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Economic Empowerment Through MLM

Let's talk about Economic Empowerment through MLM.

I was walking around the campus of my college when I realized why there was such a disparity in my income, my families income, the income of my friends and extended family members; even the income of other black people I met at that university. This is when I began thinking about economics and how everything in our nation is tied to the plantation.

The plantation became the corporation and today we have what are commonly known as corporate slaves.

People no longer are living their lives with a purpose - other than going to work to slave away for someone else.

Meanwhile how this ongoing 'cycle' impacts the black people of America, is played out daily on our streets. What is often lost on us is that these economic conditions that so many black people find themselves in were planned.

But these were not the fully formed thoughts in my head while walking around the campus that day. I just realized that, had my parents owned a business rather than, been employees that we'd have more money. I was beginning to understand the importance of money in this society. I was starting to see the correlation between who I wanted to date, where I wanted to go, what I wanted to do and how much money I had.

I began thinking about how to change that, for future generations of my family.

That search brought me to MLM.

I want to talk to you about economic empowerment of the black community in America through MLM.

I remember when I sat in on the first MLM presentation I ever saw in 1999. I remember thinking 3 words to myself - "THIS IS IT!" ...

I found it.

I found the way that was going to help pull my people out of economic mediocrity.

I knew people, who knew people who knew people. I could envision us building a network - distributing products and services through this network and laughing all the way to the bank! It was legal, it was going to save people money - and it had the potential to increase anyone's income if they chose to work with our team.

Then I Began talking to people.

I came to realize the mental enslavement of black people was deeper than I ever imagined.

Several told me they heard of 'those pyramid things' - and none of them work.

They told me that I should go look for a good job, like they were doing.

Black people have been socially and psychologically conditioned to keep the system in place. Most would rather look for a job and work for someone else, than discuss the possibilities of coming together, and working together to create true wealth, with one another.

The opportunity was also $499 - which presented another barrier for people; a financial barrier.

The combination of financial and mental barriers kept so many of the people I wanted to do business with, from joining my business and working with me. They weren't in the business so they didn't attend the business meetings; They didn't meet the business people I met. They didn't get to have the business experiences I experienced.

This made me understand that the real barriers to economic empowerment are truly education and environment.

Money alone, is not enough to empower black people.


However, if black people are given opportunities but do not get the proper education to take advantage of it, then what good is the opportunity?

That is where most of this conversation about economic empowerment hinges.

There are people who will exclaim that the opportunities are all around; but not enough people will deal directly with a HUGE flaw, that stops people in their tracks. When you live in economically suppressed areas, which most urban areas tend to be, you're around people who are not thinking like business owners.

You're usually going to be around people who think like slaves.

In order to become a FREE Thinker, which really means, to think outside of the 'box' you and others around you are thinking in - it helps to get around others who think outside boxes. The internet gives black people the power to change their environment. They can change the information that is coming into their lives on a daily basis. Instead of tuning into WorldStarHipHop - We invite you to tune into The Black Folder - part of our One MLM System to rule them all.

The black folder is where we are having a real, ongoing conversation about economic empowerment through MLM.

I believe that MLM is the perfect business model for people of color.

It removes the barriers; anyone can get involved - however to be successful with it; the time required to study and learn the craft is a must!

So, MLM brings people into an opportunity; and a good MLM company will provide training; or education - which each person has the chance to take seriously. Naturally if they hang out with people who are not in MLM; they will be discouraged.

They will get people who disempower them because that is what slaves do.

Slaves help keep other slaves on the plantation, serving the Master and keeping the cycle going.

This is why we encourage black people to Hang OUT in the black folder; and also in our Live support Office; where you can spend time around others who think the way you think; and who want the things you want.

You see, economic empowerment is only possible, when the person is mentally empowered.

Check out some of these videos, related to this topic!


"The World is the Plantation" - Jason Black

Slavery has 'changed' - and the only freedom for the black race will come from Unity; and economic empowerment.

MLM is the solution we're looking for.

Our System is the answer, to making it work for us!


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Avoid Being an MLM Hypocrite

Topnetworkersgroup here with a message on why you want to Avoid Being an MLM Hypocrite.

One of the first lessons I ever learned in MLM is that people are watching you.

There are so many reasons why people fail to make money in MLM; they fail to get customers; they fail to find business partners - and a major reason is they are unaware that people are watching you. When you approach someone to try your product or your service, they will usually give you one of 3 answers. Sure, Maybe, or No.  This is the kind of basic knowledge that is missing from most people I talk with. Because of this reason, many network marketing companies are not performing at their best.

If more people had this basic knowledge they would make decisions that reflect this - instead most are approaching MLM as if no one can see them.

We have too many MLM Hypocrites in the industry today.

And people are watching.

They are telling people not to put all your eggs in one basket. Then they tell people in their MLM 'put all your eggs in one basket' -

It's true, you DO want people to focus on their MLM Career. That reason can be explained in an awesome video I saw from Eric Worre on, burning bridges.

When you join an MLM company, you still have the option of going back to the job world. You still have the option to pursue other career paths. Ultimately, to make money in MLM you must decide that you are going to make money in MLM. You cannot be in MLM one week, and be out of it the next.  You can't get away with that.

In fact - you look like an MLM Hypocrite to everyone that you've talked to; telling them that MLM is a better way to make money. Maybe you told them MLM can help you retire from your job. People look up 3 months later and you're talking bad about MLM. It makes you look like you never knew what you were talking about. It hurts your brand.

Same goes for Silly Rabbits who jump from MLM Company to MLM Company.

This sends the wrong message to others who are watching.

This causes people to become disillusioned with our way of doing business.

People who followed the UOP leaders in DSDomination for several months closed their minds to all other ways of earning money. The moment those leaders were terminated, they jumped ship to a new company.  They look like MLM Hypocrites. For several months they exclaimed that they would never do anything else. Now, they're doing something else.

DSDomination was a great opportunity for them; but the moment they got terminated It no longer was?

You want to learn lessons from the mistakes others make. You also want to learn lessons from the mistakes YOU have made.

One of the reasons I can write an article about being an MLM Hypocrite; is even I have fallen victim in the course of my career.

I have made huge mistakes in my business career.

I've told people to always look into companies before you endorse them; and have endorsed companies I really didn't look into.  Lessons were learned from those mistakes.

That isn't the case with many of the leaders from the former WakeUpNow; who are preparing to launch a 'new company' - which absolutely looks like it's ... still WakeUpNow.

This is not a good example of learning from mistakes.

One of the biggest reasons WakeUpNow fell apart and could not keep Quality leaders in the fold, was the fact that the products and services were not worth $99/mo - many people saw no use for the services. The energy drink, Thunder - doesn't taste that good and has a funny aftertaste.

The truth was, most of those sales were going to distributors not to customers.

In MLM companies, when most of the sales are going to distributors instead of customers; that's generally associated with being an Illegal Pyramid.

So I would not consider that 'learning life' - by going down that same road, that has already been traveled, only to reach a Dead end.


Being an MLM Hypocrite is a dead end.

It's not a path you want to travel. You want to learn to take YOUR own advice at all times.

So many MLM hypocrites tell people to communicate with their sponsors  - and don't.

So many MLM Hypocrites tell people that their Job could lay them off at any time - that their business could go out of business; but they do not build their network marketing organization with this same knowledge in mind. Any business can go Out of business though.

TopNetworkersGroup has said this since 2012.

An MLM Hypocrite will tell others not to Prejudge their business - without looking; but will pre-judge OTHER businesses, without looking.

Many have Pre-judged our One MLM System - but have never been inside.

Avoid being an MLM Hypocrite.

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