Shirley Gekler Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Personal Experiences or Observations
The Fourth Step toward Riches
There are two kinds of knowledge. One is general, the other is specialized.
General knowledge, no matter how great in quantity or variety it may be, is
of but little use in the accumulation of money.
KNOWLEDGE will not attact money unless it is organized, and intelligently
directed, through practical PLANS OF ACTION, to the DEFINITE END of
accumulation of money.
An educated man is not, necessarily, one who has an abundance of general
or specialized knowledge. An educated man is one who has so developed
the faculties of his mind that he may acquire anlything he wants, or its
equivalent, without violating the rights of others. Henry Ford comes well within
the meaning of this definition.
Before you can be sure of your abilitly to transmute DESIRE, into its
monetary equivalent, you will require SPEIALIZED KNOWLEDGE of the service
merchandise, or profession which you intend to offer in return for fortune. Perhaps
you may need much more specialized knowledge than you have the ability or
the inclination to acquire, and if this should be true, you may bridge your weakness
through the aid of your "Master Mind" group.
Andrew Carnegie stated that he, personally, knew nothing about the technical end
of the steel business. The specialized knowedge which he required for the manufacture
and marketing of steel, he found available through the individual units of his MASTER
The accumulation of great fortunes calls for POWER, and power is acquired
through highly organized and intelligently directed specialized knowledge, but that
knowledge does not, necessarily, have to be in the possession of the man who
accumulates the fortune.
Successful men, in all callings, never stop acquiring specialized knowledge
related to their major purpose, business, or profession.
SPECIALISTS MOST SOUGHT -- One of the largest industrial companies, the
leader in its field, in writing to Mr. Moore concerning prospective seniors at the
college, said: "We are interested primarily in finding men who can make
exceptional progress in management work. For this reason, we emphasize
qualities of character, intelligence, and personality far more than specific
Both success and failure are largely the results of HABIT!
By applying the Master Mind principle, a few people with suitable talent
could form an alliance, and have a paying business very quickly. One would need
to be a fair writer, with a flair for advertising and selling, and in today's world
internet and computer skills. With the aid of the IMAGINATION and an IDEA
there are no limits with what you can accompolish
Thanks to Michael and Linda Dlouhy for providing this platform for us to learn
and grow into the people that we are meant to become.
Love to all