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Oct 24, 2011

New Gold Executives—Noel and Tasha Thomas

Congratulations to Noel and Tasha Thomas from Palm Bay, Florida, on achieving the rank of Gold Executive. Here's what they had to say on reaching this impressive milestone…

"Nobody goes looking for MonaVie; we sure didn't! But, thank you Jesus for sending it! This blessing found us in July 2010 when my pregnant HoneyLove (my wife) wanted some IHOP pancakes. We get there, the pancakes come out, she gives me the look, I get up and out of the way, she goes rushing out of there, and tosses her cookies.

"As I was getting ready to sit back down to a one-man feast, this guy called me over and asked me about the gold key I had tied around my right wrist with a red ribbon. I told him, ‘It's a physical representation of the supernatural key I hold as a Prince of God Almighty, power with God and man to overcome in every battle through the blood of Jesus!' We both got excited, and he asked me to join him and his wife. I did, and that was the beginning of a wonderful friendship! It turns out our trip to IHOP had little to do with breakfast and everything to do with a divine appointment to connect us with this amazing couple, Richard and Teresa Suarez (Blue Diamonds).

"As we talked over breakfast, they didn't tell me what they did for a living. They excitedly shared with me some of the fruits, or the end results, of their labor: resort rooms turned into altars where thousands had received Christ, and hotel pools into baptismal halls where hundreds were baptized. I couldn't contain myself. Man, I'm God's Army Christ G (meaning General) all the way, baby. That was right up my alley!

"So, when I got invited to meet at a new hotel in town, I had my Bible in hand looking forward to a Bible study or a service. I got there and instead I saw MonaVie banners and juice everywhere. I wasn't only disappointed but mad as heck! Richard greeted me like I wasn't grimacing, took me straight to meet Steve Merritt (Crowne Black Diamond), then sat me in the front row.

"Steve got me laughing right off the bat, so I loosened up and started paying attention. I was impressed by the sincerity, humility, and passion of the leaders in the room. The energy was crazy. It felt like something big had happen, was happening, and was about to happen! Then, I saw how MonaVie broke all these business records and created all this incredible wealth with this phenomenal juice blend and aggressive compensation plan. I hadn't seen anything like it.

"My HoneyLove and I never did any network marketing business before and had absolutely no intentions to after looking at so many of them. At the end of the meeting, I tasted the juice and it was really good! I had a couple shots of Active and Pulse. Man, I felt my body wake up immediately. I loved it! I stuck around for a little and spoke with Steve Merritt again, Joel Novoa (Ruby Executive), and Richard.

"I went home with mixed feelings of disillusion and excitement. I couldn't sleep. I kept thinking about what I just saw! I shared with my HoneyLove my night's experience. Hours later, I went to tuck my HoneyLove into bed. The next thing I knew I woke up in the morning. My HoneyLove and I looked at each other, and I knew something was up because for the past four months I hadn't slept in the bed or had a full night's sleep. Suffering from severe pain from three car accidents, I was restless day and night. That was enough to tell my HoneyLove, ‘we doing this no matter what it costs; we can't afford not to!' Not that MonaVie heals, but if we put the right stuff into the body, the body responds like it was created to and heals itself!

"Now I was ready to start sharing! I really needed this to work financially for us because it had been almost a year since I had brought home the bacon. After 13 years of engineering, the company lost a large contract and I got fired along with a few others. Fifty thousand dollars was gone out of our household just like that. We had no idea that my wife was going to get fired from her job a month after we started running with the juice, and another $4,000–6,000 a month would be gone leaving us a goose egg for income.

"In that dark hour, Richard and Teresa's home became a haven where we would receive encouragement, love, wisdom, guidance, and shots of juice. God bless Richard and Teresa for taking us to another MonaVie event. The motivation, inspiration, teaching and training we received from Brig & Lita Hart (Double Crowne Black Diamonds), Steve & Gina Merritt (Crowne Black Diamonds), Charlie & Debbie Kalb (Royal Black Diamonds), Corbin & Holly Roush (Presidential Black Diamonds), Myles Munroe, and Paula White lifted our spirits and started a fire in our hearts!

"The non-denominational Sunday morning service was the culmination of an unforgettable weekend. The praise and worship, the unadulterated Gospel of Christ, and being a part of over 300 souls coming to Christ solidified our decision. This would be the first and the last thing we ever did! It became MonaVie for life!

"The journey has not been easy, but it's been more than worth it! We literally have been living by prayer, Psalm 23: The Lord is our Shepherd we shall not lack, MonaVie, our support system, and our team! Three whole times we nearly made it to Gold before, and our team went through extreme changes that caused us to have to build from ground zero all over again. We learned to follow our leaders, become more disciplined, consistent, and focused!

"Watching Ernesto Souffrain & Brittany Oliver (Diamonds)  also kept us going. We have adopted our sponsors Richard and Teresa Suarez as Poppa Rich and Hot Momma Teresa because God increased us spiritually, relationally, physically, and financially through them! We are having the time of our lives helping our friends beat the odds! With the RVL Weight Management System, this business has become even more rewarding. I lost 59 pounds. My HoneyLove lost 31 pounds, and my son lost 12 pounds! We are getting healthy, getting the sexy all the way back, helping our friends, getting paid, and going cruising, baby!

"We are just getting started because everybody drinks juice. Peoples' bodies and pockets are hurting, and who doesn't want to look better, feel better, get financially free, and go on free first-class vacations? So let's go, baby!"

Oct 22, 2011

New Gold Executives—Yolanda and Lonnie Musgrove

Congratulations to Yolanda and Lonnie Musgrove from Pflugerville, Texas, on achieving the rank of Gold Executive. Here’s what they had to say on reaching this impressive milestone…

"The road to Gold Executive was quite exciting. We are building the business with a wonderful team of friends who love the product and are excited about living a more meaningful life.

"Lonnie and I had careers in the hi-tech industry. He was laid off several times during the course of 20 years, and I was laid off after 23 years. We knew our future in that industry was over, and I was patiently searching for what I was going to do next. In my spare time I loved decorating and studying health and fitness, but didn't quite know how to translate that passion into the kind of income that I was accustomed to making.

"Because we had built a network before, we absolutely thought we were finished with that chapter of our lives and wanted nothing further to do with that industry. I was excited about enrolling in MonaVie to drink the juice, but couldn't imagine building the business. Our sponsor Chase Burk ignored our objections and insisted on us meeting his father Jimmy Burk and Jimmy's sponsor, Kenny Hargrove. Kenny went on to introduce us to Doug McGuinn and Doug and Heather Ridley. This was the beginning of our journey. This team of heavy hitters had amazing patience and confidence in us, and it was just what we needed to erase the negatives in our past and move on.

"The turning point in our business was the 2011 TPC in Florida. We were totally impressed! It was a first class event, and we were transformed. We came back to Austin convinced that MonaVie was not only for our family, but that it is God's answer to what the world needs. 'Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.' (3 John 1:2).

"We love the product, we love our team, we love our upline, we love Dallin Larsen and we love MonaVie!"

Oct 19, 2011

Update Your Contact Information in the Virtual Office

In preparation for MonaVie 2.0, and beyond, we have important messages to communicate directly to you, our valued distributors.

To ensure that you receive these communications, please update your contact information—especially email address and mobile phone number—in the Virtual Office today.

Follow these simple steps to update your contact information:

  1. Log into your Virtual Office
  2. Click on “My Account”
  3. Select “Contact Info”

View special message from Jeff Cohen, MonaVie Chief Marketing Officer.

Oct 19, 2011

100 Testimonials in 100 Days

MonaVie values the people who make up our company—and it's easy to see why when you hear their stories. MonaVie Studios proudly presents 100 Testimonial in 100 Days. Every Friday, we'll highlight incredible stories of MonaVie distributors from all walks of life all across North America. Learn why MonaVie is a leader in relationship marketing by visiting www.monaviemediacenter.com every Friday to watch the latest testimonials!

Click here to watch the following testimonials.

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Oct 17, 2011

A More Meaningful Life: Cody Weaver Drops Nearly Half His Weight on MonaVie RVL

On January 15, 2011, Cody Weaver from Fredericksburg, Ohio, began his MonaVie RVL journey. Now 127 pounds lighter, this college sophomore says his life will never be the same. Here's what else he had to say about his journey…

"It all began during the middle of my first year in college. At the time, I weighed 280 pounds, was very out of shape, and not healthy. I knew something had to change. My mom had always been worried about my health because severe heart problems run on her side of the family. I knew that there was only one way that my weight could go, and that was down. My Aunt Robin shared MonaVie RVL with my mom and me. I decided that I would give it a try.

