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Kevin Guest on the Inside Sources Show

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Inside Sources - Kevin Guest 2Kevin Guest appeared on the Inside Sources Show on Dec. 23, 2019. He spoke with Boyd Matheson on KSL Newsradio and discussed principles contained in his book, All the Right Reasons.

All the Right Reasons: 12 Timeless Principles for Living a Life in Harmony is available on Amazon. All proceeds benefit the USANA True Health Foundation and its mission to feed hungry children. Each book purchase helps to provide 40 meals.

The Holland Principle: Find Opportunities to Serve, Then Act

This time of year is always special for me. It’s a time to reflect on what’s truly important in our lives, to give thanks and to express our gratitude. It’s also a time to serve others. I’ve been thinking recently about The Holland Principle, one of 12 principles included in All the Right Reasons.

All the Right Reasons | Kevin GuestEach of us has a great capacity to help others, to make someone’s life better. That, in a nutshell, is The Holland Principle.

Find opportunities to serve, then act.

When we serve others, we are ultimately working to improve ourselves. I speak a lot about the notion of “giving vs. getting.” Often, we’re so wrapped up in our own busy lives, that we forget the importance of helping others. If we can focus more on serving others, I think we’ll live a life of abundance.

Speaking of helping others, in less than two weeks we’ll be opening the doors on the brand new USANA Kids Eat food packing center. I wrote about the program in my e-newsletter last month (you’re welcome to subscribe).

People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.

As we put a bow on another year, I thank you for commitment to helping make the world a better place. I’m grateful for the many blessings in my life and I wish you a healthy and prosperous 2020.

Please consider contributing to the USANA Foundation. Its mission is to ensure that impoverished children and families reach their fullest potential by providing food and nutrition.

Help Us Provide 2 Million Meals to Hungry Children


When I published All the Right Reasons in August 2018, we set an ambitious goal. We sought to provide 1 million meals to hungry children.

As you know, all sales benefit the USANA Foundation. And each book sold represents 40 meals delivered to children in need.

USANA True Health Foundation: 40 Million MealsThanks to your generosity, we reached our goal earlier this year. But we’re not done.

With a little urging by Dr. Mehmet Oz, who challenged us to double our goal, we’re now heading toward 2 million meals.

That’s right. We’re hoping that by August 2020 we’ll hit our next milestone.

Goals are important to have, and milestones are nice to achieve. But the most important thing is that we are doing good in the world. Children are being fed as a result of this project.

I’m humbled to know that principles contained within All the Right Reasons are resonating with so many people. I’m grateful that the book is not only making a difference in the lives of those who read it, but also in the lives of children around the world.

Providing Meals

It’s a reflective time of year for me, as I’m sure it is for many of you. We look back on the past 12 months and make a plan for the future. It’s a time to count our blessings and express gratitude. We get together with friends and family and celebrate.

And we pause to think about the less fortunate. I’d like to express my heartfelt thanks for your support of the USANA Foundation. The organization began in 2012 and in its brief existence, it’s provided 40 million meals to hungry children around the world. That’s making a real difference. We couldn’t do it without you. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Kevin Guest Returns to The Jennifer Hammond Show

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Kevin Guest, author of All the Right Reasons and USANA CEO, is interviewed for The Jennifer Hammond Show on SiriusXM on Nov. 23, 2019. He previously appeared on the show on Dec. 1, 2018.

Kevin Guest on the Secrets of Success Show

 

Kevin Guest spoke with Bill Horan on the Secrets of Success show. He discussed the principles contained in his book, All the Right Reasons, as well as a story about his father that he hasn’t often shared publicly.

Here’s how you can listen:

You can listen live at 90.3 FM in Nassau County, New York, or online at www.NCCradio.org, or by searching for WHPC on the iHeartRadio app.

Update: Listen to the full interview below:

All the Right Reasons: 12 Timeless Principles for Living a Life in Harmony is available on Amazon. All proceeds benefit the USANA True Health Foundation and its mission to feed hungry children. Each book purchase helps to provide 40 meals.

Kevin Guest & Dr. Oz on Fox-13’s The Place

Kevin Guest, the author of All the Right Reasons, visited with The Place on Fox-13 in Salt Lake City on Aug. 16, 2019. Dr. Mehmet Oz, in town to speak at USANA’s 2019 Global Convention, joined Kevin as well.

