DEC. 2007- MAR. 2008
Vol. 1 Iss. 1
DOCUMENTED SUCCESS STORIES
I N UNDER SIX YEARS NETWORK MARKETING
SUCCESS SECRETS The T.O.P.G.U.N.
EXOTIC CAR SHOW 3 MEN CREATING A NEW PARADIGM IN NETWORK MARKETING WITH
GENERAL INTEREST/WEEKLY UPDATES
In This Issue The Man Behind the Millions
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Over the past years, Robert Dean has changed hundreds of lives through his company T.O.P.G.U.N.® His dedication to eliminating the destructive poverty mindset and helping his team members become successful through the T.O.P.G.U.N.® methods and training has set him apart in Tahitian Noni®, International and around the world. Robert shares his story, his life and the exciting goals of T.O.P.G.U.N.®
One of the best parts of getting rich is having the extras you always dreamed of. The T.O.P.G.U.N.® Car Show highlights the exotic, the fun, and the spectacular when it comes to the vehicles of many of the T.O.P.G.U.N.® members. Prepare to be awestruck as you enjoy several pages of some of the most rare and stunning vehicles in the world and their T.O.P.G.U.N.® owners.
Barry and Herschel’s Secrets of Recruiting If there is one thing everybody in network marking is looking for, it is sure-fire tips to more effective recruiting. Barry Byrd and Herschel Gibbs’ no-fail tips to recruiting have put them and their teams on the map and now they want to show others x0701138_HIRO_OprahAd_edtol.pdf
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how to get there. Barry and Herschel’s tips will inspire great new ideas for helping others join your team while teaching the basics that helped them both achieve TNI Triple Diamond Black Pearl. 1:45:01 PM
Together Overcoming a Poverty mindset while Getting Unlimited income Now.
The T.O.P.G.U.N.® name came from a saying I thought of years ago. I had worked hard and had means enough for my needs, but there were always folks around me who didn’t have what I had. I needed to make sure my friends had money, so I could enjoy mine. I needed to find a way to help others lose the victim mindset, take control of their lives and get rich. Together Overcoming a Poverty mindset while Getting Unlimited income Now! Today, T.O.P.G.U.N.® is more than just a phrase. T.O.P.G.U.N. ® is my passion, my obsession. T.O.P.G.U.N.® is my life. The T.O.P.G.U.N.® team puts everyday people in a position to pick up and leave their jobs because they have finally found a way to buy the best for their family, regardless of price. T.O.P.G.U.N.® allows individuals to stop chasing their money and to pay for things, in cash, others only dream about. T.O.P.G.U.N.® is a team of highly-motivated, familyoriented, business professionals who have dedicated their future to helping others, from all walks of life, reach their goals and capture their dreams through one of the best companies in the world, Tahitian Noni®, International. At T.O.P.G.U.N.® we’re real. That is the purpose of this issue. We want to expose the success we’ve witnessed. Our program is unified, our training is phenomenal, our success is historical and everything is documented. There is no way to dispute what we have here and there is no stopping us from our goal: 500 millionaires in ten years. Our plan to make 500 millionaires is indisputable. The T.O.P.G.U.N.® 5-Point Business Strategies to Reach 500 Millionaires: • Build our brand as the most successful, unified training system in the world • Open new markets in new towns, cities, states and countries • Focus and concentrate our resources toward creating and promoting 500 millionaires • Build a culture of activity with unity, family, pride, integrity, and documented success stories • Find, build, duplicate and develop new solid leaders The following pages are proof that we are changing the people who join our team. T.O.P.G.U.N.® improves the way they think, the way they interact, and the way they live. The stories in this issue will surprise you and excite you, because they are real. These are everyday people living extraordinary lives who want to welcome you, with open arms, into the team that has taught them success. Keep doing it and doing it and doing it and doing it. Robert Dean Triple Diamond Black Pearl Club Marquises T.O.P.G.U.N. ® SUCCESS STORIES
DEC. 2007- MAR. 2008 Vol. 1 Iss. 1
T.O.P.G.U.N Success Stories 6.......... Profile of the Founders 16...........Newly Promoted Diamonds 17...........Newly Promoted Pearls 18...........Newly Promoted Jades Training 22........ Getting Started - The 12 Steps 23...........Pique Interest Script
Promoting Events/Communication 25...........Regional Events 26...........Weekly Lifestyle Centers meetings 27...........TOPGUN 25 USA Tours
Motivation 28...........Logic is Not Contagious - Jerry DRhino Clark
General Interest 30........ Answers to the Questions - Herschel Gibbs 31...........Teamwork - Barry Byrd 32...........Books and Tapes to Read 34...........US - Weekly Meetings Information 38...........T.O.P.G.U.N. Staff Lifestyle 42...........T.O.P.G.U.N. Leaders 54...........Exotic Car Show
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ROBERTDEAN There is a key which, if properly used and understood, will ensure the success of any endeavor- the key is desire. If we are willing to pay the price, even our circumstances change. If we want something badly enough, we are sure to get it. If we have the desire, we have the power.
Triple Diamond Black Pearl Founder - T.O.P.G.U.N.® Millionaire Club Member Club Marquises Robert was born May 13, 1966 in Atlanta Georgia to the proud parents of Robert L. Dean Sr. and Norma Dean. From a young age, others could identify what Robert was capable of. Today, Robert has become far more than anybody could have ever dreamed. Robert attended Herndon and John Carey Elementary Schools. He continued as an honor roll student until graduat-
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ing from the 7th grade. High School years at West Fulton was a bountiful experience. He was an honor roll student from the 8th through the 12th grade. Throughout high school, Robert worked as an art student, a Beta Club member, an honor society member and a officer in the ROTC. Robert graduated 4th in his senior class. He received a 4-year
scholarship to Clark University and Atlanta University. He majored in engineering while attending both colleges, remaining an honor student. Robert worked at several jobs and owned several businesses, but Robert’s dream was to retire his parents and give his son a life where he would never have to worry about anything, at least financially. Robert began to observe the
Be willing to do the things today that other people won’t do, so you can have the things tomorrow others won’t have.
network marketing industry. As he came to understand what the system was capable of, he concluded it could become the vehicle to pave the way for him to have the finances to accomplish his dreams and goals. One of the main factors that intrigued Robert about network marketing was the fact that you can own a business with little or no overhead. Having experience in different businesses, the nearly non-existent overhead interested Robert because he knew how high the overhead could get, and how it gets in the way of being able to take home your own money. Robert took the plunge. He went to the top of each MLM company that he was involved in. Robert reached many of his goals, but his downline never received the maximum from these companies. Robert knew the importance of everyone being recognized and compensated for their work. It was at this point Robert sought for a company that could really help people reach their dreams. May of 2001, was the beginning of a beautiful relationship with the company Robert had been searching for, Morinda, Inc. now (Tahitian Noni® International). In a short 18 months, Robert reached the top of the compensation plan. He formed his own internal company, T.O.P.G.U.N.® International, Inc., which stands for TOGETHER OVERCOMING A POVERTY MINDSET WHILE GETTING UNLIMITED INCOME NOW.
This is a tour of Rob’s house on the north side of Atlanta. People from as far as Detriot come to tour the Dean Estates, and yes, they also get treated to lunch by Robert Dean.
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Number 1 Producer in the World with Tahitian Noni® Internation One of the major contributions of T.O.P.G.U.N.® is the company’s system that helps thousands to realize that poverty is just a word. The T.O.P.G.U.N.® system has been beneficial to many in helping them train their thought processes and increase their abilities to create wealth.
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In December 2005, Robert Dean and T.O.P.G.U.N.® had over 100,000 individuals in the organization and had already created 4 documented millionaires in the organizations very short existance. The idea of eliminating the poverty mindset is Robert’s ultimate goal as he works to help countless others achieve many of their goals and dreams. Robert’s goal of helping others is proved throughout his book, “The Dean Effect,” one of Robert’s most accomplished life works. The book made it’s debut in August 2006. “The Dean Effect” is written about the life of its author, Robert L. Dean Jr. and helpful hints on how to be successful in Access Marketing. What an accomplishment in 5 years. Robert was the first African American to reach millionaire status with Tahitian Noni®, International. Robert is determined not to be the last. Robert vowed to create 500 millionaires within ten years. but at the rate he’s going, it may just happen sooner.
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Triple Diamond Black Pearl Co-Founder - T.O.P.G.U.N.® Millionaire Club Member Barry Byrd knows what it means to sacrifice and serve others. As a lieutenant in the Navy, he served his country during Operation Desert Storm, and upon his return, had plans of becoming a commercial pilot. “It was perfect.
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My last name is Byrd, and I was going to fly as a pilot,” he laughs. But when he was diagnosed with Lupus, Barry saw his dreams fade away. “They clipped my wings, so to speak,” he says.
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life - Confucius
When Barry was approached by his friend, Bill Kirtley, to try Tahitian Noni® Juice, Barry was skeptical. “I thought he was just trying to recruit me and my partner Robert Dean,” he explains. The most serious networkers knew of Barry and Rob’s reputation for getting results, and many people were out to recruit them. Though hesitant at first, after trying Tahitian Noni® Juice, Barry says, “I was blown away! How could this juice be so good and nobody know about it? Then I saw a huge opportunity.” Together with his friends Robert Dean and Herschel Gibbs, Barry helped establish the T.O.P.G.U.N.® organization. T.O.P.G.U.N.® is an acronym for Together Overcoming a Poverty mindset while Getting Unlimited income Now. “You see, ego and pride are two things that will keep you broke,” Barry shares. “EGO simply means Edging God Out. You have to be willing to humble yourself to be a success in this business.” He continues, “People will say to me, ‘How am I going to look selling juice?’ I simply share with them, you’ve got to remove your pride and look at the results!” “I am 43 years old and I earn DOUBLE in one month than I did in an entire year working as a Systems Engineer when I was with Lockheed!
Living the life people dream about. Barry is also an advocate and good example of operating from where you
are. His eight-moth-old-daughter Jazmine accompanied him to every meeting and event while he was in the beginning stages of building his business. “I would hide her under the table in her baby seat before my meetings began. She never cried and rarely made a peep! She would smile and play with her feet, and look up at me. She was and is a very happy and blessed child. Now five-years-old, Jazmine is known to many in the T.O.P.G.U.N.® organizations as the original Noni Baby. “She’s everything to me, and to be able to pick her up from school and be
there for her every day, well, I can’t put a price tag on that, “ he states. “Most people work their families around their careers, but Tahitian Noni® allowed me to work my business around my family.” In six short years, Barry and his team have literally helped tens-of-thousands of people take charge of their lives. “I’m a real ‘you reap what you sow’ kind of guy. That’s my philosophy. I know that if I focus on helping others become successful, then I don’t have to worry about myself. The money you earn is a byproduct of helping a lot of people.”
People often ask me about paying cash for my Bentley. They say “You did all this with Noni?” My reply is always, “Yes. Noni.”
Show me what you got . . .
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Triple Diamond Black Pearl Co-Founder - T.O.P.G.U.N.® Millionaire Club Member Putting it All in Perspective People often ask me what moved me to the Tahitian Noni ®, International oppportunity. I usually respond by telling them that I almost missed it. I heard about Morinda (TNI’s parent company) in 1997, when it was only a year old. At the time, I was heavily involved in another network marketing opportunity, and I thought I was in the opportunity of the century. I was pouring my heart out to empower people with vision, commitment, belief, focus, etc., but the company that I was involved with lacked the essential qualities to have long term impact in the industry. Without realizing it, I was climbing an uphill battle.
