Don’t List on eBay Until You Watch This Video

Don’t List on eBay Until You Watch This Video

 

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You know how everybody is telling you to sell on Amazon and to sell on eBay. There’s all these courses and lessons and a lot of other things. I’m one of the few people who said No eBay, No Amazon.

Well it appears I am way smarter than I look, and I look pretty damn smart.

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So, let’s jump into the shit today, because this just tickles my funny bone like you wouldn’t believe. I was talking to my neighbor who used to work for eBay. I was just saying that I predicted what Amazon and eBay were going to do. That was before I knew he worked for eBay.

What I believe Amazon and eBay are doing is a Six Sigma type program because they don’t need all of these sellers. He said, “You’re absolutely right because I used to work for eBay. He said the poor sellers cost us five times every dollar we earned.”

They’re just too expensive. He was just going through this whole list of things. So, they are trying to get rid of the unprofessional sellers because they cost them money. He went on to explain that there are sellers with thousands of listings that sit on the site because they haven’t sold. They are just sitting there. This is chewing up resources.

So, what’s happened is we have reached the saturation point for bullshit for mediocre and average sellers. If you are an exceptional seller and you’re bringing something new to the platform, you are probably good to go. This problem isn’t about the person selling an Apple watch on the platform. You’re probably good to go. That kind of stuff is not really using a lot of resources on the platform. That’s in and out.

But for intermediate or for people who consider themselves to be professional sellers on eBay, they’re using up a lot of resources. They’re causing a lot of problems. He said that eBay customer service costs were five times that of Amazon. I thought that was very interesting.

Then it started to become clearer how smart I am. Yes. I’m gloating. I don’t really care. Here’s the thing. Right now, there are so many courses and academies for eBay and Amazon. You’re going to run into more problems trying to make more money on each site unless you become a professional seller, which is someone who takes exceptional pride in your listings, your shipping, your operation, and your presentation.

I will say that I’ve bought some stuff recently from eBay; and I’ve got to say the game has gone way up. I don’t get anything wrapped in a fish wrapper or something that comes in a McDonald’s bag anymore. I mean the stuff looks damn good.

It’s real interesting. I don’t even know what I’m going to call this video. This conversation was just so exciting. There is nothing like talking to someone who works in the belly of the beast.

He said. “Yep. Yep. That’s what’s going on.” He didn’t even say, “We’re feeling a lot of pressure from Walmart. We’re feeling a lot of pressure from Amazon.”

If you are costing Amazon or eBay money, they’re getting rid of you. Bye Bye. Bye Felicia, you’re out.

What many people don’t seem to understand is you’re looking at it from your perspective of …it’s not that much money that it is costing them. What you are missing is that this cost is spread across millions of sellers.

He kept calling sellers, customers. I thought that was real interesting, since they are sellers. He said customers think the only expense to the company is the listing. Well websites don’t just stay up and cost nothing. There is all kind of stuff going on, especially when you multiply the listings by millions or billions.

Now, that is just to help you guys out with some insight. Once I got it, I thought I need to share this with the people and let them know since everybody is always talking about eBay and Amazon. eBay and Amazon are full of mediocre and average sellers, and they have reached their limit.

Now, if you want to be a superstar, there’s plenty of room for you. I don’t care whether it is acting football, baseball, eBay, Amazon, YouTube; whatever, there’s always room for greatness. But if you just want to be average; well with that first mistake, you could be gone. That second mistake, you’re gone. It doesn’t take much.

To me, and this is the exact terminology I used with my neighbor … I told him “eBay and Amazon have a Six Sigma program.” As a corporate guy, he’s been through these types of programs. He’s like… “Yep, Yep. They are getting rid of you.”

When I did those videos, people said… “Glendon’s crazy. Glendon’s a hater.” They were actually putting together protocols to get rid of you because they don’t need you. Now put that in your pipe and smoke it. I love it when I’m right.

How do you handle this if you’ve got to do it?

I have clients and we’re working with some crazy stuff right now. With Amazon, you can lose that Buy Box very quickly, very easily.

With eBay, you must maintain certain standards.

My advice to you is going to sound very hypocritical or like a flip flop. Damn, I sound like Trump.

Get as big as fucking possible on both sites. The days of average sellers are over. There’s too much competition. There’s too many people who are vying for those resources.

So, if you’re going to do eBay, do eBay fucking hard. I mean, hard. You want to become a savage. That means getting a physical location. That means hiring people.

This is my prediction for the next five years. It’s going to be hard for the average person or the average seller to make good money.

You can always make bullshit money… money for a steak dinner or to pay a bill. For you to get to the 20K net profit months, you are going to have to be a professional. The sooner you realize that and start going hard, and understand that’s what it is going to take to really make good coin, the better off you’ll be.

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Killing The Poverty Mindset

Killing The Poverty Mindset

 

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What I am going to discuss today is killing and eradicating the poverty mindset. Before we jump into that, I should give you a warning. If you are weak, mentally unstable and scared little bitch in life, you may not want to listen to this podcast because it would offend your little scared bitch sensibilities.

When you speak of poverty, images come to mind. Images of the ghetto, poorly dressed people, people who can’t find a job and others. When I speak of poverty, I speak of the worst poverty of all, mental poverty.

Regardless of their resources, if you have mental poverty, your life will not be that good regardless of your intellect or anything else that is good in your life, because you’re operating from a position of lack. You are moving forward thinking you are going to be slapped back by life at every twist and turn.

Some people think this is pragmatic thinking. They are always saving for a rainy day. Here’s a bit of advice for you. Never, ever use that term in your life. Start saving for a sunny day. Start saving for a great day. Start saving for a wonderful day. You preprogram your mind for bullshit when you say things like that. That is part of the poverty mindset.

When you are living in a poverty mindset, you really just don’t get how great your life could be, because one thing about us as humans is that we crave control. We like comfort and security. We want things to be normal and predictable.

Those things can crush your life.

You have to learn to be open. That’s part of the abundance mindset. When you have a poverty mindset, you look at each situation and how it can harm you with more clarity and angst than how the situation might improve your life.

In 2009, July 17th, I made the decision to become a writer and publish a book. I did not really do a great deal of research. I said to myself… “This is the third time I’ve tried this.” I gave myself two years to make it work. The first year I had to get to a level of income. The second year, I had to really push it. Both years were successful, in spite of the fact that I made several massive mistakes in the world of publishing.

This is the “Abundant Mindset.” In the “Abundant Mindset,” when you don’t have something, you feel you can get it because it’s out there. With the poverty mindset, you feel that what you have is all you’re going to get. You try to be very judicious about how you use it or share it.

So, I was going along writing books, and it was just an accomplishment to get that first book done. It wasn’t pretty. It had this stinking green cover. I was really proud of it, because I set a goal and I finished it.

Aside from some editing and typos, the content was golden for the time. There was nothing like it on the market and the book did very well in spite of its flaws. The “Abundant Mindset” allowed me to put that book out there and deal with the critical feedback that came.

The content was so good that the people that bought my first book also bought the second, third, fourth and fifth book.

If I had the poverty mindset, that book would have never come out. I would have sat in the basement, grooming and working and twisting myself into a pretzel trying to make it perfect for an audience that I didn’t know or understand.

Because of the “Abundant Mindset,” I actually put it out there and got feedback. That feedback helped me write two other books that I had no intention of writing.

When you have the “Abundant Mindset” versus the poverty mindset, you can grow beauty, wealth and good things out of disaster. That’s the power.

But with the poverty mindset. It’s always about holding back. You try not to expose yourself or put too much out there.

The poverty mindset rears its ugly head in entrepreneurship a lot. You want to be an entrepreneur and you are a scared little bitch. Let me make sure you understand me. When I wrote my first book, I was scared. I was terrified. I could not sleep the night before it was to appear on Amazon. It was a mixture of excitement and worry.

Fear is a natural emotion. But when you allow the little bitch in you to keep you from moving forward, from daring to be different, from taking a chance – there’s plenty wrong with that.

It can change your life, if you go out on a limb.

I’ve started ten businesses. The first four were abject failures. On the fifth business, I learned some things and broke even. Businesses six through ten were profitable. The reason is because I never gave up.

You can’t allow failure to impede your progress in becoming the person you want to be.

You will fail. You will look bad. People will talk about you. They will laugh and point. You’ve got to deal with it. You have to become emotionally strong.

If you want to become an abundant mindset warrior, you have to make a few changes in your life. You have to stop allowing fear to hold you back.

Another way to kill the poverty mindset is to create a bold list of things you want to do. Some people call this a bucket list. I call it a “do list.” Instead of later, make it sooner.

Put a list together of everything you want to do. Once you get it together, prioritize it. Then take action. Make a plan on how to achieve that #1 thing and work down your list. No excuses.

Stop putting limitations on yourself. Too many people in this world will do it for you.

You must always continue to take action with all the bullshit that’s going to pop up in your life.

I want to explain something to you and it’s going to scare you. Whenever you do something new in your life, you stir up a different level of energy. The energy is so powerful, all types of shit starts to happen. Things just come out of the blue. When you do these energy changes, expect chaos. It’s a good thing. It’s a sign you’re moving in the right direction.

You can change your life in a matter of weeks if you have the courage to stick with it. You have to put some skin in the game.

In each of us, there is a huge power. Many of us have hit the “off” switch out of fear. You have thoughts. You have abilities. You start to use them and they scare you. Because success demands change. There is no way that you are going to be successful and remain the same person that you are.

You don’t have to knock someone else off to rise. In fact, as you rise, you want to bring as many people with you as you can.

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The Truth About Starting A Business Online And Anywhere Else

The Truth About Starting A Business Online And Anywhere Else

 

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Today, on the AM Hustle, we’ve got all kinds of stuff going on. I’ve been interviewing people and I’ve got resumes on my desk. We’ll talk about starting a business online and offline and a lot of other things.

I’m going to share some stuff behind the scenes. The last few weeks have been crazy. I’m going to start with yesterday. We had a bunch of interviews set up. People just didn’t show up or cancelled at the last minute. Some people even tried to get their own appointment times. Like one applicant said, “I’ll just go in at 10.” I said, “No. No, you won’t.”

This is the truth about starting a business. So many people think they can be instantly successful. Yesterday, I think three people showed up. Today, I think we have nine interviews scheduled. We’ll see how many show up.

I have three training platforms using Thinkific.  Business School for Hustlers isn’t working. I couldn’t add courses. We couldn’t add people. This has been going on for two weeks. I’m quite sure they’re going to fix it. In the meantime, it is really creating a lot of problems and I’m going to Teachable.

The camera pans across the new office. I keep saying that 90 % of the business is out here, not online. That’s why I got this office. I’ve got a client. This area is going to be for the client’s people. There’s going to be a customer service person there. There’s going to be a salesperson there.