All the Right Reasons | Kevin Guest | The PlaceKevin appeared on The Place during USANA’s 2019 Global Convention. The event, which welcomed thousands of independent business owners from around the world, included keynotes from Gary Vaynerchuk and Dr. Mehmet Oz, among others.

“A year ago Kevin Guest came on and launched a book here on this program,” Dr. Oz says. “And the resulting sales have allowed him to feed over a million people.”

As part of the event, attendees packed 250,000 — a quarter-million — meals for children and families in Los Angeles. And they did it in just three days!

“I think it’s necessary for us to think about where we are, where we’re at and how we can improve ourselves,” Kevin says.

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Kevin Guest, author of All the Right Reasons, on the set of The Place. He joined Dr. Oz to talk about the principles discussed in All the Right Reasons. Photo Credit: Candid Communications

All the Right Reasons: 12 Timeless Principles for Living a Life in Harmony is available on Amazon. All proceeds benefit the USANA True Health Foundation and its mission to feed hungry children. Each book purchase helps to provide 40 meals.

Kevin Guest Appears on Good Things Utah

Kevin Guest, the author of All the Right Reasons, visited with Good Things Utah on ABC-4 in Salt Lake City on Aug. 16, 2019.

All the Right Reasons | Kevin Guest | Good Things UtahWhen he published his book last year, Kevin set an ambitious goal to provide 1 million meals for children in need (one book sale equals 40 meals delivered in cooperation with the USANA True Health Foundation).

Well, less than a year later, mission accomplished!

And now, Kevin’s friend Dr. Oz upped the ante (as you’ll hear in the above video clip from Good Things Utah). America’s Doctor challenged the author to deliver 2 million meals through proceeds from the book.

Challenge accepted!

Kevin appeared on Good Things Utah during USANA’s 2019 Global Convention. The event, which welcomed thousands of independent business owners from around the world, included keynotes from Gary Vaynerchuk and Dr. Mehmet Oz, among others.

As part of the event, attendees packed 250,000 — a quarter-million — meals for children and families in Los Angeles. And they did it in just three days!

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Kevin Guest, author of All the Right Reasons, on the set of Good Things Utah. Photo Credit: Candid Communications

All the Right Reasons: 12 Timeless Principles for Living a Life in Harmony is available on Amazon. All proceeds benefit the USANA True Health Foundation and its mission to feed hungry children. Each book purchase helps to provide 40 meals.

The Hope Diamond Principle: Preparation is Key

The Hope Diamond Principle

Kevin Guest Holding the Hope DiamondWe’re one day away from the start of the 2019 USANA Live Global Convention. It’s an event I look forward to every year. As we prepare to welcome thousands of our friends and family from all over the world, I’d like to share with you a principle from my book, All the Right Reasons.

Many years ago, I found myself on a private jet heading to a meeting with the curator of the Smithsonian Institute.

Once there, I somehow found myself in the center vaults of the Smithsonian with the Hope Diamond in my hand.

I remember standing there looking at this priceless jewel and thinking to myself: “How did I get here?”

Here I am, a kid from Montana standing in Washington, D.C., holding one of the most famous jewels ever in the history of the world.

The answer? I prepared myself for that moment.

Good Things Come to Those Who Are Prepared

Early in my professional career, a good friend of mine, Ray Albrechtsen, came up with the idea to partner with the Smithsonian Institute on educational video projects. After many letters, proposals, and countless phone calls, we were about to give up.

Yet, we stuck with it. And — this is key — we continued to develop our production plan should we ever get a callback from the Smithsonian.

Sure enough, Smithsonian representatives invited us to meet with them.

After we spent an afternoon in the vaults, handling the world’s most valuable gem, we struck a deal. We ended up making the Smithsonian gemstone video and a few others.

Sure, luck could have played a part. Luck alone didn’t put the Hope Diamond in my hands. We put in hours of work to get there. Luck, after all, tends to favor the prepared.

I encourage you to read the full story in chapter five of All the Right Reasons.

USANA Global Convention

For my USANA Family, Global Convention is this week. Perhaps you’ve heard that we will be announcing a special promotion only available to those who are at the event.