"I followed the program faithfully and saw results! As I kept getting positive results, my determination and drive kept getting stronger. Before I started on RVL, I could not even run a full mile without stopping. In August 2010, I began running and training with my college's cross-country team. Today, I can run about eight miles straight.

"I'm starting to look and feel like an athlete as well. It has always been a dream of mine to be a healthy all-around athlete. I played baseball and golf in high school, but I was never able to play these sports to my full potential because I was overweight. I now feel much healthier and feel that I am a well-conditioned athlete. I also feel much stronger mentally.

"I now weigh 153 pounds, and I plan on maintaining this weight. I want to continue to get stronger and in better shape. I thank God for MonaVie RVL and all of the blessings and opportunities he has presented me with because without him none of this would be possible. My weight-loss journey has been a positive change, and my life will never be the same."

Oct 17, 2011

New Gold Executives—John and Christine Hill

Congratulations to John and Christine Hill from Manorville, New York, on achieving the rank of Gold Executive. Here's what they had to say on reaching this impressive milestone…

"Our journey has been absolutely amazing! God works in wonderful ways. John and I were given a bottle of MonaVie and a Success from Home magazine featuring MonaVie. Call it impulse or 'that little voice;' we knew this was right. We signed up, placed a bulk order, and embraced the opportunity. About one month in we had a light-bulb moment.

"Personally, I realized that I had been going through the motions working a job that I didn't love. This is so not me. I love people—my family, my friends, my God! I love life, and life is precious. Simply put, I realized I wanted more out of life and I would never again apologize or make excuses for that.

"In our traditional family business, running a full-time, successful restaurant is both challenging and rewarding but not what I felt we were destined for. If you allow yourself the chance to be in a room with positive, likeminded, beautiful, loving people, you will see what we are talking about. You will see what MonaVie and A More Meaningful Life are!

"MonaVie has offered our family more in many ways. What I love the most is that we are able to offer so many people (including some of our best friends) the opportunity for better health and wealth. My favorite quote from Maya Angelou is, 'I've learned that people will forget what you said; people will forget what you did; but, people will never forget how you made them feel.' Our goal is to go out and bless someone each and every day. And, we can do that in so many ways! For example, smile—that's an easy one!

"We love that we can enjoy the juice and build this business together as a family. We have shut the TV off after realizing how much time is wasted watching other people live their dreams. It is this time that we devote to helping our team. Now, the dreams are coming off the shelf!
"We love to instill in our three children and our team how important it is to give back. After losing my dad to pancreatic cancer in 1995, twice a year outings are held in his memory to raise money to fund research as well as aid families going through the same tragedy we experienced. The MORE Project allows us to give back to the families of Brazil. From tasting contributions to monthly AutoShip donations and teen expeditions to the country where acai grows, we will continue to make contributions into other people's lives a main priority.

"The personal development we have experienced has been profound. Gold Executive is a peak that we have reached. There will be valleys and many more peaks. Come with us; it's more fun to travel together! Our names are Christine and John Hill, and our life is about inspiring as many people worldwide as possible for improved health and wealth. We are MonaVie!"

Oct 17, 2011

New Gold Executives—Phil and Michele Caronna

Congratulations to Phil and Michele Caronna from West Springfield, Massachusetts, on achieving the rank of Gold Executive. Here's what they had to say on reaching this impressive milestone…

"We thank God that our friend called us. The funny thing is, I said, 'No, I am not interested in your product. I helped you out in the last thing you did. Good luck, and I hope it works out for you.' Two weeks later we received a call to come to a tasting party. That was the start of our road to Gold.

"Our sponsors live 1,500 miles away, and they were flying up to share MonaVie with their friends and family. Because friends do what friends do, I went to the tasting. On my way out the door, Phil said, 'I am going with you so you don't buy anything.' At the tasting, it all made sense and Phil was the one to fill out the enrollment form. We met our upline Gold Joel Novoa and heard about how the product was helping his mom's health and the money he was making. The support we have received from Joel and Ginny Novoa has been incredible. They are great people and have become great friends.

"We plugged into a system and stayed in constant contact with our active upline. It is possible for anyone young or old to get good at pointing to CD's, good books, webcasts, and conference calls and succeed at sharing the MonaVie opportunity. One thing we learned really quickly was just how much growing we had to do. Our upline Susie Puyol has always said, 'MonaVie is a personal development system with a compensation plan attached.' This is so true! We also learned the value of plugging into all events.

"We knew right away we didn't want to continue paying for the product. We had a tasting seven days after getting started in MonaVie. We have been on AutoShip from the first month and haven't ever paid for the juice again. Within the first year, I was laid off after 19 years as a truck driver. It was the only thing I had done since getting out of school. Fortunately, MonaVie provided us the opportunity for me to become a stay-at-home mom.

"We have made lifelong friends with many people on our team. We also realized just how refreshing it can be hanging out with likeminded people. We just love to help people and are very attracted to positive, upbeat, giving, and caring people who want to lift each other up. Each person on our team has brought something different into our lives and helped to form who we are today. There have been challenges, struggles, accomplishments, and tears of joy shared with many. With the stellar lineup of Dallin, Brig, the Merritts, the Puyols, and the Novoas, we can't lose. Thanks to Terri, Susie B. Moja, and the Hoods who see the same vision as us, we will vacation around the world together.

"We know our friends, family, and coworkers. We know their strengths and what is important to them. We need to be talking to them about getting the things they want in life. If I could rewind, I would have many heart-to-heart talks with people closest to us about getting money as an issue out of the way. Les Brown says, 'You have to do the things today others won't do in order to have the things tomorrow that others won't have.' Don't be afraid to approach the people closest to you with the help of your active upline. First impressions last, and the opinions that your family and friends will form of MonaVie is all up to you. They are watching you. Each one of us is the face of MonaVie to those who know us.

"Knowing what you have, going after it, and not letting the naysayers deter you is so critically important. It took four beliefs for us to succeed: 1.) Belief that God brought this opportunity. 2.) Belief in the product. 3.) Belief in the company. 4.) And, most importantly, belief in ourselves that we could do this! If you have never done something like this before, listen to the CD's of other successful men and woman. Turn off the news, and fill your mind with good stuff. This will give you the edge over the regular-thinking people.

"We drink the juice as a family, and we build the business as a family. Our children have their own dream boards. When we hit a new pin, they are rewarded for their support. We want to show them that working for goals and dreams is so worthwhile. We are also teaching them about 'roots and wings, not loot and things.'

"Here in MonaVie, we build each other up. Out there in the work place, everyone tears each other apart. We know where we would rather spend our time, sowing seeds into others!"

Oct 17, 2011

Cruise for Gold Promotion Ends December 23, 2011

Qualifying for the Cruise for Gold Promotion just got easier, as we’ve made a couple minor tweaks to two of the four ways to qualify for the trip! (See the chart below.)

In essence, if you were a paid-as Gold Executive on January 1, 2011, the new requirement to qualify for the cruise is to simply meet the Gold Executive qualification for two consecutive weeks between August 27 and December 23, 2011. If you were a paid-as Ruby Executive on January 1, 2011, the new requirement to qualify for the cruise is to simply meet the Ruby Executive qualification for two consecutive weeks between August 27 and December 23, 2011.

For some, these changes will equate to automatic qualification for the cruise. For most others, it provides a little bit simpler way to get themselves to the Bahamas. I encourage you to take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity to qualify for this amazing trip. This is an exciting time to be a part of the MonaVie family!

Set sail for fun on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Monarch of the Seas, January 30–February 3, 2012, with our new Cruise for Gold Promotion.* Qualifiers will enjoy a relaxing, sun-and-fun filled four-day excursion, mingling with other achievers and MonaVie executives. While at sea, you’ll receive exclusive training on leadership, personal development, and relationship building. North America promotion only (U.S. and Canada).

4 Ways To 4 Days
The Cruise for Gold Promo is open to everyone who has achieved the ranks of Distributor through Emerald Executive, as of January 1, 2011, including new distributors who enroll between now and December 23. To qualify, simply do one of the following between August 27 and December 23, 2011:

  1. Paid-as Distributor through Silver Executive
    Meet Gold Executive qualification for two consecutive weeks.
  2. Paid-as Gold Executive
    Meet Gold Executive qualification for two consecutive weeks.
  3. Paid-as Ruby Executive
    Meet Ruby Executive qualification for two consecutive weeks.
  4. Paid-as Emerald Executive
    Remain paid at Emerald Executive for two consecutive weeks.

Qualification Dates: August 27–December 23, 2011
Cruise for Gold Cruise Dates: January 30–February 3, 2012

* Promotion available to North America (U.S. and Canada) distributors only. Includes round-trip airfare and cruise accommodations for two. One trip per qualified distributorship, regardless of the number of times a distributorship may qualify during the promotion period. No cash value; non-transferrable.

