As of June 29th we have qualified as Double Eagles which is aWorld Wide Dreambuilders parameter for building a strong foundation for your business. I’m not going to really go into the details of what a Double Eagle is but more talk about the mentality, the ups and downs and temptations we came across as we made the decision to go Double Eagle.
It starts with just that, a decision. If you do not make that decision in your mind and prepare yourself for the battle then you won’t do it. That’s how we’ve built our business with every milestone that we’ve achieved. You need to make a conscious decision on what it is you want to achieve but more importantly WHY. Why are you striving for the goal your after? For us this time around it means that Lindsay is pretty darn close to solidifying that retirement day.
So I mentioned we had some up’s and downs along the road to Double Eagle and we did. We had someone on our team decide to quit and while there are no hard feelings it was a great lesson for us. It definitely helped us build character and allowed us to get it out of the way. I would be lying if I were to say that nobody would ever quit. I’d also be pretty insane if I thought that too. So it happened and we moved on. We still love those people and will continue our friendship with them, that will never change because we are about building relationships.
We’ve had a few no-show’s where people say they are going to meet us for a coffee and they just don’t show up. There are a lot of unaccountable people in the world and that’s fine. A lot of times we are not even meeting people to ”get into” our business, we just want to build relationships and get to know more people. Somtimes the conversations end up going down the path where people want to know what we are doing and so we tell them. We’ve also had some people move through the interview and qualification process and they either drop interest or drop off the face of the earth. That’s cool, we don’t have time to invest our time into people who don’t want it or are just unaccountable. However through all this we’ve found some pretty amazing winners who are keen about changing their life for the better, want more out of life then the average and are huge huge dreamers. I love meeting these people because they inspire me in so many ways.
Lastly we were temped by what we thought was an amazing opportunity to launch a new business builder that was keen on getting setup, was ready to attend the Family Reunion major function and it just seemed that it was gold. However we later realized this person ended up leaving another line of sponsorship for some personal reasons and never reconciled with those people. This person was looking for a quick way to get back into World Wide without properly fixing previous problems and relationships. We counseled on it over and over to make sure we were doing the right thing and we in the long run decided not to sponsor this person. We would only be hurting this person by giving them the easy road and not letting them reconcile whatever issues they had before. That was a huge leadership move for us because we could have sponsored this person, solidified our last parameter for Double Eagle and be done with it.
I believe because of that choice we were blessed with an amazing opportunity to sponsor someone else who was ready to go pretty much within ten days. That’s probably the quickest we’ve ever launched someone but they were ready. When they were researching about what we did and saw our website they found out it looked someone similar to their cousin’s website. So they called the cousin and he said they’ve been involved with World Wide Dreambuilders for 15 years however are not actively building at this time. He spoke very highly of the Alberta team (he’s not in our market but hears a lot of what’s going on here) and said that whatever you do, make sure your upline is plugged into World Wide and that they are strong active uplines. He also mentioned that he should not sponsor our prospect because the person that finds you is the right person for you. How awesome is that? This person could have easily said, you should sign up under me, we are family but instead he doesn’t and does what’s best for our prospect. The awesome thing is World Wide is World Wide no matter what part of the country. That’s the kind of integrity that we have within our organization. Yes some might not build it the same way but that’s how WE build it and that’s why we will be successful in what we are doing.
So the road to Double Eagle has been a tough one but has been very rewarding. We will also be attending Moving Up which is a huge leadership event that will help us elevate our own leadership so that we can become the best coaches for our team.
Look out Seaside Oregon here we come!