Pat Flynn

  • How to Get the Most Out of an Online Course

    Whose responsibility is it when it comes to the success rate of an online course? Put another way: if one of your students fails to see results after buying access to your online course, is it your fault, or their fault? Responsibility lies with both parties, but the fault of a failing student depends on a number of factors, which I’ll dig into here in this post.

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  • My January 2017 Monthly Income Report

    Welcome to the first Income Report of 2017! Here, I’ll be detailing line items from January 2017, including income sources and expenses. As always, I’ll also be sharing what’s been going on internally and what the plans are in the coming months. If you’d like to get a record of all Monthly Income Reports dating back to October 2008, you can find them right here.

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  • SPI 250: Stories of Failure that Turned Into Something Great

    I love sharing success stories here on the Smart Passive Income Podcast. But how often do you get to hear entrepreneurs open up about their failures? That’s what I’m exploring in today’s episode, thanks to ten brave folks who submitted stories about their darkest moments. Today’s guests have survived some extreme low points—everything from divorce and getting laid off to getti ...

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  • 3 Tiny Shifts That Made a Huge Difference in My Business

    In one of my all-time favorite books, The One Thing, authors Gary Kellar and Jay Papasan describe the domino effect, which is what happens when you focus on the small task or project you should be doing that’ll have the biggest impact on everything else that happens ahead of it. Because a domino can knock over another one that’s double its size, the effect is massive over a re ...

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  • The Sad Truth about Your Half-Finished Projects

    Here is a common experience: You get incredibly excited about a new business idea or project. Maybe you’ve had it in the back of your head for a long time and something finally clicked inside of you to start working on it. Or, maybe it’s something you just thought of and you want to get it up and running as soon as possible.

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  • SPI 248: The Art of Giving Gifts with John Ruhlin

    When it comes to gift-giving, are you still abiding by the age-old saying, “It’s the thought that counts”? Today’s guest is about to prove you wrong in the best way possible. Joining me for this episode is professional giver John Ruhlin, who’s built a career out of helping others give better gifts.

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  • My December 2016 Monthly Income Report

    I always get excited at the end of each year, not only because Christmas is my favorite time of year (and my birthday happens to land in December), but because I get to reflect on the lessons learned and examine the numbers to see what’s been working, and what I can improve. We shouldn’t have to wait until the end of the year to reflect on these kinds of things, but we can’t h ...

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  • If You Could Accomplish One Thing in 2017, What Would It Be?

    If you could accomplish only one thing in 2017, what would it be? Before you answer that question, I’d like for you to let it sink in and really give it some meaningful thought. While you do that, I’m going to explain my process in coming up with my own answer. Ready? Let’s do this! The question you see above is one I asked myself toward the end of 2016, a time when a lot of ...

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  • SPI 246: SPI Podcast Best of 2016

    Can you believe we’ve arrived at our last episode for 2016? The Smart Passive Income Podcast has captured some fantastic conversations this year, so before the new year arrives, I want to revisit a few of the best ones. In this episode, we’ll flash back to six episodes from 2016 that raised the bar.

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  • Looking Ahead and Goals for 2017

    2016 is almost over, and what a year it has been! Some of the major highlights were: Will It Fly? was self-published and became a Wall Street Journal bestseller. The SPI blog was completely redesigned from the ground up. The SPI Podcast surpassed 30,000,000 ...

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  • Looking Ahead and Goals for 2017

    2016 is almost over, and what a year it has been! Some of the major highlights were: Will It Fly? was self-published and became a Wall Street Journal bestseller. The SPI blog was completely redesigned from the ground up. The SPI Podcast surpassed 30,000,000 total downloads! I launched a beta version of my first course, Smart From Scratch, which sold to 100+ students.

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  • SPI’s Best of 2016

    As we quickly approach the end of the 2016, which was a wild year indeed, I thought it would be fun to do a recap of some of my favorite posts, podcasts, and SPI TV episodes published here on SPI this past year. Before I do, however, I’d like to publicly thank my editorial content manager, Janna Maron, for helping keep me and the rest of the SPI team on track to deliver, for t ...

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