Agree or Disagree: The More You Learn The More You Earn

by ryanmacca 96 replies
I thought of a quote the other day

"The More You Learn The More You Earn" - Ryan McLean
I want to know if you guys think this is true or not
#main internet marketing discussion forum #agree #disagree #earn #learn
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  • Profile picture of the author Alice Seba
    Sometimes. I learn through doing and that means more money. Sitting around learning all day doesn't do much.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kenneth Fox
    The quote should read:

    "The more you take action on what you learn, the more you earn"

    You can learn all day long and not do anything with the knowledge. :rolleyes:
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    • Profile picture of the author GeorgR.
      Originally Posted by Kenneth Fox View Post

      The quote should read:

      "The more you take action on what you learn, the more you earn"

      You can learn all day long and not do anything with the knowledge. :rolleyes:
      very true!!

      Note that "learning" does not equal "make money".

      For me as a software developer this is a BIG trap, not only in regards to "learning", but also in a more general sense.

      The trap is that there is a danger to spend TOO MUCH being involved in projects, learning, improving...while the actual MARKETING part is falling behind.

      In other words: I could spend the next two months now "learning" more in regards to programming (which PER SE is not such a bad thing)...but not realizing that the time spent is actually not making any money.

      There were many SUPER SIMPLE efforts made by people who made insane amount of money with VERY simple things, without being involved in a complex "learning phase".

      Example:
      Instead of spending 5 months learning to design web-pages or learning HTML you could just GO right now and make squidoo lenses with overall the same result.

      It is true that MANY things in marketing require "learning", but the experience should come automatically and NEVER at the expense of postponing all ACTION.

      You can spend a lot of time on studying IM courses and lessons, buy this and that "marketing program" and learn this or that method...and you spend 5 months "learning" and did not make ONE penny.

      Similar to reading a book about "How to move and live in Hawaii".....but if you seriously want to move and live there it requires a bit more than just reading the book.
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    • Profile picture of the author esr
      Originally Posted by Kenneth Fox View Post

      The quote should read:

      "The more you take action on what you learn, the more you earn"

      You can learn all day long and not do anything with the knowledge. :rolleyes:

      BRAVO Kenneth!
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    • Profile picture of the author Gringo
      Originally Posted by Kenneth Fox View Post

      The quote should read:

      "The more you take action on what you learn, the more you earn"

      You can learn all day long and not do anything with the knowledge. :rolleyes:

      Now thats the quote of the day!!
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      • Profile picture of the author bangaram12
        I agree with Gringo and thats the fact many newbies dont know

        "The more you take action on what you learn, the more you earn"

        because after if you dont take action then its waste of learning
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    • Profile picture of the author Michael Motley
      Originally Posted by Kenneth Fox View Post

      The quote should read:

      "The more you take action on what you learn, the more you earn"

      You can learn all day long and not do anything with the knowledge. :rolleyes:
      Taking the wrong action usually doesnt lead to making money.

      'learning' has to be tempered with action. You can read a book about flying a plane, but if all you ever do is read book after book, you still dont know how to fly a plane, just read a book.


      Its like swimming, i can tell you how to swim, you can see movies how to swim, you can spend months studdying swimming techniques. But until you get your butt wet, you wont know how to swim.
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      • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
        Originally Posted by Michael Motley View Post

        Taking the wrong action usually doesnt lead to making money.

        'learning' has to be tempered with action. You can read a book about flying a plane, but if all you ever do is read book after book, you still dont know how to fly a plane, just read a book.


        Its like swimming, i can tell you how to swim, you can see movies how to swim, you can spend months studdying swimming techniques. But until you get your butt wet, you wont know how to swim.
        I like how you said you have to get your butt wet to learn. That is so true.
        You need to learn the techniques first then give them a try so you can master then yourself.

