Leadership Magazines - Page 12

“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.” –Peter Marshall NEW dōTERRA DIAMONDS Sean & Jenni Hulburt PORTERSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA, USA Trail Blazers J enni Hulburt was introduced to dōTERRA during a yoga class at the health club and spa where she worked as a personal trainer. She had been approached several times in her career by other direct sales opportunities but had never been drawn to the mission and the products like she was with dōTERRA. She says, “It actually caught me off guard when I found myself really interested in the dōTERRA business opportunity.” She started sharing with her clients and soon saw what a great tool the products were. After that, she knew she wanted to make them a part of her work. “It aligned with my passion “Your life and business are an adventure. You can do anything. It’s your move and your creation. If you don’t like where you are, then change it.” 12 dōTERRA ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP I JULY / AUGUST 2016 to lead others in a healthy lifestyle that was inspired by nature.” She and her husband, Sean, had goals of getting out of debt and building their own home without a mortgage. Six months after joining dōTERRA, they moved from Arizona back east to live with family while they found land to start building their dream home. Sean continued to work as a geologist, but Jenni began building an online health and fitness coach business alongside her dōTERRA business. She says, “I was excited and afraid. I felt like I was blazing a new trail, finding a new way to get across the mountain.” She felt a lot of pressure to succeed in order to achieve their goals, and she did Diamond Club while living out of a suitcase in her family’s home for almost a year. After finding the acreage they wanted, Jenni and her husband moved onto the property and lived out of a camper for seven months while they built their home with their own hands. Jenni did Diamond Club again during this time. She says, “I was putting a lot of heart and hustle into pushing my business to Diamond and also into building our home.” By that fall, she reached Gold and a couple months later they moved into their home. A year after that, she reached Diamond. “I don’t know what else I could have done that would have made it possible to build a home without a mortgage, and be so personally, professionally, and financially blessed at the same time. dōTERRA has been such a gift, as it’s allowed us to start building our home without a mortgage, and do so in a relatively short amount of time,” Jenni says. Within the next year, Sean hopes to leave his job to start a woodworking business and sawmill, and they also h