The New Professionals: The Rise of Network Marketing as the Next Major Profession

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The New Face of Network Marketing
Every year, thousands of men and women leave established, lucrative careers to pursue new opportunities in the booming network marketing industry—an industry that is now attracting former doctors, CEOs, and others seeking independence and financial rewards. Inside, you'll meet people—just like you—who have exceeded the income and prestige of their previous careers and are now living the American dream.
"The best, most authoritative, and up-to-date source of information on the state of network marketing at the turn of the 21st century." —From the foreword by Richard Poe, bestselling author of Wave 3, The Wave 3 Way, and Wave 4: Network Marketing in the 21st Century
"Charles King and James Robinson have taught me things about the history of network marketing I never knew before. They offer a realistic and solidly optimistic picture of an exciting, ever-expanding future. The New Professionals marks the coming of age of network marketing." —John Milton Fogg, founder of Upline and Network Marketing Lifestyles magazines and author of The Greatest Networker in the World
"Charles King has done more to 'professionalize' the field of network marketing than any other individual. This remarkable new book raises the bar."—Mark Yarnell, coauthor of Your First Year in Network Marketing
"A must-read for those who have lost sight of why they are in this business or for anyone interested in being the architect of their destiny."—Frank J. Keefer, president and CEO, Network Marketing Lifestyles magazine

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Risks and Rewards in the New Economy
The Quest for Time Freedom

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James W. Robinson,author ofBetter Speeches in Ten Simple Steps, Doing Business in Vietnam,andAfter the Revolution(all from Prima), is a veteran speechwriter and political communicator who has worked for some of America's top business leaders and elected officials, including Ronald Reagan, former California governor George Deukmejian, and California attorney general Dan Lungren. From 1987 to 1993 he served as the trade representative for the governor of California and later as the state’s world trade commissioner. His accomplishments include overseeing the establishment of California’s five foreign trade and investment offices, including its Asian offices located in Tokyo and Hong Kong. Mr. Robinson is currently the vice president of public affairs for the American Trucking Association.
Charles W. Kingreceived his doctorate in business administration from Harvard and is currently a professor of marketing at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is involved in extensive, ongoing research on network marketing and distributor operations. He lives in Wheaton, Illinois.

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