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The Middle-Class Millionaire: The Rise of the New Rich and How They are Changing America by Russ Allan Prince ~ In this groundbreaking book, Prince and Schiff examine the far-reaching impact of the middle class millionaires–people who enjoy a net worth ranging from one to ten million dollars, who have earned rather than inherited their wealth.


Break from the Pack: How to Compete in a Copycat Economy by Oren Harari ~ Break From the Pack” offers a broad array of valuable and exciting insights on how to succeed in today’s competitive environment. Unlike so many books that are long on generalities and short on specifics, Harari’s book offers tangible examples of ‘how to’ and ‘how not to’ succeed in key strategic issues. I recommend this book to any business leader.” -Garry Betty, President and CEO, Earthlink

The Last Chance Millionaire: It’s Not Too Late to Become Wealthy by Douglas R. Andrew ~ For the millions of baby boomers facing retirement, here is a brilliant–and refreshingly contrarian–guide to accumulating wealth and security regardless of age, income, or current assets. 

Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets To Success, One Relationship At A Time by Keith Ferrazzi  ~ In “Never Eat Alone, Ferrazzi lays out the specific steps–and inner mindset–he uses to reach out to connect with the thousands of colleagues, friends, and associates on his Rolodex, people he has helped and who have helped him.  The son of a small-town steelworker and a cleaning lady, Ferrazzi first used his remarkable ability to connect with others to pave the way to a scholarship at Yale, a Harvard MBA, and several top executive posts.

Changing Course: The 5-Step Guide to Getting the Life You Want by Melinda Blanchard Sometimes, stepping off the expected path is the right thing to do, even if it feels emotionally and financially scary. That’s how Bob and Melinda Blanchard got to live the life they love–and why they, and others who knew it was time for a change, are here to reveal how they found their happiness. In this invaluable, life-altering manual, real people tell their stories: how they transformed their lives to get more time with the people they love, more opportunities to do the things that really matter, and, more from their jobs than just a paycheck. In addition to the enticing accounts of success and renewed joy, the Blanchards provide practical advice so everyone can make their move.

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Mommy Millionaire: How I Turned My Kitchen Table Idea into a Million Dollars and How you Can, Too! By Kim Lavine ~ Kim Lavine tells all, starting with how she sewed up pretty pillows filled with corn she called Wuvits to give to her boys’ teachers as Christmas presents; these spa therapy pillows could be heated in a microwave for therapeutic moist heat or frozen for icy relief. This practical, step-by-step guide follows Kim as she develops her Wuvits into a multi-million-dollar empire. 

*Kim Lavine will be one of our Guest experts during the Grow a Million Dollar Business Summit September 18-20. For more information about her program, read our Lineup of Speakers & Program Descriptions.


The 21 Success Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires: How to Achieve Financial Independence Faster and Easier Than You Ever Thought Possible By Brian Tracy ~ A leading authority on the development of human potential and the author of “The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success” outlines the path to achieving personal wealth and satisfaction. The 21 chapters present motivational ideas or principles that are followed by provocative questions and action exercises.


How They Achieved: Stories of Personal Achievement and Business Success By Lucinda Watson ~ The granddaughter of IBM founder Thomas J. Watson interviews 20 CEOs, entrepreneurs, and social and cultural visionaries about how they discovered their life’s passions, pursued their goals, and overcame adversity to become leaders in their fields. Interviewees include Susie Tompkins Buell of Esprit Clothing, Sybase CEO John Chen, chef Alice Waters of Chez Panisse and more.


Rich Woman – Because I Hate Being Told What To Do!  By Kim Kiyosaki ~ Why do so many women accept the myth that men are better at investing? Rich Woman — which was self-published by The Rich Dad Company — addresses this self-sabotaging habit head on and teaches women the essentials about finance. Key sections include: The First Four Keys to Being a Successful Investor — Arm yourself with some financial education, start small, put a little money down, and stay close to home. How to Get Smarter Quickly — Financial jargon can be intimidating. 


Build It BIG: 101 Insider Secrets By Top Direct Selling Experts By the Direct Selling Women’s Alliance ~ Industry leaders deliver straightforward advice, cutting-edge insights, and best practices to help direct sellers and distributors become sales superstars. Stories from top salespeople, profiles of leading distributors, and the latest how-to’s on networking, party planning, and person-to-person selling make this a key addition to the direct seller’s reference shelf.

Want to learn how to Grow YOUR Small Business into a Million Dollar Empire? Be sure and REGISTER early ~ Early registration is $77 (before September 7th).

