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Work at Home Mom – Angela Tippets of Scentsy

Scentsy Consultant - AngelaMy name is Angela Tippets and I am an Independent Scentsy Director. My husband’s name is Scott and we have been married for 17 years. We have 3 children who keep us on our toes all of the time. Our family has moved 11 times in 17 years due to my husband’s various jobs in the grocery industry.

I was introduced to Scentsy shortly after our family had a close call with tea light candles.  I was working in a classroom and noticed the teacher had this candle warmer – IT WAS SO COOL!   She explained how it worked, and how safe it was.  This was a “light bulb” moment for me. I went to bed thinking about the Scentsy products and the company, and woke up still thinking about it.  Shortly after I joined Scentsy our family moved to Ohio, where I chose to put Scentsy on the “back burner” to pursue my teaching degree.

In August of last year, the “Reach” Scentsy Convention was in Boise, and I wasn’t going to go. After talking it over with Scott, he told me I should go to convention. He said by going I would set a good example for my team; so off I went to be an example and to learn a few new things. When I got there it was AMAZING! Of course we had the motivational speakers, the fun classes and the awards banquet, but the UPS pancake feed, being around Heidi and Orville and all the other Scentsy Consultants was like being around family.  I had so many “aHA” moments and I learned so much. My eyes were opened to new possibilities, my spirit was touched and the paradigm of my life’s goals began to shift. I was not sleeping at night because of the excitement I was feeling about being a part of such an amazing family company.

I was considering all of my options and this is what I came up with: I could work my Scentsy business really hard for the next 3 years, have no debt and make WAY more than I ever could as a teacher. Also I would not have to deal with parents and school administrators. I think it’s great to get a college degree and I’m not knocking the educational system, but I really liked this option!

Shortly after returning home from the 2008 Scentsy Convention, I told Scott my dilemma. I saw so much potential with what I was doing, and yet I had this goal to be a teacher.  After praying about it, I felt there were people out there that needed this opportunity way more than I did and that I needed to be a resource for them. I told Scott that I didn’t want the kids to think that I set this goal for myself to teach, then not “finish what I started”. He said, “The kids need to see you happy; “do” what will make you happy. Goals change and that’s a good thing for the kids to see.  Besides, you will still be a “teacher”, just not in a formal classroom.” From that point on, Scentsy became my full-time business.  I haven’t looked back and it’s been so rewarding to set and reach so many goals.

In January 2009, with the help of my amazing team, I made Director, and earned the Scentsy incentive trip to Banff, Alberta Canada.  I now have down-line team members all over the states.  I love sharing the Scentsy products and the Scentsy opportunity with others.  Scentsy really has been a blessing to my life and the life of my family.

For more information on Angela Tippets and her Scentsy business check out her website and blog.

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3 Responses to “Work at Home Mom – Angela Tippets of Scentsy”

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    Danielle says:

    Thanks so much for sharing this story, and congratulations on your success! It’s so inspiring with a great message! I never really thought of it this way, but your husband is right, “goals change.” I’m only 19, but it still feels like everyone is pushing me to make up my mind about what I want my future to be. But my goals change practically everyday! This article gave me a lot of hope though that whatever I end up doing I will be fine. And if I end up unhappy with my choice, I can still change it.
    Best Wishes,
    .-= Danielle´s last blog ..My First Squidoo Lens =-.

  2. 2

    Working from home can challenge us to become more than we thought we were. I know that it has done that for me. So I can appreciate your journey of discovery. Let me tell you, it’s only beginning.

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    DH Harvey says:

    Hi Angela! I’ll become part of your Successline very shortly on or about 4/1! Melissa from Georgia just enrolled with Jill from Ohio and Melissa will be enrolling me from New York! Wooo hooo!!!

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