No matter what the economy, every person who is in business can determine the level of business they achieve by the amount of referrals they are able to receive.
I have worked with more entrepreneurs than most have in a life time. What sets those who are successful apart from those who are always challenged by the economy, timing, competition or pricing from those who just “do it” is the network they have created.
Making connections in your own business community is the only way to succeed regardless of what is going on economically. I have seen every possible industry turn a business from struggling to get by into a success by building relationships that are strong and consistent.
When you are the leader of an organization that helps others get what they need in new business contacts, there is a whole new world that opens up for you.
“You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what theywant.” — Zig Ziglar
Helping others is one of the best ways to spend your time. It is the most fulfilling business model and it has a way of helping you develop skills you never thought to develop.