When I was young, I watched the James Bond movies and I thought to myself, that’s the guy I want to be.

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I think we all have wanted to be our own version of James Bond. But in our society, you can’t tell people you want to be James Bond.

You can’t tell people you want to be rich.

You can’t tell people you want your face to be on the side of a bus.


People will call you arrogant, tell you it’s too much — that it’s unnecessary. People will tell you to settle down, don’t aim too high, just be normal.

Sorry — I don’t want an average life.

As a young man, I saw James Bond with cool weapons, great suits, and attractive women. I also saw he was in charge, willing to disregard authority to do the right thing and be more dangerous than the bad guys.

But as a young man, what really made me aspire to be like James Bond?

Here are 4 James Bond qualities that you should have too:

#1 Confidence

Bond knows who he is and what he can do. He has courage and takes risks. Nobody who ever makes it big in anything avoids risk.

But to tackle your fears, it takes being assertive. You must be decisive that you’re going to take action in a situation, not sit back and be passive.

As I say in The 10X Rule, go massive or go passive! Confident people take 10X action to make sure the job gets done.

#2 Self-control

Bond does what he says he’ll do. He keeps calm while others are emotional. He doesn’t crack under pressure.

This takes a certain level of self-control, something most people in our society lack.

You don’t see Bond wasting his weekends. He doesn’t over-indulge. You know just by seeing him in action that he lives a disciplined life.

Being disciplined and having self-control is usually one key trait that separates the successful from the failures in life.

#3 Physically fit

Bond has a good build. He’s muscular. He takes care of himself.

No young kid ever said to himself that he wants to be a wimp, to be out of shape, to be soft… right?

While being fit, 007 is good in hand to hand combat as well. He knows how to handle weapons.

In short, he’s prepared. When danger comes, he can physically handle it! You too need to be ready, to take responsibility for your surroundings.

#4 Great wardrobe

Bond dresses well. You don’t see him in sweatpants. He’s busting out suits, collared shirts, and well-fitting trousers.

A stylish, quality wardrobe goes a long way in how you’re perceived. A flashy car like an Aston Martin certainly doesn’t hurt either.

Like it or not, people will take you more seriously if you step it up a notch with how you present yourself.

These James Bond traits are good for your life and business

Be confident. Master self-control, Become physically fit. Give yourself a great wardrobe to choose from each morning.

You’ll feel better about you and you’ll become more productive in life — and you’ll increase your income.

Studying the greats like 007 is key to mastering the mindset you need for massive success. Secure your basically free virtual seat @ 10X Growth Conference 2022 and make it happen.

Be great,


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Star of Discovery Channel’s “Undercover Billionaire,” Grant Cardone owns and operates seven privately held companies and a private equity real estate firm, Cardone Capital, with a multifamily portfolio of assets under management valued at over $4 billion. He is the Top Crowdfunder in the world, raising over $900 million in equity via social media. Known internationally as the leading expert on sales, marketing, and scaling businesses, Cardone is a New York Times bestselling author of 11 business books, including “The 10X Rule,” which led to Cardone establishing the 10X Global Movement and the 10X Growth Conference, now the largest business and entrepreneur conference in the world. The online business and sales educational platform he created, Cardone University, serves over 411,000 individuals and Forbes 100 corporate clients throughout the world. Voted the top Marketing Influencer to watch by Forbes, Cardone uses his massive 15 million plus following to give back via his Grant Cardone Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring underserved, at-risk adolescents in financial literacy, especially those without father figures.

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