Why You’re Struggling as an Entrepreneur and How You can Transition To Profitability Faster.
Have you thought about why you’re Struggling as an Entrepreneur, new to your business from employment? I bet you have not really thought about it this way and put things in perspective. Today I’m sharing my experiences and what I realised on improving your business, day-to-day, and overall life as a new entrepreneur, marketer, Sales rep, or Distributor.
I assume you know what you Want To Achieve in your business, right? I sure hope you do… Because if you dont.
That right there is the reason you are struggling as an entrepreneur and we are done here! Okay keep your hair on.
There you have it! Did you get Point #3? You will truly understand what this is about.
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Okay, allow me to ask you a question:
Are you someone coming from employment to enterprise? Without any kind of preparation, research, set up?
This is usually common for:
- Direct selling reps,
- Network marketers,
- Majority of “home business owners” in MLM, literally 97%,
- And most bloggers.
Listen up, the change from employee to boss is A Journey… One that a person must prepare for, as the road is packed full of challenges; hills, set backs you name it!
Are You Here?
I dont know about you, but when we started in the Home Business space back in 2013, as the doer in the business, I was looking for that Quick Fix. Where was the turn key solution as they say in the corporate world?
The microwave route to our business success… Of course it wasn’t there!
Can you relate?
I didn’t ever think about my background as an ex-corporate. Albeit someone who was rusty sat at home for 2+ years, jobless.
Prior to the redundancy, I was someone who was used to being employed with WEEKLY and Monthly pay checks that came like clockwork. You too may be the same!
You follow systems that were already formed and working. Processes that had been created all you have to do is plug in…
In the beginning my zeal, my desperation, my hunger to succeed drove my actions and almost immediate success to 5 figures… Then the Company shut down and all the negative emotions I had felt prior to starting flooded back. 18 months down the road I was stuck as a bug in a spider’s web.
So, allow me to share with you why it may be difficult for you an employee, corporate, to build a business UNLESS you Change Your Mindset. Plus, how you approach enterprise.
Maybe it will inspire you and spark the growth flame you aspire to.
Why I Struggled as an Entrepreneur In the Beginning and you too Might be there, PLUS Solutions.
- Remember you are used to a Pay Check.
It comes to you whether you take time out, on holiday, sick pay etc. you get it. It’s a given as long as you have that employment contract and an integral employer.
Now as a business builder, Rep, Distributor, Home Business owner, you are the boss.
The buck stops with you. You create the opportunities to bring in the income or you don’t get paid, bills don’t get paid, your life becomes shit…Unless you have savings to tap into, OR a partner that supports your dream and Invests in your Existence as you build up the income.
Until this mind shift happens, you will always walk away from opportunities because the money isn’t coming in and remember those bills? Yup. So, you go look for a shift, a job, income etc. you QUIT.
2. Understand that You Need to Set aside somethings –
Others call it Sacrifice. I say it’s just postponing them to that time when your income aligns with your desires. I call it Self-denial, this is much kinder to your thought process, at least for me!
So many new marketers and distributors want to continue living the same life before business. In fact, most don’t see themselves as the investor in their Personal development, Business Development, Processes, Systems, Resources like Human resources, none of that…
The employee in you doesn’t see the business person in you at this point.
Because you too may have started with the mentality of:
I just want to make some money monthly and pay my bills…
So you don’t look beyond that. Tell me if you are a Rep, distributor, start up or blogger, isn’t that what you think?
See, it’s because your mind has not expanded to accommodate your new role.
In fact, when I first started all I wanted was at least $3,500/month… In other words my last employment gross pay check.
By the way you too can make 1K per month faster, if you know this.
What I didn’t factor in beyond the monthly auto-ship was investing in training, coaching, funnels, websites, attending marketing events, marketing etc.
As the business owner or Rep, you now are in charge of all these departments.
If you don’t address them or plan for them. You will find yourself short of funds. See with $3.5k minus taxes, minus the above expenses, there wouldn’t be anything left over to live. It wasn’t even enough to build the business.
Struggling as an Entrepreneur – CHANGE THIS
- I didn’t see myself as a leader, I was in “management mode,” so I micro managed my team…Of course they didn’t respond well. See, they saw themselves as “Business owners” even if they mostly didn’t do anything to build. My attempts to make them see it as more met blanks, ghosting and some downright told me to mind my business!
Can you relate if you are an upline building a team?
Well the solution is Learn How to lead, and its simple.
A leader goes ahead and shows the team the example.
A leader goes ahead and shows the team the example. Make more sales, recruit more, Invest, in learning, Implement, teach the rest MULTIPLICATION and how they can DUPLICATE your actions. Simplify things. ~ Julie Syl
- I learnt the 2 and 3-Step Set up and presenting.
- Edification was essential to my business growth, so I learnt it too.
- I learnt how to use Skype, Zoom, to communicate to more people.
- Focusing on 1- many as opposed to 1-1 sounded Smart, more leverage.
- I learnt more about Leverage and Attraction Marketing.
What are you Learning to grow int the leader you need to become to LEAD your team to Profitability?
- See most of us are conditioned to go to school get good grades and Get a Job. You have heard this before, yes?
Well, I am not bashing my education; I am pretty proud of my Degrees and that! Yet, when I stepped into business…well I was handicapped.
Because, nobody teaches us to get good grades and CREATE JOBS, aka enterprise. So, we have to find this education for ourselves.
We are taught to conform – i.e. Do not speak up unless spoken to.
We are taught Not to trust Strangers – hello anyone struggling with Prospecting? Yep, that hard lesson is your biggest barrier.
We are rewarded for being the same as everyone else…Report card yes? Well now your report card is your Bank balance. Is it A* or E-?
We know that Employment provides predictable income, YOU on the other hand can create an ever increasing Income month on month, or loose it all.
Which One will it be?
If you said Increase, you are my kind of human and I have a Time bound lovely message for you Right Here, that just might Change your Business and Life starting today.
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