We need to be operating at a Golden State Warriors Teamwork level ….
We need to get our heads around the reality that these young Warriors are winning with their Coach on the sidelines …
Not to say that the ‘coach’ doesn’t matter, but regardless of what Luke Walton says, so long as he doesn’t try to Change what’s already working, he’s going to more than likely, continue to enjoy these wins. Because the Golden State Warriors are comprised of players who admire and respect one another. All of them are talented and yet they each recognize the talent in one another. this is true, all the way down to the reigning MVP, Steph Curry.
As incredible of a ball player as he is, he’s got plenty of help.
They move the ball around and ‘share the work load’ from night to night. They look for the best shot. What they’ve shown all of us who are paying attention is that all of the ball sharing they do, doesn’t harm their leading scorer one bit. He’s off to another amazing NBA Season. He might even pick up another MVP.
That’s what I mean by this, Golden State Warriors Teamwork Level.
There are a lot of levels out here and there are a handful of teams in the NBA right now playing at, or around that level. Many people might argue all the Warriors are doing is patterning their approach after another very successful franchise, the San Antonio Spurs. Under the coaching of Greg Poppavich several players have experienced the benefits of teamwork, as they’ve won 5 NBA championships over the past 2 decades. They’re also contenders just about every single year…
One of the players who won 2 championships under Greg Poppavich, was none other than the injured Golden State Warriors Coach, Steve Kerr.
There’s no doubt that, between playing for Poppavich, after winning 3 rings under Phil Jackson, that Steve Kerr was prepared for the job.
In his first year, last year, He won a 6th Championship, 1st time as a Coach – and if things continue to go the way they are going; he could be looking at back to back rings. Not a bad start to a career. It does help that he inherited a very good team. Put together mostly by Jerry West, and coached up by Mark Jackson, many of the players on the Golden State Warriors really learned how to ‘tap into their individual abilities’ first.
To me, the main difference that Steve Kerr brought to this team when he took over last year, was teaching them how to Play as a team.
…..and the LEVEL of Teamwork That the Golden State Warriors are playing at right now, is So high, that the Coach doesn’t even matter.
Everyone knows what to do, when to do it, and they’re Doing it very, very well.
Agents of Shield is Teamwork 101. The sticky situations these folks find themselves in and the obstacles they must overcome, together, is everything you and I need to understand about business. In business, partnerships matter. I hope you’re here for lessons because we are giving them out around here …….
Let’s dive in and talk about Agents of Shield –
It’s one of my favorite television shows on right now. Yes, I said that I have a favorite television show, in fact I have several and in a moment you’re going to understand not only why I watch the show but; why You should be watching this show too.
Agents of Shield is Teamwork 101 – it’s the absolute Introduction everything related to being a team, working as a team, and getting through all of the challenges that come at teams. Many of those challenges come from what the team faces together and others come from within. Please tell me you’re paying attention because this ‘link’ between Topnetworkersgroup and Agents of Shield is nothing new. (Check out Season 1 now)
Perhaps it put a few people off – giving them the impression that this is a Comic Book Opportunity; simply because they were not the Right people we were looking for anyways.
They didn’t ‘get’ the analogy. They didn’t want to think too hard about it. That always tells me, that’s not someone I want to work with.
Consider for a moment what it means to be at the Top.
This level is NOT for everyone.
If a person cannot see the correlation between Agents of Shield and what We do in Network Marketing – then that person in my opinion is absolutely Not fit to be part of the Leadership team of Topnetworkersgroup. We are At The Top. This means that we are seeking the very best of the best to be a part of our business partnership. We only want the best on our team.
ARE YOU The BEST?
Are you willing to WORK To become the BEST?
…. I digress.
Topnetworkersgroup is like Agents of Shield; while our “1mlmsystem” is more like, the Avengers; a powerful force that is assembled to fight against the forces of evil. In some cases the ‘members’ of the team change, just as is the case with the programs and companies found in our System. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Marvel Universe, now is a real good time to start catching up. You see I really do not recommend watching the vast majority of things On television. I don’t watch reality tv shows. Most of those are so ‘far’ from reality that it’s a shame they are called reality tv in the first place. I don’t watch television shows that perpetuate negative stereotypes about African Americans; nor do I watch too many Movies that involve Gore and Senseless Violence.
I DO watch stories about Super Heroes; people with average means doing all they can to make the world better.
