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HOW TO GET ALL YOUR INCOME ACTIVITIES DONE EVEN IF YOU ARE BUSY.
Naija Marketing Pro, as usual, invited Ahaoma Mbadiwe-Maduforo to her community where we looked at, “How to get all your income activities done even if you are busy.” Ahaoma worked for 8 years as an employee both in a privately owned company and big organization before starting up her own outfit and then discovering the amazing world of network marketing which she currently does on part time but getting full time rewards.
Naija Marketing Pro Executive Creative Director, Ayodeji Oladeji Charles sits down with her, to talk about, how to get your income activities done even if you are busy. In the interview, Ahaoma, says that, Network marketing is a business module that allows one have unlimited income.
The following excerpts were gotten from the interview:
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES: Thank you for this great opportunity given to us to interview you on this day. We are grateful. Can you tell us a little about yourself?
AHAOMA MBADIWE-MADUFORO: I am Mrs Ahaoma Mbadiwe-Maduforo, mother of three kids, a business owner (CEO, Hadan Integrated Services), life coach and a network marketing professional.
I have passion for helping people overcome their fears and start their own businesses.
Entrepreneurship is my passion.
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES: Tell us a little bit more about your journey prior to now in the business world.
AHAOMA MBADIWE-MADUFORO: I have worked for 8 years as an employee both in a privately owned company and big organization before starting up my own outfit and then discovering the amazing world of network marketing which I currently do on part time but getting full time rewards.
While on my paid job, salary was never enough for my needs, there was always pressure to meet up demands.
Even as a private business owner it is still active income source, I realized I needed more.
I needed a residual income source and I am happy I partnered with an amazing company in the MLM (multi-level Marketing) industry.
The rewards have been mind blowing in a short while.
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES: As a marketing expert, what do you think network marketing is?
AHAOMA MBADIWE-MADUFORO: Network marketing is a business module that allows one have unlimited income.
It is a business for people who love to help others as well as help themselves.
It is a business module best fit for any one with entrepreneurial spirit running in his or her veins.
Here teamwork makes the dream work. It has an equal opportunity for everyone, with focus and dedication; anyone can become successful in the business. Yes, anyone!
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES: Are there any good network marketing business or people make business good?
AHAOMA MBADIWE-MADUFORO: Yes, there are good network marketing companies, this does not mean that everyone in such companies are successful.
Like I said earlier, focus, persistent pursuit and perseverance gets one to the top in this business. Success therefore boils down to the individual involved.
I love to use the word MLM (Multi Level Marketing) because a lot of people have misused the word network marketing.
Multi Level Marketing is not same as Ponzi scheme or pyramid scheme, it is not a get rich quick scheme, this must be understood.
It is a business and should be built just like any other business. I always advice people, when you find a good network marketing company by all means stick to it and build and you will sure be successful.
Someone may ask how do you know a good network marketing company, I always advice people to look out for these:
The company’s products (are they daily use items)
The Entrepreneurial Team (How focused and entrepreneurial are the people in the Business)
The Company’s Profile (should be of good repute with standing records and years of existence)
The Compensation plan (shouldn’t be one that enslaves but one that allows you attain leadership easily and earn maximally)
When you consider these and they are OK, then you can go into business
A good MLM company must have a product or service that it offers.
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES: What are the income activities in network marketing?
AHAOMA MBADIWE-MADUFORO: Income activities in network marketing include: prospecting, team building, products retails, presentations and the like
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES: What is the greatest challenge that you ever faced as an entrepreneur and how were you able to dealt with it?
AHAOMA MBADIWE-MADUFORO: Greatest Challenge? Hmmmm…, that’s a big one.
I am someone who does not take no for an answer so I don’t see difficulties as challenges, I just see them as obstacles that must be surmounted for one to climb higher.
In our business, there are bad days and good days that is for sure, but one can convert a bad day to a good day.
I have been in a situation when my team was not moving the way I wanted, things were just slow, it affected me emotionally and thoughts of quitting started creeping in but I had to draw strength from people around me, I remembered my “why” and said no way!
I won’t stop till I get there.
I had to dust myself, create excitement in my team, read books, engaged in team training, searched out for new partners and a fresh fire burst in the team and that was how I overcame that hurdle.
Today, I look back and say thank God I didn’t listen to the thoughts of quitting.
In a space of 18 months on my platform I have been able to qualify for 3 all-expense paid international trips:
I just returned from China in December, while I will be travelling to South Africa again this January all fully sponsored by my platform, I earn weekly, my kids earn weekly too, I have climbed in ranks and about qualifying for my car award.
My advice: Never quit. Keep building with focus, you will get there.
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES: What are the busy things/ side attractions that may hinder a network marketer from being productive?
AHAOMA MBADIWE-MADUFORO: Other jobs, family, not being focused as a network marketing professional(engaging in so many platforms at the same time) etc.
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES: In a situation where somebody is always busy, how do you get all your income activities done even if you are always busy?
AHAOMA MBADIWE-MADUFORO: Like I said above, one’s regular job can be demanding at times for those doing the business on part time like me.
What is the solution to this:
(A) Duplication, when you successfully raise leaders in your team the business runs on auto pilot, you will become more like an over seer and a guide.
B) Use of social media and technology. The traditional sales module can be time consuming, effectively and rightly utilizing social media helps you reach more people in less time, this is very helpful especially for busy people like me.
C) Proper planning and goal setting. With good planning you can achieve more in less time.
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES: To you, what is the solution to youth unemployment in Africa?
AHAOMA MBADIWE-MADUFORO: It is obvious that the government cannot provide jobs for the teeming population.
The solution is entrepreneurship.
Everyone should aspire to have an own business especially one that yields residual income, an MLM or network marketing has been proven to be best fit for anyone to start small and grow big.
There are no special skills required. You learn and earn.
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES: What do you like to do outside of work?
AHAOMA MBADIWE-MADUFORO: Sightseeing, visiting beautiful natural environment. I love nature.
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES: Give us your last encouragement.
AHAOMA MBADIWE-MADUFORO: My advice is look for a good MLM company and partner with, build your business with focus, never quit and you shall get to the zenith.
Don’t forget it’s a business for yourself but not by yourself.
If you want to succeed you have to help others grow, team work makes the dream work.
Do not depend on your upline or put hope in your downlines alone.
It is your business, take control and success will ensue.
Learn, earn, grow, live your dreams!
AYODEJI OLADEJI CHARLES : All of us at Naija Marketing Pro says thank you for creating a time out of your own busy scheduled to have this conversation with us today.
We hope this will definitely impacts some youths and it will let them be aware that they can take full ownership of their lives because with network marketing, there’s a better way.
It’s our wish to see you becoming a Naija Marketing Pro because with network marketing, you can take full ownership of your life.
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