EP.16 – John Trahan Shares The Importance And Simplicity Of Leadership: How To Empower Your Downline In Any MLM

July 31st, 2013 by

Seeking an escape from the confines of a windowless office, John Trahan watched the clock each day until the hour where he was released from his fluorescent prison. He couldn’t wait to leave the office and get out on his boat to enjoy the water. Even after 14 years trapped in the corporate world, John’s discovery of the multi-level marketing industry was met with great skepticism as his parents had struggled to build success in MLM decades ago. Diving in head first he learned the power of mindset, relationship building, and solid leadership. Listen as he simplifies the process of creating a downline of distributors numbering in the tens of thousands.

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The ‘30 Ways In 30 Days: Proven Paths To Success‘ interview series features MLM millionaires, industry leading multi-level marketing trainers, powerhouse network marketing business coaches, best selling authors, and even a professional sword swallower. All of them have come together in this exclusive series to give your business value by sharing their stories, experiences, and secrets to success through inspirational education.

Learn To Sort People:

Red Apples: 80% of Time –
Postive people that are excited to jump in right away.
Green Apples: 20% of Time –
Skeptical data driven people that ask a lot of questions.
Rotten Apples: 0% of Time –
Negative people that try to steal your dream and your energy.

Some will, some won’t, so what, somewhere someone is waiting, NEXT.


“Become emotionally unattached to your results.” – Tweet This
“Different people connect with different stories.” – Tweet This
“You can’t say the right thing to the wrong person.” – Tweet This
“Some will, some won’t, some wait, so what … next!” – Tweet This
“Your first sale to someone will always be yourself.” – Tweet This
“By definition, you have to fail before you can truly succeed.” – Tweet This
“You can’t tell someone the answer. You have to help them find it themselves.” – Tweet This
“Listen to leaders and mentors, but then distill their advice into your own recipe.” – Tweet This
“Tell your story and let it go from there. If people sign up it’s because of your story.” – Tweet This
“When you sponsor someone into the business you are responsible for their success or failure.” – Tweet This

Resources We Shared:

Skype – Free Internet Calling
Google Voice – Free Internet Calling
Tango – Free Mobile Calling and Texting
Viber – Free Calls, Text Messages, & Photo Sharing
GoToMeeting – Easy Online Meetings
Google Hangout – Free Group Conversations

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With more than a decade of experience in the industry, Brian brings his network marketing background and expertise to the forefront of the CatalystMLM team. He believes that people are confined only by the walls they create for themselves and seeks to help others overcome those, and any other, obstacles that impede them from success. Brian’s mission in life is to help others build their ideal lifestyle and check every last dream off their list because you only have one life and he wants to help you make it amazing. He is a multi-level marketer, internet marketer, social strategist, coach, Apple lover, new media nerd, runner, and world traveler.

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