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To Earn, Learn to Serve
Imagine this. A game of Monopoly where every player's only goal is to serve the others.
Chaotic? Perhaps. But there's wisdom in this seemingly absurd idea.
Wealth isn't just about money.
In fact, it's hardly about your money at all.
Wealth is someone else's money, working for you.
Consider Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha. How did he amass his fortune? Did he store every penny he earned under a mattress?
No. He used other people's money. He bought stocks, bonds, whole companies. His wealth is money entrusted to him by others, working for him around the clock.
But here's the secret ingredient.
He didn't just take their money. He served them. Provided value. Gave them something they desired.
In the realm of business, we often forget this. We chase profits, and forget people.
The truth is, to earn, you need to learn to serve.
Think of Mary Kay Ash, the cosmetics pioneer. Her company isn't remembered for the revenue it generated, but for its focus on empowering women.
She served. She uplifted. And in return, she earned.
That's the true nature of wealth.
A quote from Zig Ziglar fits perfectly here, "You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want."
Defying conventional thought, your wealth isn't just a reflection of your work. It's the manifestation of how well you serve others.
Reflect on this the next time you plan your wealth strategy. Digest it when you design your business model.
In your quest for wealth, are you just accumulating or are you contributing?
Your answer will not only define your wealth but also your role in society.
Your wealth isn't just your money stacked high.
Your true wealth is the value you create, the lives you touch, and the people you serve along the way.