Competition is fiercer today than ever before, and no matter how much you focus on data, analytics, and performance, it may surprise you that what ultimately matters most to people is the human touch.  Companies don’t make decisions—people do, and people make the most crucial business decisions for personal reasons. It may come as a…

One of the greatest challenges to face Corporate America in over 50 years is “what to do with Millennials?” Unlike network marketing, Corporate America has historically been slow to adapt to necessary changes and management styles to attract and retain the brightest and best as new generations enter the workforce. What many see as “problems”…

fear of rejection

Are you paralyzed by fear? Good. What you’re afraid to do, you must do. The question you’re afraid to ask, you must ask. In this article, I will look at “getting out on the skinny branches.” Failure is inevitable. Resilience is a life skill, one that will fill your soul and your pocket.  “I learned…

Have you ever wondered why, oftentimes, we know what we need to do to get better results in life—personal or business—but can’t get ourselves to do it? We always hear, “You must know your why.” Seriously, have you ever met someone who didn’t have a why? We all do. So how is it that a…

Of the many mental self-motivation tools, techniques and strategies there are for building and enhancing our inner motivation levels to overcome obstacles and achieve our goals and dreams, learning to recall, re-live and celebrate personal victories should not be ignored. In fact, it is the key to replicating the successes of our past for the…

public speaking

Have you ever watched the Oscar ceremonies or Grammy awards on TV? While you may applaud the hot new stars and the legends in the industry, I’m guessing that you’ve seen better acceptance speeches elsewhere. For the most part, the winners are repetitious, rambling, and sometimes irrelevant. Obviously, being a winner does not necessarily make…

I love my work, especially interviewing network marketing leaders for our Master Networker profiles. Each time it’s a story about love: love of a product, love of a business model, love of an organization, love of dreams, love of people, love of freedom. Without love, there is no success, even in business. Growing up, I…

My mother and I were the first distributors to join our company when it transitioned from being a retail brand into direct sales. Because we were first, we didn’t have mentors in our company, training systems, or scripts. We didn’t even have a compensation plan yet! What we did have was our belief—we believed in the…

jennie potter climbing

The first day my husband Dave and I met was also the first day I ever rock climbed. It was a multi-pitch epic climb that took us a good part of the day. I was terrified the entire time, not trusting the rope to hold me if I fell, not trusting my shoes to stick to…