3 Top Takeaways from the Silver Retreat

It was short but impactful – the Silver Retreat in Utah. Well, I got to do what I have wanted to do: the jump at the lavender field! Needless to say, I had the most amazing time while I was there.     Top Takeaways from the Silver Retreat There were a number of takeaways that I had gathered during the Silver Retreat but instead of a laundry list, I would like to share the top 3 ones…   (2) If there was any main takeaway, it is the Seed-to-Seal quality commitment. It’s nothing like reading about Young Living’s commitment to its production process or seeing the lavender fields in pictures. Going to the farm myself reinforced my knowing about the company’s mission statement. Every step of the Seed-to-Seal production process is monitored, tracked and reviewed for distilling the highest quality oils. Seed-to-Seal is the how behind why Young Living essential oils are said to be therapeutic-grade. Here’s a short clip that I recorded of what he shared during lunchtime on Farm Day…. (2) Gary Young and his team continue to travel the world to search for new or exotic plants to distill. Thus, Young Living is not just limited to the oils that its own farms currently produce. We are assured of continuing supply and the discovery of new essential oils. I had not put much thought to it previously but I guess it explains why we have a huge buffet of oils including oils like Hinoki and Hong Kuai and why there is an expanding range of products.   (3) Most of all, I was swept away...

Key Lessons from 2015 APAC Leadership Summit

Other than being passionate about essential oils, what I really enjoy is the personal growth I get to experience as a Young Living distributor. Last weekend, I attended the 2015 APAC Leadership summit – which was open to qualified members who are Silver and above and two of their guests. We were coached on leadership and given trainings by world-class coaches, as well as top international and regional Young Living leaders. Qualified members from South East Asia, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia attended the event. Amongst others, here are some of things I learned: * Igniting the Compounding Effect and the Entrepreneur Roller Coaster by Darren Hardy Darren Hardy is the visionary force behind SUCCESS magazine as its Publisher and Founding Editor. As a business leader in the success industry for two decades, Darren has had unique and unfettered access to the most successful people on the planet, including Richard Branson, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Donald Trump, Howard Schultz, Charles Schwab, Jeff Bezos and many more. Tips learnt: – It’s not how fast you start but how long you last. – Change is all about CHOICES – and it is NOT the “big choices” that really make the greatest difference.  It is the SMALL choices COMPOUNDED over time that truly change lives. – The key to success is massive failure! * How to win at your Young Living business and life by The Oola guys Oola guys, Dr. Dave Braun and Dr. Troy Amdahl, will help you discover Oola. Oola is a state of awesomeness! A life balanced and growing in all seven key areas of life, called the 7 F’s...