Millions of people are drowning in debt and suffocating under financial pressure… and most blame somebody else for those struggles. “I can’t get a job in this economy!” “I can’t pay my bills because of the crazy taxes!” “I’m in debt, thanks to the government!” (Trust me, I’ve heard it ALL… especially around these recent elections!)

But, on the other hand, lots of others are experiencing outrageous success in the exact same economy. It raises the question – if the economy or the government were truly to blame for either success or failure, then why isn’t everyone experiencing the same success or failure?

Ready for this? It’s not the economy! It’s you. Those who succeed in this economy obviously do something completely different, than the ones who fail. They know it’s never the circumstances determining success in life – it’s how you deal with the circumstances.

What do circumstances have to do with all of this? Here’s the deal. You can either use the economy as an excuse and do what 98% of the population does – sit back and hope for the economy to change. OR you can become part of the 2%, who have figured out how to make themselves more valuable, by learning how to thrive in any economy.

I learned a very simple principle after first getting into business: The marketplace pays for value. That principle helped me – along with hundreds of thousands of our clients – to make millions of dollars. These diligent clients have scored giant raises, bonuses and promotions in their jobs, and seen their businesses explode… all because they increased their value.

I know… you’re saying, “Dani, HOW can I increase my value?” Easy – increase your value, by increasing your skill sets. It’s NOT about your personality or looks, where you were born, your family or background. It’s about your skill.

Mastering three skill sets, will increase your value and income, making you valuable in any economy:

  1. Professional skills: Whether you’re a doctor, real estate agent, mechanic, waitress, teacher, home business owner or customer service rep, you must know the basics of your profession. You must be willing to learn new, specialized skills. The difference between a professional and an amateur, is skill.
  2. People skills: People are everywhere! You work with them, live with them, buy things from them and sell to them. So, where do you think money come from? People! If you learn more about people, than anything else, you will be unusually successful. If you learn great people skills, you will find income security. Those who don’t have people skills, are usually the first in any lay-off.
  3. Personal development & leadership skills: People with advanced leadership skills have extremely high influence and value in the marketplace. They consistently work to improve themselves and raise-up other leaders. They have a “no-excuse” mindset and focus on producing results. They do not let circumstances define their success, but take personal responsibility to create their own success.

It’s time to stop using the economy, the government or anyone else, as an excuse. Without a doubt, if you do the same thing you’ve always done, you’ll get the same thing you’ve always gotten. So YOU have to take your skills to the next level. If you want to truly succeed in this economy, YOU must master professional and people skills, along with those personal development and leadership skills.

Go ahead and take a few minutes right now to evaluate your skill levels in these three areas. (How will you know where you stand? Look at the result – your income.) If you would like to increase your income, grow your business, get promoted in your job and finally get out of debt and on your way to financial independence, you must start HERE.

Before I sign off, could you please help me? It’s no secret people around the world struggle financially. Today, right in your hands, you have a message that will equip people to pull themselves out of their own financial pits. Now, we just have to get this message to them. So share it with them… you can even post this link on Facebook and Twitter. Together, I know we can make a difference and I can’t wait to hear your thoughts below!

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In great faith,

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