An entrepreneurial spirit has helped Jeanne Rivard adapt to new interests and career opportunities—including advertising, real estate, construction, food and entertainment, to alternative healing. At each new venture she added skills and explored new talents. Now she’s writing a book on chronic illness and practicing acupuncture-related Tong Ren. Learning to trust her instincts has rewarded Jeanne richly. Mentioning her interest in real estate, to her employer, the president of the company listed his house with her. When it quickly sold, word of mouth referrals followed, leading her to a 20-year successful career in real estate.