Oct 12, 2009
MonaVie's Newest Hawaiian Blue Diamonds—Maranda and Dan Williams
Congratulations to Maranda and Dan Williams from Celina, Texas, on achieving the rank of Hawaiian Blue Diamond Executive. Here's what they had to say on reaching this impressive milestone…
"The road to Hawaiian Blue Diamond has been amazing and blessed. We have discovered so many things about ourselves and about people. Our marriage has grown stronger, and our family has grown closer. Maranda and I had both been in corporate America for over a decade and didn't realize that 'golden handcuffs' had shackled us and our dreams. Then, Corbin and Holly Roush showed us the MonaVie opportunity.
"We were both very skeptical at first. When we finally looked at the science and opportunity, we realized this was an opportunity of a lifetime. From that point forward we locked arms with our friends who shared the same dreams and never looked back.
"When we finally got started, we were very busy with our three-month-old and three-year-old kids. Maranda worked full time, and I was working more than 70 hours per week. We had also just purchased an exotic deer ranch. We didn't need something else to fill our calendar. We needed freedom, and that is what we found in MonaVie. Now we enjoy a lifestyle that we could never have imagined in our wildest dreams.
"Too many people get comfortable in their day-to-day lives, and they stop dreaming. We didn't want to wake up one day and see that we spent 40 hours per week for 40 years working to retire with only 40 percent of our salaries. That was exactly where we were headed if we didn't do something different. Great opportunities only come around once or twice in a lifetime. We ask people to decide if this is their first or second opportunity.
"The key to success in this business is setting goals and being consistent in your positive activity toward reaching your goals. We set goals as a family and decided how we would reward ourselves when we met our goals. Our children recognized that there would be some sacrifices along the way, but the rewards would be so much greater. Teaching our children the concept of delayed gratification has been very rewarding, especially considering the 'immediate gratification' society in which we live. We will never forget their faces when we told them we had become Hawaiian Blue Diamonds. They were so excited because they knew all of our family's sacrifices and hard work had paid off.
"There is no glass ceiling in MonaVie! It doesn't matter your age, race, religion, education, or gender. If you have a big enough dream and never give up, you will succeed. We tell people just getting into the business that the only difference between us and them is time and effort. Find the people who see the opportunity like you do, and then lock arms and run. Serve as many people as you can. Don't forget to enjoy the journey. Keep God first, your family second, and MonaVie third. Thank you, for creating a company that allows ordinary people to live extraordinary lives!"