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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

S.M.A.R.T. goals, the key to success

No matter what you are trying to achieve in life, it is important to have goals set for yourself.  If you are striving towards wealth, health, or happiness.  All can be achieved through effective goal setting.  Throughout your entire life you have been asked to set goals for yourself.    A goal to walk.  Another to talk. Grab a pencil, pen, or chalk. So many things required with out your knowledge or acknowledgement.  But all required with the hopes that you become a better person!

You may not have realized it, or chose to ignore it.  However, your very well being always teetered upon goals set for your future.  If you do not strive everyday to become better, you become stagnant.  If you have never heard that word or know not what becomes of stagnation, place a bucket of water in your yard and do not touch it.  If the smell does not get to you the creatures that lay waste to your negligence should be proof enough.  But guess what, even those parasites that you would just assume to dump have goals set for how they will provide for the new colonies they have created in that ecosystem.

With that being said I place a call to all of the higher life forms reading this. Realize, If you want a successful business weather you choose to work towards mlm companies, retail, service orientated or otherwise, you must set forth goals for your success.  Now lets get started.  First of course you have to figure out what the goal is for.  

 If you are concerned with health your goal might be to lose weight.  Sounds like a great goal,  but how much weight loss are you trying to achieve? Just to say lose weight isn't good enough.  You need to have something specific to work towards.  So lets say your goal is to lose 10 pounds.  That is specific goal.  But more is needed like a time frame. Because it may take you ten years to drop 10 pound but you've reached your goal.  So was this effective goal setting?  No. For a goal to be truly effective it needs to be SMART.  Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic,and Timely

When you set forth a goal for yourself it needs to be specific. If the goal you seek is vague your chances of reaching it are also.  Lets look at business.  Everyone that owns a business is in it to make money.  Of course there are those that just love what they do and do it for no other reason, however if they do not make money how can they continue to have a business.  You may need to make a certain amount of money to cover expenses so that you can make a profit.  Once you have that figured out  you also need to figure out what you are going to do to achieve it as well as why it is important that you achieve this goal.  Answering the question of why it is important can help you to stay focused and motivated.

Your goals have to be measurable.  If you can not measure it how can you track progress.  You can have short term mini-goals set into the main goal and check them off as you reach each milestone.  Saying I want to be wealthy is not measurable.  However saying I want to make $10,000 a month is because you can track progress of how much you are currently making and track progress made until you reach that goal.  Measuring progress also helps you to stay on track also watching progress being made is great motivation because seeing those milestones being reached encourages you to do more.  “One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his greatest surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't” Henry Ford

When you set forth a goal make sure it is actually attainable.  If your goal is far fetched subconsciously you probably won't commit to it anyway. However when you know your goal can be reached you start to find ways that you can achieve it.  If you have a goal that you want bad enough you will find ways to achieve it, things you may have not noticed before. You have what is called a Paradigm shift.  This is when your
mind shifts towards a greater realization of self.

Lets be realistic here.  If you set a goal for yourself that is just ridiculous or that you have no intention of putting forth the effort to accomplish it just won't happen.  That's not to say that you should not have high expectations. Actually the higher you set the goal the more motivation you have to work towards it.  If you set low expectations you more than likely wont put forth much effort.  Honestly I can not tell you what a realistic goal is.  Only you know your limitations and how far you can push yourself to achieve maximum results.

Lastly, your goal needs to be tangible and timely. As I said in the weight loss example you have to place a time frame on your goal.  By placing a time frame you can measure your success as you reach towards your deadline.  Your goal also needs to be tangible. Meaning something that effects one of the five senses. By doing this and working diligently towards it you can have  a better chance of achieving your goals

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Mlm companies Can a vision board help your success

The Bible tells us in Proverbs 29:18  "where there is no vision, the people parish.   This makes so much sense.  Without  vision what is there to motivate us to accomplish greatness?  Everything that was ever  created started with a vision.  The chair you sit in, the computer you work on, and even you, all started as a vision.  In the preceding blogs I gave you a three part series. The first was entitled "Is Your Desire Strong Enough For Success?"  The second being  "Faith Without Works Is Dead" and the last "It's Time For Action!"  This series gave you three key components to begin your journey towards success.  However, I would be remiss to leave you with out giving you the tools required  to fuel the things I spoke of.  Therefore, today I will speak of Vision boards, what a vision board is, and how to create the vision board.

