The Affiliate Journey

๐™๐™๐™š ๐˜ผ๐™›๐™›๐™ž๐™ก๐™ž๐™–๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™…๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง๐™ฃ๐™š๐™ฎ!!! (For me at least so far)

๐๐ก๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐Ÿ โ€“ ๐ƒ๐š๐ฒ๐๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐  (Unjustified Optimism)

Oh, this phase can be very intoxicating. Everything is new and shiny. You internalized all the motivational quotes, read books and articles and watched countless hours of YouTube videos.

You even obtained some of these precious โ€“ make me rich โ€“ affiliate links. You all warm and fuzzy. Nothing can stop you!

Pro Tips

๐Ÿ”น Start working on your mindset, habits and routines
๐Ÿ”น Take imperfect action
๐Ÿ”น Fail fast
๐Ÿ”น Get ready to be humbled
๐Ÿ”น Donโ€™t make any rush decisions and spend all your money on some hyped up course

๐๐ก๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐Ÿ โ€“ ๐•๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฒ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ƒ๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ก (Justified Pessimism)
(๐น๐‘ข๐‘› ๐‘“๐‘Ž๐‘๐‘ก โ€“ 90% ๐‘œ๐‘“ ๐‘ข๐‘  ๐‘ค๐‘œ๐‘›โ€™๐‘ก ๐‘š๐‘Ž๐‘˜๐‘’ ๐‘–๐‘ก ๐‘œ๐‘ข๐‘ก ๐‘œ๐‘“ โ„Ž๐‘’๐‘Ÿ๐‘’)

Man, this is bloody hard. Nothing, not even a nibble. Hello, little voice โ€“ getting louder and louder โ€“ I am not good enough, I have nothing of value to give, People donโ€™t like meโ€ฆ

Pro Tips

๐Ÿ”น Improving your mindset, habits and routines are key
๐Ÿ”น Beware of shiny objects
๐Ÿ”น Get comfortable with being uncomfortable
๐Ÿ”น Start looking for a mentor
๐Ÿ”น Keep taking imperfect action โ€“ you literally have to claw your way out of the valley
๐Ÿ”น Detach yourself from the outcome

๐๐ก๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐Ÿ‘ โ€“ ๐‹๐ข๐ ๐ก๐ญ ๐€๐ญ ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐„๐ง๐ ๐Ž๐Ÿ ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐“๐ฎ๐ง๐ง๐ž๐ฅ (Encouraging Realism)

Your first commission. Might not be much to some, but itโ€™s freaking awesome. You notice you think, feel and behave differently especially in challenging situations. You even move differently, with a slight swing in your step. Itโ€™s slowly coming together. All the month of making sacrifices, uncertainty and doubt starting to bear fruit.

Pro Tips

๐Ÿ”น Mindset, habits and routine are still key
๐Ÿ”น Really find a mentor now who can help you level up
๐Ÿ”น Stay focused and donโ€™t over-commit thinking you figured it all out
๐Ÿ”น Keep taking action and getting out of your comfort zone

๐๐ก๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐Ÿ’ โ€“ ๐๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ๐ข๐ฌ๐ž๐ ๐‹๐š๐ง๐ (Justified Optimism)
(๐˜๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜ช๐˜ตโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ซ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ต ๐˜ฑ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฎ๐˜บ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ต โ€“ ๐˜ ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜บ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต)

You know how to make money. You really want to positively impact and change peoples lives. Show them how to live life on their own terms. Make an impact. Build your legacy.

Pro Tips

๐Ÿ”น Mindset, habits and routine (At every level there is another devil)
๐Ÿ”น Stay humble and grateful
๐Ÿ”น Keep investing into mentorship
๐Ÿ”น Donโ€™t buy the Lambo just yet

๐๐ก๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐Ÿ“ โ€“ ๐‚๐ž๐ฅ๐ž๐›๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž (enjoy the journey, whatโ€™s the point otherwise)

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