Monday, 5 November 2018

Book extract on reaching true financial potential

Dear Reader,

This week in India we celebrate the festival of lights and prosperity – Deepawali.

Ajay, a school classmate, shared a book: Secrets of the Millionaire mind by T. Harv Eker, quite appropriate to the season!

This book provides a missing link between ‘desire’ and ‘current achievement’ of financial success. It is worth reading if you see a gap in this area of your life.

The author has gone from “struggling to make both ends meet” to “being a multi-millionaire”. He has helped thousands of people transform their financial blue print and bring prosperity in their lives. 

He summarizes: if your subconscious “financial blueprint” is not “set” for success, nothing you learn, nothing you know, and nothing you do will make much of a difference.

There were many points that resonated with me and answered some questions I had about my own financial success. Here are some:

There are at least 4 realms in our life – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual worlds. They physical realm is merely a ‘print out’ of the other three.

Say, you create a document on the computer and print it out. You discover a typo in the print out. You use an eraser and correct the typo. Next time you print the document, you get the typo again. You attend a workshop on ‘effective erasing’. With all the acquired tools and knowledge, you erase the typo. Next time you print the document – same typo!! The real typo has to be corrected in the word document.

What’s going on here is that the real problem cannot be changed in the “print out”, the physical world; it can only be changed in the “program”, the mental, emotional and spiritual worlds.

… Imagine you are walking along the street with a five-year old. You come across an ice cream store and go inside. You get the child a single scoop of ice cream on a cone because they don’t have any cups. As the two of you walk outside, you notice the cone wobbling in the child’s tiny hands and, all of a sudden, plop. The ice cream falls out of the cone onto the pavement. 

The child begins to cry. So back you go into the store and just as you’re about to order for the second time, the child notices a colourful sign with a picture of the “triple scooper” cone. The child points to the picture and excitedly screams – “I want that one!”

Now here is the question. Being the kind, loving, and generous person that you are, would you go ahead and get this child the triple scooper? Your initial response might be “sure”. However, when considering the question a little more deeply, most of our seminar participants respond; “No.” Because why would you want to set the child up to fail? The child couldn’t even handle a single scoop, how could the child possible handle a triple scoop?

The same holds true when it comes to the universe and you. We live in a kind and loving universe, and the rule is “Until you show you can handle what you’ve got, you won’t get any more!”

This book also points out ways to trace, understand and transform your financial blueprint. My wife has been advising me to transform my relationship with money to reach my true financial potential. So far, I have been struggling to find a way that works for me. This book gave me some definite answers.

May this book help you reach your true financial potential.

Warm regards


P.S.  I have been so inspired by the book that I have signed up for their workshop in Mumbai on 26-28 April 2019. (