The six steps to acquiring money

June 17, 2016 ~ Friday

6:53a The six steps to acquiring money:

1. Fix in your mind the exact amount of money you require.
$31K by 8/15, $71K by 10/15, $44K by 12/15
Rent and staff paid on time, beginning immediately

2. Determine exactly what you intend to give in return for the money you desire.
I will sell wine and cheese related products and services in exchange for the money I require.

3. Establish a definite date when you intend to possess the money you desire.
$31K by 8/15, $71K by 10/15, $44K by 12/15
Rent and staff paid on time, beginning immediately.
$60K bank note by ?

4. Create a definite plan. “I believe this money is coming to me. My faith is so strong that I can see it and touch it. I am awaiting a plan by which to accumulate this money, and I will ACT on that plan when it is received.”

5. Write out a clear, concise statement of the above.
I intend to structure our company in such a way as to fulfill our obligations, provide for our families, and support our community. I have need of money to do the following: $31K to pay Gingko Forest by 8/15, $71K to pay Frenchtown by 10/15, $44K to pay Pepperbridge by 12/15, $60K to pay Banner Bank by 12/31, $1M to launch construction on our new winery by 12/31. I need rent and staff paid on time, starting immediately. I need positive cash flow to meet our monthly obligations along the way. I need the new winery operational by harvest 2017. I believe this money is coming to me. In return, I will sell the highest quality wine and cheese related products and services. I believe this money is coming to me. My faith is so strong that I can see it and touch it. It is now in my possession. I am awaiting a plan by which to accumulate this money, and I will act on that plan when it arrives.

~ From Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

As you may have guessed, we were in dire financial straits. I believed I had come into the teachings of Napoleon Hill and Wallace D. Wattles to learn the key principles that would save us.

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