To the best of my knowledge, there are no shortcuts to success in SFI. To succeed in SFI, you have no other choice but to follow the rules. The rules apply to every affiliate without exception, more so when the affiliates are new. That is why it is always advisable to draw every new affiliate’s attention to SFI Rules of Success on this link: https://www.sfimg.com/ROS/Index and as summarized below.
1. Treat your business...like a business!
2. DO something to grow your business every day
3. Lead by example
4. Work with the workers
5. Treat TripleClicks as YOUR store
6. YOU succeed only if THEY succeed
7. YOU make it happen, no one else
8. Leaders are readers
9. Open your eyes to your potential
10. Set goals...and publish them!
11. Have a plan (a realistic plan)
12. Winning starts with beginning
14. Send praise down (and criticism up) .
15. Don't quit
16. Think BIG!
17. Don't major in minors
18. Don't be a negative thinker
19. Some will, some won't, so what?! Someone's waiting! Next!
20 Persist until you win.
If you follow these rules and do your SFI business as prescribed, you will SUCCEED. That is the ONLY way to succeed in SFI without any shortcuts which do not exist anyway.