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Bruce H.

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Posts: 10,793 | Followers: 889 | 6th year with SFI

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You Need To Monitor Poor Attitude Affiliates!!! in Getting Started #Getting Started

15 hours ago

You Need To Monitor Poor Attitude Affiliates!!!

Oh Yes!!!, This can be tricky. Many times those with a poor attitude
are not aware of their problem and the effect it has on others, You
certainly need to respond to the needs and feelings of your team -
mates.

Discover what their perceptions are, listen intently, and the offer
constructive suggestions for how they can improve. Monitor the
situation to ensure the problem employee does not drift back into
negative mode.

Bless you and yours. Bye for now. May your entire family enoy a very Merry Chrristmas and Happy (2019) New Year.

Bruce Harper

2 posts
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What Are Two Characteristics That Are Keys To $uccess? in Marketing #Marketing

16 hours ago

What Are Two Characteristics That Are Keys To $uccess?

Lots of things add up to superior performance, but two key characteristics are most common to affiliates who excel as marketers. The very first one is Consistency, and the second is Persistency.

As a Team Leader we must all emphasize consistency and persistency in our evaluations. Keeping our teams focused on
these two great qualities will make a positive difference in their & our day to day performances.


Consistency = in maintaining a positive mental attitude, even when you are a very low ebb. Prospecting each & every day. Establishing & keeping high personal performance standards. Advising others with correct & factual data. Being that helping ally to help solve your customer's problems. Selling needs/benefits in your closings.

Persistence = Be so, in the selling, systematic follow up, revealing your emotional satisfaction upon making a sale. Using
effective resources, including time. Work around bumps in road, till problems are rectified. Update, continually, your
knowledge, expertise, and you will excel as top=notch marketers (salespersons.)

Bless you and yours. Bye for now. May your family have a very Merry Christmas and Happy (2019) New Year.

Bruce Harper

4 posts
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The Best Chrristmas Gift For Your Team Is Quality Training!!! in Getting Started #Marketing

18 hours ago

The Best Christmas Gift For Your Team Is Quality Training!!!

Once you have enrolled or inherited your Marketing Business team it is high-time you gave them a gift, namely, quality

training. You truly set the stage for success or failure with the approach you take toward daily training. Close to half of

your employees who quit, do so within the first 30-60 days. Hold on to that eye opening statistic. It clearly shows that

it is imperative to instill the right attitude, skills, product knowledge , goals and work habits as quickly as possible at the

start of every ones career to properly mode them into the SFI Business Marketing mold.

Just do what is necessary so your team-members will not have to face that unpleasant opportunity of failing.

Bless you and yours, bye for now. May all your family have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy 2019 New Year.

Bruce Harper

6 posts
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What Is A Manager's Most Powerful Force Available? in Marketing #Marketing

1 day ago

What Is A Manager's Most Powerful Force Available???

Do you praise and thank your team members for a job well done?

Recognition is the most powerful force you as a manager has.

Please don't overlook this management tool.

Bless you and yours. Bye for now. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year To You and Your Loved Ones.

Bruce Harper

6 posts
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Are You Setting An Example??? in Marketing #Marketing

1 day ago

Are You Setting An Example???

Do you exemplify self discipline? When others see you doing your work it will motivate them, as well as your self.

Do you enjoy hard work? People who enjoy the work that they are doing find it invigorating, renewing, and rewarding.

Bless you and yours. Bye for now. May all of you have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Bruce Harper

11 posts
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Birthday Wishes in Recognition

1 day ago

Mevonnie H - May you have the
happiest Birthday ever!
Bless you and yours.
Bye for now.

Bruce Harper

7 posts
267 views

If You Don't Have A Target, No One Can Follow You!!!Do You??? in Getting Started #Marketing

2 days ago

If You Don't Have A Target, No One Can Follow You!!! Do You???

Create a vision of what you desire your marketing team to accomplish. If you don't have specific targets to hit your team
will not have a valid reason to follow you.

It's important that your team to be aware of their specific goals. To be sure they do, you, their leader will need to
monitor their performance consistently.

Bless you and yours. Bye for now.

Bruce Harper

10 posts
453 views

Praise The Lord, & Pass The Ammunition!!! in Marketing #Marketing

2 days ago

Praise The Lord, & Pass The Ammunition!!!

Do You Praise The Lord
And Thank Others For A
Job Well Done??????????
If Not Why Not?????????
Recognition Is One Of -
The Most Powerful ----
Tools You Have --------
Available To You As A
Team Leader. ---------.

Bless You And Yours.
Bye For Now.---------

Bruce Harper $$$$$

1 post
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You Have Enthusiasm!! #1 Characteristic For $uccess In Life! in Inspiration/Testimonials #Marketing

2 days ago

You Have Enthusiasm!!!-#1 Characteristic For Success In Life!!!

All the studies done by the Dale Carnegie organization indicate that this characteristic - enthusiasm - is the number one

thing all of us need for $uccess in life. With it you can do almost anything, without it you could be doing almost nothing.

If you acquire/build enthusiasm you probably won't be alone for long, because other people will want to be around uou.

Why? You might ask. Because enthusiasm is quite contagious.

Bless you and yours. Bye for now.

Bruce Harper

3 posts
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Persistence = At It's Highest Level = Marketing $uccess!!! in Marketing #Marketing

2 days ago

Value Of Persistence = At It's Highest Level = Marketing $uccess!!!

Former U.S. President Calvin Coolidge said, "Recognize the value of persistence. " "Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded
genius is almost a proverb. Education will not, the world is full of educated derelicts.

Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."

Bless you and yours. Bye for now.

Bruce Harper

3 posts
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Having Difficulties To Become A $uccessful Team-Leader??? in Marketing #Marketing

2 days ago

Having Difficulties In Becoming A Team Leader???

If you are currently a Team Leader, congratulations. It has been estimated that some affiliates experience difficulties
learning to become a successful team-leader. Are you different? Do you have that required mixture of promise and strength, which is necessary to hold together your team with boundless self confidence?

Do you display conviction, even on those frustrating days when you find yourself with dual minds, team member and
team leader.

If you were able to answer the above with a yes, you are certainly on your way to becoming a successful Team Leader.

Bless You And Yours. Bye for now.

Bruce Harper

47 posts
941 views

Meaning of Sponsor for those that live outside the US in Suggestion Box #Sponsor #Team Building

2 days ago

Valdre R.H. - Your post is interesting and right, in my mind, on how the word "Sponsor", is interpreted.
Tatjana K's reply is a great! She advises affiliates thusly, "I'm your MENTOR for training and work."

Tatjana K - from Crotia's reply started my wheels rolling, add I would like to submit another version (suggestion) for you to ponder upon, thusly - "I'm ____________________, your Sponsor/Mentor, I will be assisting and directing you in your training &
marketing efforts to build your very own Marketing Business. You can also visit the SFI Forum, for answers to any business
related question 24/7. You have a great opportunity to build your very own Marketing Business. Bye for now."

Tatjana K's reply is perfect, I've just added a couple sentences that would be comfortable for me, or maybe others?

Bless you and yours. Bye for now.

Bruce Harper

5 posts
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Will Your Plan Of Action Pass Or Fail??? in Getting Started #Getting Started

3 days ago

Will Your Plan Of Action Pass Or Fail???

You, yes you, cannot fail to have a workable plan of action!!!
$uccessful Team Leaders readily see that clear communication, accountability, proper goal setting,
and follow-up are needed.

These tenets of your Plan Of Action are very, very important in "Getting Started" in your new very own
Marketing Business on the right foot. (or left.)

Bless you and yours. Bye for now.

Bruce Harper.

6 posts
256 views

If You Are Human You'll Make Mistakes, Don't Sweat It!!! in Marketing #Marketing

3 days ago

If You Are Human You'll Make Mistakes, Don't Sweat It!!!

Don't look at miscues as mistakes, but
only as great opportunities to learn &
grow. It's no wonder, that the biggest
winners often make the most mistakes.
Some of the greatest affiliates know
how to convert mistakes into a gold-
mind, the SFI opportunity. -----------
Bless you and yours. Bye for now--


Bruce Harper-

4 posts
226 views

Understand Situation B/4 in Getting Started #Getting Started

3 days ago

Never cut people off. Understand the situations that may tempt you to cut them off.

Good team leaders listen intently. They strive for agreements on what has been said, and they

probe for clarity. Only when they understand the situation do they decide on a course of

action.

Bless you and yours. Bye for now.

Bruce Harper

17 posts
647 views

New in SFI in Getting Started #Getting Started #Team Building #VersaPoints

3 days ago

Kodi K - You are presently on the Launchpad Lessons. That's a good thing, as the Launchpad Lessons are the backbone of your SFI training. This is not a race. Do as many lessons that are within your comfort level each day. Read, study, take notes so that you can review from time to time.

Remember, you will need to put into action what you learn from your Launchpad Lessons. If you have a question that you
need an answer to, revisit this Forum, 24/7.
Bless you and yours. Bye for now.

Bruce Harper

3 posts
156 views

Business & Personal Goals -Understanding /Agreement! in Getting Started #Getting Started

3 days ago

Business & Personal Goals-Understanding/Agreement.

In your training to become a $uccessful Marketer you surely need to emphasize the importance of both company and personal goals. Your entire marketing team needs to understand what is expected of them.They need to hear that you will

discuss and set goals on an ongoing basis. Work to improve areas where you need improvement.Bless you and ours.

Bye for now.

Bruce Harper

8 posts
454 views

Closing Is Not A Set Of Skills!!! in Marketing #Marketing

4 days ago

Closing Is Not A Set Of Skills!!!

