Having a hard time with your Independent Consultant title yet having policies and procedures thrust upon you by your Direct Sales company?
I have been in direct sales for 29 years. It’s a great industry to be in if you want to determine how often you work, when you work, and how much income you want to make.
It’s a convenient business-in-a-box that comes with a parent company to take care of supplying the products, paying the consultants, and providing marketing platforms for the business opportunity as well as the product line.
So then why is there a compliance department? Why do you have to get approval for certain ads? Why aren’t you allowed to do this or that? After all, you’re an independent consultant. You make individual decisions about your independent business, right?
Many puzzlers (myself included) start with the edge, the border. I want to see how big the puzzle is. I want to see where the top is. I want to know how much room I have.
Scentsy, Inc. is the edge of the puzzle. To protect the integrity of the company and to ensure, as Scentsy, Inc. co-owner, Orville Thompson says, “that no one stands up in the theater” (because then in order for all others to see properly they too would need to stand up), all direct sales businesses include consultant Terms and Conditions how all independent consultant will operate. [Read more…] about Scentsy Compliance Rules