I have been in business in one form or another for most of my adult life. I love it. I love being the captain of my own ship, so to speak.
When I owned by beauty and nail business, it was all on me. Everything implemented was on me. Answering to massive overheads and the stress that can at times come with staff, having to be available at set hours, many times missing out on school events and times when my son was sick having the stress of knowing if I didn’t go to work I might not be able to meet all the financial requirements I had for the business, let alone rescheduling clients and then having to work overtime to fit them back in. It was exhausting!!
That mainstream model of business is what we are often taught to believe is the only way to operate. Network marketing has been given a stigma due to unethical companies and practises. Having now experienced both models, I can whole-heartedly, hand on my heart say network marketing is the way forward. It is supportive, community oriented and at the end of the day it is something we all do without even realising it.
When I purchase a product I really love and have outstanding results from, or receive great service from a business, I tell everyone I know. I recommend it over and over.
This is what network marketing is. The bonus is we receive financial compensation for our recommendation – ongoing. We aren’t out to promote a product just for the pure aim of making a dollar – or at least I definitely am not.
Making money is an important way of life and nothing to be ashamed of, however I only recommend my products to people when I see they have a genuine need for it and I feel it may benefit them. I would only ever align myself with a product and company I believe in, that I believe offers incredible results, and I will only recommend those products and company based on that premise, not just to my friends and family, but to everyone.
It has been through building my network marketing business with dōTERRA that I have found a beautiful community of like-minded people to grow with and support each other on our wellness journeys.
A tribe of people who want to be a part of something bigger, who believe together we rise.
A community that believes in being empowered to rock the status quo and seek natural and low toxin solutions for the health and wellbeing of ourselves and our families.
My business is comprised of 95% wholesale customers of whom I support and educate, and a small handful of people building their own business whom I lead and mentor.
I have discovered earning an income can be fun, but also the support of a residual income in times when I would not have been able to go to a day job is priceless.
- I don’t have the same stresses I mentioned before that I had in my past business.
- My overheads each month are incredibly low.
- My time is flexible and fits easily around my family and other commitments.
- I work from home.
- The residual income offers support for me to pursue my other passions with ease.
- Many of the systems and strategies have already been put together for me, and have been tried and tested for success.
- The network marketing model is one that offers endless opportunities other industries just do not and can not offer.
Just like anything, it may not be for everyone.
You must be dedicated, prepared to do the work required including a commitment to personal development, be coachable, a good communicator, a team player, hold a positive and abundant mindset, be goal-oriented and self-motivated.
My team are currently from all over Australia, my wider team from all over the world. We meet in person a few times a year, and regularly via video online, over the phone and in our private groups. We are from all walks of life – parents, nurses, counsellors, life coaches, holistic therapists, corporate, and more – all lifting and supporting each other to reach our goals individually and collectively. I am eternally grateful this business has connected me with them all, they are a beautiful group of people.
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