The Silver Bullet

The Silver Bullet

As the Executive director of Direct Selling Australia I am often asked the questions; Who is growing? What are they doing? What is happening in the industry? Everyone is looking for the silver bullet, I was when I was running a direct selling...

Question – “The Customer – who is she/he?”

Question – “The Customer – who is she/he?”

My answer – “Everyone!” It’s true. Everyone is a supplier and a customer. In any environment, we are all doing stuff for each other and we are more likely to go the extra mile for people that appreciate our efforts. This just translates into our...

Becoming  “A Low Risk Entrepreneur”

Becoming “A Low Risk Entrepreneur”

Entrepreneurship comes in many forms – from the tech startup that is well on its way to a billion dollars in sales all the way to the yoga teacher starting his/her own gym. Entrepreneurship knows no bounds or limits on the opportunities for...

Why You Should Get Into The Learning Zone

Why You Should Get Into The Learning Zone

There are two worlds in which we live – the “Performance Zone” and the “Learning Zone.” In his TED talk, Eduardo Briceño talks about these two zones and why it’s important for you to spend time in both of them. Most of the time we live in the...

How To Create a Culture of Excellence

How To Create a Culture of Excellence

It always amazes me how “leaders” inside the direct selling profession try and dictate team culture instead of influencing it. From company executives to independent consultants in the field, I still come across folks who believe that based on...

Start With A Vision…and the Basics

Start With A Vision…and the Basics

In the Beginning….. “It starts with a vision” and…. the basics! Over the years I have been a part of many start-up companies. I have seen everything from nutrition to cosmetics to technology and everything in between. It’s been a journey of...

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