Why Networking?

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We believe in matching and modeling successful, fulfilled individuals and the parts of their lives we desire to emulate. Who do you take financial, business, and life advice from?

 

“Don’t let schooling interfere with your education” – Mark Twain

 

“The highest form of ignorance is when you reject something you don’t know anything about.” – Dr. Wayne Dyer

 

“Some people automatically reject the network marketing business model because they mistakenly think it is an illegal Ponzi or pyramid scheme. It is not.” – Kathleen Rich-New, Human Resources Expert, Professor, & Consultant

buffettWarren Buffet
Is considered the most successful investor of the 20th century and was ranked as the world’s wealthiest person in 2008 and the third wealthiest in 2011

 

Buffett became a millionaire because of his partnerships in 1962 and became a billionaire on paper in 1990

 

Time magazine named Buffett one of the most influential people in the world in 2012

 

He is listed as #4 on Forbes Billionaires List and #2 on Forbes Billioinaires List in the U.S

 

2013 – “Warren Buffet, a self-made billionaire, now owns six network marketing companies because of their growth and profitability.” (Rich-New).

 

2010 – “In fact, Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway holding company now owns three direct sales companies. And Buffett said, “Dollar for dollar, it’s the best investment I’ve ever made.” Fortune magazine called the industry “the best kept secret in the business world.” (Gage).

coveySteven R. Covey
American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker.

 

Most popular book was The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.

 

Education: Brigham Young University, University of Utah, Harvard University, Harvard Business School

 

“[Direct Selling] is an entrepreneurial opportunity where people can use their talent and their passion towards a greater good.” – Stephen Covey

 

“Network Marketing has come of age. It’s undeniable that it has become a way to entrepreneurship and independence for millions of people.” – Stephen Covey

 

Books:

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TrumpDonald Trump
Multi-Billionaire

 

American Business Icon, Television Personality and Author

 

“My advice about network marketing is to do your research, and put everything you’ve got into your product. Genuine enthusiasm is hard to beat, and the odds will be with you.” – Donald Trump, Why We Recommend Network Marketing

 

 

Books:

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KiyosakiRobert Kiyosaki

Considered the “Mentor To The Millionaires”

 

Known for his “financial and investment education”

 

Written over 15 books which have combined sales of over 26 million copies.

After he retired, Kiyosaki launched Cashflow Technologies, Inc. which owns and operates the Rich Dad and Cashflow brands.

 

“I am often asked if network marketing is a pyramid scheme. My reply is that corporations are really pyramid schemes. A corporation has only one person at the top, generally the CEO, and everyone else below.

 

A true network marketing business is the exact opposite of a traditional business model. The network marketing business is designed to bring you to the top not keep you at the bottom. A true network marketing business does not succeed unless it brings people to the top.” – Robert Kiyosaki, Why We Recommend Network Marketing

 

“One of the benefits of a network marketing business is that it will invest in you, even if you’re not successful. In the corporate world, if you’re not successful in six months to a year, you are often fired. In the network marketing world, as long as you’re willing to put in the time, most companies will work with you in your development. After all, they want you to get to the top.” – Robert Kiyosaki, Why We Recommend Network Marketing

 

“[The business model of network marketing] creates passive income, but requires relatively little cash investment to start up. It has very low overhead, and can be operated on a flexible part-time basis until it generates enough cash flow for the entrepreneur to transition out of his current full-time job.” – Robert Kiyosaki, The Business of the 21st Century, pg 30

 

“[Robert Kiyosaki] states that the business ‘gives people the opportunity with very low risk and very low financial commitment to build their own income-generating asset and acquire great wealth.’” (Gage, Chap. 8)

 

Books:

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PaulZanePilzerPaul Zane Pilzer
World-renowned economist, former presedential advisor, social entrepreneur, professor at NYU, public servant, and author of nine best-selling books and dozens of scholarly publications

 

Founder of six companies – Multi-millionaire by age 26

 

Involved in banking, real estate, education, health benefits, fitness and also in the Government

 

In his new book, The Next Millionaires, Paul Zane Pilzer predicts that in the United States, 10 million new millionaires will be produced and that many of them will come from the network marketing and home-based business industries.

