Monday, February 13, 2012


Happy Monday, Everyone!

I have so many things I would like to share with you this week, but I have chosen to share a story that I recently heard that is proof positive that our business is alive and well!   It is an AMAZING story that will encourage you to see just what is possible and what can actually happen in a short period of time when you decide to go for your goal!  In fact, I thought I heard the story wrong, so I had to actually go back and listen to the BeautiControl replay to make sure what I heard was for real!

This particular consultant, (now a SENIOR DIRECTOR) joined BeautiControl in August of 2011.  Her name is Stephanie Beckett and when asked what motivated her to join BC she simply explained that she had been praying for something different since February of last year.  She felt like something was missing but wasn't sure what it was.  At the time, she was working for one of the most respected and well-loved insurance companies in North America!  She had been with this company for 25 and a half years and never saw herself doing anything else.   She did state, though, that she had started to feel bored and unfulfilled in her career....she was tired of her 6x6 foot cubicle at work and even asked herself "I wonder what the size of a jail cell is?  6x9?".  LOL!  She didn't realize it at the time, but looking back she said what she was really looking for and wanted was to feel "useful" and appreciated.   She was also missing her kids tremendously....not being at home with being able to watch them grow.  She wanted to be the one at home with them in the afternoons when they got home from school!  But how was that going to happen when her income was a vital part of the family income?

In the meantime, she was invited to a spa with her friend.  From the moment she walked into the in-home spa, it was a great experience.  She loved the neck wrap and since it was only offered as a hostess gift, she booked a spa that night so that she could be a hostess at her own spa party and get it for FREE!  She said she didn't even place an order that night...which, by the way, is a great lesson for us all to can't pre-judge someone by meeting them just one time at a spa...follow up is KEY!   Well, she had her spa on August 25th and her official start date was August 26th!  Like so many new consultants, she started second-guessing herself and her decision and started looking on line and other places to find something negative about BeautiControl.  All she kept finding were success stories of women living the life they love!  So....she took the whole month of September and did nothing but book and recruit.  She didn't even hold her first spa until October...but here is the amazingly cool part of the story...She hit her first month Director numbers in mid November and then 2 weeks later made her Director numbers and promoted up her first recruit to the level of Director as well....making her a Senior Director!

Stephanie shared her paycheck totals with us...this is so exciting!
  • First check from August was .96 cents...yes, that's right, .96 cents! (This is when most new consultants would give up.  It takes a little time to get your MOJO going...the rewards are well worth the wait!)
  • Her second check from September was $332...not bad for just joining in August
  • Her third check from October was $411!
  •  Are you ready for this?????  Her fourth check from November was $5, 816!  
Do you want to know why she went after this like she did?  She saw what she wanted and didn't let anything get in her way.  She shared with us that she and her husband had sat down and looked at their finances realistically and figured out what they would need in order for her to quit her full time job and work only at her BeautiControl business.  The goal they came up with was for her to be able to walk out of her job by June 1st of 2012, pay off her car, pay off her credit card, pay off some small bills, and put some money in the bank for savings.  After her great paycheck from November, she was able to do all of these things!

Now here's the part of the story I like best!  Stephanie went to her husband after accomplishing these goals and said...."Can I quit now?"  His answer was...."What happened to June?"  Here is her reply..."Why do I need to wait?  I am spinning my wheels....there is money out there to be made, so please let me go make it.  I set my goals and I reached, you have to give me my reward now!" :-) 

What an awesome story!  I love REAL life stories about REAL people achieving REAL goals.  If they can do it, why not you?  What drives you?  Is your "why" bigger than your fears?  Stephanie ended her story with this statement..."I found out that what drives me is my need to do something positive with people."  Figure out your WHY today...share it with someone...and start paving your road to success!

Here is a compelling video our President, Daisy Chin-Lor shared with us at the Elite Forum.  It's not always what we say to people about what we is sometimes "how" we say it.  Are you passionate about what you do?  Do your words reflect your passion?  NOW is the time to change our mindset, which will change our words, and will change our will overflow into everything we do!

As always....believing in you!

Leigh Ann

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