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TIE #040: What If I Told You There is Another Way?
You don't have to live like a robot.
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I found myself inside a coffee shop on a Monday morning during a little golf trip I took with some friends recently.
I don’t drink coffee so I hung out in a seat that overlooked a busy sidewalk while I waited.
As I looked out the window, I couldn’t help but wonder:
“Do these people even question why they’re all walking down a sidewalk at 7AM?”
“Do they stop to ask themselves why they’re going to do it again over the next four days?”
“Are they pursuing their dreams or pursuing the dream that culture has programmed them to pursue?”
The sad reality is that almost every person I saw wasn’t acting via free will.
They were all operating under a conditioned instinct, like a bunch of robots.
All of them were on their way to trade five precious days of their life in exchange for two days of freedom over the weekend.
It was a familiar sight because I was once a robot sitting in traffic doing the same thing only a handful of years ago.
I fell for the bullshit game society tricks us into playing where we all must:
Go to college
Get a job
Rack up credit card debt
Mortgage a house
Stare at the newest iPhone
Save for an elderly retirement
Finally gain time-freedom in our 60s or 70s
(Getting married and having kids is awesome but you should want both of those things rather than just doing them because society told you to)
What if I told you there was another way? A better way.
One where you wake up every morning (without an alarm) and don’t have to leave the people you love most.
One that puts you inside a coffee shop on a Monday morning prior to a round of golf with your buddies.
This is what a one-person business can provide.
Why can they provide that?
They don’t have an income ceiling and allow you to earn while you sleep.
At your job, you’ll never make $400/hour. Sorry, it’s just not realistic.
You’ll also never make money after you head home.
With an online money making machine, you can do both of those.
I know this because my little one-man Amazon operation out-earned my aerospace engineering salary after only a few years.
Are one-person businesses for everyone? Probably not.
However, there is no way to know until you try.
The downsides are obvious:
There is no guarantee of success (nothing is guaranteed)
It isn’t easy (all things worth doing are hard)
They require a lot of work (all things worth doing do)
However, the bigger downside is getting to 80 years old and wondering what “could have happened” if you would have taken the leap and given it a try.
Do you want to see what you’re capable of or do you want to be a robot?
That choice is yours and I can’t make it for you.
When you are ready, there are a few different ways I can help you:
If you don’t have capital to play with, I recommend starting here:
Textbook Flipping Mastery - My in-depth guide on how to start a high-margin but simple Amazon e-commerce business.
If you do have capital, I recommend starting here:
LEGO Investing Mastery - My in-depth guide on how to start a long-term “buy, hold, and sell” LEGO investing business.
If you want to tackle both at the same time and get the most value possible, I recommend starting here:
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