“When doctors FEEL ROTTEN, this is what they do.”

I love this headline. It creates two things:

  • Curiosity.
  • Emotion.

Something you should consider when you write a headline or a first sentence.

Professional victims have a mantra.

The professional victim complains, “I didn’t have a chance.”

But ask yourself, did the professional victim:

  • Ever take a chance?
  • Ever look for a chance?

“So how many people did you talk to?”

I hated this question when I first started in network marketing. When I complained that nobody wanted to join, that nobody wanted to buy, I was asked:

“So how many people did you talk to?”

Bad question. Why?

Because I had talked to a lot of people!

I didn’t need to talk to even more people. That wasn’t the problem. I didn’t need to run ads and get more leads. I didn’t need even more people to ruin as prospects.

What they should have asked me was:

“Exactly what did you say to the people you talked to?”

If you are on fire, some people will come just to watch you burn.

Enthusiasm is contagious and your prospects love it. Who would you rather join?

  1. An uninspired sponsor who doesn’t seem excited about the potential of the opportunity.
  2. An excited, motivated, enthusiastic sponsor who loves his business.

The answer is obvious.

So how do your prospects see you?

You don’t have to be full of hype or false enthusiasm to excite your prospects. Just be sincere in your belief about the opportunity that you are presenting. Your prospects will see your natural enthusiasm come through.

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“The elevator to ‘success’ is closed. But the stairs are always open.”

I heard that quote from Hilde Saele as she addressed a session on one of our annual MLM Cruises.

Think about it.

  • Distributors want the ad that sends prospects to a website where they can automatically join.
  • Distributors are too lazy to get their own leads, so they pay someone else to get the leads for them.
  • Distributors refuse to learn the magic words and skills and just hope their sponsors give them some good new recruits to
    work with.

I love this saying, and I’m going to use it on some effort-challenged people I know. 🙂

The fear of loss is greater than the desire for gain.

When talking to prospects, sometimes the bigger motivator is what they will miss in their lives if they don’t join your business.

Maybe they will miss time with their children, maybe they will miss time to travel, or maybe they will miss being able to help a charity.

Life is short. Most people don’t want to spend their entire lives helping their bosses realize their dreams.

How to make your presentations rejection-free.

Be polite. It is just that easy.

When prospects acknowledge that they have a problem that your products or opportunity can fix, before you launch into your presentation, ask this question first:

“Would you like to do something about it?”

This gives the prospects a chance to decline a sales presentation when they have no intention of fixing their problem, or don’t believe that you can fix it.

And it’s just good manners.

We all hate it when we are subjected to a sales presentation that we don’t want to hear.

On the positive side, if your prospects say that they want to do something about their problem, it is so easy.

Just make a simple presentation and let your prospects buy or join.

Undecided? “I want to think it over?”

Prospects love to delay any decision.

If this plagues your presentations, try saying something like this:

“What will happen if you don’t start your business now?”

Thoughts and perspective on freedom.

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”

– Steve Jobs

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