Each one of us has inherited from our parents, environment and our upbringing certain philosophical beliefs that direct our behavior, thinking and the choices we make in life. When these philosophical beliefs close your mind to new ideas, new knowledge and new ways of thinking, they become a Poverty Habit. They inhibit your ability to grow as an individual. One way to tell if your philosophical beliefs are preventing you from growing as an individual is your reaction to new information or new discoveries. If your knee-jerk reaction is to immediately dismiss any new information as erroneous, than you have a closed-minded Poverty Habit.
One of the hallmarks of self-made millionaires is the ability to be open-minded to new ideas, new knowledge and new ways of thinking. The ability to cast aside your philosophical beliefs, allows you to expand your thinking, to grow and to evolve.
Do not let your philosophical beliefs stunt your growth as an individual. Opening your mind to new information is a key to change and growth. When your philosophical beliefs prevent change and growth, they become Poverty Habits that will hold you back in life and prevent you from becoming the person you need to be in order for success to be achieved in life. Being open-minded requires practice. It needs to become a daily habit. Don’t allow your philosophical beliefs to hold you back in life.