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Dr. Josephine Gross



Dr. Josephine Gross

Dr. Josephine Gross is cofounder and Editor in Chief of Networking Times and Dean of Faculty for Networking University. Born and raised in Belgium, she came to the U.S. to do her Ph.D. in languages at Stanford University.

Together with her husband Chris Gross, she founded Networking Times in 2001 and today it is the leading publication for network marketing in the world. Available on newsstands across North America and the U.K., Networking Times focuses on helping professional networkers build the right skill set and mindset to be successful in their businesses. An advertisement-free educational journal, it provides powerful third-party validation for the networking profession.

Networking University is an online learning institution centered around weekly live webinars, e-learning modules, a certification program, and live events. Its mission is to provide generic training and ongoing education to networking professionals by teaching them to build their business with greater skill, integrity, and responsibility.

Josephine's broader purpose and philosophical intent is to explore business practices based on the interconnectedness of all life. She believes that if we bring more consciousness to the way we do business, we can build a sustainable economy and a more balanced world. Her favorite speaking topics include the Rising Economic Power of Women, The Feminine Side of Leadership and Happiness in Business.

Josephine interviews network marketing leaders from all over the world, asking them exactly how they built their businesses so readers can instantly benefit from their experience and shorten their learning curve. The perspective she brings to the profession is truly international, and her heart-centered listening approach brings out what it is that makes network marketers extraordinary.

Jul/Aug 2017 Issue
From Mass Marketing to Me Marketing
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Denis Waitley is one of America's most respected authors, keynote speakers, and productivity consultants on high performance human achievement. With millions of audio programs sold in over a dozen languages, Denis is one of the most listened-to voices on personal and career success.

Jul/Aug 2017 Issue
From 8-Figure Earner to CEO
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Armand Puyolt is a legendary network marketing leader and company owner whose goal is to help as many people as possible raise their quality of life a. At age 40, he was making an 8-figure income as a distributor, when with his wife, Dr. Esther Ramos, he decided to start his own wellness company.

Jul/Aug 2017 Issue
Leading a Movement
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Antonio De Rosa is Chief Design Officer and Senior Vice President of Marketing for a fast growing network marketing company specializing in technology and wellness. Antonio is also a visionary leader who applies creative genius and expert design skills to the innovative products he brings to market.

Jul/Aug 2017 Issue
Under Promise and Over Deliver
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Houston, Texas Edwin Haynes is a multimillion-dollar earner leading a network marketing organization of a quarter million people worldwide. Yet this is only one of the multiple businesses in Edwin's portfolio. While he's all about diversification, he has a special love for the network marketing profession.

Jul/Aug 2017 Issue
Business as a Ministry
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dr. Luis and Evelia Arriaza are top producers in an established network marketing company. Leading an organization of over 160,000 people internationally from their home in Southern California, Dr. Luis and Evelia have developed a community they call the Spartan Culture, teaching everyday people how to master the "philosophy, art, and science" of network marketing.

Jul/Aug 2017 Issue
Nigeria: Network Marketing Is Here to Stay
by Dr. Josephine Gross
A federal republic in West Africa with 188 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. According to Google Trends, Nigeria is the country where the most searches for "network marketing" take place. David Olowe is a cofounder, master distributor, and corporate trainer for a one-year-old network marketing company based in Lagos.

Jul/Aug 2017 Issue
Never Prejudge
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Just four years ago, Sonia and Doug Magruder were successful real estate professionals in Florida who had no time for or interest in another business. What started out as sharing a product they fell in love with turned into a side income that quickly outgrew their six-figure real estate earnings.

Jul/Aug 2017 Issue
Don’t Let Challenges Hold You Back
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Originally from California, Raychel Stokes Small is a 38-year veteran of the network marketing profession. Together with her husband Glenn, she is building a global business from their home in Winston Salem, North Carolina.

Jul/Aug 2017 Issue
The Brave Will Prosper
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Caius Hale is a Millennial leader in the UK who is building an international team by "serving the underdog," meaning people like him who "don't fit in anywhere else." He joined a US-based wellness company a year ago, reached six-figures nine months later.

Jul/Aug 2017 Issue
Spiritual Entrepreneur
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Leah Coleman was a corporate executive based in New York City looking for more time with her family when she found network marketing. She used her talent for multitasking to build a side business, which after a few months allowed her to quit her job. Today she leads a global team from her home in New Jersey.

Jul/Aug 2017 Issue
Paying the Price of Success
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Fresno, CA Jose Luis Pastrana was one of the minimum wage workers you see in the fields when driving through Central California. Looking for a better life, he stumbled upon network marketing. Today he has a real sense of urgency to help other Latinos improve their finances and achieve their dreams.

May/Jun 2017 Issue
Buy One, Give One
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Sam Caster and Steve Burns are social entrepreneurs with a passion for helping children. After working in the network marketing space for two decades, they knew it was the perfect business model for Social Business 3.0, as it provides a platform and distribution system that allows all people to benefit. Sam and Steve's company calls its distributors Facilitators of Hope. In just one year, they have donated over 7 million daily servings of whole food nutrition to children in need. Their 10-year goal is to donate that much a day, thus resolving the global issue of malnourished children once and for all.

May/Jun 2017 Issue
Adapt and Grow
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Jeff Altgilbers has been a network marketing professional for almost four decades. Based in Tennessee, he runs a global team in 56 countries that collectively does $200 million of business a year. Jeff is also a musician and a songwriter. He met his life partner at a piano bar in Seoul. One secret to Jeff's success is his ability to adapt and change. He launched his first business running magazine ads. Today he uses Facebook advertisement to create targeted leads. At one point, Jeff even moved to the island of Guam for five years to better support his Asian team.

May/Jun 2017 Issue
Fun, Freedom, Friendship
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Austin Zulauf is a top achiever and trainer who has been the #1 income earner in three network marketing companies. He got started selling insurance door to door, then had his share of trials and learning experiences in a handful of network marketing opportunities. A seasoned sales trainer, he recognized the importance of structure and systems. He started his own training company working on the corporate side and with top leaders in direct selling. Today Austin focuses on teaching his own team how to build businesses leading with the three Fs—fun, freedom, and friendship.

May/Jun 2017 Issue
Believe in Yourself
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Originally from Mexico, Ada Caballero is a powerful leader of people who just reached the rank of Diamond in a growing international wellness company. Based in Southern California, she leads a growing team in the US, Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Spain. Prior to her current success, Ada worked with six different companies, some of which she thrived and excelled in, while others made her wonder if network marketing was for her. Today she realizes that all her previous experiences were lessons that made her into who she has become.

May/Jun 2017 Issue
It's Our Time
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Sacramento, California, Romacio Fulcher is Gen-X leader and top achiever who has earned several millions of dollars in network marketing in the last 10 years. Romacio believes the number one key to success is to find the best mentor who has what you want and become completely coachable. Doing just that, he recently joined his current company where he reached a top rank in just four months. Now his goal is to build an international team of one million people—100,000 people in 10 different countries—and create 100 millionaires over the next three years.

May/Jun 2017 Issue
Be Unforgettable
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Jessie Lee Ward is an up-and-coming powerhouse leader in an established wellness company. After being burnt out on doing home parties in her previous company for over four years, she decided to build her new business entirely online. A year and a half later, Jessie Lee's daily Facebook Lives average 20,000 views. She has never done a home or hotel meeting, yet her team is moving multi-millions of dollars in volume each month.

May/Jun 2017 Issue
Belief, Consistency, and Hard Work
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Albert Gyeke is a young leader from Ghana who came to the US to study and play basketball. When a sports career didn't seem to be the cards, he turned to academics and became a network marketing entrepreneur. After a short but steep learning curve, and despite many challenges, Albert began to see success and became a top achiever. Today his goal is to be a servant leader and help as many people as possible win, especially in Africa.

May/Jun 2017 Issue
Multiplying Success
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Originally from Poland, Ela Whittaker is a US-based business coach and network marketing entrepreneur. When she became a mom. she left a fast-paced corporate career to build an international business from her phone and laptop. Through hard work, Ela quickly became a top achiever in a global makeup company. Today she leads a thriving team of women intent on "multiplying their success" with others.

Mar/Apr 2017 Issue
The Bigger Secret
by Dr. Josephine Gross
We still put pictures on our vision boards, but we have learned not to become attached to them, because we are clear on what we truly want.

Mar/Apr 2017 Issue
Diamond at Age 23
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Anahi Borbolla is a young network marketing leader from Mexico who travels the world inspiring people to live their dreams. She grew up with her mom and brother amidst meetings, events, and product demonstrations; as well as leadership, dreams, and a mindset that thinks “Everything is possible!” Today she delights in sharing her trials and tribulations, as well as her success secrets, with anyone intent on creating a life of greater freedom and prosperity. Her story was translated from Spanish. We kept it in the first person to render her voice and youthful enthusiasm as authentically as possible.

Mar/Apr 2017 Issue
Focus on Customers
by Dr. Josephine Gross
In 2013, Travis Martin, Derek Bailey, Sean Gibson, and David Brown got together in Utah to launch a new network marketing company. Familiar with the business model and having experienced different degrees of success in it, they also saw some flaws and set out to fix what wasn’t working. Today they love what they have created and where they are going. Their message to network marketers is, “If your motivation is to be of service, and you are armed with a good product and a company with integrity, you can make great money and build a sustainable business.”

Mar/Apr 2017 Issue
Lead with Love
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Donna Johnson and Thomas Tidlund are an iconic couple in the network marketing space. Donna has been a top earner with her U.S.-based company for 30 years. Originally from Sweden, Thomas is a successful leader in a Scandinavia-based company. A question they are often asked is, “How can you be married and build different companies?” For Donna and Thomas, the answer is simple: they hold the highest respect for each other’s businesses; they have an abundance mindset and don’t cross-recruit or cross-sell between their respective companies; and they put their relationship first.

Mar/Apr 2017 Issue
The Perfect Recruit
by Dr. Josephine Gross
After being business partners for several years, Angel Fletcher and Ryan Higgins recently decided to become life partners and continue their journey as a couple. When Angel met Ryan, he was a product user in her company and owned a traditional business. Seeing the time freedom and income potential of network marketing, Ryan followed Angel’s overtures to become a network marketing professional and eventually decided to give the opportunity his full focus. Today Angel and Ryan are building a customer-driven business with a global team from their home in Louisiana.

Mar/Apr 2017 Issue
Partners in Trust
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Both veteran network marketing professionals, John Haremza and Ted Wilson recently partnered in an opportunity they consider the final episode in their almost three-decade careers. They chose each other and their company based on genuine enjoyment of working together for a common cause. They reveal their success secrets and strategies to help the next generation of leaders.

Mar/Apr 2017 Issue
Welcome to Indonesia!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
The world’s 4th most populous country, Indonesia counts millions of young entrepreneurs hungry for opportunity. Indra Purba and Priscilla Kaurow are two of them, and their growing team counts many thousands more. Indra and Priscilla couldn’t be more grateful to have found network marketing when they were destitute, jobless, and without hope. Today they lead a thriving organization based on a culture of love, respect, and partnership.

Mar/Apr 2017 Issue
Blowing Off the Lid
by Dr. Josephine Gross
In 2005, Jennifer Maret Moran was a sales rep for a biotech startup. She enjoyed stock options, so her plan was to cash out in four years, as she really wanted to stay home with her three young kids. Today Jennifer is a top earner in a young wellness company. Having been a network marketing professional for almost 12 years, she knows what works and what’s possible. She considers building belief in yourself as the number one key to success.

Mar/Apr 2017 Issue
Finding Gratitude Gems
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Phebe Trotman is a network marketing professional who leads a growing team from her home in British Columbia. She has been her company’s Top International Customer Sponsor (2011), Trainer of the Year (2014), and Distributor of the Year—Runner Up (2016). Phebe attributes her success to “an incredible team of business partners” and a team culture fueled by the power of appreciation.

Jan/Feb 2017 Issue
To Love Is to Grow
by Dr. Josephine Gross
When going about your business, actively seek joyful, loving, and fulfilling experiences that stimulate growth and help you stay connected to your highest vision for yourself and your team. May 2017 be your best year yet!

Jan/Feb 2017 Issue
The 15 Laws of Growth
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dr. John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 25 million books in 50 languages. John has always had a love for network marketers and admired their desire for growth. Last fall his company organized a first global Simulcast training for network marketers that reached every state in the U.S. and 79 other countries. John was joined by top leaders who delivered high-impact lessons as they helped customize John's 15 Laws of Growth for the network marketing profession. This January John partnered with over 60 leaders to launch an exclusive, 12-week online class for network marketing entrepreneurs who want to accelerate their business growth and revenues in 2017.

Jan/Feb 2017 Issue
Shine Your Light
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dr. Terry and Cris Silkman have created a "health, wealth, and luxury lifestyle" they are excited to share with their growing team and clients around the world. Both successful business owners, Terry as a veterinarian and Cris as a real estate agent, they found network marketing in 2013 and recognized it as a perfect vehicle for entrepreneurs to reach their goals and dreams. The Silkmans committed to the profession and learned how to coach, mentor, and partner with their team members. Today they provide state-of-the-art tools, resources, training programs, and networking strategies anyone can learn and duplicate.

Jan/Feb 2017 Issue
No Opportunity Waits
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Nattida and Chad Chong are a dynamic Millennial couple who achieved the top rank in their network marketing company just four months after joining. The Chongs have been building international teams together full time for nine years. Both grew up with network marketing and consider their parents their primary role models. Being able to observe and attend trainings by top earners in the profession as children shaped their character and vision. Nattida and Chad chose network marketing as their vehicle for inspiring others to become their best self. Some lessons they want to impart to their children are to reach beyond what's comfortable and never give up on their dreams.

Jan/Feb 2017 Issue
The Gift of Opportunity
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Natalia Yosco is a "mompreneur" who leads a massive organization in an established skincare company. Trained as a figure skater, Natalia developed early on the mental toughness and strength that would help her succeed as an entrepreneur. Natalia first discovered direct selling through a friend in 2005. When Natalia's husband John found their current company in 2008, the couple instantly recognized it as a vehicle that could dramatically change their family's financial future. Seeing the vision and fueled by faith, Natalia immediately took inspired action. Today she has "power partners" all over North America and looks forward to taking her business global.

Jan/Feb 2017 Issue
Making a Global Impact
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Edward Hartley holds the record of being the highest earning network marketer in the history of Trinidad/Tobago. From humble beginnings, he came to the U.S. with his parents, who quickly climbed the social ladder through hard work and entrepreneurial zest. Living in New York City, Edward became a musician and financial analyst, but he didn't feel fulfilled until he became a successful network marketer. Today he delights in providing people with financial education and a vehicle for economic improvement.

Jan/Feb 2017 Issue
Offering a Gift
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Born and based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Laurenda Eddy is a budding leader in a U.S.-based cosmetics company that's expanding internationally. Before network marketing, Laurenda was a shy and anxiety-ridden young girl. Today she is becoming a confident business woman who is passionate about helping others grow their self-esteem, stand in their power, and achieve greater freedom.

Nov/Dec 2016 Issue
The Golden Circle
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Network marketing gives people a way to live their purpose. When we tie our business to our purpose, we become unstoppable—in an attractive way.

Nov/Dec 2016 Issue
Power of One
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Indonesia, Onggy Hianata is an international network marketing leader whose organization spans five continents. Onggy grew up in dire poverty and started his network marketing business from scratch in 1992. After many ups and downs, he finally created a successful “support system” for his team called Freedom Faithnet Global (FFG). Onggy and his leaders are famous for organizing transformational boot camps that help participants improve in all aspects of their lives. Onggy’s dream is to leave a global legacy of human development and trans-generational wealth.

Nov/Dec 2016 Issue
Are You an EntrePrincess?
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Munich, Germany, Elena Herdieckerhoff is a successful serial entrepreneur with clients all over the world. Elena is also an HSP (Highly Sensitive Person) who has learned to turn her sensitivity into her greatest business asset. Elena’s passion is to show HSP entrepreneurs how to leverage their natural strengths while gently healing their limiting beliefs and mindset blocks. Through her coaching and online courses, she helps solopreneurs and top achievers create a lifestyle that supports their personality.

Nov/Dec 2016 Issue
Believe, Belong, Become
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Sue Brenchley is a seven-­figure earner in a Utah-based wellness company who leads a network marketing organization of over 200,000 people in 26 countries. Sue got started in the business 25 years ago and became a student of the profession. She recently helped develop a state­-of-­the-art mobile app that will allow her international team to grow even faster. At the 2016 ANMP convention Sue became involved with the Responsibility Foundation where she now applies her passion to always become better and contribute more.?

Nov/Dec 2016 Issue
Get Over Yourself
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Originally from Montana, Romi Neustadt was already an accomplished professional and successful business owner when one of her clients introduced her to network marketing. Looking for time freedom, Romi recognized an opportunity of a lifetime and jumped in with both feet. Her training as a lawyer and skills as a PR consultant transferred nicely into her new career. Her team and income grew so quickly she surpassed her previous income within six months and retired her husband John from his clinical practice in less than three years.

Nov/Dec 2016 Issue
Dreams Are Within Reach
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in New York state and Western Colorado, Chris Kinney is a young Baby Boomer and home-based entrepreneur who recently relaunched his network marketing business after taking a break for several years. Unfamiliar with using social media as a business-building strategy, he quickly learned the ropes through “reverse mentoring” with his Millennial upline leaders and made Diamond faster than he ever imagined was possible.

Sep/Oct 2016 Issue
Leading the Next Generation
by Dr. Josephine Gross
David Anderson and Mark Nathan are Millennial entrepreneurs from very diverse backgrounds. David worked on Wall Street and at the White House and is currently the CEO of KeepGlobal.com. Mark was born into a family of Burmese and Filipino immigrants, paid his way through college as an actor, and has been a full-time network marketing entrepreneur for the past seven years. David and Mark are the coauthors of The Delusion of Passion: Why Millennials Struggle to Find Success. Their goal was to clear up some of the misunderstandings about their generation while helping Millennials understand themselves and pursue their purpose with passion.

Sep/Oct 2016 Issue
Falling in Love with Iran
by Dr. Josephine Gross
In October 2014 Payam Moghim became our first Networking Times subscriber from Iran. Payam discovered networking marketing in 2004 and cofounded the Hadi Business Institute to promote entrepreneurship and network marketing education. Hosting seminars with business leaders from all over the world, Payam invited John Milton Fogg to speak at Iran’s first generic network marketing training event in 2015. In May 2016 Margie Aliprandi accompanied Payam and John on a speaking tour in Tehran and Isfahan. Being there to help shape the profession and train its top achievers was a life-changing experience for all.

Sep/Oct 2016 Issue
The Beauty of Social Selling
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Why would a New-York-based cosmetics company that has been successfully selling makeup through retail channels for over 60 years decide to open a network marketing division? Founder and CEO Michele Mallardi Gay says it started with her desire to reward customers for referring others and being brand advocates.

Sep/Oct 2016 Issue
Grow Your Mind
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ricardo Jimenez immigrated to the U.S. in 2000 to start a new life. After struggling with addiction, Ricardo had some run-ins with the law due to drug-related infractions. He knew he had to change if he wanted to live his purpose and be a good role model for his children. When he found network marketing, he saw it as a vehicle to turn his life around.

Sep/Oct 2016 Issue
Finding Freedom
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Leisa Cutler moved from Canada to Texas to follow her husband and start a family. She joined a skincare company in 2013 while being a full-time nurse. Within six month she built an income that gave her the freedom to quit her job and stay home with her four children. Her passion today is helping other women create that freedom.

Sep/Oct 2016 Issue
1,000 Mommy Millionaires
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Kemisola Ajetunmobi is a highly educated young mother of two who is making a name for herself on social media by empowering other moms around the world to build successful businesses. Nigeria’s top earner in her network marketing company, Kemisola wants to help 1,000 moms to become millionaires from home.

Sep/Oct 2016 Issue
Thoughts Become Things
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Heather Baker had worked in the publishing, marketing, and advertising world for almost 15 years when she realized building someone else’s business was not going to fulfill her dreams. She missed spending time with her family and knew there had to be a better way, which she found in 2015.

Sep/Oct 2016 Issue
A Life-Changing Opportunity
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Ana Cantera is a Millennial mom who leads a global network marketing organization from her home in the Dominican Republic. She has been building her business full time since 2011 and joined her current company in May 2015. Ana and her team want to help 1,000 families achieve financial freedom.

Sep/Oct 2016 Issue
Faith Trumps Fear
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Ellen Marrs is a homeschool mom, network marketing trainer, published author, and marathon runner who inspires people to pursue their dreams. Despite a difficult childhood, Ellen has a thriving business and a “life of dreams come true.” She lives in Arizona with her husband Rick and their seven young children.

Sep/Oct 2016 Issue
Offer a Solution
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based outside Toronto, Canada, Melissa Barlock is raising her two young children while building a global business. After a health challenge put an end to her corporate career, she became a stay-at-home mom but felt incomplete. Looking to contribute beyond her family, she found the perfect vehicle in network marketing.

Jul/Aug 2016 Issue
Focus on Responsibility
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Technology gives us incredible tools—and unprecedented power to influence the world. How are we using this power and these tools?

Jul/Aug 2016 Issue
Imagine the Future
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Why would a high-tech telecommunication company choose network marketing to sell its cutting-edge information products? Why is it rewarding people for doing word-of-mouth marketing instead of using old advertising models and distribution systems? “When you have the most advanced technologies,” says company CEO Fabio Galdi, “you need people to spread the news and share their passion, so you can touch as many lives as possible.” Fabio’s approach heralds a paradigm shift for business at large—the recognition that the network marketing model delivers a better return on investment to bring innovative technologies to market.

Jul/Aug 2016 Issue
Lead with Your Heart
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Cecil, Hino, and Nani Razon are a mother-and-sons team that started building a network marketing business ten years ago from their home in the Philippines. Living without electricity or transportation, and with only one family phone, the Razons climbed their way out of debt and poverty, building one of their company’s largest organizations. Whenever the company opened a new market, the Razons would be first to travel there and create a strong foothold working with referrals and cold market prospects. Today the Razons are spearheading their company’s largest team in Africa, adding about 500 new members a day.

Jul/Aug 2016 Issue
Tigers in the Pacific Rim
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Chanida and Nat Puranaputra are network marketing leaders from Thailand who have trained hundreds of home-business millionaires. Chanida got started in the wellness industry over 20 years ago and occupied top leadership positions in several US-based companies as they opened up Asian markets. Nat was doing the business part time, but quit his job as a senior corporate executive once Chanida’s income surpassed his. The couple has been enjoying building their business together for the last decade. Recognized as international leaders, they have spoken to and trained large audiences in more than 25 countries.

Jul/Aug 2016 Issue
Achieve and Believe
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Lamia Bettaieb is a Gen Y leader who discovered network marketing just five years ago. Born and raised in Tunisia, she always knew she wanted to be a millionaire, even though she had no idea how it would happen. She reached her goal in 2014 when she became a top earner in her company, a US-based innovator in information technology. Achieving her dream taught Lamia an important lesson: money does not bring happiness; helping others does.

Jul/Aug 2016 Issue
Liberty's Calling
by Dr. Josephine Gross
The Statue of Liberty is a powerful visual reminder to the world that America values human liberty. Dr. Viktor E. Frankl who wrote Man’s Search for Meaning suggested that we also need a symbol that represents responsibility. Inspired by Dr. Frankl’s vision, sculptor Gary Lee Price and the Responsibility Foundation are creating a statue the size of the Statue of Liberty to remind people that rights come with responsibilities. Entrepreneurs of all ages are getting involved to build the Statue of Responsibility on the Pacific coast to bookend the Statue of Liberty on the Atlantic coast.

Jul/Aug 2016 Issue
Learn as You Go
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Tanya O’Matta was born in a small town in Texas as the only child of ambitious, hardworking Hispanic parents. They always encouraged her to work hard and dream big, but she was too shy to act on her dreams and goals. Finding network marketing helped her connect with her inner power. Once she found her company, she reached its top rank in less than a year. Today Tanya leads a thriving international organization spanning four continents.

May/Jun 2016 Issue
Lead with Love
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Armand Puyolt is a legendary network marketing leader, expert, and consultant whose goal is to help as many people as possible raise their quality of life. Having experienced severe lack in his childhood, Armand committed himself from an early age to becoming a successful entrepreneur. He had to overcome many obstacles, including two serious car accidents, two major health crises, and even terminal illness. His tireless dedication to his family and team helped him beat the odds and fueled his passion to help those in need.

May/Jun 2016 Issue
Fueled by ComPassion
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Top earners in an established international wellness company, Tom and Denice Chenault spend their days developing friendships and leadership. Tom has been hosting the Tom Chenault Radio Show for the past 15 years. Denice is a personal development trainer who helps women step into their greatness. The Chenaults love the underdog and believe that “when you make more money than you have month, you have a huge responsibility to go out there and affect change for others.”

May/Jun 2016 Issue
Rise and Shine
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Carrie Dickie is a top earner in a thriving network marketing company, leading a team of mostly women in 11 countries. Once a shy little girl who never felt good enough, she made a long journey to reclaim her innocence and power to light up the world. In 2008, even earning a million dollars with a previous company was not enough to fill the void Carrie felt inside. When her company and team fell apart, she finally hired a coach to help her find “her inner woohoo.”

May/Jun 2016 Issue
Raise Your Emotional Currency
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Woody Woodward is a bestselling author and success strategist who works with top business professionals and organizations on achieving peak performance. He is the pioneer and founder of “Your Emotional Fingerprint™,” a cutting-edge human technology that allows one to strip back the layers of excuses and build a proper foundation for personal responsibility and top achievement. In this article, Woody walks us through the Emotional Fingerprint process and show us how to use it in business.

May/Jun 2016 Issue
Don't Ever Give Up!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Angela Maresca is a top earner in a billion-dollar network marketing company she joined in 2013. Initially looking to lose weight, she shared her product story with others and quickly built a six-figure income. A year into the business, Angela achieved a top leadership rank in her company and spoke in front of 4,000 people. Angela attributes her meteoric rise to success to her immigrant work ethic, her love of helping people, and the “golden opportunity” her company offers.

May/Jun 2016 Issue
Sister Power
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Adrianna and Jennipher are each building an international network marketing business from their homes in Pennsylvania. Both stay-at-home moms wanted to find a way to contribute financially so their husbands wouldn’t need to work as much. Adrianna got started first, then enticed her sister Jennipher to join. A year later, both reached the top level in their company. Today they are committed to helping other women, especially young moms, to succeed in an opportunity that completely changed their lives.

Mar/Apr 2016 Issue
Agreement or Alignment?
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Leaders are responsible for setting and articulating an intent around which people can align, but how to actualize that intent is better left up to each person’s unique strengths and creativity.

Mar/Apr 2016 Issue
Creating Inner and Outer Wealth
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Yasuhiko Genku Kimura is a philosopher, Zen Buddhist scholar, and a consultant to international business leaders and organiza-tions. He is founder of Vision-In-Action, a leadership institute with the mission to develop spiritually awake, intellectually sovereign, and emotionally mature business leaders. Yasuhiko believes that networks will be central to the future of business because of their design for creating synergy.

Mar/Apr 2016 Issue
Follow Your Joy
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Last October Eric Worre’s Recruiting Mastery gathered 8,000 entrepreneurs from 85 countries and 173 companies. Shortly after Jordan Adler took the stage, he proceeded to auction off a signed $100 bill to the highest bidder. The winner turned out to be a serial entrepreneur and student of personal development, David C. Martin. His outrageous act of bravery and unbridled generosity trans-formed the crowd.

Mar/Apr 2016 Issue
Undercover Networking
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based near Berlin, Germany, Erik Muenchmeyer is an international network marketing leader with teams on 5 continents. Erik got started in the mid-90s, but his first company went out of business after a couple of months. This and numerous other challenges caused him to almost give up on the profession, but he kept his eye on his vision of creating solid residual income and financial freedom.

Mar/Apr 2016 Issue
Be True to Yourself
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Before network marketing, Kanesha Morrison was a stay-at-home mom who had tried her hand at little startups without much success. Since age 16 she knew she was an entrepreneur at heart. When she came across a “Work from Home” ad on Craigslist, she was intrigued and started dabbling in network marketing. With lots of patience and encouragement she assembled a small team using Facebook and local networking. Today she has reached an advanced rank in her company and is well on her way to the top.

Jan/Feb 2016 Issue
Step into Your Power
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Named the “Entrepreneurial Guru for Women” by Business News Daily, Ali Brown provides business coaching and advice to over 250,000 followers via AliBrown.com, her social media channels, and her Glambition® Radio show. For this issues on coaching, we sat down with Ali to pick her brain for her best tips to help network marketing professionals step up their game.

Jan/Feb 2016 Issue
Sharing the Bounty of Residual Income
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dr. Steven Hryszczuk is an American anesthesiologist who is currently living in rural Honduras where he volunteers his services at a Christian mission hospital. Responding to a need, Steve moved there in January 2015 with his wife and four young children. How was he able to pull this off financially? It all started in 2007, when a friend introduced him to network marketing.

Jan/Feb 2016 Issue
Serve to Succeed
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Rob Sperry and Lance Conrad are passionate, purpose-driven entrepreneurs who have been business partners ever since they joined network marketing in 2008. Based in Utah, they are both happily married, raising a family, and heading up a dynamic organization in 40 countries. The glue that holds their team together is a unique culture based on humanitarian service and self-development.

Jan/Feb 2016 Issue
The Best of All Worlds
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Sandi Watkins is an experienced network marketing leader in a nutritional company based in Utah. From her home in Washington, she leads a growing team of customers and distributors by providing effective systems, no-nonsense coaching, loving support, and visionary leadership. Sandi got started in direct sales over 27 years ago and has been a thriving home-based entrepreneur ever since.

Jan/Feb 2016 Issue
Always Be Growing
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Chris D. Estes is a dynamic Gen Y leader who heads up an international network marketing organization from his home in Florida. A high school teacher and sports coach, Chris didn’t want to spend his life raising other people’s children. Looking for a better way, Chris was introduced to network marketing in 2008 by a trusted friend who knew he was open to other streams of income.

Jan/Feb 2016 Issue
Pursue Your Purpose
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Hayley Hobson was an entertainment lawyer who made the bold move to pursue her passion—health and wellness. She managed several fitness studios in Boulder, Colorado, and built a thriving Pilates and yoga business. In 2011 Hayley added essential oils to her offerings and broke company records by achieving Double Blue Diamond status in a little over two years.

Nov/Dec 2015 Issue
Sacred Commerce
by Dr. Josephine Gross
A visionary entrepreneur and bestselling author, Ayman Sawaf is an early pioneer in Emotional Intelligence. His book Executive EQ: Emotional Intelligence in Leadership and Organizations, which he coauthored with Dr. Robert Cooper introduced emotional intelli-gence in the business world. His latest book, Sacred Commerce: A Blueprint for a New Humanity focuses on evolving the business world one person at a time, emphasizing a system guided by spirituality.

Nov/Dec 2015 Issue
Purposeful Business
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Trey White and Brent Hicks are highly successful entrepreneurs who cofounded a network marketing company in 2009. They built their corporate culture, products, and programs on the idea that business is not a zero-sum game, but a vehicle for personal transformation and global evolution. As chairman (Trey) and CEO (Brent) of their company, they launched the HOPE movement based on their mission to Help Other People Evolve.

Nov/Dec 2015 Issue
Friendship Farming
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Emmanuel and Kimberly Bernstein are a dynamic network marketing couple passionate about making new friends, building teams, and changing lives. With over 20 years of experience, they’ve led organizations of more than 100,000 members in 17 countries. After building a company for 13 years in the nineties, they joined their current company seven years ago. Reflecting on their success, the Bernsteins point to a strong focus on personal development.

Nov/Dec 2015 Issue
Work Hard, Play Hard
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Irawan Prajogo and Jirath Submongkonkul are Southeast-Asian network marketer leaders who recently became top earners in a U.S.-based skincare company. Building the business side by side under one distributorship, they reached Double Diamond in December 2014 after just two years with their company. When asked about the size of their team, they say they don’t focus on the numbers, because they just keep growing. Irawan and Jirath have their minds and hearts set on changing lives around the world.

Nov/Dec 2015 Issue
Dreams Come True!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Brian and Danielle Morgan are a young network marketing couple that’s leading a growing team of several thousand customers and associates from their home in Saint Paul, MN. Ever since they met, the Morgans’ dream has been to build a business so successful it would allow them both to be stay-at-home parents. Brian and Dani had their first child in April 2015 and have spent every single day with him.

Nov/Dec 2015 Issue
Journey to Freedom
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Nathan and Jennifer France lead a growing network marketing organization of 12,000 people from their home in Minnesota. High school sweethearts, they had been married for 18 years when they came across their current company in 2012. Jenn was working in the pharmaceutical industry and Nate was running his construction and real estate companies. With three teenage children, they were doing well financially, but family time was scarce and life was stressful.
partners they became the fastest business builders to reach the rank of Diamond.

Sep/Oct 2015 Issue
The Story of Mentor
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Through their deeds and words, mentors help us actualize our potential and reclaim our birthright to be, do, and have anything we want in life.

Sep/Oct 2015 Issue
Born to Inspire
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Mike Sims is a top earner in one of the fasted growing network marketing companies in the world today. Born and raised in Alabama, Mike currently holds residences in Atlanta and Miami. He also spends time traveling the world to lead his global team of over 150,000 members. Mike is CEO of Mike Sims Worldwide, a company focused on venture capital investments, apparel design, real estate, business coaching and mentoring.

Sep/Oct 2015 Issue
The Universe Provides
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Lisa DeMayo is a master trainer and top earner in one of the leading 2015 Global-100 direct selling companies. From her home in New Jersey, Lisa leads a fast-growing organization spanning six countries on four continents. Lisa became a network marketing multi-millionaire while raising her three children. Trained as a life, leadership, and executive coach, she joined network marketing in 2005 because she was “tired of the rat race.”

Sep/Oct 2015 Issue
Sowing Seeds of Freedom
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Florida, Rob and Alina Rinato lead a growing organization in an established wellness company they joined almost six years ago. Both were working long hours as massage therapists on call seven days a week. Whenever they would think about the future, Alina and Rob would realize that if they wanted a house, children, and vacations—the so-called American Dream—something needed to change.

Sep/Oct 2015 Issue
It's Not How Much You Make...
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Joseph McDermott is a dynamic leader who by age 21 had built a significant network marketing income. In 2011 Joey met Amani Zein and was instantly drawn to her magnetic personality and exuberant nature. Joey and Amani joined hearts and forces, and after two “false starts” found their home with their current company. With their business partners they became the fastest business builders to reach the rank of Diamond.

Jul/Aug 2015 Issue
God Is Using Me
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Stormy Wellington has been the top recruiter in every company she’s been in. Six months into her current business, she has 57,000 people in her organization, which is growing in eight countries. Stormy believes success is a spiritual affair. “If you give yourself to a cause bigger than yourself, you invite higher forces to propel you towards the fulfillment of your goal, which in my team’s case is to help 1,000 families make six figures this year.”

Jul/Aug 2015 Issue
No Job, No problem
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Gene Maxon Adigu is a young Nigerian network marketing leader who wasn’t ready to take a job upon graduating from college. When his wife told him about a network marketing opportunity, he recognized it as a vehicle to fulfill his dreams. Today Gene is one of his company’s top 5 recruiters worldwide. His ultimate goal is to help Africans see how network marketing offers a powerful, long-term solution to many of the problems they are facing.

Jul/Aug 2015 Issue
Fueled by Faith
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Originally from Colombia, Johanna Gil Bala runs a global network marketing organization that’s quickly expanding in North, Central, and South America. Based in Dallas, Johanna travels the world most of the time, as she believes in working shoulder to shoulder with her teams. Her lifestyle today forms a sharp contrast with where she was just 12 years ago. Homeless with her three children and in poor health, she made a firm decision to turn her life around.

May/Jun 2015 Issue
Be Kind to Others
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Keith Halls began his career serving as a senior vice president, original shareholder, and member of the board of directors of a network marketing giant. After 15 years he quit his corporate job and became a distributor, building three international downlines of over 100,000 people. Keith joined his current company in 2013, starting over at age 55. He vowed to recruit only people who were new to the business until he reached his company’s top rank.

May/Jun 2015 Issue
You Deserve It!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Ontario, Canada, Tara Cooper is a young mother of three and one of the top income earners in her company. When Tara joined her company in 2009, she was a stay-at-home mom with a 2-year-old and a 6-month-old. She was also a struggling part-time elementary school teacher, until a friend introduced her to a home business opportunity.

Mar/Apr 2015 Issue
Better Together
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Richard Bliss Brooke is a veteran of the network marketing profession. He is the author of Mach II and The Four Year Career®. He also owns Bliss Business, a coaching, seminar, tools, and training business for network marketers worldwide. Kimmy Brooke started a network marketing business from her home in Hawaii five years ago. A struggling single mom, she found her path to financial freedom and has never looked back. Now joined as one, Kimmy and Richard believe the best is yet to come, because together they can accomplish and contribute even more to the profession than either of them could alone.

Mar/Apr 2015 Issue
Fishing for Friendships
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Lousiana, Angel Fletcher is a dynamic mom of four who leads a fast growing network marketing organization. Just four years ago, she left her alcoholic husband and fled with her children, surviving on food stamps and welfare. Her youngest daughter was suffering from a debilitating health condition the doctors had no solution for. When Angel found network marketing, her whole life turned around. Her daughter quickly regained her health, and just by sharing her story on social media, Angel was able to attract others into the business.

Mar/Apr 2015 Issue
Yoked in Partnership
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Texas, Sam and Kim Bean are stay-at-home parents who lead a growing network marketing organization with over 70,000 distributors and customers in 20 countries. Kim’s parents are Vietnamese immigrants who worked hard to make ends meet. Sam’s mom relied on government assistance and was a substitute teacher when there were openings. Just six years ago the Beans were struggling to keep their house and cars. Today they enjoy being able to take several dream vacations each year, as well as to give generously to the charities of their choice.

Mar/Apr 2015 Issue
Stay Humble and Hungry
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Adam Green is one of the youngest network marketing leaders in North America today. Based in Alberta, Canada, he joined his parents’ business as a product user at age 18. In his early twenties he started building a team of his own and surpassed his parents’ rank in the compensation plan just three years after he began building the business full time. Today he leads a growing organization spanning 24 countries on five continents. He has become a sought-after international speaker who provides inspiration and motivation for all age groups.

Jan/Feb 2015 Issue
Live Happy and Thrive
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Most of us know Jeff Olson as the bestselling author of The Slight Edge, a book and program that has transformed countless businesses and lives. Jeff got started as a network marketing distributor thirty years ago. He has since built several multimillion-dollar sales and marketing organizations, hosted seminars in every major U.S. city as well as around the world, and produced more than 900 television programs centered on personal growth. Today Jeff heads up one of the fastest growing network marketing companies in the world, as well as Live Happy magazine.

Jan/Feb 2015 Issue
Start Local, Think Global
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Masa Cemazar and Miguel Montero run a global network marketing business from their home in Brisbane, Australia. Both are European—she is from Slovenia, he is from Spain—and moved to Australia a little over ten years ago. When they were first introduced to the business, Masa was a medical researcher and Miguel was doing odd jobs because, trained as an airline pilot, he wasn’t allowed to practice his profession as a new immigrant. Ten years later, after many learning experiences, Masa and Miguel built a substantial team spanning forty countries and five continents.

Jan/Feb 2015 Issue
Giving People Hope
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Johnnie Green is a young network marketing professional who leads organizations of several hundred thousand members on six continents. He joined the business as a college student and saw network marketing as an alternative from the tedious jobs he found himself in. He got started offering the opportunity to fellow students and also reached out to low-income families he grew up with. He quickly built a domestic team, but his business really took off the day he was approached by a networker in Malaysia looking to join a U.S.-based company.

Jan/Feb 2015 Issue
A Business of Personal Growth
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in New Jersey, Bob Quintana is a top earner in a network marketing company that provides affordable green energy in a growing number of U.S states. He leads a team of almost 9,000 associates who serve over 100,000 customers with electricity, natural gas, and solar products. Bob was a traditional entrepreneur for almost twenty years before he joined the network marketing profession. Being a management consultant and real estate investor allowed him to earn a high income, but not to leverage his time, which Bob found to be a significant gap in his entrepreneurial pursuits.

Jan/Feb 2015 Issue
Finding Freedom
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Colleen Filicetti is a dynamic network marketing leader who successfully balances business and family. Before venturing into network marketing, Colleen owned a graphic arts business with four graphic artists working for her. When her family grew to four children, she made the decision to sell the business and be a stay-at-home mom. As her children grew up, she began having more free time and started looking for something she could build around her family’s needs and schedule.

Jan/Feb 2015 Issue
A Family-Friendly Business
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Jason Buckner lives in North Carolina with his wife and two young children. First introduced to network marketing in 1992 at age twenty-two, he started working it part time. In 1995 he began looking at the business as a career and ended up building a full-time income over the next ten years. When Jason and his wife had their first child, Jason became a stay-at-home dad. Five years later he was ready for one more run and became a twenty-year “overnight success.”

Jan/Feb 2015 Issue
Treat People Right
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Kim Moehring is fulfilling her lifelong dream of building a business from home with her husband and adult children. She joined her current network marketing company in 2011 while working full time as a dental assistant. She had tried building a team with a nutritional company before, but gave up after six months. What made the difference the second time was a simple system, loving and caring mentors, and understanding the need to make a few short-time sacrifices to create long-term success.

Nov/Dec 2014 Issue
Trick or Teach
by Dr. Josephine Gross
If you understand the importance of teaching and how it relates to duplication and residual income, you will love this issue.

