Last year, It Works! celebrated 20 years of business—or as Founder and Chairman of the Board, Mark Pentecost prefers to think of it, two decades of helping people achieve their dreams.
COVID turned the traditional workplace on its head. How are direct selling companies managing the prospect of returning to the office—or will they?
REMEMBER WHEN it was easy to network with your peers during industry events and meetings? Remember the insights and ideas that those conversations prompted? The DSN Executive Insights interview series is working to bring those priceless exchanges of stories and ideas back.
As communities begin to rebuild in the wake of the pandemic and the crisis it created, It Works! CEO Mark Pentecost is encouraging distributors to make a difference with charitable initiatives. Through the It Works! Give Back Foundation, Pentecost hopes to illustrate the big impact that is possible when a community combines the smallest donations […]
It Works! founder Mark Pentecost recently shared his insights in response to the challenges of 2020, and predictions based on trends he has witnessed as a leader in the industry, in hopes that entrepreneurs and business leaders can innovate and thrive in the future. “Our organizations have been able to stay ahead of the business […]
Standing up to Customer Expectations, Regulatory Scrutiny and Sustainability Goals History circles back on itself. The commonplace gets modified over time with newer methodologies, but transformation—even in the world of direct selling—meanders through trial and error and sometimes re-emerges closer to the beginning than we expected. Door-to-door sellers of the late 1800s introduced innovative, useful […]
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 […]
The real success stories in direct selling are as much about personal growth and self-improvement as they are about business. Take the story of Mary Kay Ash as a perfect example. Born in 1918 in Hot Wells, Texas, Ash went from housewife to door-to-door saleswoman to cosmetics mogul all in the span of about 25 […]
There has been a remarkable story unfolding at It Works! over the past few years.