Monthly Archives: May 2013

Arrest of Amway India Executives Comes With Territory of Global Expansion

Business as usual: sadly, those three words go a long way toward capturing the heart of the story about three Amway executives in India who were arrested earlier this week. By “business,” I don’t mean Amway—I am referring to the…

University of Success, Part 2: How to Give Your Dreams a Chance to Come True

With an estimated net worth of more than $5 billion, Amway co-founder Rich DeVos celebrated his 87th birthday this March as the wealthiest man in Michigan. Globally, he’s “only” the 239th wealthiest person. But that’s just the start of talking…

Amway, WWDB’s Greg & Laurie Duncan Share Adventure, Spark WorldWide Dreams

Going on an African safari and hanging out inside the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, are pretty obvious “bucket list” items. The dream-come-true nature of those experiences permeated According to Bridgett posts earlier this week: The first described the…

Duncans, Danziks & Dubai: World Wide DreamBuilders Live Up to The Name

One of the fun parts of traveling is tying in a side-trip on your way to or from the main destination. Multi-tasking is an essential part of our day-to-day lives. As we buy some groceries, we realize that we should…

Amway’s North American Growth Council: Legacy Business on Display

The recent North American Growth Council trip to South Africa for Amway’s top North American leaders, in a word, was spectacular. I wasn’t there, but if the photos are any indication, it was a trip of a lifetime. First on the…

University of Success, Part 1: How to Fashion Your Own Brand of Success

The foundation of success isn’t one victory after another—it’s repeated failure. But not just failure. In spite of those setbacks, it’s perseverance that enables you to develop the character and other attributes necessary for success. That message is at the…

University of Success: A True Classic, One Lesson at a Time

Especially among those who didn’t go to college, you might hear it said that someone is a graduate of the “School of Hard Knocks.” It’s a declaration of the truth that the traditional classroom is far from the only place…