Interesting take on MLMs came through one of my discussion groups today. It never occured to me that one of the strong pulls of such things is the freedom to ignore real life problems because the materials you purchase brainwash you into thinking as long as you follow the program, you'll get rich and everything will be alright... Now, lest you think I'm anti-MLM, I do stock products in my boutique from two Network Marketing companies: Discovery Toys and Jeunique Figurewear. Jeunique has a couple of WONDERFUL products that practically sell themselves, and the company itself is not "pushy." Discovery Toys has a horrible business model, and you really can't make money without recruiting. I stya in it because they have great toys (which are no more expensive than the local shops when they go on sale 2x a year).

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