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The Lazy Man’s Way To Riches

From the desk of Roy Furr, Wednesday, 5:20 am

Joe Karbo's Lazy Man's Way To RichesYou’re not going to like me for this.

Sure, Joe Karbo made a mint off his book sold through direct response, “The Lazy Man’s Way To Riches.”

Of course, he was selling a dream. Not reality.

When you look at reality, overnight successes come after years of nose-to-the-grindstone work. Lazy people just sit on the couch every night and about all they do is throw their own pity-party, wondering why they’re not getting ahead.

And even if you’re chasing the latest opportunity… You’re still lazy. That’s still lazy behavior. You’re wanting someone else to do the work for you.

To truly get ahead you have to blaze your own trail. You don’t play the game, you create it. And you make it happen — no matter how much sweat and pain and tears and joy and happiness and passion and drive and determination it takes.

There’s no resting on your laurels until you have them my friend. And even then, that’s a good way to lose them.

Do you want to get ahead?

Try this on for size (courtesy of the late, great Gary Halbert):

The best way to get started is to get started.

Movement always produces more results than meditation.

Attack life. Wait for nothing.

He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.

The future starts today (right now)… not tomorrow.

There’s no choice if you’re serious about success. You have to hustle. You have to move. You have to make things happen.

And then, it’s funny how the results often begin to add up to be more than the sum of your effort.

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1 Comment to “The Lazy Man’s Way To Riches”

  1. Phil Ammendolia Says:July 7th, 2012 at 5:58 am

    Hi Roy,

    Thanks for a good post. I’ve always believed that the best and fastest way to success is to start.

    “The Lazy Man’s Way to Riches,” was and is an amazingly good title, but Joe Karbo is really upfront that this is not a book about “positive thinking,” it’s a book about “positive action.” The premise is that if you are doing work you love, that is offering a good value and service, it’s more like having fun.

    Additionally, the “lazy” portion deals with putting your mind to work so you can work smarter, not harder. Joe’s techniques work like a charm in that arena.

    Thanks again for the post.