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At long last, John Hope Bryant lays out five simple rules to provide a path to economic liberation for anyone in any situation. The Memo provides a simple path from financial literacy and mindset shifts to ownership, positive relationships, and a completely new attitude toward money. In a provocative exploration of the intersections of race and class, Bryant preaches the definitive conclusion that to be free, one must be economically liberated. Listeners will learn how to achieve economic power in the following chapters:

  • We live in a free enterprise system - embrace this.
  • Your mindset makes or loses you money and wealth.
  • Your relationships are your investments - your most important relationship is with yourself.
  • Don't "get a job" - create value. You are capital.
  • Spiritual capital is the start of true wealth.

Those who suffer from poverty haven't gotten "the memo" - until now. For decades, John Hope Bryant has reached out to the underserved in our "free enterprise" system. Through Operation HOPE, he has reached tens of thousands of people. In this work, he's found that most problems that stem from racism are directly linked to economic slavery. The five rules are spelled out clearly: Listeners must embrace the "free" in free enterprise, shift their mindset, build relationships, switch from working a job to actively creating value from within, and realize that they can never be truly wealthy without hope.

©2017 John Hope Bryant (P)2017 John Hope Bryant

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Powerful

I follow John Hope Bryant and Operation Hope. This book is packed with powerful and practical advice.

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THIS is a "MUST READ" for every Black person

I've had this book on Audible for several years now and I listen to it quite often. I am Black, a budding entrepreneur, also working on improving my financial situation. I've recommended this book to people of all colors: entrepreneurial or not. The Memo motivates me every time I listen to it and I'm always thankful to people such as John Hope Bryant who have not only lived and experienced the path to the status of "success", but can also plainly break down the guidelines it takes to get there ourselves.

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I Got the Memo

I wished I had this book thirty years ago. I loved it! Thank you for putting in words my experience.

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real deal info!!!

great listen! highly recommended! one of the best audiobooks out period! do yourself a favor and give this highly insightful audiobook a listen!

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Amazing

What an amazing listen this book was it has completely pushed me out of my comfort zone and opened my mind and heart to reality!

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Thank You Entrepreneur Mr. John Hope Bryant

On behalf of future those who may not have or take the opportunity, I say: Thank You!! I got The Memo!

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Spiritual Hope, The Only Real Hope

He speaks the truth that I’ve always felt in my soul even as I grew up faced with all of the distractions from knowing success in this life. I happened to come across this much needed reminder at the first (and only) time in my life where my resiliency seemed to be slipping away. I appreciate your diligence, John. People like me with large callings in this world, at a time like mine, and your own spiritual trial period, need the reminder and reassurance of HOPE. This is so that we can keep moving forward, face, and embrace our callings to improve lives.

Thank you.

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EXCELLENT! Like no other!

Mind-shifting. It is enlightening and so well-done. Mr. Bryant is brilliant to know what is needed for people like me, who have succumbed to lack of confidence and low self-esteem. Yet, delivers the wonderful news that we have the power to overcome! We are spiritual beings having a human experience. Thank you Mr. Bryant for the memo.

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Outstanding Book

Glad I came across this book on Amazon. I wish someone would have recommended it to me along time ago. It’s inspirational

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what an outstanding and eye opening book!

This is an economic game changer!

To the invisible class Read/Listen to this book to become visible in today society!
Not since the Rich Dad Poor Dad Book has there been a book that can change the minds of people that are struggling to become business owners.


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Eye Opening

This is a great listen, where John explain economic liberation, Entrepreneurship in a way I never heard before. Absolutely awesomeness!