There are thousands of great books written on financial freedom and personal fulfilment and but you will not find a more simplified analysis of what separates those that have much from those that don’t.
Top 10 Distinctions, is not talking about some get-rich-quick scheme but answers the question, why do some people have more money than others. The answer is the millionaire mindset. How successful you are is largely determined by your thoughts and your actions. Most millionaires have achieved their success by mastering ten vital principles.
Millionaires ask themselves empowering questions. The middle class ask themselves disempowering questions.
Principle # 2
Millionaires focus on increasing their net worth. The middle class focuses on increasing their paychecks.
Principle # 3
Millionaires have multiple sources of income. The middle class only has one or two.
Principle # 4
Millionaires believe they must be generous. The middle class believes they can’t afford to give.
Principle # 5
Millionaires work for profits. The middle class works for wages.
Principle # 6
Millionaires continually learn and grow. The middle class thinks learning ended with school.
Principle # 7
Millionaires take calculated risks. The middle class is afraid to take risks.
Principle # 8
Millionaires embrace change. The middle class is threatened by change
Principle # 9
Millionaires talk about ideas. The middle class talks about things and other people.
Millionaires think long term. The middle class thinks short term
While the book may be short it is filled with sensible advice and makes it clear that anybody who puts their mind to it can become a millionaire. Financial freedom is available to all those who follow these 10 simple principles.
“So whichever distinction speaks to your heart the loudest, listen to it and learn what life is trying to teach you…always remember that success is a journey as well as a destination and the road is always under construction.”
“The old saying ‘seek and you will find’ is true when it comes to your finances. You really do get what you look for in life. If you seek to survive, you will. If you seek to be comfortable, you will be. If you seek freedom you will find it.”
“There are three types of people: those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who say what happened.”
Who is Keith Cameron Smith
Born in LA in 1971, Smith is an American entrepreneur, finance author and inspirational speaker. He has written 10 books including The Spiritual Millionaire: The Spirit Of Wisdom Will Make You Rich, and The Top 10 Distinctions Between Millionaires and The Middle Class.
Before becoming an author and speaker, Smith experienced many successes and failures in his own businesses and real estate investments. For five years he hosted his own radio show and inspired thousands of listeners each week to take action and achieve their goals. He lives in Ormond Beach, Florida with his wife Angie and their two sons. Smith became a self-made millionaire by the age of 33.