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iinnbm

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Is it still possible for someone who has never experienced their FTE (only FTMs or "f*ck This Moments") to still have the drive and willpower to succeed in pursuing Fastlane?

What do you think are ways to induce this for those who have not had their FTE? Is there a way to purposefully make it "hurt bad enough" so that you finally get off the "nail"?

I apologize in advance if my English words are not correct, it is not my first language.
 
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If you are not satisfied with your current situation -> There has to be an FTE
I think there are some threads about it. Check out the 'Must Read' Tab -> Golden and Notable Sections/Tabs of this forum.
 

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If you are a very agreeable, cautious, or simply ignorant I think you are less likely to experience it.

This means you have to be disagreeable (stand up for yourself), daring (take the unknown path), aware (cognizant of the chasm between your current reality and potential reality).

You suddenly feel you are on a long path with little hope, and instead of accepting your fate, you assert your will and question the dogma / conventions.
 

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Comfort rarely imbues change.

Someone recently posted a tweet regarding this...

It is easier to succeed from poverty than it is to succeed from the comfortable middle class. Comfort is rarely motivating, unless it comes as a respite from discomfort.
 
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Comfort rarely imbues change.

Someone recently posted a tweet regarding this...

It is easier to succeed from poverty than it is to succeed from the comfortable middle class. Comfort is rarely motivating, unless it comes as a respite from discomfort.
It’s almost like bronze handcuffs. I’ve been grappling with this mentally for some time - good opportunities in the hand vs. other undefined potential!
 

iinnbm

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If you are a very agreeable, cautious, or simply ignorant I think you are less likely to experience it.

This means you have to be disagreeable (stand up for yourself), daring (take the unknown path), aware (cognizant of the chasm between your current reality and potential reality).

You suddenly feel you are on a long path with little hope, and instead of accepting your fate, you assert your will and question the dogma / conventions.
Oh wow. That second sentence rings so much truth. I live in a third world country and the words "very agreeable, cautious, or simply ignorant" is THE NORM for people. I honestly do not know ANYONE in my social circle who is otherwise. I am on my own. But then again I used to be one of them until I read MJ's books.
 

iinnbm

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Comfort rarely imbues change.

Someone recently posted a tweet regarding this...

It is easier to succeed from poverty than it is to succeed from the comfortable middle class. Comfort is rarely motivating, unless it comes as a respite from discomfort.
I have no words to describe how much I agree. I am 22F from the Philippines and my family is poor. I live, breathe and see poverty everywhere. I have had enough of it. I've been working my a$$ off in the past couple of years doing all sorts of work in pursuit of getting rich, but I had been doing all the wrong things. However, I only realized this after I read your books. So, from the bottom of my heart, thank you so much, MJ. Now, I'm directing my time and energy to a Fastlane business. I will pay you back the wealth of information you so generously share by putting it all in action. I will not disappoint.
 

iinnbm

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"Built-in hunger." I can tell a thousand stories about that. The rats in our house, the holes in our roof, the dirty flood water on our floor every time there is a typhoon. Philippines is a dirt poor country but I will use this to my advantage. I am typing this with tears in my eyes. Thank you for this community.
 
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"Built-in hunger." I can tell a thousand stories about that. The rats in our house, the holes in our roof, the dirty flood water on our floor every time there is a typhoon. Philippines is a dirt poor country but I will use this to my advantage. I am typing this with tears in my eyes. Thank you for this community.

You definitely have enough reasons to make it happen. So what's the plan now?
 

iinnbm

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You definitely have enough reasons to make it happen. So what's the plan now?
Use my hard-earned skills in art to build a Fastlane business. I've actually already been working on it for 5 months now (excluding the 5+ years that I spent improving my abilities), and I'm very close. I've joined + posted in this forum only now because I've been busy on it. I know this sounds like a "follow my passion" thing but I see life-changing Fastlane opportunity in my field that no one (at least to my knowledge) is currently taking advantage of.

I want my results to speak for me. Will definitely post updates here!
 

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Is it still possible for someone who has never experienced their FTE (only FTMs or "f*ck This Moments") to still have the drive and willpower to succeed in pursuing Fastlane?

What do you think are ways to induce this for those who have not had their FTE? Is there a way to purposefully make it "hurt bad enough" so that you finally get off the "nail"?

I apologize in advance if my English words are not correct, it is not my first language.
Sure. You can move ahead. It is based on planning and habits. I do a lot of stuff that doesn't really move me emotionally...
 
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I think I have not yet experienced a "FTE moment" or or at least I think I haven't experienced it yet.
Is it possible to start without experiencing a "FTE moment " and draw energy and motivation from other resources ?
 

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I think I have not yet experienced a "FTE moment" or or at least I think I haven't experienced it yet.
Is it possible to start without experiencing a "FTE moment " and draw energy and motivation from other resources ?

Stafano,

Please STOP creating these low-value posts on the INSIDERS forum. The INSIDERS forum is not for these types of posts. Also, you continually ask questions that have been asked on this forum DOZENS of times. If you're not willing to do the bare minimum for your own personal success, no one here, or anywhere, can help you.

I've moved your post to the outside and into a thread that already exists.

You might find these threads helpful...

 

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