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Optimists Rule the World

Have you ever run into an optimist? Most who do walk away upbeat, energized and optimistic – you feel better, just being in the presence of an optimist. Now contrast…

With Faith All Things Are Possible

It’s too bad, in my opinion, that the word faith has been co-opted by religious groups. Belief in God is a very personal thing, but not everyone believes in God.…

Reprogramming Your Brain From Negative to Positive

We really have two brains – the New Brain (neocortex) and the Old Brain (Brain Stem and Limbic System). The New Brain has only been around for a few hundred…

ABC News Morning Show in Utah – Hosts Devote Part of the Show to My Rich Habits Research – Pretty Cool

This was pretty cool and a nice surprise. ABC News’ Good Things Utah devoted a segment to my Rich Habits Research. Watch and listen here: https://www.abc4.com/gtu/what-people-at-the-end-of-their-lives-regret-the-most/

Your Relationships Drive Your Happiness

In 1938 Harvard University embarked on what would become the longest study of adult development. The study involved 724 men who were split into two groups: 268 sophomore students from…

Grit & Growth

If I were to boil success down to just two success traits they would be Grit and Growth. Those with Grit never quit on their dreams and their goals. No…

Success Hides Behind a Mountain of Mistakes and Failures

Even before I finished my analysis of the data I gathered in my five-year Rich Habits Study, I began sharing with others what I considered revolutionary, life changing information. At first,…

What is Bologna Made of? Do You Care? You Should – Curiosity is a Common Trait of Successful People

Curiosity was a common Rich Habit among the self-made millionaires in my study. The desire to learn, causes growth, and growth is a prerequisite for success, especially for Big Company…

We Are Millionaires – Here’s a Snapshot of Our Lives

In my five year Rich Habits Study, I got to know my millionaires very well. They had a lot in common. Below is a snapshot of a typical millionaire from…

The Law of Averages is the Entrepreneur’s Best Friend

When I was in my early 20’s, my friends and I started going to a very popular East Side dance club in NYC on Friday nights, called The Juke Box.…

Do You Hate Your Job?

If you were being honest with yourself, how much of your workday are you actually working hard? How much of your day are you operating at maximum potential? If you…

Do You Have a Burning Desire to Be Somebody?

The desire to be somebody of significance, drives many self-made millionaires, other than the Saver-Investor millionaires. Big Company Climbers are driven to rise up the ladder within their companies into…

Do You Have a Poverty Mindset? Find Out Here

According to A well-known study, conducted in 2013 by PEW Charitable Trusts, 70% of those born and raised in poverty, remain poor as adults. And this “cycle of poverty” continues,…

Your Beliefs Are an Anchor or a Rocket

The Story of the Elephant and the Rope My friend was passing a group of elephants one day and suddenly stopped. He was confused by the fact that these huge…

Overcoming My Tobacco Addiction – Daily Updates on My Fight to be Free

Hey, guess what? I’m not perfect. I love tobacco, especially chewing tobacco. My favorite is Skoal Pouches. I’d take a bath in Skoal if I could, I love it so…

Are You Raising Your Children to be Rich or Poor – 10 Bad Habits Parents Unknowingly Teach Their Kids

A study by Brown University, in which nearly 50,000 families were surveyed, concluded that habits picked up by children as early as age 9, will stay with them for life.…

Rich People Live Longer

A research report from the Brookings Institute found that rich people live longer than poor people. Rich men live 12 years longer than poor men and rich women live 10.5…

We Are All Our Own Worst Enemy

The famous story of the mild-mannered Dr. Jekyll and the demonic Mr. Hyde ends with the death of both. Mr. Hyde became Dr. Jekyll’s undoing at the end. Do you…

My Favorite Self-Help Books

I have received numerous emails asking me to provide a list of the best self-help/inspirational books I’ve read. Here’s my list: How to Win Friends and Influence People Psycho Cibernetics…

Can Golf Make You More Money?

Jordan Fuller What if spending a few hours in the fresh air, partaking in a hobby you enjoy, and relaxing could actually end up making you more money? It may…

Successful, Wealthy People Jog More Than the Non-Rich

According to my Rich Habits research data, the rich exercise much more than the poor. Now, my youthful indoctrination taught me that rich people didn’t work nearly as hard as…

Zombies Never Get Rich

What makes a zombie a zombie? Zombies have no self-awareness. They are driven only by unconscious, instinctual behavior. They are on autopilot, oblivious to their surroundings. They are non-thinking beings,…

Success Enjoys the Company of the Persistent

Shortly after I completed my 8 month analysis of the data I gathered in my five-year Rich Habits Study, I began sharing it. At first, I gave something I called at…

Get Healthy – Your Success Depends on it

I’ve written extensively about the Rich Habit of eating less and eating healthy because I discovered in my Rich Habits Study, that’s what rich people do. Rich people exercise almost…

Are You Willing to do What it Takes to Become Rich?

One of the most revolutionary and groundbreaking discoveries I made in my five-year Rich Habits Study, was the fact that there are Four Paths to Wealth. I cover these paths…

My Interview on High Achievers Success Secrets Online Event This February 27th

I will be on the High Achievers Success Secrets online event. My specific interview is scheduled for February 27. I will be covering: The Four Paths to Wealth, Dream-Setting, a…

Do You Have the Right Personality to Become Rich?

One of the most revolutionary and groundbreaking discoveries I made in my five-year Rich Habits Study, was the fact that there are Four Paths to Wealth. I cover these paths…

Follow These Three Rules and You Will Become a Multi-Millionaire

From my Rich Habits Study and my ongoing Rich Habits research, I’ve learned an enormous amount about what it takes to become wealthy. One of the most revolutionary and groundbreaking…

Financial Habits That Create Wealth

Since 2004, I’ve been immersed in studying what to do and what not to do in order to become wealthy and avoid poverty. From my Rich Habits Study and my…

Give 80% to Your 20%

What is Your 80%? It is your Time (Knowledge/Skills), Money and Focus. What is your 20%? Family, Close Friends, Constructive Relationships, Worthy Causes, Influencers and Products/Services/Customers/Clients that generate the Highest…

Negative Thinking is Bad for Your Health

Psychology Today reported in 2013 that 70% of our thoughts are negative. In 2005, The National Science Foundation did some research on how humans think. They found that humans had…

Is Poverty Your Fault?

A well-known study, conducted in 2013 by PEW Charitable Trusts, found that 70% of those born and raised in poverty, remain poor as adults. This “cycle of poverty” continues, generation…

Here’s Why Successful, Wealthy People Make a Habit of Remembering Names

Our names are one of the most important things to us. They are even more important to us than our birthdays. When someone remembers your name, it feeds your ego.…

Not All Goals Are Good Goals

You hardly ever hear anyone talk about goals in a negative context. Goals are almost always perceived to be good. But there are goals that add no real value to…

What Were You Born to Do?

When you find your life’s purpose, that thing you were born to do, you know it. There is no doubt. You are 100% certain. If you have any doubts about…

In Search of Wow!

Isn’t “Wow” the best word ever? Every time I write an article for some media outlet or for my Rich Habits website, in the back of my mind I’m in…

16 Habits That Transformed 177 Ordinary People Into Self-Made Millionaires

Your daily habits are the reason you are rich, poor or stuck in the middle-class. They are the reason you live in the house of your dreams or a shack.…

Abundance Breakthrough Live Event With Tom Corley

I will be speaking at the Abundance Breakthrough Live Event this January 26, 11:45am (Eastern Standard Time). If you’d like to listen, click here: https://carrierobson.kartra.com/page/abundancebreakthrough/barbarahuson

Good Luck and Bad Luck is a Matter of Choice

Life rewards you with good luck when you make good choices and punishes you with bad luck when you make bad choices. It is a universal law: bad choices –…

Growth and Improvement Boosts Happiness

We all tend to be happy when we feel we are on the right path, moving in the right direction. Steady improvement, or growth, especially in our careers, makes us…

Raising Financially Savvy Kids

Does the high school or college your child attends teach them about: Student Loans How to Manage a Bank Account Leasing or Buying a Car – Leasing Agreements and Car…

Self Interest Drives Spending

Self Interest drives almost all human behavior. It is a “selfish” trait hardwired into human DNA for purposes of increasing your odds of survival in a sometimes dangerous and often…

Listen In to My Success Habits Broadcast

I will be a guest on the StreamYard Broadcast January 21, 2021 8pm EST to share the Success Habits of Self-Made Millionaires. Here are the links to listen in: YouTube:…

What Makes You Want to Transform Your Life?

Many are not at all happy with their current life circumstances. Some, accept their misery, as if it were a prison sentence, while others embark on massive change that completely…

Tax Implications of Incentive Stock Options

If you receive stock options as part of your employee compensation package then you are one of the lucky ones. This article is intended to shine a little light on…

Mind Control is Real

You may not like to hear this but your mind is being controlled. Who’s controlling your mind? The Media Politicians Hollywood Celebrities Social Media Content Creators Musicians Authors Parents Boyfriends/Girlfriends…

Getting Locked In

In the early 90’s, I went to grad school at night three days a week, after work. I had three very young kids at the time. I remember how hard…

Who Had the Greatest Positive Impact on Your Life?

For most people, their parents were the greatest influence on their lives. Certainly for the millionaires in my Rich Habits Study, their parents were their primary Success Mentors in life.…

I Asked Richard Branson How Hard He Works – His Answer Forced Me to Change My Business Model

When you are doing something you like or love, time seems to fly by. They call it the State of Flow. And whenever you find yourself in a State of…

What Type of Household Were You Raised In?

Growing up, my Dad was the breadwinner and my Mom was in charge of the daunting task of raising eight kids – five boys and three girls. When my Dad’s…