Category Archives: Tips from the Top

Who do you know in Colorado Springs?

Get them to Rena’s guest event!

Here is the info if you are interested in going:

Rena Tarbet Schedule
Colorado Springs, CO
Description: Rena Tarbet Guest Event
Hosting Director – Becky Kiser
Clarion Hotel 314 W. Bijou COS, CO 80905

Date: Friday, November 9, 2007
Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm
Duration: 150 minutes
Priority: Medium
Access: Public


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Stop Focusing On Results

Thank you for sending me this, Dara! This is an awesome article. I think I’ll have to sign up for his newsletter!

“Stop Focusing On Your Results, So You Can Achieve More” by Sean Smith

What holds a lot of people back from getting the results they want is that they’re focusing on the results they want!

I know, that might sound odd and you might be asking, “How can I get something that I’m not focused on?”

Well, that’s true to an extent. You must clearly know what you want to have in order to get it. However, once you know what you want, and you’ve created a personalized ACTION plan to achieve it, it can be very dangerous to continue focusing on the results as a motivation strategy. Continue reading


Filed under Direct Sales, Helpful Articles, Motivation, Real life answers, Sales techniques, Tips from the Top

Sight v. Vision

Did you know there was a diffence between sight and vision? Rena Tarbet spoke some about this at the retreat. There is a HUGE differnece! Sight has nothing to do with faith. “Sight” is knowing for certain because you have seen it or done it before. Sight is knowing your house is right there because you can see it right in front of you.

Vision is very different. Vision is knowing you can do something simply by faith. You get that feeling inside that you can do it. You can see yourself in that director suit. You can feel the hot lights of the Seminar stage on your smiling face. Continue reading


Filed under Affirmations, Is Mary Kay for me?, Leadership, Motivation, Real life answers, Team Building, Tips from the Top

The Alligator Bag

Rena told this hilarious story at the retreat of how Mary Kay Ash finally did get her alligator handbag:

The Alligator Bag as told by Rena Tarbet (not a direct quote)

When Mary Kay Ash worked for Stanley Home Products, she went to their sales Seminar. During this Seminar, she saw a lady get crowned Queen of Sales and was starry eyed with desire to be the Queen the following year. She loved the nice, alligator handbag that the queen recieved for a prize as well. Mary Kay longed to be the Queen and get her own alligator bag. Pretty big aspirations for Mary Kay, who was new and many times did not even make enough sales to cover her hostess credit at her home parties. Continue reading


Filed under Check This Out!, Motivation, Tips from the Top

The Real Reason to Keep Up Your MK Image

Julia Mundy, a top director in the Tarbet area, brought up a great point in her speech during retreat. While there are many reasons why we should always look our personal best and dress professionally, one stands above the others: Making others feel important! Continue reading


Filed under FAQ's, Image, Leadership, Motivation, Real life answers, Tips from the Top, WW MKA Do?

Dash Out The Door Class

My adopted director taught this class to me, but it orginally comes from Dacia W. It is to be used as a first appointment.

Dash Out The Door Class

What is a Dash Out The Door Class?
This is a fast skin care class that teaches the guests how to look ready to “dash out the door” to run casual errands in a flash! They LOVE it and it goes much faster than using the color cards. Continue reading


Filed under Booking, Check This Out!, Consultant idea swap, Customer Service, Day to Day MK, Is Mary Kay for me?, Power Start, Products, Real life answers, Sales techniques, Team Building, Time Management, Tips from the Top

10 Things Dacia Did to Move Up

Think Dacia had a secret to her success? She did! GOOD OLD FASHIONED HARD WORK! 🙂

Here is her list of 10 Things She Did to Move Up: Continue reading


Filed under Check This Out!, Direct Sales, FAQ's, Goal Setting, Is Mary Kay for me?, Leadership, Motivation, Sales techniques, Tips from the Top