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De Anne Shea – How a Stay-at-Home Mom Found Her Voice—And Success

Posted by on Thursday, August 25th, 2016

De Anne Shea had been born with the ability to speak in front of people. “I graduated from the University of San Diego with a degree in speech communications, but after being a stay-at-home mom for so many years, I developed anxiety about speaking in front of crowds.” She had also developed acne in 2014, adding to her new feelings of reserve. After trying Rodan + Fields® products, De Anne Shea was blown away with the results. She’d found something ... Continue Reading

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Amy Traynor – Virtual Skincare Business Empowers Family to Live Without Regrets

Posted by on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

On July 4, 2012, Amy Traynor paid tribute to her mother’s memory by starting a business. “My mom lived and worked her whole life without ever moving away from the town where she grew up. She was waiting until retirement to do all of the things she’d always hoped to do. She retired from teaching and passed away two months later. I then realized how short life can be and decided to pursue an opportunity that could create more security ... Continue Reading

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Kelly Treble – Former CPA Accounts for Success on Her Own Terms

Posted by on Thursday, August 18th, 2016

"Many of us are raised to have tunnel vision," reflects Kelly Treble. "Go to school, get good grades, find a job, and work our way up. Yet, once we achieve success on our chosen path, it can often feel like we’ve reached the point of no return.” After years of diligently climbing the corporate ladder, Kelly felt it was time to redefine her idea of success. Recognizing the value in being her own boss, she went about challenging the conventional idea ... Continue Reading

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Alicia Schachter – A New Avenue to Help Others

Posted by on Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Helping others take control of their futures was a huge part of Alicia Schachter’s career, and it was an aspect that she missed wholeheartedly when she decided to stay home with her children. She wasn’t sure if there was another opportunity that could provide that same sense of fulfillment until she discovered Rodan + Fields®. Impressed by the Company’s team culture, she decided to start her own business. As new opportunities arose to help her Customers and teammates, Alicia realized ... Continue Reading

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Kristen Portner – Choreographing a Network of Passion and Support

Posted by on Friday, August 12th, 2016

For Kristen Portner, stepping onto a stage and performing in front of an audience has always been an exhilarating experience. While pursuing a professional dance career, she realized that she was more passionate about teaching and mentoring, so she shifted her focus from dance performance to dance education. She didn’t think she could find the same fulfillment in anything else. Yet, when she started her own Rodan + Fields® business, Kristen discovered she was quickly gaining a supportive community of ... Continue Reading

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Heather Nicholson – Finding A New Identity After Corporate Life

Posted by on Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

For years, Heather Nicholson tried to figure out her sense of identity and thought that she’d found it in her career. But when that was unexpectedly taken away from her, she felt lost. No longer wanting to leave her time or self-worth in someone else’s hands, she focused on building a business that gave her the freedom to be with her family while empowering her to rediscover herself and her passion. Waiting for the right pitch As a collegiate softball player, Heather ... Continue Reading

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Erin Turner – A Fulfilling Career with the Flexibility to Work from Home

Posted by on Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Erin Turner didn’t anticipate missing her full-time job so much; she felt incomplete without a professional outlet. Longing for an opportunity to use her leadership skills, she decided to start her a home-based business. She welcomed the challenge, hoping it would inspire the change she needed. Self-evaluation Erin began her professional career in special education. She later earned her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and quickly became an assistant principal at a high school. After having her first child, Erin realized how ... Continue Reading

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Rachael Braunshweiger – Working Mom’s Success Gives Family Hope in the Face of Cancer

Posted by on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

The desire for time freedom was a feeling Rachael Braunshweiger was all too familiar with. Her career had taken an unexpected turn and, longing to be home with her family more, she decided to start a business that she could build around her other responsibilities. As it grew, she was amazed at how much financial flexibility it was providing, but it wasn’t until her husband became sick that she fully realized her own strength and understood the value of working ... Continue Reading

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Daphne Ticola – Working from Home with the Ability to Adapt to Life’s Unpredictability

Posted by on Friday, July 29th, 2016

Daphne Ticola knew she wanted more for her professional life, but didn’t want to give up the freedom to be present for her kids. Believing she had found a way to possibly have both, she decided to pursue a business opportunity that she thought could provide the flexibility she needed to adapt to the unpredictability of life. An unexpected avenue In 2007, after four years of teaching Social Sciences, Daphne decided to stay home when her first child was born. Over the ... Continue Reading

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Chantelle Hedgepeth – Deploying a New Tactic, From Military to Mobile Business

Posted by on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Chantelle Hedgepeth had accomplished a lot by the age of 32. She’d earned a bachelor's degree in science, given birth to four children, and been deployed to Iraq all while serving in the U.S. military. She was proud of her accomplishments, but she’d imagined that, by this point in her career, she’d feel more in control of her life. Knowing something needed to change, Chantelle decided it was time to pursue new possibilities. Call of duty After 13 years as a Human ... Continue Reading