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Our Money Mastery Mentoring Program Reviewed

February 15th, 2013

Have you ever had that deep inner desire to want to change the world, or to be a person of significance who has made a real difference to others; yet frustrated, at times, that all your time and energy is channeled into your nine to five job… the job that you need in order to earn the dollars to simply exist and meet the costs of living and raising a family?

 

Quote 6The World Can Only Change from WithinHave you wondered what you could do if you had the resources of time, knowledge and money to be that difference?

 

Children grow up full of potential and excited about their new life and what they wish to accomplish with it. Ideally, we as their parents, want to be their inspiration and show by example that they too can achieve whatever they put their minds to.

 

Do you ever wonder what worldly achievements and contributions your children will end up doing/being?

 

Paul CounselCath and I have huge dreams! We are aiming for the stars! We aspire to achieve, experience and contribute in a grand way. We plan to lead our own children to ‘Think Big’, to experience, and to make a significant difference to the lives of others whilst here on Earth.

 

This is our “Why” and it is why we began the journey seeking an understanding and the mindset shifts required to achieve Financial Freedom.

 

This past year has been, by far, the biggest year for us in terms of shift in a mindset around success. Last year, in March, we embarked on a year long Money Mastery Mentoring Program, lead by Dr Paul Counsel.

 

Stephen Covey quotePaul certainly opened our eyes to possibility, has given us the tools to make the inner shifts required to achieve financial freedom; and he has opened our subconscious minds, making the adjustments necessary, that have now put us on the path to achieving our goals.

 

Our year has literally been like a roller-coaster ride. Many ups and downs and bumps along the way… and it has absolutely been full on with the logistics of sorting kids and maintaining momentum whilst running very busy lives. Without our beautiful friends and family supporting us throughout the year, I’m certain we would not have made it this far.

 

The Money Mastery program is largely about achieving Financial Freedom; however, it has also been a self discovery mentoring program where we’ve revealed so much about our selves; our deep rooted values; our subconscious thinking and conditioning; and our future realities.

 

Mentoring Program Paul CounselSadly tomorrow we head up to Perth for our final weekend with Paul and our Money Mastery group of friends from 2012. We haven’t decided if we’ll continue as a new program starts in March 2013. There are many things to weigh up, but one thing for sure is our future is opening up wide before us.

 

Below is a link that will take visitors to our Full Review of our Money Mastery Mentoring Program. We have reviewed our year with Paul Counsel, shared in depth why we chose to take on such a mentoring program and some of the massive distinctions that have changed our lives forever!

 

We invite you to read about our journey and experiences (and pass it on to interested friends).

 

Leo Tolstoy quoteWe’re hopeful when you read it, that you gain inspiration and perhaps some real insight into your own lives. We have reflected on some of the reasons why things happen the way they do… and why they don’t!

 

So go make yourself a cuppa, sit down in a comfy chair and take the time to have a read of our Money Mastery Mentoring Program Review… Oh! …and leave us a comment please!

 

Here is the link…. Money Mastery Mentoring Program Reviewed

 

 

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Enterprising Kids Succeed at the Burekup Fair!

January 29th, 2013


The day started with a mad rush!

 

 

Seven enterprising kids needed to be ready and set up down at the Burekup Country Club grounds by 8.30am. It required four trips with a trailer carrying tables, pram, signs, eskies, TV, banners and all the products that we planned on selling.

Amber and her succulents.

… and making a sale.

On arriving we discovered that someone else had set up in our designated spot. We milled around waiting until the problem was sorted and then once a new space was allocated we busied ourselves with setting up. A very strong easterly wind challenged us with erecting banners and keeping the table clothes on the tables. It obviously was going to be a hot day. Thankfully the Red Gum Trees overhead would keep us in shade all day.

Bargain hunters were quick to do the rounds of the stalls… well before we were ready! Trying to set things up, they would be there asking questions and making purchases (we’ll have to be better prepared for this next time round!)

All set ready for the customers!

The kids’ anticipation and the joyful growing crowd created an air of excitement. It was a real country fair without all the commercial jazz that you see at many fairs today.

Firstly visitors and locals joined in with the Australia Day BBQ breakfast. Following the brekky the crowd moved onto all the stalls and activities. There were old machinery displays, free bouncy castle and water slide, a dunk tank, fairy floss, pat the animals, thong throwing contests (flip flops for all you USA readers!), face painting, as well as people selling their wares from home made fudge, plants and toys to live pigs, chickens and crafts. Other enterprising kids were also selling their toys, bikes, clothes and things that they had made.

