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Mastermind Monthly

MARCH 2013

THE TRILLION DOLLAR FRANCHISING

Secret

Consultative Sales Overview

INSIDE SCOOP

LEADING THE CHANGE COOL BITS & BOBS FOR YOU TO

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DIARY DATES

Welcome! Gidday! Huge month for pretty well our entire MasterMind membership. Great to see so many making the commitment to their education, to the club and to each other by getting in the room.

MASTERMIND BONUS DAYS • MARCH 19TH - 20TH, 2013

MASTERMIND THINKTANK

Success, as I have said many times, leaves clues. It’s not luck, circumstance or our history. It’s what we do today, and what we’re willing to do tomorrow. I posted on my Facebook page the other day…

• JUNE 20TH, 2013

“I've noticed that when people have short term goals and a desire for 'instant gratification', when something goes wrong, they're in a heap.

• JUNE 21TH, 2013

Long term goals and a realisation that it takes time to be

• JUNE 17TH, 2013

MASTERMIND MASTERCLASS • JUNE 18TH - 19TH, 2013

ANNUAL SALES & CONVERSION POW WOW • JULY 22ND - 24TH, 2013

awesome in a skill saves a bunch of heartache and whinging. We're going to f#@k up. Probably today. It will be okay if it's one step of thousands you're prepared to take. It's all over if you think you only have a few more steps in you.” It’s the persistence that will pay off. It’s not the great idea. The bold claims. The promises made when we’re excited. It’s what we do, day after day after day. And what I see in our community is many people who get that. It’s a rare thing, so don’t take it for granted if it’s in you. Sharon

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE 2

Welcome!

10

Member of the Month

20

Upcoming Webinars

4

The Month in Brief

12

Leading the Change

21

Your Mentors

5

Your Thoughts

13

Random Thought

22

6

Member’s Question

14

Monthly Rant: E.S.I.P.

MasterMind Events Recap

7

Consultative Sales Overview

15

The Trillion Dollar Franchising Secret

23

Upcoming Events

24

What’s Happening on

San Francisco

19

8

Cool Bits & Bobs

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SHARON PEARSON

THE MONTH IN BRIEF THE LAST MONTH HAS BEEN PRETTY BIG, GIVEN I’VE BEEN IN THE U.S. FOR TWO WEEKS AND WE’VE DELIVERED OUR QUARTERLY MASTER CLASS AND THINK TANKS, AND RUN CLASSES.

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PREPARING FOR THE FIVE DAY CLOSED DOOR EVENT:

Went really well with new members accessing the classes Owen Cope provides and getting their questionnaires in.

2

MASTERCLASS:

Great turn out! Nearly every member was in the room, and many of those who could make it reached out and connected with me personally. We covered Consultative Sales and some IT stuff (that I never want to have to talk about… ever again – thanks to everyone in the room who supported me through that part of the presentation, much appreciated, and you know who you are – you got the chocolate!).

Also went into ESIP – can’t seem to give enough of this for you all, and still more distinctions, which is great. Ilse Strauss delivered an afternoon session – check out her article in this mag; and James Darling delivered a session to the second year and third year V.I.P.’s on business planning with many requests for more on this. We also came up with the idea of the Social Entrepreneur’s Club, which has since begun and is up to around 40 members; more on that later. There was plenty of support for each other in the room and during the breaks. Everyone appreciated the Moon Bear Café and what the space represents in terms of coming together and the fruition of a very long dream!

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THINKTANKS:

All I can say is, ‘It rocked.’ My lips are sealed!

4

HOTSEATS:

Very necessary conversations about owning your space instead of pursuing a niche, and why it matters to care so much for your posse rather than trying to find one. Worth listening to.

5

FIVE DAY CLOSED DOOR EVENT:

Biggest ever, and in our new campus, so lots of atmosphere. Rookies mingled with more experienced business owners and learned about launch strategies, the 3 C’s of Marketing and what’s at the heart of an outstanding business (and about a few hundred other things but let’s leave it there). Kudos to Alison Crabb, Genevieve Matthews and Shane Boyd for coming along as guest speakers and sharing the lessons, the setbacks, the wins and their wisdom. Your insights are much appreciated.

YOUR THOUGHTS

THE SHARING, GIVING, LOVING, AND CARING FOR EVERY PERSON IN THE ROOM IS SETTING THE STANDARD AND BENCHMARK FOR ME TO PAY IT FORWARD TO THE COMMUNITY. ELIZA DOUEIHI

Thanks of course to Owen Cope for his delivery of the needed IT knowledge so it’s demystified for us. Your message is always appreciated!

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MEMBER’S QUESTION QUESTION:

WHAT IS ODESK AND ELANCE AND HOW CAN THEY HELP MY BUSINESS? ANSWER: ODesk, Elance, Vworker, Freelancer.com and Guru are freelancing sites that facilitate and streamline the process of hiring virtual, or remote, workers. Each of these sites have their own approach, but in essence, all of these companies allow you to do more or less the same thing: You can post a job description, have people bid on the work, negotiate on price, and look at previous ratings and work history before settling on either a contract rate, or a pay-per hour agreement.

sometimes things that make sense to you will make no sense at all to someone who has no involvement with your project 4. Invite workers who have matching experience. For instance, if you are looking for Wordpress help, search for workers with Wordpress experience and good ratings. 5. If you are worried about protecting your intellectual property or idea, create an NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) and make sure you are exchanging it with a real entity. Make your terms and conditions

HERE ARE 5 TIPS TO GET YOU STARTED:

reasonable (most of these sites have a standard NDA you can modify).

1. Write your description as if you are explaining them to a 10 year old child

In shor t, ODesk, Elance, Vworker, Freelancer.com and Guru can assist you with both short and medium term solutions

2. Set clear milestones if you want to use them for payments 3. Ask someone else to read your project d e s c r i p t i o n b e f o re u p l o a d i n g i t –

to help progress your business forward.

GIVE ONE A TRY AND SEE FOR YOURSELF!

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SHARON PEARSON

CONSULTATIVE SALES OVERVIEW If you were in the room, you’re already across this, but I trust the refresher is worth a few minutes of your time!

THE EIGHT STEPS TO CONSULTATIVE SALES PROCESS COME FROM THE PSYCHOLOGY OF CARING ABOUT THE PROSPECTS NEEDS, AND RECOGNISING THAT THEY BRING TO YOUR C O N V E R S AT I O N A COLLECTION OF STORIES ABOUT WHAT ‘SALES’ MEANS TO THEM.

THE EIGHT STEPS ARE THE FOLLOWING: 8. FUTURE PACE LINK THEIR DECISION TO SOMETHING

THEY CAN EASILY DO IN THE FUTURE, LIKE TALK TO SOMEONE

7. CLOSE

ONLY WHEN THERE IS NOTHING LEFT TO THINK ABOUT DO YOU CLOSE THEM

6. BACK TRACK

DON’T CLOSE - INSTEAD GO BACK OVER EVERYTHING TO GET THEM SAYING ‘YES’ ‘YES’ ‘YES’

5. RECOMMEND

The only way to truly connect with this person is to respect this and not be like all the

WHEN YOU’RE CLEAR ON WHAT THEY NEED, MAKE A RECOMMENDATION

other sales people they’ve spoken with.

This involves a lot of zigging when others would have zagged. And it involves

3. CLARIFY

caring about them as a person, and really connecting with what they value.

2. QUESTION

4. MATCH

ASK QUESTIONS OF THEM WHERE THEY MUST PROVE THEMSELVES TO YOU SO THEY WANT TO GET IN ASK THEM HOW DOES ... FIT INTO THIS? SEEK TO UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY DO WELL, WHAT THEY LOVE & WHAT THEY’RE MOVING AWAY FROM

1. CONNECT MAKE A REAL CONNECTION WITH

THEM - HAVE THEM LAUGH & HAVE THEM COMPLIMENT YOU

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SAN FRANCISCO

So, it’s down to me to share the wisdom I bring back from the world of IT online… and I

GOING MOBILE

(OTHERWISE KNOWN AS IT & SP DON’T MIX WELL BUT NO ONE COULD TELL COZ SHE NAILED THAT SUCKER!)

believe (despite some frowns in the room from actual IT experts) that I rocked it.

