Do not wait. The time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.This is true. We shouldn't be waiting for free time; we should make time to find new sources of good sellable books. We shouldn't be waiting for the funds to buy the latest gizmo to scan books to see if they will be profitable; we should just do with what we have now and collect the good deals, post them and allow them to find a buyer searching for that great deal online. We shouldn't be held back by the bad habit of procrastination; we should persist in chasing our dream, all the time, everyday. Take the time now to affirm this and make the time to get the books, magazines and products laying all about in this big old world to build your business and keep making easy money.
Is Living In The Land of Procrasti-Nation Holding You Back From Sourcing New Inventory?
I've been guilty of allowing procrastination to keep me from searching and finding good deals on good used books, old vintage magazines and quality college textbooks. I kick myself for all the money I passed up by not attending book sales or making the time to attend estate auctions in my area, or when I'm getting sidetracked on a new book publishing project that I go weeks and weeks without sourcing new product. The result? Slowing sales. The pain? Slow sales = less money. It's an avoidable problem. To fix it, all you have to do is do something. Something right away. But it takes persistence to overcome procrastination, and even more persistence to build your business. Napoleon Hill, in his monumental classic, Think and Grow Rich, lists procrastination as one of 31 major causes of failure. He stated that failure stems from us waiting for everything to be right before we take action, every piece in place, every task checked off the 'To Do' list that never seems to get done, before we get started doing the things we must do to reach our goals. His advice: