Oh hello!

I'm Jamie

So... here's how it started

In a nutshell:

Born in Florida and raised by my independent grandmother in a small town that has now grown five times what it was then. When I was nine, I moved to the midwest to live with my mother in her 32 foot travel trailer and to this day will tell you I am from that small town in Oklahoma, with a {current} population of about 16,000 (born in Florida though!) where the main attraction for fun was to float the Illinois River. 

My teenage years started to prove to be much tougher. I've been on my own since about the age of 15, which led to a season of drug addiction and a handful of missteps that would shape me for life. (kinda happens when you don't have any parental boundaries!) Being mixed up in the wrong crowd led to needing to run away for a short period for safety. At the young age of 19 I lost everything I owned, found out I was soon to become a mother, quit the methamphetamine addiction and rebuilt my life from a single Rubbermaid storage tote of belongings. (Yep! the one in the pic ->) 

Jamie Milam rubbermaid storage tote
Jamie Milam Choosing Motherhood

Becoming a mom likely saved my life and I am forever grateful for the amazing son I have today - who is literally my world and I cry almost every time I talk about how much he means to me for more than 3 sentences. Determined to provide a fulfilling life for my son, I took pride in every little step that propelled us forward. We lived in crappy homes, but each move was an improvement from the previous one. I'd find something to be grateful for in each one.

I wanted to give him more opportunities than I had so I soon found myself working 2-3 jobs so I could return back to college full time. (Hello planning & systems!) Those first seven years of his life was rough, but it was clear to me that it was getting easier. It was evident that having a plan with action steps was the system I needed to keep hitting my goals.

I graduated Magma cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Marketing. Married at 28, moved to Charlotte in 2015 and divorced at 35, I am now navigating my journey towards an empty nest, knowing that means soon I will not be a full time caretaker. (so many feelings about that!)

The career path:

Years of feeling the pressure to prove to myself (and maybe the world) that I wasn't defined by my past led to a hustle mode through the years to keep growing.

In 2011 I formed a marketing department for an independently owned pharmacy and then was sought to do the same for an independently owned physical therapy facility. I went on to join a sales team at a locally owned jewelry store where I realized my passion for sales. After moving to Charlotte, I landed a position for a medical services company and went on to become the National Director of Sales. It was in this position that I discovered my passion for teaching, training and leading others.

At the end of 2018 I decided to take a leap and begin my own venture in real estate. In 2019 I found myself to be named as a candidate for Rookie of the Year in our MLS, was named a Rising Star by the Charlotte Observer (2019), Charlotte Real Producers (2020) and a Forbes Market Leader (2022). Since my first year, I have remained in the top 5% of my firm of over 500 agents year over year. I am also a Certified Divorce Specialist™.

Jamie Milam Keller Williams
Jamie Milam Systems

Being growth-minded has been something I've valued my entire adult life and love sharing in that with others. The real estate firm I joined gave me plenty of opportunities to be in rooms full of supportive people thinking big and cheering one another on.

After being in the sales industries for over ten years and selling over $50Million in real estate transactions, I started to realize exactly how much my systems had contributed to growing a business that was earning me multi six figures, year over year. Reverse engineering any goal is a strong, natural skillset of mine. It enables you to identify timelines, roadblock risks, planning tools, optional conditional routes, purposeful messaging and so much more when it comes to developing a plan for your goal. From there you can  create duplicatable systems that allow you to scale. Scaling, to me, means more people you can impact, no matter the space you are in. 

I knew I could manage juggling all the things I do because of the structured systems that I created for myself. So I started to build out a small team to fuel the growth. Which, honestly, just added to the pressure I was feeling to keep growing and building. All of this in the name to create this life I envisioned for my son.

The ah-ha moment:

I was so focused on the external circumstances, that I started to feel overwhelmed with the pressure - I was overworking, I was not living in the present, and my life was hitting a burnout stage. On the outside things looked great but on the inside things were falling apart (so was my marriage). I wasn’t able to even feel a gut feeling or trust the decisions I was making. I needed to get connected with myself.

So I started therapy (best money I spend!). I learned to develop a strong practice of self-awareness that reconnected me with my intuition and my core needs. I soon found myself choosing divorce, and about six months later I went on a solo trip to Italy (my first time to Europe!) to reset. I suddenly realized that this is what I've been working for - to have experiences like this! To be able to take my kiddo to the places he wants to go. So I had to ask myself, "have I truly been structuring my business to also support the longer term vision for even after he moves out?" The answer was no.

