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Someone I've been following a lot lately is the Rock. He posts some very inspirational posts that really help to kick you into gear. I was watching a video and he was talking about having your back against the wall everyday.

I think that is a mindset that many of us should adapt every single day if we are going to make it in this business.

Your Mindset

Before you make any money online you first need to work on your mindset. Your mind got to be right so that you can keep your game tight. What type of mindset should you have?

A go-getter mindset. One that says I will go after whatever I want with all that I have so that I can be all that I want to be.

Hustle

I know you've probably seen this word millions of times online now especially if you're following people like Gary Vaynerchuk, Grant Cardone or any other big name online these days.

Everybody talks about hustle, hustle, hustle. Now hustle is good you just have to figure out also what are the right things you should be hustling on. It makes no sense hustling if you're hustling backwards.

If you're just starting out then you should try freelancing so you can get some cash. You can then use this cash to pursue other ventures.

Hustling means I won't stop I won't quit I must get what I want out of life. Everyday you go for it because you never know if this day might be your last.

Give More

Learn how to give. Of your time of yourself and of your attention. Most of the richest people in life are the nicest people. From my years of being online I've always noticed that the nicest clients are the ones that truly have the money.

They were always the ones who could care less about price and more about buillding a relationship with you. What this means is that if you want to have more money and more resources you're going to have to learn how to give.

Basically making money in any business is about understanding what people want and giving that to them. The more you can do this the more money you'll make over time.

Be a giver and give give give.

Move With Urgency

This is how I look at my life everyday. I think that someone is going to cause me harm if I don't take action and keep building my business. So now I don't only have my back against the world I have someone coming if I don't take action.

This helps to give you a sense of urgency. A lot of people in life don't seem to move with a sense of urgency. Giving yourself this added pressure helps to put you in the right mindset to take action.

Use it and you would see it work for yourself.

Your Going To Die

Now I know this is hard, but it's the truth. Life is short. In fact it's too short not to take action and make your dreams happen.

What is it that you're afraid of what is the thing that you want to do, but you're not doing because of fear. Whatever that thing I want you to picture it.

And then watch this video below:


Fear keeps us back from taking action. Don't let it hold you back. Punch fear in the gut and take action. You're a beast remember? So act like one.

Conclusion

Make it happen. You've been dreaming about starting an online business for too long and you've got to make it happen. It's been years since you've been building this business and you still don't have nothing to show for it.

Make this year your year. Don't make another one pass and you still aren't living your dreams. In the end doing what matters to you is what counts.

All the best
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    i have listened to the speech where rock gave that line about 2 dozen times ..

    you make very good points.. the one key thing about this mindset ..is that it forces you to not just make choices but force you you to decide and dedicate yourself to one path of success ..

    the examples he used .. from being in his early twenties all of his dream gone moving back with his parents with 6 bucks in his pocket .. to one of the last big matches in the WWE ..where he was the headliner ..and injured his shoulder bad 15 minute in but continues the match the full length of the show ..
    and why he make big movies ..

    It is not a bad thing .. it is a method of forcing yourself to preform .. even when you really do not need to
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    • Profile picture of the author oppyeaunome
      Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

      i have listened to the speech where rock gave that line about 2 dozen times ..

      you make very good points.. the one key thing about this mindset ..is that it forces you to not just make choices but force you you to decide and dedicate yourself to one path of success ..

      the examples he used .. from being in his early twenties all of his dream gone moving back with his parents with 6 bucks in his pocket .. to one of the last big matches in the WWE ..where he was the headliner ..and injured his shoulder bad 15 minute in but continues the match the full length of the show ..
      and why he make big movies ..

      It is not a bad thing .. it is a method of forcing yourself to preform .. even when you really do not need to

      Yeah I think sometimes we just take too much time to make things happen and that is the thing that holds us back most of the time.
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      • Profile picture of the author Odahh
        Originally Posted by oppyeaunome View Post

        Yeah I think sometimes we just take too much time to make things happen and that is the thing that holds us back most of the time.
        in a way that is correct..but the problem tends to be we focus on the stuff we can't control in the equation and don't focus on what we can control ..

        then we underestimate the power of building small wins into bigger wins and building momentum ..

        acting like your back is against the wall prepares you for the times it actually is ..and you can't control those
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          Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

          in a way that is correct..but the problem tends to be we focus on the stuff we can't control in the equation and don't focus on what we can control ..

          then we underestimate the power of building small wins into bigger wins and building momentum ..

          acting like your back is against the wall prepares you for the times it actually is ..and you can't control those
          What wall? It simply doesn't exist. There is no firing squad in front of you, no monsters, vampires, zombies coming at you. It is a state of mind.

          We don't have debtors prisons these days.

          The wall is a perception, a thing which only exists in the mind (ask POTUS).

          There is no wall. PERIOD.

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          • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
            Originally Posted by GordonJ View Post

            What wall? It simply doesn't exist. There is no firing squad in front of you, no monsters, vampires, zombies coming at you. It is a state of mind.
            No wall? But..but.. we need our metaphors. We've got to punch fear in the gut, crush the competition and kill it out there in the jungle. It's a war, I tell you.

            Or are you saying it's mostly just a matter of self-discipline? Hmm. Good luck with selling that.
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        • Profile picture of the author oppyeaunome
          Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

          in a way that is correct..but the problem tends to be we focus on the stuff we can't control in the equation and don't focus on what we can control ..

          then we underestimate the power of building small wins into bigger wins and building momentum ..

          acting like your back is against the wall prepares you for the times it actually is ..and you can't control those
          Small wins is a good way to keep yourself focused as well. It's easy to want the big end goal and not see the small steps that you need to take to reach that goal.
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          • Profile picture of the author Odahh
            Originally Posted by oppyeaunome View Post

            Small wins is a good way to keep yourself focused as well. It's easy to want the big end goal and not see the small steps that you need to take to reach that goal.
            well that is correct but you do not need to have your back against the wall to start building small wins , thats what people who procrastinate try to do .. wait untill the last minute to do even small things ..

            big goals generally need skills in many areas to achieve .. and if you are living in a world where you are competing for those wins .. yeah maybe that will put your back against the wall.. but then people tend to only do enough to beat those they are competing against ..in the area they are competing..

            The Rock lived a life gaining big success in a highly competitve world that only had a ver spots at the top ..he failed in his dream to get in the nfl.. then managed to succeed and build his stardom in the wwf/wwe then used that stardom to get in big budget film in hollywood .. all aeas where only a few can win ..

            so that is where his back was against the wall .. because there where a limited number of things he had to do and do better than everyone else to win.. and he had started hitting the weight room at n early age ..the same way most people who become masters at something tend to do ..

            it really depends how big is your big goal really ... and weather your wins to get your goals are just a matter of personal winds ..building skills and increasing personal productivity.. or winning by beating or claiming to beat other people.. so have the biggest house than other ..the most expensive cars .. blah blah blah..

            are the wins personal in nature .. or do you always need something out there to out ..beat or leave in the dust ..

            in a competitive world you put your back against the wall .. in a world where you have goals that don't need to beat other people or thing to achieve .. you just need to keep your eyes on where you want to be and from there what you need to do today and tomorrow .. becomes apparent ..

            there are an increasing number of ways to build a great life in this world and that opportunity spreads to more people around the world on a regular basis . but a large number of these opportunities ..don't need the mindset where you have to compete against everyone else ..to build the life you want ..

            blah blah blah.. this probably make no sense i need a few more hours before the coffee actually wakes me up ..
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    is that it forces you to not just make choices but force you you to decide and dedicate yourself to one path of success ..
    Has it 'forced' you to do that? Are you on the ONE path of success?

    I think my own problem with 'motivational stuff' is that so many people never get beyond the 'great saying' or the 'super focus' etc etc.

    If you can read it/watch it and act on it - great. What I've noticed is some people keep reading and watching and reading and watching and discussing...and never get around to the 'doing' part.

    I don't see any reason to practice for times when your back is against the wall...when and if that ever happens in your life you will face it and deal with it...or you won't. It's like courage - thinking about what you would do in a crisis won't change what you DO in a crisis.


