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 [...]

Fall in Love Again

By Mary McLoughlin. Your relationship with your direct selling business mirrors a marriage in many ways. You have a passion for your products and your company. You are committed for the long haul. You are emotionally attached to the vision and the people. Just like a marriage, it’s easy to take your eyes off what [...]

By | 2018-01-31T18:00:54+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Goals, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Work on YOU!

By Dana Phillips. This year can be your best!  As a leader, you have the opportunity to work on YOU first:  “which” you will show up in what you do and how you lead. Be More. This is the part that is totally in your control.  Who do you want to be?  When you think [...]

By | 2018-01-17T11:49:59+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Four Guidelines for Showing Appreciation

By Neil Phillips. Who doesn't want to be appreciated?  Raise your hands! We all like being appreciated and (with the exception of my grumpy neighbor) we all do appreciate others.  Unfortunately, we fall far short of excellence when it comes to showing our appreciation. Recent Department of Labor statistics show that only about 17% of [...]

By | 2017-11-29T15:46:26+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

Two Non-Squishy Reasons for Gratitude

By Neil Phillips. This is the time of year when you read a lot about finding your sources of gratitude and expressing an attitude of gratitude throughout the season.   After you read 6 or 7 of these, they seem squishy.  Squishy in the way that they have a sense of insincerity or are over ingratiating.  [...]

By | 2017-11-20T18:06:03+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Coaching, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Are You Excited About Work?

By Neil Phillips. Do you spend most of your time leading or managing?  You do both, and you get to decide which part of your job is the favorite part.  I realize this can be one of those weird questions that makes you laugh just before you get to work on important stuff.  Take 3 [...]

By | 2017-10-16T12:35:05+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Getting and Giving Feedback from Your Team

By: Karen Orem As a leader, you’ve see it all too many times. Someone is excited about the opportunity, they sign up, they seem fired up, but they aren’t meeting the goals that you both discussed. It’s time to re-evaluate. It’s important to identify the following: ·       Has anything changed? ·       Are they struggling with [...]

By | 2017-10-04T19:15:04+00:00 October 5th, 2017|building leaders, Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Avoid the Deadly Disease: “Manageritis” (Video)

By Dana Phillips. For aspiring leaders who are on the edge of advancing, or those leaders who just moved up, there is a highly dangerous inflammation of the ego called “Manageritis.”  Listen to this short video as Dana brings you some great reminders. To thine own business be true Spend time growing your own skills [...]

Can You Conquer Feedback Anxiety?

By Neil Phillips What’s your most powerful tool for getting better at anything?  Your feedback loop is the answer.  Your brain sucks in information from everywhere, the content is evaluated, and you determine if you are on course or off course. What’s your most powerful tool as a leader?  Your ability to provide feedback is [...]

Three Ways to Destroy Your Team Members (Video)

By Dana Phillips. Just as you, the leader, can build others, you have the power and capacity to tear down, even destroy those around you with your words.  Dana gets real about the ways you can hurt others and advises you, as a leader to grow in these areas. Do you gossip about others? Do [...]

By | 2017-10-03T12:14:15+00:00 September 26th, 2017|building leaders, Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments