Thursday, October 9, 2014

Amway and the Holidays!

I again appoligise for taking so long to do another post. I had open brain surgery, Yes I am doing fine and YES I still got a check from Amway every month. There have been some comments about how much money you need to spend to do LTD and Amway, as well as the amount of money I have been getting each month.
I do not buy the LTD/Amway CD's or even attend the conferences. This last weekend there was a conference, but being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, AKA Mormon, we had General Conference. I found it more important to attend that for free. I understand that some people feel the need to go to the LTD/Amway Conferences but I my self do not. I have found that most everything you want to learn you can learn on the internet or threw your up-line. I do find the weekly meetings important when someone has intensest in joining Amway, but as I have also said in previous posts, I am not trying to grow my down-line. I would rather work on sales and consistency. This is not the "normal" practice of LTD or Amway, and yes I understand the more people in your down-line the more money you can make. I personally would rather work on constant sales before moving forward with "growing my business downward."

Now with my original thought process, Yes it is sad that it is only October but the Holidays are upon us! I know I have mentioned Ribbon before but I LOVE LOVE LOVE Ribbon! It makes all of my Holiday Shopping so simple! For an Amway IBO, independent business owner, I can get 5 gifts for 100$ for a customer you can get 5 gifts for 120$ thats only 24$ per person and they get to pick what gift they way! I am referencing the Variety Ribbon Album. You can check out what gifts can be chosen at 
Ribbon is the simple way to give but not stress for the holidays! And with it being such a simple process, it opens up your time!!!!!!!

Let me know if you have any questions!

Friday, March 22, 2013

My FAVORITE Amway Products =)

I know it has been about a month since I have posted anything and I am sorry about that. I am an epileptic and sadly I have been going threw some medication changes FOR THE BETTER =) So please don't worry I am doing Much Much better. =) Yet another reason I LOVE LTD (Leadership Team Development) and Amway. Even with all of my Medical Issues I can still build a business from the comfort of my home and the comfort or sort of comfort of the hospital.

Today I feel like talking about some of my favorite Amway Products and WHY they are my favorite.

My ABSOLUTE FAVORITE Amway Product line are the RIBBON GIFT ALBUMS!!!!!!!!!!!! I come from a family of 6. Me my three younger brothers my mother and my father. Now my family is a lot larger, my parents are devorced and my father is re-married and his wife has a daughter as well as a step daughter from another marrage. so in total on my side of the family I have 5 siblings and three parents. And then on my husbands side he is one of 7 kids, 6 boys and one girl. so that is six gifts every year. Each of his siblings are married and three of his siblings have children so that is a LOT of people to get gifts for every year. His mother passed away five years ago so it is only his father. Not to mention his only living grandmother, my two grandmothers and one grandfather. so in TOTAL EVERY CHRISTMAS THAT IS 19 family's that we need to shop for. if we counted out and got a gift for every single person that would be a LOT of people so we get each family a gift.

With the Ribbon Gift albums they have a WIDE range of prices from 30.00$ to 1000.00$. We usually go with the 30.00$ Gift Album or the Variety Album For the price of 4 Albums you get 5 so that cuts the cost down a LOT and each family can choose a gift out of the album that suits them best. So that we are not WASTING money on things that they don't need.

My husband and I recently got married on July 20th, 2012 and I can't tell you how EXCITED I was that I was given one of the I DO Ribbon Gift Albums!!!!! In there we needed so many things! The Album it's self is 75.00$  But in side we got to choose one of the Items that WE needed and As it turns out no one had gotten us Dishes at all, Inside of the ID album there is a set of 
Gibson® Dinnerware That are VERY VERY VERY High Quality Dinnerware and I couldn't be more Proud of the Dishes I have.
I can't wait until we are ready to have Children so that we can get some of the Arrival Ribbon Albums!!!!! They are only 50.00$ and one of the Items in side of it that the Gift Receiver can choose is a Stroller, or a Bottle Warmer. Both if purchased in a store cost WAY more than 50.00$ 

We Even have a Ribbon Gift Album called The Delicious Gift Card that you can choose real MIDWEST KOBE BEEF STAKES!!!!!!! THE BEST STAKE IN THE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!! How is that for your next Barbeque? 


I would say that my next favorite Product line would be the Legacy of Clean Laundry detergent Cleaning Line!
I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (also known as Mormon) and as such I have cretin clothing that I use that are white. and I have never had a laundry detergent keep my clothing as white as Legacy of Clean does. I LOVE the Legacy of Clean Pre Wash spray!!!!!!

I use it before I put any of my Whites in the washer then I use the Liquid Legacy of Clean SA8 Laundry Soap. and the Legacy of Clean Fabric softener. My Whites are as white as they were the day I opened them. I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!! I don't know what more to say on that topic! WHITE IS WHITE =) You can't beet White 

And my Third Favorite but not last would be ARTISTRY BALANCING FOUNDATION.
With the Artistry Line there is the Balancing Line and the Hydrating Line. Balancing is for people with Oily to normal skin and the Hydrating line is for people with dry to normal skin. I have oily skin. You can tell by what is called your T-ZONE. If in the middle of the day you feel that your nose and forehead and chin are a little more "shinny" that your cheeks you most likely have oily to normal skin if not then you most likely have normal to dry skin.
For me I have oily Skin so I use the Balancing Foundation. It helps to stop my skin from forming the Oil in the T-zone stoping zits from forming =) Who likes zits? I don't! It has SPF in it so it helps to slow the aging process and keep me looking younger longer =) and the color matches me amazingly!!!! 


"Satisfaction Guarantee Buy with the confidence of our SATISFACTION GUARANTEE:
  • We stand behind our products with the Amway 180-day, 100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee.†

If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with our products, you may return them within 180 days of purchase for an exchange or refund of the product price and applicable tax.


†Specific limited guarantees apply to designated products. ATMOSPHERE®, iCook®, and eSpring® products must be returned within 120 days. Partner Store items must be returned to the Partner Store from which they were purchased. This satisfaction guarantee does not apply to IBO purchases for stock or inventory.

Some items such as computers, consumable food and beverage items, and over-the-counter drugs are non-returnable unless defective upon receipt."
That was taken Right off of the AMWAY Web Site =) 
~Diane Berardi


Sunday, February 10, 2013

Amway and Leadership team Development (LTD)

In my last post I talked about LTD or Leadership Team Development. Today I feel the need to classify this a little. Amway and LTD are not the same company. They are two different companies that work together to help the IBO (Independent Business Owner) to grow within the Amway business. Amway Provides the products and some product demonstrations where LTD provides the Training and support to any new IBO who joins Amway. 

There are a lot of companies like LTD out there. Each one with it's own training method. I will not be talking about those other companies due to the fact that I am not familiar with them. 

I often reference my first experiences with the LTD team and some of there training. This is because it opened my eyes to a new way of thinking. When I joined LTD and Amway I found that the idea of a company that was not focused on money but who's core values were as follows: 

"LTD has eight core values: Faith, Service, Unity, Honor, Freedom, Vision, Duty, and Courage
These eight core values exemplify a character of excellence. They are the standards by which our affiliated business owners operate."

I felt very comforted that a Company would put FAITH first. It is a rare thing that any company would put FAITH first in anything.

1)Faith"We believe in having complete trust and a firm belief in something for which there is no proof."
Faith-  I found this to mean not Faith in any cretin religion or God but Faith in people. As a person it is hard sometimes to look at my self and said "I HAVE FAITH IN MY SELF" I have faith that I am more than what the world says that I am. I love that quote by Marianne Williamson
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
LTD not only opens the door to the people that it works with that they are powerful beyond measure but it also teaches them how to do the same for others. It has given me FAITH in my self. What a WONDERFUL group of people to put that as there FIRST CORE VALUE>

2) Service"We believe helpful acts and contributions to the welfare of others are important."
This value was one that really touched my heart deeply! When I was 18 years old I was in a car wreck. I was driving 20 miles Per Hour and rolled my car into a frozen corn field and shattered my skull. This was January 20, 2006. I was rushed to the hospital and now have 7 plates and 28 screws in the right side of my head. Two years later is when I had my first experience with LTD and Amway. In February of 2008 I became and Amway IBO and joined LTD for the Wonderful training and people that gave me dreams to hold onto in life. April of that year I started to have seizures. October 2009 I had to have Open brain surgery. My up-line were wonderful through then entire time. I could not ask for more service to be given to me by a group of people that did not know me that well. The wonderful acts of kindness and just words of friendship still stick dearly to my heart. Although this is a situation that most people do not need to go through in there lives there are many other examples that I can give you.
When I first joined business my up-line Laura helped me to show products to my family so that I could get some of the customers that I have today. They helped me understand the product lines that through Amway I sell and they drove me accost the county for a Large training session were I was introduced to some of the most influential people in my life.
Service comes in many forms. It is how you look at service that matters. LTD and Amway are both companies that are very active in serving there fellow man/woman/and children through-out the world. 

