Ep. 7: The Power of Recognition
On this episode of Iconic Insights, host Heather Chastain sits down with bestselling author, corporate trainer and entrepreneur Rita Davenport. As President of Arbonne International from 1991 to 2011, Rita helped grow sales from $20 million a year to over $980 million, which gives her rare insight into the channel.
Rita is extremely passionate about direct selling, and she brings an exceptional understanding of the principles of success, time management, goal setting, creative thinking and building confidence as they pertain to the channel. In this interview, Rita explains what she loves most about the channel and learn why the recognition offered by direct selling companies is so key to the success of distributors and executives alike.
Some of the things you’ll learn in this interview include:
- Why passion is such an important ingredient in direct selling.
- How making each person feel important can improve productivity.
- The importance of remaining hands-on and in-touch in a remote world.
Then, stay tuned after this conversation with Rita Davenport for After the Episode, as Heather talks to Micheline Kirsebom, Executive National Vice President and Independent Consultant for Arbonne International.
Micheline has a master’s in business marketing and was working in brand strategy before she discovered direct selling. Today, she has acquired numerous accolades, including earning multiple Challenge Trips, AIT Trips and the Million Dollar Club Award. Micheline also served on the Nutrition Task Force and was instrumental in helping bring to live Arbonne’s 30 Days to Healthy Living program.
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.