Sunday, July 11, 2010
NSD Allison LaMarr to resign..
I know there is alot of talk about this subject in the MK world and even non MK world so I thought a post was warranted. I have no personal information as I do not know Allison. I also would like to add that whatever agreement that the Company and Allison came to will more than likely be kept confidential. There will be be plenty of speculation and rumors. Chances are we will never know the whole story.
Not that it is worth much but imho, I am sure Allison had reasons, just because a National resigned doesn't mean the Company is going under, doesn't mean others will be jumping ship. Think about it... she achieved alot and fast.. at 31 she has "attained" the highest position in MK. Perhaps she has decided it isn't her passion. Perhaps she has decided she doesn't care for it. Perhaps the Company worked out a deal with her so she can go and pursue her new passion. Perhaps she sees an opportunity that will supersede the monetary value she could earn as an NSD. Perhaps she just wanted to move on. What have the "balanced" people always said, Mary Kay is a business opportunity. It is not the be all, end all. Allison may feel she had achieved the goal and no longer felt challenge and wants to go build again. She is only 31. She has been extremely successful perhaps she wants to pursue something new and exciting to her.
Just as consultants and directors, nationals have terms and conditions to their nsd agreements, if Allison was in violation of any of these, the Company would have warned her. She would have the opportunity to agree to the terms she accepted as a national or she would have the right to move on.
As for the rumors of the Company changing the requirements for Nationals, I am pretty sure that any that have already achieved the position would be grandfathered, it would only effect the new and up and coming nationals. So the speculation of her jumping ship because she wouldn't qualify under the new requirements sound pretty silly to me.
Nationals are allowed to market other products but I am sure they have certain requirements to meet and perhaps her speaking tour would not allow her to meet these.
So she moved on, what's the big deal? She was successful in MK and now perhaps she will be successful in something else.
As for not making enough money, I believe the Applause reported over $11,000 and I am pretty sure she retained her unit (nsd's have this option) and those commissions are not reported (to my knowledge) in NSD commissions, now we all know that many directors can earn $2000- $10,000+ just in director commissions, so .. ummm.. not bad money in my opinion.
Whatever she chooses to do, I am sure she will be good at it. It amazes me how individuals can make such an incredibly big deal over it. People change positions all the time, even C.E.O.'s of Companies, etc... so an NSD resigned.. okay... ??
In the previous post.. Colleen left a few interesting comments regarding Allison, so if you haven't read them yet, take a minute a do so.
I am hope Allison will be fulfilled and happy in her new venture and I am sure she touched alot of lives during her stay in MK. As we all have heard, things are in our lives for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. So to sum it up, possibly for Allison, Mary Kay was just a season, not a lifetime.
a little of Allison's bio:
Allison LaMarr started her Mary Kay business in May of 2003 and debuted as a Sales Director in February of ‘04. She started her Mary Kay career in pursuit of unlimited earning potential and a balanced life-style.
Before Mary Kay, Allison was in Marketing and Product Management for a Global Bank. In her first 12 months of business, she completely paid off her $30,000 in credit card debt, and in her first full year as a Director she earned over $100,000 more than her previous annual corporate income.
Allison has earned the use of four Mary Kay Career Cars and has been driving the prestigious Pink Cadillac since her 10th short month in the company! She is currently driving a $70,000 customized Pink Escalade with about every option that Cadillac makes! Allison was a Star Consultant every single quarter from signing her Beauty Consultant agreement until becoming a National.
Her amazing Consultants and Directors recently made history when they officially debuted as the LAMARR NATIONAL AREA, becoming the fastest National Area to ever debut in the company’s 45 year history.
Allison led her personal unit to the Million Dollar Club twice and was Queen of the Pearl Seminar in 2006, breaking multiple company records along the way. Allison’s highest combined earnings in one month have been in excess of $33,000!
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