FROM AMATEUR TO EXPERT

Do you need motivation to rise to the top of your game? Could you be the next leading expert in your field? Each day, professional speaker and author Douglas Kruger sends out a free motivational video on how you can go ‘from amateur to expert,’ based on his bestselling books, ‘Own Your Industry,’ and ‘What Makes Them Great?’.

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Did you know that the myth of the starving artist comes from a single man? Here is its interesting history, along with a few pointers on how to avoid what is by no means an inevitable fate. Douglas Kruger is the bestselling author of several books on wealth versus poverty, including the brand new title 'Poverty Proof for Entrepreneurs,' by Penguin Random House SA. Visit his website at www.douglaskruger.com.

The inspiring story of a man who lost his job, but now can't keep up with the orders coming in to his business. Let's talk about truly becoming 'poverty proof.' Douglas Kruger is the author of several books on wealth. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com. His latest title, 'Poverty Proof for Entrepreneurs,' has just been released by Penguin.

The stories we tell ourselves, about ourselves, tend to lead our behaviour. Change the story, and you can change your life. Here's one way to use this powerful re-framing technique as a serious wealth-builder. Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling books on wealth, including the new release, 'Poverty Proof for Entrepreneurs,' from Penguin Random House SA. He is also the author of the global book 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business.' Meet Douglas, or watch past episodes of his daily series, at www.douglaskruger.com.

Wealth derives from point-of-sale. But we sometimes lose sight of the fact that people don't seek out a 'perfectly run business.' They seek out charm, humour, and a great story. Here is an example of how one brand turned something as bland as peanut butter into an artisanal experience. Douglas Kruger speaks and writes on wealth and entrepreneurship. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Compound interest is a simple but astonishing phenomenon. Get on the right side of its effects, and it can ruin you. Use it to your advantage, and it can make you rich. Here are the numbers. Douglas Kruger is an international speaker, and the author of several business and personal wealth books with Penguin. Learn more about him via www.douglaskruger.com.

Don't be fooled - the rich actually live more frugally than most would credit. Here are the three metrics by which their spending is more conservative than the poor and middle-class, along with a suggestion for changing your own behaviour. Douglas Kruger is a Hall of Fame professional speaker and the author of several business and self-development books, published by Penguin Random House SA and Dorling-Kindersley. Visit his site at www.douglaskruger.com.

Where do you currently peg yourself? Are you aware that the public perception of you, your brand, your business, is entirely under your control? This dramatically alter your results, if you understand how to make use of it. Let's talk about levelling up. Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling books on wealth and personal success, including the brand new title 'Poverty Proof for Entrepreneurs.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Value is negotiable. And much of the perception of value is to be found in the contrast between 'before and after.' Here is how you can use this simple insight to your advantage as an entrepreneur or business owner. Douglas Kruger is a 'Hall of Fame' speaker and the bestselling author of several books with Penguin, including the new release, 'Poverty Proof for Entrepreneurs,' and the global book, 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business.' Visit www.douglaskruger.com.

In his new book on wealth and business ownership, Poverty Proof for Entrepreneurs, author and speaker Douglas Kruger points out some 25 different ways that you can generate value. Here is one of the more interesting options: Generate value by building celebrity. Fame, as it turns out, is worth money. Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling books on wealth and poverty, as well as the global title, 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business,' published out of London by Penguin and Dorling-Kindersley. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Rich isn't normal. The very word implies a departure from the median average. That implies that the path is different. So what does it feel like? Probably worse than you expect... Douglas Kruger is a Hall of Fame speaker and Certified Speaking Professional. He is a bestselling author with Penguin, with nine titles to his name. Learn more about him at www.douglaskruger.com.

At the lowest level of earning, there is the single salary. Then there are four more levels above it. Where do you currently rank, and do you know what to do to level up? Do you have plans to get there? Douglas Kruger writes and speaks on topics pertaining to wealth, politics and poverty. He is the author of several bestselling books, including the new release 'Poverty Proof for Entrepreneurs.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

If they love what you do, and offer you money for it, the sensible thing to do is to offer more. Yet too few entrepreneurs and solo practitioners build this principle into their process. Douglas Kruger is the author of several bestselling books on wealth, entrepreneurship and innovation. Meet him. at www.douglaskruger.com.

Most people get a job or start a business where they live. But the rich think differently. Douglas Kruger, Hall of Fame professional speaker and business author, explores the ways you can train your brain for wealth. Douglas is the bestselling author of several books on wealth versus poverty. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

There are not many principles that put more money into your account based on the same levels of work. Douglas Kruger, author of 'Poverty Proof' and 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' explores two such principles. Today's principle is about surrender of control over ownership, and its long-term impact upon your total wealth potential. Meet Douglas at www.douglaskruger.com.

There are not many 'free-money' principles in the world of genuine wealth. But here are two. They are based on the work you will do, but determine how much money you will receive as a result. Douglas Kruger is a 'Hall of Fame' professional speaker, and the author of several books on business and wealth, including 'Poverty Proof - 50 Ways to Train your Brain for Wealth.' Meet Douglas at www.douglaskruger.com.

There is an answer to this question: Taking a job is a definite threat to large-scale long-term wealth, but it is also an opportunity to perform important reconnaissance. Douglas Kruger, wealth author and speaker, explores how to look at this dynamic strategically. Douglas is the author of several bestselling books, including the global release 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business.' Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Are you currently merely processing work, or are you focusing on the large-scale projects that will generate wealth for you? Could you be making the mistake of postponing the important in favour of the trivial? Douglas Kruger, author of Poverty Proof and Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor? talks about the importance of making sure that the ball never comes to a halt in your court. Douglas is the author of several bestselling business and self-development books with Penguin, including the global title Virus-Proof Your Small Business. Visit www.douglaskruger.com.

There is a world of difference between merely working hard, and learning the 'smart-cuts' that lead to wealth. Do you currently schedule time to learn these techniques? If not, despite an excellent work ethic, you may waste years of effort, and preclude your own financial growth. New knowledge equals new levers for wealth. But you have to schedule time for it each day. Like this... Douglas Kruger is the author of the bestselling personal wealth books 'Is Your Thinking Keeping You Poor?' and 'Poverty Proof' among several others. In 2020, he wrote the global business book 'Virus-Proof Your Small Business.' He is a Hall of Fame speaker. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.

Rich people are not as hung up on outward display as those who would like to be rich. The more you re-purpose that energy and those funds, the more likely you are to achieve actual wealth. Douglas Kruger, author of Poverty Proof, provides a simple self-discipline test for those who are serious about growing rich. To learn more about Douglas, visit www.douglaskruger.com.

'What is the single biggest threat to your long-term wealth? If I said, 'tax,' would that make you laugh? If so, why?' Douglas Kruger, author of Poverty Proof, and the newly released Poverty Proof for Entrepreneurs, looks at one way smart wealth-builders double their lifetime earnings. Douglas Kruger is a 'Hall of Fame' professional speaker, and a multiple bestselling author with Penguin. Meet him at www.douglaskruger.com.