About Gwen Wolken
Gwen is a sought after direct sales expert and empowering speaker for both the direct sales industry and women organizations. After building several direct sales businesses over the last 18 years and helping many entrepreneurs obtain their goals, Gwen uses her passion for coaching to train and mentor others on how to manifest their ideal life and careers.
One of the greatest talents and skills in leadership is leverage! Most leaders see leverage in a one dimensional world; meaning, they leverage from a conceptual and practical process. However, leverage is most powerful through a multi-dimensional esoteric process. For example when we know our core values, mission and passion we think and create differently.
When the student is ready the teacher appears. My guest, Zelia Malherbe, has built an amazing organization, earned top recognition for personal and group performance, promoted to the Vice President Sales Leader position and leads one of the top organizations in Norwex.
It’s not a surprise, considering Zelia is constantly evolving herself through many forms of education and coaching.
I am a true believer that our adversities become our gifts, and one of our life contracts is to get through our challenges and empower others with similar challenges to do the same.
My guest, Lindsey Ganter, and I have had several conversations. It was this amazing connection from the beginning–she is so fun!
Most of the population is under the illusion that success derives from what we do when in reality our success derives from who we are. You can’t buy joy, positivity, focus, empowerment or any characteristic. You become it! Who we become internally is what we manifest externally.
Joy, positivity, focus and empowerment are attributes that describe my guest,
I believe we are all scheduled to evolve, pay our gifts forward and make our mark on the planet.
I remember the first conversation I had with my guest Lee Hendricks. It took my breath away! Lee has lived a life committed to guiding others on how to honor their bodies,
Have you ever met someone and felt instantly connected to them? Several years ago I had a client who’s company was experiencing hardship, and we coached on companies that might be an ideal fit for her relative to her mission and core values. I pointed her to a company, my client joined and was placed under the wing of Gina Thayer.
Have you ever had a thought that became an idea and led to an opportunity that changed your life? My guest, Kiersten Ray-Kuhn, was looking for a job to supplement her income and after a night of wine tasting with her friends, she thought it would be fun to work for a company that created wine tasting experiences.
About Barbara & Heather
A few months back, I flew into Denver for my Create a Life & Business You Love Seminar customized for Norwex and my amazing client Sue Thompson asked one of her leaders to transport me to the seminar.
During our 30 minute commute, I was awestruck by Barb’s mission,
Isn’t it interesting how one choice can change your destiny forever? My guest Sonya Eckel didn’t really host or go to home parties and didn’t understand the incredible power of the Direct Sales industry, until she attended a Norwex party 7 years ago. The rest is history.
She led her team to highest level in the Norwex career plan.
One of Oprah Winfrey’s most popular quotes is “You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.” This quote so expresses my guest today Michelle Giannavola. Michelle is all about creating the extraordinary experience for everyone, everywhere, every time.
Vision is born from desire and intention is born from vision. Our guest, Shannon Mitchell, is a visionary and lives life with intent to believe her vision into fruition.
After 12 years in pharmaceutical sales, Shannon realized that she was trading income for passion with her “gold handcuffs” job as a pharmaceutical rep,
Naomi Smith was a stay-at-home mom, and when her kids were 5 and 7 years old she wanted to afford the extras for ballet and piano lessons and family vacation so she began searching for a job in her field. After looking for a job and considering the time away from her family,
Lynn Bardowski was a working mom and had the courage, vision, and belief to leave the safety net of a successful career and pursue her dream of empowering women to discover their glow.
Lynn overcame the fear and failure and stepped into the unknown world of Direct Sales and eventually built a multimillion-dollar revenue-generating direct sales business.
Our external world changes only to the degree that we transform our inner world. Our reality is in direct proportion to our thinking, beliefs and vision.
Our guest today, Stephanie Raechel’s, life changed several years ago when she read the book and watched the DVD that spread across the world, The Secret by Rhonda Burne.
