If you could instantly instill in a child 1 habit, what would it be & why?
1 Habit™ – Sharon Lechter
Sharon L. Lechter (born January 12, 1954) is an American accountant, author, businesswoman, investor, motivational speaker, financial literacy activist and philanthropist. Sharon Lechter is also the founder and CEO of Pay Your Family First, a financial education organization.
In 2009 Sharon was appointed to the National CPA Financial Literacy Commission as a national spokesperson on the topic of financial literacy. In January 2008, Lechter was appointed to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy to serve a two-year term. It is the council’s responsibility to keep the American public financially competent and competitive. The Council served both President Bush and President Obama advising them on the need for financial literacy education.
Sharon has been developing new technologies, programs and products to bring education into children’s lives for over 20 years. In 1989 she joined forces with the inventor of the first electronic ‘talking book’ and helped him expand the electronic book industry to a multimillion-dollar international market. Since 1992, she has dedicated her professional life and directed her entrepreneurial efforts in the creation and distribution of financial education books, games and other experiential learning products.
In 1997 Sharon co-authored the international bestseller Rich Dad Poo
r Dad, along with 14 other books in the Rich Dad series and was CEO of the Rich Dad company for over 10 years. In 2008 she was asked by the Napoleon Hill Foundation to join a new book project. Her bestselling books, Think and Grow Rich, Three Feet from Gold and Outwitting the Devil were both written in cooperation with the Napoleon Hill Foundation. Sharon’s most recent book project is Save Wisely, Spend Happily, and was released in cooperation with the American Institute of CPAs. Current projects in development with Napoleon Hill Foundation include Think and Grown Rich For Women and Think and Grow Rich for Kids.