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The first thing I would like to do is share with you an email I recently received that inspired me to this item.

Mr. Calvert,

Hello, my name is Tanya Jameson. I met you a few months ago at the Bunny Slipper Boot Camp you talked to in Las Vegas. It was me who spoke to you after Boot Camp and said I was going to invest in your “How to Create a $5,000 Monthly Income with Ebay and Online Auction Course” after I sold a few yards.

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The first thing i would like to do is share with you an email I recently received which inspired me to write this article.

Mr. Calvert,

Hello, my name is Tanya Jameson.I met you a few months ago at the Bunny Slipper Boot Camp you spoke at in Las Vegas.I am the one that spoke to you after the Boot Camp and told you I was going to invest in your “How to Create a $5,000 Monthly Income with Ebay and Online Auctions Course” after I had a couple of yard sales.

I knew at the time, you probably didn’t believe me, but I did go to www.OnlineAuctionU.com and purchase your course.Anyway I just wanted to let you know that I have followed your course stepbystep and last month I have my first month of over $5,000.00 in profits, $5,233.70 to be exact and I am having a blast.My 5 year old daughter helps me in my business and because of your course; I never have to worry about taking a job outside the home again.

Now for my question, at the seminar you said that you personally spend over $15,000 a year on books, tapes, seminars, and other personal development courses.

My question is why?

You have a net worth of millions of dollars, you speak all over the world at seminars, and have dozens of training programs, why do you still invest so much money?I’m just curious; please reply when you have the chance.

Thank you for helping me change my life!

Tanya Jameson

Here is my answer:


Congratulations on your first month of $5,000! You have now developed the skills and knowledge to be able to post your paycheck every month with Ebay and online auctions. I am proud of you and appreciate that you took the time to email me.

Now what about your question and why am I spending so much money on personal education.

My definition of success is not how much money or how many toys you have. For me “Success is living your life working towards worthy goals” When I was broke I lived in a tiny 600 square foot house and drove a dented Chevette and then I was so successful than now, because I had worthy goals for the game I worked on every day.

Now here’s the “brain tweak” once those goals were achieved I was no longer a success. Think about it for a minute.The only way to maintain my success is to set myself new goals!

When I was financially broke, I used to devote 10% of my income to my personal education. Jim Rohn says, “Formal education will keep you alive; if you become self-taught, you can make a fortune”

This is one of the things I absolutely love about the internet, it’s an ever-evolving marketing medium. There are always new ideas to learn and concepts and methods to test and practice.

Fortunately, my income reached a point where I could no longer spend 10% on lessons, books and tapes. So I was able to buy books and training programs for other people, and at one point provide the Think and Get Rich book to the entire graduating class at our local high school. I hope you will continue to do the same.

I wish you much success and as always let me know what I can do to support and help you. I appreciate your support and thank you again for taking the time to email

Dale Calvert

I sincerely hope my response to Tanya resonated with you. If you are broke but working towards worthwhile goals, YOU ARE A SUCCESS. Today’s world is filled with self-taught marketing masters who offer an endless supply of books, tapes, and training programs to help us improve what we do.

Oh yeah, before I forget, why is the title of this item $1,167.00? That’s what I spent last month on personal education and training programs. Become “self-taught” and I’ll see you on the endless road to success!