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5 Ways To Prove The Naysayers Wrong And Do Something Remarkable

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Prove the NaySayers Wrong

Do you want to do something remarkable in your life, but you’re surrounded by naysayers?

When I decided to quit my 9-5 job, I unleashed a storm of negativity.

–>If starting a business would be that simple, everybody would do it!

–>You will fail! There is already too much competition in your niche!

–> “That’s a ridiculous idea! Why don’t you keep working here? You’ve invested so much, you can become a director in a couple of years!”

None of the arguments were legit. I had a rock solid plan. Nevertheless, I started to believe what others were telling me. I started to worry about being a miserable failure.

Getting back on track taught me an invaluable lesson: even obvious nonsense can feed doubt and discouragement, if you only hear it often enough.

 

In order to do something remarkable, you have to protect yourself from all negativity. Here’s how I did it!

 

1. Stop Talking About Your Plan

Your means of protection against negativity is silence. If you don’t talk about your plan, nobody can discourage you with negative feedback.

It’s your free choice to keep silence about your plan. You’re not obligated to talk with anybody about your life.

Some naysayers might feel offended, but that’s none of your business. You’re not responsible for the feelings of a negative person. Your sole responsibility is to protect yourself.

Therefore, never talk about your mission with small-minded people. If you need advice, go talk to an expert. An expert is a person you has already done what you’re planning to do.

The advice of an expert is invaluable. It can protect you from making mistakes and shortcut your way by months or even years.

 

2. Build A Kick-Ass Team

The easiest way to do something new is to hang out with people who are already doing it. If you’re surrounded by greatness, your own standards and entitlement will grow.

–> If everybody around you owns a business, you’ll start to do the same

–> If everybody around you hits the gym, you’ll start to do the same

–> If everybody around you creates art, you’ll start to do the same

Build yourself a team that inspires and challenges you. Finding the right teammates is not as hard as it might sound.

Behave like your ideal teammate, and you will attract the right people. Therefore: be positive, never complain, pursue your goals, show genius interest, and help others. In two words: offer value.

Of course you won’t build a kick-ass team overnight. It will take you months or even years. But don’t worry! You can emulate a strong team in the mean time.

The greatest thoughts and achievements of mankind are only a couple of clicks away. Read books and blogs about your topic. Watch videos. Skype with experts. Immerse yourself deep. Eat, breath and sleep your topic.

 

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3. Fight Your Inner Naysayer

Have you ever wondered why it’s so hard to do something remarkable? The answer is pretty simple: your brain is not playing in your team.

Your brain does not care about greatness. All your brain wants is to safe energy and keep you stable.

Whenever you want to take your life to the next level, your brain comes up with some sneaky excuses.

–> “Let’s wait for tomorrow…”

–> “Let’s do this other task first…”

–> “This is not for me…”

Your excuses will be your life long opponent. You’ll never be free of them. But you can learn to ignore them and take action anyway. Do the opposite of a small excuse today and grow further from there.

–> Hit the gym in spite of being tired

–> Make a cold-call in spite of fearing rejection

–> Start your own business in spite of having self-doubts

Train your ability every single day. With time you will build a great momentum. When it’s time to do something remarkable, you only have to repeat what you`re doing on any given day.

 

4. Have A Rock Solid “Why”

Doing the opposite of your excuses will be a tough challenge. It will be a daily fight against your inner weakness.

You need something that is stronger than your excuses; something that enables you to take action.

You need a rock solid “why”.

Realize why your mission is so important for you? What is your motivation? What are you willing to sacrifice?

Don’t bother with any half-baked attempts. Go for the things that you want 100%, don’t go for anything else.

 

5. Be Willing To Fail

The conditions to do something remarkable will never be perfect. There will be always some obstacles in your way.

If you wait for the perfect moment, you will wait for the rest of your life.

I understand that starting out is frightening. Starting out scared me to death. But I did it anyway. What should I say? It was one big struggle.

I failed tons of things that were new for me. I made mistake over mistake.

Nevertheless: I’m still alive, I’m still learning, I’m still happy, and I’m still moving forward.

Every successful person I know fails at least once in a while. They try new things, they fail miserable, they learn from it, and they do it better the next time.

Their willingness to fail separates them from the average Joe.

 

What’s with you my friend? Are you willing to fail?

 

Please share with us your story of proving the naysayers wrong, we’d love to hear from you.

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How Your Friends Determine Whether You Succeed or Not

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Can anyone do without having friends? We all have our friends, we share ideas with them, talk together, have fun, and fight. Yes, that’s the baseline of friendship. But, do you know that aside from you, your friends can determine whether you achieve success or not?

There are two things in friendship which are the ability to ”love” and the ability to “influence”. This means you are loved and you are influenced. How do your friends affect your success in life? How are they one of the biggest deciding factors of your success? Let’s find out.

What type of friends do you keep? 

First, what type of friends do you keep? Who do you call your best friend? There are two different kinds of friends, good friends, and bad ones. A lot of people have lost their pathway to success and some have also found their road to success all because of the friends they keep, the people they mingle with. 

