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Bruce H.

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Posts: 10,802 | Followers: 892 | 6th year with SFI

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Helping Others That Are Reluctant To Discuss Problems! in Getting Started #Getting Started

about 1 hour ago

Helping Others That Are Reluctant To Discuss Problems!

You must make close contact with them. This, then allows
you to build rapport and observe first hand what is going on.
Others will feel comfortable coming to you if they know
your job is to understand and to give them morale support.

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

Bruce Harper

2 posts
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Learn How To Ask Questions From The Greatest Manual Ever!!! in Marketing #Marketing

2 hours ago

Learn How To Ask Questions From The Greatest Manual Ever!!!

Zig Ziglar related some very interesting tips on how to learn to ask questions from I believe the greatest book ever written,
the Holy Bible, As we know the Greatest Salesman who ever lived was the Carpenter from Galilee. What's so interesting to me is that every time somebody asked Jesus Christ a question, he always answered with a question or parable.

So, Zig Ziglar, in his 'Secrets of Closing the Sale", said, "So if you want to know how to ask questions, that's the place to learn. He was the greatest marketing manager who ever lived.He selected 12 salesmen- and one of them, Judas, was a loser. They spread the Good News everywhere in their travels.

Some people who read the Bible but have trouble understanding it. Jesus did'nt say he had suggestions, but was very precise in the commandments. Just as our SFI Founder, Gery Carson, who gives us precise Rules, not suggestions.

Zig Ziglar suggests his readers to get the "red-letter edition", as every word that Christ spoke, is high=lighted in red.
Zig says that everything Christ said we can read in about three hours. Within his words will give us all the opportumity to learn "how to ask questions". from the greatest Marketer, who ever lived. Zig relates that if we read the Bible, we will learn the art of asking questions, and not only will it give us all peace of mind, and it will help keep the
"heat off you later." Bless you and yours. Bye for now.

May Everyone have a Very Merry Christmas and a Very Merry (2019) New Year. (Please help me with 1-more thing,
if you notice anyone using, "Xmas", for Christmas, to cordially ask them to not take Christ out of Christmas, that will
make my day & night. Thanks much.

Bruce Harper

21 posts
507 views

Storming The Castle in Miscellaneous #Leadership

10 hours ago

Johnna I - Congratulations on your SFI Anniversary-12/18- may you have many more. Tempus Fugit (Time flies) when
you are having fun, right? Bless you and yours, Bye for now. A Very Merry Christmas & A Very Happy (2019) New
Year to your entire Family.

Bruce Harper

38 posts
1033 views

Are the Bitcoins neccessary? in Ask Gery #Compensation

19 hours ago

Marija B - You can get all the data on exchanging your Rewardicals by going to top right corner of the affiliate page and clicking on the Magnifying Econ. A search bar will appear and gives you 10 items to search, after you enter "Rewardicals" on the Search Bar, Bless you and yours. Bye for now. May you and your family have a Very Merry Christmas and a Very Happy (2019) New Year. (You can also click on the Green Tab-Affiliate Page and see what you can get for a certain number of Rewardicals. Hope this will give you what you desire.)

Bruce Harper

6 posts
220 views

Why do most people refuse to say 'investing'? in Marketing #Compensation #Team Building

20 hours ago

PKR - Thank you very much for your sharing data for ways to advertise, I'm sure many affiliates will use the data on
advertising, Bless you and yours. Bye for now. A Very Merry Christmas to your entire family, and a Happy (2019)
New Years.

Bruce Harper

2 posts
177 views

Biggest Room In Life Is The Room For Improvement!!! in Marketing #Marketing

1 day ago

The Biggest Room In Life Is The Room For Improvement!!!

We all need to create an environment for Success. Provide your top performers, as well as your newest team-members,
of all ranks and tenures, don't forget the seasoned veterans. No matter where they rank they all desperately need your
additional training to keep them motivated and challenged.

We need to keep all of them in a marketing/sales environment chuck filled with many opportunies and high energy,
which will help all of them to keep swinging and keep hitting the "sweet spots" of their great Marketing Business
opportunity provided by the SFI enterprise format.

One last point to remember, 24/7, Good Marketing people can't be overtrained, but can certainly be undertrained.

Bless you and yours. Bye for now. A Very Merrry Christmas to your entire Family, and A Very Happy (2019) New Year.

Bruce Harper

5 posts
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Are You Emphasizing Results Or Activity??? in Marketing #Marketing

1 day ago

Stephen D - A blend of 1 & 2 would suffice, Different strokes for different folks. Bless you and yours. Bye for
now. A Very Merry Christmas to your entire family, and a Happy (2019) New Year.

Bruce Harper

5 posts
183 views

Are You Emphasizing Results Or Activity??? in Marketing #Marketing

1 day ago

Are You Emphasizing Results Or Activity???

Do you emphasize results, rather than activity? It's important to remember that most people are with you for one reason,
to make a significant contribution to the company. Are you recognizing the value that they are bringing to the business?
I certainly hope so. Bless you and yours. May your entire family have a Merry Christmas and a Happy (2019) New Year.

Bye for now,

Bruce Harper

5 posts
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Do You Bring Out The Best In People??? in Getting Started #Getting Started

1 day ago

Do You Bring Out The Best In People???

The German philosopher, Goethe explained this succinctly when he said,
"If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse, however, if I treat you
as though you are what you are capable of becoming. I will help you become that."

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

Bruce Harper

8 posts
291 views

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

2 days 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

2 days 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
217 views

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

2 days 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
220 views

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

2 days 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

2 days 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
373 views

Birthday Wishes in Recognition

3 days ago

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

Bruce Harper

7 posts
293 views

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

3 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
489 views

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

3 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

4 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

4 posts
280 views

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

4 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

4 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

54 posts
1515 views

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

4 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
293 views

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

5 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
282 views

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

5 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
250 views

Understand Situation B/4 in Getting Started #Getting Started

5 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
686 views

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

5 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