About Marilyn

Marilyn is the founder of Free to Create coaching, training people in the essential skills to have powerful, sustaining relationships in every area of life.

She is the creator of the relationship program “Your Journey to Lasting Love.”  Her “Effective Communication: Deeper Connections” program which puts you on the path to master the skills for how to speak so others listen and listen to create more connection and intimacy with everyone in your life!  After navigating her own journey of love, she is passionate about helping other women take this same journey home to love.  As challenging is it can be to find a healthy partner, the skills for attracting and making that commitment are only the beginning and her passion is to guide women on this journey to lasting love and partnership.

Marilyn is a featured author in two of The Game Changer: Stories that Changed Lives Anthology book series (both are #1 International Bestsellers on Amazon).

  • Volume 2:   In her chapter “My Journey to Lasting Love,” Marilyn tells the story of her journey from “an independent woman who doesn’t need a man but wants a committed relationship” to a happy, fulfilled, single women. When she married at age 49, she began a new journey to lasting love. Her husband, Chuck, has his story about a life-changing moment he had that also had him connect more deeply with Marilyn.
  • Volume 3:  Marilyn tells her story of how she finally saw how she was holding back in her marriage for fear of being hurt and the breakthrough she created after 6 years of marriage. This story “All-In Love” gives you a picture of what it took to commit fully and how that elevated her as a woman, mother, wife and life partner.

After interviewing over one hundred people from ages 20 to 75+, Marilyn is currently working on her book on what’s she learned from these women and men who have shared their stories. You’ll find yourself in their stories and learn from their successes and challenges. Check back to the Media page.

As a leader of personal transformation seminars for 15 years, she coached over 1,000 individuals to be in powerful action to fulfill their dreams. A graduate of Presence-Based Leadership Coach Training, Marilyn coaches women in their journey of knowing themselves, being confident and creating healthy relationship habits as they navigate their personal and professional lives. She is also a relationship expert at YourTango.com.

In case you are interested in Marilyn’s corporate career, she had a 17-year career at IBM including as a manager and relationship manager. After obtaining a Master’s degree in Organizational Development, she worked for Accenture as a Change Management Specialist. She had her own business for years, consulting in change, organizational design, management and human resources.  In business, she coaches managers to successfully lead change initiatives built on trust and communication and to create and embody leadership habits for success. She helps employees discover how to show up as leaders in their teams and organization (no matter what their title) and build solid professional relationships within and outside of their organization.

If you would like to know more about how Marilyn could empower you in your relationships, and if her coaching and courses could support you in your journey, please complete an Application to work with Marilyn.


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