12 Commandments of Success

richest-man-in-townHere are W. Randall Jones’s 12 Commandments of Wealth. They are really some basic rules for success. They are worth teaching to your children and following yourself.

1. Never seek money for money’s sake.

2. Find your perfect pitch. Discover your talent.

3. Be your own boss.

4. Get addicted to ambition.

5. Be early. Show up on time.

6. Don’t just set goals. Execute them.

7. Failure is not fatal.

8. Location doesn’t matter.

9. Moor yourself to morals.

10. Say yes to sales.

11. Borrow from the best.

12. Never retire.

Excerpted from The Richest Man in Town by W. Randall Jones

Success for Your Children: Practical Wisdom for Raising Great Kids in Challenging Times by Robert G. Medley is about being the best that you can be. Overall, it is based on one simple premise: Copy the successful.

Success gurus have found that successful people tend to do the same things. Their family backgrounds, values, and beliefs are pretty much the same. These similarities are referred to as the commonalities of success. It is these commonalities that parents need to teach to their children.

This wisdom will work on almost anything in life.