Have you ever QUIT a Home Business before?

November 28th, 2012

Quit a Home BusinessWhen you first get started in a home based business, you have all kinds of emotions to deal with. You’re excited and at the same time, maybe a bit nervous, depending on your experience in the industry. Sometimes a lack of knowing what to do can get your nerves all in a bunch, and if that lack of knowledge isn’t fixed, the results often end up in a failed business attempt.

Have you ever Quit a home business before?

If things aren’t going as well as you had expected in your home business, the easiest thing to do is quit! In your mind, quitting solves almost all of your problems, except the very biggest one, which was the one that convinced you into starting a home based business. All the other problems such as monthly expenditures and failed marketing campaigns are now gone.

But, that one little issue that drove you to this industry is still there. Is it a lack in income? Maybe it’s the lack of free time? Whatever the reason, it’s still there!

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Our Season Opener Double Overtime Win

November 27th, 2012

Coaching BasketballSince I work from home, I am able to be flexible with my work schedule. On an average day, I work around 4 to 5 hours which gives me the time to be involved in the lives of my children.

This year I have decided to volunteer to coach my daughters girls basketball team. My experience in coaching 10, 11 and 12 year old girls is extremely limited, but so far I’ve had a blast. Having recently moved into the Thatcher school district, I wasn’t sure I would be chosen out of the many who had volunteered to be coaches this year. Most of them have graduated from Thatcher High and have been residents of this area since then. But when I received the call to coach, I was told that I came highly recommended. Can you say, “confidence boost?”

With that said, I’m a coach.

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9 Things I Have Learned – Wisdom from the Wise

November 14th, 2012

Recently I received some priceless advice from an Uncle of mine, who in turn received it from a highly respected friend of his. His friend had recently been involved in an accident and passed away. The month prior to his passing, he and his wife celebrated their 50th anniversary and at that time, he shared, “Nine Things I Have Learned,” with his family.

So just as my uncle was impressed to share this nine things with me, I now share them with you.

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Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough Fundraiser

October 20th, 2012

Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough FundraiserToday was a pretty eventful day and was spent taking my three daughters from house to house selling Otis Spunkmeyer cookie dough. It’s a fund raiser for their school, and we’ve all seen programs like these, the more cookie dough you sell, the higher quality the prizes you’ll receive. Prizes range from slap bracelets to a camera you can mount to your bike helmet.

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Stories Sell and Results Tell

September 28th, 2012

Stories sell, but before I get into a story, let me tell you a quick thing or two about me and how I use stories. As some of you may know, I’m a church man. I’m part of the LDS church and have held various callings within the church which have given me many teaching opportunities. Many of these “teaching opportunities” come unexpectedly, for example, when you show up to church and the instructor you had assigned to teach that day didn’t show up. So naturally, I have to step in and come up with something great to teach about.

So my number one use for stories is to take up some time, or fill the gaps. Life is full of experiences that can be related to just about anything, especially to my religion. Some of the best speakers in my church and in the world are the ones who can relate a story to their topic. It brings things to life, at least it does for me.

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Are You Sick and Tired Enough?

September 23rd, 2012

Sick and Tired One of the reasons I joined the Network Marketing industry was because my wife asked me to. That’s the truth. But that was just one of the reasons. And to be completely honest with you, I had no intention on getting into Network Marketing before that point.

You might be thinking to yourself, “Join  the club!” Right?

My Mother had been part of almost every cosmetic or health drink business there was, yet, I didn’t grow up with the lifestyle most people get into this industry to live. Mainly because I think my Mom joined those opportunities simply because she loved the product and wanted to try it out. That, and she really has a strong desire to help others.

But like I said, she didn’t make any REAL money from her efforts.

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