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: [...]

10 Ways to Get Your New Year Resolutions Back On Track

By Karen Orem. Just about all of us have done it, we set goals for the new year but when it comes down to making it happen, something always gets in the way, or we just give up.  We defeat ourselves because we’re just not as committed to our goals as we thought, and that [...]

By | 2017-02-22T12:27:57+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Goals, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Working at Home: Your Good Better Best

By Dana Phillips. When I was a little girl my mother taught me the old saying, “Good, better, best. Never let it rest, ‘til your good is better and your better is best.” I have no idea where Mama learned this quote but she was adamant that it became part of our DNA.  With the [...]

Weekend Love, September Seventeen

By Neil Phillips. I’ve been reading this week that “September is the new January” because we tend to wipe the slate clean as we go into this time of year.  Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently around this topic. This handful of links takes you to tools [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:37:28+00:00 September 17th, 2016|Focus Management, Goals, Reviews and Callouts|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 | 2017-02-14T18:37:39+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Coaching, Goals, Recruiting|0 Comments

Weekend Love, June Four

By Neil Phillips. This seems to be a big week for goal setting.  At least I can say that I’m reading a lot about it this week.  Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently. This handful of links takes you to tools or insightful content. Occasionally I’ll include [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:38:09+00:00 June 4th, 2016|Focus Management, Goals, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Weekend Love, April Thirty

by Neil Phillips. Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently. This handful of links takes you to tools or insightful content. Occasionally I’ll include one from my “save” file if it fits the mood. New leaders need help!  Without support, they will fall back into familiar patterns or [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:38:21+00:00 April 30th, 2016|Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

How Do I… The Answers to the Questions Every Leader Asks

By Neil Phillips. For the last few weeks, we’ve been asking a simple question with a complicated answer: Do the Ups and Downs of Direct Selling Drive You Crazy? This last Tuesday we offered a free webinar, How Do I Handle Peaks and Valleys?, that tries to answer that question.  We asked people at the [...]

Weekend Love, February Thirteenth

Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently. This handful of links takes you to tools or insightful content. Occasionally I’ll include one from my “save” file if it fits the mood. French poet Paul Valéry once said, “Love is being stupid together.” Enjoy your Valentine’s Weekend! Is it [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:38:53+00:00 February 13th, 2016|Mindfulness, Reviews and Callouts, Thoughtful Quotation|0 Comments

You Say You Will But You Won’t

By Mary McLoughlin. You have the best of intentions, but it’s not happening.  Or maybe you are saying you want to, but you don’t. Or things just don’t happen the way you want. Your vision is clear: a new kitchen, the next promotion or a full calendar. You might even be able to list the [...]

By | 2015-11-13T16:12:56+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Focus Management|2 Comments