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Day 11

Welcome to the story of E-VOL V, previously One Mummy- One Million Dollars- One Year.

If you would like to see all articles related to this story so far, please click the links below:

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

Day 6

Day 7

Day 8

Day 9

Day 10

Yesterday at Day 10, I whipped up a very basic journey map and finished the days post asking readers two questions.

Question number 1 was:

where could we find 100,000 people who would be interested in a digital product for sale for $10

and question number 2 was:

If a customer purchases the digital book

“How do people make money online?”

and then chooses to move from one journey stop to the next on our map-

what would the next product for sale be?

This next stop on the journey- or the second product we map for sale, is what we call card #2 in The Journey of 1,000 Steps.

It’s represented with the card of The Unreliable Narrator, and for good reason too, because it’s at this card here, we see who has the knowledge to take their customer all the way through an entire journey.

At card two, most times in the beginning– BOTH the customer and seller are wrong in their solution to solving the customers “real problem” for the simple reason that the customer themselves won’t actually know what the “real problem” is either.

If you are the teacher, the guide, the mentor or the seller at this part of the journey and don’t know the full journey, it can drive you bonkers and make you incredibly frustrated as you give information to people to help them solve their problem, only to watch time and time again as they don’t implement your advice or flounder, fail or simply give up and walk away.

The other problems that can occur is like what happened in my own journey, and that is although you may *think* you know the answer to the customers problem- once you tell them- it causes fallout for you- the business owner.

This was very plain to see in my own business at The Garden.

When I brought The Garden I had already been volunteering out of there for some time prior. Although I *thought* I could help The Garden and our clientele grow- in fact i did quite the opposite and destroyed everything.

Why was that?

I had researched my customer, and thought I had a viable solution, so what went wrong?

in hindsight, my answer is because I was trying to solve the customers problem at card #2, rather than at card #36.

Me walking into a business that focuses on mind and body wholistic therapies and sharing marketing techniques and strategies was a terrible product/audience fit.

Even if it was the right solution- it was the wrong approach.

Rather than talking to our customers at The Garden in a language they already knew and understand (Law of Attraction and magnetically attracting what you want with thoughts and desires ) instead I was using the language and techniques I knew and understood- which was teaching sales and marketing.

In addition to delivering the wrong information at the wrong time to customers at card two, it can also be the card where you hear the likes of Tony Robbins or someone else in the self development space deliver harsh truths to people who have no idea why they can’t achieve goals and keep reliving their life out on repeat (yes, that one is me!!) and that’s because most times when things are going wrong, there are other forces outside of the student/prospects/ customers control.

In the past we represented this card in volume #1 with the David Bowie song The Man Who Sold The World-

& in version 3 as we explored the Jungian archetypes it was represented with the old sage,

in volume 4 the Unreliable Narrator was done with the wealthy mermaid….

and for the story of E-VOL V can you guess what the card is? Because if you can figure out the card, then there is a high chance you will also know what product to create which will solve the customers problem and help them progress from card #2 onto card #3, #4 and #5

I’ll give you a hint…..


This year as we move through cards 1, 2, and 3 we have a very different perspective than previous years.

In volume one- the story related to media studies and manipulation

In volume two- we learned strategy and content marketing

In volume three- we explored creativity and storytelling

In volume four- it was mind, body, and business connection

And now in volume five we put everything together from previous years and look at the final piece of the jigsaw- Our SELF.

This year with the task of making one million dollars in one year- we are blessed with having experience to draw from

but even though the cards are miles apart, the symbolism means the same…..the person who holds card 2- usually has a completely different answer to solving the problem on the journey map, than what anyone else can imagine what it will be…

why is that?

We’re in a pickle today.

We are nearly three weeks into making money, and haven’t made a dollar, and a decision needs to be made.

Do we invest in ourselves?


Do we invest in someone else?

Grant Cardone says to ask the question:

WHO HAS MY MONEY? that it’s partnership we are looking for here….not flying solo.

This makes me wary…..super duper wary….because this is how abuse works…and it’s also how co-dependency works….whether that’s in business or relationships.

If you don’t take anything from anyone, anywhere or any time, it makes life hard….and near impossible to succeed…..but it also makes you strong…and it gives you power, because when you do choose to have people in your life, there is a clear boundary.

You are my friend or lover because I love you. Not because I want something from you.

Whereas business relationships are exactly the opposite.

The people who are in business with you do so because they want something that you have.

Today (like every other year) I need to make a choice.

I either take Grant’s advice and go find myself a business partner who is already established and may want a slice of what I am building and hit my target of one million dollars in one year…


I continue to invest my own money into my business….knowing that after covid wiped me out, I wont make it too far on my own before once again running out of money and resources.

