Archive for August, 2011

My Hidden Agenda

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

Yesterday we sparked quite a discussion on the subject of wealth distribution, and I want to publicly applaud those of you who took the time to post your comments and make your voice heard.

You truly are to be commended, and you’ll understand why in just a moment.

George was wondering why I would post a question like that on my blog.

Was it to drive traffic to the website?

Was it to create controversy?

What was my underlying purpose… my hidden agenda if you will?

Why would I bring up the subject of wealth distribution, and ask for your opinion?

While all of the reasons George brought up are partially correct, my real underlying purpose was something entirely different.

Before I reveal that underlying purpose, I will be completely candid, and let you know that I’m constantly trying to induce thinking, create controversy, drive traffic to the blog, and do everything within my power to get you to interact with me.

The fact is, the more I’m able to get you to interact with me, the bigger impact I can make on your life.

It’s those who take a proactive stance that get the results, and this applies to ALL areas of your life.

Wall flowers, and those who sit on the sidelines will get some benefit, but they certainly won’t benefit nearly as much as those who get actively involved.

Alright, with that said, it’s time to reveal my underlying purpose (hidden agenda) for yesterday’s conversation.

As you know, the biggest thing that separates me from all the other “how to make moolah gurus”, is that I’m EXTREMELY passionate about what I do.

I’ve been that way for years now, and it’s why I’m so successful.

This whole idea of being passionate about what you do is SOOOO important, that it’s the backbone of everything I teach.

And thus, the reason for yesterdays email and blog post.

My goal was to give you something to think, and hopefully talk about. Something that you would have an opinion on, and could passionately discuss.

And let me tell you, we certainly accomplished that, and the evidence is on the blog.

That’s why I commended those of you who took the time to respond.

There’s no doubt that those of you who responded are passionate about the topic of wealth distribution, and when you apply this same level of passion to the source of your income, you can’t help but be extremely profitable.

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again.

People are attracted to this passion, and they naturally want to be a part of what you have to offer.

So there you have it, my hidden agenda exposed.

Dedicated to your success,
Kevin Thompson
“The Automatic Income Coach”

Wealth Distribution

Monday, August 29th, 2011

A California college student is conducting a social experiment where he’s trying to get his peers to sign a petition in favor of distributing grade point averages to show how the federal government distributes wealth.

Oliver Darcy, a recent college graduate, proposes that students with good grades contribute their GPA to their academically sluggish friends.

He argues that this is how the federal government takes wealth from the country’s high wage earners and distributes it to the low income earners.

Take a look at the video above, and let me know your thoughts by posting them below.

What do you think?

Is it fair?

I look forward to hearing from you.

Dedicated to your success,
Kevin Thompson
“The Automatic Income Coach”

Could You Be The Next Victim?

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Though no one really likes to talk about it, violence is a fact of life, and it’s getting worse.

Sooner or later, we’re all going to be a victim.

It’s not a matter of “if”… but “when” it will happen.

And in these changing times, more and more people are resorting to violence.

Not a day goes by where you don’t hear about it in the news.

That’s why I wanted to introduce you to my good friend and client, Ken Ewing.

Ken has been directly affected by violence, and has a unique story to share.

It’s this story that caused him to start reaching out to people like yourself, so he can show you how to avoid being a victim of violent crime.

I know, I know… I’ve got my work cut out for me, because it’s the hardest thing to convince someone to take preventive measures.

And like I said, no one likes to talk about the subject of violence.

But I insist that you need to get your hands on Ken’s “5 Myths Of Self Protection Report” right now by Going Here.

Just a few months ago, my own family was victimized when someone broke into Lisa’s vehicle while we were at our high school’s basketball game.

You may remember me sharing the story with you, how it made Lisa feel so violated, and the ensuing nightmare that followed.

All I can say is this:

It sure would have been nice to know then, what I know now.

We probably could have avoided the whole situation.

Funny how everything becomes crystal clear in hindsight though.

Don’t make the mistake I did.

Don’t wait until after you’ve been a victim to learn how to protect yourself.

Don’t think that it can’t happen to you.

Ken has a passion for teaching people how to live a safer life.

Over the last ten years he’s attained a black belt in aikido and acquired several hundred hours of training in armed self defense and disaster response.

He uses this background to teach people like you how to protect themselves from violent crime.

Ken doesn’t believe in fear mongering or creating anxiety to generate interest and he’s not here to make you afraid.

His goal is to raise your awareness by pointing out the ways you could be setting yourself up to be a victim… without even knowing it.

He’ll also let you know what criminals look for so you DON’T attract them.

Go here now to get your copy of Ken’s “5 Myths Of Self Protection Report” .

And when you do, be sure to let me know how valuable it was.

Dedicated to your success,
Kevin Thompson
“The Automatic Income Coach”

Back In The Big Apple

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

After visiting New York City for the first time last month with Lisa and Kaitlynn, here I am again, back in the big apple. Back in Times Square.

Only this time, I’m here on business, and my family isn’t with me.

It’s quite a change from what I’m used to, that’s for sure.

And though I’d never want to live here, I thoroughly enjoy visiting.

