This book is for anyone wondering how best to spend their money, how best to get out of debt and start saving for the things that really matter to them, and how to look after their financial future and retire early.
The next Bill Gates will not build an operating system. The next Larry Page won't make a search engine. If you are copying these guys, you aren't learning from them. Doing what we already know how to do takes the world from 1 to n, adding more of something familiar. Every new creation goes from 0 to 1. This book is about how to get there.
After a stint policing Kansas City, the author joined the FBI, where his career as a kidnapping negotiator brought him face-to-face with bank robbers, gang leaders and terrorists. This book takes you inside his world of high-stakes negotiations, revealing the nine key principles that can help negotiators succeed when it matters the most.
'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMA Timely, short and essential, FACTFULNESS reveals the power of facts in a post-truth world, by late international sensation Hans Rosling ('a true inspiration' - Bill Gates) and his long-term collaborators Ola and Anna.
Taking to heart the message that the poor and middle class work for money, but the rich have money work for them, the author lays out a financial philosophy based on the principle that income-generating assets always provide healthier bottom-line results.