Stay strong in the face of a recession…

A recession can be a difficult and trying time for many people, with job losses and financial insecurity leading to feelings of stress and anxiety. However, it’s important to remember that a recession is not a permanent state and there are ways to stay positive during this challenging period.

One way to stay positive is to focus on the things you can control.

Instead of worrying about the economy or job market, focus on things you can control like your own skills and abilities. Take advantage of any opportunities to learn new skills or improve existing ones. This can help increase your marketability when the job market improves.

Another way to stay positive is to stay connected with others.

Reach out to friends and family, and consider joining a support group or online community of people going through similar experiences. This can be a great way to find support and encouragement during a tough time.

It’s also important to take care of your mental and physical well-being during a recession. Make sure to get enough sleep, eat well, and exercise regularly. This can help keep your energy levels up and boost your mood.

Finally, try to stay optimistic and look for the silver lining in every situation.

Remember that recessions are temporary and that better times are ahead. Stay positive and keep pushing forward, and you’ll come out of this difficult period stronger and more resilient than ever before.

You got this.

Mark Villarosa

23 pearls of wisdom for Life & Business in 2023…

  1. People buy with emotion and then justify with logic
  2. You can also lead with logic but you must get the customer excited emotionally too, or they will not buy
  3. Tell your prospects the price, then be silent. Overjustifying makes you appear defensive and weakens your position
  4. Learning current in-demand skills is the modern way to get rich
  5. Investing in yourself is the best investment you can make
  6. You can become wealthy, by being valuable to others
  7. Your bank account is a reflection of the value you provide to the marketplace. The good news is, it’s ‘movable’ i.e. increase your value to the marketplace and your bank account will follow
  8. Get more new clients, by taking care of existing clients and getting them results
  9. Sell the result your product provides, not the product
  10. If you have everything set up correctly, you can make money online from scratch within 60 days
  11. Customers don’t really care about your product/service…they care about what it can do for them
  12. The market isn’t crowded or saturated, you just need to provide more value to be compelling to buyers
  13. If you have a great product/service and offer great value, you don’t have to be that good at sales
  14. If you don’t have a great product and offer great value, you could be the best salesperson in the world, you’re going to struggle
  15. If you can live in a country where the cost of living is cheap, and work remotely earning $’s or £’s, you will get ahead faster and farther than most people living in Western countries
  16. Money is abundant. To think otherwise is a scarcity mindset and will set you back
  17. Being wealthy in modern times, means being healthy, financially secure and freedom to control your own time
  18. You don’t need a crazy amazing new idea to make money. You can take a tried and tested idea and just sell it passionately
  19. Don’t try to create demand. Be the supplier where there already is demand
  20. A strong guarantee makes an offer irresistible and difficult to refuse
  21. Getting rich quickly isn’t a scam. Getting rich easily is
  22. Provide more value to your customers first, then you can charge higher prices
  23. If you become an asset to a customer combined with genuinely giving a s**t about them, you become extremely valuable and irreplaceable

Make 2023 your year. You got this👊

Mark Villarosa
Mark Villarosa - Online Marketing Consultant

If you want to be successful in business & life…

If you want to be successful in your business & life you have to achieve a certain level of mastery.

Here’s how you do it…📖

Choose 4 components vital to your dream and focus on learning one of those on rotation, every single week.

For example, if you want to be a good singer-songwriter🎸🎤 your 4 components might be…

  • Week 1 – Practicing vocal singing techniques
  • Week 2 – Learning and practising new chords on the guitar
  • Week 3 – Learning about the latest recording equipment
  • Week 4 – Learning about promoting yourself online

Each week commit to your chosen component at least 1x a day, every day…

Spend a few minutes reading a book, watching a video, listening to a podcast, invest in a training course.

And do this sequence week after week round and round, forever.

Yep, you read that right : ) forever. Your learning never ends and neither does your progress in getting better and better at what you’ve chosen to master.

If you do this consistently and never ever give up I guarantee you 2 things will happen.

1) Assuming it’s something you enjoy and love doing? you will get really good at it and experience deep self-fulfilment doing something you’re passionate about

2) Having a level of mastery (over anything) presents an opportunity to monetise it as a business. There will always be people who know less than you, who will pay to benefit from your skill

You can use this 4 component plan for anything in your life, mastery is not just limited to one thing. You can apply it to a business, your health, even personal human relationships.

Let me share my 4 personal components with you,

  • Sales
  • Online Marketing
  • Making Money
  • Self-Development/Leadership

What are yours? and will you start your journey today?

You got this👊