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Posted By: "Jack" In Response To: eHome Business Network (Walter Dunbar)
Date: Monday, April 14, 2008, at 11:18 p.m.(pst)
In Response To: eHome Business Network (Walter Dunbar)
RESPONSE TO MOST OF THE POSTS ON THIS PAGE PRIOR TO 14 APRIL 2008.
The opportunity presented here is to own a home-based business as an Independent Herbalife Distributor, however, the business network mentioned above is run by a network of very successful Herbalife distributors and isn't run by Herbalife itself. This means that you don't have to go through the network of distributors or follow their practices to be an Herbalife distributor, but if they're successful, why on earth wouldn't you want to follow them? Yes there are some people who may have had unpleasant experiences with the business opportunity, however, that's not a reflection of the company itself. Herbalife is a product driven company and anyone who takes any of the products from their incredible line, will stand behind them 100%. Any negative experience that one may have had with the business opportunity deals with an INDEPENDENT distributor of their products. If anyone has a problem with the way they've been treated, they should notify the company directly and file a formal complaint. If you're not willing to do this, then what are you complaining for in the first place?
Someone mentioned something about Herbalife's peak being in the 1990's. This is ridiculous, as Herbalife's peak is right now. Don't believe it? Go look for yourself. Herbalife is publicly traded on the NYSE as HLF, and has shown double digit growth for the past 16 CONSECUTIVE QUARTERS. Show me another company in the industry that has accomplished that. By the way, because HERBALIFE is a publicly traded company, the facts about the company, that most people are looking for, are public information.
Curious as to why the company name isn't divulged immediately? Well here you go. Just because someone likes HERBALIFE products, or because they think it's a great way to make extra money, or even a great way to make a living, doesn't necessarily mean that they'll make a good distributor. There are screening procedures being conducted from the very first time that a prospect picks up their phone, all the way to the time that they decide whether or not the business opportunity is something that they would like to pursue. If someone proves to be unreliable, or unwilling to be groomed to become a successful business owner, or unwilling to follow, etc., then they will most likely screen themselves out anyway. On the other hand, someone who is competent enough follow simple instructions, to check their email and to simply show up for a phone appointment will be given all the information that they need to make an informed decision before ever being given the opportunity to invest into starting their home-based business.
Lastly, when contemplating whether a certain business is right for you, it's always good to do your research and find the facts, however, most people will only get their information from friends, family, or other acquaintances and interpret that information as fact, when in reality, only about 10% of that information is actually fact, and the rest is strictly opinion. This holds true for any situation, not just home-based businesses. You should also consider the following example...If you were looking into buying a burger franchise, would you go talk to 5 people who admittedly failed at running their own, or would want to get business advise from someone who successfully runs 7 or 8 of said franchise?? It's really a no-brainer. The main reason that causes a home-based business to fail, is simply a lack of commitment on the part of the business owner. If you don't come to the table with a "Whatever it takes" attitude, then why come to the table at all? Just do the math...Of all the people who offer you their so-called "business advice", count how many are truly wealthy, and how many are broke. Then feel free to re-evaluate their advice.
"THE SAME OPPORTUNITY IS THERE FOR EVERYONE. IT'S NOT WHAT HAPPENS THAT DETERMINES YOUR LIFE FUTURE, IT'S WHAT YOU DO ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS."
>> Does anyone know anything about the eHome Business Network which is
>> advertised all over XM radio? I believe the advertisement is Bare Foot
>> Boss dot com, or something like that. Any help to help me decide if this
>> things a scam or not would be gratefully appreciated!
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