Monthly Newsletter

April Re-cap

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Our Rockstar CEO Jessica Herrin on CBS This Morning talking about her new book FIND YOUR EXTRAORDINARY released this week

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HOOPLA - REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!

Mark your calendar for our biggest event of the year! Every year thousands of Stylists from all over North America gather with Home Office executives for our annual sales and inspiration conference! You'll grow your paycheck, make life long friends and attend the best dance party of your life. Hoopla is not to-be-missed! Hoopla location and dates change from year to year.


Registration is open for Hoopla 2016 in Orlando! Get ready to FIND YOUR EXTRAORDINARY!

    • Thursday, July 21st - Director Day & Red Shoe Affair!
    • Friday, July 22nd - Hoopla Day 1 & Team Parties!
    • Saturday, July 23rd - Hoopla Day 2 & Dance Party!
    • Sunday, July 24th – Hoopla Day 3 & Pool Party!
    • See the full agenda here!

REGISTER BEFORE FEBRUARY 12th and receive $50 of Product Credit towards the Fall Collection!

We can't wait to celebrate and make new memories with you in the Happiest Place On Earth at the Orlando Marriot World Center! Have questions? See our Hoopla FAQs here!

Huge congrats to all of you who hit $500 and earned your extraordinary bracelet! You also earned 1 month of your style fix pass!!

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APRIL SIGN UP & SPONSOR SPECIAL EXTENDED THROUGH FRIDAY MAY 6TH

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Our April Sign Up Special is even more extraordinary than ever! Tuesday March 29th through Saturday, April 30th, a new Stylist can earn $750 in FREE accessories just by signing up! At the same time, YOU the Sponsor can earn an extra $200 in FREE accessories!

Here’s how it works:

  • A new Stylist gets $450 in product credit immediately upon sign up
    • that’s $100 extra!

THEN

  • When a New Stylist hits Quickstart (1000 PQV in the first 30 days) they get $300 in Product Credit
    • that’s $100 extra!
  • That new Stylist also earns at least $250 on their Little Blue Card from commissions!

AND

  • As the Sponsor, you get $100 in product credit when your New Stylist hits Quickstart!

More style for everyone!!

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I can't seem to get enough of all the gorgeous spring shoes out there so let's have some fun with this pair because I know many of you have RED SHOES on the mind with HOOPLA around the corner! I love the idea of focusing the first few days of the month on BOOKING so that your month is set and you don't have to think about it!

So here's the deal....get 4 trunk solid trunk show dates on your May calendar by end of day on the 4th and your name is in the drawing for these gorgeous shoes. Finalize that date, enter it in the lounge, and comment here ‪#‎4bythe4th‬ to have your name in the drawing! Those already booked count!

fine print: in home shows only

Look Who Promoted in April!! Way to go ladies!

Jessica Sigler- Director

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Jessica Sigler Berens

Hometown - Solomons Island, MD
Start Date - November 2011
Stats (an example would be mother of 2, previous realtor, love to decorate and garden) - Newly married and lives in NYC (in a ONE BEDROOM - whoop whoop!)! She is an active volunteer with the NYJL and is the co-captain of her tennis league.
Fave Part of S&D Business - I love that this is your business, your way - you can really get creative with it! I also love that every collection that comes out continues to awe me and all my customers. AND of course - the team culture. I would have never found this support and fun in a corporate job.
3 Month Goal - HOL Director

Charlotte Pottieger- Director

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Hometown - Lawrenceville, NJ
Start Date - August 2013
Stats - I'm a newlywed living in NJ with my husband and our dog and cat. I'm also a Pure Barre teacher, Roanoke College & UVA grad, and member of Junior League.
Fave Part of S&D Business - Empowering other women by helping them achieve success on their own terms.
3 Month Goal - Achieve my 2nd time promotion bonus and AD HOL!

Hayley Bannister- Associate Director

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Hometown: Chesterfield, VA


Start Date: August 2015


Stats: I'm a former high school English teacher turned stay at home mom to Ella (almost 7 years old) and Ryland (four years old). I love dancing, wine tasting, spending time with family and friends and cheering on my Wahoos!


