Have you ever noticed that the majority of top selling business authors and personal motivators claim to be successful business people? Most are… now.

But guess what? Often, their successful business was writing, speaking and teaching the content of their book.

Which came first, a successful business or the book?

The chicken or the egg?

Update – Another Chicken and Egg Situation: Seth Godin also mentions web sites that make money teaching people how to make money using web sites.

Part 2 – The Chicken Omelet