How to Get Quick Wins for Your Future Leader

By Dana Phillips. Every leader who is working to help an up-and-comer blossom finds the one who just can’t bloom.  You know the one.  They: [...]

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 [...]

To Be a Leader, Act Like One

These tips came from some of the top leaders I know in our profession.  There are some real gems in here.  Enjoy and pick the [...]

Coaching Through Fear

By Dana Phillips. Whether it is you or one of your team, fear can be an obstacle to any achievement. I am afraid of failing [...]

Who Are You Kidding?

By Dana Phillips. I have a coach to support me in my weight loss process.  Part of my commitment is to be more active.  When I [...]

5 Things to Do Before Hiring a Coach

By Dana Phillips. You know coaching works.  You've reached a point where you feel stuck and want to hire a coach to get you moving again.  [...]

Why Leaders Need a Coach

By Neil Phillips. Not every leader feels that they need or want a coach.  If you are feeling good about their abilities, team, and business [...]

All Feedback is Valuable

By Neil Phillips. Feedback is the lifeblood of adaptation.  You don’t know how well you are doing without feedback.  You also don’t know if you [...]

Direct Sales Coaching: 10 Questions to Increase Productivity

By Dana Phillips. Telling someone over and over what to do is not as effective with adults.  Adults learn more by internalizing: taking what they [...]

Say What? Three Tips to Listen for What is NOT Said

By Neil Phillips. As a coach, I am continually working on my listening skills.  All coaches do.  We check, repeat, and rephrase our clients’ words to make [...]