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Hi I'm Mellany

Hi, my name is Mellany Paynter, welcome to Mellany Motivates!
 
I am a life engineer, author and speaker with a passion for helping people transition from ‘what now’ to ‘here now.’ I raise the consciousness of my clients, developing the strategies for them to move closer to their vision whether they are transitioning in their career or in life after a trauma.

When we work together I bring your mission into focus with your current and future goals. With my combined 10 years of experience as a Project Manager and 20 years writing and mentoring, I use the core principles I’ve learned to identify strategic ways to my help clients re-engineer their lives.

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Some kind words from lovely clients.

  • Mell helped me develop a strategic plan and take action towards the accomplishment of my personal goals. Her passion for helping others is evident and her excitement is contagious!

    Aisha Oliver-Staley Attorney
  • Mell is a Creative Genius with the ability to help you clearly identify your goals and create a definite strategy towards achieving them. She is gifted with the talent to help others clearly visualize what they want to accomplish and continues to come up with new, exciting and proven ways that help you reach your desired results; for the individual that is serious and ready to take their business to the next level!

    Aishah Tatum Holisitic Life Coach, Author and Speaker

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