• 36% of emails now read on mobile devices

I went to San Francisco to an online marketing training with Ryan Diess called ‘Traffic

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learn stuff. I was there more as your floating-aroundambassador-type with very little need to pay attention to… stuff. That backfired when James had to pull out of going due t o a n RT O c o m p l i a n c e thingie going on at HQ. Likely excuse, it was because he knew the classes would be loaded with jargon and all I can say is – well played, Mr. Darling, well played.

• BUT it’s not converting! • The solution…

and Conversion Summit’. In my defence, James Darling, our CEO was booked to attend also, to, you know, take notes and

THE FUTURE IS HERE

1. www.similarsites.com 2. www.whatrunswhere.com 3. www.tineye.com 4. www.sitescout.com

• Mobile optimised landing pages… • Mobile detection script detects the email is being opened on a mobile device… • And redirects the person to a mobile optimised landing page

5. www.newswire.com 6. www.video-marketingblaster.com 7. www.compete.com 8. www.adbeat.com 9. www.googletrends.com 10.www.quancast.com 11.www.marketleap.com

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your site, how long do they stay

• P ro s p e c t s d o n ’t t y p e anything… they just click

• On sidebar have access

the button

to other articles and social media access

• This opens their email client and pre populates the email to you

• WE ARE PENALIZED IF 55% OF VISITORS LEAVE WITHIN 0-10 SECONDS GOOGLE… (OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ‘THE EMPIRE’) • Google penalizes broken and obsolete code

• Ta b l e o f c o n t e n t s important, even at the top of the page • Can split article up into sections with table of content, so people click all over, so 'Bounce rate' goes down... How fast they leave site REALLY matters

• T h e re a re c o d e s n o t supported any more, don't use them • Adding ‘Push send now’ increases conversions… • And, yes you can now have mobile optimised order forms now as well… AND… • Can segment the list!

• Hidden texts is out completely • User experience is EVERYTHING, to re c o m m e n d y o u r s i t e more, do they find what they're looking for and how deep do they go into

• WHEN SEARCH USING GOOGLE, OTHER WORDS APPEAR, THESE WORDS AND PHRASES MUST BE IN OUR SIDEBAR OF SUPPLEMENTARY CONTENT AND TABLES OF CONTENT. HUGE!!!!!

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MEMBER OF THE MONTH

Ch!s Tobing

WHEN AND WHY DID YOU JOIN MM?

WHAT WERE YOUR EXPECTATIONS?

I joined MM during my NLP Prac training July 2012. At that time, I had just quit my job and doing coaching full time ( only with 1 paying

LOTS OF THINGS!! Hahaha :) I was expecting a lot of skill-based and tactics training in marketing, sales and managing a

clients!) Even though I had a Master’s Degree in Applied Commerce, I did not have the business skills and thought process of a successful businessman. I knew I had to change my mindset, marketing strategy,

a business. Yet what I’ve got was MUCH MORE THAN THAT!

sales skills and increase my value to be able to do that; which is why I joined MM in the room. I still remember my hands shaking when I joined MM yet I knew this is the right place to grow myself and be the person I

There were skills and tactics that are super great, yet the biggest value for me was learning ‘How to Think’, learning business mindset, and hanging around and bouncing ideas with some awesome people. Doing that really helped stretch me and my business :)

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WHERE WERE YOU AT WHEN YOU STARTED OUT IN TERMS OF MINDSET? WHERE ARE YOU NOW? I have a positive mindset at that time, yet it was very unresourceful when I look back at it now. I was positive that I will make it and I will do the work and I will give back to the community, yet it was all about me! It was about me getting something first before I can give back. (Big surprise why business didn’t grow then!) Since joining MasterMind and going through NLP Master Prac and NLP Trainers I have grown a lot! (still much more to grow, but I've grown a lot!) I now know I came from a much more abundant space to give. I give because I know I have lots to give and I do this now without expecting to get anything back. I’m still a rookie at this and especially in mindset, there is so much more space for me to grow up to which is exiting!!

The second one is to have Gratitude from where you were, where you are and where you will get it. This made a massive difference in the way I feel about how much value I already have within me and realising that all I need is already within me now. The third one is: Build your wings as you are free falling from the cliff. This is the other version of say Yes and work out how! I know this has been said at Intake Weekend yet since hearing and seeing other MM living it, is when the big difference in me happened.

WHAT DOES THE YEAR AHEAD HOLD FOR YOU THAT YOU’RE MOST EXCITED ABOUT? I’m super exited to run consistent trainings and coaching both in Australia and Indonesia!! I will be doing lots of training in the business, corporate and individual personal development level and also my own NLP Prac training!!

WHAT ARE THE THREE KEY MESSAGES YOU BELIEVE HAVE MADE THE MOST DIFFERENCE TO YOU? The first one is: Serve from where you are. This was the first message I got in MM and it was a huge AHA moment for me. Once I started doing that, there are lots more opportunities in front of me straight away.

I’m exited for the success, the f*ck ups, the laughter, the sweat, the work and more importantly the ripples that will happen this year. I know I am at the right time, place and am surrounded with the right community to be able to serve and create the best year yet for the people around me and myself.

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INSIDE SCOOP I JAMES DARLING

LEADING THE CHANGE SUPPORTING YOUR CLIENT DURING PERIODS OF CHANGE identified building the need for others to be part of it is your first challenge. When you give them part of it, also give them the authority and control to act upon it. Share the power so that they do not feel powerless. You want them to feel useful and enthusiastic. Make them feel needed, that the change could not happen without them! Kurt Lewin (1951) theorized that there are three stages to change:

UNFREEZING

MARTIN LUTHER KING DID NOT SAY, “I HAVE A VERY GOOD PLAN,” HE SHOUTED, “I HAVE A DREAM!” THE FIRST STEP IS TO PROVIDE PASSION AND A STRONG SENSE OF PURPOSE OF THE CHANGE FOR YOUR CLIENT. Feelings are contagious. When someone around you is flat, it’s hard to be up. Likewise, when someone is passionate about something, it can have an inspiring effect. Once the need for change has been

Old ideals and processes must be tossed aside so that new ones may be learned. Often, getting rid of the old processes is just as difficult as learning new ones due to the power of habits. Just as a teacher erases the old lessons off the chalkboard before beginning a new lesson, so must a leader help to clear out the old practices before beginning the new. During this part of the process, you as the Leader/Coach/ Mentor support the unlearning in preparation of the new learning and a lot of cheerleading (emotional support) to break the old habits.

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CHANGING The steps to the new ideals are learned by practicing:

RANDOM THOUGHT

WHAT I HEAR, I FORGET. WHAT I SEE, I REMEMBER. WHAT I DO, I UNDERSTAND. — Kung Fu Tzu ( ). Although there will be confusion, overload and despair, there will also be hope, discovery, and excitement. This is the period where you as the coach help maintain the energy, manage the doubt and support the application. You are the cheerleader.....

REFREEZING The new processes are now intellectually and emotionally accepted. What has been learned is now actually being practiced An old mentor of mine once said. “The only time you stop pedalling is when you are going downhill” I am not advocating change for change sake, however if we are always pedalling and always moving then we may as well be moving in the right direction.

CHANGE IS HARD BECAUSE PEOPLE OVERESTIMATE THE VALUE OF WHAT THEY HAVE, AND UNDERESTIMATE THE VALUE OF WHAT THEY MAY GAIN BY GIVING THAT UP. JAMES BELASCO & RALPH STAYER

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MONTHLY RANT | SHARON PEARSON

E.S.I.P. FROM ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE Can’t say how many conversations I drop in on where people are into ‘tasks’ and not ‘mission’ or ‘environment’. So it’s like this… ‘We need to do this and this and this… and then this…’ ‘But what about this…’ ‘And this…’ Instead of…

‘WE’RE HERE TO CREATE THE WORLD’S BENCHMARK FOR RUNNING EVENTS. IT’S TO BE THE MODEL OF EXCELLENCE AROUND THE WORLD, WHERE OTHERS COME TO SEE HOW WE DO IT. TO ACHIEVE THIS, THERE ARE SOME THINGS WE CAN BRAINSTORM, WHICH WILL MOVE US TOWARDS OUR GOAL…’

And then… ‘…What about this?’ and discuss it. Then everyone is on the same page, facing the same direction and here for the same reasons. It seems so obvious to me.

JUST DO THAT. Sharon

WHY

WHAT

HOW

WHO

VISION

DIVISIONS

EXECUTION

WHO DOES IT

MISSION

CATEGORIES OF ACTIONS WITHIN THE DIVISION

TASK DELEGATION

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

VALUES CULTURE WHAT MATTERS MOST!

PROJECT PLANS

DEADLINES PROGRESS REPORTS

OPERATIONS MANUALS

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FROM THE EXPERTS I ILSE STRAUSS

WHAT THE TRILLION DOLLAR INDUSTRY OF FRANCHISING KNOWS AND TRIES TO KEEP FROM EVERYDAY BUSINESS OWNERS HE WAS WATCHING INTENTLY THE O P E R AT I O N M E S M E R I Z E D A N D INTRIGUED BY WHAT HE SAW.

mastering production lines to create a turnkey model of business which became known as the ‘franchising model’.

FOR IT WAS THE FIRST TIME HE HAD EVER COME ACROSS ANYTHING LIKE IT.

The gold in a franchising model is that it hits all the right notes in conversations around sustainability, replicability and scale-ability.

FORGET ‘WHAT’ THEY WERE OFFERING ACROSS THE COUNTER… LESS INTERESTED IN WHAT THE CUSTOMERS WERE BUYING BUT COMPLETELY AND UTTERLY SPELLBOUND BY WHAT HE SAW HAPPENING ‘BEHIND CLOSED DOORS’.

The franchising model is a trillion dollar industry globally because the product that it sells is the business, which is build upon a tried and proven turnkey system.

You see, Ray Kroc saw the efficiency of operations that set off the chain reaction that produced the copycat burgers one after each other – and that sparked off an idea that would revolutionize the typical business format. He appreciated more so the production line that was operated by teenagers. Teenagers of low skill but yet they produced consistent results each and every time. How? Ray Kroc cultivated a new paradigm shift – and that shift was taking the operations of a business, elevating the efficiencies and

Meaning that you put the key in – turn it – and the business works. Effectively, the systems have been tried, tested and

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proven, the procedures for that type of business have been drawn up and you daily agenda has already been mapped out. And this is what I want to talk to you about today. Not about a ‘franchising model’ because I vehemently disagree with many of the other principles that ‘franchising’ built upon, but instead I want to pull out the components of the model that work exceptionally well, that have created such a beast of an industry that every day mums and dads are flocking to, to secure their riches and gold.

System creation and execution of activities within the turnkey model under its forefather - franchising - is often reduced to a ‘task’, in effect all the ‘implementation’ and detail. Which is part of parcel of the issues with franchising. And in writing your Excellence Operating Procedures (EOP’s), of which you will create one for each activity that occurs in your business - you must ensure that you recognize how ESIP plays out in achieving this.

The reason why every business owner, entrepreneur and CEO needs to take notice of the turnkey model is because it answers the burning questions asked by business owners daily around maximizing their

A SIMPLE WAY THAT I TEACH TO DO THIS IS WITHIN THIS SIMPLE FORMAT:

capacity for increased productivity and being smarter about how to actually run their business.

GOAL

More importantly, it shines brightly upon the answer to how to co-ordinate daily and other recurring tasks because effectively each time the ‘start button’ is hit on an activity – a chain reaction occurs. You see, the beauty of the turnkey model which is the foundation of franchising, is that the operations (the ‘task’ function of the business) is made to be easy, simple and therefore appealing. And there are a number of principles that the turnkey model is built upon that allows for the ease of operation to come to fruition.

DEAL WITH THE ‘WHY’ AND THE BIG PICTURE GOAL OF THE ACTIVITY. EG. TO BE THE GO TO PROVIDER IN MY INDUSTRY. OBJECTIVES WHAT DOES YOUR FOCUS NEED TO BE TO ACHIEVE THIS? EG. TO PROVIDE HIGH QUALITY CONTENT AND BUILD MY DATABASE. STRATEGY HOW WILL YOU DO THIS? WHAT STRATEGIES WILL YOU USE? EG. LANDING PAGE, ESTABLISHING PARTNERSHIPS ETC.

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BENCHMARKS WHAT ARE THE BENCHMARKS AND FRAMEWORKS OF THINKING THAT YOU NEED ADDRESS? EG. IN MARKETING ACTIVITIES YOU WOULD NOTE ‘CIALDINI’S LAWS, RESULTS IN ADVANCE ETC. PROCEDURES PROVIDE ALL THE DETAIL REQUIRED, INCLUDING SCREENSHOTS, CAMTASIA VIDEOS, STEP BY STEP – EXPLAIN HOW THE ACTIVITY GETS DONE FROM START TO FINISH SO THAT ‘TWELVE YEAR OLD TURNKEY TOMMY’ COULD DO IT :) KPI’S HOW YOU WILL QUANTIFY THIS ACTIVITY? WHAT ARE SPECIFIC MEASURABLE THAT WILL GIVE YOU HARD FACTS ON THE RESULTS? EITHER IN %, $ OR TRAFFIC #.

SO LET’S HAVE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE PRINCIPLES AT PLAY IN THE TURNKEY MODEL: LOWEST SKILLED The first benchmark that the turnkey model rests upon is that the lowest skilled person should be able to perform the monotonous duties required in the business. If you think about flipping hamburgers or the uni student standing behind the counter at McDonalds, its easy to see how the most manual labour intensive roles are carved out for any individual to easily perform.

CONSISTENCY If you appreciate that your market relishes in consistent service and product then you will

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recognize that the turnkey model sets this up from the start. When you create the systems, the tasks and the standards required each and every time the process is in action, and only allows for human error to mess it up. And the benchmark for ensuring that the result in service and product is consistent is to create clear and concise

PROVEN RESULTS Each time an activity is engaged, then within the context of the turnkey model, you will create a new operational system for this which means that they next time the activity needs to be complete then you already

documented operational systems.

have documented a proven method of completing it.

TRUST

So start with the basics, the daily tasks that need to get done. From opening up the office to closing the office – that way you

How many businesses will you continue going back to because you trust the service they provide? The trust factor, while underestimated, is a critical component of measuring the success of the turnkey model because if your market comes to expect a certain standard of service then you know you have established the right systems that bring about the experience they want to receive.

SELF-MANAGEMENT Because all operational systems are already designed by the mastermind of the business (you) it allows for your activities to be preplanned and prepared for. This means all daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual tasks are already co-ordinated into your operations so that you are always organized and ready to do business.

can outsource administration functions soon. A simple way to do this is to keep have a Master Template as provided above so that every day you can document new systems based on every day activities and it gets filed away. Even down to the projects that you complete need to be formatted with the project sitting in the ‘Procedures’ with it’s own timelines, and risk assessments contained within.

SO ENJOY THE PROCESS BECAUSE IT WILL IMMEDIATELY ALLOW YOU TO FREE UP YOUR TIME TO CONCENTRATE ON PROFIT BUILDING ACTIVITIES. KNOWING WHAT TO DO NEXT IS ALWAYS ABOUT PUTTING FIRST THINGS FIRST.

LET US KNOW HOW YOU’RE GOING :)

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COOL BITS AND BOBS

FOR YOU TO EXPLORE... HTTP://AREMYSITESUP.COM/ Simple and easy website uptime and website downtime monitoring. Be the first to know when your websites go down.

HTTP://CLIPSED.COM/ CLIPSED is a platform designed to grow, engage and drive social marketing through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and a plethora of other social networks.

HTTP://WWW.FUTURENOWINC.COM/WEWETEXT.HTM Measure your copy for customer focus; breaking it down to a percentage on Customer Focus Rate and Self Focus Rate. Fun bit of trivia... this is how TCI scored: Your Customer Focus Rate: 66.19% (92 customerfocused words) Your Self Focus Rate: 33.81% (34 self-focused words, and 13 mentions of the Company Name) You speak about your customers about 2 times as often as you speak about yourself. Excellent! Amount of Content submitted: 60.0k Persuasive Copy to be analyzed: 17.8k Free WeWe Analysis performed on: 2,396 words MASTERMIND MONTHLY | January 2013 | 19


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UPCOMING

WEBINARS

MONDAY, 8 APRIL 2013

TUESDAY, 23 APRIL 2013

TUESDAY, 23 APRIL 2013

5PM-6PM

4PM-5PM

5PM-6PM

MASTERMIND HOTSEAT WITH SHARON PEARSON

MASTERMIND Q&A SESSION WITH SHARON PEARSON

MASTERMIND NEED2KNOW WITH SHARON PEARSON

VISIT THE MEMBERS SITE TO ACCESS THIS MONTH’S WEBINARS HTTP://MEMBERS.SMALLBUSINESSACADEMY.COM.AU

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CLARE COPE

YOUR

MENTORS ISLE STRAUSS

To access these mentors email

mmmentor@ thecoachinginstitute.com.au to request time with a mentor!

