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Saturday, April 9, 2022

Ideal Examples and Gloria Snider Q&A

April 8, 2022

Click Here to Listen to this weeks call with Gloria Snider.

"Ideal Examples

'If it's yellow, you ain't mellow!' - Dr Ted Lehman

As my friend Ted approaches the century mark, I truly think he may be onto something when this retired urologist suggests the simplicity of using our urine color to determine our hydration level. Simply put, the clearer it is, the more hydrated we are. And the best part is that we can achieve that level of hydration faster with Nikken's water products, both internally and externally.

The following paragraph from Nikken's weekly blog took me all the way back to my childhood when my brothers and I were never allowed to have anything but water. Even when Mom allowed us to have juice in the house, we had to mix the frozen concentrate with twice the amount of water as suggested on the label.

We can help children create healthy habits by being good role models and drinking plenty of filtered water. We also can teach them respect for the environment and to carry a re-usable water bottle to avoid single-use plastics. Children are like sponges and learn quickly, so we can start them off right with clean, alkalizing PiMag® water.

While pregnant with my older brother, Mom's doctor told her that she was running a very high risk of becoming a diabetic and transferring the same condition to her first child. It was not only her poor nutritional habits, but the fact that coffee & tea were staples throughout the day. The real irony is that Dad & Mom started our family on a houseboat floating on the Columbia River surrounded with water, but very little was consumed. 

All the excuses in the world will not hold water when it comes to being the best stewards of our bodies. We either drink it or we don't. I truly hope all of us can do this and encourage others to do the same. After all, we all wanna be the most mellow people on the planet. Fastest way to start is to simply consume half our body weight in ounces of great Nikken water!

Tomorrow morning on Saturday AM Live!

It was an April Fools goof on my part, but Gloria Snider WILL be with us tomorrow to answer questions about her rise to Gold and earning the free trip to Dubai along with the other top leaders in Nikken. Her no-nonsense approach to gathering Customers and zest for life has been an inspiration to me. Be ready to ask questions so the host doesn't have to have all the fun!

The call will start at 7am west coast time and the numbers to push on your phone are 480-660-2210, code 1536#. If you miss the call live, be sure to check out the recording and so much more at


PS It's not too late to register for the Humans Being More four hour life changing experience tomorrow. Lower right corner of the new shopping cart page is the link. Not only is it an investment into your future, it could be the fastest way to reignite your life."

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Vision and Getting the Most Out Of the New Nikken Website

Click Here to Listen to this weeks call'


A God centered vision must exist because global freedom doesn't.
Humans Being More changed my life 28 years ago.  As a great student, I did exactly what Larry & Bev(Facilitators at the time) taught us to do...  Take this message and share it with others.  At the time, besides building my Nikken business, I was the mentor to about 30 young men who had given a year of their life to volunteer at an organization.  We met every Monday night in my apartment for an hour.  After I'd experienced Humans Being More, I asked these guys to meet in the conference room and we did the memory lane exercise.  It took us a little over two hours to process.  We went through a LOT of tissue that night!
Fast forward to today.  I still have regular contact with those men.  The positions they hold and the people they're influencing is amazing!  Pastor, engineer, business owner, animator, plant manager, insurance broker, Broadway set designer, civil engineer, etc.  And what's super cool is that I spent two months in Ukraine with three of them and they helped me lead 40 teenagers through the same experience! 
When we have a vision that's so much bigger than we are, great things will happen.  When we see our Nikken experience as so much more than a great night's sleep or better hydration or more energy & spring in our step, then we'll be able to be a great influencer.  When we discover it, live it, and share it, we truly can give freedom to others around the globe.
What's your vision of the next 90 days?  If you don't have one, then can I encourage you to register for Humans Being More on April 9th.  The awesome new shopping cart makes it so easy.  Lower right corner is the best product Nikken has right now.  My mom paid the $199 for me to attend my first time.  If you can't afford the $19, please call or text me today 503-348-0749.  I'll gladly invest into your future.  Mom knew what she was doing and literally hundreds of lives have been impacted by her investment.  Would you be willing to invest less than twenty bucks and four hours of your time?"
Tomorrow morning on Saturday AM Live!
Vance, played an unintended April Fools Day joke on us. Sadly, Gloria was not able to be on the call. However, she will be with us soon. 
"Gloria Snider challenges me daily.  It's not that she contacts me every day, but her message from a few weeks ago still haunts me today.  'It's like Nikken dares us to experience everything better through newer and innovative products AND services!'  I may have messed up the way she said it, but as this former teacher taught me, I got the message loud and clear.  She has so many great daily tips that she's back for a 2nd round to answer everyone's questions this time, not just mine.
The call will commence at 7:00am PDT and the numbers to push are 480-660-2210, code 1536#.  The great gal that answers won’t tell you to enter 1536#, so be sure to do this.  If you miss it live, check out this conversation and so much more at:  Vance"

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Super Athlete Ann Brienza is Vance's Guest

Ann Brienza
Click Here to listen to this weeks call with Ann Brienza. Vance's computer died while typing up his weekly email, so, I will give a shout to this amazing lady. 

A couple of years ago it was my privilege to be the chauffeur for Ann and her niece's, from where they were staying in Sandy, Utah, to the Nikken Summit, in Layton, Utah. Each 40 minute trip was a delight. I learned a bunch from them, and hope to be able to be spend more quality time with them some day soon.

Why do I call her a super athlete? The reason is: she logged "124 slalom water ski days" last year, "22 downhill ski days up to surgery time so far this season". And she says,"Hope to get a few spring ski days in in April, if Dr. gives me a green light". Go Ann Go! I think you are a 'skiing testimony' of the Nikken's Wellness Solutions.

Wow, Ann, you must be made of Iron. I am so envious. I thought I skied a lot as a teenager, logging about 10 to 15 times a summer of slalom water skiing, and approximately 25 days of snow skiing, the winter I was a High School Senior, and a member of the Mt. Spokane Ski Patrol and could ski for free.

Seriously folks, you will love her recovery from surgery story. She thinks like I do, 'Don't Ask', just take almost everything you own, that has the name Nikken on it, to the hospital with you. Everyone there will be amazed at the speed of your recovery. All they can do is tell you; please, have your loved one take that "thing" home. Sounds like taking everything worked just fine, and it was great for growing your business. 

Have the GREATEST Spring everybody,


Saturday, March 12, 2022

Directionally Driven and Randy Rolfe (JD MA)

Randy Rolfe

Click Here to Listen to this weeks call with Randy Rolfe. She is amazing! Enjoy Vance's Weekly Email.

March 11, 2022

"Directionally" Driven

‘I’m the only 8th grader in the class with 11th & 12th graders and it feels funny.’ I remember the cute little girl saying this after her first day of walking from the middle school across campus to the high school. The dinner conversation was frightfully fun as she shared her apprehensions of being so young taking a calculus class. All we could do as parents was encourage her to stay the course because she obviously was given the gift that neither one of her parents had and that was to decipher numbers and formulas a few years ahead of her time.

 I kept thinking about that little girl this week and what her father said many times when he was her age, ‘I don’t wanna go any further than algebra and since no one really uses any of that stuff, I don’t think I need to’. While I may not use algebra in my day to day activities, we all get to learn new things every day if we’re directionally driven to live a better life. When an almost 50 year old company called Nikken decides to launch a beautiful new website and we want to discover, live, and share what they have to offer, it’s my responsibility to learn how to click around on that new website.

When all else fails, I can pick up the phone and call a lifeline. The beautiful people at Nikken can be reached at 800-669-8859 M-F, 7-5 PST. Or in my case, I reach out to that little girl and simply ask her how to learn to navigate a new website when it looks different than the one I used two weeks ago. ‘It’s really easy Daddy and all you gotta do is keep clicking’. And she says this while she’s doing five other things all at the same time because she’s directionally driven to help her dear old dad!

Tomorrow Morning on Saturday AM Live! Two weeks ago several of us experienced Awakening the Five Pillars and I watched people like Randy Rolfe take it all in. This Attorney/Nutritionist literally looked like the calm courtroom type of person who analyzes everything before they open their mouth to deliver the closing argument. Randy brings to Nikken a wealth of knowledge on so many subjects and her background lends wisdom beyond her years. I know we’re gonna be blessed by her story.

The call will commence at 7:00am PDT and the numbers to push are 480-660-2210, code 1536#. The great gal that answers won’t tell you to enter 1536#, so be sure to do this. If you miss it live, check out this conversation and so much more at:


Mother Knows Best and Barbara Bertucci on Saturday AM Live!

Barbara Bertucci
Click Here to Listen to this weeks call with Barbara Bertucci.

March 11, 2022

Mother Knows Best

The 50’s TV sitcom with the title ‘Father Knows Best’ featured weekly wisdom that has proved to be like the premise of Mr Rogers Neighborhood. While I would never discount the lessons that we learn from our male mentors, I was overcome with emotion this week as I knew Mom would celebrate her 80th birthday. The last few years have not been the easiest with a diagnosis of dementia, yet she continues to amaze all of us in her continued passions. What I’ve chosen to celebrate most about Mom is not the wisdom that she graciously shared, but the visionary example she modeled in so many areas in family, business, community, etc.

Growing up in a home where we always had a revolving door of short and long term residents, means that there was never a dull moment. What kept the sanity was a speech Mom would give every incoming guest. Whether it was a foster child or a single parent with their child, the three absolutes were always shared. So simple, yet so profound, she’d share:

1. Until your 18 and want to eat whatever you choose to, I will help you make wise nutrition choices.
2. Because we live in a country that provides education, you will go to school.
3. Since our family values include weekly participation in church, you will be part of that experience.

Pursuing the life of balance according to the 5 Pillars of Wellness, I know Mom was onto something.

While none of us are perfect by any means, having a foundation of absolutes like this is crucial to a successful life. Mom not only modeled it, she fostered an environment and encouraged the entire household to follow suite.

The Humans Being More experience is by far the best product Nikken has to offer. Now that it’s featured in the shopping cart, like Mom encouraged us to, I cannot think of a better education to keep everything else in check. Mom paid for my first HBM experience back in 1994 and I’ll admit I wasn’t all that thrilled in investing two whole days into this thing, yet what came out of that set my life on a course for success. Can I encourage you to do three things like she did for me? Register for the April 9th experience, invite a friend to join you, and then set yourself up to win that day by doing the basic things the night and morning of so it’s a win/win.

Mom has known best for my 53 years and Nikken has been sharing that same wisdom for nearly 50 years. Humans Being More is the catalyst for this.

One of Barbara's Life Cycle Plans
Tomorrow Morning on Saturday AM Live!

Barbara Bertucci is a mom who definitely models success is so many ways. What started out as what I like to call a typical product experience with a life altering issue developed into her world being turned right side up. Knowing that 80% of North Americans deal with a back issue, Nikken not only impacted Barb’s physical life, but every other area as well.

Here’s a short video you can share with a friend and invite them to listen:

The call will commence at 7:00am PDT and the numbers to push are 480-660-2210, code 1536#. The great gal that answers won’t tell you to enter 1536#, so be sure to do this. If you miss it live, check out this conversation and so much more at:


Saturday, February 26, 2022

Click Here to Listen to this week’s call with Gloria Snyder.

Gloria Snyder
Enjoy this weeks Email from Vance.

February 25, 2022


It was only three days.

It was only three letters. And it was only me, but the results were 100% more than I could have ever expected. If you were part of the collaborative team at Nikken, one of the guest presenters, or one of the amazing people at Let’s Make Innovations then you might have known what to expect, but I’m not sure they even knew that the results would be this big.

Even though several of us had originally made plans for a live event in Orlando, I just couldn’t get over what I was experiencing via Zoom during the Awakening the Five Pillars event. As Nikken launched a new website that is not quite perfect, yet is a HUGE sign of progress, the Humans Being More spirit has converged with the latest in technology and personal development. Knowing where we are and where we’d like to go enables each one of us to do a little more, become a little better, and in the end, serve others a bit more passionately.

If you’re serious about life or actually living out what the new shopping cart says at the top(Welcome to a healthier, more balanced lifestyle), then I encourage you to take a few moments and take a personal evaluation test. Complete the ATL Evaluation: Archetypes of Transformational Leadership. It will allow you to understand which kind of transformational leader fits best with your personality. Click on to take the test.

While none of us will ever reach perfection, it’s the direction of our lives that counts. Experiencing an event like AFP, we can ensure that the direction of our lives is going forward on the right path. This quick reminder from Ben Woodward helps me stand a little taller(for us short folks this matters) and literally run down any road I’m on.

Tomorrow morning on Saturday AM Live!

Gloria Snyder said it best, ‘It’s like Nikken keeps daring us to live better lives every time they introduce something new’. While not new to Nikken, this new personality to me has been reminding me during this last year to really push into the Humans Being More opportunity that’s before us. I could tell you more about her background and amazing product experience, but sometimes it’s more fun to simply experience a movie without a preview.

The call will commence at 7:00am PDT and the numbers to push are 480-660-2210, code 1536#. The great gal that answers won’t tell you to enter 1536#, so be sure to do this. If you miss it live, check out this conversation and so much more at:


Saturday, February 19, 2022

Legacy and no call this weekend

Copy of Vance's Email this week:


Second only to Mother’s Day, Valentine's Day is when the flowers, chocolate, and cards are in plenty. For one Cupid birthday, this year was reaching the eight decade mark in style. I was there in 1992 when he experienced his first roll-out and I was also there a few days later when he said, ‘my back doesn’t hurt anymore!’. Two months later he experienced the two day version of Humans Being More and things started to really get fun.

Denny Rogers held the Northwest title in his division for three years in a row. His top speed of 187.5 mph in a blown fuel boat was way more motor than it was boat. The problem with going that fast over the top of water is that it does a number on ones lower back. Combine that with owning and operating a sheet metal business for 32 years, well, you can probably figure out that even a back surgery isn’t gonna help much. Nikken did more than help. It launched.

Denny and Char Rogers
Experiencing day one of Awakening the Five Pillars causes me to remember all the different legacies that we get to create. My dad's many racing trophies have been moved around too many times. His contribution to the building industry is a silent memory of progress. But what speaks volumes and keeps talking are the lives that he and Mom invested in via Nikken. ‘I’ve rolled a lot of sheet metal and I think I can switch to rolling backs’ is how he said it back in ’92. I would add, rolling backs and changing hearts.I’m grateful that I get to be one to carry on that legacy. Not just because I have the same last name, but because I’ve been given the same gift of Nikken. Way to go Dad and thank you Nikken for changing his life!

No call this weekend!

Due to the three day virtual event Awakening the Five Pillars, we’re gonna take a break on Saturday. We’ve got a great line-up of guests in the upcoming weeks.