During the pandemic I took a break from speaking and coaching. Travel ground to a halt and so did opportunities. Honestly, I needed the break and used that time to pursue a project with my Daughter. Recently, I have felt a strong calling to step back into a more active role of empowering and encouraging … Continue reading Monday Morning Club
Ready for my close up
Back in the day the very last thing on any direct sellers list was lighting. Today it is essential whether for a selphie or snapping product pics, lighting makes the difference. Gone are the days when you could simply use the marketing stills from your company. Original content is key from still to videos. Here … Continue reading Ready for my close up
The Dice Game
This is a classic. We played it back in the 90's. The premise is a game of chance. Guests can "win" all sorts of prizes from free shipping, to free product to enhanced host rewards. This is a book, sell , recruit game. It can be modified for only booking or only sales should you … Continue reading The Dice Game
Messenger Rooms for Virtual Parties
Hello party peeps! The phenomenon of Covid19 has affected the direct sales industry like so many others. In a way it has been good for us. It has forced us to re-embrace old school customer care along with new technology. As platforms raced to better connect people, new ways to party began to materialize... options … Continue reading Messenger Rooms for Virtual Parties
Revisting one the stories that changed my life.
Years ago, I heard a story in a workshop that has shaped my path every since. It was the story of the starfish and at its heart are 3 distinct lessons:
1. Do what you can where you can.
2. Never be daunted by the size of the task.
3. Make a difference one person at a time.
These principles govern my business practice and the way I try to live my life. Enjoy!
The Starfish Story
A young man is walking along the ocean and sees a beach on which thousands of starfish have washed ashore. In the distance he sees an old man, who looked as if he were dancing. As the young man got closer, he could see the old man stooping down and throwing something into the sea.
“Old Man, what are you doing?” he asks.
“I am returning the starfish to the safety of the…
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Color Street- a few of my favorite things
It is no secret that I love the direct sales industry and adore the amazing products that I find. I discovered these about 2 years ago and have been addicted to them every since. Color Street is a revolutionary way to think about polish! It isn't bottle polish. It isn't a vinyl wrap or a … Continue reading Color Street- a few of my favorite things
Revisiting Facebook image sizes
I feel like I blog about this every other week. It is ever changing. Different sizes display differently on phones, tablets and laptops. Here are some basic templates for headers and images. Page Header Images The number are confusing! 851px width x 315px height: recommended size for desktop 820px width x 312px height: display on … Continue reading Revisiting Facebook image sizes
Fall 2019 Pantone Shades
Introducing the hottest colors for Fall 2019. These will be on runways, in magazines, on cars, nails and lips this season! PANTONE 17-1545, Cranberry Cranberry is a vital red that adds a pungent punch to the palette. PANTONE 19-1534, Merlot A fortifying wine shade, Merlot displays sophistication and depth. PANTONE 17-1450, Summer Fig Rich in flavor, Summer Fig … Continue reading Fall 2019 Pantone Shades
A Few of My Favorite Things Posh
In my travels, I have tried dozens and dozens of products. I am sure there are great products outside the DS industry but I'd rather shop here... in my community. It's my version of local. Summer sun has my skin parched and I went looking for a solution. Here is what I found. Brazilian Bomb … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Things Posh
What Goes in an Opportunity Packet?
The first thing to understand about an opportunity packet is this... it doesn't recruit people. There is not a perfect pack. So, don't get side tracked on creating literature or resources. You have what you need! Your opportunity packet should provide basic information to anyone who might be interested in starting a business. It may be … Continue reading What Goes in an Opportunity Packet?