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Michelle Weinstein, AKA The Pitch Queen, is the host of Success Unfiltered, which features an array of unique and inspiring guests. She talks to all kinds of innovators and achievers, including multi seven and eight figure entrepreneurs, Shark Tank veterans, authors, performers, and investors.

Her guests share their most intimate stories, no holds barred. It’s the raw and vulnerable stuff that you don’t always hear about, like major rejections, epic failures, and unrelenting setbacks.
They share their most inspiring stories of overcoming adversity, never giving up, and achieving success beyond their wildest imaginations.

She created this podcast to help entrepreneurs realize that they are NOT alone. Everyone who has attempted something epic has had their share of setbacks, failures, and NOs. By sharing unfiltered stories from extraordinary individuals who overcame hardships and ultimately achieved their version of success, her hope is to inspire others to stay in the game and hold out for their own dreams.

Her mission and goal is to inspire rising entrepreneurs to break through barriers, overcome obstacles, and make a bigger impact in the world. It’s her passion to show people how to take action, own their value, and grow their top-line revenue. You CAN build a successful and flourishing business and make a global impact by doing what you love, and Success Unfiltered will inspire you ever step of the way!

Jan 31, 2018

036 | Mel Robbins Shares How NOT Making the NY Times Best Seller List Led to Success!

Mel Robbins is the international best-selling author of The 5 Second Rule, one of the most booked speakers in the world, and a social media influencer reaching more than 20 million people a month.

If you were to ask any entrepreneur for their top 10 book list from 2017, I’d bet that a majority of them would have The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins, on the list. It is the most downloaded, self-published books on Audible, but what you may not realize is that Mel experienced some pretty serious NO’s during the publishing process, but she NEVER allowed them to get her down for too long.

Choosing to be a self-published author comes with its own set of difficulties, but add to the mix that Tony Robbins’ book was going to publish on the same day, you are left with a pretty stressful situation.

Mel’s philosophy? Get comfortable with the unknown! It may not be fun, but if you practice being in this state BIG THINGS can happen!

In this episode, Mel shares some rarely heard stories of publishing her book and how NOT making the NY Times Best Seller list eventually led to major success for her. Download this MUST LISTEN episode of Success Unfiltered!

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Special thanks goes out to Mel Robbins for taking the time to chat with Michelle. Be sure to join us next week for our next new episode!

P.S. Are rejections In Sales Getting You Down? Click HERE for 5 ways to get over it, learn from it, and get back on the horse NOW! Remember, you never know where each NO will take you!

Here are a few key secrets we talked about in this episode:

  • Michelle introduces Mel Robbins
  • Mel shares that she’s been rejected more times then she can remember.
  • The 5 Second Rule is self-published, Mel shares the story of why she chose to go this route.
  • Mel explains why February 28, 2017 was one of the most important and stressful dates for her.
  • Mel’s book outsold 9 out of the 10 people on the New York Times Best Sellers list, but she did not make the list. She explains why!
  • “If you have the stamina and the courage and the willpower, to not only go for the NO, but look the NO right in the face, and keep going anyway, something magical will happen.” ~ Mel Robbins
  • Mel tells us exactly what the magical thing was for her and her book.
  • Mel shares how she picks herself up after experiencing multiple rejections.
  • Mel was the most booked female speaker last year, but realized that she wasn’t building a business that she could scale, so she’s begun creating courses, journals and other products.
  • “Saying NO as a business person, is one of the most powerful things that you can do.” ~ Mel Robbins
  • Given the chance, the opportunities Mel would have said NO to earlier in her life, might surprise you.
  • Mel believes that everything that happens to you, good, bad and ugly, is critical to get you where you are now.
  • Mel shares how she stays connected to her community.
  • The highest value for Mel as a salesperson is content creation.
  • It’s time to start paying attention to what is energizing you versus depleting you.
  • Mel shares what she would tell her younger self.

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Are rejections In Sales Getting You Down? Click HERE for 5 ways to get over it, learn from it, and get back on the horse NOW! Remember, you never know where each NO will take you!

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