I like to believe that through network marketing; we can take steps to make our world better as we create better people – together. As we expose people to better ideas, and better ways of making money. As we expose people to information that wasn’t shared with them in school, nor from anyone in their family or circle of friends.
I’d like to work with people who are on that same level (of thought).
People who think about these kinds of themes; who believe in making things better. Lots of people choose not to watch stuff like that because They do not believe it is possible to make things better. That is why the Top is not for everyone. What kind of world would this be if it were led by people who did not believe that progress is not only possible; but inevitable?
What kind of world would this be, if good never stood up to evil?
So clearly, while things may not be perfect, it’s not nearly as bad as it could be in the world we’re in; the community we reside in; because just enough people ARE fighting those good fights.
Oh, what kind of world could we have, if even more … just believed?
Season 3 is underway for Agents of Shield and …. Agent Fitz believed …
Two kinds of people are reading this right now – Those who follow the show and those who do not. For those who do not, I’ll just say something MAJOR happened at the end of Season 2 and last night we saw one Team mate do all he could to HELP bring his team Mate back ……… I won’t spoil the scene and tell you what happened. I will tell you that THIS is TEAMWORK 101 – once again; when your team mate is in trouble are you going to Go off and do your OWN thing and worry about your SELF? — Or are you going to LOOK for ways to work WITH your team mate, to overcome problems together?
I mean, it’s a running theme in the show. It’s awesome to see how this team sticks together sometimes.
Those who follow the show understand what I mean.
Those who do not, need to start watching!
Especially if you’re a ‘struggling’ network marketer. Oftentimes you are struggling for any number of reasons; and a very Major reason could be a failure to work WITH your team.
For example. Inside our 1mlmsystem you will learn How to Sponsor people.
However, just because we are teaching people HOW to sponsor people; it does not mean people will invest the time in learning How to sponsor people ‘from our system’ … It does not mean people will apply what we teach … it does not mean people are paying attention just because they are in the class room.
There’s so many ‘GURU’s” out there who are teaching people HOW to sign people up; from teaching people to buy leads, to telling people they need to ‘brand themselves’ – so much misinformation and misleading going on and yet, if people don’t know they’re not being FED real information; how would they know? ……
The snake will always take advantage of ignorance …….
But back to my example; If you’re part of our team; Then why are you following the ‘advice’ of those who are NOT part of our team?
If we have a system, why are you more interested in other systems?
Why haven’t you mastered our system before moving on to look at others??
What are you Contributing to the TEAM? What are you Doing to HELP your Team Mates?
How are you improving and growing your business Partnerships with the people you’re In business with now??
These are questions that need to be answered by those of you reading this because, most of you who are struggling are doing these very things. You need to admit them to yourself before you can overcome these problems. The sooner you stop blaming others, your sponsor, your leads, your experience, your success – the faster you’ll start to Understand what you’re NOT doing right.
You’ll be okay with someone Telling you what you ‘may’ not want to hear – because you realize that you’re all On the Same Team….
“The man can’t open a doorknob without Melting it….”
“You wanna fight fire with fire, and I get that …. but you can’t be wreckless about it. All these people who transform can turn into monsters, but the team you DO have has that same potential. Fires are burning everywhere, and Coulson is desperate to put them out… but desperation leads to mistakes.”
“You’re turning into a leader, and I’m concerned about how you’re handling the adjustment…”
Just a few awesome quotes from that awesome Clip from last nights Agents of Shield.
Again, a whole lot is going on here so if you’re not following the show; the point you need to get here is that a NEW Team is being formed (like the Avengers in a way) under the watchful eye of Shield. Blair Underwood here, plays a psychologist who analyzes All Agents to ensure they are psychologically fit for combat.
How can you be a real business person and NOT see that connection?
So many of you approach MLM with a mind that is NOT fit for combat;
YOU Can’t even open a DOOR KNOB without melting it….
YOU are in SUCH a RUSH To make money that you are Desperate; and … Desperation leads to mistakes.
Teamwork Makes The Dream work In All Areas of Life, especially Sports and Business –
The first lesson in sales that all of us learn is everyone is tuned in to WIIFM;
What’s In it For Me?
Our Challenge is finding the people who can see What’s In it for WE …
We live in a society that promotes ‘the individual’ and individuality is the root of Ego. It’s about Me, Me, Me – it’s the “no I in Team, but I in Win” mentality.
But this is Fantasy!
The reality; what wins Championships – in all areas of life, especially sports and business – is Tenacious D!! Team Defense!
It’s One Unit Mentality that achieves success.
This is what I love about the network marketing industry; because the blueprint to success has already been laid out by so many people who have built teams and accomplished incredible financial fortunes along the way. In this industry you are either Building the team or you are building your team ‘within a team’. I think it’s easy to forget that most people who come into this industry and even several of the people who sign up, come from ‘a matrix for their minds’. Most people come from a society that promotes the individual; meanwhile what we ignore is the reality.
No man is an Island.
There is no such thing as the ‘self made man or woman’.
These are myths that people tell themselves; often to feed their ego…. because the ego NEEDS to be fed.
But; the reality – the truth that shall set you free is this; Teamwork makes the dream work. What dream do you have? What team do you have?
Back in January I put together a video where I talked about the importance of “having the right people” on your team. In this video I discuss the reality of star players like Kobe Bryant and Lebron James, who need team mates to help them win. As great and as dynamic as these players are, none of them, not even the great Michael Jordan himself, were able to win without getting help from others. However, “the others” didn’t all have to be superstars.
Yes, Kobe had Shaq, and later needed Pau.
Yes, Lebron needed Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh.
Yes, Michael Jordan needed Scottie Pippin.
But the other ‘role players’ were just as important as the superstar role players. Because in all of these situations, someone is playing a role. Even between the superstars, there is a leader and a follower. That’s what makes a successful business parntership; that is what makes a successful sports teamwork partnership – because Two Leaders Cannot Lead Each Other. This is what broke up the Kobe/Shaq Lakers. This is what would’ve doomed the Lebron, Dwanye Wade Heat – but Dwayne doesn’t have the same kind of alpha male personality as a Lebron James; or even a Kobe Bryant.
This speaks volumes to the importance of chemistry.
Sometimes its just not in the cards for two people to work together within the same space – or the same team.
You see with Kobe and Shaq, you had two alpha males and honestly, I feel Kobe was willing to follow Shaq, however Kobe constantly challenged that leadership in ways that annoyed Shaq’s Ego. So for example, Kobe would take the ball to the rack or shoot a jumper rather than run the offense and allow the ball to go into Shaquille. However what you could tell is, Kobe just wanted to get a win, for the team. Perhaps people did not understand this within the moments that it unfolded, but now that we look back over his career and see times when Kobe could’ve left the Lakers; you see a person who really and truly wanted (and seemingly still wants) to bring championships to the Franchise.
With Shaquille – we see a man who was mostly about himself.
He cared more about ‘being the man’, than about ‘being a champion’ – He wanted to give orders; and demand the ball but, refused to work on his free throws so that IF/when teams fouled him after getting the ball, it wouldn’t turn into a wasted possession. The casual fan in the stands is not thinking of this because the casual fan is also, poisoned with the message of ‘be an individual’.
So they bark of his dominance while ignoring how much MORE dominant he would’ve been as a 70% freethrow shooter, instead of what he was over the course of his career.
That’s all Phil Jackson tried to do with Shaq; get him to be more than he was settling for.
I think that’s all Kobe was trying to do as well.
But, Kobe was doing it for the team. He was set on blossoming and being more.
He wanted to grow and expand his game.
He wanted to lead a team to victory and eventually He got that opportunity.
When we look at a Dwayne Wade; he’s a great player, but has never been to a championship without another dominant alpha male type personality.
This is a major aspect of what it means, for teamwork to make the dream work.
Often we are like pieces to a puzzle; often we are incomplete. Often those of us in business can look to sports to see all the answers to what is going on in our own organizations. We can see that we may need more, or less alpha males. We can see that we need more or less role players. We see the lack of chemistry or begin to notice how chemistry is playing a major role in the production – because that is the reality.
Teamwork makes the dream work in business; just like in sports.
When Lebron first came to Miami, out of respect for Dwayne Wade he didn’t wanna just take over right away. But, the two of them had a conversation after that first trip to the finals. Wade pretty much gave the reigns to Lebron; told him to do what he does best. That conversation took them to the finals 3 more years in a row; winning 2 of them.
