In this episode of the Modern Direct Seller Podcast, you’ll meet Monica Wihongi, President of Close To My Heart. You’ll learn how Monica went from answering phones in the office, bringing babies to work and is now leading the company. She shares her journey and how Close to My Heart has evolved over its 35 years in business including navigating international expansion and changes throughout the industry and economy. Listen in to learn how Close to My Heart empowers and inspires women globally!

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YouTube: Close To My Heart

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Time based notes:

  • 0:53 Meet Monica Wihongi
  • 01:26 Monica’s Background
  • 06:45 The Early Days of Close to My Heart
  • 11:42 Recent Company Pivots
  • 20:55 Trends and Tips to Create Momentum
  • 28:01 What Monica Loves about Her Role at Close to My Heart
  • 28:52 Learn More about Close to My Heart


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  1. Kathryn

    Would you consider offering a transcript of your podcasts for the deaf and hard of hearing? Some people also prefer to read over listening. I thank you for your consideration.


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