The journey from where you are now to the wealth you desire to have promises to be interesting and educational. Where are you now in your process of studying your personal map and charting your route for this journey? May I make a couple of suggestions? I’ll assume you said yes.
It will be of great help to you if you are absolutely clear about where you are now and how you got there. This requires some very honest self assessment. I would like to challenge you to take an accurate inventory of exactly what you were taught and conditioned to believe about wealth and wealthy people by the early sources of influence in your life. Do you still hold what that teaching was to be true in today? Do you believe that teaching to be true? If so, how are those teachings doing for you? If you are not wealthy today, and you recognize that what you were taught about wealth has not lead to that result in your life, are you willing to discard the elements of those teachings, or maybe even all of them, in order to start your new journey with a clean slate and a good route on the map?
For more insights about this issue, refer to the “Closing Thoughts” chapter in my book, specifically the section titled “Common Myths about Wealth and Wealthy People”. Here is one of those myths:
“Myth number 4: Wealthy people are crooks – This is totally unfair! This belief may come from a misinterpretation of the biblical maxim regarding rich men, camels, and needle eyes. The assumption is that anyone truly wealthy must have done something dishonest or illegal in order to acquire their status. It also is a feeble justification for not trying to become wealthy. Don’t believe it. The wealthy do not have a monopoly on being crooks. There just as many, if not more, poor thieves as rich ones.”
You probably will just keep traveling in circles if you do not take this important first step. Let me know your experiences with this process. Sharing this will be valuable to me and countless others!