We've never had a better time in our history for those of us who want to, can create money doing what we love in life. The key to this is understanding the Creator Economy.
But not much more than 100 years ago during the industrial revolution, for someone to get by, they had to literally become paid slaves to corporations if they couldn't make it as a farmer. People worked 14 hour days in harsh and inhumane conditions, including children.
Reform set in, conditions improved and the educational system was put into place to remove children from the workforce, yet train them to become future employees. For close to a decade, people followed this model of going to school, working hard, then getting a degree, then entering the work force and having a career for the rest of your life.
As the century went on, going to school became less and less predictive of financial success (less relevant) and more and more expensive. 25 years ago, I opted out of higher education because I...
I’m betting big on not just Podcasting but Podcasting via Spotify.
As an entrepreneur, I’m always looking for ways to create more traffic, standout from the competition and new platforms that enable me as a content creator and business person to build my own personal distribution channel.
There have been times where I’ve been ahead of the game when it comes to trends, like when I was able to get to the top of Google Search for my first business and get years of free and organic traffic to my site, which saved me from financial ruin and also give me my first 6 figure business.
I also benefited from being an early adopter of Facebook Pages before I had any clue as to how important that traffic was, but it allowed me to grow a quick following in the hundreds of thousands around my automotive sites that distributed my products.
And if you’ve followed me for a while, you know that I’ve used LinkedIn as a platform for me to launch courses, my podcast, plus...
Today on Mindset Hackers I bring you a real life Rocky story. This is a powerful interview with a former Professional Mixed Martial Artist and Business Owner, Shane Fichter.
Shane has an incredibly inspiring story of growing up with a meth addicted mother and lived homeless for a good portion of his childhood. He also suffered the loss of his father to suicide, but later was inspired by a hard working uncle.
Later in life, Shane started using painkillers which lead to an opioid addiction and then hardcore drug use.
The rock bottom was ending up in prison, then deciding he needed to make a change.
After getting clean and hitting the lowest of lows, Shane started training, then fighting in the cage.
Shane discusses his mindset, mental toughness, ownership, work ethic and more on this must hear episode of Mindset Hackers.