A study of black millionaires is the basis for this presentation of the laws of wealth.
Motivational lecturer Kimbro (What Makes the Great Great, 1996, etc.) adds this latest title to his series of self-help books aimed at the black community. He presents the thinking and habits that some of the 1,000 people included in his studies of black millionaires employed on their road to success. These include director Spike Lee, Tyler Perry, Richard Parsons, Terry McMillan and Bob Jones of the BET network. Rather than offering practical tips, the author aims to convey the changes in thinking, outlook and habit that have proven integral to success. In different ways, he frequently repeats his conception of success, which includes such insights as, “your net worth will equal your self-worth,” or “the pursuit of wealth is not only legitimate but a duty.” This single-minded fixation on the goal is part of what distinguishes Kimbro’s teachings from “what they teach at Harvard Business School.” The author emphasizes the massive importance of self-confidence and a firm belief in one's own abilities. “Security? There’s no such thing,” he writes. “There’s only opportunity…entrepreneurship is an endless adventure.” Ultimately, Kimbro presents a study of the acquisition of wealth for those who wish to be wealthy.
A few helpful kernels amid a monotonous, repetitive text.