Who Inspires You?

By Mary McLaughlin. Sitting in the audience at my very first National Conference I was in awe of the leaders up on the stage. They shared their stories, how they had begun with a small goal of a few hundred dollars and exploded their business into a full-time income quickly. I wanted what they had. [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Don’t Let Drama Queens Pull You Off-Track

By Dana Phillips Since we started this webinar series on Secret Weapons to Eliminate Drama, I’ve been thinking about you and how you can eliminate drama from your direct sales team.  I was thinking about DRAMA QUEENS. You know who I’m talking about.  Nod your head if you have someone on your team who always [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Create A Positive Life   

By Janet Daniels. I learned a long time ago that being around positive people was more fun than staying around those who are negative.  As I began my direct selling business, I also noticed that positive people had more energy, more success and could always look on the bright side of any situation. Their positiveness [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership|1 Comment

Avoiding the Big Picture Mistake [Video]

By Mary McLoughlin. If you are alive, I can say with absolute certainty that you have said this to yourself: “If only someone had warned me, I wouldn’t have made such a mess of it.” How much easier would it be if someone shared their mistakes with you so that you wouldn’t have to repeat [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Goals|0 Comments

Are You Ready to End Drama? [Video]

By Dana Phillips. We have just finished putting the last touches on our four-part series that you can be involved in this month.  But first, there is an important question: Are you ready to let go and eliminate the drama that takes place on your team?  If you’re not ready, then you probably want to [...]

Three Last Minute Leader Tips for Year-End [Video]

By Dana Phillips If you are a leader in direct sales, you probably haven’t hung up your cleats for the end of the year.  You are still working. You are still trying to make your December numbers.  You are still very invested in your business.  Because of that, I want to give you three tips [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|Best practices, 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 [...]

Putting the Fun Back in Your Business

By Janet Daniels. I loved my opportunity and my team for most of the time. There were times, however, when things weren’t going like I wanted, i.e. when we weren’t growing, when I was handling more issues than normal, or when there weren’t many striving for higher goals. I found these times to be very [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Goals|0 Comments

Top Leaders Forget This (And Then Watch Sales Slide) [Video]

By Dana Phillips What DO top leaders forget?  Here are the top three things that top leaders forget until things start to go wrong. First, top leaders forget to ask, “What do you want?”  Whether it’s someone brand new or another leader on your team, if you don’t ask what they want then your sales [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|2 Comments

Why Your “Coaching” May Not Be Working

By Dana Phillips. Neil and I have been working on a series we are doing for members of our professional leaders’ site, Team Connections Pro. We have known for a long time that many leaders think they are coaching when in reality they are doing one-on-one training. A football coach lays out the plays and watches [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments