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50 Prosperity Classics: Attract It, Create It, Manage It, Share It

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Looking to discover the secrets to wealth and plenty? Find them now with 50 Prosperity Classics! Tom Butler-Bowdon’s 50 Prosperity Classics: Attract It, Create It, Manage It, Share It- Wisdom from the Most Valuable Books on Wealth Creation and Abundance is the first book to highlight landmark titles in the ever-growing field of wealth creation. Tom Butler-Bowdon brings together fundamental works on entrepreneurship, personal finance, investment, economics, and philanthropy, providing guidance and support in the quest to develop a millionaire mindset, become a wealth creator, make wise investment decisions and give a little back.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Introduction
    1. What’s inside
    2. Final word
    3. In addition…
  6. 1 James Allen
    1. Follow the path to light
    2. Have the power to choose
    3. To progress, fill your current position
    4. Master the self and gain everything
    5. Final comments
    6. James Allen
  7. 2 Robert G. Allen
    1. First stop the leaks
    2. Gain residual income
    3. Win big in real estate
    4. Be an information king
    5. Marketing: Crack the code
    6. Final comments
    7. Robert G. Allen
  8. 3 David Bach
    1. Understand the latte factor
    2. Pay yourself first
    3. “Automation plus compound interest equals serious wealth”
    4. What about my debts?
    5. Have a cushion
    6. Pay it off early
    7. Tithe automatically
    8. Final comments
    9. David Bach
  9. 4 P. T. Barnum
    1. Health and wealth
    2. Choose the right career in the right location
    3. Persistence
    4. Stick to your business, master your field
    5. Learn your own lessons
    6. If it’s good, tell people about it
    7. Read a good newspaper
    8. Final comments
    9. P. T. Barnum
  10. 5 Genevieve Behrend
    1. Create order through visualization
    2. Exploit the power of strong images
    3. Expressions of divine abundance
    4. Manifest money
    5. How Behrend manifested $20,000
    6. Believe you already have it
    7. Final comments
    8. Genevieve Behrend
  11. 6 John C. Bogle
    1. Who are you making rich?
    2. Stay still and prosper
    3. Invest in capitalism, not in the casino
    4. Bet on the numbers, not on people
    5. The secret’s out
    6. Final comments
    7. John C. Bogle
  12. 7 Richard Branson
    1. “You will either go to prison or become a millionaire” (1)
    2. “You will either go to prison or become a millionaire” (2)