By simply joining us, you’ll get the opportunity to participate in something to help you grow your business significantly.

You’ve prepared yourself. You’ve made sacrifices, taken time off work, or whatever it may be. No matter what, you got yourself here. Why? Because you recognize attending Global Convention is an important investment in you and your business.

Good things come to those who are prepared. I challenge you to think about that principle as you work toward achieving your goals in life.

All the Right Reasons: 12 Timeless Principles for Living a Life in Harmony is available on Amazon. All proceeds benefit the USANA True Health Foundation and its mission to feed hungry children. Each book purchase helps to provide 40 meals.

The Butch O’Hare Principle: You Have the Power to Change

You’ve heard me talk a lot about priorities and how to determine what matters most to you. At USANA, we prioritize our core values — Community, Excellence, Health, and Integrity. In my book, All the Right Reasons, the Butch O’Hare Principle demonstrates a commitment to doing the right thing.

No matter which road you’ve traveled in life, you’re always able to change. You have the power to be a force for good. You can work to improve not only your life but the lives of those around you.

Below is a news release that went out on July 1. It explains more about the Butch O’Hare Principle.

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The Butch O'Hare Principle - Butch O'Hare - All the Right ReasonsDeclaring July the “Butch O’Hare Principle” month, USANA CEO Kevin Guest is drawing from his bestselling book, All the Right Reasons: 12 Timeless Principles for Living a Life in Harmony, to emphasize that every person has the right to change no matter their past.

“Butch O’Hare was a World War II hero who flew his fighter plane into a formation of Japanese planes over the Pacific Ocean to protect a U.S. fleet of ships,” said Guest, who leads USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) globally. “In his daring attempt to protect his fleet, he destroyed five enemy bombers in less than four minutes. He became the Navy’s first Ace of WWII and the first Naval aviator to be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor by U.S. Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt.”

Butch O’Hare: The Ability to Change

The backstory is equally compelling.

“Butch was the son of Easy Eddie, the gifted lawyer who kept Al Capone out of jail during the 1920s and ’30s during Prohibition in Chicago,” Guest said. “While he made millions and lived lavishly in a mansion, Easy Eddie wanted to right his wrongs and give his son a life without a tarnished name.

“With that, Eddie publicly testified against Capone, which sent the crime boss to prison and resulted in Eddie being killed 10 months after Capone’s release.”

The Butch O'Hare Principle - O'Hare AirportIn 1947, the Chicago Tribune publisher proposed that Chicago’s new airport be named for Butch O’Hare to honor his heroism during the war.

“We don’t know what Easy Eddie shared with his son during his heart-to-heart talks, but Butch developed character traits of loyalty, courage, and humor, which became pillars for future decisions to nobly face enemies to protect hundreds of lives at war.”

At USANA Health Sciences, where Guest is CEO of the billion-dollar company, he applies the Butch O’Hare principle.

“Our values, character, yearnings, aspirations, and goals define us,” Guest said. “The better we understand who we are and who we want to be, the more centered and steady our lives become. We become sure and steadfast, unmoved by swirling forces around us.”

“I urge us all to choose who you will be moving forward no matter your past,” he said. “That’s when you can best make a difference for yourself and those around you.”

All the Right Reasons: 12 Timeless Principles for Living a Life in Harmony is available on Amazon. All proceeds benefit the USANA True Health Foundation and its mission to feed hungry children. Each book purchase helps to provide 40 meals.

KMOX-AM Interview with Kevin Guest

Overnight America KMOX-AM St. LouisKevin Guest, the author of All the Right Reasons, visited with Ryan Wrecker on KMOX-AM in St. Louis, on July 10, 2019.

Kevin discussed a variety of principles he writes about in his new book on the “Overnight America” program.

Among the topics covered in the 17-minute interview:

  • Living in harmony to achieve a rich and full life
  • How negative self-talk can impact your success
  • Why nothing is more important than relationships

Guest also shares some personal stories from his musical career, including his memorable meeting with Ringo Starr.

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All proceeds from the sale of All the Right Reasons benefit the USANA True Health Foundation. To date, as Guest mentions in the interview, book sales have helped to provide more than 900,000 meals for children in need.