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The Big Question: What’s Your WHY for Joining that MLM COMPANY?

What’s that one thing that you’ll either live or die for’?

This is a question most people find difficult to answer. My sole aim here is to help you succeed in whatever opportunity you may find yourself.

Multilevel Marketing (MLM) is not a quick-money business for just anybody. It takes a lot from distributors to build up their businesses. Like any other business out there, 90% of new businesses fail in their first year. 90% of the ones that stayed on fail after their fourth year. This statistic is very much applicable any all the industry you can think of that’s why it takes a lot to succeed in business.

Now having established that fact, many MLM company exist today; many of them are either product or service based. But one thing is common amongst all; they’re all looking for ‘You and I’. Yes, you heard me right; you and I make the difference. All of them make lots of promises to you. All of them offer you opportunities to live rich lifestyles have more time for you and family, have lots of money to do whatever you want, however you want and whenever you want. That’s good but none of them have ever asked you what you want. They believe based on psychology and motivational theories available out there that every one of you want/need the same thing.

Even though we may all share one or two of those needs, we still secret obsessions which is not mentioned above. So I ask, what’s that thing that can keep you awake all through the night? Yes, it’s that same thing that can make you climb the tallest mountain and swim past the longest river ten times over and not get tired. It’s your secret obsession.


Finding your WHY in MLM or any other industry makes your work 50-70% complete. It’s the reason why when every other person is giving up, you’re pushing to your higher calling. It forms your motivating factor. A well thought out WHY can save your life.

The major problem most people face is that they’re too in a hurry to make money and pay-off their debts/bills. Please don’t get me wrong, money is good but when your focus is on money alone then, you’re not yet ready for business. You must find a need in other people’s lives and meet them. Money as they say moves in the direction of quality service. Simply put, when your product or service is able to meet a need, then, you can make sales and possibly recruit others into that opportunity.

Your real why stems from your divinely orchestrated path; that’s what you’re called out to do on earth. How would you feel if in the end of your journey on earth, you’re congratulated because you finished your work and won your race? It doesn’t have to be all about you or about money. If I may ask you, what will you do with your life if you had all the time and money in the world? You now see it goes beyond money, time and all that you were promised. You could have more than one WHY. Genuine WHY are mostly people driven and it should be bigger than you.

Your intention must be right! A badly thought out intention will make you want to reach your goals by all means. The implications are as follows:

  1. Through hook or crook;
  2. Make unreliable/empty promises just to get people join you;
  3. Coarse and not logically present an opportunity for prospects to make a choice;
  4. Making you engage in irregularities and create bad belly about your opportunity;
  5. Your people may never be able to replicate you;
  6. Your focus will remain on sales rather than leadership and relationship.
  7. In the end you’ll drive people away from you and your opportunity.

Tips to help you figure out your WHY.

  • What makes you smile?
  • What are your favorite activities?
  • What makes you lose track of time?
  • What are you naturally gifted at?
  • What do people always ask you for help in?
  • What do you regret not doing?
  • What causes are you passionate about?
  • What are your deepest values?
  • If you were to be a lecturer, what course would you teach?
  • Given your talents, passions and values. How could you use these resources to serve, to help, to contribute; the society?

If you’re able to discover your WHY, you’re on your way to MLM Bliss!


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Posted by on October 16, 2014 in Business, Network Marketing


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Idea to industryLife is too short and unpredictable to live by peoples’ schedule, think entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship is no longer just a business term anymore; it’s a way of life. You don’t need to be an entrepreneur to be entrepreneurial.

As you think about how you can begin to embrace the entrepreneurial mindset more actively, here are 13 things you must do – at all times – in order to convert those great ideas into reality:

1. Believe in Yourself

You can’t take action until you believe in yourself enough to handle the consequences of your actions. Any time you assume the responsibility to give something that had not existed before an opportunity to become a reality, you become accountable for your actions.

Accountability requires believing in you enough to make the right choice even though it might seem to be the wrong decision initially.