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Welcome to another Wealth Wednesday. Here are 5 more books to add to your “Grow a Million Dollar Business Library”

   Millionaire Maker’s Guide to Creating a Cash Machine for Life by Loral Langemeier The Cash Machine taps into the incredible power of entrepreneurship, showing you how to generate lifelong wealth by starting your own business ventures. Entrepreneurship is the single biggest source of wealth in the United States, and by establishing a business, you can increase and keep more of the money you make. Langemeier shows how you can take the skills, knowledge, and passions you already have to create a business that will generate cash that then can be used to generate real wealth.
  Quantum Success : The Astounding Science of Wealth and Happiness by Sandra Anne Taylor What would you do if you could really achieve all that you desire? This revealing look at the science of success will show you how to do just that! This formula for abundant living is actually based in the principles of quantum physics, and you can actually tap in to these powerful forces to make your dreams come true. 
  God Wants You to Be Rich : How and Why Everyone Can Enjoy Material and Spiritual Wealth in Our Abundant World by Paul Zane Pilzer A theology of economics, this book explores why God wants each of us to be rich in every way — physically, emotionally, and financially — and shows the way to prosperity, well-being, and peace of mind. 
  Multiple Streams of Income : How to Generate a Lifetime of Unlimited Wealth by Robert G. Allen  When you create multiple streams of income, you are forming a powerful tide of prosperity that can provide a lifetime of fortune and freedom. You won’t only be helping yourself—friends and family will also prosper from your good fortune. Robert Allen’s techniques have made thousands of people into millionaires. Imagine what his amazing wealth-building formulas can do for you.
  Why You’re DUMB, SICK, and BROKE … and How to Get SMART, HEALTHY, and RICH! by Randy Gage This groundbreaking self-help book reveals the secrets of manifesting health, happiness, and prosperity in your life—but not in a way you’ve experienced before. Blunt, outspoken, and brutally honest, Randy Gage shoots down the forces that hold you back and keep you dumb, sick, and broke, and shows you how to take action to get smart, healthy, and rich. 

To learn more about Building Wealth for Your Business, be sure to sign up for the “Grow a Million Dollar Business” Summit taking place September 18-20, 2008.

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Here are some CLASSICS on the topic of Wealth and Prosperity.  Ones with * are our favorite pics for this issue of Wealth Wednesday


* The One Minute Millionaire: The Enlightened Way to Wealth by Mark Victor Hansen The One Minute Millionaire is a revolutionary approach to building wealth and a powerful program for self-discovery as well. Here are two books in one, fiction and nonfiction, designed to address two kinds of learning so that you can fully integrate these life-changing lessons.

Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller – Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century by Napoleon Hill The bestselling success book of all time is updated and revised with contemporary ideas and examples.  

Secrets Of The Millionaire Mind: Mastering The Inner Game Of Wealth : Think Rich to Get Rich! By T. Harv Eker In his groundbreaking Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, T. Harv Eker states: “Give me five minutes, and I can predict your financial future for the rest of your life!” Eker does this by identifying your “money and success blueprint.” We all have a personal money blueprint ingrained in our subconscious minds, and it is this blueprint, more than anything, that will determine our financial lives.  

The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles  The 100-year-old book that inspired Rhonda Byrnes bestseller “The Secret” shows how economic and emotional security can be achieved in practical, imaginative, and noncompetitive ways by following a set of positive principles.

The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley In this phenomenal #1 bestseller, Stanley and Danko reveal surprising secrets about America’s millionaires–and provide a valuable blueprint for improving anyone’s financial health. “The implication of (this book) is that nearly anybody with a steady job can amass a tidy fortune”.–“Forbes”.

* Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not by Robert T. Kiyosaki Taking the message that the poor and middle class work for money, but the rich have money work for them to heart, personal-finance author and lecturer Kiyosaki and CPA Lechter lay out a financial literacy philosophy based on the principle that income-generating assets always provide healthier bottom-line results than even the best of traditional jobs.

To learn more about Building Wealth for Your Business, be sure to sign up for the “Grow a Million Dollar Business” Summit taking place September 18-20, 2008.

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Here are a list of Books our experts recommend you read to Grow YOUR Million Dollar Business.

The Millionaire Maker’s Guide to Wealth Cycle Investing: Build Your Assets into a Lifetime of Financial Freedom by Loral Langemeier ~ RIDE THE WEALTH CYCLE  with stronger investments, stable assets, and sure-and steady cash flowfor life.  Maybe you own your home, have a few stocks or CDs, or contribute to a 401(k) plan that you barely pay attention to. According to Loral Langemeier, the bestselling author of The Millionaire Maker, that’s more than you need to tap into the wealth-building power of direct asset allocation.

