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The object of this board is to support discussion and comments on The Millionaire Mind.

Using Thomas Stanley's book of the same title as the launching pad for discussion, this area is about how we might 
apply the thought patterns and behavior of millionaires to our own lives in the pursuit of financial independence.  
Hopefully, our discussions won't end with just Thomas Stanley's work.  
There is no limit to the works we can discuss.  
Below are just a few that come to mind:

New Books:
"The Millionaire Mind" by Thomas Stanley
"The Millionaire Next Door" by Thomas Stanley
"How to Think Like a Millionaire" by Mark Fisher
"The Art of Wealth" by Thomas Cleary
"Getting Rich in America" by Dwight Lee and Richard McKenzie
"How to Become a Millionaire" by Mark Alch
"The Prime Movers" by Edwin Locke
"The Wealth Creators" by Roy Smith

Old Books:
"The Essays of Warren Buffett" by Warren Buffett
"Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill
"How to Be Rich" by J. Paul Getty
"The Way to Wealth" by Benjamin Franklin

Studies:
"The Wealth Pulse" by Worth.com & Harris Interactive
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/097071520X/qid=983225667/sr=1-14/ref=sc_b_14/107-3682672-2846911

To kick it off, I've included a table of "Millionaire's Success Factors" sited by Thomas Stanley.

TABLE 2-1

MILLIONAIRES' SUCCESS FACTORS(N=733) 		

Factor	Percentage of Millionaires
Indicating Factor Very Important (Important)Rank *

Being honest with all people	        57 (33)	1**
Being well disciplined	                57 (38)	1**
Getting along with people	        56 (38)	3
Having a supportive spouse	        49 (32)	4
Working harder than most people	        47 (41)	5
Loving my career/business	        46 (40)	6
Having strong leadership qualities	41 (43)	7
Having a very competitive personality	38 (43)	8
Being very well organized	        36 (49)	9
Having an ability to sell my ideas      35 (47)	10**
Making wise investments	                35 (41)	10**
Seeing opportunities others do not see	32 (40)	12
Being my own boss	                29 (36)	13**
Willing to take financial risks         29 (45)	13**
Having good mentors	                27 (46)	15**
Having an urge to be well respected	27 (42)	15**
Investing in my own business	        26 (28)	17
Finding a profitable niche	        23 (46)	18**
Having extraordinary energy	        23 (48)	18**
Being physically fit	                21 (44)	20
Having a high IQ/superior intellect	20 (47)	21
Specializing	                        17 (36)	22
Attending a top-rated college	        15 (33)	23
Ignoring the criticism of detractors	14 (37)	24**
Living below my means	                14 (29)	24**
Having strong religious faith	        13 (20)	26
Being lucky	                        12 (35)	27**
Investing in the stocks	                12 (30)	27**
Having excellent investment advisors	11 (28)	29
Graduating near/at top of my class	11 (22)	30


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