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Re: Should you reveal your success, or hide it...?
I recently read a truism (is that a word) that stated the following:
"The rich person is not the one who has the most but who needs the least."
Years ago I use to study the billionaires and would call them and write to them, etc. (No shame). Here in the Twin Cities I was fortnuate enough to meet Mr. Carl Pohlad and I asked him why he sued Forbes over listing him as one of the country's most wealthiest people.
He said that ..."wealth and publicity do not mix." I recently found that out for myself.
In my opinion, I feel that if you are succeeding and feel a strong need to tel someone, then do it behind closed doors with a group of people who are inetrested in learning from you-a subscription based website or a high-priced newsletter.
I look at Gordon and the trials and tribulations he suffered as a result of simply...
So, again, me...I think it is really unwise to share with thos not desiring your understanding, knowledge and wisdom.
> The biblical answer is that you should be
> but appear poor. The world's answer is to be
> broke and appear wealthy. Take your pick.
> I'm being a little facetious. But the point
> that the reality is we live in the age of
> Anything you have, you can be sued for by
> who has a dollar less than you and sees this
> being unfair. The government can freeze your
> assets in less than 10 minutes. And it is a
> sinking, sick feeling when it happens. But
> going to pay attention to a fat, balding,
> old guy
> wearing jeans, t shirt and sneakers? Live
> low profile.
> While I was writing this, I remembered what
> happened to Gary Halbert. He went around
> how many 1000's he was making a day and
> ended up
> being put in a canvas bag while 2 thieves
> thru his home.
> My vote? Fly low and collect the dough!
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