Read One Book a Month and Become Like a Average MillionaireBy
This year I have made it an object to read at least one book a month or more. I remember as I was growing up I use to hate to read, and felt as it was boring and never got nothing out of it. But as I got older I started to understand the power of reading and obtaining knowledge through books. Also not just a head knowledge, but a knowledge that I could apply in my everyday life.
Charlie “Tremendous” Jones said, “You are the same today as you’ll be in five years except for two things: the books you read and the people you meet.”
The more you read, the more you learn. I believe reading will affect your behavior, teach you how to be a great leader, and also is great way to train and educate yourself.
Did you know that the average millionaire reads a book a month?
When I saw this, I knew that the decision I made was the correct one. I use to have a hard time getting time to read, but it wasn’t that I didn’t have time; I didn’t make time to read. I started to see reading as choice just like my health. We all have choices to make, and choices have consequences. These days we have made it so easy to read with services like audible, audio books and etc. So really the time excuse is out the window too.
When I say read don’t get me wrong, I’m not talking about some science fiction book or suspense thriller. I mean good a book that is going to help you in your personal life, something that you can apply to your business, marriage, and etc. Start taking charge of the person you want to be come and all starts with a book.
Here are some books I have read and recommend to anyone who is looking for a good book.
Conspiracy of the Rich by Robert Kiyosaki
“The MBA courses I took trained you on how to take care of a company, not your life”
—Laura, Scottsdale, AZ (first online interactive book)
Tribes by Seth Godin
“This book has an amazing set of tools for leadership. I learned that leaders initiate instead of react or respond. Good stuff!”
—Suzanne Simms, Vice President of Affiliate Relations
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John C. Maxwell
“The Ideas presented in the 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership are simple, clear, and easy to grasp—yet profound! It’s an enjoyable, easy-to-read book that is educational yet entertaining. Whether you are a recent graduate just beginning your career, or a seasoned executive, this book is worth reading… and keeping at hand as a leadership reference guide.”
—Tom Whatley, President, U.S. Sales, Mary Kay Inc.
Remember, leaders are readers, regardless of age or profession. What kind of leader do you want to be in this year? Start becoming it today!