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A Mentor with The Millionaire Mind

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 26th, 2010 in Mentor's Corner, Other

Last Sunday, a church in our neighborhood sponsored a sandwich drive. Members and their friends who volunteered made 12,000 bologna and cheese sandwiches for homeless people in the downtown area. About half of the people who participated included families with young children. This is a great learning experience for youngsters who are part of middle class America. It teaches them more […]

Dan’s Journey: 9 Jobs to Wealth

By Thomas J. Stanley on Jan 19th, 2010 in Other

Do you ever wonder why the large majority of millionaires have little interest in early retirement?  It is more than love of the job. Most, 81% of millionaires, selected their vocation because: My job/career allows me full use of my abilities and aptitudes. It is a whole lot easier to become an economic success if […]

Year ‘Round Gifts: Clients for Life

By Thomas J. Stanley on Dec 22nd, 2009 in Other

Still looking for that perfect gift for your clients or business associates? Below I describe the ultimate gift for anyone in business. What is the most powerful method of influencing those who influence many other affluent prospects? As a general rule, it is the dimension of networking called “revenue enhancement.”  Ask most successful business owners, […]

Millionaire U.

By Thomas J. Stanley on Dec 17th, 2009 in Mentor's Corner, Other

What did I discover from my first national survey of millionaires in 1980? Just over one-half (53%) of these wealthy respondents graduated from college. What about 30 years later? The large majority (90%) of millionaires today are college graduates holding at least a bachelor’s degree. The same proportion applies to those with multimillions including decamillionaires.  It […]

Courage: Required and Admired

By Thomas J. Stanley on Nov 5th, 2009 in Other

After giving a presentation to a group of sales and marketing executives, I was approached by a sales manager from the audience. Malcolm told me that, wanting to be a veterinarian, he had started his college career as a zoology major. He didn’t do very well in some of the courses, so he changed his […]

A Most Extraordinary Sales Professional

By Thomas J. Stanley on Aug 17th, 2009 in Other

Peter Shorter is more than a top sales professional.  He is really outstanding when it comes to having empathy for the needs of others including the weak, the poor, the aged, the impaired.  Let me share this experience with you.  We were on a forty-seat commuter plane out of La Guardia a few minutes from […]

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 […]