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When I hear about someone’s “view” I immediately think of someone standing on a balcony of their hotel room, arms stretched (metaphorically hugging the sky) overlooking a beach town. I think about all of the things they could see and absorb into their memory. I think about the fresh air they are breathing in and the ocean aroma blazing their sense of smell. I think of the sounds of nearby traffic, restaurant music and ocean waves clashing onto shore. I guess you can say, this view was a symbolic feeling of freedom.

An interesting aspect is that their view is slightly different from every other person standing on their balcony in this hotel. They are residing in the same location, but depending on the room they are staying in, the views vary tremendously.

Some folks have a view of the courtyard, some have a view of another hotel, and some have a view of the parking lot. There are also differences in views which are determined by which floor you are staying in. Obviously, the higher the floor, the opportunity of having a much broader view increases dramatically; I mean, the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong has 118 floors! That stated, there are CLEAR differences in everyone’s views.

This is the EXACT reason WHY and HOW the Rotated Views Podcast came into creation. I always wanted to have my own podcast, but between timing and content, I was uncertain about the whole thing.

My buddy Gabe and I are both very much into the personal development/self-help arena. When we would have discussions, they normally resulted into philosophical and challenging conversations. We would joke about having these conversations recorded and shared with everyone. On the other hand, I would have similar conversations with my brothers and cousins; mostly over a cigar. To top this all off, I was on a weekly mastermind call with my friend Scott which ALSO led to profound conversations about life, entrepreneurship and success.

This went on for YEARS and finally last year my buddy Scott was taking on the project of beginning a podcast for himself, so I was able to see all the things that went into the process. I was busy with my spoken word album and book, The Motivation Files at the time, but knew one day I was going to create my very own podcast.

Well, 2016 was here and it was time to get this podcast rolling. After lengthy discussions with my buddy Gabe, my buddy Scott, my brothers and my cousin Manny, I decided to MAKE IT HAPPEN! I wanted to put together a podcast that had various perspectives on all aspects of life; hence the name Rotated Views. This would give a point of view from all levels of the “hotel” and ALL types of people could relate.

That is the shortened version of the development process of The Rotated Views Podcast. I will reveal the WHOLE story in a future podcast, so stay tuned for that! I just wanted to give you a little background of why I am so excited to FINALLY release this new project to the world. We have been working VERY HARD behind the scenes and faced some challenges. The important thing is that we OVERCAME adversity and manifested this dream.

We kicked the podcast launch off with Episode 1: Can’t We All Just Get Along? Here we touch upon the importance of understanding each other, bullying and how delicate relationships really are. We then published Episode 2: Are You Aware?!?! This episode touches the deeper meaning of life and really pulls out an interesting discussion of self-awareness. We followed the first two episodes up with Episode 3: You Have To Earn It. This third installment completes our launch of the podcast and dives RIGHT into karma, the law of attraction and earning your way through life.

All three episodes are currently available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and TuneIn Radio applications. Download and subscribe to the podcast. We would also appreciate it if you would take the time to rate it and leave us some feedback. Lastly, let us know what you think of each episode, send comments, questions, or concerns to info@jimmyleevelez.com

Again, thank you for all the LOVE & SUPPORT! We look forward to recording future podcasts and are excited to live out our dreams right before your eyes! What an amazing feeling to be doing something you LOVE!

Check out our Official Pre-Launch Video we produced for facebook, HERE

To Your Massive Success,

Jimmylee & The Crew!

PS. Yes, we launched our “Views” the same week Drake Dropped his “Views From The 6album; this was not intentional, but kind of ironic.

 

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The 6 Inches That Separate EVERYONE

There is a VERY important message that I feel is NEEDED at this moment and I will address it here as best as I can. It is an interesting “concept” that I believe to be a “reality” that can really boost your life into TRUE PURPOSE. It is amazing to me that MOST people either forget or simply DO NOT comprehend their own power and allow life to be lived in the  cesspool of mediocrity.

I want you to stick both arms out in front of your body (zombie position). Bending at the elbows, bring your hands straight back to your head, as if you were about to perform a sit-up. With the tips of your index fingers, tap the side of your head (temple area). If you were to measure the distance between your two index fingers, it would be approximately 6 inches. And it is these 6 inches that determine everything.

Remember, you are always 6 inches away from your goal. Repeat this exercise when you need that little reminder. No matter how BIG your goal, you ca attain it by working it through your mind. We give up on things more because of mental fatigue than anything else. Sure there are a few exceptions, but the overall reason for not achieving your dreams is because you cannot withstand the journey; the hurdles beat you up mentally.

