Investment Psychology

Successful property investment and wealth building begins with the right mindset. This page is an exploration of what each and every successful investor has in common and how you can follow in their footsteps. It’s not just a matter of acquiring property and making money, but rather a more holistic approach to how you can be successful in life.

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Action vs Self delusion | Jim Rohn
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Knowledge fueled by emotion equals action.   Action is the ingredient that ensures results. Only action can cause reaction. Further, only positive action can cause positive reaction Action. The whole world loves to watch those who make things happen, and it rewards them for causing waves of productive enterprise. I stress this because today I see many people who are really…

Attitude is Everything | Jim Rohn
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The process of human change begins within us. We all have tremendous potential. We all desire good results from our efforts. Most of us are willing to work hard and to pay the price that success and happiness demand. Each of us has the ability to put our unique human potential into action and to acquire a desired result….

Creating Opportunity | Jim Rohn
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An enterprising person is one who comes across a pile of scrap metal and sees the making of a wonderful sculpture. An enterprising person is one who drives through an old decrepit part of town and sees a new housing development. An enterprising person is one who sees opportunity in all areas of life. To…

The best place to invest is
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Let me start today’s blog by asking you a question. What separates successful investors from unsuccessful ones?  Maybe you answered with ‘years of experience’, or you may have gone with ‘receiving good advice’. Maybe you even said it comes down to luck. But I am a firm believer that to be a successful investor you…

Ready to Tell Your Boss To Shove It?
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When I first walked out of my last actual job in the mid-90s, I have to tell you I was more than a bit scared. After I shook off the shackles, I realised that there would be no more nice fat deposits into my bank account from my employer. It gave me a jittery, butterflies…

Money - is it a positive or a negative?
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How does money influence you? When does money go from being a positive, to a negative force in our lives? When it becomes an obsession, and it’s one of the last things you think about before going to sleep, and the first thing you think of when you wake up. If you judge the integrity…

Predict Your Reactions
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How are you likely to react if you suddenly made a huge windfall profit? Or, (perish the thought), a larger than expected loss? From a neurological perspective, we have some neurons in our brain called Mirror Neurons. When we look at a sport or listen to someone else’s experiences, these nifty little neurons fire off…

Calmly Freaking Out
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I have very little time for pseudo-scientific notions such as the Efficient Market Hypothesis. This one, in particular, is rubbish since it is grounded in a massively flawed assumption – that people are rational. Anyone who believes that Homo Investorus is rational clearly has a brain injury that requires some form of treatment such as…