What Makes a Good Direct Selling Coach?

By Dana Phillips. Because coaching is not regulated in the US, just about anyone can put the word “coach” in their bio.  I see “coaching” added to all sorts of LinkedIn and website profiles.  When I ask, “where did you get your coach training?” I often hear a long pause.  One poor uninformed speaker/trainer told [...]

By | 2018-06-20T15:10:21+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Coaching|0 Comments

Be a Terrific Leader!

By Dana Phillips. Are you respected as a leader? Whether you are a top national director with hundreds of people in your organization or a new leader who’s just begun to sponsor others, you are certain to find yourself in the position where others look to you for leadership. The greatest leaders share many common [...]

By | 2018-03-15T09:53:30+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Want a Better Business? Connect!

By Neil Phillips. Connecting is often seen as one of those touchy-feely, squishy squashy soft things that you can’t prove or make it into a SMART goal. Whew!  All I have to say is: Right. Despite such an awful characterization, the ability to connect is important to successful leaders in direct sales.  For our upcoming [...]

By | 2018-03-13T16:41:18+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Connecting, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

A Book About You: Direct Sellers

By Neil Phillips We are writing a book about you!  The “you” that we’re talking about are successful direct sellers.  Over the years, we have discovered something you do that makes you SO successful.  You connect with people. You do more than just say hello to everyone.  The best part of our discovery is how [...]

By | 2018-03-06T15:03:28+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Connecting, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Coaching Your Team to Increase Buy-In

Coaching strong people on your team can become the key to getting their acceptance and support on your promotions, training programs, and developmental activities. Here are three core elements to illustrate how coaching can increase your teams’ buy-in. Coaching slows down quick judgments. Let’s face it: some strong people will respond with a quick “no” [...]

By | 2017-10-24T09:30:04+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Getting and Giving Feedback from Your Team

By: Karen Orem As a leader, you’ve see it all too many times. Someone is excited about the opportunity, they sign up, they seem fired up, but they aren’t meeting the goals that you both discussed. It’s time to re-evaluate. It’s important to identify the following: ·       Has anything changed? ·       Are they struggling with [...]

By | 2017-10-04T19:15:04+00:00 October 5th, 2017|building leaders, Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Avoid the Deadly Disease: “Manageritis” (Video)

By Dana Phillips. For aspiring leaders who are on the edge of advancing, or those leaders who just moved up, there is a highly dangerous inflammation of the ego called “Manageritis.”  Listen to this short video as Dana brings you some great reminders. To thine own business be true Spend time growing your own skills [...]

Three Ways to Destroy Your Team Members (Video)

By Dana Phillips. Just as you, the leader, can build others, you have the power and capacity to tear down, even destroy those around you with your words.  Dana gets real about the ways you can hurt others and advises you, as a leader to grow in these areas. Do you gossip about others? Do [...]

By | 2017-10-03T12:14:15+00:00 September 26th, 2017|building leaders, Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Building Others (Video)

By Dana Phillips. How do you provide positive feedback?  Dana has some simple, but profound ways you can build others. Whether you are leading your children, home, friends, teams of three or teams of three thousand, she shares a story from her childhood that is foundational in building others. She talks about acknowledging who they [...]

By | 2017-09-19T08:45:49+00:00 September 21st, 2017|building leaders, Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Working on Self (Video)

By Dana Phillips. Who’s your biggest critic?  The answer is obvious (even though most of us miss it).  Your biggest critic is yourself.  Once you move up into the leadership levels, you can forget your importance in getting there.  This video series from Dana, highlights some of the challenges for new and aspiring leaders and [...]

By | 2017-09-17T19:58:15+00:00 September 19th, 2017|building leaders, Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments