Leadership Magazines Leadership Magazine Issue 9 | Page 28

No Limits ND R WIESBADEN, GERMANY R O dōTE David & Kate Wagner S NEW NEW dōTERRA DIAMONDS A DIA M “If you have a class and no one shows up or if you hoped to find that builder this week and it doesn’t happen, know that this business takes patience. It takes understanding both for yourself and for your team.” S hortly after Kate Wagner and her family moved to Germany for her husband’s job in the military, Kate was forced to fire her real estate partner in the United States, resulting in a significant loss of income to their family. While paying for both expenses abroad and a home in the US, their budget no longer allowed room for their regular dōTERRA order. Kate had used high quality skin care and supplements for many years and had fallen in love with the dōTERRA products. She knew she couldn’t go without them. Kate started looking more closely at the compensation plan to figure out how she could pay for her products, and aimed for a $250 Power of 3 bonus. Three months later, Kate had not only reached her $250 Power of 3 bonus, but her $1,500 bonus as well. Kate said, “It was one of those things where I had to figure out how to make a little money with dōTERRA or I wasn’t going to be able to order my products. My business just exploded from there.” As she built her business far away from any upline and from most of her growing team, Kate ended up making mistakes along the way. As a result, she made efforts to learn everything she could from the successful leaders with whom she came in contact. “I piece together things that resonate well with me and then share those resources with my team. They are then able to make the decision of what resonates best with them. I realize this is not a one-size-fits-all business. I recognize that people on my team may have a different way they want to do the 28 dōTERRA ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP I SUMMER 2014