Ride the National Conference Wave

By Mary McLoughlin. National Conference is the biggest party of the year and creates the most amazing energy and excitement. Don’t you just want to bottle it up and take it home to pour on your people when they lose momentum? By being proactive, you can keep that National Conference Wave going all fall. Just [...]

By | 2017-07-12T21:05:19+00:00 July 13th, 2017|conferences, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Keep Direct Selling Simple

With customers spread out from coast to coast and accessible through everything from messaging and Facebook to conversations, it’s easy to lose track of the core of good selling activities.  As a leader, you can easily get carried away trying to answer technical questions.  Along the way, you forget that the core pieces really stay [...]

By | 2017-06-28T15:45:44+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Best practices, Coaching, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

When the Livin’ is Easy…Make Work Fun! (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. Everyone wants to have fun in the summer. Try out one of these themes to help your team stay focused on business while they are having fun! Keep the Ball Bouncing Hit up the dollar store for inexpensive balls, baseballs, bouncy balls, beach balls, etc. At your first meeting of the summer, [...]

When the livin’ is easy… your business can be, too! (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. Pool time, picnics, vacations and just plain ol’ relaxin’; it’s what make summer our favorite time of the year. Kicking back in the summer is a great benefit of owning a direct selling business. Did you know that you can enjoy the benefits of summer without losing income? These three steps will [...]

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 [...]

Lead with Your Heart: Compassionate Leadership (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. Direct selling leaders are such compassionate people. You care for the individuals on your team and, sometimes, care too much. To have the heart of a servant leader means that you know and care about what matters to the people you lead and what happens in their lives. It also means that [...]

By | 2017-05-16T08:35:42+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Goals|0 Comments

Lead with Your Heart: Discover Their Heart (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. Direct Selling leaders have such amazing hearts. I never tire of watching you love on your people. Heart is one big reason people are attracted to direct selling and why they stay engaged. Heart builds relationships and brings joy.  What resides in a person’s heart is what matters to them. When, you, [...]

By | 2017-07-10T10:35:53+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

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

You are the Fire Starter

People familiar with direct sales have no difficulty agreeing with the obvious conclusion that people work for something other than money.  However, it isn't quite that simple. Most people start for the money. If you were to ask why people started a direct sales business, you would hear descriptions that sound like: “I could work [...]