CONFESSION: I’m a commonality freak

I study commonalities. Commonalities of success AND commonalities of failure. Commonalities of happiness AND commonalities of misery. To me, commonalities are similar to product reviews on Amazon. Honest product reviews provide clues as to what products are good. They also highlight the products that aren’t so good. Honest reviews save us a great deal of…

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Money Master (How to win the game)

This screen shot is from the book, “Why The Rich Are Getting Richer”, by Robert Kiyosaki. According to Kiyosaki, the people who have mastered money live in the “I quadrant.” For those who haven’t read any of his books (what are you waiting for??), the “I quadrant” is the quadrant for investors. Investors live off…

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Taking The Easy Way Out

In the video below, you’ll see a story about a guy who tried one skateboard trick 2,000 times over a period of two years before finally nailing it. During his 2,000 attempts he suffered numerous injuries. Here it is:   Hold this idea of 2,000 attempts for a second…. I’m currently reading “Why The Rich…

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The Torture Chamber

Many years ago, Robert Kiyosaki wrote a book titled “The Cashflow Quadrant.” This book changed my life and I’ve written about it numerous times over the years. In the book, he explained that there are four basic quadrants we can use to generate income. These four quadrants are: 1. E – As an employee 2.…

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Kiyosaki: The Importance of Learning from Mistakes

I’ve learned more about financial independence from Robert Kiyosaki than any other author I’ve studied. Love him, or hate him, his approach to acquiring “assets” and focusing on “cashflow” will lead to financial freedom. I’m such a Kiyosaki fan that I’ve actually given away over 1,000 copies of his “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” book. When…

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