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Nicole Johnson – A Shift in Perception

Posted by on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Before Nicole Johnson became a mother, she had a successful eight year career in advertising. She met amazing people along the way and, while she enjoyed the social climate of her job, the work itself was not satisfying. She longed for something more fulfilling and dreamed of the possibility of being in a career that would allow her to actually make an impact in other's lives. She wasn't quite sure in what way and she didn't have an idea of ... Continue Reading

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Sarah Robbins – A Vision and A Reason

Posted by on Friday, February 7th, 2014

Sarah Robbins didn't have any experience in direct sales when she decided to seize the Rodan + Fields® business opportunity. She simply believed in herself and in the quality of the brand she had come to know as a household name in skincare. She and her mother both joined as Independent Consultants over six years ago and both have seen incredible changes in their lives as a result of their businesses. She emphasizes that being good at this business and ... Continue Reading

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Tracie Bonds – Hit the Ground Running

Posted by on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

“No one can truly achieve success unless they want it badly enough.” Tracie Bonds is a successful businesswoman and a single mother who believes in the importance of personal drive. She became a Rodan + Fields® Independent Consultant in 2008, and she started her business without much more than a desire to make it successful. As a mother, she saw the financial potential of the opportunity, and she wanted to earn enough to help pay for her two sons' private school ... Continue Reading

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Lynnette Guinn – A Silver Lining

Posted by on Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Every cloud has a silver lining, as the old proverb goes. Despite her successful years in corporate America, Lynnette wanted to stop working for a large corporation as an IT Executive when the economy became unstable. “I knew I had gone as far as I wanted to in a large corporation due to the amount of stress that came with my role.” During a difficult economic period in the U.S., the environment she was working in was not only stressful, ... Continue Reading

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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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