It’s time for you to experience Erin Blutt! Erin was always known as the shy introvert type until she found her calling 3 1/2 years ago through her direct sales company.
Through one experience at a time, Erin realized her joy is pampering others and bringing out the best in them.
Jorene Batali is a person that is constantly evolving and truly desires making the world a better place.
Jorene left a successful career as an Assistant Vice President in banking to follow her passion to create an ideal career in Scensy. She saw the vision and fell in love with her current companies mission.
I believe each of us have been bestowed many talents from God and our deepest intention is to activate those gifts and pay them forward.
My guest Theresa Proctor has done that and more!
Solution-Based Thinking…Out-of-the-Box Creativity and a heart for others are a few of the phenomenal qualities that navigated the success of Theresa Proctor.
In Marianne Williamson’s bestselling book, The Law of Divine Compensation: On Work Money and Miracles, she writes, “While the power of negativity is clear to most everyone, the power of vigorous positivity receives short shrift in comparison. Positivity is more than the absence of the negative; it is the presence through thoughts,
When we live by our purpose, all the hosts of heaven show up in our lives. We seem to attract the ideal situations, people and opportunities to gift our purpose to others.
Our guest, Peggy Riggins, lives her life with purpose. In fact, all of Peggy’s decisions revolve around her purpose to bestow wellness and vitality to the world and to engage others to be intentional about honoring the mind,
I know, without a shadow of doubt, our interview with Adriane Muehleisen will blow you away!
Adriane has a mission to coach and mentor women to become the greatest rendition of themselves. She discovered her purpose early on when she realized how happy she was to have the freedom to raise her four children outside of a traditional job and realized she wanted other women to have that same opportunity!
I have had the pleasure of coaching Heidi McNall for a year, and had one major observation that changed my life. Heidi doesn’t sweat the small stuff and doesn’t focus on the problem, she focuses on the solution. Heidi has built a multi-million dollar business with her direct sales company and continues to positively impact the lives of thousands of people.
Faith and guidance from the Holy Spirit has led Tai Street to opportunities that have changed her life from struggling to empowering women with the fact that anything they want in life is possible through self evolution.
Tai remembers the day she took action with her Direct Sales opportunity. She was in prayer,
Robin Brooke has devoted her life to her husband Paul and their four children. Robin is all about family and what she really wanted deep down was a career that honored her core values. Isn’t it interesting that sometimes adversity is disguised as a life changing opportunity?
Robin’s corporate company experienced a huge layoff and her husband’s business changed radically in the health and insurance industry.
When the student is ready, the teacher appears. Kim Weatherford has built an organization of over 4,000 team members in less than two years and attributes her success to plugging herself into constant education, being coached and stepping into action.
In February of 2014 Kim’s mission was born. A mission to share the unique opportunity of Direct Sales and her company with women struggling in life.
This leader truly ROCKS! Meighan Hopper is one passionate and energetic direct sales professional and is all about giving everyone the extraordinary rock star service experience. This theme permeates through her organization.
Listen at 11 MIN:50 SEC to hear how Meighan turned her fears upside down and put herself on a path to success.
When the will is strong, the “how” is easy. Jennifer Finch never saw herself in direct sales, and joined her company simply to get the products at a discount; and through sharing and serving, the business naturally took a life of its own. Through Jennifer’s will to share these amazing products and help other to create their own strong economy,
About this episode
Get a taste of what “The Leadership Lifeline” Online Radio is all about by listening to episode 58!
This insightful special features Terese Ciaccio (Episode 10), Lindsay Kahl (Episode 11) and Beth Reed (Episode 12). The reminders of keeping your passion alive in life and with your products along with remembering to keep it simple when it comes to duplication seems to be a common theme in each of these leader’s stellar interviews.
Ann Stone has been in the direct sales industry for more than 20 years, 5 years with her current company, and had received countless awards but her greatest reward is helping others create a life and business they love. She has been able to bring her philosophy as a teacher of many years into her leadership philosophy with the gift of helping others create their own strong economy.