Who is your best friend? Answer carefully. Having a best friend means you find each other compatible and understanding. Analyze who your best friend is. If your best friend has not motivated you to do something positive, if who you call your bestie has never given you positive advice, lastly if your best friend has never informed and advised you on your shortcomings, then you don’t have a best friend.

This quote tells us “birds of the same feather flock together”. Countless people have changed from their good nature into a bad one all because of friends. One thing to note is, “negative people move with negative aura”. If your best friend is filled with negativity inside-out then you will surely be affected by his/her negative aura.

They influence your success with positivity or negativity 

The friends you keep can either influence you with positivity or negativity because your friends have the power to change your kind of person completely. 

This is how your friends influence you:

  1. They influence you indirectly with what they do
  2. They influence you directly by teaching and giving you advice 

Yes, that is how they influence you. For instance, you watch a movie and you like the way the actor walks. The question is if you truly like the way the actor walks, won’t you try to imitate the actor? Of course, you will.

Just the way you imitate the actor is the same way your friends can influence you with their character. However, the funny part is, they don’t have to teach you to do things like them. You just find yourself imitating and copying them gradually.

An important question to ask is, are you imitating a good friend or a bad one? If you imitate a good friend then you will be good, but if you imitate a bad person, you will surely become a bad person.

Everyone wants to succeed, a good friend will always teach, enlighten, and motivate you for success. A bad friend will only motivate you to do evil things (smoking, drinking, fight, envy,).

And you should know that things like that are a great enemy of success and even of God. So, if you have these bad elements in your life, how will you achieve success? There is no way!

And also, they can teach and advise you directly. But, what do your friends teach you? When you ask them for advice do they inspire you positively or teach you the bad stuff.? A lot of people have regretted lifelong decisions just by listening to the advice of friends. 

The company you keep has the power to influence and change you. Never forget that a positive influence will teach, motivate, and brush you up for success. While a negative influence will inspire you to become a bad person, change your good nature, and leave you with regrets in the end.

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The 3 Step Process to Building a Profitable Pitch

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As a communication coach, one of the top questions entrepreneurs ask me is how to deliver a winning pitch to potential investors. They want to know if there’s a magic formula to get an investor to say yes and buy into their dream and their business. (more…)

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The 4 Pillars of Wealth and Abundance

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Have you ever wondered what the formula for a wealthy and abundant life is? Many people have. Lots has been written about the subject of wealth creation and living an abundant life. It was a breaking point in my journey and pursuit of success when I found out that there is a clear path to achieve success in life. Thanks to those who have shared their journey, we can clearly see and follow the principles of prosperity. (more…)

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Here Are 4 Reasons Why You Should Have a Podcast, Youtube Channel or Online Show

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Confidence comes from a place of strong understanding of self. After close to three years on radio, I’ve grown from a shy introvert to a shy introvert with an extrovert persona. When the mic is turned on, I can channel a version of myself that some say is attractive, strong, and of course, confident but it wasn’t always this way.

What I want to share with you is what I discovered on this journey into broadcast that you can apply to your life, your ventures, and your personal development. This doesn’t require any fancy gear. It does require a leap of faith on your part because once you go down the road of media; it can change your life.

1. Perceived Expertise

When you go to a doctor, you expect their knowledge will guide them to a solution to your problems. When you have a show, you become your listeners’ doctor. For all the multiple thousands, maybe millions, of YouTube channels, podcasts, and user-created content in the world, each person that gets behind a mic takes a position on their passion, their opinions, and their themes.

They challenge the status quo for the benefit of their listeners in hopes to entertain and educate. With consistency on your side, those fans place you on a platform and give you permission to influence them.

2. Global Acknowledgement

One of the benefits to increasing confidence is when you receive thank you notes from people you may never meet. The feeling of enriching someone’s life from halfway around the globe, provides validation you’re enhancing someone else’s life with your wisdom and your wit.

The very first time I was told I was making a difference in someone’s life in a country other than my own, I felt like I caused massive impact that transcends my circle of influence. When you experience just how much you can cause impact and it comes back to you, it’ll change your worldview.

“Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining – it bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.” – Zig Ziglar

3. Backed By Numbers

One of the most exciting ways to measure success is to quantify your growth. It’s not enough to just broadcast. Having subscribers and downloads helps to know, numerically, how well you’re doing. Word of caution. This can be a way to set yourself up for distress because of number envy but if you understand what the numbers mean; you can control the narrative of the numbers.

The major number that makes most people smile is 10,000. I’d advise it to be 1. Here’s why. As you grow in your industry, so does your reach. If you learned that the one person that subscribed totally changed for the better because of you, wouldn’t that be worth the effort?

4. Effective Communication

While it’s not talked about much, having a show is documentation. You create a dynamic account of your life, your industry, and the pulse on what’s important simply by having a show. When you find a channel to improve your communication skills, you demand attention and people will listen to you. You become more trusted as a leader and people will follow you once they believe you can lead them to their wants and needs.

“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.” – Tony Robbins

These insights have helped many people become leaders and, ultimately, move others to their best selves. It’s worked for me and I hope it works for you. At the end of the day, it’s all about showing up and showing out.

Have you ever thought about having a radio show? If so, what would you talk about? Let us below!

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