Top of the Morning, Feb. 10, 2019

Top of the Morning, Feb. 10, 2019

One reward for being so good at her job is the car that Connie Burch drives: a pink Cadillac.

"It is a smooth ride, that's for sure," she said. "I'm just a little spoiled."

In her 25th year as a Mary Kay beauty consultant, the Champaign woman picked up the keys to her latest Caddy in December. Already, she and husband Roy have racked up more than 4,000 miles — and almost as many looks — in the vehicle thanks to trips to Maryland and Florida.

"People we pass will give it a glance — oh, that's pink," she said.

Mary Kay rewards qualifying sales force members with the use of the fancy car from the Bruce Springsteen song. Burch — with help from her team — earned her first one in '17 and hasn't let up.

Of the many perks that come with an XT-5 — her 10th car from Mary Kay — one of the best is "a big trunk so I can carry all my product," Burch said. "It's awesome."

Basically, it's a motivational tool on four wheels.

"Every morning," Burch said, "I'll look at it and say 'OK girl, we have work to do!' "

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