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Kim (JK) P.

Colombia

 
Posts: 85 | Followers: 73 | Joined SFI: Jan 24, 2018

3 posts
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Convince ME! in Inspiration/Testimonials #Getting Started #Leadership #Team Building

23 days ago

I am so proud of both you and Romel. You are rock stars in my team and I am so blessed by you! Kate, for me, is an awesome lady and an inspiration for me and anyone who bothers to get to know her. She stepped in and took me by the hand and calmed me down when I was about to bail. Keep on rocking it out, soon you will pass me and that is okay with me, I am so happy to see you grow and so proud of Romel for helping you achieve your potential.

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Convince ME! in Inspiration/Testimonials #Getting Started #Leadership #Team Building

24 days ago

FIRST things first, SFI is not the place for lazy affiliates, if you expect money to fall from heaven and land in your lap for doing nothing, you are most definitely in the wrong place!

However, if you can see yourself working and learning and staying longer than the first couple of months then this is definitely the place for you.

I am not here to tell you that it is easy or that it will just happen as you sit by and watch. I am not here to tell you that you will never have days where you question your sanity about what am I doing? You will have lots of those days, and you will have lots of days where you are bouncing off the wall because one of your affiliates just became a BTL, (Bronze Team Leader).

So, convince me eh? (sorry the Canadian coming out of me there for a minute eh!)

1. Logically look at how many people are joining each and every day, an average of 2,500 plus., actually as I am writing this, more than 2,959 joined in the last 24 hours alone. That should give you some kind of pause for thought. How many are joining per month? Well, an average of 75,000, how is that for stats?
2. What other company on the Net provides the extensive online training to give you all the ins and outs of how to make this work, and it is FREE!
3. Look at the easy options available to you to get paid, (PayPal, Bitcoin, Visa, Mastercard, and even your own Payoneer Debit Card).
4. Look at the number of contests that they have each and every day where you can win Points in many different areas. Now forgive me here, but what was your total investment to join? Ah right, NOTHING!
5. The company is structured in such a way as to be ready to adapt to changes in the marketplace and by doing so remains stronger and more viable with each and every change.
6. A biggy for me is that I am allowed to operate this as my own business, I am not a cookie cutter type of person. I like things my way. Bacon, egg and cheese sandwich with peanut butter and honey. Tastes great just like the way I run my business here with SFI.
7. There is the Forum, and Stream where you can connect with others in SFI to ask questions, obtain advice, or to give some of your own advice.
8. For me there are many aspects of SFI that you can explore. Recruiting if that is your thing, selling things, if you have a store or many things lying around the house that have been gathering dust since the time of the Ark. Or how about attracting the buyers who love to shop online and especially love a deal like they can get at the Auctions. What about the games, I tell you I ride the transit system here in Bogota an average of 6 hours a day and everyone is playing games while listening to music. HUMMMM, maybe there is a consumer interest in games then? Just a thought.

For me, I have only been with SFI for 11 months and I love my upline, KE Kate Best, John Van Dijk and of course top of the line Sir Bing, they provide excellent support, great mentorship, friends and more. I have advanced to the BTL Level, (Bronze Team Leader), Badge Quest Pro, TripleClicks, Booster Club and more. I am #1 in my class, #2 in all of Colombia. Has it been easy? Heck no! It has required a lot of work and I see a lot more work to get to where I want to be in the next 14 months.

I have never been afraid of work, I have been afraid of not having work so this for me is a blessing. If you are not afraid, jump in with both feet, connect, learn, be a reader of everything you can get your hands on relating to online businesses.
Become a student, and always be willing to be a student and then become a teacher and watch things start to happen in your life.

Everyone of us needs 3 people in our lives:

We need a Paul, a teacher, a person of wisdom who we connect with and who connects with us.

We need a Timothy, a student, a person that we can share our wisdom with and guide along the way.

