Tag: opportunity

Jul 08

Sales isn’t for everyone but is it for you?

We often hear people with MLM opportunities say “anyone can do sales”. Bull roar! Sales isn’t for everyone but is it for you? What is “Sales”? Believe it or not, those MLM folks are partly right about sales. We all sell every day. Wife convinces husband to watch a favourite show. Child convinces a parent …

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Sep 19

You’re a great teacher! Now, can you teach the teachers?

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You studied hard and you have become a great teacher in your MLM business. Now it’s time to teach the teachers! Becoming a Great Teacher When you join a Multi-level Marketing (MLM) business, the first thing you need to do is learn how to teach others to do what was done to you. How do you do …

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Aug 11

MLM (Multi Level Marketing) Credibility

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MLM (Multi Level Marketing) companies today have more credibility than most “legitimate” businesses. Compared to when I started working, loyalty of “legitimate business” to employees is rare and full time employment with a living wage is almost non-existent. The problem is that MLM associates allow themselves to go on the defensive and feed the myth that having …

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May 09

Attraction Marketing: How attractive are you?

Attraction marketing is the ability to give off “vibes” that draw people to you and your product offering. People want to be known to be connected to you. How attractive are you? Attraction Marketing We are in a different world today. In past, you could get away with knocking on doors and just letting people …

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Feb 23

Jobs with benefits are an endangered species.

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Would you believe that the lack of employee benefits has a negative effect on health and well-being?! Employee benefits are a thing of the past for about one-third of most Ontarians according to a report released by The Wellesley Institute and referenced in a Toronto Star article February 17, 2015. Employee Benefits Many today would find it difficult …

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Jan 19

Is Your Retirement On Target?

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When I entered the work force just a “few” years ago, 55 was a reasonable target for retirement. They lied! What can we do to change and/or improve our targets? Moving Targets Retirement Permanent employment Financial stability In the post war (Second World War) era, jobs were plentiful. Employers paid good wages, provided pension and …

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Jan 09

Problems or Promise, what do you see?

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Sometimes, problems can overshadow promise or hope. How you approach them makes all the difference. What will you choose? PROBLEMS There is no way we can list and address all of the potential problems that exist but let’s note some for perspective. There always seems to be more month left at the end of the …

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Dec 23

Smartphones and Service Plans for Canada and US


I find that when travelling for business, finding a smartphone that works in both countries without breaking the bank can be quite a challenge. Roaming charges are ridiculous and keeping your US number alive can be difficult when you don’t travel often enough.  In past, I have purchased a cheap pay as you go phone …

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Dec 16

Financial Planning or Life Planning? Shouldn’t they go together?

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Why isn’t financial planning part of our educational core curriculum?  I remember my children carrying an egg around in high school to try and teach the fragility of caring for a child.  Because my kids were in a Catholic high school, they were taught the basic tenets of our faith.  They were taught English, math …

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Oct 16

Are your friends and family driving you nuts with their business opportunity?

We all have them and many of us are them; family and friends who drive us nuts with their newest business opportunity. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY In today’s economy, we are all looking for a way to make some extra money.  Some will do “work on the side” with a special skill.  For example, my brother was …

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