undivided attention

STAY FOCUSED. We often hear this from our leaders. One of the first challenges leaders encounter is training associates to stay focused. Especially newbies who are fighting all kinds of distractions. When we enter this brave new world, we already have a full schedule, so the shift to the new routine can be treacherous. Distractions…

The Pie Lady Maine

One summer, while driving through Maine, where my husband Chris Gross grew up, we stopped by a landmark called the Home of the Pie Lady. The place looks like someone’s home, the door is unlocked and you just walk in. On the table in the living room are different sizes of pies, all with price…

yes no maybe

It may sound easier said than done, but you really can learn to love the word “no”, even when your direct selling business depends on you hearing the next “yes”. The truth is that each “no” takes you one step closer to “yes.” “No” is not the dead end it may sound, but just a…

People-Magnet

We talk about “Plan A” and “Plan B” in networking. Plan A is your job and lifestyle now. Plan B is the new life you develop with your network marketing career. The goal is to replace A with B. I always encourage people to excel in their Plan A so their Plan B will develop…

working women middle east

Women are by nature passionately committed to their families and have a high sense of responsibility. Always keen on social cohesion and reunion, we have the ability to express our point of view and fight for our ideals, while absorbing difficult situations with self-control and poise. Creative in finding solutions, we are able to multitask effectively. We…

FTC compliance

On a recent trip, I met a network marketing distributor who has been working his business part time for about 10 years. When I asked him how he was doing, he answered, “I am not making any money yet.” A recent notice from the Federal Trade Commission regarding the recent settlement with an established network marketing…