Overcoming Objections to Building an Ambit Energy Business: ‘I Read Bad Reviews Online’’

In our series of overcoming common objections people give to building an Ambit Energy or network marketing business, we've covered several things such as "I don't have enough time" and "I need to talk to my spouse," among others. This week we are looking at one just about everyone has heard, but can be difficult to know how to respond to unless you are prepared. I actually came across this objection the very morning that I'm writing this. See the screen shot below for the text I received from a prospect. It's the "I read some bad reviews on the Internet" objection. Uhm, yeah. So this is probably my one objection when I have to hold back my emotions. To you and me, it's a pretty ridiculous objection. But to your prospect, it can be pretty concerning since this is their initial exposure to your business and company. The Truth First of all, let's look at the truth about this objection. Anyone can Google bad reviews and complaints, especially with big companies. … [Read more...]

Stop Waiting on Perfection… It Ain’t Happening!

Perfection can be a terrible thing... when it keeps you from taking action. So many consultants in my business (and I used to be this way, so I know!) worry so much about being perfect that they fail to take action. No one is perfect. Here's the thing: perfection is not required to make money. I'm glad, too, because if it was I wouldn't make a penny. Worrying about making the perfect invite or hosting the perfect presentation or knowing the perfect thing to say is just going to keep you from taking action. And that is the exact opposite of what you want. Action pays. This is a learn-as-you-go business. That's why network marketing is structured as a team business. You take action, then get coaching and training. Then, take more action. Tweak a few things. Get better. Take more action. The most successful people in the world still have coaches and mentors. They have failed way more than they succeeded, and that's because they aren't afraid to take action. Not being afraid … [Read more...]