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So you're telling me what the rules are of my forum? Your convoluting cooperation and help, with partnership.

Your message was a solicitation of a partnership which is explicitly against the forum rules, moreover, it sounded like an MLM.

If you're here to sell people on an MLM or some type of partnership, you will be removed.

The rules are pretty simple. I hope you choose to abide by them and enjoy your stay.
"it sounded like an MLM."

It is not an MLM. In MLM a company sells products to participants and force them to resell to their friends, relatives, etc.

I do not sell or resell anything.

Is not you advocating in your books for entrepreneurship?

What is wrong if members of this forum will cooperate on creating new businesses?

It will be an additional bonus to your blog and new books if such businesses will be successful.
 
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Try to focus on helping people right away, not just learning how to code. It'll take years and years if you're gonna do what most people do. As Andy says, find someone who you can help this week, even for free. Make a website for someone and learn as you go. You need to spend as much or even more time on learning how to sell as on learning how to code.
 

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"it sounded like an MLM."

It is not an MLM. In MLM a company sells products to participants and force them to resell to their friends, relatives, etc.

I do not sell or resell anything.

Is not you advocating in your books for entrepreneurship?

What is wrong if members of this forum will cooperate on creating new businesses?

It will be an additional bonus to your blog and new books if such businesses will be successful.
You've been told repeatedly by several members that you're spamming the forum without providing any value to anyone, and you keep trying to "partner up" and "collaborate" with other forum members.

Why would anyone want to do that?

80% of your posts are either "welcome to the forum" messages, cryptic statements about "solving painful problems", and you contradicting and disagreeing with advice that you yourself have asked for (e.g. @BizyDad )

And then @MJ DeMarco himself told you that it's not ok what you're doing, and you have the audacity to tell him what is / is not allowed on his forum, and proceeded to re-post a comment that has been moderated, and complain about it because it was "deleted for no reason".
 

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Ya you are right miru, it open the lot of doors,

My only concern is it takes a lot of time to pursue it,

Let's say if I had already figured out a need in Media Industry and I can fulfill it in form of content.

So it will be very hard to focus on 2 things at a time, as MJ says Focus on One thing not on 10 business,

May be I am writing off the topic thing, but this is the thing write now coming in my mind,

What's your thought?
You are right. Learning how to code takes a lot of time...
I think you have to take the best decision that works for you at the moment.
If you have the knowledge and tools to produce something (let's say in media, for example), I would recommend you to experiment with it. We don't all have to take the same path (for example, coding). Only you know how well or bad are your circumstances and from that you can evaluate what's the best path to take.
I definitely think that you should focus on 1 thing at the time. There are occasions where we can focus on more than 1 thing, but it depends again in your capacities and how sustainable it is, from my perspective. So analyzing first and then taking a decision is wise.

At the moment, I can allow myself to give me time to learn how to code... I know this is not going to be this way always so I'm trying my best to obtain the maximum value from it while I can. I also know that learning how to code has it owns risks as I may be investing some time and my plans may not work at all if I don't do things properly... but I'm willing for now to take that risk. It's the only option that I have... or stay miserable as I have been, depressive and just thinking it's not possible or directly trying it and trying it.
With that said, I don't close myself to changing plans in the future too.

Please take my advice in a picky way. I'm not an expert and I don't have the complete truth or knowledge to give advice... I'm just still a student in all this.
But I hope I helped you in some way with my honest perspective about things.
 
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Try to focus on helping people right away, not just learning how to code. It'll take years and years if you're gonna do what most people do. As Andy says, find someone who you can help this week, even for free. Make a website for someone and learn as you go. You need to spend as much or even more time on learning how to sell as on learning how to code.
You are right. This is a good advice. I never thought about that in such way.
Thank you.
I still don't feel confident to do something like that right away, but I'll slowly start to get out from my comfort zone. What you said is really important.
I can't expect to grow as a person if I don't go out and reach people too to expand my contacts, possibilities and to give some value to the world. So I really appreciate your words.
I will consider them into account and take this as an opportunity to learn and grow.
But I have to deeply think about it to develop the guts to just try it and not keep it in just words.
 

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You've been told repeatedly by several members that you're spamming the forum without providing any value to anyone, and you keep trying to "partner up" and "collaborate" with other forum members.

Why would anyone want to do that?

80% of your posts are either "welcome to the forum" messages, cryptic statements about "solving painful problems", and you contradicting and disagreeing with advice that you yourself have asked for (e.g. @BizyDad )

And then @MJ DeMarco himself told you that it's not ok what you're doing, and you have the audacity to tell him what is / is not allowed on his forum, and proceeded to re-post a comment that has been moderated, and complain about it because it was "deleted for no reason".

"80% of your posts are either "welcome to the forum" messages, cryptic statements about "solving painful problems","

Imagine you come to a meeting, introduced yourself and no one paid attention. How would you feel in such situation? Then someone come and say “Hi” (or “Welcome”). Would it make difference to you?

You are advocating for entrepreneurship and helping other people, but do not support cooperation among forum’s members and helping them themselves and each other to go forward. There are some contradictions in this.
 

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Imagine you come to a meeting, introduced yourself and no one paid attention. How would you feel in such situation? Then someone come and say “Hi” (or “Welcome”). Would it make difference to you?

