Tuesday, September 30, 2008

The Truth About Multi Level Marketing & Your Future

One of the old tales about Multi Level Marketing is being shattered as I write this. It used to be when you asked someone to join in your business here is the first sentence...Is this one of those MLM or pyramid schemes? I had an uncle, cousin, brother, dog, cat, horse, monkey or whatever that got involved in one of those things 10 years ago and lost his money...I'm not interested!

Direct Selling and MLM is THE ONLY industry that has had steady upward growth for the past 20 years! This is not just something I pulled out of the air people...It is a fact I can prove to you! Think about that, the ONLY industry that has seen this kind of growth! Should this not tell you something?

Look at the economy today and see for yourself what is going on! There is NO job security, massive layoffs and retirement plans and banks are collapsing! The average worker at age 62 will receive Social Security benefits of $1,083 a month. Over 96% of all Americans will retire financially dependent on the government, family or charity.

Multi Level Marketing is being taught in colleges today which just tells me it is a widely accepted and viable way to build wealth. In fact, it is one of the BEST ways to build wealth and guarantee yourself a better life. Never let nay-sayers stand in your way. I can't stand the thought of working for someone and have them telling me what I am worth and trading my life for the pittance which they will offer me.

I am sure you are aware of the fact that over 90% of people who are getting ready to retire really can't afford to. It breaks my heart to walk into some fast food joint, department store or gas station and see our senior citizens working just to make ends meet or to pay for food and utilities for the home they still owe money on. This IS NOT the way this country is supposed to be!

We all have to take the responsibility for our actions and get to where we can live our life on our terms! We need to get to the point that we are able to help people if they need it, give to charity, give to the church, hand a homeless person a $100 bill, pay someone’s doctor bill or save an animal or a beloved pet. This is what living on this earth is all about and nothing else. If I can help enough people get what they want, then I will receive everything I need.

Don Egnor
813-842-6131
donegnor@aol.com
FFE-The Mastermind Group

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Get Mad And Make A Decision To Change!

I mean it... Get *REALLY* mad!

Get MAD anytime you have to do something that you
don't really want to do (like going to work FOR
SOMEBODY ELSE early in the morning)...

Get MAD for all the times you've wanted to buy
something nice for yourself, go on a vacation, take the
day off, but couldn't afford it...

Get MAD if you've ever worried when the stock market
goes down...

Get MAD if there has ever been an opportunity to
improve your life or the life of people you love, but
you couldn't take advantage of it because of time or
financial limitations...

Get MAD if what you *REALLY* wish you could do in this
life isn't happening YET...

Why I'm a telling you to get mad? Don't all the
self-help materials tell you to keep a positive
attitude... things will "work out"???

Guess what... THEY'RE WRONG!

*Before* you jump in and ride positive attitude parade,
you need to get red-hot, ***boiling*** MAD about the
way things are RIGHT NOW... It's only when you GET
MAD, get fed up and get really irritated with the way
things have been or the way things are now that you
will take the ACTION necessary to change your current
situation and make it into something better.

We are creatures driven by two desires only:

1) The desire to gain pleasure.

2) The desire to avoid pain.

And the latter is stronger than the former. We are much
more motivated to *avoid pain* than to gain pleasure.
Yes, we are all driven by the carrot and the stick, but
fear of the stick will get the average person moving a
lot faster than a salad at the end of a hard days
work...

Why do you *really* go to work every day? Is it because
your pursuing your passion and some grandiose goals? I
truly hope so! But most people get up and go to work
because they FEAR losing their job and ending up
homeless on the side of the streets begging for KFC
leftovers to get them through the night... The desire
to avoid this horrific pain is EXTREMELY motivational,
isn't it?! USE IT!!!

Don't fight against the forces that govern your very
existence... pleasure and pain. Use them wisely to your
benefit. If you know that pain motivates you, MAKE
YOURSELF FEEL PAIN so that you will TAKE ACTION and
change your current circumstances. It's OK to use your
imagination here.

Think about what would happen if you got fired and
couldn't find another job for the next 6 months... How
freaked out would you get then? Feel that.

Think about what would happen if you simply did nothing
different for the rest of your life and continued to
live the "status quo", do-what's-expected-of-you
lifestyle that's got you this far, and left many of
your most sacred dreams and ambitions on the table. How
painful will it be to be on your deathbed knowing that
you never even tried to do what your heart was telling
you that you *really* wanted to do in this life? Feel
that.

