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Founder of Living The Potential Network™️

Renee Beth Poindexter

My name’s Renee Beth Poindexter and I’m the founder of Living The Potential Network™️, the first network of its kind that couples the right mentor with the entrepreneurial minded child that is not thriving in a typical school setting.
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Founder of Be Your Why LLC

Debbie Leightner

Debbie Leightner founded Be Your Why LLC to share her continuing 33 years of self-directed learning of trails & triumphs to make a positive impact and leave a legacy. She is a mentor and coach who is passionate about helping others discover what’s important to them and create customized plans of action for making choices to support discovery and advancement. She provides confidential, safe and nurturing connections via phone, in-person meetings, and videoconferencing to access opportunities that might not be visible without her guidance.

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Expert in Experiential Learning

Marliese Colantuno

A lover of animals, books, gardening, and the arts, Marliese Colantuno comes from a service-oriented family with a holistic world view, and was attuned from a tender age to the impact of global events on individuals. Spiritually inclined, innately curious, and an innovative thinker, she discovered her own pathway to making a meaningful contribution early on. Having changed schools frequently as a child, she acquired the habit of observing and analyzing each new system in which she found herself. She started noticing what was and wasn’t effective in education, and taking an active interest in how people learn. As fate would have it, the high school she attended operated a preschool on campus that also served as a laboratory setting for students studying Child Development.

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Living the Potential Network

Biography, Susan W. Holland

Sue Holland came to this community by accepting an invitation from the facilitator, someone she admires for her deeply generous spirit and entrepreneurial genius. The “grand master” of this LPN community recognized Sue as a creative entrepreneur, as well as a parent truly committed to empowering her teens.

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