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MLM Leadership and People

Leading an effective team requires a range of skills. A great leader creates and sustains a vision of the what the future could be. A great leader transforms followers. A great leader adapts to situations and relationships in order to move all participants forward toward his/her goals. Leaders initiate group structure, norms and roles. Leaders support followers in the successes and failures. We have gathered here our favorite articles on what it means to be an effective leader.

  • October 24, 2013

    The Five Failure Factors in MLM

    1. Takes too long to make money Although there are a few that pay daily, most network marketing companies pay residuals either monthly or weekly. The average new network marketer takes 60 days or longer to sponsor the first person. During those first 60 days, that individual has paid the costs to join, b... Read more ›

  • October 23, 2013

    MLM Downline Disputes and Upline Upheavals

    The MLM business sees its share of conflict! I have been on the receiving end of many phone calls from distributors who feel a conflict exists between them and their sponsor or some other distributor in their organization. Why do we see so much conflict in this type of business? The purpose of this articl... Read more ›

  • October 9, 2013

    How to Accelerate Your Success

    Mastermind Group Principle #46

    We all know that two heads are better than one when it comes to solving a problem or creating a result. So imagine having a permanent group of five or six people who meet every week for the purpose of problem solving, brainstorming, networking, and encouraging and motivating each other! This process is cal... Read more ›

  • October 4, 2013

    Who is Training the Trainer?

    A quick Internet search provides a plethora of sales training topics such as “Online sales parties,” “How to get repeat orders,” and “Steps to the sale.” When it comes to the availability of direct sales training materials, there is limitless supply. That's a good thing, right? Well, it depend... Read more ›

  • October 1, 2013

    How to solve problems as a leader

    Warren Buffet, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, once wrote: "No sooner is one problem solved than another surfaces, never is there just one cockroach in the kitchen." Mr. Buffet is right. Life is a series of problems waiting to happen. Leaders appoint people in the management of people and ideas, and they en... Read more ›

  • September 28, 2013

    Build It Big: Transform Your Downline Through Coaching

    Do you hold a vision of your team members taking greater responsibility for their businesses and being more accountable? If your answer is a resounding, "Yes," then you are like I was before I discovered the incredible freedom and empowerment that comes with learning the right way to coach a team. Because ... Read more ›

  • September 27, 2013

    Network Marketing Success: Putting Your Prospects First

    Jane and Mary are both in network marketing. They both possess equal talent, resources, and motivation. However, their approaches to recruiting and business-building are quite different. Jane is determined to enroll as many new business partners as possible into her organization each month. So far she’s ... Read more ›