Sneaky Sales Tactics

A high level Mary Kay sales director did training piece called The Art of Networking.  And what fun to look at her suggestions here. I object to many of the sales and recruiting techniques taught to Mary Kay consultants because they are dishonest. They range from warm chatter (think up …

Women Join Mary Kay to Make a Little Extra Money

Let’s take a look back to the 2012 Harper’s Magazine cover story, The Pink Pyramid Scheme: How Mary Kay Cosmetics Preys on Desperate Housewives. Mary Kay Inc. immediately responded to the article, but with almost no substance. There have been two primary arguments corporate representatives use to “prove” that Mary …

Why Not Trade Products?

Your Mary Kay sales director encourages you to NOT trade products with other consultants. Why? Mary Kay Inc. makes less money and your director gets a smaller commission check! Of course the company and the sales directors are going to “discourage” trading Mary Kay products among consultants. It is far …