The Science of Getting Rich, a book written in 1910 by Wallace Wattles, is one of the big influences for the Law of Attraction movement. It preceded Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich (1937), and was credited as one of the inspirations for Rhonda Byrne’s popular movie The Secret (2006).
Since the book is in the public domain, you can read the full book for free here or listen to the full audiobook on youtube here.
This book has some very inspirational concepts (which I summarize below). However, the title itself, and the way the book starts, is hubristic and misleading. I’ll offer my thoughts on that, below my summary of its principles.
Let me share the good nuggets first, so you can see why it’s such a popular book:
Are you a “perceiver” or a “judger”?
Can you guess what I am?
Entrepreneurs tend to be Perceivers (Myers-Briggs type) according to a 2017 study by the company that publishes the famous Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.
In this article I'll summarize what I've learned about Perceivers and Judgers, and talk about how each type's strengths are needed in entrepreneurship.
George Kao is a Marketing Coach for small business owners, especially solopreneurs such as Coaches and Mentors. He focuses on ethical & effective ways to grow one's platform and build true livelihood.
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