Keep Direct Selling Simple

With customers spread out from coast to coast and accessible through everything from messaging and Facebook to conversations, it’s easy to lose track of the core of good selling activities.  As a leader, you can easily get carried away trying to answer technical questions.  Along the way, you forget that the core pieces really stay [...]

By | 2017-06-28T15:45:44+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Best practices, Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Get ‘er Done Strategies

Anyone can get started.  I do it hundreds of times every day and I bet that most of you do as well.  The key is figuring out how to finish. As I coach people in direct sales, one of the biggest issues is always pushing through to the finish.  There are so many competing interests [...]

By | 2017-06-13T07:05:56+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Coaching, Focus Management, Goals|0 Comments

Lead with Your Heart: Believe in Your People (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. As a direct selling leader have you ever felt like you wanted it more than they did? You just know they can do it and continually pour yourself into them, yet they don’t seem to step up to the plate? Frustrating, huh? “There is no greater power and support you can give [...]

Your New Year’s Resolutions for the Summer

By Neil Phillips. A client's comment got me thinking this week.  She's a teacher and is excited about the end of the school year.  We were working on planning her summer.  She has started counting down and has only 15 workdays until her students are gone.  Fifteen days!  She wanted to set some goals for [...]

By | 2017-07-10T10:36:04+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Coaching, Focus Management, Goals|0 Comments

You First! Getting Your Team To Listen

By Neil Phillips. We were coaching a leadership group recently, and the central topic was about getting their teams to be better listeners.  You might call it empathic listening, active listening, or heart-centered listening, but the core of all of those is precisely where we were trying to focus. The essential lesson is a simple one: [...]

Become the Catalyst for More Team Recruiting [Video]

By Mary McLoughlin. Recruiting = Team Growth Team Recruiting = Exponential Growth The formula should come as no surprise.  No kidding.  Now tell me how do I make it happen? Leaders often share their frustrations about how to generate more recruiting. Coaching is the missing link and the right questions are the method. So, let’s [...]

By | 2017-02-28T19:55:02+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Coaching, Recruiting|0 Comments

8 Key Questions to Create Positive Accountability

By Dana Phillips. I have shared a couple of posts on how to get your team to do the things they say they are going to do. We have looked at the way you form a better coaching relationship and the keys to better coaching. I am going to give you eight great questions that [...]

By | 2017-03-02T05:39:41+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Leading the Way Your Team Members Want [Video]

By Mary McLoughlin. “I wish they would just do what I do, then they could have the success I have.” Boy did I say this way too often when I was a newer leader. I achieved success early on and definitely thought that if I could just share how I did it, everyone else could [...]

By | 2017-02-21T05:55:15+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Coaching, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Keys to Better Coaching

By Dana Phillips. In an earlier blog I gave you a working definition of positive accountability as it relates to your role as a direct selling leader.  Remember that when you coach someone on your team you want to create a safe place, stay positive, and proactive.  And remember to ask permission! So what are [...]

By | 2017-02-21T05:47:00+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

What in the World is “Positive Accountability?”

By Dana Phillips. You have heard it. You might have said it. I want to make five contacts a day. I want to recruit one person a month. I want to follow up on all my leads. I want to get on the conference calls I want to earn the next incentive trip. If you [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:36:46+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Coaching, Goals|0 Comments