Previous posts mention 10 business ideas that will make women with no capital richer than Men in 1 week and 3 super easy ways to become rich, these are a list of books to read to become as rich as Bill Gate.
These list of books will educate you regarding wealth, career, business and investment building regardless of being an expert in the field.
1. The Richest Man in Babylon
The richest man in Babylon was first bound and published in a book form 1926, the richest man in Babylon was originally in pamphlet and finally published as a book in 2002. The Author George Samuel Clason(November 7, 1874 – April 7, 1957) started two companies the Clason Publishing company and the Clason Map Company which was the first company to publish a road atlas map of Canada and the United States. George Samuel Clason used parables to educate people on finance in the richest man in Babylon. Clason made use of characters such as Arkhad who portrayed the richest man in Babylon. George Clason is praised for forming the phrase “Pay yourself first”. The price of the book range from $12.67 – $14.90(Hardcover),$65.35(paperback), $2.95(audiobook).Buy the richest man in Babylon
2.The Automatic Millionaire
David Bach is the best selling authors of twelve books. David Bach was once tagged as “The money Doctor” in a local cable channel BayTv. The Automatic Millionaire was different from other books because the author David Bach was able to clarify some misconceptions you don’t need to do to become rich. David Bach mentioned in the Automatic Millionaire that you don’t need willpower, you don’t need a budget, you don’t need to make a lot of money, you don’t need to be that interested in money, you can set up the plan in one hour. Download pdf on Automatic Millionaire
3.Rich Dad Poor Dad
Robert Kiyosaki was able to do justice on how to build wealth by telling the financial story of two Dads, the Rich Dad and Poor Dad, the poor Dad is Robert’s Father and the Rich Dad is Robert best friend’s Dad.
These are the list of quotes by Robert Kiyosaki in Rich Dad and Poor Dad:
“The rich buy assets. The poor only have expenses. The middle class buy liabilities they think are assets.”
“Cash flow tells the story of how a person handles money.”
“Many People don’t mind their business. They use their time in finding someone else’s business and making that person rich”
“To be financially successful, a person needs to mind their own business.”
what Robert implies by minding your business is to invest in yourself, Keep your daytime job, but start buying real assets, not liabilities. Download free Rich Dad and Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
4.The 4-Hour Workweek
Tim Ferriss the author of The 4-hour Workweek said in his book
“Doing something unimportant well does not make it important“. The content of the 4- Hour workweek involves four steps which he tagged as Definition for step 1, Elimination for step 2, Automation for step 3, Liberation for step 4.
lesson learnt from The 4-Hour Workweek includes the following:
Focus on developing your strength rather than fixing your weaknesses
Don’t compete with everyone at the same things, improvise yours
Successful people work on improving their income per hour, not just total income
Download the pdf of The 4-Hour Workweek
5.Think and Grow Rich
Think and Grow Rich was written by Napoleon Hills in 1937. Think and Grow Rich was written based on Napoleon previous work The law of success, which was said to be the result of Napoleon Hills twenty years research on many individuals who were very rich. Hills was able to draw 13 principles in the form of a philosophy achievement.
The 13 “steps” listed in the book are:
- Specialized Knowledge
- Organized Planning
- Power of the Master Mind
- The Mystery of Sex Transmutation
- The Subconscious Mind
- The Brain
- The Sixth Sense
Bill Gates, billionaire, philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder reads about 50 books per year. Bill Gate famous quote on reading is
“ I really had a lot of dreams while I was a kid and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I read a lot“.
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