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Richie Norton contacted me on twitter and asked if me if I wanted a copy of his book. At first I was a bit skeptical. Then I saw the book was called The Power of Starting Something Stupid. Considering how many stupid things I've done in my life, I was intrigued. Then, I saw it had been endorsed by Seth Godin and Steve Forbes, so I asked Richie to send me the book. After reading four chapters of his book, I booked a plane ticket to Costa Rica. Richie gave me an eye-opening look into starting something stupid which I think you'll find very inspiring. Here are some highlights from our chat:
  • Why Wildly Successful People Start Something Stupid Richie Norton
  • An Incredible Look into a Chat with People Who Were in Their Golden Years
  • How Loss Impacts Your Life and Makes You Realize Gow Little Time You Have
  • Thinking of How to Use Your Past to Impact the Future
  • How to START with Ideas and Grow Your Network at the Same Time
  • The Mission Batching Concept That Will Help Your Online Business
  • Why Framing Everything as a Project Is Really Powerful
  • How to Deal with the Failure and Get Past Your Fears
  • How Richie Leveraged His Relationship with a Mentor to Get His Book Deal
  • Leveraging Killer Free Content to Promote Your Book
  • A Look Into the Idea Generation Process for Writing a Book
  • How to Leverage Your Facebook Friends to Create a Marketing Team
Tweetable Insights Include:
  • Dreams don't get done until they're due (Click to Tweet)
  • I really believe in aligning yourself now with the things you want to do in the future (Click to Tweet)
Richie Norton is the author of The Power of Starting Something Stupid. You can follow him on twitter @richienorton. If you liked this article, would you share it with your friends? He tells people, "Don't wait. Start stuff." Just click here to post it to Twitter. Oh, and we’d be really grateful if you write us a review in iTunes.

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