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Today, Pink Truth discussed why a $10,000/month unit does not give the director of that unit an "executive income".
Pink Peace says,
"I'm going to show you how a unit with production of $10,000 in a given month STILL isn't much of a wage in Mary Kay. The vast majority of sales directors do not have production of $10K in a given month. They DREAM of $10K production, but they are probably going between $4K (the bare minimum to keep their units) to $8K (the bare minimum to have the sales director car without copays). Let me stress again, production of $10,000 in a month is very unusual in Mary Kay."
Let me start by saying that if you MADE $10,000 dollars/month you would probably be right on the edge of what some would consider "executive income". Based on the fact that everyone will have a different version of what that phrase means, it is difficult to say with certainty who is and who is not "making" it. It would seem to me that if someone promised me an "executive income", my first question would be, "How much is that?".
Having said that, it seems to me that if you are not producing AT LEAST this much with your team, you should not expect anything more from MK. Your team sells $10K wholesale. Mary Kay gets all $10,000. How much of that do you feel entitled to? Half? More? What industry do you know where a Sales Manager gets 26% on top of the sales persons commission?
Just some thoughts.... anyone else thinking about this?
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