Oct 13, 2011

A More Meaningful Life: Scott Rilett Is Unlearning Bad Habits from His Past to Change His Future

Once approaching 400 pounds, Star 1,000 Scott Rilett from Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, is now close to weighing less than 200 pounds with the help of MonaVie RVL. Like many obese people, Scott's battle with weight started when he was a child.

"Being raised in a household where our main food staples were read meat, large portions of potatoes, and very small portions of basic vegetables like corn, carrots, and peas (all of which were smothered in butter), it was hard to learn how and what to eat," Scott says. "Not knowing any better, I continued to eat like this into my teens and early 20s."

Another factor that contributed to Scott's weight gain was his lack of physical activity. A shy kid, Scott mostly kept to myself and preferred to spend his time reading, writing, or playing video games. He admits that he rarely went outside to play with friends or ride bikes, and he wasn't into sports.

"As an overweight child, obviously you can see how I could be made fun of," Scott says. "After all, other children can be cruel. Not wanting to do things because I was overweight coupled with the jokes and tormenting from other kids, my weight continued to build. It became a never-ending cycle until it was out of control."

As he got older, Scott started to become more aware of his potentially deadly situation. His final wakeup call came when his father developed diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and had double bypass heart surgery—all due to issues with weight.

"I knew I needed to change my lifestyle or else I was going to end up just like him," Scott says.

Scott's first foray into weight loss was fad diets. He tried every diet out there—no carbs, all carbs, no protein, all protein. Whatever it was he tried, he could never seem to get any results. Then, he was introduced to MonaVie RVL.

"A longtime friend told me about MonaVie RVL," Scott remembers. "Having tried everything else out there, I was a bit skeptical. But, with a little (ok, more like a lot!) of persuasion, I decided to try it."

From the start, Scott was pleasantly surprised by the ease of use of MonaVie RVL. With previous programs, Scott would run out of steam after the program became too cumbersome. He found this to be the opposite case with MonaVie RVL.

"MonaVie RVL is one of the easiest products out there," Scott says. "A simple shake, a bar, and a supplement twice a day, and no huge prep work is necessary. I needed something easy and simple because I lose ambition if something becomes a chore. I also needed a product that was conducive to my 12-hour work shift but still packed a lot of punch. I found it with MonaVie RVL!"

Since he began his RVL program in March, Scott has lost 130 pounds. At his heaviest, he was close to 355 pounds. Now, he is down to 225. Along with the pounds, he's cut 14 inches from his waist and says he's gained tons of energy to be more active.

"My results speak for themselves, and it makes me happy and excited and pushes me to keep at it," he says. "The hardest part was having to give up 20 years of bad eating habits: breads, pop, and junk food, all of which I loved. But when I see RVL working, it just makes me want to keep going."

Not only has MonaVie helped Scott get his weight back under control, he says it's helping him to lead a more meaningful life because he can now do things he was never able to do before like play with his two nephews without feeling tired or winded. With his new body, he's also enjoying the little things that most people take for granted.

"I flew to Vancouver the other day," Scott says, "and something as simple as being able to fit into an airplane seat is nice. It's things like this that when I look back to how I used to be, it makes me happy that I've changed my life in such a dramatic way. Without MonaVie and the opportunities it has given me, I would still be stuck in the same bad rut I was in."

Scott's goal now is to spread the word about this life-changing opportunity and to help people with the same problems he's had.

"I want to show people that there is a product and a group of people out there that can help, will help, and do care about them," he says. "I've now learned how to eat properly. I have a personal trainer, and I'm becoming more active in sports. I'm unlearning everything from my past so I can change my future. My name is Scott Rilett, and I am MonaVie!"

Oct 4, 2011

Earning Free Monthly Product is Easy as 1, 2, Free!

Earn your product for free when two of your preferred customers order between 100 and 200 PV worth of product between October 1 and October 28!

Click here to watch a video presentation on 1, 2, Free! from President of North America Sales Jeff Graham.

Here's how it works
When at least two preferred customers in your organization each order between 100 and 200 PV worth of MonaVie products during a four-week period, we will deposit credits* into your MVPay Hub account for you to spend on your AutoShip or any other product order during the month of November. Keep meeting these qualifications, and you can earn free product month after month!

Watch your business grow, and get free monthly product: It's easy as 1, 2, Free!

* 1, 2, Free! is available to North America distributors only (U.S. and Canada). All participating preferred customers must reside in North America.

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