 

He refers to network marketing and home-based/person-person business as “intellectual distribution” because of its ability to cut out the middleman.

 

Books:

 

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RussoMichael D. Russo
Author of more than a dozen books including “Passive Millionaire”

 

Started his own business at the age of 14 years old and at the age of 26 had built his first million dollar business.

 

“Most MLM businesses are saleable, willable and transferable meaning that you can build a business that you can literally pass onto your children that will continue to grow for them even without their active effort.

 

This industry does require a great deal of persistance and hard work and is not for people who have difficulty with rejection. However, statistics show that the number one dominating factor in this industry is not talent, skill or background but longevity! Those that stick it out for the long haul win!

 

I believe that this will become one of the major dominating industries world wide over the next 50 years as more and more people begin to look at developing their own path to financial freedom.” – Michael D. Ruso, Passive Millionaire. eFortune US. (pg. 158).

GageRandy Gage
Is dubbed “the millionaire messiah”

 

Rose from a dishwasher in a pancake house, to a multi-millionaire

 

Recognized as one of the world’s most preeminant experts on prosperity

 

New York Times Best Selling Author “Risky is the New Safe!”

 

“[Network Marketing] is practiced in more than 100 countries…53 million people will participate and will produce estimated revenues this year [2010] of $100 billion worldwide- $30 billion of that in the US alone.” (Gage, Chap. 8)

 

“It doesn’t matter whether you have four university degrees or are a high school dropout. You can build a residual money making machine with Network Marketing.” (Gage, Chap. 8)

Books:

 

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ekerT. Harv Eker
T. Harv Eker has helped over 1.5 million people move closer to their goal of true financial freedom.

 

#1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Best-selling Author, businessman and motivational speaker known for his theories on wealth and motivation.

 

“Personally, I believe just about everyone should own their own business, be it full-time or part-time. The first reason is that by far, the vast majority of millionaires become rich by being in their own business…When you own a business, you can save a small fortune in taxes by writing off a portion of your expenses for such things as your car, travel, education, and even your home. For that reason alone, it’s worth having your own business…You can join a network marketing company. There are dozens of excellent ones, and they all have in place all of the products and systems you need to get started immediately. For just a few bucks, you can become a distributor and have all the benefits of owning a business with few of the administrative hassles.” – T. Harv Eker, Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, pg. 127

 

Books:

 

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BachDavid Bach
Author of 12 national bestsellers and is considered one of the most prolific financial authors

 

He regularly does seminars for some of the world’s most important financial firms, Fortune 500 companies, universities, and national conferences

 

The founder and chairman of FinishRich Media, a company that is directed towards helping people learn about money

 

David Bach gives 13 reasons on why to join the industry of network marketing in his new book Start Late, Finish Rich.

 

“The beauty of direct selling is that it’s all done for you. All you need to do is find a reputable company that offers a product or service you believe in and can get passionate about.” – David Bach

 

Books:

 

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Works Cited

Gage, Randy. Why You’re Dumb, Sick, and Broke…And How to Get Smart, Healthy and Rich. John Wiley & Sons. 2010. Chapter 8.

 

Rich-New, Kathleen. Plan B: The Real Deal Guide to Creating Your Business. Morgan James Publishing. 2013. (pg. 220).

Direct Selling and the Economy

DSA Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer Amy Robinson discusses the direct selling industry’s direct and indirect contributions to the economy.

DSA President Discusses Impact of Direct Selling

Direct Selling Association President Joe Mariano describes how direct sales embodies the American Dream. He discusses how nearly 16 million direct sellers today earn income through their independent businesses that contribute to the U.S. economy.