My love story continues…
One gloomy Saturday noon, while I was listening to the pouring rain, the phone ranged on the near end of my room. I was almost certain it was going to be Vichet who was my ferocious boss at a local coffee shop I was working not long ago. Within seconds, I scrambled myself toward the roaring phone. A loud rough voice can clearly be heard on the other line. “Where are you… I need you here NOW.. Sambat cannot make it today”. Before I could even respond, Vichet cut off the phone abruptly… I was trembling with fear as this part time job was my lifeline.
But how can I go to work when it rained cat and dog here. Besides, it is my off day, it was unfair that Sambat called in sick and now I had to cover for him? I protested in my mind. For the next 10 minutes, I was thinking of a way out. 10 minutes turn into an hour, an hour turns to 3 hours. Suddenly the phone ranged again. This time, I heard a sweet little voice: “bong Sambo, boss is super angry now and is ready to fire you if you are not here in 20 minutes’. That sweet voice is none other than Thida.
Less than 15 minutes later, I found myself back in the Coffee shop serving Vichet’s customers…
So how does this has to do with making a living online?
Life is tough. Sometime we have to trade our labour for the monthly salary. Sometime we have to face bad boss. Sometime we have to face a backstabbing colleagues. Worst, we have to trade our time for the monthly salary. What if we can start prepare ourselves now for the better future? This is the question I had asked me since 2003.
Since then, I keep nurturing my Hope. The Hope for the better future, the Hope for passive income, the Hope that one day I will be able to make a living of the Internet as many other. The Hope that I could finally become financially free. The hope to send my kids to the best school they choose. Finally the hope to contribute financially back to my Country: Cambodia.
With this hope inside me, I continue to build my online business slowly but surely by taking action regularly. This regular actions that I took is a perfect habit that slowly grow my online business till today.. oh by the way, I have fire myself out of Vichet’s Coffee shop.I am out!
Just like a movie The Shawshank Redemption, the ending is just excellent. It teaches us that to be successful online or offline, we need to put consistent effort. Little by little and we will achieve our goal. In particular, the following quote is just so right about making money online.
Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies
What happen when we keep Hope Alive, in our dream of making a living online?
As Andy once said “Hope is a good thing, and no good things ever dies”. As long as you keep your hope alive, and keep taking action each day. Which in the online world could make blogging, posting on social media, email marketing or SoloAds. Naturally, you will start to have followers. And trust me, people buy from other people they like or have heard before. As such, the first thing for newbies who are committed to making money on the Internet is to start taking action NOW. So, do keep your hope alive and keep taking action.
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