Nov/Dec 2014 Issue
A Teacher at Heart
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Eric Worre is the founder of NetworkMarketingPro.com, a training site with a community of over 300,000 visitors in 137 countries around the world. Eric’s annual Recruiting Mastery event has become the largest generic training event in network marketing history. Eric’s bestselling book Go Pro: 7 Steps to Becoming a Network Marketing Professional has sold over 500,000 copies so far. Today Eric is working on a documentary that tells the story of network marketing as it has never been told before.

Nov/Dec 2014 Issue
The Power of One Conversation
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Shawn and Carmen Gray were featured in Networking Times when they were just launching their business in China. Five years later we had another conversation where they shared some important updates about what it’s like to build in the most populated country in the world, where multilevel marketing is officially illegal. While Shawn believes networkers should focus first on building a strong home team, he also encourages them to open their minds to international expansion, especially into the BRIC countries.

Nov/Dec 2014 Issue
Best Way to Raise a Family!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dennis and Patty Nun are top leaders in the direct sales company they joined over 40 years ago. Based in Lincoln, Nebraska, they grew up as farm kids and raised six children. While still in college, Dennis started direct selling agricultural products for local farmers. When they saw his business grow, some joined him and gradually Dennis assembled a small team. Today Dennis spends most of his time coaching and mentoring his leaders, organizing events, and creating prospecting and training tools.

Nov/Dec 2014 Issue
A Winning System
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Florida, Steve and Gina Merritt are top achievers in an established network marketing company. Their team includes over a million members worldwide, of whom 150,000 are actively building the business. Gina was a flight attendant for 24 years and Steve was a World Champion barefoot water-skier. When Gina’s salary got cut after 9-11 and Steve was too old to compete, they needed to find a new income for their family with four children.

Sep/Oct 2014 Issue
The Sharing Revolution
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Paul Zane Pilzer is a world renowned economist, social entrepreneur, and New York Times bestselling author. Networking Times interviewed Paul about his book God Wants You to Be Rich (1995) in 2003 for an issue on Spiritual Marketing. When we found out he was writing a book on the sharing economy and researching its implications for network marketing, we thought it was time to visit him again.

Sep/Oct 2014 Issue
A Ph.D. in Life
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Shauna Ekstrom and Dr. Scott Peterson are newlyweds who found each other through network marketing. Today they lead a growing international team while enjoying a life of freedom that was impossible to achieve in their previous careers. A hairstylist by trade, Shauna developed keen people skills conversing with her salon clients. Her knack for understanding people became a key to her rapid success in her current company.

Sep/Oct 2014 Issue
Follow Me on Facebook
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Amber Voight is a young network marketing leader who already has 10,000 people on her team. At age 28, she has been in direct selling for 11 years, during which she also owned some traditional businesses. Network marketing became her vehicle of choice when she discovered her purpose is to help people transform their lives in the simplest, most fun, and most efficient way.

Sep/Oct 2014 Issue
Learn to Dream Big
by Dr. Josephine Gross
In 2010 Sara Marble was looking for a healthy way to help her lose some baby weight after her second son turned four. When a friend introduced her to network marketing, she suddenly saw a way to live her dream of being a stay-at-home mom while helping others to achieve their goals.

Sep/Oct 2014 Issue
Applying the Slight Edge
by Dr. Josephine Gross
The Saunders were a typical busy family before they started their network marketing business just two years ago. Steve was putting in long days as a graphic designer, and Amber worked in a salon doing nails. They were desperate for a change when a longtime friend told them about a new business opportunity.

Jul/Aug 2014 Issue
Partners Are Precious
by Dr. Josephine Gross
To accumulate lasting riches, put people first and learn to build true partnerships.

Jul/Aug 2014 Issue
The Power of Partnership
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Born in 1926 in Michigan, Richard DeVos is an American businessman who partnered with Jay Van Andel to found what would become the biggest direct selling company in history to date. “We were just two guys who wanted to have a business of our own,” says Rich. “We were two kids who were hungry for success and who wanted to give others the chance to be in business for themselves, too.” Last year Rich’s company did almost $12 billion in sales volume with a network of over three million distributors.

Jul/Aug 2014 Issue
Team Work Makes the Dream Work
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Travis and Summer Flaherty are network marketing professionals who are raising their five children in Phoenix, Arizona. They got married fourteen years ago and built a successful conventional business, but when a friend introduced them to network marketing, they immediately recognized it as a much better vehicle to reach their goals. Today Summer and Travis love to teach other couples how to become happy and productive partners in business and in life.

Jul/Aug 2014 Issue
Freedom of Choice
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Jay Coburn is a network marketing leader whose first exposure to the business happened thirty-five years ago. He fell in love with the personal development and the promise of residual income, so he built several companies on a part-time basis over the years. It wasn’t until he found a company and product he could fully get behind in 2003 that he jumped in with both feet and met with massive success. Jay currently lives in Las Vegas where he has a strong local team, and his organization has grown to 140,000 people worldwide.

Jul/Aug 2014 Issue
Partners in Success
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Kevin Marino and Bob Doran are business partners building one and the same distributorship. They don’t recommend this to anyone else, but love to share their story of how it worked so well for them. Their success is due to a shared entrepreneurial spirit, matching work ethic, complementary skill sets, and alignment in purpose. Working the business with their families is one of their greatest joys, along with greening the planet and helping others achieve their dreams.

May/Jun 2014 Issue
Big Al Tells All
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Tom “Big Al” Schreiter is one of the most skillful and revered educators in the network marketing space. An engineer by training and a natural marketing genius, Tom has meticulously tested every strategy he teaches—from icebreakers to building rapport, from how to get distributors started fast to more advanced marketing lessons. His most recent book is titled How to Prospect, Sell, and Build Your Network Marketing Business with Stories.

May/Jun 2014 Issue
Believe You Can Achieve
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Shelley Ke is an Australian citizen from Chinese descent who got started in network marketing in 2009. Three years later he became her company’s first Royal Black Diamond in the Southern hemisphere and today she leads an international organization with over 70,000 distributors. Based in Sydney, Shelley built her business all over Australia and the Pacific Rim, and can’t wait for her company to open mainland China by the end of 2014.

May/Jun 2014 Issue
Family First
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Arkansas, Randy Hedge was a single dad and a former insurance broker when he got involved in his current network marketing company. Today he is a top earner leading a growing team of over 35,000. Randy’s gift for storytelling, as well as his knack for mixing humor with hard-hitting business training, make him one of the most sought-after speakers in his company.

May/Jun 2014 Issue
Setbacks Make Us Stronger
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Manu Rekola is a network marketing leader from Finland whose business spans Scandinavia, the Baltic States, and the U.S. The first nine years of his networking career was a grueling journey of ups and downs. Today he feels relaxed knowing he no longer has to fight for every penny.

May/Jun 2014 Issue
Step by Step We Arrive...
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Kestutis Matulionis is a network marketing professional from Lithuania who leads a growing international team in Europe and the U.S. Kesh had multiple careers and experienced numerous financial and emotional crises before he found freedom and prosperity through network marketing.

Mar/Apr 2014 Issue
Finding Balance
by Dr. Josephine Gross
While owning a home-based business holds a promise of greater work/life balance, not every network marketer has found what they were looking for.

Mar/Apr 2014 Issue
Bankable Leadership
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dr. Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist and bestselling author of Bankable Leadership: Happy People, Bottom Line Results and the Power to Deliver Both. According to Dr. Eurich, leadership is a learnable skill and a matter of balancing seemingly opposing forces: how do we recognize people while at the same time driving improvement? How do we focus on relationships while driving productivity? The answer lies in Bankable Leadership, says Dr. Eurich, and her life’s work is to help business leaders to cultivate this ability within themselves and their teams.

Mar/Apr 2014 Issue
Choice, Not Chance
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Kami Dempsey is got started in network marketing seven years ago. She became her company’s first millionaire and has enjoyed a six-figure monthly income for several years now. During those years Kami and her husband Nathan also had their second and third baby. Kami started building the business part time, at first gathering lots of auto-ship customers. When the economic crisis of 2008 hit, Kami found more people interested in the business opportunity and her organization has been growing exponentially ever since.

Mar/Apr 2014 Issue
Expect Miracles
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Jeannie Chong is a Malaysian resident of Chinese descent who leads a network marketing team in Southeast Asia and the U.S. In 2013 Jeannie distinguished herself by reaching the rank of Blue Diamond in her company’s compensation plan in just five months. She has since groomed six more diamonds on her team and continues to break records within her company. She attributes her success to her love of education, her reliance on divine support, her determination to grow and succeed, and her compassion for those who have been hurt by life.

Mar/Apr 2014 Issue
Go for It!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Carolyne Rodrigues is a former flight attendant who stumbled upon network marketing sixteen years ago. Originally from India, she had immigrated to Canada with her parents at the age of eleven. Coming from an impoverished country, she had never been taught how to pursue her dreams. When she got started in network marketing, she first had to learn how to improve her mindset. Today Carolyne is a top-25 earner in her company and in 2011, she won her company’s Woman of the Year award.

Jan/Feb 2014 Issue
Customer-Based Marketing
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Growing up in the projects of Tampa, Florida, Holton Buggs watched his single mother work multiple jobs to take care of him. At night she would tell him inspiring stories instilling in him the hunger and determination to soar like an eagle. Taking her message to heart, at age fourteen Holton started his first business and discovered leverage by recruiting friends to sell for him. Twenty years later, Holton is leading an international organization of well over a half a million people. In 2010 he became his company’s VP of sales, but remains a distributor at heart.

Jan/Feb 2014 Issue
The Courage to Lead
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Mary Christensen is one of the world’s most sought-after speakers and trainers in the direct selling and network marketing space. Bestselling author of Be a Direct Selling Superstar, Mary has the credibility that comes from success in every aspect of direct sales. She left teaching to start her first direct selling business and soon after founded her own company where she sponsored a thousand people in her first year. She is a former CEO of two network marketing corporations and past president of the Direct Selling Association of New Zealand. 

Jan/Feb 2014 Issue
Family, Fun, and Friendship
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Eugene Hong is a young network marketing leader who is one of the fastest recruiters in his company. Born in Hawaii, he moved to Los Angeles in his twenties and brought with him the aloha spirit and ’ohana culture. An entrepreneur at heart, he started a restaurant business and became successful thanks to his hard work, but the day he discovered leverage and residual income he decided to pursue a different model. Today he is fond of saying he truly found a “get-rich-quick” game.

Jan/Feb 2014 Issue
Back to Africa
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Originally from Kenya, Sammy and Josephine Mwedekeli were living in London when a friend introduced them to network marketing in 1997. Josephine was first to take an interest in the business, and Sammy joined her once he understood the network marketing model and its limitless income potential. Eight years later, their network marketing company called on them to open the East African market. In 2005, the Mwedekelis moved back to Nairobi, overcame major cultural challenges, and successfully launched five African countries in seven years.

Nov/Dec 2013 Issue
Capitalism 24902
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Richard Branson’s vision of Capitalism 24902 calls business owners to look beyond profit and assume responsibility for people and planet.

Nov/Dec 2013 Issue
Do Good, Have Fun, and the Money Will Come
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Richard Branson is one of the most creative and innovative entrepreneurs alive today—perhaps even in history. In 2004, looking to increase the global positive impact of his businesses, he founded Virgin Unite, the independent charitable arm of the Virgin Group. In 2008, he started hosting gatherings on Necker Island with prominent entrepreneurs, celebrities, and world leaders to discuss sustainable solutions to global problems. Dr. Ivan Misner, founder of BNI, was invited to several of those meetings and asked Branson how home-based entrepreneurs can contribute to global change.

Nov/Dec 2013 Issue
Giving Changes Everything
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Sam Caster has always had a heart for leadership, intercultural understanding, and humanitarian outreach. After founding a network marketing company based in Texas, he recently transitioned his business into a social entrepreneurship model by integrating giving as a core component to their mission. He recently rallied his associates around a movement he calls Mission 5 Million, linking 5 million consumers with 5 million children in need. At a recent symposium on social enterprise, Sam had a chance to share his vision with Vicente Fox and Dr. Muhammad Yunus.

Nov/Dec 2013 Issue
Sustainable Success
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Mondez is a young network marketing leader from Washington, DC who heads up an organization of over 10,000 active distributors and almost 30,000 loyal customers. Trained as an engineer, he started building his business part time by being extremely productive a few hours here and there. Thanks to his focus and determination, he was able to leave his job and is now thoroughly enjoying every moment of his life. Mondez met his wife Kayla at a training event and they recently obtained the top position in their company.

Nov/Dec 2013 Issue
Focus on Education
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Bikramjit Singh is a network marketing leader from Malaysia who joined an American network marketing giant in the mid-nineties. He built a sizable organization using a traditional training system, then moved to a new company and incorporated e-commerce and online marketing, building a business in over 100 countries. In 2010 he expanded his dreams and started his own network marketing company, selling online education in tablet format. Headquartered in India, the company is now operating in twelve countries spanning Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia, and the Middle East.

Sep/Oct 2013 Issue
Hundred Percent Responsible
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Becoming an entrepreneur is not easy; most of us feel unprepared. Thankfully, in our business we are never alone.

Sep/Oct 2013 Issue
Help Me and Let Me Help You
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dr. Bakary Kante, a U. N. Environment Program director based in Kenya, is launching a think tank for African governments, entrepreneurs, and educational institutions to come together and explore sustainable business practices based on cooperation, partnership, and contribution. Having a strong personal testimony of how network marketing changed the lives of his family and loved ones, Dr. Kante will be working with African heads of state to embrace and promote network marketing as a powerful vehicle and proven solution to some of the most pressing problems challenging his continent.

Sep/Oct 2013 Issue
The Gift of a Lifetime
by Dr. Josephine Gross
If you ask network marketers around the world where they got their entrepreneurship education, many will credit Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad Poor Dad books. Fewer are familiar with the coauthor to the series, Sharon Lechter, a world-renowned entrepreneur, author, and speaker in her own right. Sharon founded Pay Your Family First, a financial education organization, and YOUTHpreneur, an innovative new way to spark the entrepreneurial spirit in children. Since 1992, she has dedicated her career to the creation and distribution of financial education books, games, and other experiential learning tools and events.

