If an architect tried to build something without first establishing some sort of structure, do you think that the building project will go as smoothly as they would like? Of course not! The target objective of the average architect or contractor is to first establish a structure for the building so that they will be able to basically fill in the gaps and not have to worry about any future instability. The same principle applies to your multilevel marketing (MLM) business. How so?
The Value of a Foundation
In order for you to build a successful MLM organization, you need to have a solid foundation created first and foremost. After the foundation has been established, you will have a base on which you can build. For example, make sure that you have a full understanding of the products, services and overall business opportunity that you will be offering to your prospects. If you have not created this type of foundation for your MLM business, why would you expect your team to do anything differently?
The Value of a Blueprint
Studies have confirmed that MLM professionals that create a plan and put it in writing are more likely to stick to it and do what is necessary to make that plan work for themselves and their organizations. Simply talking about a plan or spending countless hours in a state of wishful thinking will not provide you with the long-term commitment that you will need to achieve the level of success for which you have planned. Just like an architect needs to follow a documented blueprint when they are developing a new building, you are only going to get the results that you are expecting from your MLM organization if you first develop a detailed blueprint and plan of action for it.
The Prevalence of Chaos
Within any organization, if you do not make room for structure then you are going to leave room for chaos. This principle applies whether you have an MLM business or not. Whenever you have established a team or organization, the structure is an essential piece of the puzzle because it prevents chaos from finding a way to fit in. Once the chaos has entered into an MLM organization, it will spread like wildfire and eventually burn the entire organization down.
There has been an excessive number of teams and organizations within the world of multilevel marketing that have been forced to meet their untimely demise simply because of leaving enough space for chaos to enter. By making sure that you have established a well-developed structure, then you will never have to worry about this potential catastrophe.
The structure is All That Matters
It truly does not matter what type of potential you have within your MLM team. Without any developed structure, it is only a matter of time before your team achieves inevitable failure instead of long-term success. Make sure that you do whatever it takes to establish and maintain a solid structure. Even if that means that you have to burn bridges with the dead weight within your MLM organization just to make sure that your boat stays afloat within this competitive industry, you need to be willing to do just that.
It’s your turn!
As you have read, the lack of structure gets you nowhere in your business. Are you currently experiencing a lack of structure in your business? What are you doing to overcome them? Please leave your feedback in the comments section and I look forward to reading them!