Would you eat a bowl of live crickets for $10,000?

Would you eat a bowl of live crickets for $10,000?

Would you eat a bowl of live crickets for $10,000? – is a stupid but crucial question, because how you answer it will help determine the level of success you have in your life right now.

If you answered YES, it is because you have not yet unleashed your inner entrepreneur. You are likely not living your passion, lack confidence in your future direction, and have a scarcity mindset as opposed to one of abundance. As a result, you’re limited when it comes to creating the income, lifestyle, and freedom you want. And eating the bowl of crickets for $10K is something you need to do out of desperation. Especially in the crazy times of the COVID-19 crisis.

So where are you in your life right now? Would you eat the bowl of crickets for $10K?

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3 steps to unleash your inner entrepreneur

3 steps to unleash your inner entrepreneur

Take these 3 steps to unleash your inner entrepreneur to deal with the economic woes of the Coronavirus. Doing so will help you find solutions to your financial struggles and help build a financial fortress around you and your family that cannot be broken.

We all face unexpected realities in life… and rarely is anything more unexpected than the current Coronavirus pandemic. We all feel it. It is affecting everyone, including you, and me. Yes this virus is scary and yes a lot of fear and panic is going around not just in our country but around the world… and rightfully so.

The fear is real… yes, there are physical implications, and there are also mental and emotional implications from the constant worrying. The fact is that most of us have some level of fear about this. That’s just normal human nature. But how we respond to these uncertain times will define our immediate future. That’s the simple truth of all this…

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Success is like growing a bamboo tree

Success is like growing a bamboo tree

Success is like growing a bamboo tree.  That’s because success is a gradual process. It requires tremendous patience, persistence and positivity; and so does growing a bamboo tree. But most people lack these three critical characteristics for success… and because of that, they quit even before they really get started.

You’ve likely heard the famous quote, “SHOW ME THE MONEY!” from the hit movie Gerry McGuire.  This phrase and the mindset that comes with it continues to be adopted more and more to this day.  That’s because we live in an instant gratification society – people feel entitled and expect faster results and success even when they have not done anything to earn them.

To break into your best life and create the income, lifestyle and freedom you want, you must understand that progress takes effort and time. Success is a gradual process; nothing happens overnight without a lot of preparation, hard work and commitment.

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How to live your perfect day - every day

How to live your perfect day – every day

Learning how to live your perfect day – every day, starts with writing down what you want, visualizing it with strong emotion, and taking massive action until you live it. Every happy and successful person I know has gone through a personal wake-up call (understand what they really want in life), shaken off chokeholds (fears and limiting beliefs holding them back), and baked up (got fired up with emotion – strong reasons why) to take the action necessary to live the life they love.

You can’t wish your way out of mediocrity. It takes dedicated focus and work.  You must write down what you want on paper, visualize it in your mind with fiery emotion, and manifest it by taking action and adjusting your actions until you get what you want. There is a great saying, “Anything your mind can conceive, and your heart can believe, you can achieve.

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5 things leaders do every day to win

5 things leaders do every day to win in business

The 5 things leaders do every day to win in business are critical if you want to design the life you love. Find time, schedule, and take action every day to achieve your goals. There is an unwritten rule called the 80/20 Rule, or the Pareto Principle, that states 20% of your daily activities will give you 80% of your results. The key is to focus on the critical tasks that will provide you with the maximum results in designing life and business you love.

If you want to fail, keep focusing on the 80% – the many busy, wasteful activities that take up your time. But, if you want to succeed at creating the income, lifestyle and freedom you want, then make sure to focus on the 20% – the 5 things leaders do every day to win in business.

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Kick-start your heart and become alive

Kick-start your heart and become alive

Kick-start your heart and become alive involves picking a rock song that gives you passion and courage to jump outside your comfort zone and experience more.  We all need a song that motivates us to be our best and sing it every day. Doing so will put you in an emotional and physical state that ensures you make the right decisions and take the actions necessary to design the life and business you love.

It was a few years ago when I first started thinking about a rock song that represented the person I needed to become and the life I wanted to live. I wanted a song that really motivated me and would push me to experience more. I can vividly play that day back in my mind, feeling the relentless and overwhelming need to accelerate my actions to create the income, lifestyle and freedom I wanted.

 

“I am the master of my fate. I am the captain of my soul.” – William Ernest Henley, poet, critic and editor

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Up your attitude and drive with your why

Up your attitude and drive with your why

Up your attitude and drive with your why is key to designing the life and business you love. Attitude and a strong reason why will ensure you persist in creating abundance in your life (the income, lifestyle and freedom you want). If you don’t like where you are in life, all you need to do is make the decision to change, then up your attitude (your beliefs about what you can do), take massive action and push for amazing results –never quit.  The key to overcoming adversity is to never give up. It’s that simple!

 

“Being relentless is like water cascading over the edge of a waterfall — consistent, powerful and by design, never ending.” – HOPE CEO, John Hope Bryant.

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How personal chokeholds strangle your success

How personal chokeholds strangle your success

How personal chokeholds strangle your success. A personal chokehold is like having a stranglehold around your neck, but it’s psychological vs. physical. Even so, it has the same power and negative consequences as someone physically grabbing you around your neck, choking you, holding you and preventing you from moving.

The psychological chokeholds we put on ourselves paralyzes and prevents forward momentum. Chokeholds are limiting beliefs that create fear – the fear of failure, fear of success, fear of the unknown, fear of ridicule, fear of making a mistake, fear of looking stupid and so many more.

When caught in a chokehold, people sit on the fence of (in)decision. They choose to do nothing vs. taking responsibility, harnessing courage and taking action. Of course, waiting for the perfect moment means waiting for never.

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Are you an average Joe or abundance Joe?

Are you an average Joe or abundance Joe?

Are you an average Joe or abundance Joe? If you want to create more abundance in your life, you will have to think and act differently. Abundance does not come to you, you have to go get it.

According to survey data from ThermaSoft, for the average North American’s picture of success is about $150,000 in annual income, a spouse, a couple of kids, a ten-minute commute, and a generous amount of vacation time.

In the eyes of the average Joe, I was successful. But deep down, I was unsettled, I was unfulfilled and wanted more abundance. I was grateful for what I had achieved in my career, but I was dying inside. I wanted to wake up with excitement early in the morning, and go to bed late with enthusiasm again. I knew there was more for me to do, experience and become.

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Your purpose in life is to find your purpose

Your purpose in life is to find your purpose

Your purpose in life is to find your purpose. The biggest barrier for people in finding their purpose, their best life, is that they are stuck on autopilot – spinning their wheels in a dead-end job, in a mundane life, and going nowhere fast. Spinning your wheels fast on one spot for too long will get you stuck in a rut you can’t get out of. You lose the ability to know what you want, and the confidence to act even if you did know. In essence, many people fall asleep at the wheel of their own life.

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