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I believed in the power of passive and residual income, and the documentation of the MLM industry was not on trial. Why then did it seem that I was running on a treadmill? How could I invest so much time, energy and resources over such a long period of time, and achieve so little? I understood that sacrifice and commitment were paramount to success, but it just seemed that at some point, I would see the evidence of success SOMEWHERE; especially in my income. I began to fear the one thing that I vowed to never do, and that is to enroll a mass of people in an opportunity that I knew would not bring success. The more I looked inwardly, the
more I realized that I had blinded myself to my true responsibilities as a leader: to objectively guide and lead people who entrust themselves to my leadership, to the best possible opportunity to achieve success. I grew to understand that in leadership, you sometimes have to make tough decisions, even if it requires a change of direction. Once I settled with the fact that I wasn’t a loser or a quitter because I shifted directions, I was able to lead people to a destiny that had no boundaries. Not only did I fully appreciate the TIMING of the Tahitian Noni®, International opportunity, I also realized that it contained everything I was seeking, things that no other company was
delivering. Where I was once living a life of quiet desperation, I now experience a peace and a financial strength that I’ve never experienced before. Being eternally grateful and appreciative to have my business partner and wife Lynn, and two golden sons Adrian and Jahi, it’s difficult to describe the lifestyle change that we have today. Where else can you find an opportunity that affords you the ability to pay cash for not one, but two Mercedes
Benzs? To purchase a multimillion dollar home on one end of the city and a 600thousand dollar “crash pad” on the other? All of this in less than 6 years! Yes, I am aware that these are material items, but after struggling for years in pursuit of success, it feels great to see that it actually IS possible to achieve it. The greatest joy however, is that there are so many other people achieving the same type of success. I used to almost succumb to the idea that we should not be so concerned about materialism, and money, and all. But
when you’ve lost nearly everything you own in an effort to provide a better life for your family, and you’ve prayed to GOD for the relief of the pain and suffering, I don’t find difficulty in receiving GOD’s blessings. Many of us miss our blessings because we hold on to the past. Trust me, I have a healthy respect for the past, but I only give it power if it can positively affect my future. You can make a choice to stay in your current situation, or you can take advantage of what’s in place for you with T.O.P.G.U.N.® and Tahitian Noni®, Inernational. If you choose not to, who will you ever blame for leaving such an opportunity on the table? You can’t blame your past, because just like your future, the past results in your life were all based on your capacity to exercise CHOICE. Either way the choice is yours. T.O.P.G.U.N. ® SUCCESS STORIES
“When I was told that the company founders were creating a home for battered networkers, I knew that these guys would have to be for real. Why would they make a statement like that unless they had the integrity to back it?”
Triple Diamond Black Pearl Co-Founder - T.O.P.G.U.N.® Millionaire Club Member James Tucker is passionate about the process of movie-making. He has a dream of someday producing his own movies. “ I love escaping into a good movie; especially good, old-fashioned stories. I like movies that have a great story.” The story of James Tucker’s life is one of a focused individual who turned his life around from
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rags to riches. He struggled financially with a mortgage company and real estate business that he owned. Eventually he had to file for bankruptcy and lost all his rental property. His situation appeared bleak. However, after speaking to a friend about Tahitian Noni ® International, James was able to see the potential for genuine improvement in his life.
“I don’t feel like there is any other opportunity on the planet that compares with TNI for a hardworking person,” James says. “Even if we have the money to do this ourselves, we don’t have the know-how. I worked for myself for twenty years, and it failed because I didn’t have the mentoring.” James knew that Tahitian Noni®, International was destined to be successful right from the start.
“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will” Vince Lombardi
“When I was told that the company founders were creating a home for battered networkers, I knew that these guys would have to be for real. Why would they make a statement like that unless they had the integrity to back it?” In addition to the company’s financial success, James appreciates its genuine sincerity. “I love the environment; you know that you have support and that everyone involved with the company is concerned about your success.”
Now James is personally enjoying the fairy-tale ending of a good movie, although it isn’t the end for him. One of the greatest lifestyle changes James has is a financial peace of mind. “It’s amazing to realize what life was like five years ago; it’s unbelievable. I forget that I lived like that. It’s just incredible to make this kind of money and know that it’s behind a product that has helped impact people’s lives.”
“People without vision perish. You have to see yourself successful and see how you can be involved in this company.” “If TNI only did half of what they do, this would still be the greatest opportunity that I’ve ever been involved with.”
“People without vision perish. You have to see yourself successful and see how you can be involved in this company.”
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All Newly Promoted Diamonds
AVID ENTERPRISES. . . . . . . . . April 2007
SUZETTE PARK . . . . . . . . . . . . April 2007 AVID ENTERPRISES. . . . . . . . . April 2007
DOUBLE DIAMONDS ERMA DIXON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . March 2007
Art Lee and Velencia Pamphile
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Jeffery Broome. . . . . . . . . . . . February 2007 Ricky Peters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 2006 RLK Enterprises . . . . . . . . . . . March 2007 Tony Winfrey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . March 2007 Brandon Missouri. . . . . . . . . . April 2007 Paul Wilson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April 2007 Jackien Myrick. . . . . . . . . . . . June 2007
Caremor International. . . . . . . March 2007 Catherine & Marshall Davis . . December 2006 Frederick Hillery. . . . . . . . . . . January 2007 Gwendolyn Hall. . . . . . . . . . . . December 2006 Omile Corp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 2006 John Lee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . June 2007
All Newly Promoted Pearls
PEARLS: August 2006 Carl A. Turner, Sr Paul Wilson October 2006 Carolyn M.Walker Lauren Bratton Myra M. Archie Rayan White Robert L.White Ronald L.Williams Shirley A.Bias November 2006 Juanita H & Willie C. Bentle Omobola Olotu Ruthie & Odis L. Johnson December 2006 Ann Williams Essie McClendon Judy Talley Kendrick Hall Phoebe Lake Renee Mcrae Sheilah Washington January 2007 Bradley Robin Dean Dori Ray Michael A. Thames
Feburary 2007 James & Yolanda Stinson Annette M. Avellaneda Bruce Durant, Jr Cynthia Craig Darryl Dickerson Kamal K. Harris Margie Johnson Willie Parker, Jr March 2007 Anna M. Poellnitz Brandon & Gena T. Ford Charles D. Threatt Gail P.Seay Gary Venzant Iam N. Hedendal Nimesh Dinubhai Rose G. Bush Sandra A. Rose Wyman L. Bethea, Jr
April 2007 Betty & Marvin McBrayer Evelyn Sulkosky Laura Tangedahl Carol & John Gadsden Gwendolyn Park Kevin Thompson Roderick Whigham Richard Brown Jerome Wannamaker Edna Bouknight Michael Moor7 Michelle Silvera May 2007 Gina Lemma Walter & mary Hughlett
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Top Producing Jades
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40
ROBERTA SLADE CLARENCE N CHERRY ALEXIS MCCRAY WILLIE D NEAL ELIGAH BAKER EDYTHE M ABDULLAH VERDIE & HARVEST SMITH ANNIE M WILSON REATHA R FREEMAN VEDIA MATTHEWS PETER L MITCHELL BRENDA J GIBBS WINONA L BROOKS JOHN MAIKKE DBA NONIWORKS.INC DANIEL & ANDREA BROWN MILES KILCREASE PATRICIA B COOPER CORT P MITCHELL LEE & LILLIE TURNER CHARLES L KIMBROUGH JACK JONES BRENDA J LONDON STEPHANIE L THOMAS DONALD E STANTON DERRICK BOLLING DARRELL W LOWE GEORGE EGGLESTON TRACEY RAY SHIRLEY M HUNTER DAMON E BROWN TIMOTHY D NEWKIRK CURNELL & RONDA M WESTBROOK, JR. TINA M OR ERNIE FREEMAN EDWENIA E BLAKE BEVERLY A EASLEY CURNELL & HULDA WESTBROOK SR. MICHAEL W SIMMONS JR HORATIOUS BOWEN HAROLD J & TREVA KELLY MAUREEN AKINTAYO
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HAROLD SHAW ALTON & SOPHIA D BURNS WILLIE DEE HARRIS JESSE AKINS III LEROY REDFIELD ELO INYEINENAI -ETOMI DERENEICE STANTON GEORGE W FREEMAN CYNTHIA & PERCY CRUMMIE HELEN LAWANI LEONARD E BISHOP WILLIAM J.F. PARKS, II LOLITA R CALVIN RODNEY G PIGGOTT BRIAN L MOORE PATRICE HOLMAN WILLIAM J PURNELL JOE A THORNTON ESTELLA C SCOTT RICARDO W REEVES ROGER L ROBINSON EVONE STORY REPHAIAH LLC WILLIE CHRIS BENTLEY JR. HOPE Y KING FUNSHO GBOGBOADE ADOLPHUS ALLEN, JR. HELEN D MORGAN CYNTHIA J ABDULLAH AINA KAFAYAT GLORIA THOMAS TROY MITCHELL KIMBERLY F HEARD DONNA M JOHNSON GOLDRUSH INC. GERALDINE BROWN PATSY E HAYES EDEN VENTURES UNLIMITED INC CHARO D KEY PATRICIA L JENKINS
81 GENE R ROBERSON 82 FARRELL J ROBERTS 83 CHRISTOPHER PAYNE 84 GALE D SMITH 85 LAWRENCE H MOORE JR 86 LAVINIA D MARSHALL 87 OZELL M ANDERSON 88 DOROTHY & JOHNTHAN GIBBS 89 CARDOZA JACKS 90 WANDA J WELLS 91 ROBIN GILES 92 CHERYL A PARHAM 93 ALANDI F HILL 94 LEGIRTHA C MILLER 95 ALMA JOHNSON 96 EDWARD PUGH JR. 97 WILLIAM Q COPPAGE 98 TOMMIE L WRIGHT 99 NATACHA PETIT-PETION 100 TAMMY R UNO
Yearly Awards August 2005-August 2006 Top 10: ASQV4
1. Donna Allen 2. James Tucker 3. Hershel Gibbs 4. Heather Isham 5. Tony Fleming 6. Barry Bryd 7. Wendy & Javis Myrick 8. Larrie Robinson 9. Beverly Long 10. Lester Berry
1. Barry Byrd 2. James Tucker 3. Herschel Gibbs 4. Donna Allen 5. Lester Berry 6. Tony Fleming 7. Heather Isam 8. Larry Robinson 9. Rochelle Salsburry 10. James Panagos
Above and Beyond Award “Unlimited Service”
Joyce Wright Tammara Heard John Maikke Richard Greer Margaret Culpepper
Avid Enterprises (Art Lee & Valencia Pamphile)
Newly Promoted Diamonds….
(Personally help 3 Pearls reach the position of Diamond) Larry Robinson Windy and Javis Myrick
Shannon Taylor Angela Sheppard Pamela Kelly
Leadership Award----Leader of the year (This person has met the qualification of leadership in a 12 month period for his entire team). He is the #1 leader for T.O.P.G.U.N.® Tony Fleming
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Robert Harrison Chandra Zachary Dennis & Monica Densen Laverne Hudson Steve Branch Anderson Cutting Eric Pope
Newly Promoted Triple Diamonds (Double Diamonds personally helped 4 Pearls reach their position) Stephanie Hayes Billy Barnes Rose Washington
(These individuals have to personally enrolled 3 Pearls in a one month period and meet the volume qualification on 24,000 points.) Kelvin Hunter Tim Burns Lawrence Young
(Triple Diamonds personally helped 5 Pearls. Volume is the same 24,000 points) Esaw Owens Benzo Marketing LLC Janice & Kevin Dixon Paula Mickens Lester Berry
Unlimited Dedication To T.O.P.G.U.N.
New Black Pearls
Millionaire Club (Have met the accumulative amount of 1,000,000 dollars in the life of their business.) Heather Isham James Tucker Barry Bryd Hershel Gibbs
Record Breaker Award
Founders Award Barry Bryd Hershel Gibbs James Tucker
“Above and Beyond Award” UnLimited Service
Joyce Wright Tammara Heard John Maikke Richard Greer Margaret Culpepper
Rising Star Award
Suzette Park Matthew Tinney Reggie Kennon Ewon Whyme Hajji Moor-Ali Marsha Murphy Greg & Dr. Tanya Balwin Michelle Barnett Larry Jemison
Windy and Javis Myrick Larry Robinson
The training modules are very effective and useful because it gives every new IPC/distributors a strong foundation to build a successful business.
Training Module V - Dress Code - Understanding the proper attire to conduct Training Module III Attraction - understanding the
business in. Just some of the many reasons why you will want to subscribe to the Topgun Success website.
Training Module I - give new people a
physiology of recruiting
simple system and a way to duplicate
Training Module IV - Mechanics of the Gun
All of these Modules will be covered in depth
Training Module II - Structure is the blue
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on the T.O.P.G.U.N.速 Success website.
print to the top of our market plan
to duplicate and track their work results.
