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  1. mikecarlucci

    I Got My A$$ Beat...

    MINDSET 
    I Got My A$$ Beat... It has solidified in my mind that there is only one thing that holds us back from doing anything and achieving greatness in any aspect of our lives.. It's the thing that is the reason I've personally put off so many things that would have made my life hundreds of times...
  2. K

    How My Friend Became A Millionaire

    MINDSET 
    Allow me to just rip off the band aid in the first paragraph. This story is not about how you get rich quick. Though it’s certainly a story of how one man got rich a lot quicker than most! And I’m really sorry to say this, but that was through hard work and discipline from an early age... But...
  3. D

    Weak Work Ethic - Can You Help?

    MINDSET 
    Hey, in my opinion, I have a weak work ethic. Since I am working alone all the time, and since I don’t know anybody who is self-employed, I can’t talk to anyone about this problem. Let me just explain my situation a bit. Around seven years ago I lost all my friends. I felt that I needed a...
  4. X

    Why can't I succeed already? Is something's wrong with me?

    Hey guys this one's gonna be a bit long but I would appreciate it a lot if you guys read it all because I feel like you guys could actually help me with your past experience. I feel like every thing that I try to do fails. I'm currently 17 y/o and last year I tried opening a business/niche of...
  5. RicardoGrande

    Exiting the cubicle farm and taking Web-Design full time

    SIDE HUSTLE WEB DESIGN 
    Hey all! This is it! My first progress thread! I'm a FWS student, having joined back in may, and I'm on the cusp of going from portfolio work to full-time client work this month. It's sort of been hell, I was struggling with overtime at my dayjob, so I started waking up at 4:30am everyday to...
  6. lewj24

    The Ultimate Guide to Gaining Unlimited Willpower and Self-Discipline. No More Excuses.

    MINDSET 
    Warning: Extremely Long Post Do you want to achieve things but can’t force yourself to do it? Do you tell yourself you’ll change but never do? I’m going to let you in on the biggest secret your self-help guru doesn’t want you to know. I’m going to teach you how to get anything and everything...
  7. MaxT

    Self discipline

    MINDSET 
    Hi guys, I have been self-employed for a year now, and I asked myself: "do you ever fall for it, and stop working suddenly and start again the next day?" I am super motivated by my projects, and I know where I want to go, but sometimes I crack and then I regret it. I would like to be on top...
  8. D

    2 hours of cold calls a day

    EXECUTION 
    I know, is not that much. But I have decided to commit to 2 hours of cold call 5 days a week. I hate it. I can't wait for the weekend. But at the same time, I feel different. I am more spontaneous in talking to people, I feel like I am doing something meaningful for myself. I feel...
  9. KonstantinosFF

    Wondering what are your productivity hacks?

    MINDSET 
    Hello everybody!! Just joined this forum and I have to say it seems pretty amazing!! I am currently trying to find out how one could make the lives of busy entrepreneurs, if there are any in this forum, a lot easier ;) That is why I have two very simple questions: 1. As an entrepreneur such...
  10. Haelios

    Move Back in with Parents and Save $$$ or Stay Independent and Gain Opportunities?

    PEOPLE 
    Hey everyone. It's been a while since my last post, but I'm back and am trying to figure out what's the best path. It's been rough being out of my parents house for a few months now, I've had a bunch of setbacks from medical bills to court fees (ended up getting in a minor fender bender...
  11. Haelios

    Mindset - Where To Go and What To Do

    Hello everyone, this is the first post I'm making on an actual account but I've been lurking the forums for quite a while. I've seen plenty of good advice and just as much bad advice for what not to do, but I wanted to take action and finally step up to the plate to admit. I'm TERRIFIED of...
  12. BellaPippin

    The science of making habits stick

    HOT! MINDSET 
    Hi all, looking for some support as usual... I figured a lot of you have read/heard and looked into how it works to develop/break habits, from a scientific perspective. I've read the "The Power of Habit" and some other texts related to it. So, I want to paint, right? I want to be a painter...
  13. Tomas J

    Various "problems" starting a profitable business

    MINDSET 
    Hi there, I would like to share some problems that I am currently facing while trying to start a profitable "Fastlane" business. To clarify my current situation, I have an idea about my own business, but I am still not really working on it. Motivation/Discipline Although I was a professional...
  14. Seth G.

    Discipline - The Reason You Might Fail

    MINDSET FAILURE 
    Being a full-time entrepreneur - at least starting out as I am - is at once one of the most glorious and most challenging things I've ever experienced. Hopefully, this will get you reflecting/thinking/considering your own climb. What's Glorious About It? Not needing to wake up to make a...
  15. Jeff Noel

    Jeff's 2019 accountability thread

    EXECUTION 
    I decided to make this post as a personal journal to track my progress towards my 2019 goals. I will: Make $100K (gross) from another source than my job. Hold a discussion about sexual preferrences with my girlfriend every month. Ask different people for their uncensored thoughts about me and...
  16. rsmillion

    From Employee to Employer

    INTRO 
    I had joined Fastlane forum a year back just after finishing the Millionaire Fastlane. It made a deep fundamental change in how I approach and why time is extremely valuable. I did not quit my job instantly, however, I did many "hard" preparations both financially, physically and mentally. I...
  17. Envious

    BEATING YOUR BIGGEST STRUGGLE- Share your story.

    MINDSET 
    I've always been a chronic procrastinator, I thought something was truly wrong with me. I gave up on everything I ever tried and beat myself up about it so bad that a slow sink into depression was inevitable for me. I saw a therapist which helped me get out of the depression and got a lot of...
  18. arfadugus

    You don't need motivation, you need discipline.

    MINDSET 
    I’m writing about cheese. Just keep writing and something will appear. I’m too tired to think clearly. When will the fog lift? Maybe in a few hours? This brain is finnicky and unreliable. Makes me wanna just simmalate into a robot already. Imagine a perfect robot mind. It’d be like taking some...
  19. Spicymemer45

    A Minor Fuc! up

    EXECUTION 
    I've been away awhile. Bad idea. I moved out of my parent's house for a few months, dropped out of college, started working in a factory full time, let Upwork jobs slide by, and almost squandered my savings. A minor F*ck up. But it has taught me one valuable lesson. DIRECTION + FOCUS...
  20. Mr.Brandtastic

    Wanting Something New

    INTRO 
    After reading MJ's books, I was enamored. How could someone put so many of my exact thoughts into a couple books? It's like he was reading my mind. I was instantly impressed and had to come over here and start an account. I live in the Western suburbs of Chicago. I'm a slowlaner currently...

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