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💰 Parker Worth went from druggy janitor to 6 figure entrepreneur

and here's how he did it

Saturday was great - played pickleball, my wife passed her real estate exam, got a ton of yard work done, and finished the night chillin’ around the fire. Feels so good to be outside again after a long winter.

Then I found a sweet new newsletter to follow!

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Getting addicted to drugs is just the beginning of the end of your life, right?

For Parker Worth, despite being:

  • depressed

  • broke

  • and even arrested 3 times

…hitting rock bottom at 17 was just the beginning.

In his 20s, he decided his life wasn’t over yet and he wanted something better.

He started doing 10 things that turned everything around (and made him a multi-6-figure entrepreneur).

  1. Even though he had almost nothing to offer, he asked himself what he could give.

Paradoxically, you get more out of life when you’re less concerned about what you get, and more concerned about what value you can add to other people’s lives.

So he started to develop skills that could help people, and until he had something valuable to offer - he simply gave kindness.

  1. He started reading books.

Libraries are free universities. Most people don’t use them.

Here’s 10 books that changed his life.

Reading helped him speak better, think better, and connect better with people.

  1. He found a mentor.

A mentor is someone who already is where you want to be.

Why would this matter?

Most of us spend most of our time listening to people who’ve never done what we want to do, telling us why we won’t be able to do it.

Imagine you want to hike Everest.

Would you rather talk to a negative nancy couch potato tell you you’ll never make it, or to an Everest veteran who’ll tell you exactly what steps to take to prepare for and conquer it?

Decide who you listen to.

  1. He prioritized purpose over pleasure.

What’s fun is easy. What’s meaningful is life-giving.

Viktor Frankl literally wrote a whole book, Man’s Search for Meaning, about how a sense of meaning was generally the thing that separated those who lived and those who died in WWII concentration camps.

  1. He started asking better questions.

Things like:

  • What do I want?

  • What are my values?

  • Who will I be in 10 years?

Then he’d ponder the answers on walks or when journaling.

Stop listening to the answers cynics tell you.

Ask your own questions and get your own answers.

While everything Parker did is 100% doable, you don’t want to overwhelm yourself.

Pick just 1 of his strategies to work on this week.

Then another for next week, or even next month.

Anyone could spend a lifetime focusing on each one of his suggestions, so take your time… but start today.

Her: “Can you take a bath with us?”

Me: “I think I’m too big.”

Her: “No you’re not, you have a small bum.”

Thanks for reading!

- Kody

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