1. Set S-M-A-R-T goals
Once you’ve joined the company, the first thing that you need to do is set goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timely. Start by writing down your daily, weekly, and monthly goals and be as specific as possible.
Go into great detail about how much you’d like to earn, how many people you’d like to find as customers and partners per month, week and day, and the rewards that you will give yourself for reaching each goal.
Doing so will create a solid goal-setting plan that can be achieved by following the time frame you’ve given yourself to realize them.
2. Follow a schedule and stick to it
To become successful in the industry, train yourself to be disciplined and set a strict schedule that you can follow and stick to. Dedicate at least 15 to 20 hours per week to focus on the business. Utilize your time wisely by knowing exactly what you are going to do with the time you have allotted.
Spend time to plan your itinerary at least a week in advance. Not only does this make use of your resources logically, it also helps the business run smoothly and efficiently while avoiding the endless distractions that will try to sabotage your productivity time.
3. Never stop learning
Remember, time is a very valuable commodity. Put it to waste, and you’re off to a bad start. As a beginner, you have to learn the ins and outs of the industry. Once you think you’ve mastered all the techniques and approaches that you need to learn, don’t stop just yet; instead, pursue to learn even more while implementing what you’ve learned.
Learning is a never-ending process. It doesn’t end in the four corners of the industry. Broaden your horizon so you can learn new ideas, routines, and practices. Always try to learn as much as you can, whenever and however possible, but be sure to implement what you learn as well!
4. Sustain a positive attitude
Success doesn’t come easy. No matter what type of network marketing company you join, it won’t bring you great profits over night. It is very common to encounter disappointments, rejection, and negative responses at the beginning. Don’t be too hard on yourself if things don’t go your way.
Instead, learn from the negative experiences and view them as a positive stepping-stone to your future success. Every veteran networker has experienced these same setbacks, but they created the P.M.A (Positive Mental Attitude) to move on to reach their goals despite the challenges they faced.
As you grow into the business, you’ll learn how to deal with challenges and how to use them as a key motivator to continue to spur forward to build a successful enterprise.
5. Get out of your comfort zone
If you haven’t tried network marketing before, it is very likely that you’re just starting to broaden your horizons to the industry. You will find yourself in a place that you’ve never been before, meet people from all walks of life, and learn new and different ways of expressing yourself. By getting yourself involved with network marketing, you’re not only growing your finances; you’re also developing yourself in the process.