When I first saw this image of ‘what most people think success looks like vs what successful people know the road to success IS like” – I thought of everything I just shared with you. This is that road to success and all those “Fail” spots are the times when we went off on our own; and tried to accomplish big things alone. We start to get closer to the end of that road, once we finally connect with the right people.
Along the way, together, there will still be a few more ‘spots’ where we find out that not ALL of the people on the team; were meant to stay on the team forever; You’ll lose a few key role players perhaps; and you’ll stall out while you look to replace them – but so long as the core keeps moving together toward the goal; You will reach that goal.
The desire alone, is not enough.
The circumstances absolutely must come together.
A team must be built – OR you must attach yourself to a team that is being built, and play a position – a position which COULD be worth millions to you, simply by doing your part.
You may not be the star of the team – but everyone on the team gets a Ring.
Everyone on the Team gets to call themselves, A Champion!
Teamwork makes the dream work – in all areas of life – whatever you are seeking to achieve; as soon as you have the right people – who all want the same things; That Goal WILL be accomplished.
Related articles on Sports and Business from TopNetworkersGroup:
My Video on “Having The Right People” – Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!
Really and Truly, TopNetworkersGroup will be what it’s meant to be, when we have the right people who want the same things that we want. We don’t want to build our network over and over again. We don’t want money to stop anyone from partnering up with us. We don’t want anyone to be broke if we can help it. We want all of our people to be making money and so we’ve devised several levels to earn money together; We don’t want any excuses to stop us. Our system is designed to perfectly SPIT people out who do not belong with our team. The One MLM System to rule Them All; One Team to Show them!
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Sponsoring in Network Marketing is an art form, a skill set that often goes under appreciated. it’s like being a great basketball player, where ‘fans’ simply assume your talents were with you at birth. They say, look at how tall you are, how big your hands are, and oh wow – those muscles! You have to have been born with all of your talents, coordination, and ability to hit a jumpshot. I suppose it’s somewhat natural, since I get this with blogging, with web design, or even making flyers.People do this in the network marketing space as well. They see people excelling and figure there is no way they could too.
When it comes to sponsoring in network marketing, people often look at those who’ve been really good at it and think it must come natural.
There is no way I could ever do that, or be as great at it as that guy. That top earning woman speaks so well, she uses so many great words, and really knows how to pull people in. I’ll never be able to sponsor people like they do!
This negative self talk absolutely damages your chances of success. No way will you ever find yourself sponsoring in network marketing like top earners do, with that inner dialogue going on. Not only does that have to change, but so do your ideas about thinking that WHO your sponsor is, matters. It doesn’t matter at all, and you’ll only come to find that out later.
If you’re just starting out, or if you’ve been struggling you may not fully understand this. Your sponsor does not matter. Signing up with a top earner, does not mean you are going to become a top earner too. They may not teach you everything they know, or may have cut corners. Most often, top earners tend to be great at signing up people who are greater at sponsoring than they are!
Did you catch that?
They’re not always ‘the best’ at it, but they know how to attract ‘the best’. People have different skill sets and that is why Teamwork is so crucial in network marketing. This is not an individual sport, here, success happens in groups. Oftentimes the success of the group, or lack of it, will impact your individual sponsoring production. To put it more simply, if you’re working with a team that is producing results, you can attain similar or better results, just because you are part of that team. The more involved you are with that team, the more likely you’ll benefit from the overall team success.
Sponsoring in Network Marketing is ‘actually’ a teamwork thing ….
Out the gate I Let you know that ‘if you cannot sponsor people it’s because people don’t trust you. No Trust = No sales.” As an individual you can ‘only have so much trust’ with others. But when you are part of a ‘partnership’, your ability to build trust with others goes up! Especially when you dive deeper and use the ‘skills’ we teach within the network marketing industry. That skill is Edification, a Tool that will Transform your Results in MLM – Edification will help you build ‘trust’, so that you can begin excelling at sponsoring in network marketing.
You actually have to get good at saying GOOD things about other people, and allowing those people to say Good things about you. This ‘good press’ is how a lot of Top earners end up with random people signing up with them. I know because people do this with me. However that’s a huge mistake! Don’t ‘impulse sign up’ with me, or anyone you don’t really know in network marketing. Always go back to the person that referred you, because it helps ‘maintain trust’ and respect in the network. It’s also how we all make money in this space. When you or I violate that ‘trust’, we endanger the future of our organizations.
