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

Building Others (Video)

By Dana Phillips. How do you provide positive feedback?  Dana has some simple, but profound ways you can build others. Whether you are leading your children, home, friends, teams of three or teams of three thousand, she shares a story from her childhood that is foundational in building others. She talks about acknowledging who they [...]

By | 2017-09-19T08:45:49+00:00 September 21st, 2017|building leaders, Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Working on Self (Video)

By Dana Phillips. Who’s your biggest critic?  The answer is obvious (even though most of us miss it).  Your biggest critic is yourself.  Once you move up into the leadership levels, you can forget your importance in getting there.  This video series from Dana, highlights some of the challenges for new and aspiring leaders and [...]

By | 2017-09-17T19:58:15+00:00 September 19th, 2017|building leaders, Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

What Really Matters?

Hurricane Harvey gives us the opportunity to seriously think about one of the BIG questions:  What's Really Important?    For hurricane sufferers, it's a real question.  When you evacuate, what goes with you?  The most common scenario is for people to move their family photographs and similar valuables to the second floor, grab the pet [...]

By | 2017-09-05T09:57:38+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

Connect and Be the Change

By Karen Orem. One of the most profound statements from Mahatma Gandhi is the simple command to “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” In the midst of our daily, weekly, summer turmoil, it’s more important than ever to reflect and access what we add to our world, in our day-to-day lives, [...]

By | 2017-06-21T18:57:58+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments