Recruting Mary Kay Consultants at Funerals

You heard about recruiting for Mary Kay Cosmetics at funerals, but you wondered if it was just an urban legend. Well, sadly, it’s not. Sales directors are notorious for wearing their “sales director pin” to funerals in an attempt to look for victims there. Generally, people are vulnerable at an …

Mary Kay’s Growth in China

Mary Kay is targeting China for significant growth. Remember the stories about Mary Kay Cosmetics peddling their sub-par products in China? Well the push is on to make China the company’s biggest market within 10 years. I can only surmise that this is because women in the U.S. are wising …

Husband Do’s and Don’ts

A popular list of instructions for husbands of Mary Kay consultants… In Mary Kay, there is much talk about whether or not your  husband is supportive. Generally, supportive means he doesn’t have any say in how you spend your family’s money (inventory, events, other MK junk), how much you’re away …

Layering and Personality Types

Layering is a technique in which you keep contacting a potential recruit with recruiting information every few months until they tell you to jump off a cliff or sign up to be a Mary Kay consultant. I recently came across a handout that recommends various techniques, depending upon the DISC …

Hitting Bottom in Mary Kay

Written by A former  Cadillac “future executive senior sales director” I started MK 4 years ago. To save money on product only. Went to a career breakfast and saw tons of sharp, happy, women who were “making money” and I thought why not. I was totally broke, but called and …