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What is thinking: Definition and 77 Discussions

  1. Intrepid_Chef

    ifYou Are Thinking of Hanging up Your Apron

    Be advised that:* You can no longer log into Consultant's Corner, not even to see your show records. * You will no longer be able to get your 1099 without calling financial services * You will not be able to see, or edit, your income and expenses. * You will have to search your emails (if you...
  2. lt1jane

    Is it time to switch direct sales companies?

    I'm at a crossroads. My business has always been up and down. I know most of that is due to my (lack) of effort at times. I am OK with that. I hate to bug family and friends about having parties and such. This fall has been hard. I usually do vendor events to keep my business afloat...
  3. wadesgirl

    Thinking Outside the Box: Creative Party Ideas for My Sister

    My sister has host several parties for me and has agreed to host one next month to help me out. I want to offer something different for her since she's hosted so many parties for me. I'm trying to think outside the box an thought I would see what ideas everybody else has.
  4. P

    Director Ready for the November Special? How Can You Market Catty Shows and Save Big?

    The November Special is so awesome and of course it will be SAT month. Trying to think of a way to market catty shows... collect or place $150 in orders and pick anything you want at 60% off....thoughts?
  5. babywings76

    Bringing Your Booth to Life: Thinking Outside the Box!

    I'm thinking about doing something different for a booth I have on Saturday. A Relay for Life team is doing a fundraiser at a fire station. I'm considering bringing a bag of potatoes and enough ingredients to make 2 batches of Mango Salsa. The booth is from 8-2pm. I could even tell people...
  6. babywings76

    Thinking of Doing a Mystery Host Show-Need Advice

    I've never done one of these before but I've read lots of threads over the past couple years about them and I've always wanted to try one. I'm thinking of trying to gather a few orders just to submit a show to be active this month. (I have 2 shows for Feb and 3 for March, but I hate to be...
  7. V

    Thinking of Referring a Customer for a Pampered Chef Party? Good or Bad Idea?

    I have someone who's interested in a PC party this month but I've cut back to catalog shows only as I'm getting closer to my Due date and starting to be restricted on activites. I'm seeing if she's interested in a catalog show. If not I do know another consultant that lives in her town...not...
  8. J

    Thinking About Tossing in the White Flag...

    I seriously don't know what else I can do to break out of this circle I'm in. I've tried booths, sales, promotions, individual orders, boutiques, Pamper Your Business flyers, I bought the car decals, I carry a tote with PC all over it, I have hundreds of business cards circulating, I've...
  9. E

    Thinking About Quitting After Only 4 Months...

    Hubby and I just found out we're expecting our first baby this summer (YAY!!!) and I am so excited! But I am also a little overwhelmed... I currently work at a full-time job that keeps me incredibly busy and exhausted by the end of the day. I am already feeling a lot of stress trying to do well...
  10. dme.grant

    Ok, so I Was Thinking About Doing a Hwc Fundraiser. Am I Mistaken:

    OK, so I was thinking about doing a HWC fundraiser. Am I mistaken: Even for a HWC fundraiser the guests can't order the HWC products? This seems a little crazy and counter-productive.
  11. wadesgirl

    What are your goals in this amazing company?

    I was thinking about this earlier as I was posting about possibly earning the trip to Toronto: Who else is happy and excited to work for this wonderful company we work for? I know we are techinically self employed but PC offers us so much that, that the statement "You are in business for...
  12. C

    Fundraiser Ideas for AYSO: Thinking Outside the Cookie Dough

    I have an opportunity to do a fundraiser for my local AYSO organization. I've been the fundraiser coordinator for the past 4 years and we've always done a cookie dough fundraiser. This year we have a new RC and he wants to change it up a bit. I was thinking of doing a CookBook Fundraiser, but...
  13. littlemaisyPC

    Thinking of Trying a Different Style of Show... Auction Type Show

    The other day I attended a friend's show who is a DS with another company. I was really intrigued by the way she did her show. It was an auction type show. She starts out by sending the invites to the guest with a flyer on how to earn money (fake paper money) like go to my website, bring an...
  14. L

    When Will Executive Cookware Be the Host Monthly Special?

    I know we are only in March, but I have a good friend who has hosted many parties for me. Actually she was my 1st cooking show over a year ago and thanks to her I have had many. She just was at a cooking show I did on Sunday and wants to book another one. But wants to wait until the executive...
  15. wadesgirl

    I Was Thinking About Offering Samples of Our Sauces at My UPampered Chefoming

    I was thinking about offering samples of our sauces at my upcoming shows. Just in the prep bowls or the small snack bowls with pretzels on the side. With the new sauces that brings it up to 6. Has anyone tried this yet? Has it been worth it?
  16. V

    Anyone Thinking of Superbowl Yet?

