Ever wonder where the Rich learned their Rich Habits?
In Tom Corley’s 5 year Rich Habits research he uncovered one overriding fact: Parents are responsible for poverty, the wealth gap and income inequality.
Not Wall Street, not the economy, not the 1%, not government policies, not your life’s circumstances – Parents!
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Some data from Tom’s study
- Super Parents make their kids read every day for self-education. Thirty minutes or more of self-education reading was the minimum.
- Super Parents enroll their kids in mentoring groups such as: The Boys or Girls Club, Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts, Big Brother or Big Sister.
- Super Parents withhold 50% or more of any money their children receive and put this money into savings.
- Super Parents review their kids homework. They become their child’s Accountability Partner.
- Super Parents limit the consumption of T.V., use of Internet and video game playtime to one hour or less every day.
- Super Parents make their kids exercise aerobically for 30 minutes, four days a week.
- Super Parents punish their kids for losing their temper.
- Super Parents punish their kids for saying inappropriate things.
- Super Parents attend every Parent-Teacher conference.
- Super Parents instill in their children individual responsibility for their life circumstances. Excuses or blaming others for life’s circumstances were not allowed.
- Super Parents instill in their kids a positive mental outlook. They embrace the American Dream, positivity and embolden their kids with a sense that life has unlimited opportunity, irrespective of current circumstances. Consequently, their kids are positive, optimistic and enthusiastic about life.
- Super Parents teach their kids the importance of goal-setting, creating a vision for their life and pursing their dreams.
- Super Parents teach their kids that they create their own good luck in life.
- Super Parents continuously expose their kids to different activities in order to help them uncover hidden talents and passions.
- Super Parents are loving, caring mentors to their children. They provide a foundation for success that gives their kids a head start in life. Consequently, their kids enter the adult world with confidence and an optimistic mindset, both of which are critical to success
Also published on Medium.