Patience is a Superpower

John Cousins
March 3, 2023
2 Minutes

Wealth creation is very possible. The key is to take a practical and mindful approach to our personal finances. This course lays out a step-by-step process that has worked for me. Only in the last few years have I seen it. It’s like seeing the matrix. It’s simple, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. And it takes time. Time is the secret ingredient. That takes patience.

Patience is a superpower. It is advantageous to be patient. You can succeed in many disciplines if you are ready to do the sensible thing longer than others.

As Warren Buffett said,

“The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient.”

There is a powerful seductive urge to want to be rich now. We think that will solve all our problems. But, unfortunately, trying too hard to get rich quickly is how we end up making mistakes. It’s a low-percentage game.

Getting rich slowly and carefully is a high-percentage game. Start thinking it is your destiny to be wealthy. Then, start living in accordance with that idea.

It’s not about out spending your neighbors and friends and showing off. It’s about learning, expanding your horizons, and living healthily. It’s about shedding bad habits. It’s about becoming the best version of yourself. Be honest with yourself. Set high standards for your behavior. Start course correcting today.

Being wealthy is a mindset first. The money will follow.

Learn the simple rules and apply them. Play the long game. Get excited. Get motivated. Create your life and legacy.

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