- Don't rely on shortcuts - So, if you want to be a millionaire, unless you hit a huge lottery or aunt Nelda leaves you a bucket of cash in her will, you're going to have to work for it. Looking for an easy way out will just lessen the likelihood of success and will frustrate you when things don't go as you think they should.
- Work smart, not just hard - Working 90 hours a week doesn't provide any more assurance of achieving a dream career or making a million. Put together a clear goal, define a plan to meet the goal, and follow the plan. Don't spend lots of time on things that don't contribute to your goal, and don't do things yourself that someone else can do for you more effectively.