No one can tell you what you can and cannot have on your vision board because it is what you desire, put your faith into and work towards.  So with that being said. A vision board is simply an instument used to visually remind yourself of what you are working towards.  For instance on my vision board I have a picture of a school.  I have this because I am in the process of starting one.  I know it's going to be a long process, but I have the image on my board to remind me to work towrds it everyday.  I also have cars and houses.  I have a skyscraper that symbolises what I want as my office building.  There are a lot of other things I have on the vision board but you get the point.

On your Vision board you may have images that arent as specific.  Or maybe you have words such as freedom, pertaining to your working towards your freedom from your current job.  Or maybe pictures of starving kids that you want to help. Products you want to sell from your mlm companies or your desire to find one that is not a scam.   Remember your dreams are not endanger of being too big, only of being too small.  "The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it". Michelangelo  The purpose of the device is to have a reminder of why you work so hard.  Something that when the stress piles up you can look at your board and say "Oh yeah thats what I'm doing it for".  Remember It does not matter what other people think of it.  Because they make lack vision for themselves and even if they have a vision board of their own it is for their life not yours.

Without the visionaries of the world we would be a much less advanced society.  So charish those visions and work towards them dilegently everyday for your success. Constantly look towards your boards for motivation.  Now on to how to make a vision board. The bible says write the vision down and make it plain upon paper.  The best vision boards are made with the construction boards used in school science projects.  These boards offer a lot of space and fold for storage or travel.  You can decorate it with borders or what ever makes you happy. I dont have borders or decorations on mine because I need all the space it holds.  Remember this is your vision use it however you feel you need to.  Magizines are great places to find images you want to use.  Remember we live in a tecnological age so the computer is an invaluble tool.  Simply search for the items you have always dreamed of, print them out, and put them on your board.

The bigger your vision is the more likely it will motivate you to do big things.  Don't worry if you start to find your self running out of room on your board you can always have more than one.  Don't hesitate to place an image because of the price.  That is the whole point of it all.  Those things that cost the most will give you the most reason to strive harder.  A vision Board is not enough for success you still need training and mentorship to help you get those things you do so desire.  So click here to read Success in 10 steps and if you do I will make sure you get all the training you need for success.  Make sure you subscribe to this blog so that you do not miss the tips given and help with mlm companies and other businesses as well as my next post on effective goal setting.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

It's time for action!

Now as we come to the conclusion of this 3 part series It's time to take some action steps.  It's time to delete some people out of your life. Although this may seem hard, it is necessary.  We sometimes have toxic relationships and don't even know it.  Someone once said "If you hang around 9 bums you will surly become the 10th one.  However if you hang around 3 millionaires it's inevitable that you will become the 4th one.  Along with the mental change you must have a change of environment.  Ever heard the expression "birds of a feather flock together?"   Statistically you make 5-10 thousand more or less than your peers per year.

 You have to surround yourself with people that believe in you and motivate you to do better.  Those individuals that bring you down have to go.  That is not to say that you start to walk with your nose in the air.  But you must realize there has to be a change.  Also understand it's not that you start deleting anyone who doesn't make a gazillion dollars, it's just that "people are like elevators they will take you up or they will take you down".  Decide if you want to go up or down.   I am around individuals that start to talk negative I leave.

Any and everything  that you do not have in this life is because someone talked you out of it. There is an individual (sorry his name escapes me) Who wanted to invest in a business with two brothers.  It was an investment of $3,000.  The money was not the problem.  He was excited about his plan.  However upon talking to his brother he was informed of how stupid he was.  Listening to his brother (even though his brother had no business sense and was broke himself) he backed out of the deal.  Another man who stands more prominent in history took action.  This man's name is Ray Kroc and his Deal was with Maurice and Richard McDonald. He later bought their shares.  Kroc took action and helped to create a legacy.  This occurred in 1954. Kroc died in 1984 and McDonalds has no end in sight.  How will you create a legacy for your future generations.

