In 1978, Dr. Harold Bergquist took me under his wing as a new Distributor in networking. We were at the Thunderbird Motel in Bloomington, Minnesota. The Thunderbird sits next to the Mall of America and the stadium where the Minnesota Vikings played outdoors before dome facilities. It was pretty amazing when the Los Angelos Rams would come into play the Vikes and it was 30 below wind chill. Bud Grant would not let the Vikings wear gloves or coats. We intimidated the Rams to a loss before the flip of the coin!
Anyway, Dr. Bergquist heard I was living in a basement, driving a car with no back window and desiring success in my new business. He took me aside and said, “Son, if you will share the business opportunity with 500 people in a year, you will never earn less than $50,000.00 a year for the rest of your life.” I believed him and when people were standing up and sharing their goals and commitments, I stood up and stated “I will share the business with 500 prospects in the next 365 days.” Continue reading A Never-Ending Stream of Customers and New Partners