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Organiser of the Month - Charlene Riviere

30th November 2016

We often hear great stories of Organisers finding success with Usborne from the moment they join but if that's not you, don't be disheartened. Lisa Colley explains why Charlene Riviere deserves some recognition this month for persevering, despite a slower start.

"Charlene joined Usborne a year ago, and I’m sure she wouldn’t mind me sharing, but she didn’t find it easy to get going. Charlene works full time, so fits Usborne in around her job and her daughter. She didn’t achieve any of the Quickstart Programme incentive milestones, but she didn’t let that knock her back. Her first events weren’t hugely successful, and she tried some Facebook parties, which generated only a few sales.

I am truly in awe of her perseverance and her ability to not let things get her down. Her events have picked up, and her Facebook parties have got bigger and are now generating some good sales. She has found networking very beneficial. In May, she took on her first recruit. Slowly but surely, she continued recruiting, and she now has a team of eight. In October, she promoted to Team Leader – to say that we were excited is an understatement!

I am so proud of the work she has put in to get to where she is now, and I just wanted to show people that time and perseverance can most certainly get you to where you want to be, even if you don’t feel that your business has got off to a flying start."

Charlene told us, "Though I didn't get any of the Quickstart Programme incentives, I always knew I wanted to unlock the schools package and that I wanted a team of my own. I spoke to my lovely mentor Lisa and told her what I wanted to accomplish and with her guidance and mentoring, I have achieved my goal. My Usborne journey so far has been amazing, and I'm looking forward to what my future holds."

Congratulations, Charlene.  We will be sending you a copy of our November Book of the Month shortly.

Nominations for Organiser of the Month...

We look forward to receiving all nominations. You may nominate yourself or any other Organiser. Please email your stories to along with your name and Organiser number. Good luck!