The Advanced Class!

September 7, 2016

Posted by Ran Isner

Tonight I had a conversation with my teacher at Jiu Jitsu about me moving on to the advanced class. It’s been about two months since I started taking classes and I have been very consistent. The first thing the teacher told me is that The teaching staff is certain I can handle that physically and that I am ready. It felt nice to be acknowledged for my hard work but I also recognized that I wasn’t looking for their approval, which is a change for me.

That also means a larger investment money wise. It wasn’t as bad as I thought it was but it’s still an added expense. Between my son, my wife and myself taking various classes, the money adds up. I mean, I could stay right where I am and keep practicing at the basic level or, I can make the investment in myself and go for it. Like almost every human being on this planet, I have a tense relationship with money. I always worry how we are doing with our money and is there anywhere we can cut expenses?

One would consider this a problem and one of my mentors has a saying about problems. “Just outproduce your problems!”. ¬†Simple, right? I used to think it wasn’t that simple and I thought that because of my own shit. You see, in network marketing the way you make money is by making connections with people and providing a solution to their problem and in order to do that one has to:

A. Step out of their comfort zone

B. Stop making it about you!

C. Belief

 

I have an issue with all of those areas. ¬†Stepping out of my comfort zone scares the crap out of me because I have spent years being comfortable with being uncomfortable. News flash! Our comfort zone is anything but comfortable. It’s filled with self doubt, fear and guilt and who the fuck wants that? I have been working on stepping out of that zone and getting comfortable with being confident and successful.

By being afraid of what people would think when I talk to them about what it is I do in network marketing is making it all about me. If I don’t share this amazing gift with people because I am afraid they would think that I am weird and pushy, them I am possibly depriving them of something that they might be craving for and that is selfish.

Now this is the kicker. I believe in the products I have to offer people 100% because i know what they do. My belief in myself? That’s a different story altogether. For the longest time I didn’t think I mattered. I didn’t think that who I am was anything special and that what I said or did had any impact on anybody. The bottom line is that’s a load of bullshit! Every person on this earth matters and the value they have to add to this world is limitless because the universe is limitless.

There is a saying that goes like this ” When the student is ready, the teacher will appear”. By being faced with deciding whether or not to move on to the advanced class I finally understand what it means to outproduce my problems. I don’t want to ever have to deprive my family or myself of things that enhance our experience on this earth because of money. I am fortunate enough that I have an amazing tool in network marketing where the sky is the limit financially if I choose for it to be so and if I put in the work required to achieve my goals. It’s time to peel off those layers, roll up my sleeves and get to work.

How appropriate it is that Jiu Jitsu’s advanced class is creating the clearing for me to move up to the advanced class of my own life?

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Week 10: Now what?

August 14, 2016

Posted by Ran Isner


I’m still riding the high of the convention I attended with my wife this past week. My journey with the nutritional cleansing company we have partnered with has led me to this moment.

I haveneen to their events before and I was riding high father those as well. The difference was that I didn’t have the belief and by that I mean belief in myself. 

I know the products work. I am a living, breathing testament to that. What I was lacking was the belief that anyone would actually want to listen to what I have to say.

At the airport on the way back from the convention I did something  I had never done before. I PROSPECTED! A guy behind me in the line for Starbucks was listening to the conversation of the people in front of us and saw my company name on my backpack and asked “what is this company? I’ve never heard of it before”. We got to talking and since his wife is a stay at home we suggested we set up a call with her. Will anything come of it? Who knows? The point is, I had the confidence to engage in a conversation with a total stranger about the business.

Having the conversation is not hard, it’s the story we tell ourselves about the conversation that makes it an insurmountable challenge. The point is, I shouldn’t be afraid to fail because at least Insm doing something whereas before I did nothing and was wondering why the business isn’t growing.

So now what? Comfort zone be damned! That shit never comforted me anyway!

One of the Millionaires in our business has a saying ” Yes builds your business, the No’s build your character”

I will hear plenty of no’s in the process but I will welcome them. Why? Because what I learn from them is invaluable. You only fail if you quit and I have no fucking intention of quitting.

Week 10:

Weight: 153.6( +2.0 since last week, -3.1 since start

Cleanse days: 0

Workouts: 2 ( Zumba, home workout)

Book I am reading: The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks

What I would like to be acknowledged for this week:

I prospected in the airport!!!

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