28 Essential Business Lessons from Robert Kiyosaki

Here are 28 Essential Business Lessons from Robert Kiyosaki to get you inspired and motivated to succeed in your own business venture. You may also enjoy reading our post on “38 life lessons from Bill Gates” and “how to develop a millionaire mindset.


28 Essential Business Lessons from Robert Kiyosaki

The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.

The thing most people don’t pick up when they become an entrepreneur is that it never ends. It’s 24/7.

Real estate investing, even on a very small scale, remains a tried and true means of building an individual’s cash flow and wealth.

Few people realize that luck is created.

The richest people in the world look for and build networks; everyone else looks for work.

I believe that one key to success is to accept the truth, no matter how it’s spoken.

Most businesses think that product is the most important thing, but without great leadership, mission, and a team that delivers results at a high level, even the best product won’t make a company successful.

As long as you blame someone or something else – something outside you that’s bigger than you are – as the source of your problems, the problems won’t get solved.

People clinging to job security, savings, retirement plans, and other relics will be the ones financially-ravaged from 2010-2020, the most volatile world-changing decade in history.

Critics only make you stronger. You have to look at what they are saying as feedback. Sometimes the feedback helps, and other times, it’s just noise that can be a distraction.

Confidence comes from discipline and training.

Finding good partners is the key to success in anything: in business, in marriage, and, especially, in investing.

Financial freedom is available to those who learn about it and work for it.

People say ‘I want to be rich’. The question is, ‘Are you willing to do what it takes?’

The rich are those who play to win. The middle class plays not to lose.

If you’re going to be a winner in life, you have to constantly go beyond your best.

I am very concerned about the millions of baby boomers who are counting on the stock market to deliver them a safe, sound, long retirement. I am afraid the baby boomers who are counting on the stock market are in trouble.

Often, in the real world, it’s not the smart that get ahead but the bold.

Start a part-time business and make as many mistakes as you possibly can while you still have your daytime job.

If you look at anyone who has achieved great success and wealth, people like Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, or Lance Armstrong, they have all focused intensely in order to win.

When I was young, people lived from paycheck to paycheck. Today, it seems like they live from credit card payment to credit card payment.

Inside of every problem lies an opportunity.

My company survives because I’ve learned to respect the ideas of people younger than me and recognize when my wisdom is obsolete.

I want parents to teach that academic intelligence is essential, but so is financial intelligence.

Commodities such as gold and silver have a world market that transcends national borders, politics, religions, and race. A person may not like someone else’s religion, but he’ll accept his gold.

Our brains are either our greatest assets or our greatest liabilities.

Assets put money in your pocket, whether you work or not, and liabilities take money from your pocket.

The trained mind is a rich mind.