In Dreams

I have ALMOST finished reading Rich Dad Poor Dad.ย I’m usually the type to shy away from anything analytical or numbers based – which is exactly why I should’ve read it – but this was a cracker!

I thoroughly recommend it, particularly if you are struggling with money blocks or money mindset issues. This book will definitely help to clear out your blocks surrounding whether or not you can be wealthy.

I have given you a sneaky peek of my thoughts and takeaways from the book below. Do yourself a favour and grab a copy!

Some questions I will continue to ponder;

  • What would my life be like if I never worked again?
  • What would I do if I had all the money I needed?
  • How do I respond to failure?
  • Don’t say you can’t afford it. Ask yourself “how can I afford it?”
  • Make a list of WANTS (what you want for your life) and DON’T WANTS

Takeaways

  1. Use fear to propel you forward, not keep you held back in fear.
  2. Failure inspires winners.
  3. There is a big difference between hating losing and being afraid to lose.
  4. Put all your eggs in a few baskets and FOCUS. Follow One Course Until Successful.
  5. The ability to SELL, MARKET and COMMUNICATE are the most important skills.
  6. How many can cook a better hamburger than McDonalds? It’s not about better burgers, it’s about better systems. For McDonalds it’s about real estate.
  7. It is what you do not know that is your greatest risk. Manage the risk.
  8. Learn to take risks, be bold. Learn to let genius convert the fear into power and brilliance.
  9. Learn to use your emotions to think, not think with your emotions.
  10. When you find yourself avoiding something – ask yourself “what’s in it for me?” Get a little greedy!
  11. The seemingly worst of times are the best times to invest.

Have you read Rich Dad Poor Dad? What did were your takeaways?ย 

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  • Kate @ Wondrous
    Reply

    Hey Leah I haven’t heard of this book prior to your post but I am definitely intrigued. I often find myself stressing about saving and ensuring I always have money for back up. I like 8 and 9 takeaways and I will be looking up this book! Thanks! Kate, Wondrous

    • tggoose
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      Kate you will LOVE this book then! It is extremely practical and just gets you out of some “stinkin’ thinkin'” ๐Ÿ˜‰ regarding money mindsets. At $10 it’s a great little investment in a future you. Drop back and let me know what you thought! Leah x

    • Leah Bridge
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      Completely worth the $10 price tag, and is a short read too! It will change the way you think about your job / business and about money ๐Ÿ™‚ Drop back and let me know what you think!

  • Sam Howard
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    This book has been on my to read list for a while (add it to my pile of about 10 I have ready to read just need to make the time to read lol.

    I love the points you took out of the book – Thanks heaps ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Leah Bridge
      Reply

      Oh boy do I know what you mean! I am an absolute self-confessed business book addict! I purchased one just this week and I have about 15 unread on my shelf ๐Ÿ˜‰ x

  • thecolormage
    Reply

    OH maybe I should invest in this book!

    • Leah Bridge
      Reply

      Oh you DEFINITELY should! It’s $10 max and fab for sharing with others. Definitely something to make my imaginary future children read ๐Ÿ™‚

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