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Old 07-31-2016, 12:47 PM
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Default This response made me go hmmmmmm.

I was talking to a lady about network marketing in general and she said to me to do that business people have
to have a passion for it. That made me think for a moment. Hmmmmmm.

The bottom line for business or profession for the most part is income as people have to live. This lady was working a
job that pays under $10 an hour now of course I'm not knocking her wage but her mindset. She had no passion for that
job but was doing it for the check.

So why is the mindset so different for her when considering network marketing? Everyday people go to jobs they hate or dislike but go anyway for years. So when I hear people using an excuse of you have to have a passion to do it I ask how much passion do they currently have for what they are doing now? Hmmmmmm.
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Old 08-07-2016, 08:38 AM
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Agreed.

For me, I didn't really consider network marketing until I had NO luck finding part time work (I am employed full time as a Business Development Manager in corporate sales). I have some financial and personal goals I wish to achieve and need more. I had already resigned myself to working outside the home for 15-20 hours/week so when I really started thinking about network marketing, it seemed like a no brainer to dedicate that time to these ventures, but from my home.

I think that so many people think that MLM is just "get rich quick" schemes and that there is no validity....that it's too good to be true. But as I have been doing training on this profession, I have come to notice that the worlds are very similar. Work hard, get results. It works that way in anything in life.
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Old 08-08-2016, 06:52 AM
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I somewhat agree with you barbells. Every success depends on the amount of work you put into the struggle toward it.

Thinking back over the years I worked in jobs I'm reminded of the sense of security I always had by being employed by someone else. I never actually had a job I didn't enjoy though. That probably made a big difference for me.

Thing is, I think, that when someone with a job looks at a business opportunity she/he doesn't feel like there's that security aspect. All it takes for the paycheck from the job is to show up (if you know how to perform the tasks involved).

To venture into a business of your own means to take a big leap off a cliff, not knowing what really waits for you when that foot comes down.

That fear of failure has always kept a lot of people from making their dreams come true.
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Old 08-15-2016, 05:04 AM
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I was talking to a lady about network marketing in general and she said to me to do that business people have
to have a passion for it. That made me think for a moment. Hmmmmmm.

The bottom line for business or profession for the most part is income as people have to live. This lady was working a
job that pays under $10 an hour now of course I'm not knocking her wage but her mindset. She had no passion for that
job but was doing it for the check.

So why is the mindset so different for her when considering network marketing? Everyday people go to jobs they hate or dislike but go anyway for years. So when I hear people using an excuse of you have to have a passion to do it I ask how much passion do they currently have for what they are doing now? Hmmmmmm.
There's a huge difference in mindset between working a job for a predictable check and being an entrepreneur.

You can work literally several hours a day and not make a single penny in your business. Unless you have a strong will to succeed or a deep passion for what you're doing most people quit after not seeing results.

You don't need passion or even like what you're doing in order to collect a paycheck. As long as you show up, do your job (you don't even have to do it well), you get paid.

This person you talked to knows that it takes a lot of effort to run a business. Some people are just not willing to put in that kind of effort into themselves or their future.

I remember on this very site (I wish I could dig up that post), I read a post from a lady who said she would rather work at McDonalds than to have a home business. At the time, being a rather newbie to the home business arena, I thought that was the most absurd thing I ever heard.

Fast forward a few years I know understand that some people are just not willing to go the distance for themselves. The first sign of trouble or a roadblock deters most people from going forward and reaching their dreams. People have to really want success badly in order to achieve it.

Not everyone does and I've learned to not ridicule or make fun of those who aren't there yet or those who may never get there. I'm just here to support anyone who is willing to give it a try and help them get back up when they fall down.

That's all.

Anyone can start a business, but not everyone succeeds.

Desire or passion has to be there in some form or another if you want to go the distance.
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Old 08-16-2016, 06:13 AM
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Default Yes!

I agree. Passion is key to our success. And hard work, and diligence when times get tough.......

yup!
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