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 …

Mary Kay Has Never Been About Ordering?

The May 2007 issue of Mary Kay’s Applause Magazine has an interesting piece called “Inventory Answers: Coaching Your New Team Members to Success.” And they have the audacity to claim that Mary Kay has “never been about ordering.” But everything else in Mary Kay is contrary to that claim. Naturally, …

The Seminar Push By Corporate

This item has been attributed to Sean Key, one of the Vice Presidents at Mary Kay Inc. Enjoy all the rah-rah and hype surrounding Seminar! Do you notice any sublte pressure to order? And how many standard MK “lines” can you find in this one? It’s May! Can you believe …