In the past month, three natural disasters have struck North America and the Caribbean, killing hundreds of people and causing property damage amounting to billions of dollars. Many people in the direct selling community, particularly those in Texas and Florida, were affected by these horrific events. In late August, Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston area,…

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Columbus, Ohio-based Thirty-One Gifts recently announced that Jeff Dahl, an industry leader who has worked extensively in more than 30 countries, has joined the company as President. Cindy Monroe, the company’s founder, will continue in her role as CEO. “We’ve worked hard over the past few years to set Thirty-One on a path of long-term…

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In 1995, Newsweek magazine published an article by astronomer Clifford Stoll in which he stated that the Internet was a passing fad, and that in two or three years hence people would find little value there (Clifford Stoll: The Internet? Bah! Newsweek, February 27, 1995). Acknowledging his incredibly inaccurate prediction 11 years later in a…

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