In this episode of the Starve the Doubts podcast, Melissa Thomas explains how she and her husband paid off over $43,000 in debt to pursue her dream of meeting Elton John.
Melissa Thomas (http://melissathecoach.com) and her husband paid off over $43,000 in debt. It took them almost 4 years to accomplish this goal. Melissa’s reason for paying off the debt was simple. She wanted to pursue her dream. She wants to meet Elton John. She has been to many Elton John concerts. She has sat in the front rows, she has received autographs from Elton and she has gone backstage to meet the band. She has even had her picture taken sitting at Elton’s piano. Unfortunately, she has not met him in person yet. She will. Melissa talks about her passion for Elton John concerts and his music. She also talks about the discipline required to pay off the debt so she could afford to travel and attend Elton John concerts.
Melissa, Chris and Jared share three ideas from Elton John classic hit songs that relate to the idea of Starving the Doubts.
1. Melissa Thomas picked The Bridge. Elton sings about the decision to cross the bridge or not. Melissa compares this to the decision to launch out and pursue your passion.
2. Chris Murphy picked Your Song. Your Song is dedicated to the fans. Chris is reminded that his online business and focus should not be all about him, but it should be about the customers and clients that he is blessed to have the opportunity to serve.
3. Jared Easley picked Saturday Nights Alright (For Fighting). Jared believes that pursuing your dreams can often times feel like a fight. Melissa agreed and shared how valuable it has been to have allies in her corner as she continues to face the challenging seasons in her business.
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