As you can see in the photo that I snapped above, the street outside my hotel is busy, busy, busy.

And like I said, the scene here is far different than what I’m used to seeing in the small little town of Arlington, Washington.

One could safely say that Kevin is out of his comfort zone.

But… by getting out of my comfort zone, and doing things like this, things that I wouldn’t normally do… over time, it’s become normal.

For example, as I shared with you the other day, I used to be an incredibly shy person.

But at some point in my life, I discovered that the behavior of being shy wasn’t serving me well, so in an instant, I changed my behavior so that it WOULD serve me well.

I also used to smoke cigarettes.

For 25 years I smoked those things.

But after Brock and Elliana were born, I decided that I didn’t want them growing up, knowing their father as a smoker.

So I quit.

Yes…

Just like that, after 25 years, I quit smoking.

That was on December 28, 2009 and I haven’t touched a cigarette since.

Back in 1999, I got sick and tired of the fact that my carpet cleaning business had taken control of my life, and everything important to me had taken a back seat to that damn business… so I decided to do something different.

And just like that, in an instant, I made a change, and a decision that altered the course of my life forever.

As I look back on each one of these experiences, the one common denominator in all of them is this…

I simply changed my thinking, and as a result, everything in my exterior world changed, in order to be in alignment with my new thinking.

Many of you replied to me the other day, to let me know you’d be interested in having me share about how I make friends so easily, and how that translates into income for my business.

The good news is, I’m already putting an event together for you.

And as I do, you can bet that it’s going to be about FAR more than simply coming out of your shell and making a few friends.

I’m going to show you how a simple change in your thinking, can have a PROFOUND impact on the world around you.

In ALL areas of your life.

I’m looking forward to it, and you should be too.

Imagine that… one simple change in your thinking, and everything in your external world changes to match your new thinking.

Now that’s some powerful stuff.

Dedicated to your success,
Kevin Thompson
“The Automatic Income Coach”

Friendships = Income

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Our daughter Kaitlynn is getting ready to head off to college in less than two weeks, and even though she’ll only be about an hour away from us, it’s still an emotional time.

Especially for Lisa.

Mama’s little girl is leaving home.

The other day, the two of them were out and about, doing some clothes shopping for Kaitlynn.

I can’t remember the store they were in (might have been Marshall’s), but that’s not important.

I was tagging along with them, and of course Brock and Elliana were with us too.

In the back of the store, there’s a small kids section with a handful of toys.

As you can imagine, Brock found this section of the store, and as far as he was concerned, it was where he planned to spend his time.

I’m not that much of a shopper. Truth is, I’m more of a go in, grab what I need, and get out kinda guy.

But I definitely like spending time with Brock, so he and I were hanging out in the toy section.

As it turns out, there was also a bookrack in the toy section, and it had a nice selection of books.

Brock LOVES books, and as soon as he saw the bookrack, he was all over it.

He immediately found a book that grabbed his attention, and not two seconds later, he’s found a comfy place to sit and read it.

This was obviously the “book reading” location, as you can see in the photo.

What amazed me most though, was the fact that there were already two other kids sitting there.

I’m guessing they were brother and sister.

As Brock saw them reading books too, he decided to pull up a seat… right between this other little boy and girl.

Talk about making an effort to fit in.

As I watched this, I thought to myself, “Brock isn’t going to have any problem at all making friends when he gets into school”.

When I was a kid, I was really, REALLY shy, and as a result, it wasn’t easy to make friends.

I got over my shyness at some point, and was amazed at how easily I made friends, as soon a I got out of my little shell.

Today, making friends is a HUGE part of what I do in my life, and in my business.

In fact…

It might sound hard to believe, but making friends has been an integral part of my success.

It’s highly possible, that you met me, because one of my friends introduced you and I in the first place.

Until watching my son the other day, I’d never given this too much thought, because it comes so natural to me, just as it did to him.

Maybe it would be worthwhile for me to host a special event, and talk about how I do this.

If you’re interested, just let me know by posting your comments below.

Dedicated to your success,
Kevin Thompson
“The Automatic Income Coach”

The Perfect Day

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

This last weekend, I took the opportunity to spoil my wife Lisa.

For the first time since Elliana was born in March of last year, the two of us got away for an entire weekend, while Grandma and Grandpa watched the little ones for us.

I took Lisa to this incredible beach house on Whidbey Island… not to far from the naval station, and for 3 days, we did nothing but relax and enjoy each others company.

On both Friday and Saturday evenings, we got to witness picture perfect sunsets, as the tide was all the way in, and the waves hit the beach a mere 5 feet from the deck we sat on.

While on the island, we went browsing around the town of Oak Harbor on Saturday afternoon, and while we were in one of the shops, I found this sign that says it all.

I had to take a picture so I could share it with you here.

If you’ve been with me for any period of time at all, you know this is what I’ve been preaching for years.

I gotta say… this little sign, posted on a gift shop wall, pretty much made me feel vindicated for all my effort.

After seeing it, I couldn’t help but think that there’s gotta be more people who have figured this out too.

Dedicated to your success,
Kevin Thompson
“The Automatic Income Coach”

P.S. The sign I’m refering to is the one right next to the red stool.