All posts tagged: rags to riches

Inspiring People Who Reinvented Themselves

We all want to be better than we are – to reach our fullest potential.  Like the Whitney Houston song says “Give me one moment in time, when I’m more that I thought I could be” The rags to riches stories are so inspiring because they give us hope.  You don’t have to be down and out to want to be better. When you see people come from truly terrible situations and then break away from the mould to reach incredible success, it shows nothing is out of reach to those who are willing to work hard and push past the obstacles. Did you know that of the 100 richest people today, 73 of them are self made billionaires?  36 of those are children of poor parents, and some of them didn’t have wealthy parents OR a college degree!  http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226514   I believe making such a drastic shift requires more than sheer hard work.  It requires a shift in ones thinking.  You have to be positive.  You have to know how to deal with the …