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If you could take one person under your wing and teach them the Principles Ethics and Strategies of the business world of IM How would you do it.

Would you deal with them one on one, teach them through group training via webinars, or teach them by offering an Ecourse they can download with specific projects for them to complete.> I am interested to hear from some of the more advanced Warriors on this subject please.

-WD
  • Profile picture of the author Brad Gile
    I guess it depends on how much you're wanting to charge for this opportunity. I think 1 on 1 is always a great way to teach someone but I wouldn't do it cheaply. Plus it could be a headache. Some people can become very dependable on you and need to know an answer for every step before they do it.

    I would maybe recommend creating a guide that shows them step-by-step. When I say step-by-step, I literally mean show them every move you would make yourself as if you were there with them. Don't assume they know how to do something. Treat them as if they are complete beginners in every way.

    There's so many guides out there that say their step-by-step but they are not. They normally give you an outline but leave the little details out. If you could be one of the people that really creates a step-by-step guide, I think this could be a really great thing for newbies.
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    • Profile picture of the author Branlan17
      Originally Posted by Brad Gile View Post

      There's so many guides out there that say their step-by-step but they are not. They normally give you an outline but leave the little details out. If you could be one of the people that really creates a step-by-step guide, I think this could be a really great thing for newbies.
      Yup... that always annoyed the hell out of me.
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      • Profile picture of the author WD Mino
        Thanks Guys. I am dealing with newbies on one of my sites and am trying to figure out the best way to deliver their training webinars can be recorded but it is a pain to have to sit there and try and find "where did he talk about this" I like the idea of a step by step guide do you think I could do this on the forum of the site(we have our own) make a thread dedicated to that aspect or not a good idea?
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        • Profile picture of the author Brad Gile
          Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

          It would depend on the person. Some people learn better by reading, some by watching, and some only seem to learn by doing.
          I completely agree. That's why it would probably be good to create an online course as the core product and maybe create a video version to include or offer as a upsell.

          You could then offer another upsell for premium upgrade for anyone that wants 1 on 1 coaching.

          Originally Posted by WD Products View Post

          Thanks Guys. I am dealing with newbies on one of my sites and am trying to figure out the best way to deliver their training webinars can be recorded but it is a pain to have to sit there and try and find "where did he talk about this" I like the idea of a step by step guide do you think I could do this on the forum of the site(we have our own) make a thread dedicated to that aspect or not a good idea?
          A little over a year ago I saw a guy that offered an affiliate training course that was completely done on a forum. Basically you paid for the membership, and then put your lessons in each week. Then offer different sections where you customers can ask questions.

          Heck, you could basically set it up like wealthaffiliate.com if you wanted.
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          • Profile picture of the author WD Mino
            Originally Posted by Brad Gile View Post

            I completely agree. That's why it would probably be good to create an online course as the core product and maybe create a video version to include or offer as a upsell.

            You could then offer another upsell for premium upgrade for anyone that wants 1 on 1 coaching.



            A little over a year ago I saw a guy that offered an affiliate training course that was completely done on a forum. Basically you paid for the membership, and then put your lessons in each week. Then offer different sections where you customers can ask questions.

            Heck, you could basically set it up like wealthaffiliate.com if you wanted.

            Ok awesome, I want to be able to give my members quality but each learns at their own pace etc. I was thinking of doing the webinars only at times where I bring in a guest expert to help give them a different perspective but I like that i can do the forum thing that means i can categroize bu subject and projects can be submitted .I like it!

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  • Profile picture of the author Branlan17
    I have quite a few friends and family members who are interested in this and part of the reasoning behind writing the WSO in my sig was due to this interest. I suppose I'd let them read through and then give them live phone or e-mail support whenever question arose... that sort of thing : )
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  • Profile picture of the author Dennis Gaskill
    It would depend on the person. Some people learn better by reading, some by watching, and some only seem to learn by doing.