Yes, this is appreciated. Thank you for welcoming new members, it means a lot.

If you want to collaborate on the forum, the best way to do it is to be valuable where "collaboration" becomes natural, not forced and artificial.

The best example is @Andy Black -- he contributes a lot to the forum and as a result, he receives a lot of collaboration opportunities. Push VS Pull. Andy is pulling. You are pushing. Hope this makes sense, and again, I appreciate the welcome to new members, it is very hard for me to welcome all new members.
 
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Great Content. When you have mentioned that your traumas contributed to Change -> It means you have had your FTE which is the entry point that is precisely mentioned in Demarco's book!
 

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Great Content. When you have mentioned that your traumas contributed to Change -> It means you have had your FTE which is the entry point that is precisely mentioned in Demarco's book!
Yes! Very right!
When I read Demarco's book, I started to think about all these traumatic experiences that I've had in my life while he shared his.
I also had go through depression and I felt identified with his emotions when he said he was lost in life. I also wanted to commit suicide and I refused because I thought how much my mother and brother would suffer.
They were moments where I definitely thought... "I have to do something and change this".
But sadly, in those moments... I didn't knew about MJ books.
Now that I have direction and I can remember all the pain I went through I have the inner strength to take action. So definitely, what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger.

Thank you for reading! And btw, I love your profile picture! In the future I want to have Demarco's books physically too :)
 

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Yes, this is appreciated. Thank you for welcoming new members, it means a lot.

If you want to collaborate on the forum, the best way to do it is to be valuable where "collaboration" becomes natural, not forced and artificial.

The best example is @Andy Black -- he contributes a lot to the forum and as a result, he receives a lot of collaboration opportunities. Push VS Pull. Andy is pulling. You are pushing. Hope this makes sense, and again, I appreciate the welcome to new members, it is very hard for me to welcome all new members.
@Practic

You're being given great advice about how to interact with new communities and people.

Welcoming people is great.

Supporting people is great.

Giving thanks is great.

Helping is great.

All of the above will help you make friends, build relationships, and create win-wins.


People have the most amazing radars, fine-tuned over many years since birth and thousands of interactions.

If your goal is to help people then people will detect it. If your goal is anything other than helping people then people will detect that too.

If people are wary then see that as a sign your goals could be improved and/or you're somehow coming across as having the wrong goals.

I suggest you slow down a bit and observe how various people communicate and the effect it has on others in the forum. This is a great forum in that there's not much trolling and people often tell it how they see it. Maybe observe how people even have different styles speaking their mind, and see if you can test some of what you learn.

Good luck. Hope you stick around.


Here's a thread that may help:

 
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I like to write and it's one of my passions but never felt confident enough to publish something.
From this post only I can tell that you are an excellent writer and written communicator. Don't underplay your giftings.

With this skill as well as the coding skills you will go places.
 

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@Practic

You're being given great advice about how to interact with new communities and people.

Welcoming people is great.

Supporting people is great.

Giving thanks is great.

Helping is great.

All of the above will help you make friends, build relationships, and create win-wins.


People have the most amazing radars, fine-tuned over many years since birth and thousands of interactions.

If your goal is to help people then people will detect it. If your goal is anything other than helping people then people will detect that too.

If people are wary then see that as a sign that your goals could be improved and/or you're somehow coming across as having the wrong goals.

I suggest you slow down a bit and observe how various people communicate and the effect it has on others in the forum. This is a great forum in that there's not much trolling and people often tell it how they see it. Maybe observe how people even have different styles speaking their mind, and see if you can test some of what you learn.

Good luck. Hope you stick around.


Here's a thread that may help:

"I suggest you slow down a bit and observe how various people communicate"

Thank you Andy!

This is a good suggestion.
 

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From this post only I can tell that you are an excellent writer and written communicator. Don't underplay your giftings.

With this skill as well as the coding skills you will go places.
Thank you so much for your kind words and for believing in me.
You encourage me.
I really appreciate it :)
 
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"I suggest you slow down a bit and observe how various people communicate"

Thank you Andy!

This is a good suggestion.
If you like how someone communicates or what they're up to you can follow them. Then when you login you can check your News Feed and see what they've been up to. This has many benefits, including helping drown out some of the noise un a busy forum like this.

Oh, and not everyone takes constructive feedback on the chin, acknowledges it, thanks people for it, or acts on it. Your one post above speaks volumes.
 

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If you like how someone communicates or what they're up to you can follow them. Then when you login you can check your News Feed and see what they've been up to. This has many benefits, including helping drown out some of the noise un a busy forum like this.

Oh, and not everyone takes constructive feedback on the chin, acknowledges it, thanks people for it, or acts on it. Your one post above speaks volumes.
Thank you Andy!

Your suggestions indeed constructive, useful, and practical.
 

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Hello to everyone. Nice to meet you. You can call me Miru.
I want to present myself in this forum. I decided that I'm going to definitely post and compromise myself to be active in this forum while I can to at least say 'thank you' to those who provide value with their posts.

I was writing something really long... but... I don't want to waste anyone's time so I will keep things simple!
I want to say sorry if my English is not very good too.

My story getting to know the fastlane:
I'm a 20 years old woman from Chile, South America, I turned 20 recently.
I read MJ's books when I was just 19 years old.
Reading his books changed 100% my vision of life.
Before knowing MJ books, I read R. Kiyosaki books but I felt like something was missing... he didn't inspired me enough to understand why becoming financial free was important, but, at least I can thank and recognize the fact that he made me wake up and realize things.
He planted the seed, MJ Demarco grew it.
For me, MJ Demarco is different from everyone I have ever read.
His books were FULL of value, I rapidly saw that he was genuine and he cared about telling the truth to people.
I'm grateful to him for the value he provided to all people and for this forum he created.
And I need to thank Hamza Ahmed too, a youtuber, who recommended this book (in some of his videos some months ago) and inspired me to read it too.

Some words about the Fastlane...
I used to think that for being rich I needed to know how to invest so before knowing The Millionaire Fastlane book so I read a bunch of books about it.
I thought that becoming rich was a science that not everyone could understand or know but, MJ Demarco opened my eyes.
Basically give value to the world, fill a need, do it correctly and people will give you money for it.
It made so much sense, becoming rich turned now an experience of giving SOMETHING to the world and not just something selfish...!
I see things clearly now.
Every time I give my money to someone or some company I make the mental process of trying to understanding why I'm doing it. Now I'm an analyzer, I can't ignore this significant part of exchange (value, money and time) anymore.
I can see things outside my old box of thinking and it made me realize how many people is still sleeping in the scripted mode.
We're so conditioned to just consume and NEVER ever question about why we decide to exchange our money or do what we do... answers are in some way in front of us!

Knowledge is there, but our mental barriers are limiting it.

That's why reading books is so important... aren't it?
MJ Demarco figured it out and shared it to the world and saved a lot of time for us who were in this same search.
I will continue learning and developing myself until the day I die.
And I appreciate the many realizations that MJ Demarco made me have while reading his book.

A little bit of my background:
I didn't exactly grew up poor, but I wasn't even middle class to start with.
My mother worked as a domestic worker at 569 km away from home (8 hours and 30 minutes away) in the capital.
She worked for extensive hours (approx.12) doing various demandant jobs such as cleaning, raising kids & babies and cooking for rich people.
She had to work during 27 days (sometimes holidays weren't extra paid) and only was allowed to come home only for 4 days (sometimes for just 2-3 days).
My mom was abused, suffered humiliations and they stole her money from her jubilation.
She worked for more than 23 years away from her family and her jubilation is just miserable... around $2000 in total and she will receive just around $18 every month, it's disgusting!.
A hard worker woman, devoted to her family... she deserves more.
My mom was so focused with working that never realized about these abuses until very late...
My father was an old man and he was getting blind... he couldn't work because of it but he raised me and provided me value.
My brother was doing his life away from home.
Our home only had the money from mom and a 'misericord jubilation' (it means the state gives this money to someone who doesn't have his own jubilation - my father worked informally during his youth).

My father received less than $100 for month and my mom was only getting paid around $500-$800 a month.
We had enough to life and just that. Never fancy things. Never trips/vacations.
I don't even know what's a vacation, guys... I've never traveled outside my hometown for vacations!

What this background did to me:
I have this mindset of obtaining benefit even from the negative.
Things can't be changed, we can't revert the past.
My parents couldn't revert their past. I understand this.
But I also understand my own power of decision as a young woman. I can make a difference.
I can break this chain
and do something for my family. I have the opportunities they didn't have.
I'm grateful for that.
My mom had some resentment towards rich people (it's understandable considering the abuses and humiliations she lived), but, she also LEARNT a lot of things from them!

And she told me about those things.

Rich people... they weren't working hard their university degrees.
They were all entrepreneurs.
They owned business.

Slightly, this stayed subconsciously in my mind.
She told me about how they lived in abundance - traveling, buying a LOT of things, eating whatever they wanted and about that precious freedom.
I wondered, in my immature little girl head...
'why we can't have that?',
'why we live like this and they live so good?',
'how can I be more like them?',
'how they did it?'
As a little girl, those answers were far from me... but they stayed in my mind.
But, I'm pretty sure it was a motor for me to search those answers.

The mindset that I used to have:
My parents wanted me to go to university and I wanted it too. For them, it was the only way to scape poorness.
My father had less than primary school finished. My mother too (she had to work since very young, since 12 years old). They had faith on me.
I had good grades, future was bright. I was the hope for my family.
I thought this was the ONLY way for us.

How my traumas contributed to CHANGE:
I wanted to go to university, but not exactly follow my family's path.
I wanted to study abroad but I didn't have the money to do so.
My father died during 2019 because of medical negligence. I was disappointed. I broke (huge depression).
Public health was bad. I hated the system of my country.
I hated that they didn't cared about my father.
We saw many abuses in the public health system.
Trying to do something was pointless, they cover each other's back.
I hated my school. I was stressed because of it. I couldn't spend enough time with my father.
They day he fell in coma I was asked to go with him to hospital. I refused because I was stressed with school work.
I lost the opportunity to be with him.
I hated myself too.

I started to get negative towards education system.

I didn't wanted to study here. I wanted to leave my country.

I putted my heart and soul for a scholarship. It didn't worked (huge depression again).
I lost my way in life. I wanted to commit suicide.