Sep/Oct 2013 Issue
The Perfect Business
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Australia, Anthony and Megan Wolfenden lead a global organization spanning five continents. From 1996 till 2006 they were corporate executives for a large IT firm in California, until the tech industry took a nose dive. Seeing their friends lose their jobs and homes, they looked for opportunities to diversify their income. Learning to think and act like entrepreneurs, Megan and Anthony now own a business they are in control of, where success is determined by their own efforts, and where they set their own goals and schedule.

Sep/Oct 2013 Issue
Lifestyle by Design
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in Vancouver, Canada, Ken and Lisa Seto are a dynamic and reputable couple in the network marketing space. Ken has been a top earner in the profession for almost two decades. As a result of building businesses in Asia, he became an expert and consults with companies and field leaders looking to launch in Asian markets. Lisa met Ken at a network marketing training in the late nineties. She grew from being his admirer and supporter, to becoming his partner in business and in life, to blossoming into an accomplished leader and trainer herself.
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Jul/Aug 2013 Issue
Shine Your Light
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Bob and Betty Ann Golden are one of the happiest couples you will ever meet. Having been married for forty-three years and living in Las Vegas, the Goldens love to go see shows, attend parties, and meet new friends. After parties or any time they’ve had a meaningful encounter, the Goldens like to follow up by sending a card, and this is exactly how they built a thriving network marketing business and ongoing residual income. Over the years, the Goldens’ heart-centered and authentic communication style has created sustained, organic business growth.

Jul/Aug 2013 Issue
Focus on Your Dreams
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Cherian Mathew is a network marketing leader who heads a global organization of half a million distributors. He started building his team in Bahrain, then expanded into neighboring Middle Eastern countries, and from there into Africa and India. Born in a small Indian village, Cherian dreamed of being able to help his parents move beyond their limited world. After eleven years of employment in the corporate world and no way in sight to achieve his goals, Cherian finally discovered network marketing, the vehicle that would allow him to realize his childhood dream—and many other dreams.

Jul/Aug 2013 Issue
Success Times Two
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Mary Barber and Sara Whiteford are identical twins who started building their network marketing business almost four years ago. Based in Marin County, California, they are happily married and count five children between the two of them. In their previous careers, Mary and Sara were food writers and culinary consultants who sold over a million books and were featured on national television shows as well as in prestigious newsstand publications. Yet, it wasn’t all joy and glory being stars in the publishing world. When a friend introduced them to a business based on leverage, collaboration, and paying it forward, the twins jumped in with all four feet.

May/Jun 2013 Issue
Strength Comes from Unity
by Dr. Josephine Gross
In 2012, Garrett McGrath, president of the Association of Network Marketing Professionals (ANMP) invited Chris Gross to run to fill a vacancy in the ANMP board of directors. Inspired by Garrett’s vision and leadership, Chris accepted and was voted in. In March 2013, both Chris and Dr. Josephine Gross were elected as members of the ANMP’s new board of directors. We interviewed Garrett McGrath to help our readers understand what the ANMP is, who is involved, and why network marketing professionals from all over the world are excited to join.

Mar/Apr 2013 Issue
Grateful for Challenges
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Tina Beer is a former flight attendant who at age twenty-five started her network marketing business on the side. Nothing in her past prepared her to succeed as an entrepreneur, as she didn’t have any role models in her family. She decided to become a student of the profession, getting her hands on everything she could read and attending every event she was invited to. Today Tina is a top earner and recruiter in her company, leading a team of more than 40,000 customers and distributors in the U.S. and Canada.

Mar/Apr 2013 Issue
Wired for Connection
by Dr. Josephine Gross
One reason women are succeeding in the connection economy is that they make huge emotional deposits into their businesses and their teams.

Mar/Apr 2013 Issue
A Tigress in the Pacific Rim
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Chanida Puranaputra is a network marketing leader from Thailand who has trained more home-business millionaires in Southeast Asia than anyone before her. For the past two decades, she has occupied top leadership positions in several U.S.-based companies as they opened in the Pacific Rim. During that time, Chanida continually strengthened the professional image of network marketing as she expanded its presence in those regions. Because of her influence and expertise, network marketing is now flourishing in countries such Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Korea, Philippines, and Hong Kong.

Mar/Apr 2013 Issue
Work Less, Live More
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Pamela Barnum is a former undercover police officer and federal prosecuting attorney who successfully transitioned from the limitations of employment to the freedom of entrepreneurship. In just three years, she and her husband Kevin have co-created multiple-six-figure network marketing incomes for themselves and several of their business partners. Reflecting on their rapid ascent to the top, Pamela says she and Kevin were both professional question-askers when they started network marketing; as a lawyer and a police officer, they each interviewed people for a living.

Jan/Feb 2013 Issue
How to Become an Attractive Human
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Grow your understanding of where you came from and the lives of others, and people will flock to you.

Nov/Dec 2012 Issue
Growing Up
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Network marketing puts power and prosperity in the hands of people who earn their wealth by being servant leaders dedicated to other's success

Nov/Dec 2012 Issue
A World Unbound
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dan Catto and Joe Garcia are business partners who lead a network marketing mega-team of more than 850,000 distributors spanning all five continents. Both based in Toronto, Dan got started in 1988 and Joe joined him in 1993. What's unusual about their story is that only 5 percent of their network is in North America, while the other 95 percent is mostly in what they call the 'emerging markets.' Dan and Joe have business and training infrastructures in well over thirty countries, where they are revered by their teams as messiahs of free enterprise. They have helped hundreds of people earn seven-figure incomes in regions where the average monthly income is about $300.

Nov/Dec 2012 Issue
Focus on Family
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Based in The Woodlands, Texas, Rachel Jackson was twenty-one when she first became involved in network marketing six years ago. Since then, she has become the youngest female top earner in her company, a feat she accomplished in about one year. Rachel considers herself a 'six-year overnight success' because, she says, in her first company she learned that her personal development and skills determined her success. This gave her an unquenchable thirst for self-improvement, and she duplicated this mindset in her rapidly growing team.

Nov/Dec 2012 Issue
A Never-Ending Education
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Mert Yildiz and Elcin Yildiz are a highly educated brother - and - sister team who took over their parents' network marketing business in 2009. Raised and residing in Istanbul, they quickly became the top earners for their company in Turkey. Mert and Elcin got acquainted with network marketing at an early age, sitting in the back of conference rooms and watching their parents give seminars or hold meetings. When the time came to choose a career path, both siblings decided network marketing would give them the best chance at creating a lifestyle of freedom and contribution.

Sep/Oct 2012 Issue
The Spirit of Invincibility
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Hui Chen is a Chinese billionaire and network marketing company owner who is expanding his business into Canada and the United States. Hui Chen's company is one of the few Chinese companies to have obtained the Direct Selling License of the People's Republic of China since 2008. In 2010, Hui Chen’s company's annual sales volume reached $100 million USD. We recently asked Chairman Chen for his perspective on the network marketing business model and how he envisions its future in China and internationally.

Sep/Oct 2012 Issue
The Gift of a Mentor
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Linda Proctor had already been a successful business woman for many years when she got involved in network marketing seventeen years ago. In the early eighties, she married Bob Proctor and relocated to Toronto, where she began her own financial planning company. Her experience and dedication, combined with Bob's encouragement and mentorship, made her company an overnight success. A few years into it, she felt unhappy and dissatisfied with her newfound lifestyle. She sold the business and put her imagination to work, dreaming up the perfect work situation. This led her to join a network marketing company, where she made her way to the top ranks in record time.

Sep/Oct 2012 Issue
A Business of Brotherhood
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dr. Motaz is a network marketing leader of 5.2 million distributors spread out over the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and Africa. Dr. M was born in Syria, moved to Dubai as a teenager, then to the Philippines to study dentistry. He says the values and integrity he inherited from his father became the foundation for his success. In 1991 he moved back to Dubai where he was introduced to network marketing by a friend. Dr. M always dreamt of a career that would allow him to fly around the world, away from the limitations of office hours or a fixed infrastructure. He says the values and integrity he inherited from his father became the foundation for his success.

Jul/Aug 2012 Issue
The Gateless Gate
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Winners face their challenges head on, fully aware that the only way out is through.

Jul/Aug 2012 Issue
From Israel with Love
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Shai and Yaffa Samuel are an Israeli couple who lead a network marketing organization of 50,000 people spread over twenty countries. In 2006, it looked like the Samuel family had it all. They lived in Haifa, Israel, a beautiful city on Carmel Mountain overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Both Shai and Yaffa had good jobs with nice salaries, but they were in high-pressure careers and wanted to create passive income and more time freedom. When Shai stumbled upon network marketing, he immediately knew it was his opportunity. Shai and Yaffa decided to launch a business in the middle of the 2006 Lebanon War that was raging through their city. Their dedication, focus, and willingness to coach and be coached allowed them to grow a solid international business.

Jul/Aug 2012 Issue
Passionate about People
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Carlos and Cecy Marin are network marketing leaders who have built organizations totaling over a million people throughout their career. A Cuban immigrant, Carlos first got involved in network marketing in 1982 when he was a struggling insurance broker looking for a better way to reach his goal of becoming a millionaire. Even though network marketing didn't bring him immediate financial relief, he stayed in the business because of how the personal development he received there was benefiting his insurance business. When Carlos finally decided to give network marketing his full focus, his network began growing exponentially, and within a few years it encompassed several hundred thousand people in North and South America and Western Europe. A few years later he met Cecy, who became his partner in both life and business.

Jul/Aug 2012 Issue
Culture Clash
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Jean-Pierre and Régine Desroses are a Parisian couple who lead a sizable network marketing organization spread out over France, Belgium, the Antilles, and the United States. Régine was working as a midwife and Jean-Pierre was finishing his medical degree when they each stumbled upon the same network marketing company. They both started building a business and met each other two years later. They got married and have been each other's rock in business and in life ever since. Some of the challenges network marketers encounter in France are of a different order of magnitude than most of their American counterparts can even begin to imagine. "To be an entrepreneur in France is like being a rhino in the jungle," says Jean-Pierre. "You just have to develop thick skin and keep charging ahead."

May/Jun 2012 Issue
I See You
by Dr. Josephine Gross
To trust ourselves enough to be open to who we really are and how we come across on camera requires courage—and practice.

May/Jun 2012 Issue
Make It Fun!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Nick Sarnicola is a Gen-Y leader who became involved in network marketing at the age of eighteen when a stranger introduced him to the business. Completely inexperienced, Nick had difficulty getting his business off the ground, but he kept his eye on the prize and followed in the footprints of others who were successful. In 1999 he hooked up with Blake Mallen and experienced exponential business growth, but soon thereafter his company fell apart, and Blake and Nick founded their own company. Four years into it, Nick decided to return to the field to take the company to the next level. Within four months he became the top earner, producing 80 percent of the company's sales volume.

May/Jun 2012 Issue
Mature Marketing
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Ray Higdon is a network marketing leader and generic trainer who loves to teach others—in his company and beyond—how to create a never-ending supply of leads. Based in Florida, Ray became successful as a real estate investor during the latest housing boom, but lost everything in 2008 when the market crashed. Looking to create passive income, Ray had experimented with several network marketing companies since 2006. In 2009, he joined his current company and decided to give the business his full focus. He quickly became his company's top earner, and also became known as an Internet marketer, even though, he says, he builds his business mostly over the phone and through live meetings.

May/Jun 2012 Issue
The Most Honest and Ethical Business
by Dr. Josephine Gross
David Frey is one of the most unassuming, laid-back, low-key network marketing leaders you will ever meet. He is the owner of MarketingBlogger.com, an interactive online community that provides support to thousands of small business owners through seminars, coaching, and informational products. He also founded AppreciateLife.com, where he shares inspirational videos to uplift and motivate viewers. David says he didn't want anything to do with network marketing when he was first introduced to it. Today he is a top income earner in his company, but what he is most proud of is that he is a great husband, father, and servant of people.

May/Jun 2012 Issue
Business Networking and Sex
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Ivan Misner; reviewed by Dr. Josephine Gross

Mar/Apr 2012 Issue
Sing Your Song
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Today at least 50 percent of all professionals are female, but few women make it to the top. Are confidence and worthiness issues holding us back?

Mar/Apr 2012 Issue
All in the Family
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Christy Maltman is a Canadian Gen-Y leader heading up an organization of several thousand distributors in twenty-six countries. Christy first got involved in network marketing in 2003 and immediately enrolled her family in the business. Together they went to work, learned the basics, and continued to furiously educate themselves. Christy quickly developed confidence, but it was when she started focusing on helping others succeed that she became truly unstoppable. Ever since she was a child, Christy dreamt of being financially free so she could both enjoy an elite lifestyle and make a difference in the world. She says network marketing became her calling because it allows her to grow herself, teach others, and support the causes that are close to her heart.

Mar/Apr 2012 Issue
Selling Belief
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Asha Krishnan is an East African network marketing leader with a team of over thirty thousand distributors spread out over Africa and the Middle East. Born and raised in Kenya, Asha grew up in a single-parent household surviving on less than a dollar a day. At age seventeen, she started a family of her own. In 2005, Asha was introduced to network marketing through an old friend and decided to give it a try. She signed up a couple of friends, but self-doubt kept her from reaching further. Everything changed the day she attended an event where she met the company founders. Hearing their values helped her get clear on her own purpose and inspired her to make a lifelong commitment to the business.

Mar/Apr 2012 Issue
Freedom to Be Happy
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Janine Avila is a dynamic grandmother and businesswoman who just launched her second network marketing business after spending almost two decades as a corporate vice president and trainer for different network marketing companies. Born in Hickman, California, she grew up as a farm girl with grandparents who had emigrated from Portugal. She built her first organization in the eighties as a single mother raising seven children and became a top earner in her company. Janine credits her unshakable confidence and stellar business success to her rigorous upbringing, tempered by her parents’ unconditional love and support. She learned some hard lessons over the course of her career, and today has created a life of balance and happiness for herself, her family, and her growing team.

