Nature’s Edge A Healthy Home Consulting Business Specializing in creating “Healthy Homes” while making a positive impact on the environment! Representatives of Shaklee
The Problem There have been around 80,000 new chemicals that have been registered with the EPA, of which less than 20% have been tested for toxicity (EPA, 2008) These chemicals are increasing the amount to hazardous waste the avg. family produces (EPA, 2008) We are using these products around our families that are know to cause diseases EPA has conducted studies showing elevated levels of chemicals in the air of our homes!
WHAT’S UNDER YOUR SINK?
Chlorine Bleachis the chemical most frequently involved in household poisonings in the U.S.
Degreasersmay contain petroleum distillates, which can damage lung tissues and dissolve fatty tissue around nerve cells
Glass Cleanersmay contain ammonia. Ammonia fumes can irritate the skin, eyes and respiratory system
Oven Cleanerscan be one of the most dangerous cleaning products, which can cause severe damage to eyes, skin, mouth, and throat
Toilet Bowl Cleanerscan be extremely dangerous cleaning products, which can be harmful just by breathing the fumes—and fatal if swallowed
SODIUM HYDROXIDE Inhalation is immediately irritating to the respiratory tract Contact can cause severe damage to the eyes, skin, mouth, and throat Can cause liver and kidney damage May be found in: Dishwashing liquids Laundry products Oven cleaner Scouring cleansers Tub and tile cleaners
BUTYL CELLOSOLVE Can cause irritation and tissue damage from inhalation A person who spends 15 minutes cleaning scale off shower walls could inhale three times the acute exposure limit May be found in: All-purpose cleaners Cleaning wipes Degreasers Floor polish Rug shampoos Toilet bowl cleaners Tub and tile cleaners Window cleaners
The Solution All Purpose = ¼ teaspoon We believe home should be the safest place in the whole world! Always Safe, Always Works, Always Green! “Absolute, unwavering pursuit of quality without compromise, EVER” Roger Barnett, CEO. Get Clean gives you cleaning choices that are nontoxic and natural and don’t contain any harmful ingredients! We are proud to be part of a movement to make people & the planet healthier “Living in Harmony with Nature”
Product CLIMATE NEUTRAL™ First company in the world to be Climate Neutral™ certified, totally offset C02 emissions, resulting in a net zero impact on the environment.
Founded by Dr. Forrest C. Shaklee in 1956
Sold over 500 million products
In 1960 Shaklee introduced the first biodegradable nontoxic cleaners – Basic-H®
Over $250 million invested in research &development and clinical testing
Over 83,000 tests for product quality annually
70 published peer-reviewed clinical studies
A 50-YEAR HERITAGE
SAFE POWERFUL GREEN SMART
CUSTOMERS YOU N E W S $$$ MILLIONS PER DAY THE SHAKLEE BUSINESS MODEL $350 BILLION+Health and Wellness OTHER COMPANIES $ PLUS… WHOLESALERS WAREHOUSERS RETAILERS
Social Marketing MANUFACTURING WHOLESALE WAREHOUSE ADVERTISERS RETAILER $350+ Billion Health & Wellness Other Companies Shaklee pioneered Social Marketing™, our revolutionary business model that, even in times of economic uncertainty, rewards you for sharing better health and a better income with everyone you meet! Shaklee PROFIT MANUFACTURING WHOLESALE
Social Marketing To reach 1 million families by identifying & sponsoring 3 GOLD Ambassadors & 10 Consumer Members. 3 & 10 Do it Again! Women, Mothers, Those into living GREEN “Always Safe, Always Green, Always Works!” New members can be found across the U.S. Searching-Internet, Warm Market for new leads Premium Price for Quality Products In-Home Presentations, Public Forums
Let’s Have a Clean-for-All
Get Rid of the Hazardous Chemicals
REAL PEOPLE MAKING REAL MONEY $286,800 MASTER COORDINATOR General Surgeon CEO $250 Million Company SHAKLEE STAIRWAY OF SUCCESS $111,600 KEY COORDINATOR Marketing/ Sales Manager Lawyer (First 5 years) $62,200 EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR Computer Programmer Advertising/ Promotions Manager $40,400 SENIOR COORDINATOR Dietician/ Nutritionist Accountant $22,800 COORDINATOR Teachers Assistant Hairstylist $10,500 DIRECTOR Customer Service Telemarketer
Sales-Top 5 Prospects
Financial Planning Key Start-Up Expenses $4,027 Products, Website, Informational DVD’s, Catalog Key Estimates for Year 1 Net Income After Tax $61,375 Sr. Coordinator + 12,500 Bonus/FAST TRACK Total Liability & Equity $4,762 Break-Even Point $910
Management Team Nature’s Edge Team Jennifer Childers: Gold Ambassador/Team Leader Veronica Ashbrook Member/Product User Tam Phan Member/Product User Darlene Lopez- Gold Ambassador Kyle’ Stocker- Gold Ambassador Health &Wellness Green Home-based Business Nutrition Beauty Complementary Strengths, Organization, & Planning for Growth Total Corporate& Personal Support
Milestones and Timeline
Risk and Exit Strategy Nature’s Edge Exit Strategy will be to “WILL or SELL” to another family member. GOALS We want to provide people with a better life and make a difference in the environment.
Conclusion The past months lead me to discover what is required to build a good plan for your business & how to achieve success in all ventures. Our team at Nature’s Edge will educate people on the dangers in and around our homes. Create “Healthy Homes”! We will experience growth by adding new members to our team. “The real opportunity isn’t in making a better living. It’s in making living better.” –Roger Barnett, Shaklee Chairman and CEO
Highlighted References Latham, C. (n.d.). Get clean household cleaners overview: Solution to the toxic brew in your home. Retrieved August 28, 2009, from Get Clean: http://www.gohomeboss.biz/30days/get_clean.html Shaklee Corporation. (2007). Get Clean: Safe for you, your home, and your planet. Pleasanton, CA. Shaklee Corporation. (1999, November). Product Library. Retrieved September 21, 2009, from My Shaklee home: EPA, 2008