Hamza youtuber gave me hope (even if his channel is directed to young men). I recommend his channel!
I worked hard to improve my mental health. I was a tough and difficult personal journey.
But I managed to fight my depression.
My brother offered me an opportunity to leave this country. A new hope came to my life.
The Millionaire Fastlane book appeared.

Hope and direction was there again.

Plan & story so far:
I don't have money to start a business.
But I have some ideas. They might not be the best, but I will not give up.
I will keep doing my best and trying to scape the rat race until I achieve what I want.
I prefer to die trying that living hiding.
I'm learning programming.

HTML & CSS was my starting point (they're not programming languages, I know... or are they? lol).
It was really confusing but in less than two months I had my first prototype of web.
At first it was ugly, with horrible code.
I redid it several times. I archived something decent.
But... I needed MORE.
Basically, backend.
PHP came, it was too hard for me and tutorials weren't very good. (I needed a login system).
JavaScript came as an option to backend. (I thought it was only used to frontend to animate and make beautiful webs).
Anyways, I also want to make a beautiful web.
Now I'm following a tutorial on how to create a login system while I study JS watching free videos.
It's confusing but I'm learning and learning and just learning.
If others can build a web, I can too.
And I will do it whatever it costs.

And I will learn SEO, how to host it and how to monetize it.
Whatever it takes!
I will fail, be frustrated... I'm not perfect. I don't know everything.
I have the humillity to admit it.
Don't think I believe I have everything figure it out.
But I have developed my patience and the most important skills for success

CONFIDENCE and THE DECISION OF NOT GIVING UP.


Yes, I will fail many times.
I want it. I need it, it's part of the journey. (Grow mindset)
It's expected as a entrepreneur to fail until reach success.
The key is to learn, try a better plan and continue.

I will do that.
Programming is a valuable skill.
If something doesn't work I can try with another idea.
But the knowledge of coding acquired will allow me to try again another idea using what I know.
Plus, MJ Demarco learnt by himself how to code and it inspires me to continue.
Today there are a lot of resources. What's stopping me? What's stopping you?

Internet is BEAUTIFUL. Full of knowledge. Don't waste it!

My motivations:

My motivations are a lot.
I will list some of them:
  • I want my mother to finally rest and feel proud of me.
  • I want my father to feel proud of me wherever he is even if I didn't go to university.
  • I want to have enough money to pay for the surgery from my mother's hip (she has arthrosis).
  • I want to take my mother and brother to a beautiful trip in Europe.
  • I want to know new places around the world.
  • I want to experience mobility freedom. (I don't know how vacations feel like, I don't even know the sea... I have lived all my life here. I don't know the world. I want to know the world.)
  • I want to give the experience of my brother of having luxury things (he experienced real poorness as a kid).
  • I want my mother to visit beautiful places before she dies. (I don't want her to live like my father, he never knew amazing things from the world).
  • I want to give my family a beautiful opportunity.
  • I want to be happy with my family.
  • I want to be a good mother in the future, provide opportunities for my future kids.
  • I want to give value to the world once I reach some good level of financial freedom. I want to use part of my money for something valuable and wise.
  • I want to taste delicious food without worrying about money.
  • I want to have money to protect my family and give them opportunities to access to good health systems.
  • I want to invite my real good friends to a vacation trip to another country.
  • I want to visit Japan.
  • I want to buy good and quality food for my pets.
  • I want to feel proud of myself and break poor chain in my family.
  • And MORE!

How many time it will take? I wonder...
I don't know. Maybe years, maybe months...
I don't want to stop. I will not. I want to stay in this forum and eventually make a post where I say 'I made it'.
I may sometimes lack confidence. I may sometimes lack time.
But I will keep trying.
I just wish it happen fast enough so my mother can see me success.
I want to find people like me and support each other.
I want to make it so I can show to other people this is possible, and more important, show it to myself... to show myself that I can make it.

I will give value. I will find needs.
I will try my best to fill them.
If it doesn't work, I will keep trying.

Whatever happens. I will be posting my significant progress.



Thank you so much if you read it since here.
Sorry for writing too much, I tried to keep things short.
Wish me best luck and I wish you best luck.
So inspiring! Love it
 
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As a virtual friend, I think you can achieve any vision you have for yourself. I’m so happy to see another female here sharing from a female perspective too

Is Chile being effected by the unrest in Peru? I heard about the 6 presidents in 6 years and how Macchu Picchu is basically closed. I hope all is well in Chile
 
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As a virtual friend, I think you can achieve any vision you have for yourself. I’m so happy to see another female here sharing from a female perspective too

Is Chile being effected by the unrest in Peru? I heard about the 6 presidents in 6 years and how Macchu Picchu is basically closed. I hope all is well in Chile
Thank you so much!

In Chile we are not affected in any way. Thank you for your worry! I do not tend to watch news but I hope everything goes well for Perú... the political issues are tense and there surely it's uncertainty and instability.
 

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Now that's what I call an introduction @mirumiru! What an intense yet inspiring story. I grew up in a rich country, had my issues but compared to your story they pale.

Welcome ! Read carefully and ask questions, you learn a lot here. Once again respect, with this mindset it should definitely work!

