The Power of Consistency

By Reliv Chief Executive Officer Ryan A. Montgomery

The first commonality among winners, whether it be in business, sports or just life, is the consistency of effort. Hawaii winners were “consistent.” Fit3 Champions are “consistent.”

On the September Ambassador call, Hawaii winners Diane Helmold and Cindy Lunz shared how they approached the trip promotion. First, they “decided” they were going to win the trip and make it an anniversary celebration with their spouses. Next, they committed to a few hours of productive activity each day to reach new people and earn points each month during the 9-month contest.

Getting fit and losing weight is not a sprint. Crash diets and short-lived 5 am workouts don’t work in the long term because they’re not sustainable for most people. Getting fit happens with consistent daily decisions. Fit3 requires intentional choices to eat smart, move more and take Reliv nutrition. That’s the daily commitment Fit3 Champions like Tami Martineau made—one day at a time. It’s about striving for progress every day, even if slight.

Jim Rohn says “success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines practiced every day.” Tom Pinnock talks about how successful people do 3-4 high payoff activities (ICSAR) consistently every day. Consistency is adhering to the same fundamentals that move you toward a worthwhile goal. Everything worth achieving will have resistance to overcome, but we chip away until we reach the goal. Without consistency, nothing ever gets finished.

Our Reliv business is made up of “independent” distributors. We often refer to the organization as a “volunteer army.” Distributors decide what to do, when to do it, and how much. Sometimes, “independence” can lead to “inconsistency” with the fundamentals of building a business. Treat your business like a business by developing a mindset that you work for yourself. Consistent and undeviating commitment to simple disciplines every day is the key. Leadership starts with first leading yourself to consistently do the things it takes to be productive. Only then will people follow and do what you say and do.

Keep your word to yourself! There will always be reasons to stop or quit, but successful people find ways to get through the excuses and challenges. Get up every day, go answer the bell inside you, and go tackle the challenges, go grow, go walk the walk and most importantly—go lead, and go do it and keep doing it. Leaders are reliable and steady, and that’s means being consistent with your attitude, work ethic and effort.

Determine your goals, then go be relentless with consistency and stick-to-itiveness!

My Story: Jess and Larse Askeroth

A Solid Foundation

Key Directors Jess and Larse Askeroth of Parowan, Utah, take health matters seriously. Jess is a semi-retired chiropractor and Larse has spent several years working in his office. So when a friend introduced them to Reliv in February 2006, they were skeptical. Continue reading “My Story: Jess and Larse Askeroth”

It’s time to go to work!

This blog entry was submitted by Don Gibbons, Senior Vice President of Distributor Success.

First, I apologize. The following thoughts are extremely basic. Since you are already a Business Builder, you may not want to read them…

I’ve now helped hold Relìv meetings in eight cities over the last five weeks — eight fantastic meetings, full of people who are using Relìv every day and loving it. People who are earning money. People who are building a business.

“Building a business” — what does that mean?

I really think people get caught up in how that sounds. The truth is, if you drink Relìv shakes — and then you simply tell someone else about that — you are building a business!It is just that simple.

How do we tell people? Sometimes I can’t believe that we actually have to answer that question. If you sit in a movie theatre, watch Titanic, walk out and someone asks you what you thought about the movie… you’d tell them! You wouldn’t need any training to do that. You would just tell them the truth about what you just saw. That’s it.

Relìv is just as simple! Drink the shakes. Then tell someone who’s not drinking the shakes how you feel. And our business works the same way. You joined Relìv and are now earning money. As you talk with more people about Relìv, you will earn more money.

At December MATS we focused on ACTION — and working a PLAN. Whether you were there or not, I want you to answer a question right now:

Do I want my business to grow in 2011?

If you answered ‘yes,’ let’s go to work.

Not yet a Director?Identify who your first MA will be. Put their list together with them. Help them set some appointments; help them take action! Share Relìv at every opportunity. Work with Distributors in your upline, use all local support, all events, everything you can get your hands on — and get moving!

Already a Director? Identify the new MAs you will add this month. Identify where they are in your organization. Then go to work! Make sure they are working their own plan of action. They have set their sights on MA. They understand that 5,000 in volume is the target. And they are IN ACTION — working their list, doing appointments, working with you (or their sponsor) and using all available support.

Go as far as possible to finish December STRONG! What does that mean? Work with everyone you can to help them reach as far as they can. You have just GOT TO set up a big 2011…

Relìv is launching a new product in February!

Believe me, you just have to have your business as far forward as possible beforethe announcement.

It is time to go to work. YOU are a Relìv Master Affiliate. If you have EVER believed that big things can happen in your business, please… believe it now!

Let’s go to work — together.

Don Gibbons