CHAPTER 3 Why a Wealth Dragon?

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

—Abraham Lincoln

Money is power. No one can deny that. If you have money you have the power to be able to do more, see more, learn more, own more, and give more than if you don't have money. So if you don't have a clear idea of what it is you want to do, see, learn, own, and give, then you probably haven't been too focused on making the money to obtain that power.

What comes first, though: the money or the power? We believe it's the power. We're not born financially wealthy (most of us aren't, anyway), but we believe that we are all born with a huge amount of potential power.

Our goal is to teach people that this unleashed power lies within them; it lies within all of us. We want to help people understand why it is so important to tap into that power and then how to harness it in order to achieve whatever they want. What exactly they do with it once they have taken hold of it is a choice everyone must make for themselves.

People often ask us about the significance of the word dragon in our company name—why we called our company Wealth Dragons and why we talk about teaching people to become wealth dragons.

There is a very strong message associated with the image of the dragon. Essentially, a dragon is a mythical creature that has been used for centuries to symbolize different things according to the culture and context. In England, the dragon is traditionally ...

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