How would you like to succeed in business and master investment by profiting in untapped areas that the masses know nothing about?
Uncommon Sense guides you to unique, little-known and commonly misunderstood strategies that generate lasting revenue and sustained results by going against the tide.
In this book you'll discover:
- How to asses real value, understand the hidden motives of the media and see through hype.
- Real business investing models such as hybriding and super-specialisation which will enable you to invest securely and profitably.
- Understand the popular misonceptions, schemes, traps and truths which part you from your money - and learn how to defend yourself against them and secure lasting wealth.
Essential reading for investors, innovators and entrepreneurs, Uncommon Sense provides a balanced, insightful and inspiring toolkit for making smart decisions in investing and business.
|Publisher:||John Murray Press|
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About the Author
Mark has bought over 350 properties for himself, his business partner Rob Moore, his family & his investors since 2003. He is a systems and spreadsheet geek and has developed a complex, secret algorithm that takes all human error out of buying residential, commercial and multi-let property.
He has commented and been referenced in almost all major publications including BBC Radio, The Independent, the FT, The Wall Street journal, as well as co authoring the UK'S 4 Best Selling Property Books.
Mark has been an entrepreneur investor since the age of 15, setting up many small businesses through University, and continually saving, re-investing and compounding money using laws of wealth that he now teaches to tens of thousands of people.
Table of Contents
About Mark Homer xv
Abbreviations used in this book xvii
Part 1 The concept
1 The uncommon sense philosophy 3
2 Business, investing and finance: how to profit by going against the tide 7
3 The signs that the lemmings are about to walk off the cliff 11
4 When it's easy to sell, it may smell 15
5 'Priced in' and 'real value' 19
Part 2 Popular misconceptions
6 Most assets make no money 23
7 'Alternative' investments 29
8 Who is already 'investing'? 35
9 A note on trust and scepticism 39
10 Uncommon sense 'gut feeling' 45
11 Media hype 49
12 Misconceptions, mistakes and lessons in business 55
13 Misconceptions, mistakes and lessons in finance 75
14 Misconceptions, mistakes and lessons in investing 85
15 What really works in business, finance and investing 95
16 Challenges we all face in business, finance and investing 99
17 Time saving versus time investing 105
Part 3 Strategies and tactics
18 Four overriding strategies for investment 111
19 Regulated versus unregulated investing 115
20 My investing strategies 119
21 Profiting by going against the tide 125
22 The success (and profit) strategies I live by 133
23 How to set up, grow and scale your business 137
24 Hybridizmg and super-specialization 149
Part 4 Additional resources
25 Publications and resources I respect and those I reject 155
26 Which type of investor/entrepreneur are you? 163
27 The three stages of self-development in business 167