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

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 [...]

From My Heart: Wearing Your Heart on Your Sleeve

By Dana Phillips. So many of you tell me that you wear your heart on your sleeve.  You can’t seem to hide the emotions you have.  I certainly understand because I am very in tune with my emotions! Feelings are real!! I used to think that that wasn’t true, that I shouldn’t FEEL a certain [...]

By | 2017-07-10T10:36:08+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

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

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

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 [...]

How Will Your Team Members Remember You? (Video)

By Mary McLoughlin. Yesterday was a special day. I spent the entire day with my 4-½ year old granddaughter, Marin. We had fun together, talked about silly things and important things. We built memories and we bonded. Best of all, because we gave each other our undivided attention, we both felt valued and important to [...]

By | 2017-03-07T08:40:34+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Direct Sales Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

2 Ways to Inspire Your Team to Recruit

By Neil Phillips. If there was ever an official list of the causes of a leader’s headaches, one of the top two is undoubtedly, “I can’t get my team to recruit.”  And why not?  As a leader, you want your team to sell and recruit.  If they are only doing half, then you get a [...]

By | 2017-02-23T09:50:51+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Goals, Leadership, Recruiting|0 Comments