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Whats your end game?

Whats your end game? 
Are you, right now, where you thought you'd always be in life?
Are you close to it? 
You can’t change the past. 
Think of all the hours at all your jobs. And that’s put you where you are today. Were you working on building a business of your own with residual income, a business you can sell or pass down, or were you trading your time for a paycheck? 
Was it worth it?
Are you getting what you set out for?
It’s important that we all stop and think. Are we doing something that aligns with our end game. The sad thing is that most people don’t even have an end game because they never sat down to think about and design their perfect life and how they’ll get there. Most people spend more time planning vacations than they do planning their futures!

People say we should all dream again. Sure, dreams are good to have. But most people just become dreamers. The graveyards are full of dreams that were never lived, because they never created a plan....or if they did tried to exec…
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When I was over 100k in delinquent debt

When I was over 100k in delinquent debt on the brink of losing everything I had to look myself in the mirror and take inventory. After making what I considered a tremendous amount of money at the time, now I sit here and realized I exhausted my savings, investments, credit, and almost ALL resources. I was blaming everything. The economy, bad partners, bad employees, stock market, location, bad vendors...you name it...I blamed it. But again, I had to take inventory How did I get here? Was it the economy? or was it me? Was it time to close businesses? Sell businesses? Sell assets? Was I successful as I thought I was? After careful consideration... I came to the conclusion I did work hard... I did do some things right.... but here I was... because I made some bad decisions and didn't hustle hard enough. Success made me soft. I stopped doing what I did to get there and coasted a bit. I did not prepare myself. I did not insulate myself. The economy WAS bad, but I still should have had better…

I can spend my money better than them

The last day of every year, I spend money for my business
WHY? 
Because I can spend my money better than the government
If there is anything I will need in the coming year, I would rather buy it now in 2018 so I can write off the expense in my 2018 tax return, rather than spending that money a week from now and delaying the write off an entire year into 2020 when filing my 2019 return. I can spend my money better than the government...so I'd rather spend it than giving it to them.
What Do you need that you can write off? 

Skills pay the bills!

Lemme ask you...

Do you ever wish life was a little easier?

I did.

I clearly remember the days (in fact many of them) when I would crash on my bed in exhaustion.

Totally defeated. Feeling like a complete failure.

Because nothing would go right. Business deals went south. People wouldn't do what they said they would do... 
I'd lie there staring at the ceiling, wrestling with these thoughts...

Am I crazy for being an entreprenuer?
Should I just call it quits, and settle for a job with a salary and benefits?
I have a degree...how much Is that worth? 
Do I really want to go around with a resume saying Pick Me..Pick Me?
WHY can’t this business thing be any easier?


Then, after I was done feeling sorry for myself, I would hear uncle Jim.... Jim Rohn…

“Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills.”

I don't know how many times I've heard this quote. 
 Hundreds. 
And finally, that’s exactly what I did.

Acquired new skills.

Made myself better.

A…

Flaky people make my ass itch!

Flaky people.

Few things get under my skin more than unreliable people.

You know, those who don't follow through on what they've promised.

Or don't show up for a call or a meeting at a time you've scheduled.

I can't even begin to tell you how many times I've been stood up.

So how do you deal with such a person?

The best way is...

You DON'T!
Fuck those people! 
Hey I understand something can come up. People get busy. Emergencies happen.

And long ago I used to have a "3 strike rule" about it.

Three strikes, and you're OUT.

But I realized in the world of business, where your word is your bond, there's simply no room for people like this.

So it's become "one strike and you're out" for me.

It's just too damn much mental energy dealing with people who don't do what they say they're going to do.

Sadly, our world is FULL of them.

And if you want to build a kick-butt team of entrepreneurs, and do it with the least amount agony and fru…

Rock bottom...

I don't know if you've ever been low I've been low.. I've been pretty damn low.. Rock bottom even.. I don't know if you've ever hit rock bottom. In your business... Or in your life... But I've been there.  I get it. Sometimes I've hit rock bottom & it's been my fault. Sometimes I've been there through no fault of my own.

Either way, I can tell you this:   it might not sound like it makes sense, but it's true... There's something really, really good about hitting rock bottom!  Good for your business.  Good for YOU. It is there you find out what you are made of It's there you find out how strong you really are It's there that you realize the shit that was meant to kill you....couldn't What you made it through might have took someone else out but not you... It's at rock bottom that you find out... you have what it takes... It's when you face rock bottom square in the eye that you realize... that rock bottom aint got shit on YOU  and  NOTHING…