Mary Kay Slogans and Manipulation (Part 2)

Written by Raisinberry Yesterday I talked about the various slogans and one-liners that Mary Kay directors and NSDs use to get consultants to stop thinking for themselves.  Today we look at the purpose behind sloganeering. Mary Kay corporate has a symbiotic relationship with the upper sales force. They rarely put …

Mary Kay Slogans and Manipulation (Part 1)

Written by Raisinberry Before Mary Kay I worked human resources and taught supervision and organizational development with a large international firm. Part of my acquisition of information required that I attend some of the seminars of the major players in the world of “motivational speakers.” (I still can’t get SNL’s …

Frontloading By Sales Directors

I think many Mary Kay sales directors have convinced themselves that they are “working ethically.” That they’ve made themselves believe that there is nothing wrong with the Mary Kay pyramid scheme and nothing wrong with the fact that almost all women will lose money in Mary Kay. Here is an …

Don’t Judge Mary Kay!

Written by The Scribbler I’m convinced that one of the most cherished verses in the world of MLMs – Mary Kay included – is Matthew 7:1, “Judge not, that ye be not judged.”  Want to test that theory?  All you need is someone who bats for the MLM team and …

Truth in Mary Kay

Written by Raisinberry Look, I am nobody… I was never one of your Seminar Stars. I was just a trudge-thru-the-murk “Premier Club” Director, of which, there are hundreds! Maybe thousands. There is absolutely no reason for you to listen to me, especially since you have already been warned that I …

Does Mary Kay Work for Everyone?

A Mary Kay consultant named Yesenia tells us how easy it is to make money in Mary Kay. After all, with minimal effort, she sells $400 to $500 in reorders. And if she worked more, she’d make more. She was told there is no quick and easy way to make …