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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?

I don't know. Also: stop being a dumbass

On Linus Rylander

That’s the deal.

I don’t. I don’t know anything.

I don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow. I don’t know what is going to happen in ten seconds. The sky could split open as the aliens descend from above. I wouldn’t know, I certainly wouldn’t have seen it coming. No one would have told me, I’m not that connected. In all the movies they always want to ”contain” the catastrophic things because they don’t want a ”mass panic.”

But hey, if it happens, the super heroes will save us. They always do, in the movies. They are always pulling strings behind the scenes, unseen forces that influence everything, and the public has no idea.

Maybe that’s what is going on. Or maybe it’s the illuminati.

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