Fave Part of S&D Business: I love the Stella & Dot community and my favorite part of the business is the opportunity to help the women on my team achieve their individual and team goals.

3 Month Goal: I want to continue coaching my team and help them grow as stylists and coaches and personally I'm working to promote to director!

Barbara Brooks- Associate Director

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Hometown-Leesburg Va

Start date-sept 2012

Stats- mom to 3 kids twin 4 yr old girls and a 2 yr old little boy. Former kindergarten teacher

Fav part is making money to help support family and access to fashion and the wonderful friendships I've made. Love being around such positive empowering women

3 month plan- hit Ass director again and add 5 new stylists to team

Ashley Jarden- Associate Director

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Waterloo IL

June 1st 2015

Wife, Mom to 3 kids, Pediatric Dialysis Nurse, obsessed with HGTV and Fixer Upper

My fave part of S&D is the community of encouraging women and flexibility

3 month Goal: maintain Associate Director and earn Glam Getaway

Amanda Pollice- Associate Director

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Hi thanks so much!! My hometown is all over the place so I'll say we now live in Lincoln, Illinois. I started in June of 2014. I am a mother of 3, 2 boys 14 & 12 and a little girl that's 7. Jayden is 14, Elijah is 12 and Isabella is 7. I'm married to my high school sweetheart that has been my biggest supporter. Fav past of Stella is growing and encouraging my team. I absolutely LOVE being a part of a team! Also getting to meet and style new ladies. I also love that I can shop for and spoil my family in ways I never thought possible!! My 3 month goal is to get HOL AD, and strive to be a director by the end of the year!!

Ashley Ayres- Associate Director

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Hometown: South Riding, VA

Start Date: 9/26/2012

Stats - I finally worked up the courage and a plan last August to leave my my position as a sales manager for an online apparel company to stay at home with my kids Cole (7) and Carrington (5) and pursue my Stella & Dot styling and coaching full time. I told Sam Tunador (my upline director) my goal and she was hugely supportive of me. She even sent me a card encouraging me to make it happen which I will never forget. I love to spend time in the kitchen and redecorating our home with DIY projects that my husband, Marc and I can do together. We love entertaining and spending time with our family and friends. We live for our family vacations at the beach.

Fave Part of S&D Business: This community! WOW, the sorority I never had. I love setting goals for myself and helping my team do the same. My business gives me the freedom to earn amazing rewards, it offers me challenges and a ton of recognition!

3 Month Goal: Grow my team by adding 30, Promote 3 more STARS, GLAM LEVEL 2 and hit DIRECTOR!!!

Victoria Batz- Star Stylist

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Hometown- Lindenhurst, NY
Start Date- January 2014
Stats (an example would be mother of 2, previous realtor, love to decorate and garden)- Mommy of a little girl, Wife to a volunteer firefighter, previous fashion executive for Macy's
Fave Part of S&D Business- the other stylists I've met who have become great friends and the flexibility of it
3 Month Goal- Associate Director!


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Bonnie Van Etten- Star Stylist

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Homebase is currently Alexandria, Va, but soon to be San Diego!

Start Date - March 13, 2014

Stats - Married, full-time HS teacher, but I'm going full-time with SD at the end of this school year (eek!) I work at Pure Barre as a barre-tender at the Alexandria studio!

Fave thing about SD - The really positive feminine culture that this company thrives on and encourages. This is a business that build women up and encourages them to do the same for others. The constant supply of new jewelry isn't bad either!

My 3 month goal is a 2 month goal - I want to go to Hoopla as an Associate Director!

Sarah Parramore- Star Stylist

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Hometown: Richmond, VA

Start date: 1/31/16

Stats: Mother of one four-year-old son Preston and wife to a super supportive husband Justin; love to travel, shop, try new restaurants, enjoy cocktails with girlfriends, and Dance Trance

My favorite part of the Stella & Dot business is getting to work closely with old friends and new!

My three month goal is to earn the trip to Costa Rica!

Katie Campbell- Star Stylist

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Hometown: Lansdowne, VA

Start Date: 2/9/16

Stats: Married to Charles; Mom to 2 rescue mutts, Oakmont and Augusta; Full-time Financial Advisor

Fave Part of S&D Business: It's the yin to my yang. Sandwiching stock market hours of financial strategy with wonderful jewelry and accessors is a great way to start and end my day!
3 Month Goal: Add 15 people to my team while continuing to inspire flexible entrepreneurship!

