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    August 13, 2019

    – BOOM! What’s going on everyone? This is Steve Larsen, welcome
    to Secret MLM Hacks Radio and kind of a crazy episode
    that I wanna teach you guys little bit more about
    how I chose the next step that I needed to be focusing on. If you’re like me you know
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    without all of those old rusty MLM shackle’s myth. My name is Steve Larsen and welcome to Secret MLM Hacks Radio. What’s up guys? Hey, I am here at the… I’m actually in Temple Florida right now. I actually… I live in Boise, Idaho. I grew up in Denver, from
    like age 5 till you know, till I left the house. And grew up in Denver,
    Little Sand Colorado actually and had a ton of fun there growing up. Love golf courses! I actually don’t golf that much so it’s kinda funny me saying that, but we grew up on the back
    nine of a public gold course and so coming back to
    this places right here always reminds me of growing up. Anyways, right here I’m in Temple. I’m actually in this
    building right over here. We are doing a speaker training, I’m attending one, I’m not giving it. Anyway, I’m at a really
    interesting spot now where I just focus on trying to learn from specific experts, from their specific, like, talent. I don’t wanna go learn from somebody whose not that absolute
    best at what they do. It’s kind like… I’ve ranted on here before, I’m not… It’s not the purpose of this episode but I’ve ranted on here before about like, look, if someone isn’t rich, stop listening to them
    about money advice, right? Cut it out! If someont isn’t ripped,
    like they’re really strong and have like no fat on their body, don’t listen to them about trying to go and you know, get healthy. It’s the same thing with
    this MLM stuff, right? If somebody is saying,
    “Hey do the X, Y and Z”, and they’re broke? Then don’t listen to them, right? And it sounds like common sense but it’s hard to do at first especially if you’ve not been careful on who you listen to in your circle. Anyway, I had to aggress. So, the reason I’m here is
    for that exact reason though. I love speaking on stage, and those of you guys who
    have been to one of my events you know (laughs) I
    love speaking on stage. And I’m not bad at it, and I’ve got… But I wanna get better. And so I’m here learning
    from one of the absolute best he’s absolutely incredible. His name’s Myron Golden, and anyways… I’m very careful on those
    that I chose to listen to now. So anyway, it’s been a lot of fun. Hey, what I wanna talk real fast though about is there’s… Hopefully you guys enjoy
    these series we did that four part series, try now this is kinda the end of that. This isn’t… I think, I believe the
    next episode I after that, maybe the one afterwards, I don’t know I kinda batch record my content. But, anyway the four part series about going through and creating a
    product funnel for your MLM right, it is really powerful stuff. And that really is how
    a lot of big guys do it, and you know, that is
    exactly what we teach. So hopefully take some of it serious or just choose one method but one of the common questions that I get after going and (laughs)
    teaching something like that, is a lot, right? Tight in that one training… I don’t often share the
    trainings on a podcast, but I thought it’d be powerful
    for you guys to see it if you are interested, just
    go join Secret MLM Hacks, go to but anyway… I thought I’d break it
    up and share with you how we do those things, and sell using the internet. And yes, MLM involves, the future of MLM involves the internet. I’ve got some really aggressive things that I wanna share with you guys (laughs) coming up here soon, if you haven’t checked
    out the, the is a… Anyway, just go check it out. The, fair
    warning the video might be a little bit aggressive. Watch what I’m doing in it though. Anyway, one of the biggest questions I get after teaching something is,
    “Stephen, what do I do next?” and I understand what
    they’re asking and I get it. You understand that when you first start learning anything, right? Any new topic involves a
    series immersion in that topic. And so while you get immersed in the topic which is great and you should. There comes a point where you know enough of the framework to
    just kinda move forward. Right? And you don’t need immersed anymore and success is no longer on
    just getting another book. Right? And getting another,
    getting another course, getting another CD,
    getting another whatever. If you don’t know a lot of these things, then just immerse, right? Go on in deep dive on whatever
    topic is you’re learning but of eventually, like
    the highest leverage activities you can go do has nothing to do with getting another book. Slowly, what starts to happen is the next highest leverage activity. That’s the way to look at it! It’s not how to become a master in X topic or whatever it might be. What it is is, how can I have the fast… Ask yourself that question, how can I have the fastest leverage? How can I gain the most
    leverage in my life? It’s you know, towards my goal,
    and whatever I’m going for. And so, pretty soon, you’ll
    start to realize that like like I’m saying, getting another book, getting another course,
    another CD, whatever that is. It has nothing to do with it, it’s actually might be
    hindering your progress. I need to know it all! Stephen, what are the
    rest of these secrets? It’s like, I was just
    like, oh man, just… Anyway, once you’re
    gonna have the baseline understand that asking the question, how do I get more leverage
    towards what I’m moving towards, that gonna be a different response a different answer than
    you go and get, right than getting another book. And so what it starts to turn into is… I mean it’s not a fun answer
    but it’s freaking action. Right? It’s just… Just go do it! Just do it! Right? And so I wanna give you guys
    a very simple thing that I use to do that personally. So when I left my job about
    a year and a half ago, and did this stuff full time. It’s been awesome! You know real quick, you
    start to realize that, Oh crap, I’m the one that comes up with my own checklist everyday. Right? Nobody’s giving me a To-Do-List. Nobody saying, “Hey, Stephen, this is what you gotta get done today”. Nobody’s looking at me and saying, Hey, you know, did you
    noticed this, this and that? You gotta go and look
    at those things, right? Not only do you need to
    go maybe fix this or that, or maybe have more clarity in the product around these things but you also gotta go do
    the normal fulfillment of the product, you what I mean? Anyway, no one is giving me a To-Do-List and this is where I find
    most new entrepreneurs start to struggle quite a bit. It’s like a gorgeous
    scenery in the background. Holy crap! Anyway, I’m gonna go
    take a walk over there. Seems pretty awesome looking,
    I mean that’s pretty cool. Anyway, so a trick that I play with myself is like you know, or dance
    around this question a lot is well, Stephen, what would you do next? (laughs loudly) And then I
    answer it, and that’s what I do. Okay, now you might think about it, Hey, Stephen that’s so simple. That’s the freaking point! Too many people make it
    too complicated, right? What would you do next? Do that, right? And I say this, and it sounds
    like I’m being insulting but i promise I’m not. This comes from me having a… Now coached like over
    20,000 people in this stuff and what I’ve find ends up happening is after I teach the major frame works, and after somebody learns, right? After somebody learns
    the major basic pieces to take a move, instead
    of them taking a move they start distracting
    themselves with more education. Right? And then when I say, go do it with it. But they’re like, “How?” I’m like, “Well I just told you how!” But Stephen like how should I
    go and do the Facebook Live? I’m like, “Okay, this is okay
    I get it, you’re gonna go and download this APP called Facebook, you’re gonna flip your camera sideways and your gonna press Live, and then just click Go Live Now”. And they’re like, “Oh, really?” And I’m like, I’m not
    trying to be condescending I’m saying, stop over complicating it, and realize you were filling the gaps in pursuit of the very
    task you’re moving towards. That makes sense? If you don’t know all the answers, no ones gonna know all the answers. So if you start… It’s just interesting, okay? Of the… Let me be really stereotypically
    over for a second, okay? As if this podcast isn’t
    controversial enough. Let me be really
    stereotypical, okay here it is. What I found is that, I
    hate millennial bashing. It drives me nuts. Not just cause I am one, barely, but it’s stupid, all right? Baby boomers who make fun of millennials yeah, your parents said the same kind of crap about you, too, all right? I’m doing pretty well, I’m a millennial. It’s just not a really
    a fair thing, but okay, here we go, check it out! So millennials, what I
    found most of the time is millennials have a hard
    time with what I teach, because they start to
    feel a little bit of pain or discomfort, and they’re like, “I don’t like this”, and they slowed down. Okay, that’s very stereotypical. Not saying it’s always true, not everyone’s like that, all right? The baby boomers, they typically
    will look at the things that I’m doing and they’ll say, “Yeah, but you have to be a techy”. No, you freaking don’t! I have no idea how to code, all right? You don’t! Has nothing to do with
    it, get over it, right? That’s the stereotypical thing that I hear from baby boomers. The stuff (laughs)… Is it okay if I’m a little bit
    open and raw with you guys? Cause I’ve done this a lot now. I’ve done this for years
    and years and years. It’s been four years now. I guess it’s not years
    and years and years, but it’s still a really long time and a lot longer than most of you guys has done this on the internet. So like, the crowd in
    between the millennials and the baby boomers, they typically… The issues that I noticed
    that they most frequently have is they have a hard time believing that it’s possible for them. They’re very freaked out by scams. If they didn’t picked this up… This is what I found normally. If they didn’t do
    anything entrepreneurial, if they didn’t do anything, it was just the smallest
    amount of calculated risk, they have a very hard
    time taking on new risk. Now I’m speaking in some pretty major, maybe possibly offensive
    but truthful stereotypes they’re the ones who say that. Here’s the purpose, here’s
    why I’m saying this, while we’re going up… And I’ll never be the guy
    that makes fun of school, they do the best they can
    of what they’d got, okay? While we’re being raised,
    we follow a set of tracks. And these tracks are built
    for us, and they should be. We’re no right to make these
    huge decisions on our own, I gotta five year old, a little
    girl who just turned four, and then we have a on year old, all right? I’m not letting my five year old go around and make my tax decisions. You know what I’m saying, right? There are things that you have to learn just through basic development,
    through these tracks. And things are told to us
    what we do, what we can’t do. Yes, no, good, bad, up,
    down, left, right, okay? There comes a point though
    where the tracks end, right? Where you suddenly realized
    like man, I’m on my own! And you follow the tracks,
    or didn’t and whatever. But the tracks stopped,
    and for whatever reason the tracks are no longer
    being built for you. This is a very crucial moment. And what I’ve found,
    again very stereotypically across all the three
    categories I just mentioned, baby boomers, right? Baby boomers, millennials,
    and those in between… What I’ve found is that those who have… It has less to do with what
    category are you in, okay? And what it has… It’s more about is have
    you ever, ever, ever ever had any experience
    building your own tracks and having the confidence to
    take a step down that track. Very few people shockingly
    enough have done that very few adults. If I can catch teenagers, right as that is starting to happen, I found that they can
    usually take on models on what I teach a little more easily. It’s not to say no one else can do it, they just fight it less. And again, major stereotypes
    I’m saying all these stuffs and I totally getting
    it, “I’m not that way”, then that’s great! That great, you’re doing
    things that are not normal like thanks for being a part of the show. Appreciate you guys being here, right? But what I’m saying is, if you’ve never had any
    experience ever building your own tracks, the confidence of having your own idea, right? Learning the framework, and then stepping back and saying, what should I do next? Having you a thought and
    then having the confidence to say, that’s not a dumb thought, because it came from me! And then having the confidence
    to lay that track down and then take a step on it without anyone putting a
    cattle prod to your back, many adults cannot do that, okay? And that, that is what
    I found stops people mostly from doing any of this stuff. Has nothing to do with,
    does it work for me? Yeah it does. Let’s see, do you need leads or sales? Yeah, okay you got it. The issue is not that. It’s not the models. It is the people’s behavior
    once they start executing the models that I teach. That’s where they have a huge issue! That’s the hiccups, right there. It’s not like, well, Stephen
    I don’t know these four wheels that are attached in this
    body in a steering wheel. This car, does this car actually drive, does it actually move? Right, people are like, “Yeah, the car drives,
    just call it the car”. Okay, where the people get messed up? It’s not on the wheel. It’s not on, hey, does the
    engine actually turned on? “Vroom, oh yup, there it is.” It’s their execution of being the driver. Can I sit inside of the seat
    of this vehicle and pilot it. That has been the biggest issue that I’ve had on any kind of program, any kind of coaching I’ve
    ever done ever with people. It’s never ever, do this
    models really worked? They worked. It’s people don’t allow themselves… So anyways, hopefully
    that less you sink in this little bit on I’m talking about here. Whatever it is that you feel
    like is the next thing to do, just do that thing. And that is why I have gotten where I have in such a short amount of
    period, a short amount of time. What I start to learn is that most people don’t have practice making
    decisions and just doing them. And so if I’m making any decision and do it to the slightest
    degree even really badly, it usually equals success, because there’s very little
    real competition in this world because most people can’t
    do what I’m talking about. Now you listening to this show right here, you reading the blog, you
    listening to it on iTunes you watching on YouTube or whatever, you’re different, all right? We’re all different cats. We’re all different people sitting down and hanging out on this show because you’re not gonna
    listen to something like this without already being
    a little bit different than the society actually is. You know what I’m saying? Anyway, congratulations and welcome. Two pieces with it though. Number one, don’t expect
