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The First Rule Of Success

Zig Ziglar used to say “You have to be before you can do and do before you can have.” What he meant was that being the best you can be is the first step to true success in life.

And he would often say that gratitude was the foundation of that success.

I could not agree more.

When I am grateful the sun shines a little brighter. My problems seem a little smaller. And I feel a lot better.

I hope you enjoy this short video. Please do leave a comment below

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P.S. I AM grateful for you!

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Charlie Page
 

Happily married for 43 years, Charlie is the dad to two wonderful daughters. He is the author of 12 books on Internet marketing and creator of over 15 membership sites. You can see all Charlie offers using this link Click Here

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Roger

Charlie,
What a great video at a wonderful time of the year. Jesus has a birthday coming very soon and this is the Most Important Birthday in my life. Without Jesus helping me out 16 years ago I would probably be an divorced alcoholic today who never would have known Charlie Page. Today I am a Happy Christian who loves my wife more than the day we were married 45 years ago. She is my best friend as well. We have a relationship better than anyone I know. Although I have many health concerns God has been good to me. I’m also so grateful I was born in the greatest country in the world. I’m also grateful for the internet and I pray that 2017 will be my best year ever with my online business and with the courses charliepage.com has. I know I can get where I want to be using these as a guide. Thank you Charlie for you and your staff whom I’m also grateful for. God Bless you all and I pray this 2016 Christmas will be good to you and all your loved ones.

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    Charlie Page

    Thank you Roger. I very much appreciate your kinds words. I truly believe that 2017 will be the best year yet.

    Charlie

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Douglas

I am Grateful that I’m still vertical.
I am Grateful that God still Loves me.
I am Grateful that I found Charlie Page.

Douglas

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Kyle Robinson

Hi Charlie:

Great video on gratitude. Here are a few of the things I am grateful for…

My wife of 27 years who has given me unwavering support in my entreprenuerial quest.
My wonderful three kids who are each on track to pursue their own passion.
God who has given me so many blessings and ongoing inspiration over the years.
The great country we live in that gives us endless opportunities to pursue.
And last but not least… you for all the great guidance you are providing to all of us.

Thanks,

Kyle Robinson

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Rose Brophy

You are the second person to ask me what I am grateful for.
My list starts as yours does. God is always nr 1. Family and our country USA Children, grandchildren, and all the rest. I have a roof over my head, clothes to wear, I can read and hear and walk. The list goes on and on. I had the privilege of being in the military and I am grateful for that. I have the internet and some cash in the bank. Wow!! I have so much. I was able to eat today what I wanted.
Am trying to decide what I want to do now that I finally retired mostly. I still have my cdl and a medical card so I can still drive truck but I want to stay home and do something on the internet. Probably affiliate marketing but I am not sure. I haven’t made up my mind but I know it will be something on this massive communication system we all now have.
Thanks Charlie, I am grateful for you also.
Love in Christ
Rose

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Carlos Plaza Domenech

Hello Charlie,

I thank God every day for caring and preserve my heart, even when time and the world are gone … resentment has not resented me!

There are so many things that I can give thanks to God, for example, to have the mercy of having looked at me from before I was born.

Above all… give me the understanding that where are was looking was 180 degrees opposite where i’m should be walking ..!

I give thanks for the magnificent parents that he chose for me, my daughters, my wife, even when we had serious difficulties … God has always been present keeping us safe and fulfill of his mercy …

I thank God for this moment and use people like you for help Shape N’ Help us express what we feel..!

… Happy Thanksgiving Day!

Carlos

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BILL POWER

THANKS CHARLIE FOR YOUR KIND AND LOVING MESSAGE.HERE IS A GIFT GIVEN TO ME THAT I WOULD LIKE TO SHARE WITH YOU.THE LIGHT OF GOD SURROUNDS US.THE LOVE OF GOD ENFOLDS US.THE POWER OF GOD PROTECTS US AND THE PRESENCE OF GOD WATCHES OVER US.WHERE EVER WE ARE GOD IS AND ALL IS WELL. AMEN CHARLIE HAVE A BLESSED THANKSGIVING DAY BILL

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Helene Malmsio

I’m grateful for everything in my life at this moment, I am so graced with an abundance of peace and joy in my life + I and my loved ones are safe and secure!

