I got a check today!

Last Update: January 24, 2019

Here in the US, we had a day off Monday to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.s life. We've also had a bit of bad weather in our part of the US. Tuesday we had enough snow to close the local school district, the one Carol teaches at, so there was day-off number two.

THEN, as life likes to throw it's own curve balls at you, we had a minor family emergency at about 1AM Wednesday morning, which left the family support team, aka., Carol and I, with little sleep and lots of duties to take care of. Like soothing distraught grandkids, making sure their mother got the emergency care she needed, and keeping their little family unit from coming apart at the seams. Everything worked out fine, by the way. Long story short, Wednesday was all of a sudden a day off, also.

Three days of interruption to life's normal flow. No big deal. Except for the fact that we didn't go to the mailbox all that time. So, this morning, in the middle of our NEXT round of snow, I walked up to the mail boxes. I jokingly said to Carol, "We COULD have money in there." She quickly replied, "What do you mean COULD?" I shuffled up to the mailbox, grabbed the mail, and headed home, and THERE it was!

I could see it through the envelope, the almost exact amount of money I KNOW in my head that I can make in affiliate marketing every ten weeks! Ten weeks worth of income. It was off by only $2000! I ripped the envelope up and sure enough! A CHECK! Except it had printed on it, "You Are Prequalified", and "Non-negotiable". It doesn't matter to me! I cut that check out and I hung it on the wall right where we can both see it any time we look that direction!

Because just hanging it up, I started thinking of ALL the ways that amount of money will change our life. Not having to worry about a snowstorm. The trips we can take, the student loans we can pay off, the TAXES we can give the government! (Wait, that was a little sarcasm there, hehehehe) That income will benefit my family, my grandkids, and the people around me.

So the next time one of those fake checks shows up, the ones that we all get in the mail for credit card offers, home equity loans, whatever, take it and PIN THAT BUGGER UP where you can see it! And everytime you walk by it, remember what that kind of money will help you do.

That is MOTIVATION!

Everyone have a great week!

Steve

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Israel17 Premium
Thanks for the work of motivation so far! Kudos! Motivation is vital to the success of any business for it leads to having the right courage for which we build our business.
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Stevo55 Premium
Motivation is one of the keys! And I figure wherever it comes from, accept it!
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laparra1 Premium
Good evening Steve,

Super check! I will keep your check in mind till I get my own.

Greetings from the south of Spain, Taetske
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Stevo55 Premium
Good to hear from you, Taetske!
Steve
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elores Premium
Keep on thinking BIG! You will never know when something BIG will happen. All the best to you.
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Stevo55 Premium
And you too! If we don't stretch that imagination, how will we know where we're going?
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sminman7 Premium
MONEY has also been a great MOTIVATOR for me also! I hope you and I have some soon! Good luck!
Michael Inman
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Stevo55 Premium
Hey, we will get there! Never give up! We'll see each other in Vegas one day!
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Barley1 Premium
Steve, doesn't that bring chills to your spine when you first open it up, then after you see what it really says, it pisses you off!

I've had those days.

Dann
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Stevo55 Premium
Yes, but then today, I thought. why don't I just use that as some motivation! Hehehehehe
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