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Am I right in thinking that the BIGGEST / BEST secrets to wealth are still a secret?

fastlanedoll

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Think about it.. if you found a new 'way' or 'idea' or whatever, wouldn't you, yourself squeeze every single drop out of the idea first before you let the world know as that would let in competitors etc.? OR, introduce the idea, but keep yourself at the top of the pyramid, e.g. you provide dropshipping, but introduce dropshipping to the world as a new 'idea', so in actual fact, people fund your scheme and think you have the answer when in actual fact, they're only on the second step?

What you do think?
 

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Think about it.. if you found a new 'way' or 'idea' or whatever, wouldn't you, yourself squeeze every single drop out of the idea first before you let the world know as that would let in competitors etc.? OR, introduce the idea, but keep yourself at the top of the pyramid, e.g. you provide dropshipping, but introduce dropshipping to the world as a new 'idea', so in actual fact, people fund your scheme and think you have the answer when in actual fact, they're only on the second step?

What you do think?
Wealth and comfort are paths that start heading in two different directions about 5ft up the trail. Making money isn't a secret; it's just a pain in the a$$ compared to shuffling papers 40hrs/wk.
 

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I think quite a few of the grand fantastic wealth schemes are fairly exclusive but the greatest wealth tool is readily available - simplicity. Anyone who can successfully make something simple can build a wildly popular business.
 

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Wealth and comfort are paths that start heading in two different directions about 5ft up the trail. Making money isn't a secret; it's just a pain in the a$$ compared to shuffling papers 40hrs/wk.
This. I don't think there are any "secrets" per se. What separates people from being financially wealthy is their inability to do the necessary work to get to that point, with whatever vehicle they choose to get there. Many people give up before they ever get to that point.

In one of his videos, Gary Vee put it like this - you can give people the exact roadmap to get rich, and most of them won't take it. Simply because they know it's going to be a long, tough road ahead.
 

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Or you realize your ROI is xyz for abc amount of hours if you work the plan but you can package it as a business course and call yourself a guru and make 5x that amount for 1/20th of the work.


Dont chase business models , thats money chasing.
 

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fastlanedoll, we think alike. lol But lots of people don't think like we do. I am just now letting go of some of my cleaning secrets. I mean, my workers were trained with these 'secret's' but that was before the internet days so my ways were fairly safe to stay with our company. Nowadays the 1st thing people want to do is make a video for Youtube. Once the Magic Eraser was made, it cut down on our labor time by 33% (Do you realize the money I saved!!!).... I helped Proctor & Gamble learn to use the Magic Eraser. Did I go to Youtube and want everyone else to learn to use the Magic Eraser? Hell no. To this day, P & G does not have my exact directions on how to use the Magic Eraser. Nowadays I don't care if people know but to be honest, I still hesitate to tell people my cleaning secrets even though I've been out of the business for a few years now. While I'm not sure all the biggest and best secrets are still being kept secret, I bet there are a few.
 

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In Unscripted, Demarco has a Thomas Edison quote:

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."

I'd remix that to:

"The secrets to wealth are missed by most people because they are dressed in overalls and look like work."
 

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Come on, get real.

If you have a great "Idea" the latest point at which others will find out about it, is when you start executing on it. Who are the customers buying from that person with the "great" idea? How is he selling his product/service while keeping it secret at the same time lol?

Just surrender to reality: success is not an easy path. You need focus, discipline and persistence to keep learning and executing along the way.
 

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Well if you're talking about the top fraction of one percent who own half the world's wealth, I guess you could say yes.

But I believe for the rest 99.9% it's the same journey but different methods and techniques.
 

