5 Steps to Setting a Good Business Plan

By Janet Daniels. Now is the perfect time to set appointments with your leaders to set their goals and direction for the new year. Here are some things you’ll want to talk about when you have their business planning session. Review their numbers for the past year. Sales Recruits Promote outs Team count Leader count [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Focus Management, Goals, Leadership|0 Comments

How To Have Your Best Start in 2017

By Dana Phillips. With the holiday weekend gone and things starting to settle down for the rest of the holidays, I like to you take a deep breath and spend a few minutes thinking along with me about how you can you’re your best start ever in 2017. Look at your business in three key [...]

By | December 27th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Focus Management|1 Comment

Weekend Love, September Twenty-four

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. A sale starts with making contact.  An E-sales starts the same way.  But [...]

By | September 24th, 2016|Goals, Sales Technology|0 Comments

The Ugly Truth about Multitasking [Video]

By Mary McLoughlin Direct selling allows you to have it all, right? Working your business in and around your family and the rest of your life is one of the wonderful things about owning your own business. The challenges arise when you attempt to do it all at once. We all do it; talk on [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Focus Management|3 Comments

Recruiting: What is Holding You Back?

By Neil Phillips Every successful person goes through a pivot. A worker goes from a technician to a manager.  A parent goes from a caregiver to a confidante.  An athlete goes from sheer physical effort to strategy.  In every case, true success comes with awareness and a shift. The same is true for direct sales [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Recruiting|0 Comments

2 Steps to Make Time for Recruiting [Video]

One of the most subtle reasons you don't recruit is because you "can't find the time."  In fact, making time is one of the three major reasons that people don't recruit.  Here are a couple of simple suggestions to getting you started. The truth is that if you don't make the time, not much is [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Recruiting|0 Comments

Change Your Thinking To Change Your Recruiting Results

What frightens you about recruiting? Nothing? Great! You need to read this so you understand the other 95% of direct sellers who are afraid of recruiting. You are afraid of recruiting. Keep reading. Most direct sellers are just like you. You are afraid to recruit. I am afraid people will think I am pushy. I [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Recruiting|0 Comments

Giving the Best Gift You Can By Recruiting [Video]

What if recruiting wasn't about you?  Just think, the reason you recruit is not to grow your business.  It's to give the best gift that you can give to someone else.  J.M. Thorburn once wrote that "all the genuine, deep delight of life is in showing people the mud-pies you have made; and life is [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|Recruiting|0 Comments

Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing

By Janet Daniels. Conference is always an exciting time!  As a new leader, I set my goals for the fall and came home excited and focused. I was determined to keep the “main thing the main thing” and achieve my goals. It wasn't long before I was back to doing the urgent things and not [...]

By | July 21st, 2016|conferences, Focus Management|0 Comments

Weekend Love, June Four

By Neil Phillips. This seems to be a big week for goal setting.  At least I can say that I’m reading a lot about it this week.  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 [...]

By | June 4th, 2016|Focus Management, Goals, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments