The Imperfect Business Ideal We Must All Strive For

Earlier this week I gave an interview to help existing business owners find a better alignment in their business (I’ll post the link when the interview goes live in Jan).

“Alignment” is the underlying concept we use in everything we do at Paid to Exist:

To simplify things, it’s all about creating a business in alignment with who you are, what you love and what you’re great at.

Let me set something straight about this concept:

Alignment doesn’t have to be perfect (seeking perfection = delivering perfect inaction).

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The Sure-Fire Idea Generation Blueprint

Being “Paid to Exist” is an absolutely stunning goal to pursue, but way too many people struggle with it.

The stepping-stone to do what you love (and get paid for it), is finding a business idea truly aligned with who you are. At Paid to Exist, we call this finding your Offer to The World.

Unfortunately, trying to find your Offer to The World can be a messy business.

That’s why, as I explained in this video, Dominika and I just spent last few months improving our flagship program, Trailblazer, and making the business idea generation part of it as surefire as humanly possible.

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The First Pancake Rule

If you’ve ever made pancakes, you know the rule: the first pancake always goes to the bin… Or to an impatient, hungry kid hanging around you. Or to a dog ;-)

I have no idea why, but the first pancake never looks good. It’s never round and it’s either burnt or undone.

The really interesting part is how we react to this weird rule of nature: everybody just kind of accepts that in order to make bunch of perfect pancakes, you need to screw the first one up.

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Not getting fast results? Maybe you’re going too fast…

“Money is attracted to speed”: a very common mantra among marketing and business gurus…

It essentially means that the faster you act and react, the more successful you’ll be in business. And the more money you’ll make.

There’s definitely some truth to it, but things are not quite so simple always as black and white.

So if you want a healthy freedom business, here is some “Alternate Truth” for ya:

We live in a world defined, driven and judged by speed.

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Simple Antidote To Tame Your Fears (And Kick Ass)

In my last post, I wrote about our fear of success and how it can subconsciously plot against us. As one of our readers pointed out, the same applies to the fear of failure. Fair enough … they’re essentially two sides of the same coin :-)

However you call this fear, if you want to launch your freedom business you’ll have to learn how to tame it or it will keep you stuck.

There’s a simple antidote I’d like to share with you.

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