“If I don’t start protecting myself, I don’t make a difference.” ~ Melanie
Melanie Lentz On Her Being A Secret Service Changed Her Life
At what point in your life is it best to start protecting yourself? To adjust what is no longer serving and change to become who you’ve always dreamt of becoming?
In this episode of the SpeakEasy Podcast, Altovise speaks with Melanie Lentz, a writer, speaker, fitness pro, and a former secret service. Melanie became a secret agent at age 22 and one of the youngest to ever be hired to date.
She shares how the chaotic and demanding job turned her life upside down after 10 years but also taught her how to protect herself from the inside out. Listen in to learn how not to allow external things to control your actions and your self-worth.
“If I don’t start protecting myself, I don’t make a difference.”- Melanie [20:07]
What you will learn in this episode:
•[1:40] Get to know Melanie and how she became a secret agent at 22 years.
•[4:13] She explains the process she undertook to get into the secret service as a young woman.
•[8:35] How Melanie prepared and carried on through practice to become a special agent.
•[13:02] She shares a moment in her career that shocked her and led to changing her life.
•[20:23] How she has learned to balance what matters to her more than the money and the job.
•[22:37] Where to find Melanie and her book Agent Innocent.
•Book: Agent Innocent