Lazy College Dropout Makes Big Money

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While millions of people are watching the news and crying in their beer feeling sorry for themselves, some smart young people are making a whole bunch of money by selling products on the internet.

I happen to know one pretty well, and he has done some business with me. His name is Nate Rifkin, and he dropped out of the University of Massachusetts because he was bored, and wanted to make some money so he could do the things he dreamed about.

When he informed all his friends about his decision they were all negative. They called him stupid, and ignorant, and those were the nice things they said. But Nate persevered, and spent money he didn't have on acquiring some marketing expertise.

His family didn't support him either, and that didn't discourage him in the least. He just kept pushing forward.

He developed an improbable product, called Lumberjack Yoga, which you can find at: www.lumberjackyoga.com. and he started selling it on the Internet with a fine salesletter that he wrote himself.

In the beginning things were slow, but Nate kept his eyes on the prize. Pretty soon things started looking up, and these days Nate's garage operation is doing somewhere north of $30,000.00 a month in sales. Nate nets a very nice percentage of that, and is now in the top 1% of all wage earners in the U.S.. Not to shabby for a self confessed lazy college dropout.

Nate has recently writen a book entitled. "Go For Greed - How To Get Whatever The Hell You Want Out Of Life - Even If You're Lazy, Miserable, And People Don't Like You." You can get a copy for yourself at: NateRifkin.com

Nate's next goal is $100,000,00 a month online. When he hits it, and I have no doubt that he will. he will prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that all this emphasis on college is a crock.

Among my many successful friends, only one finished college, and it took him close to 8 years to get an undergraduate degree.

Again I repeat the advice in a story told by Dr. Al Sears, "there are a thousand ways to make money, and all of them involve selling."

Nate is a seller, and in the ndrivers seat because of it. Someday he will have his own plane, several homes, and a business that will need accountants and advisors to keep track of it all.

Not bad for a college dropout.

Jim Whelan is The chairman of Board and owner of The James R Whelan Agency - The Most Powerful Name in Advertising. Please sign up for his daily free newsletter at thejamesrwhelanagency.com

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