Three Ways to Grow Your Leadership

By Dana Phillips. I hear it all the time: “I want to be a better leader” “I want to make more money” “I want to advance” While there is no silver bullet, here are three ways to grow your leadership, and because you are growing, you will advance and make more money. STOP MAKING IT [...]

By | 2017-06-15T06:30:54+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Focus Management, Mindfulness|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

When the Livin’ is Easy…Make Work Fun! (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. Everyone wants to have fun in the summer. Try out one of these themes to help your team stay focused on business while they are having fun! Keep the Ball Bouncing Hit up the dollar store for inexpensive balls, baseballs, bouncy balls, beach balls, etc. At your first meeting of the summer, [...]

When the livin’ is easy… your business can be, too! (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. Pool time, picnics, vacations and just plain ol’ relaxin’; it’s what make summer our favorite time of the year. Kicking back in the summer is a great benefit of owning a direct selling business. Did you know that you can enjoy the benefits of summer without losing income? These three steps will [...]

A Healthy Change of Pace

By Neil Phillips. Is it just me, or does life get wonky around a 3-day weekend holiday?  Last week people were going crazy to get ready.  This week, those same people are going crazy catching up.  Since we are going to repeat this ritual in a month with Independence Day, maybe we can plan ahead for [...]

By | 2017-06-01T05:00:54+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Focus Management|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 | 2017-05-11T06:44:38+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: [...]

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 [...]

The #1 Secret to Prospecting for Your Party Plan Business (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. “I just can’t find anyone to talk to about my party plan business.” You’ve heard it, and probably even said it. On Facebook it looks like everyone is flooded with leads; at least if you believe the many ads selling you on the latest and greatest method to fill your business online. [...]

By | 2017-03-14T06:16:58+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Focus Management, Recruiting|0 Comments