3)Unity"We believe and find value in the continuous purpose or action of becoming one."
With any Team if everyone in the Team does not have the same goals in mind then the end result is not going to be accomplished. It is said, "Unity is Strength, When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved"
This is Very true- LTD is Leadership TEAM Development for a reason. It all hinders on the Strength of one another. With LTD there is always someone to call or training to read or listen to that will help strengthen the situation. LTD has been built on the backs of people who have been there and done that so for any situation that any member is going through there is always a way to get an answer. The Unity of the Team is the leadership of the team and the fact that at any time the materials that are available can and will if you let them provide the answers. They can strengthen you.
Everyone Wants a team of there own but before you can have a team of your own you must be ready for that team your self. so just like the quote, "Unity is Strength, When there is teamwork and collaboration..." you must be able to collaborate with your up-line team first and be able to strengthen that team before you can build your own. With unity as the smallest man you can then slowly become stronger and ready for Unity and have the Strength for more responsibility. It all hinders on how unified you are with your self and your up-line. Everyone must learn to fallow before they can lead.

4)Honor"We believe in building reputations, good names, and public esteems. We believe that success is rooted firmly in moral excellence."
This is Probably my favorite of the 8 Core Values. Honor I feel is often Overlooked in today's society. It is easier to say, "Oh yes I am ____" when you are not then tell the truth. Lies have become a staple in today's world. but I have Great Respect for the fact that a Company would hold a Group of people to such a high standard. Not only hold them to that standard but remind them often that Everything they do not only say but do reflects on the reputations of every member of LTD.
Like a building has a foundation, the foundation of any business is based on its "reputations, good names and public esteems." For a company to put the foundation on the back's of its members says a lot about the way it feels about the business owners that are a member of the LTD team. That they ARE honorable, that they ARE trustworthy and that they will do what they say. What a wonderful feeling it is to know that YOU have the back of an entire business on your shoulders that you are the keystone of your business. Because you can't be fired it is up to you and your Honor code to keep your teams reputation alive.
It has been proven that the more trust children are given the more they will achieve. I feel that this Core Value is very similar to that. LTD is not putting it's trust in one or two people to show the world what a "Wonderful Business" LTD and Amway are, they are putting that in the hands of Each person.

5)Freedom"We believe independence and liberation from the slavery of others is imperative.  We value the absence of necessity, coercion, and constraint in choices or actions."
I think this sentance states it's self. Is it not a form of slavery to work for someone else that you have no idea if you can be fired at any time? Is it not a form of slavery when you have no idea what tomorrow will bring?
LTD helps to close the gap in the UN-known. If wanted it is a way to know every month what you will have in your business. If wanted and with a LOT of hard work it is a way to not have to worry about having to file for unemployment. The key words here are HARD WORK. Freedom is not easy and never has been.

6)Vision"We believe in our dreams, our strongly desired goals and purposes."
What did you want to be when you were a child? Since I was 4 years old I wanted to be a teacher. Right now I work in a call center. I am 25 years old. Why you ask, am I not in school to be a teacher; Like I said I was in a car wreck that changed my life. As an Epileptic most school districts will not higher you. I gave up on that dream. Through LTD I can be a teacher. I can teach my self and others to have self-worth and self-confidence. I can teach many things. I have always wanted to be a stay at home mother when I have children. Through LTD I can do that IF I WORK HARD and get the residual income to that level that I can pay my rent. Vision all comes down to what do you really want to do? What will it take to get there? How hard are you willing to work to get there?
"Work smarter not harder!" Many, many people now a day's are going to school for years and years and still can not find jobs. I read today that even though many students can not find jobs, Pennsylvania State is suing former students over "uncollected tuition and loans" So much for going to school for 4 years. They can't even get a job and now they have to go to court. What kind of vision what that?
LTD costs WAY less and teaches so much more. It is a "Work smarter not harder" I am not saying that college is a bad thing!!!!!! I know many many doctors who have saved my life many times! But they still don't have there dreams or goals reached. It is nice to know that LTD not only asks up to dream but is there to HELP US reach them if we want the help. All we have to do is ask, and be willing to take advice and WORK. Again the key word is WORK. No one is going to do the work for you.

7)Duty"We believe that binding tasks, conduct, and service arising from our positions in life are forces of moral obligation."
This is yet another statement that I feel does not need me to elaborate on.

8)Courage"We believe in both the mental and moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty."
Winston Churchill-"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." Courage is probably the thing that is needed most in any business. LTD is the portion of Amway that you do need to sit down and listen because it teaches you to stand up and speak but before you can stand up and speak you need the courage to just sit down and listen. LTD is the part of Amway the teacher of that portion of courage. Once you have that part down then LTD will help you stand up and speak. it will help you to stand up and speak to gain the two ways to make money with Amway ; 1) customers 2) franchising: But without Courage there is nothing. All you have is an empty plate an imagination. We can do a lot of talking with imagination, but in the end it gets you nothing.

I love the fact that the 8 CORE VALUES of LTD each tie in somehow with Amway. The best way to get acquainted with all of the Core values is through the advice of your up-line and with the products. If you don't know what product line you like or you just want to try them all then I would recommend looking at the Amway Fast Pack:retail price 406.53$ IBO Cost: 304.60$ -- It has a little bit of everything in it. I would even have your Up-line help you after you got it with the Service Core Value and throw a Party to help you show customers some of your products.


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

ScamWay vrs Amway with LTD (Leadership Team Development)

When I first got into Amway I can remember my father telling me, "Scam-Way have fun with that one" (or something along that line) so when looking into Amway a little further I found that a lot of people who were once part of Amway and who had never even been a part of Amway called it Scam-Way. So today I decided to express my experience between Amway and Scam-Way.

When reading threw what a lot of people have put about Scam-way I have found that the number one issue is that they feel it is a "Get Rich Quick," Pyramid business. With all of that being said I think it is best that I also get into the business team that I have worked with for All of my training and help to expand my business LTD or Leadership Team Development.

Considering the fact that when I was working at Denny's it was members of LTD who came in after there training meatings to hang out and evaluate what information was just given to them I feel it is best that I start there.

Per my first post I asked about what LTD was and what they did. After that I was invited to one of there meetings were it was explained the two ways that threw Amway you can make money.
1) Customers-- it is a business and as a business you need customers the more customers the more money you can make
2) Multi-level-Marketing-- This is were I find that most people have the biggest issues with Amway and the business teams they work with. They way that this works is just like a local franchised store. In my area there are many many Fast Food restaurants. If you look any one of them up you will find that the over all company has a President over All of that chain that you are looking up.
    --- But there are so many "owners" of Fast Food chains all over the world how is there only one person on top?
 That is an easy question: Someone started a business and others liked what they were doing and wanted to be a part of it so they purchased the chance to use that food chain's name and open there own business with the understanding that they would fallow the OVERALL company rules, colors, packaging, exc.... Some of those people opened up only one store and some have opened many, Some have opened a store in an area and then one of there friends have wanted to become part of there chain also so they go threw the same process. With this being said Amway's second way of making money is modled off of this.
The more people you help get into business the more money you will make and the more the person above you will make and so on and so on until you reach the start with Amway Corporation and there Presidents and stock holders.
I have also found that the thing that many many people who refer to Amway as Scam-way have a BIG issue with this part. They feel that because the more people you help it has become a Pyramid when in reality it is only franchising with individuals and not large buildings. 

I have also found that they feel that --'"They love people who are broke because they're weak," says Fort Worth resident Lori Mauldin, who had a brief but memorable experience with Amway during the past year. "They really prey on the desire of materialism. They constantly show the material gain and say, 'You can have this, too.' When you're recruiting people, they tell you to ask people what their dreams are. They love to find the people who want the Mercedes, the boats, the big houses. That's exactly what they're looking for."'

As far as the people that I know around me in my area I don't know of anyone who is "broke because they're week"  In Central Illinois were I live, within the business team of LTD there is a Doctor, a Self Business owner who's had there own business for years, prison guards, students in college/university's, and others. I don't know any Doctor, or a Prison guard who is "Broke because they're week."

Yes within every business there is talk about material gain and yes "YOU CAN HAVE THIS TOO" IF YOU WORK HARD. Never at any one of an LTD meetings have I had anyone say that I got into this business because I wanted a Mercedes, a boat, a big house." Most of the conversations have to do with what do you want and if YOU are willing to work at your own business then We can help you and these are the possibilities.

I also found this when looking for why people are so upset with Amway, ""But why in the hell would someone consider taking a commissioned sales job where all kinds of phony numbers are thrown at you and you’re told about all the money you can expect to make in Amway? Ha! Yeah right! Especially since no one in our upline ever showed us a profit and loss statement, their income tax returns, or copies of monthly commission checks from Amway. Nobody had any proof of the fabulous income they were making in Amway.""

With LTD you can go online to youtube and there are video's of members cashing in there checks from Amway.
That one right there is a guy named Greg Francis from Chicago Illinois who I have met my self. Him and his wife Jackie are amazing people. What even put the prof online for the entire world to see. So don't tell me that no one has ever had any proof of the fabulous income from Amway. it is right there for you.

 I can't see if anyone were to ever ask how much money are you making by doing Amway and can I see the proof Anyone Ever saying, "NO." the point of a business is to make money and I can tell you I am excited when I do. That does not mean that I have gotten a check every month or that even some months it is a lot of money but I can tell you that the money that I have gotten is from the work that I have done. One month I was sent a check for 0.68$ and I just got in the mail the other day a check for 29.98$ The best part about the check that I just got.... I HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO WORK ON MY BUSINESS IN MONTHS, THAT WAS ALL RESIDUAL INCOME ON WORK THAT I HAD ALREADY DONE.
I have needed to have Open Brain Surgery due to a car wreck I was in when I was in high school that has been causing me issues with seizures and such. With the Brain Surgery and recovery I have not been out looking for customers, or people to expand my franchise with in months. But the customers that I already have because of work that I have already done are still ordering products.


There is a man in a near bye town who joined Amway and LTD the same time I did. When he was 21 and his now wife was 18. Because of the hard work he has done he is now retired and so is she, he is 24 and she is 22. When we talk about being "free" it is not free to stop working the business but rather free to pick what you are going to do that day. It is free from worry about your boss and the stress of the possibilities to get fired. 

If you have any questions please feel free to email,  Look around at the products before you decide Amway or Scam-way.


Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Amway and Customers

This is how I eneded my last post:
"We talked and talked about goals and team building and the fact that, that is why everyone was there. To help each other reach there goals. Some want to buy houses, some want to travel, some want to help there parents, exc.... What do you want?

Like I said earlier the other part to this business is sales. To have a business is having customers you have to have customers to have a business so for this blog I will put a number of my experiences with my products, pictures, videos, answer questions, whatever you would like to know please feel free to ask or call me and I would be more than happy to talk to you about."

With this being said Customers are a big part of Amway. It is also from what I have read about the number one reason that people leave Amway. It is hard to get customers. Some people have been told to call all of there friends and family members and beg them to buy products from them. Lets face it NO ONE LIKES THIS!!!!! For me I didn't feel comfortable asking my family to buy products from me. I have had WAY to many cousins call and try to get me to buy this or that or give them money or get into there business.

The other choice is to go out and Find customers. Well lets see were else you can find customers: Work, School, Church, Community events, Businesses, Online, Random people you meet, exc... It takes a LOT to go out and find customers. I found this hard also at first. How could I sell products that I my self didn't believe in? I had never used the products. I had never tried them, I didn't know what they would do for the people I was trying to sell them too. I felt like a walking telemarketer. 


One of the BEST things about the group that I became a part of that met at Denny's with Justin and Laura is that they pushed me to be better. They recommended books that helped to change my way of thinking, Books that explained the difference in personality's, ways of thinking, setting goals, the fact that I have to make the changes that I want for my future. Books such as:
The Magic of Thinking Big,
Rich Dad Poor Dad,
Get Over Yourself,
How to have Confidence and Power in Dealing with People,
Master Key to Riches,
Bringing Out the Best in People,
The Go-Getter, The Magic of Thinking Big,
Hung by the Tongue,
How I Raised myself from Failure to Success,
The Greatest Miracle in the World,
The Choice, The Art of Dealing with People,
The Greatest Salesman in The World, Skill with People,
Acres of Diamonds, Boundaries,
Winning without Intimidation,
How to win friends and Influence people,
Personality Plus,
The Pursuit,
The Five Love Languages,
Go for No 

Out of All of these book I finally decided that I needed to make the choice my self to get out there and get customers. Like I said earlier the number one reason people leave is because they don't make money. Well if you don't have customers you are not going to make money. After reading all of these and many, many upset nights with myself and everyone in the business team around me I had a phone conversation with Laura. She flat out asked me, "Diane, What do you expect from us to build your business for you? That is Not going to happen!" It was a big changing moment for me.

It is true I was expecting people to just buy things from me with out me doing anything just because I was there and reading books and showing up but I was not "doing the work" to find myself customers.

