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 | March 14th, 2017|Focus Management, Recruiting|0 Comments

5 Steps to Setting a Good Business Plan

By Janet Daniels. Now is the perfect time to set appointments with your leaders to set their goals and direction for the new year. Here are some things you’ll want to talk about when you have their business planning session. Review their numbers for the past year. Sales Recruits Promote outs Team count Leader count [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Focus Management, Goals, Leadership|0 Comments

How To Have Your Best Start in 2017

By Dana Phillips. With the holiday weekend gone and things starting to settle down for the rest of the holidays, I like to you take a deep breath and spend a few minutes thinking along with me about how you can you’re your best start ever in 2017. Look at your business in three key [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Focus Management|1 Comment

The Ugly Truth about Multitasking [Video]

By Mary McLoughlin Direct selling allows you to have it all, right? Working your business in and around your family and the rest of your life is one of the wonderful things about owning your own business. The challenges arise when you attempt to do it all at once. We all do it; talk on [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Focus Management|3 Comments

Weekend Love, September Seventeen

By Neil Phillips. I’ve been reading this week that “September is the new January” because we tend to wipe the slate clean as we go into this time of year.  Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently around this topic. This handful of links takes you to tools [...]

By | September 17th, 2016|Focus Management, Goals, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

A Skill Every Direct Seller Needs and Why…

By Janet Daniels. You might also call this article, “How I Learned to Set Goals and Achieve Them.” I was never a big goal setter growing up. In general, I knew what I wanted my life to be like…. I wanted to grow up, go to college, get married, have kids and just let everything [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Focus Management, Goals|0 Comments

The Secret to Consistent Recruiting

By Mary McLoughlin. I remember the moment it all changed; the moment I discovered the real secret to being a consistent recruiter. I didn’t know it was the moment at the time, but as I look back it definitely was. I was sitting in the audience at my company’s national conference watching people cross the [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Focus Management, Goals, Recruiting|0 Comments

Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing

By Janet Daniels. Conference is always an exciting time!  As a new leader, I set my goals for the fall and came home excited and focused. I was determined to keep the “main thing the main thing” and achieve my goals. It wasn't long before I was back to doing the urgent things and not [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|conferences, Focus Management|0 Comments

Summer Prospecting — Leads Are Everywhere

By Janet Daniels. Summer is a great time to prospect for new leads and add new team members. Leads are everywhere! People are active; they are out and about doing about everything you can imagine. Summer is the perfect time for you to focus on prospecting.  When you look for business, you will find it.  [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|Focus Management, Goals|0 Comments