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Agnes C.

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Posts: 644 | Followers: 225 | 10th year with SFI

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Lacing The Pieces Together in Getting Started #Getting Started

2 days ago

Thank you Tara for your response. I do so hope it will be of value to many of the affiliates. It addresses numerous aspects of building a business some people never learn. We had a brick and mortar business and there is no difference in what it takes to build it and an internet business.
Hope it will serve you in your endeavors also.
Take care and have a great week.

13 posts
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Lacing The Pieces Together in Getting Started #Getting Started

3 days ago

Thanks Asharif! I hope it can be a source of help and or encouragement to other affiliates.

13 posts
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Lacing The Pieces Together in Getting Started #Getting Started

4 days ago

Thank you Ronald for your input. Yes, I wish all would stick around and develop the concept of sticktoitivness!
Wishing you a great week.

13 posts
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Lacing The Pieces Together in Getting Started #Getting Started

4 days ago

Hello, Johnny! Thanks for reading and responding. I hope the post will have some positive influence to help someone to heed the call to success.

13 posts
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Lacing The Pieces Together in Getting Started #Getting Started

4 days ago

Thank you Norman for your kind words. You are so right about if only more would take advice offered.
Hope all is going well in your part of the world.

13 posts
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Lacing The Pieces Together in Getting Started #Getting Started

4 days ago

So sorry to hear that terrible news Andy!. To lose a loved one is always sad and hard, but to lose them so young is extremely hard. I am sending prayers for your friends. I lost my oldest son eleven years ago November 1 to a very quickly onset infection and being a diabetic he could not overcome the infection. He was 43. So I do know and understand the pain.

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Lacing The Pieces Together in Getting Started #Getting Started

4 days ago

12 10 18 Lacing The Pieces Together

Do you really want to build a business?

If so, here are some action verbs that need to be put into action.

Capture the essence of your business

Gather; that is collect information available

Bring together the information

Put the information into logic order

Put the accumulated information into accessible knowledge

Develop a workable plan

Assemble a solid foundation

Collect all possible physical and financial resources

Mobilize; become actively involved

Summon courage to face failures

Meet all challenges head on

Call upon others to assist when needed

Unite your efforts toward one goal

Hang around long enough to see how it works

Work daily fulfilling all necessary actions for success

Give the business a practical feasible chance

Utilize all resources available


For those in the bad weather areas. Our prayers are with you for your safety.

To all we pray for your health and prosperity.

Agnes

27 posts
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Welcome Baack Randi I. in Miscellaneous

18 days ago

I want to add my welcome back to you Randy also. I also have missed your input in the Forum.

7 posts
574 views

November... a great month it is! in Eager Zebra #Astro Auctions #Leadership

about 1 month ago

Congratulations John!
You have been busy and it has paid off.
Looking to see many more great things happening in your business.

1 post
265 views

Trouble with Biz Quiz in Bug Reports

about 1 month ago

Is anyone else having trouble with Biz Quiz today?
I put in the correct answer. It said it was wrong.
The yellow box says I have 3 more chances to win, but there is no box to type in a new answer and no blue box to enter.

Summary:
Provide a descriptive summary of the issue.

Steps to Reproduce:
In numbered format, detail the exact steps taken to produce the bug.

Expected Results:
Describe what you expected to happen when you executed the steps above.

Actual Results:
Explain what actually occurred when steps above were executed.

Regression:
Describe circumstances where the problem occurs or does not occur.

Notes:
Provide additional information, such as references to related problems, workarounds and relevant attachments.

32 posts
2313 views

I need your help in VersaPoints #TCredits

about 1 month ago

Tari, I would immediately contact Support. Some one from you country might be able to assist you also.

12 posts
1068 views

Biz Quiz: I have been answering Biz Quiz question rightly in Getting Started

about 1 month ago

Karani, I think you have a misunderstanding of how the rewardicals are awarded. Please go back and reread the information provided in this link.

www.sfimg.com/Support/Solution?id=215396&referrer=search

Hope this helps

10 posts
996 views

Tending Your Garden Or Business in Miscellaneous

about 1 month ago

Thank you all who have added your thoughts to my post. I truly appreciate everyone's input, concepts and inspirations. I make it a point to search a new topic every day and strive to learn something new daily. I grew up on a farm where we raised all of our vegetables, etc., have a science degree and taught science, and also then owned our own family tax business when I had to medically retire from teaching seeing the correlation between them is easy for me.
Just hope it inspires others to see the necessity of tending their business as if it were a beautiful garden.

