Steve Siebold quotes

Who the heck is Steve Siebold?

Steve Siebold is an internationally recognized expert in the field of mental toughness training. Siebold is the author of the books '177 Mental Toughness Secrets of the World Class' and 'How Rich People Think'. He is a big fan of author and philosopher Ayn Rand and her book Atlas Shrugged.

Steve Siebold quotes

“A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“Any world-class performer will tell you that it’s not getting what you want that’s so much fun, but the person you become along the journey.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“Average people have a world view that says being comfortable with who and where they are in life is the key to happiness. The great ones have a world view that says happiness is learning, growing and becoming.”

Steve Siebold

“Being rich isn't a privilege. Being rich is a right. If you create massive value for others, you have the right to be as rich as you want.”

Steve Siebold

“Being wealthy gives them the option to live what author/philosopher Ayn Rand called 'an unrestricted existence.' This means having the ability to do what they want, when they want, with whom they want, for as long as they want, without limitations.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“Champions earn money in nonlinear ways. While the masses essentially trade their time for money, the great ones realize this is probably the worst way to acquire wealth.”

Steve Siebold 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of the World Class

“Champions learn how to develop empowering beliefs and invest a substantial amount of time solidifying those beliefs, mostly through their own self-talk.”

Steve Siebold

“Commit to investing at least one hour per day studying subjects that will help you move closer toward your ultimate vision.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“Desire plus sacrifice plus discipline equals preparation. Preparation plus success equals confidence. Mental toughness plus pride equals perseverance. If you have confidence and persevere, you will always have the edge. If you have the edge, you will succeed.”

Steve Siebold 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of the World Class

“Developing a world class vision is the secret to world-class motivation.”

Steve Siebold

“Hard labor jobs are a poor strategy for acquiring money, but they do garner respect. Self-made millionaires know getting rich has little to do with intelligence and everything to do with focus and persistence.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“Here’s how to live below your means and tap into the secret wealthy people have used for centuries: get so rich you can afford to.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“Identify the biggest problem in your business or industry, that if solved, would earn you a fortune. Then go solve it.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune, and when you have it, it requires ten times as much skill to keep it.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“Let's set the record straight once and for all: Anyone can become wealthy. Start by telling yourself that you deserve to be rich, have every right to be rich, and that being rich is an inside job. It's up to you and only you.”

Steve Siebold

“Middle class believes money is about status. World class believes money is about freedom.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“Middle class dreams of having enough money to retire. World class dreams of having enough money to impact the world.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“Money is power, and you ought to be reasonably ambitious to have it.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“Read Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand. This book is a fictional cautionary tale of what would happen if the most ambitious, innovative thinkers were no longer rewarded for using their minds to help advance society.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“The fastest way to make money is to solve a problem. The bigger the problem you solve, the more money you make.”

Steve Siebold

“The masses love the lottery because deep down they believe it’s their only chance to get rich. The fact is, they’re probably right. Not because they’re not capable, but because they don’t have faith in their own abilities, and their beliefs about money limit their financial success.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“The masses tend to focus on effects, rather than on the causes that create the effects. The world class goes directly for the cause and lets the effects take care of themselves. This is most evident in the area of weight loss.”

Steve Siebold 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of the World Class

“The middle class and the world class might live in the same world, but they do not share the same level of freedom. While this infuriates the masses, it motivates the ambitious to get rich.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“The one business skill you must learn is public speaking. This skill is worth a fortune to any businessperson or entrepreneur. Make a decision today to overcome your fear and develop this powerful skill.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“The rich understand money flows from ideas, and since ideas are limitless, money is limitless.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“The truth is you have to have great ideas that solve problems to make money. If you do, you will attract money like a magnet.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“The world class purposely ignores the small thinking, ego-based personality.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“Wealthy people are often criticized for being obsessed with money, but the truth is, it’s the poor, working, and middle class that spend the most time thinking about it.”

Steve Siebold How Rich People Think

“World class leaders know the secret to motivating themselves and others is discovering what they will fight for when the going gets rough.”

Steve Siebold 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of the World Class

“You're either growing or dying. Stagnation does not exist in the universe.”

Steve Siebold 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of the World Class