    other people to be like you they’re just not, and that’s all right. And some people, they just
    wanna go work at nine to five and then go die slowly, that’s okay. You know what I mean? And I’m not making fun of that. I’m just saying, that’s what
    they really wanna go do. They wanna go do their nine to five, grab a four-on-one okay, and
    try to live up the savings and that’s truly what they want. Don’t try to change them! Your role is not to baptize
    them in your beliefs that why that’s why I
    try to tell everybody that rule number one is that
    they come to you, all right? MLM recruiting, product sales, in any company ever, all right? They come to you! And the better marketer you are, the more of them will come to you. So anyways, second thing with this though is that just know that… If I again… If I don’t know what to do,
    the easiest thing to go do is to make sure I understand the framework that I’m following and
    then I just ask myself, what’s the next step that I could take that will get me to cash the fastest? So I challenged you on
    this podcast episode there’s not much more of me to say I may have ruffles and
    feathers with this episode but I’m just telling
    you from my experience having coached like 20,000
    people with this now. Okay? It is, it’s not does the model work? It’s the drive can’t get over, “I’ve never built my own
    train tracks before!” All right? And then they try to change other people, don’t do that, all right? And then the real issue
    that starts to pop in also is that they just there’s so much skepticism in anything. Right? If you’re a natural skeptic, it’s really hard to behave
    as an entrepreneur, right? You already have enough no
    ways going on in your head. Will it work, will it work? I hope it’ll work, I hope it’ll work. And you got noise from the
    outside from friends and family who are well meaning,
    right, but still noise. Is that gonna work? Is that (mumbles) things gonna work? How much you’d take us out to lunch? You see, I’m sure you’ve
    had people say it to you. I totally did before anything
    like big ever happen, and it was terrible, and it sucked. And like, shut up! No, no, this is the one,
    this is the thing, you know? Anyway, so anyway… I had to aggress a little bit but all I’m trying to
    tell you guys is that if you don’t know what to go do next first thing you go do is you make sure that who you’re following
    has actually done what you’re trying to go learn. Okay? Don’t just learn from
    people who are theorizing or did it a long time ago. Stuff changes quickly. I only wanna learn from the horses’ mouth the person whose doing it right now, okay? That my strong honest
    opinion with it, all right. Number two, do you actually
    understand the framework that you’re learning from that person, or that guru, or that
    coach, or trainer, whatever. If you don’t, stop there. Just keep learning there. If you do understand it, the next question you ask yourself is, what should I be doing next? Then when you’re like, oh you know what, this is what I’m gonna go do
    next, X, Y and Z or whatever. Just do it, right? What would you do next? Cause there was a time when I was on stage is people ask me, “Stephen,
    what would you do next”? “Okay Stephen, this is
    the scenario I’m in, this is the exact scenario that
    I’m in, what would you do?” Someone asked me that
    probably about six week ago in an event I’m speaking at, it’s about 400 people,
    they all paid like 25 grand to be in the room or something like that, 18 to 25, to 50 grand even. It’s a bit roomy, an expensive room, and this lady stood up and she asks me, she said that pretty much the same thing. “Here’s my scenario and I’m in
    a different situation here.” And I’m like, “I know, you’re not”. Okay, here we go (chuckles). I didn’t say that but
    in my mind it was like, okay not really. Do you need leads or sales? She’s like, “But I sell
    something a little bit different than everybody else here”. Like, that really doesn’t
    have much to do with it. Still a sale. Anyway, and she goes,
    “What would you do next?” And I flipped it on her and
    I said, “What would you do?” She goes, “Well, I should go X, Y and Z”. And I was like, “Do that”, okay? You see what I’m saying? All you’re gonna do is you’re gonna focus on step number three,
    is executing the model. Number one, are you
    following someone who’s rich or is very successful in
    what you’re trying to go do? Number two, do you know the framework? And Number three, are you
    executing the framework? One little question at a time. What should I do next? That thing, boom that! Now what should I do? That thing, next, boom! And put your head down,
    stop looking at the clock. And then you look back
    up a few months later, and be like, snap, look
    how far down the road I am, that’s crazy (chuckles). That’s how I pulleyed it, and that’s how honestly
    most people played the game. Can’t… Anyway, I’m done. Hey guys, would love to
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