What Experience Taught Donald Trump


wealthymatters“Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you’re generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make.” -Donald Trump

Three Good Guides


wealthymatters.comThis post is just my personal notings from this post from Alex’s blog.

There are gurus, self-help books and religions that for a price of our freedom and resources will tell us what we want to hear.  The guidance may be wrong, restrictive and potentially a mind trap of following another’s path rather than our own.

There are three alternative guides:

1. Inner Voice

Always honest, has our best interests at heart, and loyal to us. The Inner voice speaks to us in three ways:

Dreams

Presents the problem and then the solutions.  All we have to do is remember the dreams; identify the problem; translate the dream code.

Intuition

Flashes of inspiration; those eureka moments; the mind makes the connections and then presents them. Read more of this post

Intuition


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The Wealthy Personality


wealthymatters.comIn the book ‘The Difference’,the author Joan Chatzky outlines the characreristics of the Wealthy Personality.

Wealthy people score high on 7 personality traits.Viz.

1.confidence

2.curiosity

3.intuition

4.drive

5.connectedness

6.resilience

7.optimism

Hence wealthy people tend to be more competitive, optimistic, happy, and confident.  They also read the news on a regular basis, exercise at least twice a week, and socialize with their friends at least once a week.

The author believes that cultivating these habits helps a person do well financially.

Finally an interesting quote from the book: “Optimism is a wealth magnet”

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