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How the Proximity Principle Can Change Your Life

6:00 a.m.: The alarm goes off.
6:01 a.m.: You hit the snooze button.
6:06 a.m.: The alarm goes off again, you realize it’s Monday . . . again.
6:07 a.m.: You lie in bed thinking about how much you hate your job.
6:10 a.m.: You have a bona fide “case of the Mondays.” 

Sound familiar?

If that’s your normal Monday routine before you even get out of bed, you’re not alone. 70% of Americans have no passion for their jobs.(1) And considering how many hours of our lives are spent working, life’s just too short to spend it hating your nine-to-five. 

That’s why Ramsey Personality Ken Coleman is on a mission to help you turn your dream job into a reality with his new book, The Proximity Principle

The Proximity Principle—What Is It?

Sounds really fancy, doesn’t it? But what the heck does it mean? The Proximity Principle is a simple, straightforward strategy Ken came up with when he was reflecting on how the right opportunities “just happened” in his own life. The truth is, nothing magical happened. Instead, it was hard work, discipline and a lineup of “rights” that made things click. 

The Proximity Principle: The right people + the right places = opportunities. 

If you use this principle when it comes to landing your dream job, it will make all the difference in the world. For the ideal opportunity to find you (aka your dream job), you have to put yourself in contact with the right people who are connected to the right places. 

What Can You Expect in The Proximity Principle?

Find the proven strategy that will lead you to a career you love.

Listen—you don’t have to throw in the towel and accept that you’ll be stuck working at a job you hate for the rest of your life. Don’t buy into that lie! Ken walks you through the strategy you need to find the career you love!

Discover the right way to go after your dream job.

It’s time to demystify the process of how to get to where you want to be. After all, your ideal career isn’t just going to fall into your lap with little to no effort on your end. In The Proximity Principle, Ken shows the action steps you need to go from wanting to land your dream job to actually sitting in the seat living the dream. 

Learn the five types of people who can help you get there.

“It’s not what you know; it’s who you know.” That old adage is true. But as Ken points out, it’s not simply being a “serial connector,” and going from networking event to networking event hobnobbing and swapping business cards. That might make you feel productive, but where is it really getting you? It’s time to learn how to build real connection. 

“All dreams are a little crazy. That’s why they are called ‘dreams.’”
—Ken Coleman 

Start Pursuing a Career You Love

Don’t wait until a midlife crisis strikes to stand back and take inventory of your life. You have the power to make change happen! There’s no requirement that says you have to hate your job or work a boring one either. But the truth is, change requires effort, and this book will help you figure out exactly which step to take first. 

Start going after your dream job now. With this proven plan in your hands, why wouldn’t you?

Put an end to empty networking and sending out your resumé to the abyss of the internet. Order The Proximity Principle today and start making real progress on your job search! 

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