You Like What You Do! Right?

I could start by saying something provocative like, “You must like what you are doing, or you wouldn’t be doing it.  You have a choice to do what you are doing, and at some point, you have decided that your current course is the most likable one.” Your reaction would probably be to call me condescending, pedantic, [...]

By | 2018-05-30T16:13:01+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Goals, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Coaching in Uncoachable Moments

I got a call from a client last week who felt like she was on the verge of doing something drastic. Betty finally snapped when she discovered for the umpteenth time that “the top person on her team was a two-faced _____.” Betty was referring to Sheri who is “all nicey-nice with me and was [...]

By | 2018-04-17T13:29:47+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Coaching, Direct Sales 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

Pick Tough Guidelines to Get Extraordinary Results

By Neil Phillips. Ever meet one of those people who always kick themselves when things don’t go right?  I have one as a client.  I finally asked him to write his thoughts on some items.  I won’t claim credit for creating these three keys.  The honors for this list go to a coaching client who [...]

By | 2017-12-06T19:42:35+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Coaching, Focus Management, Goals|0 Comments

Do What I Do

By Neil Phillips I have had the opportunity to observe many leaders in business, some are field leaders while others are corporate. When I think back, there are some people who commanded leadership through their person, not their position.  They were authentic leaders.  They understood people. They cast vision.  They built alignment to goals. They [...]

By | 2017-11-29T09:17:57+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Three Ways to Grow Your Leadership

By Dana Phillips. I hear it all the time: “I want to be a better leader” “I want to make more money” “I want to advance” While there is no silver bullet, here are three ways to grow your leadership, and because you are growing, you will advance and make more money. STOP MAKING IT [...]

By | 2017-06-15T06:30:54+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Focus Management, Mindfulness|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

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

The Heart of Working with New Sellers

With customers spread out from coast to coast and accessible through everything from messaging and Facebook to conversations, it’s easy to lose track of the core of good selling activities.  As a leader, you can easily get carried away trying to answer technical questions.  Along the way, you forget that the core pieces really stay [...]

By | 2017-04-25T07:03:10+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

The Best Gift You Can Give [Video]

J.M. Thorburn once wrote that "all the genuine, deep delight of life is in showing people the mud-pies you have made; and life is at its best when we confidingly recommend our mud-pies to each other's sympathetic consideration." What if recruiting wasn't about you?  What if it's about giving the best gift that you can? [...]

By | 2017-07-10T10:36:35+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Recruiting|0 Comments