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New Year, New You: Lose Weight, Eat Better, Start a Business and Make Money

Start Your Own Business Fast | Become an Independent Scentsy ConsultantA new year is like a fresh start. The perfect time to commit to doing something outstanding. So how are you doing so far?

It may be too early to get any measurable results of success just yet, but I know from experience it doesn’t take long to get off track. If you are committing to resolutions, restructuring or just need to reboot your goals, take a deep breath, clear your head and re-focus before those bad habits return and begin snowballing in the wrong direction of your set achievements.

Break Down Daunting Goals into Attainable, Bite-size Chunks

Whether you want to exercise and eat more veggies or try your hand at a new business, any big task can be daunting. Set you sights high, but then break down the goal into logical steps. If you are planning a year-long goal, for example, divide it up into 12 easy-to-digest mini-goals. Then you’ll have something more attainable to aim for each month.

Would you like to lose 120 pounds this year? That may seem impossible at first glance, but try breaking it down into segments. Maybe monthly? Now, you only have to lose 10 pounds per month. Still not easy by any means, but 10 pounds seems doable than 120. Don’t you agree?

And before you starting adding the months up (10 + 10 + …), simply stop. Focus on the current month or task at hand. Don’t focus on the overall goal. If you have a bad day, don’t throw out the whole year, month or even week. Start again tomorrow. You have the rest of the month — the rest of the year — to reach your destination. There is never a better time than now to get back on track.

Start Small for a Smart Start

Dreaming of starting your own business? Coming up with a business name, getting your first business license and completing the other first steps might seem overwhelming for some. Now pile on accountants, budgets, advertising and more and the costs start to add up quick. Did you think about staff, benefits, insurance and leasing office space? (And we’ve only scratched the surface…)

If you want to start your own business, start small. Why not stick your toe into the entrepreneurial waters before diving head first into a big pool of startup costs, overwhelming tasks and headaches?

Direct selling may be your answer.

Direct Sales: The Scentsy Opportunity

Now before you raise your eyebrows or run in the opposite direction, know that all direct sales are not the same. This is not like the stereotypical used car salesman you may have pictured in your head. You won’t have to go door to door or make cold calls. Really … Scentsy is different.

Scentsy began with a simple idea — a safe, wickless alternative to scented candles — and quickly grew into one of the most successful direct selling companies. They have received numerous awards for growth and ethical business practices, been named the number one consumer products company on the 2010 Inc. 500 list, appeared on the 2010 Direct Selling News Global 100 list of top direct selling companies and received both the DSA’s 2010 Success Award and the DSA’s 2009 Rising Star Award.

Over the years, Scentsy continues to expand, offering fresh and innovative products such as the new Scentsy ScenTrend™.

As an Independent Scentsy Consultant, you will be selling consumable, beautiful products from an established company but you do not have to purchase or maintain inventory. You will have access to beautifully designed flyers, brochures and business cards personalized with your name but available at a relatively low price — all with no design time or added production costs. And, of course, you have the freedom to set your own hours and work as little or as much as you wish.

The list of benefits to you once becoming an Independent Scentsy Consultant could go on and on… Just know that you will save a lot of upfront costs, time and effort when you try direct selling with a reputable company such as Scentsy.

And when you sign up with us at HelloScent.com, it’s like you get two heads for the price of one. Read more about Jes & Rob Russo and how our experiences and leadership can help you in your new business.

Become an Independent Scentsy Consultant and start your own business today for only $99. Skip the paperwork, license and legal fees and join our HelloScent.com team.

Your Personal Reason Why

You may want a second income or have the desire to create multiple income streams. You might need a little extra cash to pay for the new car payment or you want to put family first and create your own work schedule around what matters most. Whatever your personal reasons may be, if you are thinking about starting a new business to become your own boss and make some money, give Scentsy a try.

We want to hear from you! Please leave us a comment below or hop over to the HelloScent.com Facebook page to share your thoughts.

About the author: Rob Russo is the marketing director of HelloScent.com, the Scentsy business he loves working and building with his wife, Jes. Rob shares “design that sells” tips to online entrepreneurs, creates social media graphics that get noticed and — when not designing — blogs about design, marketing, direct selling and other topics of interest. Rob’s favorite Scentsy scent is Toasted Apple Butter.

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