The Four Phases of Your Mary Kay Stint

A former director remembers being “trained” on this as a new director. It is one of the many things that set off alarms in the back of her head. Sales direcotrs are being warned in advance of the exact path their businesses will take. Note the subtle brainwashing going on …

Teamwork In Mary Kay?

Written by SuzyQ Your director is the one who drives the Cadillac, you are not on the insurance. She gets additional recognition at events, you don’t. What you get from being a Cadillac unit is an additional name badge ribbon, 2 minutes going across the Career Conference “stage” and the …

Translation: Top 10 Reasons to Attend Weekly Meetings

This lovely piece is credited as being written by Mary Kay national sales director Tammy Crayk. In the culture of Mary Kay it is considered a “Training Aid” which translates roughly to plain speech as “Propaganda.” Why Do I Need to Attend My Weekly Unit Meetings? What does YOUR EMPTY …

My Poor DIQ’s Truth

Written by Raisinberry When I stepped away from Mary Kay, it was mostly due to reading Pink Truth, and a validation of finally seeing in print, what I thought I alone suspected, all along. The words we were never able to utter, were plastered all over the comments and articles …

The Succession of Lies in Mary Kay

Written by Raisinberry One lie leads to another, leads to another, leads to another… Kind of like Mary Kay boiling a frog without the frog noticing. Back in the day, my earth science teacher told us that the way a frog is wired, being a reptile and all, you could …

The Myth of a Benefits Package in Mary Kay

This has always been one of my favorites. Mary Kay recruiters and sales directors rave about the “benefits” of being a part of Mary Kay Cosmetics. How the items on this list can possibly be compared to paid sick leave, a 401(k) or tuition assistance is beyond me. I was …