At some Point you will be forced to live by your faith or the consequences of your doubt.  Most people go through life never have lived.  "Oh God to reach the point of death realizing that you have never lived".
Henry David Thoreau .   Do it now because you cannot do it from the grave. No one can go back and start a new beginning. but anyone can start today and make a new ending" Maria Robinson.  It does not matter what your back ground is, your level of education, color, sex, or creed may be. You can achieve such greatness if you just take action.  I know it may be down terrifying to think about it.  But which is scarier to you to begin your path to greatness or to keep living the life you live?  The First step in getting somewhere is to decide you are not going to stay where you are". J P Morgan.  If you were laying down and it was uncomfortable for you, what would you do?  Move, right?  Well ask yourself, are you comfortable living the life you live.  How comfortable are you with the uncertainty of your family's future?  Did I mention that you can achieve this with an army of people behind you that only want to see your success.  Starting out in business can be hard but you are not alone. You may be in business for yourself but you do not have to be by yourself.  You can if you choose, I do not suggest it.

We learn by mentors and mistakes. Mistakes are costly.  They cost time, which we can never get back.  Mistakes take energy that should be applied to a proven system geared for success.  It is okay to make mistakes as long as you learn from them.  But why not learn from the mistakes of others at no cost to you.  I know that may sound like a totally new and unheard of concept.  however you can get MENTORING FOR FREE.  If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, snd become more, you are a leader". John Quincey Adams  Think of all the followers that are waiting for you to become their leader.  What will become of them if you never step up. 

Success always starts with Desire and your desire will lead you to faith and because of it you act.  It sounds like a recipe for success to me.  I know you are eager to get started now so I will end this series.  I hope you have enjoyed it.  If you missed my first two posts you can click to read the first "Is your desire strong enough for success" or the second "Faith without works is dead"  I will leave you with this quote by Earl Nightingale "If you can hold it in your head you can hold it in your hand"

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Faith without works is dead!

Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.  The bible is full of scriptures about faith, but what most people miss in this first verse of Hebrews 11 is the first word.  The first word in Hebrews 11:1 is not faith, it is "NOW".  "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen".  That first word is powerful.  If you had the thing you were hoping for you would not need faith.  In John 20:29 Jesus says "Blessed are those that believe and have not seen".

It doesn't take much faith to have a job.  When you are hired you know how much you are going to make and you work knowing that your paycheck will be that amount. (after Uncle Sam gets his cut of course.  However as an entrepreneur you build business in the hopes that you will be successful.  If you do not truly believe you will be, more than likely you are not going to put in the effort needed.  when you fail you have the frame of mind to think "well I'm glad I didn't give it my all".  I'll give you a moment to think about that.

Did you get it yet?  You failed because you did not give it your all.  You had no faith in yourself or your business.  How do you ever expect to accomplish anything if you half do it?  Henry Ford said "Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely."   Think of the possibilities of putting your all into it and having your dreams come true.  This is the only thought there should ever be.  So often we think "what if I fail?"   Well with that attitude you will.  Your only question should be "what if I make it".  Or better yet, what am I going to do when I make it.  As you think about your success you envision all those things you dream of coming to pass.  It is those things that you Desire that can help keep your faith alive

"Faith without works is dead" "Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works".  Does it make sense to say that you want to become wealthy and never work towards creating wealth?  So you show your faith by working towards your goals.   JP Morgan said "Go as far as you can see and when you get there you will be able to see farther"  Just like when you got into business you didn't know how to make it successful but you took that step.  Now you can see SUCCESS IN TEN STEPS.  And after you download and read that e-book you will see a lot farther then you could have ever dreamed of.  Trust me it only gets better after that.

Most people want to be successful, but few can actually see it for themselves.  If you have no faith, trick yourself by just doing it anyway and make the universe think you believe in yourself.  I love Nike's slogan "Just do it".  I love it because having all the desire and faith in the world is useless unless you take Action. Thank you for taking the time to read my blog and remember when ever you think to your self that something is impossible say to yourself  I'M POSSIBLE!

Other Bible verses on faith:

Matthew 17:20
And Jesus said unto them, Because of your unbelief: for verily I say unto you, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove ; and nothing shall be impossible unto you.

Matthew 21:21
Jesus replied, "I tell you the truth, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and it will be done.

Matthew 14:31
Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. "You of little faith," he said, "why did you doubt?"

Mark 9:23
 23Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.

Mark 11:22-24
 22. And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.   23. For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.   24. Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.

