When we think of the endless possibilities MLM holds for us it motivates us to do everything we can to reach our end goals. But sometimes along the way we get hit with speed bumps that slow us down and even sometimes a road block that stops us in our tracks.
These moments are the most crucial in our journey to our full potential. Personally, I have faced a lot of speed bumps and road blocks throughout my journey but I learned to utilize these moments to make me stronger and give me more endurance. I am thankful I have not given up.
Looking back at these moments I realize there were certain components that helped me to have endurance during these times and motivated me to keep pushing no matter what I faced. I wanted to share these factors with you today.
I look at my goals in life and know that MLM and 4Life is an avenue unlike any other to reach these goals in my future. Goals like starting orphanages to provide a family environment to every child throughout the rest of their lives, not just until they are 18.
I have personally spoken with young adults that were in orphanages and when they turned 18 they had no one to go to or help them get on their feet and they became homeless. Some of these young adults had a very hard time getting a career and found it impossible to go get a further education in college. They felt helpless. This broke my heart and I expanded my dream of orphanages and it became a broader vision of what could be done to help bridge this gap.
Another dream is starting rehab centers that are truly effective in freeing those who feel captive to their current situations by supporting them with real truth. John 8:32 says "and you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free." Romans 12: 2 says "And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind..." I know the power of receiving truth and learning to apply this in a life.
My main goals in this life goes way beyond Platinum or Double Platinum Ranks in 4Life. I want to achieve these higher pay levels because the more income I acquire the 4Life, the more lives I can help truly impact in this life.
Growing up I faced a lot of things that led me to become an alcoholic at 15 years of age. I was not able to break free of this completely until I received truth from my mentor in both networking and life, Mike. I remember hearing truth and literally feeling my chains start to break and I could feel hope for the first time that I could truly get away from this addiction. I have learned truth that has set me free and I want to share this truth with others across the globe so they too can experience this same freedom. I have a dream to fund rehab centers and write books with more freeing truth for rehab centers to utilize.
I have so many dreams and I know I will need both freedom of my time and a good amount of consistent finances to accomplish these things. I know 4Life and MLM is my answer, my vehicle to accomplish these dreams throughout my life.
Why did I share this with you? Because one very important thing to be able to push through and keep going in those hard times is to really know your 'why'. Then once you know it, hold on to this 'why' in those hard times and let those reasons motivate you in every situation. My 'why' has helped pull me through every hardship I have faced and I know it will continue to push me through to the end.
There are many aspects and degrees to everyone's 'why'. Don't let your 'why' be just one degree of thought. Allow yourself to really think about your 'why' and develop the complete picture of your 'why'. My first question to you is do you know your 'why'?
The next important aspect to having the right mental strength is to establish your 'how'. Knowing your 'why' is great and is an important foundational aspect but without this next step it not going to truly help you excel to stand face to face with your dreams someday.
Part of the 'how' is making sure you 100% believe and know the MLM company you are partnered with is going to be able to support your goals and maintain those goals. If I had any doubts in this venture, I would not be able to give myself 100% to this venture. I had to know 100%, this company could support my goals and maintain my level of success for the rest of my life.
This is important for you to establish too. I studied the 'Cold Facts Exposed' written by Mike Akins. This synopsis was written based off the findings of a very extensive study on the MLM industry. You can download this file here: /C:/Users/Lauren/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/INetCache/Content.Outlook/GZTDW1P1/Cold%20Facts%20Exposed%20PDF%20(ENGLISH).pdf. Everyone is different. You will need to figure out what will support your belief in this venture.
The next aspect of determining the 'how' is to gather some actual steps you can take. If you don't know what steps to take I highly recommend going to your upline and getting tips from them. Everyone in this group also has full access to all the resources created by Professional Networkers. You can learn about some of the various tools you have by viewing a previous blog post of mine that refers to Professional Networkers support team and systems.
Developing the right stepping stones within your mindset is such a vital part of becoming successful in anything in life, including your MLM venture. There are so many different challenges that can arise during our journey. I have personally faced many and have been told about many overtime from other networkers.
Sometimes people will challenge our choice to build a MLM business. When we care about those people it hurts to see them come against us. Most of the time those that are coming against us ends up being one of the reasons we are doing this to begin with. Some people let that stop them, but others choose to push forward because they know this is the best choice for that loved one, even if they don't see it at that point. If you push through they will see it and understand in the end. They will never see it if you choose to stop.
You may run into dry spells where it feels like the whole world is working against you. Or like no matter how much effort you put forth, nothing is working. You have to face those fears with truth. The truth is, your moment can happen at any moment. All it takes is one person and your whole future could shift! What if the next person you call is a Dave Daughtry, Juan Rosado, Bonnie Taylor, Bak Mi Ae and Eom Kwang Bok, etc. It could be! That is one of the amazing things about MLM. Anyone has the chance to reach extreme success. Any moment could be your moment. But if a person gives up they will give up that opportunity to have that moment. Please feel free to read more about my thoughts on MLM and the unlimited possibilities in my last post on this blog.
Please watch this video that provides a good parallel to MLM. The foundational stages of MLM is always the hardest and takes longer because you are working more on your own. But as you get more team members in you have more people working with you. This continues to grow and eventually it starts to explode. Eventually you will have new people joining your team daily.
This video is a good parallel to the journey in MLM. Part of reaching your ultimate success in MLM is knowing about this parallel. As you get more people working with you it will eventually take off like this video shows the bamboo doing in the final 6 weeks. But a person has to give their business enough time to do so. The reason capable, hard working people fail in MLM (that are partnered with the right company) is because they gave up too soon.
Your mindset is a vital factor of unlimited success. The journey we are on is an opportunity to develop this mindset. Success is not a moment, it is a lifetime of moments. Developing the qualities of success takes many experiences over a period of time. If we choose to use each circumstance to move us forward we will become unstoppable in this life. If we choose to confront each fear with truth, we will become wise beyond our wildest dreams. If we choose to face each hardship, and look at each one as an opportunity instead of something that can set us back, we will excel to heights beyond what we ever imagined. But we have to CHOOSE.
When you face these moments you need to ask yourself 'is it worth it'? If you feel it is, then don't let anything or anyone stop you or hold you back. Keep climbing until you reach that goal.
I wish you the best of luck and success in this life. Everyone deserves it. Don't give up. When you feel like you can't do anything else make yourself do one more thing. You will be amazed at how capable and strong you really are. I know I have shocked myself many times. I am excited to hear your story and how you have surpassed what you thought you were capable of. Be blessed my friends.
Lauren Nichole Roberts