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  1. K

    Idea to combat porn addiction (is there a market?)

    INTRO 
    I've been slated and borderline ridiculed by people around me and on reddit for this idea I've been pitching. Maybe I'm naive, but I see how many people out there complain about their struggles with porn addiction, I see various videos on TikTok and think pieces on Twitter about how serious of...
  2. M

    Best way to deal with walking alone.

    I know that being an entrepreneur and starting a business is a path I'm going for the most part be walking alone. Though I'm having troubles making peace with this realization. Most of my "friends" think I'm stupid for wanting to start a business and work towards setting myself financially free...
  3. jwest95

    27 Years Old, Living Mortgage Free, But Unsure Of My Next Step...

    IDEA SIDE HUSTLE MINDSET 
    So I've just moved into a fully-paid off house at 27 years old. I'm in an extremely fortunate position to be able to say this and in many ways feel secure for my financial future. At the same time, I in some ways feel a bit lost on what my next step should be. I'm currently working a job, it's...
  4. Selfmadeujjwal

    I'm 18 Y/O and have a business ideas but don't have capital to start

    IDEA QUESTION 
    Hey I'm 18 years old now and I'm from a tier 3 country India and I've a lot of interest in internet marketing and e-commerce. I've tried organic affiliate marketing via Facebook but it didn't worked out for me. Then I started learning about funnels and sales letters by Russell brunson and it...
  5. Umer.Khalid

    Foreigner living in GCC (Bahrain)

    INTRO 
    Hello, everyone. MJ, @MJ DeMarco thanks for giving me the privilege to join the fastlaneforum My name is Umer Khalid, and I am 27-year old electrical engineer working with the military of Bahrain. Although I'm not a citizen, but I've been living in Bahrain for the past 21 years. Originally...
  6. Om1chael

    Rate my interview questions

    IDEA 
    Hey guys, first time poster here. So, im basically starting to take action however, I don't have any ideas. To counter this I'm going to interview strangers (mainly students) about their issues: Could you guys rate my questions for me? (I took inspiration from start from zero)...
  7. L

    Having to many ideas

    IDEA CHAT 
    Hey, A fictional scenario: You have found 3 ideas to meet all the aspects of CENTS. What other criteria would you choose to make a decision for one idea (and thus against the 2 others)? (To implement all of them is not possible in this scenario) My Problem is that i have many ideas and i cant...
  8. hsonnenahalli

    Hello All!

    INTRO 
    I am a technology enthusiast, a constant learner, and have a big vision. I am working as a solution architect. I enjoy solving complex integration problems related to business and creating strategic solutions that help customers reduce the total cost of operations and prevent business...
  9. jooelnilssonn

    How do I get from just my idea to a built company?

    EXECUTION QUESTION 
    Im 17 years old. Just dropped out of highschool. Just landed my first job as a warehouseworker, starting next week. Im living with my girlfriends family, and need to get an apartment very soon. So I'm yet a no one with no skills or anything. All I've got is a pretty good intellect and huge...
  10. P

    My fitness business in Japan

    EXECUTION QUESTION 
    Alright, before anything - yes, I know it's a highly saturated market (even on this side of the globe). Being said that, heres my story: I came to Japan in 2013 to do my Ph.D course. Things were going good and I was planning to get in one of research facilities here in Japan upon completion...
  11. S

    Looking for Founder and Small Business Stories

    SOURCING 
    Hey there, My name is Mike, and I'm the founder of Small Business Mentor. Our mission is to help anyone start, manage, and scale their business. In 2022 we focus on building content that inspires others to start their own business. This will include "founder stories" highlighting you and your...
  12. lollo

    I want to start my entrepreneurial journey but I don't know when... let me explain.

    INTRO 
    I read Mj's books, I decided to get on the Fastlane and become an entrepreneur. The thing is, I basically read only MJ's books about entrepreneurship. I have no background at all, no knowledge and formation to start. Yes Mj's books are excellent but I think I need more, they are not enough...
  13. Joseph_

    Unique business ideas for you to steal (with the help of AI)

    IDEA 
    Hi people! :praise: So I consider myself a big "idea guy", I love coming up with ones myself, hearing about others' and I even created a bot that generates IDEAS. Yes, app & actual business ideas. I wanted to share 20 product ideas (generated by IdeaBot) with you today, feel free to steal any...
  14. Joejordan95

    When a fire starts to burn...

    EXECUTION 
    Hi Everyone, This is my first real post here after joining a few days ago. So I'll give some background about me. Thought I'd leave a thread so as and when, I get time I could update here publicly about opportunities and action steps towards them. I'll also use it as an open diary where I can...
  15. StannisB

    How do I write the first letter with an offer to be a reseller?

    SOURCING 
    Hi guys, I’m nothing, but a young seedling looking to break out through the hardships of starting your own business and blossom like a sunflower. Why a sunflower you ask? Well, I’m raised by a single mother that has done her best to raise a bum like me. She never stopped smiling working 2 jobs...
  16. GvTmK

    Hello, just started approaching the fastlane

    INTRO 
    Hi Fastlaners, I reached my f**k you moment and i'm considering running away from my corporate job in one of the big consultancy grinders...ehm firms! I'm currently studying russian for pleasure and i'd like to start doing russian translations on sites like Upwork to earn some money while...
  17. Alex1331

    How should I finance a business

    Hello guys, I`m 17 year old and have an inovative business idea, but in order to start my own company and create the product, I`m going to need more than 50K. For me that`s a lot of money. What should I do? How can I earn this amount of money to launch the product as soon as possible? Thank you...
  18. LifeisSuffering

    HOW TO MAKE A BUSINESS SYSTEM

    HELLO EVERY ONE i got an important topic to talk about but before i start please forgive my grammar mistakes, I am from Algeria i have 20 years old and i'm preparing to start my business, an EURL type with a CEO, 4 VP ( maybe more in the futur) each one have 2-3 mangers First years of the...
  19. L

    Introducing myself!! A little background about me and my goals. Hope I can have a moment of your time.

    INTRO 
    Hey Fastlane Fam!! I am from the beloved Philippines <3 Please take a moment to read a short summary of me. As a student, I was never on the bottom yet never at the top. I did very minimal studying yet always had a place among the 'best in class'. I was never satisfied with simply memorizing...
  20. berrydev

    Need Feedback on My Web App Idea and If I Should Pursue?

    IDEA 
    I want to build a web app for generating a meal plan based on budget, family size, time, excluding unliked ingredients, and dietary needs (Calories, Macro-nutrients, Allergies, Gluten Free, Keto, Vegan, Dairy Free, etc.). When your meal plan is generated you get access to your daily/weekly...

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