It’s not fair that those immigrants are so successful here

It’s not fair that those immigrants are so successful here

  1. How can I get past my “inner thermostat setting” that’s holding me back?
  2. My kids want to earn money and the chore dollars don’t go very far.
  3. I can’t be successful where I live.
  4. Can I pay an intern as a contract worker?
  5. How do a create an income from my preaching and teaching?

“We all have the responsibility to be the leader we wish we had.”  Simon Sinek 

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Show Notes:

Episode – 07-27-16

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Summary:

In this episode, Dan answers questions from listeners who feel stuck because of geographical location or other circumstances. Dan walks us through a few concerns and teaches that no situation will limit you from finding success. If immigrants can go from having nothing to buying a house with cash in ten years, you can too.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:38 – Preview of Today’s Show on Up-leveling Your Path to Success
    • How can I get past my “inner thermostat setting” that’s holding me back?
    • My kids want to earn money and the chore dollars don’t go very far.
    • I can’t be successful where I live.
    • Can I pay an intern as a contract worker?
    • How do a create an income from my preaching and teaching?
    • “We all have the responsibility to be the leader we wish we had.” — Simon Sinek
  • 02:35 – Casper Mattress success story
  • 04:05 – Coaching with Excellence in August
  • 05:10 — The Ultimate Advantage Cruise
  • 05:40 – Immigrants and their success finding jobs
    • 06:00 – They take the jobs people don’t want to do
  • 07:10 – Characteristics of immigrants
    • 07:55 – Openness to learn
    • 08:45 – “Do what it takes” mindset
    • 08:55 – Spirit of gratitude
    • 09:00 – Boldness to invest
    • 09:20 – Willingness to delay gratification
    • 09:25 – Remember where you came from
  • 10:15 – The fastest growing group of millionaires are Russians
  • 10:40 – They find opportunities
    • 11:00 – Junk yards
  • 12:40 – Part of the political discussion
  • 13:20 – David and Goliath, by Malcom Gladwell
  • 13:45 – How can I reprogram my “inner thermostat setting”?
    • 15:20 – Affirmations (Stuart Smalley)
    • 16:30 – Put up affirmations where you will see them everyday
    • 17:05 – Our minds are flooded with negative information
    • 18:00 – The importance of books and learning
    • 18:50 – David Schwartz, The Magic of Thinking Big
    • 19:10 – The Big Leap, by Gay Hendricks
    • 19:35 – Spend time with people who are at the level you want to be at
  • 20:00 – How can I create multiple streams of income?
  • 21:00 — My kids want to earn money and the chore dollars don’t go very far.
  • 24:50 – I’m in the middle of nowhere, how can I have a successful job?
    • 25:45 – You can be successful regardless of where you live
    • 26:30 – Today’s technology opens you up to customers all over the world.
    • 27:20 – Look at what you do that’s unique.
    • 27:40 – Create valuable content.
    • 27:55 – Don’t restrict yourself because you live in a rural area.
    • 28:10 – The Geography of Genius
    • 29:45 – Be careful about thinking your location will really affect your success.
  • 30:20 – I want to start a side business, but I need help with the technical aspects of a business. What are your suggestions?
    • 31:10 – Michelle Hammonds, IT Coach
    • 32:00 – Focus your time on what you’re good at
    • 32:58 – Find someone to help you with what you aren’t necessarily good at.
    • 33:20 – com, michelle@creativityplaybook.com
  • 33:35 – I’m a vocal coach and want to hire an intern. Do I need to apply for an EIN to pay her as an employee?
    • 34:15 – Guidelines for interns
    • 35:00 – A true learning experience
    • 35:30 – Pay them as a contracter
  • 35:50 – I’m a minister and love preaching the gospel, but how can I make an income in this field?
    • 36:40 – Being paid for preaching can “muddy the water.”
    • 37:10 – If you have a content area beyond religion, you can develop that.
    • 37:50 – Your passion doesn’t have to become a way to make money.
    • 38:30 – Artists and musicians
    • 40:00 – Give freely, and you’ll have more success.
  • 40:20 – What format of a book gives the most profit to the author?
    • 40:35 — Going to the author directly
    • 42:00 – There is a good margin on eBooks
    • 42:10 – Audio books can be more profitable
  • 42:40 – I write music with my brother. How feasible would it be to market to people to create original soundtracks for their lives?
    • 43:45 – You need something that’s scalable.
    • 44:15 – Find other ways to make revenue from your music
    • 45:10 – There is a possibility in the field, but you need to expand your idea.
  • 45:40 – Look for your talents and other options for employment.
  • 47:00 – Dan closes his podcast

3 Key Points:

  1. Never say that you’re stuck because of location or circumstances.
  2. Look at the characteristics of immigrants and see what you need to change.
  3. Find a business model that is scalable and profitable.

 

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Credits:

  • Show Notes provided by Mallard Creatives

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