Dream. Change, Grow, Achieve
Four words that I have heard over and over again and want so badly to live my life by. But where to start? How do you step out of your comfort zone and make a difference?
Start by making an opportunity for yourself.
One year ago I was working for a school board as an Educational Assistant. A job that I once loved but after being assaulted on the job, not being supported by the school board and having no chance for advancement, I was feeling like I needed to find a new path for myself.
But what to do? I had been at the school board for over 15 years and I have a diploma in Social Work.
That’s when I found out that Blackthorn Group was looking for someone to manage their Marketing Software system. The system, was fairly new, so very few people knew how to use it. Craig Dunkerley, CEO of Blackthorn Group was going to have to train someone, so it might as well be me.
I was hired and began my journey. I learned the software program and began constructing marketing campaigns. While, I was working at Blackthorn Group, I decided to learn how to improve my financial health as well.
For years and years I had owed the Government taxes at tax time. Some years I owed over $3000.00. I quickly learned that I had amazing resources at my fingertips, I just didn’t know how to use them. I had been an associate for a Cosmetics Network Marketing company for several years. I had one customer, and I also used the products myself. I enjoyed the discount that I received on the product. I had no idea that with just a bit of time and work I could build this business and also receive incredible tax credits.
I am now an associate of 3 network marketing companies, and last year got a my first tax refund in many years. Craig Dunkerley, showed me what I needed to do to increase my refunds and how to organize my businesses to make this possible.
One of the other life lessons that I learned was about my Investments. I started at Blackthorn with about a considerable amount of money in RRSP’s, GIC’s and Mutual Funds. I got my monthly statements, put them in a file and hadn’t even opened them.
I knew nothing about Investing, so I was afraid of investing. Once, Craig and I sat down and looked at them, he showed me how I could drastically increase my ROI. So I began the process of learning how to manage my own investments in my own self-directed accounts. I am now an active member of the Millionaire’s Club and I am on my way to retiring as a Millionaire.
I have met so many incredible and inspiring people, through networking, courses and workshops. I am on my way to financial freedom.
A dream is “an idle fantasy, a vision, an aspiration.” A dream is something that comes to you in your least guarded moments. As your conscious mind lay resting, rejuvenating, your secrets creep out in your dreams. The pleasing thing about a secret in a dream is that it can turn into a beautiful future.
Politicians and Professors do not control whether or not tomorrow is going to be beautiful. The power is in the dreamers hands, in their spirit, in their dreams. Give yourself a big raise today, the future could be yours. Be a dreamer, and believe that the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of dreams