When you are just getting started, it is natural to want to save your money and do things
as inexpensively as possible. That's how we started this and many other businesses that failed.
We read a lot of books, but missed a few pieces. You see, the authors of books aren't
going to give you all their secrets. Not necessarily because they don't want to, but because there is
too much to put in one book and it can be complicated for new investors.
We found ourselves waking up one day realizing it was time for a change. We took a seminar
for $4000 that we borrowed from someone else with no means to pay it back. I don't know if it was
because we were out of options that we came to this point, but nonetheless, we were there! People used
to call and ask us if it was worth it to pay for the course. Our answer was always "We made
$12,000 that weekend that we wouldn't have without the course". But, really what they were asking
is "Can I do this?"
The answer to that is a simple "Yes." Will you do it is another question. And
that is where investing in yourself is so important. It is easy to get beat up and knocked down in
the beginning, with or without a partner. You need to learn as much as possible from people that are
doing it NOW. And more importantly than the theoretical knowledge, you gain motivation and belief.
After a three day training event, you leave pumped up and ready to go full speed ahead.
We have, in the last six months, taken 6 weekend seminars including a trip to Los Angeles,
purchased several boot camps and training series, attended single day workshops, and several other
smaller things. We have probably attended over $15,000 in training and purchased a few thousand more
in materials and software to help us become more efficient and effective. We are getting ready to
spend another $20,000 (yes twenty thousand dollars) on a training seminar.
WOW... THAT'S A LOT OF MONEY! You are correct! But we have made more than that back! The
experts that teach these courses ALWAYS give you something that you didn't have before or at the very
least remind you to do something you had been forgetting!
More importantly, you leave excited and energized. You don't feel beat up anymore. You
meet new people and get on the right track again.
The more you invest in yourself, the more successful your business will be and the faster
you will get there!
Stacy Holder and Heather Seitz began their real estate investing career with absolutely nothing! They
learned to leverage other people's time, money and resources to purchase over $2 Million in real
estate in their first 8 months.
They have just completed two products, The
"Complete Guide to Getting
Started" and "The
Complete Guide to Organized Rehab."
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