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Oct 25, 2011

Cruise for Gold Qualifiers—Ed and Steph Cook

Congratulations to Ed and Steph Cook from Reno, Nevada, on qualifying for the Cruise for Gold trip. Here's what they had to say about qualifying for the cruise…

"We hit the level of Gold Executive a short three months after taking on the business in the fall of 2010. But, at that time we didn't quite understand that MonaVie is all about helping the folks that trusted you enough to sign up to find their two people in order to start being successful.

"A wise Black Diamond, Charlie Kalb, shared with us that we had about 90 days to get our folks making money or else they would click off. I still remember the hollow feeling as that statement echoed in my head. Unfortunately, this warning came to fruition as, one by one, people found excuses to not do the business and eventually rationalized giving up the very thing that was helping them feel better. Even after this happened, we never gave up on the business, vowed to correct our previous mistakes, and waited for our turn at bat again.

"We knew that this fall would be our time to shine and, sure enough, it was like the perfect storm of amazing occurrences that got us to this point. When the Cruise for Gold promotion was announced, Steph and I pictured ourselves on that ship with our team and with the rest of our MonaVie friends and family. To reinforce this, I printed a handful of the promotional graphics and put them in strategic places all over our home and constantly pictured us with our feet propped up sitting on lounge chairs overlooking the sea. We only concentrated on doing activities to help our team and made some new friends along the way. By serving others, we were blessed with the rewards of our labor!

"Earning a spot on the Cruise for Gold was not something that we did alone; it was a complete team win! We would like to thank everyone who had a hand in this exciting milestone. It began with the Team Building BBQ that our Black Diamond uplines, Mick and Vick Karshner, held to kick off the season right. We also could not have done this without our sponsors, Mike and Shelley ‘Ruby' Robins, who were unwaveringly committed to us—even when we told them we were not interested in doing the business for over two years! ‘No' truly means ‘not right now.' Never, ever give up on someone because when their time is right, they will see the value.

"Most of all, a million thanks to our downline team, including Ron and Kathleen Howard who are Bronzes and soon-to-be Golds. You stepped it up a notch just when we needed it the most and hit a grand slam! Now it is our turn to get you on the cruise, and we promise not to rest until you are all there with us!

"Trust us: it works! Picture yourself on the Cruise for Gold. Ask for abundance, and follow in the footsteps of the leaders who have already made it. Steph and I can't wait to see all of you in January 2012 on the cruise. Meet us on the Promenade Deck at sunset, pull up a lounge chair, and join us to watch the waves go by!"

Oct 25, 2011

Cruise for Gold Qualifiers—Andrée and Ven Côté

Congratulations to Andrée and Ven Côté from Beaumont, Alberta, Canada, on qualifying for the Cruise for Gold trip. Here's what they had to say about qualifying for the cruise…

"To be joining a group of winners and to learn more about MonaVie is very exciting to both of us. We can hardly wait until January. For us, it means getting out of the cold, meeting new people, and enjoying new experiences. Wow!

"Some of the day-to-day activities we do include listening more and more to our upline, attending more tasting parties, and sharing the products as often as we can. In the process, we signed up more people. We also spent more time training with our upline and making ourselves available to our new distributors.

"We are now more committed to learning all there is to learn about MonaVie because our objectives are well past the Ruby level. We want Diamond, and we will do whatever it takes to go to Maui!

"At the I Am MonaVie Tour meeting in Edmonton, we heard about a lot of new things coming in 2012. We cannot wait to hear more about the MonaVie Loyalty Program and how it works. We understand that it will be very useful to reactivate people that have given up, and we believe that it will help to keep people on AutoShip.

"We believe that there is so much more to come. We share the products with our daughters, grandsons, friends, and anyone willing to try it and listen to our excitement. We believe that it is not an issue of affordability; the fact is nobody can afford to not drink it. Everyone needs to drink and feel MonaVie. We are Andrée and Ven Côté, and we are MonaVie!"

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 21, 2011

Cruise for Gold Qualifier—Edie Minder

Congratulations to Edie Minder from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on qualifying for the Cruise for Gold trip. Here’s what she had to say about qualifying for the cruise…

“Thank you, MonaVie, for allowing me the opportunity to qualify for this cruise. I am excited to be with my team and meet new people with similar dreams and ambitions. The most exciting part will be learning from corporate the power of MVP, and how that can help us in helping others. There are so many that need our help, and we have the tools with MonaVie to change lives for the better. It will be a win-win, fun time for all!

“Qualifying for the cruise, I believe, was the result of consistent effort. I work to build my team on a daily basis. Weekly conference calls, teaching the value of attending events, empowering our leaders, and working toward personal growth have all played a big part in moving myself and others forward.

“My advice for success in this business is to: stay focused, replace any negative self-talk with positive truth, and never give up. The only ones who fail are the ones who quit.”


