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NEW dōTERRA DIAMONDS Tomas & Suzette Severo PROVO, UTAH, USA FOR THE BETTER T leave everything and everyone I knew and start over again.” He worked and earned the money to pay for school to learn English, to get his GED, and to finally earn his bachelor’s degree. “One of his goals was to become a millionaire someday,” Suzette says. “That’s not very possible when you’re working for someone else. With dōTERRA, it is possible.” Though they omas Severo had been working on ran into many challenges along the the corporate side of a different way, once Tomas graduated from network marketing company when his college and was able to devote himself wife, Suzette, heard about dōTERRA. to dōTERRA full time they were able Tomas was going to school for inter­ to reach Diamond. Tomas says, “Since national business at the time, but when a young age I have wanted to build Suzette saw this was a company that something that is not only good for me, provided room for growth, she jumped but for other people as well. dōTERRA in to the business. has that opportunity. It’s helped me Suzette had just gone through an ectopic pregnancy and was suffering develop and inspire and motivate development in others.” from depression because of her fertility Much of the Severos’ team resides issues. She says, “I needed something to in Mexico, as well as other countries. help liven me up. I was a CNA for a long For Tomas, his experience at previous time and I did hair for a long time, so I companies, his background as a child, loved to better people.” She saw that and what he studied in school have dōTERRA had a product that could help combined in their dōTERRA business. better others, so she got involved to help bring purpose and joy back into her life. Now, they want to reach Presidential Tomas grew up in a rural town in Mexico family in Mexico and be able to go where he had to drop out of school at through the process of adopting the age of 13 to help support his family children of their own. Suzette says, of eight siblings. He would work all day “You can come from anywhere. Anyone in the heat of the sun with his machete, can do this. You don’t have to start with but he knew he wanted more for his life. money. If anyone has the motivation When he was 19, he moved to join his to better people’s lives along with their older brother in the United States. own, then this is the place for them.” He did not speak the language, even to say, “Hi, my name is….” He says, “I had to 32 “Everything is possible when you concentrate on the thing you want the most and work hard.” –Tomas dōTERRA ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP I JULY / AUGUST 2016 Diamond so they can help Tomas’s “Our huge motivation is to help people better themselves and have things they wouldn’t normally have.” –Suzette TIPS FOR GROWING INTERNATIONALLY 1 2 3 4 5 BE HUMBLE AND OPEN. “When you work internationally, you have to be very open to learning from another culture. You need to be humble and try to understand others.” –Suzette DON’T PRESSURE. “If people don’t feel that you’re trying to understand them, they will run. They don’t want to feel pressured to do things a certain way just because that’s your way.” –Suzette ACCEPT INCONVENIENCE. “You can’t make someone do something because it’s more convenient in your mindset. From their cultural perspective, it might not be.” –Suzette LISTEN AND LEARN. “Listen to them and learn as much as you can about them. In the end, the extra effort you put into growing internationally will be worth it.” –Tomas ENJOY THE BENEFITS. “It’s worth it because you get to travel and gain a lot of friendships with people around the world that you never would have met otherwise.” –Suzette *Results not typical. Average earnings are less. See dōTERRA Opportunity and Earnings Disclosure Summary on doterra.com. www.doterra.com 33