Our O2 Coastal Vacay incentive trip qualification period is officially over, and these OWL-mazing Designers (keep reading below) will be relaxing on the beach in sunny Clearwater Beach, Florida this June 24-28, 2021!
They’ll be enjoying a 4 nights/5 days stay at the AAA-4 Diamond Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach, free transportation to/from the airport, a recognition dinner with the Founders, a 1-Day Walt Disney World Resort Theme Park pass (or alternate excursion choice) and a $200 gift card for meals/incidentals. (Here are all the details.)
Oh, and did we mention, trip for 1 (23,000 points) and trip for 2 (31,000 points) earners are getting a travel voucher to use for their airfare (or gas if you’re close enough to drive!).
You’ve worked hard, and we can’t wait to celebrate your achievements this summer!
Congratulations to the final Coastal Vacay Trip Earners*:
Trip for 1 – 20,000 points
Alexandria Arellano, Executive Team Leader
Mitzel Aveytia, Senior Team Leader
Emily Barklage, Team Leader
Rosemary Bertin, Executive Team Leader
Sonia Briseno, Executive Team Leader
Kathleen Castillo, Senior Team Leader
Melissa Castillo, Senior Team Leader
Ashley Caven, Senior Team Leader
Jonathan Cornell, Executive Team Leader
Abigail Covington, Senior Team Leader
Shannon Dodge, Senior Team Leader
Jennifer Dooley, Executive Designer
Desiree Durning, Senior Team Manager
Catherine Fakkema, Senior Team Leader
Tiffany & Jonathan Gin, Senior Team Manager
Angelica Gomez, Senior Team Manager
Vanessa Gonzalez, Executive Team Leader
Kirsten Hanes, Team Manager
Tiffany Hearn, Executive Team Leader
Karla Hemingway, Senior Team Leader
Shelley Hornak, Executive Team Leader
Amber Horton, Executive Team Leader
Stefanie Lebron, Senior Team Leader
Kathleen Leonard, Executive Team Leader
Janet Olivieri, Senior Team Leader
Brooke Osborne, Executive Team Leader
Sarah Pace, Senior Team Leader
Melissa Prochnow, Executive Team Leader
Lauren Puckett, Executive Team Leader
Mayra Robles, Team Leader
Marla Smith, Senior Team Leader
Shelley Standen, Executive Team Leader
Jennifer Pavlisin Storm, Senior Team Leader
Robin Stoy, Senior Team Leader
Liz Thayer, Senior Team Leader
Theresa Theisen, Executive Team Leader
Robyn Torres, Field Vice President
Bonita Triola, Senior Team Leader
Susan Watson, Executive Team Leader
Kelsey Wilkerson, Team Manager
Trip for 1 with travel voucher – 23,000 points
LeahRose Gibson, Senior Team Manager
Stephanie Gilderman, Executive Designer
Susan Gordon, Director
Jacqueline Hedges, Senior Team Leader
Amanda Johnson, Team Manager
Carole LaPorte, Senior Team Leader
Lynsey McCurdy, Senior Team Leader
Christie Nunemaker, Executive Team Leader
Lora & Erin Schott, Senior Director
Tania Scifo, Team Manager
Kristine & Sydney Stevens, Executive Field Vice President
Laura Tena, Senior Team Leader
Brenda Wesselink, Senior Team Leader
Trip for 2 – 26,000 points
Katie Allen, Senior Team Manager
Kathy Cornell, Executive Team Manager
Christina Davidson, Senior Team Leader
Sandra Dreier, Executive Team Leader
Monique & Emily Gonzales, Executive Team Leader
Bridget Gray, Senior Team Leader
Tina Grover, Team Manager
Rebecca Johnson, Senior Team Manager
Brenda Keller, Team Manager
Cynthia Kruis, Executive Team Leader
Mamie Miller, Senior Director
Lulu Neimeyer, Executive Team Leader
Ashley O’Neal, Executive Team Leader
Krista Palacios, Executive Team Leader
Linda Peterson, Senior Team Leader
Kathy Rhodes, Executive Team Leader
Heidi Riffell Scribner, Senior Director
Jose Rios, Team Manager
Rosa Santillan, Executive Team Leader
Lori Sargent, Senior Team Manager
Kimberly Schreiner, Executive Team Leader
Christina Scott, Executive Team Manager
Jessica Steiner, Senior Team Manager
Jean Underfer-Babalis, Senior Team Leader
Terri Vesey, Executive Team Leader
Connie Villalobos, Senior Team Manager
Lisa Weihbrecht, Executive Director
Christina Whearley, Senior Team Leader
Lisa Young, Executive Team Leader
Trip for 2 with travel voucher – 31,000 points
Karen Alaniz, Executive Director
Paulina Alcaraz, Director
Mishell Amick, Director
Kandice Astamendi, Senior Team Manager
Ann Barnes, Executive Team Leader
Amanda Bidgood, Team Manager
Deserie Bohl, Team Leader
Cailin Bundrick, Director
Tami Butcher, Executive Field Vice President
Courtney Butler, Senior Director
Katherine & Lupe Butterbaugh, Executive Team Leader
Claudia Chavez, Senior Team Manager
Holly Corbett, Director
Patti Creel, Team Leader
Renae Cruz, Executive Team Leader
Denise Curran, Director
Sandy Daly, Team Manager
Melissa Davis, Senior Director
Brea DeRespini, Team Manager
Katie DeVito, Director
Angie Durrant, Executive Team Leader
Hope Erbert, Executive Team Manager
Dawn Firstenberg, Executive Team Leader
Melissa Flax Maher, Director
Erin Fortney, Team Manager
Tina Frey, Senior Team Leader
Victoria Christina Gaffud Carrion, Executive Team Leader
Sandy Gast, Executive Team Manager
Nova Goforth, Executive Team Leader
Janie Gomez, Senior Team Leader
Kara Gonder, Executive Team Leader
Mirta Hernandez, Senior Director
Carolina Jardim, Executive Team Leader
Aimee Johnson, Senior Director
Breanna Johnson, Senior Director
Annette Johnson, Executive Team Manager
Erin Keene, Director
Michele Kehnert, Team Manager
Mandy Kuhnhenn, Team Leader
Julia Lawson, Senior Team Leader
Eloise Layton, Director
Shelley Licknack, Team Manager
Jessica Lopez, Executive Director
Arely Lugo, Team Manager
Victoria Matzen, Senior Director
Carolina McGrath, Senior Team Manager
Randy Mellon, Director
Joan Milligan, Senior Team Manager
Angela Minutillo, Executive Team Leader
Peggy Mitrano, Executive Team Leader
Maria Navarrette, Senior Team Manager
Deborah Oakland, Senior Team Leader
Nathalia Oliveira da Silva, Executive Team Leader
Sharon E Penner, Executive Team Leader
Irma Prado-Gutierrez, Senior Team Manager
Nancy Pye, Executive Team Leader
Tatiana Quattrone Lessa, Director
Laura Rizo, Executive Team Leader
Rebecca Robinson Porter, Director
Noelia Rodriguez, Senior Team Leader
Alba Saenz, Senior Director
Marci Saxon, Executive Team Leader
Laura Scheele, Director
Julissa Schuster, Director
Michelle Senton, Executive Team Leader
Sandi-Rose Smith, Director
Tammy Story, Team Manager
Melissa Taylor, Senior Director
Carrie Titus, Executive Team Leader
Kasandra Tucci, Executive Team Leader
Lacey Ulmer, Team Leader
Erin Zapata, Senior Director
*Pending auditing from CG Support. Once all earners are confirmed, we’ll have more information to answer your questions about buy-ins, arrangements, etc. Stay tuned for a communication next week.
We’re halfway through our new, limited-time Level Up Leadership Challenge II, and we know you’re working hard to earn some OWL-some cash bonuses worth up to $1,500 USD | $1,950 CAD!
You can level up YOUR leadership by achieving Executive Team Leader or above, welcoming New Designers to your team and generating Personal Volume (PV).
Plus, the top three in sales during the program period based on cumulative Team Volume (TV), which is generated by New Designers in your Levels 1 and 2, will receive a luxury gift basket valued at $500 USD | $650 CAD with a look curated by Origami Owl® Co-Founder and CEO Chrissy Weems. That’s ON TOP of your Qualifying Tier, Tier I and Tier II rewards!
The Level Up Leadership Challenge II goes until June 30, 2021 – so you still have three months to earn it!
In February, Senior Director Aimee Johnson achieved the Qualifying Tier and Director Sandi-Rose Smith achieved Tier 1. (read their tips here)
A BIG congratulations to Aimee for moving on up in March and achieving Tier 1! Hoot Hoot!
Last month, seven Designers achieved the Qualifying Tier and six Designers achieve Tier I.
Congratulations to Senior Team Manager Joan Milligan, Senior Director Breanna Johnson, Director Becca Porter, Senior Director Erin Zapata, Director Eloise Layton, Senior Director Courtney Butler and Executive Director Karen Alaniz for achieving the Qualifying Tier!
Here’s are their top tips for other leaders:
Executive Director + 2019 Diamond Designer of the Year Karen Alaniz
From: El Paso, Texas
Team Name: Team Light of Believe
“Never, EVER give up. Speak this goal to the world, to your VIPS, to your family and friends, to other leaders and to your accountability partner. Be determined this will happen and confident you can do this. YOU CAN! Reach out to your Mentor to update them on how close you are. Ask other leaders for tips and ideas. Creating a mindset of brainstorming helps tremendously.
Break the qualifications down to bite-size pieces and check where you are through your Level Up Tracker in your Back Office. With a little over two months to go, Level Up is still attainable with strong goal setting, and of course, an accountability partner who can help you with excitement in hitting goals.
Focus on the area you are not yet qualified in:
- Sponsoring: It is the two-for-one action that will help your sponsored Designer qualification and your Team Volume qualification at the same time. Expand by considering a fundraiser, joining some new networking Facebook or social media groups, or even going through the Back Office for the last three years to see who you have lost connection with as a Customer can change the ability to find new people on your team.
- Personal Volume: PV is the one thing that can be broken down into a weekly goal! Divide the PV needed by the weeks left to level up and set goals for how much in sales each week will be needed to achieve that goal. Further break it down to VIP sales, personal sales, online Jewelry Bars, etc. April is the BEST chance to have really high PV. Talk to EVERYONE you know about gifting for Mother’s Day.
- Tier II: The Team Volume of New Designers is slow. It is often helpful to reach out to all the New designers on your Levels 1 and 2 to see if they have a Take Out Menu and if they had their launch party. If they are here just for the discount, then helping them have a launch party to get free items may be their language. Consider doing a Mega Facebook event to help all new Level Up Designers. If a Designer had a launch party already, help her showcase our new product in her VIP group. A 15-minute unboxing can change a Designer’s entire excitement level and bring her VIP circle on board!”
Senior Director Courtney Butler
From: Independence, KY
Team name: Team Diamond
“The key to growth in your personal business AND team is to set a goal to consistently sponsor every month. For example, my personal goal is to sponsor at least two New Designers each month, which also means I need to be working all avenues of my business, including booking Jewelry Bars/events to meet new friends and future teammates. And in turn, continuously talking to my team to help those who want to grow and follow similar behaviors to achieve their goals, too. I always say, ‘pace of the leader is the pace of the pack.’ As leaders, we must blaze the trail for our teams to emulate our actions. If you’re feeling ‘stuck’ and having trouble sponsoring, make it your goal to book at least two new Jewelry Bars and break outside of the circle you’re in! And most importantly, be authentic and have fun sharing. Happiness is contagious!”
Director Becca Porter
From: Springfield, Oregon
Team Name: Team Charming!
“Offer the opportunity to more people by talking about it in more detail during your Jewelry Bar® Facebook Lives. And if you’re not going live, GO LIVE! People need to get to know you to even be able to decide if they want you as a Mentor.
Post more about our amazing company, including our Force For Good® efforts and Living Sparkly® campaign, to help people get to know us better.
Share your accomplishments with your VIPs. My VIPs hear about every promotion, my newest You Matter Rewards items, earned incentive trips, when a VIP joins my team and more.
It’s okay to be uncomfortable when asking people about the business opportunity. Talk to them anyway!
Play Designer BINGO with your VIPs during your Jewelry Bars. Each BINGO square represents a perk of being a Designer, so it gives you an opportunity to chat about all the amazing benefits. I created a personalized BINGO board specifically geared toward my Origami Owl experiences, but there are many other ways you can make it personalized for you.
Once you have a New Designer join your team, help them get off to a good start! Help them with their launch party. Share where they can find resources and trainings. Help introduce them to the rest of your team so they can get love and support!”
Senior Director Breanna + Bella Johnson (Mother-Daughter Team)
From: Mount Bethel, Pennsylvania
Team Name: Team B.elieve R.each E.xceed
“Know your requirements and work on a plan to achieve them sooner rather than later.
Work with your team to make it a team effort; it’s easier and way more fun to do it together!
Believe in Yourself and Never Stop! You’ve Got This!”
Senior Team Manager Joan Milligan
From: Baltimore, Maryland
Team Name: Team Owlitude
“Wear your jewelry.
Write down your goals and your plan to accomplish them.
Connect with your community of people and ask them to share about your Origami Owl business and the jewelry with their friends. Make it fun because everyone is looking for fun right about now!”
Director Eloise Layton
From: Outlook, Saskatchewan, Canada
Team Name: The Charmed Forces
“Offer the opportunity to EVERYONE. When you don’t ask, you get a ‘no’ every time!”