This is going to be Mack Daddy Media. All of this is going to change. The reason I’m doing this stuff is there’s so much money out here.

If you watch this channel, you are going to make money, if you do the work. There’s too many examples of that. But, you’ve got to put in the work. That’s the thing. You’ve got to put in the work. People don’t want to put in the work.

Building these businesses online actually takes longer than building them out here in the physical world. And I can prove it to you. You can start a service business this week; cutting grass, painting, cleaning windows, taking care of kids, running errands, fixing stuff, and repairing iPhones. With the right marketing and hustle, you can really make a livable income or at least half the money you need to live in a few weeks or a month.

This channel, when I started it; it took four months of hard work to start making money. I had money in the bank. I didn’t have a car payment. I had the time. I wasn’t sleeping on someone’s sofa or anything like that. It still took me four months of 8, 12, 16-hour days to get to the point where I was making some money.

Now if you’ve got 100K in the bank and you want to come online and do some stuff, you blow up pretty quickly since you can afford paid traffic.

But if you are Broke Dick Danny and Penniless Priscilla and don’t have any money, it’s going to take a lot longer and be a lot harder.

With the online world, there are so many people that want your money. I’ve been straight up from the beginning. Hustler’s Kung Fu is about getting money. I want you to buy courses. I want you to be happy. And, yes. I am going to charge for that.

Let’s talk about hiring and putting together a team. It’s a process. The more carbon-based life forms you put into the mix; the more interesting things become, the more complex, and the harder they become.

Just so much change has happened and people are embracing the change. But, there are also a lot of other things that you should not embrace, like….

#1 – You are going to make $100,000 in six weeks. I’m going to tell you something. A lot of that shit is not going to work. Right now, I am helping a client do an ecommerce site. We’ve got a paid traffic guy. It’s going to take 60 to 90 days to dial in the keywords to test ads while spending a lot of fucking money.

When you tell someone about the expense, they don’t believe you. We’re talking about 30K or as much as 60K.

You have to test for every product in your ecommerce store. If you have 1000 items in your ecommerce store, you are going to do an ad test for each and every item. We have a person doing that full-time, and it’s going to take 60 to 90 days.

That’s the truth about starting a business.

If this shit was easy, everybody would be rich. Most of the people in this country are poor, or close to it. Thirty to forty percent of millennials still live with their parents. Seventy percent of the people in this country make less than 40K per year.

Yesterday I had to fire three people. The takeaway from that is Glendon does not know how to fucking hire anyone. I’ve hired five people and I’ve had to fire three. There’s something wrong. The new thing is: I’m not even in the first interview. I’ve got Valencia and my boy who is a consultant doing the interviews. I’m pulling myself out of the process because it’s been 10 years since I’ve had to hire people.

There’s a lot of people right now that have great ideas, great concepts. The reason their businesses aren’t working is because they refuse to see the blind spots.

I had this grand idea of having maybe three people work in my basement. People were like…”That’s Freddy Kreugerish. That’s Hannibal Lechterish. That’s crazy. Someone’s going to do something to me.”

With the three people I had to fire, they all worked from home. Everybody can’t work from home. I can do it. But, I’ve been doing it for a long time. Everybody can’t deal with that level of freedom or responsibility.

I am skewing older now. You can’t put that in the ads. All of the folks who have been working now, they’re older.

For the new folks that are coming in, there are set office hours. There will be different expectations. There are going to be goals.

Starting a business is getting harder. We are getting many entrepreneurs out of necessity.

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The Secret Element to Becoming a Millionaire – Hire, Hire, Hire

The Secret Element to Becoming a Millionaire – Hire, Hire, Hire

 

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How do you hire your first employee? Everybody seems to have a problem with hiring and how to do it. Who should I hire? Who shouldn’t I hire? So, we’re going to start with employees first.

This isn’t some Bernie Sanders, rah rah stuff. Since it’s incumbent on organic capital, it’s going to top out pretty quick.

Alright. Let’s hire that first employee. This is something I’m going through with five clients right now and it’s a struggle because people are afraid. I, myself have an ad up on Craigslist looking for an employee. I’ll probably do a brief video and share what it looks like.

But, essentially, you have to forget about “you.” When you’re motivated by pain and motivated by hustle and by being broke, that’s a lot of energy and it can take you far. But, you’re not going to maintain it or keep it with that same mindset.

You’re going to have to go from ignition to manager and that’s a hard journey that most people won’t make.

You’re going to have to hire somebody. It is cool, because you own the asset. Don’t worry about it. You have to think of the employee first and this is why. Your employees are your bridge between your customers and you. Now I have one really good employee who is a bridge for me to a certain segment of customers and she does a good job. Now I am looking for three more people to do something similar.

Now I am going to take you through my hiring process on the surface here on YouTube. For those in premium sellers, I’m going to show you exactly what I’m doing. You’ll get to see the interviews. I’m letting people know that part of the process is you’ve got to be on camera. I had that strange email from someone who didn’t even read the instructions and was like…” I don’t want to be on camera.

That’s part of the job just to show you what comprehension skills are like these days.

Hiring is rough. It’s also a skill set. I’ll admit I’m rusty because I haven’t had to do it in a long time. The longer you avoid it, the longer you’re going to have to stay in a suck ass state. We’re going to give you Ed. Ed has a company. Ed has a job. Ed wants to leave his job and work for his company. That’s the dream.

