Stella & Dot Weekly Team Newsletter

Week of April 7th

Who is ready for a little fun SPONSORING INCENTIVE? Did you know that April is one of the easiest and best months to promote? It is also a super easy month to sponsor (especially with the Sponsoring Special). So we have a little challenge for you - Sponsor between April 1st and April 11th and get your name in the drawing for these amazing Tory Burch sandals! One drawing per new Stylist sponsored! If you sponsor early this month you will be so much more likely to promote because they will likely launch and hold a few more shows this month.

Post results on our Southern Charms team page. Good luck!!
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Our Weekly Focus

Week 2: Continue to build momentum

  • Send all customers a short email so you can let them know about the Summer 2014 Collection and our Stylist Sign-Up Special. Use the WTS at the bottom of this newsletter.
  • Attend a Your Passport to Happiness summer rally near you (April 7th – 10th) with a sponsor able guest or two! Why not invite all January, February and March Hostesses!
  • Join our Deep Dive Training on Wednesday, April 9th, on “Booking from Scratch.”
  • Invite prospective Stylists to the Opportunity Webinar on Thursday, April 10th

Let's Celebrate March Promotions for the Southern Charms

Lisa Walker- Senior Stylist

Hometown: Yorktown, VA

Start Date: 1/13/2014

Stats: Mother of two girls, 2nd grade teacher, love to travel with my family

Favorite part of business: Building friendships with total strangers by providing a beautiful product, excellent customer service, and making them feel and look beautiful. Oh and I love seeing the text that my little blue card has just been loaded ; )

My three month goal is to share the business, build my team and become a STAR stylist!

Courtnay Gilmore- Senior Stylist

Hometown: Newport News, VA
Start Date: October 29, 2013
Stats: Mother of 2 teenagers, Married 19 years this June, Garden Club Member & Junior League Sustainer
Fave part of S&D business: This answer changes often! In the beginning, I loved how it gave me a great excuse to talk to Donna Naylor often! I was missing her since she moved to Raleigh. And now, I'm loving supporting and motivating my team- and we are all so excited about HOOPLA too! And before S&D, I was not one to change pocketbooks very often. Now, I am a total "Bag-aholic" and change my bag almost daily! I could keep typing away about what I love about S&D...love it ALL!!!
3 month goal: STAR STYLIST

Katherine Coggin - Senior Stylist

Hometown: Williamsburg, VA

Start Date: October 13, 2009

Stats: After many challenges and changes the past 2 years I have finally re-promoted to Senior Stylist. I am a single to my awesome son, Whit (age 9). I substitute teach and have recently become the Director of Volunteer Operations and Sponsorships with Blended Events, LLC.
Fave part of business: The culture of Stella & Dot, all the fabulous women, and of course the products and opportunity. I love it all!

3 month goal: Sponsor 2 new Stylists who hit their Jump Start and promote to Star and help promote 2 first line Stars.

Annie Brinker- Star Stylist

Hometown: Brambleton, VA

Start Date: October 2010

Stats: Mother of three sweet boys (Jack (7), Will (5) and Evan (3), married to a fellow Hokie and all-around wonderful man, Jamie. I love my morning cup of sweet coffee, running, drinking wine with friends, spending time with my family, bargain-hunting and slowly but surely decorating my home full of boys.

Fave part of S&D business: Watching women sign on and fall in love with something new and fabulous in their lives. Without a doubt, coaching is my favorite part of Stella & Dot. I love challenging myself to be a better mentor and pushing myself outside my comfort zone. It fulfills me to be a part of such an amazing group of women, and to contribute to my family in so many positive ways.

3 month goal: Heart of Leadership Star and arrive at Hoopla as an Associate Director

Kim Jones- Director

Hometown: Grew up in Texas but graduated high school in McLean, VA (so ... "home" is both!)

Start Date: October 2010

Stats: Mother of 3 daughters ages 9.5, 8, and 4, Married my high school sweetheart, love to decorate, played competitive tennis as a kid and one year in college and am desperate to get back into it, love warm weather!

Fave Part of my S&D Business: The women I get to work with!

3 Month Goal: Senior Director

Congrats to our newest Lead Stylists!

Debra Cochran
Amber Pyo
Christina Oliver
Michelle Preston
LAURA ELLIS!!!
Kristen Gallogly
Kathryn Worden
Jazzmin Webb
Elizabeth Brinkman
Stephani Wright
Kaye Cyrus
Margo Turnage
Jessica Black
Stacie Wright

Top Sellers - March

Reagan Montgomery $12,146

Kimberly Jones $9,760

Hiyasmin Zimmerman $7,297
Kelly Cox $7,034
Donna Naylor $6,775
Julia Smith $6,561
Samantha Tunador $6,464.
Mary Fisher $6,459
Anne Grewe $5,758.
Lisa Tyler $5,611

Top Sellers - April Month to Date

Barbara Ellis $5,470

Kimberly Jones $3,666
Abigail Bennett $2,571
Carrie Cantillana $2,224
Mara Sprafkin $2,220
Lyndsey Wakeham $2,210
Brittany Gary $2,109
Katie Pyo $2,087
Anne Brinker $2,022
Samantha Tunador $1,901

Top in Sponsoring- March

Congrats to these three ladies for each sponsoring 2 new stylists!

Kelly Cox

Samantha Tunador

Heather Spivey

Local Meet-ups and Trainings

McLean, VA
Monday, April 7th
Mylo's Grill
7:00pm Meet Stella & Dot
Register Here
7:30 Local Stylist Meet-Up
Register Here

Richmond, VA
Monday, April 7th
The Westin
6:30pm Meet Stella & Dot
Register Here
7:00pm Local Stylist Meet-Up
Register Here
Sign up for a Headshot Here!

Lynchburg, VA
Monday, April 7th
RA Bistro
6:30 - 7:30 Headshots and Summer Collection Launch
7:30 - 8:30 Meet Stella & Dot
Register Here

Ashburn, VA
Tuesday, April 8th
6:30 - 9:00
Aloft Dulles North
Free Headshots
Pay at the door
Stylists $5, Leaders $10, Guests free

Chesapeake, VA
Tuesday, April 8th
The Greene Turtle
6:30 Meet Stella & Dot
7:00 Meeting
Register Here

New York, NY
Tuesday, April 15th
The Half King
7:00 Reception & Opportunity Event
7:30-8:30 Team Meeting
Register Here

Brentwood, TN with Danielle Redner
Wednesday, April 9th
Four Points by Sheraton
5:30 Registration
6:00 Meet Stella & Dot
6:30 All Stylist Training
Register Here

Virginia Beach, VA
Monday, April 21st
Burton's Grill
7:00-8:30 Opportunity Happy Hour
Register Here

North Carolina events with Star Directors Kelly Cox and Amy Greenspon

Raleigh, NC
Tuesday, April 8th
Hampton Inn and Suites Crabtree Valley
5:00 - 7:00 Rising Star Training
Register Here
7:00 - 8:30 All Stylist Training/Summer Launch
Invite your potentials to join us!
Register Here

Charlotte, NC
Wednesday, April 9th
Carmel Country Club
4:00 - 7:00 Rising Star Training
Register Here
7:30 - 8:30 All Stylist Training/Summer Launch
Invite your potentials to join us!
Register Here


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Join us on our Hoopla in Style 2014 page once you've registered!
This is your place to connect with a roommate, coordinate transportation, plan team events, etc. Can't wait to see you in VEGAS!

Home Office Training Calls

You are in business FOR yourself, not BY yourself! Training/Coaching is an important aspect of your business if you are wanting to grow and take your business to new heights! Here are GREAT ways to do it (check the lounge for registration details)!
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New Stylist Training
Date: Monday April 7th
Time: 12pmPT/2pmCT/1pmET
Webinar Link
Password: stella
Dial In: (855) 749-4750
Access Code: 664 483 125
You will need to call in for audio, as well as click the link to watch the webinar.
This webinar is intended for Stylists who have just started their Stella & Dot business. We’ll cover the basics of Jumpstart, booking your first Trunk Shows, and setting goals for yourself. If you have a brand new Stylist on your team, encourage her to attend and follow up afterwards to answer any questions she may have. (All new Stylists are sent a personal email inviting them this webinar.)