“Let God guide you.” – Shannon Grant
Shannon Grant breathes and walks extraordinary in every area of her life. She is an amazing spouse, amazing mother and what Steve calls a “life leader,” meaning that she is intentional about inspiring everyone that crosses her life path.
During Shannon’s 7 years with her current company,
“People don’t want to know how much you know until they know how much you care.” -Michele Rogers
Michele Rogers has truly done it all and done it extremely well. Now, she would not necessarily tell you that but we, here at Lifeline, will. From an executive position with a major food brand to running her own business that helped to change the world,
About this episode
Tune in to listen in on how these leaders have overcome so many adversities that we all face in our daily lives as well as our careers in the Direct Selling industry.
This inspirational special features Holly Klees (Episode 7), Jennifer Collucci (Episode 8) & Toni VanSchoyck (Episode 9). The most impactful insights are shared from each of these extremely strong and resilient leaders interviews with me.
Deep in my heart I really believe that service is the highest activity to which we all can aspire, and Suzanne Holt’s greatest focus in life is that she serves people to her greatest capacity.
In 2014 she was awarded the Spirit of generosity award from her peers in Norwex. Suzanne has been involved in the Direct Sales industry now for 7 years and has been awarded the prestigious title as the second global Senior Vice President Sales Leader all while holding down a corporate position as a financial advisor.
Often our adversities are disguised as opportunities to see what we are capable of. My guest Ellen Lewis sold her business about a decade ago to free up her time for her ideal life, and took a leap of faith that she would attract the ideal opportunity.
Ellen was invited to a launch party for a friend and although the product wasn’t a fit,
Laurie Probsdorfer is a leader with many strengths and maintains a level of humbleness that is unparalleled.
In the past, like many other direct sales leaders, Laurie learned how to best serve others by working in the corporate world. After becoming a mother, her husband began to travel for work. Needing a steady income,
About this episode:
Learn from the best by listening to this episode featuring these amazingly faith driven leaders Kim Young, Author of “The Game Of Uncomplicated Success,” Lisa Brunnette & Renee Poindexter.
The messages you will hear through these highlights of our very first few episodes will lead you to listen to these leaders dedicated interviews in Episodes 4,
Five years ago Amanda Mascio entered the world of direct sales but the magic came together when she found the company she is currently with. Amanda is now one of four Senior Directors with one of the leading organizations in the company as well as the top sales and recruiting producer. Ironically, these types of successes are not at all what drives Amanda.
Conner Cochran and her husband Jason, live their mission in all aspects of their lives. They invest much of their time giving back to the homeless and are committed to make this world a better place and bestow their blessings on every person they come into contact with in every realm of their lives.
This interview will reinvigorate your enthusiasm to build your own strong economy, whether you are just starting out or have been involved in this industry for years!
Annelise Brown was introduced to the world of Direct Sales when her revolutionary product became so popular on the product/craft show market that a friend suggested she create her company around the Direct Sales business model.
About this episode
Learn from the best by listening to this episode featuring billionaire and author of “The Eighth Grade Millionaire” Ed Mercer along with powerful leaders Tara Locklear and Dannette Klein.
The messages you will hear through these highlights of our very first episodes will lead you to listen to these leaders dedicated interviews in episodes 1,
What are you saying “NO” to? When you realize that we create our own reality here on earth, you realize that everything you encounter is a reflection of something you have gravitated towards with your own consciousness by choice. This reality really clicked for this generous leader when she was introduced to “The Secret.”
Janet Barbieto has such a purity of heart, leading with her heart in full service of others first. The depth of her gratitude for everything and everyone she encounters allows Janet to create the space necessary for positive change in all lives she encounters. Janet’s disposition and life philosophy was imprinted upon her from a young age by her father,
Theresa AuCoin is a shinning light of dynamism in the world of entrepreneurship, education and health. Theresa has co-authored several books, is co-owner of many different companies and is also a Vice President of her direct sales company.
