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Leaders On The Rise: Season 1
32 minutes | Jan 18, 2023
From Setbacks to Comebacks: Mastering Business and Personal Growth with Staci Wallace
Join host Lydia Pierre as she sits down with business psychology expert and growth hacker Staci Wallace on the latest episode of Leaders On The Rise. With over 35 years of corporate and entrepreneurial success under her belt, Staci shares her signature 1% Method of Micro-Progress that has led to 9-figure success and helped hundreds of thousands of small business start-ups. From her own "warrior" story of overcoming setbacks to her strategies as a highly sought-after keynote speaker and peak performance coach, Staci shares her insights on turning obstacles into opportunities and achieving a life and business you love. With her impressive track record of growing sales teams and leading start-up companies to success, as well as her passion for giving back through humanitarian organizations, Staci is a true leader on the rise. Don't miss this inspiring interview with a true master of business and personal growth.
44 minutes | Jan 18, 2023
From Nurse to CEO: Debra Page's Journey of Empowerment and Business Success
In this episode of Leaders On The Rise, host Lydia Pierre interviews Debra "Debbie" Page, the CEO of Louis E. Page, Inc. Debbie's journey to becoming CEO of the 129-year-old, family-owned and previously male-led business that provides solutions for fencing people, crops or animals, in or out, was unexpected. After becoming a widow, Debbie inherited her husband's company and embarked on a powerful journey of self-exploration and strength. Through her leadership, the company has seen unprecedented revenue growth of 45%. In addition to her business success, Debbie has also launched 'The Inspired Mom Global Summit', became the Founder and President of 'Woman Emerged', and created the 'High Five I Am Program' to guide women and mothers to unleash their greatest potential. The company's commitment is to bring joy and strength to people and their communities through their expertise in mesh and fencing, and they take pride in helping customers protect the outside world that helps define their lives.
38 minutes | Jan 17, 2023
Learning to Align the Mind, Body & Soul to Achieve Success
In this episode of Leaders On The Rise, host Lydia Pierre sits down with LaJune Singleton, a board-certified health coach, nutritional lifestyle coach, advance personal trainer, mindset strategist, podcaster, and author of "Releasing My Trauma: The Root of Self-Sabotage." Singleton has over 10 years of experience working with busy career and retiree women in the areas of obesity, chronic illnesses, mindset, nutrition, wellness, physical health, and injury recovery. In this conversation, Singleton shares her own journey of overcoming trauma, depression, and self-sabotaging behaviors to become healthier mentally, physically, and nutritionally. She also shares her expertise on how to harness inner strength and change one's mindset to achieve success in weight loss and overall health. Singleton's mission is to empower girls, families, and women to come to terms with releasing their past and improve their well-being. With her proven tools and strategies, Singleton helps her clients achieve their desired long-term goal of becoming a healthier version of themselves.
29 minutes | Jan 17, 2023
Revolutionizing CBD Skincare and Pain Relief
In this episode of Leaders On The Rise, host Lydia Pierre interviews Eric Smart, the CEO and founder of Myaderm, a manufacturer of skin care and pain relief products that use CBD as a key ingredient. Myaderm products are sold nationwide in retailers such as Dick's Sporting Goods, GNC, and Rite Aid. Eric talks about his background in the pharmaceutical and food manufacturing industries and how he started Myaderm in 2017 to revolutionize the pain relief and skin care markets with innovative cannabidiol (CBD) products. Myaderm's Advanced creams utilize transdermal technology to drive CBD in the muscle and connective tissue and reduce inflammation. CBD has been known to have anti-inflammatory properties that can help alleviate muscle pain and soreness. Additionally, it's also been found to have a positive impact on the skin by providing hydration, reducing redness, and promoting a healthy balance of oil. Myaderm's Ultimate skin care products provide all the benefits found in leading brands along with the added advantages of CBD for skin. CBD has been found to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and dullness. It also helps to soothe irritated skin and promote a healthy balance of oil production. Ultimate products utilize key ingredients like pro-retinol and hyaluronic acid in combination with CBD for incredible age-defying, moisturizing, and redness-reducing effects. Eric also mentions that several Myaderm products are #1 sellers at GNC nationwide and that their products are FDA compliant and powerful, providing compelling results for customers.
24 minutes | Jan 16, 2023
Delegate Your Way To Success with Nicole Grinell
In this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Nicole, a seasoned entrepreneur and small business expert. Nicole comes from a long line of entrepreneurs and small business owners and has been working in the industry since the age of 10. With over 15 years of experience in executive support at a top 15 company, and overseeing operations at the nation's largest restaurant franchisee, Nicole has a wealth of knowledge to share. t5nPCDNGAYTeXAThBIvb
31 minutes | Jan 16, 2023
From Corporate Climber to Entrepreneur: Ryan Weiss' Journey to Align People and Process
In this episode of Leaders On The Ride podcast, host Lydia Pierre speaks with Ryan Weiss, President and Founder of Effective Performance Strategies (EPS Zone). Ryan shares his inspiring story of how he founded his first company at 16 years old to pay for his college education, and how he has gone on to successfully found three companies and work as a global executive. Ryan talks about how his family has played an important role in his life, how his father helped him when he was young, how he paid for his college education, how he moved 17 times in 7 years with his wife and kids, and how he made the decision to walk away from the corporate world and start his own company, and move his kids closer to family. Ryan speaks about how his experiences and expertise have transformed companies to meet the challenges of process definition, design, and implementation. EPS Zone offers a wide array of services such as Organizational Performance, Training, and Integrated Consulting and Services (OPTIC(S)™) that helps businesses achieve their full potential by aligning people and processes, enhancing performance and fulfilling their purpose. Ryan's mantra is that “Clearly aligned processes enable your team to perform & ultimately fulfill your organization’s purpose!”. Ryan's story of balancing his career and family, and his decision to leave corporate America to pursue his passion is truly inspiring.
32 minutes | Jan 15, 2023
Designing Your "Vacation Life" with Dan Hoover
"Leaders On The Ride" host Lydia Pierre recently spoke with Dan Hoover, who shares his story of transitioning from a corporate hustle machine to living his best "vacation life". After years of working hard and putting his head down, Dan realized that he was building his life around work instead of the other way around.
25 minutes | Jan 14, 2023
Tragic to Triumph: The Story of Rich Rudzinski and His Journey to Build a Successful Tech Consulting Business
25 minutes | Jan 13, 2023
From Pain to Prosperity: Casey Stubbs' Journey to Financial Freedom
On this episode of Leaders On The Rise, host Lydia Pierre speaks with Casey Stubbs, a Trader, Trainer, and Educator EXTRAORDINAIRE. Casey shares his inspiring story of overcoming struggles as a visionary and falling victim to the "shiny object" syndrome, the slow down in his business, and the ability to handle your capacity
29 minutes | Jan 12, 2023
Unlocking Organic Growth with CrowdShare: An Interview with Lane Gregory
In this episode of the "Lydia Pierre Show," host Lydia Pierre interviews Lane Gregory, the CEO and founder of CrowdShare, a social media branding platform that helps businesses leverage advocacy marketing to further their brand message and reach. Lane explains how CrowdShare works, turning friends, colleagues, family, employees, customers, and anyone else that wants to see a brand grow into fans.
20 minutes | Jan 10, 2023
From Virtual Recruitment to Top of Mind Branding with Andrew Le
In the latest episode of Leaders on the Rise, host Lydia Pierre sits down with Andrew Le, Partner at With My Coffee and Co-Founder & Managing Director at SLIQUE Media. Andrew shares his insights on building a successful creative agency and how to make a brand "top of mind" for customers. At SLIQUE Media, Andrew and his team focus on organic growth by leveraging quality content and creating an online identity that their audience can connect with. They help their clients navigate the world of social media and create an open line of communication with their customers. In addition to his work at SLIQUE Media, Andrew is also the Partner at With My Coffee, a virtual recruitment agency that handles all HR, onboarding, payroll, and other miscellaneous tasks for businesses. They also offer a unique service: Virtual Art Directors, or top-level talents who are carefully vetted to support a business's specific needs. With over 10 years of experience in the advertising and marketing space, Andrew has scaled his own agency from a team of 10 to over 40+ in the span of 2 years, managing a 30% annual client growth rate and simultaneously increasing profit margins by 300%. He believes that relationships are built on a value proposition and that his success is directly tied to the success of his clients. Tune in to this episode of Leaders on the Rise to hear more from Andrew Le and learn how to take your brand and business to the next level.
22 minutes | Jan 9, 2023
Transforming Mindsets for Entrepreneurial Success: An Interview with Dana Jones
In this episode of the podcast, host Lydia Pierre interviews serial entrepreneur Dana Jones. Dana is a mentor, coach, and consultant who is passionate about the transformative power of mentorship. He shares that he would not be where he is today without the guidance of his own mentors. He believes that by seeking out a coach or mentor, we can gain access to valuable information and experience that can help us shorten timelines, avoid mistakes, and achieve our goals more quickly. Dana began his entrepreneurial journey in 1999 when he opened a car lot in Maryland. He successfully ran the business until 2005, but realized that he wanted a different future for himself and a more meaningful way of life. He turned to real estate and has been helping buyers, investors, and sellers buy and sell property ever since. He also holds rentals in Baltimore, Maryland to meet the needs of renters. In 2013, Dana moved to Los Angeles and expanded his real estate business. He became active in commercial fix and flip lending to help investors reach their financial goals. However, he is now more focused on residential lending because he is a people-person. In addition to his work, Dana is also a family man and enjoys hiking, weekly dinners, and movie nights with his family. He is also a devout Christian who worships in church on Sundays. He works out regularly to keep his mind and body energized for his own success and the success of his clients. Dana's mission is to build excellent rapport and lifelong relationships with his clients. He works hard to secure financing for potential home buyers and does everything he can to close transactions quickly so that they can move into their new homes as soon as possible. He is licensed in California, Maryland, Texas, and Georgia, and his company, ePLanet Mortgage, is committed to finding the best solutions for clients.
30 minutes | Jan 5, 2023
From Family Legacy to Business Innovation: A Conversation with Anne Huntington Sharma
In this episode of "Leaders On The Rise," host Lydia Pierre sits down with Anne Huntington Sharma, President and Board Member of Huntington Learning Center, the nation's leading tutoring and test prep provider. As the daughter of the company's co-founders, Eileen and Ray Huntington, Anne grew up with the business and shares her unique perspective on taking over the family legacy and pushing the company to the next level. In 2019, Anne took over the business right before the pandemic and turned a well-known brick-and-mortar business into a virtual start-up under her purview. Anne discusses her role in overseeing business strategy and growth initiatives, including partnerships, marketing, digital transformation, and franchise expansion. She also delves into her passion for the arts as a collector, producer, philanthropist, curator, and founder of AMH Industries, a creative agency for contemporary art and culture. Anne has curated over 30 exhibits across the country and raised over $30 million dollars for various philanthropic causes. She is also an associate producer on "The Price of Everything," an art documentary that appeared on HBO. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Anne is heavily involved in arts, education, and business organizations. She is a board member for the Learning Disabilities Association of America, a member of the International Franchise Association's Women's Franchise Committee, and a Co-Chair of the Young Collectors Council, among other notable positions. Her contributions to these organizations and her service have been recognized by SmartCEO, Apollo Magazine, and Moves Magazine. Tune in to hear Anne's unique insights and perspective on balancing a successful career in business with a passion for the arts, and learn about her plans for taking Huntington Learning Center to the next level. To learn more about Anne Huntington Sharma, visit https://annehuntingtonsharma.com/ https://huntingtonhelps.com/
23 minutes | Jan 4, 2023
Mastering the Art of Mentorship with Brian Dalmaso
Mentorship can be a powerful tool for personal and professional growth. It allows individuals to learn from the experiences and expertise of others, and to gain valuable insight and guidance as they navigate their own careers and goals. In this episode of Leaders On The Rise, host Lydia Pierre sits down with Brian Dalmaso to discuss the importance of mentorship and how it can help individuals achieve success. Brian shares his own journey from being an engineer with a single stream of income to owning six companies with over 36 streams of revenue. He attributes much of his success to the personal development work he has done and the mentorship he has received from Bob Proctor of the Proctor Gallagher Institute. Through his studies and mentorship, Brian has learned the importance of mindset in achieving success and has developed a passion for helping others transform their businesses and personal lives. Brian now works with the Proctor Gallagher Institute as one of their top consultants, teaching the wealth mindset to entrepreneurs and corporations around the world. He believes in the power of mentorship to help individuals achieve their full potential and is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and experience with others. To learn more about Brian Dalmaso , visit www.matrixsuccessnetwork.com
30 minutes | Jan 3, 2023
From Mentor to Mogul | What Started Off As A Journey Becomes a Labor of Love
Tameka Chapman is a mogul and media maven who is making waves in the world of entrepreneurship and media. On this episode of Leaders On The Rise, host Lydia Pierre sits down with Tameka to discuss her journey from mentor to mogul, and how she is helping other entrepreneurs reach their full potential. Tameka is the founder and CEO of Mogul Media, a global streaming network that offers a variety of programming that celebrates culture, legacy, and diversity. Through her Mogul Domination coaching program and positive programming on Mogul TV, Tameka helps entrepreneurs develop their mindset and position themselves for success. Tameka is a champion for partnership, collaboration, and supporting entrepreneurs, and she is dedicated to empowering them to achieve their goals. Her unique approach to coaching and media celebrates inclusion, uniqueness, and life lessons, and offers a wide range of shows, live events, and coaching to help entrepreneurs succeed. Mogul TV Global is the #1 global streaming network for infotainment, offering viewers a chance to go inside the lives of leaders and influencers from around the globe. With shows covering topics like health, lifestyle, black excellence, business, money, music, family, fashion, food, and faith, there’s something for everyone on Mogul TV. If you’re interested in learning more about Tameka Chapman and her journey from mentor to mogul, be sure to tune in to this episode of Leaders On The Rise. You’ll be inspired by her story and her dedication to helping entrepreneurs succeed.
