Written by Raisinberry
Year after year, as new consultants signed on, and old consultants disappeared, I started getting used to having heightened expectation for them, my unit, and my goals, only to watch all that crash and burn months later. It became apparent that of the independent beauty consultants that were going to attempt the “career path,” believing the stories they were told.
There would be a series of “try and fails,” and try again, and then a slow fade away. For them, their Mary Kay “dream” would become an occasional $200 as they needed something, or to avoid termination. With mountains of merchandise on their shelves, but not wishing to “close the door permanently,” I started to worry, at what cost was their participation?