Dear Jemima (Jan. 2013)

2013 has literally just begun. So while you enjoy your New Year’s Day Holiday, consider what your plans are for this year, and what you’ll do to make 2013 the best year ever.

  • Remember that Compliance is here to help!  We’re really not the big bad wolf…we’re here to help you with any policy questions and concerns you may have.  Whether we’re translating legalese into plain English or helping you resolve a concern – we take great pleasure in helping proactively.  Our Compliance department is available by email (compliance@beachbody.com) or via our hotline, (310) 295-5760.  We’re in the office pretty much all year long from Monday through Friday, 9 am – 6 pm pacific time to take your calls.
  • Read the P&P – sure, it’s not on the Amazon bestseller list, and it’s not a “book” you have to read all in one evening, but take the time to review our Team Beachbody Coach Policies & Procedures.  There’s a lot of information packed in to those 50 or so pages, and the more informed you are, the better prepared you are to help your fellow Coaches as they navigate the days and months ahead.
  • Be a part of the NEW National Wake-Up Call! It’s the same as our old National Coach Call but just an hour earlier! You may not yet be the featured guest, but you’re a very important part of each Monday’s call.  The news you hear as well as the tips and training you receive provide great inspiration for the week.  Even if you can’t dial in for the live call, take advantage of the recordings posted after so you can take advantage of the learning and share the information with your team.
    • National “Wake-Up” Call is EVERY Monday at 8:00 AM PST/11:00 AM EST.
    • US Coach line: (832) 225-5055
    • Canadian caller line: 1 (866) 812-6491
    • Playback line: (832) 225-5065
    • Text reminders: Text CoachCall to 96000
  • Stay Informed – Knowledge is power, and you can be a powerful force.  TBB Coach 411 is the place to be to get your Newsletter each and every month! If you’re reading this article, you’re already here! – //www.tbbcoach411.com. Visit often.

Happy New Year!

Yours,

Jemima

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Time to Wake Up!

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To realize your dreams, the first thing you need to do is wake-up and jump on the NEW National “Wake-Up” Call every Monday at 8:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM EST.

If you want to realize your dreams, the first thing you need to do is wake up. Then smell the Shakeology and take a leap of faith. Every Monday. On the new National “Wake-Up” Call at 8:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM EST.

You might remember it as the National Coach Call. Those were good times. But just like you, we’re moving on to bigger and better in 2013—and to make sure we stick to the plan, we’ve moved our weekly call back by one full hour. Wake up. Plug in earlier. Have even more time to kick butt and take names. That’s our theory.

What’s different?

New name. New time. New year. That’s it! Everything else will stay the same. Same incredible stories. Same breaking news. Same great biz tips. Oh, and all the dial-in and playback information will be the same, too.

National “Wake-Up” Call info:

·      When: Every Monday at 8:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM EST

·      US Coach line: (832) 225-5055

·      Canadian caller line: 1 (866) 812-6491

·      Playback line: (832) 225-5065

·      Text reminders: Text CoachCall to 96000

We truly hope you’ll “Wake Up” with us every Monday in 2013. Starting with next Monday, January 7th. See you there!

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SUCCESS STORY: Lisa Koehler

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For Lisa, life was unraveling fast.

At 30, she was desperate, trapped in an unhealthy relationship, and struggling from paycheck to paycheck. When her husband declared bankruptcy, she was suddenly responsible for all of their debt. She was broke, but not a quitter.

Determined to find a fresh start, Lisa filed for divorce, took her daughter to Atlanta and embarked on a new venture that would change her life forever.

“I signed with Beachbody right after my divorce. I was hoping to make $100 a month and make some new friends in my new town,” she says, looking back.

The Best Way to Get Started? Just Start.
Like everybody who jumps without a safety net, she was terrified. But Lisa’s a fighter. So she dug deep and got going. “I jumped right in and started meeting new people. Not so much with the intention of selling or recruiting them, but just to make contacts.”

“I was just sharing my own personal experience and my love for the products… and that was just so contagious, people soon started coming to me, like ‘hey, I want to be part of that.’”

Lisa Finds Her Why.
The simple, but extremely powerful act of making connections turned Lisa’s life, and her Coaching business, around. Instead of making $100 a month, her paychecks were growing.

And her passion for Coaching was taking off, too. “At first, I didn’t think anybody would sign up with me. But once other people joined me and I saw how excited they were to have the hope of a future, that became my Why.” And that $100 a month turned into six figures.

Challenge Packs are Key
Challenge Packs proved to be critical to Lisa’s success—the product that fueled her skyrocketing success. “I do very well with Challenge Packs,” she says. “It’s the absolute best way to get a new Coach started right.”

She has an awesome analogy. “It’s kind of like, if you have a Starbucks, you can’t open a store without having some kind of product.” And since Beachbody has such tremendous products, Challenge Packs virtually sell themselves and give a Coach a surefire way to get going.

Lisa Plugs In: The Power of Connecting
Her first Summit provided her “a-ha” moment. “You’re surrounded by 6,000 powerful, positive, totally empowered people with all this energy and passion. You can’t help but see for yourself how Coaching makes your world bigger.”

This career defining moment couldn’t have come at a better time. It was when Success Club was first introduced and Lisa qualified that very first month and the month after that. In all, she’s made Success Club an astounding 34 consecutive months and counting.

Lisa attributes her success to two things. The trust she’s gained in herself—and the high-voltage energy she gets plugging in to the power of Beachbody.

“It’s so important to get connected to everything corporate puts out there. Get to corporate events. Get on the National Coach Call. Connect with your upline.” And make things happen for yourself and your team.

It’s a Team Effort
As an 11-Star Diamond Coach, an Elite Coach in 2010 and 2011, with 11 Lifetime Diamonds, there are important lessons we can all learn from Lisa.

For starters, she believes in sharing the buzz of Summit by taking her team along. “We all pile into the same room, we work hard, we sing songs, and we’re accountable to each other. That’s how we roll.”

And it works.

Lisa’s success is a testament to the tools and the inspiration she receives from Beachbody. Today she’s just moved into a new house. In the first 9 months of this year alone, she’s earned more than she did in 5 years at her old job. She travels, has plenty of time for her daughter. And, as she says, “I’m living the life that I never dreamed I would ever have.”

Her advice to other Coaches, “People need to look at Beachbody as a gift. And it’s their job to offer that gift to someone else.”

Coach’s Playbook:

  • Don’t “sell” products—sell passion. If these are workouts you’re interested in, find people who are interested in them, too.
  • Self-confidence is essential. Believe in yourself and others will, too.
  • Focus on Challenge Packs— when you’ve got an awesome product, it sells itself.
  • Facebook, Facebook, Facebook—After you meet someone, go home and “Friend” them immediately.
  • Recruit Coaches who are “hungry.” Once they succeed, they’ll never stop!
  • Plug in to Corporate—Go to the events. Be at Summit. Dial into the National “Wake Up” Call! Make use of the tools that are there for the taking.
  • Don’t stop believing. Don’t let negative energy hold you back.
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Chocolate Shakeology – Revamped!

When our discerning fans gave us their feedback on the new chocolate Shakeology formula last summer, we listened. We improved it based on the feedback and put it to the test. The result is a new better-tasting customer-approved Chocolate Shakeology®. Find out why it’s about to have everyone talking – and drinking- its praises.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve most likely heard that we have introduced a revamped, more sophisticated Chocolate Shakeology®! You may be asking, how’s it better this time around? In every way. Better taste. Smoother texture. More chocolatey-ness. Any more accolades, and Chocolate Shakeology might start to blush.

Amped up about this exciting change? You should be. After all, you asked for these improvements. And your voice was heard loud and clear.

Shakin’ things up.
Even one of the biggest stars in the nutritional galaxy can use a little constructive criticism from time to time. That’s why we set up a Chocolate Shakeology Sensory panel of nearly 2,500 people to conduct a blind taste test. The panel, consisting of both shake-savvy customers and Coaches, were ready to channel their inner Simon Cowells and provide key feedback.

One such person was Emerald Coach, Keith Wanser. “I switched over to the Vegan flavor because I wasn’t completely satisfied with the former Chocolate formula,” he says. “I couldn’t seem to get the texture right no matter how hard I tried.”

