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Pampered Chef: I did it, I did it

  1. kitchen queen

    kitchen queen Member

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    I got my first recruit and then 3 days later I got my second. They have both signed and are in their intro period. Their super starter month #1 is July.

    I am SO excited.

    I have another potential recruit who is getting ready to close her show. I really think she's going to join my team.

    Have I mentioned that I am SO excited?

    Now, I just need to support them and help them qualify & do well in their business.

    Isn't this company great? I get to help my business grow by helping others to get free products & earn a great income at a fabulous job. I love saying to people at my shows, "My life is a party, what's yours like?"

    :D :D :D
     
    Jun 16, 2005
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  2. chefloriray

    chefloriray Guest

    WAY TO GO!! Thats great!!! You have every reason to be excited!! Keep up the good work!
     
    Jun 16, 2005
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  3. kitchenqueen

    kitchenqueen Member

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    Additional help for your recruits

    CONGRATS SARAH!! :D

    I too am on my way to promoting to Future Director :D ! I have a recruit who is in her introductory month right now. I have another signing up in August when her kids start school!! I found some posts on here that I printed out for my recruits that really helped them and got them excited about their business with Pampered Chef! Check under PC Files at the top. There are files like 118 ways to get bookings, what to do while you wait for your starter kit, etc. They really appreciated them and found them helpful. You might want to check it out! Hope that helps!

    GOOD LUCK AND CONGRATS!!!!!!!
     
    Jun 16, 2005
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  4. Lisa S

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    New Consultant Materials

    So that started me thinking...

    For those of you with people in your downline, what do you give your new consultants for training purposes?

    I have only been involved with the training of one of my recruits and was there basically to observe my director while she trained. Do you give new consultants a binder/folder with additional info? A "Welcome to the Cluster" binder???? They have the Recipe for Success binder and I would not want to give them too much info... Just curious as to everyone's thoughts.

    Qbutterflies... if you have any thoughts that would be great too, since you're are the recruit I am talking about!!! ;) I want to give my consultants lots of info, but not too much!
     
    Jun 16, 2005
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  5. noradawn

    noradawn Guest

    Congrats, Lisa!

    I'm hoping to start recruting like crazy myself! You must really be doing something right! Way to go!
     
    Jun 16, 2005
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  6. Stephanie S

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    That's fantastic! Congratulations! I haven't yet recruited anyone. I feel like I'm struggling so much myself, I'm not sure I'm ready to support anyone else! How long have you who have recruited people been doing this? How have you managed to get them to sign up? I haven't yet tried to ask anyone...
     
    Jun 16, 2005
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  7. ShanaSmith

    ShanaSmith Veteran Member Silver Member

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    I always talk about what worked for me. I tell my recuits that I carried my Recipe for Success and Welcome Booklet around with me for the first month or so. That way when I had a spare moment I would read a few pages. I also recomend that they go through their kit and write down 2 or 3 uses for each tool, so they are familiar with them right off the bat. I think it is also I good idea to have them attend one or two of your shows. They will learn different things when they are watching as a consultant, rather than a guest/host. The videos are also helpful, like the one that comes in the kit. try not to give them too much info too soon.
    These tips seem to be working for me. I have 6 recruits and possibly a 7th from last nights show.
     
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  8. PamperedGinger

    PamperedGinger Advanced Member

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    There is a great tele-class...coaching super starters...that really helps. Also, your director is suppose to help you do this. That is why she gets an extra bonus...to help you help your downline.
     
  9. Stephanie S

    Stephanie S Member

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    I'm llooking for tips and ideas of how to get people interested, and to sign up as consultants. I have held 6 kitchen shows. I have not gotten one solid booking, or one recruiting lead out of any of them. There must be something that I'm not doing. Any tips/suggestions? Like others have mentioned, I don't like to come across as being pushy :(
     
    Jun 18, 2005
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  10. ShanaSmith

    ShanaSmith Veteran Member Silver Member

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    I think more than anything, you need to make sure that you are having fun. Your guest will see that and want to be part of the fun with you. Also, it is important to ask for what you want. So, you need to be actually asking each guest, and make sure that you say something about the great oportunties at least three times during your show.
    Hope that helps a bit
     
    Jun 18, 2005
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  11. kitchen queen

    kitchen queen Member

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    it's not being pushy

    Stephanie~

    Don't worry so much about being pushy. ;)

    Think of it this way. Do you enjoy what you do? How would you feel if no one had ever asked you? Did you have a party to start your business? Did you enjoy hosting?

    Hosts enjoy having parties where their friends get to get together and they get free stuff at the end.

    It's not being pushy! It's being nice and considerate of other people. Your helping them enjoy themselves. And, as far as recruitment goes...isn't it nice to get free stuff & make money at the same time? Do you really have to work very hard at your parties? See....just ask people!

    Good luck :)
     
  12. Kathylynn

    Kathylynn Member

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    Not pushy...assertive.

    Pushy is being mean, rude, and ignorant while you're talking to someone, and forcing them to agree with you. What you're trying to do is be assertive, which is politely and nicely getting your message out there for people to consider. I don't think you are being pushy at all. :)
     
    Jun 19, 2005
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