Over the past year we've run a special column, Money Rules, focused on the characteristics and behaviors of the super-rich that make a significant contribution to wealth generation. In these columns, Russ Prince and I revealed seven key approaches, or mindsets, that we've consistently observed in our work with billionaires (and a few mega-millionaires) and provided some examples of the rules in action. 

For those of you who are interested in personal and professional development, the rules can be a helpful blueprint to evaluate your own behaviors. Do some of the rules come more naturally to you than others? Are one or two of them completely alien to your way of thinking? If so, what are the implications of this? Could you benefit by adopting a new way of thinking about your business? Your relationships? Your approach to negotiations? What would it take to start doing one or more of the things in the Money Rules playbook?

Now that the seven rules have been put forth, we believe the column has run its course. As the German philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe said, "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do."
It's time to take what we've shared and put it to use. Future issues of Private Wealth will include timely articles on different aspects of the Money Rules and the associated best practices to help you abide by them. Stay tuned for more insights on managing your practice and building your future! 

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