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I plan on going back to full time IM in november

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by 2011nfl, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. 2011nfl

    2011nfl Supreme Member

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    Then and Now

    Well, as a few know, I once did IM full time and done very well at it. I was stupid with my money, and didn't reinvest what I needed to keep going, so I ended up having to work 9 to 5 jobs. And as everyone knows, 9 to 5's are like big black holes that once you fall into them it is hard to find your way out. Well it's been a year and a half since I made that horrible choice, and after testing to make sure my methods still work for the past couple of months, I have found myself comfortable enough to go back full time. So, with that being said, many know that I have for the last few months, been in a compromising situation. I expect for that situation to be over with by October 23rd, at which time I will quit my 9 to 5 at the tobacco shop, and be with my wife and kids like it's suppose to be. My earnings right now are between $400 and $1000 a month (only dedicating about an hour each day to IM and 12 to bhw lol).


    What I will be doing differently

    This time around, I am going to (for one) make sure that I invest, and re-invest properly. Then I also will think outside the box a little more. Even though I have my main method that I will be working on daily, I will be scaling that method up, and also testing and twisting other great methods that I have seen recently here on BHW. I will also be creating, inventing and sharing new methods (or twists of old ones). Basically, I'm going straight to war, and taking no prisoners :D I refuse to struggle (or worse, have my kids struggle) again. :)


    The Motivation

    My main motivation is my family (of course), but also I have many great friends right here on this forum: Starting with my best friend of all on here,Oldsalt, WizGizmo, xenix9, _sunny_, ShadeDream, Tsmash, Dumper, Silenthunter, Reinie, Bestbuyfoam, Basstrackerboats, Oxenbeef, Bk071, Leith, shailzrocks, Steelballs, redclover, Bottingworks, Ferma231, and many more..... If I forgot you, feel free to yell at me below :D

    You are all part of my motivation, you kept me in your prayers, you offered your helping hands, you helped me make it through these hard times, and it will be that same motivation that keeps the fire lit under my ass to do what needs to be done from here on out!

    So how bout it? All who support me in my mission, show me why I love this place, and my friends here so much! :)
     
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  2. ja1myn

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    I wish you the best of luck! The journey is well worth it and quite a thrill once you can afford to enjoy the freedoms you deserve!
     
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    You'll make it, no doubt about it, cause you are motivated for the right reasons. Why not making some kind of general journal in order to keep track of your progress and at the same time receive further motivation from your fellow BHW'ers?

    Wish you nothing but success!
     
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  4. 2011nfl

    2011nfl Supreme Member

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    I agree. I think this will probably be a perfect journal thread in itself, so I'll make it official :)
     
  5. WorkHardL0veLife

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    Wish you luck bro. Hopefully this change will give you the extra fuel you need to strive even higher. Best of luck.
     
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    Awesome! Congratulations :) I work 9-5 4 days a week... but I do a IM job during that time, so I don't mind right now :) but I'd love to FULLY work for myself. It would be great to read your journal :) you are right that a 9-5 job is very hard to get out of. It takes up your time.

    This thread inspired me to work a little bit harder on my personal projects :D
     
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    Best of luck! Shout at me if u ever need help with anything though it seems like u have some nice backing already. :)
     
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    Thanks for the kind words brother, you are a good friend!
    You will succeed because you have the right motive for caring for your family.

    All of the best my man, lets make some money!
     
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    I know you're going to do it mate!

    Work hard for your family, put in extra hours each day and remember the more you earn the better life you can provide for yourself and most importantly, your family.

    If you ever need help, let me know! ;D
     
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    Hey congratulations! New members such as myself really look up to your motivation and dedication and I wish you nothing but the best. :)
     
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    It feels so nice to be on that list mate!
    Really appreciate that.

    I firmly believe that when you do something, if your intent is good, your success is guaranteed. God Himself steps in to clear the roadblocks for you. What more a clear intent can be that giving a good life to your family.

    Good Luck for your 2nd journey mate. Hit me up anytime you need my help.

    Stay Blessed :)
     
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    Its about time!
    I know you had your reasons with court, profile & momentary lapse of confidence. And you know what you're capable of. So go ahead already, gun it!
     
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  13. Windmill

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    Hey, just wondering, how'd you get to know other people serious about IM on these boards? Is there a place ya'll hang out in? :)
     
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    The best place of all :D
     
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    You have the best motivation of all - just don't forget to give them a big hug every night, to remind yourself of why you're doing it all. Best of luck :)
     
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    All I can say is wow! Very kind, and true words of wisdom (not only from your reply, but it definately stands out). Thanks :)
     
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  17. Windmill

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    Well BHW indeed :) but where else? Or is it just chatting with people here on BHW? People seem to know you.
     
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    I guess it's just that the last few months, I have let people see me for who I am, and that helps alot. I have friends in the real world as well, but I value the ones here just as much :)
     
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    Good luck - I know what you mean, normal 9-5 jobs are a time sink and can take over your life, leaving you exhausted and used up after the workday ends. It is very difficult to juggle two professions.
     
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    Yep, and my 9 to 5 is more like 7pm to 10 am lol, but then again, the good part is that I actually shut the store down from 3 am to 7am and sleep, so it still frees up my day to do things that need to be done. It still sucks though lol :D