Investors will easily get lost, puzzled, and emotional in today's environment with an overload of information due to the numerous "opportunities" that pop up daily. Today's media, at its worst, invites consumers to take excessive action, which is one of the worst things an investor can do. That's because the most critical concept of investing is not how skilled you are at selling, but rather how patient you are. Over the course of their careers, successful investors acquire a variety of useful skills. You don't come out of the womb knowing how to research or apply critical thinking to an investment opportunity; those are skills that some people acquire over time. Patience is an essential, but underappreciated, investment capability that we think many people might improve upon. We aren't born with the ability to be patient. When we're young, we're more concerned about immediate gratification. Ask every adult who has dealt with a child's temper tantrum. Patience, on the other hand, can be mastered, and if you're an investor, knowing it could help you achieve your financial objectives. Unfortunately, most novice investors do not understand that you cannot become a multi-millionaire overnight. They do not understand the importance of patience in business and this is why they fall victim to several schemes that promise large returns in a short time. Here are some people whose quest for quick fortune plunged. Unfortunately, inexperienced investors do not realize that being a multi-millionaire would not happen immediately. They don't realize the value of patience, which is why they fall for a variety of schemes that offer big returns in a brief period of time. Nigerians on Twitter bared it all on schemes they fell prey to in their search for quick riches.