Ep 4: Leadership, Motherhood, Overcoming Obstacles and Taking Your Business to the Next Level
This is episode 4 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.
This episode, Pam virtually brings you along to a leadership retreat in Sarasota, Florida — hosted by her daughter, Kaye, alongside Sarah Rankin. Collectively, they had over 60 leaders attend from all over the world. At the conference, Pam spoke about leadership, motherhood, overcoming obstacles, and taking your business to the next level.
Pam also touches on the subjects of resilience, overcoming fear, learning from the people that you meet, and maintaining your confidence. She also talks about her experiences with getting started, not quitting, and staying focused on your goal. She answers questions from leaders such as, “What has been your lowest low and how did you bounce back from it?”, “How do you continue to propel forward and grow your business with pushback from friends and family members?”, and she explains what she means when she says, “How you do anything is how you do everything.”
Tune in to hear more nuggets of wisdom from Pam Sowder!
[1:22] Pam’s analogy about stubborn cows and stubborn customers.
[5:02] Pam’s story, how she got into selling, and how she came to join It Works! and learning of the world of network marketing and residual income.
[21:55] Resilience, overcoming fear, and asking ourselves “What do I want?”
[26:53] A lesson in not quitting and becoming the 1%.
[34:09] Growing and learning from the people that you meet. Building and maintaining your confidence.
[38:32] A vision Pam (had?) that helped her regain her confidence as a leader.
[41:38] How do you start? Keep stepping forward, stay in your lane, keep focused on your goal, and radiate confidence.
[49:25] Taking business building questions with the help of Kaye, Pam’s daughter.
[50:46] Pam explains what she means when she says: “How you do anything is how you do everything.”
[57:13] Kaye’s next question: “What has been your lowest low in the last 17 years and how did you bounce back from it?”
[1:04:42] Laura’s question on personal development (paraphrased): “How do you continue to propel forward and grow your business while some friends and family become more distant?”
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