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About jennifermaki

Jennifer Maki is Writer, Seeker, Speaker, Pilgrim, Ingenuity Junkie, Mentor and Motivator for wildly free ones, poised influential Type A to Type C ones, innately wise wee-ones, and all the cape-donning wannabes in between. She has a background in Communications, Marketing, Inner Leadership Development and Team Dynamics for more than 15 years, spanning the British West Indies, Europe, US and Canada. "From corporate, and agency, to non-profit, I've been amazed to have had opportunity to build powerful campaigns for rockin' the socks off ideas via creative flair, practical planning and old-fashioned roll-yer-sleeves-up perseverance with teams and inventors brilliant beyond compare. But what really fuels me? My life-long study of the tenacity and depth of the human spirit; people put to the real tests who come out swinging and inspiring despite the odds; the ordinary heroes who reveal the potential for extraordinary within us all." The Result: Writings, workshops, coaching, retreats, community-building events and keynotes, delivered through her biz and passion, Project YES! Life, designed to empower people, companies and communities to question, listen, think and deliver their YES! "But most amazingly, I get to be a mom and a LifeSchooling one at that. And my two brilliant boys and I are thrilled to have recently launched our vision and movement to ignite and fuel heroism in the world via The Phone Booth Project. Check us out and gain your rightful place within the League of Xtraordinary Game-Changers at www.jennifermaki.com."

Tap that JOY Baby

My XG Tip for today got kiboshed and replaced by an even more Mad-Awesome one … thanks to our soulful SuperHero Nathaniel. Here’s our 2 minute flick to ignite you on your journey to Xtraordinary. InJOY… j p.s. As we … Continue reading

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Transform Holiday Madness into Miracle-Making

‘Tis the season of good cheer, warm fuzzies, special prezzies and undeniable, escalating crazy. You know what I mean: holiday shopping that sadly turns sour after umpteen scowls and subtle shoves in the mayhem; the joy of finding the perfect … Continue reading

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A Call to Wander & Find YOU

I have a necklace with this quote on it. “Not all who wander are lost.” by J.R.R. Tolkein from his poem ‘All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter’. The amount of times I get stopped at parties, events, on the … Continue reading

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Mission: Conscious Conversation

If I had to identify the single most significant experience I offer my children, (my relationship with my hubby too in fact), the thing I know is empowering them to: explore and know self; understand the intricacies of people, places … Continue reading

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Mission – rrRadical Release

  We all know when something’s got its hooks into us, when the limits we face are those self-imposed. And when that familiar gnawing wakes us in the wee hours, relentlessly wills us, winds us up with whisperings of truth … Continue reading

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My Hero and the Lessons of Parkinson’s

For 10 years he felt he was going a little crazy, okay maybe a lot, in moments. Let us never negate our intuition, because some 10-odd years, countless conversations with GPs, a 6-month wait for a neurologist and literally 5 minutes … Continue reading

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Lessons in Perseverance from a Precocious River

Sparked by an I AM Mindful Meditation, I’ve recently added to our repertoire… I AM the River ~ A guided meditation for Xtraordinarily Changing the World from Within ~ this quote comes. This gem will be available in our book The … Continue reading

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