Why isn’t everyone successful?

Why isn’t everyone successful?

Why does the person become the person he/she becomes?


Well let me start off by letting you know that we as humans are only using 5% of our potential, some experts say as little as 1%!


This means that we are only giving 5% of ourselves to what we do in our day,our work, our family,the people we know and our entire environment. So yes, we are only experiencing 5% of the fun, 5% of the joy and 5% of the rewards we could be knowing or less.


It is scientifically proven that there is a big reservoir of ability, even genius that we have literally failed to use. By nature we are all born to succeed, but 95% of us haven’t reached our full potential, nor do most of us know what success is.



Success is the progressive realisation of a worthy ideal, this means that any person that knows what they’re doing and where they’re going is a success. Any person with a goal to which he/she is working towards is a successful person.



This means that the boy/girl studying towards a diploma and the boy/girl studying at university towards their degree, is just as successful as any human being on earth. Why? because he/she knows what they are doing, where they’re going and why they wake up every morning.



When a person doesn’t know what they’re doing, where they’re going, what goal to achieve and why he/she has to wake up every morning, then this type of person by definition, is called unsuccessful.

ImageSo why isn’t everyone successful?


After doing some research, I came across surveys that people answered on why they wake up every morning for work. 1000’s of working men were asked this question? 19 out of 20 people didn’t know or simply had the answer that they work because everyone else works. This took me by surprise and painted a picture as to why they weren’t successful.



No one has to work, it’s a choice and if you learn to work smarter like I did, by leveraging systems and by leveraging the internet. You too can become a success, but you need a purpose and a goal in life. I have a goal and the Six Figure Mentors have provided me with the tools and steps to work towards my goal of having more time, more fun, more joy and plenty of rewards.



Most people take the first job they get by random application! That is definitely not your dream job? That isn’t your Goal in life is it?



Stop playing follow the follower, you don’t have to do everything that everyone else is doing. A small rule of thumb- whatever the majority of people are doing under any given circumstance, if you do the opposite you probably won’t make as many mistake as you did in the past by following the follower.



Check your references and ask yourself; are the people I’m following going where I want to go?



As a human you are born and there is only one thing on earth you can do, which is to begin to think, act and talk like the people to whom you are surrounded with. 95% of the time you are acting, thinking and talking like the wrong group.Don’t get me wrong they may be wonderful people wanting the best for you, they want you to succeed… but the odds are 95-5, they haven’t got the answers you need to reach your full fulfilment as a human being.



ImageMy point here is to surrounded yourself with people who have a similar goal, immerse yourself in education, watch video’s, read books,research and write 5 idea’s towards your goal every day. We have 72 hours of free time per week! This includes our sleep and 40 hours of work per week. Those two hours of watching TV, could gain you two hours of information to work towards your goal.



I spend 1-2 hours a day on my Six Figure Mentors business and then my day is done.I don’t watch Tv series and sleep during my free time.



I immerse myself in education and take care of my body, mind and soul.



Everything written in this blog was not made up, this information has been embedded in my brain because I used my free time to self educate myself.



We have such strong abilities and power! We can accomplish anything in life by just having a goal and following through with it.



Stop doing the same thing as you did in the second grade, following the follower.



Start calling your own shots and counting your own fortune.



Below are the 7 vital steps which will make you a Successful person.

  • Have a Goal and Know where you are Going.
  • Attitude- people will react to us according to our attitude.
  • Think- think deliberately with a purpose
  • The Law of cause and effect- If you are unhappy with your rewards, then find ways of increasing your contribution.
  • Truth- If everything you are doing is not based on truth, then you are building on sand which you can’t stand.
  • R&D- Research and development/ the future depends on it. HOW MUCH MONEY ARE YOU PUMPING INTO YOURSELF AND YOUR FUTURE?
  • The strangest secret- You become what you think about most of the time*


Speak soon,








Why You Should Be Unreasonable..

Why You Should Be Unreasonable..

Can you remember back to when you where a kid and people use to ask you what you wanted to be when you grow up?


Most kids answers were very unreasonable. They say things like becoming an astronaut, actor, musician, dancer professional athlete etc.


Its the very select few that actually grow up living their childhood dreams and I believe it comes down to them not giving a damn about other people’s negative opinions and being unreasonable.


Thats why I shot a video about how our own journey to success started when we stepped out of our comfort zone and set ourselves very big unreasonable goals.



