Friday, September 16, 2011

The Wealth Files

Seventeen Ways Rich People Think and Act Differently from Poor and Middle-Class People
by T. Harv Eker in his bestselling book Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

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.

    Three Elements to Effective Prospecting

    The Winner's Mindset

    Positive Attitude – I can do it
    Enthusiastic Spirit – I love what I do
    A Grateful Heart – I am thankful
    The Abundance Mentality – I am happy when others do well
    Self-Confidence – I believe in myself
    A Trusting Heart – I have faith
    A Forgiving Heart – I forgive others