One of the questions I’m most frequently asked is, “What’s the best way to stay focused on my goals?” The following story will give you the experience I had so you’ll better understand my process. Take from it what you will, but this story reflects how I plan to say focused on my biggest goals in the future.
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The statement was simple, but its impact startled you.
Your intellectual property lawyer, Jeremy, was giving you basic information on copyright law for the book you were writing. The email exchange should have been pretty dry, but his reply hit you like an unexpected dodgeball to the face. He gave you all the information you asked about: when to file for copyright, cost, and what the process looks like. But he also dropped a bomb on you.
Just above his signature, as an encouraging gesture, Jeremy wrote: