Super Rich by Russell Simmons
A Guide to Having it All

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The visionary entrepreneur and author of the New York Times bestseller Do You! delivers a powerful guide to true abundance.

Russell Simmons knows firsthand that wealth is rooted in much more than the stock market. True wealth has more to do with what's in your heart than what's in your wallet. Using this knowledge, Simmons became one of America's shrewdest entrepreneurs, achieving a level of success that most investors only dream about. No matter how much material gain he accumulated, he never stopped lending a hand to those less fortunate. In Super Rich, Simmons uses his rare blend of spiritual savvy and street-smart wisdom to offer a new definition of wealth-and share timeless principles for developing an unshakable sense of self that can weather any financial storm. As Simmons says, "Happy can make you money, but money can't make you happy."

In straight-talking inspiring chapters, Simmons provides unforgettable true stories from his own road to riches, delving into the principles and practices that have kept him energized and focused. Whether we're in the boardroom or on a yoga mat, Simmons says, we have to be able to listen to our inner voices. Finding our unique potential, we can make the right moves, ruled not by money but by the joy of conscientious living and giving. With these philosophies and more, Simmons brings us a stimulus package of consciousness that will never run dry, backed by the power of the higher self.

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About Russell Simmons

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Dubbed the CEO of Hip-Hop by BusinessWeek, RUSSELL SIMMONS rose from poverty to become the mastermind behind many wildly successful ventures, including Def Jam Records, Phat Farm, Def Comedy Jam, and the Hip-Hop Summit Action network, which promotes empowerment in young people. Do You!: 12 Laws to Access the Power in You to Achieve Happiness and Success, was a national bestseller. He lives in New York.CHRIS MORROW cowrote the bestselling Do You! with Russell Simmons. He is a journalist based in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published January 4, 2011 by Gotham. 208 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Self Help. Non-fiction

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The author’s at his most convincing when delivering jaunty, positive messages about achieving personal fulfillment through patience and hard work—e.g., “you should take great comfort in the knowledge that each sunrise presents another day to do things right.” If nondenominational readers can ov...

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Examiner

When first picking up this hot new read, Super Rich, off of any book shelf anyone would think that this is a book explaining how to get rich fast, but it's not.

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The Washington Post

The transformation of hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons from the recreational drug-using, model-chasing manager of seminal 1980s rap artists Run-DMC, LL Cool J and Will Smith into a serene 21st-century prophet of veganism and meditation may be surreal, but it's also quite real.

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Business Week

It takes nerve to charge readers $22.50 for a book that lectures them about why they should give away their work for free.

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