Posts Tagged ‘success’

Sampling A Competitive Advantage

Sampling

While direct sellers have long known the value of try before you buy, technology is creating opportunities to maximize results. In January, news outlets reported that Amazon was quietly piloting a new ad strategy: free samples based on shoppers’ online activity. The pilot is separate from the Prime Sample Program, a paid subscription service available…

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The Law of the Inner Circle

Those who are closest to me will determine the level of my success. Good leaders realize the significance of surrounding themselves with talented people. That’s why leaders repeatedly ask me, “How can I be sure to hire the right person?” I have never discovered a foolproof hiring practice, but I do know finding a great…

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Q&A with Perfectly Posh’s Ann Dalton & Eddie Silcock

Perfectly Posh Building

This Q&A is part of the October 2018 Company Spotlight featuring Perfectly Posh. The beauty market is a crowded space. What kind of gave you the idea that you could do something different, provide something unique? Ann: Yeah, Dry skin. I knew there was a huge gap in the market. You cannot find things that…

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7 Points for a Successful Partnership

A strong partnership divides the effort and multiplies the effect. I wrote a book called Intentional Living, and out of the 100-plus books I’ve authored, this one is the most important I’ve ever written. One of the things I teach in this book is the value of what I call Front End Thinking. This kind…

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Thirty-One: Driven by Passion, Fueled by Purpose

Thirty-One Gifts

Thirty-One Gifts is committed to empowering women—whether consultants, customers, or young girls struggling with confidence and other issues. This passion to help women is driven by Founder and CEO Cindy Monroe, who began the company 15 years ago in her basement. Thirty-One specializes in personalized handbags, totes, duffle bags, lunch bags and other carryall products.…

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Time to Set Your Company’s Temperature

John Addison spent 35 years in the corporate offices of one of the world’s largest direct selling companies, Primerica Inc., most recently serving as Co-CEO. Since his retirement, he wrote the best-selling book Real Leadership: 9 Simple Practices for Leading and Living with Purpose, and he now serves as Leadership Editor for SUCCESS magazine and president and CEO…

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Launching New Products and Segments

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…

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A New Chapter for DSN

Global

Click here to order the November 2017 issue in which this article appeared. November traditionally marks the beginning of a season of gratitude in the United States, and as always, I am in awe of how much I have to be thankful for: my family, first and foremost, our health, our friends and our many adventures. One…

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Grace under Pressure

Connie Tang was named the first woman president and CEO of kitchenware and home décor company Princess House as it approached the 50th Anniversary mark in 2012. During the past five years under her direction, the company has undergone a complete rebranding initiative, which has resulted in steady growth, both in revenue and in number…

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