self help

The Importance Of Sales And Finding Your Purpose

Sales is important. Probably one of (if not the) most important things in life. Sales and negotiation is what you do each and every day. You can’t escape it. Unless you are a buddist monk or live withdrawn from society as a hermit you are surround by sales each and every day.

Negotiation starts when you are very young. You want your parents to buy you that delicious looking icecream even though they want you to get away from the sweets. As you get older your values are changing. You want to stay out longer. You want more pocket money and drive the car of your parents.

If you are applying for a new job you better know how to sell yourself. If you can’t then better be prepared flipping burgers for a living or at least working in a position that is far below your potential and actual skills.

How you sell yourself, how you communicate your ideas and values to others is in direct relation to what you will get out of life. And besides the importance of Sales and negotiation people are to busy numbing down themselves watching television and distracting themselves with short internet clips and other adrenaline shots. (I hope I’m not talking about you!)

Personally Sales is my passion. I want to share my passion with you and hope you get a lot of Ideas and concepts to integrate in your own life and increase the quality of your life drasticly. Do you know your passion? I discovered mine recently. I will tell you specfics about it in an future post. What I want to tell you so far is that knowing your lifes purpose is an amazingly life enhanceing feeling.You feel on a mission. You know what do do on a daily basis. Progres is what makes you happy. And you are not a leave in the wind anymore. (I’ve been most of my life and I hated it!)

I am in the Sales Business.Not an expert by any means. Thats not a bad thing though as I will document my journey as open and transparent as possible. You are a part of my journey. The Internet as big. And people get together, share there experiences and are able to profit from each other in a win-win situation. I strongly hope that I increase your life quality with the post I write (as with podcasts and videos that I will most likely do in the future).

I have different businesses going on. Some I will not directly write about – offline businesses – but will share the psychological tools and mindsets of influence and persuation that I learned and use to make my and your sales profitable. Next to the tools and strategies of influence I will also share my online business journey. I started KDP (Kindle publishing) recently. However I saw relativly fast that this isn’t nesserely a business I am interested in. I have one book online and another one in the making. I don’t have passion for the books that I outsourced for people to write me. That makes it just a hassle to work on that business because I am not commited to the product.

FIND A HIGH-QUALITY PRODUCT THAT YOU BELIEVE IN AND GET THE WORD OUT

There you have it. The formala to riches. The formula to every succes you want to get in life. If you don’t believe in your product you will not be able to market it. I can’t. Some people can. But that’s NOT most people. And it’s probably not you. It’s not me and that is why I don’t put my energs in kindle publishing anymore. You need to believe in your product and have some sort of passion for it. Otherwise you will be one of the 99% of people that quit the online business fast.
Amazon FBA is my current business model. It is one that suits my personality and my passion. I love sales since I’m a child. Passive imcome. Giving high-value products and offering them a kick ass service. Just writing about it keeps the fire in my going.

You will read everything about my journey here. So far I did some emailing and calling with amazon since there were some problems with my account. I negotiated a good deal with a chinese company that gave me good conditions for the product of my choice. The next step is getting the barcode and shipping labels from amazon as well as letting my designer put my business logo and the barcode together. Then I am ready for the sales.

If you want to start getting into sales, generating A LOT of (passive income, be finacially free and in charge of your life follow these simple steps:

1. Get a HIGH-QUALITY product
2. Get the word out

Thats it. It is really that simple. What’s stopping you from starting today?

Staying Broke When Making Money

I am going to give you today the number one way to get rich. It is a step that you HAVE to follow if you want to have sustainable financial success in your life. Staying broke.

Probably everyone of us knows the feeling. We are getting a raise. We started a new business that gives us some extra money. Or won something gambleing. What do we do? Do we save it? Maybe. Maybe a small percentage of what we got. But certainly not a lot- And certainly not ALL of it.

How long do you want to take to actually get rich? To actually not worry about your finances anymore? To live the life of your dreams? You can get rich the slow way. Or you can do it the fast way. It is up to you. I suggest you to take the fast way to financial success.

“How do I take the fast way to financial success?”

You do it by staying BROKE. Notice I say broke not poor. You will massively increase your income. At the same time you will have the same expenses that you’ve ever had. Prefereably even lower ones!

Staying broke is the way to go. I did the same mistake each and every time I got money. I was spending it for useless shit. It didn’t matter how much money I made. At the end of the month I was alsways +/- 0 (after a modest amout of savings). My income increased and decreased during the year. The amount of money I had at the end of the month never did.

Until I decided to change something. I kept track of what I NEED to spend every month to have a decent life. Good (but fairly cheap) food, entrence for clubs, expenses for things like gym, transporation and mobile phone. I made sure those expenses are as low as possible.

Everything I made after my normal monthly expenses I SAVED. I didn’t spend the money, NO MATTER WHAT. My income increased and suddenly I had cashbundles laying around the house. Never violating my rule of staying broke.

