LIVE CALL REPLAY: HAPPINESS IS CHEAP!

What a great call we had last Wednesday night. You guys rock! Keep it real and keep it going…there comes a time in everyone’s life when they have to make a critical decision: “Walk My Own Path To Greatness” or “Follow The Crowd To Mediocrity”.

It takes the same amount of energy to do both. One requires faith and an unknowing. The other requires you suppress your dreams and awesomeness for the POTENTIAL betterment of someone else who may or may not become great! Choose wisely my friends…choose wisely.

If you like what you are hearing, please leave some comments and share the information with others. The more people we get to walk a path of greatness the more of this world we touch in a way that has been needed for some time now.

The Struggle

I just wrapped up one of our Business Life Strategies Workshop and I have to tell you that it was awesome. It prompted me to write this little piece about “The Struggle”.

So many people are struggling. Struggling with their career, their spouse, their business, their health and their finances and I get it. I have had my share of struggles over the years with drug addiction, being in trouble with the law, challenges in my career and holding onto to certain business with just the tips of my fingers…boy do I get it.

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The Revolution Begins

Hi all, it’s Paul,

Listen, I am starting a revolution of personal freedom, financial independence and overall joy and happiness!

This is work. This is fun. This is you and me down in the dirt doing what we need to do to become who we need to become. ARE YOU IN? Or, are you gonna sit there and take it like you do every day for the rest of your life? It is a simple choice really. Go for your dreams OR complain and blame why your life is the way it is. HAHA

This is going to be fantastic. I am going to fight to get you back from the daily grind of life. I am going to inspire you to come out and be who you really are. I am going piss you off because we will tell you what you don’t want to hear. SORRY…NOT! We are going to laugh and be serious, screw around but get things done.

This is it people….NOW IS THE TIME AND YOU ARE THE ANSWER!

All negative ho-hum drum people are not allowed. No complainers, drainers and sheep. You’re not welcome here. This is the big boy class and you actually have to do something.

Here are the details – MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Dial-in number: (712) 432-1000
Access code: 599948890#
Time: 8:00PM EST
Duration: Until Whenever

Philosophy of Today

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When I was sticking a needle in my arm I had determined focus to get what I wanted when I wanted. I stole, fought, manipulated and connived to get high just for today. Now, I know that is destructive behavior and I am no way suggesting that anyone participate in it.

I am just making a point about focus and determination. When getting high was on the line I would have sold my mother (yikes). Now that our goals and dreams are on the line we aren’t even willing to give it 5, 10 or 15 hours a week. We would rather work the 40 hours for 40 years DEAD plan and let the outside world (news media, losers, negative people – sometime family, etc.) disctate life to us.

Did you not know who you are and what you are capable of? Get to know me. I will introduce you to your better self!

Stayed tuned. I have to go so please leave a comment and start a revolution!

Do you Trust your Faith?

I heard a story the other day that got me thinking about Faith (or belief) and Trust. The story goes like this: 

“Over a huge waterfall there stretched a tightrope. Eager spectators clustered around two small wooden platforms, one on each side of the falls. From a platform on one end of the tightrope, and acrobat called to the audience, ‘Do you believe that I can cross the falls by walking on a tightrope?’ Some were skeptical; others thought it could be done. A few spectators cried out, ‘Yes, go ahead. Let’s see if you can.’ Armed with nothing but his pole for balance, the acrobat stepped out on the high wire, the great chasm of thundering spray loomed below.

“Carefully he made his way across and stepped from the wire onto the opposite platform. The crowd whistled and cheered. Then he asked them, ‘Do you believe I can push a wheelbarrow across the tightrope to the other side?’ This time, many were optimistic. They’d seen him cross once and believed he could do it again. Most of them called out, ‘Yes, yes, you can do it!’ The acrobat took his wheelbarrow, positioned it with great care, and stepped out onto the tightrope once again. Slowly he made his way out over the falls, placing just enough weight forward onto the wheelbarrow to maintain perfect balance. Crossing above the roaring waters, he made his way to the platform where he had first begun. This time the crowd shouted and whistled like true believers. All traces of skepticism were gone.

“The acrobat rested for a few minutes, mopping his brow with a handkerchief and refreshed himself with a drink of water. Then he addressed the crowd: ‘Now do you believe that I can push this wheelbarrow across the waterfall?’ Having just seen him do this, they cheered with gusto. ‘Do you believe that I can take a passenger across the falls in this wheelbarrow?’ he asked. Once more the people cheered wildly. This was getting to be quite a show. ‘Very well, then,’ he said. ‘Who would like to get in?’”

Now, I know this story has its religious overtones and that is ok. However, this story can be applied to any part of your life. So many people talk about how they believe in one thing or another but never really ask themselves if they trust their own belief.

