I recently posted a video called The Million Dollar Secret, and although I received overwhelming support for the idea I shared, I still had a few people who were concerned with some perceived underlying negative issues. One issue that was brought to my attention was the idea that I was “using” people to gain something from a relationship.
Let me state right here that I don’t believe in “using” anyone for anything. Instead, I believe in building relationships. When you build “meaningful” relationships with others, all parties gain something from the relationship.
The most meaningful relationships are based on mutual trust, respect, shared values, passions, and sense of purpose. This applies to all relationships whether it’s with your friends, spouse, business partner, or mentor. Basing relationships on the idea that you can “use” them for certain purposes is a formula destined for failure.
One thing you should know about me is that I LOVE people! It’s one of the… Continue reading
Have you ever wondered why some people seem to have all the luck?
Everything seems to go their way. Maybe they start a new business and their business takes off, they enter a new market and the market embraces them, they’ll roll out a new product and their product sells like hotcakes, and every year they seem to make more and more money, and maybe… you don’t. You may wonder how is that possible?
These people may not have as much talent, knowledge, skill, charisma, or drive that you possess, but every year they do better and better. Are they just lucky? I’m going to say, “Yes! They’re very lucky, and they probably work very hard to harness that luck!”
The late, great Jim Rohn said, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” If we’re talking solely in financial terms that means if the average income of the five people we spend the… Continue reading