BOOK REVIEW | Poverty Proof


50 ways to train your brain for wealth

by Douglas Kruger

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? If you want to know how to become rich relatively quickly and avoid spending years working back-breakingly hard without ever breaking even, then read on.

The answers to escaping poverty and becoming wealthy are actually well known and based on a number of powerful principles that have been tested by time and replicated in different countries, by families and individuals who have become astonishingly rich.

50 ways to train your brain for wealth

So, what are these ideas 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.

“Here is our first cornerstone of truth, which I would like you to take to heart: poverty is not something that has been done to you. Wealth is not something that must be given to you. Poverty is a lack of the right knowledge and behaviours. And wealth is nothing more than acquiring and applying the right knowledge and behaviours. It’s all about your thinking and your behaviours, and that means your future is in your hands.”

– Douglas Kruger

About the author

Douglas Kruger is a business strategist, author and international speaker. He has been inducted into the Professional Speaker Association’s ‘Hall of Fame’ and is a member of Toastmasters International and Mensa.

This is his seventh book with Penguin, and his second on the topic of personal wealth.

  • PUBLISHER | Penguin Random House SA |
  • ISBN | 978 1 77609 451 6 |
  • Recommended Retail Price | R120.00 |
  • Classification | Personal Finance |




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