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Stroke Survivor to Speaker: An Entrepreneur's Comeback Story

Melanie Seal-Jones, a.k.a. “Mighty Mel”, is a massive stroke survivor turned speaker! As a serial entrepreneur, she was running three businesses and overseeing two houses being built when the pain in her head hit! She went down and when she woke up, she had access to approximately five words. As she continued working with her speech therapist, she built her vocabulary to 25 words. One day, she came to her speech therapist and told her that she wanted to become a motivational speaker. She was told she was crazy! Go back to photography, where you don’t need your words.

Host Bio: Allison Turner is the owner of BatCat Media Group, and its subsidiary Dream Plan Start Grow. Her passion lies in assisting entrepreneurs with business coaching and marketing to help bring their vision and business to fruition. She particularly enjoys working with new business owners, guiding them in developing their brand and bringing their vision to life. Allison’s love for entrepreneurship is evident in her desire to educate potential and new business owners about the journey of entrepreneurship. Through exploration and sharing of experiences, she hopes to empower and equip aspiring entrepreneurs with the knowledge they need to succeed.

Guest Bio: #MightyMel is a highly motivated artist and experienced business coach with 20+ years in the industry. Despite facing the stress of managing three successful businesses, #MightyMel survived a brain aneurysm and a stroke, an experience that could have easily broken many of us. However, instead of giving up, #MightyMel rose above the challenge and turned it into an opportunity. The damage caused by the stroke only made #MightyMel’s marketing and sales skills more powerful. With over 20 years of experience running businesses and coaching others, #MightyMel is a true inspiration to us all. Experience the impact of #MightyMel’s art today and feel the difference it can make in your life.