The Vision, Mission and Values are, or should be, more than words on paper. When properly executed and ingrained, they are visible in the actions and words of the people leading the company.
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 […]
Direct Selling News’ Publisher and Editor in Chief recently spoke with Rich Goudis about his first year on the job as CEO of Herbalife Nutrition. So how are you feeling with your first year as CEO now behind you? Sum up for us your first year in the role. Rich Goudis: Mostly successful I would […]
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 […]
In their first seven years, Heidi and Orville Thompson built home- and personal-fragrance company Scentsy into one of direct selling’s top-line players. What began in a 40-foot metal shipping container on a Meridian, Idaho, sheep farm in 2004 led to meteoric growth by 2011 when they hit $535 million in revenue. The next year Scentsy […]
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 […]