Tag: The Magic of Thinking Big

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. . . .  . . . […]

Resolve to Think Big in 2013 and Beyond

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 1st, 2013 in Current Events

For 13 years I had the privilege of having Dr. David Schwartz as a colleague and mentor.  He was the author of the perennial best-seller, The Magic of Thinking Big.  I suggest that you read it, reread it and take notes!  Then list the major objectives that you have in life.  For many people who […]

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 […]

The Magic of Thinking Big

By Thomas J. Stanley on May 18th, 2010 in Books and Publications

Are you frustrated about the way your career is unfolding?  Perhaps you are not achieving what you should be given your hard work and discipline.  If this is the case you may wish to read the perennial bestseller, The Magic of Thinking Big, by Dr. David J. Schwartz.  Dave and I were on the marketing […]

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 […]