About Neil Phillips

I'm one of the lucky people who gets up every day loving what he does. I coach. I get to support people who want to take control of their future happiness and livelihood. I help them get the best out of what they have. My hope is that you will find some of your passion in these articles.

Either Way, You Decide Today

By Neil Phillips. Today, you decide about your July performance.  There are really two choices.  You decide to start thinking about it now or you [...]

Will You Be a July Victim or Champion?

By Neil Phillips. Will you be a victim by the end of July?  Your feelings can easily turn in that direction.  You feel like you [...]

Strong Partnerships Build Around Action Plans

By Neil Phillips. Well-designed action plans are an important part of working with a direct sales team. That’s a DUH type of statement. Slippage inevitably [...]

Stop Trying to Manage Time

The trouble with time management is that you never, ever manage time.  There are 168 hours in a week and they keep ticking away no [...]

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 [...]

The 3 Questions to Maximize Improvement

By Neil Phillips. Leaders have a love-hate relationship with feedback.  You know that feedback is the best route to improvement.  You also don’t want to [...]

Five Radical Questions about Your Recruiting Activities

By Neil Phillips Proactive change starts in your head.  If your brain can’t see a difference, then your actions won’t change.  When you ask yourself [...]

Five Radical Questions about Your Selling Activities

By Neil Phillips. When you ask different questions, you’ll get different answers. Right?  What parent doesn’t understand that questions shape thought patterns? The same is [...]

Ask More and Tell Less

By Neil Phillips. If you’ve been in direct sales for even the briefest time, you’ve learned how important it is to ask questions.  Questions give [...]