This is episode 112 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.

In today’s episode, Pam is bringing you another classic #AskPam special! She’s answering questions on the themes of not letting your ego hold you back, how to stay motivated and push forward, and how you can be the best leader for your team. If you are having trouble staying on task, enrolling, and finding the balance between work and play — especially during the pandemic — this is a not-to-miss Q & A!

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!

[:43] Pam offers some advice for McKenna Williams who wrote in: “I either struggle with being all-in and super excited or just super unplugged. I’m still doing all the things but I just don’t feel excited anymore. I need to somehow find a happy medium where I can still have a life with my family outside of the business but still be mass-enrolling and a good leader for my team.”

[4:30] Pam gives some advice to listener Jennifer who asks: “How do I get people interested in what I’m doing during a pandemic?”

[6:59] Pam answers a question from listener Jackie who is unsure of how to push through ‘having the fear’ and not feeling motivated some days.

[9:50] Kelsey asks, “I seem to only enroll people who are not interested in working this business whereas others always seem to get those who are interested. What are they doing that I’m not? Is it the luck of the draw?”

[13:28] Pam gives advice to a listener who asks if their ego is holding themselves back.

[15:47] Cassie asks, “How do I stay on task? And how can I keep my mindset and belief up?”

[18:22] A listener asks: “One of my biggest challenges is retaining my team. I feel like I’m constantly building under dead legs. What can I do?”

[21:31] Pam offers some invaluable advice for a listener who wrote in: “One of my biggest challenges is messaging, DT retention, finding runners, and completing the steps to success. I honestly ever wanted to ever get to Ruby just to say that I did, but it has been four years and I have barely kept Executive.”

[24:33] A listener asks Pam: “How do I help people catch the vision and see the potential in their future?”

[27:51] Pam answers her final question of the podcast from listener Kimberly, who asks: “My biggest challenge is keeping people as dedicated as I am. How can I know when I should let someone and go to move forward and build?”

[30:20] Pam thanks the listeners for writing in!


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