Leading the Way Your Team Members Want [Video]

By Mary McLoughlin. “I wish they would just do what I do, then they could have the success I have.” Boy did I say this way too often when I was a newer leader. I achieved success early on and definitely thought that if I could just share how I did it, everyone else could [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Coaching, Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

What To Do When Someone Wants to Quit [Video]

By Dana Phillips. One of the most difficult conversations you will have as a leader is with that team member who wants to leave.  It’s sparked by that dreaded text that says, “I’ve taken another job,” or that voicemail that says, “I'm going with another company.” You have healthy ways to have these conversations. [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Be a No Drama Mama [Video]

By Neil Phillips. Yesterday, Dana Phillips and I presented our free Team Connections webinar called, No Drama Mama. Our goals were very straightforward: Help direct selling leaders to identify drama on their teams Provide some techniques to allow direct selling leaders to immediately take control and move the situations to productive, healthy ones. After the [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Leadership|0 Comments

What I Wish I Had Known When I Started

By Janet Daniels. As I get ready to answer this question, I think back to the very beginning of my sales career and what I wish I had known. I was a late bloomer in my direct selling company. As a young mother with children, I let life get in my way when it came [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Real Words: A Leader’s Best Practice [Video]

By Mary McLoughlin As a leader, you have probably been asked many times, “What should I say?” Feeling insecure about the right words is often at the root of your team’s fears. Many companies have created scripts for this very reason. The scripts are helpful, but too often make us feel like a telemarketer. I [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|Direct Sales 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

How I learned to THINK before opening my mouth

By Dana Phillips. If you are like me (and most direct sellers), then you think while talking rather than thinking before talking.  While my spontaneity can be refreshing, it can also lead to running my mouth before I engage my brain.  Here is a tool that I use to slow things down so that I [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|Leadership, Mindfulness|2 Comments

What Do I Say When Recruiting a Stranger?

By Mary McLoughlin. Getting out of your warm market and into the world of strangers can feel a bit uncomfortable. It involves talking to complete strangers and asking them to get involved with your business. YIKES! I know some of you are completely at home striking up conversations with strangers, but if you are more [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Recruiting|0 Comments