Losses to Wins: Pat Flynn shares how failures help you reach your goals – BTTDL011


Getting laid off was the best thing that ever happened to Pat Flynn. Without his 9 to 5 job holding him back, he’s been able to earn more money and work less (and more flexible) hours, with Smart Passive Income, which allows him to be home and spend time with his family. If you’re already doing business online, Pat’s experiences – both his wins and his failures – can help you reach your goals.

Covered in this episode:

  • Smart Passive Income – What is it?
  • Passive income vs. Smart Passive Income
  • Why is it appealing?
  • How to get started
  • The one thing Pat is selfish about
  • Work life balance
  • Having a Home office
  • Priorities
  • Work mode
  • Interruptions
  • Get back into work mode
  • 9-5 time
  • New kid at home
  • Evernote
  • Difference between 1st and 2nd kid
  • Kindle eBook
  • Kindle Paperwhite
  • Fitbit
  • Date night Thursdays
  • Crabs in a bucket
  • Surround yourself with inspiring people
  • Ask for help
If I fail, I want it to be because of my own faults, not because of something I couldn’t control. - @PatFlynnClick To Tweet

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  • http://www.facebook.com/brady.puryear1 Brady Puryear

    Pat is the MAN! His podcast and this one have been my podcast diet latley. :)

  • http://christopherbattles.net/ Christopher Battles

    Thank you Erik and Pat.
    Saying that it is your life and you want to make your schedule(keeping a balance in mind) is wonderful. You will turn down things, but you will also pick up many things by being specific.
    I like the quote you put in the shownotes. It makes me think of when I put down on a job aplication of why I left and when it was for budget reasons, I feel like a failure a bit versus when I chose to leave.

    K, bye

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