Thriving Through The Holidays

By Neil Phillips. Face it.  You are the most limited resource that you have. You never have enough of you to go around. The 24 hour day is not long enough. You are feeling pressured to get more done at both work and home; the guilt is starting to pile up. You are caught up [...]

By | 2017-11-16T07:09:18+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Focus Management, Goals|0 Comments

Coaching to Create a Well Defined Vision

By Neil Phillips. Every single leadership book I read, and I read a lot of them, points to vision, seeing where you are going, as a vital part of leading. Many of you have a vision for your future.  Unfortunately, for some of you, it is ill-defined. I remember my vision in 1986.  (Yes, I [...]

By | 2017-10-25T19:02:00+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Coaching, Mindfulness|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

Are You Excited About Work?

By Neil Phillips. Do you spend most of your time leading or managing?  You do both, and you get to decide which part of your job is the favorite part.  I realize this can be one of those weird questions that makes you laugh just before you get to work on important stuff.  Take 3 [...]

By | 2017-10-16T12:35:05+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

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 [...]