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The Movie How thoughts Become things provides hope during the the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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The Movie How thoughts Become things provides hope during the the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Summary: The brand new film How Thoughts Become Things has audiences inspired with new hope as audiences struggle with their thoughts in solitude during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

For Immediate Release Contact Person: Rachel Dobson

As the COVID-19 pandemic has most people isolated in their homes alone with their thoughts. Many psychologists and medical professionals have expressed concerns that many will suffer from depression and other mental challenges due to the social isolation. While the media and other sources are reporting on the damages of the CORONA VIRUS few are taking into consideration the effect that is taking place on our mindset and thinking.

However a new film called How Thoughts Become Things is revealing strategies that is providing many with hope and optimism. Most people are considering this a follow up to the 2006 law of attraction movie The Secret. How Thoughts Become Things reveals the ways our thoughts can create hope, excitement, enthusiasm and also the adverse effect of depression, fear, frustration and doubt. Armed with practical strategies on how to guide your thoughts to productive and powerful results in reality this film experts suspect this film will be a valuable tool in reseting during the pandemic. 

How Thoughts Become Things shares an uplifting and practical insight on how to elevate your thoughts. This is a powerful and timely message considering the current state of affairs with COVID-19. 

Many associations, organizations and church groups have already begun scheduling online screenings for their communities.  In addition, online forums have sprung up to discuss how to implement the strategies of the film to give hope to those who are struggling. 

The film can currently be seen online at http://www.HowThoughtsBecomeThings.com

The film features Bob Proctor, Denis Waitley, John Demartini, Joe Vitale, John Assaraf, Marie Diamond, Douglas Vermeeren, Travis Fox, Karen Perkins, Meagan Fettes, Marina Bruni

For more information on How Thoughts Become Things or any of the teachers in the film please contact rachel@douglasvermeeren.com

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Too often people want short cuts. They want their success to be recognized and rewarded immediately. What they fail to understand is that faking it until you make it always gets found out and it actually prevents your success rather than creates it. People know when you’re faking it. When you do the work in private before you proclaim your proficiency you are respected and rewarded. Those who matter most to your success immediately recognize those who have done the work to be qualified. And while a good marketer may have temporary success they never have the staying power that a true business or individual of value possess. #douglasvermeeren #entrepreneurofinfluence #privatepreparation#prepare #power #success #fakeit #fakerich #businesscoach

Does your Business Coach Suck? – Entrepreneur of Influence, Douglas Vermeeren

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Does your business coach suck? Entrepreneur of Influence

By Douglas Vermeeren

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It seems that everywhere you look someone is calling themselves a coach or consultant. But with so many choices how do I know who can best help my business? Before you ask a business coach or consultant if they can help you it’s important to understand who you really are.

Let me share what I mean: I don’t help business owners. I help entrepreneurs. Most business owners don’t know the difference and so therefore they are getting the wrong people helping them.  Many entrepreneurs don’t know the difference either and that’s why they are upset when they have an experience with a business. Business coaches can’t help entrepreneurs.

The real challenge is that traditional business is not the same as entrepreneurship. Let’s share some differences: (Neither of these are in any particular order)

Traditional Businesses

  • Typically use traditional methods to generate business
  • Typical set up as a brick & Mortar location
  • Are biased towards real world connections, marketing and relationships versus online
  • Often have employees
  • They often have restrictive business rules
  • Often there is higher regulation
  • Higher bar and cost of entry
  • Slower to change and adapt
  • Focused on long term strategy and wealth development
  • They often provide or create the asset or service they sell themselves
  • They are held back by geographical boundaries
  • Their growth is measured through structure (ie. Number of locations or number of staff)
  • Organization and structure is the fundamental skill
  • They operate according to business hours
  • Most are not concerned about their passion and purpose during business hours
  • They do their best efforts in marketing (typically a shotgun approach and within their community)
  • Generally maintains normal business hours
  • As a business owner they are more of an operator than an entrepreneur
  • Customers found through traditional marketing, direct mail, in-person networking, sharing of business cards
  • Often tries to develop alone
  • Learning is to keep pace with marketplace (Versus an entrepreneur who learns to set the pace)
  • Most businesses are concerned about a local or regional market

 

Even just by looking at some of the things above you can imagine what most business coaches are equipped to teach you. They are fantastic and effective at sharing strategies and systems that thrive under these circumstances.

Let’s take moment to look at the entrepreneur.

Modern Entrepreneurs

  • Fast and skinny (what I mean by this is that they are Fast: flexible and can make things happen much faster than tradition business. Skinny: They don’t have a high overhead of cost and they can shift fast without a lot of retooling or effort.)
  • They typical use technology in more effective ways
  • They have fewer rules that are more flexible
  • Often there is less regulation
  • Lower bar of entry
  • More adaptable to ideas and change
  • Able to take advantage of shorter term payoffs
  • Does not have normal business hours
  • Marketing is directly focused and little is wasted
  • Understands the power of systems and delegation
  • Mobile
  • Entrepreneurs understand the importance of virtual assistances, remote teams, work for hire or creative employment agreements
  • Entrepreneurs understand how to create Joint Ventures, Affiliate partners and strategic alliances
  • Growth through systems rather than structure
  • Sales is an essential skill (versus business where if you take out a big enough ad in the yellow pages or elsewhere people may come to your location -sales skills secondary)
  • Entrepreneurs understand the power of attraction marketing and influence selling
  • Entrepreneurs thrive on their passion and purpose daily
  • Most entrepreneurs don’t have business cards (they use social media)
  • Vision led
  • Very connected to other entrepreneurs (more likely to connect to peers for support, advice or learning)
  • Seeking out and engaging in trends
  • Entrepreneurs understand the power of positioning and influence
  • Entrepreneurs seek a global reach and are minimally concerned about local or regional markets
  • Entrepreneurs understand the power of collaboration
  • Entrepreneurs understand the power of leverage
  • Entrepreneurs understand the importance of community
  • Entrepreneurs define scaling and grow by the number of transactions they create not by the size of their structure

A simple glance over these two lists reveals several important differences between an entrepreneur and a traditional business owner.

As stated earlier most business coaches int he marketplace today are wonderful at supporting people in the traditional business model. They understand, often through their own experience how business unfolds. The big challenge with this however is that they expect your business to unfold in the same way.

Traditional businesses are barely sustainable in the current marketplace, but they do not thrive. Traditional business in todays marketplace are always in a constant uphill battle for marketshare against those who are operating by the entrepreneur rules.

Before you choose someone to mentor, coach or consult your business it is essential you understand where they would like to take you.  A recent survey conducted by Entrepreneur Magazine revealed that a staggering 87.8% of business coaches in the marketplace were teaching and sharing outdated strategies and were able to produce only marginal growth. The same research also determined that many business programs offered through schools and universities performed only slightly better at 71.2%.

The programs that utilizes the support of other entrepreneurs and peer learning had a success rate that generated significant positive outcomes in relation to the investment required. Moral of the story: Make sure you know what support your re actually seeking and then confirm that the one seeking to help you is qualify to do so.

1*deEsgUdkRbHpNp3HDEWwAAOver the last two decades Douglas Vermeeren has conducted extensive first hand research into the lives of the worlds top achievers. He has the success strategies of top business leaders from Nike, Reebok, Fruit of the Loom, FedEx, KFC, United Airlines, Microsoft, Disney and others to share with you. ABC television and FOX Business refer to him as the modern Day Napoleon Hill.  He has authored 3 books in the Guerrilla marketing series and is the CEO of Entrepreneur of Influence . He is a regular featured expert on FOX, CNN, ABC, NBC, CTV, CBC, The Huffington Post, NY Daily News and others.

Entrepreneur of Influence – Business Success tip #3. – Douglas Vermeeren

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You’ve heard that you earn to the level you learn. While this is true it’s incomplete. Not only are you required to learn, but you must implement and grow. You must become better than you’ve ever been before in order to receive benefits that you’ve never experienced.

One of the most powerful things that you must become is a master delegator. This principle multiplies your ability to expand. You must learn to learn from others and also use their talents, skillsets, knowledge, networks and resources. The strongest businesses are built by those who understand that expansion comes through collaboration and implementation.

 

 

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