Insights into Life and Direct Sales: My Favorite Words

By Janet Daniels. When is the last time you made a list of your five favorite words?  Your list says a lot about you.  Your list is a glimpse inside your feelings and thoughts. It’s your laser focus.  You might even call it a strong glimpse into your “why.” Here are some that top my [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

Real Leadership:  My Favorite Words [Video]

By Dana Phillips You’ve been reading a lot about real leadership lessons from us this month.  The question that came up in one of our discussions was “What are your favorite leadership words?”  I have a lot and there are some that have served me well. The first one is BELIEVE.  Always believe in your [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Real Words to Engage Your Hostess

By Mary McLoughlin. We hear it all the time at Team Connections, what should I say? Tell me what you would say. So, I am going to do just that. Over the next several blogs I will share the actual words I use in a variety of scenarios. You will probably want to watch the [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Coaching|0 Comments

My Hardest Lesson: Check My Intent

By Janet Daniels. The hardest lesson I learned turned out to be the best lesson I ever learned. As a top leader, I was confident in my skills and had built a strong business. I knew how to book, hold great parties, recruit, promote and run my business successfully. I thought that if I trained [...]

The One Thing You Can’t Lead Without [Video]

By Dana Phillips. When I was a little girl, my mother taught me about leadership.  I was going into the first grade and she said to me, “A real leader makes everyone else feel more important.  So if you really want to be in student council, you need to think about making everyone feel more [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Weekend Love, October Eighth

By Neil Phillips. Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web this week. 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. Along the way to becoming a well-regarded writer on a Paleo diet, Mark [...]

By | October 8th, 2016|Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Cut the Drama, NOW! [Video]

By Mary McLoughlin She said, she did, can you believe it and did you hear? Drama, Drama, Drama! I so remember those frustrating conversations with my team: the ones that caught me up in the story when the emotions and the gossip were flying high.  I would hang up the phone frustrated, exhausted and irritated [...]

By | October 6th, 2016|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Working at Home: Your Good Better Best

By Dana Phillips. When I was a little girl my mother taught me the old saying, “Good, better, best. Never let it rest, ‘til your good is better and your better is best.” I have no idea where Mama learned this quote but she was adamant that it became part of our DNA.  With the [...]

Putting the Fun Back in Your Business

By Janet Daniels. I loved my opportunity and my team for most of the time. There were times, however, when things weren’t going like I wanted, i.e. when we weren’t growing, when I was handling more issues than normal, or when there weren’t many striving for higher goals. I found these times to be very [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Goals|0 Comments

Top Leaders Forget This (And Then Watch Sales Slide) [Video]

By Dana Phillips What DO top leaders forget?  Here are the top three things that top leaders forget until things start to go wrong. First, top leaders forget to ask, “What do you want?”  Whether it’s someone brand new or another leader on your team, if you don’t ask what they want then your sales [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|2 Comments