Working Mama Spotlight on Melanie Balog

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Where are you from: Mishawaka, IN
Where do you live now: Fishers, IN
Education:  BS in Computer Science from Purdue
Career:  Realtor, 4 Years
Family life:  Married with 9 year old b/g twins.  Two mini dachshunds
Favorite Indy Eats:  Yats, Louvino, Harry and Izzys
Favorite family fun spot/activity:  Children's Museum
Favorite "me-time" activity:  Singing
What are you reading right now?  Books:  Creativity, Inc by by Amy Wallace and Edwin Catmull and Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton.  Podcasts: Real Estate Success Rocks
Best Mom Moment:  Traveling with my family
Career Highlight(s):  FC Tucker Executive Club, Starting a Real Estate Team
What you love about being a Hoosier?  I love the friendly people and all the great things to do here in Indy!
As a child, what did you want to be when you grow up? Singer
Where you want to be in 10 years?  Watching my amazing kids finish up their senior year and prepare for college and I want to have an amazing Real Estate Team that is focused on service and value
My biggest mistake:  Doing what I thought others expected of me instead of what I felt was right for me.
Career/Parenting advice you would like to share with other working mamas:  Leverage your time. Utilize help where you need it, whether it is cleaning, cooking, a work assistant, a personal assistant, or something else.  Make sure you prioritize your family.

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Connect with Melanie on LinkedIn, Facebook and her Realtor site