MLM is always looking for ways to work smarter and achieve the greatest return on investment including personal time, money and effort. Network marketers measure their success by increasing prospects that turn into quality distributors and results that can be duplicated in MLM networks. Successful MLM follows proven rules for achieving financial security. So, what are the rules for success and what keeps the MLM network motivated? Let’s start with time, money and business motivation.
Remember the song “9 to 5” made popular by Dolly Parton?
The lyrics read … “Work 9 to 5, how to make a living, can barely survive, everyone takes and doesn’t give. They only use your mind and they never give you credit, that’s enough to drive you crazy, if you let it” .
“9 to 5, they get you where they want, there is a better life. You think about it, don’t you? It’s a rich man’s game, no matter what it’s called. And you spend your life, putting money in his wallet.”
Network Marketers are motivated by a number of determined successes … achieving abundance by duplicating practices through their MLM downline minimizing personal time, compensating individual leaders in the network based on effort and productivity with a profit sharing compilation plan and minimizing efforts through technology. The MLM network gave all three prizes instead of “putting money in someone else’s wallet.
Now let’s look at the simple rules that are followed by successful MLM leaders.
How many times have you made some MLMs while others struggled and more specifically, why did the individuals in the network achieve their aspired status and others worked in vain?
Well, one success book that must be used by every MLM leader is The 4-Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss. The author describes the “secret rules” used by MLM leaders. This is the Wall Street Journal # 1 bestseller and there is a “warning” on the back cover that states “don’t read this book unless you want to quit your job.” Rule # 1 for MLM is to plan your “9-5” exit strategy. In addition, Ferriss tells you to forget about the old retirement concept and the remaining life plans that are deferred, no need to wait … and any excuses not to. Welcome to the endless opportunities of MLM. Whether your dream of escaping the rat race, experiencing world class travel, earning a six-digit monthly income …