I started to buy some of my own products and try them and see how I liked them to see if I liked it. It is hard to Honestly sell something that you don't believe in even if it is your own business. The First product that I ever purchased was a Variety case of XS Energy drink for 26.88$ They way I saw it was that I was buying another Energy drink every day at work thew the vending machine or on my way to work as I got gas so Why not try something that I was already buying but with so many flavors what one to get? So I got the Variety. I decided that I really really like the Caffeine-free Cranberry-Grape Blast, and the Peach Tea Blast. I was in amazement that the Cranberry-Grape stated like soda (carbonated and everything) and the Peach Tea was sweet even though All of the Energy drinks have 0 Sugar and 0 Carbs. I had finally found a product I could stand behind!

Soon after I was talking to some of my friends when out one night who ordered a bunch of cases for a party. I was excited that just by HONESTLY trusting and liking the products that I was now making by business people were buying them! My life was changed!!!!!!

Since this has happened XS has now came out with Larger can's and even more flavors as well as Energy shots. if you have questions please feel free to email  =)


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

My Start Into Amway

Hello World, 
My Name is Diane, and I was first introduced to Amway in 2008. I was 20 at the time and working three jobs. I worked full time at Bergners Department store in the morning, part time at Bandana's BBQ Restaurant for part of the lunch rush and All of the dinner rush, and full time at Denny's Restaurant in the middle of the night. I admit Denny's was my favorite at the time. The people who go to Denny's in the middle of the night are fun. I always thought it would be drunk college kids, creepy old men who had nothing better to do but to hit on young girls but nope. It was usually yes the drunk college kids, but cute little old lady's, and Every Thursday a BIG group of people who would sit in the back room and talk about the joy of being a team and being a family and planning for the future and the future of there families and the plans they had for each other and the fact that no team works well unless it is unified. It was an amazing experience.They were never rude, never messy, usually only ordered waters, soda, ice cream, and the occasional fries or sandwich but they Always tipped amazingly!

I loved listening to this group on Thursday nights. The dream building they did for me without even knowing me was more than I can ever explain. The other servers would beg me to take them because they would "try to get you into there business." I thought it was funny that after helping them for about a year listening to the amazing people talk from all over the country. I remember one night they had this guy from Chicago come down with his wife and him and his wife talked about the fact that he was only in his 20's but next month he was planning on letting his wife stay home forever because she was "the most important thing to me in the entire world." To hear men talk about there wives like that was amazing!

All I knew about them was that they were some business team that were so team and family oriented that whatever they did couldn't be bad. I don't know about you but I have had a plenty of job's in my life and Never in my life have I seen a team of people talk about helping others with there families and there dreams of letting there wives be stay at home mothers.

One night I had to ask someone what they did. I asked a woman named Laura Sharp. That question changed my life forever! She and her husband asked me if I could take my break and talk for a few minutes. When we talked they told me that they worked with a company that helps people to reach there goals in life. It is not easy money, in fact sometimes it is really really hard. It would involve some sales but most of it is just re-directing the money that I am already spending at stores in my area on things I need to buy every month, such as toilet paper, soap, makeup, skin care products, Energy drinks (yes I said Energy drinks), to my own online store and the money that I have been spending at other stores I would now get paid for buying.

I was like DUH wow that is a NO brainer why hadn't I thought of that. Physical stores mark up prices so much that it would make since that if I buy things from my self I would get paid for it! Then I asked about why then come here and talk about the team, families and such.

Laura and her husband Justin then asked me if I could do One thing in my entire life what would it be? Money not being an issue what would it be...... That is a hard question to ask a 20 year old but I have always wanted to be a stay at home mom when I have kids. I would Love to be able to let my kids know that I am home for them and there friends and have my house be the house that everyone wants to come to not run from.

We talked and talked about goals and team building and the fact that, that is why everyone was there. To help each other reach there goals. Some want to buy houses, some want to travel, some want to help there parents, exc.... What do you want?

Like I said earler the other part to this business is sales. To have a business is having customers you have to have customers to have a business so for this blog I will put a number of my experiences with my products, pictures, videos, answer questions, whatever you would like to know please feel free to ask or call me and I would be more than happy to talk to you about.

This is my experience with Amway and I am more than happy to talk about it. I am not saying it has been easy. There have been months that I have not made money and there have been months that I have made just under 1000.00. It takes work! But I am willing to work. =) My Dreams are worth it!

~Diane Berardi