Using the ONE GOAL strategy to set goals once and then constantly focus on them

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On September 12th last year I felt pretty good about myself. My Bachelor’s thesis was all done, I had a month to prepare for the presentation and my first website was done, all shiny and new.

4 weeks earlier I had decided that a) I was going to take a year off before eventually starting a Master’s and b) I was going to use that year to become my own boss and stop living off my parents’ money.

All I wanted was to make $500 a month, so I could pay for rent and food.

Since I had spent 2 semesters studying abroad, and friends kept asking me to review their English papers, I thought I’d do a great job at translating between English and German.

That day I had just put the finishing touches on the intro video.

Fast forward to mid October, one month later. I had just sent out 50+ emails to former customers of translation agencies, trying to collect information about why they had hired a translator, what results they had hoped for and how they found who they were looking for.

The results after over a month of work: $0.

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How to google: 10 Shortcuts you definitely haven’t seen before

This is part 2 of a 2 part post series related to the release of my ebook ‘How to google – the Ultimate Guide to finding everything!’ This post shows you 10 Google Shortcuts you definitely haven’t seen before. It’s a modified excerpt from the book.

step2

Since you have mastered how you search, you must now take the second step to becoming a Google master.

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How to google – the Ultimate Guide

This is part 1 of a 2 part post series related to the release of my ebook ‘How to google – the Ultimate Guide to finding everything!’ The post below is a modified excerpt from the book. 

Introduction

‘There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.’ – Sherlock Holmes

A few weeks ago my Dad called me into his office. He said he had a computer-related problem.

Now I know what you’re thinking: Haha, those Dad’s and their computer problems, right?

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