Mar/Apr 2012 Issue
Frazzled Hurried Woman!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Rosalie Moscoe; reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Mar/Apr 2012 Issue
The Power of Presence
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Kristi Hedges; reviewed by Josephine Gross

Jan/Feb 2012 Issue
The Legacy of Network Marketing
by Dr. Josephine Gross
How wonderful to be in a business that every day encourages us to dream and grow, that frees us to discover and live our purpose.

Jan/Feb 2012 Issue
The Bombay Tiger
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Michael Ferreira is a youthful septuagenarian from Mumbai, India, who started his network marketing business at age sixty-seven. Trained as a lawyer, Michael is also an outstanding player of English billiards, having won three world amateur and one World Open championship. In 2005, when a total stranger introduced him to network marketing, Michael had no idea his quiet existence as a retired world champion would be turned completely upside-down. Today, he heads up one of his company’s fastest-growing organizations, with close to a half a million people in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Jan/Feb 2012 Issue
The Adventure of a Lifetime
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Val Wolfenden and Helen Newham are best friends and business partners who have been living together in Sydney and Gold Coast, Australia, for over thirty years. In 2005 they came out of retirement to start building a new network marketing business. Today, less than six years later, they have a thriving global business and have earned their company’s 2011 Top Australian Distributorship of the Year award. Val and Helen attribute their success to the many lessons they learned in the three decades preceding their current business venture. Their guiding principle is to offer the network marketing business to men and women of all nationalities and all ages.

Jan/Feb 2012 Issue
The Value of Residual Income
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Six years ago, Billy Looper started a network marketing business parallel to his real estate business in South Florida. Fascinated with the concept of leverage, he was able to communicate this unique benefit to spark other entrepreneurial minds. Being a coach for his softball team, he knew how to teach people and hold them accountable. This gift, combined with excellent mentorship from his sponsor, allowed Billy and his team to rapidly grow a large international organization. Today Billy enjoys a lifestyle he wants many more people to experience, and a level of prosperity that allows him to give from the overflow.

Jan/Feb 2012 Issue
The Empathy Factor
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Marie R. Miyashiro; reviewed by Josephine Gross

Nov/Dec 2011 Issue
The Gift of Gratitude
by Dr. Josephine Gross
No future gift or achievement will ever fulfill us unless we feel grateful for the blessings we currently have.

Nov/Dec 2011 Issue
The United Nations of Network Marketing
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Arun George is a young network marketing superstar heading up an organization of more than 500,000 distributors. Founded in 2002, they call themselves the Titans and pride themselves on having built thriving business partnerships in thirty-five countries across racial, cultural, and religious divides. Arun grew up in Kerala, a small state in the south of India. Today he visits a dozen countries a year to meet with his leaders throughout the Indian subcontinent, in the Middle East, and in Africa. Arun also spends half his time running his business from his home in Chicago, where he lives with his wife and children. He says it was a family decision to reside in the U.S., and technology makes it easy to stay in touch with his teams.

Nov/Dec 2011 Issue
Love Others into Greatness
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Jodi Whittemore, a young and sassy mom of three, joined her mother’s network marketing business almost nine years ago as a way to supplement her husband’s income. She started building locally by talking to the people she knew in her Arizona hometown. Gradually the power of her belief and the clarity of her vision snowballed, as hundreds, then thousands of others joined her team, becoming consumers of pure, safe products and building lifestyles of balance and freedom. What has fueled Jodi’s success along the way has been her passion to serve and help others grow into their highest potential.

Sep/Oct 2011 Issue
Once Upon a Time
by Dr. Josephine Gross
To be productive members of our information-based society, we need to learn to communicate quickly and efficiently in writing.

Sep/Oct 2011 Issue
The Belgian Prince of Network Marketing
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Jean-Philippe Hulin is a highly accomplished network marketing leader and trainer in the tiny kingdom of Belgium. Despite spanning a geographical area smaller than New Jersey, his team generates consistent monthly sales of more than two million Euros. Growing up in a blue-collar family during a depressed economy, “JeanPhi” hardly seemed destined for financial prosperity. At the age of 26, he already was deeply in debt. However, everything changed when he joined his current company and discovered the world of personal and professional development. JeanPhi credits Jim Rohn and Tom “Big Al” Schreiter with his tremendous growth in every area of life.

Sep/Oct 2011 Issue
Master Your Mojo
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Rhonda and Tony Lucero are top earners in one of the fastest-growing network marketing companies in North America. Based in Nebraska, they are raising their three children with a love for the outdoors. Tony is also a professional comedy stage hypnotist who uses laughter and the power of suggestion not only on the stage but also to move his team members into action and free them of limiting beliefs. People who meet the Luceros often wonder why they are always smiling and bursting with energy. One secret to their quick ascent to the top, they say, is that they have always made sure to have fun and keep their eyes on the prize.

Jul/Aug 2011 Issue
The Freedom of Detachment
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Joseph Bismark's journey started rather unconventionally, when at the age of 9 he left home to live in an ashram in the mountains of the Philippines. After becoming an accomplished yogi, bonsai master and martial artist, Joseph encountered a network marketing leader who would become his business partner and mentor. Together with several other partners, they founded a network marketing company that grew into a global conglomerate of businesses, for which Joseph is presently the Managing Director. A philanthropist at heart, he remains a firm believer in spiritual growth acquired through meaningful service to humankind.

Jul/Aug 2011 Issue
Drive and Conquer
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Sonya Shields and Becky Young are two dynamic Gen Y moms who live in remote areas of the Canadian countryside, surrounded by cattle and farmland. Yet they never let geographical isolation from each other, from their upline or from their growing team be an obstacle to partnering for success. They got to know each other at professional rodeos while watching their husbands compete. Both looking to make extra income while working from home, they became some of their company’s first distributors in Canada. Without any role models or social proof that the business would work there, they pioneered the way for others to succeed and quickly became international top producers.

Jul/Aug 2011 Issue
The Power of Events
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Nathan Goldberg is a young Canadian network marketing leader with teams in twenty-three countries. Originally from Montreal, he moved to Toronto in 2009 and quickly became famous for filling up large hotel meetings with several thousands of networkers every single week. Nathan started his business as a waiter, giving small group presentations during his down time at the restaurant where he worked. Today, Nathan focuses most of his attention on organizing live events in his local market, because he believes in the power of gathering large groups of people to open their minds, strengthen their belief and solidify their commitment.

Jul/Aug 2011 Issue
Drive or Ride?
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Being an entrepreneur forces you to take initiative and be fully engaged. If you want to build a business, you can’t just go along for the ride.

Jul/Aug 2011 Issue
The Next Boom
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Jack W. Plunkett; reviewed by Josephine Gross

May/Jun 2011 Issue
The Kids Are Fine
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Gen Y entrepreneurs are setting a new standard for themselves and the world. If you can play to their strengths, you will have a winning team.

May/Jun 2011 Issue
Shining “The Lights”
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Network marketing is making inroads into mainstream media as top leaders in the profession participate in a reality TV show for young entrepreneurs.

May/Jun 2011 Issue
The Magic of Youth
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Blake Mallen is cofounder of and Chief Marketing Officer for one of the most dynamic network marketing companies in the U.S. market today. A 30-year-old Gen Y, Blake got started as an independent distributor when he was a freshman in college. After building a successful business for five years, circumstances forced him to change course. In 2005, Blake cofounded a new company with two friends around a common vision to revolutionize networking marketing. Despite the high failure rate for start-ups, especially during the recession, their company has seen solid growth, thanks to its focus on technology and innovation.

May/Jun 2011 Issue
Never Give Up!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Deni Hartoyo is a 30-year-old network marketing superstar who, together with his older brother Gita Hartanto, leads an organization of over 75,000 people in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Deni grew up and lives in Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country and eighteenth largest economy by nominal GDP. Eight years ago, Deni was one of Indonesia’s many struggling, unemployed youths, living day to day without any hope for a better future. When he encountered network marketing and decided to build a business, no obstacle could get in his way. Today Deni has blossomed into a charismatic leader who is cherished and revered by his team.

Mar/Apr 2011 Issue
Changing the Game
by Dr. Josephine Gross
The emerging women’s movement is not about playing against men, but rather about rewriting the rules of the game so they work for both genders.

Mar/Apr 2011 Issue
A Culture of Devotion
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Born in Chennai, India, K. Padma is a charismatic businesswoman leading a network marketing organization of several hundred thousand spread over India, the Pacific Rim, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. When Padma was introduced to the business fifteen years ago, she was in a dysfunctional marriage with two young children, struggling to make ends meet. Today her business has provided her with more wealth than she had ever dreamed of. She now devotes her time to teaching others how to use the business as a vehicle for attaining freedom and a balanced state of mind.

Mar/Apr 2011 Issue
The Luxury of Passion
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Born in Iran, Sanaz Hooman grew up in Toronto surrounded by a family of entrepreneurs. She always wanted to own a business, but her first experience as a manufacturer left her tired and disappointed. When she discovered network marketing in her early twenties, she jumped at the opportunity and started a steep learning curve. Today, in her early thirties, Sanaz is the top distributor for a six-year-old Canadian designer company. Still an active field leader, she has also joined the corporate team as Vice President, Product Development.

Mar/Apr 2011 Issue
Emotional Intelligence 2.0
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves; reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Mar/Apr 2011 Issue
Love for No Reason
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Marci Shimoff; reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jan/Feb 2011 Issue
From Me to We
by Dr. Josephine Gross
To capitalize on the new order in business, relate from a human
perspective and connect to what’s alive in others.

Jan/Feb 2011 Issue
The Joy of Giving
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Sarah Fairless Robbins is the founding distributor and top earner in a young, California-based skin care company. Twenty-eight years old, she has been a professional networker for about four years. Trained as an educator, she started building a business part-time to supplement her income, and after one year was able to retire from her job. With an organization of tens of thousands, she now earns more in a month than she used to make in a year. Used to prospecting, coaching and leading people much older than herself, Sarah never let her young age be a barrier to her credibility and success.

Jan/Feb 2011 Issue
Safety in Numbers
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Geoff Liberman has been a full-time network marketer and top earner for over twenty years. Based in Manchester, he has built organizations in the U.K. and Europe as a pioneer in the networking profession. Having been with his current company for thirteen years, Geoff says the secret to his success is that he is just an ordinary guy. When people hear he has made millions, they can’t help but think, "If he can do it, so can I." Geoff compensates his shy, reserved nature with a methodical, outgoing approach to the business. He believes in what he calls S.I.N.A.L.O.A.: Safety in Numbers and Law of Averages.

Jan/Feb 2011 Issue
Do You QuantumThink®?: New Thinking That Will Rock Your World
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Dianne Collins; Reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jan/Feb 2011 Issue
Program or Be Programmed:Ten Commands for a Digital Age
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Douglas Rushkoff; Reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Nov/Dec 2010 Issue
We Are One
by Dr. Josephine Gross
To contribute to global prosperity, drop the old mindsets of us vs. them.

Nov/Dec 2010 Issue
Love at Work
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Patrick Liew is CEO of Singapore’s number one real estate agency and cofounder of one of the largest e-learning companies in the world. Both businesses started growing exponentially when they adopted network marketing as their distribution system. Over the years, Patrick grew so convinced of the economic and transformative power of the business model that he now also uses its principles to operate his charity programs. Patrick is the recipient of numerous business awards and a frontrunner for an emerging generation of business leaders committed to eradicating poverty and restoring global balance.

Nov/Dec 2010 Issue
The Gift of Personal Growth
by Dr. Josephine Gross
George Zalucki is considered one of today’s top personal development trainers in the world. His unique, down-to-earth style of communicating has captured large network marketing audiences, compelling them to look closely at what stops them from getting what they want out of life. Trained in psychology and sociology, George left the world of academia initially because he was looking for extra income. When he dove into network marketing, he discovered a new vehicle for manifesting his true passion, which is to teach people what it takes to achieve lofty dreams.

Nov/Dec 2010 Issue
Be the Best!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
When Peter Sorensen dropped out of high school at age 16, his father, a well-educated man, wondered what had gone wrong. But he told his son, “Whatever you wind up doing, I want you to be the best. I don’t care if you end up selling hot dogs in the street, if you become the best hot dog seller in the world, I’ll be happy.” Peter tried out various training programs without finishing any of them. He started several businesses, but none of them kept him excited for very long. Until the day he found network marketing. Today he is the second top earner in his company, with a team extending into Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Nov/Dec 2010 Issue
The Compassionate Samurai
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Brian Klemmer; reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Sep/Oct 2010 Issue
Are You a Perennialist?
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Ongoing education is one of the most desirable and lasting benefits a profession can offer.

Sep/Oct 2010 Issue
A Burning Passion
by Dr. Josephine Gross
A Swiss resident of German origin, Dr. Sven Goebel is one of Europe's foremost network marketing leaders. For the past two decades, Sven has built large organizations in most European countries as well as in Australia, Asia and North America. While he learned the business fundamentals mostly from his American mentors, he’s had to adapt their teachings to the culturally diverse mindsets he encountered wherever he went. Yet Sven believes the reason for his success is based on another personal strength: his ability to convey excitement and light a fire in the bellies of others.

Sep/Oct 2010 Issue
Proud to Be Network Marketing Professionals
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Paula Pritchard and Kathy Robbins have been business partners for over twenty-three years. They both started out as teachers, a profession they were passionate about but in which they felt could never make enough money to go after their dreams. Network marketing became the perfect vehicle to continue educating people and get richly compensated for it. Paula and Kathy became students of the profession, formed a partnership and build a group of distributors, most of whom followed them over the years through thick and thin, including some company changes.

Sep/Oct 2010 Issue
A Free-Spirited Boy
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Originally from Sudan, Adly Hassan Hamed is a highly successful network marketing leader who, when not traveling the globe, resides in Dubai with his wife and two young daughters. His organization currently stretches out over the Middle East and Africa, and is quickly conquering other parts of the world. In June 2010, Adly was a keynote speaker at his company’s annual convention in Malaysia, where 800 of his leaders were in attendance. He spoke about challenges as blessings in disguise, the power of adversity in sharpening leadership skills, and the need to drop old beliefs in order to allow change to happen.

Sep/Oct 2010 Issue
Soup
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Jon Gordon, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jul/Aug 2010 Issue
Hermaphrodite
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Learn to flow between opposing energies and access the power of both.

