An opportunity should not only be viewed by the benefits it provides.
Knowing how the opportunity will make you happy should also have an influence on your decisions.
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"Rich Dad, Poor Dad" is a best-selling personal finance book, written by Robert T. Kiyosaki and Sharon L. Lechter.
It reads like an allegorical story about Robert Kiyosaki a...
The “Poor dad”, a stereotype for the regular salary man, believes that one should work for money as an employee at a stable job. This mentality can trap a person into working a job they don’t love, but is willing to stick with because they have to pay the bills.
The "Rich dad", an entrepreneur, thinks wealth comes from experience-based learning (learn on the job, by becoming an entrepreneur) and multiple income streams.
When the “poor dad” encourages working your way up the ladder, “rich dad” laughs and says, “Why not own the ladder?”
According to Kiyosaki in his book "Poor Dad, Rich Dad", rich people do certain things poor people don't:
.... with your early supporters. Get people excited in advance. There is a risk if the production run goes south, but this is a good way to pay for early production costs.
Just because somebody tells you no, that’s their limitation.
Just keep pressing forward until you feel you’ve come to the end of the path, but do not let the end of your path be because someone else does not believe in your idea.
The dangers of playing it safe appear so gradually that they rarely get noticed.
It is like a slow leak in a tire, you only notice it when you are stuck. You don't have an idea of how it h...
People try desperately to hang on to antiquated ways of doing business because of a false sense of security. They believe that they can maintain their old ideas indefinitely, even if all evidence shows the contrary.
Questioning everything could help you to spot problems and create a culture of understanding and action.
What does this business look like in five years? What are our customers worrying about today? What will concern them tomorrow? Where are we failing to communicate? Are we capitalizing on all our strengths? What opportunities are we missing?
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