I don't know about you but lately I've been feeling out of sorts. I don't know if it's this crazy weather or all the things happening in this world. It's getting crazy, isn't it? I know. And I can't help but to realize that all of us are being affected by all the craziness everywhere since, as you know, energy travels and we feel it, baby.
How do you keep yourself balanced during these turbulent times that will only get crazier as time goes on? Because, let's face it. Times will never be like they were before. If you're waiting around for those innocent Norman Rockwell days to come back, keep dreaming. Because you'll never see those times in reality ever again.
So, what do you do?
Focus on your life, your family, and where you ultimately want to be. That's all you need to do. Focus on YOU and forget the rest of what's going on. If you don't, you'll most certainly go crazy, become depressed, or both.
During a couple of my last seminar presentations I've done, I mentioned a little tid-bit about how you only have to be 7% better than everyone else to be exceptionally successful in anything you want to do. It doesn't take much, folks. But it does require that you actually DO something and do it with persistence, focus, and belief in yourself. Most people don't do much of anything. They go to work, come home, and throw in the bare minimum in life effort in everything they do.
And on top of all that, it seems to be getting worse than ever. People are at the lowest in enthusiasm and motivation than any other time in our recent history. I think most people are overwhelmed with everything that's going on coupled with having had lost faith in themselves.
But this can't be you. It won't be you if you know what to do to prevent yourself from sinking into the abyss of The Nothing. That's right. The Nothing. Do you remember the movie The NeverEnding Story? It's one of my favorite movies because it's so mystical. The Nothing is this "thing" that really isn't anything but it's taking away this entire world piece by piece. Until there's...nothing. And I very much believe that's what's happening right now. There is this "nothing" that's starting to take away everything. But it only affects those who have lost their faith in life and in themselves.
I'll be honest. I sometimes feel like I'm sitting on the fence between wanting to change the world to not giving a shit about any of it anymore. As a Gemini, I'm two people: Monica and Monique. (Monica is the angel, Monique is the devil...or so I've been told.) So, every moment of every day is a struggle to figure out where I stand on this issue. Is it worth the good fight? Or do I throw in the towel, take a drink, sit on the beach, and just let whatever happen happen because who cares anymore? Even more interesting, both sides of the coin always seem extremely desirable at all times. It's ironic how life is, isn't it?
This is why it's required that you come up with some type of goal or dream that's bigger than you are. Making money isn't a goal. It's a requirement for survival. So, how can anyone drum up enough motivation, enthusiasm and drive for something as mundane as earning some cash to buy some bread and milk? BORING!! Making money for "financial freedom"? What the hell does THAT mean?? Time to amp up your dreams otherwise you're never going to make it to anywhere!
Each day I go to work I know I don't have to be there. I show up because I want to. That's financial freedom. Yet that doesn't excite me. Having tons of money in a bank account knowing that I can buy a lot of bread and milk in the next several years to come...who cares? Boring. Do you see where I'm going with all this?
Recently I've had to amp up my own goals because, well...I pretty much did everything I wanted to do and I finally got to that end of the road. I feel like I got to that end part of the train tracks that says DEAD END. So, when this happens -- and this has happened a few times in my life already -- it's time to find a different sent of tracks or an alternative method of transportation to get to where you want to go.
Maybe this is what you need too?
I have two (2) critical components in place to get me to where I want to be:
1) Aggressive Income - The Money Funnel
2) Passive Income - Apartment Building Investing
These components allow me to have, be, and do what I want. But here's the key: you have to have SOMETHING ELSE on the other side that this is all for.
Here's an example of what this WAS for...for me (and how it's recently changed): I lined up these money-making vehicles for a greater cause. My goal was to become a writer but I absolutely refused to be a starving writer. So, I used these Aggressive and Passive Income Strategies for my bigger plan which was a means of income before I'd "make it" as a writer. Of course, some of this has changed which is why I feel that I've reached that DEAD END part of the train track. The part that I had on the "other side" of the goal disappeared so all this became about making money (again, boring!) and nothing more.
So...what is my goal on the other side of just making money? I haven't fully refined it yet but it has to do with charity. It's critical to make this new purpose as meaningful as possible so that I don't find myself running up on another DEAD END track anymore. This is why what's on the other side of making money MUST be purposeful, exciting, and something that drives you through life with maximum enthusiasm.
What is your "larger than life" meaningful goal on the other side of just making money? If you don't have one, you're going to struggle with making your businesses successful. And even if you do realize success, you'll quickly feel this sense of emptiness like...what do I do now?
Now, back to what I really wanted to tell you. One of the greatest components of how and why I can follow through with the goal on the other side of the money is through Passive Income Strategies, namely apartment building investing. Yes, Aggressive Income Strategies are fantastic but it always requires us entrepreneurs to be at the helm of the ship, running everything, and never getting a break or time to do the stuff on the other side of the money goal. However, Passive Income Strategies DO allow us both the money AND the time to be able to pursue those more important things.
This is why it's critical that you get into the apartment building investing game as soon as possible before all the inventory is gone. The brand new Apartment Riches 2016 System has come out and it'll get you on your Passive Income money path right now. Just make sure that you have something on the other side of that money goal otherwise none of what you make will feel like it's been worth it.
See you at the top!