culture of love

How purposeful, positive, and productive is your work culture? Research indicates that traditional workplaces aren’t very fun places to hang out in. Gallup’s daily engagement dashboard  shows only 35% of US workers are highly engaged. TinyPulse’s 2014 Engagement and Culture report  found only 21% of employees feel strongly valued at work! If leaders want to…

balancing act

There are two distinct phases of development as you build your Direct Selling business. I call them the Sales phase and the Team phase. While in the SALES phase, you become very comfortable and skilled at talking about and selling your product. This makes sense. For many people, it was their positive product or service…

Traits of a Great Leader

Two people can grow up in the same town, attend the same schools, hold the same social status, have parents with similar incomes, beliefs, and family values, yet one individual will excel in business far beyond the level of the other. One will succeed; one will settle. One will rise, one will remain. One will…

21st century leadership

Being an effective leader of people in today’s world seems to be much more complicated than in years past. In the previous century, for the vast majority, work was approached as a means for survival. That’s different today. People are always on the look out for more stimulating and rewarding work, as well as inspiring…

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony,” said Gandhi. What happens when we apply that same definition to leadership? And how can we achieve that kind of leadership in our businesses? One of the most impactful lessons I have learned as a leadership development coach is…

relationshipping

  Tom “Big Al” Schreiter once spoke what has become my all-time favorite summary phrase about network marketing: “Most people do network marketing everyday — they just don’t get paid for it.” The utter simplicity, practicality and truth of this statement are to me the essence of what I call the Get Rich Slow approach…

Matthew and Janice are entrepreneurs who’ve been in business for nearly two years. They recently decided to attend a leadership conference to help them remain competitive leaders/entrepreneurs in a global economy. What began as a conversation about the occupational role of a leader turned quickly into an exchange over the most important traits of a…

leadership

At its core, leadership is about the influence you have on the people around you, and the ability to move them in a certain direction to achieve certain goals or objectives. When you think of leadership, you are actually thinking about influence. When looking for better leadership in your business or organization—perhaps in yourself—consider the following 12 factors to…