What it takes to Succeed: It's All of It

The official blog of TopNetworkersGroup.com

Tag: vemma shut down

A Tribute to The Master Teacher Dr. Wayne Dyer

The passing of Dr. Wayne Dyer hit me by surprise last night. I wanted to take a few moments to pay tribute.

I wanna start by  sharing some thoughts I just shared earlier today on my Facebook.

It seemed fitting the way things unfolded last night. That’s where my Tribute to The Master Teacher Dr. Wayne Dyer begins.

Wayne-Dyer

I didn’t watch the VMA’s ….I heard Yeezy announced he was running for President in 2020 so I had to see that foolishness for myself immediately – and did – then I heard/saw the news of the passing of the great Master Teacher – and decided it was more important to take a moment; and reflect on that. I found myself amused because of the odd similar nature of what Yeezy said in his ‘speech’ at the VMA’s – and what Dr. Wayne Dyer said about us, not being our bodies; how so much of what we think matters does not; and how we should be constantly seeking to make our lives a Work of Art; a Masterpiece; something that evolves and grows; and is not ‘done’ – and often is not what ‘other people’ feel it is; and often may not even be appreciated until years later; and how we should really be more caught up in our contributions to mankind, than in the competitions of life; of being ‘first’ – of being ‘better’ – oddly and not oddly at all; that’s how my night went last night.

I didn’t even really tune into the beef with Nicki and Miley; missed it; and after some good reflection; took that mental break; and watched 2 Episodes of ‪#‎Narcos‬ on Netflix; Looks like I’ll be through with that series in about a week; it done pulled me in already …. smh

Plus; I know a lot about that game; and how it’s impacted my people; I’ve lost family and friends to that game; where Billions of dollas is floating out of the country and what’s coming in contributes to the struggle; all a game though;

That being said, that was my night. Still didn’t catch the VMA’s.

I Saw someone say they only watch award shows these days to understand the Memes that come out after; that about sums up my feelings too. We all need a break from reality and maybe you get yours through VMA’s; while I get mine through Narcos; Not about who’s ‘break’ is better; I just hope that when you get done with your break; you get back to the work that you’re here to do. Because … as we take our breaks; we see the work that needs to be done; No need in pointing fingers or expecting someone else to do it.

Be the solution.

Because you can.

Now let’s help provide just a bit of Context to what I was talking about there.

Starting with Yeezy for President!

Get More:

You’ll have to read his full Transcript here – Kanye West accepts the Video Vanguard Award at MTV’s VMA’s 2015 — )

A few thoughts though;

“I don’t know what’s gonna happen tonight, I don’t know what’s gonna happen tomorrow, bro. But all I can say to my artists, to my fellow artists: Just worry how you feel at the time, man.”

Focus on the now; Something Dr. Wayne Dyer spent so much time teaching us throughout his life, his books and his live speeches and seminars. Be in the now. Understand that we are so much more than the outer appearance. That we are something more, and something bigger.  Which oddly enough was also part of this epic VMA speech –

“Look at that. You know how many times MTV ran that footage again? ’Cause it got them more ratings? You know how many times they announced Taylor was going to give me the award ’cause it got them more ratings? Listen to the kids, bro! I still don’t understand awards shows. I don’t understand how they get five people who worked their entire life … sold records, sold concert tickets to come stand on the carpet and for the first time in they life be judged on the chopping block and have the opportunity to be considered a loser! I don’t understand it, bruh!”

Dr. Wayne Dyer always spoke to us about how life is really not a competition. It’s really not about us striving to be first; or to be better than someone else. Instead we should be striving to be the best US; the best of our SELVES – our true selves….

Do you see how the timing of all of this really sorta made me take a moment last night?  Because what I did after finding out the news – is started re-listening to a few of my favorite talks; shared a few on my social networks (fb, twitter, tsu) – and there he was, repeating a message from Kanye West.

Dr West? —

No, not Cornel … some of you will get that later.

The point though; that is how I know a bigger message was being communicated yesterday.

But most people will not take it seriously coming from Kanye West. Even I admitted that it sounded like foolishness. But when I got there – I was pleasantly surprised at how real it was. So real.