When a Team respects the Network, and shows respect for the Business Partnerships already in place, in the long term, that leads to a team that is even more productive! We can all win together, and together we can all achieve more (Than we could as individuals) – Join our Team via the One MLM System today! (if a team member sent you here, ask for their link to sign up!) Thanks!!
Once again, I am about to share some information that will be copied by all of network marketing. Truth is I’ve shared this information before on Forming Voltron – about the importance of working together as a team. Not too long ago I put together a video, and even wrote about forming voltron briefly on Steemit.com. We are at a crucial time in network marketing where people are perhaps more than ever before turned off by the idea of having to recruit people to make money.
This core misunderstanding comes from greedy leaders who think they can be Voltron all by themselves.
The problem is (as usual with these kinds of things) that isn’t how it works. Voltron is made up of several people not just one. While it is the most powerful ‘machine’ in the universe (according to the storyline) it requires ‘Pilots’. When the 1mlmsystem was put together, there was a part of our Programs Page (sales Letter) that spoke directly to this idea. This concept is very much a part of TopNetworkersGroup.
I’ll admit, it may sound a bit ‘silly’ to an adult to use a Cartoon to get a message like this across. There are really few examples that are better than this.
What does Forming Voltron have to do with Network Marketing, other than everything?
The most successful network marketing companies I’ve ever seen, have 4-5 people working together at the very top. Everything flows from their union. Whenever I see a company flounder it is usually due to discord at the top. Recently wrote about the David Wood Meltdown, and so much of Empire Network’s story Involves the founders not seeing eye to eye. More than likely they could not decide which one would be ‘the head’. That’s usually the challenge that Voltron faces even in the Cartoon.
Currently there is a Voltron remake running over on Netflix and I just started to watch it from season 1. This was one of my favorite cartoons as a kid, but it resonates even more now when I’m talking about network marketing in this 5th Wave. With literally 1,000’s of mlm companies that you can join, why would you join any of them? Why would you stick to Only one or, Only join companies someone else is in…. when you can, be independent and do as you please?
You don’t work for anyone, you are your own boss … right?
Being a network marketer is about being part of a team; not being your ‘own boss’ but working WITH other bosses towards a common goal
Well, what are you the Boss of, if you have No organization? What are you the boss of if there is no sales team, no ‘multiple levels of marketers’ below you? How are you a boss, if you’ve got 20 customers instead of 20,000 that you’re getting paid on every single month??
You’re in network marketing, but network marketing isn’t in you. If it was, you’d understand that this isn’t that kinda business. You’re a boss, but you’re not a boss ‘by yourself’. You’re in a ‘boss partnership’ with other bosses. The only way all of you bosses are going to get anything done, is if you ‘organize’ and decide on a structure where, some of you will play a Lesser Role; for the greater good of the whole.
That’s, forming voltron. Yea you probably could pilot the Black Lion but ‘right now’, we need you to pilot the Blue one. In fact, what you may come to find out is you ‘thought’ you were ready for the black lion but, the blue lion is giving you fits; In network marketing you need to learn how to pilot all of the lions, before you can ever ‘truly’ pilot the black one – the Head.
Just don’t make the mistake of lessening the importance of each role. Voltron, ain’t voltron without the arms and legs.
So if you’re considering partnership with TopNetworkersGroup what role are you wiling to play? Are you coming to the team to tell us what programs should be in our system? That is what so many people do and have done, since we rolled our system out in 2012. The same people who make this ‘about the programs’ are gone as soon as that program they liked goes out of business. If our partnership is contingent on programs, we do not have a partnership. That isn’t voltron.
The reason most people aren’t making money in MLM is they’re not looking to Form Voltron. Look at your ‘team’ right now, or the team you belong to and ‘how’ you go about playing your role on it. Do you show up for the meetings, and are you on time, enthusiastic and ready to grow? Are you writing blogs, and edifying your team Leaders, your team system, your team Training? Most of you aren’t, if you’ll be honest about it. Perhaps you’ve joined a team where most of those ‘roles’ appear to be filled already.
Which begs to question are you helping to ensure other members on that team are Following the example that’s been set? Or are you joining in the pity parties with Negative Nancy and the failure of losers I pointed out in the Cyber Bullies on Twitter ‘drama’?
So often, your success comes down to what YOU are doing to HELP or harm the ‘team’; the ‘unit’ ….. The Voltron.
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