January 2006

Cover_2006_January Introduction by George Madiou

This month’s CONTENTS is all about psychology – in general and specifically the psychological side; front, back, top and bottom of network marketing. P2P — person-to-person, direct sales, is clearly a business arena where the more knowledgeable and better you are with people, the greater success you will have.

Features

The Psychology of Winning in Network Marketing by Denis Waitley

The man who wrote the book, literally, The Psychology of Winning has some strong ideas on what it’s going to take for each of us to succeed in the changing future of this business— starting right now! Denis, at the risk of making you sound older than you sometimes feel; The...Read More »

A conflict of interests by Peter Pearson

Fears are friends (not food. Sorry Nemo.) A noted psychologist believes that our fears are there to keep us safe from pain, so stop fighting and begin appreciating and understanding and creating peaceful co-existence.  Dr Pearson, how about some background on ‘a conflict of interests’? Alright, John, here is...Read More »

Persuasion by Blair Warren

The master of the famed Crooked Wisdom website, where straight thoughts on effective living in a defective world are common fare expounds on his explorations and discoveries of his favorite subject: Human nature.  Blair, it fascinates me that you have such a varied history in communication. Is that where the...Read More »

Articles

You Don't Get What You Want: You Get What You Vibe by Michael Losier

Negative vibes are sent when you are talking about what you DON’T want or when you worry or complain, feel discouraged or fearful, etc. Every one of these feelings causes you to send negative vibes, and in turn, Law of Attraction gives you more of the same.  How do things...Read More »

Flying colors by Jerry Clark

People come in four predominant behavioral flavors that correspond to the colors red, yellow, green and blue. Once you’re able to recognize them and understand what they mean, you’ll connect and persuade more people with greater ease and speed. You’ll know what to say and how to say it with...Read More »

The psychology of selling by Linda Caroll

You cannot imitate what everyone else is doing and stand head and shoulders above the competition at the same time. The timid shall remain forever invisible. You must look at the competition to see what they’re not doing, instead of emulating what they do. It was 1979. A home computer was...Read More »

The importance of high self-esteem to your network marketing success. by Dr. Joe Rubino

Our networking businesses will grow in direct proportion to both our personal growth (as we increase our attractiveness as a business partner to others) and the level of massive, consistent action we engage in as we build our teams. Lack of self-esteem is by far the most severe problem we face...Read More »

Belief by TNMM Editor

A select collection of quotes to Inform, Involve and Inspire… and some, just for fun. belief — the mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a...Read More »

The amazing power of belief by Jill Ammon-Wexler

An ANT is an Automatic Negative Thought. The only way to stomp ANTs is to create new positive beliefs to replace the old negatives! And, it does NOT matter if you believe these new positive beliefs at first. Just last week one of the entrepreneurs I’m working with on a personal...Read More »

Nine coaching tips by TNMM Editor

Proven, powerful, practical snips of enduring wisdom from nine of the best coaches in network marketing: Terri Levine, Brian Klemmer, Richard Brooke, Carol McCall, Tom Schreiter, Bob Proctor, John Milton Fogg, Teresa Romain and Sharon Wilson Coaching tip #1 Be a blank canvas by Terri Levine The first thing you need...Read More »

Selling and being humble: Do they mix...? by Ari Galper

You may not even realize you’re coming across with a traditional “me-first” sales approach where there’s a hidden agenda behind every “Hello” or “How are you today?” It’s because your goal is to get the other person to do something. There’s a better way. Kent asked me a rather surprising question...Read More »

Top 10 steps for harnessing your emotional power for business success by Helen Chen

Want to have a positive outlook on what comes to you, knowing that you will come out of it stronger and more powerful? Here are some simple steps to take to be more confident and capable of becoming Emotionally Intelligent and shaping your own life for the better. Do you find...Read More »

No worries working and living... by David Gikandi

Do you know how much more your life, business, relationships and health would improve if you changed just one little thing…? Focus only on that which you can do— and the only thing you can effectively do is intend and enjoy Now. All we do is create experiences. That is all...Read More »

Five steps to designing a better life by Michael Clouse

Want a sure fire way to get want you want— every time? You’ll see the logic and feel the ‘right-on’ energy of the practical, proven approach immediately. 1) Decide What You Want NULL What do you want? Do your research. Put it all down in writing (building a home). 2) Find Someone Who...Read More »

