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 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 | 2017-02-14T18:36:57+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership, Focus Management|1 Comment

Celebrating Year End

By Janet Daniels. The year is almost over, and you want to celebrate the success that you and your team have had. There are many ways to celebrate as a team, and you have probably already planned them. Here are three ideas to think about: Plan a Christmas party for your team and invite the [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:36:59+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Direct Sales Leadership|0 Comments

Three Last Minute Leader Tips for Year-End [Video]

By Dana Phillips If you are a leader in direct sales, you probably haven’t hung up your cleats for the end of the year.  You are still working. You are still trying to make your December numbers.  You are still very invested in your business.  Because of that, I want to give you three tips [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:37:00+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Best practices, Direct Sales Leadership|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 | 2017-02-14T18:37:26+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Focus Management|3 Comments

Weekend Love, September Tenth

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 September come students in school and new business owners trying out their internet [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:37:31+00:00 September 10th, 2016|Goals, Mindfulness, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

Weekend Love, August Twentieth

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. One thing I always tell people in sales is that you can’t get someone [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:37:40+00:00 August 20th, 2016|Mindfulness, Reviews and Callouts, Sales Technology|0 Comments

Weekend Love, July Thirty

By Neil Phillips. August is almost here.  Amazing.  Conventions, vacations, and hot fun are still on the agenda, but I’m willing to guess that several of you are starting to think about September work. Here are some of the great nuggets that I've found on the web recently. This handful of links takes you to [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:37:49+00:00 July 30th, 2016|Coaching, Leadership, Reviews and Callouts|0 Comments

The Importance of the Why

By Janet Daniels. “When your WHY is big enough, your HOW will find a way.” I recently saw a Facebook post with this quotation. As I reflected on my own direct selling career, I thought about how it began. I was a consultant for nine months before I recruited anyone (she asked me if she [...]

By | 2017-02-14T18:37:54+00:00 July 12th, 2016|building leaders, Goals|0 Comments