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

Connect and Be the Change

By Karen Orem. One of the most profound statements from Mahatma Gandhi is the simple command to “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” In the midst of our daily, weekly, summer turmoil, it’s more important than ever to reflect and access what we add to our world, in our day-to-day lives, [...]

By | 2017-06-21T18:57:58+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Three Ways to Grow Your Leadership

By Dana Phillips. I hear it all the time: “I want to be a better leader” “I want to make more money” “I want to advance” While there is no silver bullet, here are three ways to grow your leadership, and because you are growing, you will advance and make more money. STOP MAKING IT [...]

By | 2017-06-15T06:30:54+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Focus Management, Mindfulness|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

Your New Year’s Resolutions for the Summer

By Neil Phillips. A client's comment got me thinking this week.  She's a teacher and is excited about the end of the school year.  We were working on planning her summer.  She has started counting down and has only 15 workdays until her students are gone.  Fifteen days!  She wanted to set some goals for [...]

By | 2017-07-10T10:36:04+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Coaching, Focus Management, Goals|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

I Confess: My Decades-Long Love Affair

By Dana Phillips. This is probably not what you expected to read after seeing the title.  But I can't let it pass.  I have to open up about my long-running love affair. Neil and I have been engaged in the direct selling profession in one way or another for a lot of years. My first [...]

By | 2017-04-26T22:33:23+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

The Heart of Working with New Sellers

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 | 2017-04-25T07:03:10+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments