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Trudy Hedgecough – When the Reward is Greater Than the Risk

Posted by on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

On a one-hundred acre farm in the remote but picturesque hills of Tennessee, Trudy Hedgecough lives with her husband Phillip and daughter Isabelle. She loves the beauty and tranquility of her home, where the views are of green tress and peaceful animals grazing nearby. She wakes up every day with anticipation of what each new day will bring, and for the past two years, her life has taken a new direction, and she gets to fully enjoy her home, her ... Continue Reading

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Jenny Taylor – Time Changes Everything

Posted by on Monday, January 27th, 2014

“The moment I saw her, everything changed.” That is how Jenny Taylor felt when her newborn daughter was first placed in her arms. As she held this tiny life, she knew that she wanted to spend every possible moment she could with her, and to be there for every new experience she would encounter in the world. Jenny had spent the last twenty years climbing the corporate ladder in marketing and public relations, and she wondered when she became pregnant ... Continue Reading

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Shanna Higginbotham – A Fresh Start

Posted by on Friday, January 24th, 2014

There comes a time in all of our lives when, in one way or another, we need a change. Whether that change is on a personal or professional level, it’s an important part of life. Shanna Higginbotham invested twenty years into her professional career, and in 2007 she was an executive at a large communications/media company. She had spent years focusing on her career and many aspects of her job were very rewarding. The traveling was exciting, and while her ... Continue Reading

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Nan George – Starting With Hope and Faith

Posted by on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

“My greatest challenge in my previous career was staying awake on the job.” Nan George laughs when she confides this, but she is candid about her dissatisfaction in the later years of her job as a courtroom reporter. She was a courtroom reporter for thirty years, and while it wasn't a miserable career, it was one that she simply didn't feel excited about any longer. In addition to finding her job less than fulfilling, she had the stress of working ... Continue Reading

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Dame McDonough – The Voyage Out

Posted by on Monday, January 20th, 2014

For the past ten years, Dame McDonough felt like just another knob on the wheel of corporate America. He entered the field of corporate sales and marketing in his early twenties, and over the years he discovered it was not the kind of environment he wanted to be in, nor was it the kind of life he wanted. He saw himself ten years down the road having spent the prime of his life slaving away for someone else, with no ... Continue Reading

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Rachel Godwin – The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

Posted by on Friday, January 17th, 2014

Rachel Godwin really has seen it all. When the economy was thrown into a crisis in 2008, she and her husband lost almost everything overnight. Her husband Greg’s six-figure income was gone in a flash, and the community they lived in went from being a thriving, luxury environment to a ghost town. A recent oil spill caused the beaches near her home to be shut down, and at the same time, caused Greg to lose his second business. During this ... Continue Reading

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Crystal Archie – Fulfilling a Dream, One Step at a Time

Posted by on Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

There are times when giving up feels like the easiest option. Sometimes finding the determination to keep going forward, even through the hard times, can seem difficult to sustain. For Crystal Archie, giving up is always out of the question. She joined Rodan + Fields® as an Independent Consultant almost five years ago, but she readily admits that her success did not come overnight. The first three years were slow, but she made steady progress, and today her efforts have ... Continue Reading

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Denise Thompson – Focused and Steady Wins the Race

Posted by on Monday, January 13th, 2014

“Success is not something that comes overnight, nor does it fall into your lap. Success comes from getting up every day and working toward your goal consistently, and putting your heart into it.” Denise Thompson freely shares her business wisdom, and she has a lot of wisdom to share. After years in the fields of nutrition and real estate, she saw that those career paths were never going to give her the kind of freedom and flexibility she wanted. She decided ... Continue Reading

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Elizabeth Jarvis – Bring Your Best by Being Yourself

Posted by on Friday, January 10th, 2014

Elizabeth Jarvis considers herself to be a natural introvert, but she is far from timid. In fact, despite her quiet personality, she is a high achiever and devoted mentor. “My main goal in life is to help people reach their maximum potential.” After teaching and directing a national education center, she retired from her position to be a stay-at-home mom during her husband's baseball career. But she never retired from coaching people to be their best, and she continues to ... Continue Reading

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Christy Nutter – Never Settle

Posted by on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Christy Nutter is not the type of person to settle. Just like many other young people in her generation, sitting at a cubicle for eight hours a day was never an acceptable option. She pursued several careers, and was happy with her job in public relations at a pediatric hospital for several years before she discovered an even more exciting business opportunity with Rodan + Fields®. “Coming from a public relations background, I was immediately impressed by the amount of publicity ... Continue Reading

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