Then we need the ugly person in our lives the Barnabus, the person who will hold us accountable. The name means son of consolation or son of exhortation/encouragement. This person exhorts us so that when we say we are going to do something we do it. I am going to succeed, Barnabas holds us to that commitment.

When we have all 3 of these people in our lives, nothing will or can hold us back.

So, have I convinced you? If I have, be sure to get back to the person who pointed you in the direction of SFI and let them know you are onboard! Blessings and good hunting. kj

5 posts
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i won rewardical token in Recognition

25 days ago

Awesome job, keep entering bids and remember that the more times you enter the T-Time contest each day increases your chances of winning 2 TC credits that you can put to good use in the auctions. I average winning T-Time 9 times a month, but one of my teammates has me beat by a long shot. Keep working, strive to be #1 in class or #1 in your country within your class. Read, read and then read some more. 2019 looks like an awesome year to be with SFI.
Blessings,
kj

59 posts
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SFI as Social Media? in Ask Gery #Leadership #Marketing #Sales

26 days ago

Hello Peter L,

Fellow Canuck here. Even though I love your idea, I am in full agreement with Gery. Cross-solicitation is a huge issue in any Networking company and it is hard to monitor and even harder at times to prove, so companies inevitably find themselves erroring on the side of the accused. When you open the doors for cross-communication you open Pandora's box and a good thing can soon bring down even the best of companies.
The problem is not the companies, it is the inherent human nature to get ahead at any and all costs. SFI, is a company that is growing at a rate that others are jealous of and so we need to all protect ourselves from wolves in sheep's clothing.

Blessings,
kj

33 posts
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Merry Christmas SFI! in Inspiration/Testimonials #E365 #Leadership #Marketing

27 days ago

Merry Christmas my friend, may this next year bring many .ore blessings to you from SFI

2 posts
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Congratulations to Ijeoma Anorue is now to BTL! in Recognition #Compensation #Leadership #Sponsor

28 days ago

Now, I am impressed! We need you to make BTL, Blessings to your team!

3 posts
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Nothing can stop you! in Inspiration/Testimonials #Getting Started #Leadership #Rewardical

about 1 month ago

Well spoken my wise and learned friend. Blessings

4 posts
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Creative mind in Inspiration/Testimonials

about 1 month ago

Effort/hard work is important, but you need to know where to put in your effort. With the SFI training system, you learn where it is best to put in your effort so that you can work smart.

Without actively reading and reading and then more reading and following the tried tested and true approach of SFI, you may never see any tangible benefits of your hard work. You need to be prepared to get your hands dirty in any business that you start. Starting and playing will never get you anywhere, however, starting and digging in and like a pit bull and refusing to give up each time you bump your head will lead to a lifetime of rewards.

My goal is not to help my team make money in SFI, my goal is to teach them to become independent and to think for themselves. By doing that I teach them to feed themselves. I am always there when they need me, but I will not do the work for them. If I do, then I am doing the hard work and not the smart work.

185 posts
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6-month comp plan review and adjustments in SFI News #Compensation #Team Building

2 months ago

Thank you Gery for the changes, From what I have read and there is a lot of chatting going on, it looks again like some great changes.

36 posts
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Why can't we change our sponsors!? in Miscellaneous #Getting Started #PSA #Sponsor

2 months ago

I thought maybe my post had been removed, but I did find it. Just to clarify in case some of you feel I was a little harsh.

I like the way Bing shared, and I love how my upper upline Kate Best has said and that is that it is not dependent on your upline as much as it is your heart and your will to succeed. The training that SFI provides is TOP DRAWER, the forum is a place where you can stretch your ideas and gain a ton of wisdom. Yes, a good upline helps, someone to boost you up when you are down and cheers you on to the finish line.

The real person who can make you or break you, (and that means me as well), it the person inside of you. I hope this picture helps explain, and again I say I am expecting everyone to blow the top off of YOUR business.

