The Million Dollar Math
For any goal to be achievable, you must believe in its
possibility as a realistic and doable goal. The way to do
This is simply by doing Million Dollar Math. How many
different ways can you collect one million dollars?
You should figure all of them out.
You would ask who has them, and third, you’d ask, “What do I need
what to do to collect them?” Do the math to create possibility,
then create a strategy.
Here are a few ways to a million dollars:
Salary $50k x 20 years
Salary $100k x 10 years
Salary $250k x 4 years
Earn $114 per hour, every hour of the year
5,000 people buy a $200 product
2,000 people buy a $500 product
10,000 people buy a $100 product
1,000 people buy a $1000 product
5,000 people pay $17 per month for 12 months
2,000 people pay $42 per month for 12 months
1,000 people pay $83 per month for 12 months
500 people pay $167 per month for 12 months
300 people pay $278 per month for 12 months
In the beginning, you simply set new
income targets and then do whatever it takes to increase
income, at first in increments, and then later in leaps.
when I was struggling to make $3,000 a
month, I quit bitching and acting like a baby about my
income and committed to increasing it. The first target
I set for myself was to simply make another $3,000 per
month. I did the math and it was $750 a week or $100
per day or $10 more per hour—it became real to me.
There are so many ways to increase your income today.
From internet sales at home writing blogs, editing for
authors, releasing a podcast, creating affiliate programs,
joining great network-marketing companies, and on and
Spent all of my time getting in front of
people who could buy my product and spent almost no
time with those who couldn’t and/or wouldn’t.
There are only four to six people
we need to meet here.” When my staff travels with me
to a convention I remind them, “Be nice to everyone
but remember we are here to meet people who have our
money.” This must be your foremost focus. If you don’t
do this, you will miss opportunities and waste time with
people who cannot and will not buy or invest in your
For now, make a list of who is
qualified and make yourself known to them.