How people do one thing, they do everything, whether it’s ordering take out, building a business, or monetizing a social media following.

This principle amps up the more successful someone is.

I’ve read enough tweets and had enough phone conversations to tell you this:
@oliviercantin does everything methodically and systematically. He’s precise and has a great idea where the bullseye is. If he misses, he’s got enough other calculated bets that will hit home.
@lawrencekingyo will not be controlled. He’s his own guy and while he loves making money, he’d die on a hill with two pesos in his pocket before he’d let anyone else call his shots. He’s also a nice guy and generous - genuinely likes helping others.
@FitFounder is going to have a good time while getting it done. Business is important and he takes care of it but he’s not down for drudgery. Balance in life is nonnegotiable.

@ChroniclesNate is the eternal optimist. Anything worth doing to him can be done. Positivity extreme.
@MyBadMatthew sees the gold and relentlessly runs downhill toward it. If he focused on anything that didn’t move the needle, he would offend his greatest critic: himself; and that’s not going to happen.
It’s important to study the greats in biographies, but don’t miss your peers that are doing great things and the traits that get them there.

Unlike historical figures, your peers are actually still around to talk to and can teach you things in real time.

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FACT: You LOSE at least 1/3 of your income to TAX! ...and if you are making a lot of money, it's over 1/2!!!

Think what you could do with that money, even just some of it?

If you could just take 10% back, what would that mean to your life?
If invested properly, could you retire 10 years earlier and enjoy more of the good life? What would you do if you could stop working 10 years earlier?
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IF YOU HAVE EVER READ AND LIKED ANYTHING OF MINE - READ THIS!!!

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How about better sex?
Upgrade where you live?
Take better care of your loved ones?
Be admired by those you admire?
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Would you believe that there is one single factor that can actually have a positive impact on all of the above?

What is this factor you ask?

It’s simple really.

It probably won’t surprise you.

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Unfollow me

Seriously

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If you don't read this thread (or don’t read to the end of it), unfollow me.

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You are paying more tax than you are required.

Your problem exists because

1)You don’t have a tax advisor

Or

2)Your tax advisor could be MUCH BETTER with a world class tax planner whispering in their ear.
Your solution: this movement.

…what is “this movement?” Let me get to that.
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Tax Loophole Alert!!!

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$30k was your defined exit point (you have to have a defined exit, right @TradingwithPhil ??).

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That same year, you also made significant donations to charity - coincidentally $30k.
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