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To Assume Is Unwise, To Ask Is Shrewd.

To Assume is unwiseAs human beings one of the things we all seem to do is to assume that we know what people are thinking and what they actually want! If you work in the home business industry and rely on recruitment to build your business and income, this is somewhat of a problem that so many have. How many people do you know, not including yourself that is, who will say something like “I’ve not asked (so and so) whether they are interested because I don’t think they will be”? This is a common problem with us humans – we ASSUME things instead of ASKING! Continue reading

Get Better Results By Sowing More Seeds

better resultsOne way to ensure you get better results in your business is to “sow more seeds”. When a farmer plants the crops, he knows the best place to plant them. He knows where the fertile ground is so he can reap the rewards when it comes to the harvest and yields the benefits of the action he took to find the best place to plant the seed. This is the same for a business where you need recruits to help you build your income, but the “sowing the seed” analogy is relevant for nearly ANY business. Continue reading

How Do I Find A Person Who Is Looking For Me?

Who is looking for meI’m looking for a person who is looking for me! This is one of the things that someone who has been a big influence on both me and my business says regularly. When you find a person, then you look for another so the saying moves to “I’m looking for people who are looking for me”! Network marketers in particular need to remember this when trying to build their teams. What tends to happen is that some will get desperate and try anything to get new people in regardless of the fact the “prospect” is not really interested in what is on offer to them. This is a bad idea and should be avoided. Continue reading

All The World Is A Stage – Never Been Truer Than Now!

all the world is a stageI don’t know how many people you know who are in a home business and network marketing who say “I want to be on stage at the next event”. Several years ago this was such a great achievement as it is now in some ways, but considering what we have at our fingertips these days so we can truly say all the world is a stage.

The internet has built our personal stage. With social media, blogging and video to name just a few simple things, we have the opportunity to become well known and truly influential without physically going on a stage. Continue reading

How To Get Your Business To Grow From A Seed To A Plant

from a seed to a plant to grow your businessThis may be a well used metaphor, but a start up business can be treated like a seed that we all want to develop from a seed to a plant.

The pertinent question here is: Do you have all the business you could possibly want or need? If you’re like me, you’re still growing your business. Marketing is an ongoing item on my agenda, and I’m always looking for new ways to market my services. Where do you begin the process of attracting more business? How do you get the ball rolling in the direction you want your business to be heading? Well, it’s really simple. Start planting seeds! If you can start your garden growing this spring, why not start your business growing too? Continue reading

Managing Information Overload? Make Your Learning Easier With A Mentor

Information OverloadIf you are new to online marketing and internet business, it’s possible that you finding it hard managing information overload that is around these days. If you look around in your particular niche, you can find many experts who can mentor you and help you to learn more quickly and help you to get the most valuable information relevant to you and save you a bundle of time and effort. Learn as much as you can from them and tell them what you are doing, not what are going to do. That way you will get the best advice and be able to shorten your learning curve and get success faster. My mentor always wants to know what I’m doing so that it’s possible help to correct any mistakes or help me to tweak things to make them better. Continue reading