The Wealth Elite is a series of interviews with a group of wealthy individuals to try and determine what makes them tick. Today, we look at a short extract from the book where Dr Rainer Zitelmann poses the question as to whether financial goal setting is a key factor in determining success and wealth.
Dr. Rainer Zitelmann’s latest book The Wealth Elite delves into what makes the wealthy tick in a groundbreaking study. The book consists 45 interviews with wealthy individuals and the psychology of the super rich.
The wealthy and the growth of self-made millionaires is an increasing point of interest and curiosity. According to a study in 2015 among billionaires, self-made wealth grew globally from 43% – 66% between 1995 to 2014.
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What makes the super-rich tick? Is there a specific mind-set that sets ultra-high net worth individuals apart from the rest of us? Are they meticulous planners – or is their wealth an unintended by-product of their entrepreneurial activities? Is it nature or nurture that sets them on the path to great financial success?
The Wealth Elite, the best-selling book by Dr. Rainer Zitelmann now published in English for the first time represents one of the most comprehensive modern-day studies of the super-rich. Based on interviews with members of the financial elite, and rigorous academic analysis, this empirical study investigates the link between personality traits and the creation of enormous wealth. In short, the book provides a fascinating insight into the world of the super-rich – and how they think, behave and make their fortunes.