Archive for November 2009

It’s About Time

I was coaching a top party-plan sales leader recently, and she e-mailed me to ask if I would give her my opinion regarding the best use of her time. As a wife and mother (who home-schools her children) she is a master at organizing her personal life: assigning specific days for various home responsibilities, making sure her spouse and children get deserved attention, even squeezing in daily exercise. She also doesn’t hesitate to delegate—in both her personal and business life.

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Letter from John Fleming

The industry has always prided itself on using word-of-mouth as the primary method for promotion and that the enormous amount of money traditionally spent by retailers on advertising was invested in the salesforce instead.

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Sports Sponsorships: Kicking It Up a Notch

Direct sellers, especially those with nutritional products, have long counted athletes as some of their biggest fans. By landing high-profile sponsorships with Major League Soccer teams, Olympic gold medalists and IndyCar drivers, direct selling companies are enhancing both their businesses and their brands.

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Two Steps to Success

Ardyss International is a different shape of wellness company. Its focus starts on the outside, with its body-reshaping undergarments, and then continues over time with nutrition and skincare products that keep users feeling great and looking great.

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Offering Hope through Comfort

In their own unique way, Private Quarters is helping women in need sleep a little easier.

For the first time in years, she finally felt safe. Had it not been for the darkness all around her, you would’ve seen her visibly relax and even the slightest hint of a smile.

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