Monthly Archives: April 2014

World Wide Group/WWDB Spring Leadership 2014 On 7-City Tour

Even if the chilly Chicago weather isn’t really cooperating very much, the calendar makes it clear that spring has sprung. And along with it, World Wide Group is in the midst of a series of Spring Leaderships for 2014. These…

‘Turn on the Faucet’: My Tax-Day Lesson From World Wide Group’s (WWDB) Brad & Greg Duncan

Today as I was doing my taxes–yes, I am a procrastinator—I thought about Brad Duncan (a Founders Crown in the Amway business), and orange juice. Going through all my records and the IRS forms, I was growing increasingly irritated that life,…

The Gift of Struggle: Empathy / The Gift of Empathy: Connection

The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is a charity that takes talks, often TED talks,  finds their “meaty” portions, and creates animated shorts out of them. The most recent one I came across is “The…

At the Heart of Amway’s Compensation Plan: Fairness For All

Watching a Diamond Chips video, a compilation of snippets from World Wide Group’s Free Enterprise Days annual fall conference, a recurring theme ran through it all. To succeed in the business, and to earn the big bonuses, it takes hard…

Capturing ‘Goodbye’ Moment Creates One Memory,Triggers Another

Yesterday, an hour before we were to be at the title company to close on our former home, we thought we’d stop by and say, “Goodbye.” I brought my camera, not exactly knowing what I’d take photos of, since it…