The fact that wealth creation requires a change of mindset. This really came as a challenge for me to broaden my imagination and think about what sort of life I would love to have and start working towards it.
Second, that it’s up to me to make my money work for me, so I have full responsibility for how I spend it. The book introduces the Envelope System, which allows me to plan my expenditure and work within limits. It’s probably one of the few financial management tools that recognises African Tax. I always thought one would normally just help family and friends as needs arose but I now feel empowered to plan around this a bit better and not to overstretch.