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Why 'A' Students Work for 'C' Students and 'B' Students Work for the Government Audiobook

Why 'A' Students Work for 'C' Students and 'B' Students Work for the Government: Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Education for Parents

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Kiyosaki expands on his belief that the school system was created to churn out Es / Employees...those "A Students" who read well, memorize well and test well... and not the creative thinkers, visionaries, and dreamers - entrepreneurs-in-the-making...those "C Students" who grow up to be the innovators and creators of new ideas, businesses, applications, and products.

The audiobook urges parents not to be obsessed with their kids' "letter grades" ("good grades" might only mean they or the student themselves were successful in jamming a square peg into a round hole...) and focus, instead, on concepts, ideas, and helping their child find their true genius, their special gift. The path they can pursue with a love and true passion.

Robert showcases success stories of "C Students" who grew up to be phenomenal successes - and HIRED those "A Students" (attorneys, accountants, and other school-smart specialists) to work in their businesses... while the more average students, "B Students", often find themselves in government-type jobs....

Not surprisingly, Kiyosaki will coin his own definitions of what "A," "B," and "C" stand for as he gives parents and their children bits of wisdom as well as insights and tools for navigating an ever-changing world...an Information Age world where the ability to change and adapt, understand relationships, and anticipate the future will shape their lives.

©2013 Robert T. Kiyosaki (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Devrin Norwich, NY, United States 11-06-13
    Devrin Norwich, NY, United States 11-06-13
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    "Good read, Horrible reader"
    Would you try another book from Robert T. Kiyosaki and/or Tim Wheeler?

    Yes


    Would you be willing to try another book from Robert T. Kiyosaki? Why or why not?

    Yes because his teachings are very inspirational and motivating.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    The narrator was horrible


    Was Why 'A' Students Work for 'C' Students and 'B' Students Work for the Government worth the listening time?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    I would buy the book instead of listening to it. Its really your preference really, like you if you are just in the car and want to here some inspirational teachings then yea, but if you just want to get more out of it and comprehend it more I would just buy the book.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    J. Blanco Dallas 06-15-15
    J. Blanco Dallas 06-15-15
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    "Must read for patents and Undergrads"

    This book summarizes everything you need to know for coming up with a success plan in today's unstable economy,

    He covers in nuggets the history of our govt, federal reserve , fiat currency and the different quadrants.

    He lays it out in a simple form what you need to do.

    A must read !

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Henz 01-07-15
    Henz 01-07-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Life changing"

    Great book I would recommend to anyone whether you are a parent or not
    Every chapter was great highly recommended

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Brian Ma San Diego, CA USA 05-12-16
    Brian Ma San Diego, CA USA 05-12-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Incredibly boring, political, condescending"
    Any additional comments?

    I liked his other books more. This one is light on information and heavy on drawn out anecdotes that don't really teach much as much as preach basic opinions.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Anthony Burbidge Calgary, Alberta, Canada 04-28-16
    Anthony Burbidge Calgary, Alberta, Canada 04-28-16 Member Since 2016

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    "his best yet!"

    I've listened to nearly all the books on the rich dad series and this is perhaps the best. both cautionary and inspiring at the same time, Robert tells the truth about how the economic system works, why it crashed, why it is doomed and what we can do for ourselves and our children in light of the system's fundamental flaws.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    MyDerrick 04-20-16
    MyDerrick 04-20-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Good information - uncorrelated anecdotes"

    The book has good information and certainly very useful for kids and adults. The advice is invaluable.

    Only issue is that some of the anecdotes to correlate the stories and some references to the economy are about accurate. Example he mentioned the recession in the 1920s made the Dow drop and only bounced back after 20+ years and hence the current recession may take so much. Well the Dow bounced back already during gosh recession.

    Sometimes buying a liability may be necessary - car for family - but he makes it sound useless and ignores the opportunity cost of not having a car when you have a large family.

    Overall I will recommend this book but don't put your heart in all the advice. Customize it for our situation.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Just me... Glendale, CA 09-08-16
    Just me... Glendale, CA 09-08-16 Member Since 2012

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    "riveting"

    just what I need to greet my son's financial education on track. no one teaches this I schools...i never learned this myself. totally true

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    DAMIAN 08-12-16
    DAMIAN 08-12-16
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    "A Open Door For the Current & Next Generation"

    This is my 2nd time reading this book and will not be the last this is detrimental to have in your briefcase, moble Device or Purse as a foundation for the future ...

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    David 05-19-16
    David 05-19-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Thank you again Robert for a great book"

    Thanks again to Tim Wheeler for a riveting and exciting reading or Roberts incredible book to help me talk to my faughter about money and how not all people that look rich are rich but are in an enormous amount of bead debt.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Jason K. 05-05-16
    Jason K. 05-05-16 Member Since 2015
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    "seriously worth the read if you are interested in"

    this is seriously worth the read if you're truly interested in how money in the economy truly affect us. Don't be naive and believe everything the government tells you about Corporate America.

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    2/13/16
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    "Excellent! Packed with Financial Information"

    An excellent book for someone like me. I'm a school teacher, with an entrepreneur fighting to get out. This book is an invaluable source of information on finance and traditional school education. My 2 teenage children got a great deal out of listening to this with me.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Nyaniso
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    "summary"

    book was okay with some useful and practical tips for children. worth a listen for parents

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  • Mr M Fletcher
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    "Great learning to pass on"

    Excellent book and lots of lessons to pass to your kids. would recommend to anyone seeking a new financial perspective

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  • Amazon Customer
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    5/27/15
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    "repetitive"
    Would you ever listen to anything by Robert T. Kiyosaki again?

    probably not


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    It's a nice narration but the same point seems to be made over and over and over.
    Maybe it's indoctrination and I'll get rich for perseverence?!


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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