It took a couple of decades of hard work, but I’ve been enjoying the fruits of my labour for 10+ years now… and life is good!

Recently I purchased your Master membership so I can craft my Roadmap for promoting my books and author profile… I look forward to getting your review of my plan soon as its done… so, I’m also grateful that I came across you Charlie, all those years ago.

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Joy Healey

Hi Charlie,

I am grateful for my family and that I have great health.

I am grateful that I have lots of work at the moment; sometimes it’s frustrating that I’m so busy with my offline business that my online business has to take a step backwards.

I am grateful that I have had some great mentors, including you, that are moving me along the road to success.

Joy – Blogging After Dark

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    Charlie Page

    Thanks Joy! I am grateful for you. Your blog is looking great.

    Charlie

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Edna Peterson

Thank you Charlie, like you I am also grateful to God, my family and most that you mentioned. You are such an inspiration! God bless :-))

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jim

Charlie-
I agree with what you’re saying and I’d like to become a member. Unfortunately, many, many, times over the past few years when I get involved with some online expert/mentor I end up with a massive amount of information and I spin around not knowing what to do. I need a step by step, easy to understand model to follow.

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    Charlie Page

    I totally understand. That is why I created my Roadmap training. It helps you create your own step-by-step plan, with my guidance. Plus, I review every plan submitted and provide feedback.

    Master membership includes Roadmap.

    Doing business online is actually easier than people think. But it does take considerable focus and the ability to say no to shiny objects.

    Charlie

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Cat

Charlie wonderful message and right now am too busy being grateful to bring joy to others, breathing in air, cooking for my kids a cake, the plants that allow me a herbal tea, flour for the meal…. Then there’s my customers and their life’s transformation – wow am I grateful there too. The internet receives tons of gratitude for it allows my asperges syndrome child to meet others from the security of his room and make real close friends that he then goes to visit, allows me to work from home too.
The list is so long that I need a lifetime to just say thankyou for all those blessings I receive, even on very down days!
Thanks for the reminder
Your student
Cat

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Mark M

Thanks Charlie, very interesting, another list, very important list are!

Mark M

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    Charlie Page

    Lists can be very freeing if we let them.

    Thanks Mark!

    Charlie

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Luisa Drummond

Hi Charlie,

This video is like a breath of fresh air!
We often get so caught in everyday living we forget to give thanks.
I have created my list and posted it where I can see it everyday.
It’s amazing how many things we are grateful for, when we put pen to paper.
You are on my list, and I know I will be successful with you in my corner.

Have a great day!

Luisa Drummond

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Samantha Tan

Hi Charlie,

I am grateful for you to make the video.

There are more good things happened in people’s life than what people normally think

We need more of these messages!

I thank you again

samantha

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    Charlie Page

    Thank you Samantha. You are right, the good outweighs the bad. We seem to remember the bad so easily but overlook the many good things in our memories.

    Charlie

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Gordon Appleby

Wow, what a great list! I noticed everything on it was something that most of us have, but take for granted. They really are blessings, aren’t they? And gratitude really is an inside game, isn’t it? Life doesn’t have to get better for us to be grateful. The opposite is true…it starts with gratitude, as you said so well.

I’m grateful for protection. I took a serious head-first dive that could have been life-changing in a very negative way last time I was in BCS, but a month later I’m doing fine. Thank God for hard heads!

And I’m grateful for you, Charlie. You’ve been a friend and an example at so many levels over the years.

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    Charlie Page

    Thank you Gordon. I didn’t know about the fall. Am happy to hear you are better.

    Charlie

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Ahmed

Hi Charlie,

Thank you of the video! it inspired me to create my own list and feel great with gratitude of all the blessings I have.

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    Charlie Page

    Thanks Ahmed! Gratitude is always the right choice.

    Charlie

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