We seem to take the opposite position… success leads to abundance. Well doesn’t it? If you get good marks in school, you get to get into your choice of College or University, and your choice of program. Success! Good grades in University place you at the top of your class and therefore into prime hiring opportunities. Success! Getting good in your career, profession, or trade can lead you to promotions, raises, bonuses. Success, success, nothing but success!
So where is the scarcity?
Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad and the entire series of books which grew from his bestseller addresses this topic exactly… his ‘Rich Dad’ did not do well in school, so he went out to start his own business. By starting a business his Rich Dad actually started out and was much ‘poorer’ (financially speaking) than his ‘Poor Dad’ because everything he made was reinvested back into his business. Poor Dad is actually a real life example of the opening paragraph…. he was someone who went from ‘success’ to ‘success’, ending up with a PhD becoming the Superintendent of Schools in the State of Hawaii.
So, where’s the catch…
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