Tag: psychology

Financial Experiences Courtesy of You

By Thomas J. Stanley on Dec 11th, 2012 in Psychology and Careers

by Sarah S. Fallaw, Ph.D., Director of Research at AMI¬† In the Just Say No era of the 1980s, there were several memorable public service announcements (PSAs) that aired. None were perhaps as memorable as the one involving a father and son. The son, upon being asked who taught him to use various types of […]

Working for Those Aha Career Moments

By Thomas J. Stanley on Aug 14th, 2012 in Psychology and Careers

  by Sarah S. Fallaw, Ph.D., Director of Research, AMI Research¬† Many successful people report having moments of clarity or EUREKA! experiences when it comes to business opportunities. In fact, 29% of millionaires reported stumbling across a great business opportunity as part of their career path, and 39% reported using intuition for business ideas (see […]

3 Million Shots to Success

By Thomas J. Stanley on Aug 7th, 2012 in Other

by Sarah S. Fallaw, Ph.D., Director of Research at AMI  Success in life and in work has been consistently tied to conscientiousness: being disciplined, having plans and focusing on details. Research in psychology consistently shows a relationship between this personality characteristic and how well someone will do on the job. Likewise, the research conducted on […]

Studying Wealth-Building: Your Input Requested

By Thomas J. Stanley on Feb 13th, 2012 in Studying the Wealthy

Thank you to those of you who have already signed up for the AMI Research Panel. We are preparing to send out our first survey in the upcoming weeks. If you have friends or family members who are fans of The Millionaire Next Door or might be interested in participating, please encourage them to sign […]