DSWA Blog

Results vs Effort

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by Vickie Mink

Do you want to concentrate on results or effort? Positive results are the goal of our business so you would think results are the correct answer. Would you be surprised if I suggested results are the wrong answer? We do not control results. With that in mind, what can we do to create positive results?…more

Support Direct Selling Industry This Holiday Season

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 by The DSWA

The holiday season is almost here. You are busy making calls, ordering products and setting up parties. For direct sellers, you want the public to hear your message. You want them to support YOU the direct seller this holiday season and help small businesses grow. Direct selling is one of the best ways to do…more

Work At Home: Working Where You Live

Posted on October 16th, 2014 by Grace Keohohou

Many, many articles and blog posts have been devoted to the conversation of time management and how to best work from home. The advances in computer technology and communications have made it possible for millions of people to work from their home offices on a regular basis, even if they’re employed by a large company…more

Try, Try Again: A Lesson in Perseverance

Posted on October 10th, 2014 by Kerry Shea

Whether embarking on a new adventure or just pushing through the ups and downs of your everyday roller coaster, perseverance is a must-needed trait. So how do you do it? When fear of failure halts your progress or your enthusiasm gets beaten down by one too many no’s, what can you do to keep going…more

Improve Team Retention With Interview

Posted on October 3rd, 2014 by Deb Bixler

While most direct sellers are always thrilled to have a person interested in becoming a consultant, it is important to approach this in the same way as you would manage hiring an employee for a ‘real’ job. A direct sales consultant who puts the same kinds of systems into place for interviewing a new consultant…more