This is an argument that I’ve read from MonaVie Distributors again and again. They’ll often point out that the CEO of the company makes more than a VP of sales who makes more than the janitor. I don’t argue this fact, but the difference is how those people got into their positions. The CEO didn’t become CEO because he created an incentive for his customers to work for him. He also doesn’t ask you buy significant amounts of the company’s product in advance of paying you a salary.
The CEO didn’t start out at janitor and work his way up to CEO. The typical CEO graduates from a very difficult business school and almost typically starts with a salary upwards of $150,000 a year in an executive position. I have not seen MonaVie value an education like this and just start people at Gold or Ruby levels.
There’s another major difference… in some industries there are often significantly more people at the top than at the bottom. Think of your average restaurant. How many chefs do they have for every dishwasher or bus boy? I think you get where this going.
If you think that MonaVie isn’t a pyramid, why not look at the tips outlined by the FTC. I particularly like this article on illegal pyramids, because they add much needed common sense.
Originally posted 2010-03-28 06:25:29. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThe above article is intended to be accurate at the time of its original posting. MonaVie may change its pricing, product, or other policies at any time without notice.
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