Posts by R. Todd Eliason

Congratulations Best Places to Work Honorees!

Global

Direct selling has always been the original people business. Measuring field engagement is critical to any company’s success, but the field is only part of the people equation. Who makes up the backbone of this channel when it comes to engaging the sales field, fulfilling orders, planning events, manufacturing products and all of those other…

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Paying Daily Could Become Your Best Retention Strategy

Career Builder

Career Builder conducted a survey back in 2017 that confirmed that 78 percent of U.S. workers live paycheck to paycheck to make ends meet. In that same survey, it stated that Nearly 3 in 4 workers say they are in debt today, and more than half think they will always be. This shows why alternative…

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Young Company Interview Series – Red Aspen

Red Aspen

If you look at the companies and industries that have been disrupted the most over the past five years, it has been from young companies who have forced bigger brands to not only take a look at their operations but start thinking more like beginners instead of experts. The same goes for the direct selling…

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Welcome To 2019!

Global

Just as the arrival of a new year allows us start a new chapter and usher in new ideas, we too at Direct Selling News are excited to present to you a few new items for show and tell. As you can see we have added a new coat of paint to our look and…

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Q&A with Jessica Honegger

Jessica Honegger

Feeling Scared? Go Anyway. While comfort may beckon us, choosing courage will always be in route to impact. In 2015, Inc. magazine recognized Noonday Collection as one of the fastest growing companies in America. But years earlier, Jessica Honegger stood in the pawnshop in Austin, Texas and handed over her grandmother’s jewelry to bootstrap her…

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CBD’s Current And Future Impact On Our Channel

Global

If you haven’t heard about it yet, where have you been? I’m talking about Cannabidiol, or CBD, the ingredient being credited with a growing list of health benefits and, as a result, is rapidly transforming much of the consumer product landscape. Both Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Dr. Mehmet Oz are just a few mainstream medical professionals…

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Direct Selling vs. The Gig Economy

Direct Selling vs. The Gig Economy

What used to be friendly territory is now a battleground. The gig economy is no longer an outlier. According to a recent McKinsey Global report titled Independent Work: Choice, Necessity and the Gig Economy found that 162 million people in Europe and the United States—or 20 to 30 percent of the working-age population—engage in some…

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Young Company Interview – Kalaia

Kalaia

Welcome to the Young Company Interview Series If you look at the companies and industries that have been disrupted the most over the past five years, it has been from young companies who have forced bigger brands to not only take a look at their operations but start thinking more like beginners instead of experts.…

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Have You Found Your Voice?

The challenge of our world is this: To find your voice and inspire others to find theirs. He was an entrepreneur, organizational guru. You name it. The late Stephen R. Covey had seen and done it all when it came to helping people from all walks of life realize the greatness that lies within them.…

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