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Advantages of Working from Home in Hawaii

Have you ever wanted to work from home? Some people like to keep their home and work life separate. My wife and I have been working out of home for a year, and we love it. For the record, you can keep work and home life separate in a home-based business. We have a separate room in our house dedicated for our business. This is our home office. That help...

We visited every Disneyland in the world

What is your hobby? Do you collect anything? Do you play sports or play music? Do you like working on cars? What if you can do more of that? It’s no secret. My wife and I are Disney fans. Ever since we got married, we’ve gone to a Disney park every single year. We went to Disneyland’s 60th anniversary with our friends in 2015 and 2016. We ...

Learning from our Mentors at a Business Retreat in Prague, Czech Republic

“Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.” -Proverbs 15:22 Who do you go to for guidance? Who are your mentors or advisers? I have mentors in different areas of my life. I have financial planners . I’ve hired a health coach and a personal fitness trainer. I talk to pastors regarding life advice. For business, I follo...

Attending an Essential Oil Business Conference in Hong Kong

Have you ever wanted to go to an international conference overseas? Last month, after we went to China, we flew to Hong Kong to attend the doTERRA Impact 2016 Convention at the AsiaWorld-Expo on Lantau Island. doTERRA has been open in Hong Kong since 2013 and with the China market open, this convention serves most of the Asia market. In previous convention...

Our Journey to China: The World’s No. 2 Direct Selling Market

Ever think about having a business in China? We have business in seven countries outside of the United States. The business model is the same in almost all the countries we operate in. Essential oils are purchased and we make a percentage of the distribution. Partnering with an essential oil direct selling company such as doTERRA makes international bus...

Visiting My Aunt in Tacoma, Washington

Sometimes traveling is not about the destination. It's about the people. Have you ever wanted to visit a friend or family member that moved away? Or maybe it was you who moved away? Sure, there are the very special occasions you see each other like weddings. In other cases, some people don't visit until a family member is ill. Have you ever wanted to vi...

New York with the Family

Traveling is amazing. Traveling with loved ones is better. I have a few friends who travel for work. A lot of times for one reason or another, they are not able to take their spouse or children, even if they wanted to. I even know people who work for airlines, who have these challenges. That's why I made it a goal to overcome that challenge to show others t...

Our All Inclusive Carribean Vacation to the Dominican Republic

Have you ever limited your dreams? I never imagined going to a Caribbean resort, yet alone one organized by an essential oil company. I always thought these incentive trips or corporate retreats were for Fortune 500 executives or sales reps with type A personality. Not for a person like me. Rather than explore the possibility, I often disregarded it. I had...

Japan: A FOUR Week Adventure

Have you ever dreamed of traveling with your family but couldn't because of your job? That was me. It was a dream to have an international business and to be able to travel and not worry (too much) about income. After a few years of business, our dream became a reality. We were able to to take a week long trip to Japan back in December. This time, we w...

The Year We Went to 8 Disney Parks - Where Dreams Come True

2014 was an amazing year. My wife and I traveled all over the United States. This year we decided to go to Disneyland, Disney World, and Tokyo Disney. We love Disney! A lot of times, people would have to wait a few years to take a major trip. Several major trips would be dismissed as improbable. Thank God for our business that gives us not only the finance...

Our First Trip to Japan

What's on your list to travel? What is keeping you from going there? Is it money? Is it time? You'd be surprised, sometimes all it takes is making a few changes to help you achieve those dreams. Cassy and I dreamed of flying to Japan. After 4 years of building our essential oil business, the price and timing was right to travel there. Our first distributor...