2 Ways to Inspire Your Team to Recruit

By Neil Phillips. If there was ever an official list of the causes of a leader’s headaches, one of the top two is undoubtedly, “I can’t get my team to recruit.”  And why not?  As a leader, you want your team to sell and recruit.  If they are only doing half, then you get a [...]

By | February 23rd, 2017|Goals, Leadership, Recruiting|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 | February 21st, 2017|Coaching, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Show the Love in Direct Sales

By Neil Phillips. Happy Valentine’s Day! I volunteered to write this article for today.  Little did I realize how hard it was going to be.  We like to provide fresh perspectives on our topics, and I never realized how hard that would be on the topic of love. When you started in direct sales, one [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Getting Rid of Limiting Beliefs

By Janet Daniels. When I joined direct selling, I love seeing the success and recognition that others had, and I wanted it, too. So, I’d set my goals with great anticipation and never made them. When my leader asked me, “What’s keeping you from reaching your goals?” I knew all the reasons and gave her [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Goals, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Don’t Let Drama Queens Pull You Off-Track

By Dana Phillips Since we started this webinar series on Secret Weapons to Eliminate Drama, I’ve been thinking about you and how you can eliminate drama from your direct sales team.  I was thinking about DRAMA QUEENS. You know who I’m talking about.  Nod your head if you have someone on your team who always [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|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

Four Holiday Thoughts on Direct Sales

By Neil Phillips As we inch ever closer to the holidays and the end of the year, Janet Daniels, Mary McLoughlin, Dana Phillips and I took some time to reflect on the year for us and think about how important direct sales has been in our life. When it comes to holidays, our careers as [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

3 Steps in a “Stay on the Sidewalk” Talk

By Janet Daniels I have never met a leader who likes to have the “sidewalk talk.”  You know the one I mean. It’s like when you walk with a 3-year old and they want to pick your neighbor’s flowers.  Have you ever had to have the “stay on the sidewalk” talk with an adult?  It’s [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Be a No Drama Mama [Video]

By Neil Phillips. Yesterday, Dana Phillips and I presented our free Team Connections webinar called, No Drama Mama. Our goals were very straightforward: Help direct selling leaders to identify drama on their teams Provide some techniques to allow direct selling leaders to immediately take control and move the situations to productive, healthy ones. After the [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

What Sets You Off? [Video]

By Dana Phillips. Team Connections is working very hard to bring you a great free webinar on Tuesday, December 6, that is called No Drama Mama.  I want to talk a little bit about drama today. This is not about the drama around you, but it’s about the drama inside of you.  The more that [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments