#042: Why Amateurs Fail and How to Turn Pro [Podcast]
April 13, 2014•20 min
It's totally normal to be an amateur, but who wants to stay there forever? In this week's episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I reveal why amateurs fail and how to turn pro. Photo Credit: szeke via Compfight cc A year ago I had a conversion experience, of sorts. I read an incredible book, made a few key decisions, and set off to create a new life for myself -- one based on professionalism. This is how I went pro and how you can do the exact same thing, possibly even easier and faster than I did. Listen to Episode #042 Subscribe to the Show To make sure you don't miss a single episode of the podcast, subscribe with your favorite platform. iTunes --- iHeartRadio --- Stitcher --- Spreaker --- RSS Rate the Podcast [how-to video] If you enjoyed the show, please rate and review my podcast in iTunes. I recorded a quick 2-minute video to show you exactly how it's done. This will help tremendously in getting the word out. Thanks a bunch! Behind the Scenes This week I share my recent experience with oil pulling. I'm not sure yet whether I like it and I would love your advice. Tip of the Week This week's tip is a method to overcome the inertia to get started when you just don't want to. It doesn't take long -- just 10 minutes. Mastering the 10-Minute Momentum Method [blog post] Featured Content In this week's episode, I discuss how to go pro. Why it's normal to be an amateur. How to transition to a pro very quickly. How going pro can change everything about how you live and work. Resources Mentioned in the Show Turning Pro [book by Steven Pressfield] The War of Art [book by Steven Pressfield] Do the Work [book by Steven Pressfield] Announcements To join The 5 AM Club, get a FREE copy of The 5 AM Miracle eBook, AND jump-start your morning, visit 5amMiracle.com. I want your opinion! Take my NEW 5 AM Club Welcome Survey. For my next podcast episode I will be interviewing James Clear, a world-traveling photographer, weight lifter, and expert on habit formation. James and I will be discussing the fundamentals of making progress, morning routines that optimize intermittent fasting, and how to form new habits that actually stick. Leave a Voice Message If you have a question or comment that you would like me to address on the podcast itself, I highly encourage you to send me a voice message, which I will play on the show. You can also email me your questions and comments. Download the Transcript Here you have access to the word-for-word transcript of the entire episode of the podcast. Actually, it's the exact outline and script I use to record the show. Enjoy! Download the Transcript.