Having traveled the world for many years now and spoken at networking conventions and met and known many of its leaders, here is my own subjective list for a networker’s hall of fame. I have not included many of the legendary founders, like Rich Devos, Jay Van Andal, David McConnell, Mary Kay Ash, Mark Hughes, […]

After all these months I am still responding to the points that Tex has been making. This is my last post on this subject, before moving on. I haven’t been arguing with Tex, although he may think that, I am just offering explanations about how it happened. Actually, I agree with most of what he […]

Kazan, the capital of Tartarstan, is a city of 1.2 million, four hundred miles east of Moscow.  It was a persistent thorn in Russia’s side until 1552 when the famous Czar, Ivan the Terrible, put this irritant to rest with his massive invasion.  Ivan expertly laid siege to the fortress walls.  The great story is […]

Today is the one year anniversary of the wedding between Henry Hager and America’s sweetheart, Jenna Bush.  And we wish them both a happy anniversary. What follows is a You Tube video retrospective. I am always getting letters asking what happened to the other “White House brides” those children who married during their father’s time […]

Mary Jane Ontiveroz: She made the cake for Jenna Bush There is a knockout new website for wedding planning called 1weddingsource.com.  They have everything you need, a one stop marketplace of ideas, resources and wedding favors.  And this weekend they are revisiting the Jenna Bush wedding, which took place exactly one year ago, May 10. […]

Hillary Clinton ranks as greatest first lady in American history. Okay, let me go ahead and state the obvious, the delay by the Siena survey and other rankings to make such an open declaration only reveals how pompous this process sometimes is.  History will declare Hillary Clinton as the greatest first lady ever.  No one […]

Just back from a speaking gig in Kazan and St. Petersburg, Russia and trying to catch up. In my absence, I am amazed at the work of Youth to Youth Concerts.  This organization gathers talented American musicians from across the country and holds concerts to raise awareness for needy youth around the globe. Award winning […]

Liberty Rider Launches soon!

Michael Maresco’s Ride for Honesty prepares to launch – be a part of it all! Special thanks to Joe Edge my new best friend on facebook for the awesome graphic […]

  Well, my dear consevative, Republican friends. I hate to tell you because you aren’t going to like it but history is going to applaud Barack Obama’s first 100 days. Neither you, nor I, nor the Fox News Channel can do one thing about it. Of course, the main reason is that most historians are […]

As to the whole networking issue of selling products or tools, which refers to the CD’s and books? The answer is that a good network needs both. While there are some companies that boast a good payout on product sales, their leaders will not retain their networks if they have no system in place, no […]

Nathan Dahm Campaign: Social Networks

Social networking is taking the world by storm. Whatever the site people are using, they are starting to connect, communicate, and share valuable information by taking advantage of all that social networking provides. Stay informed of the campaign …

If you are new to this series, start at the beginning, Doug Wead Amway Adventure or otherwise it will not make sense. And the follow each successive post. As many of you know, I am retired from Amway now, but my experience was a fond one and I am trying to share what I learned […]

Recently, I visited the Valley of the Sun, Scottsdale and Phoenix. It was a great feeling. Arizona has been my home as much as any place in recent years. I have lived there twice in my life. But this was the first visit in a few years and it was fun to get back. The […]

Apparently, some of my facts were wrong when I referred to the Amway – UK thingy.  Here is a correspondent offering a correction.  Meanwhile, I will truck on with this series and get into some of the delicious negative that will delight some of you. This from Ibofightback Doug, Enjoying your posts and looking forward […]

How the Amway tool business began?

Okay, by popular demand, or I should say, because Tex wants me to take on this subject, here is part one in a series on the famous “tool business.” Are there abuses and controversy? Obviously so, as online debate shows. But I am going to take this one step at a time. You cannot understand […]