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Direct Selling in the Age of a Pandemic



COVID-19 has left millions of Americans unemployed and seeking new solutions to help them navigate the tough road ahead. Some have turned to the direct selling industry, chasing claims of financial freedom. Peter Marinello, Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council (DSSRC) Vice President, and Howard J. Smith, one of the DSSRC’s attorneys, help us explore the unique world of direct selling and fill us in on the COVID-related claims that have kept them busier than usual over the last several months.


Does the Gig Economy Require Regulation?



Philip Garrity, Editor of The Freelancer, stops by to explain the complexity of the California AB5 law. It said to protect gig workers. However, the very people it’s meant to guard say, “No, thanks!” Is the help required to keep the gig economy and its workers safe? Hear what Philip has to say. 


Preview: Does the Gig Economy Require Regulation?



The side hustle has evolved into the full-blown, full-time gig economy. How, where, and when they work is all in the gig worker’s hands. However, the state of California believes help is required in ensuring this remains the case. Philip Garrity, Editor of The Freelancer, stops by to explain.

Get a sneak peek of the up and coming June 24th episode.


Business Continuity in Times of Crisis





Look back six months, and none of us would have guessed we’d have to manage a pandemic. One thing we can learn from this is that being prepared for any surprise is imperative. Bob Mellinger of Attainium Corp shares insights on how to plan for the unexpected. Don’t miss his timely advice.


Preview Business Continuity in Times of Crisis Episode



Businesses have learned over the last couple of months to expect the unexpected. So, how do you plan for the unknown? Attainium Corp’s CEO, Bob Mellinger, shares all that is involved in planning well.

Preview a clip from the up and coming May 27th episode.