Mary Kay Seminar and Cults

Written by The Scribbler Every time I review a Mary Kay training document covering the do’s, don’ts, and you-darned-well-better’s of Seminar, I have to go draw a hot bath and pop two 800mg ibuprofen.  Most of the Seminar guidance put forth by Mary Kay’s leaders reads like Bible prose:  “Yea, …

Mary Kay Seminar Attendance

I love keeping track of the attendance at Mary Kay’s annual seminar in Dallas. We’re relying on the honesty of MK Inc. (big stretch, I know) in reporting the numbers. It’s interesting to see the numbers fluctuate over the years. Seminar ain’t what it used to be! No word on …

The Problem Isn’t MK or MLM

A comment on one of our articles from a gentleman who believes that people are more likely to fail than succeed at anything they do. What an outlook on life! Why do anything at all in life? What a sad life you are going to have if you’re most likely …

Proof That 99% Lose Money in MLMs

Robert FitzPatrick of Pyramid Scheme Alert has conducted extensive research on multi-level marketing companies (MLMs). The research can be difficult with companies like Mary Kay, which are privately owned and therefore don’t release hardly any information about the dismal earnings of the sales force. (Who would want to admit the …