Let's Talk About You

We're going to talk about the most important person in the world. You. Unless you get in the right frame of mind, it's pointless trying to make or save money.

Many of the techniques discussed in Parts II and III will only work once you are feeling strong and have clearly outlined your goals, wants, and needs. Do not skip this section.

If you skip this section, you may as well put the book down right now. Yes, you're eager to start, but we need to build strong foundations. Without strong foundations, it doesn't matter how well the building is designed and put together—it will fall down.

I have a question for you. How much do you think you're worth?

a. 1 million dollars
b. 10 million dollars
c. 100 million dollars

Before you answer this question, let me make you an offer. Let's imagine I'm a body broker. I buy and sell body parts such as eyes, legs, hearts, and so on. Now imagine I offered you 10 million dollars for your eyes and another 10 million dollars for your legs. Would you sell me your eyes and legs?

The answer is no. Of course not. No amount of money could buy these things.

So how much are you worth? The answer is none of the above. You are priceless—a unique person, with a better brain than the most powerful computer in the world. Even with great new technology and modern microprocessors, computers cannot compete with you.

Your biggest asset is that you are the original, one and only. Of the 6.9 billion people currently inhabiting the earth, there ...

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