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MLM, you decide

MLM, you decide

By Laura Evans & Janine Finney
Many people have strongly opposing views about Network Marketing/Multi-Level Marketing/MLM’s. It’s hard to know what to believe. Janine Finney and Laura Evans are advocates for clarity about this topic and are on a quest to help you discern facts from fiction. On Tuesday’s they’ll tackle common beliefs about Network Marketing, and on Thursday’s they’ll interview guests who are in the trenches of this profession. If you’re trying to decide if MLM is for real, what it takes to make it work, and whether or not it might be a fit, this podcast is for you.
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24 | Tom Chenault, Learning to Love
He said he would rather be a martian than be involved in Multi Level Marketing. When his success as a corporate airplane salesman and stockbroker came to an end as he hit rock bottom, he discovered sobriety and hope and love and service thru Network Marketing.  Tom Chenault is a 28 year veteran of the MLM profession and is a successful top earner. Having been a successful corporate airplane salesman and stockbroker, Tom just couldn't wrap his arms around the skill sets necessary to build and keep a big organization. Tom thought he could bully and buy his way to success, just like in corporate America. He admits, it doesn't work in this profession. You have to inspire and love people.  Tom has been a passionate supporter and vocal advocate for the network marketing profession for decades, and has served in the ANMP Board for multiple years, where he currently serves on the board as a director. He has also been a board member of the MLMIA (Multi-Level Marketing International Association).  Tom hosts the longest running home based business radio show in the world. Tom has been the voice of Home Based Business and Network Marketing since 1999. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
25:45
December 3, 2020
23 | Products are Overpriced
Topic Tackle Tuesday: Products are Overpriced
13:42
December 1, 2020
22 | Brooke Thomas, Living Out Loud
Brooke Thomas is the CEO of Live Out Loud. Her series of elite-level masterminds, live events, and group coaching programs are designed to help women pursue their purpose with confidence.  She runs a thriving online community offering regular trainings on mindset, leadership and creating authentic relationships. Brooke is also a top-earning industry expert in network marketing. Her multiple businesses generate a revenue stream of 7-figures. She has been featured in the Huffpost,  Forbes, and on The Today Show Food Club.  Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more.  Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing.  Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
39:47
November 26, 2020
21 | Why does everyone say MLM is about personal development? (w/guest Sean Smith)
Topic Tackle today with guest Sean Smith!
36:35
November 24, 2020
20 | Loral Langemeier, the Millionaire Maker
Loral Langemeier is a money expert, sought after speaker, entrepreneurial thought leader, and best-selling author of five books who is on a relentless mission to change the conversation about money and empower people around the world to become millionaires.  The CEO and Founder of Live Out Loud, Inc. - a multinational organization -- Loral shares her best advice without hesitation or apology. What sets her apart from other wealth experts is her innate ability to hone in on the skills and talents of everyday people to inspire them to generate wealth. She has created, nurtured, and perfected a 3-5 year strategy to make millions for the "Average Jill and Joe."  To date, the company has served thousands of individuals worldwide and created hundreds of millionaires through wealth building education keynotes, workshops, products, events, programs, and coaching services. Luminaries including Bob Proctor, John Gray, Jay Conrad Levinson, and Michael Gerber are powerful champions of her work. T. Harv Ecker says, "Loral Langemeier's investment strategies make millionaires - and the best thing is that anyone can use them."  Loral's straight talk electrifies audiences and inspires powerful action from live stages and television programs ranging from CNN, CNBC, The Street TV, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Channel-America's Nightly Scoreboard, The Dr. Phil Show and The View. She is a regular guest-host on The Circle in Australia and has been featured in articles in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes Magazine and was the breakout star in the film The Secret. With unquestionable candor, she is quick to speak truth that leaves no doubt about her point of view.  Loral's Millionaire Maker Program 
29:23
November 19, 2020
19 | "People spend more money than they make"
Is that true? If you have to spend more money than you make in an MLM, is it really a worthwhile business?  Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
15:03
November 17, 2020
18 | Laura Wells, when plan B becomes plan A
Laura and Janine talk with Laura Wells…one of the first people to embrace building a Network Marketing business through social media.  Laura became a military wife at a very young age.  Her journey in Network Marketing started out as a way to have a little extra fun money.  Then a defining moment came for her to take her business more seriously when her husband was laid off and her family found themselves on food stamps.  Laura’s story exemplifies the benefit of having this type of business during those unexpected curves that life often includes. Laura talks about being a cancer survivor and how grateful she is for the lifestyle that Network Marketing has afforded her today.  Laura is all heart; we think you’ll enjoy her story as much as we did.
