130: Change Your Habits, Change Your Life with Tom Corley

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In Tom’s five year study of the rich and poor, he has identified over 300 daily habits that separate the ‘haves’ from the ‘have-nots.’ Tom is a bestselling author whose books include Rich Habits, Rich Kids, and Change Your Habits, Change Your Life. Tom has appeared on or in CBS Nightly News, The Dave Ramsey Show, CNN, MSN Money, The Huffington Post, Marketplace Money Success, Inc., Money, and Kiplinger’s, just to name a few. He is a frequent contributor to Business Insider and Credit.com. He’s also a CPA, a CFP, and holds a Master’s degree in taxation and heads a top financial firm in the great state of New Jersey.

One Thing He Does Every Day To Make Money

Tom has his CPA business with an eight person staff, which does accounting, financial planning, and taxes. He also sells between 20-200 of his books a day. Having these two streams of income is consistent the habits of the rich people he studied, “Wealthy people have multiple streams of income. 65% [of those he surveyed] had three or more streams.”

What Has The Greatest Potential For Growth

He believes there’s immense opportunity in utilizing social media to promote your products and services. He sold close to 40,000 books from Twitter alone!

Favorite Software or App

As an author, Tom finds that Twitter, Facebook, Outlook, and WordPress are crucial to his business.

Favorite Song or Lyric

Miley Cyrus’ “The Climb” and Man of La Mancha’s “To Dream The Impossible Dream

Favorite Book

Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends & Influence People,” Jack Canfield’s “The Success Principles,” and Joseph Murphy’s “The Power of Your Subconscious Mind

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