I realize that making a million dollars in 7 years is probably not realistic for most people, and I’m the first to say that you should never try to live someone else’s life says Paul Haarman. The fact of the matter is that if you are someone who really wants to get rich quick, then this article might give you some ideas about what it would take to do so. For everyone else, keep reading because even though my story isn’t your story, there are lessons here which can help anyone achieve success faster than they ever thought possible. If you want more detail about any of these points feel free to contact me directly by clicking here. Or if you still have questions about making the transition from broke to millionaire, feel free to send me a message by clicking here.
Here are 6 Things I Learned Going From Broke to Millionaire in 7 Years:
1. Get dirt poor and hungry.
This is often where most people stall in their efforts to make money because they simply aren’t willing to do what it takes. So many people say things like “I’d try that but I could never get up that early”, or “I can’t afford to quit my job until I have money in the bank.” By telling yourself these kinds of stories you are effectively trapping yourself in poverty because when your primary goal becomes comfort, you will never find it no matter how much money you make! Because in order to reach any height financially in life, you have to be willing to go higher than you can see. I don’t care how poor you are, what matters is that you are ready to get dirt poor and hungry for knowledge about business, which brings me to my next point.
2. Educate yourself on the basics of business or entrepreneurship.
Just like you can’t become physically fit without knowing how to get in shape, you cannot get rich without knowing the basics of business or entrepreneurship. While there are many ways to skin a cat, the only way I know of for an average person to become wealthy quickly is by owning their own profitable business.
3. Don’t spend over $20 on any business course or guru.
Make no mistake, there are many crooks and charlatans in the personal development space (just as there are in most other aspects of life such as finance and politics). As a rule of thumb, don’t believe anything you read on the internet until you have checked with 3 or more sources to confirm that what you read is true says Paul Haarman. The good news is that even someone like me who never went to college can give you free advice about running a business which is far superior to 95% of what’s taught by gurus today. And because I’m not an egomaniac, I will be happy to share it with anyone who contacts me directly by clicking here.
4. If you want money, create a product or offer a service.
Most people get this backwards, thinking that you should first try to find someone with money and then convince them to give it to you. The problem with this approach is that it doesn’t scale very well because there are so many other broke people trying the same thing. And even if you do get lucky and happen to hit upon a prospective client who has money, what happens when they don’t have any more money to spend? You guessed it; all of your time goes down the drain because “you can only get rich once”.
5. Focus on selling and not buying customers.
Most businesses today rely too heavily on retail selling which is like betting everything on black at the roulette table while neglecting to play any of the other numbers. Instead, use sales funnels to make it easy for people to buy from you. Once they have bought, focus on getting their friends and family members to buy because these are the customers who will make you rich in the shortest amount of time!
6. Never give up!
The road to success is long and arduous, but once you learn how to do things right it gets exponentially easier for most people says Paul Haarman. The most important thing here is not giving up when times get tough, which they always do regardless of whether or not, you are making money. I often tell people that if I could go back in time knowing all that I know now about business, there would be literally nothing stopping me from becoming filthy rich by age 30.
There are many other things you can do to get rich, but if you follow the above guidelines then your chances of success will be far greater than what they are right now.