Katherine Hughes- Star Stylist

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Amber kraus- Star Stylist

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Hometown: Edwardsville, IL

Start Date: November 2015

Stats: Wife, fur-mom, educator, lover of all things Stella & Dot

Fav Part of Stella & Dot Business: Seeing the satisfaction when my customers find something they really love!

3 Month Goal: Earn HOL & Associate Director by July

jessica robertson- Star Stylist

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My hometown is Lincoln, Il.

I joined Stella & Dot in January 2016!

I am a wife to a hardworking lineman & a mother to 4 children. My full time job is in my salon as a hairstylist.

My favorite things about S&D is the girl power! I love how everyone helps each other! S&D gives all the tools to have a successful business!

My 3 month goal is to get to Star⭐️

Katie Wasserman- Star Stylist

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Deirdre Feeney- Senior Stylist

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Ashley Ulrich- Senior Stylist

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Newport News, Virginia
12-5-15
I'm a second grade teacher by day, mother of four fur babies, and my Stella & Dot commissions have paid for my boyfriend Chris and I's ten day trip to Belize to volunteer in the schools there!


The incredible tribe of women I work with! I am constantly motivated and inspired by my teammates to push harder and reach for bigger goals!


STAR BY HOOPLA!!!!!!

Jennifer Hammond- Senior Stylist

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Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
Start Date: 2/2/2016
Stats (an example would be mother of 2, previous realtor, love to decorate and garden): I am a mother of 2, a 3 1/2 year old girl, Hadley, and 1 yr old boy, Holden. Previous a special education teacher. I am runner, always training for something! I love to read and hike!
Fave Part of S&D Business: I love the flexibility and the community of women!
3 Month Goal: 1 promote again, 2 sign on a new stylist, and 3 earn glam points galore

Tracy Brewster- Senior Stylist

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Hometown: Dexter, MI
Start Date: February 10, 2016
Stats (an example would be mother of 2, previous realtor, love to decorate and garden): Mother of a 2 year old and a 10 month old, as well as a 7 year old pug! I also work at Liberty Title in Ann Arbor, MI as a CIO and have been with the Company for 19 years. I'm turning 40 this year and am so excited about my new Stella & Dot business!
Fave Part of S&D Business: The community, the hustle, the rewards and most important: THE PRODUCTS!
3 Month Goal: Would love to continue to grow my team and hit Star!

Ada Rose Williams- Senior Stylist

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Hometown: Bellevue, WA (But joined Stella&Dot in Washington, DC and now live in Arizona)

Start Date: June 2013

Stats: I work in commercial real estate as a graphic designer. I love to bake! Married with one dog (so far).

Fav Part of S&D Business: Styling my friends and family and making them feel fabulous.

3 Month goal: Focus on helping my team achieve their goals.

Lauren Missey- Senior Stylist

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Amy Jackson- Senior Stylist

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Sparland, IL
I work full time at Caterpillar, mommy of 2 beautiful girls, husband is Cody. Next 3 month goal is to hit Star, and to keep moving up, as I truly do love this business. So glad to have reached out of my comfort zone, and joined. Best decision ever!

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Jessica Heider- Senior Stylist

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live in Utica, Illinois. I became a stylist January 15th. I am a stay at home mother of 3, I also played softball in college at U of Southern Ilinois Edwardsville where I pitched. I still to this day give pitching lessons to about 15 girls along with my father we've moms of created our own little business in our area & surrounding towns. My favorite part of Stella and Dot has been my success so far and the drive it gives me each month to reach for a different goal! I am shooting for star this month and hoping to be recognized at hoopla! (which I still need to sign up)

Amanda Schecter- Senior Stylist

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Hometown- Cleveland, Ohio

Start Date- 1/31/16

Stats - former 6th grade math teacher, now an administrator in a high-performing charter school, won a pool table on Let's Make a Deal

Fave Part of S&D Business- the AMAZING jewelry and connecting with tons of incredible woman on a daily basis :)

3 month goal- to sign on at least 2 more stylists, book 4-5 trunk shows each month and sell at least $4,000 in PVQ.