5 posts
571 views

Conversation=Key=Great Relationship in Getting Started #CSA #Localvantia #Marketing

about 1 month ago

So true and well said, Seth. I think of all the great inventors of the past and how many failures they experienced before inventing successful products. Believe me, I know Mr. Gery has experienced his own share since he first started this business over 18 yrs ago.

10 posts
996 views

Tending Your Garden Or Business in Miscellaneous

about 1 month ago

Sujoy, thank you for your response. I hope it will help encourage those on the fence to get off and start nurturing and building their business.

10 posts
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Tending Your Garden Or Business in Miscellaneous

2 months ago

Thanks Rania. I am grateful my thoughts are able to help others. I also sent this out to my team hoping it might feed their thinking and perhaps stir their desire to feed and grow their business.

10 posts
996 views

Tending Your Garden Or Business in Miscellaneous

2 months ago

Tending Your Garden Or Business

HOW SEEDS AND PLANTS GROW – HOW PERSONAL BUSINESSES GROW

Learn the process it takes a plant to grow from a seed.

Learn the process it takes to build a business from one tiny seed (idea or concept).

The plant seed must be placed in fertile ground to develop, root, grow and form a sturdy foundation with a strong trunk..

The business seed (concept) must be placed within a workable plan to build a solid foundation with room to grow.

The plant seed does not grow instantly. It must have time to germinate, make its own food and steadily grow stronger and become productive.

The business seed does not grow instantly either. It requires a sculpting time where the builder learns, develops a workable plan.

A plant requires certain conditions to grow. It continually needs food, water, sunlight, soil care and weeding as necessary to grow and maintain strength.

So also, a business requires certain conditions to grow. It requires complete understanding of how it works and daily actions to maintain its growth and substance.

Once the plant reaches maturity it will produce fruits or new seed for new growth.

Once the business reaches levels of growth it will begin to produce fruits of the labor.

These may come in small amounts at first, but dedicated care will help them grow and continue.

Plants need to be protected from diseases, insects and other damaging factors.

A business must also be protected from invading negative thoughts and lack of nurturing.

Thus, when plants are not cared for properly and continually, they turn color, defoliate and die.

So too, without enough care and nourishment a business turn colors dries up and dies.

My friends what will your actions be?


My best to you always

May God bless

15 posts
1820 views

Anyone still pay some of your bills by mail? in Team Building #Marketing #Team Building #TripleClicks

2 months ago

Thomas, I do the same thing. I do not know how many connections I have made through this method but all it is costing me is the price of the cards I enclose. The few bills I pay through the mail also helps bring connections to our business. I put one of the SFI cards and one of the Rewardicals in each mailing.

4 posts
338 views

A Special Day! in Recognition

2 months ago

Congratulations Bijan! What an exciting day you had.
These types of wins make you want to keep logging in every day and doing all you can earn even more.
Do hope you are turning all your tabs green as you are accumulating all the wonderful goodies.
I would like to encourage to be sure you are reading, learning and working on a solid foundation for your business.
Looking forward to seeing your name higher and higher on the Team Leader board.
God bless.

8 posts
753 views

At last I have won the PTB prize! in Astro Auctions #Astro Auctions

2 months ago

Congratulations Bijan!
You have done the right thing to win.
That is to keep playing consistently.
I too have had the correct number but did not win.
Thus, I am still waiting and will continue to play daily.

1 post
217 views

Getting Out Of A Rut in Inspiration/Testimonials

2 months ago

10 2 18 Get Out Of Your Rut




Are we in a rut in life?




If we have allowed indecision, doubt, fear and yes, laziness to invade our life;




Our lives are not progressing forward, but simply spinning in the mud rut of life.




The rut becomes deep and deeper.




The first question we must answer is;




Are we ready to take charge; to face our demons?




Do we feel we are qualified to take charge; to make changes?







Second question:




Are we ready to work?




Expecting something for nothing is a crippling chain.




