Is the Market for Mary Kay Saturated?

We discuss this topic from time to time, because it’s important to debunk one of the common myths Mary Kay directors and recruiters use to suck people into the pink cult. In their world, anyone with skin is a potential customer. In the real world, economics, marketing, and customer preferences …

Dialing For Dollars

This script was put together by a well-known Mary Kay national sales director who even calls the script “Dialing for Dollars.” She’s not even trying to hide the fact that sales directors must spend month-end calling consultants and coaxing them into ordering products they don’t need. How do I know …

No Doesn’t Really Mean NO in Mary Kay

Here is an email response from a recruiter who has just been told that the friend has changed her mind about joining Mary Kay and won’t make any big decisions without praying and getting input from her husband. She says she’ll let the recruiter know if she ever changes her …

Never Miss Production Again!

Who would have thought that a Mary Kay director would brag that other directors “deserve” to earn $15,000 a year? I mean, after all, if you’re working full time for $15,000 a year, that’s about $7.50 an hour. Doesn’t that sound grand? Boy. I can’t wait to be a Mary …

Run, Run, Run to the Top of Mary Kay

Written by Raisinberry It occurred to me the other day that Mary Kay Ash transferred her unhealthy workaholic tendencies to thousands of women all over America. What seemed like good counsel was her notion that each achievement one attains should only be celebrated, briefly, with the next goal clearly in …

Mary Kay a Less Stressful Way to Pay the Bills?

Those who have tried to make a true living with Mary Kay will tell you that it is anything but “less stressful.” Yet here is one sales director’s description of how easy it is. Ever considered a less stressful way to pay the bills: It’s great to be open minded …