How to Get Rich
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More importantly as a businessman he is right more often than he is wrong and his timing is very good.
If you are not, then my earnest and heartfelt advice to you is: do not on any account make the attempt. Many people spend years on a losing strategy, often at the expense of their sanity and getting rich. They will not love you less (or more) if you decide to surprise everyone around you and seize the time.It takes the immortal words of C Montgomery Burns of The Simpsons to summarise this book: "Family, religion, friends. Until one is committed, there is hesitancy; the chance to draw back; always ineffectiveness concerning all acts of initiative and creation. Ideas are certainly of immense importance, but I have seen so many people attempting to create a start-up company become obsessed with proving that their idea is “right” rather than obsessed with making money. You can own equity in a product or a piece of intellectual property (IP) like a book, script, or other artwork.
While lives may depend on it in a few professions, like soldering or firefighting, in commerce it acts as a subtle handicap and a brake to ambitious individuals. It can provide you with comfort and possessions, but it also often comes with the stress of protecting your wealth and the guilt of figuring out what to do with it. if you want to be rich, working a damn sight harder than the punk next to you is the only sensible option .
Myself a businessman of 24 years with a company which installs CCTV and Security Equipment but I'm in a much smaller pond to Felix, but id feel his book will help me, and if I don't achieve the goal of the title, at least it might hoist me a few rungs, and if not it was a great read anyway ! But licensing a magazine title is the ultimate surrender of equity -and the passage goes against much of what the author says about surrendering equity. But either you control and develop such ideas or the ideas will come to dominate your waking thoughts.
In addition, the combination of ignorance and misconception that surrounds any new market or technology works in your favor.Otherwise, just be the man who switches the trains from track to track without having to know what is in the cattle trucks . What also makes the journey through the book really enjoyable is the wicked wit and sense of humour of Felix with little bursts of insightful poetry.