Have you discovered the secret strategies to succeeding in your MLM business? The biggest MLM success secret that all top money earners have done is goal setting. This is one of the most important steps to starting your business off on the right foot.
Let’s face it, we all know that building your MLM business is a big commitment that requires time and dedication. Setting your goals is a fun and easy step that gives you focus. They give you that much needed focus to work that much harder, even when you don’t feel like it.
There are some basic rules to goal setting that you want to keep in mind.
- Goals need to be written out.
- You need to set both short-term and long-term goals.
- Goals should be “SMART”: specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, time bound
This is a goal setting worksheet that will help you help you start getting your goals down on paper.
When you have your goals written down, you are much more likely to accomplish them than if you just have an idea of them running around in your head. This will allow you to quickly review your goals and evaluate your progress.
Write down the exact date on the calendar when you want that to complete your goals and look at it every day. Then as that date gets closer, your deadline will drive you to work harder and be more persistent. It will push your MLM business over the top!
Short-Term and Long-Term Goals
Break your goals down into two categories: short-term and long-term.
Short-term goals are those that in the next 6-12 months you intend to accomplish. Set goals that are monetary and personal. For example, bring your wife home from her job in the next 6 months or take a trip to the Bahamas or pay off your credit card bills.
Long-term goals are those that will take more than 12 months to accomplish. When determining your long-term goals, you want to make them BIG, something you have to strive for. It will make the satisfaction of accomplishing them that much more sweeter!
At one time, we all had things that we wanted accomplish in our lives but as life goes on, they slowly get put on the back burner and then eventually they’re gone all together. Don’t be afraid to dream again as you set your long-term goals.
Dig down deep and remember all those things you had forgotten about and put a date on them that you want to accomplish them. These goals can be anything, from moving to Tuscany to building a Million Dollar portfolio. WHATEVER as long as your goals are personal and real to you!
Be specific as possible in describing your goals. Where do you want to live? What color is the car you are driving? Being specific about your goals makes it easy to end up where you want.
Make your goals measurable. Set dates to complete the goal by. Set amounts, either a percentage or dollar amount, for the goal. When you can measure your success, you will know when you have accomplished your goal.
Make sure that your goals are attainable. If you set unrealistic goals that can never be accomplished, you are only setting yourself up for failure. You also want to make sure that your goals aren’t too easy. If they are, you will lack a sense of achievement.
Make your goals relevant. Your goals should line up with what you want in your life and in your MLM business. This will keep you focused on where you want to go.
Set time-bound goals. Give your goals a deadline. That way you know when to celebrate your success!
When you keep these MLM goal setting strategies in mind, you will develop a clear picture of the importance of setting goals in your MLM business. Goal setting is one of the most important MLM Success Secrets that you can implement in your MLM business.
To your success,