Monday, October 10, 2016

10x Thinking — Emotional Technology For Prospering During Troubled Times, Part 2

Introduction To All Posts:

Black women’s problems with Black men started in Africa LONG before the arrival of the Arab man and the White man. 

Black men have been betraying Black women since BEFORE the White man ever came to Africa. If you haven’t already done so, please read the following 2 posts:

And now on to today’s post.

Chris Fox is an indie writer that I admire for his business acumen. He has wisely advised those indie writers who want to make a living with their writing to Write To Market“Writing to market” is something that he’s successfully done with his military science fiction series that starts with the book Destroyer which continues to do very well* month after month since I’ve been tracking its sales rank. 

[*Hovering around an overall rank in the Amazon Kindle store of 4,000 means this book is doing well. Its current rank of 4,007 means that he’s selling 52 copies of that one book per day. That’s over $3,000 per month in royalties from that one book.]

Anyhoo, “10x thinking” is an extremely helpful concept that has helped me get greater clarity while building my publishing business. It’s a way of thinking I learned about from watching this video. 

Another proponent of 10x thinking is multi-millionaire entrepreneur and motivational speaker Grant Cardone

Warning Preamble: There are a number of things that one might find off-putting about Mr. Cardone. He’s a Scientologist (thankfully, he doesn’t talk about Scientology in his videos and podcasts). He’s also a rich Southern “good ole boy” from Louisiana who holds many of the sorts of political beliefs that one might expect from such a demographic. He also has a “dude bro” communication style that’s on display in his hundreds (if not thousands) of YouTube videos, TV shows and podcasts.

Nevertheless, a wise person can take what’s useful from a source and leave the rest. Here’s an animated summary of his book The 10x Rule: