Each year Forbes Magazine comes out with the list of Billionaires and that is when subscriptions and magazines sales skyrocket. Why, you ask? Well, I think you know why, because for some reason we are enthralled by the super rich; what they wear, where they live, where they go, what they eat, how they live and what they are like? But do you ever wonder about other things?
Just take a good look at the negativity that was drilled into my head and unfortunately most people allow themselves to be held back by their limiting beliefs, beliefs that are drilled into us by other people, family, friends, co-workers, employers and the list goes on and on. Nevertheless we have to filter the garbage out then allow positive, empowering, motivational and inspirational thoughts in and then hold on to them like your life depends on it. You see, I have changed my thinking and let me tell you that my world has changed.
Here’s what happens in most cases. They convince themselves. Well let me not say; that they convince themselves. Let me say; that they allow themselves to be convinced and then they believe. They believe what they see, wouldn’t you? If it’s right in front of your face every single day, how can you not believe, right? Nevertheless what they see and what they believe is just not always the truth, well at least not my truth and it’s not the truth of many self made millionaires and yes 10 Youngest Billionaires In The World.
According to the Daily Mail, it would take around $2 million just to make Lands End livable again.(1) In the meantime, it costs $4,500 a day to maintain. And while the home was listed at $30 million, the five parcels of land will be set at $10 million each.
We read success stories and are amazed. We read about these guys who dropped off College to go tinkering on computers and soon became billionaires. What those stories fail to mention is the dedication and passion that fueled those now successful Youngest Billionaires.
First, a comparison to building an offline, bricks-and-mortar business, just for perspective. If you’re young, you might educate yourself in your field, go to work for someone else, and build your experience, reputation and equity. Then you could take out a business start-up loan, rent a storefront, buy all the necessary equipment, tools, furniture and merchandise, buy advertising — and wait years to work your way out of debt and make a profit.
Let’s face it. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization estimates it would only take $30 billion a year to feed the world’s hungry. I do hope the world’s richest will decide to give $600 billion to global causes. The Pledge has inspiring potential…