Intention Over Habit, Attitude Over Age, Presence Over Everything For Lori Bush, stepping into retirement from a decades-long career in beauty and direct sales wasn’t easy. There was so much to miss—the real human connections with direct sellers and an industry she loved. Nevertheless, the former CEO of Rodan + Fields ventured beyond active management…

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When all you’ve known is the peak, the way you handle the inevitable valley reveals just how dedicated you are to the journey. Direct selling veterans Jason Camper and Paul Gravette share the hard-earned lessons they learned from decades in the industry with their record-shattering team at Le-Vel, with eyes on establishing a legacy organization.…

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Recently, we were honored to be able to interview Candace Matthews, Chief Reputation Officer at Amway, and discover more about Candace and what role a Chief Reputation Officer plays.   Candace Matthews has been with Amway since 2007 and is currently responsible for overseeing Amway’s global reputation strategy, Corporate Social Responsibility and Amway Brand. Candace is the…

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How to make online shopping tools accessible to distributors & customers. Making a tech tool easy for anyone to use doesn’t mean you have to water it down. he amount of shopping we do from smartphones, smart speakers and smart TVs has made shopping in person seem almost novel. From the couch, kitchen or car we browse…

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There has been a great deal of research and ongoing discussion around the pandemic and its impact on direct selling. The data clearly demonstrates the power and agility of direct selling as both a distribution channel and business opportunity. The pandemic has forced our industry to operate in a world that is more virtual than…

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13 finalists made the cut this year. Congratulations to all of our 2021 Best Places To Work in Direct Selling Honorees! 6-Time Winner Nu Skin 5-Time Winners Jeunesse LifeVantage Xyngular 4-Time Winners Plexus USANA 3-Time Winners MONAT Scentsy 2-Time Winners Modere Noonday Collection SeneGence First Time Winners The Happy Co. Neora   The best places to work put a…

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With more than 50 years of experience each, six industry legends share their memories, knowledge and insight to offer a unique glimpse into the channel’s past, present and future. There is a depth of wisdom that comes only from lived experience, and for six industry legends, that wisdom feels infinite. In this exclusive Legends Interview Series, produced by Direct Selling News, Jerry…

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Jerry Brassfield is the Founder and Chairman of NeoLife International. Brassfield started his career in network marketing at the age of 19 and within eight years was worth $5 million—an especially hefty sum for 1967. Brassfield’s vision for a company that would reflect his own personal values while providing long-term stability for future generations led to the creation…

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John Fleming has been one of direct selling’s most consistent and strongest advocates. His successful career as a distributor led him to a corporate role with Avon Products, Inc., followed by the distinguished title of Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Direct Selling News for nine years. FLEMING was inducted into the Direct Selling Education Foundation Circle of Honor…

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Stan Fredrick co-founded Colony House and Colesce Couture. He is a majority shareholder of WineShop at Home and Custom Fit Bra Company. Stan is also a founder and partner of Blue Ostrich Winery and Vineyard. In 2001, Fredrick became a board member and the second-largest beneficial shareholder of Mannatech. As an industry advocate for more than four…

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