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The 21 Success Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires: How to Achieve Financial Independence Faster and Easier Than You Ever Thought Possible

The 21 Success Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires: How to Achieve Financial Independence Faster and Easier Than You Ever Thought Possible

The 21 Success Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires: How to Achieve Financial Independence Faster and Easier Than You Ever Thought Possible

4.5/5 (45 ratings)
86 pages
1 hour
Oct 13, 2000


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Brian Tracy is no stranger to self-improvement. In this latest tome, The 21 Success Secrets of Self Made Millionaires: How to Achieve Financial Independence Faster and Easier Than You Ever Thought Possible, he draws upon a lifetime of experience and 25 years of research and teaching that shows how anyone can become a millionaire. Tracy himself used these concepts to become a self-made millionaire. Whittling his research down to 21 successful secrets, he's ready to share.

Tracy not only identifies each secret to success but shows its source, how it operates in the world, and how to work it into your daily life. An accessible read with hands-on instructions for applying the tips to your own personal life, this book will allow all who read it to cultivate good financial habits and succeed.

Oct 13, 2000

About the author

BRIAN TRACY is the Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International, a company specializing in the training and development of individuals and organizations. One of the top business speakers and authorities in the world today, he has consulted for more than 1,000 companies and addressed more than 5,000,000 people in 5,000 talks and seminars throughout the United States and more than 60 countries worldwide. He has written 55 books and produced more than 500 audio and video learning programs on management, motivation, and personal success.

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The 21 Success Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires

Copyright © 2001 by Brian Tracy

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Hardcover print edition ISBN 978-1-58376-205-9

PDF e-book ISBN 978-1-57675-918-9

IDPF ISBN: 978-1-60994-304-2


Copyediting and proofreading by Peoplespeak.

Book design and composition by Beverly Butterfield, Girl of the West Productions.


This book is the culmination of 15 years of research, teaching, and personal experience on the subject of self-made millionaires. These pages contain the key ideas and strategies I have discovered in reading hundreds of books and thousands of articles on the subject of wealth accumulation. The ideas and strategies are presented in a simple, tested, proven, easy-to-use format so that you can learn and apply them immediately.

When I was a teenager growing up in Pomona, California, in a home where we never had very much money, my dream, my fantasy, was to be a millionaire by the time I was 30. Lots of people have the same dream, I’m sure.

However, when I reached the age of 30, I was still just as broke as when I was 20. Then I did something that changed my life. I began asking, Why are some people more successful than others? I especially wanted to know, How is it that some people start off with nothing and eventually become millionaires? This question set me off on a search for the answers, which has led to this book.

I chose self-made millionaires as my focal point because these people had demonstrated special qualities and behaviors that were both observable and measurable. They had started with nothing and passed the magic million-dollar mark as the result of doing certain things in a certain way, over and over.

What I learned was that in order to achieve great success in life, you must become a special kind of person. To rise above the majority, you must develop qualities and disciplines that the average person lacks.

The most important factor in achieving great financial success is not the money. It is the kind of person you have to become to earn that money and then hold on to it.

These 21 success secrets are the keys to great success in every area of life, whether or not you make a

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    Very inspiring read..
    Will definetly apply the principles mentioned in this book..
    Good Luck to all readers of this book..
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    Brilliant read. This book takes you to great inner discovery and find something extraordinary about yourself.
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    Easy to read book... Finished it in one sitting. Good general principles to think about
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