Keith continues, “I was beyond excited to give my insight so that future Shakeology customers could have the best possible formula out there.”

Love at first sip.
The shake was unveiled for testing. And the overwhelming majority on the panel fell in love with the new, revised formula. Here’s what some of the Coaches on the panel had to say:

  • “The new formula was so yummy and the texture was just perfect. People will love it.”    -Maria Panaro
  • “Nobody can complain it’s not sweet enough or too chalky. I even found it easier on the digestive system.”    -Haroldlyn Skinner
  • “It had the same great taste we loved before, but didn’t have the funky aftertaste.”  -Manesseh Ibanez

The shake with benefits.
The good news is that this new better-tasting Chocolate Shakeology doesn’t lose any of the essential nutrients and healthy benefits of the previous formula.  It still has less sugar, more fiber, and the four sensational Super foods – Moringa, Luo Han Guo, Coconut Flower Nectar, and Himalayan Salt! Moringa is one of the most nutrient-dense plants in the world, providing a multitude of vitamins, minerals, protein, antioxidants. And Himalayan salt is a “healthy” salt, containing more than 70 trace minerals!

“It tastes great, but more importantly, it gets the job done internally,” says Manesseh Ibanez. “It’s amazing to think what Shakeology has done for me and my family health-wise. And after serving on the panel I can tell you, Shakeology continues to deliver!”

For the people – by the people.
For all the people on the chocolate Shakeology panel, there was a tremendous sense of pride to be involved and give their collective stamp of approval. Coach Chris Plank told us he’d be thrilled to be on any future panels. “I can’t wait for a chance to do it again,” he explains. “It was a VIP experience all the way to be part of the process.”

Coach Maria Panaro shared the same level of enthusiasm. “I’d be honored to volunteer for a Shakeology panel any time,” she proclaims. “If I’m picked again, I’ll probably dance around my living room.” Maria adds, “It’s amazing to be able to give my opinion for something that helps so many people. Can it get any better?”

What happens now?

  • Make sure to reach out to customers who didn’t like the taste of Superfood formula and encourage them to try this new, delicious Chocolate Shakeology formula update. Remember, we have a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee. Don’t forget: if you reactivate a previous customer’s HD order, you earn a Success Club point!
  • All the deets on future Shakeology tasting panels will be posted on the Shakeology Facebook page so like us at Facebook.com/Shakeology to stay up to date! In the meantime, if you have any other questions or concerns, shoot us an email WeCare@beachbody.com
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Make 2013 Your Year

Did you know that “13” can be your lucky number? In 2013, it can.

The fact is; We have some BIG things on tap this year. Increased advertising. Game-changing promotions. New fitness programs. You have every reason to be on the threshold of greatness.

So where do you see yourself at the end of 2013? It starts with embracing a mindset that this will be “your year.” And to help get it off to a blazing start, we’ve put together five practical ideas that just might make it your best and most productive year ever.

1. Put the past in the past.
The ball dropped. You drank the bubbly. And the last year rode off into the sunset. In other words; 2012 is so yesterday. Didn’t become quite the leader you envisioned? No problem. Enjoy the clean slate and the promise of the fresh start you’ve been given. After all, that’s why they call it New Year’s. Now go make the most of it.

2. Get the year started right on January 5th.
What should be the first resolution on your New Year’s list? Two words: Super Saturday. Mark January 5th down on your calendars—in ink! The first Super Saturday of 2013 is a golden opportunity to get the year started with a bang. Contemplating stepping up as a leader and hosting your own National Super Saturday event? Good thinking. Set the example in YOUR ‘hood and get your whole Team on board.

Here are just a few of the exciting things we’ll reveal this January 5th:

  • Your 2013 Summit Keynote Speaker
  • The 2014 Success Club trip (THE BIGGEST TEAM BEACHBODY TRIP IN HISTORY)
  • New Success Club and Elite Program enhancements

Simply put, Super Saturday is non-negotiable. Be there. Or be left behind.

3. Get out of bed & jump on the new National “Wake Up” Call.
If you’re serious about making this year yours, then make 52 mini-resolutions to get on the weekly National Coach Call, now called the National “Wake Up” Call! Did we mention it’s moving to a new time, too? The “Wakeup Call” will hit the airwaves at 8:00AM PST in 2013 and will feature an all-star line-up of guests. So tune in every Monday for enough inspiration to last you the whole week through!

What: National “Wake Up Call”

When: Every Monday

What time: 8:00AM PST/11:00 AM EST

Where: Dial – (832) 225-5055 Password: 90405# 

4. You’ve got text appeal.
What’s the best way to stay connected? Team Beachbody Texting, of course! Starting this month, we’re rolling out an all-new program that will send you up to six texts per month of late-breaking Coach news. That means you and your Team will be on the pulse of the Team Beachbody world and never miss something BIG. So sign up and stay in the know 24/7.

Opt in for Team Beachbody Texting by visiting: //txtsmart.com/onlineSignup/TeamBB/Coach411

5. Leads. Leads. Leads.
The New Year also means brand new leads. Lots of them. That’s because Beachbody is about to ramp up media spending by the millions! In the month of January, to meet the massive wave of New Year’s weight-loss resolutions, we roll out all the stops and that means more leads (and business) for you! What’s more, our new and improved Customer Lead Program guarantees that Beachbody leads will now be qualified customers who have REQUESTED a Coach. Bam!

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January Hotlist

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January Success Club Incentives

New Promos, Trips, and Incentives Announced at Super Saturday on January 5th!

Buckle up. We’re kicking off 2013 with our BIGGEST Super Saturday yet! Be there to hear about all the amazing things we have planned for the New Year—including:

  • Our 2014 Success Club and Elite Trips
  • Our 2013 Summit Keynote Speaker
  • January Promotions & Incentives
  • New Success Club and Elite Program Enhancements

Whatever you do, don’t miss the opportunity to start the New Year right, prime your business for greatness, and be the first to know all we have planned.

  • All Coaches: RSVP
  • Event hosts: Register your event
  • Event attendees: View event listings

Product Spotlight

Chocolate Shakeology – Revamped!

A new better-tasting customer-approved Chocolate Shakeology is Here!

  • Our discerning fans gave us their feedback on the new chocolate Shakeology formula this past summer and we listened. We improved it based on the feedback and the result is a new better-tasting customer-approved Chocolate Shakeology®. How’s it better this time around? In every way. Better taste. Smoother texture. More chocolatey-ness.
  • For a more in-depth look at the new Chocolate Shakeology, read the feature story HERE.

Dates to Remember

Tuesday, January 1st

  • New Years Day! Start those Resolutions and COMMIT to Ending the Trend of obesity in this 2013!

Saturday, January 5th

  • National Super Saturday: Be there to hear about all the amazing things we have planned for the New Year!
  • All Coaches: RSVP
  • Event hosts: Register your event
  • Event attendees: View event listings

Monday, January 7th  

  • National “WAKE UP” Call – Dial (832) 225-5055 at 8:00 AM PT / 11:00 PM ET

Monday, January 21st    

  • National “WAKE UP” Call – Dial (832) 225-5055 at 8:00 AM PT / 11:00 PM ET

Saturday, January 26th     

  • 2013 Western Region Kick-Off with TONY HORTON, Jeff Hill—and Coaches Pete Peña and Doug Fitzgerald in LAS VEGAS, NV | Register Here

Monday, January 28th

  • National “WAKE UP” Call – Dial (832) 225-5055 at 8:00 AM PT / 11:00 PM ET

Thursday, January 31st    

  • Last Day to Earn Success Club in January
  • Last Day to Take Advantage of the Summit Payment Plan. Buy Now
  • Last Day to Register for the 2013 Success Club Conference and Celebration at Walt Disney World
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Holiday Handbook

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This holiday season, you’ll actually have the opportunity to earn more than you spend! Sounds crazy, right? We think so, too. But in the spirit of giving, we’re making it easier than ever to earn BIG money, achieve Success Club, rack up points toward Disney and finish 2012 at the top of your game.

So dust off your dream boards, use the handbook below, and make this a December to remember.

