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Frank R.

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Posts: 133 | Followers: 131 | Joined SFI: Jul 29, 2015

14 posts
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What is the" x" letter word mean in Eager Zebra #Eager Zebra

10 days ago

The Eager Zebra games are as fair to us as the world is in general.

It is easy to blame the world, the economy, the boss, the neighbour, the authorities or Eager Zebra, if anything seems to be out of reach for us. But it's always our choice how we want to see it.

You could also state that all of these are extremely fair because all of us are confronted with the same.

Though you have clearly less chances than others in a certain area, you will for sure have better chances than others in other areas. Unfair to the others then? No, in this case we tend to see it as fair...

Not born rich? Unfair? Need to get some riches for yourself from the rich? Vote for communists in the elections... just kidding. See the world as fair instead, where basically everyone has the same opportunities. It's a question of mindset.

What you make from what you find is what counts. Blame anything and call it unfair and you will get very shabby results. Do you really want that?

Or do you want excellent results? Then change your mind. Train yourself until you can see the opportunities instead of seemingly impossibilities.

Read books like "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" by Robert Kiyosaki or "Think And Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill (note the term "grow" here, not "get"... it's an inner game!). These will help you change your way of thinking and then you will for sure get better results in any field, no matter the conditions found.

Always make the best you can out of everything as it is. That's called success. Go and claim your share of it!

Hope this helps.

17 posts
862 views

I'm New... What Do I Do? Startup Guide for Success in Getting Started #Getting Started

11 days ago

Jan, please please do not quote the whole main post. I am seeing this again and again all over the forum. It makes posts unnecessary long. Do quotes only when you are referring to parts of the post or to other posts than the original. Thank you.

37 posts
3333 views

How to make money in SFI - You're probably doing it wrong. in Compensation

about 1 month ago

This is the first concise recipe that I read about how to use SFI effectively. Can't remember to have seen put it this way in Launchpad or elsewhere. Thank you Andrew. I will use this for kind of restarting.

8 posts
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Why our PSA's and CSA's don't work?or inactive? Notification! in Getting Started #Getting Started #Leadership #Team Building

about 1 month ago

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9 posts
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SFI for development in Getting Started #Getting Started

2 months ago

Yes, it's true Hussein, SFI is a great place for growing your own business.

But don't underestimate what it does for your personal development.

Founding and developing your own business means that you are leaving the E (employee) and S (self employment) quadrants of the income world, according to Robert Kiyosaki, and start moving to the right side of the quadrants, the B (business owner) and later the I (investor) quadrants.

This means you (have to) develop a new mindset, a whole new way of thinking and looking at things.

If you are interested in this, read more about it in the books by Robert Kiyosaki, especially "The Business of the 21st Century".

38 posts
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Is there any trick used in playing CARD KING in Eager Zebra #Eager Zebra #TCredits #VersaPoints

4 months ago

Marija, this is one of lots of awful proverbs. I know that one also, I remember it was used often by others when I was a child.

When you fall for it, it seems that you can only get one of the two, while you could have both. I prefer to have luck in both (and also in other areas) and it really seems I am lucky everywhere.

What you believe gets a tendency to become reality. So watch out for your (often hidden) thoughts and beliefs. Use your mindpower to turn your thoughts into more supporting ones, every time you catch one.

If you want to learn more about the subject, I recommend the work of Michael Dooley from TUT (Totally Unique Thoughts) who states that thoughts become things. And no, it's not "positive thinking", a whole other approach.

Chose your thoughts wisely!

38 posts
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Is there any trick used in playing CARD KING in Eager Zebra #Eager Zebra #TCredits #VersaPoints

4 months ago

I am doing the same and I found it works astonishingly often well. Sometimes you lose and sometimes you win. Usually I do 3-4 plays per day. More than the two free plays because only then you can win free MRPs and CSAs. I have already won so often MRPs and CSAs since I started playing Card King that I think I must have won way more than I have put in in the form of TCredits for playing. It's just a full win.

You might also want to enhance and nurture a winner's mind, not only in Card King and in SFI, but also in all areas of your life. Be prepared to win and tell yourself you can and will win. But still being playful, it's not willpower that is needed, just preparedness, openness and a way of thinking that welcomes good things into your life. This will help for sure to win more often, both in SFI as in life in general.

Wishing everybody more playful wins and a lot of fun along the way.

13 posts
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Are you the headmaster? Yes you are! in Recognition #Eager Zebra #TripleClicks

4 months ago

Congratulations, Gynanendra!

I myself love to play the game, but since I don't know much about the different hands that bring the points and am not too much interested in learning that, I am glad when I get my 1000 points and am happy with this.

I admire all the people who make more efforts than me. Keep it up!