By the way, I really enjoyed reading your post,
With many long stories my Adhd brain sometimes finds it difficult to keep up, but this was not the case with your story!! It has been posted before .... there may be opportunities here?

Good luck
 
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Now that's what I call an introduction @mirumiru! What an intense yet inspiring story. I grew up in a rich country, had my issues but compared to your story they pale.

Welcome ! Read carefully and ask questions, you learn a lot here. Once again respect, with this mindset it should definitely work!

By the way, I really enjoyed reading your post,
With many long stories my Adhd brain sometimes finds it difficult to keep up, but this was not the case with your story!! It has been posted before .... there may be opportunities here?

Good luck
Thank you a lot for your words!
Thank you for your advice and your good wishes too! I also wish you good luck!

I'm also glad that you enjoyed my personal story and that it was easy to read for you.
About that last question, I didn't understand it very well, sorry
 

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Hello to everyone. Nice to meet you. You can call me Miru.
I want to present myself in this forum. I decided that I'm going to definitely post and compromise myself to be active in this forum while I can to at least say 'thank you' to those who provide value with their posts.

I was writing something really long... but... I don't want to waste anyone's time so I will keep things simple!
I want to say sorry if my English is not very good too.

My story getting to know the fastlane:
I'm a 20 years old woman from Chile, South America, I turned 20 recently.
I read MJ's books when I was just 19 years old.
Reading his books changed 100% my vision of life.
Before knowing MJ books, I read R. Kiyosaki books but I felt like something was missing... he didn't inspired me enough to understand why becoming financial free was important, but, at least I can thank and recognize the fact that he made me wake up and realize things.
He planted the seed, MJ Demarco grew it.
For me, MJ Demarco is different from everyone I have ever read.
His books were FULL of value, I rapidly saw that he was genuine and he cared about telling the truth to people.
I'm grateful to him for the value he provided to all people and for this forum he created.
And I need to thank Hamza Ahmed too, a youtuber, who recommended this book (in some of his videos some months ago) and inspired me to read it too.

Some words about the Fastlane...
I used to think that for being rich I needed to know how to invest so before knowing The Millionaire Fastlane book so I read a bunch of books about it.
I thought that becoming rich was a science that not everyone could understand or know but, MJ Demarco opened my eyes.
Basically give value to the world, fill a need, do it correctly and people will give you money for it.
It made so much sense, becoming rich turned now an experience of giving SOMETHING to the world and not just something selfish...!
I see things clearly now.
Every time I give my money to someone or some company I make the mental process of trying to understanding why I'm doing it. Now I'm an analyzer, I can't ignore this significant part of exchange (value, money and time) anymore.
I can see things outside my old box of thinking and it made me realize how many people is still sleeping in the scripted mode.
We're so conditioned to just consume and NEVER ever question about why we decide to exchange our money or do what we do... answers are in some way in front of us!

Knowledge is there, but our mental barriers are limiting it.

That's why reading books is so important... aren't it?
MJ Demarco figured it out and shared it to the world and saved a lot of time for us who were in this same search.
I will continue learning and developing myself until the day I die.
And I appreciate the many realizations that MJ Demarco made me have while reading his book.

A little bit of my background:
I didn't exactly grew up poor, but I wasn't even middle class to start with.
My mother worked as a domestic worker at 569 km away from home (8 hours and 30 minutes away) in the capital.
She worked for extensive hours (approx.12) doing various demandant jobs such as cleaning, raising kids & babies and cooking for rich people.
She had to work during 27 days (sometimes holidays weren't extra paid) and only was allowed to come home only for 4 days (sometimes for just 2-3 days).
My mom was abused, suffered humiliations and they stole her money from her jubilation.
She worked for more than 23 years away from her family and her jubilation is just miserable... around $2000 in total and she will receive just around $18 every month, it's disgusting!.
A hard worker woman, devoted to her family... she deserves more.
My mom was so focused with working that never realized about these abuses until very late...
My father was an old man and he was getting blind... he couldn't work because of it but he raised me and provided me value.
My brother was doing his life away from home.
Our home only had the money from mom and a 'misericord jubilation' (it means the state gives this money to someone who doesn't have his own jubilation - my father worked informally during his youth).

My father received less than $100 for month and my mom was only getting paid around $500-$800 a month.
We had enough to life and just that. Never fancy things. Never trips/vacations.
I don't even know what's a vacation, guys... I've never traveled outside my hometown for vacations!

What this background did to me:
I have this mindset of obtaining benefit even from the negative.
Things can't be changed, we can't revert the past.
My parents couldn't revert their past. I understand this.
But I also understand my own power of decision as a young woman. I can make a difference.
I can break this chain
and do something for my family. I have the opportunities they didn't have.
I'm grateful for that.
My mom had some resentment towards rich people (it's understandable considering the abuses and humiliations she lived), but, she also LEARNT a lot of things from them!

And she told me about those things.

Rich people... they weren't working hard their university degrees.
They were all entrepreneurs.
They owned business.

Slightly, this stayed subconsciously in my mind.
She told me about how they lived in abundance - traveling, buying a LOT of things, eating whatever they wanted and about that precious freedom.
I wondered, in my immature little girl head...
'why we can't have that?',
'why we live like this and they live so good?',
'how can I be more like them?',
'how they did it?'
As a little girl, those answers were far from me... but they stayed in my mind.
But, I'm pretty sure it was a motor for me to search those answers.