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MASTERMIND EVENTS RECAP MASTERMIND THINKTANK 4TH, 7TH, 8TH FEBRUARY ThinkTank highly sought after program was fully book and members showed up hoping to get into the room. SP brought her incredible wisdom to each session, giving it all that she had. Her knowledge and expertise skyrocketed business ideas to a whole new level in their business.

MASTERMIND MASTERCLASS 5TH, 6TH FEBRUARY After 2 amazing days with Sharon members were raving about the great consultative sales content, and their ability to implement immediately. They couldn’t stop talking about the significant improvement to their results…

MASTERMIND 5 DAY CLOSED DOOR INTENSIVE 20TH - 26TH FEBRUARY Rookies fill the room at the 5 day close door. Most were new to business and they were definitely in the right place. Sharon loved the opportunity to serve the room.

SHARON’S MESSAGE TO ALL THE NEWBIES IS: “Wherever you’re at in your business, or even if you don't have one yet, you're FINE, it will work out, we know what we're doing.

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Yes, the Five Day Closed Door is new content, and yes it will stretch you, but really, if all that is stretched is our minds, what's the problem? The REAL fear is not what will be taught in the room, it's what will you do with it the

source of all fear is 'Am I enough?' And yes, some people do fuck all with what we teach. Expensive lesson in 'I don't care THAT much about my results’, yes? Just set an intention to do SOMETHING every single day, or week, to move your business forward using what we teach. And even if it takes time for

you to start seeing results, remember, most people never dared dream they would have their own business, let alone act on it and do something about that dream. So give yourself time - most MasterMinders say things start clicking about the 18 month mark... and if you're for real about your 10 year vision, that's a short time span for shit to happen.”

UPCOMING EVENTS MASTERMIND BONUS DAYS

MASTERMIND MASTERCLASS

MARCH 19TH - 20TH, 2013

JUNE 18TH - 19TH, 2013

MASTERMIND THINKTANK

ANNUAL SALES & CONVERSION POW WOW

JUNE 17TH, 20TH, 21ST, 2013

JULY 22ND - 24TH, 2013

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WHAT’S HAPPENING ON FACEBOOK DEE WATERSON had a great talk this week with a lady from a marketing business, who told Dee that she could do some marketing

charity work. We get to share with others in our community about our charity work and the contribute through time, wisdom and /or

for free to get it out of the Northern Territories.

money.

GENEVIEVE MATTHEWS faced a challening conversation on Friday and some mega !@#$ ups but ended on a success with “Another highlight from today, a call from a raving fan

We get to share with others in our community how businesses can and must contribute in meaningful ways because of what we know, the skills we have and the talents we bring, to

who video-ed me present last year and has now referred me for a speaking gig for 28 Feb. Super seriously cool and exciting. Sharon Pearson THANK YOU for caring so much, and to my fellow MM's Philippa Taylor

improve and add value to the cause.

and Tori Dixon-Whittle for your weekend CARE!! This community absolutely ROCKS!!!!!!!!” DEBRA MURPHY secured her first business contract with a Real Estate Company (3 outlets)..way to go girl...loving what you are bringing! So excited for you and your new client....ROCKSTAR.

TO BE A PART OF THIS AMAZING GROUP POST ‘I’M IN” ON THE MASTERMIND FACEBOOK PAGE. SHARON PEARSON WILL DONATE UP TO $80K THIS YEAR TO THE CAUSES OF THE PEOPLE IN THIS GROUP, BASED ON WHAT WE DECIDE MATTERS MOST! WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS WAS LAUNCHED. Social Entrepreneurs contribute to the welfare of others through our own

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