Congratulations to Executive Team Manager Hope Erbert, Director Tatiana Quattrone Lessa, Senior Director Aimee Johnson, Executive Team Leader Marci Saxon, Senior Team Manager Marci Chavez and Director Holly Corbett for achieving Tier I!
Here are their top tips for other leaders:
Director Tatiana Quattrone Lessa
From: Boca Raton, Florida
Team Name: Team We Owl Can
“Have a ‘Pick a Locket game’ (or something similar) during your Facebook parties so you can try to book more parties/Jewelry Bars.
Offer (without ever pushing) to every Hostess to sign up before, during or after her party.
Ask every Customer who wants to, or is thinking about making a purchase if they ever thought about signing up and getting their own discounts.”
Director Holly Corbett
From: Newark, Delaware
Team Name: GOAL CRUSHERS
“Get out of your own way and focus on consistency. Get your head in the game. I know first-hand, because I got a little stuck and had to get my head back in the game by doing my personal development on a daily basis, adjusting my lens and refocusing. It is no secret that our businesses have changed and life as we know it has changed, but things are constantly changing. Pivot. The time is NOW! Share your genuine love of Origami Owl and seriously take a look at what this amazing company has done to enrich and change your life. Share it with others. Be authentic. Remember that we are all about SHARING not SELLING. This business is about more than extra income. Some people need the personal connection that we have, the recognition for doing a great job, the sisterhood and brotherhood that we offer, and most importantly, the feeling in your heart when you help someone tell their story. Focus on your WHY and start sharing. When you work to help others, you will see a change in your personal business. Lead with your heart; you can never go wrong.”
Executive Team Leader Marci Saxon + Rose Saxon-Housum (Mother-Daughter Team)
From: North Ridgeville, Ohio
Team Name: Sparkling Divas
“Building connections with everyone you know in all aspects of your life is so important. Genuine connections that show you care help build trust. When you’ve gained someone’s trust, you’re truly successful.
Always stay positive and focused, but never accept ‘no’ as a final answer. You never know when someone may reach out to make a purchase or join your team. Every interaction you have is important.
Don’t ever tell yourself you can’t achieve it because it’s always possible!”
Executive Team Manager Hope Erbert
From: Clarkston, Michigan
Team Name: Team Hopeful
“Sponsor! Don’t be afraid to turn a Customer into a Designer. Expand your network by asking everyone.
Reach out to past Hostesses and inactive Designers on your team to host a party or talk about rejoining especially when we have an amazing join incentive.
Host a virtual vendor event. I created a virtual vendor event for my home state and had such an overwhelming response that we’re making it monthly now!”
So, whooo’s on track after three months?
Here’s who is on track to Level Up:
Aurora Magaly Rocha
Heather & Gregory Hall
Heidi Riffell Scribner
Katherine & Lupe Butterbaugh
Lora & Erin Schott
Monique & Emily Gonzales
Tami & Tatum Butcher
Get all of the qualification details and more here.
We love celebrating new family members – and our New Designers are crushing it in their first six months! Keep reading to celebrate the successes of our New Designers who are promoting to new recognition levels and achieving big milestones, like promoting to Senior Team Leader and generating over 1,000 PV in their first month as Designers!
We’re proud to recognize Nichole Krakowsky who promoted to Senior Team Leader and Devina Ortega who promoted to Executive Designer, generated over 1,000 PV and had one Jewelry Bar® with over $1,000 in sales!
Promoting to Senior Team Leader means Nichole personally sponsored four (4) New Designers, with at least 75 PV each, and achieved 250 PV in her first month alone!
Here are their tips for success for other New Designers:
Meet Nichole Krakowsky, Promoted to Senior Team Leader in March
From: Fontana, California
Team Name: The Boss Babe Squad
Started O2 Journey: March 7, 2021
“I booked a Jewelry Bar with my Mentor, Senior Team Manager Michele Saldivar. The first day of my Jewelry Bar, I decided that was it, I wanted to jump in full steam ahead and sell. I met with my Mentor and she gave me the groundwork to build my team. From that day on, I watched my Jewelry Bar and started reaching out to my guests to tell them what a great opportunity Origami Owl was. During my Jewelry Bar, my Mentor was having an all-team opportunity Zoom call, so I invited all 52 of my guests to join. Six of them showed up and ended up joining my team! The opportunity event was amazing and done so beautifully. If anything, I would encourage every Designer to have an opportunity event during their launch Jewelry Bar. It’s when the majority of guests are the most excited about this amazing jewelry.”
3 Tips for New Designers
“Communication is key. Be upfront and honest with your Customers and teammates. The more honest you are, the more willing your Customers are to want to join your team.
