Henry David Thoreau’s Strategy for Becoming Rich

Hint: It had nothing to do with money.

David Gerken
ILLUMINATION

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When I think of Henry David Thoreau I think of Walden, his classic memoir recounting his two years living alone in a cabin on Walden Pond. It’s an American classic.

The poet Robert Frost once said of it:

“In one book … he surpasses everything we have had in America.”

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David Gerken
ILLUMINATION

Meditation and Mindfulness teacher. Dad of three precious kids. Former writer for THE WEST WING. Follow me at davidgerken.net.