You are going to be better off working for the man until you become the man. What I mean by that is, if you can stick it out with your job while you build your asset, that is the way to go. You should not leave your job until you your job is costing you money because you’re not there at the business. I would say that is the only time you should leave your job voluntarily.

With that said, you have a job to support you and yours and pay your bills. You keep that job to fund your lifestyle. Then as soon as you have cash flow to hire someone, that’s when you do it.

We made our first hire in the storage auction business in the second year. Looking back, we should have hired somebody the second or third month. But once again, I was a little shell shocked.

Hiring somebody is really important and a big part of scaling up your business, of building something durable.

Even though Ed wants to leave his job, he is being shortsighted.

In that second year when we hired employees in our second year, it immediately lightened up the load. We were able to make more money because we were able to leverage time. Instead of two people doing tasks, we had 12 people doing tasks.

Employees buy you more time. You can’t buy it any other way. Except, maybe for using automation. You want to get in the habit of leveraging your time as soon as possible.  

What happens to a lot of solopreneurs is they don’t want to hire anyone. They get stuck. They get trapped in their job they created for themselves. They have customers that only want to work with them personally. They can’t take a vacation or the minute they stop working, the money stops. They’re building traps. It looks good and it feels good because there is a level of emancipation. But the situation leads to burnout, disillusionment and a lot of bad things.

You have to hire someone. The sooner you hire someone and learn how to hire and learn how to teach SOPs and protocols, the stronger and more powerful your business will be.

I will show you when I make that hire. The folks that go through the Income Sandbox and Hustler’s Kung Fu DOJO, they’re going to get an account manager. People will pay a premium to pay for a real person. They’ll pay a premium to have someone pick up the phone and call them back.

That’s going to be the reason I am hiring. I already know where the pain points are. I was never going to get back to this position because I was in a different spot. I was never going to do this stuff again, but life changed. I got a brand-new bag so to speak and decided to go back into it to make it happen and to build an agency.

When you hire someone, you have to commit to the process. The money is in solving problems. When you hire somebody you solve your problem and their problem. The more people you hire, the more problems you solve. The more problems you solve, the more money you make.

I know I might have to make two or three hires to get the person I want.

Once you get people, your business is going to explode if you continue to push. You need to get into the hiring and training mode as soon as possible.

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How to Use Failure as a Lever for Success – Personal Development

How to Use Failure as a Lever for Success – Personal Development

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Have you ever thought about failure from a different standpoint? Because the thing is: you will fail. But, it’s not that big of a deal.

I had a very interesting conversation this weekend with someone I’m working with. Their problem is having undesired outcomes. Big problem.

We were talking about it and I’m like…”It’s okay to fail.”

They said…”No, it’s not. Not in my family.”

Ah….here comes the tribalism. Here come the issues. Here comes the family tree crashing into the middle of your success.

This is why you’re going to fail. It’s not that big of a deal. It’s part of the grand design. I want you to think about something. Everyone that hears this video has failed on a massive level in their life and didn’t think two shit about it.

Then they’re saying…”Hold on Glendon. No. If I had failed in my life, I would know it.”

You have failed massively in your life. Each and every one of you out there has failed over and over and over again. That’s right.

When you were learning to walk, you failed over and over again. Then one day, those little legs got a little more sure.

What is the difference between failing at that point and failing now? You’ve learned shame. You’ve learned embarrassment. You’ve learned hurt feelings. The failing process hasn’t changed. How you relate to the failing process has changed. That’s the problem.

Right now, my shit is raggedy intentionally. I’m putting out all kinds of stuff. Pushing the envelope. Pushing the comfort zone. {‘m just going for it because I learned from doing 30 Days to $2500 that there’s a great deal of growth in failures.

Now, let’s go back to when you were failing massively as a human being. From when you were an infant until you were 16 years old, an incredible amount of physical and mental growth occurs.

When you’re young, everything is brand new. When you’re young, everything is a challenge. Growth. Growth. Growth. If you weren’t failing, you wouldn’t grow.

Think about that. You can’t grow without failure. It’s impossible.

There are many people who refuse to accept that the path to success is not sexy.

When a diamond is made, it’s under 1000 pounds of rock. It’s dark. It’s cold. That’s when it happens. That’s where that diamond is formed under the harshest conditions. It’s not sexy. It’s not pretty. A diamond in its natural state is actually quite ugly.

Part of failure is taking some chances. One of the reasons you can’t win is because you’re looking for massive change in a minimal amount of time.

Let’s take something that works really fast that requires massive effort, P90X. The guy put it out there years ago and showed people getting results. It works. It’s also very quick, when you think about it.

For three months, you work your ass off and you’re eating right. So, there’s a massive amount of effort that goes into the thing. It works, but it takes an enormous amount of effort.

When I started this YouTube channel, I was trying everything. When you’re doing something new and you’re hungry, you try everything. I tried to get this person to help me with the video channel. What I was going to do was a series of interviews. People wanted to know, how many people are going to see this. People were like…” I’m scared. I don’t want to look bad. I don’t trust you.”

The answers were…No. No. No. I spent weeks trying to get people to help me.

If I can give you any piece of advice, it’s just…keep moving. Keep hustling. Keep pushing. If you keep failing, you’re going to learn how to cope with failure. You’re going to learn how to get up very quickly. If you don’t give up, it’s going to work out for you.

By having your goals, by having your dream, by having your vision – you will shame people by your success and you will never do an ugly or mean thing to them.