        Learning takes time and trial and error and should not be rushed
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    • Profile picture of the author Success2020
      Originally Posted by Kenneth Fox View Post

      The quote should read:
      "The more you take action on what you learn, the more you earn"
      You can learn all day long and not do anything with the knowledge. :rolleyes:
      Kenneth you are right... To be honest this is the kind of problem am having in IM... I don't know how to start or where to start... I think i really need a coach to put me through all this....
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    • Profile picture of the author jamesviago
      Originally Posted by Kenneth Fox View Post

      The quote should read:

      "The more you take action on what you learn, the more you earn"

      You can learn all day long and not do anything with the knowledge. :rolleyes:
      i'm with you kenneth.
      without action, it's all talk.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamie Iaconis
    Absolutely not!

    You have to take action, and not only that, in the right way too!

    You can know everything in the world, but if you
    don't apply it (and correctly) you're screwed!

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  • Profile picture of the author nlatishw
    I believe it's a combination of taken action and learning.
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
      Originally Posted by nlatishw View Post

      I believe it's a combination of taken action and learning.
      I definately agree with you. Taking action is not enough and learning is not enough. You need to do both
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  • Profile picture of the author Anna Johnson
    Hi Ryan, I've heard that quote many times before. It's true in the sense that knowledge gives you the ability to exploit opportunities. But, like others have suggested, the most important thing is to apply what you learn.
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  • Profile picture of the author cowboyrob
    Actually, as a college student, I've been taught a different perspective on the matter.

    You see, here at my university, I get thousands of dollars POORER for every half-year that I learn more stuff. People are crazy that way...
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
      Originally Posted by cowboyrob View Post

      Actually, as a college student, I've been taught a different perspective on the matter.

      You see, here at my university, I get thousands of dollars POORER for every half-year that I learn more stuff. People are crazy that way...
      Haha...I see what you mean...you are paying to learn
      But eventually what you have learnt will earn you more money....when you apply it
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  • Profile picture of the author TheMagicShow
    I know a guy that hasn't been working for 4-5 years and now is getting his phd in engineering, hes learning a whole lot but earning zilch.
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  • Profile picture of the author tess47
    Taking action is THE key. Many people find that the more they learn (online) the more confused they become.

    IMO, simple is the best way to earn online.
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  • Profile picture of the author Bryan Zimmerman
    I think it depedns on how you learn. If you are just told how to do something, you may learn it but never put it to the test. If you are working at something and learn new tricks or better ways to do things because of what your doing then it will make you more money.

    Not only do you learn it that way but you remember much better that way. That show "Are you smarter than a 5th grader" proves that just because you learn something, doesn't mean its going to stick with you.
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  • Profile picture of the author bobsstuff
    "The More You Learn The More You Earn"
    There are lots of educated derelicts.
    You need to add action to that quote.
    Knowledge without action is useless.
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  • Profile picture of the author eSeM
    I have to agree, whether its directly or in-directly, the more you know you'll learn more

    Knowing PHP + CSS + Java + Flash + Html, You'll earn more than just knowing php.

    If you're working for someone else as a PHP programmer though, don't think they would care much if you know flash.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve Mount
    Practice makes perfect, as long as what you're practicing is earning you money
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  • Profile picture of the author yourreviewer
    There is an obvious association but no cause and effect. Knowing more stuff means nothing unless you take action. Too often I spend a lot of time reading and learning new stuff when I should be taking action on things I already know. At least that's what I plan to do this year. In this regard, I have unsubscribed from all the GURU lists except a couple.
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  • Profile picture of the author Upartner
    I strongly agree with this wrote because it's absolutely true.
    Think about it.
    "Knowledge is power; power is knowledge"
    Whether you learn more about one subject or many different ones, learning helps you to discover or even create (pertaining to marketing) new strategies, ideas, and expands your horizons (figuratively speaking).
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  • Profile picture of the author Jon Olson
    Ya, learning is great but it's what you do with the knowledge that counts. I'm a student of business and will be for life but without any action taken, well it's just taking up brain space =)
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    • Profile picture of the author Rayday
      As with many others here have said, it takes effort after you learn.
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  • Profile picture of the author Raydal
    Which is worst: Ignorant action or Lazy Knowledge?

