#22: Robert Kiyosaki
Robert Kiyosaki is the legendary author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad, the #1 personal finance book of all time.
Robert founded Rich Global LLC and the Rich Dad Company to teach people the principles of cash flow, real estate, investing, and business building.
In this episode, Robert talks about financial education and empowerment, challenging conventional wisdom, fighting for free speech, and taking charge of your health and wellness.
He also speaks about:
-How the question of "What does God want done?" led him to abandon a career in music and ultimately write Rich Dad, Poor Dad
-The sorry state of financial education in schools and his concern about the influence of Marxism in American education
-Why people who did well in school often struggle in the real world
-His concern about the Federal Reserve System and how that's changed his investing strategy
-The importance of fighting back when your freedom is threatened
-How capitalism and environmentalism are not mutually exclusive
-Why a college degree is not necessary for success in business
-How men are becoming weaker and less successful while women are becoming stronger
-The importance of owning gold, guns, and gas (specifically oil)
-Preparing for the possibility of a financial crash and societal breakdown
-The one business skill you should develop to succeed in any environment, regardless of who is President
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Robert’s charitable cause:
Greenpeace, a global network that uses direct action, lobbying, research and protests to raise awareness of environmental issues.
Books mentioned in this episode:
Tax-Free Wealth by Tom Wheelwright
Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
The Creature from Jekyll Island by G. Edward Griffon
Critical Path by R. Buckminster Fuller
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