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GETTING STARTED The 12 Steps 1. Decide if you are in or out! 2. Three way into the Home Office (800) 445-2969 Conditional CAS, IPC #, and sign up for Fast Start Camp 3. Make of list of everyone one that you know and DO NOT prejudge anyone!!!! 4. Pique Interest of EVERYONE on YOUR list
10. Set your Goals - fill out your GUN Sheet/Hit Jade in 30 Days/Market your first three cases of Juice & Receive your first couple of checks within 30 days. a. Purpose of GUN Sheet (find your three leaders) b. Jade in 30 Days (to create your SUCCESS story) c. Three cases of Juice (personal testimonies from People that you know) 11. Never, Ever QUIT your Business (commit to a minimum of two years to your business)
5. Promote and invite interested potential business partners on a Weekly Presentation Call: Mon. and Tues. Night (646) 519- 12. Duplicate this EXACT information with 5860 Pin 0558# @ 11pm Est. all of your new business partners! 6. Attend ALL local T.O.P.G.U.N.速 Training, and TNI Success Path Fast Start Camp and Coral Camp. Wednesday Night Training Call @ 10:30pm Est. (646) 519-5860 Pin 1131# 7. Once you receive your product get on the Juice ASAP!!! Get Three customers on the Juice ASAP!!! 8. Once you receive your business kit, read all material, view DVD and fax back the Agreement Form to Home Office. 9. Setup your first GPM (GAME PLAN MEETING) within your first three days. (Critical - No Excuses) a. 15 min Business Overview (Opportunity, Product, Comp Plan, and Support) b. GPM Strategy with YOU and your potential business partner and your up-line JADE and above. c. Setup your first T-Party 22 T.O.P.G.U.N. 速 SUCCESS STORIES
PIQUE INTEREST SCRIPT QUESTIONS 1. “Do you keep your business options open?” 2. “Would you be open to an idea where you can help build a world-wide brand like Coca Cola or Microsoft and position yourself to retire with all of your dreams?”
good notes, to a person who is highly documented in this business financially, they are helping a whole lot of people, they are extremely happy and having a lot of fun doing this business. On top of all of that, I personally have the upmost respect for this person because they know 100% of the facts about this business and how to be successful in this business.
3. “Would you be open to an idea for a better life?” IF YES: I would like to let you in on a very special conference call for only a few selected business minded professionals. The time of this call is exactly 11pm Est. Monday night. Do not be late, if you miss this call you could miss out on something which can possibly impact your life forever. (Mention to them to get on the call early; 646-519-5860 PIN 0558#)
IF NO: Ask for referrals of other business minded professionals that they might know. (How to ask): Currently we are looking for a few business minded professionals. Who do you know that’s 1. Business minded, 2. Open minded 3. Motivated 4. Somewhat successful or successful?
ADVANCE RESPONSE SCRIPT IF YES: (with high emotions and high energy) I want you to listen and take some
Remember we are not looking for everybody; we are only looking for a few selected business minded professionals.
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UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS for 2008
Be sure to mark you calendar!
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Is Not Contagious Jerry DRhino Clark
“If you catch on fire with enthusiasm, people will come from miles away to watch you burn.”
I first heard this statement nearly 2 decades ago while listening to a preacher on an audio tape. It was a very profound statement for me at the time and -- actually -- it still is. Have you noticed that people who seem to be pumped up and excited about life, tend to become almost like a spectacle of some sort. In other words, people just get value from being around them and watching them. The emotion and excitement that is emitted is Sort of Contagious. By the way, you may have noticed that a person who is pumped up, excited, and filled with emotion about what they are doing does not have to be jumping around acting crazy talking about how great life is; sometimes, it’s just an internal passion and drive that other people can “pick up on” and sense. (If you’ve spent anytime around Robert Dean, he would be a perfect example of someone who radiates an internal passion without having to jump up and down). On the other hand, have you ever been around someone who you can almost sense is very apathetic about life. You can tell that life is dull and a drudgery for them. Even if they know hot to impersonate a good game by saying the “right” words, you can still feel that something is missing. There seems to be no life in their words. (For example, just think of some of the prospects you’ve had in the past.) This is a key point here: Life is not necessarily in the Logic of the Words, Life is in the Emotion behind the words. [Whoa ... Good one ... That one just came out of me at that moment ... I’m PUMPED!] Let me repeat this because it’s so powerful: Life is not necessarily in the Logic of
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the Words, Life is in the Emotion behind the words. Always Remember That LOGIC IS NOT CONTAGIOUS! This is especially important in the business of Network Marketing, and as it specifically pertains to you building your Noni Enterprise via the T.O.P.G.U.N.® organization. If you are to make sure that your prospecting, inviting, presentations, follow-ups, getting starting sessions, trainings, etc., are going to be effective, it’s crucial that you understand what we’ve just said above. LOGIC IS NOT CONTAGIOUS! The quicker you can get yourself to realize that people are predominately Emotional in Nature (at least 80-90%), the quicker you will realize that the key to this business, and just about anything else that deals with people, is to be sure to organize the processes of business as much as possible to tap into the Emotions of Humans. In Network Marketing for example, get them talking about and visioning their dreams. Get them to your trainings and make sure your trainings are based around tapping into the hearts, dreams, and desires of the human psyche. Effectively structure and give recognition, praise, compliments, etc. Make people feel important. Don’t just give people information at events, etc., give them an experience. Give them a show. The reason why is because people don’t just want to be educated, they want to be entertained. Thus, figure out ways you can provide this extra added element into your business and workings with people. When I conduct my seminars, for example, I make sure I keep people laughing and having a good time. (Those of you who have attended some of the trainings I have conducted for the T.O.P.G.U.N.® organization would remember this.) People love
this. While I have them in various emotional states, I slip in all sorts of great learning points. These points then are better assimilated into their subconscious minds and they actually learn more than they think. But, more importantly, they want to come back to another training ... and another one ... and they want to bring other people. Then they talk about the trainings with others ... and so on and so on. When they are done with one of my trainings, they feel good! Why? Because, I tapped into their emotions. I didn’t just educate them, I gave them an experience. I have been known to dress up as various characters in order to pull this off. I have done skits on stage at various times in my career to pull this off. And guess what ... when I look at the most successful people and businesses around the world, I notice that the most successful are the ones who are able to find ways to tap into people’s emotions. In regards to entertainment, look at personal development and Tony Robbins. Regardless of what you think about him, his mastery of personal development and entertainment why he has placed himself in a different stratosphere than most personal empowerment speakers. His ability to captivate an audience is one of the reasons why he can demand $125,000-$200,000 for a one hour talk. Advertisements, commercials, etc. The most successful advertising, as understood by the Masters of Advertisement on Madison Avenue, is entertaining. Check out Budweiser and their funny commercials that get you to laugh, but have nothing to do with beer, nevertheless, they give you an experience. Insurance companies that provide skits that have nothing to do with insurance, but once they get you laughing and give you an experience, they mention their company’s name. Alcohol that has nothing to do with sex, but they show a few
5. An emotionally charged prospect won’t beautiful, sexy people on the screen, tap raise objections; however, they may ask a into your emotions, and make us believe question or two. that drinking their alcohol will get us more 6. You are basically a disturbance to someone sex or make us appear to be more sexy. Yes, until you get them emotionally interested. logically we know that none of this is true; 7. Give people some ERAN and LRAN and in fact we know that alcohol could actually you’re well on your way to massive sucdestroy lives. However, emotionally, we feel cess. (ERAN = Emotional Reasons to Act good and thus when push comes to shove at Now and LRAN = Logical Reasons to Act the grocery store regarding which product Now.) [WOW! I just made those up. Whew! to purchase, we will typically purchase the I’m on a roll.] one that made us feel good when we were 8. Always remember that emotional decifinding out about it. sions are faster decisions. Logical decisions All of the great sales people, religious are slower decisions. figures, politicians, motivational speakers, 9. Getting people to visualize an experience marketing gurus and so on understand that is a great way to create emotion. Assumming people make their decisions and take actions your “Guided Visualization Sequence” is based on 80% emotion and they back it up filled with “Emotional Triggers.” with about 20% logic. I believe that one of the reasons why over 80% of the world’s wealth is in the hands of less than 3% of the world’s population is because less than 3% of the world’s population fully understandd and applies the principle that logic is not contagious... The remaining 97% of the population spend their lives fighting for the remaining 20% that’s left over by the top 3%. The faster you learn that logic is not contagious and start to figure out ways to apply the principle in your business and your life, the more of Left to right: Robert Dean, Steve Branch, Jerry “DRhino” Clark your desired results you will begin to produce in your life. Here are a few points that can assist you with 10. A “Whisper” from a satisfied client does more to create emotion than a “Yell” from your understanding of this principle and of an obnoxious salesperson. (This means that Human Nature: testimonials can be very powerful). 1. People primarily buy based on emotion, and 11. Sometimes to be effective in producing they use logic to justify their emotional decision. desired Results, you have to “hurt & then 2. It is easier to blow on and build upon an rescue” them. Hurt = Vividly get them to existing emotion rather than try and create see the problem(s) and potential negative a new one from scratch. consequences of those problem(s)... Rescue = 3. People don’t buy what they need; they Show them the solution(s) to those problems buy what they want. It’s your job to uncover and the potential positive consequences of these wants. Find the emotional reasons utilizing those aolution(s). [This is getting a behind them, and blow on and fan those bit deep. I might have to slow down. This emotional reasons until it becomes an interis starting to move into the Realm of “The nal blazing inferno (i.e. burning desire and Magic of Influence Part. 2” stuff. Ok, I’ll compelling want.) take it easy on you. Back to the Basics.] 4. People have an inner urge to feel ap12. People buy because they want to, not proved, appreciated, and appealing. Emobecause they need to. Part 2 of this is that tionally fulfill those urges and you’re off to a a particular want might not be imporgood start.
tant until it is stirred up, stimulated, and aroused. Here’s Part 3 to this, people are rarely ever satisfied. They are always wanting more. 13. On the other side of every “logical need,” there is an “emotional want”. 14. Every price is to high until they get emotional about it. 15. Indecision is due to a lack of emotion. Ok, ok... I think that’s enough for now... Whew... I was about to write a book here... I had better calm down for a moment. This will give you enough to contemplate and work with for now. Yes, there is a lot more to this concept of logic vs. emotion than you may have originally realized. However, just understand that this information that I’ve gone over with you in this article is some of the most crucial information you can allow yourself to study, learn, and master. The results from doing so can be magnificent... Whatever you’ve gotten from this information, just be sure to remember that... LOGIC IS NOT CONTAGIOUS! By the way… To receive more detailed training on this topic of understanding, how to be more persuasive and effective with people, pick up my program called “The Magic of Influence.” As a Member of the T.O.P.G.U.N.® organization, you can receive an additional 30% discount off the already discounted price by typing in the word TOPGUN where it asks for a referrer code on the online order form. Just go to www.clubrhino.com/topgun, click under the CD products link, and add the product called, “The Magic of Influence,” to the shopping cart. You will be directed to an online order form. Be sure to enter TOPGUN (one word) where it asks for a referrer code. Until next time ... Go, Go, Go!!! Jerry “DRhino” Clark topgun”http://www.clubrhino.com
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Herschel’s secrets of recruiting Answers to the Questions As a 6 year old child, I would always tell my parents that one day I was going to be “RICH.” (Of course in the early 60’s, the term “wealthy” wasn’t vogue yet). Many times they would laugh, but I was really serious! As I moved through life, I found myself willing to do whatever it would take to become successful. After going through a lot of frustrations and setbacks along the way, I began to wonder if I was going to end up being a dreamer, with unfulfilled dreams. Many people wonder and marvel at people who achieve great levels of success in life. We often long for the lifestye, wealth, freedom from time restrictions, better health, and limitless boundaries to pursue our dreams. We think about
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the ability provide for our love ones, and those less fortunate, without any concern about money or debts. Most of us are even willing to do whatever it takes to be in such a position. So why then, are so many people so void and empty of what seems to be so accessible? The answer to the following questions are critical to anyone serious about their success.
• Will you pay the price for your success, without bouncing the check with apathy, poor attitude, inflated ego, and poor work ethic?
• Do you believe you deserve the success you’re seeking?
Not only did I find answers to these questions with T.O.P.G.U.N.® and Tahitian Noni® International. The individuals on the pages of this publication all have one thing in common; they too demonstrate and exemplify the “answers” to the exact same questions.
• Are you willing to sacrifice some conveniences? • Will you be willing to detach from who you’ve been, to become who’ll need to be?
• Will you be willing to conquer the fear of the unknown, to move to the destiny you were born to fulfill: to be “wealthy”?
Barry’s secrets of recruiting TEAMWORK Ask anyone in network marketing what the acronym TEAM means, most often they’ll say, “Together Everyone Achieves More!” Webster’s dictionary defines teamwork as “a Coordination of knowledge and effort, in a spirit of harmony, between two or more individuals for the attainment of a definite purpose.” The T.O.P.G.U.N.® team exemplifies this acronym and definition and the proof is shown in this magazine. The brain is like an electric battery. Just as a battery has cells so does the brain. Most individual brains are “out of phase” the way it would be if you combined a ‘D’ cell battery with a ‘9’ volt battery. But when the team is focused on a common goal, it’s as if all the batteries are of the same phase and type. So now your working with a team of ‘D’ cell batteries. Anyone knows you’ll get more energy out of a group of the same types of batteries versus a group of many different types of batteries. When a team of individual brains are in coordination and function in harmony, the increased energy created through that alliance becomes available to every individual brain in the team. Teamwork makes you better than you are alone. It multiplies your value to others. It enables you to do what you do best. It allows you to help others to do their best. Teamwork gives you more time, provides you with companionship, helps you fulfill the desires of your heart and makes everyone on the team a winner. Four keys to team success are (1) People in the team determine the potential of the team. (2) Vision determines the direction of the team. (3) Work ethic determines the preparation of the team. (4) Leadership determines the success of the team. Winning teams often have four common things. (1) They play to win. (2) They have a winning attitude. (3) They use personal development to keep improving.
