The Power Of Leverage

In the book “The Business Of The 21st Century,” Robert Kiyosaki, who wrote the number one financial book of all time “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” says,

“Archimedes, the engineer of ancient Greece credited with discovering the principle of leverage, declared: “Give me a place to stand on, and I can move the world.” To demonstrate the virtually limitless power of leverage, he set up an elaborate system of ropes and pulleys, and attached this vast matrix of ropes to an entire fleet of Greek warships. When everything was ready and the crowd watching him grew silent, Archimedes grabbed this one wooden beam and pulled with all his might – and the entire fleet of ships began moving in the water!”

Through his matrix of ropes, Archimedes was able to accomplish a task that would otherwise not be possible.

This is the power of leverage.

Because of leverage, you can lift a sumo wrestler off the ground with a long enough teeter totter.

And thanks to the invention of the internet, social media outlets, and other new technology around the world, individuals and entrepreneurs all over the world now have far more leverage than they have ever had before.

One person can now make a single video on YouTube that reaches over ten million viewers.

Another person can now write a single article that gets shared or featured and have it be read by over a million people.

With enough leverage, you can change your company, your industry, and even the world.


2 thoughts on “The Power Of Leverage

  1. I could only hope that people would use the internet leverage more for the good of others than for the bad, to provide better service and to inspire. The internet is a powerful tool. So much power that it could make or break a person that it influences. That being said, people should be more responsible for the things that they create or publish. Like what was said to Spiderman, “With great power comes great responsibilities!”; Also, the viewers and readers should be wiser to know the things that are worth “digesting” and those that need to be ignored.
    Your posts are definitely worth reading & digesting! 😊

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