12 posts
2466 views

Bitcoins in Miscellaneous #TCredits #TripleClicks #VersaPoints

5 months ago

Bitcoin is a currency, and though it is "only" a virtual one, it is still money and costs money to acquire it.

No money or other benefit has ever been acquired for FREE! There is always a catch.

Either there is work involved or you give them your personal details or they give you some small bits, but only if you buy something and give them more, in exchange.

Some sites may even scam you; there are a lot of sites who surf on the wave of bitcoin and use it's popularity to trap you. Don't fall into this trap. Most "free" offers do in reality cost more than they offer.

I know one exception to this, it's called SFI. But SFI does not promise you free money or other free benefits. You can use all the material on the SFI website for free, and then, with work involved, you can later benefit from that work.

That's a whole other cow than websites offering "free" monetary benefits, which can't be trusted. If you have money to invest, better invest it in enhancing your SFI business by some clever purchases of SFI business related items in Triple Clicks, such as PSA's, websites, blogs, hosting etc.

My apologies for not qualifying the word 'FREE'. I did not think that someone would be so naive to think or I would be naive to think that 'Free equals No Effort or No Money. In my context, the use of the word was intended to mean 'Free' equals effort to some extent but no money though.

BTW, I subscribe to the view that "There Is No such thing as a FREE lunch".

Nevertheless, thank you for the caution and advice. Noted

Cheers

No apologies needed. I wrote my comment for those affiliates who may not yet be aware of these things, be it because they are younger or newer to that or whatever, and therefore might misinterpret the notion "free" in this area. I thought how someone inexperienced might read your comment.

12 posts
2466 views

Bitcoins in Miscellaneous #TCredits #TripleClicks #VersaPoints

5 months ago

Bitcoin is a currency, and though it is "only" a virtual one, it is still money and costs money to acquire it.

No money or other benefit has ever been acquired for FREE! There is always a catch.

Either there is work involved or you give them your personal details or they give you some small bits, but only if you buy something and give them more, in exchange.

Some sites may even scam you; there are a lot of sites who surf on the wave of bitcoin and use it's popularity to trap you. Don't fall into this trap. Most "free" offers do in reality cost more than they offer.

I know one exception to this, it's called SFI. But SFI does not promise you free money or other free benefits. You can use all the material on the SFI website for free, and then, with work involved, you can later benefit from that work.

That's a whole other cow than websites offering "free" monetary benefits, which can't be trusted. If you have money to invest, better invest it in enhancing your SFI business by some clever purchases of SFI business related items in Triple Clicks, such as PSA's, websites, blogs, hosting etc.

23 posts
3670 views

Have you ever used a ghost writer? in Miscellaneous #ECA #Marketing

6 months ago

Tommie, if you feel the need to write a book then do it. We tend mostly to see ourselves lesser than we are. If it holds a value and some people like it and would buy it, then give it to them, don't hold back. Even if you don't see the value because most of the contents is like self explaining to you. But this it is to you and someone else might find the content worthy. Let them decide, not your identity and thoughts about yourself. Present it to the market and they decide. If it is not accepted, you have still done the exercise and fulfilled your need. Wish you successful writing.

38 posts
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SFI Biz Quiz in Ask Gery

6 months ago

That's why you have 3 tries, Calvin. And sometimes we miss out for just small differences, as always in life.

My first guess was something with a cloud or so. Then I went to SFI blog to search for the related article, when they introduced this into the stream function.

I wanted to find out how they name it, as I am not English mother tongue and there are also several possibilities in every language to name things.

There I found "chat bubble", but mistrusted that it would be two words and entered just "bubble". My third and last guess would then have been "chat bubble".

It is always important not to use too many guesses before you look things up in the archieves.

Wishing you much joy with upcoming Biz Quizzes! (not sure if that's correct spelling...)

83 posts
18089 views

Badges, Badges, Badges... in Marketing #Marketing #Sales #TripleClicks

7 months ago

In my opinion, badges are not only for fun, though they add a lot of it to our SFI business.

By following the quest for badges, we do automatically things that help build our business.

Everything here in SFI is built in order to enhance our success. This includes games, badges and other parts that don't necessarily appear to help our business. Though they do indeed.

While badges should not be the only quest we follow, I feel that they play an important role. They can show us the way we should follow without the many words of the many lessons of all the valuable training material available here.

Clearly, we should also read and implement all the training material. However, this can not be done at once, only over time. In the meantime badges may assist us in finding the way.

As with everything, the truth lies in the middle. I feel we should not do only sales and also not do only badge quest related activity, but do both instead. Doing both, one thing as well as the other, in a balanced way, could probably further our business in the best way.

This is only my humble personal opinion.