    I think ignorant action wins.

    -Ray Edwards
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    • Profile picture of the author TimGross
      Originally Posted by Raydal View Post

      Which is worst: Ignorant action or Lazy Knowledge?
      I think ignorant action wins.
      -Ray Edwards
      If you're talking about how to defuse a bomb, then I agree with you...
      But we're talking about making money, so I disagree:

      In know people who stumbled into creating successful Internet business without knowing much, a lot of it was luck. (Ignorant Action)

      But "Lazy Knowledge" is guaranteed to get you nowhere, because without taking action it's not possible, so for making money, I believe Ignorant Action wins if those are the only two options.
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    • Profile picture of the author bG90
      Originally Posted by Raydal View Post

      Which is worst: Ignorant action or Lazy Knowledge?

      I think ignorant action wins.

      -Ray Edwards
      well it all depends, the lazy genius might achieve more than the hardworking retard, its all about the balance, because lazy is still some action right? as long as the action /= 0 it produces an effect
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      • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
        Originally Posted by bG90 View Post

        well it all depends, the lazy genius might achieve more than the hardworking retard, its all about the balance, because lazy is still some action right? as long as the action /= 0 it produces an effect
        Hmmmm,
        I think you need to have a balance. Neither the lazy genius or the hardworking retard would be effective.
        Maybe if the lazy genius hired the hardworking retard and told him what to do we would be successful
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  • Profile picture of the author Samuel Lee
    It's probably a combination of both in the end... Yes, you have to take action, but in the right way too! With the right knowledge! Knowledge is extremely important, but if you don't apply it correctly you're going to be up the creek! One compliments the other!
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  • Profile picture of the author visit_faraz
    I think if a person is learning too much, he suffers from analysis paralysis.

    Compare that to a person who knows just one thing and keeps doing it and keeps earning more and more. On the other hand, if this same person was doing the wrong thing, then he would have lost money.

    So,we could just say that know what works and keep doing it.
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    • Profile picture of the author Scott Peterson
      I totally agree that "action" is the most important piece of the pie. I, for one, have spent entirely too much time "learning" and not "doing". That changed when I came here to the WF.

      There is another piece of the pie that we sometimes forget:

      "If its worth doing, its worth doing poorly". - Keith Cunningham, one of the super rich.

      I know, that sounds strange, but think back to when you rode a bicycle for the first time. Your "actions" were not enough to succeed. You also needed to learn from failure to ride that bike.

      In fact, I'd take that another step further - if you don't fail on your first attempt, you haven't really learned it. Dumb luck can be more brutal than an early failure.

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  • Profile picture of the author prashie91
    Originally Posted by ryanmacca View Post

    I thought of a quote the other day



    I want to know if you guys think this is true or not


    load of bull... just cuz you read 10 ebooks and learn 10 different things, it doesn't mean you're gonna make a cent.
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  • Profile picture of the author seree
    I believe in this...

    If you learn more and have enough focus then take the right action, you will earn more.

    But if you learn more but do not take action, you will always pay more.

    Don't forget to "FOCUS" <- For me, this is more important than learn more.
    F = Follow
    O = One
    C = Course
    U = Until
    S = Success

    After you've succeeded with current course, then just learn more on another course to earn more.
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  • Profile picture of the author OmarNegron
    I agree with that quote but with learning comes action.

    You can learn any new tips and trick out there but if you don't put it action you will never see results.

    Learn, take action, see results.....DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN!


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  • Profile picture of the author Debbie Allen
    Not much I can add but my spin on it is this: Many newcomers spend way too much time trying to learn and absorb all the information they can find related to Internet Marketing. That of course results in information overload and confusion. Many people are then too intimidated to take action and so they continue to learn even more.