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Step 106- The Prosperity Project Journey of 1,000 Steps

Step 106

The Fabler

A 30 Step Module on Goal Setting

Hello and welcome to Step 106

This month we explore time mindsets, goal setting and walking as a way to build healthy habits.

The Prosperity Project Journey of 1,000 Steps

Hello Community!

Welcome to Step 106 of The Prosperity Project Journey of 1000 Steps.

The Apprentice Journey began on New Years Day 2020.

Each day we will be completing 3 actions for our Mind, Body & Business Leadership Journey.

Please feel free to follow along or be inspired to create your own journey of leadership and positive change.

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Day 10

Hello and and welcome to E-VOL V. Things are getting more and more difficult each day as I write and keep track of how my thoughts are working in addition to what I am writing and publishing.

Part of me wants to slow down and do things differently, yet the other part of me is committed to practicing in public so my mistakes can be discussed in order that I may grow.

Today we begin working on the mechanics on how to make one million dollars online, and in my instance, the niche I have chosen for myself is:

Knowledge Transfer

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About – The Garden Mind Body Business.

Welcome To The Garden- Mind Body Business

Our mission is to encourage faith, hope, love, charity and freedom!

We do this by making a commitment to share a range of wholistic digital educational topics and opening up conversations on how

  • thoughts,
  • feelings,
  • worldviews,
  • beliefs
  • and behaviour

 are influencing individuals and teams creating digital marketing along with the people who engage with it on a regular basis.

Wholistic Digital Education looks at many different subjects that make up mind, body, business and creativity and then brings these topics into open view allowing transparency to brought to individuals and communities so harmful and subconsciously programmed behaviour can be minimised.

One Mummy One Million dollars One Year

The website at The Garden Frankston is a personal vault of resources and content

I’m not an expert….and I’m not even a “real” digital marketer which means when you choose to engage with this site you do so at your own risk understanding all I am doing is sharing my knowledge as a concerned mother with what I see happening with social media and online marketing all around me.

I’ve been on an a never ending journey of self discovery for a few years now trying to understand how my economy ended up skewed, why business and unemployment was not quite what it seemed, asset prices were climbing, an entire generation of kids and adults were medicated with suicide and self harm starting to creep into everyday conversations.

Amidst all of this, I was standing by helplessly watching as my own kids were displaced in an education system so out of date that it was causing more harm than good with many teachers and adults not even knowing what was going on in the online world, let alone having the knowledge to protect our kids from having this content or their privacy and data  weaponised against them, or how they could tap into this online learning and harness it for good.

Most of the articles on this website have come from a direct link to my own experience, either written by someone I asked to help explain what I couldn’t understand, or maybe a course or book I recommend or created myself to fill a gap in the hopes that it helps someone else.

To make the website easy to navigate I’ve grouped any articles written or shared under one of five categories:

  1. Mind
  2. Body
  3. Marketing
  4. Business and
  5. Creativity

the garden wholistic digital education

Seeding Knowledge takes courage, kindness and consistency, often with daily hard work and labour not showing results for many years.

To the people who showed their support over the last five years to help me get to a level capable of sharing my own story- I say a heartfelt thankyou.

These people went out of their way to help seed expert knowledge, often at a high cost to their personal and professional careers as they uncovered and shared with me both the light and dark side of their individual craft, imparting many years of elite knowledge formed over prestigious careers.

This website, my social channels and personal story would not be what it is today without their long term commitment to help me not only understand what they were teaching me, but also then passing on skills to transfer this knowledge and seed it back to the community at large.

 I will honour their privacy by not naming them on the internet for all to read, but if you are one of the people who have helped me during this time and are reading this now, please take this small thank you as a large appreciation for all that you have done.

Much love

Nina xo

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Day 8

Welcome to the story of E-VOL V, previously One Mummy- One Million Dollars- One Year. Please note there are 2 affiliate links in todays post- 1 x for the Gratitude Diary and 1 x for Fiverr. If you would like to see the tally of affiliate links so far, please check out my affiliate page here 🙂


Today is an interesting day because in Melbourne it’s the 7th January, and tonight #UndercoverBillionaire starring #GrantCardonepremieres on Discovery.

I decided to start following Grant Cardone at the start of this years challenge.

Although I don’t agree with his methods in investing in real estate (…well that’s not entirely true…I do in some ways…but that’s another story…) I’m intrigued by him and his million dollar challenge….especially because his is in 90 days….and mine has an entire year!! If he can make one million dollars in 90 days, then surely I can do it in a year???

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