The world is full of successful people, and these people are to whom others look up to. A lot of these successful people have found success in business world, some from the multi-level marketing business industry. You may think that they were able to achieve many things in life all by themselves. Looking closer, however, you will notice that they probably started out just like you. Delving deeper will also reveal that most of them have had mentors in one point or another of their MLM business.
Having a mentor in nearly everything is truly beneficial. Some may see it as some sort of dependence but having a mentor is admitting that you need outside help in order to achieve excellence in whatever you are doing. A mentor is basically someone that is more experienced and knowledgeable and is able to assist you in your endeavors.
Having a mentor is also quite important in the MLM business. The lack of a mentor often leads to the failure of the vast majority of people in the MLM business. Statistics show that nearly 97% of people who venture in the MLM industry fail. This is because a lot of people are introduced everyday into various MLM opportunities without the full idea of what exactly goes into being successful at them.
Most individuals who join the MLM business industry are employed in a company or are in similar situations. They often turn to MLM with the purpose of earning extra income or even earn a stable monthly income that will enable them to be free from being a mere employer and face becoming self-employed. A contributing factor to the significant amount of failures is the incapability of these newbies. They often have no idea of running their own business because they have only been subordinates in the past. As so, they tend to have a lacking in the insight on how to manage an MLM business. To remedy such problem, it only seems to be practical to find yourself a reliable mentor who has been in the MLM business himself and possesses skills and experiences to match. An MLM mentor will be able to teach you the fundamentals and everything you ought to know about the business until you are able to stand on your on feet.
It is not that difficult for a new MLM marketer to get stuck somewhere in the process. This is where an MLM business mentor can be most beneficial. Being the skilled and skilled individual that a mentor is, he must have also experienced a number of problems in his own MLM business. The survival and thriving of your mentor’s MLM business is a testament to his wisdom on dealing with such problems. An adage goes that good decisions come from experience while experience comes from bad decisions. Staying true to this, you may notice that making mistakes actually teach you a lesson or two. Mistakes in MLM can test your ability to handle the business and when surpassed, will improve you and your business tenfold. Fortunately, making some mistakes in the MLM business doesn’t cost that much money so a couple of mistakes now and then won’t hurt that much. However, while mistakes in MLM don’t cost that much finances, it costs you much time – time you could have spent in the proliferation of the business for profit. A mentor in MLM could again be of great help in such instances. They will be able to save you much time and money by helping you avoid the common mistakes marketers do. Not only are you saved from such waste of resources as important as time and money, you are also spared from frustration and you are able to focus your attention in gearing your business towards success. Indeed, mistakes are good teachers and are able to imbibe in us much wisdom but at most times, learning from others mistakes is more desirable and less frustrating. A proper MLM mentor will reiterate to you the mistakes in MLM he has done in the past so you will not actually make them yourself. As a responsible apprentice, you should take heed of such advice and involve your introspection to assess the situation so that you will not have to depend much in others in the future.
Procrastination is something that everyone of us finds difficult to resist. We are often inclined to let things that can actually be done immediately to sit for a day or two. At times, procrastination gets to us so much that we wait until we are suddenly faced by a deadline in the face. Procrastinating slows down the development of your MLM business, since it hinders you and your business from gaining the momentum it needs to move forward. A simple word of encouragement from your mentor can motivate you to take action. This morale boost can be given to you by your mentor over coffee or even through a phone call or a Facebook message. This gives you a competitive edge against your business rivals who do not have anyone to support them in times they need support most. They are left in shadiest corners of the business without anyone who can offer the inspiration they need. Mentors are able to reignite in you the drive to do your best and be the best in MLM. Simple words of encouragement are able to cleanse your mind and heart of negativities that bring you down and pull you back. Often forgotten in MLM business is that as with other aspects in life, it is not always your competitors who most prevent you from achieving success but more often yourself. Knowing what to do and believing yourself that you can do it and that you should take action immediately is vital for the survival of an MLM business and all those are best provided by a mentor who sees beyond the perceptible and obvious mundane factors of the business.
Starting your MLM business is only the tip of the gargantuan iceberg of things you have to accomplish before you are ready to reap the fruits of your toil and hard work. Finding success in MLM often requires you to find a working system that can help your business flourish. Finding the system that suits you and your business is often difficult but never impossible. When MLM marketers fail to find the right system, they just give up on their MLM business dream. An MLM mentor can assist you in formulating the perfect system. Their extensive knowledge of proven systems that have worked for them and many others will greatly benefit you.
If you finally decide to join the MLM business industry or have actually joined it yet find it difficult to prosper, you should consider having a mentor of your own. Having a mentor in the multi-level marketing business can bring several benefits. The wisdom, skills, and experiences your mentor has can be tapped for your business success. They can provide advise in the many aspects of the MLM business and help you realize the prosperous MLM business dream you’ve always had. It is as they say that two heads are better than one.
By: Michaelangelo Flores