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Are You Committed to Success or Just Giving it a Shot?

Jan 12th 2012 at 9:18 AM

Many people say they want to be successful but they find this concept to be elusive at best. The issue here is that while it's perfectly fine to say you want something, getting there involves taking action. The steps involved in making your network marketing business a success are not all that complicated. The formula for success is provided; all it needs is someone to work the plan.

Have you ever made New Year's resolutions? I bet we all have at one time or another. We start off with the best of intentions to make changes which we hope and expect will make our lives better. At best, the new way of living lasts only for a few short weeks. In some cases, we abandon our resolutions within days due to some outside influence that distracts us from our goal.

There are a few people who can make a resolution and stick with it to shape their lives the way they want. The difference between those who are committed to success and those who are just giving it a shot is that they have a plan in place. If you set a goal but have no idea how to reach it, then you are simply wishing.

Wishes disappear like a puff of smoke and leave nothing behind in their wake. Planning, on the other hand, gives you a blueprint to follow. You know the steps you need to take and you won't get lost along the way. It breaks down the steps you need to follow on a quarterly, monthly and daily basis. Some people like to start off looking at the big picture by deciding what they want to achieve in one, five or ten years and you can start there if you wish.

Having a plan for success also helps to keep you on track at times when you don't immediately see the results of your efforts. It guards against an experience where you start off your network marketing venture with lots of enthusiasm but after a relatively short time you come up against a wall and lose your focus. At times like this, your plan will help you stay on track so that you can keep doing the steps you need to build your business.

Only you know whether you are truly committed to success or just giving it a shot. If you are prepared to do the work on a consistent basis, it is there for the taking. At times when you feel discouraged about your network marketing efforts, remember that even taking one step in building your business will get you closer to the success that you want.

The secret to success lies within you. Committing to it isn't always going to be easy or convenient. People who are committed do what needs to be done on a daily basis, whether they feel like it or not. That slow, steady progress is what will ultimately help you achieve your network marketing goals.

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