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fastlanedoll, we think alike. lol But lots of people don't think like we do. I am just now letting go of some of my cleaning secrets. I mean, my workers were trained with these 'secret's' but that was before the internet days so my ways were fairly safe to stay with our company. Nowadays the 1st thing people want to do is make a video for Youtube. Once the Magic Eraser was made, it cut down on our labor time by 33% (Do you realize the money I saved!!!).... I helped Proctor & Gamble learn to use the Magic Eraser. Did I go to Youtube and want everyone else to learn to use the Magic Eraser? Hell no. To this day, P & G does not have my exact directions on how to use the Magic Eraser. Nowadays I don't care if people know but to be honest, I still hesitate to tell people my cleaning secrets even though I've been out of the business for a few years now. While I'm not sure all the biggest and best secrets are still being kept secret, I bet there are a few.
Tell me the exact directions on how to use the magic eraser.
 

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Tell me the exact directions on how to use the magic eraser.
lol Yeah, I guess I set myself up for that one.....

If cleaning a shower, get a cup (at least 12oz+) and a Magic Eraser. More on which Magic Eraser later.

Place ME in cup. Fill the cup with water, now kind of pour it down each wall. 1 cup is usually enough.... just enough so it's not bone dry. Now fill the cup again. Take out ME.... wring it out just enough so the water is not draining down your arm... start at the top (ever how far up you can reach). Now go side to side all the way down... but note..... at 30 seconds you need to rinse. Oh by the way.... which cleaner did I say to use? That's right, none needed. Anyway so if it took you more than 30 seconds for 1 wall, continue until you finish that wall. Only do 1 wall at a time. Do the glass the same way. Sometimes on a 1st clean, it will take several minutes to actually clean a wall or glass. You will need to work it and not worry about rinsing until you are done with the actual cleaning. Then, once you have rinsed...... DO NOT use a towel to dry anything. Clean the floor and leave the shower alone. Let it air dry to a spotless finish.

If using on like a tub or sink, it's basically the same way. Scrub and rinse.

The reason you need to rinse at 30 seconds is because it leaves a film if you let it dry the least little bit.

Now as for the Magic's they sell in the store...... JUNK!! I used to get them from China. I'll post a link. They are gray and are smaller which is actually a good thing. Easier to use.... less time for them to get disgusting since they are smaller.

Let me know your results.

I hope by now I can post a link:

 

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I was in this very large world wide cleaning association 20 years ago and that's how I got hooked up with the guy from P&G. At first, they just thought they were good for cleaning walls and doors. I had a customer who had a fiberglass tub and it had a ring that would not come out. Long story short, after a few times of practice, it came out. Back then, we didn't know to wet it or to not use any cleaner..... it was all new so we just didn't know. So, I actually went to this ladies house with my girl that cleaned for I think 2-4 times and learned how to use it. After that, I put in time at other people's houses to learn how to use it properly.
 

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lol Yeah, I guess I set myself up for that one.....

If cleaning a shower, get a cup (at least 12oz+) and a Magic Eraser. More on which Magic Eraser later.

Place ME in cup. Fill the cup with water, now kind of pour it down each wall. 1 cup is usually enough.... just enough so it's not bone dry. Now fill the cup again. Take out ME.... wring it out just enough so the water is not draining down your arm... start at the top (ever how far up you can reach). Now go side to side all the way down... but note..... at 30 seconds you need to rinse. Oh by the way.... which cleaner did I say to use? That's right, none needed. Anyway so if it took you more than 30 seconds for 1 wall, continue until you finish that wall. Only do 1 wall at a time. Do the glass the same way. Sometimes on a 1st clean, it will take several minutes to actually clean a wall or glass. You will need to work it and not worry about rinsing until you are done with the actual cleaning. Then, once you have rinsed...... DO NOT use a towel to dry anything. Clean the floor and leave the shower alone. Let it air dry to a spotless finish.

If using on like a tub or sink, it's basically the same way. Scrub and rinse.

The reason you need to rinse at 30 seconds is because it leaves a film if you let it dry the least little bit.

Now as for the Magic's they sell in the store...... JUNK!! I used to get them from China. I'll post a link. They are gray and are smaller which is actually a good thing. Easier to use.... less time for them to get disgusting since they are smaller.

Let me know your results.

I hope by now I can post a link:

Im gonna have the most magically clean house for like the next five years!!! I’m so happy!
 

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