La psychologie de la vente by Linda Caroll

Vous ne pouvez pas imiter ce que tous font autrement et vous tenir au-dessus de la compétition en même temps. Les timides resteront pour toujours invisible. Vous devez regarder la compétition pour voir ce qu’ils ne font pas, au lieu de faire l’émulation de ce qu’ils font. C’était 1979. L’ordinateur familial...Read More »

Les 10 principales étapes pour l’exploitation de votre pouvoir émotionnel pour le succès en affaires by Helen Chen

Voulez vous avoir une perspective positive de ce qui vous vient, sachant que vous vous en sortirez plus fort et plus puissant? Voici quelques étapes simples pour être plus confiant et capable de devenir Émotionnellement Intelligent et de former votre propre vie pour le meilleur.  Vous retrouvez-vous essayant d’exprimer quelque...Read More »

Stories

Dave Johnson by TNMM Editor

Nikken’s first Royal Ambassador has been with the company since July of 1990. This April will be his 30 year anniversary in network marketing. What’s it like to stand on stage in front of the whole company and be handed a check for $1,000,000? “Shivers all over… just incredible.” Indeed…. Dave,...Read More »

Connie Kittson by TNMM Editor

A million-dollar income earner, Connie is a national Sales Director for industry icon Mary Kay Cosmetics. There are 1.5 million consultants around the world, and she ranks in the top .02 of one percent! A single mom who started when her kids were five and two, Connie has been with...Read More »

Jan Wakeland by TNMM Editor

Did you know that the ‘scrapbook’ business is a $3 billion (yes, with a ‘b’) a year business? Or that rubber stamps is $1 billion? Jan knows. She’s a former trauma/ER RN, now a top national team leader with 18 year-old, party plan leader Stampin Up®. Her mission: ‘To make...Read More »

Bill Holderby by Bill Holderby

The former, self-described ‘Poster child for MLM failure’ has at last become a million-dollar income-earning success as a First Select National Director with InnerLight of Provo, Utah. “I am serious about this line of work I do,” Bill says, “and I only seek those who are also serious!” is an...Read More »

Columns

Telling the Truth by John David Mann

If we believe in the value of this business, let’s make a pact: let’s stop speaking fluent Hyperbolese, and give authenticity a shot. “Dad, when we can afford it, can we hire a misogynist?” The request was reasonable enough; my son’s seven-year-old shoulders were aching for a good massage. Heck, if...Read More »

What if...? by Mary K Weinhagen

There is little that delights like stumbling across the question that opens you up to seeing and experiencing everything in your life in a whole new way! “Let’s pretend, just for today, all day long, throughout our every thought and decision, that life is easy, that everyone means well, and that...Read More »

BV BS by Len Clements

When evaluating MLM pay plans, you need to know more than just what the percentages are. You also need to consider what percentage of that percentage you are going to be paid on! Only then can you know for sure… 1. BV 2. CV 3. PV 4. HumVee Which of these...Read More »

The Business of the business...The Psychology of Me by George Madiou

If you don’t like where you are in life, change your thoughts. That begins with taking conscious and deliberate control of your self-talk. Where does success start? It started for me when I stopped looking at everything and everyone else and started to look at me. In our society we’re rarely...Read More »

Magic by Maran Banta

The good news is, it’s only programming— the negative messages are not objective. Not the truth. Many if not most religions have a Celebration of Lights near our calendar’s year end. Christmas, Chanukkah, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, Dijali and of course New Year mark a time of ritual, tradition and gatherings of family...Read More »

Leave your ego at the door by John Milton Fogg

From Alice to Osho… and more. Leave your ego at the door was the sign I posted above the entrance to my gym in the basement of the house at Parson’ Green. Its message was as much sound advice as it was a requirement. A workout with the weights was always...Read More »

Attendez-vous à des Miracles Et si … que feriez vous? by Mary K Weinhagen

Il y a peu qui enchante comme de trébucher sur la question qui vous ouvre à observer et expérimenter tout dans votre vie d’une nouvelle façon entière!  “Feignons, juste pour aujourd’hui, toute la journée, partout dans chacune de nos pensées et décisions, que la vie est facile, que chacun signifie...Read More »