Here are 4 Tips For You To Love Money
- Money is the beginning and but never the end of it all: those entrepreneurs began earning money to live. The drive to earn money is more of accomplishing and overcoming challenges faced. To see more money earned is a gauge of how far they have breached the unknown. Present day names like Facebook, Instagram, Google, Yahoo, and Twitter were never heard years ago. Recently we learned Multiply an Indonesian based company finally gave notice of its closure on the 6th of May. Yet now they are included in the lingo of every person. The impossible became I AM POSSIBLE. Those geniuses had to tighten their belts during the development of their dreams. I remember the classic movie “Pirates of the Silicon Valley” which is about Bill Gates in his early years. People may be laughing but who is laughing all the way to the bank?
- Earning Money keeps a person alive and active: Money acts as a fuel to keep a person constantly on the go. To earn the amount is a measure of the great efforts placed in creating and attaining a project. I have been a witness to retirees who with their so-called “last money” drawn from their retirement have not changed their working life. The only difference now is with the pressure to survive and turn around earnings, they added a new dimension, which is enjoyment. Look at Warren Buffet who even at his age keeps on buying companies. Definitely he is stronger than any man of his age.
- Money creates more Opportunities: Successful Entrepreneurs create more opportunities as flow of money comes in. Their act is often called Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). It is never founded on greed but more of giving back to the community their fair share of helping those less fortunate. Injap Sia of Mang Inasal donated a Php 30 million building to the City of Iloilo as the 1st Public College. Come to think of it why bother when he has already Php 3 B in his coffers? We all have dreams and as they say to dream is free. Yet to make that dream come true can only be a reality if we have in mind not just for ourselves but also for the great good of all. It is different though to create opportunities and promises while campaigning for public office.
- Money comes to those with Positive Attitude: An entrepreneur who develops a proper mindset and positive outlook certainly can attract more ways in earning money. In my professional field, I have seen many people who began with the Php 10,000. Baliwag Lechon Manok started with that amount decade ago. Prior to this business, there many challenges on their other business which was rental of Video Tapes. Now they have joined the global ranks of Filipinos who established branches overseas. The Salcedo family knew and positive of the niche they are starting
Bottom line is with all the money in the world, can you ever bring inside your grave?
(Armando Bartolome is a business mentor to numerous micro entrepreneurs who are now big names in the industry. This article was previously published on the author’s website. For questions and more information, you may contact Armando "Butz" Bartolome by email:firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @philfranguru. His website is www.gmb.com.ph)