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Everyone who attended the 2018 Summit, wanted to go, and is looking to go next year, I challenge you...

By the 2019 Summit, you will...

WHAT?

Challenge yourself to 1 numerical goal...

  • I will have my first sale.
  • I will have my first $10K/profit month.
  • I will have created my first profit with my first self-invented product.
  • I will have revenue of $X dollars.
  • I will have imported 10 different products to review.
  • I will have franchised my first location.
  • I will have invented ONE product from scratch
  • I will have lost 100 lbs...
  • I will have done X, Y, or Z...
  • I will have learned X, Y, or Z...
  • I will have 10 bonafide failures (occurrences baby!)
This exercise is FOR EVERYONE and ANYONE... not just those who attended the Summit.

What will you look back on and say, "Wow, things certainly changed!"

And will you be in a position to speak about the great year you just accomplished?

Don't let the momentum wane... I'm here pretty much everyday, sometimes for just a few minutes, but sometimes hours.

Put your GOAL in a numerical, measurable form!

So by next year in early February 2019, what will you be saying?
 
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1. My business will hit $100,000 in total revenue
2. I will have $5,000+ MRR from my business
3. I will have successfully house hacked my first multi-family property (hard to put numbers on this yet, need to do some more market research)
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4. Also take @LightHouse up on his challenge and create a gold/notable thread.
 
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I will be earning $5,000 per month in gross income through my side-business and other ventures by the 2019 Fastlane Summit. This will provide me with the option of leaving my full-time job if I choose to.

The only way I see this achievement happening is by providing so much value into the lives of others. Also by playing full out on the FLF and being open to all responses, good and bad.
 

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My goal is to create an e-commerce store that will bring in 100k revenue by January 2019. If we wanted to 10x this let's go for a million ;)

I would also add to that, profit == or above my current wage.
 
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My goal include finding and obtaining 5 more contracts in Turkey, Brazil, Mexico, India and Nigeria. Ironically these are the up and coming most industrialised nations that are on the upswing despite their questionable governments....

Also, my goal is to increase awareness ten fold, for quality and safety in industrial developments as well as manufacturing worldwide as many unwanted deaths and injuries occurs for no reason....
 

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1: Gold Thread.
2: Speak @ Summit 2019.

In pursuing these things, will create something worth talking about.
 
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  • I will have my first sale.
  • I will have created my first profit with my first self-invented product.
  • I will have invented ONE product from scratch
  • I will have lost 12 lbs.
 

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Yep, I'm determined to go for next year's Summit.
My goals are:
1. To have a minimum of $10k/month in profits consistently by February 2019 from the summation of my online businesses.
2. To be at next year's Summit.
 
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4 goals with #1 being the most important.

1. Lose 104lbs - Saw a picture of myself at the summit and clearly points out I have neglected my health for other things.
2. Double SKU count for product business - without losing quality
3. Double Cashflow from rentals
4. Help someone with their goals

Getting an accountability group setup so I have to be accountable for my actions.
 

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I'll be honest, I HATE to say what I'm going to do (because of the accountability) but I really need to do this as I am getting too comfortable where I'm at.

Goals by Summit 2019:
  • Find location & open 2nd B&M store
  • $1 Million in Amazon Sales
  • 10 new dealers and 6 new products for our Manufacturing biz
 

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2018 is the year to blow things wide open. These are my goals for the 2019 summit.

  • Continue to work on my health. Wealth is nothing without health. I owe it to my family, and to myself to be in optimal condition. 175lbs and 13% BF
  • Have two customers on contracted continual orders for Product X. I will take the gathered data and create world-class Case Studies which can then be brought in to meetings with other companies. The goal is for worldwide distribution, with the end goal of cornering the market and changing "business as usual" for billion dollar industries. That last part will run into 2020 and beyond
  • Have one customer for Product Y. This could either be us supplying this customer, or creating our own warehousing and supplying the industry. Not sure which way this will take, but sales will be made
  • Have two customers for Product Z. These will be contracted as well, with continual orders and servicing as needed
  • Identify a minimum of two more products which can be brought to the industry, with the ability to execute on them in 2019
  • Become fluent in Spanish. As many of you learned during the meetup, my wife is Mexican and English is her second language. This is something that I have not been putting nearly enough effort in to, and it is not fair to her in the slightest. I also want to speak Spanish with my (soon to be!) children in our house
  • Escape Canadian winters. 2017 is to be the last winter that I am ever in the shit weather because I had no options. The remainder of this winter season will be done in warm weather, and the winters for the foreseeable future will be spent in nicer climates as well. Canada is for visiting and business during the cold weather, not for being stuck with no options
 
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Good idea MJ, here's mine for now:


  • 1 Mil in investment capital raised by Summer
  • 2 Mil in sales
  • 20,000 Instagram followers
  • 10 - 100k+ follower instagrammers repping brand.
  • 10 big media features (TV or major online/print publication)
  • 5 minor-celebrity endorsements
  • 1 BIG celebrity endorsement
  • 3 big cross-brand promotional giveaways
  • A dozen accessories developed and online
  • 4 major skus up and running
  • 1 - number of backup factories to on-board. (Thanks @Arun Siva)

We'll see what happens!
 

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Good idea MJ, here's mine for now:


  • 1 Mil in investment capital raised by Summer
  • 2 Mil in sales
  • 20,000 Instagram followers
  • 10 - 100k+ follower instagrammers repping brand.
  • 10 big media features (TV or major online/print publication)
  • 5 minor-celebrity endorsements
  • 1 BIG celebrity endorsement
  • 3 big cross-brand promotional giveaways
  • A dozen accessories developed and online
  • 4 major skus up and running
  • 1 - number of backup factories to on-board. (Thanks @Arun Siva)

We'll see what happens!
I LOVE this. Giant goal from someone who is a a consistent producer of execution. No doubt you will clear many of these if not all
 
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Really like the idea! Plus it's always inspiring to see what the others plan to do.

From my side, here's my list:
- Publish at least 3 books, of which at least 2 of fiction;
-create at least 100 products;
- Establish and expand the brand through the above books + products, constant content, podcast and/or video (with at least 10 "episodes" by next February), and 1 course for sale.
-Get at least 15 clients for my services
-Translate and publish one book

On a more personal level:
-Finally knuckle down on Japanese and reach level N2
-Get a vegetable garden going (depending on where I'll end up living, as moving is expected within a few months)
-get a side hustle going that gets me out of the house (either some physical service or flipping vintage objects) with at least 10 sales. This will help getting to know the new area if we move.

That should do it!
Happy work to everybody!
 

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I'll be honest, I HATE to say what I'm going to do (because of the accountability) but I really need to do this as I am getting too comfortable where I'm at.

Goals by Summit 2019:
  • Find location & open 2nd B&M store
  • $1 Million in Amazon Sales
  • 10 new dealers and 6 new products for our Manufacturing biz
If you have the time, I would LOVE to see a progress thread for this… growth is just as important than starting. Most are going from Econ to retail,it would be great to see the other end!

Mad respect For you my man!
 

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Things that I need to get serious with

100 lbs lost by 2019 Summit (February)
10k monthly through Copywriting (UpWork + Website)
Validate, Due Diligence, Research & Development - If successful: Find ways to get funded/Open
Attend Fastlane Summit 2019
@LightHouse - Create a Notable & Gold thread

Larger goal would be actually to speak at the summit in 2019.

Gotta go! This is going to be EASY!

 
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@DrkSide , @Raoul Duke , and @Chitown - we've all got some weight to lose. I'm down 20 (from a brutally honest Doctor's appointment just before the meet-up) but need to drop another 80.

Imagine carrying a backpack with 80 lbs in it. All the time. And then imagine putting it down and never picking-it back up. I always thought I was fit - a "big guy".

Let's do this.
 

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I have a "newish" e-commerce store that is one year old this month. 90% of its revenues came from standard FB ads last year.

My goal is to add 4 new "significant" revenue streams from the list below and double my revenues by the end of the year!

Amazon
Google Shopping
Bing Ads / Adwords
Pinterest
Instagram (Influencers)
SEO
EMail
Youtube
Messenger (FB)
Native
Retargeting (Off of FB)
 

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I’ll join in.

Goals by February 2019
  • Distribution in one major store chain (200+ store threshold)
  • 3 total product skus
I’m focused on movement, not money right now, so I’ll hold off on dollar sign declarations for the 2020 Summit post
 
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By the 2019 Summit...

1. I will make $5000/month through freelance web design
2. I will gain 10 pounds through consistently going to the gym 3x a week and following a healthy meal plan
3. I will launch my first digital product
4. I will learn how to code iOS apps using XCode/Swift
5. I will learn skills that will help me sell and create better websites such as sales (cold calling), copywriting and SEO.

Good luck everyone, see you in a year
 

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So glad a few others brought up weight loss.

I use to weigh in at about 310. I'm down to 235 now just from intermittent fasting and trying to cut back on soda in exchange for water.


My goals:

  • Get sub 200 lbs
    • Process - No processed food of any kind if possible AND smaller portions

  • Get more limber. I'm getting older and I can tell the muscles are not what they use to be
    • Process - Stretch for 15 min a day as part of morning ritual.

  • $500k side money in Crypto. Tall order I think, but why not me?
    • Process - Scalping at least 1x daily for small gains, reinvest the money

  • Finish lead magnets for SERPWoo
    • Process - Write 500 words daily

  • Write first non-fiction book and list on Amazon
    • Process - Write 1000 words daily

  • Get my product on Amazon I tried to create last year
    • Process - Spend 30 minutes daily on this



It might be good for everyone that has listed their goals, to edit their thread and list the process too.

I find if you don't, you are more than likely not able to hit the goal you listed.

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