As you may know…
I don’t think everyone should be an entrepreneur.
Just as not everyone can make the NBA, become a professional musician, or professional actor.
But that doesn’t mean you can’t make a lot of money.
Because, I have many friends and mentees who have become very financially successful without starting a business.
What’s the secret to their success?
High income skills and the right mindset, and the right investments.
In fact, even if you don’t become a business owner, you still want to adopt entrepreneurial ways of thinking.
So, in this week’s newsletter, I’m going to share with you different ways to think like an entrepreneur…
Because if you change the way you think, you’ll have no choice but to get different and better results.
How To Embrace Chaos
We’re taught to think in sequential steps.
But, business is all about innovation and doing things differently.
Most people think in steps…
But, I teach all my clients and mentees to think simultaneously, not sequentially.
When you do things at the same time, rather than one after the other, you create organized chaos…
And you’ll get far more done.
Why Positive Thinking Is B.S.
How many times have you thought “if I just think positively, nothing will go wrong.”
Well, if something can go wrong, it will.
And what’s worse, it will go wrong at the same time as many other things in your life.
With that in mind, it pays to be prepared.
Because I believe there are 4 kinds of people in this world.
- Those who make things happen
- Those who watch things happen
- Those who wonder what the hell just happened
- Those who anticipate what may happen and act before it does
That’s why I regularly ask myself these 3 questions.
“What could go wrong?”
“What don’t I know?”
“What don’t I see?”
If you ask yourself these questions and think hard about the answers, you’ll be able to anticipate things that could happen in the future and take the necessary precautions.
Great entrepreneurs do this, and they also think positively, but prepare for the worst.
So apply this to your life to get the best results possible.
Why Money Loves Speed
As you may know, I’ve had many business failures…
And some people experience business failures and it derails them for years.
But I couldn’t afford to wait years to recover.
I had to move fast, and that’s how I managed to fail at 13 businesses and go on to make multiple six figures in a few short years.
It pays you to be nimble and quick with your decisions and actions, as money loves speed.
Because it’s not how much you know, it’s how fast you can implement.
How Millionaires Stay Productive
Have you ever met someone who is always busy but doesn’t achieve much?
Maybe you’ve been there yourself, and if so, it’s OK.
We’ve all been there at times.
But another way entrepreneurs think is they think in terms of accomplishments instead of tasks.
You could complete many tasks but if they’re not important they won’t move you forward.
When you create a daily ‘to-do’ list, you want to ask yourself…
“What can I accomplish today?”
Then make sure you complete around 3 things that will move you forwards each day.
Over time, you’ll make huge progress.
How To Turn Knowledge Into Money
If you ask most people if they’d like to start a business, my guess is they’d say “yes”…
But they don’t know what they would do.
They may spend a good amount of time trying to come up with an idea no one has ever done, seen, or heard of before.
This is being “inventive”.
What they don’t realize is you don’t need a brand new idea to be successful.
Nothing I do is new, but here’s the secret.
I’ve taken what works and I aim to make it better, faster, simpler, etc.
That’s called innovation.
Are there some people who invent new things?
Sure, think Steve Jobs with the iPod and iPhone etc, but you only need to improve upon things.
How To Think Big
If you’re going to think, think BIG.
There’s no point in thinking small when it comes to your life.
And with the internet, there’s no reason why you can’t create your dream life.
You’ve just got to figure out what your ideal life looks like, and create it.
Here’s a quick tip.
I’ve achieved quite a lot in my life, but I’ve still got so much I want to achieve.
And I’m driven to leave a legacy.
So what drives me to continue taking massive action despite my achievements?
I hope you’ve enjoyed this newsletter, and it’s helped you think bigger, change your mindset a little, and take more action.
Because when it comes to achieving your dreams, action is the only thing that matters.
To your success,
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