Summary of The 21 Success Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires

How to Achieve Financial Independence Faster and Easier Than You Ever Thought Possible

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The 21 Success Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires book summary
Fact — The average millionaires in the U.S. has faced bankruptcy or near bankruptcy an average of 3.2 times. Moral— They’re not afraid to fail.


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Brian Tracy presents his latest list of success principles in short, clear chapters and follows each one with a few action steps. While admitting that Tracy overstates and oversimplifies (Who can argue that honesty, hard work and good health might be valuable?) getAbstract heartily recommends this book to any professional who thinks that his or her career development could use some focus and energy.

In this summary, you will learn

  • The qualities shared by people who have managed to become millionaires from meager beginnings, and
  • How to attain, develop and harness these qualities in your own professional life.


The Qualities of Success
The principles in this book are based on 15 years of teaching and research about the habits and practices of self-made millionaires. Research demonstrates that many self-made millionaires succeeded by doing certain things in a certain way again and again. The most...
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About the Author

Brian Tracy speaks to more than 250,000 people a year, addressing clients that include IBM, Arthur Andersen, McDonnell Douglas and the Million Dollar Round Table. Before founding Brian Tracy International, he worked in sales and marketing, investments, real estate development, distribution and management consulting. He wrote several bestsellers, including The Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success and Maximum Achievement.

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