What if there was a way that you could build your confidence and learn stuff that will help your business, with virtually no overhead? Sounds king of like a scam, right? Actually, it’s affiliate marketing and today I’m sharing five more reasons why you should start doing it right now.
The majority of the population has a hard time asking for things, even from those whom they’ve helped. For some, the idea of it is downright terrifying. But if you are going to succeed in launching a product or service, you’ll have to get over your fears and learn how to ASK.
I recently received a very common question from a reader, Adam Franklin. Adam is one of our top partners in multiple launches and one of my favorite people in online marketing. You should definitely follow him on his blog.
The #1 thing I struggle with is the “ask” — especially when I ask people to support me.
I am totally fine supporting other people’s launches, as you’ve probably noticed. And I’ve spent the last 18 months, forming and strengthening relationships on this basis. It’s easy because it’s GIVING.
But…when I try to recruit JV partners to support my material, that makes me a bit uncomfortable because I feel it more as TAKING. I know it’s meant to be win-win etc… but there’s discomfort.
When I was a teenager, I was obsessed with one thing (and it’s not what you think). I woke up thinking about it, I went to bed thinking about it, and it consumed my mind throughout the day. After school, I could not wait for it. I planned every minute of my day around it. I was obsessed…and highly successful at this one thing.
For me, that one thing was golf. And the lessons I learned reaching the top levels of that game have benefited me throughout my life.
Have you ever thought of yourself as a prophet? Probably not. After all, what comes to mind when you think of prophets? Perhaps crazy people from the olden days who walk around predicting the future or calling down fire on a mountaintop. That’s not you, but you are a prophet.
Yes, you. You are a prophet.
And it’s time to start acting like one.
Your words have immense power! And I want for you to use that power to your advantage.
Today, I share a story about a guy named Tom who prophesied his own downfall. I share what he did and what you can learn from it so that you don’t make the same mistake.
Your future becomes what you say about it today. Choose your words wisely.
Are you like the 99.997% of people who struggle with self-doubt?
Have you wanted to do something amazing, launch a product, or start a movement, but let fear cripple you?
Well, today’s guest knows a thing or two about overcoming self-doubt, tackling fear head on, and starting something world-change.
His name is Jared Easley and in today’s episode we talk about his journey, what it’s like to interview world changers around the globe about how they starved their doubts, and how he started a MOVEMENT…literally.
So sit back, relax, forget about your fears and doubts and join Jared Easley and I for an amazing conversation.
Jared is the host of the Starve the Doubts Podcast, where he shares his conversations with successful entrepreneurs and high achievers on how to overcome self doubt. I’ve been a past guest and I assure you that it is one of the most unique and informative podcasts out there. Jared is also the co-founder of the Podcast Movement, a conference which just wrapped up its first year and from all accounts was a resounding success.
That is a major focus of this episode…how he took that from concept to must-attend, world-changing status and what you can learn from that experience.
If you are a leader, stop punishing your team when they make mistakes.
Here’s what Jack Welch says about it in his book Jack: Straight from the Gut…and he’s Jack Welch. You’re probably not. (But, if you are, seriously, hit me up, let’s do lunch)
Be a leader. Build your team up.
That’s what they need when life kicks them down.
The same goes for your children, your friends, your spouse, and your family.
You had great expectations, but you fell short. Now what?
How do you let go of expectations and regain your confidence?
|If you missed part one yesterday, check it out here.|
As promised yesterday, today I give you my five steps for letting go of expectations and getting your confidence back.
- Give yourself grace. Be nice to yourself. Don’t call yourself a name or tell others how pathetic you are. Talk to yourself as you would a hurting friend. It really is going to be OK.
There is a fine line that you must walk between being confident and not holding on to unrealistic expectations.
We all must balance the two and in a way do a delicate little dance in our minds every moment of our lives.
NOTE: For my audio listeners who made it this far wondering, “where is my audio option?” there is none today. I am writing this from a train en route from Boston to New York and honestly don’t want to get funny looks recording it on the train.
If you’re a long-time reader, you know that I grew up playing competitive golf. During each tournament, I would constantly call on my memory bank of past shots. Each shot, in some way, reminded me of another similar shot that I had pulled off successfully. Same club, same wind, same situation, often even the exact same location on the same hole.
So you’ve been knocked down…now what?
In golf, as in life, you will suffer defeat. There will be times when you choke, succumb to pressure, or just lose it in the furnace that is a stressful and important situation.
At almost every major golf tournament each year, someone “blows it.” Someone who has never won a major championship before (there are four each year), leads with 18 holes to go. Or perhaps even only three or four holes. And they “find a way to lose.”