Do You Have The Six Millionaire Attributes?
It takes a certain kind of dedication to become a millionaire. When you become an entrepreneur you work the hours no one else wants to, to have a life that no one else does. What this means is you work 18 hours a day now to retire five years down the road with a number followed by six zeroes in your bank account. This is the first habit actually which is having a sense of urgency. You need a goal to accomplish that has a sense of urgency in your life. This is what gets you ahead.
Learn about the power of the sense of urgency and 5 other attributes.
When you pursue greatness don’t expect others to support you, because you’ll represent the courage, strength, and vision they don’t yet have. The remarkable innovator, Steve Jobs use to say “your time is limited so don’t waste it living somebody else’s life.”
There are a bunch of quotes around the next attribute which is maximizing your strengths. “I suck at 99% of stuff, but go all out on the 1% I’m good at”. That quote is from Gary Vaynerchuck. What does this mean? Forgot what your teachers said about being well rounded at everything. If you are good writer but hate editing then hire an editor for $5 on Fiverr. Why spend your time doing something you hate? I watch Restaurant Startup and all the chefs who like creating food usually hate thinking about the business aspect and this is exactly why they have a partner who loves business. These guys are the ones who succeed not the guy trying to do it all himself.
About Shaun Archer Tatum Shaun works in corporate finance in New York City. He has done financial consulting for several start-ups and has worked at several Fortune 500 companies. He has contributed several finance/investing articles on Seeking Alpha which have been published on Yahoo! Finance.