A Lifetime of Learning

SECRET #25 Be smarter at the end of the day than you were at the beginning.

Did you know that learning could last you a lifetime?

For a business to be successful in the long run, managers need to constantly learn—learn more about their customers, their competitors, and changes that are always happening in the marketplace.

In life, it's the same thing. I've often said that the best investment you can make is in yourself—and to do that, challenge yourself to learn something new every day.

Remember: Learn to be better at what you like to do and that will make you happy with yourself. And if you are happy with yourself, others will be happy with you!


Elena and Lisa learned this secret when the Secret Millionaires Club kids took a trip to eastern Africa.

Their plane made a forced landing in the middle of a banana plantation due to an approaching thunderstorm. Once they were safe on the ground, they met an African teenager named AKEELA, and her mother, AFAAFA.

While chatting over tea, Radley, Starty, Lisa, Elena, and Jones learned that Afaafa's banana plantation had a business problem. Her husband had died recently, and since men in this part of the world rarely worked for a female boss, the male laborers, who owned the only truck in the area, had left the plantation and taken their truck with them.

So the problem was, how would Afaafa and Akeela transport ...

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