New Perspectives

Do It…Today

I believe you’ve got to get up every day, keep moving and tackle what’s in front of you. Life turns on the smallest of decisions, and you never know which ones will prove the most significant. The shaping events in your life, those moments that in hindsight prove to be crucial turning points, are often…

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7 Points for a Successful Partnership

A strong partnership divides the effort and multiplies the effect. I wrote a book called Intentional Living, and out of the 100-plus books I’ve authored, this one is the most important I’ve ever written. One of the things I teach in this book is the value of what I call Front End Thinking. This kind…

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5 Key Strategies to Improve Your Company’s Online Reputation

When customers perform a search for your company, what do they see in the first page of the Google results? Chances are a search might include websites with negative content about your company. Negative websites can hurt your brand and decrease your company’s revenue. You can either let your reputation and sales suffer, or you…

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Are We There?

I do not remember exactly when I first heard the question: Are we there? My memory is of a television commercial many years ago with two kids in the back seat of a car constantly asking their parents that very question. The question is indeed an excellent one. It is full of anticipation and excitement…

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Focus on Canada

Eight months ago, I took my first trip to Ottawa, Canada’s capital, as the new President of the Canadian Direct Sellers Association (DSA).

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Building a Movement

John Addison spent 35 years in the corporate offices of one of the world’s largest direct selling companies, Primerica Inc., most recently serving as Co-CEO.

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Herbalife & the FTC: 4 Points to Review

The speculation started immediately. As soon as the news—Herbalife Settles with FTC—began popping up on mobile alerts and news outlets early Friday morning, July 15, observers inside and outside the direct selling channel began scrambling to understand the bigger picture.

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