HEART OF BUSINESS Falling in Love with Iran In October 2014 Payam Moghim became our first Networking Times subscriber from Iran. Payam discovered networking marketing in 2004 and cofounded the Hadi Business Institute to promote entrepreneurship and network marketing education. Hosting seminars with business leaders from all over the world, Payam invited John Milton Fogg to speak at Iranâ€™s first generic network marketing training event in 2015. In May 2016 Margie Aliprandi accompanied Payam and John on a speaking tour in Tehran and Isfahan. Being there to help shape the profession and train its top achievers was a life-changing experience for all.
CEO CORNER The Beauty of Social Selling Why would a New-York-based cosmetics company that has been successfully selling makeup through retail channels for over 60 years decide to open a network marketing division? Founder and CEO Michele Mallardi Gay says it started with her desire to reward customers for referring others and being brand advocates.
RISING STAR Grow Your Mind Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ricardo Jimenez immigrated to the U.S. in 2000 to start a new life. After struggling with addiction, Ricardo had some run-ins with the law due to drugrelated infractions. He knew he had to change if he wanted to live his purpose and be a good role model for his children. When he found network marketing, he saw it as a vehicle to turn his life around.
RISING STAR Finding Freedom Leisa Cutler moved from Canada to Texas to follow her husband and start a family. She joined a skincare company in 2013 while being a full-time nurse. Within six month she built an income that gave her the freedom to quit her job and stay home with her four children. Her passion today is helping other women create that freedom.