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"Tell me the exact steps" (OK, here are all 67 of them.)

MJ DeMarco

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Bump.

In your opinion, what is the difference between two people with zero experience starting from step 1(read the book) and one person's journey ends at step 35(Success) while the other at step 70?

My guess would be knowledge, experience, focus, and productivity.
 
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Sounds like my last week of day trading.

I step 3ed by fooling myself there was going to be a cool summary of actual steps (I'll admit it - but seriously...have you learned anything here Bill?! - sigh), instead I got a good old fashion 4ing.
 

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Sounds like my last week of day trading.

I step 3ed by fooling myself there was going to be a cool summary of actual steps (I'll admit it - but seriously...have you learned anything here Bill?! - sigh), instead I got a good old fashion 4ing.

But did you learn anything in the process?


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Yep, that's what a "4ing" is. Step 4 is learn.

Yeah, my bad. I'm on my phone and for some reason I thought it went:

1. Read book
2. Act
3. Fail
4. Act
5. Fail

Lol silly me.


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Is it possible to complete all 35 steps and make my first milli in the next 6 mos before my 19th birthday? What's the exact timeline, in days, of each of these 35 steps? Dammit, DeMarco, I signed up for your free forum, you owe me this!
You guys are frickin HILARIOUS!! I love this place ;-)
 

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I could've sworn there were actually 67 steps to success...

Darn, you're right! As such, I've modified the thread and the title to reflect the 67 steps.
 

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We see it here all the time here at Fastlane. Someone posts a success story or a personal break through, and like clockwork, someone always asks "what exactly did you do? I mean like, tell me the EXACT steps!"

How do I succeed? How do I make millions?! How do I X, Y, and Z?

Well by popular demand, I give you the exact steps!

Here we go:

The Exact Steps For Entrepreneurial Success!
  1. Read the book, get excited and post forum declaration about making $10M in the next 10 months!
  2. Act.
  3. Fail.
  4. Learn.
  5. Adjust.
  6. Act.
  7. Fail.
  8. Learn.
  9. Adjust.
  10. Act.
  11. Fail.
  12. Learn.
  13. Adjust.
  14. Act.
  15. Fail.
  16. Learn.
  17. Adjust.
  18. Act.
  19. Fail.
  20. Learn.
  21. Adjust.
  22. Act.
  23. Fail.
  24. Learn.
  25. Adjust.
  26. Act.
  27. Fail.
  28. Learn.
  29. Adjust.
  30. Act.
  31. Fail.
  32. Learn.
  33. Adjust.
  34. Act.
  35. Fail.
  36. Learn.
  37. Adjust.
  38. Act.
  39. Fail.
  40. Learn.
  41. Adjust.
  42. Act.
  43. Fail.
  44. Learn.
  45. Adjust.
  46. Act.
  47. Fail.
  48. Learn.
  49. Adjust.
  50. Act.
  51. Fail.
  52. Learn.
  53. Adjust.
  54. Act.
  55. Fail.
  56. Learn.
  57. Adjust.
  58. Act.
  59. Fail.
  60. Learn.
  61. Adjust.
  62. Act.
  63. Fail.
  64. Learn.
  65. Adjust.
  66. Act.
  67. Succeed!
And the beauty of these EXACT STEPS? They also will tell you EXACTLY where you will fail! Take a look at STEP 3.

That is the place where most people make failure permanent.

STEP 3 is also the final destination for people who say "I gonna give this FASTLANE thing a try!"

Oh really? Going to the gym ONCE ain't gonna make you a fitness model!

<OFF RANT!>


I am at step 35. Now I just need to fail other 7 times!
 

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I know you modified the steps to 67.. but I think, and I am not kidding it was closer step 87 for my really big success.

Also keep going if you love it. Relax if you don't.
 

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This actually puts things into perspective
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Readbook();
for(int i = 1; i <= 65; i++)
{
Act();
Fail();
Learn();
Adjust();
}
Success();

Sorry but my programmer brain had the urge to add some optimizations

Should push to an array so we can know which iteration we're on. :D
 
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We see it here all the time here at Fastlane. Someone posts a success story or a personal break through, and like clockwork, someone always asks "what exactly did you do? I mean like, tell me the EXACT steps!"

How do I succeed? How do I make millions?! How do I X, Y, and Z?

Well by popular demand, I give you the exact steps!

Here we go:

The Exact Steps For Entrepreneurial Success!
  1. Read the book, get excited and post forum declaration about making $10M in the next 10 months!
  2. Act.
  3. Fail.
  4. Learn.
  5. Adjust.
  6. Act.
  7. Fail.
  8. Learn.
  9. Adjust.
  10. Act.
  11. Fail.
  12. Learn.
  13. Adjust.
  14. Act.
  15. Fail.
  16. Learn.
  17. Adjust.
  18. Act.
  19. Fail.
  20. Learn.
  21. Adjust.
  22. Act.
  23. Fail.
  24. Learn.
  25. Adjust.
  26. Act.
  27. Fail.
  28. Learn.
  29. Adjust.
  30. Act.
  31. Fail.
  32. Learn.
  33. Adjust.
  34. Act.
  35. Fail.
  36. Learn.
  37. Adjust.
  38. Act.
  39. Fail.
  40. Learn.
  41. Adjust.
  42. Act.
  43. Fail.
  44. Learn.
  45. Adjust.
  46. Act.
  47. Fail.
  48. Learn.
  49. Adjust.
  50. Act.
  51. Fail.
  52. Learn.
  53. Adjust.
  54. Act.
  55. Fail.
  56. Learn.
  57. Adjust.
  58. Act.
  59. Fail.
  60. Learn.
  61. Adjust.
  62. Act.
  63. Fail.
  64. Learn.
  65. Adjust.
  66. Act.
  67. Succeed!
And the beauty of these EXACT STEPS? They also will tell you EXACTLY where you will fail! Take a look at STEP 3.

That is the place where most people make failure permanent.

STEP 3 is also the final destination for people who say "I gonna give this FASTLANE thing a try!"

Oh really? Going to the gym ONCE ain't gonna make you a fitness model!

<OFF RANT!>
Which shopping cart should I use for step 38?

Also, what if they don't have the right color Ferrarri when I'm ready to buy?
 

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MJ DeMarco

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I still don't understand how so many people think there is a secret or "exact steps".

I mean just think about this intuitively, how you're gonna be successful is gonna be totally different than some guy on a business INSIDERS article or on a youtube video.

I mean we all have different experiences and different problems we face, our lives take different courses.

Are the principles gonna be the same? Sure. Warren Buffett and Mark Zuckerburg created value to get rich but the exact steps are light years apart.

I think a more productive and effective thing to do is to just get a pen and paper or a whiteboard and evaluate YOUR life and plan out YOUR next steps to get where you need to go. Instead of buying a $1k course.

I mean if you are "stuck" then the biggest thing you need is self-awareness. Because 99% of the time we fail cause our own self-sabotaging behaviors and mind.

I mean think of business as an "efficient market" like in stocks. The people who win are those who think independently and know something other don't like INSIDERS trading.

Want to win like an INSIDERS trader? Then stop looking for answers outside yourself.
 
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I've seen him on Youtube before. I get the sense that it is one of those generic LEARN BIZ courses, and that the courses he has is the bulk of his money making activities. Doesn't look worthwhile.
 
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The Exact Steps For Entrepreneurial Success!
  1. Read the book, get excited and post forum declaration about making $10M in the next 10 months!
  2. Act.
  3. Fail.
  4. Learn
Step 4 is where I'm getting stuck. Can I fail? Sure. Do I learn from those failures? Nothing that helps me.
 

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