38 minutes | Jan 2, 2023
Can I Live?...Yes You Can: The Story of Racquel "RW" Jones
In this episode of Leaders on The Rise, Racquel "RW" Jones shares her story of being a single mom with four children on welfare and struggling to make ends meet while navigating social services, child support, and various other challenges. She also tells the harrowing tale of her attempt to drown her children in her apartment tub, an act that was stopped by God and ultimately led her to seek help and turn her life around. Today, Jones is the President and Founder of Can I Live, Inc., a 501(c)(3) national public housing tenants association that is dedicated to reducing dependency on government subsidies for HUD-assisted families. Through this organization, Jones works to provide low-income families with the resources and education they need to protect and grow their income, while also receiving various social services benefits such as subsidized housing, SNAP, and Medicaid. In 2017, Jones was able to secure over $1.25 million in Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants to help families remove barriers and achieve self-sufficiency. Her mission is to use all available resources to help families achieve real, lasting change and move out of poverty. As Jones explains, "Our mission is to advance affordable housing, economic inclusion, and personal responsibility through advocacy, community and civic engagement, and education. We believe that all Americans are created equal and possessed of inalienable rights to life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness and to justice under the law. Yet the entitlements provided to people living at or below poverty are structured to keep them poor while entitlements offered to wealthier Americans and corporations assist in wealth creation and enhanced prosperity." Through her work with Can I Live, Inc. and the WEALTHFAIR Tour, Jones is helping single mothers and families break the cycle of poverty and welfare dependency. By sharing her own personal story and offering practical guidance and support, she is making a real difference in the lives of those in need and proving that it is possible to overcome even the most difficult circumstances.
28 minutes | Jan 1, 2023
Scale your Business with Sheila Kloefkorn
Growing a business can be a challenging and complex process, but it doesn’t have to be done alone. In this episode of Leaders on the Rise, host Lydia Pierre speaks with Sheila Kloefkorn, CEO of KEO Marketing, about how she helps her clients improve their marketing and sales efforts to scale their businesses faster and more efficiently. Sheila has a wealth of experience in the marketing industry, having served as the outsourced Chief Marketing Officer for numerous companies and having founded KEO Marketing in 2000. KEO Marketing is a full-service, B2B marketing agency based in Phoenix, Arizona that specializes in helping businesses of all sizes grow and succeed through strategies like marketing strategy, messaging, digital infrastructure, execution, and analytics. One of the key ways that Sheila helps businesses scale is through the use of fractional marketing leadership and team support. By leveraging the expertise and resources of a skilled marketing team, businesses can save time, money, and effort, and focus on what they do best – running their businesses. Sheila and her team at KEO Marketing serve as an extension of their clients’ teams, providing the guidance, support, and execution needed to reach their goals.
37 minutes | Nov 17, 2022
Without A Plan with Jeremy Delk
On this episode of Leaders on the Rise, Host Lydia Pierre speaks with Jeremy Delk, CEO & Founder of Delk Enterprises better known as the Man “Without A Plan”. This also is the title of his new memoir where he shares his story in the most authentic and vulnerable way. Born and raised in a small town and from a blue-collar household, his parents worked for the post office. However, Jeremy always held much bigger dreams. Now Jeremy is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for disrupting industries. Since 2001, his businesses have earned hundreds of millions Listen as he shares about the mindset that helped him to succeed.
34 minutes | Oct 19, 2022
Understanding the Power of Your Energy w/ Yun Rhee
In this episode of Leaders On The Rise, Lydia Pierre speaks with Yun Rhee about her skill sets and ability to assist individuals in managing and magnetizing their energy as an energy empowerment coach. Rhee teaches her students how to achieve just that by assisting them in generating wealth from inside. And it begins with something as simple as our focus.
21 minutes | Oct 19, 2022
Launching during the “Hite” of a Pandemic ft. Adam McChesney
McChesney's prior expertise enabled him to follow his purpose in the field of entrepreneurship. Tune in now to find out how he managed to run his expanding business in the midst of the pandemic.
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