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Authentic Influencer Podcast

When it comes to building a business online, we are surrounded with the idea that the only way to be successful is to hustle our way to the top and bug everyone you know. I am on a mission to prove it doesn't have to be that way. Welcome to the Authentic Influencer Podcast where authenticity is king and profit is a side effect. My name is Brooke Elder. With over 10 years experience in direct sales and digital marketing, I've helped thousands of women learned that being an authentic influencer is the key to success. Join me each week as I bring you new ideas of strategies and tips on how to build a purpose driven business that is authentic to you.

May 5, 2020

Mentors are the KEY to Success


“You need to work on you before you do anything else.”


Jed Buenalez


Jed Buenalez is a well-known name in network marketing and has been involved in the profession for over 14 years.  


When he began his journey 14 years ago, he was working three jobs and was going to school full time. At that time, he was working for a bank when he received a call from a cousin who encouraged him to attend a meeting and told him to leave his credit card at home. He had no idea then what he was even committing to, but that was when he caught the network marketing bug. 


It took some time for Jed to develop his skills and mindset. In fact, he didn’t receive his first check until six months after he chose to follow a career in network marketing. Jed nurtured the importance of growing his influence and leadership through mentorship. With time, he found some top income-earning mentors within the profession to study and master. Now, his business has expanded into over 70 different countries around the world.


“It comes down to mentality, mindset, and then you got to have faith...from there you need to grow your skills and double down.”

- Jed Buenalez


Even after Jed started to work within network marketing, it took him six months before he earned his first check for $1.78. This check became one of the defining moments in his career, where he decided he needed to develop the skills necessary to become successful in the industry. 


One of Jed’s first mentors taught him how to put on a show when it came to selling products. This is where he learned that it wasn’t all about the product you’re selling, but how to present it. He learned the importance and balance of being genuine and show oriented. Jed studied his mentor’s mannerisms and speaking abilities so that he could become better. Shortly after this, he began to understand the importance of people and how to study them.


Your belief is affected by your environment, and the more you are around positive, successful, and buoyant people, the more your belief level will increase.


The law of association and proximity is essential! Jed learned that when you are around people who believe they are successful, then you are more likely to succeed as well. 


According to Jed, this business is all about relationships, and if you want a million-dollar business, you need to have million-dollar relationships. He recommends that during this time of uncertainty, it’s crucial to think about others and focus on gratitude. Think of someone you appreciate and write down why you are grateful for them. This will increase your vibration and help the vibration of your business.


“When you’re in an uplifting environment, your vibration goes up, and when your vibration goes up, you attract the people that you dream about because of the person you are inside.”

-Jed Buenalez


Jed points out that people need to know that they can do it. He explains that you don’t need to make things complicated or wow people during small events. Jed implies that simplicity is what creates duplication. He goes on to say, that your belief is affected by your environment, and the more you are around positive, successful, and buoyant people, the more your belief level will increase.


You can find Jed on Instagram or Facebook. He does a lot of Instagram lives and is an advocate for content. He likes to encourage others and is a believer of abundance and is happy to help all those involved in any business. 


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