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Itโ€™s easier to act your way into a new way of thinking, than think your way into a new way of acting

Itโ€™s easier to act your way into a new way of thinking, than think your way into a new way of acting

A few days ago, we did a virtual team building exercise with a small group of partners, peers and ambassadors for our rapidly evolving online brand and business. We asked ourselves (and each other) – in a PERFECT world……where you show up and actually LIVE the legend you were born to build – what is the work the Universe wants to do THROUGH you?



“My Job is to Raise Human Consciousness”

What happens when you set BIG goals? Bold goals. Audacious, auspicious and OUTRAGEOUSLY optimistic goals? When you buy into the belief that your very life is meaningful, magical and infused with the passion and purpose to achieve extraordinary things?

“My goal is to be the best part of somebody’s day…..every day”

What happens when you seek opportunities to be kind? When you go out of your way to be compassionate AGAINST the expectation of others – even when it’s in direct opposition to how others act, or treat you – you STILL show up, with kindness and care – the same way, every day?

“My job is to cultivate curiosity – and connection – with everyone I see”

What if, instead of “not suffering fools” – you suffer fools – and find ways to connect, with curiosity and compassion – to every other human you see?

“Don’t be a magician. Be Magic.”

We spend so much time thinking about a better world…reading inspiring words, liking beautiful bumper sticker sentiments that give us a 20 second sugar high….and yet, so little effort in actually embodying the very ideals we silently seek.Our goal for 2019 is to be MAGIC.

To elevate, inspire, educate and entertain.

To empower our growing community of enlightened entrepreneurs and spiritual storytellers in the service of something bigger, bolder, and more beautiful….than any of us could accomplish on our own.

We have some amazing income and impact opportunities coming that I’m super stoked to share.

So join us.

Alone we can change a neighborhood. Together we can change the world.

Hope all is well ๐Ÿ™‚

Ian

http://facebook.com/themindfulmarket

B2B Offers For Authority Sites, Business Directories and Digital Media Brands

Hey ๐Ÿ™‚

Here is a short audio on leveraging hyper profitable B2B offers
ย on your business directory, authority site or online community.

If you’re short on A-ha moments, or bank account building epiphanies in your online business – B2B offers, done properly – are incredibly powerful, profitable and easy to implement, ESPECIALLY when you’re just starting out.

Listen to the Audio, here.

Hope all is well – and as always, if I can help you in any way, don’t hesitate to ask!

๐Ÿ™‚

Ian

My Favorite Definition of Success

“Happiness is the joy you feel when moving towards your potential.” – Sean Achor

I’ve been reading a great book called “Big Potential” by Sean Achor and it really captures my favorite definition of what true happiness feels like.

When I think about my own life – what I love – what I loathe – how I measure my moments and dive into my days – there is always this ever subtle, but ephemeral idea of a very profoundly present sense of personal potential.

My own unique ability to connect & create – to bolt, build and BE bold – in the service of something that is completely mine.

I’m not always sure that I believe in “purpose” in the way that I once did – or the way that others throw around the word.

But potential – and the idea that we each have one that is uniquely ours – tethered to what we believe in our bones is what we’re here to do – it may be hard to describe – but it is eminently obvious.

When you are moving towards it – you know it.

And when you’re not – regardless of how big your bank account – or how successful you seem – you know that, too.

I tell you this today – not to inspire you to change what you’re doing – but rather, to remind myself it’s there – occasionally out of view – but always in reach ๐Ÿ™‚

And the magic is- in every new moment – we can always begin again.

– Ian

Content Curation Tutorial: How to Use Google Alerts to Quickly Add New Content to Your Website (Ideal for Authority Sites & Business Directories)

Content Curation Demo Video (Plus The Art of Overwhelming Offers)

Hey all ๐Ÿ™‚

Week 5 Content is Available in Your Members area!

1.ย  A 15 minute audio overview of using Content Curation for Traffic Generation & Building the Apperance of “Authority”….this is specifically relevant for new communities, new directories and sites where traffic (or content) is low

2.ย  A video demonstration on exactly how I do this on a live site

3.ย  A 15 minute audio on the “art” of overwhelming offers.ย  This is something that several of you have asked about in the last 4 or 5 days – how to create an “overwhelming” digital media brand offer to get folks to sign up for your platform.ย  This is obviously quite a subjective thing and contingent upon your own niche, industry, locality or topic – but there are some universal truths about human psychology that come into play here – and this is often the easier door to use when appealing to the “irresistible” element of your audiences “FOMO” factor (fear of missing out) – while truly providing world class value.

It’s all in the Week 5 section – and you can download, listen and watch at your leisure!

๐Ÿ™‚

Ian

What is my #Heart Doing?

How many of us live in our heads….thinking, preening, planning, scheming, spinning, and worrying……about imaginary fears & foibles that may never even arise, or appear in our lives?ย  These days, as we find ourselves more divided – more separated – more segmented – and more disconnected from ourselves…and each other, a mindfulness alarm that reminds us of what unites us – can be the first step in bringing healing, and hope – back to the places and spaces we occupy everyday.

One of the easiest ways I’ve found in my own life, to get out of my own way, is to set a “heart-full-ness” alarm.

When I’m angry – or judgmental – or most often, trying to prove that i’m right about this or that – I’ll ask myself – “what is my heart doing?” Often, just asking the question, gets me back into my body….rather than staying stuck in my skull.

It’s a reminder, at least for me – that the power to wake up – to be powerful – and present – and awake and aware – starts with the honest (and authentic) awareness of what’s happening within YOU – before attacking everything that feels wrong with everyone else.

If you agree – I’d encourage you, when you find yourself losing a tad bit of control – when the world feels outrageous and unfair – when you see in others everything that’s wrong – and in yourself – only that which is right – ask yourself –

“What is my heart doing?”

It may sound sappy to some – but it’s magic for me ๐Ÿ™‚

Our newest little side project is a brand new community of radicals, rebels and revolutionaries who care deeply about kindness – connection – and compassion.

It’s called 1 Giant Heart.

We’re not 100% what it’s going to be yet.

But we think, in light of the world we all wake up in every morning together….it’s something – whose time has come ๐Ÿ™‚