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The Dangers of “Taking a Break” From Your Business

Around this time every year I see a pattern start taking effect in the direct sales business. The months of September, October, and November (especially early) are a flurry of activity. Everyone’s having success. It’s a great time to sell, to recruit, and to promote. Honestly, autumn in the direct sales business is a wonderful […]

Review: Folks, This Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World

Folks, This Ain’t Normal: A Farmer’s Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World by Joel Salatin My rating: 5 of 5 stars Folks, This Ain’t Normal is an excellent exposition on what is wrong with our nation’s farming and food infrastructure system. If you participate in big agriculture (the industrial agriculture complex), […]

How to Run a Direct Sales Business on a Shoestring Budget Part 1

If you’ve been reading my blog over any appreciable amount of time, you’ve heard me go on about how important it is to run your direct sales business like an actual business (as opposed to a hobby). Recently I was reading an interesting question on Facebook that went something along these lines (and this is […]

Top Reasons Direct Sales Consultants Fail (Part 2)

Check out Top Reasons Direct Sales Consultants Fail (Part 1) if you haven’t read that already. Today we’ll finish discussing the main reasons why those people in direct sales end up leaving their business. There’s a widely-spread statistic that says 95% of people who start a direct sales business fail. That’s pretty staggering. 19 out […]

Top Reasons Direct Sales Consultants Fail (Part 1)

We recently covered some of the main reasons women sign up to run their own direct sales business. Today we’ll discuss the main reasons why those people in direct sales end up leaving their business. There’s a widely-spread statistic that says 95% of people who start a direct sales business fail. That’s pretty staggering. 19 […]

Perfectionism Is Your Enemy

Are you a perfectionist by nature? I certainly am, and for much of my life, that’s served me very well. My wife is also a perfectionist. If someone did a study of all entrepreneurs, I think that study would so the majority of them have perfectionist tendencies. Perfectionism is that little thing inside of you […]

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