Leadership Magazines Leadership Magazine Issue 10 - Page 80

ND R R O dōTE Neal & Erin Anderson S NEW NEW dōTERRA DIAMONDS A DIA M Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Success through Service K arina Sammons, who is currently a Blue Diamond, met Neal and Erin Anderson selling books door-to-door during a summer in college. Four years ago, Karina introduced Erin to dōTERRA. Erin had always lived a natural lifestyle and was interested in learning more about essential oils. She watched a webinar online and was the first person dōTERRA shipped oils to in North Carolina. For two years, Erin sat on Karina’s top line as only a user, even as she shared with her friends and family. Whe n Erin decided to start building with more 80 dōTERRA ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP I FALL 2014 intention, Karina reached out to her for help with Diamond Club. Karina came to North Carolina, and Erin saw a class taught for the first time. Within a few months, Erin was Silver. For Erin, it’s always been important to only focus on what she can control. She says, “My responsibility is to go out and tell people about another way to take care of themselves. If they get excited about it, that’s great. If they don’t, that’s OK. We need to be service-minded, focus on who we can help, and share from the heart.” Neal came from a business background and was excited about the business opportunity before Erin even considered it an option. He says, “I understood that this business has a high retention rate, a product that is sharable, and brings joy into people’s lives. I said to her, ‘Why don’t you just do this fulltime?’” Eventually, Neal was able to join Erin as well. Now, they’re both enjoying their time freedom, residual income, and the opportunity to serve others. The Andersons have seen that a big part of their success comes from believing