A leader in the educational field of child disability recognition and integrative health awareness,
Frank AuCoin is the perfect example of a service minded leader and person that makes a conscious choice to create a positive difference in the world.
Born with an interesting disability, Frank was unable to read and quit school in the 6th grade! Back in the day when teachers thought any issue a child may have which caused them to not be able to learn how to read translated to a child that was unable to learn.
About Danette & Ken Kroll
Wow. What a team. Danette & Ken Kroll now run a successful direct sales business together. But it was not always this way! Get inspired by learning how to support your friend, spouse or family member that starts a business in Direct Sales. Ken & Danette are proof that your support will pay off in a big way,
Jennifer Harrison, or rather Jenny as she is so lovingly called, has an energy that emanates directly through the audio of this incredible interview. As an Executive Director, the highest level within her company, Jenny started out as a closet hobbyist in this Direct Sales business. Within 5 years Jenny decided to build her business full time and she now has an extremely successful and fun career!
Zahia Araji is an incredibly strong woman who is so passionate about, not only her business, but the direct sales industry as a whole.
Just as most stories go, Zahia was not that passionate about this industry at first as she dabbled her way through different companies as a hobbyist. Zahia had been involved with the direct sales industry since the age of 16.
This Senior Director & Presidential Founder has had so much success with the Direct Sales industry that she actually quite her corporate job so she could remain fully focused on her new profession!
Brenda Billardello is genuine, kind, loyal and is passionate about watching her team members succeed doing what they love.
About Deb Bixler
Deb Bixler is a powerful leader, helping others to create their own strong economies by educating direct sales leaders to success through her radio program, education systems and simply by doing what she loves to do with her life!
You are going to want to hear what this insightful leader has to say about how to best accomplish your goals in business and in life.
Gina LaGalbo is an incredible leader with the stamina and drive to take anyone willing to learn how to be a true leader to the next level.
Gina’s commitment to grow her knowledge and business, via continual education for herself and her team after making the one decision that changed her life to join the direct sales industry,
Shyrel Stoddard embodies the perfect mix of sweetness and kindness which permeates into her business as she continues to build her downline of over 10,000 people! She just celebrated her 10th yearwith her company and could not be anymore positive in her approach to life and business.
Shyrel’s story of how she became involved in the direct sales and network marketing industry is a unique one.
Connie Lasita is one of the most authentic, caring, positive and passionate leaders in the direct sales and network marketing industries. An educator by trade, Connie and had dabbled in the direct sales industry for around 5 years before finding her current company of 6 years and is now an Elite Executive with 42,000 people in her downline.
Joann has been in the direct sales industry for 23 years and is the Vice President of Franchise & Training Development for Aloette. During Joann’s career in direct sales she has impacted the lives of people from all walks of life across North America.
Joann is passionate about developing leaders and evoking their full potential.
Melanie Parker is an incredible leader in the direct sales industry. Not only does she know how to start, grow and maintain a strong economy in the direct sales and network marketing industries, she also coaches others on how to create their ideal lifestyle through her own coaching company, Party Plan 123!
From this interview,
“Success is not just derived from what we do, but from who we are.”
Lynn Budjenska turned a loan into a gigantic, continuously growing business. She is lead by her faith and helping others is one of the keys to her success.
If you want to know how to grow and maintain your business for a lifetime,
This leader knows what to do and how to do it. You will learn how to explode your business by doing what needs to be done as you listen to this passionate leader talk about how she grew her phenomenal business to great heights.
Sue Thomson is a Senior Executive Sales leader with Norwex and has worked as a consultant since May of 2011.
Hilary Bromeisl never set out to be in direct sales, but when she was introduced to her current company, she felt so compelled to share the company mission that she had to sign up! Having no previous direct sales experience and a fear of public speaking, Hilary is a great example of how anyone can push through their insecurities and be successful in this industry.
Jacqueline McGrath is a truly inspirational leader that knows exactly what is needed to create her own strong economy. Her story is one of true self awareness and purpose. It all began when her husband lost his job and she made a decision that their family would never be in that position again.
Tanya Wheeler’s story is an incredible resource to help any leader conquer their fears in a positive way in order to move forward with a productive business.
Awareness is key when it comes to knowing why you have fear. We all deal with this issue when embarking on a new journey.
This leader lives life by her own GPS. When you get up in the morning you must remember to think about what you can do today to change lives. Take life by the reins and be intentional about your day, because you are the one that creates your own life.
Be inspired today by taking a moment to empower your own life’s direction with Jessalyn Pito and her phenomenal interview with me.
The importance of authenticity and connectedness in life and business are key factors when it comes to building a foundation for your own strong economy. Jill Sullivan drives this point home so deeply as she brilliantly navigates through her powerful interview with Steve.
Jill’s artistic nature allows her to naturally live authentic in all that she does.
Susan Walsh is one of the most passionate leaders you will ever come into contact with. She is experienced, driven, and team oriented.
As co-Author of the audio series, The Millionaire Series, and three acclaimed books; The Women’s Millionaire Club, To Be A Woman, and The Change,
Decisiveness is one of the greatest attributes of leadership, and Kelly Van Balkom is a leader who’s decisive, empowering, and lives her life with no regrets. A year and a half ago she was a stay at home mom and was introduced to Younique. After having a conversation was one of the founders of Younique her still small voice prompted her to take action and now leads an organization of 2,300.
This powerful leader lives life with passion, determination and has created a life that most dream of. She has an amazing marriage, friendship with her children and has cultivated extraordinary relationships in all areas of her life.
She has earned over 22 all expense paid travel trips in her 22 years in direct sales and has been a top personal sales producer and recognized as the leading organization in her previous direct sales companies.
Evan Klassen is one amazing individual with an unmistakable positive energy that permeates through everything he does. As an entrepreneur, host of Immigrant to Millionaire, speaker, author, coach & musician, Evan uses all of his talents to change lives throughout the world.
We all know the book, ‘Think &
“Conquering fear is the greatest conquest of humanity. Feed the faith and starve the fear.” ~ Crystal Davis
Crystal Davis is so passionate about helping all that come into her life figure out how to succeed so they live life to their most fulfilling potential. She is a mentor to leaders and is so amazing at creating an environment for others to feel comfortable with sharing and opening up to one’s true purpose.
Cherie Rodriguez is one of the most authentic, playful and insightful leaders we have had the pleasure of interviewing on The Leadership Lifeline. Giving back to her community is just part of her natural flare.
Cherie is a natural connector which has led her to create one of the top teams within her company.
As Cheryl Richardson asks, “What is your soul goal?”
Listen to this incredible leader really zero in on the reason for your WHY, and why the reason is so much more important than the surface WHY we all come up with on our personal journey to become the leader we are meant to be.
“Sometimes you have to lose everything to gain what God has for you”.
This amazing & humble leader gives God the glory in all that she does.
Could you imagine being a nurse and then having an immediate family member unexpectedly suffer a major brain hemorrhage?
Dr. Steve’s varied and unusual background has earned him the accolade ‘Renaissance Man.’ He’s gained success as a physician, entertainer, trainer, and author of the #1 Amazon.com self-help bestseller, UnHypnosis, in which he teaches individuals to reinvent their lives.
Steve’s passion for network marketers and sales professionals with their emphasis on personal growth,
About Charlene Madison
Everyone has fear. Fear that they won’t fit in or fear that they will not succeed. Charlene Madison is a light in a world of dark fear. Through this interview you will all be so astounded at the energy you can create for yourself to feel only FAITH. If you make the choice to only live by faith you will succeed.
About Nikki Mershon
This interview might just be the defining moment in your life when you realize your true potential and what you’re capable of through the life of Nikki Mershon.
The transformation that has occurred in the life of Nikki Mershon reminds me that we are all scheduled to evolve. I am filled with joy to bring this interview to you,
This eloquent and passionate leader and coach is an exemplary advocate when it comes to truly leading by one’s mission and core values.