36 posts
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Why can't we change our sponsors!? in Miscellaneous #Getting Started #PSA #Sponsor

2 months ago

Hello guys,

Trust me I know what you are asking about changing your sponsor. I am fairly new with SFI and when I was recruited, I felt I was with a great sponsor, then something happened that totally gutted me. I made a choice to take a month off, do the basics and evaluate my next move. I chose to continue with the help and guidance provided within the SFI system of training, the massive support created within this awesome forum, and I was blessed to have the support of one of my upline leaders.

I am a struggling BTL with a massive virtually dead downline, but I am old enough to know that if I am to succeed it will take time and a little money to get to where I want and need to be. I screamed, I kicked tires, complained and more when I was gutted, but the person in the drivers seat is me, and only I can steer this boat of mine to where I want to go.

Reading, reading, and then more reading is giving me more and more answers and the drive to continue on. SFI is a huge opportunity and if my ASHLKDJHFIAHGIHNASLKNG upline makes a few bucks from me, then I hope and pray that everyone of those bucks burns a hole in her heart for what she did, and if it doesn´t no worries because I know where I am going and no one is about to stop me.

Stick-to-it ivness, pure heart, and a desire and goal that means if I shoot for the moon and miss then I need to reach out and grab a star as I am going by.

Stick to it guys, I have faith in you and you can do it. We all can if we stick together, learn from each other and keep getting on with things. At the end of our lives, we will not be measured by how many times we fail, fall or fry, it will be a measure of how many times we got back up and got back into the fight. We live a life of Darn the torpedoes and full speed ahead.

I am 99.9% sure that none of you are in my team, but I am counting on each and everyone of you to blow the top off of YOUR business.

Blessings all,
jk

9 posts
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volver a comenzar in South America #Getting Started

2 months ago

Luis,

Congratulations for achieving #7 in Venezuela. Bien hecho!

I am a Canadian living in your neighbouring country, Colombia, and if there was a different government in Venezuela I would move back to Venezuela in a heartbeat! I lived in San Cristobal for 14 months and met some of the most incredible people and students during my 10 plus years in South America.

Venezuela recently moved to the 14th most active country in SFI while Colombia finally moved to the 34th spot. It would be so awesome if we could get people to understand that it takes stick-to-it-tiveness to make things work in any new company but the mentality of 95% of people around the world is looking for the fast buck and if you do not find it move on. What a shame and what a scam people are working, spending, praying for salvation by the almighty dollar and it just does not exist.

SFI, takes time, dedication and if possible a few $$$. We work with numbers and that is where Venezuela is far ahead of Colombia. You have 62 pages of people who have joined, while Colombia has only 25 pages, but each of our countries has only 1 page of truly active people like yourself. One of my teammates is #21 in Venezuela and I know his struggles, but he keeps at it and I am so proud of him and yourself plus the other young lady who responded to your post. If we can pave the way for others to truly understand the value of SFI, then it is worth the bruises that we are taking along the way.

I pray that things get better in Venezuela soon and that one day we can sit down with a tinto and remember the fight with pride and dignity. Keep going forward, many blessings to you.

Sincerely
kj

11 posts
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Can you tell us the results of Amazon Ads in AA? in Ask Gery

2 months ago

GREAT Question from a fellow Canuck. I would love to know the answer to this as well.

Thanks for your post.

Blessings and here to a great answer to your question.
kj

8 posts
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Team Building with reassigning members. in Team Building #Leadership #PSA #Sponsor

2 months ago

Awesome post! Continue leading not only your team, but those of us who read posts in the forum.

Blessings,
kj

20 posts
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A crazy thought on Clues, Moves, and Matches in Astro Auctions #Astro Auctions #Team Building

3 months ago

NIMO from New Zealand,

How awesome is that, that it takes a Kiwi to understand a Canuck EH?

You are much more eloquent with your words, band you have the idea down pat, my friend!

I too only see GR8 things from running with this. When you insert excitement into the team you create duplication.

Team contests:
Grow your Team by 10 members this month and get ..........
Increase your rank this month and get ............
I know a lot of gaming cafe´s here and I could go and offer them as a trial when people signed up as PRM or PSA.
There are so many ways that we as Team Leaders could use this and it all works for the good of the combined effort.

