Ep. 88 - From Trailer Living to Yale Graduate - How Our Guest Mary Marantz Beat The Odds

We are super excited to welcome on to our podcast today the amazing Mary Marantz! She is a rockstar podcast host, speaker, and author! She grew up in a single-wide trailer in rural West Virginia. The first of her immediate family to go to college, she went on to earn a law degree from the nation's top-ranked law school, Yale. After ditching six-figure-salary law firm offers in London and New York, she started a business with her hubby, Justin. Together they have built a successful online education platform for creative entrepreneurs and She is also the host of the highly-ranked and popular podcast The Mary Marantz Show. Mary will release her first book, Dirt: Growing Strong Roots in What Makes the Broken Beautiful on September 15!   

Doug is furniture shopping so before Mary comes on Jamie shares updates on their Florida home, how much Hendrix has grown, how it always is raining, Gracie is starting pre-k - what?!, and so much more!

Show Notes:
12:49 - Welcome to the show, Mary! 
13:40 - Jamie asks - what made you go down a different path in life?
15:57 - Doug asks - as a young girl that would go away to college, was your background something that you started to hide behind or something that you chose to wear on your sleeve?
16:52 - Jamie asks - how did writing about your trailer life get you into Yale?
18:06 - Jamie asks Mary to share more about her past in the trailer and what that was like?
24:07 - Doug asks - did you ever feel out of place going to college and to Yale? What advice do you have to find the motivation that you can do it!
31:07 - Jamie asks - what would you want to say to the young Mary who was growing up in the trailer?
34:13 - Doug asks - what do you mean by becoming/building something more can sometimes feel like a “betrayal” to the people who raised you. How do you balance those two?
42:22 - Jamie asks - what advice do you have on reconciling relationships whether they be with family members or partners?
48:56 - Next week we are answering ALL your assumptions about us!
Have a great week! Chat soon!
Mary’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marymarantz/
Mary's Book, Growing Strong Roots In What Makes The Broken Beautiful

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