Pacquiao vs Mayweather is the most awaited boxing fight of the century. It took so many years before this fight was settled. There’s a lot of speculation and rumors why the fight was not able to go through before but we all know that on May 2, 2015 Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight will going to happen.
All people around the world especially we (the Filipinos) are really excited to watch this fight of Pacquiao and Mayweather.
More than a week from now, the greatest fight will be watch by the world. And while we are waiting for the Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight, let’s see what financial lessons we can learn from this great battle.
On this article, I will share 3 financial lessons we can learn from Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight.
Here you go.
Lesson#1 We should be the best on what we do
No denial that Pacquiao and Mayweather are the best boxers living today. Manny Pacquiao is an 8 division champion while Floyd Mayweather had won 47 times without being defeated.
That’s why Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight will be the greatest fight of the century. But if we can also see the journey they had been before achieving this reputation right now, we can tell that they really deserve it.
They are best on what they are doing. And that is boxing. This is one of the best lessons we can learn from Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight. If we really want to be successful, we should be the best in our field.
It could take a lot of effort and a long period of time but it’s all worthy at the end. In fact my first article on this blog is investing in ourselves first. As what Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather did, I’m pretty sure they invested a lot of time, money and effort to be the best on boxing.
Like them, we should also invest in ourselves in order to be the best in what we do. Whatever goals we may have, we need to invest all resources we have to be the best in what we are doing.
Lesson#2 Money follows passion
Another lessons we can learn from Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight that I want to share is money follows passion. Manny Pacquiao is very passionate about boxing and so as Floyd Mayweather.
They dedicated all their years in training, fighting, winning and losing in boxing. Boxing is their lives. Boxing is running in their veins. And by following their passion they bacame known as the great boxers in the world and of course multi-millionaire.
Pacquiao vs Mayweather is not just the king of boxing, they are also the top paid athletes in the world. By following their passion, they were able to acquired a lot of wealth along the way. They may have other activities but since boxing is their passion they are dedicating almost all of their energy and resources in boxing.
They enjoy what they are doing. It doesn’t matter if they sacrifice their lives. Not to mention the toughness of their training. Win or lose, they still love to box.
And this is so true in life and in business, following our passion can really bring us wealth and success in our lives.
If we work on our passion, we will enjoy the journey to being millionaire like Pacquiao and Mayweather.
Lesson#3 It’s good to be rich
The last lesson I want to share from Pacquiao vs Mayweather is it is so good to be rich. Like many other millionaires around the world, we can do almost all the things we want to do.
Manny Pacquaio just bought a house in California with a whopping price of $12.5M. Whoa! That’s a lot of money. While Floyd Mayweather bought 100 cars from one dealer only! See? What a nice feeling to be rich and wealthy right? We can buy everything we want in just a snap.
Those mentioned above are just the latest purchased of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, not to mention all of the things, properties, investments they bought before. If we are rich, we can have all the luxury we can imagine.
But hey wait! Of course that’s not the lesson I want to point out. What I want to emphasize is – we can’t just be rich and buy luxuries right here and there, we also need to share our blessings and wealth to other people.
This is the most important thing we need to do when we become rich and wealthy. We can help a lot of people. Imagine how many employees Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have. Those employees can support and provide to their families.
Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have also their respective charitable institutions. Manny Pacquiao helped millions of Filipinos in the Philippines and around the globe. He’s continue helping more and more Filipinos. I’m sure Floyd Mayweather too.
This is the best lesson we can learn from Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight. Money and wealth can provide a better life to our self and our family, it can bring us to fame but more importantly it can also be the instrument we can use to inspire and help more people who are really in needs. That’s the true power of being rich.
Alright! There you have it. I know we could learn a lot of things from Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight. I just named a few. They can serve as our inspiration on whatever endeavor we have in our lives.
Like them, we can succeed in our life by being best in what we do and following our passion. We can be a millionaire and do all the things we want to do in our life.
And most importantly, like Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, we can help and improve lives of many people. I hope this article somehow gave you an inspiration and lessons from Pacquiao vs Mayweather fight.
Lets all wait for the greatest boxing fight of the century!
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