Failing and Loving It!

By Neil Phillips. I love it when my coaching clients fail.  Not because they fail; I’m not that cruel.  I love when my clients fail because of what they gain along the way. Usually when we say “it was a great learning experience” we get a feeling that is right up there with kissing your [...]

By | 2018-06-18T14:47:33+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Best practices, Coaching|0 Comments

What’s More Powerful Than Words?

By Neil Phillips. One coaching client this week brought to mind the words from Marianne Williamson about “Our Greatest Fear.” Marianne wrote: It is our light not our darkness that most frightens us Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light [...]

By | 2018-06-07T06:58:17+00:00 June 7th, 2018|Mindfulness, Thoughtful Quotation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Aren’t You Closing? (Video)

By Dana Phillips. We did a survey a couple of months ago, and we found out that a lot of people are concerned about how to close a recruiting interview.  It was the place that offered the biggest challenge to most people. What we discovered is that a lot of people aren’t closing at all.  [...]

By | 2017-04-05T11:28:00+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Mindfulness, Recruiting|0 Comments

What is Holding You Back from Recruiting?

By Neil Phillips Every successful person goes through a pivot. A worker goes from a technician to a manager.  A parent goes from a caregiver to a confidante.  An athlete goes from sheer physical effort to strategy.  In every case, true success comes with awareness and a shift. The same is true for direct sales [...]

By | 2017-03-23T05:26:52+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Recruiting|0 Comments

Why Won’t People At Parties Join My Company?

By Mary McLoughlin. I love working with clients on language. So often I hear, “I don’t know what to say.” Technology has made communication expedient. The cost of that efficiency has been the loss of direct conversation. I so vividly remember the moment the breakthrough happened during a coaching session. My coaching client, Rose, was [...]

By | 2017-07-10T10:36:40+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Recruiting|0 Comments

Be a No Drama Mama [Video]

By Neil Phillips. Yesterday, Dana Phillips and I presented our free Team Connections webinar called, No Drama Mama. Our goals were very straightforward: Help direct selling leaders to identify drama on their teams Provide some techniques to allow direct selling leaders to immediately take control and move the situations to productive, healthy ones. After the [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:37:03+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

What Sets You Off? [Video]

By Dana Phillips. Team Connections is working very hard to bring you a great free webinar on Tuesday, December 6, that is called No Drama Mama.  I want to talk a little bit about drama today. This is not about the drama around you, but it’s about the drama inside of you.  The more that [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:37:05+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

How Avoid Worry

By Janet Daniels. It seems like there’s always plenty to worry about, isn’t there?  Whether it's friends or family issues, illness, money or world news, something always pops up with the potential to create worry. I’ve never thought of myself as a worrier.  And yet, as I’ve had to face tough times and decisions in [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:37:06+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

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

Recruiting: What is Holding You Back?

By Neil Phillips Every successful person goes through a pivot. A worker goes from a technician to a manager.  A parent goes from a caregiver to a confidante.  An athlete goes from sheer physical effort to strategy.  In every case, true success comes with awareness and a shift. The same is true for direct sales [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:37:38+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Recruiting|0 Comments