Rich Habits Word of the Day
Erudite – Scholarly, learned. John’s daily habit of reading for self-improvement made him erudite among his peers.
Rich Habits Fact of the Day
Abraham Lincoln was the quintessential self-made man. His formal education was limited to two years of what he called at the time “A. B. C. Schools”. When his father remarried, his new Step-Mother saw potential in Lincoln and became his mentor, encouraging him to read and learn. The stories of Lincoln walking miles to borrow a book are legend….and true.
Rich Habits Lesson of the Day
We have so much more opportunity and free resources available to us today to learn on our own. The Internet is, no doubt, the most valuable resource. Thanks to Wikipedia, knowledge is at our fingertips. Free eBooks can be downloaded everywhere in exchange for an email address. Libraries are still invaluable and also offer free Internet in exchange for a library card. Successful individuals are all, to some degree, self-taught. Every day they engage in self-improvement. It’s a habit of the successful.