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Tenacity and Tech: Kyäni’s 20/20 Vision

Kyani

For Kyäni founders Kirk Hansen, Jim Hansen and Carl Taylor, the direct selling channel was new territory, much like the vast, untouched landscape that produces the wild Alaskan blueberry, an essential ingredient to Kyäni’s Triangle of Health flagship products. KYÄNI Founded: 2007 Headquarters: Idaho Falls, Idaho Top Executive: Founders Kirk Hansen, Jim Hansen and Carl Taylor;…

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Legacy on the Horizon: Plexus Celebrates 10 years in Business

Plexus

Ten candles on a cake marks much more than the passing of time. Those 10 candles represent 10 years of firsts, lessons learned, growing pains, and, perhaps most importantly, an eagerness for what’s next. Whether we’re talking about 10 years of life or 10 years in business, a decade is definitely something to celebrate.  …

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The Power Of Positive Psychology

The Power Of Positive Psychology

“I’ll be happy when I…” You’ve probably had this thought; most of us have. Common conditions for happiness include everything from earning that promotion, getting a raise, or changing jobs to meeting one’s future spouse, having a family, buying that car you’ve wanted, or moving into a bigger house or to a new city. Many…

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Best Places To Work In Direct Selling 2018

Choosing the best places to work in our channel is by no means easy. There’s some stiff competition out there, perhaps even more than you might find in other industries. That’s because direct selling was founded upon principles of exceptional service, personalization and taking care of one’s own. Those values are usually presented in the…

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Pruvit: Building Blue Oceans

When Brian Underwood saw how his high school basketball coach utilized his platform to create a second stream of income as a distributor for a direct selling company that was many times his coaching salary, that was it; he was hooked. PRÜVIT Founded: 2015 Headquarters: Melissa, Texas Top Executive: Brian Underwood, Founder and CEO Products: Health and Wellness…

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Immunotec: A Celebration of Science and Happiness

Immunotec has quite a compelling story to tell. Its 20-year history is rooted in groundbreaking scientific research and product innovation, which began 40 years ago in Canada. Immunotec Founded: 1996 Headquarters: Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada Top Executive: CEO, Mauricio Domenzain 2017 Revenue: $101.5 Million Products: Immune-Boosting Supplements But the story isn’t over—by a longshot, according to new CEO Mauricio Domenzain. A…

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The Best Places to Work in Direct Selling 2018 Honorees!

Congratulations to all of our 2018 Best Places to Work in Direct Selling Honorees! The companies, listed in alphabetical order, are: AdvoCare Isagenix It Works! Jeunesse LifeVantage Nu Skin Plexus Worldwide Pure Romance Scentsy Team National USANA Xyngular Zurvita Each company above is profiled in this supplement, with employees and executives sharing why they believe…

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The Power Of The Pitch

Presentation

Whether it’s a presentation during an in-home gathering, an impromptu meeting over coffee after work, a Facebook party or something else, direct selling representatives have more options than ever for sharing their respective products and business opportunities. What is it that moves a prospect to become a trialist and, ultimately, a customer? Clearly, the seller’s…

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20 Years: Science Keeps 4Life’s Eye on Longevity

4Life

In their first month of business, 4Life Research founders David and Bianca Lisonbee made $254 in sales. Today that would buy only about six containers of 4Life Transfer Factor Classic supplements. 4Life Research Founded: 1998 Headquarters: Sandy, Utah Top Executive: President and CEO Danny Lee 2016 Revenue: $316 Million Products: Cell-Based Health and Wellness. In 2017, their sales were $316…

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Thirty-One: Driven by Passion, Fueled by Purpose

Thirty-One Gifts

Thirty-One Gifts is committed to empowering women—whether consultants, customers, or young girls struggling with confidence and other issues. This passion to help women is driven by Founder and CEO Cindy Monroe, who began the company 15 years ago in her basement. Thirty-One specializes in personalized handbags, totes, duffle bags, lunch bags and other carryall products.…

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