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Cherishing The Mary Kay Opportunity, by Fumi Shinomiya

A little over four years ago, my dear friend and former consultant, Fumi Shinomiya, visited the January 2006 Cadillac Class and shared her experience in returning to Japan to pioneer the Mary Kay opening in Japan, rising to Director and National Sales Director, and the sadness and loss experienced when Mary Kay had to pull out of Japan. She is extremely grateful to Mary Kay for the opportunity and the experiences she gained, while also sharing why the business failed to thrive in Japan, the lessons we can take from it, and the importance to never take for granted the opportunity Mary Kay created but remain always vigilant to preserve and protect the opportunity as Mary Kay intended it to be.

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