    IMHO it is probably best to learn the basic steps to any method or model and then put them into action. Mistakes create valuable learning experiences. As time goes on learning will continue - learning while taking action is key to earning.
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Lee
    Most of what you learn, you easily forget. So it's important to use what you've learned (or at least re-read them many times) so they get stuck in your memory for later use... even if it means cutting down on all the stuffs you're learning.
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  • Profile picture of the author cleaning72
    i agree, the more you learn, the more you earn.
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  • Profile picture of the author perfecthomebuz
    Go on learning and keep on learning and fall back to your bed after learning. Wake up to continue learning and keep on keeping on learning.

    All without action is equal to nothing. At best it will make you a learner expert. If earning is your goal, then learning is a means to an end.

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    • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
      Originally Posted by perfecthomebuz View Post

      Go on learning and keep on learning and fall back to your bed after learning. Wake up to continue learning and keep on keeping on learning.

      All without action is equal to nothing. At best it will make you a learner expert. If earning is your goal, then learning is a means to an end.

      Taiwo
      I like what you said about learning being a means to an end. Learning is the means to take action. Without learning you cannot take correct action.
      So learn and take action and you will be successful.

      Taking action can be hard though. There are so many things that hold us back. We need to overcome these problems and take action so we can have the success we so desire.
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  • I've gotta agree with all those who said its about action.

    Knowledge is not power - Applied knowledge is power.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jared Alberghini
      Originally Posted by JonathanBoettcher View Post

      Knowledge is not power - Applied knowledge is power.
      Yup...

      What Jonathan said...

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  • Profile picture of the author dlyn
    I think you have to have a balance between learning and applying what you learn. The other tip is to make sure you are learning from someone who is really successful.
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
      Originally Posted by dlyn View Post

      I think you have to have a balance between learning and applying what you learn. The other tip is to make sure you are learning from someone who is really successful.
      I like this point a lot. Learning from people who are already successful increases your chances of success. Learning from someone who knows head knowledge, but not action knowledge is not as good.

      You learn more by taking action and doing things then you do by studying in a classroom (or on your computer)
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  • Profile picture of the author jtrag
    Originally Posted by ryanmacca View Post

    I thought of a quote the other day



    I want to know if you guys think this is true or not
    Yes, that is most definitely true in most circumstances, but not always

    I know some really dumb people who are rich, and some really smart people who are poor, so I guess it's like in Forest Gump when he said "Mama always told me, that life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."
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  • Profile picture of the author oboi2121
    Hello Omari Taylor here,

    I disagree. You can't learn everything under the sun but if you don't take any action you don't make anything.
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  • Profile picture of the author Valentine
    Taking action is the key .. everywhere ... it's like a universe law
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  • Profile picture of the author Rachel Rofe
    I made a TON of money with IM before I started learning anything.

    As soon as I got all the "better ideas", I started losing money...

    And now I only purchase things that are directly relevant to what my long term goals are... that seems to work the best and make the most.
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    • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
      Originally Posted by Rachel Rofe View Post

      I made a TON of money with IM before I started learning anything.
      Rachel has this right.

      It doesn't take a heap of learning to make a heap of earning. You just need a winning system and the determination to apply it.

      However, if you're a lifelong learner, you already know that knowledge is its own reward.



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    • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
      Originally Posted by Rachel Rofe View Post

      I made a TON of money with IM before I started learning anything.

      As soon as I got all the "better ideas", I started losing money...

      And now I only purchase things that are directly relevant to what my long term goals are... that seems to work the best and make the most.
      How does that work? Learning lost you money?
      Why didn't you keep doing what you were doing in the first place?
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  • Profile picture of the author Don Schenk
    There is a Dan Kennedy-ism that says, "Wealthy people have big libraries. Poor people have big televisions."

    Some people want to learn and get ahead, others want to stare at the tube and whine about their lives.

    :-Don
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  • Profile picture of the author Paul Moore
    Very true.

