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Thirty-One: Driven by Passion, Fueled by Purpose

Thirty-One Gifts

Thirty-One Gifts is committed to empowering women—whether consultants, customers, or young girls struggling with confidence and other issues. This passion to help women is driven by Founder and CEO Cindy Monroe, who began the company 15 years ago in her basement. Thirty-One specializes in personalized handbags, totes, duffle bags, lunch bags and other carryall products.…

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Southwestern: Company’s 150-Year-Old Mission Continues to Inspire

Photo: Southwestern group service project in Dominican Republic. “THE MOST IMPORTANT THING THAT OUR INDIVIDUAL EXPERIENCES WITH SOUTHWESTERN PROVIDED was the development of character—doing what needed to be done whether we felt like it or not.” “Yes, the planning, goal setting and book-keeping were all good skills, but it was ‘hitting the wall,’ which we all…

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Jamberry: Social Selling Drives Innovation and Fast Beauty

Eight years ago three sisters began brainstorming, looking for a way to recreate the cute nail wraps only available at salons. All three cost-conscious moms, Lyndsey Ekstrom, Christy Hepworth and Keri Evans, enjoyed the creative self-expression found in manicure and pedicure colors and styles. But at $60 for hands and another $60 for toes, the…

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MONAT: A Focus on Family

Click here to order the November 2017 issue in which this article appeared. Monat Global Founded: 2014 Headquarters: Miami, Florida Top Executives: Chairman and Founder Luis Urdaneta; CEO Ray Urdaneta; and President Stuart MacMillan Products: Anti-Aging Hair Care “What has made you so successful?” It’s a question he hears frequently, says Ray Urdaneta, CEO of anti-aging hair care brand MONAT, and…

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SeneGence International: A Whirlwind of Growth

SeneGence International

Click here to order the November 2017 issue in which this article appeared. SENEGENCE INTERNATIONAL Founded: 1999 Headquarters: Irvine, California Executives: Joni Rogers-Kante Products: Skincare, Anti-Aging, Cosmetics, Body Care For many years, Rogers-Kante, always one to lead with tenacity and fearlessness she learned at a young age, had focused on connecting with the women in the field and supporting them in…

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J. Hilburn: Powered by Possibility Modernizing Men’s Custom Clothing, One Measure at a Time

Founded: 2007 Headquarters: Dallas, Texas Executives: Veeral Rathod, CEO and Co-Founder Products: Custom clothing and accessories J.Hilburn set out to build a better menswear brand and modernize made-to-measure men’s clothing a decade ago. The company and its founding team were powered by possibility and unhindered by the constraints of what they believed to be an antiquated apparel industry. Executives…

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Zija International: Building a Brand, Community and Natural Health Revolution

Click here to order the September 2017 issue in which this article appeared. ZIJA INTERNATIONAL Founded: 2005 Headquarters: Lehi, Utah Top Executive: Ryan Palmer, President and CEO Products: health and wellness Ryan Palmer As it often is for serial entrepreneurs, Ken Brailsford’s retirement was temporary. Eight years after he closed the books on a 35-year network marketing career—during which he founded…

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Cloud-Based Technology and Customer Acquisition Power Le-Vel’s Explosive Growth

Click here to order the September 2017 issue in which this article appeared. Le-VeL Brands Founded: 2012 Headquarters: Frisco, Texas Top Executives: Jason Camper and Paul Gravette, Co-Owners/Co-Founders and Co-CEOs 2016 Revenue: $449 million Global 100 Ranking: 44 Products: Nutritional/Health and Wellness Products Jason Camper Paul Gravette Celebrating its fifth anniversary, Le-Vel Brands is the proverbial train barreling through the direct selling terrain…

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Youngevity: Sharing the Notion of Betterment


Twenty years of study on trace minerals had revealed a basic truth to biomedical research pioneer Dr. Joel Wallach: A deficiency in nutrients could, and would over time, greatly affect one’s physical well-being. With that knowledge in hand, the scientist identified a combination of 90 essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids that would…

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