This is episode 108 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.

Pam is so excited to be bringing you an exciting conversation with Marwa Ali! Marwa is in the top 10 money earners with It Works, headed all the way to #1! She’s only five years in and is already changing the world by uplifting and empowering women from all over!

In their conversation today, Marwa tells the story of how she got started with network marketing all the way to reaching the incredible success that she has today. She shares how she achieved her last major promotion, what a day-in-the-life is like for her, how she hits high numbers with recruiting, and how she motivates and empowers her team through her leadership. Marwa also answers some incredibly insightful questions from other leaders in the industry and does not hold back on offering some much-needed tough love!


Key Takeaways

[:04] About today’s episode with Marwa Ali!

[:38] Pam welcomes Marwa to the podcast!

[:50] Marwa speaks about her incredible weight loss.

[2:07] Marwa shares how she shed the pounds!

[2:45] The ages of Marwa’s children.

[2:53] Would she Marwa consider the way she eats now, a “diet”?

[3:18] When did Marwa first get started with It Works?

[3:34] When Marwa first started, did she ever believe that she would be where she is today in the business?

[5:06] How did Marwa ‘get over herself’ and move forward to achieve her last major promotion?

[6:40] What a day-in-the-life is like for Marwa!

[8:53] Marwa shares how she leads her team by example during these difficult times.

[9:48] How to hit high numbers in recruiting!

[11:48] Ashleigh Mayfield asks Marwa a fantastic question: ‘How do you release control while knowing to continue to climb (because it requires a level of control)?’

[13:32] Marwa answers another fantastic question: ‘How did you grow your check to the mega level? What part of the comp plan makes the biggest difference?’

[14:55] Marwa shares why implementing ‘steps to success’ is so critical to the success of your team.

[17:07] Marwa answers another great question that was sent in for her: ‘If you work nights for your full-time job, how do you maintain a schedule to consistently work your business?’

[18:32] Another listener asks, ‘I need motivation and to keep motivated. What are some of the best ways to get there and stay there?’

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[20:56] Marwa speaks about the momentum you need to keep your motivation strong!

[22:32] How Marwa’s team is stepping up.

[24:36] Why you’re the best leader when you’re doing YOU!

[26:34] Best leadership qualities and how to build them up in yourself.

[28:03] Does someone that joins It Works today have the same opportunity as Marwa?

[28:54] When someone leaves the business, what is the first thought that crosses Marwa’s mind?

[30:32] Marwa shares what she foresees for herself and her family in the future.

[31:30] Marwa and Pam discuss the reality of how much money it is possible to make through this incredible opportunity.

[33:03] Why your paycheck is simply your adult report card!

[33:54] The importance of building residual income (AKA beach money!)

[34:38] Marwa’s response to those who ask, “Do I need to keep recruiting?”

[36:24] Pam and Marwa share some tough love!

[38:43] When Marwa offers some wisdom on how to better yourself and your surroundings and experience more growth than ever.

[40:43] Pam thanks Marwa for joining the podcast!


Mentioned in this Episode

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Ashleigh Mayfield


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