    It even works the same way backward. The more ignorant you are the more people can earn off you.
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    • Profile picture of the author AndrewCavanagh
      No this simply isn't true and it's really obvious that it's not true if you just look around at the people who are earning the most.

      Now I'm not saying knowledge isn't valuable...it is in fact incredibly valuable.

      And I'm certainly not saying that you shouldn't continue to gather more knowledge that can help you in your pursuits.

      But the reality is THE MORE YOU TAKE ACTION ON THE KNOWLEDGE YOU HAVE THE MORE YOU EARN.

      Learning or the knowledge in itself can't and won't make you money.

      You must put your knowledge into action if you want results.

      There are many people on this forum and in life who have plenty of very useful knowledge but they never take serious action on anything.

      Look at the number of university graduates who earn little or nothing.

      And yet look at the number of high school dropouts who are millionaires.

      Taking action on the right knowledge is the key to earning.

      Or to put it another way...if you want to make a certain amount of money you need to take action that can conceivably get you that amount of money.

      Anything else is just kidding yourself.

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      • Profile picture of the author ripsnorta2
        Originally Posted by AndrewCavanagh View Post

        good stuff snipped...

        But the reality is THE MORE YOU TAKE ACTION ON THE KNOWLEDGE YOU HAVE THE MORE YOU EARN.

        Learning or the knowledge in itself can't and won't make you money.

        You must put your knowledge into action if you want results.

        ...more good stuff snipped

        And I did actually say that, and I thought it was implicit in the OP since he didn't specify action. Of course action has to be taken, but all other things being equal, someone with a better education is more likely to make a better income.

        There are heaps of studies that correlate level of education with income, not just individually, but socially. Social units (nations, towns, and families) with a high average education also tend to have higher average incomes and/or standards of living.
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    • Profile picture of the author James12C
      Not convinced. Heard of "paralysis of analysis"? I soeasily fall into the trap of "the grass (and the dollars) are greener on the other side of the fence aka new coursem ebook, product, whatever."

      Maybe it's a case of the more you acknowledge what you've learned, the more you earn?
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      • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
        Originally Posted by James12C View Post

        Not convinced. Heard of "paralysis of analysis"? I soeasily fall into the trap of "the grass (and the dollars) are greener on the other side of the fence aka new coursem ebook, product, whatever."

        Maybe it's a case of the more you acknowledge what you've learned, the more you earn?
        The grass is greener where you water it
        Water your grass and it will grow green
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  • Profile picture of the author mocapital
    it depends on what you learn....specfic applied knowledge will help you earn more
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  • Profile picture of the author ripsnorta2
    Originally Posted by ryanmacca View Post

    I thought of a quote the other day



    I want to know if you guys think this is true or not
    It's absolutely true.

    It's been proven that the better someones education, the more likely they are to earn a higher income.

    While actioning what you've learned is important, it's only a factor (and not actually the question. Action is assumed.) Of two people taking action, the one with more learning is more likely to earn more.
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    • Profile picture of the author naruq
      I agree if you put what you learn into action. Then anaylze your results.
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    • Profile picture of the author epicbob
      I agree that the more you learn the more you could earn if you put some action to what you have learned. Many people seem to learn and then learn some more and never do anything with it. As I am learning this business I have to make myself do something with what I have learned and not wait until I learn even more.
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    • Profile picture of the author yesacpow
      I would say not necessarily.

      Sometimes it is better not to know too much because when you do you tend not to focus on one thing at a time and so you find that your profits also decline in the process.

      On the other hand it you are focus and put what you learn to use then I would say yes and you learn more you earn more.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jigar Banker
    I think it's the other way around...

    "The more you earn, the more you learn."
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
      Originally Posted by Jigar Banker View Post

      I think it's the other way around...

      "The more you earn, the more you learn."
      Hey this is an awesome idea. It is so true. The more you take action and earn money the more you learn

      But I don't think winning the lotto will teach you a lot. This quote is flawed, but the idea behind it is awesome.
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  • Profile picture of the author jaijav29
    Originally Posted by ryanmacca View Post

    I thought of a quote the other day



    I want to know if you guys think this is true or not
    This is so very true. You learn from your mistakes and when you learn from it you don't make the same mistake so you earn more money. Because in learning you understood your work then it is easy for you to earn money more.
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  • Profile picture of the author JamesMcDowell
    Originally Posted by ryanmacca View Post

    I thought of a quote the other day



    I want to know if you guys think this is true or not

    Id extend that to "The more you learn and apply, the more you earn"

    -James
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  • Profile picture of the author Marhelper
    Through observation I have often seen the opposite to be true. I know of some very knowledgeable people that are addicted to learning and they never take action. On the flip side, I do believe that you should apply yourself to learning prior to setting out but there seems to be a healthy balance.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gabri
    Completely true! The more experience you have, more oportunities for our business to succeed.
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  • Profile picture of the author RandyW32
    I totally agree with this quote
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    • Profile picture of the author Charles E. White
      It's always good to learn but if you just learn something and do absolutely nothing with it, what good is it? As many have said above...take action on what you learn and you'll do fine!

      Another thing is don't try to take action on everything at once, stay focused on one thing at a time then go to the next when you are successful at the one thing you have focused on.
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      • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
        Originally Posted by Charles E. White View Post

        It's always good to learn but if you just learn something and do absolutely nothing with it, what good is it? As many have said above...take action on what you learn and you'll do fine!

        Another thing is don't try to take action on everything at once, stay focused on one thing at a time then go to the next when you are successful at the one thing you have focused on.
        Staying focused on one thing at a time is a great way to do it. Learn one way and then outwork it so you really know how to put it into action, then move onto the next. I wrote a thread about this early this year
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  • Profile picture of the author yaz8888
    I think the more you learn the more you can learn if you take action and focus on the current project
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    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      Because the best way to learn is from personal experience and because we're talking about learning how to build a business the quotation "The More You Learn The More You Earn" is correct.

      I wouldn't trade all the things I've learned both intellectually and from experience (because one influences the other) for all the tea in China. For me taking action is equally important as gathering sufficient knowledge and educating myself. There's no point taking massive steps if your ladder is learning against the wrong wall.
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  • Profile picture of the author tmdassc
    Howdy Ryanmacca,

    I agree if the following is added... If what you learn is something others are willing to pay for, you take action and apply your knowledge, and you have an effective means of delivery.
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
      Originally Posted by tmdassc View Post

      Howdy Ryanmacca,

      I agree if the following is added... If what you learn is something others are willing to pay for, you take action and apply your knowledge, and you have an effective means of delivery.
      You should learn things that others are willing to pay for. Then charge them to teach them about it.
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  • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
    This thread has come a long way since I first wrote it. Thanks to everyone for their input and insight
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  • Profile picture of the author bobcath
    Learn, do, learn from mistakes, do again, learn what works, do more of it!

    So yes it does help, but taking action is the ultimate learning tool.

    Bobby
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  • Profile picture of the author Charlie Parker
    Well you have to learn before you can earn, but you can learn all day and as a result get nothing done so earn little to nothing.

    Yet you could learn the basics things that work, then work at them all day long, and earn a lot.

    Although the statement could be said to be true, not as true as "The more you work, the more you earn".
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  • Profile picture of the author MichaelHiles
    In the case of say, an anesthesiologist, I'd agree. But it's more contingent on action than knowledge.

    Getting "lucky" means you were in a lot of places to be in the "right place at the right time". That takes work.
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    • Profile picture of the author Japort
      β€œHe who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.”
      "Leonardo Da Vinci"

      Much on my day is invested in 'learning', though my focus on learning is in the 'understanding' part and that involves practice.

      What I do personally is first I read all I can about a subject, creating associations inside my head, making sense of it all, the big picture.

