Four Tiny Habits for Successful People

By Neil Phillips. One of the old clichés that we’ve all heard is that “The devil is in the details.”  That is really true when it comes to the habits of successful people.  You might think the differences between successful and unsuccessful people have to do with large chunks of their lives.  On the contrary, [...]

By | 2018-04-10T09:01:14+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Leadership|0 Comments

Packing for Success: Toothpaste and Clean Underwear

By Dana Phillips. “Success is a journey, not a destination.” We have heard that many times, haven’t we? So what do we need for the journey?  Is there a packing list for the journey of success?  I came up with some “essentials”. Knowledge:  the toothpaste.  All the knowledge you have and all the ability you [...]

By | 2018-02-22T05:48:47+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Direct Sales Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

You Get What You Expect

By Mary McLoughlin. Expectations can make or break a business. What do you expect from your business? Have you taken time to be clear about what you expect financially, of yourself, of your company, of your team, of your hostesses and customers? Unclear expectations create BIG barriers to success. They sabotage results and relationships. My [...]

By | 2018-02-06T06:36:06+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Direct Sales Leadership, Focus Management, Goals|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

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: [...]

Don’t Major in the Minors

By Dana Phillips. If you have been awake in the last ten years you have heard the phrase “don’t major in the minors.” The phrase reminds me of a few minutes I spent on our back porch a while back. One stinking mosquito could run a beautiful evening.  He (or she) kept buzzing around my [...]

By | 2017-05-02T06:57:53+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership|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 | 2017-02-14T18:37:32+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Focus Management, Goals|0 Comments

How to Customize Your Recruiting Message

When you're sharing your income opportunity, do you make essentially the same presentation to everyone? If so, you may not be enjoying the success you're hoping for. Different people have different needs—and they'll respond differently to the same message. For better results, try customizing your recruiting message for each person you talk to.

By | 2017-07-10T10:36:21+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Coaching, Goals, Recruiting|0 Comments

Six Steps for a Successful Leadership Conversation

For the last few weeks, we've been talking about getting ready for the leadership conversation.  Articles are available on: Part 1 is on Your Attitude Towards Promoting Part 2 is on Who to Promote Part 3 is on Inviting Prospects to a Leadership Conversation. Part 4 is on Scheduling Leadership Conversations Besides being a critical [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:41:40+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership, Recruiting|0 Comments