    I watched the video of the jogger who was stabbed by a stranger and stumbled into a convenience store trying to find help....the 'news report' spoke of "people who tried to help" but the store surveillance video showed EVERYONE in the store moved away from the bleeding woman as she staggered in and fell.
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    • Profile picture of the author Odahh
      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post



      I watched the video of the jogger who was stabbed by a stranger and stumbled into a convenience store trying to find help....the 'news report' spoke of "people who tried to help" but the store surveillance video showed EVERYONE in the store moved away from the bleeding woman as she staggered in and fell.
      and if any there were trained and certified in first aide or as emts .. then they would have helped.. but the best thing to do is actually get away and use your damn cell phone to call 911 .. unless you have proper training.. or risk getting sewed

      there are a lot of thing that require training before a crisis .. where training and practice can save lives or prevent further injury ..

      after the marathon bombing.. the people who couldn't help ran away from the explosion.. the people who had the training ran to where the explosion happen to help

      I would move away and call 911 .. i don't have the training.. and i hate the sight or exposure to blood and other bodily fluids . but from training i would make sure i would call or i would listen to other why look like they are calling .

      the worst thing that happens in those situation is to lose time because you think someone else is calling
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  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    i agree with the three of you.. but i do try to understand and explain the mean of it the way the Rock explained it in his speech ..

    If someone feels it will work for them go ahead .. in my case back to the wall is a very negative thing for me .. as it has never worked out well for me.. to long with my back to the wall i get suicidal ..literally .

    I also try to get the best understanding and explain philosophies i don't agree with ..

    I think you notice when someone actually ask for advice that is actually seriously looking .. i tend to say her is what i think but don't listen to me i can be completely full of sh on this ..make your own choice .

    outside that much of what gets tossed around on this forum ..is generally ignored ..

    so back to the wall worked for the rock.. but thinking thats the only thing the rock was following bad.. that is what happens a lot with motivation.. looking for a secret ..or the one thing ..

    so you three are right that there is no wall.. and people need their metaphors ..

    adding this later ..

    honestly it makes a very short speech if The rock .. explains his success as 20+ years ago i became the rock on wwf a star making machine.. and learned how to milk the f out of it.. then turn the starpower i built in the wwe/wwf.. into a holly blockbuster career with the boost of getting into the already very successful fast and furious film franchise .
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    Originally Posted by oppyeaunome View Post

    Your Mindset

    Before you make any money online you first need to work on your mindset. Your mind got to be right so that you can keep your game tight. What type of mindset should you have?

    A go-getter mindset. One that says I will go after whatever I want with all that I have so that I can be all that I want to be.
    The mind right, tight remark is nice, but not much else. Although going after your goal with everything you have makes more sense.

    Hustle

    Everybody talks about hustle, hustle, hustle. Now hustle is good you just have to figure out also what are the right things you should be hustling on. It makes no sense hustling if you're hustling backwards.

    If you're just starting out then you should try freelancing so you can get some cash. You can then use this cash to pursue other ventures.

    Hustling means I won't stop I won't quit I must get what I want out of life. Everyday you go for it because you never know if this day might be your last.
    I don't know why marketers use that one, in the verb: north American definition it means either forceful action or in the noun context: a fraud or swindle.

    Not a term that an online marketer wants, but l guess that some tend to talk first and think later, or at least talk.

    Give More

    Learn how to give. Of your time of yourself and of your attention. Most of the richest people in life are the nicest people. From my years of being online I've always noticed that the nicest clients are the ones that truly have the money.

    They were always the ones who could care less about price and more about buillding a relationship with you. What this means is that if you want to have more money and more resources you're going to have to learn how to give.

    Basically making money in any business is about understanding what people want and giving that to them. The more you can do this the more money you'll make over time.

    Be a giver and give give give.
    Sure l gave or created the best WSO underconstruction app available and did reasonably well with it, but not well enough to make a living from it.

    Give your all sure, but change tracks when giving your all does not work.


    Move With Urgency

    This is how I look at my life everyday. I think that someone is going to cause me harm if I don't take action and keep building my business. So now I don't only have my back against the world I have someone coming if I don't take action.

    Now I know this is hard, but it's the truth. Life is short. In fact it's too short not to take action and make your dreams happen.

    What is it that you're afraid of what is the thing that you want to do, but you're not doing because of fear. Whatever that thing I want you to picture it.

    Fear keeps us back from taking action. Don't let it hold you back. Punch fear in the gut and take action. You're a beast remember? So act like one.
    Lol, if you build your business then it is inevitable that scammers, trolls and other subhumans will cross your path.