(4) They make their team-mates more successful. It is very common, in any successful venture for the team to lose cohesion. Michael Jordan wrote: ”I can’t accept not trying. There are plenty of teams in every sport that have great players and never win titles. Most of the time, those players aren’t willing to sacrifice for the greater good of the team. The funny thing is, in the end, their unwillingness to sacrifice only makes individual goals more difficult to achieve. One thing I believe to the fullest is that if you think and achieve as a team, the individual accolades will take care of themselves.” Some steps to keep your team tight are: (1) Respectfully gain control from the start. (2) Resist the urge to kick people off the team. They could develop into a powerhouse member of the team. But, if they are not there, that’s not possible. (3) Take inventory of any assets and obstacles quickly. (4) Find the hidden leaders and help them develop. Lastly, your goal should be for your team to happily do what you ask. Here are six steps to accomplishing that: (1) Be sincere: do not promise anything that you cannot deliver. Forget about the benefits to yourself and concentrate on the benefits to the person or the team. (2) Know exactly what it is you want the other person (team) to do. (3) Be empathetic: ask people what it is that they really want. (4) Consider the benefits that person will receive from doing what you suggest. (5) Match those
benefits to the other person’s wants. (6) When you make your request, put it in a form that will convey to the other person that he/she will personally benefit. I know that my success with Tahitian Noni® International and the T.O.P.G.U.N.® organization is because of prayer and the team. How else could I go from this: A housing project in one of the worst neighborhoods in Atlanta.
TEAMWORK... it does a bank account good!
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Personal Developement is all about getting better. These books are some of the best to help you continuously learn and grow.
slip into a Good Book Think and Grow Rich! Napoleon Hill Inspiring quotes like, “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve,” have made Think and Grow Rich one of the best selling books of all time. Inspired by Andrew Carnegie, Hill explores what he calls the “Carnegie Secret,” 13 Principles of Success, and his inspiring philosophies that have changed millions of readers.
Rich Dad Poor Dad Cash Flow Quadrant Robert Kiyosaki Learn how to think like the rich! Kiyosaki uses his life story to illustrate the differences of how his poor father thought about money in comparison to how his friend’s father, a wealthy and prominent man, understood money, financial freedom and how to look at wealth in a whole new light.
Psychology of Achievement Brian Tracy Find the practical advice that will put your life and career on the fast track. Psychology of Achievement takes you through a point-bypoint journey to increasing your productivity, sharpening your mental skills, changing your attitude and breaking bad habits.
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Seven Habits of Highly Effective People Steven Covey Covey’s no-fail principles have been used all over the world to teach individuals, professionals and companies how to achieve greatness through interdependence. Learn how to align your life, actions and spirit to “true north” while discovering how to work with people through universal characteristics and reliable, everyday values.
The Richest Man in Babylon George Clason Why is it that the rich only get richer while the rest spend their whole lives chasing after only enough money to survive? Clason shows his readers how the rich got rich and how to you can do it too. These time-tested tips for adjusting your mindset and forming correct financial habits are used in financial agencies and banks and are recommended world-wide.
The Dean Effect Robert Dean, Jr. From rags to riches, from good to great, Robert Dean’s tender wit and personal stories will entertain you as you discover how to change your mindset and effectively build your business. As one of the most successful men in network marketing, Robert Dean has the common sense and lessons that have helped countless individuals, just starting in network marking, make it to the top.
How to Win Friends and Influence People Dale Carnegie As a New York Times best seller for 10 years, Carnegie is one of the most influencial writers in American history. This book has lead millions to unbelievable success through teaching strategies of communication, interpersonal skills and how to “become genuinely interested in other people.”
The Power of Positive Thinking Norman Vincent Peale Discover the phenomenon of how changing your thoughts, changes your life. Peale shows his readers how to bring their thoughts to life and how use the power of their minds to eliminate the negativity that holds individuals back from their potential and reaching their dreams.
Your First Year in Network Marketing Mark Yarnell Whether you are just starting up your company or you are seasoned in network marketing, this book has quick tips and antidotes for any situation. Yarnell helps readers as he explores the most common issues in the business, like supervising recruits, time management and battling rejection.
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Weekly Meetings Atlanta, Georgia Mondays @ 7pm Tuesdays @ 7pm Thursdays @ 12:30pm Saturdays @ 10am (except third Saturday of the month) Location: Atlantic Station 265 18th Street Suite 2100 Atlanta, GA (678)405-1080 Note: Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests.
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College Park, Georgia Tuesdays 7:30pm Savannah, Georgia Location:Holiday Inn Select, 4669 Sundays @ 6pm Airport Blvd off Sullivan Road, Col- Briefing:Top Producing Jade - Keith lege Park, Georgia 30337; hotel Bacon Training:Top Producing Pearl 404-763-8800 - Lashondra Simpliss IPC’s $5 Guests FREE Location: Hampton Inn 201 StevenNote:Business Professional Attire. son Ave Savannah, GA 31415 No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, IPC’S $5; Guests: FREE hats or children allowed for dis- Contact Person: Mr.Keith Bacon tributors and guests. (912) 224-0355 Ms. Terri Hutchinson (912) 373-5860 Columbus, Georgia Note:Business Professional Attire. Thursdays @ 7:30pm No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, Location: Holiday Inn North 2800 hats or children allowed for disManchester Expressway Columbus, tributors and guests. Georgia 31904 Note:Business Professional Attire. LaGrange, Georgia No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, Day(s) & Date(s) Mondays hats or children allowed for dis- Guest Speaker(s) Diamond Pearl tributors and guests. Elite, “Melsnease Render”, Pearl, Contact: Stephanie Hayes (706) 681- “Willie Knight,” Diamond Pearl Elite, 9472 or Dean Neal (706) 326-3399 “Diane Knight” Time 7:00pm Columbus, Georgia Location Best Western Lafayette Saturdays @ 11am Garden Inn, 1513 Lafayette Parkway, Location:Joche & Associates 3903 LaGrange, Georgia. 30240 Address Victory Drive Columbus, Georgia 1513 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange, 31904 Georgia. 30240 Note:Business Professional Attire. Administration Fees - Per Member: No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, 5.00 - Per Couple: 10.00 - Guest: hats or children allowed for dis- Free tributors and guests. Contact Persons Glady’s Barefield: Contact:Lynn Jackson 706-593- 706-882-9065 Diane Knight: 7068913 812-0080 Required Attire: Business Casual Decatur, Georgia Day(s) & Date(s) Bi-Weekly (Every Birmingham, Alabama 2nd & 4th Thursday) Mondays @ 7PM Guest Speaker(s) Pearl Harold Os- Guest Speaker(s) Diamond Pearl good Elite - Laverene Hudson Time Registration 6:30pm Briefing Location: Sheraton Civic Center 7:00pm Richard Arrington Blvd and 22nd Location Howard Johnson Hotel Ad- Street Birmingham , AL 35211
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Contact Person: Karen Foster 205808-9632 Administration Fees - Per Member: $5 Guest: Free Required Attire: Business Professional Only NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for Independent Product Consultants and guests. Little Rock, Arkansas Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday @ 7pm 501 Markham Intersection of Markham & Broadway in downtown Little Rock. The building is across from City Hall. Distributors $5 Guests FREE Contacts:Charles Thomas 501-3504014 or Roger Robinson 501-3521786 Indianapolis, Indiana Sundays 4pm sharp! Adams Mark Hotel(Airport) 2544 Executive Drive Indianapolis, IN 46241 Phone:317-248-2481 Distributors $10 and Guests FREE Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. Contact: Larry Jimison at 317-7149516 Chicago, Illinois Sundays 6pm cst Oak Lawn Hilton 9333 S. Cicero Avenue Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453 Distributors $10 Guests FREE Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. Jacksonville, Florida Sundays @ 4:30pm registration 5:00pm briefing Holiday Inn Orange Park, Fl Phone: 904-213-1540 Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. CONTACT: Matt Tinney Jr. 904-813-2025 Directions: 100 yards South of
I-295 on U.S. 17, Exit 10 south from I-295, Orange Park, Fl Plantation/Ft Lauderdale, Florida Saturdays @ 10am Sheraton Suites Hotel 311 North University Drive Plantation, Florida Distributors $5 Guests FREE Contacts:Monica Alford (954) 3246895 Gloria Outlaw (954) 319-2652 Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. Norfolk, Virginia Sundays 5:45pm Radisson Hotel 700 Monticello Avenue Norfolk, Virginia 23510 Hotel 757-627-5555 Contact: Benson Huggard 757-3432422 Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. Hampton, Virginia Mondays Briefing 6:45 P.M. Tidewater Senior Apartments 1446 West Queen Street Hampton, Virginia 23669 Contact: John Smith 757-449-3208 Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. Milwaukee, Wisconsin Mondays 6:30pm registration 7pm briefing Radisson Hotel 7065 N. Port Washington Road Milwaukee, Wisconsin Hotel - 414-351-6960 Distributors $10; Guests FREE Contacts:Michael & Vivian Bradford 414-442-8007 Charlotte Green 262783-1220 Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. Fayetteville, North Carolina Tuesdays @ 7:30pm Holiday Inn - Bordeaux 1707 Owen Drive Fayetteville, North Carolina T.O.P.G.U.N. 速 SUCCESS STORIES
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Hotel - 910-323-0111 Contact:Tim Burns 919-697-7734 Distributors $5 Guests FREE Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests.
Administration Fees - Per Member: $5.00 - Per Couple: $5.00 - Guest: Free Contact Persons Emje & Frankie Rolston 615-268-2934 Required Attire: Business Professional Only NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for Independent Product Consultants and guests.
Durham, North Carolina Sundays @ 6pm Guest Speaker(s) Diamond Pearl Elite, Tim and Maxine Burns Time 5:30pm, Registration 6:00pm, Memphis, Tennessee Briefing Training EVERY 2ND AND 3RD MONDAY Location Courtyard Marriott Ad- NIGHT @ 7pm dress 1815 Front St (I-85 Exit174, Guest Speaker(s) Hillandale Rd) Durham, North Caro- DIAMOND PEARL ELITE DOUGLASS lina SMITH Administration Fees - Per Member: Location 10:00 - Per Couple: 10:00 - Guest: AIRPORT OFFICE BUILDING Free Address Contact Persons CLyde and Sandra 3385 AIRWAYS BLVD. SUITE 227 Lunsford 919 656-7619 Administration Fees Required Attire: Business Casual - Per Member: 5.00 NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic - Per Couple: 7.00 wear, hats or children allowed for - Guest: FREE Independent Product Consultants Contact Persons Douglas Smith 901and guests. 335-4537 Required Attire: Business Casual Greensboro, North Carolina NOTE:NO jeans, sneakers, athletic Saturdays @ 10am wear, hats or children allowed for Guest Speaker(s) Diamond Pearl Independent Product Consultants Elite, Tim and Maxine Burns and guests. Time 9:30am, Registration 10:00am, Breifing Training Detroit, Michigan Location Courtyard Marriott Ad- Sundays 6pm; registration 5:15pm dress 4400 West Wendover Avenue Hyatt Regency Hotel Fairlane Town Greensboro, N.C. Center Dearborn, Michigan Administration Fees - Per Member: Contact Theresa Whitehead 3135:00 - Per Couple: 5:00 - Guest: 779-3238 Free Note:Business Professional Attire. Contact Persons CLyde and Sandra No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, Lunsford 919 656-7619 hats or children allowed for disRequired Attire: Business Casual tributors and guests. NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for Cleveland, Ohio Independent Product Consultants Sundays 5pm registration 5:30pm and guests. briefing Double Tree Hotel 6200 Quarry Nashville, Tennessee Lane(Up the hill by Bob Evans ResDay(s) & Date(s) Every 1st & 3rd taurant) Independence, Ohio 44131 Monday (216) 447-1300 Guest Speaker(s)Top Producing Distributors $5 Guests FREE Jade Emje Rolston Contacts: Evonne Glover 216 965 Time Registration: 6:45 pm Brief- 1986 Denise Mills 216 322 7641 ing: 7:00 pm Johnnie M. Lee (216) 210-1990(C) or Location Holiday Inn Select Opry- (216)761-4654(H) land / Airport Address 2200 Elm Note:Business Professional Attire. Hill Pike Nashville, TN 37214 (Briley No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, Pkwy at Elm Hill Pike) hats or children allowed for dis-
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tributors and guests New Orleans, Louisana Sundays @ 6pm Westbank Christian Center 16 Westbank Expressway Gretna, LA. 70053 Distributors: $5 (cash only) Guest FREE Contact: Maxine Every (504) 3668996 Directions: Crescent City Connection/Greater New Orleans Bridge becomes Westbank Expressway. Take exit toward stumpf Blvd. Turn left on LStumpf Blvd. Turn onto Westbank Expwy. Building sets on corner of Van Trump & Westbank Expwy. End at 16 Westbank Expwy. Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. New Orleans, Louisana Day(s) & Date(s) Mondays and Fridays Guest Speaker(s) Kelisha Bartholomew and Catina Oates Time 7:00 PM Location Parkway Executive Suites 2002 Address 20th Street Ste 101B Kenner, La 70062 Administration Fees - Per Member: $5 - Per Couple: $10 - Guest: Free Contact Persons Kelisha Bartholomew @ 504-610-8273 Catina Oates @ 504-236-7994 Required Attire: Business Professional Only Comments: NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for Independent Product Consultants and guests. St. Louis, Missouri Day(s) & Date(s) Every other Sunday starting May 6, 2007 Guest Speaker(s) Top Producing Pearl Timothy Cutts Time 5PM Location Holiday Inn Select (Downtown) 314-421-4000 811 N 9th.St St. Louis, Mo 63101 * Address Please note temporary meeting place.* Administration Fees - Per Member: IPC - Per Couple: $10.00 - Guest: Free Contact Persons Timothy Cutts 314226-5363 Irene Scott 618-972-0261
Required Attire: Business Professional Only Comments: Directions:From 64 West take Memorial Dr. Exit. From 70 East take Broadway exit make right on Cole to 9th. street NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for Independent Product Consultants and guests. Houston, Texas Sundays @ 6:30pm Location:Hilton Southwest 6780 SW Freeway (Hwy 59) Houston, Texas 77074 Ballroom C Hotel - 713977-7911 Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. Shreveport, Louisiana Sundays at 6:00pm Location: Centrum Plaza Suite 370 2835 Hollywood Avenue Shreveport, 71108 Contact Dexter Burnom 318-5721198 Distribtors $5.00 Guest FREE Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. Harlem , New York (Bi-Weekly) Opportunity Mtg. Please Call Thomas Linen for BiWeekly Dates The Studio of Harlem 144 West 125th Street , 4th Floor New York , NY 10027 Time: 6:30 pm Registration 7:00 pm Oppty Mtg. 8:00 pm Quick Start Training IPC’s:$5.00 Guests:FREE Contact:Thomas J. Linen, III , Jade 917.528.6049 Noni Office Angela Shepherd, Pearl 516.632.9190 Noni Office Opelika, Alabama Day(s) & Date(s) First Tuesday of Month Guest Speaker(s) Double Diamond Pearl - Stephanie Hayes Time 6:30 P.M. (CST) Location Holiday Inn - Opelika Address 1102 Columbus Parkway, Opelika, Alabama (Off of EXIT 62) Administration Fees - Per Member:
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$5.00 - Per Couple: $10.00 - Guest: FREE Contact Persons Tesia Andrews (334) 663-3581 or (334) 749-9618 Required Attire: Business Casual Comments: NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for Independent Product Consultants and guests. Tyler, Texas Dates When Every 1st, 3rd& 5th Monday Guest Speaker(s) Top Producing Pearl SONYA BLAIR Time 7:00pm to 9:00pm Location Americas Best Value Inn&Suites 2828W.NorthWest Loop323(Off Hwy69north) Administration Fees - Per Member: 5.00 - Per Couple: 10.00 - Guest: FREE Contact Persons Sonya Blair(903 571-4648)& Pamela Erwin(903 6180104) Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. Clinton, Mississippi Dates Thursdays Guest Speaker(s) Top Producing Pearls: Walter Harper & Forea Ford Time 6:00pm Location Ramada Inn Limited-201 Johnston Place Drive (Off I-20)-Clinton, Mississippi Administration Fees - Per Member: $5.00 - Per Couple: $10.00 - Guest: FREE Contact Persons Forea Ford (601)940-8156, Walter Harper (601)613-2999 Note:Business Professional Attire. No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for distributors and guests. Pearl, Mississippi [New Tahiti TrimPlan 40 Success Group in Jackson/Pearl Area] Thursdays @ 7pm Guest Speaker(s) TrimPlan 40 Certified Leader, Janie E Grant Location Jameson Inn Address 434 Riverwind Pearl, MS (next to Ryan’s Restaurant) Administration Fees - Per Member: Free - Per Couple: Free - Guest:
Free Contact Persons Joyce Lonie at 601-939-8482 and Diann JenkinsGrant at 601-932-4619 Required Attire: Business Casual Comments: ALL IPCS and your prospectives (men and women) are invited to become a part of a newly formed TrimPlan Success Group. Learn how to keep those pesky, unwanted fall and winter pounds away! NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for Independent Product Consultants and guests. Pearl, MS Day(s) & Date(s) Each Tuesdays Guest Speaker(s) Top Performing Pearl Rev. A. D. Lewis Time 7:00 Location Jameson Inns Address 434 Riverwind Drive Administration Fees - Per Member: $5.00 - Per Couple: $10.00 - Guest: Free Contact Persons Rev. A. D. Lewis at (601)956-7295; Joyce Lonie at (601)936-6517 or Diann JenkinsGrant at (601)932-4619. Required Attire: Business Casual Comments: Jameson Inns is located next to Ryan’s in Pearl off of Interstate 20. NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for Independent Product Consultants and guests Kansas City (KS & MO Metro Area) Day(s) & Date(s) Thursdays (starting 1-11-07) Guest Speaker(s) KC Area Top Performing Leaders Time 7 p.m. - Registration begins at 6:15 p.m Location Hilton Garden Inn Address 520 Minnesota Ave Kansas City KS 66101 (913) 342-7900 Administration Fees - Per Member: 5.00 - Per Couple: 10.00 - Guest: FREE Contact Persons Martha Morris (816) 256-4231 Jan Morris (913) 766-4432 Required Attire: Business Professional Only Comments: From Kansas: I-70 Eastbound, take 5th St exit to Minne-
sota. Left on Minnesota, hotel will be on right. From Missouri: Take I-70 Westbound to KS. Take Minnesota Ave exit, proceed 1.5 blks. Hotel will be on the right. Free covered parking is available in behind hotel, follow signs. NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for Independent Product Consultants and guests Shreveport, Louisiana Dates Sundays @ 6pm Location 2835 Hollywood Ave Suite 370 Shreveport, LA 71108 Administration Fees - Per Member: 5.00 - Per Couple: 5.00 - Guest: Free Contact Persons Dexter Burnom 318-572-1198 Required Attire: Business Professional Only
Comments: NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for Independent Product Consultants and guests. Charlotte, North Carolina Every 2nd Sunday 4pm Registration 5:30pm Holiday Inn Express 7772 Gateway ln. (704)-979-7900 IPC’s : $5.00 Guests: Free I-85 to Exit 49, go right onto speedway blvd, next light turn left, hotel will be on your left Contact Person: Welton Spencer (704) 236-7005 Columbia, South Carolina Thursdays @ 7:30pm registration 7pm Diamond Pearl Elite - Daniel Sistrunk Location:Wingate Hotel,8300 Two Notch Rd Columbia SC,Ph# 803.238.5750 Administration Fees - Per Member: $5 - Guest: FREE Contact Person: Joe Darden 803238-5750 Required Attire: Business Professional Note: No jeans, sneakers, athletic wear, hats or children allowed for independent product consultants and their guests
Toronto, Canada Date: Every Thursday Guest Speaker(s) Diamond Pearl Ewon Whynes Time: 7:00pm Registration - 7:30pm Opportunity/Training Location: Tahitian Noni International Corporate Office 6600 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario Contact: Ewon Whynes: (416) 5085043 or Sonia Hopwood (416) 3195466 Required Attire: Business Casual Note: No jeans, sneakers, athletic Philadelphia, PA wear, hats or children allowed for Day(s) & Date(s) Thursdays independent product consultants Time 6:30pm - Registration 7:00pm and guest - Briefing Location Hampton Inn (Phila. AirFort Worth, Texas port) Address 8600 Bartram AvDay(s) & Date(s) Every Saturday ex- enue Philadelphia, PA 19153 cept 1st Saturday Administration Fees - Per Member: Guest Speaker(s) Ellawese Smith, 10.00 - Per Couple: 15.00 - Guest: M.D. Top Producing Pearl FREE Time 10:00am-10:45am TTP40 Contact Persons Rabria Brooks 610Success Group Meeting/Train- 800-9123 Carol Gadsden 267-973ing 11:00am-12noon TNI Briefing/ 3256 Training Required Attire: Business ProfesLocation Comfort Inn I-20 Btw sional Only Wichita and Forest Hill Rd Address NOTE: NO jeans, sneakers, athletic 3232 SE Loop 820 Fort Worth, TX wear, hats or children allowed for 76140 (817) 551-5200 Independent Product Consultants Administration Fees - Per Member: and guests. $5.00 - Per Couple: $5.00 - Guest: Free More updates coming soon! Contact Persons Dr. Ellawese Smith (817) 233-3914 Required Attire: Business Casual T.O.P.G.U.N. ® SUCCESS STORIES
No one achieves greatness without being of service. Service is the essence of greatness. All great men and women became great because they gave some talent or ability in the service of others. And no matter how small our talent, we too can contribute in someway to others- we too can become great Joyce L. Wright Joyce L. Wright came aboard with the T.O.P.G.U.N.® team in September of 2001. Joyce still resides in Detroit,MI. She became a part of the Mastermind Team in Detroit, where Robert L. Dean started his Tahitian Noni® business. She helped Mr. Dean with his Local, Regional and National Events. In 2004, she became a part of the official staff of T.O.P.G.U.N.® Int’l, Inc. serving in a few different capacities. Joyce acts as the Executive Assistant to Robert Dean, the Events Director of T.O.P.G.U.N.® Int’l, Inc., and the CFO of T.O.P.G.U.N.® Int’l.
Steven ‘Mt. McKinley’ Branch “Excellence means caring--it means making a special effort to do more.” Going far beyond the call of duty, doing more than others expect- this is what excellence is about and for Steve, it came from striving, maintaining the highest standards, looking after the smallest detail, and going that extra mile. This is my background in corporate America and my dedication to being Excellent has allowed me to greatly assist T.O.P.G.U.N.’s® progress to the next level. As Technology Director and Pearl (moving towards TDBP) I am dedicated to providing my level best to see that the T.O.P.G.U.N.® technology infrastructure is second to none. Period.
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Patricia Adams Patricia is the Tour Coordinator in Atlanta for Mr. Dean’s two estates. She work closely with Mr. Dean as it pertains to amenities (i.e transportation, special requests, etc.,) and serves as a source of support and information for visitors during home tours. When appropriate, Patricia refers or directs inquiries to the appropriate person. Patricia keeps calendars up-to-date with tour schedules, recruits, training and manages volunteers for home tours. Patricia also coordinates the schedule of tours with Ms. Margaret Culpepper to help oversee registration during events (regional, annual and TNI). She also assists with other duties as assigned. “I have been with TNI and T.O.P.G.U.N.® now for two and half years and have enjoyed being a part of a wonderful Company. In T.O.P.G.U.N.®, I have met a whole new family of people that I love and care for deeply. Mr. Dean is a very wonderful person with a giving spirit. He is one in a Million.”
Richard Greer Richard is assigned to Mr Dean as his security and liaison person. This makes Richard responsible for moving Mr. Dean in a timely and a professionally fashion through large crowds at all major TNI or T.O.P.G.U.N.® events Richard makes sure that Mr. Dean’s plans and trips are smooth sailing and he is always two steps ahead of his itinerary, lodging, transportation, and event schedules, which are of course always subject to change. Richard is great at handling any situation Mr. Dean may assigned him at any given time and he is always available to assist T.O.P.G.U.N.® staff as needed in all areas during events (regional, annual and TNI).
Margaret Culpepper Margaret S. Culpepper, resides is Detroit, Michigan. She provides assistance to the Personal Representative of the T.O.P.G.U.N.® Organization in carrying out the day-to-day functions. Margaret’s current responsibilities include, but not limited to, coordinating volunteers and maintaining up to date lists of volunteers, managing website postings, assisting with special events planning, coordinating and implementing organization services such as correspondence with IPC, composing reports, and completing other duties as assigned.
“I have been with TNI and T.O.P.G.U.N.® now for four years and have enjoyed every moment of it, especially meeting and establishing friendships around the world. Keep smiling.”
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“One of the most rewarding experiences for me was refurnishing my mother’s house, creating top-to-bottom, her dream home. It was a total surprise for her. I had the whole house re-decorated while she was out. When she came home, all she could do was cry. I paid every penny in cash.”
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Before Tahitian Noni®, International, Art and Valencia were mad. They owned a mortgage company, they were involved in another network marketing venture, while Art was doing police/detective work on the side. They were mad because they knew what they were capable of, but corporate America couldn’t provide them with the means to get there. They were mad; mad enough to do something about it. “My uncle initially piqued our interest in TNI,” states Valencia, “along with successful individuals such as Robert Dean.” Valencia and Art had previous success in the network marketing industry, but the success didn’t trickle down to all levels of their team. Art and Valencia knew there was a better system to provide lucrative benefits to every member of the team. Tahitian Noni® was what they had been looking for. “We believe that true success in network marketing can only be measured by the successes of the mem-
bers of your downline, not your upline. As they looked over the details about Tahitian Noni® they loved the extraordinary product and the plan to get everyone rich, “getting healthy while getting wealthy,” Valencia chimed. “There is no hype and no fluff, the plan just works,” stated Art. “Robert Dean stayed up until 3:00am working out a business plan with us. Then we made a visit out to corporate, where we discovered the true integrity of the company. Those were major factors in our decision,” commented Art. Today, Art and Valencia are Triple Diamond Pearls as The Mad Team, helping others who are mad about where they are at, get mad enough to make a difference and change their life. “Team first, everything else you do follows,” Art stated. “Help other people get what they want, and you always get what you want,” said Valencia, “Now that we are Triple Diamond Pearl, we want to teach and train others … We want a team of
Triple Diamond Pearls … We look forward to creating our vision of 100 millionaires and a legacy of success.” The idea of supporting a team is reflected in every facet of Art and Valencia’s lives as they serve the community. “We created the Junior Mad Team to give back … we’re not focused on the money” comments Art, “We sponsor a group of 13-17 year olds. We teach them about money and how to be an entrepreneur. Then we fund projects for them, so they can experience, firsthand, owning their own business.” Art reflected on some of the things that make his life so incredible now that he is involved with TNI. “One of the most rewarding experiences for me was refurnishing my mother’s house, creating top-to-bottom, her dream home. It was a total surprise for her. I had the whole house re-decorated while she was out. When she came home, all she could do was cry. I paid every penny in cash. Nothing feels better than that, that is why I am in this business.”
“Now that we are Triple Diamond Pearl, we want to teach and train others … We want a team of Triple Diamond Pearls … We look forward to creating our vision of 100 millionaires and a legacy of success.”
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Life Style July of 2002, Lester enrolled into TNI and earned the Jade position in August. This business has enabled Lester to grow personally and as a leader. One thing worked for Lester: “Helping others get what they want!” After 2 years and 11 months, Lester
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earned the Triple Diamond Pearl position.
Lester Berry first “heard” of Tahitian Noni® in 2001. He had just relocated to Dallas, Texas from Miami, Florida to start a hair care product distribution business. Lester decided to stay focused on getting his business started and making it profitable. After about nine months Lester injured his back, due to lifting heavy boxes
Training The T.O.P.G.U.N.® training system, and support from team members, business partners, Larrie Robinson, personal sponsor, Donna Allen, and Robert Dean, and several other key TNI leaders all contributed to making
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this new lifestyle possible. “To live like you’re on vacation everyday ... “Unbelievable!” If I can do it so can you! I thank God for this opportunity.” Lester Berry.
of products and stress. For over 3 weeks, seeing doctors and receiving treatments had given him absolutely no relief. When Larrie Robinson told him about Tahitian Noni® Juice, Lester drank 8 ounces immediately. When he woke up the next morning his pain was gone, and Lester knew he had something special.
RONALDROBINSON Life Style TNI has afforded me the lifestyle and financial freedom I have always desired. I am able to support my kids financially and spend quality time with them and help my mother enjoy her retirement without any financial struggles. I’m a living testament that if
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you put in the time and the effort and learn from our great leaders in TNI and the T.O.P.G.U.N.® Organization, you too can live the American
Like most people in this country I desired to live the American Dream. I pursued the traditional ways of accomplishing that dream: school, college (4+++ years) and finally corporate America. My dream was turning into a nightmare. I realized in my early 20’s that my thought process and aspirations were not the same as what I had been taught. My idea of financial freedom was through entrepreneurship. After being exposed to network marketing in 1991, I knew I had found my niche. After being with three companies and getting some great mentoring and training, it all came together for me in July 2001, when my childhood friend, Mr. Barry Byrd, shared this awesome opportunity with me. The last six years with Tahitian Noni® International and the T.O.P.G.U.N.® Team have been a true blessing. What makes this opportunity so special to me is to witness a lot of my
business associates that I was in other opportunities with and have known for over ten years become financially independent.
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Triple Diamond Pearl Atlanta, GA. By Deborah Hardnett It has been great!!! Our lives have truly been enriched. Not only do we earn a strong five-figured monthly residual income, we have been able to travel to fabulous locations like Monte Carlo, Tahiti, and Hollywood, just to name a few.
“We can! We can create what we want to create, we can get what we want to have, and we can become what we want to become.” This is the motto that I live by. It was a few short years ago that this statement was actually confirmed in my spirit what I had always known since a child. I just hadn’t been able to articulate it or consciously implement it in my life.” Today, I can. It is that same thinking that attracted this powerful opportunity with the T.O.P.G.U.N.® Organization to my life. I was very fortunate to have a friend and business partner, Tony Fleming, to introduce me to the T.O.P.G.U.N.® Organization After 15 plus years of owning traditional businesses, that consisted of 2 cleaning services, an
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event planning firm, a lawn service company, a real estate investment company, and other network marketing distributorships, my husband Kenneth and I, in May of 2003, seized this opportunity because of the ability to earn residual income. It has been great!!! Our lives have truly been enriched. Not only do we earn a strong five-figured monthly residual income, we have been able to travel to fabulous locations like Monte Carlo, Tahiti, and Hollywood, just to name a few. We both were able to leave corporate America, establish long lasting relationships with great people, and most importantly, spend quality time with our daughter, Zoë Elizabeth. She has never spent one day in a nursery and only recently
has began attending pre-school. I can take the time with Zoë to help cultivate her creativity. The best part about our business is we empower people to prosper. We succeed when we help others succeed. The more people we help build businesses, the more our business grows. We would be nothing or nowhere without the team. The team is the foundation of our business. We are fortunate to work with the best of the best of leaders from Georgia to Alabama, Florida to Louisiana, from South & North Carolina, Virginia to Maryland, from New Jersey to Nebraska, from every person building the business to every person drinking the juice, we owe it all to you.
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When you’re given the chance, you must go for it! It’s such an exhilarating feeling when you just know that it’s YOUR season and not only that, but to be open to its remarkable possibilities, in spite of yourself, your fears and failures. It was a simple, humble, impromptu act of open-mindedness that caused a river of blessings to flow our way after receiving a call about yet “another” network marketing opportunity. Our experiences had been criminally disappointing in the past and we were wisely guarded and pummeled. We had actually begun to loathe the industry we’d previously loved and excelled in. Truth be told, we’d been galloping on the wrong three-legged horse for too long, desperately yurning for a dismount plan. Thankfully, we still had one left in us and an unquenchable desire to succeed triumphantly. So, when we finally looked at TNI with network marketing prodigy, Robert Dean, who’s Midas touch had already spun-off wealth,
not only for himself, but for scores of others -- we confidently stepped into our season and the blessings abound. In just a few short years, we were basking in success, our income soared and we gained an impressive array of business partners, plus, unforgettable international travels with our new family. From exquisite Monaco and lush Hawaii -- to the unspoiled islands of Tahiti -- and next year, the castles and country sides of Switzerland will have our handprints on them ... All five-star experiences courtesy of TNI. We have certainly found our dream MLM destination -- a home like none other in this remarkable industry. And if you could browse our charmed lives for just a day, you would see that the tremendous luxury of time freedom a couple of thirty-something-year-olds have been gifted, is truly a unique, early retirement present from God, that is well within anyone’s reach. Because our destiny will never be dependent on the 40/40 plan and because we will never
have to wait until we’re seventy to retire, we will never tire of asking others, “Has your opportunity afforded you the luxury of becoming close-minded?” We hope not, and invite you to look at TNI and T.O.P.G.U.N.®, where the leadership is exceptional and the spirit of comoradery and sustainable lifestyle is one you must experience for yourself -- in this season. You owe it to your family name. See You on the Beaches. Lawrence & Tamara Young
We have certainly found our dream MLM destination -- a home like none other in this remarkable industry.
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QUINTONWIGGINS My mom is proud of me.
Triple Diamond Pearl Atlanta, GA “My goal is to share with others the possibilities that TNI offers,” explains the astonishingly successful Quinton Wiggins, who only a few years ago worked as a laborer for a car manufacturer. “I want to be an example,” he says, “a shining light of positive results so people will realize there are options in life if they have aboveaverage work ethics and a strong desire.” Quinton knew there was a way to allow his family “to experience the wealth & abundance of the world, without limitations or time constraints,” if he was willing to put his heart into it. It wasn’t until his first Tahitian Noni® International opportunity meeting in 2001, that Quinton knew exactly how he was going to accomplish that task. After the meeting, Quinton knew the TNI system was real and the success stories were tangible, he was in. “That’s when I kicked it into high gear,” Quinton exclaims. He implemented the T.O.P.G.U.N.® system of success and
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he and his team hit the ground running. “The Success Path/T.O.P.G.U.N.® System combination is invaluable to me and my organization,” Quinton says as he explains the significant and steady growth they have seen since starting. With all the success he and his team have experienced in only a few, short years, Quinton’s one true passion is sharing the knowledge and experience he has with others, so they can see the same results he has. Quinton’s desire to share his success with others proves the quality of person he is, a true gentleman, and above all, humble. “I’ve grown tremendously as a person with TNI because of the positive environment and incredible people I’m always interacting with,” he says. Quinton’s parenting proves he wants his children to be genuine, good people too, “I want my family to experience the very best that life has to offer, even more,
I want them to be good stewards in their communities and abroad.” “I’m proud to be a part of TNI,” Quinton grins, “But I think I’m most proud of the fact that my Mom is proud of me.”
BILL&CAROLYNKIRTLEY “I hope people realize that if someone who’s 60 can make this work, then they can do it too, as long as they dream big, make a plan, and have the burning desire to reach their dream.”
Diamond Pearl Elite Jacksonville, FL Bill Kirtley’s career prior to TNI reads like a recipe for success: he graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, enjoyed prestigious positions in the corporate world, and co-founded a profitable advertising company. Yet Bill was anything but happy or satisfied. “I never had enough time for my family because I was a slave to my job,” he admits. After selling his advertising business, Bill’s interest turned to the network marketing industry. Surprisingly, Bill was anything but excited when his long-time friend, Fred Herzog, called to tell him about Tahitian Noni® Juice. “I laughed at him,” Bill recalled. But Fred’s persistence paid off, and Bill began telling others about Tahitian Noni® Juice. Small paychecks began arriving in Bill’s mailbox, which led him to take a trip to TNI corporate headquarters where he met the Founders and IPC Ken Roland. “That visit changed my whole life,” Bill exclaims. “That’s when
I started getting serious and I stopped laughing at Fred.” He continues, “When I met the Founders, I knew they had integrity. I decided then that I wanted to hitch my wagon to them.” Bill is quick to tell you that the one thing that has made all the difference in his business success is the relationships he has built. “Someone said to me, ‘You’re lucky you sponsored Robert Dean.’ But Robert and I developed a solid relationship first, so that when I told him about TNI, he was willing to listen.” Bill adds, “You see, this is a people business, not a juice business. Helping people and caring about them is what will build a strong foundation in your business.” Years ago, Bill heard someone talking about the law of giving and receiving – if you give, you will receive; if you help enough other people get what they want, you’ll get what you want. He recalls, “I really took that to heart. Fortunately, with
TNI I feel like I’m able to focus my energies and efforts on what I enjoy doing most, which is helping people.” Producing His Own Success.” Tahiti Tradewinds, Special Edition September, 2006, 42-42.