I teach English for a living here and I have written 18 books using my system to teach, plus I have 1 book on Amazon and yet I find myself timid to write here on the Forum. This idea has been burning in my mind for a month or more. I am glad you came to my rescue with your eloquent words and projected my intent perfectly. Thank you

20 posts
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A crazy thought on Clues, Moves, and Matches in Astro Auctions #Astro Auctions #Team Building

3 months ago

Anda, I know how to use them, That is not what I am talking about at all! I have so many that there is no way on earth that I could spend enough time playing games to use them all. I am saying why not GIFT them to my team. Those of us that have a ton of them, gift them to our team to use them, get momentum, increase awareness. GENERATE SALES!

But thank you for your response.
kj

20 posts
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A crazy thought on Clues, Moves, and Matches in Astro Auctions #Astro Auctions #Team Building

3 months ago

ASTRO AUCTIONS is working, the GAMES are working, trust me I know. I am like a trout on a Mepps #2, I am hooked. Now, let´s work on getting our teams hooked. I am sure that there are some smart people here that can create a training website for newbies to show them how gifted lifelines work. It is not rocket science. I mean if it becomes available I can add it to my team training website in a heartbeat.

I think this is a GREAT/GR8 idea to get some meat with our potatoes, (sorry for the Canadian spelling of potatoes).

12 posts
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Gifting Lifelines in Suggestion Box #CSA #PSA #Team Building

3 months ago

Hello Frank R.,

You said at the first that the lifelines are a way to increase activity, then you say giving them to our PSA´s and such is not a good idea as it would undermine everything. I am sorry, but your logic escapes me.

If, they are a way to activate us to get involved, I feel it is working GREAT! However, some of us have been very lucky with Astro Auctions and we have an excess that would be virtually impossible to use, so rather than having them go to waste, why not be allowed to gift them to our team to get them active? If it helps us get active would it not also help our team get active?

Again, just a very old, dumb Canuck here, but it seems pretty logical to me!

20 posts
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A crazy thought on Clues, Moves, and Matches in Astro Auctions #Astro Auctions #Team Building

3 months ago

Sudip, thank you, but you are missing what I am asking! I am asking if we can use the moves, clues and matches to gift them to our team members to get them involved. Rather than losing the gifts we ourselves have gathered, let´s find a way to make them GROW!

20 posts
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A crazy thought on Clues, Moves, and Matches in Astro Auctions #Astro Auctions #Team Building

3 months ago

Bijan, I know about the 10 TCredits, I am asking if there is a way that we can use the CLUES, MOVES, and MATCHES the same way. Gift them to our teams to get them motivated to use the games and more. Rather than losing them, why not make a way to use them as an incentive to get our teams ACTIVE

20 posts
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A crazy thought on Clues, Moves, and Matches in Astro Auctions #Astro Auctions #Team Building

3 months ago

Crazy Canuck here! I love Astro Auctions, OMGosh do I love Astro Auctions! I love the games and I play them whenever I get a chance, however, even with playing the games very often I find myself with 700 plus Moves, and Matches, and I am sorry but this old Canadian cannot get into Hidden. Maybe with time I will get my brain in gear for this, but I have a ton of Clues as well.

The new announcement from Gery and the Team is a lifespan on these wonderful items called Clues, Moves, and Matches. No worries, but I wonder if there would be a way that as leaders we could share our wealth with our team. Like the TCredits up to 10 per team member. It might be a way to hook some of our newbies into trying the games and then get them on the line for bigger and better things. Like buying TCredits so that they can partake in Astro, more games, or get them to investigate the other HUGE possibilities within SFI.

Like I said, just a very old and crazy Canuck here spilling my guts in the forum.