    I am on an online investment forum and have come across one, and been warned of another, and so forth.

    Sometimes you have to risk everything to create wealth.

    Conclusion

    Make it happen. You've been dreaming about starting an online business for too long and you've got to make it happen. It's been years since you've been building this business and you still don't have nothing to show for it.

    Make this year your year. Don't make another one pass and you still aren't living your dreams. In the end doing what matters to you is what counts.

    All the best
    Yeah, been there countless times, and this also means that if you have been at it for years, then it might be time to change tracks.

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      Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

      this also means that if you have been at it for years, then it might be time to change tracks.
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    • Profile picture of the author Odahh
      Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post



      Sometimes you have to risk everything to create wealth.



      Yeah, been there countless times, and this also means that if you have been at it for years, then it might be time to change tracks.

      when the everything actually is not that much..and you don't have a spouse and kids to feed ..it's fine to risk everything.. because 19 times out of 20 you may lose everything .. so it fine if you are young enough to get everything back quickly.. rather than losing everything built up over 10 20 or 30 years ..

      unles you can be a banker ,hedge fund manager , or run a mutual fund.. where you can take most of the profits from risking other people money.. and leave the investors or the tax payers with the bill for the risks

      steve jobs and Waz started apple by selling steve van and waz selling his calculator ..which was a pricey item 40 years ago.. but Waz new he could just buy an new better calcularto in a few months for less money than he was selling the one he had for ...

      And what get forgotten or ignored .. in bill gates dropping out of Harvard .. was that A he dropped out of Harvard , B his parents where already wealthy, and C he had been running some type of business sense he was like 12

      but again in both cases they did it when they where yound .. before they had wives children house payments and good jobs ...Well i'm wrong.. Waz had a job he loved as an Engineer
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        Originally Posted by Odahh View Post

        when the everything actually is not that much..and you don't have a spouse and kids to feed ..it's fine to risk everything.. because 19 times out of 20 you may lose everything .. so it fine if you are young enough to get everything back quickly.. rather than losing everything built up over 10 20 or 30 years ..

        unles you can be a banker ,hedge fund manager , or run a mutual fund.. where you can take most of the profits from risking other people money.. and leave the investors or the tax payers with the bill for the risks

        steve jobs and Waz started apple by selling steve van and waz selling his calculator ..which was a pricey item 40 years ago.. but Waz new he could just buy an new better calcularto in a few months for less money than he was selling the one he had for ...

        And what get forgotten or ignored .. in bill gates dropping out of Harvard .. was that A he dropped out of Harvard , B his parents where already wealthy, and C he had been running some type of business sense he was like 12

        but again in both cases they did it when they where yound .. before they had wives children house payments and good jobs ...Well i'm wrong.. Waz had a job he loved as an Engineer
        True, but l have also met people which were married with kids, risking their career and what money they had on their dreams.

        Which is considerably harder to pull off, with bills piling up and your wife nagging you, but still possible.

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          Originally Posted by tagiscom View Post

          True, but l have also met people which were married with kids, risking their career and what money they had on their dreams.

          Which is considerably harder to pull off, with bills piling up and your wife nagging you, but still possible.

          and many times even if they do succeed the marriage ends and they work so many hours their kids end up hating them ..but still as many fail.. and the family pays the price ..

          there are ways to build wealth on the side without destroying the family .. people who have jobs and build the business on the side ..succeed far more often than the crowd who thinks quiting the job and starting a business in something you have never done before.. is a good idea .. and the thing to do is to work 100 hours a week to succeed ..

          you can pull that of is you are in your 20's and single.. or the wife didn't say yes to marrying a man because he was reliable and had a job .. and proved to be responsible
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    Problem I got with (for wanta a better phrase) SUREFIRE ANTI-DEMON SPRAY is how most evrywan got an idiosyncratic take on mixin' personal stuffs with THE PLANET don't necessarily gotta make no sense.

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    Stoopidest thing?

    tbh, I forgot what this post is about ... an' so ... in the spirit of evrywan's dream benevolent megalomaniac, prolly ima jus' effuse for a few mins.

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    See, cos the video guy spun out a story.

    Problem for Moi is, I never listened through.

    Such are my non-academic attention deficit talents.

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