Sunday, March 18, 2012

The enemy continues to strike

So if you ever notice when you are climbing up the ladder of sucess the enemy will strike.  In other words those obstacles you go through are him trying to keep you from succeeding. 

So as I'm trying to progress and build my clientele something else happens.... Transportation!!!  I live in the State of Florida and with that being said.... a car is a must.  Well my transmission blew in my car and it's going to take $2500 to fix.  Without my car I cannot make money, moolah, cash, cha ching.....absolutely nada.

Well since I have a second car I decided to see which will be cheaper to fix, my car or my daughters.  It turns out my daughter's car was cheap.... not what I planned but definitely under $1000.  So her car will be my new car until I can sell sell sell and save save save....LOL

I will be going out to get some leads, meet a client to deliver her products and do some grocery shopping.

I need to get my schedule done tonight for work Monday thru Thurs.  Friday and Saturday is our Career Conference and I'm so excited!  Can't wait for that training :)

Well hope you all have a great week!  See you at the next post

Monday, March 12, 2012

Looking beyond the hurdle...

Well if you haven't notice there are a few hurdles before you start to get into a routine that is satisfactory to your liking!

Well I did complete my Goodie bags and had them ready to go.  I went out on Friday to the mall and stopped a few people to ask if they would help me out by participating in a Mary Kay survey.  Only two would be willing to help and gave me their numbers. 

Single Goodie bag (sample bag)

The Mary Kay bag with 12 Goodie Bags to give away
 I gave them a quick call but have not received a response back from them. :(  So the question is how do I get over the negative parts of this business..... Well I think the answer is keep it moving.  There will always be ups and downs to your business just like any other business (walmart, target, publix supermarket, JCP etc)  Not everyone goes to one business to purchase everything. 

So as I said before I will continue to move forward and know that it is nothing person :o)

As I move forward, I'm happy to say that I achieved one goal this month and that was to either be a Star Consultant or a Senior Consultant.

I achieved my new title as Senior Consultant and I'm very excited.  Now it's on to booking more shows and holding them.

I will be giving incentives for those who book and hold a their show as planned!  So off to run errands I go with my Goodie bags in hand!

Have a great day everyone!!!!!

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Not an easy task.....

Tuesday was a little hectic for me.... Due to the fact that I slacked off on my business January and February it has caused me to have to look for steady work.  Well Monday and Tuesday I had an interview and had to push some of my MK stuff to the side for it.

Monday I didn't prepare much but I did study my spiel.  Now I have to make up time for those days.  Yesterday as I stopped to get a slice of pizza I took advantage that I was the only customer there and asked the cashier if she's help me out with my training.  I actually said a little more than that LOL but you get the point.

She said yes and I told her I would give her a call today (Wed) to schedule an appointment. (since she would be at the pizza shop until close 10pm)

Today will be my make-up day and I will be off to find out how much it will cost to by ink for my printer.  It will probably save me some time and gas (which is out of control, I'm about to ride a bike with a basket in front LOL)

Today is also my unit meeting so I will have to prepare for that as well.

Prepare my goodie bags so that I can go out for leads.
Print my discount cards to add to goodie bags
Study my spiel so that I don't get confused when saying it (LOL) (Mon & Tues)
Make a few booking calls to add to my calendar.
Find a center where I can do volunteer work for the International Women's Day.
(which by the way is begins March 8th and runs through April 8th) Checked a few places but haven't rec'd any calls back
I'm currently looking for some small goodie bags that will look better than ziplock me it seems a little tacky LOL

Out to the $1.00 I go LOL

Well people I hope you have a great day.  Off I go to get my business things done.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Working on a schedule....

Well Sunday was my day off but still found time to help volunteer for my son's football team.  They are required to do volunteer time and in return the company will donate 15k towards their football team equipment etc.

So I took some time to help him get his hours in at the Renaissence Festival.  Love watching the people get dressed and all.

Well since today is Monday it's time to get on the ball and build a schedule for the week.

Today's agenda is -

 Prepare my goodie bags so that I can go out and about on Tuesday.
Print my discount cards to add to goodie bags
Study my spiel so that I don't get confused when saying it (LOL)
Make a few booking calls to add to my calendar.
Find a center where I can do volunteer work for the International Women's Day.
(which by the way is begins March 8th and runs through April 8th)

Then out to do a few other personal things.  So for now Monday's schedule is set, now to write on paper the rest of the week :)

Have a great day!!!

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Is M.I.A. addicting?!?!?!!

It sort of looks like I've been addicted to M.I.A. (Missing In Action).  I've been gone for a while.  Trying to keep focused on making Mary Kay work in my favor.  So here are the details......

At the end of February I was able to have a show and through that show I was able to get 3 bookings.  I have followed up with them and we will be having the shows in April.  March seem to be a very busy month for Weddings, spring break etc....

I also called on to another friend of mine and she will be hosting a show this month (March) as well. Things are starting to look up.  I'm getting more motivated to work again LOL. 

It's funny how things are in Corporate America..... you are like a robotic worker bee who just works and do what you are told. It's very mechanical but when you start to work your own business it takes time to get into a rhythmical system. It is doable and this is what I am starting to learn.  I may not be working in Corporate America but I am working for myself and although I love the flexibility I still have to remember to work it.

So after I take my son to school in the am I keep myself up and start my day working on MK.

With that being said we are now in a new month and we are 3days in..... I have 3 classes and 2 Mary Kay events....

One that I love going to...which is our Stars and Cars event.  This quarter they are giving away $500 Cash to all hostess... isn't that great!  I have attended 2 Stars and Cars event and have not been up on the stage :'( 
Why you might be asking.....because I didn't work my business that's why!  So this time I'm working to at least get to Star Consultant or Senior Consultant....

Star Consultant - Consultant who sells $1800 in wholesale items.
Senior Consultant - 1 to 2 consultants on your team :)

Then we have Career Conference in Orlando.....this event will be my first and to be honest I'm super excited.  It seems like so much fun and I can't wait to see the vision and see outside the box :)

Maybe I should do a vision board so that I can view what I want....or at least write it down.

It's funny how the enemy will do anything and everything to stop you from succeeding in life.  I was slipping into his grasp but woke up and I'm working on keeping it that way.....

I will continue to work my business and I will continue this journey to succeed.

I leave you with this.... "Making your dreams come true takes more than just dreaming.  It takes action and determination to make those dreams come true!" 

By this time next year I want to be with my director's outfit with these beautiful Directors :)

Katy Perry - Part of Me - Love this song!  The enemy might take the materialistic things and break them into pieces but he will never take my soul!