Posts by R. Todd Eliason

Welcome To 2019!

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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

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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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Do I have what it takes?

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Everyone at some point in their career has silently asked this about themselves when accepting an advancement up the corporate ladder. Struggling with insecurity on the inside, even while appearing confident on the outside, is a common battle for individuals who hold the highest authority in their organizations. For our cover story this month writer…

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Q&A with Perfectly Posh’s Ann Dalton & Eddie Silcock

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This Q&A is part of the October 2018 Company Spotlight featuring Perfectly Posh. The beauty market is a crowded space. What kind of gave you the idea that you could do something different, provide something unique? Ann: Yeah, Dry skin. I knew there was a huge gap in the market. You cannot find things that…

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How Your Message Can Win the Day

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It’s only natural to tell the world through your marketing how great and unique your company and products and services are. That’s been the formula for as long as marketing has been around. But in today’s competitive landscape companies need to communicate clearly why their prospective customers and distributors need their products in their lives.…

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