A Short Story: A Partnership Is Formed?
interested in money, then why are they working? That kind of thinking is probably more psychotic than a person who hoards money." As I sat there listening to my rich dad, my mind was flashing back to the countless times my own dad said, "I'm not interested in money." He said those words often. He also covered himself by always saying, "I work because I love my job." "So what do we do?" I asked. "Not work for money until all traces of fear and greed are gone?" "No, that would be a waste of time," said rich dad. "Emotions are what make us human. Make us real. The word `emotion' stands for energy in motion. Be truthful about your emotions, and use your mind and emotions in your favor, not against yourself." "Whoa!" said Mike. "Don't worry about what I just said. It will make more sense in years to come. just be an observer, not a reactor, to your emotions. Most people do not know that it's their emotions that are doing the thinking. Your emotions are your emotions, but you have got to learn to do your own thinking." "Can you give me an example?" I asked. "Sure," replied rich dad. "When a person says, `I need to find a job,' it's most likely an emotion doing the thinking. Fear of not having money generates that thought." "But people do need money if they have bills to pay," I said. "Sure they do," smiled rich dad. "All I'm saying is that it's fear that is all too often doing the thinking."