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Why Winners Win by Gary Pittard

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8 Prosperity

Both my wife and I grew up in families without much money. Kez often says, ‘Even though I can afford it, sometimes I still have to convince myself it's okay to spend money on myself. I have to allow myself to deserve it.'

She once bought some towels for our bathroom but said, ‘I'm not really happy with those towels.' I asked why she had bought them. ‘Well, you know, the other ones were so expensive!' To which I replied, ‘So you buy things you're not happy with?'

We have to allow ourselves to deserve prosperity. It's a lesson I had to learn myself.

I changed when I started setting goals, making plans and using affirmations. Things started to change for me when I wrote affirmations like this, 15 times a day for 21 days:

‘I, Gary Pittard, accept and enjoy that I have received [insert production result] in [month and year], and everything I do contributes to this result.'

I started to believe in myself. When I changed my thinking, I changed my actions. And when I did that, the belief manifested. I'll always thank Bill Nasby for showing me this path.

I mentioned earlier the importance of allowing ourselves to buy quality items. I once worked with a salesperson who was struggling financially, to the point where he only had one suit, which had a torn crotch. He used to go to listing presentations and cross his legs so people couldn't see the tear. Assuming he was presenting against an opponent with the same level of skill, who do you think got more listings — the one who ...

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