This is the thing. There is no such thing as absolute failure until you die. There are guys in prison who killed people who got out of prison in a matter of years and met someone and started a family.

So, if you don’t stop, at some point, it will work out in ways that will blow your mind.

I’ve had more apologies this year than I’ve had in all my fucking life. There’s some shit that went down in my family and other stuff. I said my piece and I walked away. I’ve learned to keep moving, staying busy, having goals, and not allowing those trials and tribulations in life to make me stagnant. When you’re stagnant, you stop moving and stop trying. You just sit back and let life fuck you.

There’s no such thing as an absolute failure if you don’t stop. The only thing that is absolute failure is terminal illness and death. I’ve seen many people live better with terminal illness than folks who were healthy.

Living is not breathing. Living is trying and doing it moving forward. Just getting up every morning is not living.

Failure and pain push you to do something. Success can put your ass to sleep. Pain keeps you sharp. It makes you move forward.

If you spend more time talking about your problem then working on your problem, then you are the problem in spades. It’s never going to get any better until you admit you are the problem and put your big boy or big girl pants on. You have to step up in life and say yes, I’m going to try again.

Like I said, a lot of shit has gone down in the last few years. I’ve had a lot of people step up and say…”the way I treated you was fucked up. I was wrong and I’m sorry.”

I respect the hell out of it because so far everybody has been sincere.

When you fail and you analyze why you failed you ask yourself questions. When you start saying, I fucked up and the reason I fucked up is reason X and Reason Y, then you are no longer a victim. You become your own personal hero.

You have to get past things you did wrong.

When you are trying to be successful, you have to monitor your energy and accept life the way it is and not the way you want it to be.

If you keep trying, you will win someday.

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One Major Piece of Business Advice – The Price of Success Is How You Start a Business

One Major Piece of Business Advice – The Price of Success Is How You Start a Business

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What is the price of success? I’m here to tell you the price of success is failure. Snafus, hiccups, problems, rocks in the road.

There’s so many things that people don’t really want to talk about that are the price of success.

This is the thing about making the decision to do something. When you make a decision to do something, you activate different areas of your brain. Stuff just percolates.

I sat down and I was putting up my ads. I said, Big ass coffee table because that is what it was. It was huge. In 30 minutes, I got an email. In one hour, it was sold. Then I put up the ad, your grandmother’s pedestal table and this big ass canoe. All that stuff sold in one day.

I did back down on the price, but I realized it wasn’t the price. I actually sold that stuff for more than I originally listed it. It had been up a few times.

So essentially, the price of success is failure and learning from that failure. You have to keep pushing when life is throwing shit your way.

I want you to think about life as this kid on the wall. You’re trying to crawl up the wall and life is throwing eggs at you, rocks at you. It’s throwing all kind of shit at you. Now, there’s two things you can do. You can say, fuck this, I’m not going up that wall. Or you can say, fuck this, I’m going to make it.

If you look at Shawshank Redemption where the dude crawled through the pipe for freedom, he had to crawl through this shit; feces, piss, rats and who knows what else to become free.

If you’re looking for an easy path, that does seem to be the thing that throws people. Folks are looking for a cookie cutter solution to unique success which is just dumb as fuck.

You’re not going to do cookie cutter solutions and get some unique yield out of the process.

Let’s take yesterday. Something happened with an email going out with the YouTube training. No one signed up. That was around 12:30. I said, I am going to do the presentation and record it, then upload it to Gumroad, so they’ll actually get it earlier. That didn’t work out because the power went out in my office.

So, the video is uploading, right? I’m in the gym and I’m on my phone trying to release it. I was thinking…I know I set that up before I left. And I came back home and the power is off in my office. The lights are on everywhere else in the house. So, I do what I have to do to get the power back on in the office and send it out. This is the price of success.

There are many people who, when I talk to them about what I went through in the beginning, they’re like…” Fuck it!” They’re like…”Who’s got time for that?” My answer is, you do. You have time for it. Everyone has time for it. The question is, do you want to deal with it?

If you’re going to do anything live, like webinars or podcasts, things can happen. You’ve got to have a backup plan.

When something happens, I don’t even go to webinar recording software because most of the time it works. But if you’re doing something really good, it screws up and you’re pissed off because you can’t  recapture that moment. I use Screen Flow and it solves that problem.

The price of success is figuring out how to be successful when life is throwing eggs at you. Life is not going to stop doing that. Some of the best opportunities in the world are covered in mud. They’re covered in junk. But because we are expecting the road to be easy and you don’t want to pay the price of success, you start saying things like…”It wasn’t meant to be”… or “God didn’t want me to have that.”

Once of the prices of success is getting over yourself and dealing with the world the way it is instead of the way you think it should be

Many people get caught up in the idea of fairness. “Oh God. It’s just not fair.” I will agree with you. Fairness has nothing to do with it. If you’re stuck on fair, you are in a world of trouble. You have a lot of problems and life is going to be very unkind to you. Fairness is for suckers.

Let’s take what’s going on with minimum wage. You hear this all the time. “Companies should pay a living wage.” Let me break down how you are paid. You are paid based on how easy it is to replace you.

If it takes a lot to replace you, you make a lot. If it doesn’t take much to replace you, someone who moves rocks from point A to point B, you’re minimum wage.

You should make yourself very hard to replace.

The quickest path to robust income is to start your own business. We’re talking about years for most people. Some people may do it in months, but for most of us, it will take years.

Say your business doesn’t last forever. That’s a very real possibility. But because you are at a high-income level, if you pull that off for five years, you are out of the game. You can’t get out of the game with a job that quickly.

When you are playing the rat race game, that’s a depressing game. Because, even if you know the rules, you still don’t control the board.

When I was in the military, there was this officer who was completely inappropriate with me. I just had to suck it up because of his position. He was an asshole, but I had to deal with it. I remember saying to myself…I can’t go through life dealing with this shit.

When you think about what you have to do, what you have to deal with to keep your job, it’s sometimes not really cool. That is the design of the rat race.

So, to be really successful, are you going to pick up that rock in the road? Are you going to cut down the bushes on that path? The best path is one you blaze on your own.

One of the reasons you have to get started is because, you’ll get data. If you are hypothesizing, you won’t get data so you can make better decisions.

You can’t live the dream and chase the dream. If you do, you create a situation where you are doing triple the work.

Are you willing to look bad, make mistakes and lose your freaking mind temporarily in order to be successful?

Gain control of your time. Once you gain control of your time, you are 50 to 60% retired.

Ask yourself. Are you willing to pay the price? Are you willing to put up with the bullshit? That’s life.

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The Common-Sense Trap – How to Avoid It – Hustler’s Mindset

The Common-Sense Trap – How to Avoid It – Hustler’s Mindset

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You hear the phrase all the time. “It’s just common sense.” Don’t fall into the…”It’s just common sense trap.” There are many people who will take some information, and really won’t do anything with it because it is simple and easy to digest.

There’s another saying about common sense not being all that common. That’s not the problem. The problem is, it takes an uncommon level of discipline and dedication and strategy to do things that are common sense.

I’ll give you an example. We all know that we should save money. We know this. But based on the statistics and the economy, we know that people don’t save money. Why? It takes a lot of discipline. You are better off having a tremendous amount of discipline and below average to average intelligence than being super intelligent with no discipline.

I mean, I want you to look at your family tree. There are people who may not be super ambitious. They may not be the sharpest knife in the drawer, but they have a home that’s paid off. They have a pension. They grew up in the era when working hard worked. They also learned how to save.

It is not uncommon to come across an elderly person who’s got 20K, 30K, 40K, 50K, or even 100K cash somewhere. Not in their 401K. Not in an investment. I’m talking about actual cash money. Whether the dollar is strong or not, you can go to the bank and pull that money out and spend it to buy stuff. If you have stock or some other investment, you have to liquidate it and this is not immediate cash.

What people need to really figure out is what they want based on their wants and needs and desires instead of what someone else wants for them or what society says they should have. That’s the problem.

Say you are in a bad place based on some bad decisions you made earlier in life. The common-sense trap would have you feeling all types of shame. It will have you feeling crazy. It will have you feeling like a loser or like you are just totally washed out.

Because you did not subscribe to a certain paradigm that was defined for you, you can end up with a lot of pain, guilt and angst over some things you did not really understand. I went through that during my scrub days because I thought…”I’m a certain age, I should be here.” “I’m a certain age so I should have this.” These feelings were all based on parameters that were set up for me.

People say…”You need to be here, or you need to be there, and if you don’t do it, you’re not really a good person. You’re pretty much just floundering through life.”

I felt that way for a while because of the common-sense trap.

I ask myself. Why should I be in school? Why should I go back to school, get a degree in something I’m not really interested in to work for people I don’t like to do something I don’t want to do.

Let’s reframe it. You have to figure out what your wants and desires are before you can act on them. If they don’t fit in to society’s expectations, you’re going to catch a lot of flak.

The flip side of this is if you’re extremely successful, you’re a rebel. Society admires a rebel. You become a folk hero because you bucked the grain and won. But, if you buck the grain and don’t win, then, you’re a loser. It’s a very, very slippery slope.

Part of that is about discipline. How do you develop an uncommon level of discipline? You start small. One of the smallest places you can start is by being consistent with yourself.

How many things have you started but you haven’t finished? When you really think about it, it can be really surprising. For example, when you tell someone you’re going to call them back and you don’t, you are being inconsistent. These inconsistencies create a huge problem.

You will notice a huge change in your life if you start keeping all of your commitments. Learn to say “No.”  If you know you can’t do it or you know you don’t want to do it, then don’t do it and move on. I know it sounds really, really simple, but it looms large in the scheme of things.

Start off your day by saying to yourself that you are not going to make promises you can’t keep.

People have asked me how I mad over 500 videos. I made it happen, because I chose to. I don’t watch a lot of TV. When you take TV out of life, you seriously reduce the amount of time you are just sitting there not doing anything. You’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish.

I had a mentor named Carl that I worked with in the lab. If Carl said he was going to do something in 30 minutes, he did it. I used to watch Carl. As soon as something came in, BAM, he was on it. He never got behind because he did the right thing in the beginning.

You have to practice this.

By creating rituals, it presets your day. Script your day. It’s all about consistency.

When I wrote my first book, I worked on it every day for three months. All day. I know this is kind of fanatical, but if you’re not married and don’t have kids, you can do it. Do whatever you can to get as much done in a few months or a few years. By applying that type of focus, you develop a lot of skill sets you can apply to something else. So, even if you fail, you win, which is really awesome.

Dealing with this stuff and being more consistent is just practice and habits.

Now, like I was saying, when I started with the book it was crazy. The first day, I remember sitting there and staring at the blank screen. I typed maybe three sentences. I’m just stuck. The next day, I type six sentences. I’m stuck. Most of the book was written over the last months because I’d never done this before. By sitting there, practicing, practicing, practicing, I was able to do it.

How does that help you? If you start practicing whatever, you can do it. Take little small steps and do it daily. How do you prompt yourself? You have a calendar, a mobile phone. You make appointments with yourself. You have to make it a priority. You have to protect the time.

Taking action is so huge. It should be common sense, but it’s not. It’s very uncommon for people to take action with their dreams and desires.

By working on being consistent in little things, it helps with the big things.

You have an assignment. Say to yourself that you will be consistent. Pick one task you suck at and work on being consistent with that. If it is a big task, break it into little pieces.

Work on it until you work it out.

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How to Start a Business: Advice – When Should You Give Up on Your Dream

How to Start a Business: Advice – When Should You Give Up on Your Dream

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When should you give up? Sometimes you have to asked yourself, is it worth it?

For the purpose of this conversation, we are going to have to learn to ask better questions. How long should I do this? Should I do it three months or six months? Should I do it a year?

The real issue is: you didn’t ask yourself the right questions. Does this business align with my personal philosophy and with my personal goals? Because, if it doesn’t, you shouldn’t be doing it.

Have you defined your life? Have you defined your success, or have you let people do it for you?

People talk smack. It’s like when people say to me…”You talk about money, but you don’t own a home.” I did the math. A house for the last six or seven years really wasn’t an asset, unless you’re going to buy it and hold it forever. Once it’s paid off and it becomes a source of revenue, only at that point does it become an asset. Once again, my personal philosophy and goals are about content creation.

So, one of the things I did is eliminate distractions. I’m a renter. Yes, I rent an apartment, because I don’t want to worry about shit. I don’t have to cut the grass. When something happens, I pick up the phone and call someone. That suits my lifestyle and the things I want to do.

I am creating assets. The book that I wrote in 2009, How to Make Money from Storage Unit Auctions, paid me income for years. Does your house pay you income? Even if you have a renter in there, does it pay you income? Chances are the answer is, no.

I mean it’s not even paying you the money I make on YouTube every month.

It goes back to my question. Have you defined your success? What’s success to me may be poverty to you. What’s success to me may not be success to you, because it’s your success.

What do you want to do with your life? What is your life plan? Where are you going with this thing? What are your core philosophies? What do you want to leave your kids?

Ask yourself these questions. Have you put that out to the universe?

You are by default, “Get Money Hustlers.” You think…I have to live. I have to get money. It’s not a bad place to be, but a terrible place to stay. You want to become a strategic hustler.

Like you, I was a “Get Money Hustler.” I had to get money. I had to pay bills. I had to do what I had to do. If you stay in a “Get Money Hustler” posture for life, the minute that your hustle skills degrade, and they will; or the minute the market changes, and it will; you are in trouble. So, you need to build some assets. These are things that are worth money or that produce money. This is what I am focusing on doing.

My definition of success is creating assets.

If you don’t define your success, then you don’t know when you should give up, because you don’t know what you are fighting for.

There are many of you out there doing shit, just to do that shit and wondering why it is not working out.

Once you develop a personal philosophy, once you develop some concrete life goals that you want to achieve based in reality, you are going to have so much information about what you should do and not do. You will know what you should engage in and not engage in.

I made this joke that I am going to get into the weed business when it comes to Georgia. The southern states will be the last hold outs. You can believe that.

In my heart of hearts, I knew I’m not going to do it, because I don’t believe in drug consumption. I’ve never been high. I’ve never been drunk. I just don’t believe in it. I’m not going to profit from it, as lucrative as its going to be.

I’m going to work on something else because it doesn’t work with my philosophy. I do believe drugs are harmful. That is my belief.

Once you hammer down who you are and where you want to be, you can make a better decision about when you should give it up.

This YouTube channel was set up to sell my products. That’s the reason for its existence. The purpose of this channel has changed. But, the core mission is the same, freedom of one Glendon Cameron, has not. That’s the core mission. Financial freedom is my core mission.

So, as long as this channel continues to do that or help achieve that aim, whatever it does, it is still on point.

There are many people who have asked me, “Since you were such a resale God, why did you give it up?”

I gave it up because it did not suit my core mission, which changed when I became a writer.

Many people won’t change because they are gutless and don’t know how to do anything else. More importantly, you don’t want to go through the embarrassment of not knowing how to do stuff.

My first few years as a writer were rocky. Lots of mistakes were made. But I embraced the change and kept moving. I had a lot to learn.

I made the change because this business model has less stress. Also, I have never had this much control of my time.

When you have control of your time, you have the most important resource to become wealthy. I didn’t have that in the storage auction business. I didn’t set the auction schedules. The facilities did. I didn’t set the auction days, the storage facilities did. There were many things I had no control over in that business.

Now I don’t have to deal with those constraints because I have 100% control over my time. I can use that to create more freedom.

So, when you are asking yourself when should I give up, the better questions is to ask yourself, is this a business I need to be in? Is this business a proper vehicle to get me to my goals? Those are the important questions.

This channel has changed direction several times, but the core mission has never changed. That is always a constant. That’s carved in stone.

Once you get your core mission together, then you can build a business around it. Do I like everything about the writing and internet marketing lifestyle? There’s a bunch of stuff I don’t like. But I like 90% of it, so I’m in it to win it and you’ve got to get there.

