The Memo: Five Rules for Your Economic Liberation

By John Hope Bryant

America’s poor, working poor, and middle class are in a waiting game they cannot win – jobs will not come, times will not get better, and communities will not flourish until they “get the memo,” i.e., take charge of their own financial futures. Bestselling author John Hope Bryant (How the Poor Can Save Capitalism) delivers The Memo. Read Full Article.

Bryant’s book provides five foundational rules that apply to every individual, rich or poor:

1- You Live in a Free Enterprise System—Embrace This.
2- Your Mindset Makes or Loses Money and Wealth—You Choose.
3- Relationships Are Investments—Build Relationship Capital With Yourself First
4- Don’t Just Get a Job—Be Entrepreneurial.
5- Spiritual Capital Is the Start of True Wealth.

About the Author

John Hope Bryant is an American financial literacy and poverty-eradication activist and entrepreneur. Bryant is the founder, chairman and CEO of nonprofit Operation HOPE, and co-founder of Global Dignity. He is a member of the Forum of Young Global Leaders for the World Economic Forum, and sits on the Forum’s Global Agenda Council. He served as the vice chair on the U.S. President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy. Bryant is the author of the bestsellers Love Leadership and How the Poor Can Save Capitalism. Bryant grew up in Compton and South Central Los Angeles, and now directs Operation Hope from its headquarters in Atlanta.


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