LIFE IS ABOUT
E Y E O N
A R B O N N E
I remember my mother always told me, “If you do what you have
always done, you will get what you have always gotten.” Are you
happy with your current lifestyle or are you ready for a change? Do you
have enough time with your family? Are you happy with your financial
situation? If you answer any of these questions with a no, I encourage
you to read on.
If you had told me a year ago I would be selling Swiss-formulated skin
care products, I would have thought you were crazy! Well, life is full
It all started in July of 2005, when I was invited to my first Arbonne
Presentation. Initially, I had no intention of going. I remember getting
the invitation and thinking, “This is not my thing.” Fortunately, the Host
called to see if I was planning on attending and I immediately replied,
“Of course!” Had she not called me, I probably would not be writing Independent Consultant, Regional Vice President
my Eye on Arbonne story. Ashley Walker Region; Raleigh, NC
I went to the event and was intrigued by the Presentation. After I got
home, I researched the Arbonne Web site and decided to place an
order for some products. After trying the NutriMinC® RE9 anti-aging afford to pass this up. What if this could work? Since the initial
skin care line, I can honestly say I experienced a huge improvement in investment was only the registration fee, the only thing I had to risk was
my skin within days. I started seriously considering the opportunity, as time. I told myself short-term sacrifice leads to long-term rewards and
a result. I was happy with my job managing global pharmaceutical with that, I decided to give it a shot.
drug trials, but I did not like having someone else control my salary,
workload and schedule. Although I was initially skeptical about the When I launched my business in November, I faced some initial
network marketing business model, the idea of leveraging my time to obstacles. First, I had recently found out I was pregnant with my second
create potential residual income seemed like a brilliant strategy for child. Secondly, I had also been assigned to a huge project at work,
creating more time and money for my family. I asked myself if I could which was very demanding. All the more reason to pursue Arbonne,
Ashley’s Why: Wells The growing Walker
and Rayne. family: Doug, Wells,
Ashley (and Rayne).
Rayne, Ashley and Wells.
s u c c e s s strategy:
NEW REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT
“ Lead by example
and be the person you
would like to replicate.
I thought. Determined to go part time at my job by August, I dove right
in and promoted to District Manager within two months. My business
exploded in February of 2006 when EAM Early Iannello, AM Kelly
Smith, AM Mary Holmes and EDM Amber Jones came on board. Ashley enjoying her new Mercedes-Benz.
I qualified for Area Manager in March of 2006, had a baby in May
and made it to first step qualification for Region in June, thanks to an
amazing team. reach NVP! To all my Clients and Arbonne Independent Consultants:
Thank you for your ongoing support.
Heading into July, I faced some challenges. I lost two business builders
during the first week of the month. After that week, I made a conscious To ERVP Laurie Mundy: Thank you for your continuous support. I would
decision regarding my attitude. I decided I could focus on what I did not not be here without your help and encouragement. To ERVP Amy
have, or I could focus my efforts on activity I could control, which was Bourcier and ENVP Dana Korn: Thanks for setting a great example and
selling these awesome products. I consciously chose the latter and three for saying yes to Arbonne!
The testimonials in this story reflect the actual experience of an individual, are anecdotal only, and may be atypical.
weeks later, we completed RVP qualification, with volume to spare!
To my wonderful husband, Doug: Thank you for your support and
This business is an opportunity of a lifetime. What will you choose to do? belief in me this entire time. Your encouraging words kept me going
when I wanted to give up. I love you and cannot wait to see how this
To Becky Darling: Thank you so much for taking the time to encourage will continue to bless our family!
me to attend your Presentation. You have been a wonderful mentor and
I will be eternally indebted to you for this gift. To my beautiful children, Wells and Rayne: You are my Why! I am
doing Arbonne for you because you are the sunshine of my life. I love
To EAM Early Iannello: Thank you for jumping into this with me as my you both so much!
first business builder. I am sure you will be an RVP by the time this Eye
on Arbonne story is printed. You are doing a phenomenal job building To my family: Thank you for teaching me to believe I can do anything
your team. I am so proud of you and grateful to have you on my team. I set my mind to. Mom, thanks for helping me focus on what I can
To AM Kelly Smith: You were the very first person I thought of for this control and for being a Host for many of my Presentations! To all my
business and I am so glad we rekindled our amazing friendship friends: Thank you for being Hosts for me, attending my Presentations
through this opportunity. I will meet you at the top! To AM Mary and trying these amazing products.
Holmes: I think my favorite part of this business is the new friendships I
have built. You are doing an amazing job building your team and I Finally, I want to thank God for providing me with a life filled
look forward to my daily call from you. with choices.
To EDMs Patty Easley and Patti Doyle: Keep up the great work. AM is
right around the corner! To EDM Amber Jones: You win the best-
attitude award! Your hard work and perseverance are paying off and LEFT:
I could not be more proud of you. To DMs, Kendra Beth Lively, Greyson Ashley with college
roommate, AM Kelly Smith
Monroe, Judy Haenni, Sonya Goddard, Brenda Rabon, Amy in Charlotte.
Lintzenich, Dawn Wohlfarth, Laurie Davis, Lauren Holt, Amanda
VanStaalduinen, Terisa Horton and Stephanie Ennis: Keep up the great Members of the Raleigh
work. Stay the course and remember, if you can reach DM, you can team: Shannon Montague,
EDM Amber Jones, Ashley,
EAM Early Iannello, DM
Kendra Beth Lively and AM
Ashley celebrating with sponsor, Mary Holmes.
ERVP Laurie Mundy.
E Y E O N A R B O N N E | OCTOBER 2006