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Columbus: An Easy Choice

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Columbus: An Easy Sell for Your Next Meeting Columbus is thriving and the buzz about Ohio’s capital has been growing across the country. It’s been named a top place to visit by the New York Times, Chicago Tribune and TripAdvisor, not to mention a top place to eat by Food & Wine Magazine. It’s also been named a top…

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Under the Influence

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Does influencer marketing have a place in direct sales? The concept of working with celebrities to promote brands is evolving into highly targeted campaigns with online influencers. Influencer marketing is now big business, and according to the experts, it is only going to grow. What’s Happening: While consumer buying habits continue to evolve along with…

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Mary Kay Inc. Named Among Most Reputable Global Employers

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Mary Kay Inc. has been recognized in the 2019 Global Workplace 100 Study by Reputation Institute (Ri) as one of the world’s most reputable employers. Mary Kay is ranked number 42 among the top 100 global companies on the list. “Our reputation among employees and customers is based on the foundation Mary Kay Ash established when she…

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A Lifetime Of Change In One Decade

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Changes in the global environment for direct selling companies are happening rapidly on all fronts. Shifting consumer expectations, tighter regulations, increasing digital demands and new competitors are forcing us to examine ourselves inside and out—question who we are, what we’re about and how we want to move forward. We can shrink from these challenges, or…

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Mary Kay Inc.’s David Holl Among Top Ten Most Reputable CEOs in World

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Mary Kay Inc. recently announced that Chairman and CEO David Holl is among the top ten most reputable chief executives in the world according to the Reputation Institute’s CEO RepTrack 2019. The Reputation Institute, the world’s leading provider of reputation measurement, measured the reputation of more than 140 global CEOs and canvassed more than 230,000 individual…

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Melaleuca’s VanderSloot Unveils Fund to Defend People from Medical-Debt Collectors

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Frank VanderSloot, founder and CEO of Melaleuca, recently launched a new fund to defend people from “overly aggressive medical debt collectors.” VanderSloot and his wife, Belinda, announced a $500,000 legal defense fund last week to help east Idahoans with medical debt who also have been slapped with “excessive attorney fees.” “Medical rates and medical expenses…

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Is Your Field Using a Home Business Virtual Assistant?

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Alexa can update Ambit Energy consultants on their current customer count and more about their business. Voice-activated virtual assistants aren’t just for playing your favorite music or reminding you to pick up bananas at the grocery store. They also can help home business owners run their business. Amazon’s Echo devices are still king of the…

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Mary Kay Inc. Recognized by Forbes for Diversity

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Mary Kay Inc. announced that it has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2019. Mary Kay is ranked number 150 of the 500 companies on the list. “What sets Mary Kay apart is its enthusiastic adherence to the principles on which Mary Kay Ash, our founder, formed the company,” said…

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6 Retail Tech Trends That Go Beyond Competing Against Amazon

According to a recent article by Forbes, technology to compete against a disruptive Amazon will continue to be central to the retail play of 2019. However, it isn’t the only thing driving what will makes retailers’ tech shopping list. While you can expect to see more holographic 3D images at malls and stores to wow you, the following…

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Lessons for Motivating A Volunteer Salesforce

Direct selling companies and non-profit organizations face a similar dilemma: How to motivate a salesforce made up of volunteers. These salesforces do not have quotas like typical sales teams. Their sales leaders have no hire or fire authority. Yet they have both been successful in aligning sales goals and motivating growth. How do they do it?…

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