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The Rules of Wealth, 3rd Edition by Richard Templar

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RULE 76

Look for the hidden asset/opportunity

You’ve got to be a vigilant, never-sleeping, never-taking-time-off machine. Always alert, always on the lookout for that opportunity. An old Senegalese proverb says that the opportunities that God sends do not wake up those who are asleep. Wake up! Sleep is for the lazy, the indolent, the poor. Wide awake, restless, prowling is for the hungry, the lean, the opportunity taker, the rich. All around us all of the time there are opportunities to make a fortune. All we have to do is be open to the possibilities, to the magic of such events.

There are only five things you need to take on board if you are going to be a treasure seeker:

  1. Timing is crucial. React too slowly and the opportunity is gone. Too ...

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