Media Influence On Rockefeller's Influence

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Media influence on Rockefeller I remember once stealing a small book from my father’s library while still in middle school. Later I found out that this book was talking about millionaires, analyzing their lives, habits, and skills. The most important thing that these, so called successful people had in common was their goal, their goal to achieve great wealth during their lifetime and they did so. They all knew exactly what they wanted so they went forward and achieved it. In addition, John D. Rockefeller, the wealthiest man in America and world during his time, has said “If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.” This quote of John D. Rockefeller made me research about his life and find out what are the motives that drive successful people. The other quote of John D. Rockefeller saying “The only question with wealth is, what do you do with it?”, made me realize that wealth motivates for short time. However, after achieving wealth giving it away is more important, and the goal should not be to gain wealth, but to bring good change in the society. “Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.” is another quote of Rockefeller, but I believe that he did not hold on to this, since he was media shy himself and did not let people know he was doing the right thing. The non-stop advancement of technology, from the discovery of the oil in the 19th century till the discovery and usage of personal
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