Laurel will be sharing her secrets in her session: Building Leading & Protecting Your Business. Be sure to register for “How to Grow a Million Dollar Business” so you don’t miss a thing!

Start It, Sell It and Make a Mint: 20 Wealth-Creating Secrets for Business Owners by Joe John Duran ~ Of the roughly one million businesses started every year, half of them fail because of insufficient financing, poor management, or because their owners lack basic entrepreneurial skills. Even those that succeed seldom have a clear exit plan for their business. Start It, Sell It & Make a Mint contains concrete strategies and twenty vital secrets that will enable you to grow, maintain, and eventually sell your business at the highest possible price when you are ready.

Cracking the Millionaire Code: Your Key to Enlightened Wealth by Robert Allen and Mark Victor Hansen ~ Why do some people struggle financially while others seem destined for more prosperous lives? What if you could enjoy a more abundant lifestyle without sacrificing anything you now hold dear — your values, your health, your spirituality, your freedom, your friends and family? Take it from two authors who know firsthand: You can.

Women + Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny by Suze Orman Suze ~ Orman investigates the complicated, dysfunctional relationship women have with money in this groundbreaking new book. With her signature mix of insight, compassion, and soul-deep recognition, she equips women with the financial knowledge and emotional awareness to overcome the blocks that have kept them from making more out of the money they make.

Trump University Wealth Building 101: Your First 90 Days in the Path to Prosperity by Donald J. Trump ~ Trump University books are practical, straightforward primers on the basics of doing business the Trump way-successfully. Each book is written by leading experts in the field and includes contributions from Trump himself. Perfect for anyone who wants to get ahead in business without the MBA, these streetwise books provide real-world business advice based on the one thing readers can’t get in any business school-experience.

The Maui Millionaires for Business: The Five Secrets to Get on the Millionaire Fast-Track by David M. Finkel ~ In this second book in the successful Maui Millionaire series, readers are given the five secrets to building a business that earns them consistent cash profits without the constant work. The personal wealth skills readers need to grow and sustain that wealth independent of their business are also included.  

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Wealth Wednesday – Here are a list of Financial & Wealth Building Magazines to Grow a Million Dollar Businss


Strategy Magazine ~ The source for the actionable business professional, delivers a concise, holistic synopsis on the real estate, management, finance, accounting, supply chain, technology, entrepreneurship and marketing fields to keep you ahead in your career.


The Economist ~ A global weekly magazine that keeps readers well and broadly informed. Each issue explores domestic and international issues, business, finance, current affairs, science, technology and the arts.


Franchise Times ~ Is the news and information source for franchising. Published ten times per year, you will receive clean and objective information about the latest franchises, and also read about franchise success stories.


Revenue ~ Works with the thought leaders in the business and technology field – industry gurus, successful affiliates, top journalists and others – to produce a magazine that stresses good business practices and strong ethical guidelines that will help affiliate marketing grow.


Money & Profits ~ Caters to small business entrepreneurs looking for ways to earn an income by starting a business of their own


Forbes ~ Practical financial advice and smart tips to manage your money. Includes two special Investment Guide issues, Mutual Fund Survey issue, and our Billionaire issue at no extra cost

Smart Money ~
Spending and investing from the Wall Street Journal


Home Business ~ The premier publication for the growing and dynamic home based business market. Covers editorial on sales & marketing, business startups, business operators, raising money, management, the Internet, network marketing, mail order and other subjects.


Money ~ Whether you’re looking to invest, cut taxes, save money, or retire worry-free, Money helps you reach your financial goals. Each issue of Money offers smart, no-nonsense tips and strategies to make the most of your money. Plus, you’ll receive tips on the hottest stocks and mutual funds.


Fortune ~ Speaks the language of the street: Wall Street, Silicon Valley, Madison Avenue, and everywhere in between, providing innovative business ideas and in-depth strategies and analysis. Fortune offers readers an unparalleled look at a wide range of business and economic news.


Entrepreneur ~ The small business authority helping to manage and grow your business.


Worth ~ Worth is a comprehensive personal wealth management magazine, with articles on wealth management and preservation, private equity investment, inheritance and wealth transference issues, philanthropy and personal passions.


Success ~ The ultimate tool for personal development. Each issue provides a multitude of tips, ideas and strategies from the leading personal development experts showing you how to achieve success in your life.


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