Sunday, January 25, 2009

The 30 major characteristics millionaires believe are important in order to become a millionaire (sample actually taken from 755 millionaires)

This list is fascinating to say the least.

I already knew many of these characteristics but i had no idea they were so important.

If you want to do anything in life you have to learn from poeple who have already done what you are trying to do.

So if you want to get rich listen to what rich people say.

I got this from the bestseller "THE MILLIONAIRE MIND" by Thomas Stanely.

Enjoy.

30) Graduating near/at top of the class
(22 percent of millionaires said this was important and 11 percent said very important. doctors and lawyers mostly gave this answer as an important trait.)

29) Having excellent investment advisers
(28 percent said it was important, 11 percent of the millionaires poled said it was very important)

28) Investing in the equities of public corporations
(30% important, 12% very important)

27) Being lucky
35% important, 12% very important

26) Having strong religious faith
(20% important, 13% very important)

25) Living below your means
29% important, 14% very important

24) Ignoring the criticism of detractors
(37% imporatnt, 14% very important

23) Attending a top rated college
(33% important, 15% very important)

22) Specializing
(36% important, 17% very imporatnt)

21) Having a high IQ/superior intellect
(47% important, 20% very important)

20) Being physically fit
(44% important, 21% very important)

19) Having extraordinary energy
(48% imporatnt, 23% very important)

18) Finding a profitable niche
(46% important, 23 very important)

17) Investing in my own business
(28% important, 26% very important)

16) Having an urge to be well respected
(42% important, 27% very important)

15) Having good mentors
(46% important, 27% very important)

14) Willing to take financial risk given the return
(45% important, 29% very important)

13) Being my own boss
(36% important, 29% very important)

12) Seeing opportunities others do not see
(40% important, 32% very important)

11) Making wise investments
(41% important, 35% very important)

10) Having an ability to sell my ideas/product
(47% important, 35% very important)

9) Being very well organized
(49% important, 37% very important)

8) Having a very competitive spirit/personality
(43% important, 38% very important)

7) Having strong leadership qualities
(43% important, 41% very important)

6) Loving my career or business
(40% important, 46% very important)

5) Working harder than most people
(41% important, 47% very important)

4) Having a strong suppotive spouse
(32% important, 49% very important)

3) Getting along with people
(38% important, 56% very important)

2) Beign well disciplined
(38% important, 57% very important)

1) Being honest with all people
(33% important, 57% very important)


There you have it.

Hope you got something from this list.

peace out.

18 comments:

Tia's Real Talk said...

I once heard someone say, "the difference between a successful person and a unsuccessful person is, the unsuccessful person focuses on irrelevant tasks that don't matter at the end of the day. The successful person focuses on the task that matter and will help them get closer to their goal. Money and book knowledge doesn't separate the two. Only the time the spend on the goal. This millionaire said the only way to stay a millionaire is dont spend your money. lol..shop frugal. Sales papers, coupons and only put your money into investments.

lulu said...

darling thanks for tagging me, am glad my smile does alotta good for you, and awwww i saw the sade comment too... love your blog, i think you are a few of the guys i find quite in touch with themselves and can bare 'it'out! you are the best!

DetroitRockCity said...

im definitely checking this book out this week.

freemanpress said...

I agree with Tia. Most of this stuff seems to be common sense except maybe two being disciplined and taking risks. People don't really want to work the 12 to 14 hours to make it they want to get paid as much as they can for 8 hours. That's why people want to own houses and rent it out because they feel this is the ultimate in passive income. There isn't a such thing as passive income for anyone who is a millionaire. All of it was actively sought and actively maintained.

James Tubman said...

@tia... focus is the most important thing i believe

i wouldnt be surprised if that guy read this book and the millionaire next door

the rich are notorious savers

they also save a lot on the products and services

normally the guys are married and they have a woman who is a chronic saver

i need a woman like that


@lulu... somebody is trying to flatter me lol

thank you lulu

i hope you got something from the post too


@yo... i was in the bar the other day talking to this white guy

he schooled the shit out of me on the real estate tip

he told me how he got a three story house in the hood for 24,000

fixed it up himself (because he knew how to do the work) and somebody offered him 250k for that bitch

he also told me that there was an auction for a 3 story place across the street from him and somebody bought a 3 story house (with a family already living in there) for 16 stacks ($1600.00)

baltimore is a GOLDMINE for people who want to buy cheap housing

i gotta get me a partner cuz im broke lol

Tia's Real Talk said...

Freeman- I was just talking with some folks about the same thing. I was being told how blessed I am that I have a husband who works 7am-8pm 5-6 days a week. I think our generation is just lazy. But they dont know how to be a provider because there wasnt a father in the home.
James- I feel you. I just told my husband that he needs more deductions coming out of his check for savings. I am obssed with saving. My first job was at the postal service and I got my first check for 1200 net...I didnt touch it for months. And was sick when it was gone...lol

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