Become a millionaire by learning from millionaires An Eventual Millionaire is someone who knows they will be a millionaire, eventually. But they want to do it on their own terms with an enjoyable life and an enjoyable business. Eventual Millionaires are everywhere, from the airplane pilot looking to start his own business for more freedom and money to a student looking to start her life on the right foot to a successful business owner needing inspiration and wondering how to take her business to the next level. There are many ways to become a millionaire, but research has often shown that creating your own business is one of the best ways to build wealth. The Eventual Millionaire will lay the foundation for those looking to start their own business and work their way toward financial independence and a fulfilled life. * Contains the insights of more than 100 millionaires and their various experiences * Written by Jaime Tardy, founder of eventualmillionaire.com and a business coach for entrepreneurs * A companion website includes an "Eventual Millionaire Starter Kit" with worksheets, business plan documents, and much more We all want to be successful and enjoy financial security, but we might not know how or don t think we can do it.
The Eventual Millionaire will show you what it takes.
JAIME TARDY is a business coach and speaker who helps entrepreneurs to achieve their goals. She is the founder of EventualMillionaire.com, a website that features a new millionaire interview each week that focuses on personal finance and entrepreneurship. She made her exit from the corporate world after finding herself $70,000 in debt and realizing that she hated her job. With an ambitious goal and a strategic plan, she was out of debt and out of the job she hated in just 16 months. Now, Tardy is helping others to find freedom, money and work they love. She has been featured on CNN, MSN, Kiplinger's, Fox Business and Yahoo!'s homepage.
Foreword by Dan Miller xi Acknowledgments xv Introduction: First Things First 1 How This Book Came to Be 1 What Is a Millionaire? 2 You Don t Need Money to Find Meaning 2 Removing My Goal 3 Chapter 1: Are You an Eventual Millionaire? 5 Are You an Eventual Millionaire? 6 Having Happiness and Wealth Is Possible 7 The Journey Is the Fun Part 8 Love the Process from Thousandaire to Millionaire 9 It s Okay to Love Money 9 Money Does Not Make You Rich 11 The Most Common Way People Become Millionaires 14 Now You Start 15 Let s Get Started! 15 Chapter 2: Start Working with the Money You Have Now 17 Facing Debt Head-On 18 The Debt-Free Rules 23 Money Beliefs 36 From Now Onward 38 Debt-Free Rules Summary 38 Action Item Review 38 Chapter 3: Millionaires Have Fears, Make Excuses, and Have Confidence Issues 41 What Fear Is 42 Science of the Brain 42 Your Business May Fail If You Do Not Work on Your Fears 43 What Millionaires Think of Fear 44 Risk 46 Confidence 47 Getting Past Excuses and Moving Out of Your Comfort Zone 49 Millionaires and Their No-Excuses Approach 49 Moving Past Your Fear 54 Passive versus Active Actions 60 Tools to Get Past Your Fear 62 What If You Let It Stop You? 66 Action Item Review 67 Chapter 4: Finding and Evaluating Your Ideas for Your New Business 71 How Millionaires Found Their Ideas 72 How to Generate Business Ideas 74 The Find Your Passion Myth 74 Don t Be a Donkey 78 The Time Factor 79 All of this starts with an idea 80 How Millionaires Evaluate Ideas 82 What about Networking Marketing? 94 Choosing the Right Idea 95 Action Item Review 99 Chapter 5: Mentors, Masterminds, and Networking 103 Millionaires Have Help! 104 Mentors versus Coaches versus Mastermind Groups 105 Mastermind Groups 106 Mentors 111 Networking 121 Action Item Review 124 Chapter 6: Long Business Plans Are for Banks 127 The Square Business Plan 130 A Millionaire s First Month in Business 137 Marketing versus Sales 140 Selling That Works 140 The Sales Pitch 141 Marketing 144 Square Business Plan Done 151 Action Item Review 152 Chapter 7: Your Success Is a Series of Small Wins 155 Why Visioning Is Important to Millionaires 156 How Millionaires Set and Attain Their Goals 161 Creating Your Action Plan 172 Achieving Goals 178 Action Item Review 179 Chapter 8: Continuous Forward Motion 181 Millionaires in Forward Motion 182 Focus, Patience, and Routine 183 The Power of Patience 189 The Power of Your Millionaire Routine 193 Taking Care of Business 197 Millionaire Routines 198 Continuous Forward Motion 202 Action Item Review 202 Chapter 9: Stories of Millionaires before They Were Millionaires 205 Brad Deal 206 Briana Borten 208 Kane Minkus 212 Lewis Howes 214 Marissa Levin 216 Ryan Eldridge 218 Sue Ismiel 220 Chapter 10: What You Can Do Now to Start Your Millionaire Journey 225 Figure Out How to Save Money 225 Find a Problem to Solve 226 Differentiate Yourself from Your Competition 228 Create a Mastermind Group 228 Find a mentor 230 Keep Learning 230 Focus! 231 Create, Write, and Be Accountable to Your Goals 233 It s All about Sales 234 Execute! Take Action! Just Do It! 236 Closing Thoughts 238 About the Author 241 About the Companion Website 243 Index 245