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  • Personal Development Week:

    Gamification
  • February 15, 2016

    Game your Goals: Breaking Down the Gamification Process

    Recently I wrote at length about Piers Steel’s procrastination equation as a tool for hacking your goals. Here it is for those of you who haven’t read that article: Today I’d like to go into a bit more detail on a clever way to increase the value of an activity that has been getting attention lat... Read more ›

  • February 15, 2016

    Gamification: What is it and how is it used in direct selling?

    In direct sales, using rewards to motivate distributors is not new. Each compensation plan is an intricate system set up to reward specific behaviors. However, sticking with pure monetary rewards leaves a good deal of value on the table. In recent years researchers have brought to the forefront the idea of us... Read more ›

  • Personal Development Week:

    Personal Development Apps
  • January 19, 2016

    App review: Habitica

    I got turned on to Habitica through a recommendation on Reddit. The idea immediately interested me—it’s a game, but the way you score in the game is by building real-life habits that improve your life. If this method doesn't work for you, Scott Allen just shared his view on How to Succeed Without Setting ... Read more ›

  • January 25, 2016

    PipelineHero App: Creating Your Sales and Recruitment Pipeline

    If your goal is to make your business grow in 2016, then PipelineHero may be right for you. This free app makes a game of marketing your business and can help your team grow in to retail sales masters. PipelineHero is currently only available for iPad and iPhone. The app was uploaded to the iTunes store on... Read more ›

  • February 1, 2016

    App Review: Office YogaMD Lite

    After 25 years of being in front of my computer, I have come to the realization that I have a lot of fatigue and the years of sedentary behavior have not been kind to my spine. Last year, I noticed that my life was filled with distractions, interactions, and commitments. I wanted to make a change. One of the ... Read more ›

  • February 1, 2016

    App Review: Happier

    Happier is a free iPhone and Android app that helps you celebrate happy moments for yourself and others. If you ever feel that your Facebook or Twitter stream is spending too much time on the dark side of life, then you should try this app. Happier offers you a space to post about your happy moments and ap... Read more ›

  • Personal Development Week:

    Personal Development
  • February 1, 2016

    How to become motivated

    You’re at the final keynote of the weekend event, and man, you are pumped! You are going to change your life—you are going to change the world! You head home, ready for anything. Monday morning, you’re still feeling jazzed from the weekend. You’re fearless. You start your day with a healthy breakfa... Read more ›

  • February 1, 2016

    How to Succeed Without Setting Goals

    Did you make New Year’s resolutions this year? How did you do with last year’s? Are you among the 8% who successfully achieved them? Or the 92% who didn’t? 92% of people fail at this simple act of goal-setting! (That kind of puts MLM income statistics into perspective, doesn’t it?) So it’s no sur... Read more ›

  • February 1, 2016

    Hack your goals

    Akrasia Weakness of will; acting in a way contrary to one’s sincerely held moral values. (Dictionary.com) Akrasia. The word is as old as philosophy itself, showing up in Socratic’ dialogues and persisting all the way to the present day. We know it more commonly as procrastination, and it is the single ... Read more ›

  • January 21, 2016

    Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

    Shortly after I had my third baby a few months ago, I felt that my life felt like it was out of control. I looked around my house and literally felt like I was being swallowed by the amount of ‘stuff’ I saw everywhere. Not only did we have everything that comes along with a baby (a crib, a swing, a bounc... Read more ›

  • January 18, 2016

    Revisiting the work of Dr. BJ Fogg—tiny habits

    This time last year, our very own Tina Rawlins wrote an article about goals, and how to make them really happen. She discussed a few apps designed to help you achieve your goals and the insights from a few Ted talks on the subject. When I read that article, the linked TED talk from Dr. B.J. Fogg resonated wit... Read more ›