Episode 12

Pat Flynn on How Failures Help You Reach Your Goals


October 25th, 2012

52 mins 20 secs

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About this Episode

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