“7 or 11 you win. Get a point, hit your point you win!” – Justin A. Starks
When I say roll the dice, I mean go for what you want out of life. Shout out to the legend Hugh Hefner who started his dream off of 600 dollars and a dream, while sitting at his kitchen table with nothing to eat on his plate. I don’t care what route he would’ve took in living his life, but the moral is he lived a life of happiness. Everything he wanted to do was all up to him and exactly in his power. He didn’t let anyone stop his dreams or shatter his thought process. He successfully went after his desires and made his toughest passion come alive.
You have to take action of your life the exact same way. Don’t let anyone tear down what you see as a way of life. Any and every idea could be implemented in this world. Stay focused and keep your eyes on the journey, no matter how tough your vision may be. You are a survivor, warrior, and naturally born go getter. Go chase those dreams. Life is all about chasing and making it happen.
“RIP Hugh Hefner, your magazines got me through many nights as a young boy!”
“The next level isn’t for everyone, but it’s for you.” – Justin A. Starks
Before you can reach the next level you have to make sure all your eggs are squared away. Some days just not going to be perfect and you have to learn quickly working when you are down is necessary to see the next level. Only working on days you feel awesome just isn’t the right plan of action. Actions need to be taken on any day when it comes to your goals, wants, and needs.
Is it for you
The next level isn’t for everybody. The next level are for those who have been working since the dawn of time. Just like you went to school for more than a decade or two that’s exactly how your dreams should be treated. You should continuously work on yourself and let the old horrible habits go. Learn to walk before you run. Learn to take the criticism before they listen. Just keep being progressive and make sure you are doing your absolute best.
This is for those who needed that extra push. That invest in the Stock Market pump fake second look, lol. Seriously, the next level is waiting on you, you just have to put yourself in position and climb that ladder alone or someone butting it from the bottom (supporters) making sure you don’t fall or slip off. You are a leader not to conquer your goals!
I know it’s hard out here in these streets. I know money come in and wallah it’s gone. I know how 40 hours a week isn’t even close enough to what you need to survive on the month and that extra job just draining your energy.
I am here to tell you that giving up isn’t the option. The option is taking charge of your finances. Taking charge of the opportunity at hand and staying down for the cause. Learn how to run your income like a business and not just put up with these jobs not having nothing to show for. That’s the quickest way to feel down and depressed Month after month and I just can’t take that lifestyle.
Your solution is simple! Stack, pray, and elevate. Be the leader of where your income go. Stop getting bored and thinking getting up spending money is the only option. Stop eating out every night after work and cook a decent home cooked meal. Let’s start taking steps out of poverty and into this new style of less luxury spending but having more money to invest and build a legacy.
Investing in the Stock Market could put you and your family in a better situation than you had before starting. By staying down and not quitting you get to create passive income for yourself and your family. Let’s learn what many of your teachers, communities, and elders didn’t teach you because they didn’t know themselves.
“The Stock Market doesn’t want you to keep it simple, they want you to not invest, invest.” – Justin A. Starks
Investing is a great way to build wealth. For many years it has been a great tool for many successful individuals around the globe. It’s time for you to use it and reap some of the benefits as well.
Today I am discussing how you could possibly make money in your sleep. I am making you totally aware of the Stock Market and how you could receive dividend checks just by investing in stocks you believe are some good.
Let’s imagine you invest in a stock. No matter what that stock was you are fully invested and it pays a dividend. Well, every quarter “3 Months” you receive what is called a Dividend Check. That’s free money from the company you trust that goes to you in a form of a check.
You can either A cash the check and spend it on something you need or wanted or you can B reinvest it back in the Stock Market and let compound interest do its wonderful magic. Your way is entirely up to you, but I have to chose the Plan B.
The more stock you own of the company the bigger the dividend check. Let’s not forget about your stock appreciation growth, return on interest, and capital growth. Even if your stock isn’t doing good for a couple of days or years the company still gives out a dividend check for you being invested with the company.
Let’s not make the Stock Market complicated with all the strategies and terminology. That’s how you get turned off by it and never become that wealthy individual. Keep it simple and invest in companies you know, not what you hear. Only pick stocks that pays a dividend check every quarter and invest. Simple right? True enough.
“When I see money on the stove, I could whip a bowl”. – Justin A. Starks
Money is the subject. To me money is life. Now I am not saying I will sell my soul for it, but it does play a big part in how I see my life headed forward. I do say follow your dream and money will come. Never stress over money to the point that it kills you. Never stress over money to the point you sell out your own kind or the ones you love the most. Always let your purpose be the reason you achieve great amounts of wealth. No matter what you do just make sure it is something you love to do for the money.
Don’t let time pass you by or any other hour. Every minute is valuable and you have to know exactly how important every second is to the mission. Becoming someone with regrets means you wasted a lot of years doing nothing. You were someone who said, “Oh I will do this tomorrow, next week, or when the opportunity is right”. That’s not living at all. That’s what I call dead procrastination.
Foolery behind you
It’s time to leave the foolery behind you and work your magic with your passion. Last week people have died indulging in the foolery. They let the streets or worse situations get to them. If you are the type to let every situation get the best of you then it is time for a change. If you want a dollar you can’t be the same as everyone else and when I say dollar, I mean a huge amount. The type of amount you need everyone in your family to count it all. Stop playing and leave that foolery behind you. It’s time to get a dollar, not another dead problem/partner
Work your Magic
In order to get the amount of money you have always dreamed of, you have no choice but to work you magic. Let go of that comfortable blanket you are always use to and get a new one. Let go of the people who are always there to protect you when you get a baby bruise. Learn how to get up and make your own decisions. We need more leaders, not anymore followers. We can’t keep dodging failures, baby that come with the dream! Time to work that magic and get everything you have always dreamed of. It’s not hard but it isn’t easy. Stop playing and make it breezy!
“Never turn your back, if they stayed down”- Justin A. Starks
Never turn your back on those that supported you since day 1. Your real family, friends, and all above loved ones. As you grow make sure they are growing as well. Doesn’t necessarily mean give them money or any of your possessions but check up on them and see how they are doing. Have a level of respect and show them you do appreciate them sticking by your side along the way.
Many people miss blessings because they turn their backs on the ones that looked out for them when no one else did so. I know sometimes we feel like no one was there but in reality some were and we have to make sure their appreciated.
If they are willing to put in the same hours as you and build a legacy it doesn’t make any sense to turn your back. If the ones who rocking with you are able to put aside differences and make something out of themselves right along with you it doesn’t make any sense to leave them in the wind once you get on. Be someone of character and build the people. Have great discipline and remain humble.
Some things can get you off track on your journey to success. Make sure you take time off but never get rid of the mission at hand. Stay humble and remember why you started in the first place. If it’s really your ultimate goal then continue to grow.
Staying focused can be hard. We all have a life to handle and our dreams sometimes get put on the back burner until we stumble across them once again. The key is to still feed that dream. Still vision yourself completing that goal and work hard to get it done. Likewise, it’s okay to take a break here and there, but don’t forget to put your “goal cap” back on.
Many times I get bored and lose track of time. I sometimes get down on myself because I see no progress. I find myself blaming everything else around me instead of owning up to my crap. I had to learn quickly that I was to blame. I had to learn quickly that I had to change. Once I figured it was me stopping me, I prevailed and seen a drastic change.
Question: Have you ever gotten off track? What did it take for you to continue your journey to success?
“Some days I be like screw it all, then I recoup and press forward.” – Justin A. Starks
When you feel alone
Most days when we are so busy doing for others we forget that we have problems in this hectic world as well. This could cause a mental breakdown and be painful to your mission. Sure, I get it, we have to be acquired to have good people skills and look out for others, but that doesn’t mean throw your own feelings in the closet. By doing so, you are setting yourself up for failure. Learn to express your feelings and vent to people in your life who cares for you.
Learn to prioritize
Work, work, and work is all we know when we hear our alarm clock in the early morning. We spend so much time getting ready for a job most of us barely love, instead of working on our ultimate success plan. Learning to prioritize has helped me tremendously. Before hand, I would always tell myself I didn’t have time or I was too tired to accomplish anything I knew I had to work on in order to grow. I had to drop that toxic mentality and put my ideas on the agenda and stick to my plan.
Accept the challenge
We tend to run from a challenge. If we don’t step in the game we will never know how to play and just be a lost soul on the roster. No matter how bad it may seems or frightening, accept the challenge and prosper. Sometimes when I have a new challenge on the table for the grabs, I take a deep breathe and openly accept the position. I don’t run, I look at it as a stepping stone for improvement. Sometimes I complain and get frustrated, but I also tell myself it will all pay off. It never hurts to step up and try even if you are going to fail. Who cares! Keep it pressing and learn. That’s how you grow.
We all have dreams. We all have that 1 next big ideal that’s ready to change how we live life and experience growth. Just as a kid eyes lights up when he says he wants to become a doctor. Don’t we all have a dream? Don’t we all wish in some form or fashion that everything would go our way for the better?
Thoughts will guide you
Every morning you wake up your thoughts guide you. You change every situation. No matter how hard you try you are what you think about the most. In order to change your habits you have to change your thought process. Instead of saying I can’t do it, why not say I can do it. Instead of saying I don’t have time, why not make time. Positivity is the approach that should be made, not anymore excuses.
Better Version of you
What is it you are doing to become a better version of you? What does your inner circle look like? Remember, if your 5 closest friends aren’t making the right decisions than you aren’t either just based on association. I have seen it too many times when a young man follows the crowd and in up in prison or under ground.
Dig Deeper than Before
In order to change your mindset you have to dig deep. Dig deeper than before and create the life you always wanted. It takes much discipline and less procrastination to do so, but yes it can be done. Remember, days go by and dreams will die if you don’t make the corrective adjustments.
Question: Are you giving your all or complaining about time?
It’s hard in this economy but it’s your fault. We have to take control of our income and run our money business appropriately. Think of your yearly income as your first business. You don’t want to lose everything, right? Of course not.
Money discipline is key to getting rich. Many of my peers and even you think it’s impossible but it’s not. It does take close observance of your bank account(s) and budget sheets. This is just the beginning of having the discipline of the rich.
If you can’t manage a measly 20,000 a year to live comfortably then how will you ever be trusted to protect and watch over thousands, millions, or even billions of dollars daily. It’s just not going to happen.
Stated above, I touched up on the root of having money discipline. Those two ingredients are simple – make a plan, execute, and diverse your money into money making income streams. My way is investing in the Stock Market and having a fully funded Savings. If you don’t make money in your sleep then you will forever work for the ones who does.
2. Spend less
Question: Are you following a budget or being a fool and parting ways with your hard earned back breaking income?