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Janice Mendes

“My 40’s have been a decade of finding my voice and growing my confidence.”

Power Profile with Janice Mendes: At 48, with no experience in Film and Television, Janice signed with an agent and within 16 months had worked on 30 projects. An unwavering belief in herself and a desire to have a life that inspires and fulfills her is what's behind her ability to leap.
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Jennifer Ziliotto Durand

“It’s been a real time of growth.”

Power Profile with Jennifer Ziliotto Durand: In her late forties, Jennifer has experienced many shifts in the last few years from moving her family from Toronto to Montreal to closing the doors of her business and opening up an online retail experience, to becoming a mom of teens and losing her own mother.
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Jeanette Ramnarine

“In our 40’s, we begin to realize who we really are and who we are meant to be.”

Power Profile with Jeanette Ramnarine: At 40, Jeanette and her husband were put in a position, after he was laid off, to think about what they were passionate about and how they could work together to support their family. What emerged was a family business that allows them to prioritize what's most important to them and do work that doesn't feel like work.
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Nadia Lassman

“Fake it till you make it, because at some point, you will make it.”

Power Profile with Nadia Lassman: From practicing law to impressionist painter, Nadia talks about doing what she loves, being mindful of giving time to what's most important, and her advice for people who also want to make a career shift after 40.
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Carol Sloan

“I had been using the wrong barometer for success all along.”

Power Profile with Carol Sloan: Carol's transformation from teacher to freelance writer has reinflated her "once sad balloon". This new chapter of focusing on her dreams and stopping old habits of people-pleasing makes her feel like herself again.
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20 Quotes for people who are transforming their lives

After learning how to make a "Book of Hours" in Rozanne Lopez's workshop last December, I'm sharing some of my favorite quotes and wisdom from my very own Book of Hours journal. They continue to inspire me and keep me focused. I hope they will be valuable to you as well.
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