Network Marketing and Women

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Did you know that the network marketing industry is mainly made up of women? Women make up the bulk of the the industry at 74.4% and the remaining 25.6% are men, as stated by the D.S.A. (Direct Selling Association). 50% of all people who join NM fail in their first year. This means the bulk of … [Read more…]

Did you have a lemonade stand?

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When I was a little girl, I found my parents’ old card table in the garage and dragged it arduously down our long driveway. I mixed up a big batch of Country Time Lemonade, cracked some ice out of the trays and opened my first business. We lived in a fairly rural area, and the … [Read more…]

Why do I call myself a Momprenueur?

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Lately I have seen “Don’t call yourself a Mompreneur,  because it’s a disclaimer”. The thought is we are all entrepreneurs, and saying you’re a Mompreneur makes you less of an Entrepreneur. Is it fear, that as women we are not owning our own power by acknowledging we are Moms too? We are still fighting in … [Read more…]

Let’s Try

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I got the Big Eye Roll from my husband when I announced I was joining a MLM.  Yep, I was “doing one of those things” Lets sum it up to say that he was less than impressed with my choice, and although I didn’t need his approval to do it, his disapproval was obvious and … [Read more…]

Have you ever met a MLM Weirdo?

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Have you ever had a friend who joined “one of those things” and became a weirdo? She seemed to have gulped down a bit too much of the corporate Kool-aid. Her products were ah-mazing, the CEO was a genius, the growth of the company was off the charts, the people involved were shinier and smarter … [Read more…]

I know a dirty word~ MLM

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Lets have a talk about MLM. Lets face it the industry has a bad rap. It’s a step below the used car salesman. Many people have tried it, very few have done it successfully, and most went through their own personal  weirdo phase while they were doing it. According to the Direct Selling Association; 18 … [Read more…]

Why I didn’t let my 16 year old get a job

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This summer my oldest daughter was sixteen. Many of her friends began seeking summer jobs to earn money. They were lifeguards, waitresses, babysitters, swimming teachers and supervised kids jumping in bounce houses. These bright young women would earn minimum wage and would learn very little in the Life Skills department beyond what they did not enjoy … [Read more…]