Wealth Exposed (MJ DeMarco) — bullet points

  • “Look man, this isn’t rocket science. Build something. Anything. I don’t care what it is. Your system could be a book, a piece of software, a board game, an invention, a scalable service, even grandpa’s secret recipe for barbecue sauce; it doesn’t really matter as long as people find it valuable and you can replicate it by the thousands. And then sell the shit out of it. And if it doesn’t work, try again. And again. The expected value of one success is being set for life.”
  • “When one opportunity passes, another is always waiting. Change is universal. And millionaires are created when we change with change.”
  • “You need to refocus. You’ve sold your dream for a paycheck and weekend. And that’s OK, most people are fine having Saturday and Sunday as the payment for Monday through Friday. Our society is built on dead dreams. You can build the cog or be the cog.”
  • “You don’t have to quit your job. I’m just saying resurrect your dream. Pursue it like it mattered, like it mattered more than a damn car or a baseball game.”
  • “What kind of math is working in your life? Is this math conducive to creating wealth, or apt to keep you mired in mediocrity?”