Think about what not having enough time or money is NOT
ALLOWING you to do that you really, really, really,
really wish you could do (insert all the things that
are important to you but seem out of reach right now
here)... Feel that.

THEN GET MAD!

GET ANGRY!

..... and then RIGHT NOW, before the feeling fades away
or is numbed out of existence by your favorite
television show or alcoholic beverage, MAKE A DECISION
to change. That's all it takes. As soon as you decide
that you've HAD ENOUGH with the mediocrity you've
accepted up to this point, the world shifts on it's
axis and will present you with new ways to think, new
ways to act, new ways to LIVE.

Big doors swing on small hinges and the hinges that
open the doors of opportunity are always the DECISIONS
we make about what we will and what we won't settle
for in our life. If you allow yourself to get MAD
ENOUGH, the "settling point" for what you can and
will receive in your life will be raised and you will
experience a better future... a future more closely
aligned with WHAT YOU WERE BORN TO DO here on Earth.

So GET MAD, TAKE ACTION, and GET PREPARED to *be happy*
as you start creating your life on your terms the way
you always hoped it would be... and it can my friend -
it really, truly can!

When I *GOT MAD*, I decided to find a better way to make
my living contrary to what my parents and society at
large told me was possible... I'm so glad I did
because now I'm living my dream life and helping
others live theirs.

Don Egnor
813-842-6131
FFE - The Mastermind Group
donegnor@aol.com

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

“Tell Your Business Associates What Your Expectations Are For Them”

No matter what the business is that you decide to spend your time on, you MUST have the vision to see it through! Any Direct Selling, Relationship Marketing (this is my favorite term for the MLM business) you need to look where you are going, not where you have been.

It is just too easy to make the excuses that it won’t work for you. There are tons of people giving the same old BS excuse which is one of the reasons of why they aren’t successful, and never will be.

You are not a salesperson in this business, you are a TEACHER! In order to be successful you have to teach. This is one of the principles I talked about in a previous article on Magnetic Sponsoring.

When you sponsor someone into your business (note that I said sponsor, not signup) you have to train and teach them to be successful. You NEED to tell them what your expectations are for them! You also want people who are coachable.

If they can’t play by your rules, do what you say and take direction then they will only waste your time and theirs also. People must want to be taught or you may as well go beat your head against the wall!

You need to set the rules of the game...period, end of the story! Don’t call and try to beg people to get involved in your business. If you have to beg then they won’t be any good to you anyway. This is where they will become a burden to your organization.

I want to help the people in my organization who are floundering, and I will ALWAYS be there for them if they need me, morning-noon-night. One of my biggest reasons for living is trying to help people get ahead in this world.

People will get psyched up, fired up, enthusiastic and ready to go when they first get involved. If you don’t stay with them, teach them, show them and keep reminding them of why they got involved they will have a hard time making it in Relationship Marketing.

It doesn’t matter what MLM company you get involved in the bottom line it is building a relationship and don’t ever let anyone tell you different.

If you don’t like people, can’t make friends or aren’t comfortable interacting with people (even crowds of people) then you should go get you a 9 to 5 job and just be done with it.

I could never get that kind of job because I can’t stand someone insinuating (for whatever they decide to pay you) this is all you are worth. Get out of that scenario!

Don Egnor
813-842-6131
FFE - The Mastermind Group
donegnor@aol.com

Monday, September 22, 2008

The American Dream

When you look for an opportunity today do not make the mistake of just seeing all the flash, smoke and mirrors along with all the tricks and outlandish promises all over the internet today. You should look at a company that will give you the support and tools needed to help you succeed and prosper.

Please beware of all the organizations that say you will get rich overnight, free, no work involved, autopilot and all the other tricks they use in order to suck you into their world and take your hard earned money. You and I both know there is no such thing as a free ride and if you fall for that you will be very disappointed…this I promise you.

You should work with someone who really cares about you, will help you, give you all the necessary training and make sure you have the information and tools to prosper…I am that person. There are so many scam artists out there today and 98% of them just want your money and will suck the life out of you.

If you have tried a Networking Marketing company before and were not successful then guess what…It is not your fault. I am here to tell you that I can make a difference in your life because I care about you and will help you build your business. Most Network Marketing companies will get you involved, sign you up, take your money and say there you are…go get your piece of the American Dream!

I will say this to you…that IS NOT the way it is supposed to work, that is not the way it works with Talk Fusion and that is not the way that I work! If you remember just one thing it is this…If you help enough people get what they want and need in life then you will live a life of abundance…both in riches and spiritually.

Don Egnor
813-842-6131
FFE - The Mastermind Group
donegnor@aol.com

Friday, September 19, 2008

How To Build YOUR Business

“Tell Your Business Associates What Your Expectations Are For Them”

I just want to post a bit of info today which I feel is the groundwork for any marketing organization. I stick to these principles in my business every single day and they have served me well.

No matter what the business is that you decide to spend your time on, you MUST have the vision to see it through! Any Direct Selling, Relationship Marketing (this is my favorite term for the MLM business) you need to look where you are going, not where you have been.

It is just too easy to make the excuses that it won’t work for you. There are tons of people giving the same old BS excuse which is one of the reasons of why they aren’t successful, and never will be.

You are not a salesperson in this business, you are a TEACHER! In order to be successful you have to teach. This is one of the principles I talked about in a previous article on Magnetic Sponsoring. When you sponsor someone into your business (note that I said sponsor, not signup) you have to train and teach them to be successful.

You NEED to tell them what your expectations are for them! You also want people who are coachable. If they can’t play by your rules, do what you say and take direction then they will only waste your time and theirs also. People must want to be taught or you may as well go beat your head against the wall!

You need to set the rules of the game...period, end of the story! Don’t call and try to beg people to get involved in your business. If you have to beg then they won’t be any good to you anyway. This is where they will become a burden to your organization.

I want to help the people in my organization who are floundering, and I will ALWAYS be there for them if they need me, morning-noon-night. One of my biggest reasons for living is trying to help people get ahead in this world.

The fellow who started Magnetic Sponsoring (Mike Dillard) has the same passion. I have never had the pleasure of personally meeting Mike but I hope to someday get the privilege.

People will get psyched up, fired up, enthusiastic and ready to go when they first get involved. If you don’t stay with them, teach them, show them and keep reminding them of why they got involved they will have a hard time making it in Relationship Marketing.

It doesn’t matter what MLM company you get involved in the bottom line it is building a relationship and don’t ever let anyone tell you different.

If you don’t like people, can’t make friends or aren’t comfortable interacting with people (even crowds of people) then you should go get you a 9 to 5 job and just be done with it.

I could never get that kind of job because I can’t stand someone insinuating (for whatever they decide to pay you) this is all you are worth. Get out of that scenario!

I know of course, you DO realize that anything you ever attain or any money you make is predicated upon the amount of work, the perseverance you have, you being coachable and following a perfect system already in place for you.

The owner & CEO of this wonderful company we all know and love, (Bob Reina) has the same passion for helping people and we all will do whatever we need to help you reach your goals.

Get in touch with me, get off the couch, get involved, use the product and spread the word. Talk fusion is the wave of the future and it is only going to get better! Just please remember that Don tried to tell you, so you better listen.

Don Egnor
813-842-6131
FFE - The Mastermind Group
donegnor@aol.com

Have You Ever Said This To Yourself?

Have you ever said to yourself; if only I had someone or could find someone to help me, I really believe that I could make money with any company? In the event you have then welcome to the club! If I started a club with these parameters then I would have a huge following and a never ending supply of people to talk with about an opportunity.

There are just so many people out there today trying to sell you everything from travel sites, juices, lotions, potions, age reversing secrets, gifting programs and anything else to try and rake you into their world of make believe riches and grandeur.

Don’t get me wrong…I am not and never would say ANYTHING against any of these organizations and what they are trying to do. Everyone needs to make a living doing something and these people have simply taken the path they feel will get them to their magical world of prosperity and well being.

Listen folks, I have been through a ton of opportunities myself, searching for the magical product, riches, lifestyle and all of the other things that go along with being able to quit working for someone else, and live life on my terms without having to answer to anyone. Guess what…it took me over 2 years and thousands of dollars to find what I wanted to do! Talk about learning hard lessons that I will never forget!

Please notice one thing though above all else, a good marketer can make anything sound good and draw you into their world. Get in now…last chance…I’m pulling the web page down…you will never see this again…yadda, yadda, yadda. If they need to resort to this type of marketing then I would suggest you turn around and send those emails to your SPAM folder so they won’t take up room in your coveted inbox.

