A game is like a mirror that allows you to look at yourself.
A lot of people are afraid to tell the truth, to say no. That’s where toughness comes into play. Toughness is not being a bully. It’s having backbone.
Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education. They’re both important and schools are forgetting one of them.
As a young kid, I really wanted to be rich.
Confidence comes from discipline and training.
Face your fears and doubts, and new worlds will open to you.
I have a problem with too much money. I can’t reinvest it fast enough, and because I reinvest it, more money comes in. Yes, the rich do get richer.
I mean, Hawaii is beautiful, but the world is full of beautiful places.
I still consider myself a little, fat kid from Hawaii.
I worked for Xerox for 4 years and after that I knew I was never going to be a corporate person. It wasn’t my environment.
I would say raising capital is one of the weakest things for most entrepreneurs.
I’ve actually taken companies public, I’ve actually busted companies, I’ve actually gone broke.
If I lost my job, I’d get a job at McDonald’s.
If you can ask a young man to give his life for his country, you can lead people.
If you want to go somewhere, it is best to find someone who has already been there.
If you’re working for a good company and you’re happy there, and you’re being compensated accordingly, and your work satisfies you, you should stay there.
In military school, on day one you must memorize the mission of the Merchant Marine Academy.
Inside of every problem lies an opportunity.
Military school was great and especially great for leadership and then I spent two years in Vietnam.
Money is kind of a base subject. Like water, food, air and housing, it affects everything yet for some reason the world of academics thinks it’s a subject below their social standing.
Quitting is the easiest thing to do.
So the Marine Corps really did teach me to conquer fear, and then to go for higher causes, higher purposes.
That’s correct, I flunked out of high school twice because I couldn’t write.
The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
We go to school to learn to work hard for money. I write books and create products that teach people how to have money work hard for them.
When I started my last business, I didn’t receive a paycheck for 13 months. The average person can’t handle that pressure.
When people are lame, they love to blame.
When times are bad is when the real entrepreneurs emerge.
You have to be smart. The easy days are over.