Do not neglect to do the easy things, you can do every day. Neglect seems like such a small thing, but one thing leads to another. Neglect starts off as an infection and becomes a full- blown disease. Neglect to do wise things with your money, you will neglect to do wise things with your time. Neglect to do wise things with your business, you will neglect to do wise things with your health.
If your money is limited, then you must choose how, or what to spend your money on. Do I want to buy some new shoes, or do I want to buy a motivational tape? Do I want to go to the movies, or do I want to attend a seminar? In the Network marketing business, the biggest question is do I spend the time and money to attend the national meetings? They are usually held in other parts of the country which requires transportation and lodging cost, along with the event fee.
I have been to a couple of events and they are very informative and inspirational. They give a person a bigger picture of their business. Motivation is great but you need more than just motivation, you must develop the skills. Jim gave a classic illustration when he talked about a guy who was not to bright and someone said; “Just get him motivated, he will get it”. But if the guy is an idiot and you motivate him, you just have a motivated idiot” 🙂
Skills make the difference. You must search for the information. Self-improvement begins with YOU. Find a good teacher, if you can. Listen carefully but make up your own mind. Jim talked about learning the law of averages while building his network marketing business.
If you do something often enough, a ratio will appear. If you talk to ten people, one says yes. Talk to ten more, and another one says yes. Talk to ten and another says yes, and so forth. New people talk to a few people, and they all say no, so they quit and say, it don’t work. In reality you didn’t work long enough to find out what your averages were.
When you are new to the business, you got to work the numbers. The problem is, some people quit to soon, to establish a base line. Rejection is a major problem in sales. If a person says no, it is not the end of the world. You must overcome your fear of rejection.
Sometimes we just have to remember our reason WHY. If you want to build your network marketing business, you can do that. No one told me how to put all the pieces together for an internet business. I knew that MLM was a face to face, type business, which is still true, to some extent. If people read your blog, they get to know you, and that’s half the battle.
I looked and listened to a lot of information and came to the conclusion that working with Empower Network was a good idea. I don’t have it all together yet, but I blogged my butt off. Hope you read something that will give you that spark, to take your next step. Click and join the conversation.
Love this post Earl! It is so true…you don’t have to bat 1,000 to make the big bucks, but you do have to bat. Sometimes (many times, actually) people don’t have their priorities in order. They want the big money but they don’t step up to the plate. Thanks for sharing this inspiring post!
This was a perfect post about the basics Earl!! Thanks for keeping this one simple to read for all folks…Empower Network is fantastic and you have proven to be a great leader!
Thanks for your comments. It takes time to develop new skills.And once you learn something you can take it with you. It’s more than what you did. It’s about what you became. I became a blogger, in a blogging community.