Brian Gray 
North American Power 
 
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Website:  workwithbriangray.com/2012/05/17/mindset-is-key-when-building-your-network-marketing-business/ 
 
Article Tag(s):  Network Marketing, Mindset, Goals, Leads, Vision 
 
Everyone who searches and gets involved in a network marketing company surely sees the value and potential of the opportunity. One of their friends brought them to a hotel meeting and they were wowed by a presentation. Then they start to think about all the dollar signs and what they can do with all that money coming in. A few weeks go by and even months and the person realizes it is not as easy as they thought and the money isn’t overflowing their ATM like the top earner they heard speak. Stop and think about why this may be happening. Mindset.

Developing The Right Mindset For Network Marketing:

Your network marketing business is and should be treated like a business. To go where you want to go, your business should be treated as such instead of a hobby. Plain and simple. But, after seeing top earners speak and show the plan, you need to start thinking how to develop the right mindset to get where you want to be and where they are. Creating a vision is very important. What is the utmost goal you would like to achieve with your network marketing business? Get out of debt? Buy a nice house? Get married and have that dream honeymoon? Have your mortgage and car payment or payments taken care of? These are all valuable thoughts that should be running through your mind. Without a goal and a mindset that creates the vision, you are simply spinning your wheels.

You can start to develop the positive mindset by setting goals for yourself. Rome wasn’t built in a day. Write down where you would like your business and income to be six months from the day you join. How about a year from when you join. Wouldn’t it be great if a year from your start date you were able to develop monthly residual income with your business that supplemented your full time income? That extra income you generate with your network marketing business could leave you not worrying about your bills again.

After getting my mind right, how do I actually get there?

This is where your plan of action partnered with your mindset comes in. You must go out and talk to people. You must surround yourself with leaders on your team, in your company and in the industry as a whole. Start asking questions after meetings and developing a solid relationship with your upline leaders. They may have a technique to offer you that may explode your business in the next few weeks after implementing it. The beauty of this industry is you can earn while you learn. There is no substitute for learning something new each day and improving your business building strategies.

Those tips above are all do’s. Now here is what not to do. Please, and I repeat please do not say you can’t or you are bad at something. For instance a lot of people get into the business and say well I’m not good at sales. I’m not good at public speaking. Phone conversations scare the heck out of me. All these are actually excuses that need to be overcome. Instead, get out there and show the plan. Talk to people and increase your credibility and posture in front of others. Become confident and allow yourself to make some mistakes. But, in order to do that, you need to leave the negatives and I can’t do this at the doorway.

If you could create a mindset for your network marketing business and be able to set personal goals for yourself you will be surprised at how much more fun working your business becomes. In time you won’t be able to sleep at night because you know you have 10-20 phone calls to make the next day. You are going to want to be hosting a presentation and sharing your story to 100-200 plus people in a room. When you finally decide in your mind that you want to achieve success, you will start acting the part and attracting others to your business relentlessly.

To Your Success,