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  • Personal Development Week:

    Party Plan
  • October 23, 2017

    How Do Hostess Party Gifts Compare

    One of the oldest traditions in direct selling and multilevel marketing is the party and the party hostess rewards. Companies that use hostess rewards cover a wide range of products from jewelry and fashion (Trades of Hope) to home goods (Clever Container) to beauty products (Younique) to unique products such... Read more ›

  • October 16, 2017

    Damsel in Defense empower, educate, and equip

    Mindy Lin, co-founder of Damsel in Defense, joins us to talk about their mission to empower, educate, and equip women to protect themselves and their families against sexual assault. Mindy tells us about how Damsel in Defense is helping survivors heal through educating and protecting others, and helpi... Read more ›

  • Personal Development Week:

    Grow your company
  • September 20, 2017

    How to plan strategically as your company grows

    Every direct selling company wants to grow fast, but not every company knows how to think ahead and prepare for the inevitable growing pains. Steve Hooper joins us on this first installment of a two-part episode to talk about the strategic planning you need to do to handle phases of growth and hyper g... Read more ›

  • October 2, 2017

    How to plan strategically as your company grows (part 2)

    Every direct selling company wants to grow fast, but not every company knows how to think ahead and prepare for the inevitable growing pains. Steve Hooper joins us again on this second installment of a two-part episode to talk about the strategic moves you need to make to handle phases of growth and h... Read more ›

  • Personal Development Week:

    Corporate social responsibility
  • August 21, 2017

    Trades of Hope, more than charity

    Gretchen and Elizabeth Huijskens join us to talk about Trades of Hope—a philanthropic party plan company they founded along with Holly Wehde and Chelsie Antos, to microfinance artisan co-ops operating in impoverished areas. Trades of Hope works with artisan partners around the world (who create jewe... Read more ›

  • August 28, 2017

    The History of Corporate Social Responsibility in Direct Selling

    One of my favorite things about direct selling is the emphasis we place on social responsibility. Direct selling companies are often dedicated to causes and in some cases the cause itself is the foundation on which the whole organization was built. Corporate social responsibility comes in two forms. One is do... Read more ›