As we mature the standard system always gives us reasons to why we are unable to achieve our goals and live our best life.


Gerard and I quit our safe secure jobs and set the unreasonable goals such as earning half a million for the year working from wherever we want and whenever we want. Tell that to someone who has been playing it safe their whole life and they will think that you’re crazy!


Maybe you’re out of shape and want to be competing in a physique competition that is 1 year from now.


It could be you’re a six figure earner in the corporate world but are burnt out and want to substitute your income within 12 months by becoming a digital entrepreneur..


Whatever it is, start setting unreasonable goals that scare you but at the same time excite you 🙂


It’s your life, live it to your fullest!

Have a Great Weekend






Surround Yourself With People Who Inspire You

Surround Yourself With People Who Inspire You

We recently got back from the most energizing and life changing trip in the US/Mexico.



Whilst being overseas, Gerard, Chris and myself all participated in a four day, all expenses paid, all inclusive R18 luxury resort all organized and hosted by the Digital Experts Academy.



Gerard, Chris and Merrilee soaking up the sun in Tulum, Mexico

And I must say..it was the highlight of my trip. Not just because it was an all expenses paid trip in a beautiful luxury resort in Tulum, Mexico, but because of the relationships we were able to build and the amount of empowering conversations we were privileged to have with like-minded entrepreneurs within the SFM/DEA community.



You see..being in events like these are absolutely life-changing for us.



Not only are we in the presence of our very own role models, Stuart Ross and Jay Kubassek, who both (might I add) equally played a big role in helping us transform our lives..but because we got to hang out and meet people who are doing what they want to do and living their dreams too!



It made me realize how important it is to surround yourself with people who inspire you.




DEA Black Retreat with Stuart and Jay along with the SFM community

These people within the community were such huge inspirations to us. For them, work is not a means for making a living but simply a way of life. These people thrive off the impossible and will do whatever they can to make their dreams come to life. It’s these people that inspire us to grow and to challenge ourselves further.




So I shot a quick video about my experience whilst I was there that I would love to share with you today..





Experiences, accomplishments and success don’t mean much of anything if you’re alone at home with no one to celebrate. They are also much less likely to happen.



For the most part it’s the people – either the ones you know or the ones you meet that play a huge role in changing your course of action and believing that anything is possible.



What these guys are doing within the SFM/DEA program is literally changing the world. If you don’t currently have a resource full of passionate inspiring people, then being involved within SFM community is one way to start creating it today.


To your success and happiness,








Making Money While On Vacation!?

Making Money While On Vacation!?

So, we got back from Las Vegas less than a week ago and are just about over the worst of the jet lag!



Gerard and Merrilee in The Beverley Hills

We had a wonderful week over there staying on the famous Strip at a gorgeous hotel called The Signature Suites at MGM Grand. The weather was amazing (Chris, Merrilee and I have been browning nicely with well needed tans!) and we would very much recommend it to anyone!


Obviously the main reason we go on holiday is to relax, unwind and just get away from all the regular goings on you face at home and this year we were so excited to get away.


If you follow us at all you will know we will be spending the next 6 weeks exploring the West coast of America for the very first time. We currently moved from the beautiful Venice Beach in Santa Monica to downtown Los Angeles for a change of scenery. As much as we love our home in Perth, Western Australia, we’ve always dreamt of taking extensive holidays to travel the world, experience new things and build enough passive income to pay for it all! (Thank god we all found The Six Figure Mentors just a little over 18 months ago!)



With friends trekking up to the famous Hollywood sign

We also find changing environment regularly can help us in our businesses as it provides some new thinking ground and often alot of inspiration. Sometimes I look over at Merrilee sunbathing and I think she’s had too much tequila but actually she’s just buzzing with ideas for our businesses!


That being said, our holiday is not all about work. We have ideas because we are inspired not because we are worrying. We don’t HAVE to do any work as we have made it so our businesses can run themselves and allow us to enjoy ourselves whilst they tick over in the background still making money. Sounds good right?!


Imagine This..


Yesterday while we were exploring Beverley Hills and trekking up to the famous Hollywood sign to take in the breath taking view of Los Angeles and just all round chilling out we weren’t even thinking about work (…much, my brain is always overflowing with business ideas) we got back up to our hotel room at about 4pm to go get ready for the evening and cool off a bit from the hot sun.


We get out the iPads to have a little check of what’s going on in all our businesses and find we have several emails that read the following:


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That email means that we had just made a $6,600 sale which we get 40% commission of so that’s a sweet $2,640 that we made while we were chilling out in the sun!


It is also one of many, we received numerous $1,000 commissions amounting to a further $4,000 in ELITE sales while we were there too!



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How many people do you know that actually make money while they are vacation? Let alone already $17,589.70 only half way through our Vacation in October?


This sale came through from an awesome system we are affiliates for called The Six Figure Mentors/Digital Experts Academy, and the great news is you don’t need any experience to join.


The system provides all the training, tools and resources you need to make money online and start living a digital lifestyle! We must stress that we had no special skills that made us successful we just literally followed the system and here we are!


If you are interested then please check it out by clicking the link below, you won’t regret it!

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If you have any questions or comments then please feel free to comment below this post. Thanks.


To your success,

Gerard –  Co Founder of Lifestyle By My Own Design

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What is the Six Figure Mentors exactly?

What is the Six Figure Mentors exactly?

We get quite a lot of questions on what it is we actually do..what exactly is the Six Figure Mentors?


Today I thought I’d share a video with you that our mentors Stuart and Jay recently took. In this video, they explain what is it that they are actually sharing and teaching to people that enables them to create what they call a digital life.


Now you may be asking yourself what actually is a digital life?


A digital life is the ability to become self-sufficient and gain a level of freedom in your life. It is the ability to run a successful online business that gives you that emotional freedom, financial freedom and most importantly that time freedom.



Gerard, Chris and myself are extremely grateful to have had the opportunity to become students of the Six Figure Mentors and follow their step by step marketing training to enjoy our lifestyle today.            


At the start of our journey, earning a sustainable income and exiting the 9 to 5 cubicle lifestyle was our primary motivator, but what NOW gets us up every morning excited to tackle on the day is when we help others do the same, whilst we follow our passion for travel.  


11798267_1617600185182018_1213280088_n To think we knew NOTHING about marketing online when we first started is the FLAT OUT TRUTH!    


But we learned how to attain this skill set in a very short space of time – around 6 months – starting from scratch, with no prior experience.


And let me tell you this.. there’s NOTHING at all special nor different about us. We’re just average people who were fed up of the mundane 9 to 5 cubicle lifestyle and did something about it.


So, if you want to succeed online too, and ‘work’ (if you can call it that!) wherever and whenever you choose, it’ll involve making the decision to take action now.            


If you want a different way of living too, you owe it to yourself to try.            


To your success,




Gerard, Chris and Merrilee [The Lifestyle Team]

Digital Experts & Entrepreneurs

Elite / Black Members of The SFM/DEA



Beers, Sunset and Passive Income

Beers, Sunset and Passive Income

What a great week it’s been.


Chris and I just spent a whole week in a Bali in an amazing private villa with our close friends from school. It’s so hard to catch up with them these days because we all know how hard it is to get a group together so they can all organize time off work.


That’s why we feel very fortunate to have all the time in the world to take holiday’s anytime when we choose. I feel so bummed that they have to go back to their traditional 9 to 5 jobs while Chris, myself and Merrilee are just getting ready to continue our holiday in Margaret River and Thailand.


While enjoying beers with mates, relaxing sunsets and amazing food, we were able to generate another $3k+ from our internet business. We worked a combined total of 3 hours over 4 days to earn that income. How?


Because it’s all PASSIVE income.


Passive income means we no longer trade our time for money. We simply leverage systems and automation to do all the telling and selling for us. That’s the beauty of running digital business – SYSTEMS and AUTOMATION.


While they may take a few months to learn and set up, the end result is that you are able to work less and less while earning more and more. If you had more time freedom how would your life change?


More holidays? More time with friends? More time you can spend with your kids?


Whatever time freedom looks like to you… Use it as your big WHY and reason to get started. Let it motivate you and inspire you to learn, implement and take action on making your dreams become a reality.


Only you have the power to transform your life, and The Six Figure Mentors will give you everything you need to succeed.


To your success,
Gerard – Co Founder of Lifestyle By My Own Design



Gerard, Chris and Merrilee [The Lifestyle Team]

Digital Experts & Entrepreneurs

Elite / Black Members of The SFM/DEA


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