Thu, 18 September 2014
Most of us on the planet have a desire to be rich, so we can buy a big house, have lovely holidays and generally have a kickass life.
But how would you feel if overnight your family went the opposite way and went from being multi-millionaires to poor.
That is a hard thing to get over.
Well our guest has had a life intertwined with the paths of the rich and not so rich right since the early days, and like we see time and time again on Join Up Dots its the ability to reflect and start asking the right questions at the right time that can lead to finding the path that is right.
The path that our guest was made to live.
Whilst being a financial advisor, he was paid a visit by a client whose business was going under.
The man had worked hard to achieve financial freedom and the results of his efforts had left him with nothing.
He was distressed obviously and didn't know what to do
So what could our guest do to help?
How he could he help him get back on his feet, and most importantly make sure that it didn't happen again?
Well instead of thinking of just helping that single individual, our guest planned to help the world and set off on an odyssey to spend the next five years of his life studying the lives of both rich people and poor people.
He managed to segment out what he calls "rich habits" and "poverty habits," meaning the tendencies of those who fit in each group.
As he explains, everyone has some rich habits and some poverty habits. "The key is to get more than 50% to be rich habits," he says.
Well let's waste no more time as we bring onto the show, not to simply join up the dots of his life, but also to find out more about this 50%, the one and only Mr Tom Corley