It is important to understand hard work is necessary to make changes.




No hard work means no forward movement.




It means spinning in place and digging that rut deeper and deeper.




Everything becomes stagnant and begins to decay.







Do we even know what do we really want?




Do we want to wallow in the mud rut or ride along on a solid path?




It is like putting heavy chains around the tires of our vehicle.




They encumber our journey to the solid path without ruts.







These chains include doubt and indecision.




We all have the strength and means to change our path.




But! Are we willing to face the fears of failure?




We must remember every fear faced and overcome makes us smarter, stronger and more adapt.




We must find the key to unlock the chains we have allowed to bind us.







Psychotherapist Christine Gutierrez and Founder of the women’s lifestyle company, CosmicLife.com says. “Inside of you, you have a strong internal wisdom.”







Let us search for it!




Find it!




And!




Use it!







A personal trainer and Director of Camp Gladiator, Jonathan Pylant, once shared this advice he himself received from a mentor long ago.




“In areas of giftedness, work on your strength.




In areas of character, work on your weaknesses.”







This helps to avoid getting in a rut.




It helps us to continue to grow as a person and as a professional.







Learn to shift our focus to work on areas of strength




Don’t allow ourselves to become bogged down in that rut of fear.




We need to continue work on ourselves as long as we are mentally capable.




This will keep our wheels unchained and moving on solid ground;







Not Spinning in the mud; but setting goals and conquering them.







Work on getting out of the rut.







Take the advice of Lee Runchey, Vice President of Chrome PR, “You get what you get ready for.”







We must prepare: read, study, learn, apply!







Make a plan, set goals and act!







We must build a solid foundation.







Get out of the mud rut and stay on that solid foundation!







Find the key to open the chains.




Open the chains then throw them and the key away!







“I've lived an amazing life.




There's no reason to focus on the bad.




They teach you that in racing school.




Keep your eye where you want your front tire to be.




You don't want to be stuck in the rut?




Then don't look at the rut.




Always look at where you want to go.”




Francesco Quinn






Have a great week my friends




My best to you










10 2 18 Get Out Of Your Rut
Are we in a rut in life?
If we have allowed indecision, doubt, fear and yes, laziness to invade our life;
Our lives are not progressing forward, but simply spinning in the mud of life.
The rut becomes deep and deeper.
The first question we must answer is;
Are we ready to take charge; to face our demons?
Do we feel we are qualified to take charge to make changes?
Are we ready to work?
Expecting something for nothing is a crippling chain.
It is important to understand hard work is necessary to make changes.
No hard work means no forward movement.
It means spinning in place and digging that rut deeper and deeper.
Everything becomes stagnant and begins to decay.
Do we even know what do we really want?
Do we want to wallow in the mud rut or ride along on a solid path?
It is like putting heavy chains around the tires of our vehicle.
They encumber our journey to the solid path without ruts.
These chains include doubt and indecision.
We all have the strength and means to change our path.
But! Are we willing to face the fears of failure?
We must remember every fear faced and overcome makes us smarter, stronger and more adapt.
We must find the key to unlock the chains we have allowed to bind us.
Psychotherapist Christine Gutierrez and Founder of the women’s lifestyle company, CosmicLife.com says. “Inside of you, you have a strong internal wisdom.”
Let us search for it!
Find it!
And! Use it!

A personal trainer and Director of Camp Gladiator, Jonathan Pylant, once shared this advice he himself received from a

17 posts
1871 views

The House Always Wins in Astro Auctions #Astro Auctions #Rewardical #TCredits

2 months ago

Congratulations! You have been blessed.
I cannot believe you won all that Esther with 1 TC in AA auctions.
I enter at least 2 auctions every day with at least 1TC each.
Have been doing this since it began and have never one 1tenth of that on any one auction.

51 posts
4053 views

Asking for your prayers in Miscellaneous #PSA #Sponsor

2 months ago

I will add Kevin to my prayer list. Praying the surgery goes well, he heals quickly and completely without further surgery needed. Also praying for the surgeon and those administering to all his medical, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

4 posts
509 views

congratulations in Recognition #Sponsor

2 months ago

I would like to add my congratulations to yours for Janet Wolfe! Great going! Looking forward to seeing more great accomplishments by Janet.