This is episode 118 of the Pam Sowder Podcast, with your host, Pam Sowder! Pam has over 2 decades of field and corporate experience and was voted one of the most influential women in direct selling. She helps match the daily needs of distributors to everyday life challenges.

You asked the questions and Pam’s got the answers! In this episode, Pam is giving you the lowdown on everything you need to know about distributors and recruiting. If you’re struggling to retain DTs this episode is for you! Pam answers, “How can you get DTs to not quit when things get hard?”, “How do you help your team refocus their vision to believe in themselves when they begin to doubt themselves?”, How can I better retain my new DTs?”, and much, much more! She also addresses questions around how to better organize your day, take action, overcome negativity and mom-guilt, and pivot to reach new levels of success.

Don’t miss out on today’s episode all about distributors and how to become a master recruiter!

Do you want to have your question answered on an #AskPam episode? Send your question in through or tweet her at @ItWorksPam using the hashtags #askpam and #pamsowder! Pam loves all of your questions and cannot wait to answer more of them in future #AskPam episodes!


Key Takeaways

[:30] About today’s #AskPam episode.

[:41] Monica asks, “What is your secret to staying on course and staying focused?”

[3:25] Another listener asks, “I am having a hard time retaining my distributors. I train them but they seem to not get it. How can I better retain my new DTs?”

[6:37] Where to pre-order Pam’s newest book, Rich Girl Poor Girl!

[7:00] Serenity asks, “How can you get DTs to not quit when things get hard?”

[11:37] Laurence asks, “What if you’ve been in the business for years and haven’t sponsored anyone? Should you quit?”

[13:51] Theresa says, “I have trouble getting DTs. Period.”

[15:48] Jasmine says, “I struggle with mom-guilt and feeling like I should focus more on my babies than my business. Yet, at the same time, I want this business to work for me and my family.” Pam offers advice on how to deal with mom-guilt.

[21:34] Kim says, “How do you feel about DTs collecting a paycheck for work they didn’t do? Do you have people on your team that collect, not only Ruby checks but Diamond checks too for zero effort?”

[24:41] Listener Katie asks, “I’m surrounded by negativity by my immediate family. They don’t think I should be doing this business. As a blue-yellow, the negativity is getting to me. What should I do?”

[27:00] Ashley asks, “When you can see that your team is starting to doubt themselves, how do you help them refocus their vision to believe in themselves?”

[27:56] Diane asks, “I have a few DTs under me but no one is working. Zero. I’ve tried to talk to each individually but I’m at my wit’s end. I don’t want to quit but I can’t find motivated people. I don’t know how I’ll continue.”

[30:20] Another listener asks, “How do I keep my team from self-sabotaging their business?”

[32:03] Samantha asks, “How do you pivot when you reach your cap and need to break through it to take your business to an entirely new level?”

[34:38] Pam answers her final listener question: “How do we organize it all? The mom stuff, the life stuff, and a growing team. How do you keep up with an ever-expanding list of potentials and give all of the aspects in your life the attention that they need?”

[37:21] Pam thanks all listeners for sharing their questions!


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