Lesson #1 – Reset Ready for 2013!

Earn bonus Success Club points all December with this Ultimate Reset promotion:

  • This December, you can earn one (1) extra Success Club Point for each sale of a Beachbody Ultimate Reset Deluxe HD Kit, Ultimate HD Kit, and Ultimate Reset Challenge Pack to the following:
  • Any new Personally Sponsored Coach who makes the purchase within thirty-one (31) days of his or her enrollment as a Coach
  • Any new or existing (non-coach) customer
  • Yourself (note: when you personally purchase an Ultimate Reset Deluxe HD Kit, Ultimate HD Kit, or Challenge Pack, you will receive a total of ONE point. Coaches do not earn Success Club points for self-purchases, but will earn ONE extra Success Club point as part of this promotion)
  • Read FAQ
  • View Official Rules
  • Are there any discounts being offered? Yes! Between December 3rd and December 16th: Coaches and customers will receive $30 off the price of every Ultimate Reset Base Kit, Deluxe HD Kit, and Ultimate HD Kit. Note: The $30 discount does NOT apply to any Challenge Packs.

Lesson #2: Start a COMBAT Challenge. The fight officially begins Tuesday, December 4th, when LES MILLS COMBAT hits shelves on TeamBeachbody.com (both A la carte and in Challenge Packs) and preorders begin shipping.

  • Carpe Diem, baby! This is our hottest new program. Take advantage, set up a Challenge Group for the New Year, and INVITE, INVITE, INVITE.
  • Tip: Every Challenge Pack = 2 Success Club points, commissions for holiday spending money, and PV toward bonuses

Lesson #3: Follow the Leads. We continue to make vast improvements to your Customer Lead Programs. This month, we’re rolling out a whole slew of goodness—including new marketing emails (that we’ll send your leads), follow-up eCards you can send your leads, more training for you, and more.

  • Mo’ Leads, Mo’ Money: Beachbody.com has one of the largest email databases in the world. We’re starting to improve how we bring you those leads, so you’ll get more and ultimately, earn more!
  • Are you in the Club? You’ve got to be in Success Club to earn these leads. There, we said it!
  • Tip: On Wednesday, December 12th, we’re hosting a Webinar to introduce all the new tools and training. Click here to get registered     

Lesson #4: Party with a Purpose. This is the time of year you’ll be attending holiday parties, get-togethers with old friends, and winter activities with the kids and other loved ones. Whether you’re at the holiday buffet table, the ice-rink, or a holiday concert, think about how many people you’ll be around. Ask someone at your next social event what their New Year’s Resolution is and use that as your conversation starter. Who knows? Someone might need your help. Be social. Chat it up. Change lives.

Lesson #5: Succeed while you shop. Crowded malls equal new clients. Don’t forget that, especially during the holidays. You have things in common with the people around you. Whether you’re buying presents for your kids, parents, or loved ones, it’s easy to strike up a conversation when you have something in common with someone.

  • Talk ain’t cheap: Compliment them on an item they picked out. Ask them for their opinion on an item you’re thinking about purchasing. Comment on a football game. If you feel like there’s an opening to talk Beachbody, do it! Just don’t force it.

Lesson #6: Use the New Year to Your Advantage. You KNOW that New Year’s resolutions are coming quick! Think about what you can do right now—during the month of December—to plant those seeds (without sounding like a party pooper, of course). Put a deadline on your Challenge Group signups. Stress urgency. Make sure everyone knows they need to order their programs and product by December 20th if they want to be ready on January 1st.

Lesson #7: Dream of Disney. Let the thoughts of a trip to Walt Disney World light your fire! Do it for you. Do it for the kids. Whatever you do it for, this month is your last opportunity to qualify for the big trip in March 2013!

Lesson #8: Focus on Helping People. This is your bread and butter! It’s what separates you from the pack—and why people of all walks are attracted to you. Lead with this in mind and success will follow. And remember, since we’ve waived the Coach point requirement for Success Club ‘til December 31st, you only need to help three people with a Challenge Pack (or two if one’s an Ultimate Reset Challenge Pack) and in you’re in Success Club.

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