Terra-Lee had excelled in the corporate world as an accountant when she started her direct sales business by accident. To her surprise, her business just kept on growing and growing to the point that her new business was creating three times the income stream of her corporate position.
About Beth Reed
Beth Reed did not have the best opinion about the direct sales industry. Network marketing was not something she could see herself getting into at all–except as a consumer.
Beth was, in her words, a kit-napper! One that wants the products at a discount but Beth had no real intention to sell the products and create a life around the industry.
About Lindsay Kahl
Lindsay Kahl began her business with a full time teaching career, a new baby and a toddler. After a short period of time Lindsay saw the vision, her supportive husband gave her the okay to GO FOR IT and offered support on the home front.
She has been a member in Lifeline’s Million Dollar Protege Leadership Program and Steve has been BLOWN AWAY by the transformation that has occurred in her life through her commitment to evolve her thinking,
About Terese Ciaccio
After years of being asked to join network marketing and direct sales companies, Terese Ciaccio finally said yes to a product and company that resonated with her soul.
The attribute that best describes Terese is authentic. Her business exploded within her first year at South Hill Designs even though she was working a full time corporate career and raising four children.
Meet Toni Vanschoyck! This positive motivator is unstoppable. Many can relate to the major challenges Toni has been through to keep her business afloat.
You are going to want to sit down for this interview as Steve navigates through Toni’s obstacles that happened not just once, but TWICE, after growing her business to levels not achieved by everyone.
This humble leader is truly a testament to what one can accomplish with pure will and drive to succeed, even through the toughest challenge.
Jennifer was not supported by some closest to her but this really pushed her to delve even farther into her strengths and come out at the top of her company within just one year–all while maintaining a full-time job along with the responsibility of raising a family.
Holly Klees is one amazing leader with a unique story to share about her transition from one direct sales company to her current company where she is now a Senior Director and has built a leading organization.
Truly living by her mission to give back to others and live by her core values,
We are so excited for you to hear Renee Poindexter’s powerful interview with Steve.
This leader is an accomplished continual learner and is so passionate about sharing why this attribute is so important to constant growth as a leader. Renee is a former high school English teacher with experience in a variety of industries and has since founded an extraordinary collaborative of social entrepreneurs that are interested in designing authentic learning environments.
Lisa Brunnette’s passion and positive energy is contagious, so it is no wonder then that her direct sales business has grown to the point it is at today.
Most of us can relate to Lisa’s beginning stage with starting her direct sales business which grew into an incredible career. The direct sales industry was not something that she saw herself pursuing whatsoever,
Kim Young lives, breathes and walks extraordinary in all areas of her life. She is an amazing spouse, mother and what we, at Lifeline, call a life leader, meaning she is intentional about empowering and inspiring everyone that crosses her life’s path.
During Kim’s 20 years in the Direct Sales Industry she’s been recognized for building one of the fastest growing organizations within her company.
Dannette Klein has achieved phenomenal success in the direct sales industry that millions dream of having.
She started her business eight years ago and Dannette’s success wasn’t anything that she had ever expected. Executive Leader Dannette Klein joined the direct sales industry to have the freedom to raise her children
In the middle of living an abundant life Tara Locklear’s family was turned upside down with the loss of her husband’s job. Years prior Tara had left her teaching position to stay home with her 3 children.
Ed Mercer is one of the world’s leading self-made billionaires and philanthropists. From his modest beginnings to making his first million dollars at age 27, Author of “The Eighth Grade Millionaire”
“The Leadership Lifeline online Radio,” is a vibrant new podcast show dedicated to meeting with top leaders in Direct Sales & Network Marketing who are impacting lives through dynamic leadership. I will be interviewing the most influential Direct Sales leaders of today to find out what empowers them, drives them to succeed and how they overcome adversity. » Read more about: 000 – NEW — “The Leadership Lifeline” »