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The Rules of Wealth, 3rd Edition by Richard Templar

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RULE 24

Only by looking wealthy can you become wealthy

I once watched a man looking at a job vacancy board. He was dressed in scruffy trainers, wore a hood (up), was unshaven and slouched with his hands in his pockets. You just knew he was going to go for job interviews dressed like that – and fail to get them. And then he’d claim it was unfair, nobody would give him a break, life sucks and so on.

I’ve held many job interviews and have always been seriously under-impressed with the way people turned up. The lack of effort is always staggering – as is the lack of research and interest. ‘Why do you want to work for this company?’ ‘Dunno.’ ‘What do we do here?’ ‘Dunno.’

I’m trying not to be an old reactionary here. But I can’t fail to notice that ...

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