Why Leonardo DaVinci Would Be a BAD Affiliate Marketer!

Last Update: June 29, 2020

We're all familiar with Leo DV, also known as the greatest genius who ever roamed this planet...

His genius penetrated so many disciplines that he epitomized the term “Renaissance man.”

That said, I can't help but wonder if this god-like mind would still succeed in modern day 2020!

Take our profession, affiliate marketing, for instance:

Would Leo Make For an Excellent Affiliate Marketer?

Or would his particular style of genius actually hinder him today in 2020?

The more I thihk about it, I can't help but think the latter!

YES, it's funny to say, but I think Leonardo would be a pretty crappy businessman!

Why?! ...Well, there are actually TWO reasons:

1. He was a terrible procrasinator

2. He rarely followed through on his promises

Let me explain!

#1. He Was A Terrible Procrasinator!

Contrary to public opinion, Leonardo da Vinci was not a well-oiled, self-disciplined machine...

He was just as humanly flawed as the rest of us.

Instead of relying on sheer discipline, he relied mainly on curiosity.

There is nothing inherently wrong with this, but it would not serve well in the 21st century.

He chased only what he felt like doing, and very often ignored the things he dreaded.

In business, particularly affiliate marketing, we must do not only the things we feel like doing, but also the things we don't.

If we rely only on motivation and curiosity, we will still create amazing things, but we will fail to complete the necessary projects that need to GET DONE.

Curiosity might have been enough to succeed in Leonardo's time, but it is certainly not enough to succeed now in the technology age.

Curiosity is NOT enough...

Nowadays, we need not ONLY curiosity... but an entire arsenal of skills!

We need self discipline, time management, people skills, computer skills, organizational skills, executional ability, self-motivation, patience, consistency and drive...

Alright, onto my second reason...

#2. He Rarely Followed Through On His Promises!

Yes, DaVinci was a rule breaker- and not the good kind!

Belive it or not, He used make MASSIVE promises, ones which he would repeatedly break.

Several times, DaVinci promised the people paying him that he would have their projects done on time...

Surprisingly often, he completely bailed on these projects and left the region altogether, leaving a tornado of mess wherever he went.

While DaVinci was certainly a skilled worker, he was as unreliable as they come.

Instead of holding himself to strict deadlines and delivering on his word, he worked only as he saw fit.

For these two main reasons, I wholeheartedly believe that the Vinci would make for a truly terrible affiliate marketer...

In 2020, we can't get away with broken promises. Word spreads fast online! Your reputation is VITAL, and it's up to you to do what you said you would...

Otherwise, customers will quickly become aware of your flaky nature, and bye bye business!

So where does that leave you?

I wrote this short, silly post to motivate you.

YOU can be better than DaVinci if you just stay organized, keep your promises to yourself and stay organized.

Affiliate marketing is an online business, and it's up to you to keep things relevant.

Stay connected to your sign ups, do what you say you're gonna do, and deliver in a timely manner.

If you do these things, YOU will exceed DaVinci as an affiliate marketer!


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HealthyGreen Premium
Very interesting and also a wake-up to many of us.
thank you

Rick
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Xoda Premium
Glad you liked it, Rick. Thanks for the comment.

Koda
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HealthyGreen Premium
It's Awesome
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megawinner Premium
It's possible and well thought. Yes, he might no be but who knows, genius has many surprises. Florentino
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Xoda Premium
I wish I could see for myself! Maybe he would prove me wrong (:

Koda
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megawinner Premium
In more probability, you would be more likely to be correct.
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philmedia Premium Plus
Love it , I did not know all this so I am learning, who would have thought a bit of history can teach us so much. A brilliant share, many thanks Phil
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Xoda Premium
No problem Phil, glad I could impart a little knowledge regarding the history of Davinci. I'd recommend you read a book on him, he was one HELL of a fascinating individual! :D

Koda
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philmedia Premium Plus
good call I will - I like read this kind of thing.. Phil
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Anne68 Premium
You are such a good writer. The heading immediately reeled me in and made me want to know more.

Well done.

Anne. xx
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Xoda Premium
Thanks, Anne (: Your words are much appreciated!

Koda
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Stanleycmng Premium
Interesting post, never knew that side of DaVinci. Yes, there is hope!
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Xoda Premium
Yes, he has a very intriguing life that most people have no idea about!

Koda
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