One of the big keys to success is getting involved with a company where you can build a huge business, but are also able to have a product you can promote to anyone in all of those other organizations! When you find something with both of those qualities then you can feel good about getting involved with that organization.

Another HUGE key is having/getting ALL of the support that you need in order to be successful. If you get into an organization and never get to work with, speak with, network with, train with or learn from then you will fall out quicker than a monkey trying to climb a greased flagpole! After this happens then you get such a bad impression that you will say everything is total crap and never be successful at anything…and who can blame you?

Most of the people out there who fail, rest assured…it is not their fault. They just didn’t get the help and guidance they so desperately needed. If you don’t get the help and guidance then you are pretty much doomed to fail, again, through no fault of your own. I think it is just that so many people are trying to break free of the rat race, that they will fall for a lot of the programs out there today and give anything a try.

I have the opportunity that you are so valiantly searching for. I will give you everything you need to be very successful along with all of the support and guidance you could ever hope and pray for. I have the system, which if followed to the tee, will help you reap boundless success and put an end to your search and frustrations.

If you decide to not get involved today, it will still be there tomorrow. If you need to research and think about it, that is fine also. I won’t pull the webpage down if you don’t join in the next 48 hours and I won’t raise the price if you decide to not join within 24 hours. I will not resort to those kinds of tactics in order to garner your interest.

I am a real person in Tampa Florida and I am with THE TOP group in our company. I can teach you what is necessary to succeed. I do not use auto-responders and you can actually talk with me. I answer my phone and all of my emails, including ones from people who are only starting to look at opportunities.

I am looking for people who will let nothing stand in their way in order to achieve the success they so richly deserve. I can help set you free…are you willing to do what it takes to get there? Let me know…I am here for you!

Don Egnor
813-842-6131
FFE - The Mastermind Group
donegnor@aol.com

What Do You Say?

Have you ever had these questions or concerns...?

"How do I get my prospects to see the big picture like I do?"

"What do you tell people when they say they don't want to sell?"

What is your response when asked in a fearful quippy tone, "Is this one of
those pyramid deals?"

One of the hardest lessons everyone must learn when it comes to sponsoring is the willingness to "just say no."

I want you to read those questions again and notice what each of them have in common...

Do you see it?

In every case, a hard working net worker is unwilling to let go of a bad prospect.

Please let this sink in... Sponsoring someone is NOT your goal here. Sponsoring the right person is.

The "right" person has a deep desire to start a home business and already sees the big picture. The "right" person knows exactly what a networking business is because they've been doing their homework at the local book store for months or investigating online.

The "right person" does not have ridiculous pre-requisites for owning a business like "I don't want to sell." The "right" person knows that it takes money to make money. The "right" person doesn't whine, complain, or make excuses.

So here's what I say when any of those questions arise...

"How do I get my prospects to see the big picture like I do?"

You can't get your prospects to do anything, nor would you want to. The desire MUST already be in place and it cannot be injected into them by you or anyone else.

It can only come from within that person.

Answer: "Thanks for your time John, but I don't think this is right for you."

"What do you tell people when they say that they don't want to sell?"

Again, trying to sponsor a person who asks a question like this is like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole.

They're obviously not right for this business. Let them go.

Answer: "Thanks for your time John, but I don't think this is right for you."

What is your response when asked in a fearful quippy tone, "Is this one of those pyramid deals?"

This is someone who would "like" to make money from home, but they have no real intention of doing so at all. If they did, they would have done enough research by now to know the difference between a networking business and a "pyramid."

By now you already know my answer and here's my point...

You don't answer questions like these because the answer is irrelevant. These aren't the people you're looking for. Let them go.

Staying emotionally attached to the outcome with prospects like this will doom your business.

It leads to frustration, doubt, and confusion... All of which is unnecessary.

I started sponsoring people at will when I finally became willing to let them go... When I became "willing" to sponsoring someone, instead of "needing" to... When I held all the power in the interaction instead of my prospect.

I know that "letting go" of your prospects in order to sponsor more of them might seem backwards, but it makes perfect sense once you understand the psychology of attraction.

Your foundation of attraction is based on the level of value you have to offer others.

Coming across as needy or desperate in anyway is like holding up a sign in front of your prospect that says, "I have NO value!"

So it becomes very important that you demonstrate your ability and willingness to "let your prospects go".

Successful Partners don't" need" to sponsor more people. They don't "need" to return phone calls, or constantly chase down prospects.

And once a prospect realizes that about you, is the moment they'll feel a strong desire to work with you.

I hope this gives you a better insight into the sponsoring process. We're looking for the people that are truly looking for us.

Success Is A Choice, Make It Happen, See you at the TOP!!

Don Egnor
813-842-6131
FFE - The Mastermind Group
donegnor@aol.com

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Choosing The Right Company

I am sure you will agree that Talk Fusion is such a fantastic product, a must have for any business as well as a great opportunity, if this is what you choose to do. Where can you find something that will give you both of these opportunities in one package!

What company gives you the opportunity to work with Mike Alstott of the Tampa Bay Bucs (for those of you who watch football) and who gives his endorsement for Talk Fusion Video Email! Mike is in my direct upline and is a fantastic mentor as well as an all around super guy.

The CEO and founder of Talk Fusion, Bob Reina, has over 18 years of marketing experience and teaches/trains on a consistent basis! David Hooker, our Senior VP of International Affairs has over 36 years of experience in the industry. You want to talk about ground floor opportunity...we are just getting started. This is the time you WANT AND NEED to get into Talk Fusion! I am here to tell you how Talk Fusion may increase and help any business, no matter what it may be.

Talk about getting personal and having people remember you! You can keep your face and information in front of people in a way that you could never achieve before. PEOPLE WILL REMEMBER YOU and after all, isn’t that what being in business is all about?

Talk Fusion will even let you know when someone views your Video Email, if they send it to someone else and if they clicked through to your website! Can you do that with a boring old regular email, sending flyers or postcards?

I look forward to sharing more with you either for using Talk Fusion as one of your primary businesses or as a fantastic tool to use for YOUR business! Either way you will have a winning combination to help you in your quest. Just ask yourself one question: Who do you know that uses email?

I am not here to try and sell you or get you involved in Talk Fusion as a business if you are not interested but please do not short change yourself or the business that you are in. Talk Fusion is a product that will enhance your business and make your emails look much more professional and will bond people to you as well.

Don Egnor
813-842-6131
FFE - The Mastermind Group
donegnor@aol.com

Living Life On Your Terms

Just let me ask you one quick question: If you had all the money you could ever hope for and all the free time to enjoy it, how would your life be different? If you keep on the path you are on now, will you achieve the goals you have set for yourself and realize you dream of living life on YOUR terms?

Do you want to look at a HUGE business opportunity? If so, just follow the directions below and read this email all the way through. I promise that you will not be disappointed. It won't cost you one red cent to get the information so why not check it out...you may be surprised.

I am looking for leaders; people who want to live the life of their dreams and who are not afraid of success. If this sounds like you then get the info. If not, then I am sorry I bothered you and I sincerely wish you the very best in whatever you decide to do in life.

One of the first things that will determine if we can work together is to see if you follow the directions in the information you receive…and I will know whether or not you do this. I am not trying to be mean or blunt but I will not work with everyone. If I feel this is not right for you or me then we will not go any further.

I am not a salesperson but a teacher. I am the person YOU need to work with because I will show you what needs to be done and lead you by the hand until you can do what I do. I don’t want to work with whiners and complainers or people with bad attitudes. I have an inevitable product and business so you can either do it now or later…it is all up to you.

What I have to offer you is not going away and is getting bigger every day. It will still be here if you decide not to get involved today…maybe next week or next month is better for you. Whatever you decide is Ok as I don’t push and would never want you to do anything that is not right for you. I really do want to help you and will prove it, but the next step is up to you.

I have an opportunity with the newest technology that is unlike anything you have ever seen before. I will not try, nor do I want to sell you anything. You will see and grasp what I have to offer or you will not…it’s that simple.

You need to call me at 813-842-6131 or send an email to: donegnor@aol.com with your name, best email address and phone number. VERY IMPORTANT…I need all of the information I ask for before we can proceed. If you like what you see, we can then proceed to the next step. In the unlikely event you do not like what I offer, just tell me why, and I will never contact you again. This business is not for everyone and I understand that.

Don Egnor
813-842-6131
FFE - The Mastermind Group
donegnor@aol.com