I had a long and successful corporate career, Bachelor and Masters degrees and qualified as a hypnotherapist, Neuro Linguistic Programming and Emotional Intelligence practitioner - so why would I be involved in network marketing???
The 'traditional' way that got our parents and grandparents a 'safe' lifestyle - go to school, go to university/college, get a 'good, steady job', work for 40 years for 40 hours per week. Then the clincher, retire on 40% of you earned during those 40 years which only ever made ends meet!
Then if you are one of the 'lucky ones' who manages to climb the mysterious 'corporate ladder', your income goes up but any difference is largely taken up in higher taxes!!!!
These days, the 'jobs' we trained for are rapidly disappearing ... tasks are being automated and jobs lost; and many jobs are being offshored.
Worse still - who would have predicted the worldwide economic downturn happening now due to COVID-19. It saddens me to see lines of people lining up for welfare at later stages in life, having never had to seek this type of support before.
Think about today's economy. The key feature is 'online' and 'recommendations'. Consumers are becoming less and less influenced by mainstream media and advertising. Instead, we search for reviews and recommendations. And the best recommendations on products and services generally come from our friends or people we know.
Network Marketing is the perfect business for today's economy! Here's why:
If you have even one entrepreneurial bone in your body, network marketing is hands down the best opportunity for average person to gain time freedom and financial freedom.
Okay so if Network Marketing is so good, why do so many people TRY and FAIL?
I obviously don't know everyone's individual stories, but on the whole, there are some common reasons people quit or don't even get started in the business of the 21st century. These include: