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    • 22)How does purity relate to being a genius and what is purity?

      8:16
    • 23)What I did to restore my purity and what I do to maintain it each day

      16:30
    • 24)Today look for the purity in your life

      12:18
    • 25)How is patience a core value of genius and what does that look like?

      10:15
    • 26)What can you do to find and practice patience in your life? How do I do it?

      11:03
    • 27)Today look for one opportunity to be patient with yourself and with life

      7:33
    • 28)You have everything you need already to be a genius

      6:37
    • 29)How can you and I see that everything we need is already here?

      14:24
    • 30)Today see the depth and opportunity in what you already have

      10:16
    • 31)The illusion of separation

      3:22
    • 32)I will show you the illusion now

      18:31
    • 33)Today try to define yourself as a separate being from the world

      8:46
    • 34)Taking a day off is normal in life until you get to do what you love every day

      6:05
    • 35)Taking a day off each week has been one of my big challenges

      11:09
    • 36)Today find a day within a week you can totally take off from your passion

      10:06
    • 37)There is no substitute for getting enough good sleep

      11:29
    • 38)How I am able to fall asleep easily now after a lifetime of struggle

      18:10
    • 39)Today try going to bed a little earlier and noticing your sleeping habits

      9:36
    • 40)Variety is the spice of life and your inner genius

      6:25
    • 41)Accepting change and playing with variety helps you learn

      11:07
    • 42)Today find a new way to accept change and embrace variety in your life

      7:00

About This Class

Enjoy the second week of Genius in 21 days starting with hearing about how my daughter learns so rapidly at a year old because is still a pure being in her own way of seeing the world.  See looks around without any sense of being a failure or not good enough.  I hope watching this class will help you to continue focusing on restoring your own purity.  When you are able to learn like a child again, you will find creativity an effortless and beautiful process instead of something that is challenging! 

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Jerry Banfield

Teaches 84 Skillshare Classes

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How did you get here with me?

In 2005 while I was in college at the University of South Carolina, I tried to start working online. I signed up for an MLM program and a survey website. A month later, I had refunds from both and figured working online was not possible because everything was a scam. The truth was I was afraid to fail again.

In 2011, I moved in with my wife and launched an online business focusing on video game addiction in an attempt to avoid dealing with any of my other problems. In a few months, I changed my business to selling shirts because I realized there was no money in video game addiction. A year after starting my business, I dropped out of my criminology PHD program at the University of South Florida to run my business full time which by then had changed to helping clients with Facebook and Google ads based on my experience failing to do them successfully for myself.

In 2013, I starting sharing everything I knew for free on YouTube because I hoped it would help me get more clients. By April 2014, I was nearly bankrupt after failing at 15+ different business models. I was also nearly dead from trying to drink the pain away and fortunately the fear of death motivated me to get into recovery. Being in recovery motivated me to focus more on being of true service to others and less on what I would get out of it. I started making courses online with Udemy which soon turned into my first real business. I partnered with as many talented instructors as I could and learned from top instructors how to get my courses the most sales.

In 2015, I tried making some inspirational videos sharing what I learned in recovery and got an amazing response on YouTube. To make the background on my videos more interesting, I started making the inspirational videos while playing video games. To make a more helpful website, I hired a freelancer to convert the videos into blog posts including this about page originally.

By 2016, the Udemy courses I was teaching had made nearly $2 million dollars in sales with me receiving over $600,000 of that before they banned me because of what they said were policy violations despite me literally praying to God to follow the rules and being obsessed with following the policies. To make that $600,000, Google, Facebook, and contractors billed around $400,000 leaving me with about $200,000. Then, the US government took over $60,000 and the companies I borrowed money from in 2014 to avoid going out of business took another $50,000. After five years in business and even with great fortune on Udemy which made up for 4 years of losses, I am still barely able to pay my bills and have none of the security of a “real job” despite working 10 times more than I have ever worked anywhere else.

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Sincerely,

Jerry Banfield

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