Strong Partnerships Build Around Action Plans

By Neil Phillips. Well-designed action plans are an important part of working with a direct sales team. That’s a DUH type of statement. Slippage inevitably occurs between plans and activities. Without an action plan for future business development, it’s more like tectonic plates grating than the flipping of pages in a book. Actions plans are [...]

By | 2017-11-01T16:49:14+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Coaching|0 Comments

Coaching to Create a Well Defined Vision

By Neil Phillips. Every single leadership book I read, and I read a lot of them, points to vision, seeing where you are going, as a vital part of leading. Many of you have a vision for your future.  Unfortunately, for some of you, it is ill-defined. I remember my vision in 1986.  (Yes, I [...]

By | 2017-10-25T19:02:00+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Coaching, Mindfulness|0 Comments

3 Absolutely Critical Tools for Goal Achievement

By Neil Phillips I think we all, at some point, look for that silver bullet solution.  You know the one makes all your problems melt away, everyone agrees with you and produces 110% of your wishes.  We all know it’s not there, but we still keep looking. You keep looking for it because you think [...]

By | 2017-10-25T17:13:22+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Coaching|0 Comments

Coaching Strategies to Help Your Team Get Things Right

By Neil Phillips. Do you tell them the same thing over and over to no avail? As a coach, I hear clients express frustration when their team members fail to follow directions or heed their advice. The coach approach in these situations may serve you well. Here are some typical comments from team leaders and [...]

By | 2017-10-19T08:43:26+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

How Big Is Your Team’s Recruiting Pool?

By Mary McLoughlin. As a leader, have you ever felt exasperated because your team member keeps talking about the same potential recruit who never signs up? They keep that magnifying glass focused on one person. You know that they are missing many other potential people, but you can’t seem to get them to shift their [...]

By | 2017-03-30T06:56:44+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Recruiting|0 Comments

Become the Catalyst for More Team Recruiting [Video]

By Mary McLoughlin. Recruiting = Team Growth Team Recruiting = Exponential Growth The formula should come as no surprise.  No kidding.  Now tell me how do I make it happen? Leaders often share their frustrations about how to generate more recruiting. Coaching is the missing link and the right questions are the method. So, let’s [...]

By | 2017-02-28T19:55:02+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Coaching, Recruiting|0 Comments

8 Key Questions to Create Positive Accountability

By Dana Phillips. I have shared a couple of posts on how to get your team to do the things they say they are going to do. We have looked at the way you form a better coaching relationship and the keys to better coaching. I am going to give you eight great questions that [...]

By | 2017-03-02T05:39:41+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Leading the Way Your Team Members Want [Video]

By Mary McLoughlin. “I wish they would just do what I do, then they could have the success I have.” Boy did I say this way too often when I was a newer leader. I achieved success early on and definitely thought that if I could just share how I did it, everyone else could [...]

By | 2017-02-21T05:55:15+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Coaching, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Keys to Better Coaching

By Dana Phillips. In an earlier blog I gave you a working definition of positive accountability as it relates to your role as a direct selling leader.  Remember that when you coach someone on your team you want to create a safe place, stay positive, and proactive.  And remember to ask permission! So what are [...]

By | 2017-02-21T05:47:00+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

What in the World is “Positive Accountability?”

By Dana Phillips. You have heard it. You might have said it. I want to make five contacts a day. I want to recruit one person a month. I want to follow up on all my leads. I want to get on the conference calls I want to earn the next incentive trip. If you [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:36:46+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Coaching, Goals|0 Comments