2. Get a Mentor

Don’t ever think you have all of the answers, just because it’s your idea. Learn from those who have done it before. Ideation is distinctly different from execution. Many new entrepreneurs think they have the mass of knowledge to get along their chosen field all by themselves. I think no. You need to have an eye over you who can counsel and advice you at least in your first 3 years. Their thoughts may not necessarily be right though. Rich Melcombe, CEO of Richmel Media & Productions, says that: “If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, listen to everyone because you never know when you will hear a good idea.”

In the end, carefully evaluate any input that you get – but proceed with your own instinct.

3. Assemble your Team

The best thing that can happen to any entrepreneur is having the right persons on their team. It is easy to get people to work with but it is not easy to get the right people. Anyone who associates with you from the start can’t necessarily be the people for your team. A good team comprises of people whom you can share your ideas with; they understand it and makes input to modifying it. It also should be people who are not afraid to make constructive criticism but are able to accept correction. Your team should be able to take your idea and make it theirs.

team4. Embrace Risk as Your Best Friend

Risk becomes your best friend when you give birth to an idea. If you accept this fact, you will approach the process with the knowledge that keeps your dreams and ambitions are on track. risk

5. Be Extremely Patient

Take the time to appreciate the journey and understand how things work. Most people are too anxious to get their desired results and thus start to make bad decisions as they go. Don’t put too much pressure on yourself. One thing is certain: the journey will be filled with unexpected outcomes that you may not be prepared to deal with. Don’t let this get you down, but keep your head up and respect the process and where it takes you. You will learn a lot about your threshold of risk and ability.

6. Sell Your Vision

Converting your idea to a reality requires you to help others understand your vision. Clearly define your value proposition and how it can generate revenue. Selling lofty ideas without understanding how it will achieve financial results will never get you the right audience.

vision7. Connect the Dotted Lines

Learn how to spot the paths of connectivity along the journey. What may be your “core idea” today can mature into something bigger as you connect other tenets that naturally associate with your idea along the way. Never stop connecting the dots!

8. Be Passionate about your Pursuit

When you put your passion into everything you do, it gives you the power to become a potent pioneer. You will blaze paths few would go down, and see them all the way through to the end. Your passion will open new doors to endless possibilities. Your ability to remain passionate about what you stand for is the ultimate enabler for the success of your idea.

9. Be Purposeful

Your intentions for your idea must have purpose and meaning. If not, your probability to quit along the way will increase. Your purpose is to execute the idea and make others believe in it. Purpose fuels your passion and makes your journey less lonely.


10. Build your Momentum

Building momentum has a lot to do with timing, management and deployment of resources. Carefully identify all of your resources and build upon them via relationships, networking and sharing of resources to expand the opportunity for your ideas. Building momentum is critically important to convert your idea into a reality. Stay focused, stick to your plan, eliminate distractions/neutralize the noise, shut out people who tell you to jump when you’re not ready yet. To gain momentum, you need to fall back and release. Take the instance of a sling shot.

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11. Remain Relevant

Never grow complacent. You can always expand upon your idea and make it better. Continuous improvement is your key to sustained presence in the business.

12. Make Work/Life Balance a Priority

Successfully converting an idea into a reality is a marathon, not a sprint. Pace yourself so that you can reflect upon the mission at hand. Always be aware of what you are attempting to accomplish. Don’t overwhelm your mind; give yourself some breathing room and allow your creativity to expand. No matter how smart, passionate, or focused you work, without balance we are all susceptible to burnout. Mind, body and soul must be properly aligned.

legacy13. Build a Legacy around Your Idea

Let’s say you made the commitment to assume the responsibilities associated with the first 11 steps and have already been successful. Your original idea was born and its impact has now morphed into multiple areas that you would have never thought possible at the beginning. The success of your idea is now real; it has become something more significant but it is up to you to make sure its legacy remains sustainable.

Once you give your idea its life, it is your responsibility that its impact stays alive forever.

Believe, Work, Work and Rest! Allow your business to grow roots deep down so it can stand tall during stormy wind when other businesses are falling over.

You are the architect of your future.


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Posted by on September 24, 2014 in Business


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