About Neil Phillips

I'm one of the lucky people who gets up every day loving what he does. I coach. I get to support people who want to take control of their future happiness and livelihood. I help them get the best out of what they have. My hope is that you will find some of your passion in these articles.

Recruiting: What is Holding You Back?

By Neil Phillips Every successful person goes through a pivot. A worker goes from a technician to a manager.  A parent goes from a caregiver to a confidante.  An athlete goes from sheer physical effort to strategy.  In every case, true success comes with awareness and a shift. The same is true for direct sales [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Recruiting|0 Comments

Weekend Love, August Twentieth

By Neil Phillips. Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently. This handful of links takes you to tools or insightful content. Occasionally I’ll include one from my “save” file if it fits the mood. One thing I always tell people in sales is that you can’t get someone [...]

By | August 20th, 2016|Mindfulness, Reviews and Callouts, Sales Technology|0 Comments

Weekend Love, August Thirteen

By Neil Phillips. I was struck in my reading this week by the enormously diverse pressures that leaders get.  On the one hand, there are experts that say the best thing you can do is be responsive to your team.  Another group says that you need to focus on yourself, your skills and needs.  Still, [...]

Weekend Love, August Sixth

By Neil Phillips. I now know why these are called the “dog days of summer.”  They are the only ones really enjoying the Dallas heat.  At least I have a good excuse to sit inside with a good book.  Most of the top sales leaders I coach are now sorting their strategic options for the [...]

By | August 6th, 2016|Goals, Leadership, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Weekend Love, July Thirty

By Neil Phillips. August is almost here.  Amazing.  Conventions, vacations, and hot fun are still on the agenda, but I’m willing to guess that several of you are starting to think about September work. Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently. This handful of links takes you to [...]

By | July 30th, 2016|Coaching, Leadership, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Weekend Love, July Nine

By Neil Phillips. At the point in time that you are probably reading this, I am in a car driving back from a fishing vacation in Canada.  I believe in vacations; in turning off your busy life to enjoy a different chapter for a little while.  I know I’m not alone, which is why this [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Weekend Love, June Twenty-five

By Neil Phillips. I love summer!  I become set in my work ways until summer arrives.  Then there are vacations and family celebrations and conventions, oh my! Don’t look for any weekend love here next weekend.  It’s a holiday.  Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently. This handful [...]

By | June 25th, 2016|Mindfulness, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Weekend Love, June Eighteen

By Neil Phillips. Some weeks it’s easier to write this than others.  Some weeks it seems there is a theme that just appears as I get ready to write. Other weeks? Not so much.  Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently. This handful of links takes you to [...]

By | June 18th, 2016|Leadership, Mindfulness, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Weekend Love, June Eleven

By Neil Phillips. Isn’t it amazing how schedules change with the seasons?  Stephen Covey used to talk about doing the right things in the right seasons.  What’s the right focus for your summer season? Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently. This handful of links takes you to [...]

By | June 11th, 2016|Leadership, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments