Author Archives: chuckholmes

About chuckholmes

Chuck is a Network Marketing Professional, author, Certified Small Business Coach and blogger. He's been in the industry since 2002. He enjoys reading, writing, exercising, BBQ, buying and selling antiques, and watching funny movies. He lives in Homosassa, Florida with his wife, Rachel.

Top 31 Ray Kroc Business Lessons

In today’s post, I’m going to share the top 31 business lessons I learned from Ray Kroc, the founder of McDonald’s®. Last week, I traveled to Maine to visit my parents.  During my time there, my mom and I went to the bookstore to find some good books to read. As I stumbled through the business […]

The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy: Review, Quotes and Lessons

This is a post about The Compound Effect a very popular book by Darren Hardy, who happens to be the editor of Success Magazine. The premise of the book is that if we get a little bit better every single day, we can achieve unbelievable things over a sustained period of time. He calls this […]

People Want to Do Business with Successful People

People want to do business with successful people. This is some time-tested wisdom that is applicable to 99% of everyone you talk with. Very few people want to work with people who are unsuccessful, desperate and/or improperly trained. People want to work with the best-of-the-best, people who are on top of their game. To put […]

The Best Ways to Initially Contact Your Prospects

What are the best ways to initially contact your prospects about your products or business opportunity? Depending on who you ask, you will get different answers. I’ve tried many different things myself in the past. Some methods worked very well. Some didn’t. I’ve also learned that everyone has a different method of communication they prefer […]

How to Make a Good First Impression with Your Business Prospects

Today, I want to share some practical tips about how to make a good first impression with your business prospects. None of this is rocket science. However, many business people forget to do these basic things. As a result, they lose some potential business without even realizing why. I don’t want that to happen to […]

The More You Learn the More You Earn

The more you learn the more you earn. Ever heard that statement before? It’s true. I learned a long time ago that we get paid based upon the value we bring to the marketplace. The more value we offer the marketplace, the more money we make. PERIOD. Quite perhaps the quickest way to increase your […]

Three Challenges Network Marketers Deal With: And What to Do About It

Today, I’m going to share three challenges network marketers deal with, and teach you what to do about it. Of course, this is just my opinion. By all means, we can agree to disagree. Let me tell you right up-front that MLM is tough. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done and I’ve owned several […]

Are You a Good Recruiter or Good Network Marketer?

Are you a good recruiter or good network marketer? That is the lesson in today’s post. Many people think these two things mean the same thing. I know I have in the past. However, I watched a video a few months ago that changed how I feel about this subject. In the video, the successful […]

People Will Disappoint You in Your MLM Business and in Life

People will disappoint you. Hell, you already know that… We’ve all been disappointed at one point or another in our lives and business. It’s part of life. It sucks, but it’s a common reality. When it comes to network marketing, it’s easy to be disappointed. Why? Because you have to work with other people you […]