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NOVEMBER 2009
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Empowering From Our President - Lisa Davidson

Things To Be Grateful For ...


Women It’s that time of year to reflect and be I am sure we
To empower women to grateful for all the things we have. have all felt
succeed in business personally Family and friends are at the top of our the Universes
and professionally through list as well as our accomplishments for power of
networking and education the year. “bad” and
while building key relationships “good”.
and having fun! I like to keep this tradition going on a
daily basis. I keep a journal and I like Some days
to write my thoughts down as well as will be bad, but the good news is that
October Photo Collage “good” is right around the corner – if
Inside This Issue

Page 2 what I am grateful for daily. It helps


keep me in a positive mood. Too you make it happen.
Member Spotlight
Georgene Sergeant.
many times I feel negativity slipping Be Grateful Everyday! Happy
Page 3 into my world, and in order to combat Thanksgiving!
Business Spotlight
that, I focus on positive energy and
It Makes Cents being grateful. If we look too hard “We tend to forget that
Page 3 at what is going wrong we tend to happiness doesn’t come as
Dates to Remember bring more “wrong” into our world. a result of getting something
Page 4 Focusing on positive energy breeds
we don’t have, but rather of
Meet the Board positive outcomes. If any of you have
followed “The Secret” you know what
recognizing and appreciating
Page 4
I am talking about. what we do have.”
Today I felt the Universe was out Frederick Keonig
to get me. The traffic was horrible,
everything I did went wrong, and the The WLN is looking
more I noticed all the bad things, the
more things fell apart. I changed the for Ambassadors!
mood of my day by focusing on small
successes. Being grateful for broad Get more from your
Monthly Meetings ideas – like being grateful to be alive membership by
2nd Wednesday of each month today, and then being grateful for getting involved and
Visit the website for being healthy and my kids health and volunteering!
locations. having a job – after awhile of focusing
on those thoughts, my hour and a half Contact Lisa Davidson
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
$35.00 (includes dinner) drive into work did not seem so bad. at (815) 444-3779
I gave everyone I met a smile and it for more details.
made me feel good.
Spotlight
“Success means

Member having the courage,


the determination,
and the will to
become the person
you believe you
were meant to be.”
 George Sheehan

Georgene Sergeant
Sergeant Health & Wellness Solutions
Tell us a little about your background do, and Pat invited me to the group and been written in over 90 prestigious peer
and your current business. What makes the rest is history! Thanks Pat for the reviewed medical journals. We offer
you successful? I started my health and invitation! four guarantees. One, is that you have
wellness business 6 years ago. I have 100% money back if not satisfied. Two,
a BS in Marketing/Management and Who is your perfect client? I have two we have honest labeling. What we
was laid off again due to downsizing. I perfect clients, one is someone who say is in the product is actually on the
knew there had to be more to life then wants to have more energy, feel younger, label. Three, our products do what we
rushing kids to daycare and running to live longer, go green or suffers from say they will because of all the testing
work. So a friend told me about Shaklee asthma, allergies, heart issues, digestive we do. Fourth, we guarantee you will
and I knew this was my way to replace problems, or being tired of being sick. feel better!! We are also the largest all
my corporate salary and be home for my I help people and families to live a organic and natural health and wellness
girls. Needless to say, I love what I do healthier life. My second perfect client company in the US. We were also the
which is helping people improve their is someone who has lost their job, need first company to be awarded the Climate
health and wealth. I feel I am successful extra income, wants to replace their Neutral EPA award which means we
because I help others achieve their goals corporate income or just wants more offset all our carbon emissions so we
weather it is being healthier or replacing/ from life. I am looking for people who don’t leave a single footprint on this
supplementing an income. I believe the want to make anywhere between $500 earth!
more you give the more you get. and $25,000 a month.
Who is your perfect power partner?
How did you get involved in WLN? Any What keeps you ahead of your That is always a hard question because I
success stories? That is a great question. competition? Well, what keeps me have many. I would have to say my best
I actually was meeting a client I had ahead of the competition is that Shaklee power partner would be someone who
never met at Panera Bread. So as I was has been around for 54 years! There works with others to improve their clients
standing there a women walked in and isn’t another company in the health health, such as a chiropractor, nurses,
we looked at each other. I asked her if industry that has been around that long. doctors, and alternative medical people.
she was Mary and she said she was Pat What also makes us different is that we I also am looking for personnel agencies
who was also meeting someone new. So have all our product third party tested who can’t find jobs for their clients.
as we waited for our clients we started at Stanford Medical University and we
talking, which is what networkers usually don’t test on animals. We have also What tip can you give to a business
looking for your services? The biggest
tip I can give is to set an appointment
with me so that I can build a relationship
with them and learn more about what
Spotlight
Business

they are looking for.


For more information, you can reach
Georgene at 815.363.8675 or e-mail at
SergeantHealth@comcast.net
Board Members Dates To Remember
President Lisa Davidson November Meeting: November 11th
Northwestern Mutual
Day Phone (847) 969-2523 Hennessy’s OnQ, 5:30 - 7:30 PM, $35.00
Email lisa.davidson@nmfn.com Special Event: Facebook and Twitter Training Event

November 19th: Beer Tasting at Emmetts Brewery


Past President Pat Kolodziej 128 Main Street, West Dundee
PK Tax Services Men are allowed! For the first time ever, ask your significant other
Day Phone (847) 858-5074
Email patk@pktaxservices.com to join the ladies of WLN for a night of beer sampling at Emmett’s
Brewery. The cost for the beer sampling and appetizers is $12.
For any female guest that you invite, you will receive a $10 credit
VP Events Robin Braga on your next WLN monthly dinner. Evite to follow. Contact Robin
Independent Rep. for a national with any questions at 312-259-8032.
jewelry company specializing in
sterling silver jewelry December Meeting: December 9th
Day Phone (312) 259-8032 Hennessy’s OnQ, 5:30 - 7:30 PM, $35.00
Email rbraga1@hotmail.com
Holiday Progressive Dinner
VP Marketing Jackie Prehn
T.R.I.M. Designs, Inc. December 15th: Spa Night at Creative Nails
JP Greetings 4073 W Algonquin Road, Algonquin
Day Phone (847) 289-8007
Email jackie@trimdesignsinc.com The holidays are right around corner. Join WLN for a night of
pampering! Evite with additional details to follow.
VP Finance Siree Sandberg Bakokos
SSB Financial January Meeting: January 13th
Day Phone (847) 519-1142 Hennessy’s OnQ, 5:30 - 7:30 PM, $35.00
Email siree@ssbfinancial.com
Speaker: Edith Sieg, Personal Coach

January 22nd: Color Me Mine


VP Website Anne Ward
Creative Core Now that the holidays are over, join Women’s Leadership
Day Phone (847) 854-1111 Network for this relaxing event.
Email anne@creativecore.com
There is a $9 studio fee and then the cost of the pottery. There
will be a 25% discount on the pottery for our group. Evite with
VP Membership Gwynne Knutson additional details to follow.
Fine Graphic Design
Day Phone (815) 477-2609 February 25th: Wine & Chocolate Tastings at WineStyles
Email gwynnekn@gmail.com More details to follow.
VP Programs Judy Nepil-Shaw

Day Phone
Mary Kay
(815) 923-4891 Ambassadors
Email judynepil-shaw@foxvalley.net
Membership:
Visitor Welcoming:
Events:
VP Admin. Mary Dickson Programs: Sally Kazanis
Your Knowledge Detective Marketing: Kathy Senn Birong
Day Phone 847-428-8957
Are you interested in becoming an Ambassador? If so, please contact
Email PrfssnlC@aol.com.
Lisa Davidson at (815) 444-3779.

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