“I push beyond my comfort zone to create more in my life.” – Paul Finck

How often do you do this in your life? Most people I meet tend to do the exact opposite. They find a comfort zone in all areas of their life – relationships, income or job, business, health, spirituality, etc. They find what they are OK with and rarely push outside of this comfort zone.

Now the challenge comes in they stay with what they are ‘OK’ with in their life. Does this sound like settling to you as much as it does to me? Why should you settle for something which is OK when there are options out there for you which would make you excited to have them in your life?

Too many people accept their comfort zone as their only option. The reasons are many. I have responsibilities I have to take acre of; I have no choice; it’s the only thing I can do right now; I need something secure. Do any of these sound familiar to you? If so, it’s time to take a deeper look at your choices.

The reason I have created a life I love so much is because I constantly step outside my current comfort zone. Most look at my life and think that would be such a fun life to live. I agree! And it all starts with my choices to continue to expand my life by taking action in areas I have never experienced.

Think about this: you want to become a millionaire, with a multi-million dollar business which provides you your financial freedom; in a loving, passionate relationship with your spouse, family and friends; enjoying great physical health; and a spiritual connection to the your world. If what you have been doing has yet to create this vision for your life, does it make sense to keep taking the same actions expecting a different result?

If you view your comfort zone as a plastic bubble around you, you only have so much space inside of it for everything you want. The only way to achieve anything larger and fit it inside your bubble is to stretch your comfort zone. When you stretch it, you can fit all the great aspects you want inside.

How much do you want to stretch your bubble? What all do you want to fit inside your awesome life? When would now be the best time to get started on expanding your comfort zone?

Do It Different!
 

Paul Finck

The Maverick Millionaire®

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“Do not get obsolete like an old technology, keep innovating yourself.” – Sukant Ratnakar

Have you ever gotten a new software or app and when you went to open it up received the message that it wouldn’t run on the computer or device you were looking to use it on? This is usually because the device doesn’t have the correct hardware or software to run the latest programs. So what do you do? That’s right, you need to update to keep up with the newest technology.

The same thing happens in your life. Even when you have been successful, the game is changing at a faster and faster pace. The only way to maintain the success is to keep innovating.

This means multiple types of opportunities. It could be new marketing ideas, different product solutions for your customers to meet their needs, new markets to expand into, new niches to enter, better methods to service your clients, improved customer service.

One of the challenges for many entrepreneurs is they are too involved and in the middle of the business – it can be hard to see some of the ways to innovate.

Attending training events, industry conferences,working with a coach or mentor, reading voraciously, networking within your industry and outside of it, masterminding with other business owners and outside consulting are all ways to pick up new ideas and fresh eyes on your business. Pick at least two of these to be doing at any one time. Then keep on adding new options to your innovation mix.

Staying on top is a continual innovation process. The best are always adding new pieces to stay where they are. What are you going to do to step up your business and your life to the next level? Make sure you are upgrading constantly to avoid the old technology scrap heap.

Do It Different!
 

Paul Finck

The Maverick Millionaire®

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“I am empowered to be me.” – Paul Finck

Do you act like you at all times or are there times you act differently because you think you should?

One of the comments I get so often is I’m very real. This usually comes from people after they get to spend some time with me in both a social and training/business setting. They often admit they thought part of my persona had to be a “stage” me acting differently in front of a group than with those I know closest. This used to be true until a few years ago… and I didn’t even realize it!

When I started speaking more on stage quite a few years ago, I had one of my colleagues ask me why I changed into a drill instructor looking to tell the audience what they needed to do to make a change in their life. This colleague knew me personally outside of this event and saw the big difference when I was on stage. I never realized there was such a big difference.

This feedback gave me the opportunity to consciously make a choice on whether I wanted to be a stage persona and then be the regular me everyone knew when I was off stage or do something different than what I was currently doing. I had thought I needed to be more the drill instructor type on stage to be effective. At that point I empowered myself to be me at all times.

I changed what I did from that point forward. I changed my presentation and empowered myself to just be me at all times. With the permission I had given myself to just be me at all times an unexpected thing happened – even more people have been drawn to me. This comes from the fact when people see you are congruent at all times, they feel comfortable with you, they want to be around you and they trust you.

It also made my coaching more effective for my students because it attracted people who liked me and wanted what I had. They felt a draw to me and were willing to take the action steps necessary to create the life they wanted.

The decision to empower myself and let others see the real me is one of those defining moments in life. The decision of allowing myself to be me at all times is one of the reasons my business has taken off and the opportunities keep coming.

I knew I wanted to share it with you in case you are doing the same thing – being one person with those you are close to and another in front of everyone else. Be congruent in who you are at all times. Empower yourself to be you. You will find the people you really want in your life. And the results which come from it are amazing!

Do It Different!
 

Paul Finck

The Maverick Millionaire®

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“You take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame.” – Erica Jong

Where is the first place you look in your life when something goes wrong? Was your answer “in the mirror” or “at myself”? Shocking, I know. Why would you look there first?

One of the traits of successful Mavericks is taking 100% responsibility. This even means when you thought you did everything you could to ensure the results you wanted, the first place to look is at yourself.

What could you have done different?

How could you do it better?

What are you going to do differently moving forward to change the results the next time?

When you start by looking within for ways to make the process better you are looking at the one variable you are able to control – YOU. When you see people placing blame, it is really to satisfy their own ego that they did everything they could correctly and saying the results were all what someone else did incorrectly. While there can be a certain amount of responsibility to go to others, it all started with you.

Could you have explained what you wanted more thoroughly?

Did you confirm they understood what was expected by asking clarifying questions?

Could you have picked a more qualified person to do the task?

Were the expected results possible with the information you had?

These are a few of the questions to ask yourself when analyzing what happened instead of just taking out your finger and pointing it directly at someone else.

When you take 100% responsibility in your life, watch what happens. You will attract a different type of person to work with on your projects. You will create a fierce loyalty among you employees, contractors, partners and clients because of the character you show. You will create a culture in your business of people who do the same. And you will create a level of success few can match.

So who is responsible for all the results in your life?

  

Do It Different!

Paul Finck

The Maverick Millionaire®

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“Knowledge is being aware of what you can do. Wisdom is knowing when not to do it” – Anonymous

Do you understand the difference?

I know I see this often with many students of mine. Once they come to my Maverick Selling Business Builder Bootcamp and learn the lessons I teach, they feel like they need to share this information. Learning the training is the knowledge part of the equation. These students know new information which will help many of their family, friends and contacts in ways they never imagined were possible.

Can you guess where the challenge comes in? Most people I know go running home looking to share this information with everyone. It’s the excitement they have with the knowledge they have just learned which they want to share with everyone.

The challenging part is many of the people they are dumping this information on are in a different place and are unable or unwilling to do anything with it.

The wisdom part comes in knowing when to use this new information when their contact is in a more receptive place. This is the part which comes with experience.

Do I know most people could use my coaching to take their life and their business up to the next level – of course. I also know me running around letting everyone know the challenges they have which I could help them solve is an effort in futility. If these people are unaware of these needs themselves and not in a position to want to do something about it, the knowledge will fall on deaf ears.

Learning the knowledge and taking the action steps you need to move forward in your life is an awesome step. Having the wisdom of when to approach others about the same opportunity is priceless.

  

Do It Different!

Paul Finck

The Maverick Millionaire®

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“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” -John D. Rockefeller  


Do you give up the good to go for the great in your life?  For many, this is a challenge.  They finally created some success and are feeling comfortable in their life.  

This feeling comfortable is an entrepreneur’s worst pitfall.  It feels good.  They accomplished the principle targets they set out to achieve at the beginning of their journey.  

Is this good all you were meant to accomplish…  or is this just one step on the stairway to greatness?  

Some of my students can find it hard to step away from the good they already found to go after the great.  They don’t want to give up what they have to attempt to get to something awesome.  For them, the security of the good is hard to move beyond, especially if they might have to give it up to get to the next level.  

Remember, you were put here to be great.  It is your whole purpose for being here. By accepting the good, you are cheating yourself and all those around you of encountering and being a part of your greatness.  

Think of where would be now if Bill Gates and Steve Jobs would have settled for being good computer programmers instead of innovative, envelope pushing, seekers of greatness.  The Macbook I’m writing this on would never have happened without the desire to be great instead of just good.  Steve would have stopped long before this computer ever became an idea.  

This is just one example of someone who accepted letting go of the good to do something great.  Greatness affects many positively.  Are you ready to be great?  Then let’s set new, even more ambitious principle targets to strive for on the next step up the greatness staircase.  I’ll be here beside you as you climb.

  

Do It Different!

Paul Finck

The Maverick Millionaire®

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“What I visualize I energize!” – Paul Finck 


Have you taken the time to visualize the results you want in your life in the last week? If not, when was the last time you did?  Are you getting the results you want as fast as you want?

One of the processes which has helped me immensely in my success is visualization.  When you visualize the results you want in vivid detail including the emotions you feel, what you see, how everything smells, what you hear, your mind sees it as already having happened.  Now the important part is involving as many senses as possible.  The more senses the more real your mind perceives it as having happened.

When your mind sees the results you want as already happening, your mind believes it is possible to do again since it has already happened once.  This is the same result achieved by athletes who practice over and over the same action so their body and mind get used to seeing, feeling, touching and experiencing the result they want.  

After visualization, when you encounter the opportunities to create this exact results, your mind will recognize them and help you step into them since it knows the result.  This will energize your progress forward creating your success faster.

I use this consistently in my life to create the results I want and have for years.  Make sure to ask me about it at our next Maverick Selling Business Builders Bootcamp event coming up in New Jersey so I can share even more with you.  

 Are you ready to energize your results?  Start making visualization a part of your daily action items.  And this week on my Do It Different training on Wednesday, you can learn more about visualization.  Just click here to reserve your spot now.

 

Do It Different!

Paul Finck

The Maverick Millionaire®

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“If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know & start charging for it.” – Kim Garst  

How do you value your time?  

Do you just give it away without thinking about what it is worth?  This is very common among entrepreneurs.  I work with so many business owners, coaches and trainers who have never charged anywhere close to the value they provide… or even just give away their knowledge.    

One thing I learned is when you value your time, and charge for it accordingly, others value the advice and direction coming out of your time together.  When you give your time away you actually could be cheating the other person out of ever making the change necessary to create more in their life and getting any results at all. 

Think how many people you know who are quick to give you advice, sometimes without even being asked for it.  Do you pay as much attention to them as you do someone you are paying for what could be the same advice?  

What is the difference between the two?  

One easy to identify difference is because you have invested money in whatever area they are helping you.  When another person has a resource of their own invested, they tend to take more action than if the assistance is given away.

Now the flip side is the best part because it creates a win-win for both parties.  Since they are paying you for your time, you are making additional income working with people who are more serious about taking action in their lives and creating change.  The additional income is fantastic!  The added bonus is the people who value your time are often easier to work with and are willing to do whatever it takes to create the change they want in their life.  

Are you ready to start valuing your time correctly while creating better results for others at the same time?  Click here to spend more time with me so we can create this exact result in your life.

Do It Different!

Paul Finck

The Maverick Millionaire®

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“You manifest what you believe, not what you want.” -Sonia Ricotti  

Take a minute and look at the results you have achieved so far in your life.  Now think about all the dreams and goals you have had at one point or another.  What was different for the goals you had where you succeeded versus the ones you came up short on? 

Typically, one of the biggest differences lies in the belief the goal was possible.  Working with the number of students I have over the years, one of the areas I usually work on is expanding the possibilities in their lives.  I do this to help them achieve greater results than they ever imagined possible before working with me.

The key ingredient for their success after expanding their minds is buying in to the reality their goals and dreams are possible for them to reach.  This belief is what gives you the ability to act confidently.  

Often this belief comes through walking them through the action steps to achieve their ultimate vision.  Once they see the steps laid out, the belief is easier.  The path has been explained.

Any time you have a large goal where you feel yourself doubting whether it is achievable, take the time to map out the action plan.  If you are getting stuck at any point, reach out to a mentor like me who is able to provide the knowledge you need to complete the plan.  

Make sure you get to the stage where you believe your goal will happen.  It will determine your success.  Anything short of complete belief will leave you short of your desired result.

Do It Different!

Paul Finck

The Maverick Millionaire

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 “One characteristic of winners is they always look upon themselves as a do it yourself project.” – Denis Waitley  


What have you done lately to continue growing and improving yourself?  Obviously, you are reading this so this one action step you have taken.  Great job!  Now what else are you doing?

Have you taken the time to identify what areas in your life you want to grow and change?  This is the first step.  Identify and make a list of the areas you want to change.

Now, I update this list at least twice a year as it can change rapidly as I become aware of areas I want to improve.  This is part of being a winner and being successful – constant analysis of what is working and what needs changing

Then choose the first area you want to start taking action on.  I usually look at the list I created and choose the one which will make the biggest impact in growth toward my primary Principle Target I am focusing on now.

Next choose how you are going to grow in this area.  It could be getting a book to learn more about it.  Every winner is constantly training themselves on the next area they are growing in.  How many books did you read last year?  I typically read 3-5 books at a time.  I read every day.  It’s one of the easiest ways to continue improving.  Warren Buffet spends the majority of his day reading every day.  Is he a winner?  Take note of the actions and replicate them yourself.

You could search for and find an event to attend for some specific training.  My upcoming event is one place to get this exact training.  I make it a habit to attend at least one event per quarter.  This commitment to myself ensures I continue moving forward.  It’s like bathing.  It must be done with some consistency to have a lasting result.

All the books and training events are awesome to continue feeding your growth.  Your growth might even include finding a mentor or coach to work with to achieve the most the fastest.  Working closely with a mentor will compress the time it takes to reach our Principle Targets.  

As you see, there are multiple options.  Choose one and get started today.

Keeping in mind there are always areas to improve is key to your continued growth and success.  

Be a sponge.  

Be teachable.  

Learn and grow as rapidly as you can.  

This is how you will make the biggest impact in the world around you.

 

Do It Different!

Paul Finck

The Maverick Millionaire

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