #17 Rich people constantly learn and grow. Poor people think they already know.


L.A. Lutara said...

The author of "The Wealth Files" seems to use "rich" and "wealthy" synonymously as if they are the same thing which I don't think they are. It is that and the fact that I want to be wealthy and not just rich that put me off of this post.

Lucy Chihandae said...

Lol L.A

Sybella said...

wamma richness oyee!

going to start practising some of these principles...