Visionary business leader and President & CEO of Princess House, Connie Tang joins The SourceDS podcast to discuss her leadership style and diversity as a crucial dimension for productivity, innovation and growth opportunities. Under her direction, Princess House underwent a brand refresh focused on the understanding that diversity and inclusion are not a “nice to have”, they…

James Rosseau, Chief Commercial Officer at LegalShield LegalShield is a progressive example of what direct selling companies can be, James is the third executive of LegalShield to join The SourceDS podcast. In this episode, James shares a lot of his experience and how he got into direct selling, how They were able to improve LegalShield’s member retention and how…

Mona Ameli, President of OPTAVIA and the direct selling arm of Medifast is a highly progressive executive.  In this episode of The Source DS Podcast, Mona covered these topics: The ideas behind the brand transformation Using multi-channel sales to their benefit Running the business and creating culture The Importance of data Being a female executive   Listen to…

Brett Duncan,  Co-founder and Managing Principal of Strategic Choice Partners. Brett began working in direct selling in 2002 and helps direct selling companies formulate strategies and roadmaps tailored specifically to bridge the gap between where they are now and where they want to be as a relevant, thriving direct selling company. In this video, he…

The DSEF and Big Data At the Direct Selling Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting, a panel of leading experts on the Big Data Revolution shared their insights with more than 1000 of Direct Selling industry executives. What is Big Data: Extremely large data sets that may be analyzed computationally to reveal patterns, trends, and associations, especially relating to human…

Jacob Varghese  Vice President / General Manager of a new product called (Launch) by LegalShield Jacob is new to the direct selling industry bringing a great experience and strong career record in a couple of other startups from outside the DS industry. In this episode, he talks about how multi-channel can lead to Success and be…

The Silver Lining in Regulatory Changes.  Agility and seeing into the future. Daniel Burrus  Keynote Speaker, Business Strategist, and Global Futurist    Daniel was the keynote speaker at the 2016 DSA annual meeting where he shared his thoughts about understanding the future, as things are changing so quickly the only way for us get ahead and win is…

Jared Richards Podcast Former President, Jamberry  Current President/CEO, Fight Against Domestic Violence Listen to the podcast below: The podcast covers how to: Incorporate a cause into your companies Creating foundations that support those causes and activate the field with those causes Building a startup and realizing when to bring in new management 

The Power of Social Missions for Direct Selling Companies Steve Raack Direct selling companies will see increases in acquisition and retention with strong, focused, authentic social missions. Social missions must not be window dressing or marketing tactics. They must help drive strategies and be linked to marketing, messaging, events, training, incentives, etc.

Bryan Franklin has coached 8 different executive teams from startup to over a billion dollars, including LinkedIn and Quantcast. He’s also coached for Apple, Microsoft, Cisco and others. His Philosophy:  Hyper-growth is the natural state of a company.  If you’re not experiencing it there is something artificial you are putting into the mix that’s preventing…

Lori Bush: Rodan and Fields’ outgoing CEO shares her wisdom on data, leadership and the crossroads of innovation. And the conversations just keep getting better! I’m grateful to have talked with Lori Bush just weeks before the announcement of her retirement. Lori will stay an active member of the board of directors at Rodan &…

Jeff Bell is a rare find in direct selling.  A CEO with a real passion for the channel, yet a fresh outlook and a sharp eye on the future.  Jeff’s History in technology, digital marketing and venture capital gives him a delightful edge. This engaging discussion covers: Mobile and E-commerce initiatives at Legal Shield Gamification Jeff’s…

Al Bala isn’t your typical DS CEO. He speaks 10 languages, grew up in the field, understands technology, and sees a future where direct selling can be a balancing force against technological unemployment. Highlights of the talk:  Al’s unique experience in the field and corporate Bridging the distributor and corporate relationship “Maximizing the distributor experience”…

Daniel Burrus can see the future. He built this reputation by accurately predicting which technologies would change the world, and he says tomorrow’s clues are right in front of us today. In the podcast we cover: Data and Direct Selling – how distributor data can be used to predict the future. Dan’s model of an…