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How to Run a Direct Sales Company

One of the best ways to prepare for growth is to start out with software and tools that can handle high volumes. Once a company gets the basic routines up and going, they need to focus on refining the processes that help a company grow. Often compensation plans need to be tweaked. Other times, manufacturing and quality control processes need to be streamlined.

  • February 18, 2019

    Usana’s Giving Mindset: Are We Doing Enough?

    Podcast episode 37

    Wouldn’t it be amazing to put an end to world hunger? Of course, it would. No one wants children to go hungry. Why do so few people try to make a change? We don’t do anything because deep down we know one person can’t do enough. Global problems can’t be solved at the level of the individual. Big c... Read more ›

  • February 11, 2019

    A few of our favorite female founders in direct sales

    Today we want to celebrate powerful female entrepreneurs in the direct sales space. Women who beat the odds to get to where they are today. Now, maybe you’re thinking, “Wait a minute! Women dominate the MLM world.” You’re right! Women make up the majority of people involved in direct sales—and th... Read more ›

  • January 21, 2019

    How LegalShield Became a Great Place to Work

    Podcast episode 36

    Nancy and Kenny just wrapped up their series of podcasts about employee and distributor engagement. Those episodes detail evidence-based approaches you can use to make your company a great place to work. But we wanted to give you more than just the theories and strategies. We wanted to answer the question: ... Read more ›

  • January 14, 2019

    China 2019: Still Open for Network Marketing Businesses

    Despite gloom in the global economy and fears of a US-China trade war, growth in China’s retail sales (and direct sales in particular) remain robust.   Chinese culture lends itself to the proliferation of network marketing models as it is very much a network culture where word of mouth marketing is kin... Read more ›

  • January 7, 2019

    How Work Friends Help You Grow, Adapt, and Get Things Done

    Podcast episode 35

    When the people on your team don’t get along, things can get dicey quick. You can’t force friendship among your hires (or your recruits), but you can do a lot to encourage it. And you should! Why? When we like the people we work with, we get more done and we go a lot further than we could otherw... Read more ›

  • December 3, 2018

    Do You Know Which Kind of Leader Your People Need?

    Episode 34

    Can you name the two types of leaders? Sorry for pulling a “there are only two types of people” on you. But, when it comes to leadership, there are two big umbrella categories that almost all good leaders fall under. Each type serves a different purpose. No doubt, you’ve met them both: There... Read more ›

  • November 19, 2018

    No Country Comes into the Modern Era Without Access to Electricity

    Podcast episode 33

    Imagine living without electricity, all the way down at the end of the last road out into the country. In this imagined life, you occupy a part of the world that got cell phones before landlines, lightbulbs, and stoves. At night, you send text messages by candle light while your dinner cooks over an op... Read more ›