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This week’s Podcast Episode Of The Week Winner is:
In this episode, Dan and Ian talk about what “A for Apprentice” really means and how it benefits even an established entrepreneur to go to a higher step for success!
Mark writes to Dan and Ian about his situation where he is certain that he wants to pursue his career as an entrepreneur but his parents disagrees with him.
- GIVE THEM A FRAMEWORK OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP TO HELP THEM UNDERSTAND THE BENEFITS AND WHY ITS DIFFERENT
- DON’T BE TOO DISAPPOINTED
“It takes time, people don’t change their minds overnight”
“They are not disappointed in you; they just don’t have a framework of understanding what you’re doing.”
- THE SCENARIO WHENEVER YOU’LL DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT IN LIFE
“People in life are going to tell you what’s good for you.”
“But they are not going to know what’s best for you.”
THE TWO TRAPS WE FALL INTO
1. You want to tell people what you’ll do, because you’re excited about it!
2. The permission seeking element.
Here’s what you’ll learn more from this episode:
FORUMS AS THE NUMBER 1 SOCIAL NETWORKING EXPERIENCE, AFTER FACEBOOK
- The best place to get cutting edge information about specific stuffs
THE TWO OUTCOMES YOU CAN GET FROM ANY SOCIAL SITUATION
1. Walk in to a really smart person and ask him the secret to success
2. The “A is for apprentice” outcome:
- Taking what you were told and turning it to results
- Building a longer business relationship from the manifested results
FIVE STEP PROCESS TO THE MEAT AND SAUCE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
1. FIND THE RIGHT TARGET
- Employ and “Look down the hall” test
- Knowing and testing which train you want to take and where you want to end up
2. SOLICIT THE RIGHT FEEDBACK
- Learning to ask the right questions to get the right feedback
- Being in the right hallway and truly passionate
- Ask mentors how they are doing what they are doing
“Apprenticeships aren’t on offer”… “You’ve got to find these people and make them a target!”
3. BECOME A MAGIC MAKER!
- Creative progress
- Being associated with positive returns
- Not waiting for specific instructions
4. UP LEVEL RELATIONSHIPS BY YEARS OF COMMITMENT AND PERSISTENCE
THE CORE OF A GREAT FRIENDSHIP: Continue to give and help in their direction.
- Your targets are the people “friends” that you’ve decided to produce outcomes with
- Mentors impart wisdom and teach you what they do
BEING SOMEBODY WHO KNOWS HOW TO MAKE STUFF WORK!
- Maintaining your own power base!- Not overly asking a lot of stuff from these powerful people
- Valuing their time, and NEVER asking for a loan
5. NOT LOSING THE OPPORTUNITY FOR MONEY
BE AN APPRENTICE!
- Not being in the business relationship for money but for education
- Do not turn apprenticeship to your primary monetary driver
MY BIGGEST TAKEAWAY!
“You don’t want to be the guy who’s getting high payment for your worth -That’s not how entrepreneurs work. You want to be the guy delivering ten times what you’re getting paid!”
- Never tax relationships you want to keep!
- Employment is fantastic as long as you’re heading down on the right road.
- Developing power bases and other practices cross pollinates them.
- Robert Green’s Apprentice Masters Relationships