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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...

doTERRA Wellness Summit 2017 Honolulu, Hawaii

Essential Oils are only great if you know how to use them. Sure, you can learn how to use essential oils online or by reading a book, but there's something about a live essential oil event that makes it better. It's not the person on the stage (Although they can be fantastic speakers.) It's the attendees. It just makes the information shared more real and ...

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...

doTERRA Compensation: How the "Power of Three" Bonus Works

In "A Real Life Example of How Unilevel MLM Commission Works," I talked about how you can make a growing residual income by receiving an average of 5% from your organization. This is great if you have thousands of people in your organization, but what if you only have 50? What if you only have 10? What if you only want to pay for your products? Or suppleme...

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...

Network Marketing Isn't Perfect... It's Just BETTER.

I was reading the book Go Pro by Eric Worre. The first chapter was titled "Network Marketing Isn't Perfect... It's Just BETTER." In the chapter, Eric summarizes audience feedback in what he call's "The Perfect Career List." People from over 30 countries shared specific things they'd like to have in a business and things they'd like to avoid. These are the...

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 Top 5 Fundamental Skills for Network Marketing

The Top 5 Fundamental Skills for Network Marketing What do you do in network marketing? How do you make money? You can have tons of lunches. You can share the benefits of essential oils with your friends. You can set up a lot of trade show booths but the bottom line is how do you create a professional salary/income? The following are the nuts and bolts...

Compensation: A Real Life Example of How Unilevel MLM Commission Works

doTERRA Compensation Plan: How Unilevel Works This is part of a series on doTERRA Compensation Beyond Theory. If you are looking at pursuing network marketing to either supplement or replace your income, this article will give you insight. I am a doTERRA Wellness Advocate, so I can only speak on how doTERRA's compensation plan works, but the principals are ...

Setting Your Goal or Target? Here's a Tip

I hope this tip helps. It's about setting goals. Have you ever felt like you couldn't set a goal, because it feels like you may set yourself up for disappointment? We've all been there. What ends up happening, is we become afraid to set up or commit to goals. Ultimately, we hurt ourselves in the long run. There's an emotion attached to the word "goal" ...

2013 Facts and Figures for Income Disclosure

doTERRA 2013 Facts and Figures for Income Disclosure doTERRA continues to grow and expand year after year. All our markets are healthy. After its inception in May 2008, dōTERRA reached a million dollars in sales eight months later in December 2008 In November 2009, (after only 20 months) the company had its first million dollar month Throughout 2012, dōTER...

doTERRA Positioning Statement. Choosing a company with a mission.

dōTERRA Positioning Statement: “For people who care about improving their health and that of their loved ones, we provide simple, safe and empowering solutions that heal and enhance well-being. Our pure essential oils are revolutionizing the way families manage their health. We harness nature’s most powerful remedies and share these gifts through our globa...

Placement Advice - Where do I place people?

As people starts enrolling people, after the second or third person. The most common question is "Where do I place people?" Some people preparing for future signups ask, "What is the secrets or strategy to placements?" From experience and through the advice of leaders that have built before me, there are several key habits that leaders do on placements with ...

People Duplicate You. Principals of Network Marketing

Network Marketing = People Duplicate You If you don't follow a structure, your team won't follow a structure. When they don't follow a structure, it will turn into chaos or produce haphazard results. Without structure, some achieve sucess, while others do not. Success without structure or system, is dependent on chance. With a system, one can achieve predi...

Wealth is measured in time. Choosing Network Marketing.

When I was in high school. I lived in a 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home on a hill with my father and my brother. It was a two story home (technically three) because when you entered the garage, you pass by one room and the laundry room, go up the stairs to the main level and once more to the bedrooms. From my bedroom, in a distance, you can see Pearl Harbor. We h...