What’s the secret to getting what you want in life? Here it is. 

Entrepreneur – If you spend a lot of time reading online content and business books, and I suspect you do, I can tell you with absolute certainty what the biggest threat to your success is: You think you can win by taking the easy way out.

You think I’m kidding? What do you think you’re doing right now? One thing’s for sure: it isn’t work. Besides, haven’t you ever heard that you get what you pay for? So how much do you think free advice is worth? That’s right, every penny.

Well, I see you’re still here, still looking for free advice. OK, fine. I’ll tell you everything you need to know in just seven words: Quit screwing around and get to work. Not only that, I’ll throw in these three reasons why that’s the best free advice you’ll ever get, and it won’t cost you a thing.

The best things in life are earned.

You know the cliché, “The best things in life are free?” Whoever came up with that had no imagination. Yes, there is beauty in the simple things. But life stopped being simple when you decided to live it with your eyes glued to a screen, gorging yourself on useless content and conflicting advice about what you should and shouldn’t be doing.

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