Without trying to oversimplify the subject, just know that the ONLY thing separating the successful from the unsuccessful truly is 6 inches. In fact, it is these 6 measly inches that separate EVERYONE. Take control of your mind and life will unfold itself to your demands. I believe in you and pray you get hold of your brain enough to live the life of your dreams!

To Your MASSIVE Success,

Jimmylee

The Secret Sauce (Read before 2016)

As we enter 2016, I wanted to put something together that I learned in 2015. It was something I already knew, but this years results, BLEW MY MIND!

Since this will be the LAST blog post for 2015, I wanted to give you something REAL value. Something that will set you up for success in 2016.

There are SO many “keys” people contribute to success to that it has now clear to everyone that the road to success is an individual journey. Everyone will have different experiences and apply their own “keys” in life to attain victory.

I have notebooks jammed packed with “The Key To Success” written at the top of the optimistic pages in my attempt to quench my hunger for “the truth”. Some of these “keys” do work and others are missing information and generally misleading.

I wanted to give you something that WILL WORK no matter the path to success you take. There is a LOT of junk out there spreading confusion to audiences worldwide. It’s bad for the people and I want to change that once and for all!

Ultimately, you have to understand that this is YOUR journey and there will be none like it. You may be able to relate to folks and apply pointer’s from them, but the truth is, you will have to figure it out yourself. What works for you, may not work for me. Even if someone were to give you a step by step playbook, there will ALWAYS be a variable in the equation. YOU.

You are unique in every way, including your journey to the top. Knowing yourself is extremely critical to your success. Capitalizing on your strengths and working on your weaknesses, you will face situations only YOU can solve.

Now that I have made that clear, I want to share “the secret sauce”. What I love about “the secret sauce” is that EVERYONE has access to it at absolutely NO COST! In fact, you CREATE “the secret sauce” yourself. This is what I love most about it. It’s available for ANYONE who makes a serious decision to use it and change their lives FOREVER!

So, what is “the secret sauce”?

MOMENTUM!

That’s it! The secret sauce is momentum.

Momentum is an extremely POWERFUL tool the most successful people in the world use to achieve RAPID RESULTS. It carries with it a weight that cannot even be measured.

Momentum comes with a forceful influx of energy. This energy can be used in various ways, but it’s important the majority of it be used in actions that will either maintain or progress the momentum.

Maintaining momentum actually takes LESS effort than getting it started. Getting things started can be a rough time, but the rewards are well worth the efforts. It can be absolutely tiring, but once certain things are in place, momentum will assist you in the efforts. This is why I call it “The Secret Sauce”!

Why not have help along the way?

Things can get exhausting, but having momentum will allow you BRIEF resting periods without losing much  of your pace. These resting periods cannot be TOO LONG or momentum will eventually come to a halt.

How do you get momentum?

It’s ONE day at a time. Simply conquer today and do EVERYTHING you can to attain your goals. Push the limits each and everyday. Do it for a full-week. From there, do it for two full-weeks. We are creatures of habits and if you could JUST tap into this powerful source, momentum will pick up & results will begin pouring in! After your third week, you will begin seeing momentum tag along with habits.

The special thing about momentum is that I can promise you, you will feel completely MOTIVATED to do MORE; to take more action. It’s exciting because once you get enough momentum, even your “not so productive” days will seem as though so much is being accomplished.

The funny thing about momentum is that it is addicting. You do NOT want to let the momentum slow down or peter out. Once it starts going, keep it alive as long as possible! You will accomplish so much in such little time, it will amaze you.

This secret sauce will add to the motivation factor, yielding results that will blow your mind in 2016! Go out there and begin to create momentum in your life, as it will make a world of differences in your results.

THANK YOU for ALL of your love & support in 2015! I wanted to end on a strong note and this post is an piece that did not make the final cut of my book, The Motivation Files (which is to be released in a few days).

Lets make 2016 BIGGER & BETTER than ANY year prior!

To Your Massive Success,

Jimmylee Velez

http://TheMotivationFiles.com

This WILL NOT Make You Happy! [MUST READ]

There are SO many things that happen to us in life that make us smile. Whether it is a normal everyday event or something miraculous, life definitely knows how to keep things interesting. I believe it is ALL about perspective. How we view things will literally determine our overall experience here on earth.

We ALL know people that literally find the negative in EVERYTHING. No matter what the situation is, they are pointing out precisely what the problem is. What drives me absolutely crazy about this are the folks who never present a solution to the problem; they just enjoy pointing out the flaws. There is ONE thing I know about these people…they are NOT HAPPY!

There is something deep down inside that is making them miserable. The sad truth is, life will continue to “suck” for them, if they never see the glass half full. Like I mentioned before, it is ALL about how we view things. Have you ever seen one of those drawing or pictures that are optical illusions? Depending on what angle you are viewing the image determines what you see. That is basically the point I am trying to deliver when it comes to perspective.

That being said, there are false beliefs out there as to WHAT exactly makes people happy. True happiness comes from within. WE as people really decide what makes us happy, but there is an ideology out there that is literally ruining lives. It is the chase/attainment of physical things. The belief that materialistic things will make you happy. Now, before I get attacked by making this statement, let me explain.

Physical things can make you happy, but it is ONLY temporary. There is nothing “long-lasting” and enduring about material things. There is absolutely NOTHING wrong with getting physical things and being happy about them, the point I am trying to make here is that, those feelings are only temporary. Once you get used to that new material object, you mind is already bored and thinking about the bigger and better model.

I discovered this truth on my own. I know people talk about it all the time, but I guess I had to learn the hard way for the lesson to really stick. I remember thinking, “if I could just make a certain amount of money, I will be happy”. Well, i’m sure you could imagine, that when I did finally hit that financial goal, I was happy for a solid month. After that, somehow, that money wasn’t enough and I stretched out my goal to a much higher figure.

We have to live in the moment and find happiness EVERY DAY, not every once in a while. This is the exact reason why material things will never cut it. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy new/fun things as much as the next man, but it NOT where we should be finding our happiness; it simply won’t last, and we are off seeking something bigger and better within a short period of time.

To be honest, I don’t want to drag this topic on, I just want to say that WE as people must find GENUINE happiness (for ourselves) and it is NOT found in material things. It can be found in relationships, career’s, events, spirituality, etc. I just want to enforce and hit on the notion that “physical” things are temporary and should be enjoyed, but not worshiped; this will NOT make you happy!

I hope this helps! Let me know your thoughts in the comment section. Also, if there is a topic you wish to hear my opinion on, simply email me (info@jimmyleevelez.com) or post it in the comment section.

To Your Massive Success,

Jimmylee Velez

http://JimmyleeVelez.com

“Motivating YOU to become the BEST version of yourself”

Sticky Stuff!

There are so many questions I receive when it comes to goal setting. Goal setting is a tricky thing and can be butchered EASILY if not approached in the correct manner. Most people understand the BASICS when it comes to goal setting, so I will NOT bore you with that topic. BUT…I do want to elaborate on some STICKY STUFF when it comes to goals.

I have witnessed people make BOLD goals at the beginning of this year and seen the MAJORITY of them “fall off” or “give up” on them within the first several months of the new year. So I asked myself a very basic question, WHY do most people QUIT or FAIL when it comes to achieving their goals?

After a few months of pondering this question, I saw the answer appear in my own life. I set a goal to accomplish something I NEVER did before and really had no idea what I was doing. One thing I DID have was the faith that this goal would manifest in my life…SOMEHOW.

Interestingly enough, I set a VERY specific time frame for this project and stuck to that time frame. I wanted to accomplish the goal by September of this year, it was mid-February at the time. A ton of trials and tribulations occurred in the MEAT of my process of achieving this goal, but I kept hacking away.

I simply kept my focus and faith on HIGH GEAR and just KNEW it would come to pass. Did I have doubts? YES! Did I think I was a bit out of my mind (CRAZY)? YES! Did things appear to be falling apart right before my eyes? YES! Were there OTHER people doubting me and telling me it wouldn’t happen? YES!

I simply STUCK to my goal no matter what was going on around me. I never wavered the dream nor compromised the vision. I knew if I would just STICK to what the goal was, it WOULD happen. And guess what??? IT DID! I met the goal and accomplished the dream!

So what was the secret? I simply STUCK with my goal. No matter what was going on with the process, I BELIEVED in the dream. Things got a little sketchy at times, but I held my ground and the reality was, I accomplished the goal on the VERY LAST day of September! That’s right, I met the goal I set back in February. It has become a reality all because I STUCK with it.

So many people simply BAIL on their goals and dreams and wonder WHY their life has not manifested into the DREAM they envisioned. Simply sticking with what you set out to do, will get you MILES further than ALWAYS quitting or using excuses as to why it CANNOT happen. Stick to your guns and make it happen! ANYTHING is possible and DREAMS DO COME TRUE!

So what was the goal set and dream accomplished? THE MOTIVATION FILES! This is a professionally mastered album containing Music & Motivation to HELP YOU get things done! Simply put, “Motivation To Master Your Day”. It contains 13 tracks of PURE MOTIVATIONAL GREATNESS!!!

