An investment in Knowledge Always Pays The Best Interest

“If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.”

Benjamin Franklin

In November 2012, I could finally call myself a full-time blogger. I was earning anywhere between $100 and $800 per day, averaging an income of between $5,000 to $12,000 per month.

I felt invincible. I felt that there was nothing else I had to do. I had reached the top of the mountain.

I stopped reading other blogs with the goal of improving my own writing, or to be inspired. I stopped reading books. I stopped investing in my education. I stopped investing in myself.

That wasn’t a smart move.

You see, education, learning, knowledge — you lose it if you don’t improve it.

The world is changing at an accelerated pace: even if you’re on the road to success, you will get run over if you aren’t fast enough.

That’s what I didn’t get for most of my life. Education is not something you accumulate and will remain in your head forever. It’s the same as working out: you need to do it on a consistent basis in order to stay in shape.

If you can’t wait to get out college, so you never have to learn anything at all, I am sorry to tell you this, but all the years you’ve spent learning didn’t teach you much.

The more you learn, the more you earn.

The more skills you develop, the easier it is to adapt to an ever-changing economic environment.

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[UPDATE] Have Dinner With Me

First of all, I’d like to thank Sergey, Andrew, Alicia, and all the others who booked a virtual dinner with me.

Contributions have ranged between $50 and $250.

If you would like to sit with me over a lovely lunch together and “pick my brain” for an hour or two… I’m game.

Thanks to this thing we call the Internet, we can make that happen no problem. Over Skype, Facetime, or Zoom.

There is nothing I love more than to enjoy powerful conversation with interesting people, over a great meal where we get to explore all aspects of success and self-improvement, how to level up in life, how to get motivated, or just talk about life in general.

Of course, we can talk over coffee, if that’s what you’re into. Early in the morning… what do you say?

Interested?

Great.

All you have to do is click on this link here and pay any amount you see fit for our chat. Think of it as you paying for my meal at a nice restaurant. You get to pick my brain for an hour or two, and I….

Well… I guess you’re wondering why I am doing this…

I am in the process of launching two new websites, and I need a bit of capital to make that happen. Not a lot, but, as you probably know, the economy isn’t how it used to be a few months ago.

Also, I need a new lens and tripod for my camera, so I can create better videos.

That’s about it.

So, yeah, I’d like to have dinner with you.

Click here to book your virtual dinner with me.*

*Payments are secured via PayPal. If you’re not a fan of using this service, you can e-mail me at contact@cristianmihai.net and I can send you a Stripe invoice.

Looking forward to get to know you a bit better, and I’m sure that the time spent with me will inspire and motivate you,

Cristian

Have Dinner With Me

First of all, this is not a joke. I’m dead serious. Have dinner with me.

If you would like to sit with me over a lovely lunch together and “pick my brain” for an hour or two… I’m game.

Thanks to this thing we call the Internet, we can make that happen no problem. Over Skype, Facetime, or Zoom.

There is nothing I love more than to enjoy powerful conversation with interesting people, over a great meal where we get to explore all aspects of success and self-improvement, how to level up in life, how to get motivated, or just talk about life in general.

Of course, we can talk over coffee, if that’s what you’re into. Early in the morning… what do you say?

Interested?

Great.

All you have to do is click on this link here and pay any amount you see fit for our chat. Think of it as you paying for my meal at a nice restaurant. You get to pick my brain for an hour or two, and I….

Well… I guess you’re wondering why I am doing this…

I am in the process of launching two new websites, and I need a bit of capital to make that happen. Not a lot, but, as you probably know, the economy isn’t how it used to be a few months ago.

Also, I need a new lens and tripod for my camera, so I can create better videos.

That’s about it.

So, yeah, I’d like to have dinner with you.

Click here to book your virtual dinner with me.*

*Payments are secured via PayPal. If you’re not a fan of using this service, you can e-mail me at contact@cristianmihai.net and I can send you a Stripe invoice.

Looking forward to get to know you a bit better, and I’m sure that the time spent with me will inspire and motivate you,

Cristian

What You Don’t Know about Success

Success is a word gets thrown around a lot. It’s become meaningless. We all want it and the definition of success is different for everyone.

Some of us want a beautiful family life. Some of us want a successful business. Some of us want lots of money so we can exchange it for goods and services.

To make matters worse, society has developed a set of tools to help you become comfortable. To have what you want, when you want it, which is right here, right now.

We have lost track of who we are supposed to be. Life and success are harsh. Unless you are will to fight like hell for what you want, then you’ll never be successful.

Consider this your wake up call!

It’s time to stop fantasizing and do what you have to do to get what you want.

Whatever your definition of success is, you’ll need to have the following 10 elements:

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The 7 Habits of Highly Irresistible People

Irresistible. Defined as “too attractive and tempting to be resisted.

Too powerful.

Too convincing.

Impossible to avoid, to refuse. Impossible to ignore.

Admit it, being “irresistible” is something that sounds pretty awesome. Being that one person in a room full of people everyone listens to, that one person who walks around as if they are wearing a superhero’s cape around their shoulders.

And, contrary to popular belief, being this kind of attractive has little to do with looks. It’s more about habits. The habits you develop.

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The Phenomenon of Reputation

A person rises on a word and falls on a syllable.

Don DeLillo

A short video about the fragility of reputation, integrity, and what we must do so reputation does not feel like walking on tightrope.

Do You Want to Be Successful? Do This One Thing

“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.”Ray Kroc

If you’ve been following this blog for some time, you know that I am a big advocate of perseverance. This is how I define the grind, the hustle: to keep going in spite numerous obstacles, despite all the other people who are more talented, better connected, or have more time.

To grind means to want it more than just about anyone else.

How bad do you want it?

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