Create Your Summer Game Plan

By Neil Phillips. Is it too early to be thinking about summer plans?  I already see myself fishing in July.  How about you?  Are you ready to start packing for your big summer trip?  How about that day at your child's playoffs? Maybe you are daydreaming about the family sidetrip after your convention and how [...]

By | 2018-05-15T06:36:31+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Focus Management|0 Comments

4 Ways to Get a Voice to Voice Conversation

By Dana Phillips. I have heard lots of people express frustration about not being able to have a voice to voice conversation with their customers, hosts, and consultants.  Here is an example of one person’s challenge: I’m struggling to connect with people on the phone – I’m getting texts but the last couple of weeks, [...]

By | 2018-05-10T06:33:51+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Best practices, Recruiting, Sales Technology|0 Comments

10 Yogi Berra-isms for Direct Selling Leaders

By Neil Phillips. I'm a lifelong Yankee fan, and with the baseball season in full swing (baseball--swing--get it?), I wanted to pay tribute to one of the games greatest players.  Yogi Berra, one of the greatest baseball players of all time, passed away in 2015.  His feats as a baseball player and coach are legendary. [...]

By | 2018-05-02T13:26:47+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Focus Management, Goals, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Getting Unstuck

By Neil Phillips. We all get stuck.  We hit that point where we are in the sand and our wheels are just spinning.  We can see our fate and just feel like no matter what we do, we will never get out of the muck. Sound familiar? We all hit that point on little things [...]

By | 2018-05-18T06:28:04+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Coaching|0 Comments

What Are You Doing to Be Proactive?

By Dana Phillips. How can a proactive focus support you in building the business of your dreams? When you schedule time in your weekly planner to work on recruiting, you are proactive.  Five hours a week devoted to recruiting will result in surprising results.  You will be touching others lives. Conducting five interviews each week [...]

By | 2018-04-23T13:07:18+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Booking, Recruiting|0 Comments

Coaching in Uncoachable Moments

I got a call from a client last week who felt like she was on the verge of doing something drastic. Betty finally snapped when she discovered for the umpteenth time that “the top person on her team was a two-faced _____.” Betty was referring to Sheri who is “all nicey-nice with me and was [...]

By | 2018-04-17T13:29:47+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

5 Things You Can Do to Help Your Team Find Their Own Solutions

By Dana Phillips. Do you really want to help your team find their solutions or would you rather that they found what you think they should do? I’m not just being a smarty-pants.  I have found many leaders say they want to help their people find the solution that is right for them, but too [...]

By | 2018-04-17T11:18:53+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Coaching|0 Comments

Four Tips for Making it Easy to Give Feedback

By Dana Phillips. Whether you are a leader of an organization, managing a team, or a coach, you will be giving feedback to others.  Remember that feedback can be “on course” or “off course.”  We receive these messages all day.  What is working and what is not working to get me to where I want [...]

By | 2018-04-12T09:21:16+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments