Pat Flynn'S Journey

    • 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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    • 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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  • 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…

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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. You’ll hear from rockstars like Todd Tresidder…

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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…

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  • Looking Ahead and Goals for 2017

    … Scratch, which sold to 100+ students. Gross annual revenue across all of my online businesses surpassed $1 million for the first time ever! There were also some major personal highlights, including: April and I celebrated our seven-year wedding anniversary! Our youngest child started preschool, which means three days a week both kids…

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  • SPI’s Best of 2016

    … creating the content easier, and from what I heard, the theme around that time made it all much easier to consume, especially for those who were also in book writing and launching mode. Things like this are planned already for 2017, including information and insights surrounding the launch of my new course, Smart from Scratch, events that I’ll…

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  • My October 2016 Monthly Income Report

    … course, Smart From Scratch. Smart From Scratch, a course that helps those starting from ground zero discover a proven idea that they can test and build a business around, was offered in September to a specific segment of my email list (those who self selected as not having a business yet), and was limited to just 100 students. The idea…

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  • SPI Turns 8 Years Old! A Personal Reflection from Pat – SPI TV Ep. 57

    … and the very first incarnation of the Smart Passive Income website. You’ll also hear my candid thoughts on past projects, what I wish I had known eight years ago, and what’s in store for the future. Here’s to the next eight years! For more glimpses of how SPI has changed over the years, check out these past episodes of SPI TV: Thanks so much for watching SPI TV, and be sure to subscribe (via YouTube or iTunes) to get new episodes of SPI TV delivered to you each week! …

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  • The Moment That Defines You as An Entrepreneur

    … that. But, in my experience, one of the most powerful motivators of all is thinking back on that defining moment, which always reminds us of why we do what we do. Why do you do what you do? Is it for a better future? For your family? For me, I strive forward and focus on my defining moment for a better future, for my family, and for the goal of challenging…

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  • 5 Reasons Why It Took 5 Years to Build My Team

    …, and at the start of my online business journey, and for most others, that’s what we have to do. Maybe it’s a lack of funds, or there just aren’t enough tasks to hand off to others. Whatever the case, there’s absolutely no shame in being a one-person show. But, when the business begins to build momentum, in order to grow, you have to build a team or else…

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  • My September 2016 Income Report

    … From Scratch: How to Find a Winning Business Idea and Land Your First Customer, and I couldn’t be more excited because it marks the beginning of what will be a number of solution based courses specifically under the SPI brand. As most of you know, I currently generate most of my income through affiliate marketing, which is a dangerous game…

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  • Don’t Be Your Own Boss. Be the CEO.

    … this? For the first six years of my entrepreneurial journey, I was my own boss. But I was far from being the CEO. And since adopting a CEO mindset, I’ve been able to more easily and quickly grow my business. Here’s what I’ve learned along the way: A CEO Does Not Do All of the Work As I said earlier, you can be your own boss but get stuck doing all…

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  • My August 2016 Monthly Income Report

    … be sharing a more detailed post about my fitness and nutritional journey by the end of the year, when I have a lot more data and pictures to share. But for now, if you’d like to follow along, I’m sharing a lot of what I do in my Instagram Stories. August was great, and September is shaping up to be just as awesome, with a couple speaking gigs on the schedule at XY Planning Network, and also FINCON 16, both in my hometown of San Diego! I’m grateful for you and the time you spent to read this. I appreciate you! …

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