Getting Ready to Get Ready

There are some unique entrepreneurial thought processes I am going to attempt to relate to you as we transition into Part Three of the Prosperity Equation. These are my concepts of how those entrepreneurial realities apply to our businesses. As a business owner, you have definitely stepped over the line into another dimension of perception. Maybe this really is the Twilight Zone. regardless, you must be prepared to change the way you look at everything when you are in business for yourself. We have passed beyond the philosophies and we are into the actualities of what you must do to get there. The combination to the vault is in the words ahead.

Seek Models and Mentors

Every book I read, every tape I listened to, said the same thing: If you really want to be successful at anything, seek out the very best people in that field and model yourself after them. To become a super salesman, I had to find super salespeople and study their habits. To become a profitable businessman, I had to study the habits of successful business people who already had solid documented track records for making money.

The concept of leveraging other people's experience entails asking someone to help you who has been there and done that already. A mentor is someone with a proven track record who is willing to coach and advise you.

The Prosperity Equation

Table of Contents:


James A. Ziegler narrates Chapter 1


The four inseparable ingredients that complete
The Prosperity Equation:

  1. Attitude: It will make or break you
  2. Desire: That feeling in your very being that tells you that there is something more out there
  3. Work Ethic: The will to put in the required amount of time to reach your goals
  4. Competency: You need to know what you know and be the expert

These four "Pillars" depend on each other...