Robert Kiyosaki on The Law of Compensation

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I read a great article I read In the September 2010 Issue of Success Magazine.  "The Law of Compensation" by Robert Kiyosaki.

Robert Kiyosaki explains the Law of Compensation and shares his own personal experiences of how the law of compensation applied  to two particular circumstances  of his life.  

In The Law of Compensation article found in the September Issue of Success Magazine, Robery Kiyosaki shares what the Law of Compensation Is.

The law is explained as- (as applied to any activity)

initially you will put out maximum effort for minimal results and eventually you will hit a point of minimal effort for maximum results.

He shares how this applied to his successful NY Times Bestseller, Rich Dad, Poor Dad and his Cashflow 101 the board game.

As well as he shares his personal experience with loosing weight and regaining his health once he turned 50.

In all, in anything, as the law of compensation states,

you will put forth maximum effort and only receive minimal results, put eventually if you follow through, you will hit a point of only needing to put in minimal effort to receive maximum results.

Whether you're starting a new business, loosing weight (both which Robert Kiyosaki gives personal examples of)
in the beginning you will be putting forth a lot of effort and only getting minimal results,

but if you have the determination to follow through, you will come to a point where you only have to work a little to receive the maximum results.

Moral of the story- your hard work will pay off, and nothing happens overnight.

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Totally Makes Sense!

Great video Kristen
I know first hand what the result is on working hard & taking consistent action.
There's no such thing as Real overnight success :)

Cassie Strom — Sun, 08/22/2010 - 5:15pm

Great Message

Another great video, Kristen

It makes perfect sense also!! Working hard and being consistent always works!!!

Elyse Worth — Sun, 08/22/2010 - 5:28pm

That's Exactly Right

Work hard now, be consistant and you will reap the rewards later. Great story on Robert. Love his books.

Lisa Sucato — Sun, 08/22/2010 - 5:45pm

So True!

Thanks for the great video Kristen. Consistent action is so important in fact I recorded a video about the book The Slight Edge by Jeff Olsen today and it really touches on the same theme. Its not posted yet but if you get a chance check it out later this week.


Laura Karas — Sun, 08/22/2010 - 5:52pm


Little daily actions all put together make big changes. Consistency isn't easy, but worth it.

lala la — Sun, 08/22/2010 - 6:38pm

Little Success Add To Massive Success!

Yup, I also heard this on a Jack Canfield training program I have, not sure which one,

but he talks about how you don't just wake up one day and have this massive success just happen.

It's about little daily successes that add up over time

to create the Massive Success you want.

Slow & Steady Win the Race :)

Kristendarkenwald (not verified) — Sun, 08/22/2010 - 7:14pm

Cannot Agree More!

Yes, I cannot agree with you more...
Focus + hard work + consistency=impact!!!

Thank you for sharing!

Kelly Baader — Sun, 08/22/2010 - 10:06pm


I am so glad you are making these articles and videos I have learned so much. I am a self development junkie and I read Roberts Rich Dad and it was the first time I was ever exposed to his ideas. This is a completely new term for me to hear but I do understand the analogy of it. I know that nothing happens overnight and I just need to keep in action..Thank you Kristen for the great article.

joy Stokes — Sun, 08/22/2010 - 11:21pm

Spot on

Great message Kristen, its like building a skill you have to stick with before you start to see the results of the time and effort you've put into

Cheryl Ingebrigtsen (not verified) — Mon, 08/23/2010 - 10:56am

Tipping Point...

We all have a tipping point in what we do that when hit will put is over the edge. I think of it as climbing a mountain and once you hit the peak and are given a little push... you roll quickly down the other side with greater ease since all the hard work to get there has been taken care of already.

Make it a great day!
God Bless,

Edward Elliott — Mon, 08/23/2010 - 11:12am

3 Feet From Gold

I read about stopping 3 feet from gold in the book Think And Grow Rich. That has stuck with me since I read the book. In fact, I still go back and read the story again when I am feeling unsatisfied in my business. It always helps to put perspective back where it belongs.
Thanks Kristen!!!
To Our Massive Success

Diane Fisher — Mon, 08/23/2010 - 11:43am

We Reap We Sow

Great Message Kristen.

It goes to say if we are not sowing we will not be able to reap what we want, because we will reap whatever
some one else sows for you.

A JOB comes in mind.

It reminds me of the little train in story I read many moons ago. It went like I think I can,I think I can, I think I can but because he thought he could and kept on the I think can It became I can I can I can.

Rankin Telles — Mon, 08/23/2010 - 1:01pm

Kind of Agree, Kind of Disagree...

Hello Kristen,

I both agree and disagree.