New Stylist Booking Blitz
Date: Tuesday April 8th
Time: 9amPT/11amCT/12pmET
Webinar Link
Password: stella
Dial In: (855) 749-4750
Access Code: 665 628 271
You will need to call in for audio, as well as click the link to watch the webinar.
Encourage your New Stylists to attend this special Booking Blitz webinar designed just for them. We will cover the Words To Say on the phone, how to respond to objections and what to say when you hear no. After a quick rev up call, Stylists will take those tips and make booking calls for the next hour while staying connected on the webinar. National Training Coach, Meg Galletti will be on the line to answer any questions and give encouragement along the way. After the hour of calling, we'll share some tips on successful follow up and Hostess Coaching. This is a great way for your new Stylist to book her first shows in a fun, supportive environment.



Tips From The Top featuring Director, Kelly Wenzel
Date: Tuesday April 8th
Time: 10amPT/12pmCT/1pmET
Dial In: (800) 747-5150
Access Code: 6977091
Mark your calendar to join our Tips from the Top call series where each week we feature one of our Field Executives who will share her inspiration, training tips and a 'call to action' for each of us! This week's special guest is Director and leader of Team Amethyst of the Gem Fatales Gemstones, Kelly Wenzel! Tune in to hear Kelly coach on how to make the most of this week!



Deep Dive Training with National Field Development Coach, Meg Galletti on “The Basics of Sponsoring”
Date: Wednesday April 9th
Time: 10amPT/12pmCT/1pmET
Dial In: (800) 747-5150
Access Code: 6977091
Are you ready to reap the rewards to leadership by growing a team? If so, tune into this week’s Deep Dive call to hear National Field Development Coach, Meg Galletti train on the basics of sharing the Stella & Dot opportunity.



Life Coach Call with CEO and Founder, Jessica Herrin
Date: Thursday April 10th
Time: 9amPT/11amCT/12pmET
Dial In: (866) 901-7991
No Access Code
Join this monthly series to hear coaching tips from your CEO and Founder, Jessica Herrin. Jessica will cover real life challenges we all encounter as we strive to balance work and family, manage our time, stay motivated and ultimately achieve our goals.


Stella & Dot Opportunity Webinar with CEO and Founder, Jessica Herrin and Star Director, Sandy Sloan
Featuring: The Stay At Home Mom
Date: Thursday April 10th
Webinar Link
Password: stella
Dial In: (855) 749-4750
Access Code: 663 505 326
This week’s Opportunity Webinar will highlight the Stay-At-Home-Mom Stylist. Invite your prospects to attend this webinar to hear Jessica share the Stella & Dot Opportunity, our mission, and how to get started. Then hear Senior Director, Sandy Sloan share how Stella & Dot has fit into her life as a Stay-At-Home Mom. This is the first of a new series of “Stylist Profile” Opportunity Webinars that you can share with your prospective Stylists who have similar backgrounds. Use this editable PDF or create a Redstamp invite to share! The recordings will be kept in the SDU archives.


Rising Star
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Register for program by clicking here
If you or a team member are ready to grow and share our mission to empower more flexible entrepreneurs then join the Rising Star group and receive focused training, fun challenges and personalized follow up to help you achieve your goals and promote to Star Stylist by Hoopla. What’s more, if you follow the proven plan for success you will be on track to achieve Level 3 or 4 of the Summer Splash incentive! Once your registration is approved, you will receive an email invite to join the weekly Rising Star Training Call.

Join Me For A Trunk Show!

Wednesday, April 9th

Thursday, April 24th

Friday, April 25th

Sunday, April 26th


I have two fundraising shows this month, but they are at local schools so those may not be the best use of your time. However, if you want to join me that's fine too!

Take advantage of our 24-7 Training!

April Words to Say


Passport to Style with Summer 2014 PDF


If you missed our Brighten Your Life Tour and Training, click below to watch the webinars sharing the training. Even if you went to training, watch again. Hearing things more than once will help you learn. Please share your take aways on our Facebook page!


Circle of Success: 5 Ways to Fill Your Calendar Webinar


Circle of Success: 4 Ways to Increase your Trunk Show Average


Circle of Success: 3 Ways to Increase your Sponsoring


Find all training materials in your Lounge. Go to SDU >> Leader Resources >> Spring 2014.