The more you know! I always think of my younger years and the, ‘The more you know’ commercials, but it’s so true. The more your team knows about the ins and outs, and tricks and trades of Origami Owl, the better your chances are to succeed.
Be patient. This isn’t a sprint; it’s a marathon. It will benefit you in the long run if you take the time to connect with every one of your teammates to coach them through this. Not everyone learns the same way. So you may need to find alternative ways to connect and find that spark within certain teammates.”
Meet Devina Ortega, Promoted to Executive Designer and Generated 1,033 PV in March
Not only did Devina Ortega promoted up to Executive Designer in her first month as a Designer. She also generated over 1,000 PV and had a Jewelry Bar with other $1,000 in sales (with three more scheduled!).
From: West Covina, California
Team Name: Team Heavenly Designs
Started O2 Journey: March 15, 2021
“I relied on my friends and family for support. I also posted on Facebook and Instagram consistently and had a 21st Birthday Bash contest for my 21st birthday in late March. I told everyone that my birthday gift could be that they help me reach my goal of 21 orders for my 21st birthday.”
3 Tips for New Designers
“Be authentically yourself.
Give good consistent effort so people can see that your business is serious and here to stay.
Have fun and be creative in everything you do; always giving glory to God, as I am a woman of faith!”
New Designer Results in Their First Six Months with O2
We’re thrilled to shine the spotlight on New Designers who have kick-started their Origami Owl businesses immediately in their first six months*!
From top in personal sales, top in personal sponsoring and climbing up the Career Plan, these New Designers are working hard and thriving right from the start!
*To be considered a New Designer, the Designer must be in their first six months.
So, here whooo’s at the top:
Top 10 in Personal Sales
- Shannon Dodge, Senior Team Leader
- Samantha Jardine, Senior Team Leader
- Charlene Wise, Team Leader
- Sandra Marquez, Designer
- Megan Majors, Team Leader
- Christine Vick, Designer
- Anna Cameron, Executive Team Leader
- Autumn Surla, Team Leader
- Donna Goguen, Designer
- Tamara Finley, Senior Designer
Top 10 in Personal Sponsoring (in ABC order)
- Analuisa Vasquez, Senior Team Leader
- Anna Cameron, Executive Team Leader
- Lara Truskowski, Senior Team Leader
- Marilyn VanDerMark, Team Leader
- Maureen Chuck Frear, Justin & Rebecca Frear, Team Leader
- Mayra Medellin, Senior Team Leader
- Nichole Kraskowsky, Senior Team Leader
- Shannon Dodge, Senior Team Leader
- Tabitha Birmingham, Senior Team Leader
- Vandlyn Hurst, Senior Team Leader
Mindy & Arianna Cruz
Tamara & Jayden Ebdon
Eileen & Lillian Fallert
Andrea & Saydee Gomez
Erin Harding Jones
Tracy Kneeland Bohanon
Dustin & Rhonda Kocher
Maria E Lomeli
Jennifer Lopez & Jade Amaya
Joanna Megan Mercado
Jamie Miller & Indica Gomes
Mary Ann Papp
Katie Marie Proulx
Kimberly & Makayla Rhodes
Kelley & Abbigal Sawyer, & Declan Woodfin
Katie Trick & Zoe Brown
Celeste & Victoria Voss
Kimberly Ann Lemane
Reyna Anguiano & Kaydeline Nevarez
Maureen Chuck Frear, Justin & Rebecca Frear
Shannon Macdonald & Alyssa Tremblay
Aurora Magaly Rocha
Senior Team Leaders
Lindsay & Lindsay Biren
Sara & Tyler Flynn
Vanessa & Andrea Ordaz
Executive Team Leaders
***Promotions in their first six months as a Designer.
Generated 250+ PV in March
We also want to give a HUGE shout-out to the New Designers who generated 250 PV or more in March to earn an exclusive Inscriptions® Gold Horizontal Bar Necklace that says, “New Day → New Dreams” in a custom font that will ONLY appear on this exclusive piece.
Christina De La Cruz
Martina Estela Escobar
Zenaida Espinoza Gonzales & Elyze Espinoza
Gabriela Jazmine Garcia Mendiola
Tina & Bradley Gordon
Susan Howard & Katelyn & Cortney Hurst
Eden Ivey-Van Landeghem
Chairdie Lawyer & Julieanne Kubala
Jessica & Piper MacConaghy
Sheryl & Catherine Parker
Lisa Rogers & Haily Ziemer
Celinda Rosales Mazariegos
NaTasha StMartin & Meredith Hickey
Elisa B Toms
Mary Gail Updike
Diane Van Minsel
Stacey & Leah Wichman