    3. Entering the big time: Music
    4. Entering the big time: Airlines
    5. The Branson style
    6. Final comments
  13. 8 Warren Buffett
    1. Look for underlying value
    2. Markets are risky, good businesses are not
    3. Lessons for the small investor
    4. Buying for keeps
    5. Final comments
  14. 9 Rhonda Byrne
    1. The law of attraction and how it works
    2. Use the creative process
    3. You don’t need to know how
    4. Feel love and gratitude
    5. How much do you want to earn?
    6. Final comments
    7. Rhonda Byrne
  15. 10 Andrew Carnegie
    1. Freedom, inequality, and wealth
    2. What to do with it
    3. Where to spend it
    4. Final comments
    5. Andrew Carnegie
  16. 11 Felix Dennis
    1. What are the chances?
    2. Is it worth it?
    3. So why do it?
    4. What it takes
    5. Ownership is everything
    6. Ideas are cheap, it’s their execution that makes you rich
    7. Final comments
    8. Felix Dennis
  17. 12 Joe Dominguez & Vicki Robin
    1. How much do you really need?
    2. Get off the treadmill
    3. Time, not money
    4. What are you really worth?
    5. The truly rich are frugal
    6. Record every cent
    7. Final comments
    8. Joe Dominguez
    9. Vicki Robin
  18. 13 Peter Drucker
    1. It’s management, stupid
    2. What is an entrepreneur?
    3. The risk myth
    4. How to be an innovator
    5. The unexpected success
    6. The customer is everything
    7. Final comments
    8. Peter Drucker
  19. 14 T. Harv Eker
    1. What’s your financial blueprint?
    2. You’re worth it
    3. It makes the world go round
    4. Never complain, act
    5. Commit to be rich
    6. Get paid for your results, not your time
    7. First admit you don’t know, then learn
    8. Final comments
    9. T. Harv Eker
  20. 15 Chuck Feeney
    1. Looking for opportunities
    2. Ego-less giving
    3. The spending begins
    4. Coming out
    5. Emptying the coffers
    6. Final comments
    7. Conor O’Clery
  21. 16 Charles Fillmore
    1. Intelligence and the abundance of “nothingness”
    2. The invisible supply
    3. Bless what you have
    4. Recognize the importance of thoughts and words
    5. Let God order your life and finances
    6. Give up striving
    7. More prosperity principles
    8. Final comments
    9. Charles Fillmore
  22. 17 Joel T. Fleishman
    1. Vehicles for giving
    2. Why give wealth away?
    3. What foundations do
    4. Proving their worth
    5. The future of philanthropy
    6. Final comments
    7. Joel T. Fleishman
  23. 18 Milton Friedman
    1. How free markets protect
    2. Meddling in the market
    3. Progress via people, not governments
    4. Freedom first, equality second
    5. Final comments
    6. Milton Friedman
  24. 19 Thomas Friedman
    1. How the world flattened
    2. A new world of work
    3. True education
    4. Role of government
    5. Culture matters
    6. Final comments
    7. Thomas Friedman
  25. 20 Bill Gates
    1. Seeing the future—and acting on it
    2. Customers first, profits second
    3. Windows of wealth
    4. Final comments
    5. James Wallace & Jim Erickson
  26. 21 Michael E. Gerber
    1. Business as self-development
    2. The myth of the entrepreneur
    3. How things go wrong
    4. Take the bolder route
    5. You need a system
    6. Create a world of order
    7. Final comments
    8. Michael E. Gerber
  27. 22 Benjamin Graham
    1. Be an investor, not a speculator
    2. How to find value
    3. Look for a margin of safety
    4. Two types of investor
    5. Defensive: Safety + freedom from bother
    6. Aggressive or enterprising: Safety + more active involvement
    7. Final comments
    8. Benjamin Graham
  28. 23 Mark Victor Hansen & Robert G. Allen
    1. The enlightened millionaire
    2. Focus first on the inner stuff
    3. The millionaire secret: Leverage
    4. Mentors and networks
    5. Secrets of marketing
    6. Final comments
    7. Mark Victor Hansen & Robert G. Allen
  29. 24 Paul Hawken, Amory B. Lovins, & L. Hunter Lovins
    1. The capital that economists conveniently forgot
    2. Radical resource use
    3. The road to a greener world
    4. Buildings with a future
    5. Government waste
    6. Carbon and climate
    7. Final comments
    8. Paul Hawken, Amory B. Lovins, & L. Hunter Lovins
  30. 25 Esther Hicks & Jerry Hicks
    1. Understand the law
    2. Trust your emotions
    3. You are born to desire and fulfill
    4. Final comments
    5. Esther Hicks & Jerry Hicks
  31. 26 Napoleon Hill
    1. Open the doors to riches
    2. Definiteness of purpose
    3. Going the extra mile
    4. Applied faith
    5. Life’s riches
    6. Law of compensation
    7. Final comments
    8. Napoleon Hill
  32. 27 Conrad Hilton
    1. Young Conrad
    2. Times good and bad
    3. The need for a dream
    4. Final comments
  33. 28 Joe Karbo
    1. A scientific success system
    2. State your destination
    3. Get there
    4. Form a new self-picture
    5. How to make decisions
    6. Create a living
