"SUCCESS IS ALREADY"
SUCCESS IS ALREADY E Y E O N eoa A R B O N N E WITHIN YOU Do you have your life and career planned out? I thought I did, until I discovered the incredible opportunity that Arbonne has to offer. You never know when and why your plans might change, and this was one opportunity that I did not see coming. I was approached by ERVP Candice Yeager and decided to host a Presentation in order to learn more about Arbonne’s herbal and botanical ingredients. I had a desire to be healthy and learn more about my skin. I loved what I discovered about Arbonne and the line of products. I found out why some products that I had used in the past were not yielding results. I also learned which Arbonne products would work best in my problem areas. I decided to sign up just to get the product at a discount. I was not becky gilman interested in this business. Independent Consultant, Region Vice President Becky Gilman Region; Tulsa, OK Candice asked me if I would ever consider doing the business and I politely said, “One day, maybe.” Well, that comment ended up being a crack in the door, a possibility, so to speak. Candice would call and invite corporate world in the field of computer technology. I had worked as a net- me to “meetings.” I did not feel comfortable going to meetings and when work engineer for nine years, but this came with a great price — my time, she called, I would let the voicemail kick on, or avoid her calls altogether. my freedom and my life. I had to lay down many things that I wanted to One day she invited me to come to a car presentation. All I heard was do with my life because I was bound to corporate expectations. I loved my “party” and “food” and thought, “Why not?” job and I was not looking for something else to do. But, I have a dream that pulls at my heart. I longed to be able to stay home after marriage and The party was ENVP Stacy Thorn’s car presentation. As I sat there and have children, and be able to live out of my heart instead of my bank watched and listened to these women get up and share their stories, I was account. I could not accomplish this with my corporate job. There are many taken back by how these incredible women had overcome their personal things that a corporate job supplies you with, but there are also things that obstacles and had found success in life. I believe that when you surround are lacking. In the corporate world, a person works for someone else’s yourself with success, you will become successful, and I wanted to be vision, caps out at a salary level and rarely gets recognition, just to name successful in every area a few things. In Arbonne, it is different. You work for yourself and your of my life. I had already dreams. If you want a raise, you just work a little harder. The recognition Becky with friend and sponsor, achieved success in the ERVP Candice Yeager. with Arbonne is amazing. I have earned jewelry, a white Mercedes-Benz, trips, flowers, gifts the list goes on. The year that I started my business, I Becky with some of her team. continued ... Becky and her sweetheart, John. success strategy: REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT “ Develop enthusiasm, conviction and consistency in your business for great success. ” received the announcement that my job’s corporate headquarters was mov- ing to a different state. This ultimately would mean my position with the company was over if I did not move. I did not want to move and needed a plan for success that would work as long as I did not quit. Becky, ENVP Stacy Thorn and DM Pam Bekka. I started my business in February of 2003 and promoted to DM two months later. I was on a roll. Between September and December of 2003, I went into Area qualification twice, but did not finish. I was devastated. I knew that if you take away the option to quit, then you will succeed, so I stayed my Arbonne story. Thank you to the Home Office staff for all the hours of The testimonials in this story reflect the actual experience of an individual, are anecdotal only, and may be atypical. consistent with Presentations and sponsoring. My upline encouraged me support and graciousness. You guys rock. and helped direct my next steps and at NTC 2004 Texas, I promoted to Area Manager. To AMs Tonya Ellison, Mistie Ellis and Tudy McCreary: Your tenacity and luster add such spice to our team. You are next. To DMs Pam Bekka, Amber In the next months, I focused on sponsoring, getting in front of as many peo- Zigmont, Vickie Hickner, Chawky Bekka, Gwen Phillips, Candace Hunt, ple as I could and praying over my business. Three main ingredients are Barb Calvin and Dawn Young: Thank you for your hard work and consis- necessary for your business: They are, enthusiasm, consistency and convic- tency. Your Mercedes-Benzes are right around the corner. You deserve the tion. I worked on developing all three ingredients and by December of best. To my assistant and soon-to-be-DM, Jessica Bowen: You keep me on 2004, we were in qualification for Region and finished in January of 2005. track and organized — what an incredible gift that is. To the rest of my team in qualification: It is so worth it. Let Arbonne be the vehicle to your dreams. This has been an incredible journey of self-discovery, triumph, tears, joy and growing beyond my comfort level. Your Arbonne business will grow To my family: Thank you for showing me I can do anything I set my mind as much as you get out of your comfort zone, just like my business did. to. I love you! I am thankful for this incredible opportunity to live out my dreams. Thank To my sweetheart, John: Thank you for your prayers, your encouragement you to ERVP Candice Yeager, for pursuing and seeing in me the potential and for telling me to “Go get ‘em!” You are the picture of love and support. to succeed. You set an amazing example of leadership and strength, and are so close to my heart and precious to me. To ENVP Stacy Thorn: You I believe there are no accidents in Arbonne. You are at the right place at are relentless. Your support, prayers and training have all been ingredients the right time; there is nowhere to go but up. Arbonne provides a vehicle to my successful journey to RVP. To ENVP Meloni Barkley and ENVP Cindy for you to live your dreams, so begin dreaming and dream big. It is your Pipkin: Thank you for your love, laughter and encouragement. I am blessed time. You already have everything you need to succeed. It is in you. by both of you as my upline. To President Rita Davenport: A special thanks So, what are you waiting for? for your phone calls and for instilling hope in me. You have helped shape ERVP Candice Yeager, ENVP Cindy Pipkin and Becky at NTC 2004 Texas. EAM Tonya Ellison and Becky at ENVP Stacy Thorn’s Area Manager Becky and ENVP Stacy Thorn on the ASAP Cancún 2004 trip. Challenge in 2005. E Y E O N A R B O N N E | MARCH 2005