Tag: writing

Not Talented? Not Gifted? So Represent Those Who Are

By Thomas J. Stanley on Feb 19th, 2013 in Mentor's Corner

In his acknowledgements, James D. Hornfischer, author of the excellent, New York Times’ best selling book, Neptune’s Inferno, wrote: . . . three years of research and two of writing . . . . Imagine spending five years of your life producing one book!  Even if you worked only 20 hours per week for, say, […]

“Life Changing Experience”

By Thomas J. Stanley on Dec 3rd, 2009 in Millionaire Next Door Stories

Why do I write about rich people? It’s not for the benefit of rich people. What I write is designed to benefit those who are confused and misinformed about what it means to be rich. Most Americans have no idea about the true interworkings of a wealthy household. The advertising industry and Hollywood have done […]

Marketing, Selling, and Networking

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jul 21st, 2009 in Other

Last week I received an email from a reader about the content found in my first three books:  Marketing to the Affluent, Selling to the Affluent and Networking with the Affluent and Their Advisors.  This writer was concerned that these books might be merely a rehash of each other. In fact, each book is unique, as you’ll see […]

To Write or To Commute?

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jul 13th, 2009 in Studying the Wealthy

People often ask me why I write books.  I get a great deal of satisfaction explaining how millionaires become wealthy in one generation.  But also, I have given more than 3,000 lectures.  You cannot inventory these lectures.  To earn a living as a lecturer, you have to keep lecturing!  But with a book, once it […]