Great Job !

Things have changed and will continue to change. Used to be you were dependant on a job to put food on the table. If you worked for a big corporation you were really lucky because it meant stability and a job for life. If you worked hard and long hours and didn’t take vacations you got great job benefits and could continue to work till retirement or death, whichever came first.
There were people you liked and people you didn’t like, but you respected your boss whether you liked him or not, because that was the only way to keep your job. There may have been things you could have done better, ideas that could have improved the company or working conditions, but it really didn’t pay to change things around or rock the boat, because that could cause trouble and you really didn’t want to stand out, because standing out meant you could lose your job. The last thing any one wanted to do was lose this great job with benefits that they could keep till they retired or died.
Only problem was that as human beings, as much as that job was really important, so were goals, dreams and aspirations, and the problem was that even if you worked your way up the ladder those real personal goals and private aspirations stayed dreams that were never realized.
Corporations were created to maximize profits for shareholders or owners and people were, and today some still are, to be used as efficiently and effectively as possible to sustain, maintain or better still expand those profit margins.
I am not suggesting that as a business owner or corporate executive there is anything wrong with that. Everyone was getting what he or she wanted. Management got loyalty and profits, workers got security and benefits, but as economies changed and competition increased and innovation provided new opportunities, corporations took risks that workers were too afraid to, and those risks did not always pay off. The result was that the corporations went under and all that security and especially those benefits disappeared overnight for those overworked and underpaid workers.
Now this may surprise you, but it really was the best thing in the world to happen to the workers. You see the unions working to keep their jobs and get them more benefits were really doing them a disservice. They were tethering them to the same life of servitude and subsistence. The new found freedom, after the initial shock and depression brought them to a realization that things had indeed changed, and they needed to change with them.
The new business model for large corporations, is that of sharing the wealth by sharing the profits. Huge new companies are now being formed with the infrastructure and expertise that is the backbone of any corporation, but instead of giving people jobs, they are giving them opportunities to share in the wealth by paying them for their actual achievements and allowing them to then do the same for others. They are providing the business plan and road map, all the tools and training, and offering partnership and the ability for everyone to grow together. It truly is a win – win – win for everyone.
An example of this new paradigm in business is Bob McNaulty. He successfully grew two billion dollar business and sold them and his newest endeavor is providing the tools and technology for individual wealth creation where people are in business for themselves but not by themselves.
Whereas franchises and traditional businesses cost tens if not hundreds of thousands to buy into, for a little over $300 and $100 a month, Bob gives you the opportunity to own your own on line shopping portal to everything good in on line retail. He has developed all the relationships with major manufacturers and negotiated deals and special pricing, sharing the profits on each product directly with the $300 investor – he will even give you a free store, so you don’t have to spend a penny. When you or anyone else shops on your own web store, you get paid. You can buy everything and anything, because if it is not in your own store, he also collected all the green stores and environmentally friendly stores on the web, then added everyone from Best Buy to Wal-Mart to Gucci and put a link on your web site to theirs, with the percentage of cash back next to the store name so you know what you get back before you buy. He even included all the coupons and other savings, so you really are getting the best price on the web and only after that adding the cash back. Now if you have a free store you share that cash back with who ever gave it to you, but if you pay your $329 and $100 a month, you get to give away as many free stores as you want and share those cash back checks. You also get to build your own business and every time you find someone you want to work with, and bring them on board, you get paid even more. Not one to do things by half, Bob also let’s you earn stock options, so as the company grows, so does your company value. And just to take sharing to that extra level, Bob has kicked in 5% of profits to be shared as a cash bonus every month, by everyone participating in the company as a paid storeowner. It’s just a win- win-win all round. You buy anyway, so why not buy at your own store, and don’t you want everyone else you know to also save money, so the more you share the more you earn. You can take a company tour at and get the details.
Bob is just one example, this article is not an ad for Bob’s company, and so let me give you another example of this new business paradigm where founders are sharing the wealth.
Mike Azcue and Wayne Nugent were very successful sales professionals and had made a lot of money in other people’s companies, building their own businesses but never feeling the wealth was really being shared in a way that was truly empowering, so when they got together, and decided to build their own company, they wanted to create not only a company, but a lifestyle people would say yes to. After all, if you are going to make lots and lots and I mean lots of money, why not also live a lifestyle that matches the wealth. They decided to build a luxury lifestyle, travel company that with a few years of solid dedication could provide you with the dream life, making money while taking vacations.
They put a lot of their own money into building the ultimate search engine in the travel industry and creating value and service in an industry that had become ‘do-it-yourself’ on line. In five long years they took their first dream trip, a 5 day cruise for $33, with port fees and taxes $159, and now offer over 400 Dreamtrips a year to destinations all over the world, together with a social network community about to give Facebook a run for its money. They offer anyone all the tools and an amazing training program that shows you what to do and how to do it and also develops you as a human being, physically and emotionally so you are ready for that Dreamlife once you grow that residual income. For only $300 you get an International travel business with a membership club you can grow all over the world. The monthly fees are under $100 per month, and when you share it with 4 people who become members, because they want to travel too, people who want to save on their own travel, create lifetime memories for their family and friends, and change what everyone else considers a ‘normal work day, the monthly fees go away completely, so you own an international business that has no overheads, and that you started for only $300. How much better than that can it get ?
You can check this one out in details at once again, this is about connecting with a new paradigm that absolutely works. Let me repeat that with a caveat, it absolutely works, if you do.
Here is the rub, in that good old job, if you did not do your job, you got fired and that was a powerful incentive. In this new paradigm, no one is going to fire you, but you need to make sure you still show up for work every day. The reason I say that it absolutely works is because there are hundreds of success stories of people who treated the business like their old job, with dedication and consistency. They may have enjoyed it more, but there was still work to be done, and with any business, there is more to do to get it up and running before you can reap the rewards.
The real key is making the work look and feel like play, so your work life meshes into your leisure time and both are fun and enjoyable, until you just can’t tell one from the other. Mike and Wayne say they are just making a living…….living, so they can also make a living………giving and they have already brought friends who have become like family along for the ride.
I can and will give you lots of other examples of how you can take charge and control of what you do each and every day and live the lifestyle you want or may have dreamed of or is even bigger than any dream. I met a group of law students that followed Mike and Wayne path and when they graduated with high grades from law school, they were also making residual incomes that allowed them to travel and help people in third world countries for a year, instead of taking that a job right out of college, and while they travelled, their income grew, because while they were studying their part time job was an investment in their own company, and while they are away, it is still growing.
The thing that really amazes me as I interact with more and more people creating their own futures rather than being dependant on others for their income, is that they are so different. They backgrounds and interests so diverse. They come from all political persuasions and economic backgrounds and the only thing they really have in common is that they were open to listening, when a friend asked them to come and have a look a company with this new paradigm for sharing. Some of the most successful were actually skeptical and it took months or years for them to be open to listening, but when they saw those around them prospering, and their minds started to open up, and they finally came around, they did not stop and worked with a vengeance once they experienced what was possible. The real truth is, the only way to fail is to give up. Never give up and I will guarantee your success.

Lily Steiner –

Lily is an entrepreneur and Founder of American Business Gateway. Lily specializes in out of the box thinking to improve revenues in businesses and is now also working with companies, individuals and corporate entrepreneurs.


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