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Diamond Pearl Elite Shrewsbury. PA After meeting Brandon, a wealthy, successful, kind 35-year old retiree, you would probably never guess his background is in microbiology. Like most people in corporate America, where Brandon spent 15 years of his life, retirement seemed so far away and real, focused time with his young daughter seemed nearly impossible. However, after saying yes to a Tahitian Noni® International opportunity call less than five years ago, Brandon walked out of corporate American, retired with unlimited wealth and now spends his days at the zoo with his daughter or helping teach others how live the same quality lifestyle. “I want others to understand, you don’t work for money, you have to reach past that mindset,” Brandon explains, “if money wasn’t involved you wouldn’t work.
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Let others create income for you, that’s what this is about.” Though proud of his own success, Brandon seems most happy when you mention the success of those around him. He has helped several people walk out of their jobs, while even more have that option of leaving, when they choose to take it. “Our mission is to position 400 people to have the option of walking away from their job if they desire, 400 people in one year.” “If I could help anyone find a way to change their destructive poverty mindset, I would tell them to take a look at TNI through T.O.P.G.U.N.® and make a difference,” Brandon exclaims, “Wealthy people build networks, broke people look for work.”
Wealthy people build networks, broke people look for work.
JEFFREYBROOME The name of the game is getting your life back. It’s gaining control
Diamond Pearl Elite Jamaica Queens, NY “It’s a good product.” “It’s a very professionally ran, international company.” “They have a great vision.” Jeff was all compliments when it came to asking about Tahitian Noni®, International as a company. Each comment made it more evident that Jeff had done more than his fair share of research to know that about the company’s success. In the past, Jeff had filled his life with ventures in Real Estate investing, construction companies, and managing telecom, yet Jeff was always searching for something he could really believe in and something that would give him the compensation he deserved. “I found out about Tahitian Noni®, International through my cousin,” Jeff said, “I loved the ability everyone has
with TNI to be involved in a business, but nothing can beat their program to pursue residual income or the TNI compensation plan. It’s a company that just treats people well.” Today, empowered by the support of TNI and his Mad Team associates, Jeff thrives off of the idea that he can teach people, who are caught up in the same corporate structure he worked in for years, get out and get more with a product they can trust. “This is a company that isn’t concerned with taking money, it is concerned with bringing us money, everyday.” “This company allows people, not only to make money, anyone can make money, but we can teach you how to acquire wealth.” If hearing Jeff ’s enthusiasm for the
present doesn’t excite you enough, just wait until he starts talking about the future. “I see my partners as continued leaders … I am so excited to see the company go public, this is huge … and I see thousands of TNI cafes, more than Starbucks, more than McDonalds. This business is unstoppable.” As Jeff looks to the future, he describes the power he sees in the people who take advanage of it. “The name of the game is getting your life back. It’s gaining control. You grow through what you go through,” Jeff states, “You have to put yourself in a better position, to not only make things the best for you, but for the next generation. We can make it the biggest and the best for the future.”
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Triple Diamond Pearl Atlanta, GA.
28 Year Old x-Scientist “ My team is the greatest! We have built strong relationships and that’s what keeps us “I’ve never been involved with Network Marketing before TNI & T.O.P.G.U.N.®, so I had absolutely no clue what to do. In fact, the team called me “Ignorance on Fire!” T.O.P.G.U.N.’s® training system has been a blessing because it teaches you from A to Z exactly how to be successful! When I first started the TNI business, I was 23 years old, living at home with my parents, I drove a Toyota Corolla and worked as a Scientist at the CDC, while attaining my Masters in Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry. I thank God for my brother, Andre, for bringing this oppor-
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tunity to our family! Soon I was able to afford my dream home with professional interior design, my dream cars, was able to retire at 28 yrs old, be a blessing financially to my parents, my family, my team & friends. I am not under any stress, I have free time to enjoy life, and help others. I’m excited to be on the T.O.P.G.U.N.® team because Robert Dean’s leadership is incredible. He’s helping so many people throughout the world. My goal is to help create 500 Millionaires and in doing so help people become HEIRS of MILLIONS!!!
together and motivated. I am NOTHING without my team. I’m a CORAL without my team. Once you find those people that are like YOU, you will build a very strong team along with a solid financial future with residual income”
Remember Prosperity only comes through Preparation.
Triple Diamond Black Pearl Dallas, TX Millionaire Club Member My name is Donna Allen. I joined Tahitian Noni® International on June 15, 2002. There were a lot of things that happened in 2002, just to name you a few; I had exactly $313 in my bank account, I was going through a divorce, I was living with my sister and her family and my youngest sister passed away in September, only 90 days after I joined TNI. Joining TNI gave me hope that I had lost over the years prior to getting started with the company and I realize now that all the setbacks and challenges that I faced was preparing me for the success that I started to experience shortly after joining. Before the year ended, things started to turn around; I was reunited with my High School Sweetheart Terry who also joined the company in November and we were married on December 20, 2002. In February 2004, Terry and I purchased our first home which is now occupied by my son and his fiancé. We have purchased over 10 vehicles; most of them for our family and we built our second home which is what I dreamed of having.
I purchased a home for my mom who lives in Bogalusa and I’m beginning to see my childhood dream come true. I earned more income with TNI in my first 2 years than I earned in 10 years working as an accountant. I cannot take the credit for it myself because I am very proud to be partnered with several friends that are true leaders. Beverly Long, Lester Berry, Tammy Wright, Larrie Robinson, They are the reason for my success and because of them, I became T.O.P.G.U.N.’s® first Triple Diamond Black Pearl. You will see many of our team members on the Prosperity Page of the site but there are thousands that play an integral part in holding our team together that you will not see, but that doesn’t mean they are less important than anyone else. I have learned that success will come to you once you prepare for it. I remember Robert Dean telling me something that was so profound, it stays with me even today,“You have to become the person you are looking for, and then you will attract them.”
I believe that there’s a time and a season for everyone and everything. If I could put into words what it takes to become successful, I would say, “Have a genuine care for people, never give up on anyone, never prejudge and never forget to remain humble through it all.” One of my goals is to continue to become a testimony to others and let them know that as a team, we can help them accomplish the goals they set for themselves. The only thing that stands in the way of you reaching your goals and dreams is “Your I Quit Level.” When it seems like it’s not worth the battle; remember, “Prosperity comes through Preparation.” Life’s battles don’t always go to the strongest or fastest man, but sooner or later, the person who wins is the one who thinks they can. I’ll leave you will a quote from my favorite poem called “The Comfort Zone,” it says, “I used to have a comfort zone, where I knew I wouldn’t fail, The same four walls and busy work were really more like jail. I longed so much to do the things I’d never done before but stayed inside my comfort zone and paced the same old floor.” It ends with, “If you are in a comfort zone afraid to venture out, remember ALL WINNERS were at one time filled with doubt. A step or two and words of praise, can make your dreams come true, reach for your future with Con-Fi-Dence, Success is waiting on You.” Remember Prosperity only comes through Preparation. God Bless and Prepare to Prosper, Donna Allen, Triple Diamond Black Pearl Millionaire Club Member
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One of the great things about the success we have achieved through T.O.P.G.U.N. ® - it allows us to enjoy some of the world’s finest automobiles.
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Just One Leg If you understand network marketing, you will know just how incredible this is . . . Just one leg of my network gathered together one afternoon and we looked at the combined value of the cars we had that day. It was well over a Half-Million Dollars! 56 T.O.P.G.U.N. 速 SUCCESS STORIES
It’s a rare opportunity – but now anyone – who has the desire – will get a chance to drive something this nice. “ Your imagination is your preview to your life’s coming attractions......” – Albert Einstein
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my fun car mustang
I have always enjoyed cars. They have a place in my heart. I own a lot of incredible machines. This classic Mustang is a favorite. And what is most surprizing, the Mustang is the car that gets the most reactions.
Barry Byrd Red Mustang “NONI PONY”
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Yellow Day We love our business. How cool is it that we can choose what car we want to drive on which day? We all said “Tuesday should be the yellow convertable day.” Money is one thing. But, having the time freedom to enjoy it with the family is what it is all about.
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hot Rides Lester Berry’s house and cars
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hot Rides We have always liked our cars. Now we seem to like them a little bit more. It is an incredible feeling walking in and paying cash for a Bentley.
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lifestyle of success Art Lee and Velencia Pamphile
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Billy Barns Double Diamond
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lifestyle of success Mathew Tinney Diamond Pearl Elite Former Mayor and City Councilman for the City of Green Cove Springs, Fl.
Mr. Robert Dean once shared a vision with me in Ruby Tuesday that really changed my life. Now today, following the T.O.P.G.U.N.® System, my future belongs to me and I own my life. My passion has always been to help people and now I’ve received a higher calling with TNI and T.O.P.G.U.N.®. We MUST tell the story about TNI and T.O.P.G.U.N.®, we can impact the lives of so many. We have been chosen to be the new stewards of a history making company(TNI) and System(T.O.P.G.U.N.®). My philosophy is simple: In order to change your life, you must change your life. Thanks T.O.P.G.U.N.®.
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lifestyle of success Ron Sacka Diamond Pearl Elite I’m Ron Sacka, a Diamond Pearl Elite with Tahitian Noni®, International and part of the highly successful T.O.P.G.U.N.® Team. I would like to commend you for taking the time to look at something that could change your life financially, as it has done for me. When I first looked at this opportunity, I was definitely looking for a change in my life. I was trying to make ends meet. I found myself $80,000 in debt and had no choice but to file for bankruptcy. To get the lifestyle, solid financial security, and time freedom I truly wanted, I knew that I couldn’t follow the same path that 97% of all Americans choose. But, I did everything my parents suggested: Go to college, get that degree, and get a ”good” job with benefits! Yes, I did it anyway because that’s what you are taught to do in society. Before my “good” job, I was fortunate enough to play college hockey at the University of Michigan. Most of my friends and teammates went on to sign million-dollar NHL contracts. I was watching them live the lifestyle I wanted, while I was living paycheck to paycheck. That’s when I decided to look for an
opportunity in which I could truly be financially secure, an opportunity that would pay me year after year, even long after my former teammate’s NHL careers were over with! In May of 2001, I was very fortunate that Mrs. Heather Isham, along with Mr. Robert Dean, introduced me to Tahitian Noni®, International. TNI is a solid, documented company that has been blazing through numbers for over 10 years, with total sales topping over $4-billion! TNI has also paid out over $2-billion to people just like you and me, for contributing to their success. I started out with TNI part-time, and was able to leave my “good” job within 3 months. I am now able to work when I want, with people I enjoy, plus take exotic trips all over the world. In the next few months, I will surpass the $1-million dollar mark in career earnings! However, this is just the beginning and the best is yet to come. I challenge you to take a few minutes to explore your opportunities with an amazing company that can offer you and your family a healthier and wealthier lifestyle! TNI has given me the ability to say, yes or no because I want to, and not because I have to. That’s one heck of a feeling! Join our team today and let us help you fulfill your financial dreams!
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Michael and Tonya Bridges
Diamond Pearl Elite Atlanta, GA
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of success Daniel Sistrunk
Diamond Pearl Elite Atlanta, GA When I was invited to have a look at TNI, I really wasn’t interested in another “opportunity.” Although I had experienced success in the past, I was at a low point. Nathaniel Hines and Robert Dean said, “let’s meet at the International House of Pancakes”. To be honest I felt a little funny. After years of taking others out to eat and talk about business, someone was inviting me out. Because of that meeting, I have better health and I am no longer on the treadmill of life. Today I have a growing business that produces a growing income generating weekly and monthly residual income. If you are looking for a way to provide for your family, or an avenue to accomplish some of the things you dreamed about doing or having in life, get with the person that shared this information with you and get started today!
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lifestyle of success Fred Hillary Diamond Pearl Elite I really enjoy helping people, training and inspiring others to have their own business and the rewards that come along with it. The T.O.P.G.U.N.® System along with the TNI Business model provides everything I need to be Successful and help others to do the same. Therefore I must give thanks to the incredible WESTcoast (Where Everyone Succeeds Together) team, for all their hard work. My accomplishments would not have been possible without them. I would like to give a very special thanks to my sponsor and mentor Robert L. Dean for his support and belief in me, along with Charles Kimbrough, Ruthie & Odis Johnson, Bradley & Robin Dean and Michael Thames for their vision of our team to be #1. TNI
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has been the most profitable, rewarding, and a first class company (bar none!) I’ve ever been involved with and I plan to share it with everyone I come in contact with. If you are fortunate enough to be reading this article right now, my professional advice would be for you to take a close look at our team, get involved and take advantage of the best opportunity in the world!!! I promise it will change your life!
lifestyle of success Fred Herzog Triple Diamond Black Pearl Club Marquises
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lifestyle of success Tony & Yvette Winfrey Diamond Pearl Elite Houston, TX As programmed, after high school, I attended Rice University in pursuit of the American dream of success. This career path lead me to a management position with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on the engineering side of Air Traffic Control. When I was introduced to TNI I saw it as an opportunity to possibly make an extra $500 dollars a month and have a little more money to play with. Through plugging in to the T.O.P.G.U.N.® system and personal development, I realized that what I actually had been blessed with was a vehicle to free others and thereby, free myself. As a part of the BASEEO Team of T.O.P.G.U.N.®, partnered with Tahitian Noni® International, I now get to help others live a healthy and wealthy lifestyle. I met the woman of my dreams in this business and was able to retire from the FAA 16 years ahead of schedule. And we’re just getting started. Thank you James Tucker for your leadership and for caring enough to call me that fateful evening.
