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Kal-El1998

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I don't know who needs to hear this...(maybe even myself) but you cannot do things solely for the money. Generally speaking, you'll probably hate. Proof of this is working a six-figure job. Of all the people we see, with seemingly great financial lives...they're never happy. That is because they have to rely on somebody else for the cash, they still truly aren't free.

And neither will you be...until you learn to not work just for the money.

As I'm writing this I'm reminded of Robert K, when he talks about how he learned from his "rich dad" to never work for a paycheck and how doing so really messes with your head.

I hope this helps you guys, I feel like I still didn't really adequately express it but oh well haha.
 

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AidanSEO

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I don't know who needs to hear this...(maybe even myself) but you cannot do things solely for the money. Generally speaking, you'll probably hate. Proof of this is working a six-figure job. Of all the people we see, with seemingly great financial lives...they're never happy. That is because they have to rely on somebody else for the cash, they still truly aren't free.

And neither will you be...until you learn to not work just for the money.

As I'm writing this I'm reminded of Robert K, when he talks about how he learned from his "rich dad" to never work for a paycheck and how doing so really messes with your head.

I hope this helps you guys, I feel like I still didn't really adequately express it but oh well haha.

Agreed, the money alone isn't enough.
For me, being in SEO, I get satisfaction from seeing the fruits of my labor pay off in a tangible way -- moving client sites to page 1 and top 3 positions of search results! Additionally, being able to use my skillset to help others achieve their business goals.
 

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As someone who is >>thisclose<< to dragging myself out of poverty....I disagree. Don't get me wrong, I also agree with you, but it's a spectrum of experiences. At some point, the money isn't enough. But up until that point, you can't get your head above water without focusing on the money. Paradoxically, focusing on serving other people is how you get money. The poverty mindset has a hard time with holding those things simultaneously.

The phrase that helped me bridge that dichotomy is "a rising tide lifts all boats".
 

Kal-El1998

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As someone who is >>thisclose<< to dragging myself out of poverty....I disagree. Don't get me wrong, I also agree with you, but it's a spectrum of experiences. At some point, the money isn't enough. But up until that point, you can't get your head above water without focusing on the money. Paradoxically, focusing on serving other people is how you get money. The poverty mindset has a hard time with holding those things simultaneously.

The phrase that helped me bridge that dichotomy is "a rising tide lifts all boats".
I would agree with that. It's kinda like you have to experience what it's like to have all that money first to truly know.

Personally, I kinda just trust what my mentors say since they've already been there, but I know where you're coming from for sure.
 

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