One of Henry Ford’s favorite sayings was, “Thinking is the hardest work there is. That’s why so few people engage in it.”
Having been around the online
Why You Have to Think to Succeed in
It might seem odd that one has do a lot of thinking to succeed in
The reason that thinking is such a key ingredient to success in
Questions I Ask Myself About My Online
For me to succeed in my
– What seems to be working for other people?
– Do I want to pursue any of those methods?
– How frequently do those people use those methods (i.e., post to their blog, etc.)?
– Does my lifestyle allow me to match that frequency or do I need to set my sights lower at the beginning?
– How much corporate training does my upline sponsor participate in?
– Do I want to do the same?
– What kind of training outside of the company is being offered?
– Do I want to participate in any of it?
– Do I want to join affiliate programs to “monetize” my online offerings? If so, which ones?
– When I get stuck, who do I turn to first for answers?
– What unique online voice suits me best?
A Plan and a Time Line
Once I answer all of the above questions, and more, I then make a plan. I decide how often I want to blog, promote via article marketing, participate in social media, and so forth. I also have to figure out how long I want to try out this plan. At what point will I pause and take score? At what point will I stop and see what parts of my plan need to be tweaked? At what point will I decide that I need to jump ship? Robert Kiyosaki gives himself five years to succeed in any new endeavor. Do I have the patience to stick it out that long?
These are the questions I ask myself when I “think” about how to personalize my online