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PLP-089 the PLP’s 10 Secrets to Success

IBD's 10 Secrets to Success

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This list of 10 Secrets to Success was originally published in Investor’s Business Daily in the early 200’s.  It has been hidden for years, only found a little while ago in the mess of my office.

IBD’s PLP’s 10 Secrets to Success

1 – How you think is everything:

Always be positive. Think success, not failure.  Beware of negative environments.

2 – Decide upon you true dreams and goals:

Write down your specific goals and develop a plan to reach them.


Goals are nothing without action.  Don’t be afraid to get started. Just do it.

4 – Never stop learning:

Go back to school or read books.  Get training and acquire skills

5 – Be persistent and work hard:

Success is a marathon, not a sprint.  Never give up.

6 – Learn to analyze details:

Get all the facts, all the input.  Learn from your mistakes.

7 – Focus your time and money:

Don’t let other people or things distract you

8 – Don’t be afraid to innovate:

Following the herd is a sure way to mediocrity

9 – Deal and communicate with people effectively:

No person is an island.  Lean to understand and motivate others

10 – Be honest and dependable; Take responsibility:

Otherwise, number 1 through 9 won’t matter at all



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About the author, Keith Baker

My ultimate goal is to create an economy for Real Estate (and other) Investors where banks are no longer needed. An economy where every day people look to each other for leverage and support. During the day I am an insurance adjuster for the oil field, where I handle millions of dollars of other people's money (OPM), and by night I invest in Real Estate and host this podcast. I hope you have an excellent experience and find real value within this website and the Private Lender Podcast. Please leave comments or submit your questions on the Contact Page.

I wish you prosperous, safe and happy lending and investing!

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