13 posts
3585 views

Fund Management Tool in Suggestion Box

8 months ago

I feel that it is not SFI's task to help us managing our funds.
We should own enough entrepreneurship to manage such issues independently.

719 posts
165279 views

Localvantia Pre-Launch! in SFI News #Sales #TripleClicks #VersaPoints

8 months ago

Let's look at it this way:

A lot of brick and mortar stores are on the struggle due to online sales. Shopping malls with empty store fronts. Macy's closing 126 stores. Sear again closing stores. K Mart on the chopping block.

What would these stores be willing to do to bring shopper back through their doors?

I am speaking about bookkeeping and justifying the invoices from this program.
I am not familiar about laws in US but I am on Balkans, so before I start implementing this program I need to have answers on questions the merchants for sure will have.


You should basically ask this your local tax advisor. But public relations cost or insertion cost should be accepted by all tax authorities worldwide as is with all cost needed to close a sale. It's not much other than cost for paper to wrap in an item or shipping cost or whatever. Just an other cost category.

20 posts
7824 views

Take up the lead with your down line. in Team Building #Getting Started #Sales #TCredits

9 months ago

Hi Kenneth, I think you made a good point regarding building relationship. It is important to establish a good relationship, as far as the affiliate is wanting and allowing it. It's the base for everything to follow.

It boils all down to the imperative "work with the workers", and this should be according to their needs. While 30 initial training days may be a good aim for sticking to it for you as a sponsor, the affiliates will have all different needs. Some will take only a few days and then they are running and you have only to check back from time to time and give them some hints, others will need even more than 30 days, depending on how quickly or slowly they dive into SFI and how much help they ask for.

So I would say, work with the workers, those who show interest and commitment through their actions and daily showing up. Ask them what they need, then give them what you are willing to throw in. However, do not feed them the fish, teach them to fish on their own and to start teaching it to their team.

16 posts
6385 views

Where Are My PSAs? in Ask Gery #PSA #Sponsor #Team Building

10 months ago

Emmanuel, I could sound a bit harsh, but why do you care about your PSAs at all, if you are not working actively in SFI?

Why not become active again, with clear goals in mind and doing your daily work, every day, and with that convincing your upline to reassign some PSAs to you again?

I think there should be some comitment (better a lot of it), otherwise you can expect nothing from your business (as then it is not really a business). If you are in and out, you will never produce any results.

And in this case, why should you have any PSA at all? They need guidance and leadership but don't get anything from you! Ever thought about their situation?

You could still change your attitude and make SFI a success for you, and I strongly encourage you to do so.

31 posts
10245 views

Weakness or Strength in Miscellaneous #Getting Started #Leadership

10 months ago

As Andy Shaw ("Creating a Bug Free Mind") puts it: if you want to succeed more, double your rate of failure.

31 posts
10245 views

Weakness or Strength in Miscellaneous #Getting Started #Leadership

10 months ago

Thanks for this inspiring post, Tatjana. I like that story very much.

57 posts
18201 views

Why Sorting Is Critical To Your Team Building Efforts... in Team Building #Leadership #Marketing #Team Building

10 months ago

As long as you make the right decisions about promoting, marketing, team building and support, as it is so obvious, some spelling errors are really pointless to mention at all, Leon. Just my view.

25 posts
7870 views

Proud to have Country Flag in winning Title. in Eager Zebra #Eager Zebra

10 months ago

Congrats Muhammad! Great achievement.

7 posts
3834 views

How to buy NMP with LocalPay? in Getting Started #Getting Started #TripleClicks #VersaPoints

11 months ago

Sorry, Olanrewaju, that's too late now. From the Glossary (https://www.sfimg.com/Support/Solution?id=200558&referrer=search):
A special introductory package available to new SFI Affiliates/TripleClicks Members during their first 10 days in the program.

You could set up a standing order for 125 TCredits which will give you 1500 VP every month so that you maintain EA easily.

Or check out the new Builder Bundle which comes with even more benefits, see here: news.sfimg.com/2017/03/03/introducing-builder-bundles/

49 posts
884 views

I Won Spin & Win Today in VersaPoints #VersaPoints

11 months ago

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315 posts
78912 views

New Active Sponsor policy in SFI News #PSA #Sponsor #Team Building

11 months ago

Wonderful Gery! I like this new move.
Just something that does not yet fit into my mind...: Roll-ups are starting in May, but only starting in May there will also be the warning emails at 35 and 44 days, not yet in April.
Does this mean that the first roll-ups in May will not be signaled to the inactive sponsors at all, before they happen? I don't feel too warm towards such inactive sponsors, but still I feel a certain unfairness if they don't have the chance to react before such roll-ups would happen.
But I did probably misunderstand something here...