36:41
November 12, 2020
17 | "I've tried MLM, it's not for me"
Maybe MLM is not for you. But what if it is? What are the factors to consider before you rule it out forever.  Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
22:24
November 10, 2020
16 | Jackie Ulmer, learning a new skill set
Jackie shared, “I will never be written up in the Network Marketing Hall of Fame as a fast starter." We discuss the importance of managing your mindset…and that very often we set ourselves up with unrealistic expectations about what that first year or first six months is going to look like.  And the importance of focusing on the fact that Network Marketing is about building an asset…it’s different than being an employee. From the beginning, Jackie knew she wanted to be in the top 1% in her business.  She was stubborn and committed.  Today, what Jackie has discovered to be even better than the money, the stage, the recognition and the awards that this business offers… is that feeling of knowing that she accomplished something that most people don’t. And, she helped a lot of people along the way, all while growing fabulous friendships, and being a positive influence in the world.   Jackie is a pioneer in growing an on-line Network Marketing business twenty years ago. She was also one of the first Network Marketers to start her own podcast: Street Smart Wealth.  She talks about how she discovered Network Marketing by doing her research at the library (before the internet) to figure out how to earn unlimited income, around her busy schedule as a new mom, and a husband who worked for the airlines, and was gone half the month. This conversation in packed with "Jackieism’s", as she shares her belief that success in Network Marketing is a matter of learning a skill set that anyone can master.  She says Network Marketing is a “shampoo, rinse and repeat business”.  Jackie believes it’s important to embrace sales, and master the skill of not being salesy…allowing people to sell themselves Jackie also shared her 3 C’s of Success.  Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
23:50
November 5, 2020
15 | Why is there a high failure rate with guest Sean Smith
Ever heard this.... the failure rate in MLM is so high, it isn't worth it ?  How is failure defined? Listen in as we discuss this with coach Sean Smith. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
24:35
November 3, 2020
14 | Loren Lahav, "I'm too cool for this business"
Janine and Laura enjoy a fun chat with Loren Lahav, as she sits on the floor of a Florida hotel room, sharing how she refused to listen to those who tried to recruit her into Network Marketing for seventeen years because she had the “I’m too cool for this business” syndrome going.  Loren had lots of legitimate reasons to say no, she had three small children, and was in a career she loved, working for The Tony Robbins Company, organizing events, launching a program in Fiji, and doing trainings in Portugal, Spain, and Puerto Rico. But finally, after being patiently persistent, her sponsor framed the business in a way that made sense to her.  She realized that if she kept making her kids the “excuse” rather than the “reason”, she would never know for sure.   Once she made the decision, she went “all in”.  She started her business…while raising her kids, writing her second book, and traveling 165 days a year, and grew to the top position faster than anyone had at the time in her company. Today, Loren shares her 30 years of experience in personal development with her coaching clients who range from stay at home moms, to CEO’s of fortune 500 companies.  She is obsessed with helping people create real change, and she loves being in the trenches…her clients love working with her because she practices what she preaches. Of all of her accomplishments, Loren is most proud of is being a mom to her amazing kids! Loren has a huge heart and shares so many meaningful stories about her journey on this call. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
40:08
October 29, 2020
13 | 10 Reasons Why MLM is Perfect for Baby Boomers
There are so many reasons why this business is perfect for Baby Boomers. Here are just our top 10
22:32
October 27, 2020
Episode 12: Paul Jones, Financial literacy
