Meet Lyn Conway, President and Founder of A Fresh Perspective

Lyn faceshotI’ve been part of the Direct Sales profession for a LONG time! I joined my first company in 1975. My children were 3-years and 5-weeks old. I was painfully shy but I had a big WHY… I wanted to stay home with my kids and I wanted to get out and speak in full sentences once in a while. I was terrible in the beginning, but I was determined to succeed. And succeed I did – beyond my wildest dreams! I was a field leader for 15 years and a corporate executive with Party Plan companies for seven years. In 1997, I started my own company, A Fresh Perspective, Inc. I’ve been helping direct sales professionals achieve their vision of success for 15 years! In 2008, I authored my first book: Makeup Optional – Lessons I Learned Working From Home. My career has brought me great joy.

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L&D with babies

My greatest joy comes from my family. I’ve been married to Dan for more than 40 years. He is the kindest, most considerate man I know, and, after all these years, he still makes me laugh! We gave birth to two terrific kids – Danny and Katie – and they brought us two more wonderful “kids” – Stephen and Sarah. And they brought us three amazing grandchildren, Izabella, Leif and Wes.

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My other great love is the ocean. I love to swim, snorkel and scuba dive. NOTHING relaxes me more than floating face down in warm water looking at fish and coral! Yes! That’s me too!

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Stephen, Kate, me, Dan, Sarah & Danny

Stephen, Kate, me, Dan, Sarah & Danny

Dan and I are involved in our Church community, love to go to the theater, travel and entertain. I love to cook and take great joy in feeding people. (Can you see a common theme here?) I also love to dance and sing and find great relaxation gardening. I’m a life-long learner and read voraciously. I used to love to jog and play tennis. After two hip replacements, I’ve switched to Pilates and Yoga.

Favorite places: St. John, USVI and Kauai

Favorite books: Life is So Good by George Dawson; The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz; The Traveler’s Gift by Andy Anderson and anything by John Maxwell

Favorite plays: Jersey Boys, Wicked, Chorus Line…almost any musical

Favorite Movie: The Princess Bride

Favorite food: Dungeness crab – but I eat almost anything except beets.

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