Over the past 4 years, I have dedicated an undetermined amount of time studying the meaning of success. Five hundred interviews, a hundred books, a couple dozen seminars, and several trial and error projects have taught me a lot – but never come close to revealing what the true ‘secret of success’ is. And chasing the proverbial ‘success’ for many people can cause a great deal of stress.
So here’s what I just did as I was writing this article. I ran two searches. One for the term “millionaire” and one for the term “billionaire.” I found it mind boggling that there were roughly 6.76 million search results for “billionaire” compared to a whopping 16 million results for “millionaire!” But after taking a moment to think about why such a discrepancy exists, it all makes sense.
First, there are many more millionaires in the world than there are 10 Youngest Billionaires In The World. According to Forbes Magazine, as of March 2007, there are 946 billionaires in the world with 178 of them being newcomers. (I did the math for you: the world now has 23% more billionaires than it did a year ago!) And this compares to the 9.5 million millionaires in the world (Merrill Lynch & Cap Gemini, The 2007 Wealth Report).
Brian Tracy, renowned world class speaker and multi millionaire said that there is nothing that would make you more unhappy than to realize that there is somebody dumber then you earning more money than you.
The trend that is taking off by storm in the 21 st Century is on line education apart from the Wellness Industry. Forget million dollar thinking we are Youngest Billionaires talking billion dollar thinking.
Trust worthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean and reverent, plus a scout does a good deed daily. I have said those words to myself since I was 11 years old. You see I chose my reality; I don’t let others convince me of what’s right, wrong or what I should do with my life.
These are the top 5 common traits of self-made top 10 richest people. If you took inventory of yourself, how many of these traits fit you? If you posses all five you at least have a few pieces of the inner wealth puzzle within you.