    7. Final comments
    8. Joe Karbo
  34. 29 Guy Kawasaki
    1. Meaning and mantra
    2. What you do, how you do it
    3. Pitches and plans
    4. Bootstrapping
    5. Rules of marketing
    6. The art of being a mensch
    7. Final comments
    8. Guy Kawasaki
  35. 30 Robert Kiyosaki
    1. The quadrants
    2. What is your cash-flow pattern?
    3. But I own my house!
    4. Be financially literate
    5. Make the transition
    6. Change who you are first
    7. Financial IQ is mostly emotional IQ
    8. Final comments
    9. Robert Kiyosaki
  36. 31 Peter Lynch
    1. Individuals can outperform the market
    2. Do the legwork
    3. Avoid market fashion
    4. Trust the fundamentals
    5. Final comments
    6. Peter Lynch
  37. 32 Andrew McLean & Gary W. Eldred
    1. Property vs. stock investing
    2. As safe as houses
    3. High-leverage financing
    4. Where is property headed?
    5. Final comments
    6. Andrew McLean & Gary W. Eldred
  38. 33 Jerrold Mundis
    1. What is debt and when does it become a problem?
    2. The warning signs
    3. Admit you have a problem
    4. “But I’m a special case”
    5. Climb out
    6. Final comments
    7. Jerrold Mundis
  39. 34 William Nickerson
    1. Good reasons to buy
    2. How to make a million
    3. The myth of real-estate risk
    4. Final comments
    5. William Nickerson
  40. 35 Suze Orman
    1. Why women and money?
    2. Money and love
    3. Money and happiness
    4. Order your life
    5. Say your name
    6. Final comments
    7. Suze Orman
  41. 36 Paul Zane Pilzer
    1. The blessings of technology
    2. We won’t run out of anything, particularly not ingenuity
    3. Why God wants us to be rich
    4. Final comments
    5. Paul Zane Pilzer
  42. 37 Catherine Ponder
    1. Don’t feel guilty
    2. The real source of prosperity
    3. First purify yourself
    4. Three steps to prosperity
    5. Write it down
    6. Create pictures
    7. Magic of the spoken word
    8. Trust the divine plan
    9. The magic number of increase
    10. Final comments
    11. Catherine Ponder
  43. 38 John Randolph Price
    1. Secrets of the manifesting power
    2. Seek first the Kingdom
    3. Every soul must pass the test
    4. You earn what you are
    5. Final comments
    6. John Randolph Price
  44. 39 Dave Ramsey
    1. Alarming facts
    2. Dangerous debt
    3. Salvation in saving
    4. Just spend less… and plan your spending
    5. Money and marriage
    6. Love your work
    7. Final comments
    8. Dave Ramsey
  45. 40 Ayn Rand
    1. Beware “the common good”
    2. Give free reign to the thinkers
    3. Final comments
    4. Ayn Rand
  46. 41 Anita Roddick
    1. A heritage of difference
    2. Principled profit
    3. Roddick the entrepreneur
    4. Final comments
  47. 42 Sanaya Roman & Duane Packer
    1. Money is energy
    2. Keep up the flow
    3. What is the essence of what you want?
    4. Magnetize your desires
    5. Transform your thoughts about money
    6. Find your life’s work
    7. Final comments
    8. Sanaya Roman & Duane Packer
  48. 43 Howard Schultz
    1. Falling in love
    2. Leaps of faith
    3. Selling a vision
    4. A people business serving coffee
    5. Romance in the mundane
    6. Final comments
  49. 44 Marsha Sinetar
    1. First the love…
    2. …and then the money
    3. Take the leap
    4. Don’t be so hard on yourself
    5. Work as enlightenment
    6. Final comments
    7. Marsha Sinetar
  50. 45 Adam Smith
    1. The effect of self-interest
    2. Wealth through specialization
    3. What determines value
    4. How nations grow rich
    5. What not to do: Looting, wars, and luxuries
    6. Natural liberty
    7. Final comments
    8. Adam Smith
  51. 46 Thomas J. Stanley & William D. Danko
    1. Defining wealth
    2. How are you doing?
    3. Profile of a millionaire
    4. Live well below your means
    5. How millionaires were raised, and how they raise their kids
    6. Choose the right career
    7. Where do the wealthy spend their money?
    8. Final comments
    9. Thomas J. Stanley & William D. Danko
  52. 47 Donald Trump
    1. Think big
    2. Promote, promote
    3. Have patience, then be ready to swoop
    4. Secrets of the deal maker
    5. The way of The Donald
    6. Final comments
    7. Donald Trump
  53. 48 Lynne Twist
    1. Money’s hold
    2. The myth of scarcity
    3. The truth of sufficiency
    4. Money’s flow
    5. Final comments
    6. Lynne Twist
  54. 49 Max Weber
    1. The capitalist spirit
    2. The Protestant difference
    3. Final comments
    4. Max Weber
  55. 50 Muhammad Yunus
    1. A cycle of economic slavery
    2. The poor are bankable
    3. Why women?
    4. Billions of entrepreneurs
    5. Rise of an institution
    6. Final comments
    7. Muhammad Yunus
  56. Prosperity Principles
    1. Principles for attracting wealth
    2. Principles for creating wealth
    3. Principles for managing wealth
    4. Principles for sharing wealth
  57. 50 More Classics
  58. Credits
  59. Acknowledgments