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Mentoring for Network Marketing Growth

Why I chose to seek a Mentor

Well, maybe a large nutshell. I had a notion about 15 years ago that I wanted to work from home. I wanted to make money by sitting at my computer and clicking a mouse. Boy was I in for a rude awakening. I found out the hard way, that's just not how it works. I ended up falling into a few traps and learning that there were some snakes out there and they were ready to coil around your neck and suck you dry.

After a few years of getting to that "almost" point, I gave up. I put those dreams aside and decided to go back to school. All the while, I kept dreaming and knowing that there must be a way for me to own my own business from home and earn a great income doing it. I started following the Law of Attraction and that led me to a person that I really admired and I found myself working with a close family member of theres in a Network Marketing business that did start off in a great way. I was building a team and at a pretty good rate. I had loyal customers and was just starting to really get the hang of it. Then it happened... the company was shut down by the FTC because of false claims by distributors and lack of customers. It really burned me out on the whole idea. My upline all moved into another company, but I just did not have a desire to follow them. I can't say that I wasn't getting support, I was... but I just didn't feel like I was actually helping anyone. I felt like it was a forced race for me to sign up more and more distributors and not really share the products that I loved with people to increase their health and lifestyle. I just backed off and gathered my head and helped my wife begin her successful business prepping healthy meals for people. This is still a very good business, however... It isn't exactly what I am seeking. There's no residual income, and it's some serious work. Nothing wrong with honest work, but I wanted to go a step further and help others.

So, I had a friend contact me and my wife a while back to look at their business. It wasn't really anything I was interested in, but I did peak my longing to get back into Network Marketing. That is when I set out on my quest to find a mentor. Someone that could show me the way. Not someone that just wanted me to join their business and up and leave me to figure out everything on my own. No I needed someone to guide me. I needed a proven, duplicatable system. I needed to hear a voice of someone that actually cared about my success.

That's when I found it. It took me a while, I won't lie.

I sifted through so-called "mentors" wanting to charge me outrageous amounts per hour just to listen to them speak and of course they wanted to sell me every tool you can imagine. I just didn't see the value in that.

A Mentor , by definition is an experienced and trusted advisor. The word TRUST really stands out there, huh? How can I trust someone that wants me to pay them without really even knowing what it is that I need? Why would I give away my hard earned money to someone to advise me and sell me stuff? 

Well, anyway I found the free ebook, "Success in 10 Steps" by Michael Dlouhy and it absolutely changed my life. It never tried to sell me anything or get me to buy useless tools. Halfway through the book , I had a conversation with the author himself. I knew when I spoke with him, I had found my mentor. What's even better, he has taught me to be a servant myself. To be a mentor to others and save them the hardships and pitfalls that I encountered in my past.

I encourage you to read the book for yourself. You can download it for free at www.johnwiser.com. There are no affiliate links embedded. Nothing to buy. Just a fun and informative book filled with truths about Network Marketing and you might just find that it's what you have been needing yourself.

Remember, Network Marketing is all about relationships not about selling products or promoting your business... So if you relate, in anyway to what you have read... reach out to me and let's network.

John Wiser
john@johwiser.com - this is my direct email, let's connect

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