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74 minutes | May 23, 2022
Dave Hollis: Fear & Courage
We all deal with fear in one way or another (I wrote a chapter in my book about it), and the question is, "how do you move from fear to courage?" Check out my conversation with Dave about how he navigated some of the more challenging aspects of his life, and how we can all stretch ourselves.About Dave: Dave Hollis is a New York Times best-selling author, host of the popular Rise Together podcast, a keynote speaker and a life and business coach on GrowthDay. Dave’s history includes CEO of a media start-up, former President of Sales for the film studio at The Walt Disney Company, a talent manager across film, TV, and music, and work in publicity, research, and technology in the entertainment sector. Dave’s the father to four kids, a four-time foster parent, an avid runner, a sports memorabilia enthusiast, and drives a 1969 Ford Bronco. Dave’s philanthropy exists via The Hollis Foundation, where acting as an ally to the needs of children in foster care, teen homelessness, and food insecurity have been a recent focus for grants. Dave has sat on the board of the membership committee for the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts, and Sciences, of which he is a member, and on the boards of Fandango Labs, Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers, National Angels, and his alma mater Pepperdine’s Institute for Entertainment Media and Culture.
68 minutes | Apr 18, 2022
Scott Miller: Job Loss
Scott and I are talking about something SO RELEVANT in our world today - unemployment/job loss. Scott is a management and leadership expert and I am so excited to bring this conversation to you. Check out this episode for some incredible advice about unemployment, AND about serving in a leadership role responsible for managing individuals.About Scott:Capping a 25-year career where he served as a chief marketing officer and executive vice president of business development, Scott Jeffrey Miller currently serves as FranklinCovey’s senior advisor on thought leadership, leading the strategy and development of the firm’s speaker’s bureau, as well as the publication of podcasts, webcasts, and bestselling books. Scott also hosts On Leadership with Scott Miller, the world’s largest and fastest-growing leadership podcast, reaching more than six million people weekly. In addition, Scott authors a leadership column for Inc.com and is the bestselling author of the Mess to Success series.
61 minutes | Apr 14, 2022
Heidi Powell: Body Image & Eating Disorders
Body Image and eating disorders are issues that are far too prevalent in our world. Heidi Powell is a television personality, transformation specialist, best-selling author and entrepreneur and, in this episode, she shares her own journey through eating disorders and wisdom around how to love ourselves.Heidi's bio:Heidi became a fixture in America’s living room and across the globe as co-host of theABC’s hit show, Extreme Weight Loss, alongside former husband and business partner Chris Powell, where they guided extremely overweight individuals as they shed hundreds of pounds over the course of a year. In March 2017, Chris and Heidi launched their brand TRANSFORM with Chris and Heidi, which has enabled them to expand their transformations way beyond the show participants. With the goal of transforming one million lives, they have the digital TRANSFORM health and fitness app, a TRANSFORM supplement line, and the TRANSFORM coaching program, where app users are paired with a certified personal coach who works side-by-side with Chris and Heidi. Over the last year, Heidi has expanded her portfolio of offerings into the personal development space, using her over two decades of experience to coach thousands of women through their personal life transformations. Her most recent and highly reputed course is titled SHOW UP, where Heidi helps clients rewrite their story, create their identity, set and achieve goals, and become the best version of themselves. Heidi writes an incredibly successful blog, where fans rely on her candid and humorous insights about health and wellness trends, fitness regimens, healthy recipes, family-friendly workouts, parenting advice, as well as navigating life after divorce with a blended family. Heidi’s brand has grown extensively over the past few years since she put herself on the other side of transformation and documented her own experience training and transforming her body as an NPC bikini competitor in the bodybuilding world. After much hard work, Heidi proudly became an IFBB Bodybuilding Pro in July 2017.Heidi is the co-founder ofAthiaSkin, alongside fellow female fitness entrepreneur, BrookeEnce. The female-founded and operated company was formulated by active women to target skin issues that may arise from being active, as well as to help women feel beautiful in their skin at any age. The rapidly growing company is a proud partner of She’s the First, where every month a new girl receives a scholarship using proceeds from every Athia purchase. Adding best-selling author to her list of accolades, Heidi coauthored Chris’ second book, Choose More, Lose More, for Life, which immediately soared to the top of the New York TimesBest Seller list. Additionally, in 2015, Chris and Heidi released,Extreme Transformation: Lifelong Weight Loss in 21 Days, which provides a comprehensive blueprint for changing your body—and life—in just 21 days. Heidi has been featured in numerous publications including Shape, Redbook, Parents and served on the Women’s Health magazine Advisory Board. She has regularly appeared on such shows as GMA, Dr. Oz, and The Doctors. Shehas both ACE and CrossFit certifications. When not traveling, she resides in Arizona with her four children.
49 minutes | Aug 25, 2021
Shannon Foreman: You Are Worthy
Shannon founded Forethought Planning with the dream to radically change how people consume financial education and feel financially empowered! Money moves and usually leaves our balance sheets while wealth maintains. Shannon uses the term wealth instead of money for people to adjust their mindset to know they are worthy of building and maintain wealth no matter where they are on their journey. Wealthcare is the term Shannon uses to bring together the life planning that she does for her clients. Money touches every aspect of our lives so it is important as a part of your financial planning that your health – mental & physical, your behaviors, relationships, goals, and experiences come together. As a Generational Wealthcare Strategist, is the trusted advisor for her clients bringing their wealth together with the life they want to experience -- customizing teams to fit their overall needs. In addition to building, maintaining, and enjoying your wealth, she also works with you on plans to distribute your wealth to generations to come. Forethought Planning provides cash flow management, debt strategy, charitable giving, wealth management – investment, tax, estate, and insurance planning. Shannon also takes a tailored investment strategy to ensure that your money is aligned with your values and vision focusing on strategies that focus on environmental, social, and governance making a difference in our communities both nationally and globally. In her personal time, Shannon enjoys fitness and personal development— self-care is a huge topic of conversation throughout the client experience at Forethought and Shannon wants to lead by example. In addition, being involved with her community and raising awareness/change around equity and the wealth gap is something near and dear to her heart. Shannon currently serves on the Board of Directors for Urban Ventures a non-profit organization located in south Minneapolis, who’s mission is to eliminate generational poverty. She is a mom of two fierce young girls and a wife to an incredible supportive husband. Find out more about Forethought Planning: Website: www.forethoughtplanning.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/forethoughtplanning LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/forethought-planning/?viewAsMember=true YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoF8Z3sFGXbc3A7vJrsxKDA/playlists?view_as=subscriber Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/thrive-for-e-ward/id1529368041 Connect with Shannon: Website: www.msshannonforeman.com Instagram: @msshannonforeman Facebook: www.facebook.com/msshannonforeman LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/foremanshannon/ Shannon's Calls to Action: Understand how your past stories impact your current money stories/beliefs. Rewrite these beliefs into something that will better serve you. Understand your cashflow - what goes in and what comes out and your net worth - what you own and what you owe. Remember wealth is personal and you are worthy of it! Free Tool: https://www.forethoughtplanning.com/wealthasses
51 minutes | Aug 18, 2021
Annie Vovan: Life is NOT a Dress-Rehearsal
Dr. Annie Vovan is a recovering people pleaser and perfectionist on a mission to help other women live an unapologetic life. She is a business and mindset coach for service based female business owners and a serial multi-passionate entrepreneur. Annie lives in Los Angeles with her 2 young children and her husband who has learned (ahem) to embrace her desire to make an impact and an income in the world by teaching other women to do the same. After a tragic 2017, she has decided that life is not a dress rehearsal and no dreams are too big to tackle. Annie is the Founder of Avenue Mama, her community for diverse, ambitious moms that start and grow their service based and impact driven businesses, AND has a podcast and hosts events and workshops across the country. She offers 1:1 Mindset + Business Coaching for all women. Because she is so passionate about the balance of motherhood and business, she offers Group Coaching and a Monthly membership for mom business owners who are ready to dive in and show up for their dreams. Connect with Annie: @annievovan @avenuemama www.annievovan.com www.avenuemama.com
58 minutes | Aug 11, 2021
Bevin Farrand: Don't Wait Until It's Too Late to Live Life
In 2019, after unexpectedly losing her husband 5 days after they returned from a whirlwind trip to France, Bevin Farrand founded the Take the DAMN Trip movement. Her DAMN framework has inspired hundreds to connect with the people that they love, do the “crazy thing” that makes all the difference and, when given a choice, to take the damn trip. Additionally, she is a business strategist and coach who supports small businesses and entrepreneurs in developing and executing strategies to take their revenue to 6- and 7-figures. Connect with Bevin: EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org WEBSITE: https://www.takethedamntrip.com FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/BevinLynch FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/takethedamntrip INSTAGRAM: @takethedamntrip, @bevinfarrand
46 minutes | Jul 28, 2021
Kelly Sisson: Health Scares
Kelly Sisson is a wife, mother, mental health therapist, podcaster and hippie at heart who loves Earl Grey iced tea, deep conversations, and encouraging others. She has wanted to change the world from a very young age. After a recommendation from her older sister, Kelly decided to become a social worker and ultimately a mental health therapist. Kelly has been the owner of Sisson Counseling Services since 2015. Kelly has a deep desire to spread the Kelly and the Encouragers mission throughout the world. She dreams big and takes massive action to reach her goals. And, she knows that you can too! All you need is a little encouragement to see yourself the way that the world is already seeing you. When she isn’t working, Kelly can usually be found listening to a podcast or audiobook and spending time with her family and/or friends. She loves spending time outside but hates bugs. Kelly enjoys finding the humor in life and loves story telling. She believes in building your own version of your best life.Connect with Kelly: Website: www.kellysisson.com Instagram: @kellyandtheencouragers Facebook: Kelly and the Encouragers Kelly's Recommendations: Becky Allen- Win the Day Productions podcast (grief/loss, all hard things) Kristina Kusmic- Hold On, But Don’t Hold Still (Mental Health and parenting) Melissa Radke- Eat Cake. Be Brave. (A hilarious take on Resiliency) Kelly's Call-to-Action:Make a list of anything you have on your heart yiy want do- big or small. Pick one thing to do within the next month. Live the life you want now. Don’t wait!
50 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
Leonora Cardenas: Who's Going to Love Me?
Born on December 25, 1985 in West Harlem, New York and by December 15, 1987 just before her 3rd birthday, Leonora Emilia Cárdenas lost both her mother and father on the same day. As a little girl growing up without her mother and being raised by a family relative, Leonora longed desperately for a mother’s love and to be accepted. Later on in her adolescence and being adopted again, her poor self-esteem and lack of confidence in addition to a toxic relationship with her adoptive mother, Leonora often questioned her reason for living and frequently displayed rebellious behaviors. Nonetheless, upon graduating from college and undergoing the natural trajectory of her life experiences thus far, Leonora embarked on a journey of tremendous growth. In May 2020, she launched her video diary series on YouTube called LeoSpeaks, where she plans to share her life story of experiencing trauma and embracing the ongoing process of healing. Today, Leonora holds her certification in School Counseling, serves in the New York Army National Guard, and is a mother of her 5-year-old son, Joshua.Connect with Leonora: Personal IG: @i_is_a_woman LeoSpeaks business IG: @_leospeaks_ LeoSpeaks video diary on YouTube: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCx2Z60sWrE3vkvEuWNDRyag Recommended by Leonora: Good Gas Mondays with Krystal Tomlinson is a podcast based in Jamaica West Indies, but she is a powerful, articulate, and thoroughly knowledgeable of her craft. She’s passionate about helping people — her “gladiators” as she calls her listeners— take control of the lives they want to live. Calls to Action: Take some time to do a careful evaluation of yourself and who you want to be, think of all your characteristics or behaviors you display that could possibly be preventing you from being the person you desire to be, then make a deliberate decision to face the root of their existence. Be open and honest with yourself and be intentional about seeking help to change and applying the change.
64 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
Allyn Amerongen: Diagnosing an Invisible Illness
Allyn Amerongen is a wellness coach specializing in empowering women with chronic illnesses to overcome obstacles and step into their calling. Her signature techniques focus on strengthening mindset and building healthful practices, allowing for women to live a joyful life beyond the boundaries of illness.Professionally, Allyn has 15+ years in the chronic pain/illness field with training from Mayo Clinic and is certified in the Knowledge Broker Blueprint. On a personal note, Allyn’s passion for helping others stems from her own battle with Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Chronic Migraines.Connect with Allyn: Website: https://doingitdespite.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doingitdespite/ Email list: https://view.flodesk.com/pages/602ab3284149ba6cfabb3f5a Book a free discovery call: https://calendly.com/doingitdespite/30min?month=2021-02 Email: email@example.com Allyn's Suggested Calls to Action: Book a free discovery call with Allyn! Check out Allyn's signature Pain to Prosper Blueprint course: https://doingitdespite.mykajabi.com/pain-to-prosper-blueprint-landing-page Chat with Allyn about personalized coaching!