Genesis 11:6
...and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.

Romans 4 :17
...Calls things not as tho they are.  

Great quotes on faith
"Success in competition should be the outcome of quality training, not chance or luck. It should be planned for and thus expected."-Anne Bankraft

Leap and grow wings on the way down"  Henry Ford

"To accomplish great things we must not only act but also dream not only plan but believe" Anatole France

“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.”  Gail Devers

“When you have come to the edge Of all light that you know And are about to drop off into the darkness Of the unknown, Faith is knowing One of two things will happen: There will be something solid to stand on or You will be taught to fly”   Patrick Overton

“You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.”  Mary Manin Morrissey

“Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.”   Kahlil Gibran

Friday, July 15, 2011

Is your desire strong enough for success

When thinking of Desire the first thing most people think of is lust for another.  However I am not referring to sexual desire. I am referring to the desire for change, or more specifically for success.  The bible says in proverbs 13:12 "Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life. ".  Trees, like all living things must be fed.  What ever you feed grows and whatever you don't feed dies.

How do you fuel desire?  Very simple, keep it alive.  Feed it.   Work toward those things you desire.  Everyday strive towards your goals.  You may need to get yourself a wealth accountability partner.  If you do not  know anyone that can help you with this, leave a comment below and let me know, I will help you.

Napolean hill in his best selling book Think and Grow Rich said  "The starting point of all achievement is desire.  Keep this constantly in mind.  Weak desire brings weak results, Just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat"

It is your desires that keeps you motivated to continue when every one else has quit and beckons you to join them.  Michelangelo once stated   "The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it."  Your goals are not in danger of being too big, only in danger of being too small.  What ever you want in this world can be yours if only you do so desire it.  If you believe you can become a millionaire you're absolutely right. However if you believe you cannot you are also right. 

But desire is just a starting point. It is that pivotal moment when you say Enough is enough, or I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired and I desire more. More often than not it is because of a tangible item.  You may see an exotic car or a million dollar house that you want to raise your kids in so they can leave it to the generations to come. This is great. There is nothing wrong with that. It gives you the drive you need to start your  own business so that you can get those things that your heart desires.  Hopefully your desire is big enough that you can create a legacy from it.  This is when having a Vision board comes into play.  Don't worry if you have never heard of one. I will be doing a post of what a vision board is and how to make one at the end of this series.  When we set small goals that are easily reached we get them and then what?  Do you stop there?  Or do you have the next goal in place to keep you motivated to keep working that business?

My goals had me working a job and working my business while I was there. At a point I realized that I made more per hour working my business then what I was being paid. My shift ran from 1PM till 9Pm and after work when I got home and got all settled in I would work my business from 10 PM till about 3Am.  Okay I'll be honest. 3Am was if I took off early. Which was rare.  Most nights I had to glance at the wall to see the first rays of the sun gleaming in on me.  It is such a beautiful sight to see the sun rise.  However some days I had to work an early shift and when I saw My Lords Glory at work I realized that I had to be at work in a few hours.  It takes Big goals to work that hard.  Although I do not suggest working that hard to anyone.  However, the desire to achieve your goals should be great enough to cause you to go that extra mile.

This post is the first of a three part series.  The next post will be on Faith and the last being Action. So please subscribe to this blog and make sure you check back for the next chapter

Sunday, July 10, 2011

The 3 As Needed for Success

There are 3 A's needed for your success.  Not taking anything away from the other letters like b for business, c for communication, d for diligence, Et cetera.  Today we shall focus on A.  Three of them to be exact.  They are Acquire, Assemble, and Apply.

To be successful in your mlm companies or other businesses there are a few things you need to acquire.  The first and in my eyes most important tool to have in your arsenal  is a mentor.  Even if you haven't quite figured out what it is you want to do yet, a mentor can help guide you in the right direction.  The reason I have placed this first when hardly anyone I know has used this as their first step is simply because hardly anyone I know has used this as their first step!  You've heard the horror stories from successful people of how many mistakes they have made or how hard it was starting out.  A mentor can help make your transition into the business world a lot less painful.  Remember we learn by mentorship and mistakes.  Which do you want to learn by?

You also need to Acquire skills to run your business.  I know when I first started out I would sign up for every e-book, webinar, 7 day video series, and anything else I could get my hands on.  But doing it this way gave me information overload.  Not to mention all the useless junk cluttering up my hard drive.  Having a mentor can help you weed through this junk to get to what works.  Remember time is precious and your mentor can help you use yours wisely.

Next assemble the sequences of how  you want to approach your business and the people you need to talk to.  A good mentor will also give you the tools and social media networks needed to help you insure your success. You will need to come up with a game plan to utilize these tools most effectively.  Facebook is a great marketing tool but 90% of marketers use it wrong.  Do you see all the pictures you and your friends are getting tagged in.  Very annoying isn't it?  How far do you think that's going to get them.  Do you know facebook is a social media network? Therefore, it is used to build relationships.  I am reminded of the movie Field of Dreams  The famous line says "If you build it they will come".  Build a relationship and they will come to you begging to join.  Also if you do it this way you can decide the people you want in your business.  I know that sounds weird because you may feel that you want everyone to join. But there are a lot of conniving people out there and trust me you do not want them in your business.

The last step  in this 3 step process is to apply.  All of the training and latest techniques in the world are useless unless you put them into action.  I know this step can be terrifying for many but it might help you to read my blog  titled The hardest part is to start.  It just might give you the push you need to get started.  I'll end this here because I know you're eager to get started but before you do I want to make sure you're off to a good start.  If you do not have a mentor already you can click here to get MENTORING FOR FREE.  So go ahead, learn well, have fun, and be successful.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

It's not your fault!

If I told you that I wanted to give you something, and the only thing I asked in return is that you accept the blessing bestowed upon you what would your response be?  If I told you that the reason your business is at the brink of failure is not your fault, would you allow me to take a picture of your facial expression?  And lastly, if I told you that both are true and  if only you could accept those facts your life could change tremendously would you be willing to read on?

Since I still have your attention I will say that at minimum I have intrigued you. So I thank you.  I realize that many of you at this point are thinking of all the gurus you have heard of, payed money to, or read about.  Maybe you are wondering how much money I'm going to ask you for before I give  you the next big thing that will unlock the gate that opens the flood waters of all your dreams over night. Well I say to you if you honestly believe all of your dreams can be achieved overnight I say to you keep dreaming.  However, when you wake up grab a pen and paper because you might wanna take notes.

Every thing you have dreamed of can be your everyday reality. Your every hope of a new life for you and your family is well within reach.  All you have to do is grab hold of your dreams and never let go.  I want to help you focus for a second to let you know that I am not trying to hype you up.  Rome was not built in a day, neither were you so how could your wealth?  Its gonna take some work on your part.  Research, dedication and syndication  are keys to your success. But before you can understand those things you must understand that failure in business is simply poor mental conditioning.  But if you can just get rid of the clutter and open your mind to a system that can guarantee your success you can guarantee your success.

Yes it will take work on your part but isn't your job work?  If you stopped working would you still get a check?  No?  I can show you something that will.  This is called residual income.  It means getting paid over and over for work you have already done.  But first you must condition yourself to think differently.  Have you been taught to make a list of all your friends and family so that you can sell them your opportunity and don't take no for an answer?  Let me tell you this will only leave you with less friends, and family members that will no longer accept your phone calls.  Are you taught to find anyone that will listen to you and sign them up?  Understand that most people you sign up will only take up your time and energy to only quit on you.  This system will show you how to target "go-getter's" who seek you out.

Are you tired of programs that tell you that they can give you the world and you realize that there is no way you can do what they do? Are you paying hundreds or maybe thousands every month for coaching?  Would you like to learn of a system created by individuals who have decades in the business and are willing to show you exactly how they do it?  Your intention is to make money, therefore I will not ask for any of it.  You're going to need to put it into your business so you can use it for that dream vacation later.  That's called rewarding yourself  for a job well done.

At this point I will end this blog post because if you aren't serious about your success nothing I can say will motivate you so I won't waste my time.  If you are serious about your business and it's success and you want to know where to go from here download Success in 10 steps.  This book is powerful!  It can teach you how to think so that you can understand that you have been taught wrong about business.  This is only the beginning of your journey.  After reading this book you will have access to free training that taps into all aspects of what you need to become successful.   Training calls that help you to gain a mental cleanse and place you in position with the top people in the industry.  So thank you for takeing  the time out to read this.  If I can help just one person to change their life and place them on the path to success I have succeeded.  Remember you are in business for yourself not by yourself.