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lifestyle of success James Panagos Triple Diamond Pearl Detroit, MI
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lifestyle of success Kevin & Janice Dixon Triple Diamond Pearl “If you keep on doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep on getting what you’ve got”! After working in the Health Care Industry as a nurse for over 17 years, and owning a Locksmith company where you’re on call 24/7, we discovered the above statement to be true. We found ourselves frustrated, stressed out, over our head in bills, living from paycheck to paycheck with little time to enjoy our relationship with ourselves and our children. We were definitely in need of an opportunity. I was planning on going back to school to obtain a Masters Degree in Nursing, but realized that would take money (that we didn’t have), more time away from the family, as well as added stress from the increased responsibility of having a degree and managing more people. We thank God that my sister introduced us to Tahitian Noni® Juice in May of 2002. Although, I was very skeptical at first, I didn’t particularly care for the taste nor the cost, but I took notice of how her symptoms from Fibromyalgia for over 10 years had improved. Then I went to the beauty shop for my scheduled appointment and saw a bottle on the counter. When I finished laughing I discovered a list of conditions helped by drinking TNJ. My interest was piqued. I took the information with me to my second job and began sharing with my patient and his family how the juice had helped my sister and showed them the conditions helped sheet. They were excited and wanted 3 bottles. Well I didn’t consider myself a salesman, but I had enough sense to realize that there was opportunity in a bottle. I went back to the shop and enrolled with the owner, my sponsor Mrs. Martha Park. Kevin, was very supportive, but not convinced until he saw the second check. Then he said, “Baby, let’s roll”! We then began to travel from city to city wherever we could receive education and training on how to have a successful business.
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Our first stop was Detroit MI, where I was invited by our upline Mrs. Monica Brown. There I was introduced to two of the top trainers in T.O.P.G.U.N.®, Mr. Ron Sacka, & Mr. James Panagos. A vision of success was painted. I was introduced to the System for the first time. I said to myself, we can do this. Shortly after arriving home from that trip we heard that the Master, Mr. Robert Dean himself would be in Dallas, TX. That was a 7 hour drive from our home, but a small price to pay to drive to get the knowledge we needed to have a successful business. After meeting Mr. Dean we were very impressed with his humility, kindness, and sincere desire to help us. After that trip, anytime we heard that Robert Dean was in Dallas, we would make that trip. I am thankful that those trips paid off. Our initial dream was to earn enough income to replace what I was earning from two jobs. That goal was accomplished in our first 10 weeks. Because of this amazing business we have had experiences that we never could have dreamed of accomplishing on our jobs. The time freedom that we now enjoy with each other and our children and two beautiful granddaughters, our relationships with our team and sideline leaders, a yearly six figure income, trips, trips, trips. We’ve been to Hawaii three times and preparing to go to Maui in September, Tahiti, Monaco, France, Hollywood, Vegas, and the list goes on. We were able to purchase one of our Dream Cars a 745Li BMW. We have the income to help support the work of the church and the time to study and teach others the gospel. We have truly been blessed and we
are thankful to our Creator for His continued care and protection. Because of the system, a dream, tenacity and determination we were blessed to find the Leaders who are the Pioneers of our Team. We are thankful and forever grateful to Myrtle Smith (our MoM), Cassandra Wright,(our Sister), Joe & Wanda Godfrey (our Uncle & Aunt), David & Vern Craft, Dr. Nathaniel Craft, Darryl & Paula Mickens, Connie and Marilyn Moore, Douglas & Betty Smith, Verlie Johnson, Tommy & Genetta Bady, Dennis & Vernita Westbrook, Mark & Regina Mosely, Michael & Janice Armstrong, Jo Cunningham, Connie Spruell, Kenneth Robinson, & our beloved David Roberts who we lost in a tragic accident, all of who are our Diamonds, Pearls, & Jades who have assisted us on our Journey. We are thankful to TNI and it’s powerful Leadership Team who has made this opportunity available to the masses. We are thankful for Robert Dean and his vision for T.O.P.G.U.N.®. We are thankful to all of the Leaders who are up-line and sideline to us that have been instrumental in our success. Thank you for coming to Memphis to work with our team. We’re also thankful to all of our up and coming leaders who continue to carry the torch and are striving to reach their dreams and goals. Keep reaching for the stars. Les Brown said it best, “Shoot for the moon, because if you miss you’ll land among the stars.”
of success Erma Dixon
Double Diamond Pearl Miami, FL My life has been a beautiful “whirlwind” from the day I was introduced to this industry, MLM, this company (TNI), and our team T.O.P.G.U.N.®. Before this opportunity, I was considered most successful with all my titles and degrees, but little did I know “the best was yet to come.” Nothing I have ever done compares to or measures up to the joy and the financial freedom this opportunity has brought me. By far this has been the best, the greatest, and has made me the happiest. I am called to the Y and X generations, my life is proof positive why they should not spend their youth being held captive and on lock down in the “E” quadrant. They follow me like the piped piper and when they don’t, I feel sorry for them and my heart bleeds. I love this business and all the smart ones that are involved. Get busy and go get the credit card.
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Vivian Carter Diamond Pearl Elite Chicago, IL We are Robert & Vivian Carter of Plainfield, Illinois. We found the magic combination of Tahitian Noni® and T.O.P.G.U.N.® in May 2003, at a time when my husband’s 30-year and my 13-year career in corporate America had been brought to a screeching halt by the process of downsizing. Little did we know what would lie ahead for us on the health meter, so we were only too glad to have such a wonderful product as TNJ to keep us going. Having no prior network marketing experience we plunged right in; it was a do or die situation. Shortly afterwards my husband suffered a serious health challenge that disabled him; however, the blessing of TNJ was just what was needed. It has been the catalyst for mobility and balance in more ways than one! “Noni” is truly a “gift” from God!!! Along with the T.O.P.G.U.N.® System and the excellent training that we received, we are now able to enjoy a lifestyle beyond what we could have imagined! We are going all the way to the top with T.O.P.G.U.N.®!
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lifestyle of success Tony Fleming Triple Diamond Black Pearl Atlanta Ga
Levern Hudson Diamond Pearl Elite Atlanta, GA
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lifestyle of success Beverly Long Triple Diamond Pearl Retired School Administrator “Tahitian Noni® is a dream come for me and most definitely a blessing from God”. I was invited to attend a briefing that Robert Dean conducted in Dallas, Texas on June 15, 2002, by my dear friend Donna Allen. She simply asked me to attend the meeting so I could give her my honest opinion about the information being presented on Tahitian Noni® International. When I attended the meeting I had no intentions of getting involved with the company. I had actually told myself that I would not buy anything, and I definitely would not sign up to become a part of the company or get involved in any way. Out of respect for Donna, I simply agreed to do her a favor and at least check it out. To my surprise, I became an Independent Product Consultant on that same day, which was June of 2002 and my life has never been better. The main reason I got involved is because I wanted the products for me and my family, because we all needed the benefits of the Tahitian Noni® Juice. But, shortly after getting started with TNI, we discovered that not only did we physically benefit, which was a true blessing, but we received financial benefits as well. Within two years I was able to retire from my job of over 25 years of service, my finances are greater than I ever dreamed possible, and my husband and I have been to travel to exotic countries around the world. Tahitian Noni® is such a blessing. By profession, I am an educator. I spent the majority of my life going to school to get more education and help kids. I loved my profession and I had always been taught ,“the
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more you learn, the more you earn”. I spent many years of my life going back to school to get more education, so I could get a better job. After earning advanced degrees I quickly discovered that you still work from paycheck to paycheck and someone else determines your worth. Attending the TNI meetings introduced me to people living lifestyles that I had only dreamed about. Believe me, it was hard for me to even image that anyone could earn the kind of incomes that Robert Dean showed us that day. In fact I told Donna, that he couldn’t be telling the truth with the kind of incomes he shared with us, because he had only been in the business 13 months and he earned more money in one month than I earned in 6 months. It was unbelievable and I was in awe! I made a decision on that day to step out on faith and to get out of my comfort zone so I could take control of my future. If I can do this, anybody can do it! I don’t have any special talents. I can’t sing like Whitney Houston, I can’t dance like Janet Jackson and Hollywood wasn’t looking
for burned out teacher, but I could follow instructions, I was coachable, and I wanted to be successful. Choice, not change will determine your destiny, so I encourage everyone that I meet to light the fire within their spirit. Tahitian Noni® is a win/win and with a team like T.O.P.G.U.N.®, and its awesome leaders and training, everyone who has a desire to achieve can go all the way to the top. TNI and T.O.P.G.U.N.® are creating millionaires and you can be one too! This is one of my ,“What the mind can conceive…and the heart can believe…you can achieve”, Napoleon Hill. I love Tahitian Noni®. I love the products, the company and the people. I love helping people and Tahitian Noni® allows me to continue to educate people. And last, but not least, I definitely love my life. You can do it too, so go for it! God bless you.
lifestyle of success Tim Burns Diamond Pearl Elite Raleigh, NC
Fabiola Price Diamond Pearl Elite Dallas, TX
Tammy Wright Diamond Pearl Elite Atlanta, GA
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Together Overcoming a Poverty mindset while Getting Unlimited income Now!
T.O.P.G.U.N. International, Inc. The History T.O.P.G.U.N.® International, Inc., (TGI) was founded by Robert L. Dean Jr., along with two co-founders, Barry Bryd and Hershel Gibbs, in June of 2001. As they realized the potential of both the wellness industry and Tahitian Noni ® Juice, one of the best health supplements on the market, they formulated a plan to bring the best group of Independent Product Consultants and everyday people together: “TGI was born.” Robert, Barry and Hershel’s years of working together and experience proved to be an asset as they embarked on the quest to create 500 millionaires in eight to ten years. Their goal was to help others to become the best that they could be in the industry. To help achieve that goal, Robert, Barry and Hershel later invited James Tucker to join the team as T.O.P.G.U.N.® co-founder. The nature and mission of TGI has not changed much from its humble beginnings in Detroit, Michigan. Still focused on providing quality training and the best materials, TGI is finding success in its soul purpose of creating 500 millionaires. Specifically targeting new cities, states and global prospects will help TGI accomplish its unthinkable goal; however local weekly briefings, regional and national conventions along with conference calls that keep things personal and support the TGI team in their prospective locations. TGI top notch lead-
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ers, groomed to train and promote the goal of the TGI founders, are also key in the sucess of each member of the team. T.O.P.G.U.N.® International, Inc., believes in having a positive attitude, quality training, continuous self-improvement, team spirit along with time-management skills. This is what sets TGI in the fore front of the Multilevel Marketing Industry. TGI currently has perspective teams in 30 states in the USA and 6 countries. The plan is in motion, the time is right. “TGI will achieve their goal of producing 500 millionaires”
The Mission T.O.P.G.U.N.® International, Inc., will train and educate its leaders and team members to become the best possible at achieving their own personal goals. The TGI mission is to focus on quality training, along with top educational materials, to help each team member overcome a poverty mindset, while getting unlimited income now.
The Vision T.O.P.G.U.N.® International, Inc., will be an international leader in helping others to enhance their visions of success while removing individual worries of constantly chasing money. These ideals pave a path in the industry of Access Marketing and by working together, each achieve more (TEAM). TGI commits to creating a fun atmosphere for the course of its life-long vision of producing 500 millionaires in the organization within 8-10 years.
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TAHITIAN NONI® INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT PRODUCT CONSULTANT - T.O.P.G.U.N.® International Inc. TAHITIAN NONI® IS A TRADEMARK OF TAHITIAN NONI® INTERNATIONAL. INC.
I hope that you had a wonderful experience reading our magazine. If you are excited like we are, then take the next step and join this winning team. Opportunity is not missed, it’s just passed on to the next prepared person. “We can see you at the top, or we can put our binoculars on and we can see you from the top” It’s your choice. God Bless and Take Care
Robert Dean Jr.
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