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

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, March Twelfth

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. I couldn’t resist the article once I saw the title, We’ve Forgotten What “Greatness” Really Means.  Trump [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:38:39+00:00 March 12th, 2016|Focus Management, Mindfulness, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Don’t Sell, Serve

What do you do when you run out of friends and family who want to purchase?  Are they starting to avoid you?  Not returning your calls? This is not an unusual scenario that you have fallen into. Every direct seller who is growing a business will eventually hit a rough spot as they build their [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:41:32+00:00 February 6th, 2014|Best practices|2 Comments

What’s your System for Leadership Development? Part Three

By developing your promoting system as we’ve discussed, you will be adding (and deleting) future Leaders from your Dream Team. Every month you’re focusing on 5 futures for qualification that month, you’ve got your time blocks to do Leadership conversations and are doing 3-5 every week.  I’ll bet your wondering, “How do I keep track [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:41:34+00:00 January 28th, 2014|Best practices, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

What’s your System for Leadership Development? Part Two

When you’re in a growth mode, always keep the “main thing, the main thing.”  More Leaders equals More Sales.  As we think about a system for developing leaders, we have to make sure that we are inspiring people to reach for more.  This is part two of a three part series.  Part one is about [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:41:35+00:00 January 23rd, 2014|Best practices, Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Will You Give Three Minutes to Change Your Life?

What this isn’t: No plea to write a check. No “click here” to build donations based on number of clicks. No “feel-good” activity to raise your human consciousness. No physical exercise. What this is: Spend three minutes a day reading one (and only one) blog article that will improve the leadership of your business. This [...]