Paul’s foundational philosophy is: “Don’t let someone else’s frame of mind, frame your mind”. A lot of Paul’s wisdom comes from being the youngest of nine children, and being raised by a single mom.  At a very young age, he was given special permission to start working for Taco Bell.  Paul shared how, “Working for lazy managers who passed their work down to him, gave him the opportunity to learn to do every job at Taco Bell”.  His twelve years there, provided the foundation of skills and life lessons that helped him go on to achieve great success in life! Paul initially heard about Network Marketing from people who didn’t have any hustle, so he thought he wasn’t interested.  That’s why he believes it’s so important that we make certain that we’re not listening to the wrong people. Once he learned more about Network Marketing, he realized that he was actually “running from what he was praying for”. Today, Paul has a very successful career as a businessman, entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker.  He has dedicated his life to helping people overcome their personal obstacles and pursue their goals.   It is his mission to improve the lives of as many people as possible! Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
47:20
October 22, 2020
Episode 11: I'm Not Good at Sales
Do you think this business is not for you because you are not "good at sales"? What if what you believe to be true about "selling" is not true.?  Subscribe so you never miss an episode.  Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
18:26
October 20, 2020
Episode 10: Valerie Aloisio, finding a better way
Like a lot of financially successful working moms, Valerie Aloisio’s lifestyle looked good from the outside.  But she was tired of the craziness of trying to balance it all.  She knew there had to be a better way. She decided that in order to have the income, time freedom and lifestyle she really wanted, she was going to have to go into business for herself.  After immersing herself in personal and leadership development, she found a different solution, network marketing. That was twenty years ago.  Today, she’s become one of the top female leaders in the industry, is a seven-figure earner and enjoys mentoring and coaching others to success.  She has become a passionate advocate of the network marketing/direct sales industry, especially for women. She’s enjoying traveling all over the world, and experiencing the diverse cultures, as she expands her business into new markets.  Valerie feels blessed to be involved in creating a legacy for the future! Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
24:11
October 15, 2020
Episode 9: I don't want to be one of "Those People"
We get it. You may have had an encounter with someone from a MLM business who seemed to care more about selling you than about you. The mere notion that you have to do THAT to succeed is a deal breaker. No interest. No thank you.  What if that is not true? What if that person was inexperienced, lacked training and just didn't know how to build a business with heart and authenticity? What if you could?  Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
21:57
October 13, 2020
Episode 8: Kanesha Morrison, Inspiring Introvert
Kanesha is a wife, and mother of 5 beautiful children, from age 2-12.  A few years ago, she found herself in some pretty terrible circumstances… not having enough money for gas to get to her obstetrician appointments. She felt like she had hit rock bottom….and she was determined to change her life. Today, Kanesha she is leading a business generating $36M in sales.  She is on a mission to show others how to do the same.  Her life is devoted to teaching…and showing women how they can overcome ANYTHING! Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
28:02
October 8, 2020
Episode 7 Why is there a high failure rate?
Have you heard there is a high failure rate in MLM?   Worse yet, maybe you felt like a failure in an MLM business you began?  What if we look at the definition of success? And what if failure is defined by expectations?  Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
12:05
October 6, 2020
Episode 6 Cami Stoddard - Corporate Exec from negative to positive
In this episode Janine and Laura interview Cami Stoddard, a wife, mother, and former corporate executive from Nashville, Tennessee.   Cami shares her journey to becoming a self -professed “health lunatic”, as a result of her quest to find answers to her mother's health challenges.  Cami’s mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in her late 30’s…and subsequently developed early onset Alzheimer's at age 55.  Through her research, Cami learned that both of these diseases had been determined to be environmentally provoked.   Cami’s passion became teaching others about the importance of lowering our body's toxic load…and how to do it.  We’ll talk about how Cami’s negative perception about Network Marketing exemplifies the way our preconceived ideas can preclude us from seeing a perfect fit, even when it’s right in front of us.  Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more.  Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing.  Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing  Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com  Follow us on: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
23:21
October 1, 2020
Episode 5: Why the Stigma?