The mindset that I used to have:
My parents wanted me to go to university and I wanted it too. For them, it was the only way to scape poorness.
My father had less than primary school finished. My mother too (she had to work since very young, since 12 years old). They had faith on me.
I had good grades, future was bright. I was the hope for my family.
I thought this was the ONLY way for us.

How my traumas contributed to CHANGE:
I wanted to go to university, but not exactly follow my family's path.
I wanted to study abroad but I didn't have the money to do so.
My father died during 2019 because of medical negligence. I was disappointed. I broke (huge depression).
Public health was bad. I hated the system of my country.
I hated that they didn't cared about my father.
We saw many abuses in the public health system.
Trying to do something was pointless, they cover each other's back.
I hated my school. I was stressed because of it. I couldn't spend enough time with my father.
They day he fell in coma I was asked to go with him to hospital. I refused because I was stressed with school work.
I lost the opportunity to be with him.
I hated myself too.

I started to get negative towards education system.

I didn't wanted to study here. I wanted to leave my country.

I putted my heart and soul for a scholarship. It didn't worked (huge depression again).
I lost my way in life. I wanted to commit suicide.

Hamza youtuber gave me hope (even if his channel is directed to young men). I recommend his channel!
I worked hard to improve my mental health. I was a tough and difficult personal journey.
But I managed to fight my depression.
My brother offered me an opportunity to leave this country. A new hope came to my life.
The Millionaire Fastlane book appeared.

Hope and direction was there again.

Plan & story so far:
I don't have money to start a business.
But I have some ideas. They might not be the best, but I will not give up.
I will keep doing my best and trying to scape the rat race until I achieve what I want.
I prefer to die trying that living hiding.
I'm learning programming.

HTML & CSS was my starting point (they're not programming languages, I know... or are they? lol).
It was really confusing but in less than two months I had my first prototype of web.
At first it was ugly, with horrible code.
I redid it several times. I archived something decent.
But... I needed MORE.
Basically, backend.
PHP came, it was too hard for me and tutorials weren't very good. (I needed a login system).
JavaScript came as an option to backend. (I thought it was only used to frontend to animate and make beautiful webs).
Anyways, I also want to make a beautiful web.
Now I'm following a tutorial on how to create a login system while I study JS watching free videos.
It's confusing but I'm learning and learning and just learning.
If others can build a web, I can too.
And I will do it whatever it costs.

And I will learn SEO, how to host it and how to monetize it.
Whatever it takes!
I will fail, be frustrated... I'm not perfect. I don't know everything.
I have the humillity to admit it.
Don't think I believe I have everything figure it out.
But I have developed my patience and the most important skills for success

CONFIDENCE and THE DECISION OF NOT GIVING UP.


Yes, I will fail many times.
I want it. I need it, it's part of the journey. (Grow mindset)
It's expected as a entrepreneur to fail until reach success.
The key is to learn, try a better plan and continue.

I will do that.
Programming is a valuable skill.
If something doesn't work I can try with another idea.
But the knowledge of coding acquired will allow me to try again another idea using what I know.
Plus, MJ Demarco learnt by himself how to code and it inspires me to continue.
Today there are a lot of resources. What's stopping me? What's stopping you?

Internet is BEAUTIFUL. Full of knowledge. Don't waste it!

My motivations:

My motivations are a lot.
I will list some of them:
  • I want my mother to finally rest and feel proud of me.
  • I want my father to feel proud of me wherever he is even if I didn't go to university.
  • I want to have enough money to pay for the surgery from my mother's hip (she has arthrosis).
  • I want to take my mother and brother to a beautiful trip in Europe.
  • I want to know new places around the world.
  • I want to experience mobility freedom. (I don't know how vacations feel like, I don't even know the sea... I have lived all my life here. I don't know the world. I want to know the world.)
  • I want to give the experience of my brother of having luxury things (he experienced real poorness as a kid).
  • I want my mother to visit beautiful places before she dies. (I don't want her to live like my father, he never knew amazing things from the world).
  • I want to give my family a beautiful opportunity.
  • I want to be happy with my family.
  • I want to be a good mother in the future, provide opportunities for my future kids.
  • I want to give value to the world once I reach some good level of financial freedom. I want to use part of my money for something valuable and wise.
  • I want to taste delicious food without worrying about money.
  • I want to have money to protect my family and give them opportunities to access to good health systems.
  • I want to invite my real good friends to a vacation trip to another country.
  • I want to visit Japan.
  • I want to buy good and quality food for my pets.
  • I want to feel proud of myself and break poor chain in my family.
  • And MORE!

How many time it will take? I wonder...
I don't know. Maybe years, maybe months...
I don't want to stop. I will not. I want to stay in this forum and eventually make a post where I say 'I made it'.
I may sometimes lack confidence. I may sometimes lack time.
But I will keep trying.
I just wish it happen fast enough so my mother can see me success.
I want to find people like me and support each other.
I want to make it so I can show to other people this is possible, and more important, show it to myself... to show myself that I can make it.

I will give value. I will find needs.
I will try my best to fill them.
If it doesn't work, I will keep trying.

Whatever happens. I will be posting my significant progress.



