I saw this video below about get rich quick gurus, and immediately thought of my experiences with them. It is a grey area, as you wonder whether the gurus/coaches are successful because of their students or in spite of their students. I have been to seminars where such practices are done, to a point where I thought that it is standard practice. I went to one online seminar recently, and the same practice was run.
Personally, I believe that every seminar/training that involves making money, should have a big sign that says ‘Buyer Beware’ 😀 There is no guarantee that you will succeed. Always, always do your due diligence. Especially, with these desperate times, there will always be con opportunities.
A few keywords that should be warning bells with these gurus. ‘Easy’, ‘Money making’ and ‘Millionaire opportunity’ are some of them. Think about it, whatever it is, short of marrying a very-very wealthy spouse, making good money is not easy 🙂
My actual plan was to write everyday. But, my last post was on 28th October, which you can check out here. Okay, the usual excuses was I was tangled in other matters (work especially), and I didn’t know what to write.
Then eureka, a brilliant idea, which is actually not new and quite simple. Instead of a new post, just check out an old post, revise it and post updates about it. 🙂 I am definitely gonna do this when the well of idea dries 🙂
Sometime around 2014, I bought and reviewed a product called Google Sniper. I reviewed it here, and at that time gave it a positive review. Not, anymore, you can check the post for my additional comments on it. One thing for sure, in the world of internet marketing, the technology evolves rather quickly. But, I have to admit that the marketing behind Google Sniper was good and still timeless.
I do not recommend this product. It is so outdated.
From the biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, one of my favorite stories is what he did when he came back. When he came back to Apple, Steve Jobs had presentations of the current Apple lineup of products to have an idea what Apple was offering. Reputedly, he was frustrated with what he was seeing, that at a meeting, he stopped the presentations, went to a whiteboard, and started writing. What he wrote was a box, quadrant of four. The columns are Consumer and Pro, the rows were Desktop and Portable.
For Jobs, “Deciding what not to do is an important as deciding what to do “, he said. That’s true for companies and it’s true for products.” (336, Isaacson).
For me, this scene was the beginning of Apple’s renaissance to their current success. What he taught us at this moment is simply this – once you what to do, focus on it and execute it well. Focus is important, no doubt, but focusing on too many things does not work as well.
This is my first blog post using the Guttenberg editor in WordPress. So far, so good. For a while, if you are familiar with the old editor, it is confusing, but after a while it makes sense, why WordPress is going this way.