The Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket ChallengeThe Ice Bucket Challenge is upon us… well actually its upon Steve Schulz and Vanessa Hunter! Steve and Vanessa were recently called out by SOC Distributor Steve Baily to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge and donate $100 to ALS.

You may have seen a few of these videos going on around on social media. Perfectly dry individuals dump buckets of ice-cold water all over themselves. Why you ask? To draw attention to one of the largest under funded causes that is searching for a cure for ALS.

THE ALS ASSOCIATIONWhat is ALS? Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disorder also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, attacks nerve cells and leads to paralysis. The New York Times reports roughly 30,000 Americans now have ALS, which leaves victims with a life expectancy of two to five years after diagnosis. There is no treatment or cure currently available.

The Ice Bucket Challenge caught on like wild-fire through the power of social media andIceBucketChallenge has made the most unique and emotionally charged story about a fundraiser. Donations for ALS are up 766 percent due to this viral campaign. That’s how a largely underfunded cause has turned into the fastest growing charitable campaigns in the world right now. That’s how a $100 donation has morphed into more than $22 million in just over a month.

Celebrities who have joined the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge include Justin Timberlake, Carmelo Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, Bill Gates, Jimmy Fallon, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Ben Affleck and Chris Pratt. And now our very own SOC celebrities are going head to head!

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Steve and Vanessa have been challenged and pinned against one another. Who ever receives the most cards by Monday August 25th will be spared from the icy waters, but the one with the least amount will most certainly be drenched!

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We are honored as a SOC Family to be doing our part in donating to ALS and prompting others to do so as well, get out there and do your part, make a difference in someone’s life today and help impact the future for us all. It is another way we can act upon our promptings and focus on others. We are capable of changing lives with one card, one gift and one icy bucket at a time.

Stay tuned to find out who will get soaked!

Watch Kody Bateman successfully complete the
Ice Bucket Challenge!

 

2014 North American Road Tour

Join our President of Field Operations Steve Schulz on his North American Road Tour! Steve will be visiting a ton of cities around the world to provide live business trainings at a variety of events. These include, but are not limited to, Opportunity Meetings and TER Seminars. These events are a fantastic way to help you share SendOutCards with your prospects. Learn how to build your business faster than ever. Click on the dates below to find out more information about each event and how you can be in attendance!

August 18th–Wellington, OHnorth america

August 19th–Columbus

August 21st–Toledo, OH

August 23rd–Kalamazoo,MI

August 26th–Salt Lake City, UT

September 4th–Fresno, CA

September 6th–Yakima, W

September 20th–Milwaukee, WI

October 4th–Vancouver, Canada

October 25th–Toronto, Canada

November 1st–Houston, TX

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to spend time with Steve Schulz. You will learn how and why thousands of people from all over the world are taking advantage of the business opportunity with SendOutCards.

Triple Dipped To VIP!

We are happy to announce our first group of 2015 The Magic Begins With You Convention VIPS! Congratulations to everyone who triple dipped in our July Monthly Manager Bonus Pool to achieve this incredible status. We know that your hard work and dedication has brought you to this moment and you deserve a standing ovation. We know what type of daily dedication to your business it takes to triple dip in the Manager Bonus Pool and you have done it.

You have shown you know how to build your SendOutCards business and take it to a higher level and we could not be more proud of you. While we wish we could tell you the phenomenal things we have in store for you during the event…. we can’t yet but all in good time. Let the anticipation sink in as we get closer and closer to Convention, we cannot wait to spoil you and treat you like the VIP that you are!

“There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you are interested in doing something, you do it only when it is convenient. When you are committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.”

–Kenneth Blanchard

Please join us in congratulating the following who have made the commitment to achieve VIP status!

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July Rank Advancements

Screen Shot 2014-07-15 at 2.02.10 PMWow! Congratulations to those of you who Rank Advanced in July. What an accomplishment it is to work as diligently as you have and to be able to see the fruits of your labor… you have earned this moment! We are so proud of your ability to build a strong, solid foundation to your business and as they say, “There is strength in numbers”.

The number of lives you have touched and blessed are increasing by the day and have ultimately strengthened you as a leader, your team and your ability to act on your promptings. You have made the decision to change and to allow yourself to grow and for that we are so proud of your success. July was a particularly special month for rank advancements in the field, we have had several Distributors rise up as leaders not just in the U.S but Canada and Singapore as well. SOC nation is taking over and becoming an international success!

Congratulations from all of us here at SendOutCards:

 

 

10 Awe-Inspiring Quotes About Persistence & Passion To Fuel Your Journey

Stand Out In The CrowdEntrepreneurship is a labor of love, and like any great love, that often means a lot of passion and a lot of persistence to reach your happily ever after. There are setbacks, failures, successes and triumphs, but it just may be that all those peaks and valleys are what make being an entrepreneur so great.

The one ingredient you’ll always need for the journey of entrepreneurship is persistence. It can take you further than any other quality alone. Here are 10 great quotes about persistence and passion to fuel your journey forward.

Energy and persistence conquer all things.

– Benjamin Franklin

The power to keep going will conquer all other obstacles. Combine that with the energy and passion to see new ways around challenges and you’ll achieve your goals.

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not. Nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not.Unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not. The world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.

– Calvin Coolidge

Persistence can overcome almost any challenge. When you put your mind to something and are willing to do everything it takes, including patience, putting in time and adjusting your strategy to get there — you’ll ultimately know the omnipotence of determination.

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

– Napoleon Hill

It’s important to want things, to have goals and aspirations, but it’s even more important to take the action to achieve them. Thoughts alone won’t get you to the goal line; you’ll need to do the work necessary to reach the objective.

Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty and persistence.

–Colin Powell

The qualities that will carry you through to achieve your goals are often the same ones necessary for great leadership. As an entrepreneur, you’ll likely be a leader, so the quality to inspire as well as persevere will be key to your personal growth and success.

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.

– Maya Angelou

Perseverance is the ability to keep going after defeat. Don’t define each stumble or failure along the way, as they are only there to make you stronger. Try to see the other qualities and lessons that come forth and shape who you are as you go.

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.

– Bill Bradley

It’s easy to see successful people and think they were born that way. The reality is that every successful person was ambitious and relentless. Persistence is the vehicle you should be most interested in.

Paralyze resistance with persistence.

– Woody Hayes

Sometimes feelings of defeat, failure and anxiety will sneak up on you. When they do, try to feed your courage instead of fuel your fear. Overcome the resistance with unrelenting persistence.

If you’re going through hell, keep going.

– Winston Churchill

Parts of the journey will be hellish and hard, but the only thing that can make it worse is quitting. Keep going. Make the struggle worth it by persisting.

Champions keep playing until they get it right.

– Billy Jean King

If you want to become a champion in life and in your niche, keep going. No matter what hardships you face, learn to keep playing the game until you succeed.

If you can’t fly, then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

Some days the actions you take will be big, other days your best will be very little, but keep moving forward to persevere and succeed.