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[Podcast] Here’s a list of life lessons you’ve learned over the years but probably forgotten, with Mark Creedon (Summer Series)

[Podcast] Here’s a list of life lessons you’ve learned over the years but probably forgotten, with Mark Creedon (Summer Series)
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How do you view life?

Some people think that what happens in their lives is out of their control. My Podcast Ss 3 Life Lessons Mc 02

These are the folks who wait passively for what life dishes out to them.

They have few goals, and they are the ones who usually hope for the best — that life will be kind to them and that they will eventually be at the right place and at the right time.

Other people realize that life is a great opportunity for learning and for realizing their fullest potential.

Some of these lessons are learned the hard way.

However, by learning to cope with the challenges, one can come out of the experience wiser and stronger, more able to face whatever else lies ahead.  It Is Not Too Late To Change Your Life After 50 Office Anywhere

Now, this is as just relevant in property investing as it is in business, entrepreneurship, relationships, in fact in all areas of your life.

So, in today’s show, Mark Creedon and I discuss a series of life lessons you may have learned in the past but have most probably forgotten.

And hopefully, by the end of today’s show you’ll have some great ideas, inspiration, and new plans to make this new year, 2023 the best year of your life.

Lessons for 2023

Life is a continuous learning experience.

Throughout our lives we keep rising and falling, picking up important lessons along the way.

Some of these lessons come from experience, yet there are others that we learn by watching others or reading books.

So let’s look at a list of important life lessons we should all learn as early as we can:

  1. Everything you do matters.
  2. Life never gets simpler. But that doesn't mean it won't get better.
  3. Rarely do you ever figure anything out fully.
  4. (Almost) everybody is faking confidence.
  5. If you want to change the trajectory of your life, embrace these rules and apply them: Commitment is what gets you started, consistency is what gets you somewhere, and persistence is what keeps you going.
  6. I would add patience – wealth is the transfer of money from the impatient to the patient.
  7.  Life doesn’t get easier, but that doesn’t mean it won’t get better. Life Expectancy2
  8. Become friends with Failure. So many people fear making a mistake.  They’re scared of looking stupid in front of people they respect or messing up in front of the boss.  But everyone makes mistakes. Here are some facts about failure you should remember so the fear of it doesn’t rule your life.
  9. Perfection is impossible - It’s a tough one to get your head around, especially as most entrepreneurial types are perfectionists, but the sooner you learn that mistakes are inevitable the happier you will be.
  10. Success Isn’t About Smooth Sailing - You may think that success is the natural by-product of a smooth and well-chartered course.
  11. Think of failure as one part of an equation - Failure is the first step, and the next is the solution.
  12. Don’t worry about what others think - A lot of the time, people are worried about failing because they place too much emphasis on what other people around them think. Shape Your Own Life
  13. Every second you spend comparing your life to someone else’s is a second spent wasting yours; so stop comparing and create your own definition of success instead.
  14. The harder you work, the luckier you get

Links and Resources:

Get the team at Metropole to help build your personal Strategic Property Plan Click here and have a chat with us

Why not join Metropole’s Business Accelerator Mastermind

Learn more about Mark Creedon – Business Coach to some of Australia’s leading entrepreneurs

Get a copy of Mark’s new book here – Have a business not a job

Join us at Wealth Retreat 2022 – find out more here

Some of our favourite quotes from the show:

“You’re creating your future at the moment.” – Michael Yardney

“Persistence, of course, is just getting up one more time when you get knocked down.” – Michael Yardney

“Success, in whatever we’re talking about, isn’t smooth sailing.” – Michael Yardney

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Michael is a director of Metropole Property Strategists who help their clients grow, protect and pass on their wealth through independent, unbiased property advice and advocacy. He's once again been voted Australia's leading property investment adviser and one of Australia's 50 most influential Thought Leaders. His opinions are regularly featured in the media.

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