If you ever want to have financial success. If you ever want to make and KEEP a lot of money, internalise the rule of staying broke! If you increase your income while staying broke at the same time you will get the financial success you desire in the shortest time possible.

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Are you ready to get results?: Ulimited Power Book Review

The book that is currently with me on my journey is the book Unlimited Power : The New Science Of Personal Achievement, by Tony Robbins.

This book is a dime piece when it comes to the self-development and personal acchivement categorie.

I think that we all learn certain lessons when we are ready for them. So I did with this book. I read it already a couple years back. The book seemed to contain only fluff and no specific actionable advise to me. However, years went by and my perception changed. Now I consider this book a must-read for anyone who is serious about getting results.

CHANGE IS POSSIBLE

This is probably the best way to describe what Tony Robbins wants us to show with this book. Change is possible. You can become exactly the person that you want to be.

All you need is the right mindset and strategies to accomplish your goals. Tony Robbins gives you the strategies and mindsets that he modeled by watching successful people and studying what made them who they are.

How do we accomplish what we want:
• We need Power
•  Awereness of our thoughts and physiologie
• The right strategies

We need power. Power means nothing else then taking charge of your own life. Taking charge of your own actions and building your destiny yourself.
Power is the ability to take action.

You can influence and change what you do and feel by changing your thoughts and your physiologie. By redirecting your focus on something positive instead of something negative you can influence your destiny and take positive action instead of being overwhelmed by the circumstances. Use your physiologie in a way that commonicates confidence and certainty to your subconcious and you will feel exactly those emotions.

We need the right strategies to accomplish our goals. And the best way to get those strategies is to >model< the strategies from other people. Meaning we look at what people did that are already sucessful and take similar action as they.

Those are some of the lessons of Tony’s Book. I will write future articles about some other concepts of his book, as well as a complete book review.

Until then I HIGHLY recommend you to check out his complete book here!

Be congruent to the person you want to BECOME

If you aren’t where you want to be in life. When you don’t get the results that you want to have, then it is time to change something. You need to BECOME someone else. Only then you can also GET what you want.

Change is hard though. Everything in your body will resist that change. You will procrastinate and trick yourself into believing that you are “taking action”. Even though all you do is sitting around watching YouTube.

Strong commitment is required to make lasting change. You act now through the person you want to be. That is how you actually become that person.

How to make lasting change:
1. Know who you want to be
2. Behave like you already are that person

Fake it till you make it is the sentence to internalise in this case.

Progress Thread

So I’ve been out yesterday. In tearms of girls I had the shittiest night in a long time. Even though my original intention to go out was just to push my low self-esteem when I go out. By getting some girls to love me. It wasn’t really working yesterday. Partly because of bad luck (girls were not really availeble). And the other part was my washy mood and with that my bad vibe/lack of skill (to pushy, giving up to fast and so on). Mostly it was bad luck though and the girls just weren’t availeble. A lot of them were young and bitchy too. The young age is actually why I don’t really like to go to this club I’ve been at. There were two girls in the venue that I have already fucked though. So I ended up going home with one of them. The other one wrote me a message today. I will meet her on the weekend.

In tearms of business I made some good profits. I made 50 bucks in an hour or so. My net profit is a little bit more then 25 bucks. And I made some good new lessons on how to be a good sales person. It’s all about building rapport. You just chat up people in a nice and friendly way. You have genuinly good intentions and just vibe with them. Thats what a good sales peron does. No convincing. No hard sells. None of that shit. I also made some good connections and might make some more $$$ today.

My to do list for today is:
– tutoring lessons
– recording two voice over samples for upwork (one in english, one in my native tongue)
– recording a sample for a project I apllied to and the people were interested and wanted to have a sample
– buying a couple more broken phones and sell them for profit

Today in the evening I have a date as well. So I am on a tight schedule today. And I absolutly love it 😉

Daily Steps

Most of my life I had a hard time following and tracking my goals. Still have. Responsible for it is my ADD. Right now is pretty much the first time in my life that I have goals I actually believe in though. Following up is a must. While I don’t know how the stars align and everything will turn out ultimatly. What I can control is my actions.

There is two things I want to accomplish:

What do I want:
1. Making a lot of money
2. Banging 100 chicks

Why do I want this: Because I want to be the person that I always wanted to be.

What are the steps that I need to do to accomplish that
– Getting better at my skills:
• Writing
• Marketing
• Banging and retaining girls
• Investing money

How do I accomplish that:
To sum everything up in one word: Progress
Everything that hinders me from making progress (lack of motivation, concentration, non defined goals) are obstacles that will be blown away. I will find solutions to takle all of them.

The timetable would look the following:
4 hours a day invested in making money
4 hours a day invested in girls (actively picking up/dates etc.)
1 hour a day reading on my topics

My specific goals:
1. Having 100.000 € cash (50k for an operation, the other 50k for an apartment that I want to buy)
2. Having slept with 100 girls, as well as retaining 4 fuckbuddies for at least 6 months (6+ on my scale)

What are the daily steps that I take to accomplish those goals:
1. Having 100.000 € in Cash:
• building my brand by writing an article or recording a video/podcast
• learning about marketing
• recording a sample for a voice-over (for upwork voice-over gigs)
• writing a sample sales letter (for upwork copy writing gigs)
• get a new Product to sell on my blog and write a sales page (Bathmate)
• taking a step towards some side gig that will bring me money (e.g. buying a car to work as a ueber driver)
• apply for 5 Upwork jobs
• writing a sales page for some offline hustle (e.g. tutoring ads)
• buy something for a low and sell it for a higher price (make at least 50 bucks on it)

2. Banging and retaining girls:
– approaching 5 girls
– being on a date with a new girl (girl that I got to known in the streets/the club)
– going on a date with a girl I already know (day 2 / fuckbuddy)
– finding a solution for a sticking point that I have
– get the girl to get more emotionally invested in you

Deadlines:
12 months – banging 100 chicks and retaining for of them (deadline: 01.07.2016)
24 months – having 100.000 in cash (deadline: 01.07.2018)

I will keep myself accountable by having this blog as well as having my own little notebook to keep my daily progress.

No luck needed if controlable variables are involved.

Building my empire

What have been the magazines now is the blog. What was the Television is now YouTube. It is a new era. Gone are the old times. And this is wonderful. Because everytime there is a new era. There are new ways to make money. Blogging is one of them. Making Videos is one of them. Doing podcasts is one of them. All of it is a fantastic way of making money while simultaniously expressing oneselfs ideas to the world.

There is a concept called You.Inc. Builing the brand of yourself. You are making money with your own Brand. With who you are. I do like this fact a lot. Because I always wanted to get paid for being me. Today I have the opportunity.

I finished reading an incredebly written and very motivating post: http://www.financialsamurai.com/how-to-build-passive-income-for-financial-independence/

Let me give you the gist that I got out of it:
1. Predetermine your financial goals (How much money do you need a month to be happy?)
2. Put as much money on the side as you can
3. Safe and Invest that money and NEVER touch it
4. Work on some bigger project while simultaniously investing (i.e. building your brand, blogging, youtube) and get some more money

Repeat that circle and you will be pretty much guaranteed to be successful. What I like about that formula is that it is easy and actually applicable for everyone.

I am doing the following now to get a step closer to my financial goals..
.. I have 750 bucks safed (my savings since I started my journey ~1 month ago)
.. I have 70 bucks invested in something that will return me 150 bucks
.. I need to call a new client that is interested in getting tutoring lessons with me (been procrastinating on that all the time)
.. I am building my brand as I am writing this post here right now

That is what I do to get closer to my dreams. What do you do?

My financial week and next weeks goals

Okay, so I had a pretty good time financially the last two weeks. I managed to get a couple pojects going that gave me some extra income. The last two weeks my main focus wasn’t to make a lot of money that I actually had to work for. But more so finding way to get some passive income streams going. The money I got was from projects that I “ran into” as well as some stuff that I had going for me since a couple months now. Note that all my living expenses are covered already. So everything I earn, I keep.

Income:

– 250€ Doing subtitels for a friend’s video product
– 100€ Bday gift
– 20€ Bday gift
– 15€ Filming a friend for a video product
– 60€ Tutoring

So in total I made 445€ in the last two weeks. A nice little side income. But some of it are birthday gifts (120€). So I obviously can’t be proud of it. I definatly have to find some more ways to get income streams going.

My plan for the comming week is:
• Write a Sales Letter for “the millionaires fastlane” by M.J. DeMarco
• Get a doctors certificate that I need
• Think of 10 new business ideas that can earn me some passive income

I am really driven. The time has come to make some good money. Money is a really important part of life. No matter if you value it or not. Or how much you value it. Money is FREEDOM. And freedom in my opinion is the most important thing in life.

There are two things that I am earning and saving money for:

Goals: 50.000 € for a special “toy” that I need more then anything else in my life
50.000 € for in apartment in a city in europe I want to live in

Do or die. I will either accomlish those goals or die. Straight up. It is a 100k in total. A sum that shouldn’t take that long to earn. Getting by was always my main focus up to this point though. Never making money (at least no SERIOUS attempt to do so). So I wil need some time to figure it out. I will give myself a deadline of 2 years to accomplish my financial goal. 2 years. From this day. In 2 years I will have 100.000 bucks and I will be able to fulfill the two goals I have.

Sertralin – Antidepressents

I am officially on antidepressents now. Sertralin is the medication I get. The diagnose I got is bi-polar disorder. It makes sense. Because I had really harsh mood swings since I am around 16 years old. Turning from someone that  felt ugly and having extremly low self-esteem to someone who is overly self-confidcent and talks about nothing but how he is the shit and will conquer the world. I am 5 days into taking my medication. And I have already some observations about the medicament. Especially regarding it’s side effects.
I took my first pill on the 14.06 at 16 o’clock. Around 30 – 60 minutes later I already felt some of its effects. I felt numb and weird. I couldn’t really talk and couldn’t really smile normally. Later I became massive mood swings. A friend of mine told me that I appear as if I took some drugs like ecstasy or ketamin. I had to laugh for no reason all the time.

Yesterday I took a walk through the city with a friend. I couln’t talk normally. Every time I said something it felt really weird and unnatural. Most of the time I was not talking at all and just felt weird.

Today I started with a lower dosis then usual. My normal dosis was 50 mg. Today I started with 25 mg. I upped the dosis a few hours later. I had the normal dose of 50 mg in my body again. Later I upped it once more. So I had 75 mg of sertralin in my body. The medication throw me off completly. I was tired as never before and slept as if someone drugged me. Two hours later I woke up. It felt like I was sleeping for ages though. Right now I am feeling better then the last days. Still kind of weird though.

Since starting to take this medicament 4 days ago I have had intense mood swings that switch every hour, no appetite that was followed by an really intense appetite, insomia and feeling weak the entire day. I also felt barely any emotions. No matter what I was doing. And I can not have a basic conversation. Which is rather unusual for me because I normally talk quite a lot.

How Overdosing Changed my Life In a Positive Way – Death Gave Me Life

I have never really been a tea drinker. When I was younger I avoided everything that seemed to be healthy. Drinking 2-3 Liters of Coca-Cola everyday simply made me feel better. Maybe not long-tearm. But certainly short-tearm. It was an addiction actually. My mood decreased when I haven’t had my bottle of cola next to me and I even became agressive.

It was not after I got to know my (now) ex-girlfriend that I started to get a little more concious about the way I eat. She was a tea addict and literally drank it all day long. No matter if it was in the morning. The night. For lunch. For dinner. No matter what the time was she made a tea for herself. Being with her I kind of started getting in the habit of it too. After a while she gave me a clear suggestion that I actually should start to drink some more green tea. All I was doing at that time was going to nightclubs and taking every drug under this sun. My eating habits sucked and I wasn’t really sleeping that much. So drinking a cup of tea once in a while didn’t seem to be the worst idea in the world.

I started becomming more (a little) healthier in general. And the tea actually gave me some kind of balance in my otherwise completly fucked up and unconcious lifestyle. My other habits started to change too. And I went to the gym more often and started to eat a little bit healthier. That lasted for a little bit. Then eventually everything fell of the place again. I left my girlfriend. my eating sucked. I was spending way to much money. Went clubbing litarally every day. And I took drugs constantly.

After I left my girlfriend completly (before it was kind of “officially unofficial” – if that makes sense) I went out again. I was angry as fuck that day. I bought a pill. Took half of it. And went to talk to this cute chick that was staring at me all the time. I took the other half. Then another pill. I went to buy some more with the girl that I was hanging out with. 3 more. I took them all that day but didn’t got high.

The come down has been really fucked up though. Like two days later I started. Three days later I was depressed as fuck. I didn’t even know the reason why, until my friend gave me a clue – “uhh.. maybe because of the 5 x you took on sunday??!”. Well.. maybe he was right. I haven’t had a down like this for so long. It was probably more then a year ago that I felt that depressed.

During that peroid I spend most of my time after with a girl that I got to know not long before. We went smoking, I could share all my depressive stories with her and I fucked her a couple times without a condom (she was on the pill but it was still a very stupid decision looking back). However spending time with her really helped me. She showed me how purposeless my life really is and that I need a goal in life. Instead of spending all my time getting fucked up as a form of escapism. She was right!

Slowly I started to adapt healthier habits. I listened to some good self-development tapes. Started reading books. Haven’t been going that often anymore. Stopped taking drugs. Took on some healthier eating habits. I did all kinds of Supplements. And I started to go to the gym again.

The effects this had on my life were drastic. I was in a better mood. Hell, I was in a good mood pretty much constantly. My self-confidence improved and was back to normal again. I was able to concentrate better then ever. I was finally curious about the world again and I was able to retain more knowledge then I ever could before in my life. I felt better. I outlined what I want out of my life. And I took action in the direction I wanted to.
I will write more about what specificly I did to change my mood/my habits/my life so drasticly in furture posts. I am realy happy with the direction that I am taking at the moment. And I will keep you posted about my journey. Sometimes it just takes a depressed day or week to change your life completly. The depressed week I had after leaving my girlfried was probably the best thing that happened in my life.