Amber and Flynn with their “Fish in a Bottle”

Products waiting to be sold.

Having a novelty product is the key to drawing interest… and we had the perfect product that really did create a lot of interest! Flynn and Amber’s “Fish in a Bottle” were an absolute hit! Kids came from everywhere dragging their parents to look at the fish. Once at our stall we were able to market our other items to them.

Chayse soon got the hang of it. Whenever a customer wandered past he would hold up a lolly bag and ask people if they would like to buy one. Many people would buy lollies from him simply because he had asked (how can you refuse a little five year old eh!). There was another little boy walking around selling his Mum’s home made fudge. He too wasn’t shy in coming forward asking customers if they would like to make a purchase. Talking to his Dad later in the day, he said that his son had sold more fudge walking around than they did at their stall! I guess there is a lesson in that!

Kaitlin’s EYE heART on display.

…customers admiring her work!

It wasn’t long before we had customers coming in their droves. Talking with customers, handling money and recording on a pad what was sold, all kept the kids on their toes!

Taking it in turns to man the stall allowed each of us time to catch up with friends and also spend some of the takings at the fair.

Our enterprising kids were very happy with their result! Each was able to sell their products and make a profit. Flynn’s “Howitt Honey” was very popular and sold very well. Kit and Chayse sold about half their lolly bags and due to the hot day, Jai’s Icy-poles also sold well. Jai made a profitable sale with his exercise equipment, Amber sold some succulents, Kaitlin received some commissions for her “Eye heART”… and of course the “Fish in a Bottle” sold well!

Jai manning the stall with his exercise equipment.

Flynn selling his unpasteurized honey.

Cath and I also had a terrific result! There was lots of interest in Isagenix with a number of people requesting a follow-up to learn more about how Isagenix can help them. This was the first time we had put ourselves out there with our new business and running an Isagenix stall allowed us to develop our own self efficacy, as well as build our Isagenix profile in this community. We spoke with many very interesting people and learned a lot about their lives and interests.

By the end of the day we were exhausted!

Akaisha enjoying one of Jai’s Icy-poles (mittens to stop her hands from getting cold!).

Cathy explaining the health benefits of Isagenix.

It was important to celebrate our success as this is vital in fostering self efficacy around being entrepreneurial kids. The kids counted the takings and divided it up. They then paid any debts to realize their profits. Each received a congratulations and a hug for being successful enterprising kids!

Many great lessons around getting a “Financial Education” were learnt on this day. It is our hope that our kids continue to develop their self efficacy around being entrepreneurial, as we believe this will give them greater opportunities when they become adults.

Cathy talking with an interested customer.

Kit and Chayse selling lolly bags>

Finally we would like to thank the Burekup Country Club, and in particular Sally and Jason Barnden and their team, for co-ordinating the fair.

Our next blog will be a lesson in Money Mastery as we review our year with mentor/teacher Paul Counsel. Once again we appreciate subscribers encouragements, views and comments.

Chayse selling lolly bags to a customer.

Just as an added note… the day after the fair five more “Fish in a Bottle” sold!!


Burekup Country Club Heats up! … a Lesson in Marketing!

January 23rd, 2013


 

 

Last week there was fear and excitement in the small township of Burekup! The Burekup Country Club was on FIRE!!… and the Burekup Australia Day Fair may be cancelled!

 

 

Once a year for “Australia Day” Burekup hosts a fun family fare. Everyone in town usually comes along, together with people from the surrounding areas.

Burekup Country Club Hall.

This year it has had a little more publicity than normal. The local Burekup Country Club, who are the organisers of the event, had a fire that threatened to burn down the old wooden club house and town hall.

Thankfully the fire crew were able to put it out before it caused too much damage or anyone was hurt!

The newspaper heard about the near disaster and ran a story in the local rag on the fire that almost sabotaged the Burekup Australia Day Fair! The story stimulated fear and interest, which in turn was excellent publicity for the Burekup Fair!

Marketing a product, service or brand can be very challenging, especially if you are not savvy with marketing (like me!). Having very good marketing will sell even a poor product, yet having a very good product won’t sell easily unless you have it well marketed.

Our enterprising kids have all been challenged with marketing their products and brands. Cathy and I have also been challenged with marketing when promoting events or selling our products.

Only last weekend during our Money Mastery Program, our mentor Paul Counsel, shared some excellent insights into how the human brain works and how to target marketing. Some of his suggestions are outlined a little later in this article.

