This is episode 43 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.


Recently, Pam had an amazing experience that she wants to share with you all! A friend shared with her this concept called “picking your hard.” Having lost over 80 lbs., she confessed to Pam it was always hard being overweight — not being able to do the activities she wanted to do or fit the clothes she wanted to wear. So, in order to lose this weight, she had to “pick her hard.” She had to decide: is it harder to keep the weight on, or is it harder to take it off?


In this episode, Pam explores this concept of “picking your hard” and how it relates to MLM and network marketing. Pam picked her hard nearly two decades ago when she decided whether or not to go back to work and leave her family everyday or hustle hard and dive head-first into this new venture of network marketing. Now, she’s going to help you pick your hards as well! She talks about picking up the phone and making calls for the first time, her early self-limiting beliefs and how she overcame them, how she continues to pick her hards everyday, and how you can too!


Key Takeaways

[:31] About today’s episode: “picking your hard.”

[2:00] How picking your hard relates to network marketing.

[3:35] Some of the hard experiences Pam went through early on in her network marketing journey.

[5:31] How Pam picks her hard in her everyday life.

[6:33] Pam wants you to pick your hard!

[9:35] How to get started with picking your hard!

[13:22] Congratulations: you’ve already made the toughest decision! Now what’s next?

[14:47] Pam challenges you to decide what your ‘hards’ are.

[17:14] Pam’s summarizes her key takeaways on picking your hard.


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