Four Holiday Thoughts on Direct Sales

By Neil Phillips As we inch ever closer to the holidays and the end of the year, Janet Daniels, Mary McLoughlin, Dana Phillips and I took some time to reflect on the year for us and think about how important direct sales has been in our life. When it comes to holidays, our careers as [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

Weekend Love, October Eighth

By Neil Phillips. Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web this week. This handful of links takes you to tools or insightful content. Occasionally I’ll include one from my “save” file if it fits the mood. Along the way to becoming a well-regarded writer on a Paleo diet, Mark [...]

By | October 8th, 2016|Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Weekend Love, August Thirteen

By Neil Phillips. I was struck in my reading this week by the enormously diverse pressures that leaders get.  On the one hand, there are experts that say the best thing you can do is be responsive to your team.  Another group says that you need to focus on yourself, your skills and needs.  Still, [...]

Weekend Love, May Seven

By Neil Phillips. Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently. This handful of links takes you to tools or insightful content. Occasionally I’ll include one from my “save” file if it fits the mood. With Mother’s Day coming this weekend, the folks at FiveThirtyEight wanted to look into [...]

By | May 7th, 2016|Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Weekend Love, April Twenty-Third

By Neil Phillips. Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently. This handful of links takes you to tools or insightful content. Occasionally I’ll include one from my “save” file if it fits the mood. Becoming a new leader takes time.  Very few people become overnight successes in direct [...]

By | April 23rd, 2016|Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

How Do I lead When I’m in a Valley?

By Janet Daniels. How do you lead when you don’t feel like a very good leader? That’s a tough question that you have to battle through when things are going well and you have to hold the responsibility for foxing the situation. I learned early in my leadership journey that leading while I was in [...]

By | April 21st, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Three Tips to Walk the Leader Tightrope [Video]

by Dana Phillips. As a direct sales leader, you are constantly in the position of balancing your needs with your work load.  Do I spend time on personal sales?  FInding new leaders?  Working with my team?  Building leaders?  The list goes on and on. Here are three important tips to support you in walking the [...]

By | December 2nd, 2014|building leaders, Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

Direct Selling Leaders: Thoughts to Ponder for September

September is a great time to stop and think about what you really want.  Last week I blogged about taking some time to check your FIT: Feelings, Income, Time.  This week is great time to put yourself in charge.  You are in the driver’s seat of your business.  You can run the race at your [...]

By | September 4th, 2014|Best practices, Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Help! I have a team and don’t know how to lead!

Oh My, I Have a Team! Now what? Did your first team members come from intentional efforts on your part or just happen? Perhaps people are responding to your Facebook Ads or your company is sending you leads. Often people are attracted to the fresh enthusiasm you have for your business. However they arrived, you [...]

By | June 24th, 2014|Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments