I know it's not the time of year to declare one's goals for the next year. At least, it isn't very common and it's also something I haven't done before.
But who cares nowadays? - Me!
Yep, I do care about this fact...
Because I Want To Do This
Actually, I'm reading a book now - it's called "eSCAPE" by Anik Singal. You may have come across it yourself; in case you haven't, you can get it now (it's FREE) and benefit for the rest of your life.
To come back to what I was about to tell you...
Whenever I read a book, I read it with the sole focus in mind to get the best out of it for my life and to apply those advices as soon as possible.
One point Anik is really pointing out clearly is...
The Power Of Responsibility
That's why I have instantly set a goal today to step out of my comfort zone and hold myself accountable to an audience; someething which I've never done before.
In fact, I couldn't ask of you to do things you've never done before and step out of your comfort zone to make life-changing experiences if I was too afraid of acting alike myself. That wouldn't be honest, that wouldn't be fair.
That's why I'm about to jump over my shadow (as we say in German) and reveal to you which goals I set and how they came to pass.
This Is The Frameset
There are some points I wanted to make sure I cover:
- I want to start with a small goal
- I want to scale up challegingly
- I want to be free of all debts
- I want to have escaped my 9-to-5 grind
Goal #1 - Start Small
The term "small" is related to the absolute view on it.
Even this so-called small goal can be a very big one for somebody who's starting out.
The first couple of months don't seem to be appealing at all. In fact, you could apply for a mini job somewhere at a shopping mall e.g. and make more money.
But as soon as the momentum comes in no other job could be as competetive as this online venture.
Starting small, working hard and smart, scaling big.
I want to help you see the power within your own online business. No matter how small you start; as long as you stick to it you can reach every goal ahead.
Goal #2 - Scale Up Challengingly
Talking about scaling up, I didn't want to raise a finger, I want to raise an arm with my hand stretched out far.
This blog is still new - and up to today, I've only invested in it and made no revenue so far. I'm not angry about it, I'll even invest more - until this blog will be profitable and helping at least 10.000 people escape their personal 9-to-5 grind. That's my mission I am absolutely passionate about.
It's actually a pleasure for me "working" on it. And I don't care if it takes more time as long as I can help you.
But I also want to lengthen my stride
That's why I'm planning on transforming my blog into a 6-figure asset within the first year of business.
Goal #3 - Be Free Of All Debts Within 12 Months
In Germany, there's a saying which goes like this:
Man spricht nicht über Geld; man hat es.
You don't talk about money; you've got it.
And if you appear to have no money or debts, than you better be quiet and beat it. How embarassing...
Well, this may be true for a lot of people. But I have decided for myself to step out of the darkness and free myself ffrom the oppression of society.
There are so many people all over the world who work their butts off and still have tremendous debts - many of them which are just trying to survive, like me and my family.
See, I've never believed this to be embarassing. In fact, cheating on people for your own benefit is disgusting instead. And those people don't ever feel embarassed, do they?
Goal #4 - Having Escaped My Own 9-To-5 Grind
As you know, the name and motto of my blog are...
DigitalPassionist.com - The 9-To-5 Escape Plan
Because there's more to life than just 9-to-5.
Well, this ain't only a stupid catch for getting some traffic to my web site. This is my innermost feeling, this is my absolute desire and this is my promise to you. And it's also my mission - to show you that's possible, to take your hand and lead you to escape your 9-to-5, too.
This Is A Completely New Blog
I have never blogged before. But the more I do it, the more fun it's making o share ideas, experiences and expertise with you.
Without constanty thinking about what you want from life and how to achieve this, you'd be dead in the water drowning.
All there is has been created spiritually before with somebody deciding on what they wanted to create and going about it to create it.
There really is so much more to life than just 9-to-5 and you have the power to change. No doubt about it.
I Don't Want To Cheat On You
Just pretending I'm already a superstar online when I'm not is not my character. I still have to work corporate to make ends needs. But with this perspective in mind nobody's going to stop me from succeeding.
The point when somebody actually has finally escaped his or her 9-to-5 grind isn't fixed, it's an individual mark everybody has to set for themselves.
For me, it would be constantly generating reliable 5-figures a month.
A mark like this would enable me to change incomes seamlessly without having to worry about the bills, the taxes and the continuing growth of my business.
So Here I Am
All I can do about it now is to keep on working and improving in helping you to succeed.
I will share my "failures" and successes with you (just keep on following my blog posts or subscribe to my list), I will share other marketers' life and success stories (the CHATAIR Videocasat) with you and I will stand accountable for what I have written down (again, follow my blog pots).
To Be Honest With You
I do not know if I will succeed concerning reaching all of my four goals including the revenue goals. It would be presumptuous to me to claim this.
Do I know it's possible? - Yes, I do.
Will it be striving and challeging for me? - You bet it will.
And do I think it's advisible to officially set my goals to the test? - Let's see...
If I Can Only Inspire You To Take Your Heart At Hand...
It will all be worth it.
You don't have to declare your goals publicly.
But you should stay accountable to yourself and do all you can to make your goals and dreams come true.
Enjoy your life,
Veit H. Kölln
Founder of DigitalPassionist.com
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