As I work with people (or coach them) regardless of whether they are starting a small business, going for a new job, working towards the promotion or trying to build better relationships they all have a belief that they can achieve the very thing we are discussing. But as I dig deeper I find that most of them do not trust their own belief. They make statements similar to this: I believe I am the best qualified for that position but I think Mr. X will get it because he is friends with the boss; or, I believe I can start my own business but I am not sure if it will work out; or, I know (believe) that I can lose the wieght but I don’t like diets or going to the gym is hard for me.

I can go on with different versions of these statements and I am sure you can come up with your own. So, here is the question for you. Do you Trust your own Faith (or Belief)? It is a simple process of finding out whether you trust your own faith (belief). Look at what you believe in and ask if you would put yourself in that position and not just be an outside believer.

It comes down to whether or not you believe in a power greater than you that will take care of all your needs. This doesn’t mean you act stupid or go play in traffic while stating that you are protected from above. If you believed you were one with the infinite, you would never be in traffic in the first place!

Until next time….these are thoughts to think about as you go forth and live the life of your dreams. Trust your Faith!!!

The Ultimate Networking Event @Chima Brazilian Steakhouse Philadelphia

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Tuesday April 6th, 2010 6-9pm 

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At The Ultimate Networking Event you’ll meet CEO’s, Business Leaders and Decision makers from a variety of leading companies. You will learn and have opportunities to grow your business from some of the area’s top business networking professional’s.
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  • Admission to Event
  • 1st Drink
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  • Opportunity to Meet and Mingle with the Top Decision Makers in Philadelphia Business and Create Lasting Friendly Business Relationships (PRICELESS)
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Another Ultimate Networking Event Video

Marty from MJMCoaching.com gives you some advice on how to really network and why it is important. For those of you who are in career transitions, looking to transition, or have been forced to make a move, check out this short video and talk to Marty.

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Time Management – The Killer for most people!

We all have the same amount of time each day, week and year. Why is it that some people accomplish a huge amount of stuff but others do not? Because they don’t manage their time!

I do an exercise during our monthly meetings about time management and it goes something like this:

Hours in a week

168

Hours in a Year

8,736

Sleep (8 hours/night)

(56)

Sleep (8 hours/night)

(2,920)

Work (50 hrs/ week)

(50)

Work (50 hrs/ week)

(2,600)

Total Left Over/week

62

Total Left Over/year

3,216

When I talk to people about changing their situation or lives they always say they don’t have enough time in the day. Now, I know most people don’t get 8 hours of sleep a night and/or work 50 hours a week but we use these numbers for a cushion and travel time to and from work.

So we go through this exercise to find out that people do have the extra time to do whatever they want. However, they are so caught up in the mundane drudgery of daily life they don’t see it. Some people see it but refuse to change it.

There are many reasons for this but the major one is: PEOPLE DO NOT PUT A VALUE ON THEIR TIME. Time is the most expensive thing you own! Once it is gone you can never get it back. Yet, people waste on average 6 hours a day watching TV, playing video games or surfing the internet (in a non-productive way).

I struggled with this myself. I would always complain that I am not going to become some robot that works on a schedule and tracks all of his time. My mentor at the time asked me a simple question: How much is your time worth? I said: what do you mean? He said: if you were going to charge your boss an hourly rate for your time, what would it be? How much is an hour with your family worth as opposed to your job?

What great questions and I had to figure out through personal development and study what I was worth per hour to anyone (my family, my boss, my acquaintances, my friends and so on). If the value of my time was worth more than what other people were putting on it, I had to change the people I was hanging around.

Eventually, I left my job because I realize the only way I could increase the value of my time was to take control of my time and utilize it to the best of my ability.

Think about this: everyone I think would agree that are time with our family is worth more than an hour at work. Yet most people complain that they have to work so much and don’t have any time to do anything, change anything or be home for the family. Instead of complaining, I urge you to do this exercise and start taking control of your time and freedom.

Also, I encourage you to start working on your time and start putting a value on it before your health makes you do it. By that I mean, most people don’t take time to stop and smell the roses until their bodies give out and they are forced to. You never hear on people’s death bed that they wish they had LESS time to do the things they always wanted to do (spend more time with family, travel, read, etc.)

Here is a good book that helped me get going in the right direction. NO BS Time Management by Dan Kennedy. This is a straight forward book. Take from it what you can and leave the rest.

You find hundreds of books on time management. This is the one I used when I got started. Here is the link to the book on amazon.com. NO BS TIME MANAGEMENT LINK or click here http://www.amazon.com/No-B-S-Time-Management-Entrepreneurs/dp/1932156852/ref=sr_1_16?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1249905421&sr=1-16

Till next time!