Blessings all,
kj (and by the way, that does not stand for KILL JOY)

23 posts
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Where does everyone get the time? in Team Building #Leadership #Team Building

3 months ago

Hello Mary,

I will be honest with you. I got into SFI with the stupid idea I would be rich in the first year. Being an old Canadian cowboy I should have known better, but I had a dream and I wanted to fulfil my dream in a week if I could. It took me all of about 10 days to realize that I had gotten myself into a business that had more potential that I could imagine and so I settled in to get to work. I get up at 3:30 am every day to have my time in prayer and then hit the shower by 4 and start my day. I am out the door at 5 am to go and teach my first English class and for the most part do not get back home until after 8:30 pm.

HOWEVER, I have my smart phone with me and while I am on the bus going from class to class, (I teach private and small group classes), I am logging into SFI and getting my 12 VP a day, attending as many Astro Auctions as I can and bidding on as many as I can as well. I am blessed to have an awesome upline, I disagree with one or two, but I do not let that stop me from attaining my goal. The ones I have chosen to follow give me a great model to follow and I do my best to emulate them and guide my team.

We all slip and slid and get off track, but SFI has so much to offer that the ones who are in this for a business find the time and make it a priority. We have health issues, financial issues, relationship issues and just plain old out and out life issues, but when the going gets tough, well the tough get going, and the others go looking for the fast buck that does not exist, well, at least in the legal world of business it does not.

So, tuck your head in and watch out for the sharks and more and enjoy the ride. Blessings and good hunting eh!
kj

4 posts
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I want to add a signature in Marketing #Marketing

4 months ago

Hello, I am on my phone, so my answer will be short. Copy and paste the link that you want in your signature file. Depending on your email client, you can write, something like, Join my Team, and then refer that text to your SFI link.

25 posts
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Feeling overwhelmed with all the information in Getting Started #Getting Started

4 months ago

Hey Tanisha, congratulations on your new addition, remember that your most important job is to breathe. We can live a few days without water, a month if we are in good health to start with, without food, and only a couple of minutes without air. As a new Mom, you are being pulled in many different directions at the same time, and SFI is a GREAT direction to be pulled in, but when we get stressed the thing we most often forget about is to breathe. So, do not stress about SFI, relax and enjoy the journey. Take it step by step and read all the good thoughts, prayers and advice written by the team from the Forum. SFI is a home where you will find many good people who have cut the paths before us. Read, read and then read again and learn all the new things about SFI, they will still be here in a month or two, even 10 years from now, so take your time, no stress. Enjoy being a mother.

P.S. Welcome back to the SFI fold, lots of good people here just like yourself.

Blessings,
kj

9 posts
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Keep Your Stride in Team Building #Leadership #Sponsor #Team Building

4 months ago

Well spoken Kate, I took a month off due to concerns that you already know about and then on top of all that I was hit with multiple TIA´s and now the death of a very close Venezuelan friend, but I am back in the saddle and I thank you for your awesome support. You are a leader that I trust and trust for me is something that I give freely but when it is broken, it is gone. You are someone who has shown me quietly that I can both trust you and respect you for how you lead.

In life things happen and it is easy to take your eyes off of the ball. It is very easy to place blame for our inaction and very hard to accept that possibly the larger part of the blame goes to ourselves. Most of this blame can go into one 4 letter word, fear; FEAR of change, FEAR of failure, and most of all, FEAR spoken into our lives from others, and this usually comes from those whom are closest to us. We can take FEAR and use it as False Evidence Appearing Real, or we can take it as FACE EVERYTHING AND RISE! The choice, of course, is ours, but when we have true leaders who have an understanding heart like yourself, when we surround ourselves with positive people, when we read positive things, when we study and learn that the only two sure things in life are change and death, it is much easier to FACE EVERYTHING AND RISE.

So, people take heed and read this post from Kate, and honor her and most of all yourselves by taking positive action. Head into battle with your head held high. I am proud to say that I take my lead from a lady who has conviction in both her words and her actions.

Kate, my hat goes off to you, and by the way congrats on hitting #1 in both new PSA´s and Opti build, you rock! Now keep that big rig and the two people in it safe. Blessings