Let’s talk about some critical things. When you start a new business, expect to work very hard for very little. Expect to be compensated for your massive effort much later on. That’s what makes people asked the question, when should I give up.

It’s not really about giving up. It’s about fulfilling the mission.  The mission is the most important thing, not how you get to the mission.

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If You Think Like This You Will Never Make Money – The Danger of Anchor Thoughts

If You Think Like This You Will Never Make Money – The Danger of Anchor Thoughts

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Happy Easter. Today we are going to start a social experiment.  The social experiment is called anchor thoughts. So, we will call him numb nuts for the purpose of the social experiment. What is an anchor thought? A thought you have in your heart and think to be true, regardless of evidence that it is false. I am scrolling down through these comments from these comments from one individual who seems to have a hard on for me.

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I owned a store in Stone Mountain, Georgia. We moved out of the store. Stone Mountain, Georgia is one of those little hick towns that will give you a ticket for parking on the wrong side of the street or if your car is facing the wrong way.

Well, we moved out of the store and the fucked-up code enforcement agent left a notice to renew our business license. We’d been out of the store space for two years. So, I get arrested and spend two nights in jail. Every week, a non-performing, unsuccessful person finds my mugshot online. He goes online and says…”Hey go look at his mugshot online.” He gives you no context. That’s what the weak-minded people do because they can’t understand the genius of Glendon Cameron. So, he thinks I must be ripping people off. He says…”See, he’s got a mugshot.” People ask, “What did he do? The answer is.. “I don’t know.”  They asked, “Is he a felon?” “I don’t know.”

I am saving all of these comments for posterity. This is proof positive of anchor thoughts.

When supporters of mine started responding to the guy, numb nuts accused me of making up fake accounts to respond to his remarks. Why would anyone go out and create dozens of fake YouTube accounts to respond to numb nuts? It doesn’t make any sense to me.

But this is the power of anchor thoughts. Once you get this thought in your head, I don’t care how much truth comes your way, you just can’t let it go.

When I saw numb nuts doing this, I sent out an email to the list. So, this is positive proof, these are not fake accounts. These are real people. But because he had this anchor thought, he believed all of these people were fake.

He acted on this thought with vigor. He responded to people. He insulted people.

There was an article about Trump people that talked about the same thing with these anchor thoughts.  It did not matter if the thoughts were untrue. The only thing they wanted to see was that people agreed with them. And if you didn’t agree with them, you were fake.

Here’s my driver’s license. That’s my concealed carry permit. You can’t be a felon and have a concealed carry permit. You can’t have lengthy prison records or incidents of violence and have a concealed carry permit.

I believe in the abundance mindset. I believe there is enough money to go around. You don’t see me hating on people’s videos. If I don’t like it, I don’t watch it. It’s that simple.

Trolls think their viewpoint is the truth. On new videos, I’m going to start replying to comments. This normally brings the trolls out.

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Question: Is there any value on a Shopify platform?

Answer: Yes. Shopify is a resource and a tool. What you do with it is on you.

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Question: How would you suggest getting a sponsor on Instagram?

Answer: To get a sponsor, you’ve got to have some serious followers. The days of getting a sponsor with 1000 followers is over.

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Some people have extreme anchor thoughts. Some people call them limiting thoughts. You screw yourself when you question everything. When anchor thoughts are so strong, it will provoke you to do crazy things.

There is one thing I have learned as a course creator and a trainer.

Everybody is not a teacher. That’s part of it. The second thing is, everybody doesn’t learn the same way. The new build out of the Cold Calling That Makes Money cours , I’m doing it differently. There’s going to be the main video for you to watch. There’s going to be an exercise, then a live stream. Plus, there’s going to be write-ups. Because some people are auditory learners and there are people who can read a book and learn. We all have different gifts.

Talk to anyone with kids. There are a lot of learning problems.

Only nine percent of commerce is online. What does that mean when I say that? You can go out here in the physical world, start a business and make money faster than you can online.

Let’s take the troll. There are a lot of people out there like him. We’re going to get to the point where that goes away. I don’t think we have gotten close to the number of online businesses that are coming.

This is like with anchor thoughts. You’ll notice that many of the Trump people are very angry. Now, I’m not going to call them all crazy. I’m going to say that due to some slick marketing, that people have a ton of misinformation. There’s some people that truly believe that the reason they don’t have a job or that their standard of living isn’t what it should be is because somebody got something they didn’t. It’s simply not true. But they’re full of anger. You can’t talk to them. There’s that “lack” mindset.

Anchor thoughts crowd out everything else. It becomes the predominant theme in your mind.

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Question: How do you deal with the inner troll and anchor thoughts?

Answer: I’ve got Personal Development for Hustler’s coming up. I didn’t do it on that channel, because there’s not enough juice on their yet. But I am going to be addressing that. There’s like six channels now. There’s Hustler’s Kung Fu, the main channel. There’s Mack Daddy Media that talks about video marketing. There’s B School for Hustler’s that’s going to be content for people who already have a business. There’s also, I’m Cameron. There’s a lot of stories coming there. Then there’s Rich Self-Published Author that’s going to be my writing stuff.

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So, a lot of content is coming. It’s the reason I’m building a team. It’s the reason, I’m getting an office. I’m creating a real media company.

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Question: Do you have to have a lot of bills to start a business?

Answer: You can start a business with no money but it takes longer to scale. Ideally, you want to have 10K to 50K. It will help you move so much faster.

With no money, in reality, it will take 2 to 4 years.

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