This post was inspired by a comment that I
left on Smart Passive Income. The article was plugging a book by MJ DeMarco. My comment was mainly to other commenters who had various opinions.
This is my original comment:
For what it’s worth:
First off, I didn’t buy the book. There comes a point when enough has been read on any subject and action begs to be taken. I’m not sure if MJ still offers the first 3 chapters for free, but he did. I read and enjoyed them. What they told me once again? Quit whining. Take action. Do something. Be proactive for your tomorrow, today. That message is loud and clear in many writings. It really isn’t dependent on who the author is. I find Smart Passive Income to be one of the tops (okay the very top!) in how-to marketing. Does that mean that everyone that reads it becomes a successful marketer? Let’s keep it real. Probably less than 1%. But, every person who is ready to utilize the info? 100%. It depends on you. Not breaks. Not luck. Good old-fashioned elbow grease and persistence will win this day and tomorrow. Will MJ’s book change your life? No. Your actions will.
Can the book help you? Yes. But, only if you are ready.
“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” Hindu Proverb
So the question becomes, “Are you ready?”
Live it LOUD!
I have a post that covers the idea of taking action a bit more.
So, I pose the same question to you:
Are you ready?
Nothing else matters if you aren’t.
- You can read a thousand books.
- You can listen to all the latest rage on your iPod.
- You can even tell everyone what you’re going to do.
None of this will make any difference if you aren’t ready to do it.
So. Are you?
Commit to a project in the comments that you’ve been putting off. I will leave them open for updates. It must be something tangible that can be finished w/in 30 days. Here’s an opportunity to make that THING happen. Consider it accountability. I’m participating too.
Live it exceedingly LOUD!