Monday, April 27, 2009

Greetings everyone,

I thought you might like to see a few pictures from the recent Japan National Convention.

This picture is of the Ikari family. They were elected MVP for 2008 by the other leaders in Japan. This couple is an outstanding example of leadership. There is a great feeling of team spirit in their organization which they support about as perfectly as it can be done. That is probably why they were selected by their peers to win the MVP award.

Here is a picture of all the new Presidential Sapphires. Congratulations to them!

This is a picture of Asada-san receiving his special scuba diving vacation. Just one of the rewards for earning the Presidential Ruby rank.

Here is Kimura-san receiving his special deep sea fishing vacation for earning the rank of Presidential Ruby.

Both Kimura-san and Asada-san also received a beautiful Clerc watch! There were only 12 of these watches in Japan before last Saturday. Asada-san and Kimura-san got numbers 13 and 14!

Here is Kimura-san sharing his feelings after receiving his rewards.

Here is Asada-san sharing his feelings.

The guest speaker, an Olympic Gold Medal winner, gave a very powerful talk about using your challenges, and even your short term failures, to become stronger and to succeed long term.

This was a wonderful event and just the beginning of great things in Japan!

All the best,


Monday, April 20, 2009

Japan Convention

Greetings everyone,

We have just concluded the Japan National Convention. The theme was "Make The Future". It was a great event with about 2,000 people attending. We recognized two new Rubys, three new Sapphires and 4 new Presidential Executives.

The keynote speaker was the Gold medal winner in Olympics for Judo. He taught life is always about choice. A person can use failure to make him stronger and prepared for greater success or to justify quitting the pursuit of his dream. We choose what will be!

He then shared some very powerful experiences from his own life supporting the principles he had taught. I found his presentation absolutely great!

The Japan Management Team had also invited Dr. Neal Secrist, a Presidential Diamond from the US, to attend and present at the Convention. He did a great job teaching about the power of Slim to help people avoid many health problems, in addition to burning fat. Neal also briefly talked about why a doctor would want to build a Unicity business. Dr. Secrist was joined on this trip by his wife Kim and I understand they were both treated very well by their new friends in Japan!

It is great to be around people who are focused on being positive--I love this business.

All the best,