Tag: David Schwartz

The Millionaire Next Door. . . An Academic Entrepreneur

By Thomas J. Stanley on Apr 16th, 2013 in Mentor's Corner

Two recently published articles caught my attention.  And, bear with me, they are related!  In the first one, Bob Dudley, the well respected CEO of BP, is quoted:  Employment is difficult in many places.  But anybody who goes through petroleum engineering, chemical engineering there will be jobs for them. . . .  . . . […]

Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bathwater

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jul 12th, 2011 in Current Events

In Georgia the recent passage of House Bill 87 has prompted illegal immigrant workers to leave the state.   Many of these people were among the very most productive farm workers.  These workers are now helping to harvest crops in adjoining states which don’t have such stringent anti-immigrant statutes.  A lot of the farmers in Georgia complained that their products were rotting in the […]

Stop Acting Rich: Preface, Part I

By Thomas J. Stanley on Sep 22nd, 2009 in Books and Publications

Thirty years ago I first defined the blue collar affluent aka the millionaire next door type in a speech and paper that I delivered on behalf of the New York Stock Exchange. This began a lifetime journey of identifying and profiling the myths and realities of the rich.  I discovered that not all millionaires have high […]