Lead with Your Heart: Believe in Your People (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. As a direct selling leader have you ever felt like you wanted it more than they did? You just know they can do it and continually pour yourself into them, yet they don’t seem to step up to the plate? Frustrating, huh? “There is no greater power and support you can give [...]

What is Your Summer Mentality? 10 Questions to Ask

By Dana Phillips. Summer!!! Pools, picnics, gardening, homemade ice cream, life at the beach, on the lake, and the lazy days of summer are fond childhood memories for many of you. As adults who work a JOB, you may feel a small wave of deprivation. But if you have YOB, your own business, you have [...]

You First! Getting Your Team To Listen

By Neil Phillips. We were coaching a leadership group recently, and the central topic was about getting their teams to be better listeners.  You might call it empathic listening, active listening, or heart-centered listening, but the core of all of those is precisely where we were trying to focus. The essential lesson is a simple one: [...]

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

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

The Best Gift You Can Give [Video]

J.M. Thorburn once wrote that "all the genuine, deep delight of life is in showing people the mud-pies you have made; and life is at its best when we confidingly recommend our mud-pies to each other's sympathetic consideration." What if recruiting wasn't about you?  What if it's about giving the best gift that you can? [...]

By | 2017-03-17T09:30:20+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Recruiting|0 Comments

10 Ways to Get Your New Year Resolutions Back On Track

By Karen Orem. Just about all of us have done it, we set goals for the new year but when it comes down to making it happen, something always gets in the way, or we just give up.  We defeat ourselves because we’re just not as committed to our goals as we thought, and that [...]

By | 2017-02-22T12:27:57+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Goals, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Keep Your Team Recruiting All the Time! [Video]

By Mary McLoughlin. Every leader gets excited about the thought of more people recruiting more people, but just how can you make that happen? It’s easier than you think. You begin with the assumption that recruiting is just one part of the job of a direct seller. Everyone is expected to recruit. As the leader, [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:36:51+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Recruiting|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 [...]

How To Have Your Best Start in 2017

By Dana Phillips. With the holiday weekend gone and things starting to settle down for the rest of the holidays, I like to you take a deep breath and spend a few minutes thinking along with me about how you can you’re your best start ever in 2017. Look at your business in three key [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:36:57+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Focus Management|1 Comment