When a lot of us started in the Marketing/Sales Fields years ago we were taught that closing was a technique. Oh! How The Times have changed. Closing is no longer a technique that we use in our presentations. It is now a key part of the
marketing/sales/enrollment process. It is so important that understanding closing may make the difference between $uccess and failure.

Closing is an attitude, not a set of skills. The important thing to keep in your mind that your goal is to move your prospects through the sales process in order to reach a decision , after you have given them the necessary information.

The important point is to instill awareness in yourmarketing team that at ev ery point in the sales process, they must
ask for some action. An action that will lead to some further action and eventually close the sale/enrollment.
Remind your team that they are professional marketers, not professional visitors, Requesting the prospects for asking
for some action is the key.

Whatever you do, please, totally, respect the intelligence of your prospects. If we all do a good job of listen ing to our
prospects's needs and then presenting the correct solutions throughout our marketing/sales/.enrollment process, they
will make the best decision , in accordance with your abilities and the truthful facts you have presented.
To repeat, Closing is not a technique, it is an attitude.

Bless you and yours,
Bye for now.

Bruce Harper.

12 posts
245 views

I won in the Astro Auctions! in Recognition #Astro Auctions #Rewardical

5 days ago

Wow- You are on fire, Congratulations. Bless you and yours. Bye for now. Keep winning.

Bruce Harper.

5 posts
282 views

Get Started Team Leaders-Training Never Ends!!! in Getting Started #Getting Started

5 days ago

Team Leaders- Get Started- Training Never Ends!!!

The secret to reaching your team goals and allowing all your team to constantly improve is continuous training. It's best
when you enroll/hire new team members who will also improve themselves over and above what they learn on the job.
At every opportunity praise them for furthering their marketing skills through many other educational sources.

Affiliates of all ranks and ages are always striving to know more about the Marketing Field.

This is the attitude that Team Leaders should look for in their teams. The easiest way to keep training your team is by
working with them very closely, on a daily basis, making cordial on-the-spot corrections, and making positive remarks.

Affiliates/team members love to play - Follow The Leader - set the right examples for them to follow/emulate.

Bless you and yours. Bye for now.

Bruce Harper

5 posts
201 views

It's Time To Climb SFI's Mountain Of $uccess!!! in Inspiration/Testimonials #Marketing

5 days ago

It's Time To Climb SFI's Mountain Of
$uccess. It Sure Seems Impossible --
But, If You Just Think About Whether
You Can Lift And Lower Your Foot ,
One Step At A Time, You Will Reach
The Peak Of $uccess, In No Time.---

Bless You And Yours, Bye For Now.

Bruce Harper

9 posts
397 views

You Must Have A Plan "B" In Your SFI Tools For $uccess.??? in Marketing #Marketing

5 days ago

You Must Have A Plan "B" In Your SFI Tools For $uccess!!!

Internal & external obstacles may have thrown you for a loop in the past. Are you prone to tossing aside your regularly
scheduled activities for any and every friend in need? Have rain, sleet, or snow derailed your last three exercise routines?
Does your computer seem to know when you need it most and pick that moment to act up?

Plan for your personal potholes ny, for instance, writing and rehearsing your just say "no" script, finding and obtaining
the schedules for indoor fitness facilities, or (at last) creating in-a-pinch backups for your computer system. Build some
flexibility into your target dates at the git go. This can really help you to not give up on the goal altogether at a later time.

By having a Plan B, you'll have a stand-by plan. Detours will be less apt to derail you, and you won't have to waste
valuable time or your energy berating yourself. You'll simply pick yourself by the bootstraps, dust your-self off and
get on with your very own Marketing Business. Bless you and yours. Bye for now

Bruce Harper

14 posts
464 views

Needing Encouragement, - I'm Quietly Struggling... in Miscellaneous #Getting Started #Marketing #Team Building

5 days ago

Andy Anderson. - You Can And Will post is excellent advice. Keep up your positive advice.
Bless you and yours, Byefor now.

Bruce Harper.

7 posts
437 views

What Does A Team Leader Do??? in Marketing #Marketing

6 days ago

What Does A Team Leader Do???

The Team Leader holds a crucial position. In addition to building her/his team she/ he also are active in building sales. They also
significantly see that her/his team add to the bottom line of their very own marketing business.

They hold no magical, supernatural powers. Team Leaders are simply people that have learned to bring out the best in
the people they manage, Successful Team Leaders know that the needs of their business are best met when the needs
of the indivduals they manage are met,

According to the great automotive pioneer, Henry Ford , the most valuable person ever to work for him was a successful
manager of people, over any other projects.

When it comes to Marketing, there is no substitute for people managers.

Bless you and yours. Bye for now. Bruce Harper

4 posts
248 views

Passing Along What You Have Learned!!! in Marketing #Marketing

6 days ago

Andy Anderson- Your reply will motivate many. Thanks for sharing your wisdom. Especially liked your last sentence
"It is in that hour you must say, I know where I am, I know what I have done, I know where I am going, I will not stop."

Bless you and yours, Bye for now.

Bruce Harper