Majestics Weekly

Part of the Vintage Treasures Team. Oct 10th 2015

New Stylists: Please add me on facebook so that I can add you to our group pages, www.facebook.com/michele.porter1

Inspiration this week from the Great British Bake-off...

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Booking Tips

Here are just a few top tips when booking Trunk Shows:



  • Avoid the phrase Trunk Show and party, instead say "let's get a few girls together for some styling fun" "Let me bring the boutique to you for 2 hours, get the girls round and we can play with the new collection"


  • Our Hostess Rewards are amazing, USE THEM! "I know you liked lots of pieces, I can help you get 40% off..."


  • When people come up with a reason why they can't host, it is not usually a NO, it's usually a concern that they have, what they mean is 'tell me more' eg. "I'm not sure I know enough people" usually means they have no idea how many they are expected to invite/have attend. In answer to this I usually say "most people have the same concern, what I've found is that by helping you to brainstorm a guest list, you'll find you know more people than you think"



FOR MORE WORDS TO SAY AND TIPS GO TO STELLA & DOT UNIVERSITY IN THE STYLIST LOUNGE


January

If a hostess is really too busy to host this side of Christmas, then book her into January now, January is a bumper month for us, with our January SALE, hostess offers and the new Spring collection... Also, people are genuinely a lot more available in January to attend and reconnect with friends they haven't seen over the holidays. January tends to be quite boring too, so any excuse for a girls night!


All trunk shows between now and Christmas, you should also be trying to rebook the hostess now for her January party so she can be the first of her friends to show off the new Spring trends.

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Help me find our Rockstar Stylists!

If one of your Stylists or fellow-stylists has done something amazing this week, no matter how big or small, let me know! It's not just about results either, effort plays a big part in success. Email stylistmichele@gmail.com with the title 'Kudos' or send me a Facebook message x

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WIN WIN WIN WIN WIN WIN

FREEBEE!! How do you fancy the chance to win the gorgeous Soho Flap Wallet from our Winter collection?? How?


a) 1 ticket in draw for completing '2 conversations / day' - pls incl contact names of who you speak to.
b) 2 tickets in draw for completing a) & 2 outside / on-line orders
c) 3 tickets in draw for completing a), b) & 4 qualified TSs
d) 4 tickets in draw for completing a) b) c) & sponsor 2 stylists.


Please email (herdis.petersen@yahoo.co.uk) / post in Vintage Treasures Facebook Group by noon Sunday 1 November. Winner will be drawn at our stylist meet up 2 November.
You have so much to offer everyone out there...... good luck - you have got to be in it to win it xx

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Rising Stars Group - Surrey

If you are committed to promoting to the next level and ultimately aiming for Star Stylist, then ask me about joining my Rising Stars Group, we meet monthly and work together to focus on growing our businesses.
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Head Office Training This Week

Call Recordings from last week:

Hostess Coaching to Grow your Q4: Listen here

Grow To Associate Stylist: Listen here



Director Coffee Chat

Tuesday 13th October // 10.00am (30min)

All details on your Director Network

Directors and Above only


Irish All Stylist Call

Tuesday 13th October // 11.00am (30min)

All details on your Irish Lounge

Irish Stylists only



Booking Blitz

Wednesday 14th October // 10.00am

UK Freephone: 0800 229 0141

UK Mobile: 033 0336 1183

Ireland Freephone: 1800 932 466

Ireland Mobile: 014 367 697

Access code: 908470



Irish Exclusive Booking Blitz

Wednesday 14th October // 10.30am

Ireland Freephone: 1800 932 466

Ireland Mobile: 014 367 697

Access code: 908470



Become a Stylist Call

Wednesday 14th October // 8.00pm (30min)

UK Freephone: 0800 358 6385

UK Mobile: 0845 351 2782

Ireland Freephone: 1800 937 649

Ireland Mobile: 1890 907 630

Access code: 374 312 0107 #



Tips From The Top with Fiona Parry: Updating Your Group Hello

Thursday 15th October // 11.00am

From UK landline: 0800 229 0141

From UK mobile: 033 0336 1183

From Ireland landline: 1 800 932 466

From Ireland mobile: 014 367 697

Access Code: 498979



Grow to Associate Stylist

Thursday 15th October // 11.30am

From UK landline: 0800 229 0141

From UK mobile: 033 0336 1183

From Ireland landline: 1 800 932 466

From Ireland mobile: 014 367 697

Access Code: 498979


Lunch & Learn Webinar: Intro to Comp Plan

Thursday 15th October // 1.00pm

From UK landline: 0800 358 6387

From UK Mobile: 0845 351 2783

From Ireland landline: 1 800 937 650

From Ireland Mobile: 1 890 907 631

Access Code: 866 173 0714#

Click here to join the webinar



Life Coach Call with Jessica Herrin

Thursday 15th October // 6.00pm

From UK: 0800 051 6878

From Ireland:1 800 947 189

Access Code: 662 762 441

Click here to join the webinar



New Stylist Welcome Call: What do I do NOW?

Friday 16th October // 1.00pm


From UK landline: 0800 358 6387

From UK Mobile: 0845 351 2783

From Ireland landline: 1 800 937 650

From Ireland Mobile: 1 890 907 631

Access Code: 866 173 0714#

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The more you read the more you know, the more you learn the more you grow...

I get a lot of requests for suggested reading, here are some top picks! Top Tip: if you have little time to read, try the audiobooks (from iTunes or Audible) & listen in the car or in the kitchen!



  • The Flip Flop CEO by Janine Finney and Lory Muirhead (understanding Direct Selling)
  • What the Most Successful People do before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam (secrets of early rising)
  • Positive Intelligence by Shirzad Chamine (as used by all S&D staff including Jessica Herrin - it helps you to identify and manage internal saboteurs)
  • Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy (excellent time management tips)
  • The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
  • Go for No by Richard Fenton (learn to overcome hearing No)
  • Energy Bus by Jon Gordon
  • Build it Big by DWSA (real stories from top industry leaders)
  • 168hours by Laura Vanderkam (in depth life time-management)
  • Be a Recruiting Superstar by Mary Christensen (learn to sponsor!)
  • Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg



Let me know any suggestions you have too!

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and finally... an old classic x

Beyoncé - Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)

Get in Touch!

If you have a story worth sharing, let me know! I love to hear what you are getting up to...


Also, if you have a Stylist on your team who deserves a mention in our next newsletter, please let me know, include their name and a bit about why/what they have done.

x

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Welcome to Stella & Dot!

I am your upline Director, I support your sponsors, hold regular training and meetings and am here to support you, so that you get what YOU want out of your Stella & Dot Business. The person who sponsored you should be your first point of contact with everyday queries. However you can reach out to me if you have any issues or suggestions or require assistance that your sponsor is unable to give.


About Me:

I am a mum of three school age children, this is my second business in this industry, I joined S&D when we launched in the UK in 2012 when my previous jewellery company closed down, I have been in the biz for about 6 years. When I first started I had babies, toddlers and another job, and to be honest, I joined to get discount on my wishlist! however after my first party, I knew that this was what I wanted to do, so I made a plan with my sponsor and quit my job within 6 months and have never looked back. I still work part-time and do about 6 parties a month.


I live in Surrey, I'm married to the very patient Mr P and I survive on black coffee and gin.


I look forward to meeting you soon!


Michele

XOXO


Michele Porter

DIrector & Independent Stylist

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Connect with your Sponsor

The person who introduced you to the business is called your Sponsor. She will be responsible for your initial Q&A and getting you started.


It's important to be honest with your sponsor about what you want from your business so that she can offer the right level of support.


During your Jumpstart period (your first 60 days) we recommend having a quick chat once a week with your sponsor.

Not on Facebook? You're missing out!

We have a Team Facebook page for Majestics, it's a closed private group just for us.

I use this Facebook page to do give-aways and share important information as it happens. it is also a useful forum for you to ask questions and share tips.


Even if you don't want to use Facebook for your personal life, you really need to use it for communication purposes within the team and wider Stella & Dot community.


Add me as a friend and I'll add you to the group: www.facebook.com/michele.porter1

Attend a Monthly Meeting (every month!)

Stylists who regularly attend a monthly meeting have much stronger businesses and are more likely to have longevity. Without connecting with other Stylists doing the same job, it's very hard to get motivated and inspired. Also, it's more fun together!


See Forthcoming Events above, if we aren't holding one in your area, there are many other Directors and Leader-led meetings all over the country. Search under events in the Tools & Resources/Stella & Dot University part of the Stylist Lounge or website to find yours.


If there isn't one, then tell me!! I am working with Head Office to get the nation covered.

Making the Most of Jumpstart

A bit of sisterly advice to you all. If there's one thing you'll kick yourself for not doing, it's making the most of your JumpStart (first 60 days).


Familiarise yourself with what you could be earning in this period and chat to your sponsor about it.

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Read & Watch The Weekly BUZZ

The Buzz is the weekly newsletter from Head Office, it's how announcements are made, it's short and fun but has links to all the tools that you need to run your business right now.


It's a 5 minute video, once a week. Just watch it!

Stella & Dot University

This is an online learning resource, basically a library of documents and videos to help you self-educate your way to success. I know at first it seems really daunting. Start with the New Stylist section first!


Spend a good few hours in your first week watching videos and familiarising yourself with SDU.

Getting Started Guide

This is a fab booklet available in the Business Supplies section of our shop on the Stylist Lounge. You can buy it, or you can download a copy for free from SDU.

Head Office Training Calendar

There is a weekly New Stylist Training call you can dial into with Sam Walpole, our UK Training Manager.


Find this on the Stylist Lounge, it not only shows what training and support is taking place, but also has recorded archives of training calls. I download these as mp3's and listen to them on my phone or ipod in the car or around the house.

The Stylist Lounge

You should get in the habit of logging on every day during your first few weeks, to get used to where everything is.


News items in particular, as well as the Product Alert list which is updated daily and shows any items low or out of stock and when they are due back in.

Embrace 2242!

Follow this formula for success...


2 Conversations a day (to book or sponsor) will build your business so that the rest will follow:


2 Conversations per day

2 Outside orders per week (not from a TS)

4 Trunk Shows per month

2 New Stylists Sponsored per month.

Hoopla!

Hoopla is our Annual 2 day Conference, it is in June, in London.

If you want be successful and earn more money from your business, you need to go to Hoopla.


We have the best, game-changing training, not to mention cocktail parties, team parties prizes, dancing and FUN!

CEO & Founder Jessica Herrin, Chairman Mike Lohner, Chief Creative Officer (heads up Design Studio in NYC) Blythe Harris and VP of Global Training Danielle Redner will be there, they are each so inspiring and motivating, but when they get together, great things happen!


Tickets will go on sale a few months beforehand.

Tickets usually cost about £150 and include products to the same value in our goody bag. S&D negotiate a good hotel rate for us and Stylists usually share rooms to keep the cost down too.


Next Hoopla: June or July 2016 tbc

Our Team at Head Office in Hammersmith

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