Why Work At Self Improvement?

By Neil Phillips. Unless your goal is to gain 100 pounds and become a couch potato, self-improvement is probably a good thing for your future.  The real question is not whether you should create change in your life, but what you should call the process of creating change in your life:  Should you call it [...]

By | 2018-02-19T17:57:05+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Coaching, Goals|0 Comments

How Leaders Take the Lead

By Dana Phillips. Leaders are in front of the pack because of what they do.  They take the lead!  Here are three ways that leaders stay at the front. Leaders lead by example!  Your team members will follow your example.  Set the pace for your team by consistently selling and sponsoring.  When you remember that [...]

By | 2018-01-22T13:13:25+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Work on YOU!

By Dana Phillips. This year can be your best!  As a leader, you have the opportunity to work on YOU first:  “which” you will show up in what you do and how you lead. Be More. This is the part that is totally in your control.  Who do you want to be?  When you think [...]

By | 2018-01-17T11:49:59+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Do You Have Business Goals for the This Year?

By Dana Phillips. The best thing about January is the reminder that the new has come and the old is passed.  Every January I take the opportunity to pause and decide “what are some of the things I want to accomplish this year?” Do yourself a service and carve out a bit of time to [...]

By | 2018-01-17T11:49:28+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Goals|0 Comments

Set a SMART Goal for Your Year

By Dana Phillips. As you look to your accomplishments of 2017, be sure to celebrate your wins! If you haven’t done it, now is the time to set some goals for 2018 to make it your best year ever. First, begin with your dreams.  Stop, close your eyes, it is December 2018.  Now dream of [...]

By | 2018-01-17T11:48:46+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Goals|0 Comments

Why Wait for Feedback? Entrepreneur Version

By Neil Phillips. As a direct seller, solopreneur, or entrepreneur, you probably don’t see yourself as having many opportunities to seek feedback.  After all, you don’t have any (or at least not many) employees.   First, the bad news:  when most of us ask for feedback we get an image of giving someone a loaded gun, [...]

By | 2018-01-11T07:28:24+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Mindfulness|0 Comments

Why Wait for Feedback?

By Neil Phillips. Whenever I've coached someone who works in a corporate setting, one of the most dreaded time of year for them is the “periodic review.”  I've never met anyone who looks forward to a review—even the ones who are sure that it’s going to be positive. On the other hand, any coach will [...]

By | 2018-01-03T18:33:11+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Mindfulness|0 Comments

Want Your Team Engaged? Coach (plain and simple).

By Neil Phillips. Look around.  Seventy percent of the people you work with are either not engaged or actively disengaged.  Gallup polls are consistently showing numbers like this. In direct sales, it’s easy to say that these numbers “really don’t fit” our profession.  You are leading a volunteer army who wants to be here. But what [...]

By | 2018-01-11T07:29:12+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Waking Up Your Good Life

By Neil Phillips. At the point in my life when I was leaving direct sales and starting my career as a coach and trainer, my partner and I made the decision that we needed to step up our name recognition and hit the trail to do local training workshops.  During one period, we were doing [...]

By | 2018-01-11T07:30:14+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Goals, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Five Questions to Change Your Leadership Style

By Neil Phillips. You probably realize that you have a leadership style.  What you may not think about is how much your approach determines what and how people are going to interact with you.  Your consultants have a sixth sense about you.  They know when you are likely to kill the messenger and what they need [...]

By | 2017-12-12T08:53:53+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership, Goals|0 Comments