When I met Brad, I was living in a town that was slowly killing me inside.
I was at a crossroads with what I wanted to do with my life moving forward, and was spending 40 hours/week slinging lattes at Starbucks for pennies in comparison to what I knew I was worth.
Since the day I met Brad, he’s had a strong hand in quite literally reshaping the entire course of my life, and I truly do not believe I’d be where I am today had I not finally watched the Wealth Machine videos he did with John Romaniello (after leaving them to fester in my inbox for 6 months).
I find it amusing, and serendipitous that off the back of that video series (which for the record, little applied to me because I live in the Great Land of Canoodia) Brad and Roman have been the largest influencers in my life, and greatest mentors, ever.
It’s a fucking honOUr-and-a-half to be able to call you both friends.
Brad, as I sit here writing, staring out at what’s the first of what will surely be many West Coast rains over the coming months, for the first time in my life, I’m excited to be around these parts for the winter months.
I showed you my glorious Stripe stats, comparing the first 16 days of September to August.
I told you that I’m soon to be paying in rent what I used to earn in an entire month at Uncle Bux.
I still can’t believe it.
If you’d told me on the first fateful phone call we had, that within 2.5 years I’d have gone from being a supervisor at Starbucks, effectively “stuck” in my little hometown to being able to travel freely, having built what I most accurately describe as a consulting business (given the different tracks I run in) that's on track to the 6K mark this month (with 80-85% of that being MRR), I’d have laughed.
It seems like a dream.
Especially since May, June, July, and August were a fucking struggle, with next-to-no movement forward in my business.
Once I can figure out how to more effectively streamline the different things I do, eliminate and outsource to free up time…this rocketship you pointed in the right direction is going to fucking launch.
Anyway, all this to say, I’m looking at this move to Vancouver as new beginnings (as I’m starting entirely from scratch over there), as well as bringing the push I need to jump up to the next echelon in my life.
To quote Kramer, it all “Levels, Jerry, levels.”
Personal things and stuff aside, I’m EXCITED about the direction we charted on the phone yesterday. As I said many times, you’ve had a huge impact on my life, and I know that together we can bring that impact to a whole lotta people, and shift the world.
When you said that you view me as a partner as opposed to worker…that meant a lot to me.
Truly, I know you don’t say things like that off-hand, and hearing that was deeply appreciated.
Serendipitously, I believe it was roughly a year ago when I sent you a similar rambling email about joining you on your Make More Marbles mission.
I’ve gotta say, it’s damn cool to see what we’ve achieved in 365 days.
Better yet, on a personal level, the ripple effect to other people in my life has been impactful, and incredible.
The increase in my baseline happiness is entirely due to the fact that I’m able to spend much of my time working on projects that excite me. Simply put, I would never have realized this potential and opportunity had Brad not shown me the path.
I don’t care if you’ve been sitting on the fence for 6 months like I did, or 6 minutes.
It’s time for you to step up, invest into your potential, and take a risk that will transform the entire landscape of your life.
If you don’t...I hope find someway to escape the traps of unfulfillment, untapped potential, and the gnawing feeling that you’re not doing what you want to do.