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 [...]

What is Your Summer Mentality? 10 Questions to Ask

By Dana Phillips. Summer!!! Pools, picnics, gardening, homemade ice cream, life at the beach, on the lake, and the lazy days of summer are fond childhood memories for many of you. As adults who work a JOB, you may feel a small wave of deprivation. But if you have YOB, your own business, you have [...]

Lead with Your Heart: Compassionate Leadership (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. Direct selling leaders are such compassionate people. You care for the individuals on your team and, sometimes, care too much. To have the heart of a servant leader means that you know and care about what matters to the people you lead and what happens in their lives. It also means that [...]

By | 2017-05-16T08:35:42+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Goals|0 Comments

Lead with Your Heart: Discover Their Heart (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. Direct Selling leaders have such amazing hearts. I never tire of watching you love on your people. Heart is one big reason people are attracted to direct selling and why they stay engaged. Heart builds relationships and brings joy.  What resides in a person’s heart is what matters to them. When, you, [...]

By | 2017-05-16T08:24:23+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Don’t Major in the Minors

By Dana Phillips. If you have been awake in the last ten years you have heard the phrase “don’t major in the minors.” The phrase reminds me of a few minutes I spent on our back porch a while back. One stinking mosquito could run a beautiful evening.  He (or she) kept buzzing around my [...]

By | 2017-05-02T06:57:53+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

I Confess: My Decades-Long Love Affair

By Dana Phillips. This is probably not what you expected to read after seeing the title.  But I can't let it pass.  I have to open up about my long-running love affair. Neil and I have been engaged in the direct selling profession in one way or another for a lot of years. My first [...]

By | 2017-04-26T22:33:23+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

You are the Fire Starter

People familiar with direct sales have no difficulty agreeing with the obvious conclusion that people work for something other than money.  However, it isn't quite that simple. Most people start for the money. If you were to ask why people started a direct sales business, you would hear descriptions that sound like: “I could work [...]

How Will Your Team Members Remember You? (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. Yesterday was a special day. I spent the entire day with my 4-½ year old granddaughter, Marin. We had fun together, talked about silly things and important things. We built memories and we bonded. Best of all, because we gave each other our undivided attention, we both felt valued and important to [...]

By | 2017-03-07T08:40:34+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Mindfulness|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

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