Are You Tapping Into Your Full Potential?

Written by Lois R. Thompson

In online as well as off line marketing 97% ofrepparttar folks are failing. Why is that? For starters most people don't take their business seriously enough to develop and incorporaterepparttar 122603 necessary business building actions.

Many are working their businesses as if they were playing with their hobby. Success in any business venture requires goingrepparttar 122604 extra mile...reaching beyondrepparttar 122605 comfort zone.

In MLM and Affiliate Marketing, goingrepparttar 122606 extra mile requires going beyond attempting to satisfy our own personal needs, wants and desires, and reaches outside of self. It requires going that extra mile to focus on and helping others achieve their needs, wants and desires.

You'll note that successful MLM and Affiliate Marketers are takingrepparttar 122607 time and efforts to focus on their team. They are positioned to offer nurturing through leadership to their down-line. Here they teach by leading, which offers a personal example.

Sure, nurturing your down-line takes time and stretches you. But,repparttar 122608 upside is it will not only transform you but allrepparttar 122609 lives you are touch.

How can you do that?

* Have faith in your team * Encourage them * Show appreciation for them * Trust them and their judgments * Openly and honestly share with your team * Offer a system of support and training * Take responsibility when you make mistakes

Leadership calls you to be an example to your organization. It calls for taking time to get to knowrepparttar 122610 members of your team personally discovering what they need to effectively build their business, and offering acknowledgment for a job well done. It requires you to put your actions where your mouth is...actions speaks louder than words.

Stop for a moment and give this some thought. How many people do you know in who YOU see great potential laying dormant...just waiting to be discovered and developed? For example, you know a child who had tremendous abilities to succeed in a given area. What's needed is a caring adult (usually a parent) to identify that ability, bring it torepparttar 122611 child's attention in a way he/she can understand, then begin to consistently encourage that child's confidence inrepparttar 122612 development of that area. Before too long, Voila! that child is accomplishing great things.

Traits Of The MLM Entrepreneur

Written by Lois R. Thompson

When starting your home business, keep in mind that no two people are alike. However there are some shared personality traits that are common to those who have started and operate a success business. One ofrepparttar commonalities among successful business owners is that they have an entrepreneurial spirit. What arerepparttar 122602 traits of an entrepreneur spirit?

Lets see what some of these traits inrepparttar 122603 MLM Entrepreneur are:

* Self-starter * Self-motivated * Creative * Self-disciplined * Self-reliance

The self-starter:

Self-starters arerepparttar 122604 type of people who do not sits around thinking about something, over and over again, and yet don't take any action to get it done. They decide on what needs to be done, and they simple Do It! The self-started is a Self-Motivate individual.

For example: You are in need of your own website, but income limits you from just hiring a web design company to make that site. As a self-starter, you would go to work gathering allrepparttar 122605 information pertinent to web design and development, develop and design your site. Inrepparttar 122606 end you would have a website that You have developed.

One vital trait of a self-starter it to know their strengths and weaknesses and be able to accept them.


The self-motivated individual has a lot of motivation and drive. Because each person is a unique individual, one person's motivations may be different from everyone else's.

For example, your motivation for starting you home business could be simply to earn $500 or $1,000 per month or $10,000 or $20,000 per month. Or it could be that you want to home school your kids, and that requires earning an income working from home. Your level of motivation to a large measure will be dependent up on your purpose and level of commitment. How big is Your dream?


The creative individual has a lots of good ideas. They are usually able to come up with good ideas and problem solving solutions. Many of their ideas are oftenrepparttar 122607 results of listening and observing other business.

They focus on finding solutions, rather than dwelling onrepparttar 122608 challenges.

For example, if you have a limited advertising budget, you would get to work finding allrepparttar 122609 available free advertising avenues opposed to mulling over and over how limited your budget is. This could result not only in exploding your advertising program, but with your creativity you would now haverepparttar 122610 knowledge from research, which you could pass on to your downline or package and sell. Thus, resolvingrepparttar 122611 problem and creating an additional income.


The self-disciplined individual is one who does not need someone standing over or by them telling them what, how and when to do. They don't need anyone telling to get something done. They are able to determine what needs to be done, then set aside time to do it.

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