Ep. 11: The Future of Direct Selling
On this episode of Iconic Insights, host Heather Chastain sits down with Michele Gay, a seasoned channel executive, thought leader, and the Co-Founder and Chairwoman of LimeLife by Alcone.
Although she didn’t set out to create a direct selling company, Michele discovered it provided the perfect model for helping women understand their worth and get paid for it while also expanding her family’s cosmetics business.
In this conversation, she talks about her thoughts on how the channel is changing and what that means for its future. In a time of rapid change, she sees the need for leaders and entrepreneurs to take bold action and commit to innovation to stay at the top of their game.
Some of the things you’ll learn in this interview include:
- What specific challenges women must overcome to find success.
- Why it’s critical to take immediate action and embrace the changes that are taking place within the channel.
- The importance of making omnichannel a part of a sales strategy.
Then, stay tuned after this conversation with Michele Gay for After the Episode, as Heather talks to Kat Aragon, an agency-represented makeup artist, hairstylist and licensed esthetician.
Kat is Co-Chair and Co-Founder of Brighter Together Foundation, which was created in 2017 to expand LimeLife by Alcone’s mission of developing female entrepreneurship, leadership and financial empowerment around the globe. She is also founder of #NICEgal (Networkers Inspiring Change Everywhere) and was recently honored as a million-dollar earner in the direct selling channel.
Watch the video below or listen to the podcast.
Social-selling thought leader Heather Chastain has more than 20 years of cross-functional experience in sales, marketing, manufacturing, operations, and executive leadership. As the founder and CEO of Bridgehead Collective, Heather is focused on developing and encouraging successful entrepreneurs. She is passionate about helping others navigate radical change and will be your trusted guide in this ever-evolving entrepreneurship landscape.