Having started my career in the direct selling industry in 2002, you can imagine the swift changes I’ve experienced in a relatively short period of time in how direct selling works. I’m sure many of you can say the same. As the model evolves and adapts, we found ourselves today rethinking components of direct selling that seemed like bedrocks of our business. Technology = Opportunity & Confusion At the forefront of these changes, you’ll find technology as an equal-opportunity … [Read more...]
“Turn-Arounds” Are Hard to Do!
Perhaps the hardest task any management team can undertake is turning around a long successful company that’s declining. There’s simply nothing easy about a turn-around. The process is always disruptive, often painful, and requires setting a plan and sticking with it, even if it takes time to show results. A Change Plan More important, getting it done requires a clear-eyed ability to see the reality of the situation, then assessing what needs to be done. In other words, coming up … [Read more...]