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Slow Growth = Strong Roots & Moving from STUCK to START with Mary Mara

On today’s episode, we’re delighted to bring you an inspiring story of grit, resilience, and determination. Our guest, Mary Marantz, has a journey that will leave you in awe and filled with motivation.

Mary is the first in her immediate family to go to college, a Yale Law School graduate, and best-selling author of the book “Dirt.” Her memoir takes us from her humble beginnings in a trailer in rural West Virginia to the hallowed halls of Yale and beyond​.

Mary’s story doesn’t just stop at her academic achievements. She’s successfully run a wedding business, become a recognized author and speaker, and hosts the “Mary Marantz Show,” which has debuted in iTunes’ top 200 list. Her work has been featured in notable outlets like CNN, Hallmark Home and Family, and Southern Living.

Today, we delve deep into Mary’s experiences and unearth the lessons she’s learned from the ups and downs of her journey. We’ll be exploring the “gap”–that challenging space between where you are and where you want to be. Her transformation from her humble beginnings to her current successes and learning how to harness the power of the mind is a conversation that everyone can learn from! 

So, Rainmakers, if you’re looking for some inspiration, a dose of reality about what it takes to achieve your goals, or even a perspective shift, this episode is a must-listen. Get ready for an episode filled with inspiration, real-world wisdom, and insights that might just change your perspective on what it means to work smarter and rise above adversity. Tune in, and let’s continue to make it rain together as we learn from Mary Marantz’s remarkable journey!

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    Episode: minute by minute 

    • 0:00 Introduction to today’s show
    • 4:14 The first valley in Mary’s journey
    • 7:32 Where Mary got her grit from 
    • 9:19 Mary’s employment and entrepreneurial starts
    • 12:11 The girl and the wolf – the mindset that led to Mary’s success
    • 18:14 Getting past negative patterns and limiting beliefs
    • 23:38 From having “made it” to even greater
    • 29:32 Skipping ahead wouldn’t feel right: trust the process 
    • 33:34 What Mary would tell her past self 
    • 36:17 Getting in touch with Mary 

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