5 Lessons from Rich Dad
Many people have heard of the book Rich Dad, Poor Dad. What many people don’t know however is that the author behind it, Robert Kiyosaki has also written several other books, has coaching programs, developed a free online game and has an awesome blog filled with a wealth of information. This Father’s Day, we thought we would share 5 lessons we have learned from the “Richest Dad on the internet”.
- Confidence comes from discipline and training. One of the biggest things plaguing entrepreneurs is the lack of confidence to go after the things they want- more money, less hours, higher paying clients, etc… It’s awesome to realize that confidence can be learned because that means if you lack it, there is still hope! So, in his words, “Face your fears and doubts, and new worlds will open to you.”
- The primary reason why most new entrepreneurs fail is simply because they lack the core training, the core strengths they need to withstand the rigors of being an entrepreneur. Another important reason why most entrepreneurs fail is because our educational system trains people to be employees, not entrepreneurs. Read more…
- Marketing and sales boils down to three simple ingredients:
- Identify a need
- Provide a solution
- Answer your customer’s question: “What’s in it for me?” Often, along with answering this question, you can use special offers, and communicate a sense of urgency for the customer to respond
- Your past successes do not guarantee future successes. As soon as an entrepreneur stops and begins to praise his or her success, they start to get lazy and complacent. Instead of using wins to relax, an entrepreneur uses wins as momentum propelling them into bigger successes.
- Hoping and praying for big wins will get you exactly no where- taking action is the key to real success!
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