Home Business Training- The 7 Things Home Business Training Needs?


home business training
home business training

Home business training

is something that is very popular.


There are a lot of great trainers that are part of companies as well as generic home business trainers. Home party plan companies are part of the home  business profession,  but require different methods than say, direct sales or network marketing.

I have been training and speaking full time for 13 years. But the profession chnages so rapidly that I sometimes just shake my head. I can get a little frustrated sometimes at the pace it changes. Do You?

Home Business training continues to evolve and change. But there are 7 fundamental elements it needs no matter how it evolves.

Regardless of the styles of doing business, there are 7 things that ALL home business training should have and if they do not, they are operating at a weaker training power than they should be.

Here are the 7 Home Business Training Needs ALL Home based business training needs:

1. A Duplicable Process.

This is common sense, and we have all heard it before. You need to have a step by step process that is easy to follow, and is a PATTERN that new folks can follow, and learn. We live in a sequenced based world, and we follow a sequence in everything we do. That is why that the process needs to be sequenced, so it can be duplicable. If you cannot duplicate what you are doing, then you will have a hard time building any kind of a long term home business.

A step by step system should include prospecting, recruiting, presneting, following up, closing, and building teams. These are critical to have step by step.

2. Social Media Presence.

In today’s Home Business world, you MUST have a social media presence and training on how to work facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, youtube, Google+, Orkut, and a host of other social media site. This will keep the training up to date with what is happening in the home business profession and keep you on track with your training,

I suggest that you not only train your folks on how to set up accounts, but also step by step on recruiting as well as team building in social media. If you give your oflsk what they need to go out and be social, your home business training will rock.

3. Training done on videos.

This is critical. Many home business companies have training manuals and CDs, and events. But you MUST HAVE videos online in order to really be keeping up with the home business trends. many home based business owners are demanding that they get video based training and if you do not have it, they will either do it themselves, or move on.

It does not take a lot of time to record a training video. But the impact it has is far more than just text training.

4. Tools to Teach.

Every GREAT Home Business Training has Tools that the new person can use and master. These include cds, dvds, brochures, training manuals, online training, video trainings, conference calls training, Saturday Training events, and one on one teachings.

There is a saying that I love — “It’s not just about Talent, but TOOLS.”Home business Training Tools are necessary to bridge the gap between inexperience, and experience with the new distributor. And one of the most powerful tools you can have at the start is a CD that you can listen to while in the car or a video you can watch on your G4 phone.. This is a great way to learn the business, and get the information inside your soul.

5.  A Sure Success Path.

Every home business distributor needs a Success path. This is a Path that they travel, to hit the first goal or promotion in the Compensation plan. It has daily goals, daily activities, time lines, how many calls a day, how many sales a week, how many recruits a month, and how much volume a month. This Success Path will be a day by day, call by call, action by action plan that will actually steer the new person to Success over a period of time. It also includes a day by day Personal Development Program that develops the new distributor on the inside.

A Success Path is only a Path, and not a magic bullet. It is up to the new person to walk it. Most new home business distributors and consultants will, if given the opportunity, and the road to travel.

6. Complete Content.

Many home business companies I have been blessed to work with lacked COMPLETE HOME BUSINESS training in their programs. They had some format of training, but not covering ALL aspects of what a new distributor needs. This should include training even on what to do on a daily basis, product training, corporate training, compensation training, and even the start of Leadership training.

The question all training should answer is “What do I do next?” If that question is answered, then you can pretty much bet that the home business training program is close to complete if not totally complete.

7. Role Playing that is done LIVE and in Front of Peers.

There is NOTHING as powerful as Role Playing with the new distributor. It gives them “Artificial Experience” that psychologically will prepare them for the real thing. It will help develop a “feeling” or “Pattern” of what to do and say, and handle any situations that come up. There is no feeling like when a new person “gets it” and understands what they are supposed to do, and how to do it, THEN doing it. It is imperative to Role Play with your new person. It gets them ready for the real thing, in a quick and powerful fashion.

Have them role play in front of their peers in meetings and events. Why? If they can do it in front of their peers with PRESSURE, they will be able to do the tasks easy when it  time is time.
These are the 7 Home Business Training Needs and what great home business training should contain. make sure that your company has these 7 BASICS of home business training, These are the foundational pieces needed to create home business success.

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blessings…doug firebaugh

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MLM – The 5 Most Powerful Parts of Home Business Recruiting

home business recruiting

home business recruiting

Home business

owners for the most part, are very happy people. I have found that over the years, most people that I meet that own a home based business are a lot happier than those that are just in a job.

Nothing wrong with a job at all.

Thank God that jobs exist as they put food on the table and do pay bills.

But Home business owners seem to have a whole different attitude about life and energy for the future. I have had one for 25 years, and think that there is no better way to create a lifestyle. Others may argue, but you cannot dispute the results. And those attitudes and “parts” of a home business are powerful recruiting magnets.

There are 5 powerful “Parts” to a Home business, or I call them parts. They actually are 5 HUGE “Recruiting Tools” that people that own a home business can use in recruiting, and use them to become magnetic. 

What are the 5 parts?

1. Anticipation.

Most home business owners have a more powerful anticipation for their life and future. They seem to have a much stronger expectation that life is going to be better and more fun. And often times, that is exactly what happens. The anticipation “part” is one of the most magnetic parts in recruiting.

“Can you imagine anticipating every day being the best day of your life and tomorrow is going to be better?”

2. Education.

Most people quit learning after their schooling and their personal development has stopped or slowed down dramatically. Home business owners in MLM are on an education path that trains and teaches them to STRETCH themselves. It teaches them newskill sets. It teaches them new ideas. It teaches them new paradigms. And it teaches them new possibilities and hope. Those are very magnetic things for recruiting in network marketing.

What I have learned since I have started my home business is beyond words. I am not the same person and am so much more confident about life.”

3. Restoration.

Many home business owners have had their DREAMS RESTORED. They started dreaming again, and looking forward to life. Home business owners have had their FOCUS restored. They have had their BELIEF restored. They have had their CONFIDENCE restored. And they have had their GREATNESS restored to full power. These are powerful magnets to recruiting in MLM.

“I have got my dreams back and am more excited about helping people then I have ever been. Wow. It feels so good to be excited again.”

4.  Inspiration.

Home business owners have their inspiration restored as they are inspired again to go out and conquer the world. Many people talk motivation motivation motivation. But True Success comes from Inspiration and not just motivation. Motivation can fade. Inspiration is in it for the long haul.

“I am so inspired by the people I have met and really has helped me to see what life really is and can be!”

5. Termination.

Home business owners seems to terminate in their life what is not working. They terminate negative beliefs. They terminate negative thinking. They terminate negative actions. They terminate small focus. They terminate limiting opinions. They terminate restrictive input. And ….they terminate lack and less in their life. Truly a home business can be a terminating experience – in a powerful and profound way.

“I just don’t think the same anymore. I think so much bigger and more powerful and it keeps life exciting and imagine thinking that way all the time! How would that change your life?”

These are the 5 “parts” to a Home business and Success in MLM. Study them and include them in conversations that you hold with people for reasons to engage an MLM network marketing home business!

blessings…doug firebaugh

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