I’ve been thinking a lot lately
about the idea of calling. And right now it seems to me that women everywhere
are being asked to “heed the call” in ways that they never have
before. (Have you noticed this too?)
Like most women, I felt the
stirrings of my creative muse very early. And like most women, I learned very
quickly to suppress it. I remember getting the message very clearly that living
a creative life was for someone else, not me, and that it was simply not
possible, practical or feasible to heed the call of my true heart’s desire
without, well, starving to death (metaphorically and perhaps practically as
I’ve done a lot of healing work
around that, and part of it was the realization that, to be fair, the kinds of
resources that we have access to now simply didn’t exist back then. (The
Internet was still mostly in the hands of academics and engineers, building a
platform as a writer meant 200 signings per year, and coaching was still a
faint blip in the mind of Thomas Leonard – oh wait, I’m dating myself, aren’t
Now, things have changed. And so
has the calling.
For the past several years, those
of us whose spiritual roots run deep have been talking about “the
shift” – the shift in consciousness, the falling away of the old
structures that no longer work, of the emerging new paradigms and ways of being
that we are all being asked …
Women are looking for different
ways of earning additional income while working a full time job or staying at
home with their family. Many women get involved in Directing Marking because it
is the only type of business start-up in which everything is set up for them.
They pay a small fee of a few hundred dollars to a few thousand dollars as part
of their start up cost and they receive everything they need to start and run
their business and become part of a multi-million corporation. These new
entrepreneur have no concerns about paying for business overhead or employees
because they are working for themselves at home.
Most women like the idea of
earning extra $300-500 cash each week part time. This additional income gives
them options to get out of debt, or to pay for a special vacation or to place
in their savings account for the unexpected.
There are two types of direct
marketing companies. The first is the most popular. This is a business in which
the independent consultants are selling consumable products. Most people get
involved in this form of direct selling because it is easy to demonstrate actual
products that customers can touch and fell and these products sell themselves.
The second type of direct marketing business is when a company sells services
that resolve consumers’ problems or concerns. The most popular are the
companies that sell credit cards, legal services and insurance.
The first way women business
owners make their money is …