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Please see Chapter 30 of TMF.
 

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Hi @Madman1996!

Good of you to share what you feel.

First off, accept your situation.

Forget your age, it doesn't matter.

People have success at all ages.

Some sooner, some later.



This is a great piece of advice.

Define what you want in life.

Then work out a way how you can get it.

This doesn't mean that what you define now cannot change over the course of years.

Oh, and don't over-complicate it.




These are great threads to start with.

And very solid advice.

Don't read too much.

Read.

Apply.

Learn.

Repeat.

Take a look at @Andy Black's and @Lex DeVille's content. This is what helped me get going a few years back.

Small exercise if you are up for it...
Deadline: end of the week

Task 1: Define what you want from life and write it down
Task 2: Write down at least 20 things/skills you can help people with (right now - no additional learning)
Task 3: Write down at least 20 people you can help with your skills tomorrow

What if there was no more reading? No more studying? What if you had to get going today?

I'd would be curious to hear what you come up with.

Hope that helps ;-)
hey man i see that i just come up with basic stuff like being healthy financial independence being happy provide value to people contribute to society and to the world cant get more specific at the moment agh skills i am afraid to say that i have no skills
 

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You have no skills?

Great! It means you can choose anything and start building skills without feeling like you have skills in something else going to waste.
 

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hey man i see that i just come up with basic stuff like being healthy financial independence being happy provide value to people contribute to society and to the world cant get more specific at the moment agh skills i am afraid to say that i have no skills
Great start!

Now...

You could put that on a vision board and look at it every morning, to get you in the right mood.

I recommend a solid morning routine... that really helped me at the time.

Take a look at the book Miracle Morning on Amazon, it might help.

Sooo...

I really don't think you have no skills.

Skills don't have to be rocket-science.

Example: You can easily chat people up in a café. So maybe some sort of sales experience would help you right now. Then you can partner up with an agency doing websites and bring in clients on a commission. That way, you don't take any risks yet by leaving your job and still get in some experience in business.

(This was just an example off the top of my head).

Also, making that list will help you think about yourself differently.

Right now, you feel you cannot provide any value.

If you have 20 items on that list, that feeling will change.

Believe me :)
 

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Man, you guys and gals are killing this kid.

You driving him up the wall.

Asking him what he wants in life.

He wants to make money, that's what he wants.

Asking him to find a need in Ikea or something like that.

He's too green for that, you acting like he's brown.

@Madman1996 seriously. Sales. Marketing.

Learn some skill in that domain.

Get good at it and offer it to businesses.

Get your business education.

That will teach all you need to know.

Stop running your mind in every direction.

Start moving your legs in a straight line.

And focus.

That all.
 
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Great start!

Now...

You could put that on a vision board and look at it every morning, to get you in the right mood.

I recommend a solid morning routine... that really helped me at the time.

Take a look at the book Miracle Morning on Amazon, it might help.

Sooo...

I really don't think you have no skills.

Skills don't have to be rocket-science.

Example: You can easily chat people up in a café. So maybe some sort of sales experience would help you right now. Then you can partner up with an agency doing websites and bring in clients on a commission. That way, you don't take any risks yet by leaving your job and still get in some experience in business.

(This was just an example off the top of my head).

Also, making that list will help you think about yourself differently.

Right now, you feel you cannot provide any value.

If you have 20 items on that list, that feeling will change.

Believe me :)
thankyou for taking time and responding bro means alot i think that a great start would be marketing and sales or should i go for other skills ?
 

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I understand your confusion for I had the same feelings when beginning to read TMF and Unscripted. I used to feel like the world was already full of services and I was asking myself "What the heck can I do ?" But if you combine the 2 books with the forum you will start to see new opportunities.
Seriously, read threads in the forum, it's full of inspiration seeing others people's ideas. This place is litteraly full of tutorials and concepts. Also, talk to people, friends about their jobs, experiences, listen to people in the bar, everywhere. Personally I have a little red book everytime with me, where I write all my ideas, every ideas from fantaisies to actual serious. I've surprisingly noticed that I rapidly come with at least one ideas a day, and even if most of them are not really interresting, it's really important for motivation to see that you are actually able to create news concepts daily ;)
 

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thankyou for taking time and responding bro means alot i think that a great start would be marketing and sales or should i go for other skills ?
Do it.

Try it.

Get some experience.

See where it takes you.

But...

...focus on DOING.
 
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I understand your confusion for I had the same feelings when beginning to read TMF and Unscripted, but normally just the book wills give your eyes to see the opportunities. I used to feel like the world was already full of services and I was asking myself "What the heck can I do ?" But if you combine the 2 books with the forum you will start to see new opportunities.
Seriously, read threads in the forum, it's full of inspiration seeing others people's ideas. This place is litteraly full of tutorials and concepts. Also, talk to people, friends about their jobs, experiences, listen to people in the bar, everywhere. Personally I have a little red book everytime with me, where I write all my ideas, every ideas from fantaisies to actual serious. I've surprisingly noticed that I rapidly come with at least one ideas a day, and even if all of them are not really interresting, it's really important for motivation to see that you are actually able to create news concepts daily ;)
appreciated it man thankyou all the best on your journey :D
 
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Do it.

Try it.

Get some experience.

See where it takes you.

But...

...focus on DOING.
thanks
Do it.

Try it.

Get some experience.

See where it takes you.

But...

...focus on DOING.
doing it is no more going in circles or getting caught in a crazy paralysis analysis mode
appreciated it my fellow fastlaner
 

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Man, you guys and gals are killing this kid.

You driving him up the wall.

Asking him what he wants in life.

He wants to make money, that's what he wants.

Asking him to find a need in Ikea or something like that.

He's too green for that, you acting like he's brown.

@Madman1996 seriously. Sales. Marketing.

Learn some skill in that domain.

Get good at it and offer it to businesses.

Get your business education.

That will teach all you need to know.

Stop running your mind in every direction.

Start moving your legs in a straight line.

And focus.

That all.
i cant tell you how much the weight of my shoulder did just disappear after you did give me your advice should i learn marketing and sales at Udemy i hope i did not make you crazy with all my questions :D
 

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i cant tell you how much the weight of my shoulder did just disappear after you did give me your advice should i learn marketing and sales at Udemy i hope i did not make you crazy with all my questions :D
I agree with all of it. Make a map of what you want and if you have no real idea yet, go for marketing and sales. That is always useful as an aspiring entrepreneur.

If you really have no idea what to do learn Facebook Ads. I'm looking to start a small agency in the Netherlands (there is a great agency thread on this forum). I'll do the sales/calling etc running the business. If you can in let's say in a few weeks/months, whatever you need, show that you can get some results you're hired(freelance). I rather work with people I have closer than with some upwork freelancer. Can give you a free course that I have also. No obligations at all.
 

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i cant tell you how much the weight of my shoulder did just disappear after you did give me your advice should i learn marketing and sales at Udemy i hope i did not make you crazy with all my questions :D
Eventually you will probably need to learn marketing as well as sales.

What you need to learn first, if those first at all, is up to you to figure out. What you need to learn first is going to be based on how you're planning to make money first.
 
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You have no skills?

Great! It means you can choose anything and start building skills without feeling like you have skills in something else going to waste.
thanks
Man, you guys and gals are killing this kid.

You driving him up the wall.

Asking him what he wants in life.

He wants to make money, that's what he wants.

Asking him to find a need in Ikea or something like that.

He's too green for that, you acting like he's brown.

@Madman1996 seriously. Sales. Marketing.

Learn some skill in that domain.

Get good at it and offer it to businesses.

Get your business education.

That will teach all you need to know.

Stop running your mind in every direction.

Start moving your legs in a straight line.

And focus.

That all.
hey man based on your advice i immediately started going for marketing and sales i found this piece of ebook on the fastlane forum and started reading should i also take a course on udemy about marketing and sales
 
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I agree with all of it. Make a map of what you want and if you have no real idea yet, go for marketing and sales. That is always useful as an aspiring entrepreneur.

If you really have no idea what to do learn Facebook Ads. I'm looking to start a small agency in the Netherlands (there is a great agency thread on this forum). I'll do the sales/calling etc running the business. If you can in let's say in a few weeks/months, whatever you need, show that you can get some results you're hired(freelance). I rather work with people I have closer than with some upwork freelancer. Can give you a free course that I have also. No obligations at all.
thankyou for the offer brother i already have a job for now i go with marketing and sales but i will keep this in the back of my mind when in case i leave my job or something changes or i just want another skill above marketing and sales all the best brother
 
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thankyou for the offer brother i already have a job for now i go with marketing and sales but i will keep this in the back of my mind when in case i leave my job or something changes or i just want another skill above marketing and sales all the best brother
Paid traffic is a GREAT way to learn marketing.

You two should definitely link up and work together.
You do not let an opportunity like this go by if you're serious.

If you learn paid traffic you will learn:
  • how to research a market
  • how to come up with angles and big ideas that sell
  • how to write copy
  • how to make (or at least direct) creatives
  • how to work with the biggest ads network on the planet
Printing cash in 6 months.

thanks

hey man based on your advice i immediately started going for marketing and sales i found this piece of ebook on the fastlane forum and started reading should i also take a course on udemy about marketing and sales
Marketing and sales is a big field, you gotta learn something specific.

Paid traffic is a great way to get started.
 
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Paid traffic is a GREAT way to learn marketing.

You two should definitely link up and work together.
You do not let an opportunity like this go by if you're serious.

If you learn paid traffic you will learn:
  • how to research a market
  • how to come up with angles and big ideas that sell
  • how to write copy
  • how to make (or at least direct) creatives
  • how to work with the biggest ads network on the planet
Printing cash in 6 months.

Marketing and sales is a big field, you gotta learn something specific.

Paid traffic is a great way to get started.
wow i don't even know that i thought it was something different not sales or marketing related
i'm in for sure thanks for the explanation brother
 
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I agree with all of it. Make a map of what you want and if you have no real idea yet, go for marketing and sales. That is always useful as an aspiring entrepreneur.

If you really have no idea what to do learn Facebook Ads. I'm looking to start a small agency in the Netherlands (there is a great agency thread on this forum). I'll do the sales/calling etc running the business. If you can in let's say in a few weeks/months, whatever you need, show that you can get some results you're hired(freelance). I rather work with people I have closer than with some upwork freelancer. Can give you a free course that I have also. No obligations at all.
hello there thankyou for reaching out i thought this was something different than sales and marketing etc excuse my newbie knowledge lets get started
i am really curious about this could you send me the course
 

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Same thing For guys (sorry for the decay, I just joined the forum). WIth real skill(s), I try to find the best way to start somethin consistant/relevant.
 

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Paid traffic is a GREAT way to learn marketing.

You two should definitely link up and work together.
You do not let an opportunity like this go by if you're serious.

If you learn paid traffic you will learn:
  • how to research a market
  • how to come up with angles and big ideas that sell
  • how to write copy
  • how to make (or at least direct) creatives
  • how to work with the biggest ads network on the planet
Printing cash in 6 months.

Marketing and sales is a big field, you gotta learn something specific.

Paid traffic is a great way to get started.
Agreed. There’s so many businesses out there that want help generating leads and sales for them.

@Madman1996 ... maybe check out the first interview in my signature.
 

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