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Mary Jacobs

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Latest 14 May 2022 | Updated Daily

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Episode Twenty Two: Building A Community-Centered Business (with Mary Jacobs of Vitality Fitness/Mary’s Rack)

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This week, Kaylene and Anna learn about brick and mortars. Listen in as they discuss their themes of the year, the importance of pacing yourself, and also talk to Mary Jacobs about how she’s curated multiple businesses driven by community needs & values.Mary Jacobs is a New Orleans native and self-proclaimed hustler. She and her partner opened their gym Vitality Community Fitness in 2016 and focus heavily on building a space where their clients and employees feel at home and safe. In 2020, Mary opened her newest business Mary’s Rack, a secondhand styling service where she works one-on-one with clients to help them find and build their looks with sustainable fashion. Her queer identity and politics inform all of the work she does. She is currently in the process of releasing her own irreverent arts and culture podcast called Planet Nola.Episode Twenty Two Show NotesTarot Card of the Week: Ten of Wands from the Fyodor Pavlov TarotBro Book Review: Women With Money by Jean Chatzky


26 Jan 2022

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Good News Throwback: Recognizing Mental Health W/ Mary Jacobs

The Good News Podcast with Jamie Holtom

Hi everyone!  This week we have another great blast from the past with Mary Jacobs, who joined us back in November of 2020 to talk about mental health. With #Bellletstalk happening this weekend, we wanted to bring back this gem of an episode that seems more relevant than ever.  Let’s Dive In!  Follow The Good News Podcast and NBUC Here:  The Good News Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/goodnewswithjamieholtom/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nbucchurch/​ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NBUCchurch​


23 Jan 2022

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LPGA instructor (Wilshire CC) & author of One, Two, Follow Through - Mary Jacobs


Jacobs—a former All-American golfer and Bronze Medal winner while representing the USA in the world Olympic Games—shares the story of Polly Pivot as she excitedly signs up for her first golf lessons. But when the instructor Greenskeeper Greenie gets stuck in his ways of teaching and rules, Polly feels challenged in a way she never has before. While following her gut instinct and being clever and brave, Polly is able to find her way back to her swing. She overcomes obstacles with her forward-thinking and passionate heart, which inspires her friends and teacher, showing them how important it is to stay true to yourself.With illustrations by Emmy-award winner and lifetime cartoonist Rob Noble, One, Two, Follow Through! is the perfect book to introduce children to the game of golf, allowing them to think outside the box and be creative while also highlighting the inclusiveness of children’s sports. “I wrote this book because I want to share the incredible game and its wonderful life lessons with children,” says Jacobs. “I hope it inspires them to use follow through in their daily lives in order to become their very best selves.”


15 Jun 2021

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#079: Mary Jacobs (Part 2) — Golf Instructor and Author — On Why She Transitioned From Player To Coach and Why She Loves Sharing Her Passion For Golf

Winning is Not Everything

In Part 2 of our conversation with Mary Jacobs, a golf instructor, author and former collegiate All-American, she focuses on what made her become a coach, what excites her about teaching the sport and what advice she has for young athletes.  Winning Is Not Everything is a podcast aimed at bringing sanity back to youth sports with conversations with blue-chip athletes and coaches.


15 Jun 2021

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#078: Mary Jacobs (Part 1) — Golf Instructor and Author — On How Growing Up With Five Brothers Impacted Her and What Inspired Her to Write A Golf Book For Kids

Winning is Not Everything

In Part 1 of our conversation with Mary Jacobs, a golf instructor, author and former collegiate All-American, she shares how she was shaped by growing up with five brothers, the early challenges she faced and persevered through and what inspired her to write "One, Two, Follow Through!" Winning Is Not Everything is a podcast aimed at bringing sanity back to youth sports with conversations with blue-chip athletes and coaches.


8 Jun 2021

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Identifying Project Lessons Learned with Mary Jacobs

Change on the Run

Phil is joined by change and project management leader Mary Jacobs to discuss the importance of and steps to documenting project lessons learned during change.  Managing the closing of a change project is challenging because most leaders and project team members have mentally moved on to their next roles and challenges. Documenting lessons-learned at the end of a change project is essential for building change capability in your organization. It documents which activities worked and should be repeated by other project teams, and which didn’t and shouldn’t. So, how do you identify project lessons learned to build change capabilities in your organization? Mary can be reached at:  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mary-jacobs-a979882/ Email: jacobsmaryc@gmail.com


8 Mar 2021

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010- Economic Development Secrets - Mary Jacobs, Sierra Vista, AZ

Economic Development Secrets

During this month's installment of Economic Development Secrets, Mary Jacobs, Assistant City Manager in Sierra Vista, Arizona shares how her community has developed an economic development department and strategy. We also discuss national economic development trends.


3 Mar 2017