Oct 21, 2011

Cruise for Gold Qualifier—Bear Harris

Congratulations to Bear Harris from Costa Mesa, California, on qualifying for the Cruise for Gold trip. Here’s what he had to say about qualifying for the cruise…

“When I qualified for the trip, I was not even thinking about trying to go; rather, I was diligently focused on making greatness attainable for all. I took myself completely out of the equation. I did not try to stack any weeks just to go; I was focused on teaching people how to work through the paid-as AutoShip calendar. The takeaway I learned from this is: Don’t leave anything on the table. I also believe it’s important to take advantage of every opportunity for personal leadership growth. And, finally, remember to follow up with your people—endeavor to not leave anyone behind.

“By the time the cruise date gets here, it’s my desire that people will forget that I'm going; it’s a new day! I've got 90 days until the Christmas holidays, and I want to continue to set the pace for my team and give people a safe place to grow and shine. I want to bring out the best in people and help them attain greatness.

“You can do the same. Practice does not make perfect; practice makes permanent. Practice something right, and it will always be right. You, too, have 90 days to redefine your role in MonaVie. If you need leadership, then lead. If you need to do more, then do more. If you need to learn more, learn more. But run your race and give everything you have. The journey will be amazing, and you will find yourself moving from success to significance.

“My name is Bear Harris, and I am MonaVie!”


Oct 21, 2011

Cruise for Gold Qualifiers—Lin and Joe Austin

Congratulations to Lin and Joe Austin from Tinley Park, Illinois, on qualifying for the Cruise for Gold trip. Here’s what they had to say about qualifying for the cruise…

“We have been involved with MonaVie for two and a half years now. It has been the most incredible journey. Qualifying for this cruise has meant the world to us, as we have not been on a vacation in a very long time. Our goal now is to help as many people on our team as possible to make this trip with us. We will be focusing on doing weekly trainings and one-on-ones with all of our distributors. We have the most wonderful people in the world on our team. They have become our extended family, and to have them with us would be a dream come true.

“The best business tip that we can give to others is to stay focused and believe that anything is possible.

“We are thankful every day for this company, this opportunity, our team, and all the people that make MonaVie possible.”



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 every Friday to watch the latest testimonials!

Click here to watch the following testimonials.


Oct 17, 2011

Cruise for Gold Qualifiers—Mandy and William Waldron

Congratulations to Mandy and William Waldron from Hobbs, New Mexico, on qualifying for the Cruise for Gold trip. Here's what they had to say about qualifying for the cruise...

"My husband William and I are so very excited about qualifying for the Cruise for Gold trip! The minute the promotion was announced, I knew that somehow, someway, I was going to qualify for it.

"In June, 2011, I was still Star 1000 and had been for nine months. I had become very focused on building my business. I wanted to enjoy financial and personal freedom that I knew MonaVie could provide if I worked hard enough. My Upline, Dana and Chris Tinley, also had come to the same revelation, and we began having Tasting Parties four to six times a week. We were also helping people we had signed as distributors see the bigger picture and build their businesses.

"In July I went Bronze, in August I went Silver, and then, on September 2, 2011, I met Gold qualification. We continue to hold Tasting Parties in Hobbs and in different towns all over southern New Mexico and West Texas. We have a weekly conference call with our team to encourage and promote upcoming Tasting Parties. We talk to people every day about the MonaVie products and business opportunity. We stepped up the intensity and never quit. We persevered even in the valley, and now we are climbing the mountain. The Tinleys and I are helping our downline in any way they need or desire to help them achieve Gold and be on that cruise with us.

"Anybody that wants to be on that cruise in January 2012, should talk to everybody they see about MonaVie. Have Tasting Parties every day that you can. Work with your downline to help them see the bigger picture. Don't quit! It is attainable if you want it bad enough. But it isn't about just wanting it; you have to put action to the desire to achieve the dream."

Oct 17, 2011

Cruise for Gold Qualifier—Angela Bruer-Balouch

Congratulations to Angela Bruer-Balouch from Fargo, North Dakota, on qualifying for the Cruise for Gold trip. Here's what she had to say about qualifying for the cruise...

"I'll never forget the day I was blessed with a choice to become part of MonaVie. I immediately envisioned the business opportunity and the need for the MonaVie juice for everyone! What I was most excited and grateful for was being part of a company that truly cares about people.

"In the last four years, I have shared the MonaVie opportunity with hundreds of people and many are now my close MonaVie friends. I cherish the friendships and the people that I have met because of MonaVie. We have a passion, drive, and genuine desire to make a difference in our communities and the world.

"This business would not succeed without my MonaVie team members. I am grateful for their leadership, passion, and continued support to make MonaVie the best company for the world. I am working hard to help every one of my team members meet their goals and bring them along on the Cruise for Gold.

"MonaVie is absolutely first class, from the products to the branding and marketing and the leadership. MonaVie is a lifestyle for my family and me.

"I'm blessed to be part of MonaVie and to associate with people who love helping people, and I am grateful to God for creating the acai berry and the other beneficial fruits and vegetables to nourish our bodies.

"Thank you to my husband, Nasir, my children, my mother and my MonaVie Team for supporting me in the MonaVie business. I am MonaVie!"

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