What is the secret to creating long-term wealth and success?








While being interviewed by an Atlanta radio station about my book, Turn Setbacks Into Greenbacks, the host asked me that question.

My response was, “here’s no one singular secret!” There are numerous secrets.

They include:

  • Have a big vision
  • Never stop believing in yourself
  • Work as hard on yourself as you do on your 9 to 5 job
  • Find mentors and learn from others who have done what you want to do!

Over the last eleven years, I’ve had the opportunity to interview some of the wealthiest people, greatest thought leaders and success coaches on the planet, with my SiriusXM radio show. The lessons they shared have literally changed my life! Here are a few of them:

“Don’t let the possibility of failure stop you. Work on yourself and work on your thinking, because opportunities are all around you! Think Big and Bold!”
-Bob Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), and America’s first African American Billionaire

“When you mix a dream with determination and a positive mindset…you can change the world and your financial future!”
-Wally “Famous” Amos 

“Make a commitment to hang out with winners because you become who you associate with! Study bounce back people and always listen and learn from positive success stories!”
-Harvey Mackay, Author of Swim with the Sharks  

“Work as hard to stay on top as you do to get on top!”
-CBS Sports icon James, “JB” Brown

“Invest in yourself and grow yourself and you will be amazed at how you can Make Great Things Happen!” 

-Stedman Graham, Best Selling Author and Businessman

“Develop courage by getting around people who have courage and are on the move!  Association brings assimilation!”
-Joe Dudley, Multi-Millionaire Hair Care icon 

“First is the thought, then the thing!  First is the inner then comes the outer!”

-Dennis Kimbro, Author of What Makes The Great

“Never stop learning and growing. And be willing to stand on a mountain of No’s to get a Yes!” 
-B Smith, Lifestyle Guru

 “Destiny is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved!  And we are placed here to do better. And we can do better with money!” 

-Michael V. Roberts, The $900 Billion Dollar Man

“Ask for what you want out of life! Picture it, dream it and do it!  Make it Big and Prosperous!”
-Mark Victor Hansen, Co-author of the Chicken Soup For The Soul Series

“Money doesn’t create happiness…happiness creates money!”

-Ted Leonsis, the owner of the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards

You can learn other timeless principles of building fortunes by listening to Napoleon Hill’s 17 Principles of Success. This 17-CD set chronicles how thirty-four additional wealthy businesspeople and thought leaders used Napoleon HIll’s principles as a foundation of their wealth building.

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There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He has been described simultaneously as a world-class, award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality.There are many motivational speakers, and then there is the one, the only, the incomparable Dr. Willie Jolley. He has been described simultaneously as a world-class, award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and media personality.

Dr. Willie Jolley has achieved remarkable heights in the speaking industry, having come from humble beginnings as a fired singer, who was replaced by a karaoke machine! He has gone on to be named “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World” by the 175,000 members of Toastmasters International, inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame and achieved the distinction of Certified Speaker Professional by the National Speakers Association. He’s the recipient of the Ron Brown Distinguished Leadership Award, named “One of the Top 5 Leadership Speakers” by Speaking.com and Business Leader of The Year by The African American Chambers of Commerce.


Dr. Jolley is the host of the #1 Motivational Show in America on SiriusXM Radio. He is the author of several international best-selling books including, It Only Takes A Minute To Change Your LifeA Setback Is A Setup For A ComebackTurn Setbacks Into Greenbacks and An Attitude of Excellence.

Many know him as the speaker who helped Ford Motors go from the brink of bankruptcy in 2006 to be able to reject a government bailout in 2009.

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