Jul/Aug 2010 Issue
The Five Pillars of Health
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dennis and Ruth Williams have been a husband-and-wife team in network marketing for nearly four decades. They launched their current business during the recession of the early nineties, out of necessity: they needed to find a way to support their growing family. Despite the economic climate, their organization grew quickly, in part because they presented the products and the business as a stable investment that could yield significant returns while requiring relatively little time and effort. Today the Williamses are top earners in their company and they have helped dozens of others become millionaires while creating balance in all areas of life.

Jul/Aug 2010 Issue
The Dance of Synergy
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Sandra and Ted Tillinghast are happily married business partners who are living the life of their dreams off the Pacific coast in San Diego County. When they met, Ted was an engineering project manager and Sandra was already a network marketing leader. Over time it became clear that the benefits of Sandra's business made it more conducive to the vision they held for their marriage than Ted's corporate job. When Ted let go of his first career to join Sandra full-time, their business grew so much that they tripled their family income in just four years. Today many distributors in their company come to them for advice on how to work together as a couple.

Jul/Aug 2010 Issue
A Culture of Fun and Freedom
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Both now in their early thirties, Hilde and Ørjan Sæle have been in network marketing for ten and seventeen years respectively. They started building the business before they knew each other, but they both ran into the same challenge: in their country, many people doubted network marketing was legal. When Hilde and Ørjan met, their common dream took on a new dimension as they joined intentions to create a business culture of fun and freedom that would appeal to people their age. Today they are company owners, network marketing leaders, motivational speakers, and most of all, inspiring role models for entrepreneurs of any generation.

Jul/Aug 2010 Issue
A Journey to the Awakened Feminine
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Chameli Ardagh; Reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

May/Jun 2010 Issue
Empty Your Cup
by Dr. Josephine Gross
To start right and continue to grow in any undertaking, cultivate a beginner's mind.

May/Jun 2010 Issue
Small Steps to the Top
by Dr. Josephine Gross
John Haremza is a highly functional networking professional who comes with one surprising flaw: he can't read. Far from letting this inability limit his future, John learned early on to compensate for his weakness by sharpening his observation and listening skills. Despite what most people would consider a significant handicap, John was able to rapidly learn the skill set and the mindset necessary to excel at network marketing. Six years ago, he became the master distributor for a start-up company, and for the past four years he has enjoyed a steady six-figure monthly income.

May/Jun 2010 Issue
The Power of Unity
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Alfredo Bala is a first-generation immigrant of Portuguese origin who came to the US looking for the American dream. As a teenager, he worked a minimum-wage job while learning English and going to school. His plan was to get an education and climb the corporate ladder, but his whole perspective changed the day he discovered network marketing, almost thirty years ago. Over the years, Al has evolved from being strictly a distributor, to partnering with the top leaders of his first company in launching international markets, to becoming an executive in charge of international expansion for a publicly traded wellness company.

Mar/Apr 2010 Issue
Ode to Words
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Words form the bridges between our inner and outer worlds.

Mar/Apr 2010 Issue
A Vision of Greatness
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dan McCormick is a dynamic leader, popular speaker and top earner in one of the largest network marketing companies in the world. He hosts a Saturday morning radio show that attracts thousands of listeners and has published and coauthored the book Lessons from Great Lives. Dan discovered early on that the road to riches is paved with principles and that to excel at anything in life, you have to train the mind. Today he delights in inspiring others to reach for their dreams and teaching them the principles of greatness.

Mar/Apr 2010 Issue
The Truth Will Set You Free
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Tim and Amy Marks are happy stay-at-home parents of four young children, living on the coast of Florida or traveling the world with their family. Ten years ago they were at the brink of bankruptcy and their marriage was falling apart. Everything changed when they found a community of network marketing leaders who guided them in turning their lives around. Today Tim and Amy earn a solid seven-figure yearly income by leading an organization of tens of thousands of people to a life of higher truth and freedom.

Mar/Apr 2010 Issue
The Opportunity of a Lifetime
by Dr. Josephine Gross
A native of the Philippines, Ferdinand Tolentino discovered network marketing in 1993. Over the years, he built an organization of close to two million people, spanning four continents. A few years ago, Ferdie was ready to retire from the profession, but the exposure he received from attending some generic network marketing trainings in the U.S. opened his eyes to a new level of leadership. He renewed his commitment to provide a legacy for his children and create prosperity for large numbers of people across the globe.

Mar/Apr 2010 Issue
Positivity
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D. reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jan/Feb 2010 Issue
The Pie Lady
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Culture is the glue that holds communities and businesses together.

Jan/Feb 2010 Issue
Blessed to Be a Blessing
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Rose Marie Glenn is a mother of seven, a grandmother of nine and a great-grandmother of one—so far. Born to an American father and an Asian mother, she grew up in the Philippine where she lives today. She is also a seven-figure income earner in a large network marketing company that operates in the Pacific Rim. Deathly afraid of talking to people when she started, today she runs a global business spanning thirty-two countries. Partnering with God, says Rose Marie, is what enabled her to manifest her dreams and reach her destination.

Jan/Feb 2010 Issue
Truly Home-Based
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Matt and Johnna Parr form a team of stellar network marketing leaders as well as stay-at-home parents of two teenage daughters. Matt learned his first leadership lessons in the military, where his mantra was, "Free the Oppressed." He took this mantra from a dream and a hope and made it a reality. Johnna teaches her team the most important lesson she learned in the business: "When your belief in yourself and your dream is greater than your belief in other people's opinions, you'll have mastered your life."

Jan/Feb 2010 Issue
Welcome to China!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Shawn Gray is a network marketing leader focused on building a worldwide organization. He currently lives in Beijing with his wife and son, and is loving every minute of it. "Fortunes are going to be made from international expansion in the coming years," says Shawn, "but many Americans don't think about it. The truth is, anyone can grow an international business today, even from home. The next five to ten years are going to be a very exciting time, because commerce and communication are going to integrate globally."

Jan/Feb 2010 Issue
Spontaneous Evolution
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Bruce H.Lipton, Ph.D. and Steve Bhaerman, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Nov/Dec 2009 Issue
Here to Serve
by Dr. Josephine Gross
We are all stewards on spaceship Earth.

Nov/Dec 2009 Issue
Spirit Wings Kids, Inc.
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Donna Johnson has been a full-time network marketing leader for thirty-two years. She has been a top earner in her company for the past twenty-two years and is passionate about helping others create what she calls 3-D success: 1) make a difference in the world; 2) create a balanced life; 3) enjoy financial peace. To fulfill the “make a difference” part of her vision, she created Spirit Wings Kids, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming and empowering children and their families.

Nov/Dec 2009 Issue
Truly Home-Based
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Steve and Pasha Carter are devoted parents of three young children. They are also the proud owners of a hugely successful networking business they run almost entirely from their home. Ever since they implemented an online presenting and training system for their team, they have been the number one producers in their company. They truly created their dream of having a home business with unlimited income potential, and now dedicate their time to showing others how to do the same.

Nov/Dec 2009 Issue
Yes, You Can!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Shirley Carmack discovered network marketing nearly thirty-eight years ago and has been with her current company for over twenty-five years. A retired nurse-anesthetist who also holds a Ph.D. in psychology, she left her career in 1987 after witnessing an increasing incidence of degenerative diseases, and became a full-time wellness practitioner and networker. Today, in her mid-sixties, Shirley runs an organization spanning four continents and continues to recruit new people into her business.

Sep/Oct 2009 Issue
Living from the Inside Out
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Financial peace is possible anytime, regardless of the amount of money we have.

Sep/Oct 2009 Issue
The Pursuit of Happiness
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Paul Devlin started his entrepreneurial path as a kid delivering newspapers and mowing lawns in his neighborhood. He always had a keen interest in making money and was typically the first kid on the block with the new bike or the latest stereo gear. When he started a network marketing business, he quickly built a solid income for himself and retired from a corporate job at the age of thirty-four. He’s been living the residual income lifestyle ever since. But it wasn’t all smooth sailing…

Sep/Oct 2009 Issue
A Raising Tide Lifts All Boats
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Jackie Ulmer is a highly successful Internet marketer, coach and network marketing trainer who built her business almost entirely through her online presence. A work-at-home mom for the past sixteen years, Jackie’s passion is to teach others how to develop relationships, how to choose the right opportunity, and exactly what it takes to develop multiple streams of income online—regardless of whether or not they join her network marketing business.

Sep/Oct 2009 Issue
Lead and Grow Rich
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Jim and Sherry Packard and their two sons, Jeff and Adam, form a family of highly successful network marketing leaders. They started building their businesses about four years ago and each independently reached the top in their company’s pay plan. Together they are creating a family legacy of personal growth, leadership and lifestyle freedom that continues to bless thousands of distributors each year.

Jul/Aug 2009 Issue
Everything’s a Mess—All Is Well
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dealing effectively with adversity requires the ability to see beyond our circumstances.

Jul/Aug 2009 Issue
An Impossible Dream
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Johan Bruyneel is the winningest team leader in cycling history. In 1998, this former professional cyclist from Belgium looked a struggling rider and cancer survivor straight in the eye and said, “Look, if we’re going to ride the Tour, we might as well win.” Johan became the mastermind behind the success of the world’s most celebrated cycling champion, Lance Armstrong, and together they seized a record seven straight Tour de France victories.

Jul/Aug 2009 Issue
Transforming Our Emotions
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dr. Judith Orloff passionately believes that we have the power to transform negative emotions into positive energy, regardless of the circumstances we face. At a time when an epidemic of fear is sweeping the planet, it is no surprise her recent book Emotional Freedom became an overnight New York Times bestseller. Dr. Orloff shows readers how emotional freedom can turn around our businesses and our global economy.

Jul/Aug 2009 Issue
Lessons from the Military
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Alan Sickman started network marketing while he was winding down a successful military career. His military experience provided him with the perfect preparation for what lay ahead: personal discipline, an impeccable work ethic, and an ability to serve in leadership positions and build cohesive teams. His personal recipe for success: treat others as you want to be treated; don’t overpromise; believe, commit and support others.

May/Jun 2009 Issue
Back to Basics
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Wealth and freedom can be attained here and now, when our work fulfills our hearts.

May/Jun 2009 Issue
License to Retire
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Judy O’Higgins was a counselor specializing in women’s issues when she discovered network marketing. She loved her career but didn’t want to continue it into her old age. She was looking for a way to diversify her income when a friend offered her a network marketing opportunity. Judy started building a business part-time, but her company went out of business. She eventually found a product that allowed her to touch lives much in the way she did in her counseling practice.

May/Jun 2009 Issue
Playing Big
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Rosie Bank has been a healer and educator for over thirty years. Having been with her network marketing company for over ten years, she is passionate about her work and its transformative potential. When Rosie got involved in the business, her problems were great and her vision was small. Now this ratio has reversed, because she changed her habits of mind, turning her attention away from her problems and onto whatever alternatives she could create.

May/Jun 2009 Issue
The Slight Edge
by Dr. Josephine Gross
When Lynn and Richard Huber started a home-based business seven years ago, they had no intention of building it big. They both had corporate jobs and didn’t need the money. They also had a square dance website with a huge online community. To help defray the maintenance costs, they decided to start a direct selling business. Soon they had earned enough to not only amortize their web costs but also buy a new car.

Mar/Apr 2009 Issue
A Master's Journey
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Luke Krcil’s initial experience in network marketing wasn’t very positive, and for the first four years in the business he kept wondering whether he really wanted to be a networking professional. When he discovered his current company nine years ago, he finally found a mission he could fully get behind. Today he believes the leverage inherent in the network marketing business model can be used for any purpose in the world, because it allows people to achieve their goals and dreams much more quickly.

Mar/Apr 2009 Issue
A Family Affair
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Dr. Barbara Beaty was a nutritional counselor and teacher when one day a former client handed her a catalog and asked her to evaluate some health and wellness products. After trying the products and loving them, Barbara naturally started sharing them with others, but she felt almost embarrassed to mention the business opportunity. She overcame her resistance to network marketing by educating herself about the profession and went on to build a large organization.

Mar/Apr 2009 Issue
The Power of Duplication
by Dr. Josephine Gross
According to business partners Dr. Tim Berry and Julie Mirr, to build a successful network marketing business you need a system consisting of a few simple actions that can be repeated consistently by a large number of people over a continuous period of time. Both successful professionals in their previous careers, today Tim and Julie run a large international organization, allowing them to travel the world, spend more time with their families and serve their local communities.

Mar/Apr 2009 Issue
Awakening Leaders
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Leadership is empowering people to find their own gifts and follow
their truths.

Jan/Feb 2009 Issue
Growth or Protection
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Our minds attract people—or repel them.

Jan/Feb 2009 Issue
The MORE Project
by Dr. Josephine Gross
The MORE Project is a nonprofit organization entirely funded by a network marketing company through donations and volunteer activities. The company’s founder Dallin Larson always wanted to give back to the country of Brazil, because the key ingredient in his company’s product, the açai berry, happens to be found in the Brazilian rainforest. He made the two-way flow of giving and receiving an integral part of his company culture.

Jan/Feb 2009 Issue
Roadmap to Success
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Ken Dunn was a Canadian police officer when he got involved in network marketing. When his son was born, Ken started looking for ways to create additional income. His journey in network marketing would also lead him to examine his character and evaluate his relationships. Ken recently wrote a book and started a training company to teach people the “Secrets of Simplicity” that helped him become the natural networker he is today.

Jan/Feb 2009 Issue
It’s Not Work—It’s My Life!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Donna Sims first encountered direct sales when she was in college. She got married and continued knocking on doors as a hobby but her husband was not supportive of her business. During the week of 9/11, Donna found herself in a crisis, which led her to recognize the opportunity of building a networking business. She jumped in with both feet and today she is living the life of her dreams.

Jan/Feb 2009 Issue
The Art of Thinking: Secrets of the Successful
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Bob Proctor, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Nov/Dec 2008 Issue
The Heart of Business
by Dr. Josephine Gross
When the heart opens, the hand opens, and the flow of giving and receiving can begin.