Monday, July 4, 2011

How will you celebrate?

Every year on this day we celebrate or nations birthday, with fireworks.  We do this to commemorate the great accomplishment of becoming an independent nation.  Cook outs, parties, and the day off from work is a great way to celebrate Independence day.  How do you celebrate it?  How do you celebrate your birthday or other holidays?  How will you celebrate your first successful year in business?

Haven't thought about it yet huh?  Well you should.  You should have as part of your game plan how you plan to reward yourself for all of the hard work you have done.  Not only after a year but after milestones as well.  To be successful in business you need to have effective goals in place.  Short term as well as long term goals that are trackable and realistic.  When you reach a milestone you should reward yourself.  This is when having a vision board pays off.  A vision board is a board (like the one in school for science projects) that you place pictures on of things you desire.

 Pictures of exotic cars, million dollar dream homes, businesses you want to own and schools you want to open are a few things that one might place on a vision board.  Smaller things can also be put on it such as clothes, jewelry, gadgets that might currently be out of your price range.  Even if it is something that you can afford currently, putting off on buying it now is great motivation to achieve your goals so that you you can reward your self with it later.

So if you are truly serious about business and your success in it, make sure you get yourself a vision board, start taking your goals, and reward yourself for your accomplishments. This will motivate you to do more which will elevate your business to greater heights. So enjoy this 4th of July have fun and remember to save a plate for me.  : )

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Do you run, walk or crawl through life?

 There is an MMA fighter considered the greatest of all time.  His record stands with one loss.  When asked how he felt about his first loss he said  "You can never stand unless you are willing to fall"  If you never fall then you never understand the joy of getting up and succeeding.

When you learned to talk you started by pronouncing words wrong. When you learned to walk you started by crawling around.  Then you started to muster up confidence and grabbed on to something pulling yourself up.  Then you really got bold and decided to take your first step. You may have fallen right away or maybe after a few steps.  But what if you decided that you didn't want to go through that again?  You would have to go through life on your hands and knees.

There are so many people crawling through life, maybe not literally but in business.  Just like a baby learning to walk falls and gets back up we as adults need to learn how to do this.  If the child is ambitious and tries to run he falls hard.  But gets back up and tries again. Some adults try a business and fall and some get really ambitious and fall hard. In life it's not about how many times you fall, fail, or get disappointed but how many times you get back up that matters.

Think about when you learned to ride a bike for the first time. Do you remember the breeze on your face as you whizzed by with your new freedom of not having training wheels?  Do you remember trying to turn to look at your parent to say look I'm doing it and realizing they were no longer holding on to you.

Just as a baby needs a hand to hold to learn to walk and a child needs someone to steady them as they learn to ride a bike we as entrepreneurs need a hand to hold until we can run a business by ourselves.  If you are serious about your business you need someone who is successful that can teach you how to do what they did.

Now you can hire a coach to teach you business. If you have thousands of dollars to invest.  Investing in your self is the best thing you can do.  However, if they will only do it if you pay them how can you be sure they have your best intentions in mind.  Besides that what if you don't have thousands of dollars to pay for coaching?  Even if you do have the money why pay for coaching when you can get Mentoring for free.  A mentor provides guidance, motivation, emotional support, and role modeling in an effort to help you to become successful.  It must be exciting for you to know that you don't have to go through business alone.  I remember when I first met my mentor. The realization that it wasn't my fault that I wasn't successful almost made me want to cry.   I don't know how I was able to hold my composure on that first phone call.  She knew what I was going through because she was once where I was.

You no longer have to keep falling in your business you can follow a proven plan that can guarantee your success.  I want to see just how serious you are about your success.  I'll make a deal with you.  If you take the first step towards your success I'll do the second step. Deal?  Okay the first step is to Download and read SUCCESS IN TEN STEPS and get back to me within 72 hours and I will make sure you get a mentor that will help you achieve the success you are looking for.   I know you might be wondering if there is a catch.  There is one.  You have to have the desire, dedication, and determination to succeed.  You must be coachable and willing to take action.  and last you must be willing to do this absolute free of charge.  Yup that's right no charge and I won't take no for an answer.

Honestly, how long are you going to spend time with something that has no future.  Are you going to continue to crawl through life?  Or are you going to allow yourself to be taught how to walk, run, and then fly.  The choice is yours!

Friday, July 1, 2011

4 evolutionary stages of success

Success is a state of mind. Success is not measured by plaques on a wall, money in a bank, or number of cars in the driveway of your dream house.  I can just hear the gasps from my readers and the looks of disgust from those that disagree with me. However I want you to realize what I mean by this.  If your goal was to get that plaque then you have succeeded.  Kudos to you.  But if your goal was to get the plaque so that you can get a promotion at work but you did not get the promotion did you succeed?  hmm Think about it.  You become a success when those goals you have set for yourself are accomplished.  How many people are extremely rich but feel unfulfilled, living life with regrets?  Therefore,  I say you become successful within your mind when you achieve those things you strive for.  With that being said lets get into it.

1) The first stage is the bondage stage.  It represents the worlds system of sending you to school to learn how to work for someone else rather than teaching you entrepreneurship so that you can work for yourself. (no wonder we are in a depression!)  This stage teaches you don't borrow money, don't take risks, and save for a rainy day.  But then we grow up and take out a loan to buy a house. What about going to venture capitalists to help you start a business. I guess that's out because borrowing money is bad. (go figure)  As far as risks go.  Is it truly a risk if you have done your due diligence and learned how to avoid the pitfalls.  Saving for a rainy day is good but investing it in a business that will give you RESIDUAL INCOME  will give you an umbrella for the storm or afford you to be able to move to a better climate.  Plus if you are getting residual income every week you can invest some back into your business creating more wealth allowing you to buy the things you want and at the same time put money in the bank.

If you are reading this I believe you have moved past  stage 1 because you are learning how to make a change.

2) This stage is called the reason stage.  It is at this stage that you create reasons for you to change.  This is where you find a product to sell, start a business, or join a mlm company.  If you find yourself at this stage knowing that you want something that will give you more than a 9 to 5 minimum wage salary lets talk about it I can help you.  I can equip you with the right training to help you become successful in any business. This training will help you to skip the next stage.

3)  Unfortunately stage 3 is the Terror/barrier zone.   Almost every millionaire, multimillionaire, and billionaire has gone through this stage.  It is because of them going through it that we do not have to.  This is the stage where your business has failed you have lost it all and now you have the unwanted privilege of hearing your friends and family tell you how stupid you were.  This is the enemy's last attempt to take you bake to the bondage stage.  This is also the stage where you start to rationalize (ration the lies) to your mind.  When you tell yourself that you really don't need those things you desire. Trepidation kicks in and you have to make a decision.  Do you get up dust yourself off and keep going or do  you put your time, talent, and treasure into a job that is geared to transform you into a rechargeable battery. To get up every day and work your energy and life away making someone else rich depleting yourself just to get off work to go home and recharge to do it again the next day.  I have been at this stage and lost a lot of money.  However as I said in step 2 with the right training and mentorship you can skip this step. We learn from mentorship and mistakes.  But why not learn from mentorship and the mistakes of others.

4)  Success. Ahh sweet success! That's what it's all about. When finally all those sleepless nights and busy days pay off. When we walk a path few have chosen, the path of the elite.  One of my mentors loves  to use a quote that says "The race to become a millionaire has so few participants in it that even the losers are winners".  It doesn't matter who gets there first only that you never give up until you reach the finish line.  At this point people start to place you on a pedestal because it is the only way to rationalize (ration the lies) in their mind  telling them they can not do it themselves.  Now you may be saying to yourself this all sounds  fine and good but How is it done? Mostly every one starts out at step 1 and goes through them one by one until they reach step 3 where they revert back to stage 1 and live the rest of their days in bondage.  But you can change how you go about this.  By following a proven system and being coachable you can tap into a community that will guarantee your success.  If you are serious about your success take a moment to read SUCCESS IN TEN STEPS and contact me so I can plug you into a free mentoring program where we can work on a game plan for your success.  By reading this book and putting it's principles into effect you can make this process quicker and more prosperous by skipping stage 3.  Thank you for your time and I'll see you on the other side.