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Poverty Proof

50 Ways to Train your Brain for Wealth
Narrated by: Douglas Kruger
Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
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Summary

Why is it that some people work hard, yet remain poor? How is it that others seem to rise out of poverty and become affluent in a short span of time? The answers are in this little book, which everyone should listen to at some point in their life. If they did, they would know how to become rich relatively quickly. If not, they might spend years working back-breakingly hard, without ever breaking even. That’s how powerful the principles contained in this book are.

The answers to escaping poverty and becoming wealthy are actually well known; they have been tested by time and replicated in different countries, by families and by individuals who have become astonishingly rich. And when you simply follow the principles, they work.

So what are these principles that genuinely lift people out of poverty and ensure their personal wealth? Here are 50. They all work. They will make you richer. They remove the emotion, the politics and the clutter from our thoughts about wealth, and they go straight to the heart of one simple issue: what it genuinely takes to become rich. Prepare to train your brain for wealth. Prepare to become "poverty proof" for life.

©2019 Penguin Random House SA (P)2019 Douglas Kruger

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Good ideas but focusing on cheap habits more

The book is direct to the point. The best part is the fish and the list; emotionless actions.

I found lot of irrelevant points but also many relevant ones.

Its good overall as it is not a long book.

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Sound advice for wealth generation

Douglas has provided some succinct and sound advice for wealth generation here. Although he often referrers to finance management using South African examples, his strategies transfer over to all peoples regardless of locale. I'd recommend this audiobook for all concerned with general finance management. It's a worthwhile listen to keep on repeat for the reprogramming of paradigms along with a general improving of ones personal growth.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 22-09-19

A collection of greatness

I loved this book. The performance was absolutely great. I aways love it when the author is the narrator. Especially if he's good at it.
The book is a collection of ideas or steps that you can follow to make the best out of your financial situation. Although I would love more elaboration on investments, but it brings a little bit of everything and reminds you of it. Out of the 50 ideas I think there were 20 that were new to me. 5 of which gave me the the "wow that's genius" but the rest are things that we all know BUT we always need to be reminded of. I think its brilliant. Thank you for such a great yet short read.

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  • Pastor J Savoie
  • 20-11-19

Awesome

this was an awesome book it will not be a waste of your time. if you really care about your future you will listen to this book

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  • Vanessa
  • 29-07-19

Excellent book!

Such a super listen - I highly recommend it to everyone. You need this book

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  • Emmanuel
  • 21-01-20

Wealth explained in simple terms

Audiobook is well narrated. Explains wealth in very simple terms - wish I had it earlier in life🤔

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  • Faith Honde
  • 04-01-20

Brilliant and practical

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and learned a lot. Took notes and already putting some of the lessons into practice. I highly recommend this book.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 18-10-19

very impressive and teaching lessons i love it

i never thought reading could be a life changing for a human being i am looking forward to work my mindset to the positive direction through this book

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  • I believe this is a simple and effective plan for a long haul.
  • 24-09-19

Great book full of wisdom!

I listened to this book carefully twice and Douglas has broken down the key factors or principals that insures success. I highly recommend it for anyone who is interested to become wealthy.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 14-09-19

I love it!

Short. Straight to the point. Many things I can implement right a away. Some information at last 5-10 chappters are quite advance for me now. Thank you so much for passing down all this information.

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  • Felix Trujillo Jr
  • 12-09-19

comprehension

you don't know what you don't know. always push yourself to learn about money and finances.

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  • Influencer
  • 09-09-19

Excellent!

Just what I was needing to learn. Thank you for doing the research and creating this book.