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

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

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: [...]

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 | 2017-07-10T10:36:21+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