Ever been misled by someone in MLM?  Told you were attending one thing and it turned out to be another? Have you ever heard about, or know someone who tried a MLM business, and ended up stuck with a bunch of products they couldn’t sell? Let's explore how MLM has earned a bad reputation and how to NOT be that person. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
17:52
September 29, 2020
Episode 4: Heidi Bellerjeau from Glamour to Peanut Butter Kisses
After 25 years of working in corporate for the Estee Lauder companies, she traded the glamorous world of lipstick for peanut butter kisses. While she missed the community, conversations, and paychecks, she didn’t miss the proverbial golden handcuffs. Network Marketing provided the perfect solution to not have to choose between family and career. She fell in love with the products first…within two weeks they made a difference. Once she fell in love with the products, she knew it would be easy to share them. Her husband, who was a dentist, got the most heckling from people. There are so many good things, but having to overcome the negative opinion is the most frustrating thing about the business At first she believed it was a hobby, a PLAYcheck…but she realized if she didn’t treat it like a hobby, and became true a business owner, the income potential can be unlimited. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
23:16
September 24, 2020
Episode 2: Richard Bliss Brooke -Best Selling Author, Speaker
Network Marketing guru, Richard Bliss Brooke. He is revered for his devotion and commitment to ETHICAL Network Marketing. Richard’s wisdom comes from being a full-time Network Marketing sales leader, coach and company owner since 1977. He built his own team of 30,000 people by the time he was 28 years old and then went on to own his own Network Marketing company for 30 years. He is the author of “Mach 2 the Art of Personal Vision and Self-Motivation”, as well as “The Four Year Career®”.   He has served on the Direct Selling Association Board of Directors and its Ethics committee for many years.  Richard speaks all over the world on the subjects of Transformational Development, Ethical Network Marketing, and Listening and Self-Motivation. He has shared the stage with Tony Robbins, Les Brown, Bob Proctor, and many others. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
46:39
September 21, 2020
Episode 3: Is this a Pyramid?
Janine and Laura discuss one of the most common myths about MLM/Network Marketing. Laura shares the “rest of the story” about why some reliable resources continue to perpetuate this belief. Janine talks about two reasons she believed that Network Marketing was a pyramid, what she learned about one, and how the internet has changed the other. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more. Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
16:51
September 21, 2020
Episode 1: Our Story
Who are we? Why did we create this podcast? Relax. It is not what you expect. We are not here to promote a company. We are not here to “sell” you. We are here to provide information. Janine Finney and Laura Evans are two women who are passionate about bringing clarity to the topic of Network Marketing. While they both share a deep desire to demystify this topic, their reasons for caring so much about creating this podcast are very different. Laura, a corporate executive of $1B companies and enthusiastic entrepreneur. Janine, a skeptic. Misled and hurt by her experience, driven to reconsider when her daughter jumped into Network Marketing. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. And please review, comment and share so our message reaches more.  Tuesdays we will  “Tackle a Topic”: discussing common beliefs/concerns about Network Marketing. Thursdays we interview a special guest “Truth from the Trenches” of Network Marketing Want more? :  Mlmyoudecide.com Follow us on: Facebook Instagram LinkedIn  To learn more about Network Marketing we recommend,  “The Flip Flop CEO” and “Does the Shoe Fit?”
09:09
September 21, 2020
MLM, You Decide Trailer
Episodes COMING SOON! We will launch soon with OUR STORY, a "Topic Tackle" and a "Truth From the Trenches" Interview. Please subscribe so you are first to know when new episodes appear.  Stay connected with us.  Website  Facebook Instagram Linked-In Youtube
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August 16, 2020