This article is about the book. For the Rich Dad brand, see Rich dad poor dad full book pdf free download Dad. Rich Dad Poor Dad is a 1997 book written by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter. Rich Dad Poor Dad is written in the style of a set of parables, ostensibly based on Kiyosaki’s life.
Rich Dad Poor Dad has sold over 32 million copies in more than 51 languages across more than 109 countries been on the New York Times bestsellers list for over six years and received positive reviews from some critics. American talk show host and media mogul Oprah Winfrey endorsed the book on her show. Another celebrity supporter is actor Will Smith, who said he is teaching his son about financial responsibility by reading the book.
PBS Public Television station KOCE, aired a 55-minute presentation of Robert Kiyosaki titled “Guide to Wealth” in 2006 which essentially summarises his Rich Dad Poor Dad book now available on youtube. PBS also honoured Robert Kiyosaki with an excellence in education award in 2005. President Donald Trump has read and praised the book and compared the book to his book Trump: The Art of the Deal, which served as an inspirational book to Kiyosaki.
Trump later did a literary collaboration with Kiyosaki in 2006 called Why We Want You To Be Rich, Two Men One Message and a second book called Midas Touch: Why Some Entrepreneurs Get Rich — And Why Most Don’t in 2011. American fashion entrepreneur and investor Daymond John has called the book one of his favorites.
Rich Dad Poor Dad” though it had no connection to the book. Reed, a critic of Robert Kiyosaki, says, “Rich Dad, Poor Dad contains much wrong advice, much bad advice, some dangerous advice, and virtually no good advice.
He also states, “Rich Dad, Poor Dad is one of the dumbest financial advice books I have ever read. It contains many factual errors and numerous extremely unlikely accounts of events that supposedly occurred. Kiyosaki provided a rebuttal to some of Reed’s statements. Slate reviewer Rob Walker called the book full of nonsense, and said that Kiyosaki’s claims were often vague, the narrative “fablelike”, and that much of the book was “self-help boilerplate”, noting the predictable common features of such books were present in Rich Dad, Poor Dad.
He also criticizes Kiyosaki’s conclusions about Americans, American culture, and Kiyosaki’s methods. The book was originally self-published in 1997 before being picked up commercially to become a New York Times bestseller. It has since sold over 32 million copies and become a household name.