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One Winning Idea Is All It Takes

Written By: Ken Evoy (CEO, SiteSell) in Ken's Blog | June 18, 2010

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I love reading the inspirational success stories in the SBI! Forums, especially those stories where persistence is being rewarded! The lesson gained from previous failures with SBI! is an important one for all SBIers.

I often think of people as various types of animals…

  • Many are like sheep — they follow what everyone else is doing. Well, where there are large numbers of people, there is usually not the level of success you seek, not in the business-building or investing worlds, anyway.
  • Some are like wolves — there are a lot of them out there, just waiting for an opportunity to gobble you and your pocket book up.
  • Some are like scared rabbits — they run from one thing to another to another, constantly in a panic trying to find something that works.

What does that have to do with SBI!?…

Everything. Rabbits run from SBI! with their first failure, often falling in with the herd of sheep, where the wolves await.

That is one path, and it rarely takes you where you want to go.

Choose the other path.

What happens to anyone with BAM who does not panic at failure? Those folks are heading toward success because…

1) They do not suddenly lose confidence in themselves, in their ability to reach their goals for the future.

2) They do not suddenly reassess all the hard work it took to convince oneself about SBI! and start running down another road, looking for yet “another way.”

When you have BAM and experience a setback, you recognize that YOU did not fail. You are still the same person you were before that first effort, except a bit wiser.

And you realize that SBI! has not changed. It’s still the same as it was, the best way to build an e-business, still ready to help you with your next idea, and you’re probably going to use it better the second time around.

Ditto for the next, and the next!

And that takes us to a bottom-line lesson…

Everyone does have at least one great winning idea. Sometimes, you get it right the first time.  Sometimes, you get it right on the 4th. But the good news is…

It doesn’t matter how many do not work.

You only need to get ONE right.

All the best,

Ken Evoy (CEO, SiteSell)
Ken Evoy is the Founder, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of SiteSell Inc. He is the creator of SBI!, SiteSell's comprehensive Web business-building system. Ken is also a successful inventor, author, and emergency physician. He feels strongly that solopreneurs can be empowered by leveraging their income building potential online.
Ken Evoy (CEO, SiteSell)

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