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How to Model for Home Based Business Success

Carina Franco
Aug 7, 2008
When people want to work from home, they make the first and fatal mistake of trying to reinvent the wheel, however, we are talking here about modeling someone who is already a success in their home based business.

If you use modeling methods, you do not have to reinvent the wheel to work from home. You can simply follow the steps that have already been created, tested, and proven to be successful by someone else. Lets look at some basic examples of modeling in the work from home field.

Mentoring: Many people work with mentors to build their home based business. Most people do not realize that this is one of the ways to break into working from home, with not only the greatest chance of success, but with faster success. In this instance, someone, your mentor, literally takes you by the hand and leads you through the steps to success. These steps are steps that the mentor has already taken for success. When you take the steps that the mentor is leading you through, you are essentially modeling the mentor and the chances are very high that your success will model his success.

Home Business Systems: Because mentors can be incredibly expensive, many people opt for a home business system to provide modeling for them. There are many systems out there, and each system has a different objective. Some systems are based solely on marketing a business effectively, as opposed to actually creating a home based business (for which there are systems to follow). Network marketing is an example of modeling in this sense a proven business building and marketing system is already in place, and all you have to do is follow it, and you will be successful.

The good thing about home business systems, as compared to private mentors, again is that they cost a great deal less. This makes it possible for anybody to work from home, if they are willing to model the proven system.

So, if this is true, why do not more people work from home successfully? Well, the answer to that is that there are three groups of people in the world. There are those that will read the directions and then take the necessary action to follow the steps. This group has the highest chance of succeeding. The second group of people will throw the directions out the window and try to figure it out on their own. This group can still succeed, but that success will not come fast, and it often does not come at all. The third group of people will read the directions, and then take absolutely no action. This group always fails.
About the Author
Carina Franco, a mom, wife and entrepreneur.
If you want to be a part of that first group that do not want to waste time reinventing the wheel but rather modeling a successful business system, visit To learn more about myself go to
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