are these questions keeping you up at night?
How do I confidently lead my team?
What motivates my team to do their best?
What systems can I leverage to scale my team?
How do I create a long-term, sustainable business?
feeling like you’re constantly trying to do it all?
Now, you’re responsible for your entire team’s success — not just your own.
You’re juggling your personal business and supporting your team. You get caught up in the day-to-day, but know that you need a big picture perspective to inspire, motivate and grow your team over the long haul.
Equipping yourself and your team with the training, tools and systems needed to grow becomes more important than ever. Let’s lean in and do the hard leadership work!
As we rolled into this new selling season, we knew to prepare for big Black Friday sales and plenty of holiday shoppers. But, as we approach December, it’s time to consider how to best use the last month of the year to reach our remaining business goals. This week on the Modern Direct Seller Podcast, we’re framing our year-end strategy using three P’s: push, pause, and plan. Listen in so that you, too, can strategize how to successfully push for final sales, pause to take time for yourself and your family, and plan to hit the ground running in 2024!
This week on the Modern Direct Seller Podcast, our guests are not only top sellers in their field, but they’ve also won awards for their work! The annual DSA Canada awards were given out in September and are used to recognize consultants who are doing amazing things in the direct selling space. Who better to bring advice to our listeners? Today, Camilla Eves, Carine Goyer Gendron, and France Grenier joined us to share where their success started, their suggestions for connecting more sincerely with customers, how they stay motivated, and more!
Episode 158: Meet the First Consultant at Thirty-One Gifts, National Executive Director Jenny Hillenburg
Since her start in 2003, Jenny Hillenburg has grown from the first-ever consultant with Thirty-One Gifts to its National Executive Director, and today she’s bringing her 20 years of insight to our Modern Direct Seller Podcast audience! She shared tips for continually working your business long-term, suggestions for confronting new challenges, and advice for stepping out of your comfort zone and into successful sales. When you have the right tools and mentality, your business will only get better with time!
Today on the Modern Direct Seller Podcast, we’re pulling back the curtain and sharing a peek at the corporate side of sales! Ben Dixon has been the CEO of NaXum for the last 10 years, and in his experience, their all-in-one platform allows companies to more seamlessly run their systems and collect the data that brings their business goals to fruition. Listen in not only for Ben’s big-picture insights into the industry, but also his ideas for individual sellers to use similar strategies to improve their personal performance and reframe the way they track their success.
Happy Halloween, listeners! In addition to being one of our favorite holidays, October 31st also marks the start of the promotional period in direct sales that will carry us through December. Today on the podcast, we’ve kept that in mind, and we’re ready with a few of our favorite ways to build holiday buzz: sharing promotions early, promoting often, and keeping those promotions personal so that your customers will come back for more. Listen in for specific strategies to build momentum in your business today!
Today on the Modern Direct Seller Podcast, we’re taking a look behind the scenes at one of our favorite tools: Project Broadcast! Johanna Bates is a customer success specialist and strategist who joined us not only to talk about the features and future innovations coming from the company, but also to share some of her best advice for using text-based marketing effectively. Listen in for her tips about connecting with leads, expanding your network, and creating lasting customer relationships—all using the familiarity of their phones!
As we roll into the fall selling season, it’s time to refocus our time and energy on the basics: our ABCs. It only takes 20 minutes a day to move your business forward through active selling, building relationships, and creating content, and this week, the Modern Direct Seller Podcast is packed with suggestions to take those activities to the next level. Listen in to learn how to elevate your selling strategies and finish the year strong!
This week, the Modern Direct Seller Podcast is all about tech! Brian Palmer is the CEO of Think Box HQ, which specializes in bringing emerging and innovative technologies to direct sales companies, and he joined us to share some of the work they’ve been doing behind the scenes. Listen in to learn what conversations are happening at the corporate level, how new tech will benefit consultants and consumers, and what we might expect to see on the horizon to keep direct sales moving forward.
This week, the Modern Direct Seller Podcast is packed with industry tips for everyone! Terrence Dempsey with Pampered Chef joined us to share all of the knowledge he’s gained as a field success manager to help you stay relevant and find longevity in this ever-changing business. Whether you’re a consultant who’s just getting started, or a seasoned seller seeking your next successful pivot, listen in to learn more about finding your enthusiasm, capitalizing on your company’s systems, and even selling well during the busy holiday season.
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