Tag Archive: make a difference

Your Chance to Save Lives

If you’ve been following me for a long time, you may know something of my history. You see, I didn’t set out to become a social media expert for the direct selling industry. It was in late 2006 that my husband and I set our sights on something very different…changing the world. We started a […]

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Introducing Malaria No More

If you visit the website for this blog (rather than reading through email) you might notice a new item on the right-hand sidebar. It’s a badge for Malaria No More, and it’s part of a campaign to ELIMINATE child deaths in Africa due to malaria. When this campaign started, there were 1 million deaths of […]

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Why Supporting the DSEF Matters

When I served as president of a direct selling company, my first introduction to the Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF) was at a DSA Annual Meeting. Doris Christopher, founder of The Pampered Chef, unveiled the Ethics videos they’d just produced, and asked us to support the DSEF. To be honest, I wasn’t entirely sure what […]

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Be a Steward of Your Resources

I founded a direct selling company in 2006 with my husband for the sole purpose of raising profits that we could give away. In our 3 years in business, we gave away over $150,000, and created jobs along the way. It was a truly remarkable experience. As we decided which causes to fund, we focused […]

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Be a Job-Maker

The current unemployment rate worries me immensely. People are finding it harder to feed their families, and the stress level people are experiencing is overwhelming. We all know direct sales is an incredible option for these folks. Motivated people can find immense opportunity in our companies. But the fact is that not everyone is a […]

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Incredible Organizations Doing Good as Shared by You

Yesterday I asked you to share a favorite cause or charity, and then go and support another one listed.  And several of you took up that challenge.  I want to thank each of you that did.  I’ve made a donation to each one you listed, and hopefully others did as well.  What a remarkable way […]

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