With the help of my self-awareness practice, I learned to apply the right systems that will support the vision I have for both my business and my personal life to allow me to lead a life with peace and alignment. Now I not only value my full authentic self, but I honor it in every area of my life and business.

Jamie Milam Italy
kinda classy kinda hood

I have a passion for helping educate and guide others, which I used with great enthusiasm in growing in my real estate career. Having faith that if I can rebuild my life from a single Rubbermaid storage tote, then I can build anything I put my mind to. And I believe you can too!

So I expanded my passion to include guiding and motivating others to do the same and start creating authentic alignment in their world. Through practicing self-awareness, connecting with your most authentic self, implementing purposeful strategies, and a healthy dose of determination, I believe you are just steps away from living the life you desire and deserve. 

I'm on a mission to help women see that they can learn to connect with themselves so deeply in order to really understand what they need and desire at their core level. Once you recognize that part of you, you won't be able to unsee it and you'll begin to prioritize honoring those parts in all areas of your life with supporting strategies, creating this peaceful alignment process. You are worthy of the things you desire most in life. Value those parts of you and you'll be creating a beautiful world for yourself.

The fun stuff:

What started as just wanting to have a fun place in Uptown became an opportunity to invest in a short term rental property and I've been building passive income that way since 2021. I was full hands-on-deck with the renovation of my first AirBNB and decorated it completely on my own! Which, in combination with my real estate business, also inspired me to identify an easier way to renovate and design living spaces... leading me to launch our renovation services!

I launched the Divorced & Determined AF podcast in 2022 - a passion project to get divorce information in the hands of many women!

When I switch off for my personal time, I enjoy time at the beach, a glass of red wine (Caymus is my fave), live music (and well, any opportunity to dance), and live sporting events with my son. I'm an avid reader so you'll often find two to three books around me at any given time. A fun fact that most wouldn't guess about me is I absolutely love EDM music and festivals.

My favorite mantras to live by: Where There is a Will, There is a Way and Fear or Faith, You Choose.

Jamie Milam AirBNB

Oh hello!

I'm Jamie

here's how it started:

Born in Florida and raised by my independent grandmother in a small town that has now grown five times what it was then. When I was nine, I moved to the midwest to live with my mother in her 35 foot travel trailer and to this day will tell you I am from that small town in Oklahoma, with a {current} population of about 16,000 (born in Florida though!) where the main attraction for fun was to float the Illinois River. 

My teenage years started to prove to be much tougher. I've been on my own since about the age of 15, which led to a season of drug addiction and a handful of missteps that would shape me for life. (kinda happens when you don't have any parental boundaries!) Being mixed up in the wrong crowd led to needing to run away for a short period for safety. At the young age of 19 I lost everything I owned, found out I was soon to become a mother, quit the methamphetamine addiction and rebuilt my life from a single Rubbermaid storage tote of belongings. (Yep! the one in the pic ↓) 

Jamie Milam rubbermaid storage tote

Becoming a mom likely saved my life and I am forever grateful for the amazing son I have today - who is literally my world and I cry almost every time I talk about how much he means to me for more than 3 sentences. Determined to provide a fulfilling life for my son, I took pride in every little step that propelled us forward. We lived in crappy homes, but each move was an improvement from the previous one. I'd find something to be grateful for in each one.

I wanted to give him more opportunities than I had so I soon found myself working 2-3 jobs so I could return back to college full time. (Hello planning & systems!) Those first seven years of his life was rough, but it was clear to me that it was getting easier. It was evident that having a plan with action steps was the system I needed to keep hitting my goals.

I graduated Magma cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in Marketing. Married at 28, moved to Charlotte in 2015 and divorced at 35, I am now navigating my journey towards an empty nest, knowing that means soon I will not be a full time caretaker. (so many feelings about that!)

Jamie Milam Choosing Motherhood

the career path:

Years of feeling the pressure to prove to myself (and maybe the world) that I wasn't defined by my past led to a hustle mode through the years to keep growing.

In 2011 I formed a marketing department for an independently owned pharmacy and then was sought to do the same for an independently owned physical therapy facility. I went on to join a sales team at a locally owned jewelry store where I realized my passion for sales. After moving to Charlotte, I landed a position for a medical services company and went on to become the National Director of Sales. It was in this position that I discovered my passion for teaching, training and leading others.

At the end of 2018 I decided to take a leap and begin my own venture in real estate. In 2019 I found myself to be named as a candidate for Rookie of the Year in our MLS, was named a Rising Star by the Charlotte Observer (2019), Charlotte Real Producers (2020) and a Forbes Market Leader (2022). Since my first year, I have remained in the top 5% of my firm of over 500 agents year over year. I am also a Certified Divorce Specialist™.

Jamie Milam Keller Williams

Being growth-minded has been something I've valued my entire adult life and love sharing in that with others. The real estate firm I joined gave me plenty of opportunities to be in rooms full of supportive people thinking big and cheering one another on.

After being in the sales industries for over ten years and selling over $50Million in real estate transactions, I started to realize exactly how much my systems had contributed to growing a business that was earning me multi six figures, year over year. Reverse engineering any goal is a strong, natural skillset of mine. It enables you to identify timelines, roadblock risks, planning tools, optional conditional routes, purposeful messaging and so much more when it comes to developing a plan for your goal. From there you can  create duplicatable systems that allow you to scale. Scaling, to me, means more people you can impact, no matter the space you are in. 

I knew I could manage juggling all the things I do because of the structured systems that I created for myself. So I started to build out a small team to fuel the growth. Which, honestly, just added to the pressure I was feeling to keep growing and building. All of this in the name to create this life I envisioned for my son.

Jamie Milam Systems

the Ah-ha moment:

I was so focused on the external circumstances, that I started to feel overwhelmed with the pressure - I was overworking, I was not living in the present, and my life was hitting a burnout stage. On the outside things looked great but on the inside things were falling apart (so was my marriage). I wasn’t able to even feel a gut feeling or trust the decisions I was making. I needed to get connected with myself.

So I started therapy (best money I spend!). I learned to develop a strong practice of self-awareness that reconnected me with my intuition and my core needs. I soon found myself choosing divorce, and about six months later I went on a solo trip to Italy (my first time to Europe!) to reset. I suddenly realized that this is what I've been working for - to have experiences like this! To be able to take my kiddo to the places he wants to go. So I had to ask myself, "have I truly been structuring my business to also support the longer term vision for even after he moves out?" The answer was no.

With the help of my self-awareness practice, I learned to apply the right systems that will support the vision I have for both my business and my personal life to allow me to lead a life with peace and alignment. Now I not only value my full authentic self, but I honor it in every area of my life and business.

Jamie Milam Italy

I have a passion for helping educate and guide others, which I used with great enthusiasm in growing in my real estate career. Having faith that if I can rebuild my life from a single Rubbermaid storage tote, then I can build anything I put my mind to. And I believe you can too!

So I expanded my passion to include guiding and motivating others to do the same and start creating authentic alignment in their world. Through practicing self-awareness, connecting with your most authentic self, implementing purposeful strategies, and a healthy dose of determination, I believe you are just steps away from living the life you desire and deserve. 

I'm on a mission to help women see that they can learn to connect with themselves so deeply in order to really understand what they need and desire at their core level. Once you recognize that part of you, you won't be able to unsee it and you'll begin to prioritize honoring those parts in all areas of your life with supporting strategies, creating this peaceful alignment process. You are worthy of the things you desire most in life. Value those parts of you and you'll be creating a beautiful world for yourself.

kinda classy kinda hood

the fun stuff:

What started as just wanting to have a fun place in Uptown became an opportunity to invest in a short term rental property and I've been building passive income that way since 2021. I was full hands-on-deck with the renovation of my first AirBNB and decorated it completely on my own! Which, in combination with my real estate business, also inspired me to identify an easier way to renovate and design living spaces... leading me to launch our renovation services!

I launched the Divorced & Determined AF podcast in 2022 - a passion project to get divorce information in the hands of many women!

When I switch off for my personal time, I enjoy time at the beach, a glass of red wine (Caymus is my fave), live music (and well, any opportunity to dance), and live sporting events with my son. I'm an avid reader so you'll often find two to three books around me at any given time. A fun fact that most wouldn't guess about me is I absolutely love EDM music and festivals.

My favorite mantras to live by: Where There is a Will, There is a Way and Fear or Faith, You Choose.

Jamie Milam AirBNB

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Come from contribution, that's a motto I've valued for years! So... that's exactly what I am to provide you, straight into your inbox each week! No fluff and all open-book. Inspiring you to practice awareness, value your authentic self, and implement strategic actions so you can create alignment in your world to live the life you desire and deserve!

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