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Who doesn’t like the cars and property and perks? But earning money is more about self-discovery for me

"The Knack for Getting Money" was a very popular post yesterday. In it, we looked at the success of two people with a real knack for making money - Judd Weiss and 50 Cent. I invited both of them to comment, and Judd kindly wrote this up. Here's Judd:

The Knack for Getting Money is a broad matter that cannot be fully understood from a sound bite, but I can say a few things.

I don’t know what a hangup for making money is. I try to offer something people will willingly pay for, and then they pay for it. What’s to be hungup about?

After years of pushing people (and my employees) to get out there and do more and become greater; perhaps the most significant trait that I’ve noticed, more than intelligence and skills, is that they’re genuinely excited.

It’s helpful to look at abnormal achievers in other fields. Sports always serves as a quick visual example. Why did that basketball player bother to get so good playing a game? Why did a body builder put so much muscle on his body? Why do some men consciously work to sleep with a ridiculous number of women? Why do some guys knock it out of the park with their income?


On Lawrence He

I’ve choked many times.  But compared to others, I’m really not that much of a choker.  Honestly, we make a big deal out of choking, and the reality is that almost everyone cracks under-pressure.  Clutch is what’s rare, that’s what makes 4th quarter Tim Tebow so exciting. 

I want to be clutch.  So I read this book.

Basically, the book outlines five traits of clutch.

These 5 traits are what makes people clutch -and they make sense, but there has to be something more, what about Tim Tebow?

Part me wants to believe that God is doing this out of amusement, to use Tebow to promote himself.  But I think I can make a better guess.

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