Angels Everywhere

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Over and over I’ve expressed my great thanks to family and friends, old and new, for their amazing outpouring of love and support. Though not religious in any formal tradition, I’ve come to call them my angels and feel blessed to be surrounded by so many. But the story I’m about to share taught me that angels are everywhere, in all walks of life, all shapes and sizes, sometimes when we least expect it. It was a week after Mike had passed away … [Read more...]

I Gave Birth!

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I Gave Birth! By Marianne Simon I’ve given birth! What’s making a sales call compared to that? As I sit at my desk, list in hand, my palms sweating, my heart pounding, I have to wonder, what is the big deal? How is it that making a few phone calls to friends and supporters has me in such a tizzy? After all, I’ve done much bigger, much scarier things. For example, I’ve given birth! After spending 9 months nauseous, ravenous, then … [Read more...]

Am I Too Old To Start Again?

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Am I Too Old To Start Again? By Marianne Simon At long last, I finally understand the next step of my journey as I transition away from landscape design: I love helping people step into their full glory by creating presentations that inspire action and reflect who they truly are.  Yahoo – done! I started off this new undertaking with a bang.  I had finally figured it out after months, if not years, of agonizing.  It had come together in … [Read more...]

Swimming With Sharks: What I Learned From The Real Deal

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Swimming with Sharks – What I Learned from the Real Deal By Marianne Simon They had warned us in advance we would be seeing sharks.  They told us we should all stay together, and under no circumstances, should we go adventuring on our own. From what I had seen so far on my vacation in Fiji no one had come back with missing limbs or blood dripping from wounds, so I had decided to be brave and go for it. I did not get off to a great … [Read more...]