    Do you keep Pampered Chef in mind when deciding which snacks to make for Superbowl parties?
  17. B

    Thinking of Ideas for Booths After the Holiday's

    Being that I am still a newbie and trying to grow my business I was wondering if you have some suggestions for how to find fairs to do after Christmas. I live in Florida and so any ideas you might have to find some things to keep getting my name out there would be great and appreciated...
  18. Tropicalburstqt2

    Ok Ladies (And Gentleman) Put Your Thinking Caps On...

    I REALLY REALLY want to join PC again (I just went permanently inactive Oct 1), but I've got to come up with a way to convince my husband that it's a good idea. We've just purchased a new house & are in the process of remodeling. We don't have many kitchen gadgets yet (just what I had in my PC...
  19. G

    What Do You Guys Put on Your Lapboards?I Was Thinking Putting

    What do you guys put on your lapboards? I was thinking putting different flyers in each is a great idea and maybe have the guest tell whats on the back of his/hers to get some interaction going at shows.
  20. pc_jessica

    Thinking About Having a Black Friday Sale

    so I am thinking about having a black friday sale and a sale taht whole weekend after thanksgiving. anyone else ever do one of these? if so was it a big hit? i will be offering free shipping and 15% if they order friday, and 10% off if they order that saturday or sunday...any suggestions???
  21. PampChefJoy

    I'm Thinking of Offering a Conference Call/Webinar

    Do you think it would help people to become more familiar with retrieving, editing and forwarding newsletters? Maybe a separate one for iContact help? I'm looking at these services that are free conference call (it would be a long distance call for the caller, but so many people have free long...
  22. princessmeshelle

    Personal Late Night Host Duties: Stampin Up Party Invite Fiasco

    It is 11 pm and I am trying to be a good host for my demonstrator. (I'm having a Stampin Up party) So I'm filling out invites and applying postage... I guess I must really want to buy new stamps because I just got done applying extra postage to my usual stamps. I'm sending post cards! :eek: It...
  23. kcjodih

    Power of Positive Thinking - Need More Thinkers!

    Background: I qualified this afternoon for a contest won by the local radio station. Entries are accepted by email and then chosen and read on air 4 times a day. Contestant has 9 minutes and 71 seconds (call number for radio station) to call in to qualify. Also once a day they have a...
  24. OhmyDLM

    Maximizing Business Success with the Power of Positive Thinking

    Don't you all think there is truth to the power of positive thinking? I noticed a lot of grumbling on CS today and people just grumpy about the logo wear challenge and the new policies. Like people saying they weren't even going to bother to try to find leads because it's pointless, etc...
  25. K_Jurich

    Thinking About Having Another Baby

    Ok so I really have a baby itch right now, and have for awhile. I am blessed with two beautiful girls 10 and 5. Right now I really think I want to but I am also thinking that my girls are easy right now. My husband on the other hand really doesn't think he want anymore I am working on him...
  26. B

    Thinking About Being a Consultant. Now What?

    :chef: For years, I've used and loved Pampered Chef products. I hosted a show at the end of September, and with 11 attendees, accumulated over $1,200 in orders, and had four people book PC parties off of my show. My success for this one party has me thinking that this is something that I...
  27. C

    Thinking About Getting a Shitzu

    My hubby and I have talked about getting a dog for a while now. We have 2 little girls aged 2 and 3 1/2. I really like shitzu puppies. My mom had a lady at work today whose shitzu just had 3 boy and 3 girl pups. They will be free to a good home in about 5 weeks. Does anyone have personal...
  28. Intrepid_Chef

    Is It Time for Me to Find a New Church?

    I have attended my current church for more than a decade. There are many things I love about it, but my frustrations are growing. They include (but are not limited to:) * The fact that many of my friends have left or have been asked to leave, depending on who you talk to and/or whose side...
  29. A

    I'm Thinking of Changing the Name...

    Okay, I think those of you who have seen my posts (Or know me) know that I'm just staying active until I get through school (which ends in March - YAY) but I am trying to do 1-2 shows each month.Anyhow, I have also been keeping my finger in the pie and right now I volunteer for the Greater...
  30. Sheila

    Is There a Contradiction in the Corporate Promotion of Holiday Spreader?

    They have the Holiday Spreader on Stop Sell, yet they are advertising it as a December Host & Guest Special? Does that not seem a little strange??? ETA: Disregard! Pregnancy brain took over & I was thinking the beaded spreader was on stop sell. Oops!