I was on the phone with Joe Schroeder today and he was reading me
a passage that he had written and it just BLEW ME AWAY.
It was SO true
And in fact I had just been discussing this very concept on
one of my coaching calls…
The World ALWAYS Purges Itself Of False Leaders By Offering
Them The Taste Of Laziness And Offering Them PRIDE
I wish I had caught the next line…
But it was something to the effect of that when a false leader gets caught in
these traps they repulse the true leader (their teacher) and they are cast aside
by the kings and queens who held out their hand to them and in the end
the false leader will drop from prominence often to never be seen again.
I was just STUNNED as he read the phrase to me this afternoon as I was
trying to put into words some of what I have been seeing out there for the
past few years and closer to home in the past few months.
I could sit and rattle of the names of people who rose to prominence on the
internet in the Network Marketing circles almost overnight and then just as quickly
were swept away by natures fury.
I can list the people who were HERALDED not so long ago by big players
who were left behind as soon as the tide turned and they no longer had the
“mojo” that they believed they had.
I can account to you the people who swaggered around without humility
claiming to be THE NEXT COMING who are now yet a memory…
often having destroyed all the promise of their future.
Bank accounts stripped…
Never to be recovered again.
I consider myself to be blessed that I have walked the line
between old school and new school Network Marketing.
I was brought up in a time where lineage and pedigree were considered
Where HONOR and RESPECT for ones upline mentors and TIME and PRODUCTION got you a seat at the suite parties at the big events where secrets were shared and stories were told.
Where HONOR and RESPECT for ones MASTER COLLEAGUES at other companies
brought the industry together. It was these MASTERS that created the products
that we all studied and recommended to folks.
Today it seems everyone believes they can spit out a product after recruiting 12 people
or getting 120 opt ins….
And better yet…
They believe they can charge MORE than the masters
who went before them.
Today so many people think they are smarter than those that have lead for a
decade or more and built huge organizations.
Today people think they are all “COACHES” who can charge innocent newbies thousands of
dollars for marketing and “leadership” training when they themselves have accomplished
very little and are often BROKE living out of studio apartments and juggling their pay per click
advertising on 6 credit cards with $30 left on each one.
Anyone who can talk a good game can run around and claim to be the article king,
the video marketing queen, the blog giant, or the goddess of social media.
And please BE CLEAR…I am NOT talking about people who today have outrageous stories
who began as broke and made it big over several years…I am one of those people.
But I did not pretend to prance around like the Queen of Sheeba after recruiting
10 people and making believe I had a clue. I POINTED TO AND SERVED THE MASTERS as
did all of my colleagues who have gone the distance.
How do I say this…
How do I feel about what I see going on out there?
Let me be delicate…
Oh screw it…
I can’t control myself!
It’s all BULL
It’s all a CANCER
And it makes me ILL
How’s that for blunt.
The World ALWAYS Purges Itself Of False Leaders
And knowing that gives me solace as I look around and see all the insanity.
But then again I am still sad as I know thousands are hurt every year.
Ladies and gentlemen…
There is only ONE PATH to mastery.
It is to sit in SERVICE to a mentor.
I want you to think about this…
Can you become a master surgeon without sitting at the feet of a master surgeon?
Can you become a master opera singer without being trained by a master opera singer?
Can you become an olympian without coaching with olympians?
Your common sense tells you NO.
And yet EGO AND PRIDE spurn people into jumping up and yelling
I got a bunch of opt ins so pay me to show you how.
I recruited 46 people so I am a master–pay me to show you how.
I’ve been in a new deal for 3 months and one time I made $10k
Pay me to show you how.
And when a false leader does this…
And so many do…
They CURSE themselves by not honoring the LEGACY of an industry.
By not honoring those that have paid their dues and done the work to create ENDURING businesses.
And while people may be able to get away with their shenanigans for a while…
Nature ALWAYS corrects herself.
The World ALWAYS Purges Itself Of False Leaders
Study history and you will know it to be TRUE.
Study a volatile industry and look to where the stability is and you
will see THE CODE behind what you seek.
What you do with that is up to you but let me leave you with this:
10 Choose my instruction instead of silver,
knowledge rather than choice gold,
11 for wisdom is more precious than rubies,
and nothing you desire can compare with her.