Photo: Southwestern group service project in Dominican Republic. “THE MOST IMPORTANT THING THAT OUR INDIVIDUAL EXPERIENCES WITH SOUTHWESTERN PROVIDED was the development of character—doing what needed to be done whether we felt like it or not.” “Yes, the planning, goal setting and book-keeping were all good skills, but it was ‘hitting the wall,’ which we all […]
Click here to order the December 2017 issue in which this article appeared. In This Issue: The Most Influential Women in Direct Selling Bringing Gender Parity to Direct Selling Advocating for the Direct Selling Community Navigating the Millennial-Driven World Sticking to a Winning Business Model Leading with Passion and Commitment Launching New Products and Segments Recruiting and […]
I am proud of how direct selling truly is open to all, with its low risk and ease of entry, no requirement for formal qualifications or training or high capital investment, and with ease of exit should a participant decide it’s not for them. Direct selling can offer a route to entrepreneurialism to anyone who […]
Marsha Blackburn represents Tennessee’s 7th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. She has introduced the bipartisan Anti Pyramid Promotional Scheme Act of 2017 along with Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Texas) Her opinion, expressed below, originally appeared on thehill.com. Every year, far too many unsuspecting Americans fall victim to pyramid schemes. Sold on the hopes of economic freedom that […]
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