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How Matt Morris Went From $750,000 in Debt, to Earning Over $10 Million

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Many people view debt as a place of no return. Just by looking at the American household; the debt hit a record of $13.21 trillion in 2018. That number will make anyone reading it uneasy. The fact is, debt consumes people in this modern-day age. So many people have debt and understand that it’s a chore to pay off if they even get to pay it off. What separates this story from the rest is that $750,000 in debt is a lot more than the average $38,000 in personal debt.

In fact, very few people not only have that amount of debt – but even fewer come back from it and then go on to earn $10 Million from their endeavors. 

Now the question becomes – who had that much in debt and how in the world did he go from that low to surpassing over $10M.

In this article I’ve interviewed Matt Morris who’s a ten-time bestselling author, founder of Success Publishing where he has helped over 150 people become bestselling authors and has been interviewed nationally and internationally on Television and Radio and has been seen on major media networks such as ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News, and CNN.

I interviewed him to see just how he went from almost a million in debt to earning over $10M.

Being Bigger Than the Debt

As cliche as it may sound, many people feel they can never come back from debt because it seems overwhelming. Any obstacle can feel overwhelming but it’s our power to make ourselves bigger than the obstacle that allows us to truly thrive when we feel we’re in a rut. 

The very first step to overcoming such a huge obstacle is to become a bigger person than the size of the debt. For example, when Matt Morris was 21 years old he was $30,000 in debt. At the time, as a young adult, it took him 4 years to pay it off because the debt was bigger than his mindset. 

At the age of 32, when he was $750,000 in debt, he had grown so much as a person, leader and as an entrepreneur, he knew the debt was just a number. So he locked it in his mind that he would easily pay that off and earn more than he ever had before. 

When you use manifestation just as Matt did, it can be powerful personally and professionally.

Choosing the Right Financial Vehicle

Now that you come from a place where you understand the debt is just a number, it’s not holding you down and in fact is forcing you to become a bigger person than yourself, the next thing you need to do is lead with the right financial vehicle that gives you the opportunity to pay the debt off. 

Manifestation is only powerful when the decision is made and the actions are taken to accomplish your end goal. For example, Matt Morris understood from his previous businesses that if you want to have huge success, it requires a major investment of time and energy. 

He states “If you’re going to work hard at something, it better be a labor of love.” 

In fact, he wanted to live by James Michener’s famous quote; The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his education and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing.”

Being Committed to the Vision

One of the most important things about this entire piece is that in order for Matt to achieve his goal of paying off his debt entirely, he needed to assemble the right leadership team to get everyone’s visions aligned to grow a global sales team that together makes a major impact in the world together.

Once you and your people are on a mission, they move with purpose. Matt moved as if his life depended on it and because of that – it was easier to accomplish. 

Now not everyone will have a story of getting out of debt, but if you’re looking to accomplish the same feat, you need to have the right business vehicle, you need to take massive action and you need to build a team with the right culture.

Since then he’s built the #1 largest travel club in the world generating over 1 million customers and generating approximately $3 billion in sales.

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How A Broke Journalist Was Able To Create A 6-Figure Coaching Company

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Many freelancers dream of living a financially free life filled with success. That can be very hard at times due to the trap of doing everything yourself. You never should. Many entrepreneurs are stuck in “solopreneur world” stressing and overdoing themselves when they can make the same amount of money delegating sales and fulfillment. Check this out:

Alex Schlinsky is the Founder and CEO of Prospecting On Demand™, a company specializing in helping coaches, consultants, and agency owners implement the systems and strategies necessary to scale their company and become successful CEOs. Over 125 entrepreneurs have built 6-figure companies utilizing the POD™ community and training.

Alex is decorated speaker and author, making appearances at college universities and being featured in renowned publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, and more. It wasn’t always the limelight for Alex. He’s had many successes, challenges, and major responsibilities. Here are some of his: 

‘Can you tell me the story of your prior successes, challenges, and major responsibilities?’

Successes:

Alex has a major list of successes. After working hard on Prospecting On-Demand, Alex has over 500 students. This leads him to many other successes like speaking at his alma mater UCF for Leadership Week educating others on how to scale their businesses. Not only does he mentor over 500 students but owns a 6-figure marketing agency working with personal injury attorneys and owns a 6-figure coaching company. Alex has spoken for USF NSLS inductions 4 times and was published in Entrepreneur, Forbes, and many more agencies. To add the cherry on top, 125+ agencies/coaches hit 6-figures with POD™ and about 20 have hit 7-figures with POD™. A personal achievement of Alex is successfully achieving his childhood dream of working with the Miami Dolphins. 

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Challenges:

As for challenges Alex explains it best.

“As I got started: Working part-time while at school. Post-graduation realizing my college path led to a dead-end and I had to restart at square 1. With no corporate job, I’ve always wanted to figure it out on my own led to some LEAN years. Working for the Dolphins and in MMA meant working weekends, long hours, deadlines, and very low pay. Struggled to pay rent for some time while my wife worked as a waiter.”

More specific: Mostly great investments in coaching, but one in particular ($30k investment) crippled me for a while. 

Major Responsibilities:

Alex also had a lot of major responsibilities as well! He was handling everything for the agency before ReachLocal stepped in. Did prospecting, sales, and even tried to do fulfillment (ads) even though I was terrible. 
For POD™, created all the content, did all the sales, managed a team of 3-5, made massive investments in coaching that I had to do the work for, etc.

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How Entrepreneur Mehran Khan is Transforming the Digital Market at Age 16

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With dedication and continuous hard work, one can achieve anything. One just has to work towards the goal with complete honesty and the result will follow sooner or later. Today, we are going to talk about a young boy named Mehran Khan, who is a true inspiration to many youngsters out there, who are feeling lost.

Mehran Khan is a 16-year-old boy, who hails from a Kharan district of Balochistan. Currently, he is one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country but his journey to the top has been a roller coaster ride with great ups and own. Mehran Khan is the co-Founder of Rifiako Media.

He has made his way to the top with his sheer work and dedications towards his goal of doing something special in life.

When he started his journey from his village, he had no idea where to go. However, destiny had its say and it brought him to the city of dreams, Quetta. After arriving in Quetta, he struggled but soon came to understand what he needed.

After working tirelessly towards his goal, success came knocking at him at a very young age.

After making his niche in marketing, Mehran has expanded his reach to digital video content. Currently, he is producing several digital videos catered to young audience. With this, he has already turned entrepreneur at such a young age.

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How This Barber Has Been Able to Completely Reroute His Life Through Entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurship is the name of the game in the 21st century. It even seems to be the last bullet shot on poverty and misery. 

 

Catalyzed and driven by passion, persistence, patience, and power, meet Guy Coates whose journey to success has been completely undeniable. A life-changing journey that has impacted tens of thousands if not thousands, through entrepreneurship. 

 

Success is not something you merely pursue, it is something that you attract by the person you become since success never lowers its standard. Indeed entrepreneurship is not only the key but the door to success.

 

As a smart worker with skills and passion as the better option, Coates has traversed miles. To achieve his success, the entrepreneur sets Goals and targets, visions and dreams to achieve within a certain set time frame. Finally, the marketing tools and strategy he uses are mind-boggling and a mind opener to the young entrepreneurs. 

 

Skills and Passion

 

The ability to be a ‘man of the people’ is not only super career achievement but also a social achievement. Skills speak louder than words and no wonder nobody bothers to check Coates license. Everyone is now fully aware for the past decade and a half, that yes indeed it is not just education but the output that matters. The passion of seeing people looking good and having increased self-esteem has been the driving force behind the entrepreneur venturing into this lucrative entrepreneurship. 

 

The youtube series he began that recaps local barber battles in the DMV area called the Recap Baber show has cut reality stars.

 

Skills and passion have been Coates definition for the past 15 years as you cannot separate the latter from the former. Half heartedness is Coates greatest enemy in achieving his goals and for sure passion became experience, the experience became a success which continues to tower beyond the skies.

 

Goals, Visions, and Targets

 

Where there is no vision people perish. Coates targets to build a brand big enough for people to trust and buy products to help with their profession and for the clients to have the look last longer. The launching of the classic movement called Beyond the Chair is already underway. 

 

This will be of great aid to other barbers that will create something for their children. Isn’t that great? But as you can tell it will not be an easy task, but who can stop the hero, champion, a conqueror with a whooping wonderful nine children and a grandchild? Viva!

 

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