1. Yes, it is good to work hard and not stop, but it is also good to know when something is not working and how to adjust your plan so that you get the results you want.

Tony Robbins said it best in my opinion, Know your outcome, track your progress and results, and know when to change what you are doing if it is not working. Too many times we are taught to just stick with it and we never end up reaching the outcome we desire.

If you are following the right plan, and sticking with it, then yes, not giving up is good advice, but if things are not progressing toward your desired outcome then it may be time to change up what you are doing. Just because you work hard at something does not mean that people "want" or will want to buy what you are selling.

Jeremiah Baker — Tue, 08/24/2010 - 9:54am

Thank you

So very true. I would add that you should follow your passion too.

Jason Better — Mon, 09/06/2010 - 5:56pm

Love Success Magazine

Thank you Kristen for sharing an article from Success Magazine. I read it every month and it always has interesting information. Good job on your video.

Jennifer Alexander — Tue, 09/07/2010 - 1:37am

Thanks Kristen!

That is sooo True! I am only now after 4 years of constant, and I mean "constant" marketing that I am actually earning a great income with my business. I never gave up and was determined to make this work. Excellent advice Kristen!

Laura Newton — Mon, 09/13/2010 - 10:42am

Hi Kristen!

Thank you so much for the information you have shared, It is so true about the hard work that is needed to reap the rewards. We keep going and going until! Like Diane Fisher said, It reminds me of think and grow rich about the 3 feet from gold. Persistency is key.

joel saavedra — Mon, 09/13/2010 - 10:51am

I agree

It reminds of an illustration he (Robert Kiyosaki) shared describing the learning curve of a baby eagle learning how to fly. The initial direction a baby eagle goes is straight down, until it figures out how to use the tools it's been given and miraculously the eagle gains traction and the learning curve starts to go up until it soars higher than any other bird.

Phillip Alfonso — Mon, 09/13/2010 - 11:59am

Thank you for posting this

Love Robert Kiyosaki and all his books, yes he is incredibly brave along with Kim, they are true heros

Gayle Buchanan — Mon, 09/13/2010 - 1:07pm

Thank You!

Thank you for the video. Robert Kiyosaki is a true leader in the internet world.

Barbara Harnsberger — Mon, 09/13/2010 - 2:44pm

Thank you, Kristen

good job, Kristen. that is exactly what I needed to hear at this present time. I have heard this before but sometimes we all need a little reminder and I want to thank you for it.

Jeffrey Hernandez — Mon, 09/13/2010 - 11:47pm


Kristen, this is a great "law". But one really does need a b-quadrant strategy and mindset in addition to the hard work ;-)

Sandeep Nath — Tue, 09/14/2010 - 2:08am

Law of Nature!

It is a mindset...when our Why", our Desire is Big enough and strong enough it will get us over the obstacles. Changing your mindset is not easy, it does take work and persistence, but it is definitely doable. So..we have to really, really want this, endure, never stop and nature will automatically have to "hand over" the outcome of our success! What we Think of Most is what we attract to ourselves, so we must Stay Focused and Keep on Keeping on!

Bev Bojarski

Bev Bojarski — Tue, 09/14/2010 - 6:48am

This is a great reminder!

Thanks Kristen for sharing. It is important to keep at the forefront of our minds that constant, consistent effort does pay off. An example of that, and what really hit me most was the fact that Robert knew in his heart that he had a best seller and continued to put in the effort to get it published.

Danny Lowman — Tue, 09/14/2010 - 11:51am

Your Welcome Everyone!

I enjoyed the article from the September Issue of Success, and had never heard this law talked of before, so I thought it was cool.

Glad you all enjoyed it! :)

Never Quit!

Kristendarkenwald (not verified) — Tue, 09/14/2010 - 2:29pm

Awesome Info!

The Law of Compensation is similar to having a Slight Edge. If you put is small effort day by day it will ultimately give large rewards later on! Great Article & Video!

Yvar Belotte — Tue, 09/14/2010 - 5:42pm

About your WHY!

I have always been toad! Focus on your why! and everything else will follow though, It is about being consistent and working your business like a business and not like a J.O.B! Your business should be alittle fun and enjoyable, If not! It's not working right! Thanks Kristen!

Timothy Willan — Mon, 09/27/2010 - 8:14am

Thank you Kristen!!! Just focus and be persistant!!!

Hi Kristen,

I could not agree more. Thank you for the encouragement and tips to continue to grow on..

Have a Blessed Day,

Danny & Laura

Danny & Laura J... — Mon, 09/27/2010 - 10:04am

We Must Avoid Giving Up

We must avoid giving up. If he did it so can we!!

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