Thank you so much if you read it since here.
Sorry for writing too much, I tried to keep things short.
Wish me best luck and I wish you best luck.
Go higher, lady!
I'll be waiting for a positive update from you soon.
 

Aboubakar

New Contributor
Jan 8, 2023
1
1
Hello to everyone. Nice to meet you. You can call me Miru.
I want to present myself in this forum. I decided that I'm going to definitely post and compromise myself to be active in this forum while I can to at least say 'thank you' to those who provide value with their posts.

I was writing something really long... but... I don't want to waste anyone's time so I will keep things simple!
I want to say sorry if my English is not very good too.

My story getting to know the fastlane:
I'm a 20 years old woman from Chile, South America, I turned 20 recently.
I read MJ's books when I was just 19 years old.
Reading his books changed 100% my vision of life.
Before knowing MJ books, I read R. Kiyosaki books but I felt like something was missing... he didn't inspired me enough to understand why becoming financial free was important, but, at least I can thank and recognize the fact that he made me wake up and realize things.
He planted the seed, MJ Demarco grew it.
For me, MJ Demarco is different from everyone I have ever read.
His books were FULL of value, I rapidly saw that he was genuine and he cared about telling the truth to people.
I'm grateful to him for the value he provided to all people and for this forum he created.
And I need to thank Hamza Ahmed too, a youtuber, who recommended this book (in some of his videos some months ago) and inspired me to read it too.

Some words about the Fastlane...
I used to think that for being rich I needed to know how to invest so before knowing The Millionaire Fastlane book so I read a bunch of books about it.
I thought that becoming rich was a science that not everyone could understand or know but, MJ Demarco opened my eyes.
Basically give value to the world, fill a need, do it correctly and people will give you money for it.
It made so much sense, becoming rich turned now an experience of giving SOMETHING to the world and not just something selfish...!
I see things clearly now.
Every time I give my money to someone or some company I make the mental process of trying to understanding why I'm doing it. Now I'm an analyzer, I can't ignore this significant part of exchange (value, money and time) anymore.
I can see things outside my old box of thinking and it made me realize how many people is still sleeping in the scripted mode.
We're so conditioned to just consume and NEVER ever question about why we decide to exchange our money or do what we do... answers are in some way in front of us!

Knowledge is there, but our mental barriers are limiting it.

That's why reading books is so important... aren't it?
MJ Demarco figured it out and shared it to the world and saved a lot of time for us who were in this same search.
I will continue learning and developing myself until the day I die.
And I appreciate the many realizations that MJ Demarco made me have while reading his book.

A little bit of my background:
I didn't exactly grew up poor, but I wasn't even middle class to start with.
My mother worked as a domestic worker at 569 km away from home (8 hours and 30 minutes away) in the capital.
She worked for extensive hours (approx.12) doing various demandant jobs such as cleaning, raising kids & babies and cooking for rich people.
She had to work during 27 days (sometimes holidays weren't extra paid) and only was allowed to come home only for 4 days (sometimes for just 2-3 days).
My mom was abused, suffered humiliations and they stole her money from her jubilation.
She worked for more than 23 years away from her family and her jubilation is just miserable... around $2000 in total and she will receive just around $18 every month, it's disgusting!.
A hard worker woman, devoted to her family... she deserves more.
My mom was so focused with working that never realized about these abuses until very late...
My father was an old man and he was getting blind... he couldn't work because of it but he raised me and provided me value.
My brother was doing his life away from home.
Our home only had the money from mom and a 'misericord jubilation' (it means the state gives this money to someone who doesn't have his own jubilation - my father worked informally during his youth).

My father received less than $100 for month and my mom was only getting paid around $500-$800 a month.
We had enough to life and just that. Never fancy things. Never trips/vacations.
I don't even know what's a vacation, guys... I've never traveled outside my hometown for vacations!

What this background did to me:
I have this mindset of obtaining benefit even from the negative.
Things can't be changed, we can't revert the past.
My parents couldn't revert their past. I understand this.
But I also understand my own power of decision as a young woman. I can make a difference.
I can break this chain
and do something for my family. I have the opportunities they didn't have.
I'm grateful for that.
My mom had some resentment towards rich people (it's understandable considering the abuses and humiliations she lived), but, she also LEARNT a lot of things from them!

And she told me about those things.

Rich people... they weren't working hard their university degrees.
They were all entrepreneurs.
They owned business.

Slightly, this stayed subconsciously in my mind.
She told me about how they lived in abundance - traveling, buying a LOT of things, eating whatever they wanted and about that precious freedom.
I wondered, in my immature little girl head...
'why we can't have that?',
'why we live like this and they live so good?',
'how can I be more like them?',
'how they did it?'
As a little girl, those answers were far from me... but they stayed in my mind.
But, I'm pretty sure it was a motor for me to search those answers.

The mindset that I used to have:
My parents wanted me to go to university and I wanted it too. For them, it was the only way to scape poorness.
My father had less than primary school finished. My mother too (she had to work since very young, since 12 years old). They had faith on me.
I had good grades, future was bright. I was the hope for my family.
I thought this was the ONLY way for us.

How my traumas contributed to CHANGE:
I wanted to go to university, but not exactly follow my family's path.
I wanted to study abroad but I didn't have the money to do so.
My father died during 2019 because of medical negligence. I was disappointed. I broke (huge depression).
Public health was bad. I hated the system of my country.
I hated that they didn't cared about my father.
We saw many abuses in the public health system.
Trying to do something was pointless, they cover each other's back.
I hated my school. I was stressed because of it. I couldn't spend enough time with my father.
They day he fell in coma I was asked to go with him to hospital. I refused because I was stressed with school work.
I lost the opportunity to be with him.
I hated myself too.

I started to get negative towards education system.

I didn't wanted to study here. I wanted to leave my country.

I putted my heart and soul for a scholarship. It didn't worked (huge depression again).
I lost my way in life. I wanted to commit suicide.

Hamza youtuber gave me hope (even if his channel is directed to young men). I recommend his channel!
I worked hard to improve my mental health. I was a tough and difficult personal journey.
But I managed to fight my depression.
My brother offered me an opportunity to leave this country. A new hope came to my life.
The Millionaire Fastlane book appeared.

Hope and direction was there again.

Plan & story so far:
I don't have money to start a business.
But I have some ideas. They might not be the best, but I will not give up.
I will keep doing my best and trying to scape the rat race until I achieve what I want.
I prefer to die trying that living hiding.
I'm learning programming.

HTML & CSS was my starting point (they're not programming languages, I know... or are they? lol).
It was really confusing but in less than two months I had my first prototype of web.
At first it was ugly, with horrible code.
I redid it several times. I archived something decent.
But... I needed MORE.
Basically, backend.
PHP came, it was too hard for me and tutorials weren't very good. (I needed a login system).
JavaScript came as an option to backend. (I thought it was only used to frontend to animate and make beautiful webs).
Anyways, I also want to make a beautiful web.
Now I'm following a tutorial on how to create a login system while I study JS watching free videos.
It's confusing but I'm learning and learning and just learning.
If others can build a web, I can too.
And I will do it whatever it costs.

And I will learn SEO, how to host it and how to monetize it.
Whatever it takes!
I will fail, be frustrated... I'm not perfect. I don't know everything.
I have the humillity to admit it.
Don't think I believe I have everything figure it out.
But I have developed my patience and the most important skills for success

CONFIDENCE and THE DECISION OF NOT GIVING UP.


Yes, I will fail many times.
I want it. I need it, it's part of the journey. (Grow mindset)
It's expected as a entrepreneur to fail until reach success.
The key is to learn, try a better plan and continue.

I will do that.
Programming is a valuable skill.
If something doesn't work I can try with another idea.
But the knowledge of coding acquired will allow me to try again another idea using what I know.
Plus, MJ Demarco learnt by himself how to code and it inspires me to continue.
Today there are a lot of resources. What's stopping me? What's stopping you?

Internet is BEAUTIFUL. Full of knowledge. Don't waste it!

My motivations:

My motivations are a lot.
I will list some of them:
  • I want my mother to finally rest and feel proud of me.
  • I want my father to feel proud of me wherever he is even if I didn't go to university.
  • I want to have enough money to pay for the surgery from my mother's hip (she has arthrosis).
  • I want to take my mother and brother to a beautiful trip in Europe.
  • I want to know new places around the world.
  • I want to experience mobility freedom. (I don't know how vacations feel like, I don't even know the sea... I have lived all my life here. I don't know the world. I want to know the world.)
  • I want to give the experience of my brother of having luxury things (he experienced real poorness as a kid).
  • I want my mother to visit beautiful places before she dies. (I don't want her to live like my father, he never knew amazing things from the world).
  • I want to give my family a beautiful opportunity.
  • I want to be happy with my family.
  • I want to be a good mother in the future, provide opportunities for my future kids.
  • I want to give value to the world once I reach some good level of financial freedom. I want to use part of my money for something valuable and wise.
  • I want to taste delicious food without worrying about money.
  • I want to have money to protect my family and give them opportunities to access to good health systems.
  • I want to invite my real good friends to a vacation trip to another country.
  • I want to visit Japan.
  • I want to buy good and quality food for my pets.
  • I want to feel proud of myself and break poor chain in my family.
  • And MORE!

How many time it will take? I wonder...
I don't know. Maybe years, maybe months...
I don't want to stop. I will not. I want to stay in this forum and eventually make a post where I say 'I made it'.
I may sometimes lack confidence. I may sometimes lack time.
But I will keep trying.
I just wish it happen fast enough so my mother can see me success.
I want to find people like me and support each other.
I want to make it so I can show to other people this is possible, and more important, show it to myself... to show myself that I can make it.

I will give value. I will find needs.
I will try my best to fill them.
If it doesn't work, I will keep trying.

Whatever happens. I will be posting my significant progress.



Thank you so much if you read it since here.
Sorry for writing too much, I tried to keep things short.
Wish me best luck and I wish you best luck.
Hi Mirumiru. I hope you are well. I read your text and I find it magnificent. You are sincere and honest in what you say. You have ambition and I like ambitious people. Good luck to you, good luck to all of us
 

mirumiru

Contributor
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Hi Mirumiru. I hope you are well. I read your text and I find it magnificent. You are sincere and honest in what you say. You have ambition and I like ambitious people. Good luck to you, good luck to all of us
Thank you so much for your words!
 

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