Cube57 – Your Dream v1.0

There are many paths one can take to make their dreams. This cube looks at several options out there through ideas and stories of how the world has worked.

Part of the cube is the video embedded below by The Fund for American Studies, is covers the first and last part of the cube. In between is a slightly different viewpoint (or is it?) from Derek Sivers‘ book Anything You Want

 

Both stories being told have similarities and differences.

 

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Starting Questions:

  1. What is a similarity of the approach for building an organization both suggested?
  2. If you could summaries a plan or strategy  for building a company, what would some first steps be for each?
  3. Are you trying to serve too many people, or do too much too fast?

Cube0020 – Starting Out

Working on any business, website, blog, or other major project that takes a long period of time, without a real deadline can be rough. Like you see in the distance the goal, but sometimes it’s hard to see how far away it is.

Pat Flynn tells of his experience and expectations with his site: Smart Passive Income in session 16 of The Smart Passive Income Podcast.

 

Before you make many judgments on Pat, you might want to check out his income reports.

 

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Starting Questions:

  1. How do you keep focused on your goals?
  2. Have you written down your goals? Do they include milestones & dates?
  3. What do you need more of: Great Content? Unique Design? Build Relationships? Expand to other media/mediums? Give it time?
  4. Do you have a major goal that you have accomplished?
  5. … … what questions came to your mind as you listened?

Cube0015 – Need A Vacation?

There are many dreams that individuals who start businesses often have a hard time realizing, one is taking a week off to get away.

Connie & Sheila discuss this dream, after they get back from a cruise, an annual tradition. Their business owns around 40 rental units and they have managed to find a way to have the time, energy & resources for a vacation.

In this episode, they talk about how they came to this point, why it is important, and why they see many not making it.

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Starting Questions:

  1. What trip would you take, if you could?
  2. What work have you not managed to find a way others could cover you for at least a week, or more?
  3. What is one system or process you put in place that has helped you?
  4. What do you need help with?
  5. … add your own questions for others below …

 

Cube0014 – Answer Includes: Genius, Inspiration & Perspiration

Many people ask how to keep motivated, or how to succeed? Thomas Edison caused both directly and indirectly thousands, if not millions of innovations & discoveries.

He is know as someone who keep motivated, testing thousands of combination attempting to make the electric light bulb.

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One of Edison’s best known quotations is:

Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.

~ Thomas Edison

However WikiQuote.org has a variation from a press conference:

None of my inventions came by accident. I see a worthwhile need to be met and I make trial after trial until it comes. What it boils down to is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration.

~ Thomas Edison

Starting Questions:

  1. Do you have worthwhile needs?
  2. How do you keep motivated towards the needs/goals/tasks?
  3. Do you schedule time, then put in “perspiration” towards your goals?
  4. Are you systematic in your pursuits?
  5. How do you plan on changing how you move forward towards your dreams?

Your Thoughts & Questions?