I am so grateful.
I am so thankful that I can do what and do, people actually like my stuff, and that it comes easy to me. Doing the things I do: recording podcasts, videos, doing webinars, seminars, writing – those are no big deal to me. Coaching entrepreneurs is easy for me. When I say it is easy, I mean it doesn’t cost me any energy. I love this stuff!
The fact that people like what I do is amazing to me.
I know I recorded a previous podcast about why I am grateful, but I don’t even remember what I said. I never listen to my podcasts, I just record them and send them away, but I just know I feel so grateful for so many things.
Living this life — having my family, my wife, my daughter, my friends, my team, my customers, and a lot of people that I do not know who watch me or listen to me or read my stuff, that get inspired by my stuff – it is amazing and mind-blowing.
When I was young, it never entered my mind and was not something I ever aspired to – to be a person who inspires others. It just accidentally happened. In 2005, I was excited about the Internet. I had been selling stuff online for five years and just started writing about it. I wrote an e-book just because I saw the opportunity. I didn’t really have the business idea of changing people’s lives or inspiring people. I just saw a business opportunity. I am being really honest about that – I was not thinking about changing the world. I just wanted to make money and have a fun life.
But about ten years ago, I started teaching other people and I caught the fever. I immediately started loving it. Of course over the past ten years I have evolved as a person and as an entrepreneur and I am so grateful that I started that stuff.
I see many entrepreneurs who are or were in the information marketing business who gave up because they didn’t make a lot of money. I had my periods too, but what really kept me going was being of value to other people. We all have seasons in our business. I have had great seasons and have had some off seasons, but this is just really, really, really amazing to me that you are reading this.
I don’t know if you listen to my podcasts or read my blogs every day; maybe you have a ritual every morning when you are walking or whatever; I’m just grateful that you are listening and reading and that you like it.
I have made some big changes recently in my business where I decided to focus on creating value rather than just making money. I am focusing on creating value – then I know how to make money out of that creation – but I am really putting that first for my company, my team, and my customers.
As I said, this is easy for me. It requires no discipline. Right now, I am in a great hotel room somewhere in the world and I am creating this because I want to, not because I have to. There are so many cool things I could be doing at the place I am staying right now, but I am doing this because I love to.
Thank you, thank you , thank you! Thanks for being who you are. Keep doing what you are doing. Thank you for being on this journey with me. Let’s kill it!
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