How To Escape The Poor Man Inside You

How to Escape the Poor Man Inside You

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Do you trade time for money? Do you spend more time on entertainment than you do on self education? Are you holding out for that big lottery win? If you answered yes to the above, then chances are you’re living with a Poor Man’s Mentality. In this episode Cem and Wayne talk about how your current habits and mindset could be hindering your wealth in all aspects of life. They discuss where and how these traits are developed and why awareness and small consistent changes can be the only way out.

What you’ll hear

02:30 What is mean’t by having a poor mans mentality?

03:30 Where does the poor mentality come from?

04:30 Trading time for money.

09:30 Not investing in yourself.

13:00 Quick win mentality.

15:20 “Anything you want to change, you have to sell yourself on it.”

16:00 “The Good Old Days” mentality.

19:00 The Power Of ‘NO’

21:00 “Do or do not, there is no try.”

25:00 Withholding knowledge.

26:00 Scarcity vs Abundance mindset

28:00 Always chasing goals.

30:00 A job as your only form of income.

Articles & Books References

The Power Of Habit – Charles Duhigg

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Rich Habits – Reading 30 Minutes Per Day

Previous Episodes Mentioned

Why You Need To Avoid Pay-Per-Hour Like The Plague! –

Reinvent Yourself – How To Stay Relevant In A Fast-Changing World

Morning Routines For Non-Morning People

Why Successful People Say ‘No’ More Often


Tony Robbins – “Try to pick up the chair.” (9 mins 30 sec in)

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