Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) products are everywhere. They are
particularly common in the healthcare industry.
some products may provide some relief when used properly, I believe the biggest problem created by the MLM industry is their blatant misuse and disregard for job titles.
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In the 7th installment in my #MinimalistManager Challenge, I get rid of all electronics for 24 hours.
Below, you’ll read why I chose this particular task and the surprising things it taught me about self-sufficiency, reaching goals, and relying on intuition.
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We have the power to exert tremendous influence on others.
Sometimes, people use this power to
take advantage of those who are vulnerable by exerting tremendous control on their choices and behavior.
Today I want to share some insights about why Multi-Level Marketing companies operate exactly like a cult and how to build risk intelligence to keep yourself safe.
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For task 6 in my #MinimalistManager journey, I explored opportunities to
In this post, you will hear what I learned about expressing gratitude, what surprised me, and the profound effect it had on me personally and professionally.
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For my 5th #MinimalistManager Challenge task, I decided to…
Give up Facebook.
For 24 hours.
Keep reading to discover just how hard this was, what I did instead, and the lessons it taught me.
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The 4th task in my #MinimalistManager Challenge is here, and by random selection that means it’s time to…
Organize my office!
Several things went wrong on this particular task. I will be sharing ALL the nitty-gritty details with you below.
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10 kinds of business models, Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) is one of the most predatory.
MLMs can cause people to get sucked into a system over which
they have no control, power, or decision-making ability. Someone who joins an MLM is a contractor (also called a “consultant” or “distributor”) who agree to sell products or services. She or he is totally at the mercy of the parent company; they don’t have any say if things change.
Continue reading “Why I Hate MLMs: My Story [Video]”
Have you ever wondered what makes a good vision statement, and whether or not it’s necessary for your business to succeed?
I answer these questions—and much more—in a Live Facebook Video session.
View the video here, or read the transcript below (which includes bonus content!)
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The PESTEL tool is used to evaluate various threats and opportunities in 6 key areas: Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental and Legal.
It is typically used as during long-term planning to get a macro (big picture) perspective on issues that could impact the organization. Combined with the
SWOT Analysis, this tool can provide incredible insights for risk intelligent decision-making.
The PESTEL Assessment
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Facing the good and bad of the past year takes courage, especially in re-living
painful experiences. But self-evaluating the highs and lows in your past year is just the first step.
Sharing your findings
with the entire world takes it to a whole new level.
In this post, I’ll talk about the benefits and downsides of making your Year In Review public, and why we’re afraid to fail.
Continue reading “5 Reasons to Share a “Year In Review” of Your Business”