How do you overcome the requirement of having to rely on part-time people? You create simple systems that anyone can follow. Most of us like to hear and want to believe that people are the most important asset of a company. It seems like I was taught in my very first business class that good people…

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How do you overcome the requirement of having to rely on part-time people? You create simple systems that anyone can follow. Most of us like to hear and want to believe that people are the most important asset of a company. It seems like I was taught in my very first business class that good people…

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First off, I wanted to thank all those that tuned in to our special broadcast of the 11th annual DSN Global 100 Celebration last month. Although we had to cancel the live event because of the coronavirus pandemic, we felt it necessary and relevant to continue to celebrate the very best of direct selling. A…

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Stuart Johnson, Founder and CEO of SUCCESS Partners has launched a new venture, Transformation Capital, LLC, a boutique investment banking and business development firm with a primary industry focus on the direct selling vertical, as well as ancillary businesses. “This business combines 35 years of experience in the direct selling space, as well as the…

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Over the past month we conducted two informal surveys with 50+ leading direct selling companies for a snapshot overview of how the industry is faring in the current climate. You can see the encouraging results of the surveys here. In my continued conversations with these executives, there are 10 top-performing companies on track to set…

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CONGRATULATIONS to all of our 2020 Best Places to Work in Direct Selling Honorees! Click on company links to read digital version of Best Places to Work Supplement 5-TIME WINNERS – Nu Skin, Team National 4-TIME WINNERS – Jeunesse, LifeVantage and Xyngular 3-TIME WINNER – USANA 2-TIME WINNERS – MONAT, Scentsy and Total Live Changes…

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc in the medical and business community, direct sales companies face the added pressure of ensuring that their independent sales representatives are not seeking to boost sales by making unauthorized health claims related to the coronavirus. Statements that imply or expressly claim that a product can treat or…

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SUCCESS Partners announced an exclusive partnership with Vendoti to expand its mobile application platform, NOW, that drives results for direct selling companies by making it incredibly simple to connect, communicate and convert. The press release stated that through this strategic partnership, SUCCESS Partners and Vendoti provide an advanced, modern mobile platform customized for direct selling…

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On April 1, Direct Selling News published it’s 11th annual ranking  of the top global revenue producing companies. (Click here to view the replay) Inclusion on the DSN Global 100 list has become a point of much-deserved pride for direct selling companies the world over. The identification of companies to include on the list is…

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Arbonne celebrates their 40th year in 2020. Recently, I reached out to CEO Jean-David Schwartz to get his thoughts and impressions of his first two years at Arbonne. How would you sum up your first two years as CEO? My first two years at Arbonne have been inspiring. Our community is so passionate and dedicated…

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