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Me Skills Episode #007: The Ick OF MLM Pitches From Friends & Family
3rd June 2024 • Me Skills • Kelly McCausey
00:00:00 00:41:39

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Welcome to another episode of the Me Skills Podcast, where we lean into self-love and great ideas that build a better life. We've all been there—feeling used or manipulated by someone we thought was genuinely reaching out, only to find out they had an ulterior motive… And that’s what we’re tackling in today’s episode – that gut-wrenching moment when you realize someone’s friendly approach had strings attached. (In this case we’re referring to MLM pitches). But it’s not all gloomy! We'll also touch on positive ways to keep in touch with your network, spread joy, and share opportunities… without coming off as sleazy. (Note: this episode, as usual, contains swearing. 😉) Note Worthy Timestamps: [00:04:03] – Tish shares about a recent experience where someone reached out to invite her for a coffee date... only to be hit with the reason why - an MLM pitch. [00:08:45] – Kelly shares about a similar experience she had way back when she was a young, broke, single mom at church. [00:18:12] – Pyramid scheme deceived thousands, caused chaos. [00:24:25] – Tips for, if you are in an MLM (or have a business opportunity for someone) or thinking about signing up. [00:36:45] – The concept of being a Joy Germ! Key Takeaways:  Here are some key points you’ll take away from this episode:
  • Personal stories from both Kelly & Tish about being used by someone only because they wanted to pitch an MLM to them.
  • Just be upfront about your pitch!
  • Be a Joy Germ!




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