Share Your Heart in February

By Dana Phillips. February is the month to offer a special Valentine to everyone at your parties:  touch hearts with your career opportunity!  As leaders, you set the example for personal recruiting as well as sales. If you are unsure of how to approach the subject of recruiting at your parties, just remember: It's easy! [...]

By | 2018-01-29T16:05:30+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Recruiting|0 Comments

How Leaders Take the Lead

By Dana Phillips. Leaders are in front of the pack because of what they do.  They take the lead!  Here are three ways that leaders stay at the front. Leaders lead by example!  Your team members will follow your example.  Set the pace for your team by consistently selling and sponsoring.  When you remember that [...]

By | 2018-01-22T13:13:25+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Four Guidelines for Showing Appreciation

By Neil Phillips. Who doesn't want to be appreciated?  Raise your hands! We all like being appreciated and (with the exception of my grumpy neighbor) we all do appreciate others.  Unfortunately, we fall far short of excellence when it comes to showing our appreciation. Recent Department of Labor statistics show that only about 17% of [...]

By | 2017-11-29T15:46:26+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

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