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When You Have No Plan, You Are Like a Leaf on a Fall Day

If you look around you will see there are only a handful of self-made millionaires for every hundred people. And those self-made millionaires seem to be in perpetual motion. They…

Who is Your Success Hero?

I am very fortunate. I had 306 success mentors – the 177 self-made millionaires plus the 233 poor individuals I interviewed for my Rich Habits Study plus JC Jobs. The…

Yahoo Finance Article – Signs You’re Wealthier Than You Think

Cameron Huddleston Tue, 6 April 2021, 8:00 am·9-min read Prostock-studio / Shutterstock.com “When most think of wealth, they think about money,” said Tom Corley, author of “Rich Habits” and “Change…

Making That Courageous Leap into the Great Unknown

In my Rich Habits Study, there were four types of self-made millionaires: Saver-Investors, Big Company Climbers, Virtuosos & Dreamer-Entrepreneurs. The Dreamer-Entrepreneurs were by far the wealthiest, at an average net…

When You Transform Your Goals Into Daily Habits, Success Becomes Automatic

Success is a process that requires consistency. You must do certain, specific things every day in order to realize success tomorrow. These consistent daily activities are also known as habits.…

Successful Entrepreneurs are Luck Magnets

Fifty-one percent of the self-made millionaires in my Rich Habits Study were lucky. This 51% were made up primarily of Dreamer-Entrepreneurs, one of the four types of self-made millionaires, I…

How to Create an Avalanche of Success

It’s not easy changing habits. It takes time, persistence and awareness. But there is a shortcut to habit change that virtually guarantees your new good habits will stick. It’s called…

Pessimism Prevents Success & Perpetuates Poverty

A paper published by the University of Cologne in Germany in the May 2015 Journal of Personality and Psychology, in which more than 68,000 Americans and Europeans were studied, found…

Sleep Re-Sets Your Emotional Baseline and Helps Keep Your Emotions in Check

Unchecked negative emotions can alter or destroy relationships forever. The most destructive and costly type of negative emotion is anger. Allowing your anger to erupt hurts those closest to you…

Take a Risk on Yourself

In a paper published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience by researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in which the brains of 46 teenagers were scanned, they…

Latest CNBC Article: ‘Rich Habits’ author: There is no one right way to build wealth — and that’s great news

Direct Link to CNBC Article Here: ‘Rich Habits’ author: There is no one right way to build wealth — and that’s great news https://cnb.cx/2PnbRM5 Over the course of five years,…

Here’s Why Exercise and Dieting Don’t Always Work in Helping You Lose Weight

For years we’ve been advised that the key to weight loss is to burn more calories than we consume. And many accepted this advice, put on their running shoes, or…

Finding That Motivation to Achieve Great Things

Every person has limitless potential to do and be something great. It does not matter where you start out in life – you can start out homeless and poor and…

Using Group Think to Transform Your Life

By the time the world woke up to the frightening emergence of the Nazi regime, Group-Think had already infected most of Germany. Somehow, someway, most of the non-Jews in Germany…

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…