Tag: hard work

The Great American Summer Job

By Sarah Fallaw on May 24th, 2017 in Current Events, Lessons Learned, Mentor's Corner, Psychology and Careers

Waiting tables, mowing lawns, babysitting, retail sales, camp staff, stockroom: how many of these summer jobs did you have in high school and college? What about the teens you know – are they working this summer? When I saw the headline that retail jobs that once filled the time of teenagers looking to make money […]

8 Key Elements of the Economic Success Equation

By Thomas J. Stanley on Oct 7th, 2014 in Mentor's Corner

Contrary to what is often touted in the media, there are more great affluent opportunities in our economy today than ever in our nation’s history. But in order to take advantage of these, it is important to appreciate the 8 key elements of the economic success equation as given in my book, The Millionaire Mind: 1.  Understand the […]

Why Are the Rich Rich and the Poor Poor?

By Thomas J. Stanley on Aug 26th, 2014 in Studying the Wealthy

“Why are some people poor and others rich?” The answer to this question was the focus of a national survey of 1,504 adults conducted earlier by the Pew Research Center.  Only about 4 in 10 (38%) of the respondents indicated that the rich are rich “because he or she worked harder than others.” But how […]

Lots of Wealth, Lots of Discipline

By Thomas J. Stanley on May 21st, 2013 in Lessons Learned

As stated in The Millionaire Mind, a distinguished scholar told me just before I graduated: If you don’t publish you may not get tenure at a good school.  But you will have a lot of friends.  Publish a lot and you will not be real popular among your colleagues. I was reminded of this when I received […]