Nov/Dec 2008 Issue
Bringing Consciousness to Work
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Stacey Lawson is a powerful businesswoman and an ardent spiritual seeker. She is cofounder of the Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology at U.C. Berkeley, where she teaches entrepreneurship to young people with an emphasis on conscious business practices and social responsibility. Her vision is to create conscious and enlightened organizations where people are encouraged to fully engage, recognizing work as a part of their awakening process and a path to self-realization.

Nov/Dec 2008 Issue
The Entrepreneur Academy
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Justin Yates encountered network marketing when he was twenty-eight, while working as a project manager for a health insurance company in Utah. Dissatisfied with his lifestyle and the lack of opportunity in the corporate world, Justin found a flyer on his Honda Civic one day that said, “Work from home and love it.” He called the number and found not only an unexpected business opportunity, but also a mentor.

Nov/Dec 2008 Issue
Launching a Leadership Revolution
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Orrin Woodward and Chris Brady head up a multimillion-dollar business focusing on leadership development and Internet commerce. They authored a Wall Street Journal bestseller, Launching a Leadership Revolution, teaching timeless principles inspired by historic figures such as Winston Churchill, Queen Elizabeth and the Apostle Paul. Orrin and Chris’s organization has been recognized as one of the fastest growing
in the history of network marketing. Their goal is to reach at least a
million people in the near future.

Nov/Dec 2008 Issue
Creativity Revealed
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Scott Jeffrey, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Nov/Dec 2008 Issue
The Power of Giving
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Azim Jamal and Harvey McKinnon, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Sep/Oct 2008 Issue
Visions of Joy
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Baby boomers are reaching the age of wisdom and ready to manifest the visions of their youth.

Sep/Oct 2008 Issue
From Parenting to Networking
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Mark Fournier is founder of the Center for Empowerment and creator of the Empowerful program series. Growing up in a family of networkers, he gained a tremendous insight into the networking profession and discovered many parallels with the job of parenting. Today he has created an empowerment program for the networking community called
Empowerful Networking, furthering his life mission "to inspire and empower people to lead meaningful lives of passion and purpose."

Sep/Oct 2008 Issue
Transforming Our World
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Michael Jude and Christa Way form a very successful husband-and-wife team. He is an economist from the Washington, D.C. area; she is a nutritionist from Australia. After retiring from the corporate world in the mid-eighties, Michael met Christa while traveling in New Zealand. Together they moved to Colorado and got involved in network marketing. They built an extraordinary organization, applying the universal laws they had learned on their spiritual quests in earlier years.

Sep/Oct 2008 Issue
A Journey of Personal Growth
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Darrell Utterbach knew he was an entrepreneur at a very early age. In his early teens he figured out that school wasn't going to provide him with the kind of knowledge he needed to achieve his goals. In his twenties he gobbled up every book he could find about how to create success. Today he teaches others to be voracious students of whatever it is they want to achieve and to practice servant leadership.

Sep/Oct 2008 Issue
Bliss Conscious Communication
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Happy Oasis, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Sep/Oct 2008 Issue
Success Intelligence
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Robert Holden, Ph.D., reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jul/Aug 2008 Issue
Find Your Inner Purpose
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Live every day as if it were your last.

Jul/Aug 2008 Issue
Intuition in Business
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Laura Alden Kamm is an intuitive healer and teacher who is able to perceive the energetic structure of any object, person or thought, thus gaining perspective on its past, present and future. Born in a family of entrepreneurs, Laura believes that our intuitive voice can be a tremendous gift to transform our businesses and our lives. She teaches intuitive entrepreneurship, sharing simple techniques that enhance leadership effectiveness, personal growth and team empowerment.

Jul/Aug 2008 Issue
The Art of Selective Recruiting
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Frank Keefer is an icon in the networking profession. Prior to encountering network marketing, he enjoyed highly successful careers in the military and the corporate world. Over the past twenty years he has represented four network marketing companies and has achieved the top level in each of the past three. Most importantly to him, he has facilitated the creation of over one hundred million-dollar earners.

Jul/Aug 2008 Issue
The Spontaneous Healing of Belief: Shattering the Paradigm of False Limits
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Gregg Braden, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

May/Jun 2008 Issue
Life beyond Belief
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Step into the quantum field of unlimited possibilities.

May/Jun 2008 Issue
Millionaire at Twenty-Nine
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Tom Hayes was first introduced to network marketing when he was only seventeen, a senior in high school. He joined a network marketing company and paid his way through college building his business part-time. By age twenty-nine, Tom had built a worldwide network and become a millionaire. Today, at age thirty, he has become an adept investor and budding philanthropist.

May/Jun 2008 Issue
Surrender to the Laws of Success
by Dr. Josephine Gross
When Chad was nineteen years old, he read a book that changed his life forever. That same year, he left his hometown in Utah to accomplish a two-year mission for his church, serving local communities in Louisiana. He worked during the day and read his new-found goldmine every night for the entire two years. The principles he learned paved the way for how he has created his business and his life.

May/Jun 2008 Issue
Let Yourself Go
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Arjuna Ardagh, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Mar/Apr 2008 Issue
The Do-Be-Do-Be-Do of Money
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Financial literacy for the rest of us.

Mar/Apr 2008 Issue
From Dubai around the World
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Mohammad Fatemi Ghani moved his family from Pakistan to the United Arab Emirates in order to pursue an attractive job offer as an aeronautics engineer. After a few years, he decided to transition from his area of expertise to start a health and wellness business. In four years he reached Diamond status with his company; today he is the company’s first Crown Diamond of the Middle East.

Mar/Apr 2008 Issue
Bringing Mothers Home
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Sandi Cohen has always been passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Upon graduating in the sixties with a degree in education from Temple University in Philadelphia, she volunteered to be the first white female in an all-black school in north Philadelphia. Today, Sandi stays just as committed to being the change she wants to see.

Mar/Apr 2008 Issue
Happy for No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Marci Shimoff with Carol Kline, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jan/Feb 2008 Issue
What Does Gen Y want?
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Let's champion these young adults, soon to be our leaders.

Jan/Feb 2008 Issue
Teaching People How to Create Wealth
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Tami was born in St. Paul, Minnesota with an entrepreneurial spirit. Andre was born in Romania under communist regime. When Tami met Andre Popa, she recruited him…as a husband first. He knew if he accepted, he would also be joining the business. He did, and two different perspectives came together to birth a vision for the future: to educate people in finance, real estate investment and business ownership.

Jan/Feb 2008 Issue
The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Bob Burg and John David Mann, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jan/Feb 2008 Issue
Change or Die: The Three Keys to Change at Work and in Life
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Alan Deutschman, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Nov/Dec 2007 Issue
Understanding True Wealth
by Dr. Josephine Gross
True wealth is not an amount of money but a state of wholeness and well-being.

Nov/Dec 2007 Issue
Dwelling in the House of Plenty
by Dr. Josephine Gross
According to Lynne Twist, how much money you have or make is hardly a determining factor in your experience of true wealth. In 2003 Lynne founded the Soul of Money Institute, a center for exploring and sharing knowledge, wisdom and best practices that enable people to relate to money and our money culture with greater freedom, power and effectiveness. Lynne Twist was director of global funding for The Hunger Project. She loves what she calls "the sacred work of fundraising," because she delights in helping people put their money where their heart is.

Nov/Dec 2007 Issue
The Soul of Success: A Woman's Guide to Authentic Power
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Jennifer Read Hawthorne, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Nov/Dec 2007 Issue
Masters of Sales
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Ivan R. Misner and Don Morgan, M.A., reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Sep/Oct 2007 Issue
Plato and the Internet
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Heed Plato’s motto, “Know thyself,” in order to build meaningful connections online.

Sep/Oct 2007 Issue
Just a Money Game?
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Nikita Gromyko was a swimmer on the Soviet Union national team for the 1500 meters at the age of fifteen. Throughout his training, he learned the power of focus and the importance of keeping his feet on the ground, regardless of his accomplishments. Today Nikita has an organization in fifty-two countries and his distributors know they can always count on him for answers to their questions on how to be successful networkers.

Jul/Aug 2007 Issue
The Meaning of "And"
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Teams flourish when we empower others and share a common vision.

Jul/Aug 2007 Issue
The Success Principles:How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Jack Canfield with Janet Switzer, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jul/Aug 2007 Issue
How To Sell Yourself without Selling Your Soul: A Woman's Guide to Promoting Herself, Her Business, Her Product or Her Cause with Integrity and Spirit
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Susan Harrow, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

May/Jun 2007 Issue
How Does Trust Happen?
by Dr. Josephine Gross
The power of being fully present.

May/Jun 2007 Issue
Finding the Deep River Within
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Abby Seixas, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Mar/Apr 2007 Issue
Celebrating Our Oneness
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Michael Bernard Beckwith, founder and spiritual director of the Agape Spiritual Center, shares his vision of enlightened business based on an awareness of the interconnectedness of all life. He offers a template for a life of wholeness that will help people become anchor points for the next stage of human evolution. Thrilled with the success of The Secret, he promises if people practice the universal principles, the joy, creative opportunities and abundance in their lives be amplified in unexpected ways.

Mar/Apr 2007 Issue
The Starfish and the Spider
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jan/Feb 2007 Issue
Giving and Receiving from the Heart
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Kelly Bryson, M.A., M.F.T., is a licensed psychotherapist and trainer in Nonviolent Communication(SM), a process that brings out our natural ability to connect with ourselves and others. His goal is to form groups and organizations locally and internationally based on a model of transparency and trust, and create a world where everyone naturally gives and receives from a consciousness of abundance.

Jan/Feb 2007 Issue
You Call the Shots
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Cameron Johnson with John David Mann, Foreword By David Bach, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Nov/Dec 2006 Issue
Living From Purpose
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Susan and Dwight Havener love teaching people how to create the life of their dreams. Network marketing became their vehicle because it is a profession that promotes growth in all areas of life. They joined a health supplement company knowing that if they could help people physically feel better, they would have the energy to focus their minds and align them with their hearts’ desire.

Nov/Dec 2006 Issue
Don’t Be Nice, Be Real
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Kelly Bryson, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Nov/Dec 2006 Issue
Megatrends 2010:The Rise of Conscious Capitalism
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Patricia Aburdene, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Sep/Oct 2006 Issue
Connecting Soldiers and Their Families
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Jim Hopper had been active in fund-raising and running non-profits for years when he encountered network marketing, and he immediately saw the potential for bringing the two models together. The result: a fascinating project that has provided troops abroad with thousands of hours of free phone calls home.

Sep/Oct 2006 Issue
How to Attain Your Desires by Letting Your Subconscious Mind Work for You
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Joe Vitale and Genevieve Behrend, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Sep/Oct 2006 Issue
Hope: How Triumphant Leaders Create the Future
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Andrew Razeghi, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jul/Aug 2006 Issue
The Secret (DVD)
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jul/Aug 2006 Issue
The Art of Mindful Living
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Thich Nhat Hanh, reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Jan/Feb 2006 Issue
The Biology Of Belief: Unleashing The Power Of Consciousness, Matter And Miracles
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Bruce Lipton, Ph.D., reviewed by Josephine Gross, Ph.D.

Sep/Oct 2005 Issue
From Chaos To Coherence
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Doc Childre and Bruce Cryer

Jul/Aug 2005 Issue
Never Eat Alone and Other Secrets to Success
by Dr. Josephine Gross

Mar/Apr 2005 Issue
The Soul of Money
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Lynn Twist, with Teresa Barker

Jan/Feb 2005 Issue
What The Future Holds...
by Dr. Josephine Gross
...Is what you believe.

Sep/Oct 2004 Issue
The Enneagram
by Dr. Josephine Gross

Jul/Aug 2004 Issue
Revolutionary Agreements: Twelve Ways to Transform Stress and Struggle Into Freedom and Joy
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Marian Head

May/Jun 2004 Issue
The Ultimate Goal
by Dr. Josephine Gross

May/Jun 2004 Issue
The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox

April 2004 Issue
Beyond Success: The 15 Secrets of a Winning Life!
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Brian Biro

April 2004 Issue
Coaching for An Extraordinary Life
by Dr. Josephine Gross

Feb/Mar 2004 Issue
Lady Liberty
by Dr. Josephine Gross
What better role model could there be for networking women?

Feb/Mar 2004 Issue
Speaking As a Woman…
by Dr. Josephine Gross

Nov/Dec 2003 Issue
Pour Your Heart Into It: How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup At a Time
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Howard Schultz and Dori Jones Yang

October 2003 Issue
Net Gain: Expanding Markets Through Virtual Communities
by Dr. Josephine Gross

September 2003 Issue
Solace in the Company of Shipwrecks
by Dr. Josephine Gross

September 2003 Issue
How to Think Like Einstein: Simple Ways to Break the Rules and Discover Your Inner Genius
by Dr. Josephine Gross
By Scott Thorpe

August 2003 Issue
Destructive Emotions: How Can We Overcome Them?
by Dr. Josephine Gross
A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama, by Daniel Goleman

July 2003 Issue
What Should I Do With My Life?
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Po Bronson

May 2003 Issue
Teach Only Love
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Gerald Jampolsky

April 2003 Issue
Money Matters
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Economics, more than politics rules the world. So what rules money?

January 2003 Issue
The Feminine Century
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Why a "Women’s Issue" is a celebration of the root of networking success.

December 2002 Issue
Network Marketers Hold a Common Vision and Take Action
by Dr. Josephine Gross

December 2002 Issue
The "Excuse Me, Your Life is Waiting" Playbook With the 12 Tenets of Awakening
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Lynn Grabhorn

October 2002 Issue
Leadership, The Inner Side of Greatness: A Philosophy for Leaders
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Peter Koestenbaum

August 2002 Issue
Nonviolent Communication
by Dr. Josephine Gross
by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Networking Trainers Article
You Were Born for Happiness
by Dr. Josephine Gross
Most of us were taught that if we work hard, we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we'll be happy. But recent scientific discoveries have shown that this formula is actually backward:

Happiness fuels success, not the other way around. When we are positive, our brains become more engaged, creative, motivated, energetic, resilient, and productive...read more

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