10 Differences of Rich People from Poor People


Knowing the well-kept secrets of millionaires is the key to unlock the door of success. In most cases, wealthy people will tell you that there is no exact formula to become well off in life. The secret lies in the attitude that facilitates the flow of wealth. The approach is about the psychological aspect of the rich people. 

Many people think that life is very unfair. Here you are working hard and yet your income is not even enough to buy you an ice cream. On the other side of the coin, you know someone who does not even shed a drop of sweat and yet lies in luxury. If you think that life has been so rude on you and you were only born to suffer your destiny, then you are thinking as a poor man would think. But if you think that you are the master of your destiny and you are in total control of your life, then you have a rich man‟s mentality.

In our present society, the gap between the rich and the poor is growing wider everyday. The rich becomes richer while the poor becomes poorer. To help us understand the satirical situation, we need to go into the mentality of the rich and blessed people and compare it with the way of thinking of the poor and underprivileged people. Here are the distinct differences in the money mentality of the rich versus the poor people. While reading the differences, try to assess your own mindset and see where yours mostly belong.

But remember that by defining „rich‟ and „poor‟ I am not referring to an individual‟s current bank account size, net worth, assets, and so on. But rather, I am referring to the state of mind. A human mind is so powerful it can create assets, or even liabilities. If you have a mind conditioned to be poor, no matter what wealth you have today you can lose it all sooner or later. On the other hand, if you have the mind of a rich person‟s, you can create your wealth from scratch or get it all back faster than it took you the first time, even if you lose it all today.


Following is 10 Distinct Differences of Rich People from Poor People

  1. Rich People Believe that They Create their Own Destiny while Poor People Believe that they are Predestined
  2. Rich people focus on opportunities while poor people focus on problems
  3. Rich people have big dreams while poor people dream small.
  4. Rich people commit to their dreams while poor people sleep dreaming their dreams
  5. Rich people play to win while poor people play only not to lose money
  6. Rich people network with the rich and successful people while the poor people network with poor people.
  7. Rich people are good learners while poor people think they know everything.
  8. Rich People are Leaders while Poor People are Followers
  9. Rich people focus on saving while poor people concentrate on spending
  10. Rich people have their money work hard for them while poor people work hard for their money.

You cannot blame anyone born in a poor family. Maybe you can call that destiny. But to die still as poor as the rats, you blame only yourself. At an average, a man lives for 70 years. The approximately 25,550 days of your life is enough to make you rich. If you waste your days, destiny should not be the reason why you remained poor for the rest of your life.

The secret of millionaires is easy. They take each day as a new beginning to face the challenges that will help them achieve their big dreams. Complaining is a total waste of time. Instead of comparing yourself with others, they work on their own lives. They take initiative rather than mere following. They are confident of their knowledge and skills and do not fear to take the risk.

Despite the destitute situation around us, money is in abundance. You can see money everywhere. It is just at the wrong place at the wrong time. To take advantage of the prosperity, be at the right place at the right time. Act. Find the opportunities to become rich.

Where can you classify yourself? Do you possess the mentality to become rich or negativities dominate your mind? Getting rich is very simple. All you need is the right attitude, mentality and action. With these characteristics, embarking the long and winding road to wealth is only a step away. Adapt the mentality of the rich and be rich; and otherwise, stay poor with the habits and mindset of the poor.

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