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Paul Zane Pilzer

Paul Zane Pilzer

American economist, New York Times best-selling author, and social entrepreneur

Paul Zane Pilzer (born January 17, 1954) is an American economist, New York Times best-selling author, and social entrepreneur. He has written 11 books and is the founder of six companies, and has been profiled in more than 100 publications including on the front page of The Wall Street Journal.

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Self-DisciplineMindHow much you discipline your mind to step out of its routines and look into new ways of doing things that you haven't yet adopted, is what will determine your economic potential.

HealthWithout a daily supply of proteins, vitamins, and minerals, no matter how much energy we get in the form of calories, our bodies and minds deteriorate because we are not able to fully replace the dying cells in our internal and external organs.

Unlike every other retirement vehicle, such as IRAs and 401(k)s, you receive a tax deduction for making contributions to your HSA but don't have to pay income taxes on withdrawals.

It is thus hardly surprising that so many of the great minds in recent history have concerned themselves with economic matters. Indeed, they have come to regard economic theory in precisely the same way the ancient philosophers viewed the heavens - as the key to understanding and controlling our fate.

Amazingly, only 15 percent of U.S. adults engage in regular vigorous physical activity, and 60 percent report getting effectively no exercise at all from regular or sustained leisure time activity.

Obesity is a prison; in the US we spend more to treat type 2 diabetes each year than is spent on education.

Personal wealth is the by-product of making the world a better place.

In just the past century we have almost doubled the percentage of fat in our diets--from 20% in 1910 to about 35% today.

I feel I'm doing God's work switching people from group plans to individual insurance.

What is the one bright spot on the entire horizon that would give someone an opportunity to be retrained to learn new skills? Direct selling.

We’re in the midst of a boom in home-based businesses, and it shows no sign of slowing.

Direct selling provides an opportunity open to absolutely everyone, regardless of background, specialized skills or capital worth.

Changes that used to take place in 50 years now happen in a handful of years . . . or even months. And how we deal with that changing technology explains almost everything.

You cannot grow more hours in the day. However, you can make better use of those hours.

In today's world, working for yourself is actually the safer route, and working for a corporation has become the riskier proposition.

The act of being an entrepreneur is a theological act: it is a belief that God has given you the tools to go out, make money and take care of your family.

You only win when you help others win.

The early pioneers of both wellness and network marketing were motivated by the sense that it was possible to create a better life than the conventional routes offered - better personal health and better economic health, respectively. Now the 'alternatives' of yesterday have become the economic powerhouses of today and tomorrow.

To create a new business that makes money, and more significantly, employs others, and more significantly, gives a product to a customer that improves their life, is our greatest challenge, our greatest opportunity, and the greatest gift, far greater than any charity that we can give our fellow person.

Today about 95% of the prescription drugs sold are Maintenance drugs-drugs that treat only the symptoms of a disease, and that you are expected to take for the rest of your life.

Our wealth is rewarded directly in proportion to the number of people with whom we are willing to share.

Of all the entrepreneurial opportunities available today, one of the most important is direct selling, also called network marketing.

The greatest opportunities today are to go into business for yourself as an entrepreneur.

Before you invest in anything else, exhaust the possibilities of investing in your own business first.

The best system I've ever seen for intellectual distribution is the direct selling business-also known as one-to-one marketing, network marketing, referral marketing or relationship marketing.

When you create a business, you create something that improves the life of your customer, of another person, maybe of ten people, of a thousand people, of a million people. There's no higher calling.

Home-based businesses are one of the fastest-growing segments in our economy, and that trend will only continue, as the age of the corporation, which began barely a century ago, now gives way to the age of the entrepreneur.

The #1 business opportunity for those who want to create new wealth is educating consumers about products and services that will improve their lives.

Ten million new millionaires will be created by 2016, and you can become one of them - especiall y if you are in direct selling, technology or home-based business.

Prosperity belongs to those who learn new things the fastest.