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

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

Gratitude at the Academy Awards—and elsewhere

By Neil Phillips. I love to work with people who show gratitude.  Yesterday, Dana and I did some pro bono training at Parkland Hospital in Dallas.  As we were leaving the room, one of the participants thanked us for coming down to Parkland. She expressed heartfelt gratitude.  As we were leaving the building, one of [...]

You Get What You Expect

By Mary McLoughlin. Expectations can make or break a business. What do you expect from your business? Have you taken time to be clear about what you expect financially, of yourself, of your company, of your team, of your hostesses and customers? Unclear expectations create BIG barriers to success. They sabotage results and relationships. My [...]

By | 2018-02-06T06:36:06+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Direct Sales Leadership, Focus Management, Goals|0 Comments

Pick Tough Guidelines to Get Extraordinary Results

By Neil Phillips. Ever meet one of those people who always kick themselves when things don’t go right?  I have one as a client.  I finally asked him to write his thoughts on some items.  I won’t claim credit for creating these three keys.  The honors for this list go to a coaching client who [...]

By | 2017-12-06T19:42:35+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Coaching, Focus Management, Goals|0 Comments

Thriving Through The Holidays

By Neil Phillips. Face it.  You are the most limited resource that you have. You never have enough of you to go around. The 24 hour day is not long enough. You are feeling pressured to get more done at both work and home; the guilt is starting to pile up. You are caught up [...]

By | 2017-11-16T07:09:18+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Focus Management, Goals|0 Comments

Who Cares More Than You?

The answer:  No one cares more about you than you. I think its better that way. You get to be the mistress (or master) of your life. You are the expert on what you want and when you want it. The problem is that “stuff gets in the way.” Ask yourself these questions about your [...]

By | 2017-12-18T11:41:27+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Focus Management|0 Comments

How to Say No (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. The hardest time management skill is saying “no.”  This most simple time management strategy can feel like the most painful. Do time management issues sometimes seem overwhelming? Time management is one of those life skills that had direct application for direct selling leaders.  The better you become at it, the more you [...]

By | 2017-08-14T16:46:38+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Focus Management, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Managing the Overwhelm (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. We all get there, when life just plain gets to be too much. Overwhelm is a response to unresolved negative emotion. Depression is a big one. Grief is another. Do time management issues sometimes seem overwhelming? Time management is one of those life skills that had direct application for direct selling leaders.  [...]

By | 2017-08-09T16:36:19+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Focus Management, Mindfulness|0 Comments