February 2011

Cover_2011_February This month’s issue is about commitment. This is an essential topic for all who desire a successful business NOT another non-profit hobby. Pay close attention to the advice given by the experts and then make the commitment.

I want you to play close attention to one of my favorite contributors, friend and mentor, Jack Zufelt. I am also very excited to announce a joint venture between The Network Marketing Magazine.com and Jack as our spokesperson to the entire industry. As a contributor to the magazine Jack has shared his wisdom to our members through his 20 plus articles over the years. We are now going to commit to offering you even a more effective tool with TheNetworkMarketingMagazine.com that will help you and your team through our teaming with Jack Zufelt and his teachings revolving around The DNA of Commitment.

Aim high!

George Madiou

Features

Are You “TRYING” or Are You Doing?! by Deb Bixler

People who are focused on success recognize that DOing sometimes requires a change of plans. People never fail. Systems fail. Do it or don’t! When I hear someone say “I am trying to…” my first thought is “Either do it or don’t, but please stop trying”. People who try rarely succeed...Read More »

Doubt Comes With Commitment by Steve Dailey

Doubt is not a good reason to decide your desire to commit is a bad idea. Doubt comes with commitment – it doesn’t own it. Think about the last time you made a commitment to something. It might have been a commitment to a new job, a commitment to join a...Read More »

Straddling The Fence by Linda Yates

Taking action and constantly striving for improvement has produced positive results Being raised on the beautiful farmland of south eastern Idaho, I had many occasions to climb over the fence. We had a couple of different types of fencing on our large farm and ranch. When I was small and had...Read More »

Making The Promise by Kevin Abdulrahman

Every winner has made The Promise, be it in private or in public, and that is to never ever ever ever give up, no matter what. I want to share with you the story of one John Stephen Akhwari. Born in 1942 in Tanazina, John was 160 cm tall and weighed...Read More »

A Hen and A Pig by Ted Henry

“Is it just a story to you or do you embrace the message?” American publisher and writer, Bennett Cerf wrote in his Best Selling book,“Try and Stop Me” (circa 1944) One of his well known “shaggy dog” stories about a Hen and a Pig. A Hen and a Pig were sauntering...Read More »

The Art Of Deciding: Convenience Or Commitment by Richard Brooke

Excerpt Chapter 5 of Mach II With Your Hair On Fire: The Art of Vision & Self Motivation In our developmental years we form our personality. These years encompass prenatal through about age 5, and perhaps longer in children who are slow to develop emotionally. During these childhood years, without the...Read More »

Win The Race – By Staying In One Place! by Len Clements

The phenomenon, called geometric progression or “momentum”, does exist, and with commitment it can occur within your own personal downline much like it does for a company. One of the saddest things I see happening in this industry is the huge number of folks who wander aimlessly through this ever widening...Read More »

Acting Out Of Your Commitments Instead Of What Is Convenient by Dr. Joe Rubino

One of the most prominent reasons why people fail in network marketing is that they, too often, act out of what is convenient in the moment. HAVING THE COURAGE TO ACT OUT OF YOUR COMMITMENTS One of the most prominent reasons why people fail in network marketing is that they, too...Read More »

I See You by Mark Semple

I see you as whole, powerful, perfect and complete. I connect with your greatness and I identify with your dreams. One of the most profound events of 2010 for me was the movie Avatar. We saw it several times at the theater and over again on DVD. The overall message was so...Read More »

Harness The Power of a Truly Committed Decision by Margie Aliprandi

There is power in a truly committed decision. When you’re fully committed the decision is made. On the topic of commitment I love this W.H. Murray quote: “Concerning all action initiative and creation there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans. The moment one...Read More »

Five Successful Secrets to Earning at Least Six-Figures As a Network Marketer by Terri Levine

Five reasons network marketers never make a real living from it, and how to change that I know of few ways to make more money than from the business of network marketing. It has the opportunity to be financially rewarding and offers tremendous potential to serve others. Where else can you...Read More »

A Five Year Commitment by Tom "Big Al" Schreiter

It’s our job to help new partners as much as possible. We do that by educating and teaching them why they would want to make $4,000 per year and a five-year commitment to their business. A Network Marketing Business Versus A Bank Savings Program Ever thought what you’d have to put...Read More »

Commitment, It's all or nothing! by Barbara Pellegrino

Would you prefer… to be involved in your network marketing/direct sales business or to choose to be committed to the freedom and joy that you experience when the business you have chosen, starts to reward you multifold? Quite a while ago, a friend explained to me the difference between the two...Read More »

The DNA of Commitment by Jack Zufelt

The definition of commitment is this: Doing what you said you would do long after the mood you said it in has left you. Some people have the commitment, the drive and the discipline to achieve things while others seem to lack these three attributes causing them to experience mediocrity or...Read More »

COMMIT or Buy Lottery Tickets instead of a Distributor Kit! by Dale Calvert

Network marketing is not the lottery. You must find a program that you can put your heart, soul and commitment in and then DO IT!  How important is commitment? Let’s see what some people you will recognize have to say. ~ Anyone can dabble, but once you’ve made that commitment,...Read More »

The Truth About Commitment... and Why Those Who Don't Reach Their Goals Don't, and Those That Do... DO! by David Feinstein

Your commitment is only as strong as your last action. Nearly every year, whether it’s on January 1st, or on a birthday, or some other chosen time…tons of people create new goals for themselves to be achieved over the next year. The greatest percentage of these people never achieve these goals...Read More »

3 Tips for Reaching Your Personal And Business Goals by Adam Urbanski

What do you really want, what actions steps will most likely get you there, and are you committed to taking massive action – consistently and no matter what gets in the way? Although for many people the past year was the one they would rather forget, for me, and for my...Read More »

How To Commit To The Actions That Make You Money by Jillian Middleton

You owe it to yourself to get focused, get clear on what you want to accomplish, and get rid of all the things in your day that don’t move you closer to your goals. The first question is what are you committing to? What’s your commitment to your business growth on...Read More »

Articles

The Difference is you by Jim Britt

I found that you can never attract or accomplish more with the same personality, attitude and thinking that got you where you are right now. If I were to ask you if you wanted to make a difference in the world around you, you would probably answer with an emphatic YES!!...Read More »

Paying The Price by Denis Waitley

5 Ways commitment is like riding a bicycle I’ve studied and counseled many world class athletes, but no one has inspired me more in recent years than champion cyclist Lance Armstrong. Watching him overcome setback after setback during his unparalleled conquest of The Tour de France, I have come to view...Read More »

Health Reform Changes Affecting Small Business by Sandy Botkin

There are some great provisions in the new law… but the drawbacks could end up causing a loss of jobs. “Don’t tax him. Don’t tax me. Tax the guy behind the tree.” ~attributed to Former Congressman Rostenkowski Owners of small businesses and their workers could be severely impacted by the recently...Read More »

From Making a Living to Creating a Lifestyle by Jim Rohn

The “No Questions Asked Account”. You can’t believe what that did. It was absolutely amazing. After having struggled for so long, it took a shift in attitude for my family and me when success started to happen. When I started making a little extra money at age 25, Schoaf taught me...Read More »

Arthur's Corner by Arthur Tugman

Mighty Monthly Musings Success does not come by accident it arrives on purpose. Arthur Tugman ~ The best example of success is to take one’s own advice and follow up on it. Arthur Tugman ~ Those who wait for the storm to pass will still be under the weather when it’s...Read More »

Character Traits of Extraordinary Leaders by Chris Widener

When people make a decision (either consciously or unconsciously) to follow your leadership, they do it primarily because of one of two things: Your Character or your Skills. When people make a decision (either consciously or unconsciously) to follow your leadership, they do it primarily because of one of two things:...Read More »

Personal Fitness 2011: Brain Fitness Affects How You Lose Weight by Debra and Bradley Warren

When it comes to fitness and losing weight, you’re not only what you eat… You are what you think! Happy New Year! Have you made a resolution to lose weight and improve your fitness in 2011? Do you struggle with weight loss? Has losing weight been a losing battle for you? The...Read More »

Columns

Commitment by Debbie Madiou

Gain a competitive advantage by honoring your commitments and staying committed to your goals. We are in the second month of the year. Most of us start strong, but what does it take to keep the momentum going? Commitment. A business coach once explained commitment to me this way. “Say there...Read More »

Commitment, It's All or Nothing by George Madiou

The success of your business is up to you. This is no dress rehearsal this is the real thing. Don’t just be involved in your business, become committed to it! Commitment, what is it and how important is it. In observing people, you can tell who has real commitment and those...Read More »