If you’re like me, I have concluded that it’s virtually impossible to create your own destiny as an employee at a job. However, as a business owner, your chances of getting more time, more money, more freedom, more health, more love, and more happiness in life increase dramatically.
On Saturday morning, Kaika was set up a seven o’clock just outside the swap meet’s entrance. At 8:30 a man and his wife stopped by to ask him about his venture. The man said, “My name is Patrick, and I am an author, speaker, and publishing coach, so I just wanted to come over and congratulate you on building your own business!
In real estate, it’s common knowledge to consider home ownership more beneficial than renting. If you agree with this statement, then why do you think so many Americans “rent” their skills on a job to an employer who doesn’t provide stock options? A job, then, is really only renting, unless…
Having our home burn was an adversity my entire family had to overcome. But closely linked to why our house burned was the reason – a drunken driver.
I was 13 years old when this event happened.
A second element to mastering time is implementing flexible planning. I first learned about flexible planning more than 15 years ago from Charlie “Tremendous” Jones. His book, Life is Tremendous, introduced me to the concept of flexible planning. Without this knowledge, I know I would not be where I am today.
One of two things, more often than not, stops people from being successful:
With so much opportunity and excitement possible, people can’t decide what to do first. The literally become “paralyzed with potential”.
People rush full speed into one particular element of their destiny, spending a whirlwind of time, energy and money in a “let’s do this as fast as possible” mode. Like a runaway horse, though,this short burst of energy usually looks much more impressive than the results produced.