I ran across an interesting article last year: 21 Ways Rich People Think Differently.
Being the rich-person-in-training that I am, the article immediately grabbed my attention.
However, I remember having a few issues with it. Some things just didn’t sit well with my soul. So, I enlisted the help of my friend and resident wealthy expert (mainly because he is), Ed Peterson for his perspective.
When in doubt – ask.
My main issue was with the first two points:
- Average people think MONEY is the root of all evil. Rich people believe POVERTY is the root of all evil.
- Average people think selfishness is a vice. Rich people think selfishness is a virtue.
I don’t agree that they average person thinks money is the root of all evil. I think that may have been an old saying and misquoted Bible phrase that is fading. Call me the eternal optimist. It also may be based on my own thinking and the prevailing opinions of those with whom I most commonly associate.
I also find it hard to believe that selfishness is seen as a virtue – according to what I understand the definition of selfishness to be. I’m concerned about myself and family. I don’t think that’s begin selfish.
But, hey, I know when I’m operating outside of my sphere of expertise (for now anyway).
As a successful businessman, Ed Peterson, was able to add a wealthy perspective on this very interesting article. Do you agree with the 21 points made in the article below?
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