1. MBL International Distributors Meeting November 13-14, 2008 Woburn, MA 2. Distributor Meeting Overview Product Training Networking among distributors Strategies Logistics Distributors Dinner Museum and Omni Theater Have fun 3. Seeds of Growth 101 Soil Preparation:market research, product training, product launch packet Planting Growing Harvesting Source: USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service 4. Seeds of Growth 101 Soil Preparation Planting:advertising, marketing activities, tradeshows, sales visit Growing Harvesting http://www.risc.uni-linz.ac.at/people/sgerhold/images/myanmar/ricefield.jpg 5. Seeds of Growth 101 Soil Preparation Planting Growing:managing customers, staff, projects Harvesting 6. Crop Growing 101 Soil Preparation Planting Growing Harvesting:sales, profit 7. Summary Prepare Plant Grow Harvest GROWTH Oldest method in mankind, the concept would apply the same to any business 8. Reflect and learn from 2008 Look forward to 2009 New Products into Market The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thingStephen R Covey 9. Product Training Marketing Support Networking 10. Motivation Execution Choice 11. 12. Teams Five Tallest Trees in the World Redwood Mount-Ash Douglas Fir Spruce Sequoia 13. Team Building: Catapult Into Market Break up into Teams Get to know your teammates: Find out one interesting thing about your teammate Managers Meeting Assemble Catapult Team Meeting Execute Reassess 14. Objective To penetrate the market utilizing the new technology by selling them the most product 15. Attack Options 1 2 16. I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, a "transformer" in any situation, any organization. Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader. 17. Lessons Team work is essential in growth Communication brings unity Strategy and Execution are key to success 18. Reassessment How did your strategy play out? What were the issues? How would you manage differently? How did you deal with the unknown? I am personally convinced that one person can be a change catalyst, "transformer" in any situation, any organization. Such an individual is yeast that can leaven an entire loaf. It requires vision, initiative, patience, respect, persistence, courage, and faith to be a transforming leader.