The 5 AM Miracle with Jeff Sanders

#042: Why Amateurs Fail and How to Turn Pro [Podcast]

April 13, 201420 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.

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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.
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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]


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