    Depending on the person and how much I trusted them, it may be like an apprenticeship where they work for me, and in return they learn how to run a similar business.
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    • Profile picture of the author WD Mino
      Originally Posted by Dennis Gaskill View Post

      It would depend on the person. Some people learn better by reading, some by watching, and some only seem to learn by doing.

      Depending on the person and how much I trusted them, it may be like an apprenticeship where they work for me, and in return they learn how to run a similar business.
      OHHHHH ok Dennis thanks yeah ok that makes sense so in actual fact

      I should do video training, written guide with projects to complete, audio and take one or 2 who show great promise and take them under my wing.

      So should i deliver everything this way then like product creation membersite concepts etc ?

      Ok That makes a lot of sense to me

      That's what I love about this place when stuck ask!
      Thanks a lot Dennis
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  • Profile picture of the author CDarklock
    Originally Posted by WD Products View Post

    Would you deal with them one on one, teach them through group training via webinars, or teach them by offering an Ecourse they can download with specific projects for them to complete.
    I'd do a twice-weekly coaching call. Monday we establish what you're doing this week. Friday we check in on what you got done.

    Important thing for the newbie to learn: NOBODY makes every goal, every time. What the successful people do is modify the goal till they can hit it.
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  • Profile picture of the author WD Mino
    Good one C well you know what I am doing so I think the coaching call could be a little tough when we start hitting the bigger numbers maybe I will do that with the select few that show promise and are working so they can get that added little push.

    So.... when can you start :p
    Lol JK

    Your a good guy C glad to know ya
    thanks for the input.

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    • Profile picture of the author CDarklock
      Originally Posted by WD Products View Post

      when we start hitting the bigger numbers maybe I will do that with the select few that show promise and are working so they can get that added little push.
      This may sound a little rough, but I'm drunk, so oh well.

      If some idiot wants to pay me to tell him what a retard he is, that's his business.

      I'll give him the best advice I can give, and as far as I'm concerned, if he doesn't take it - he's not in it for the advice. He wants abuse. And if he'd like to pay me some outrageous monthly fee to abuse him, okay, fine. I know people who will do it a lot cheaper... but the customer is always right.

      So honestly, I don't care if you succeed or not. It's your dime, and if you do well, I'll be perfectly happy. But if you'd rather screw off and make excuses and tell me it isn't your fault, hey, I'll treat it like improv and take your money all the same.

      You can't make people do the work. If they want to throw the money away just so they can say they spent $X studying with me, they can do that, and I'll treat them just like anyone else. And if you've ever worked with me, you know that means I'll belittle and berate you all day long for reasonably small mistakes.

      If you're trying to succeed, that's motivational. If you're not, well, you're a freakin' masochist. Not judging; I'mma let you finish, but I'm just sayin'.
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      • Profile picture of the author WD Mino
        HAHAHAHAHA,

        Your freikin great lol that's what I like about you C always have a good sense of humor.

        -WD

        Originally Posted by CDarklock View Post

        This may sound a little rough, but I'm drunk, so oh well.

        If some idiot wants to pay me to tell him what a retard he is, that's his business.

        I'll give him the best advice I can give, and as far as I'm concerned, if he doesn't take it - he's not in it for the advice. He wants abuse. And if he'd like to pay me some outrageous monthly fee to abuse him, okay, fine. I know people who will do it a lot cheaper... but the customer is always right.

        So honestly, I don't care if you succeed or not. It's your dime, and if you do well, I'll be perfectly happy. But if you'd rather screw off and make excuses and tell me it isn't your fault, hey, I'll treat it like improv and take your money all the same.

        You can't make people do the work. If they want to throw the money away just so they can say they spent studying with me, they can do that, and I'll treat them just like anyone else. And if you've ever worked with me, you know that means I'll belittle and berate you all day long for reasonably small mistakes.

        If you're trying to succeed, that's motivational. If you're not, well, you're a freakin' masochist. Not judging; I'mma let you finish, but I'm just sayin'.
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