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How to Grow Your Direct Sales Business Quickly

May 2nd, 2017 Posted by Development, writing No Comment yet

How to Grow Your Direct Sales Business Quickly


Jewelry. Leggings. Supplements. Skincare. Makeup. Homewares.

These are just a few of the categories of items that you can find to sell via Direct Sales.

Although the concept of direct sales has been around since the 1950s, prior to the millenium, most direct sales companies were limited in their offerings. Many career-minded women like myself, faced with balancing work and family, didn’t have an appropriate product that they could sell in direct sales to replace their income if they chose to stay home with their kids. There were a few companies in the game, but opportunities that were interesting, fashionable and items that women wanted to buy or sell, just weren’t there.


I Am Never Going To Be The Mom That Volunteers for School Field Trips

December 6th, 2016 Posted by Development, family, parent publications, writing No Comment yet

Mom & Girls, Urban moms


When I was working full-time, like many mothers, I felt very guilty for not being able to attend my kids’ field trips or other school functions. I couldn’t wait to get more flexibility in my work so that I could be that mom that helped with the PAC meetings or at school fairs. And when I started working for myself, I tried to attend as many school events as possible.

But then I realized that it wasn’t for me. (more…)

Hi! I’m Scarlett

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