But firstly I’ll share with you the lead up to the Burekup Australia Day Fair and how our family have been crazily preparing for it. We see it as a terrific opportunity to market our brand, as well as the products and services that we have for offer.

Flynn showing his honey pots.

All bottled awaiting labels!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Howitt Family booked two stalls. One for all our enterprising kids to display and sell their products, and one for ourselves to provide people information about the awesome benefits of nutritional cleansing using the Isagenix system (our home business). Promoting our Enterprise For Kids brand and our Enterprise for Kids blog is also one of our aims!

Kit and Chayse sorting lollies.

Lolly bags all set to be sold!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Putting ourselves “out there” in our small community for the first time is a little confronting. Some people know what we’ve been up to, but for many it will be a surprise. Despite the challenge, we do see this as a chance to practice in readiness for bigger and better things to come!

 

 

So what products and services will our kids be promoting and selling?

 

 

Kit and Chayse will be running their Lolly Bag business. They have bought, sorted and bagged lollies to sell. Chayse also has a small fish tank to sell. He has bred colourful guppies which he will sell with the tank.

Amber watering her succulents ready to be sold.

Amber showing her product.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amber has been busy all year collecting succulents (cacti like plants) from people’s gardens. She has artistically potted these up into all kinds of unusual pots such as large sea shells, kettles and ceramic plant pots.

She and Flynn also plan to sell aquarium fish that they have bred.  They have salvaged and cleaned large glass wine flagons which make terrific fish bowls. They will market their brand “Fish in a Bottle”.

Fish in a Bottle.

Can you see the fish?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amber will also sell selected items from her “New from Old” business and she is putting together a Lucky Dip!

Flynn will be selling raw unprocessed honey. His brand is “Howitt’s Honey” and he has a brand new fresh batch to sell! Flynn also bought an excellent set of golf clubs for a very good price, which he intends to sell at the fair.

Jai showing his Icey poles.

Jai will be promoting his “Hire a Teenager” service. He already has clients in Burekup who hire him to do work on their properties such as mowing and window cleaning. Jai has also prepared a batch of frozen juice ice-cups on a stick. He has come up with some creative ideas to add value to his product. Jai is also considering promoting “Rent Exercise Equipment”. This business idea is in its infancy and may not quite be ready to run.

Kaitlin's Eye heART.

Lastly Kaitlin (Akaisha is a little young to have an enterprise!) will be promoting her new brand “Eye heART”. Being the creative one in the family, she will sell her skills by painting the eye of clients from a photograph. Around the eye she will also paint three things dear to them.

This opportunity for us all to market our brands, services and products will help the Howitt Clan develop self efficacy around being entrepreneurial.

 

 

So what does our mentor, Paul Counsel, have to say about marketing?

 

 

Well he has a lot more to say than the few little suggestions I have outlined below!

Firstly, you need to show your prospective customer how he/she will go from “Pain Island” to “Pleasure Island” if they buy your product or service. That is, you need to stimulate pain and promise pleasure. The best way to do this is with a before and after picture that is in black and white contrast. For example showing a before and after photo of someone using a product for weight-loss, or a before and after picture of someone receiving treatment for hair loss.

Just need the right ship to get them there!

Paul explains that a woman’s brain differs from a man’s brain and what stimulates pain for a man is different to that for a woman. The pre cognitive driver for women is “fear of abandonment” whilst the pre-cognitive driver for men is “fear of servitude” (that is being lower on the totem pole where women won’t choose them).

95% of decisions are made pre-cognitively using the Primal Brain. As a marketer you need to stimulate it into paying attention and speak to it in its own language. Some other ways to stimulate the Primal Brain are…

Targeting the emotions of fear, pleasure and pain and then offer a solution that is real and tangible.  Or offer a visual novelty such as Kaitlin’s “Eye heART”, Jai’s fancy icy-poles or Flynn and Amber’s “Fish in a Bottle”.

Now there is so much more that could be said about marketing. Paul will be running a weekend marketing course in Perth on the 23rd and 24th of February if you are interested in really delving into the world of marketing. What he teaches will certainly benefit anyone with something to market..

Luckily the Fire didn’t burn down the Club and spoil the Burekup Australia Day Fair. But boy was it an excellent way to wake up the Primal Brain by stimulating it with the pain of the fare being cancelled due to fire. This excellent marketing has created plenty of publicity for the event!

In our next blog we will likely have some photos and share our Burekup Australia Day Fair experiences. Hope to see some of you there!

We would love to hear from our readers, so please share your thoughts in the comment box below and if you like our Enterprise For Kids blog we would love for you to pass it around to your friends.

 


A Business Success Formula That You Can Teach Your Kids!

November 30th, 2012


In our previous post we shared Sean Rasmussen’s teachings around developing a healthy self image. This article follows on from that discussion as we share more of his valuable teachings around being successful in business.

How would you like to know Sean Rasmussen’s Business Success Formula?

Teaching these understandings to your children will set them on the path to being successful entrepreneurs.

 

Sean introduced a simple formula that will get results in business. The formula is…

 

(Training + Tools + Team) X Time = Results.

 

This formula can fit all business models, whether it be Network Marketing, conventional business or an Internet Based Businesses. This fits with what we have read about Robert Kiyosaki and his Business Builder model (as opposed to small business). He describes building a business system that will grow itself. Sean’s formula formed the bases of the whole Boot Camp of which we were taught how to address each aspect through Internet Marketing.

 

In our recent blog about David Wood we discovered that he also uses this formula for business success and he taught us how to apply it to Network Marketing.

 

Training: Attend the boot camps, join a program, find a mentor and study the business system.

 

Tools: Use the tools provided by the business system. Use the tools that work, don’t be a tool trying to work it all out for yourself! Or as David Wood says, “Use the tools, don’t be a tool!”

 

Team: Build a team of experts around you who build your business. In internet marketing it may be virtual assistants, ghost writers and marketers whom you can contract very inexpensively from counties such as the Philippines or India. With Network Marketing it will be the people in your upline as well as those in your own network that form your team. You help them build their business and yours will naturally become successful as well.

 

Time: Give it your all! Without putting time into your business initially it simply won’t be successful. With businesses that grow and generate a passive income the amount of time you need to commit it great to begin with and the income is small, but as your business grows your work time will diminish, but your income will continue to grow!

 

Results: Your income generated from your business.

 

 

 

 

 

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Teaching Kids the Business Success Formula

 

 

Flynn extracting the honey from the honey cone.

The Business Success Formula can easily be taught to kids. Firstly help them get started with an enterprise. This way they will learn all about it. For example my son Flynn has learnt a huge amount about bee keeping, harvesting and processing honey and then marketing it.

 

Next teach them how they can make their business easier by utilizing the right tools. In Flynn’s case it was about borrowing the right extractor equipment and using an expert’s advice (his Grandad) which saves him time.

 

Then investigate ways of putting a team together to make the process less work and more profitable. Flynn utilized his friends to help bottle the honey, he had people selling his honey on consignment and he found people to take his honey to the market. He wasn’t doing all the work!

 

Flynn with his product

Explain to your kids about delayed gratification. That is: put the hard yards in now for a financial reward later. Once they see a result in their wallets/purses then they will fully grasp Sean’s formula for business success. Flynn has realised this. He used all his own money to buy his honey and he also paid for everything he required to bottle and market it He understood that he needed to make his business work in order to get his money back with profit. Once he experienced a result with his first batch of honey, he became much more focused and determined with his second batch, which by the way he invested twice the capital!

Three Reasons Why People Are Not Making Money Right Now!

 

Sean Rasmussen also pointed out three reasons why people are not making money right now. He emphasises the importance of “Action, Intention and Value”. When people use the Business Success Formula, and also attend to and are clear on these three things, they are perfectly set up to make money in their chosen enterprise.

 

Action

 

Action is obvious. Take action straight away whenever an idea or opportunity presents. As soon as an idea presents itself, build upon it. Avoid killing the idea with all the “what ifs”.

 

Intention

 

To illustrate the point about Intention, Sean had us all write onto a small card what our intent was for the three days at the boot camp, and then we put the card in our pocket to be carried around where ever we went. The idea is…  we thought about and put out to the universe our intent without trying to force an answer or outcome. Amazingly, by the end of the three days the answers to our intention were answered! Intention can also be aligned with having a plan.

 

Value

 

He refers to Value as being your highest values. Sean Rasmussen explains that your highest values dictate what you focus on. So it is crucial to ensure that what you want, whether it be health, money, family or whatever, is high up on your value list, otherwise it simply won’t happen.

 

Our Money Mastery mentor, Paul Counsel, also enlightened us to this very important distinction. For us we struggled with putting business ahead of family as our highest value. Our kids have always been our highest value and consequently take up all our time and energy. So what we learnt was that we needed to align business with our highest value of family. Hence we have done that with this very blog and with other enterprise we are pursuing. By aligning our highest value with business, we then have better focus and desire, and our enterprise is moving forward and so are our entrepreneurial mindsets.

 

So there you have it… Sean Rasmussen’s Business Success Formula.

Flynn celebrating his business success!

In our next blog we will talk more about the wonderful personalities we met whilst on Bootcamp and the sorts of things they are doing to inspire others.about the tremendous opportunity for our kids (and us grown ups!) with building a membership site on the internet. The figures possible…. are mind-blowing!


Sean Rasmussen… Developing Self Esteem!

November 8th, 2012


 

Our family’s entrepreneurial journey so far has been exhilarating!

 

The more we learn about successful entrepreneurial people and what makes them different from everyday people has helped us to not only understand our own subconscious beliefs and values, but to  re-condition our own subconscious into developing a mindset and value system that is accepting of economic and personal success.

 

Our journey of self discovery has allowed us to look deep into our own habits, thoughts and belief systems and that of our children.

 

Sean, Cherie and us!

However, what has really inspired us, are the people we are becoming friends with along the way. Positive people with energy, motivation, connectedness and drive! These people are our reference group and by simply becoming their friends we are able to absorb their awesome energy!

 

We flew to Surfer’s Paradise on the Queensland Gold Coast to attend a three day intensive Internet Marketing Boot Camp run by the guru of internet marketing, Sean Rasmussen. Sean’s rags to riches story was an inspiration! From working as an electrician on a mine out from Karratha in Western Australia, carrying a large debt and working very long hours, to becoming a wealthy and very successful (self taught) Internet Marketer!

 

He would spend twelve hours a day, six days a week, working on the mine site and then teach himself internet marketing during his few waking hours at home (and only sleep for four hours a night!).

 

He made it his highest value to change his family’s economic situation by being very intent on finding a way to build an online business.

 

Sean’s focus and persistence (and total support from his family) soon paid off, and within a couple of years he had built a extremely successful business that well and truly replaced his income from his JOB. In fact, Sean’s income rapidly grew and now he has a multi million dollar business!

 

It seems odd that we travelled so far just for three days, when Sean and his family actually only live less than an hours drive from where we live here in WA. But, of course, being an Internet Marketer, means that Sean has client’s all over Australia and the world. But it’s pretty cool knowing that we have an Internet Marketing Guru who is well recognised world wide, living just down the road!

Our experience over the three day weekend was mind blowing! Sean’s amazing knowledge, enthusiasm and sense of humour kept us captivated throughout the event. We met and became friends with many fantastic people who inspired us with their commitment, passion and variety of topics they were blogging about.

Sean and David at our Boot Camp.

Many had major hurdles to overcome to pursue their passions like Dave who is 21 and has Cerebral Palsy. Or Lynda, who is his supportive Mum, has 4 other chilren at home, and takes the time to bring Dave to Sean’s Bootcamps because she also wants to expose him to the myriad of possibilities out there.

Or Dr Wiliam … (or Dr Bill as he is affectionately known) who is a spritely 80+ yrs young!

Or Catherine, who dreams of working from home so she can still spend time with her gorgeous baby girl.

Or Helen, who came along with her husband Alex and we worked out that Trev taught her in Yr 5 in Geradton!

Or Dale, who’s passionate about Natural Health.

These are just some of the incredible people we met and who we know will make huge successes of their businesses down the track, especially under Sean’s wings. We will expand on the human nature of some of these wonderful people in our next blog and show you the range and depth and variety of people who take up blogging to express their passion.

 

Also in a later blog, we will share the amazing opportunities that Internet Marketing can bring, especially for our kids who want to utilize this brilliant wealth creation vehicle. But for now, we wanted to reflect on our weekend and the insights we gained from Sean Rasmussen around developing a mindset for success, and in particular how to develop self confidence!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What we like about Sean is his down to earth approach to life. He carries no airs or graces. In fact he and his family enjoy much the same things our family does. They have a hobby farm with a mob of sheep and a crazy dog, their kids play soccer on the weekends in Bunbury and they enjoy the simple everyday aspects of family life as we do.

 

Sean genuinely wants to help people succeed and he really gives value far beyond what you’d expect with his training and programs. He makes genuine connections with people. Sean explains that with business it is all about finding out people’s problems and then providing the answers.

 

Now this isn’t the first time that we have seen this pointed out. In fact all the successful people and mentors that we have been fortunate to learn from all say the same thing.

 

Connect with people and help provide them the answers!

 

Connecting with people at the Boot Camp!

Sean points out that everybody is an expert. Just find what it is that you are passionate about and become that expert! Find out what people want to know, then build a business around your expertise area.

 

Self Esteem is another important contributing factor to success. People must take full responsibility for their results in life, not look for fault or blame in others. Sean points out…

 

Your dreams already do come true. Make your dreams good ones!

 

Maxwell Maltz (1899-1975) wrote Psycho Cybernetics (1960), a self help classic which revolutionised positive thought. Today’s success teachers (Tony Robins, Demartini, David Wood, Paul Counsel, Sean Rasmussen – just to name a few) understand and refer to. Your self image is the key to human personality and human behaviour.

 

Change your self-image and you change the person.

 

Action, Results and Perception are consistent with your self image.

 

Maltz explains that you will act like the person you perceive yourself to be and your “experience” will be consistent with the way you “see yourself”. We see examples of this everyday. People act the way they perceive themselves, and this is more often than not, drummed into them at a young age.

 

To put it into context… students fail because they are told that they are failures by parents and teachers. Babies are born “clean”. We interfere with their self image.

 

Success runs in the family… in the mind!

 

Maltz points out that disease and success carry through families because it is carried in your mind. If you accept defeat then you are defeated. It is all in how you think and how you behave!

 

Sean explains that you are better off moving in the wrong direction than not moving at all. At least when you are going in the wrong direction, you can alter course and start going in the right one. It is important to set goals and move forward, otherwise you’ll live in the past. Negative feedback should be seen as a good thing. It helps you correct errors and stay on track. If you can remember that going off track, or off course is not a bad thing, it simply reminds us to re-evaluate what we are doing and self correct. Hopefully we have the self esteem (or at least a great mentor) who can help us find our way back when we stray too far off course.

 

A healthy self image allows you to locate the answer… to anything!

 

To Get a Healthy Self Image

 

  1. Have a goal that is already in existence now and in actual or potential form. (have one that you feel is achievable, but remember to always aim for the moon, because if you fall short, you’ll fall amongst the stars)
  2. Have only an end result in mind..… the “how” will be provided by your Automatic Success Mechanism or ASM (success drawn to you because you believe and trust it to do so- it’s your self image!).
  3. Do not fear mistakes. Negative feedback is a vital part of your ASM. Negative feedback keeps you on course. It is a fact that you get more things wrong in life than right. Just about every super rich successful person has been a failure or broke at some stage.
  4. Dwell on your successes. Your ASM will mentally correct errors until success is achieved. It remembers the successful motives and forgets the failed ones. Think about a basketballer and how he/she is able to achieve the successful shot. It takes pracise and refining or self correcting until the successful shot becomes a pattern in his/her subconscious.
  5. Trust your ASM to do it for you. Focus initially on the end result. Hand it over to your ASM. Do not jam it up with “worry”. Sometimes you have to just “trust” in the universe and know that it will provide you with the solution you are seeking especially if you have a clear intent or know exactly what the end result is that you’re trying to achieve.

 

Rational Thinking

 

Sean and his family.

Your subconscious mind has no “will” of its own. It will obey your conscious demands (based around your self image thoughts). So it is through conscious thoughts that you are able to control the ASM. Using rational thinking to challenge your self imposed limits.

 

Habits

 

It takes twenty one days for something new to become familiar to you. This is when it becomes a habit and you become comfortable with it. A great exercise to test changing a habit is to try brushing your teeth for twenty one days using your other hand. At first it will feel really funny, then you will feel more comfortable with it.

You can use this concept by copying the habits of those you aspire to achieve the same results as, for twenty one days. Napoleon Hill also refers to the importance of copying and developing the habits of the wealthy in his book Think and Grow Rich.

 

 Tips for Parents of Entrepreneurial children.

 

Cath and I in Surfer Paradise!

Why not teach your entrepreneurial kids to be disciplined to develop the habits of successful people. Do this by first noticing everyday habits of people around them and then discuss how their habits have contributed to their success by looking at their results. Have your children read biographies of successful people. Build your children’s self image. Encourage them to be leaders, promote public speaking, help them with enterprise and celebrate their successes. Challenge them with exercises to change the way they do things.

There is plenty more to share from Sean Rasmussen ’s Boot Camp, and we look forward to introducing you to just some of the gorgeous people we met and were inspired by. We will also talk about Sean’s formula for success and the three reasons why people are not making money now!


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