841: Expect a Chain Reaction When You Use Your Support Team
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Sometimes it’s a chain reaction how one thing leads to another. Even bad things can lead to good things, and sometimes you try to do a good thing and it leads to a bad thing. Have you ever been stripped of your confidence and beaten down by your thoughts or by words and criticism, and maybe even beaten down by your own habits?
You may be asking why people seem to be picking on you or wondering why it seems to be harder for you than for everybody else. If you want to fire up your business, you’ve got to be able to handle the heat. If you want to be on the frontline, be the one who advances and grows your business, you’ll be the one who faces the most heat. If you want something more in your business, you’re going to have to be able to handle what’s thrown at you. If you desire to lead the way, you must prepare yourself for the stuff that’s thrown at you.
You have to realize that you’re not everybody else. You want something more than everybody else wants it; you’ve got your eyes set on goals that are bigger than the rest of the herd. If you’re the one that’s going to set your business on fire, you have to be able to handle the heat!!
One also has to know not to be surprised that sometimes, even those who are there to help you advance, are the ones who may throw many of the hurdles at you when you’re advancing; it’s human nature to many folks. Try to roll with those who might put up these hurdles and understand since you’re on fire, this is part of the heat you must learn to withstand.
You might need to alter your perspective to get your chain reaction rolling. Your perspective is a product of your connections. When you connect your perspective to your purpose, nobody else holds your keys to your success.
One of the greatest gifts that people who are different than you can give you is the wisdom of their perspective. It’s a real gift when somebody doesn’t agree with you, because they just opened a door, or a window for you to see light through their lens. There by granting you wisdom that you might not have otherwise been able to access. You’ll need all the different perspectives you can get if you really want to take it to the top.
When you start this journey, you’ll need help. You don’t want to go solo. You know how much easier it is to make a cold call when you have someone with you that knows what they’re doing. You’ll need a network, a team of all kinds of folks to start your chain reaction to help clear the way in your quest to advance. You’ve got to use all of the tools, specialists, dietitians, chefs, equipment folks and your management team.
If you work for a distributor that does not have these tools available, you need to build your own support network team. We suggest building your team by using your customers and their trusted network of service providers by using the old school “Social Network,” word of mouth.
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