You can get a Grammy without being signed to a label or having physical copies of your music.
Chance The Rapper
You can make a comics series and get picked up by Netflix.
You can be an art school dropout, vlog about makeup, become one of the most successful YouTubers of all time and create a $500 Million beauty product subscription service.
You can make a YouTube webisode series, get picked up by HBO for a show where you’re the producer AND the star, and end up in a Jay-Z video.
You can blog, write a book, become a New York Times best seller, and then get your book turned into a show by Shonda Rhimes.
You can be an architect, make a blog to help you study for an architectural exam, get LAID OFF from your job, find out that you’re getting over 5000 unique hits a day from that blog because other people were studying for that same certification, turn your blog into a book, make profit, and go on to create an online business that generates well over $100K a month and end up in Forbes as one of the “thought leaders of tomorrow.”
You can be an 11-year old #girlboss, make a lemonade recipe with honey to save bees, get an $60,000 investment from ABC’s Shark Tank and land an $11 Million dollar deal with Whole Foods.
You can be a visual artist/activist and create an art installation about equality with NIKE and SOLANGE.
You can create killer content and create a FREAKING empire!
Degrees of separation is ZERO. If you’re doing some dope stuff that’s truly authentic, if you keep it simple, AND if you’re consistent, you will rise above the noise and you WILL be heard. You don’t have to make a spanking brand new product/service…all you have to do is expand your product/service’s category. You don’t need to promise be the best. You just need to be the leader!
THIS is the new “realistic.” You need to know that. WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE. WHAT A TIME to 5X and 10X your goals!
The question is no longer “how will you get it done…” there’s all kinds of resources out there at your fingertips. The new question is “WHEN” you’ll get it done. You better take FULL advantage of the time that we are living in.
Get it DONE! YOU can DO it! WE CAN DO IT