Ashley Russ- Associate Stylist

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Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Start Date: 3/7/16
Stats Mother of Sterling & Harrison, married to my high school sweetheart, previous professional photographer and pilates instructor, and just love my close friends!
Fave Part of S&D Business: Having this incredible opportunity to do such a fun business with my best friends! And a girl can never have enough jewelry!
3 Month Goal: Raise $1,000 for shop for a cause, reach my targets and have a great time helping my close friends launch their Stella & Dot businesses!

Regina Romine- Associate Stylist

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Carrie Howland- Associate Stylist

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Hometown: I'm originally from the small town of Marshall, Michigan but have called New York City home for the past eleven years.
Start Date: January 22nd, 2016
Stats (an example would be mother of 2, previous realtor, love to decorate and garden): I'm a literary agent by day, dog rescuer by night (and Mom to my own sweet rescue Pomeranian, Zooey), a member of NYC's Delta Gamma Alumnae Group as well as the New York Junior League (which is how I met my wonderful sponsor Jess Sigler!).
Fave Part of S&D Business: The immensely supportive network of amazing women I've met!
3 Month Goal: to continue to sponsor, build my business, and promote, this time to Senior Stylist!

Mari Schott- Associate Stylist

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Elizabeth Martin- Associate Stylist

Michelle Putze- Associate Stylist

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Kristen Goldhaber- Associate Stylist

Brianna Johnson- Associate Stylist

Melisa Lewandowski- Associate Stylist

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Julie Nobles- Associate Stylist

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Louisa Kendig- Associate Stylist

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Hometown: Richmond. VA
Start Date: 4/12/16
Stats:

Full-Time recruiter
Fave Part of S&D Business: At my leisure and SUPER FUN with girlfriends!!
3 Month Goal
Star! Is that possible?!

Theresa Torelli- Associate Stylist

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Hometown: Austin, TX

Start Date: February 2016

Stats: Married 19 years, Mother of 3 awesome boys, avid runner and tennis player

Fave Part: The People! I love these women! I also like earning extra income for my family.

3 month goal: Star Stylist

Diane Cooper-Gould- Associate Stylist

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Christina Latchem- Associate Stylist

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My hometown is Waterloo Illinois! I signed up with Stella

and dot on Feburary 29th. I'm a mother of 3 and a hair stylist! I love making people feel beautiful! I love the quality of Stella and Dot jewelry and the relationships I'm making along the way!!

Melissa Walters- Associate Stylist

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Hometown: Volo, Illinois

Start date: 3/2/16

Stats: wife, mom of 2, previously a high school social worker, love being outdoors

Fave part of s & d: flexible schedule & jewelry rewards

3 month goal: sign more stylists onto my team!

Chelsea Payne- Associate Stylist

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Danielle Danas- Associate Stylist

I am from Marietta, GA

I signed up on Feb. 28th, 2016 (only for the free jewelry) :)

I am a wife, mother to 2 daughters (almost 11 and 9 years old). I work full time at Delta Air Lines designing computer software.

Fave part of S&D business: is the free and discounted jewelry :) Seriously though, I love meeting new people and learning more about what I can do when I've thought all along "I can never do that"

3 month goal: senior and star stylist!!

sabrina lola- Associate Stylist

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Vienna, VA

February 2016

Mother of 2, shoes and clothing are my hobbies haha

Mt favorite part of S&D are the amazing ladies I work with and the freedom to work as hard as i want when I want

3 month goal: $3000 in sales and bring on at least 1 new stylist

Top 10 in Sales

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Top in New Qualified Stylists

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Way to go with 3 Stylists!

Victoria Maiden

Kimberly Jones

Lindsay Dixon

Britten Parker

Jessica Heider

Amy Jackson

jessica robertson

Elizabeth Smith

Samantha Reed

Tracy Brewster

Congrats to all who qualified 2 new stylist!

Barbara Muehr-Ellis

Mollie Gossett

Samantha Tunador

Allison Lindley

Morrisa Reynolds

Amanda Schecter

Karla Dofflemyer

Deirdre Feeney

Louisa Kendig

Look at who qualified 1 stylist

Christine Swartz

Charlotte Pottieger

Felicia Kettler

Victoria Batz

Jennifer Hammond

Lisa Tyler

Amanda Pollice

Amy Ebberts

Bonnie Van Etten

Melissa Walters

Julie Canellos

Sarah Parramore

Ashley Russ

Jessica Sigler

Theresa Torelli

sabrina lola

Kathryn Larson

Regina Romine

Christina Latchem

Ashley Ulrich

Katherine Hughes

Ashley Wittler

Elizabeth Howland

Kristen Goldhaber

Elizabeth Martin

Barbara Brooks

Amber kraus

Chelsea Payne

Jessica Lash

Meghan Edwards

Melisa Lewandowski

Brianna Johnson

Michelle Putze

Christine Saunders

Ashley Smiley

Dewi Lim

Kelsey Danengerger

Jennifer Doubleday

Diane Cooper-Gould

Danielle Danas

Shelby Harrington

Katherine Landen

Katie Allen

Traci Hurst-Morataya

Amber Werderitch

JoAnne Cochran

Jamie McAllister

Cassidy Ferguson

Kim Clement

Lindsey Hines

Erin Aschettino

Kristen Hart

Melissa Butler

Jennifer Weakly

Katherine Atkinson

Brittni Dickerson

Susan Kim

Melissa Kotick

Erin Froelich

Alicia Triantos

Amanda Halfpenny

Katie Mayo

Kalie Roberts

Michelle Burgess

Caitlin Suarez

Sarah DeBolt

Jamie Jackson

Vicki Hosto

Way to go Jumstart Earners!!

Jumping over 1,000!!!

Christine Greis $1,202

Earned over $800

Amy Jackson $927

Earned over $500

Amy Rhoads $533

Earned over $400

Rachel Toomer $481

Erica Smith $474

Chelea Prehn $458

Christina Feldmann $436

Elizabeth Martin $430

Eryn Sasser $418

Morgan Fassier $414

Jennifer Haselsorst $403

Earned over $300

Lisa Gladyszewski $398

Jenna Martin $390

Colleen Chesky $390

Allison Jason $387

Roslyn McMillan $350

Lacy Glenn $349

Kristen Goldhaber $344

Kali Petterson $332

Michelle Putze $331

Elizabeth Martin $320

Amber Reiner $318

AShley Russ $316

Morgan Miller $315

Wellons Wilkenson $312

Marci Madison $303

Earned Over $200

Taylor Wrzeszcz $294

Laura Murry $287

Jennifer Hobbs $285

Lauren Christian $285

Christine O'Connor $284

Heidi Bainter $277

Janice Guzman $273

Jennifer Spiller $272

Ashley Carlson $271

Amber Bodame $270

Jessica Buck $269

Rachel Myers $268

Kara Maskel $267

Jessica Jaindl $263

Brooke Fitzgibbons $263

Kelsey Norris $262

Danielle Schneider $258

Kathleen smith $258

Diane Cooper-Gould $257

Lisa Nathan $255

Leah Chapman $254

Laura Drennon $252

Alexis Roberts $252

Kimberly Platt $250

Kelsey Danengerger $248

Ashley Chitwood $246

Jenny Lossing $245

Brianna Johnson $244

Jennifer Lamb $244

Bethany Straub $244

Bridgette Guite $243

Laura Adams $242

Lauren Smith $241

Shelby Harrington $241

Alison Behle $238

Andrea Osman $232

Jessica Patzell $231

Jaqueline Renee Zarella $230

Leah Hurst $228

Crystal Rodriguez $228

Alyssa Laska $228

Ann Dammann $226

Ashley Jay $225

Maria Aguilar $222

Lindsey Saunier $221

Jennifer Haake $218

Deanna Nealon $218

Virginia Kaufmann $217

Chelsea Anderson $216

Louisa Kendig $214

Julia Suter $214

Kendra Diesburg $214

Kristen Henderson $212

Nicole Michonski $212

Dana Taylor $211

Amanda Wilson $211

Mary Kinsell $210

Megan Valentine $208

Randi Halbmaier $208

Joan MCcann-Miller $207

Diane Dealy $205

Danielle Sommers $205

Antonia Russo $205

Christina Restrick $202

Lindsey Aimquist $202

Anne Byrne $201

Madison King $200

Earned Over $100

Trista Peterson $187

Jodi Bowman $132

Brooke-Marie Laporta $130

Ashley Boehret $117

Mirsada Hasanovic $115

Stephanie Smiy $102

WEEKLY HOME OFFICE COACHING CALLS

Bootcamp LIVE: Booking

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 3:00 PM EDT

Join us in S&D Extraordinary 2016 Facebook Group for a LIVE video or dial In: (800) 747-5150 | Access Code: 6977091 to hear the tops tips from Bootcamp to book, sell and sponsor all month long in 4 sections. We will have a Q&A at the end, so bring your questions!

Refresh Your Leadership

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT

Dial In: (800) 747-5150 l Access Code: 2043388

City Stop - MONTREAL, CA

Thursday, May 5, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT


Join Regional Sales Director Colleen Carlisle and Star Director Nirah Villeneuve for training and inspiration. Learn how to book, sell and sponsor to build a strong business. We can't wait to see you! *Please note there are no refunds for tickets. If you can no longer attend after purchasing a ticket you are welcome to sell your ticket to another stylist.

500 McMillan Ave. Montreal, Quebec H9P 0A2 CA

Star+ Leader Call

Monday, May 9, 2016 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

This call is for Star Stylists+ to hear updates from Home Office!

Dial In: (800) 747-5150 | Access Code: 2390843

For more information on Home Office Coaching Calls, visit: https://community.stelladot.com/community/stellaverse/team-development/pages/home-office-coaching

After the event, find the recording in the Coaching Call Archive Library: https://community.stelladot.com/community/libraries/coaching-calls

Weekly Online Meet Stella and Dot

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Monday May 9th 8:30PM EDT

Invite your potential stylists to our online Meet Stella and Dot every Monday night at 8:30 pm EST


https://www.facebook.com/events/1724220231154050/



New Stylist Training Call

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Monday May 9th 9:15PM EST

Join me for a quick new stylist training call! I will share my top tips for a successful start and I will tell you how you can earn an $800 shopping spree!!!
1-712-775-7035
access 945831#


https://www.facebook.com/events/1684111008510993/

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EXTRAORDINARY GLAM GETAWAY 2017

You’re earning points towards a FREE fabulous beach vacation in Costa Rica for Glam Getaway 2017! And that’s not all! With this year’s extra EXTRAORDINARY Glam, you also have the chance to earn a GLAMorous unique necklace (think 14 karat gold and diamonds)!!!
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Look who hit the EXTRAORDINARY TRIP FOR one and is still earning! WAY TO GO!!!

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Lindsay Dixon 58,088

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Christine Swartz 51,825

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Victoria Maiden 50,718

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Barbara Muehr-Ellis 50,596

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Look at these ROCKSTARS who have already earned their level 1 Glam Getaway! Enjoy your diamonds ladies!!!

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Mollie Gossett 45,988

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Jenna Green 44,731

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Kelly Cox 44,160

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Morrisa Reynolds 40,442

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Britten Parker 38,413

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Kim Jones 36,892

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Jessa Helm 36,012

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Amanda Pollice 33,736

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Felicia Kettler 33,075

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Samantha Tunador 32,818

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Charlotte Pottieger 32,093

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Lisa Tyler 30,887

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Look Who's Getting Close with over 20,000 points!!

Nicole Brawner 29,962

Sarah Parramore 28,905

Ashley Jarden 28,058

Jessica Sigler 26,679

Samantha Reed 25,959

Kathryn Larson 24,996

Meredith Sorkin 24,435

Katie Campbell 23,969

Hayley Bannister 23,205

Amy Ebberts 23,179

Ashley Drissi 22,644

Ashley Ayers 22,425

Margaret underhill 21,305

Allison Lindley 21,099

Ashley Smiley 20,966

Juliana Rivera 20,726

Amber Kraus 20,720

Hope Everyone has a great week. Let me know if I can help! XO KELLY

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