Financial advisor marketing and practice experts?
Mark Twain said, “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect.” Derek Sivers, who founded and sold CD Baby for $22 million, agreed when he said, “Doing the opposite of everyone is valuable.”
Steve Jobs. Seth Godin. This philosophy is shared by most successful entrepreneurs.
The ones who sell the most!
Not the one who takes home the most money and has lifestyle freedom.
Or, assembly-line coaching factories, staffed with folks who’ve never built a business or the do-it-just-like-me model. Keep doing what everyone else is doing and you’ll get what everyone else is getting. Experts?
A so called “expert” said of Vince Lombardi: “He possesses minimal football knowledge and lacks motivation.”
Michael Jordan and Robert Joseph “Bob” Cousy were both cut from their high school basketball teams.
Babe Ruth is famous for his home run record, but for decades he also held the record for strikeouts. He hit 714 home runs and struck out 1,330 times in his career.
Stan Smith was rejected as a ball boy for a Davis Cup tennis match because he was “too awkward and clumsy.” He went on to win Wimbledon and the U. S. Open… and eight Davis Cups.
Tom Landry, Chuck Noll, Bill Walsh, and Jimmy Johnson share the distinction of having one of the worst records of first-season head coaches. They also accounted for 11 of the 19 Super Bowl victories from 1974 to 1993.
Who you following?
Do you want what they are getting?