Jim Dornan – Amway Legend – passes

Jim Dornan, arguably the most successful networker in history, passed away at 2 PM yesterday.  He had been battling cancer for months. For more than twenty years Dornan built and ran the largest, most cohesive network of its kind in the world.  He attracted crowds of 100,000 filling soccer stadiums and auditoriums in Europe, Asia, AfricaContinue reading “Jim Dornan – Amway Legend – passes”

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How Phil Gerlicher is Changing The Face Of Insurance

There is a lot of attention focused on First Financial Security.  You seem to have turned things around.  What has been the difference? The fact that we are still here has a lot of people talking.  I was told by one of the large recruiters in our industry that he and many others were standingContinue reading “How Phil Gerlicher is Changing The Face Of Insurance”

Bill Britt: Amway Legend

     Bill Britt, one of the most successful MLM businessmen in history and the man who built one of the world’s largest direct sales networks, died this week of heart failure.  He was 81 years old.  There will be a funeral service held in LaGrange, North Carolina and a memorial service next week inContinue reading “Bill Britt: Amway Legend”

Russia: Land of Opportunity

by Doug Wead What country’s individual tax rate tops out at 13%? Hint.  It isn’t the USA where federal and local taxes in New York are projected to reach a 57% bite.  If you are rich? Move to Florida or Nevada to avoid State Income Tax.  If you wanna be rich?  Move to this newContinue reading “Russia: Land of Opportunity”

MLM Hall of Fame

Having traveled the world for many years now and spoken at networking conventions and met and known many of its leaders, here is my own subjective list for a networker’s hall of fame. I have not included many of the legendary founders, like Rich Devos, Jay Van Andal, David McConnell, Mary Kay Ash, Mark Hughes,Continue reading “MLM Hall of Fame”

Glenn Hauman and lies on the internet

Glenn Hauman and lies on the internet. The internet, like the playground in grade school, is full of bullies and if a teacher is not looking, they will hurt you for no other reason than that they can. There is the famous story of John Seigenthaler, who woke up one morning to find an entryContinue reading “Glenn Hauman and lies on the internet”

Doug Wead, Amway Adventure

“Quis custodiet ipsos custodies?” (Who is watching the watchers?) My Amway story is a good one so it probably won’t make much news. And my experience with some of the MLM critics quite bad, which will surely stir up a fuss. But hey, adding some truth in the middle of a complicated discussion is onlyContinue reading “Doug Wead, Amway Adventure”