      I continuously examine what are the key factors for success in the chosen area and according to my Definite Chief Aim I focus on the ones that make a natural fit with me, the one's that 'feel' fine.

      Then it all falls into place, without wondering 'Am I missing something' and I get to a point where I can make congruent, massive action. Then the process gets repeated again, based on feedback.

      I will make a translation of a quote of a spanish philosopher and writer that is my northern star in my personal philosophy of action:

      "There are three types of men: The ones who first think and then act, these are the prudent; the ones who act before thinking, these are the impulsive; the ones who act and think at the same time they are doing what they're thinking, These are the strong."
      Miguel de Unamumo
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  • Profile picture of the author Adaptive
    I would rephrase it:

    The more relevant, helpful things you learn and take action on, the more you earn.

    Regards,
    Allen
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
      Originally Posted by Adaptive View Post

      I would rephrase it:

      The more relevant, helpful things you learn and take action on, the more you earn.

      Regards,
      Allen
      I like your requote. It sounds really good. Makes a lot of sense
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  • Profile picture of the author anomaly
    my 2c :

    learn while you earn ... by taking action you'll learn what works and what doesn't ... you can't expect to get rich by copying everyone else, you need to find what works for you, what YOU are great at, and exploit that to the maximum
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    • Profile picture of the author ryanmacca
      Originally Posted by anomaly View Post

      my 2c :

      learn while you earn ... by taking action you'll learn what works and what doesn't ... you can't expect to get rich by copying everyone else, you need to find what works for you, what YOU are great at, and exploit that to the maximum
      I definately agree that one of the best ways to learn is to actually take action
      Great observation
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  • Profile picture of the author Neil Morgan
    I'd say the more you earn, the more you learn.

    Meaning as you earn more, you learn what's important and what's not which allows you to cut through the BS much more easily.

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  • Profile picture of the author Terryr
    For me it has always been "The More you learn the less you have to do to earn"

    Take SEO and SEM for example, 80% of what your read is completley uneccessary to achieve the results you require. Its the old 80/20 rule again. Once you get to the point of knowing the 20%, life becomes a little easier.

    Terry
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  • Profile picture of the author gentlerainman
    No doubt about it learning is important...but even more important is implementing. After 17 years of coaching on this, I'm completely amazed at the large percentage of people who quit and walk away just before they were likely to get some great results.
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  • Profile picture of the author mmurtha
    Hi Ryan,

    I think that's a bogus statement. It's not knowledge that gets you sales or ahead, but the action combined with the knowledge.

    For instance, I know a guy who has been in college for over 20 years. He never held down a job, but continues to insist that he hasn't learned enough yet. Now this guy isn't getting anywhere but in deeper debt. He takes out all kinds of loans so ...

    He asked me not that long ago why I am making the money I make, and why he can't. I told him that's because I took action, and he didn't. He could do the very same thing if he wanted to, but he's afraid to step out and take action.

    Here's another example: How many times have you seen new people claim information overload? Learning is good, but if you are just seeking knowledge, you are not moving. And moving or taking action will allow you to grow so you can take a step forward.
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  • Profile picture of the author regska
    Originally Posted by ryanmacca View Post

    I thought of a quote the other day



    I want to know if you guys think this is true or not
    Hi,

    That is sometimes true, but just like everybody here said, you have to take action of course and not just sit down and just learn. How bout the quote in my sig?
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  • Profile picture of the author MeTellYou
    For me it's kind of easy, the more I learn, the more excited I am, the more action I take, the more I make.

    Sebastian
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  • Profile picture of the author gxd5
    Tricky.

    Learning is sometimes a block to earning. There are people that will read 20,000 ebooks and not do 1 thing. Then, there's the guy who does 1 thing, and gets rich.

    Knowledge, contrary to popular belief, is not power. It is potential power. But, the potential must be realized.

    So, in the hands of the right person, yes, the more you learn, the more you earn. In the hands of the wrong person, no amount of knowledge will help.
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