If you are looking for a SURGE of Motivation to CRUSH it and a BOOST to get things done, look no further! The Motivation Files is YOUR answer!

Now Available on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon MP3 and Spotify.

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Thank you and remember, DREAMS COME TRUE!

To Your Massive Success,

Jimmylee

DID YOU CHECK THIS? [Extremely IMPORTANT]

I have been experiencing A LOT of changes in my life for the past 3-4 years and there is an important lesson I wanted to share with you, in hopes it will help you out a bit.

There are so many challenges and hurdles that come our way on a daily basis. Tied with these challenges are STRESSES. I’m not sure about you, but if I am stressed out, everything seems to be a little off. Sometimes my attitude is off and I have to “check” myself to make certain it is NOT affecting my day or the people around me. Stress can lead to a multitude of problems if not addressed appropriately.

How do YOU deal with stress?

Now, I will say, that I CAN perform (sometimes even better) under stressful situations and achieve the desired results. But that is NOT to say there are some consequences that come along with that and some even take a toll.

This is where I want to focus in on. When stress takes a toll on you, how are you reacting to it? Are you acting as if nothing is wrong? Are you falling behind on your work? Do you have coping mechanisms? Do you become more aggressive towards others?

It is our duty to be aware of our feelings and actions at ALL times. Everyday we have to evaluate ourselves to make certain that STRESS is not controlling our day.

WHY?

Well, stress can lead to us hurting our loved ones or getting into arguments we wouldn’t normally get into. Little things bother us and sometimes we take things out on people/things who do NOT deserve it. Disputes that would normally be small have escalated into HUGE issues. Your problems seem to be magnified when you are stressed out.

That is why it is SOOOOOOOOO important we “CHECK” ourselves before we ACT on things.

The feeling of regret or remorse we get for acting “out of line” due to stress JUST isn’t worth it! We are adults and I do realize sometimes the situation can get the BEST of us, but it is imperative we limit these “situations” to a minimum.

That being said, life IN GENERAL can be stressful, but to be worried is to have no faith that things will not pan out in your favor. Things happen for a reason and I think it is a GREAT challenge to us ALL that we be careful in our interactions with people during these stressful times.

Check the STRESS! Don’t let it RUN your day!

To Your Massive Success,

Jimmylee

PS. Keep on the look out for “teasers” of The Motivation Files coming around soon! The project WILL be released this Fall and you will be one of the FIRST to be informed, so STAY TUNED! This is going to be EXCITING!!!

Did You Do This Yet? [VERY IMPORTANT]

There are a few things that are extremely important to achieving the goals you desire in life. Without these components, attaining success will NOT be possible. But there is ONE component I want to emphasize today because it is VERY IMPORTANT…in fact, without it, all activities are pointless.

Going through the motions everyday can be quite boring at times, but super important. It is the persistence and consistency that will yield SOLID results. But there is something else that MOST goal setting instructors NEVER talk about. Which is ashamed because their teachings are misleading. Let’s avoid that right away and let me give you the single most important aspect of goal setting.

Going through life with goals WILL get you much further than going through without any goals. But I hear people say ALL the time that they DO INDEED have goals, but most never seem to manifest. This leads to frustration and ultimately FAILURE (by choice of quitting).

Let’s get out of the mindset of what average people do. They simply set a goal, make an intention, write it down, believe in it and take action. Don’t get me wrong, this will yield results, but they may NOT be the exact ones you want. Also, there may be a difference in time spans of when this all will ACTUALLY manifest. So let’s avoid all this and manifest the results we want (or better) and even FASTER than before!

The secret is…associating an important emotional tie with the goal. Something that is SO MEANINGFUL to you, you literally will NOT allow the dream to disappear until it comes into fruition. I found that if I gave my goal EXTREME meaning and coupled it with MASSIVE emotional reasons (it has to happen), my results come POURING in at SPEEDS I never knew possible.

This is certainly something WE ALL should be doing to get “lucky”. With the attachment of this “emotional reason”, your DRIVE and DETERMINATION walk into a level unheard of. People will start helping you achieve your goal and ultimately BELIEVE in you! I promise this ONE little change to goal setting will DRASTICALLY change your results! It has been working for me REALLY well this year and I just know it will work out for you too.

Add an “Emotional Reason” to your goals and WATCH the MAGIC unfold!!!

To Your Massive Success,

Jimmylee

PS. Keep on the look out for “teasers” of The Motivation Files coming around soon! The project WILL be released this Fall and you will be one of the FIRST to be informed, so STAY TUNED! This is going to be exciting!!!

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