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I will start sharing some of the TXTS from the network.

From MJ....


I need to hire a new lawyer. Called one on Tues and left a voicemail, stressing urgency. To date, my call hasn't been returned. When (if?) I hear back, I will NOT be hiring this lawyer, despite a slick website and good reviews. Lesson: Negative skew = deal-killers that force buyers to other businesses. Fix neg skew = more $. Not calling me back in 5 days? Nope, next! Have great weekend! MJ
 
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To date, my call hasn't been returned.

I’ve noticed this is common. Every time I try to call an attorney they never answer or return your call.

It’s almost as if they do it on purpose or are trying to hide LOL.

One time I called an attorney and he said “Who are you, what do you want?”. Weird. Lol
 

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New Network Post from MJ...

It only takes a MINOR shift in perspective to make a MAJOR shift in a lifetime. Never underestimate the power of paradigm shift and what it can mean in 1, 5, 10, or 30 years. You're the CEO of your life. You're the leading role in the movie. In the Great Rat Race Escape I mentioned looking at life like a video game. Grab that joystick ️ and play to win! ~MJ
 

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If you'd like to keep your Unscripted journey on track, please text me direct at the number above, or click my signature to subscribe.

If you are in IDEA mode, text "IDEA" to the above number.

If you are in LAUNCH/START mode, text "LAUNCH" to the above number.

If you are in GROWTH/SCALE mode, text "GROWTH" to the above number.


In return, you'll receive periodic text messages direct from me (NOT A VA) -- these text messages can be motivational, strategy-driven, latest books Fastlaner's are recommending, or a new thread/post on the forum with valuable content.

AND IT IS CURRENTLY FREE!

And to answer your question, I do respond to many of the PERSONAL text messages. (SEE BELOW)

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In other words, this just isn't a massive text mailer, but a personal contact that I will monitor.

Obviously I can't answer every question, but I will definitely do my best.

This is also great if you don't visit the forum as often as you'd like, but still would like to stay atop of any GOLD or NOTABLE threads that might surface from time to time.

As of now, the service is available in US and Canada -- I hope I can have it expanded worldwide soon.

Because it is a TXT service, message and data rates may apply for a maximum of 20 messages per month. Text "STOP" will cancel at anytime.
I'm enjoying the messages. Very thought-provoking! Thanks
 

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I’ve noticed this is common. Every time I try to call an attorney they never answer or return your call.

It’s almost as if they do it on purpose or are trying to hide LOL.

One time I called an attorney and he said “Who are you, what do you want?”. Weird. Lol
Yet they'll pay $150 for PPC on Google ;)
 

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TEXT from MJ...

What you are doing, even though it might seem meaningless, DOES matter. KAIZEN as a life philosophy works. I say this cuz I've read a lot of texts from Unplugged Unscriptees who are focusing on daily improvement with their skills and mindset while also working menial jobs. Trust the process. Trust Kaizen. Despite some bill-paying job, your effort will eventually compound into great things!
 

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TEXT from MJ...
Demarco - I do receive your texts. It's good for a mental boost for the day even in a small way. Thanks a lot. I appreciate you.
 

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Text from yesterday...

NOTABLE! - 0 to 10M Users: The Story of Jotform (Value Bomb!) - From
0 users to 10M: don't miss this great value bomb shared on the forum. It's an excellent story which reads like a Fastlane case study reflecting many of the things I've been preaching for the last 10yrs. Yes you can create a profitable biz FAST and w/o investors. Yes you don't need to reinvent the wheel or disrupt. So much more... enjoy!
 

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Text from today...

Muhammad Ali said, "I hated every minute of training", but followed with, "Don't quit. Suffer now & live the rest of your life as a champion." The road to a great life involves suffering & other tedious grinds. Don't buy into guru BS. Victory won't come from shortcuts, hacks, or joyful work. I was willing to "do what I hate": now I can do what I love, living the rest of my life like a champ.
 

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If u missed the post about 0 users to 10M, the CEO mentioned that "customer service is the new marketing." Couldn't agree more. All biz likes to say, "We provide superior customer service" but few do, like less than 5%. Remember that lawyer I messaged some weeks ago? Still no call back despite some BS about "your call is important to me" - great CS can make an average product/service, great.
 
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A forum user recently said something poignant. "Don't ask a butterfly how to crawl." In wealth terms, you need crawling advice, not flying advice. Advice from a small biz multimillionaire (0 to 10M) might be better advice than wisdom from a billionaire, a guy/gal who hasn't needed to crawl in decades. When you're ready for 9- and 10-figures, perhaps it's time for the billionaire advice.
 

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At 16, Chuck Norris was hired as a grocery bagger. After 1 day, he was fired for poor work. Afterward, he convinced his boss for 1 more day, a chance to improve & get better. He did. Today he admits this experience changed his life. It made him realize, "If you want to accomplish anything in life, you can't just sit back and hope it will happen. You've got to make it happen." Fight for yourself!
 

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Signed up on the 20th, I got the first few automated messages, and filled out the form.

I'm not getting any of these messages though.
 

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Signed up on the 20th, I got the first few automated messages, and filled out the form.

I'm not getting any of these messages though.

Text a message to me at the #, I'll see if I have get it.
 

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New Text... will bump the other company this is referencing...

Don't fear competing against big biz. Stealing marketshare from Google/Apple, say $50M/rev & $10m/profit could set you up for life. Last month 2 forum stories were posted of small biz snagging market share away from big-tech. FACT: Most people want to do business with small, responsive private companies, not obtuse monolithic corporations. Ever try to get support from FB/Google? SUCKS!!! Advantage: YOU.
 

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Last Friday's text...

WEB/DIGITAL - Reaching $500K building a Google Analytics alternative
Not a fan of creating threads only to post a link, but this was another gem I thought would be beneficial to most here.

Hopefully this story can motivate you to stay focused and resilient on...

Following is the link to the story referenced in the last message: From 0 to $500K/ARR competing against Google. Reveals, once again, the power of a Productocracy... via the founder: "If you hear about [us] these days, it likely comes from one of our 4,802 paying customers. People who use and enjoy using Plausible help us spread the word to even more people. We have a $0 paid advertising budget & we don’t have an affiliate program either. We pretty much ignore all the best marketing practices." Good marketing is a good product! Have great weekend! ~ MJ

 

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Via The Great Rat Race Escape : The definitive guide to living your best life. If you want to live unlike anyone else, the 1%, you can't think like the 99%. This chart explains the difference between someone who lives a Scripted mediocre life, and someone living Unscripted exceptionally. Change your mind, and you change everything.

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Productivity Pro Tips: 1) Every morning write a to-do list, I prefer pen/paper over digital. 2)Tackle urgent/important tasks first 3) Write down “needle moving” goals daily to keep top-of-mind 4) If u think a task will take longer than 2hrs, break it down into component parts: Ex: Task A(33%) Task A(33%) Task A(33%), this fires the feedback loop as u complete, big projects made more manageable!
 

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Any kind of failure can be simplified into 1 of 3 things: 1) A failure to create value in the market's eyes 2) A failure to communicate (& then execute) on that value or 3) A failure to reach the right folks who WANT your value. If you miss the target on any 3, you will fail. Great value poorly communicated can false flag a fail. The latter 2 proves/disproves 1: It defines when to quit or go on.
 

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Resource Tip: If you need to find hard-to-find email addresses for marketing and cold outreach, I've heard a lot of entrepreneurs recommend Hunter.io which is a plugin for Chrome. I installed it and it looks like it could be quite a valuable tool to have in your marketing arsenal as you try to grow; finding JV partners, suppliers, influencers. etc.
 
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