When I consider what we are here to do; as TopnetworkersGroup – it’s so much more about being better than ourselves; than worrying about competition because in reality there is none. When I look around the MLM industry amazingly most people still do not understand. ONE stream of income is unstable and focusing on ONE mlm company is career suicide. I’ve been watching ‘leaders’ from wakeupnow attempt to rebuild the magic of what they once had under the New company; but so much of it is the same company that, most people have already moved onto something else.

TLC is pretty hot in the industry right now but; just got word of a hotter program and I believe by this time next year; we will see more MLM Company closures; and more people in more MLM Opportunities; all with the same or similar results. A small % making all the money…. while the vast majority are broke.

And that is why we are here. We had to be here.

We had to launch when we did. People had to come and go like they did.  The system had to be built when it was. The tweaks, changes, and rearrangements have all been necessary.

Everything is on perfect time.

While I sit here getting ready for the future; I take a moment to be thankful for all that has come before.

I take a moment to say thank you, to Master Teachers like Dr. Wayne Dyer – who’s talks are Featured THROUGHOUT the leadership training section of our 1mlmsystem – and who’s Video is one of our Mainstays at SeekingAHomeBusiness.com – because he IS one of my master teachers; He’s someone I’ve followed and because of that, has made an impact on my life.

I can only hope to have a fraction of that kind of impact on others; as I pass through this existence.

Rest well. Godspeed ……..

wayne-dyer-ignorance

Check out these related articles and videos –

 

Vemma Shut Down By the FTC And We Were Right Again

We were Right Again – one of our loudest messages here at TopNetworkersGroup is Any Business Can Go out of Business. This morning the news broke, that Vemma has been Shut Down by the FTC.

What’s worse is the reasons behind why they were shut down; Read more here – FTC: Vemma Temporarily Shut Down for Operating an Illegal Pyramid Scheme

MLM has a bad enough stigma as it is. So this news is not something to celebrate. Anytime a company shuts down in the MLM industry it actually looks bad for the entire industry. It lends to the ongoing narrative that this industry is unstable, and is NOT the path to freedom that so many of us say it is.

This is why Topnetworkersgroup exists in the first place. We noticed that most people in our industry did not fully understand the industry they were part of. I would venture to say that the majority of people in Vemma did not understand either. Promising money is always a no-no. There are no guarantees in this business. There are too many variables involved to know for sure who will make what.

There are a lot of dynamics – a lot of moving parts.

Network marketing is Not Sales; it’s a beast of it’s own kind. But many people in this industry never learn that lesson. it sounds like that is the mistake Vemma distributors made as well. Promising people that they would earn $50,000 per month on a $600 investment is all because zealous distributors wanted to make their company sound better than the others. In an effort to make their company sound better (in spite of the fact that Network Marketing Compnaies are all the Same) they messed around and got shut down by the FTC.

tngtrw-1

Earlier in the week on facebook I Disconnected from 2 people who have this same mentality. They want to talk about how one company is better than the other one. They want to compete against other Network Marketers. They have no real desire to listen to anybody else, or learn about anyone else. They are laser focused on themselves. They have a mentor or two that they follow, listen to and learn from. They view every single person in MLM as a number rather than as a person. These kinds of people are polluted throughout the industry today.

And that is why Topnetworkersgroup exists.

We are here to educate the uneducated. We are here to teach skills to people who lack them. We are here to create professionals, who will make professional money once they learn what they MUST learn; and do what they MUST do.

We are in the 5th Wave of Network Marketing – The Cheese has moved; your approach to making money in this industry MUST change; because the cheese has moved!

While we certainly feel sorry for people involved with Vemma, we also hope that they do not become disillusioned with the industry. The industry didn’t tell you to go out and make promises to people. The industry didn’t tell you to go out and require all your distributors to be on autoship. People decided to do that. People decided to approach this like an amateur instead of like a professional. They set a bad example.

But don’t let that stop you from seeking out a Good example.

The good examples do exist. The good leaders do exist. The good teams do exist. Help us build and shape ours into the kind of team it can and should be. Help us Help the industry.

Join Our System – Partner up with The Group Today!

Learn how to avoid being a catastrophe of the NEXT Vemma Shut Down – the same thing that happens in our industry all the time is bound to happen again. Any business CAN go out of business. That’s business! The Vemma Shut Down sucks for the industry but, it does not mean that our industry is not Better than working for someone else!