Leadership Magazines Leadership Magazine Issue 10 - Page 38

“If you just keep giving what you have and sharing without restraint, it just keeps coming back to you in ways you never expected.” —Deanna ND O R R Culpeper, Virginia, USA dōTE Jonathan & Deanna Nichols S NEW NEW dōTERRA DIAMONDS A DIA M Give BACK E ssential oils so dramatically changed Deanna Nichols’s life and health that she knew it was important to share the hope she had received. When her enroller suggested she could share her story and make money at the same time, Deanna’s husband, Jonathan, refused. Deanna, however, wanted to get her oils for free. She held a class and received a large Fast Start check in the mail. When Jonathan saw the check, his interest was piqued. He met with Deanna’s enroller and learned more about the compensation plan. The Nichols already owned successful businesses and didn’t need the money, but they didn’t want to go into debt in order to share dōTERRA. Jonathan says, “I thought it was basically going to be a charitable thing where she went around telling her story and never made a dime. I just wanted to know that it would cover its own co st.” He also wanted to make sure that it was something Deanna was passionate about. Deanna says, “I hadn’t been able to do anything for years. I had been completely housebound. He saw that I was really excited, and he said he would help me if I wanted to do it.” In January 2013, they bought an RV and spent the next nine months driving around the country sharing her story with everyone who wanted to hear it. By the end of the year, they were Diamond. Deanna says, “We didn’t care a lot about being Diamond for ourselves. We felt like 38 dōTERRA ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP I FALL 2014