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Jun 13, 2019

In this episode of The Transformation Maven Podcast, Rachel welcomes her friend Maxine Nwaneri. If you’re looking for work/life harmony, you won’t want to miss this. Maxine’s story starts in the most unbelievable way. As a teenager Maxine found herself homeless, a drop-out, penniless, and standing face-to-face with a pimp in a London apartment. She eventually went on to graduate from Cambridge University and is now one of the top 30 people under 40 in her industry. She talks about overcoming imposter syndrome and creating the life that you desire, even as you juggle career and mommyhood. You will love Maxine (and her amazing accent!)

You can connect with Maxine at these places:




04:50 - The question that Maxine gets most from her clients: “Can I raise my children without sacrificing my career?”

05:11 - Maxine shares a story of being homeless, a dropout, a drug addict, and face-to-face with a pimp.

07:45 - A voice inside tells Maxine “This is not who you’re meant to be. You’re meant for so much more.”

08:18 - After a string of miracles, Maxine graduated at the top of her class and went on to attend Cambridge University

09:30 - As a new mom, Maxine tried to find the right balance, and realized that anything is possible.

12:00 - Maxine’s journey has brought her to help others find work/life harmony.

13:20 - Rachel asks Maxine what advice she has for people that are looking for help with finding work/life harmony.

14:05 - Maxine shares three things that you can do to vastly improve your situation

14:49 - “Activate Your Board of Directors”

16:44 - “Create a Success Schedule”

18:00 - “Activate Your Super Powers”

20:01 - Rachel highlights the importance of focusing on the things that will create the life that you desire.

21:29 - Maxine shares the internal beliefs she had to overcome to be the successful person she is today.

27:24 - What area is Maxine currently transforming in her life?

30:50 - Rachel asks Maxine about her morning routine.

35:10 - Lightning Round!

Other links: 

Children Crashing Dad's Big BBC Interview:

Love My Life (Robbie Williams):