59 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
Shennice Cleckley: Change the Way You React
Shennice Cleckley is the CEO of Smart Cookie, a business development firm that helps Christian female entrepreneurs grow their business with strategic planning, digital skills training and lifestyle integration. She is also the South Carolina Digital Coach for the Grow with Google Digital Coaches Program. A sought after keynote speaker and multimedia personality, Shennice has appeared on ABC, CBS, FOX, CNBC, NBC sharing her expertise for helping entrepreneurs embrace the lifestyle they dreamed of with owning a business, being present with family and serving. In 2018, Shennice was featured by Google’s “Grow with Google” program how she successfully transitioned her brick and mortar bakery into a completely online business model by using YouTube and self-trained online tools. Her Google video feature currently has over 670K views. Shennice earned her B.A. in Political Science and Public Affairs from Columbia College (SC). Shennice is involved in the community as the Chair for SC Whitmore School Board, MC for 1Million Cups (a Kauffman Foundation Initiative), member of the City of Columbia Accommodation Tax Committee, member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc and an active member of Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church. Shennice and her husband LeBrian live in Lexington SC. Together they have 4 kids, 1 granddaughter, and 1 beloved dog Coco.Shennice's Recommendations & Calls to Action:Anything Brene Brown, Believe Bigger by Marshawn Evans Daniels Take an active role in your life Dream, pray and launch Believe that God is always for you Connect with Shennice:www.heysmartcookie.com@iamshennicec
59 minutes | Jun 23, 2021
Crystalyn Aucoin: Love, Loss & A Mission
Crystalyn Aucoin is a jewelry designer from New Orleans and the mom of a football-loving boy named Winston. After a decade in the jewelry industry, selling top name brands such as David Yurman, Rolex, and Mikimoto, she decided to create her own jewelry line based on a need she saw in the market for casual fine jewelry and a mission she felt was bigger than herself. Crystalyn Aucoin Jewelry launched in October of 2018. A jewelry line was not always part of Crystalyn's vision however, a major life-altering event changed the course of her journey and her outlook forever. In 2016, she became a widow when her 38-year-old husband Ryan passed away from cancer. His life, his encouraging words, and his death ultimately opened her eyes to unapologetically living her purpose. She now navigates life with a heightened sense of gratitude and purpose while encouraging others to do the same. The mission behind Crystalyn Aucoin Jewelry is to empower women to embrace the journey of life and celebrate it with jewelry. As a way to honor her late-husband, Crystalyn allocates a percentage of sales and in-kind donations to cancer-related non-profit organizations as well as, finds peace in helping families who are experiencing the burden of cancer. "Choosing to merge my love for jewelry and my passion to help others has been the catalyst for, not only my healing, but my growth."-Crystalyn Aucoin You can find Crystalyn’s jewelry at www.womenbuyjewelry.com or locally at Aucoin Hart JewelersBUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE! Because Crystalyn is so generous, she's offering my listeners a discount on her website. Go to www.womenbuyjewlry.com and get 10% off by using the discount code "Mindy." On Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest @crystalynaucoinjewelry
53 minutes | Jun 16, 2021
Kelly Gunther: Girl Next Door, Come-Back Kid & Olympian
I'm Kelly, Olympian, comeback kid and the girl next door! Get to know who I am behind just the title of the "Olympian". I am your open book to answer any questions you might have about falling to the ground and how to be able to pull yourself back up and rise to where you want to go and be! Connect with Kelly:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kellyguntherr/ Website: KellyGuntherspeaker.comKelly's Recommendations:Book: Open Book by Jessica Simspon Philosophy: Just GO for it!! Dont look back & believe in yourself!
66 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
Lorena Hixon: Finding Your Self-Confidence
Lo is the Founder + Owner + Recipient of the 2021 "Austin Startup of the Year" by Austin Business Woman for Passion & Growth, a subscription box to help women prioritize themselves. She has a passion for personal growth after struggling with self image and confidence most of her life. Her vision at Passion & Growth is to empower women all over the world to change the way they think about themselves. She is building a supportive community of women who fully accept, embrace and love themselves so they can create an authentic and unapologetic life.Connect with Lo:Instagram - @thelomichelleSubscribe to Passion & Growth at www.passionandgrowth.comLo's Book Recommendations: Shoe Dog You are a Badass at Making Money
56 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Kimi Wilson: Stepping into Your Power
Kimi Wilson has always had a passion for caring for families, and relocating to Fort Hood was no different! Being a military spouse, she has volunteered over 450+ hours of her time assisting Soldiers and their families with the challenges of military life. She is also a huge advocate in the special needs community and assists families with navigating their child's diagnosis.She began her professional career by caring for the elderly as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). However, after having three complicated pregnancies, she decided to embark on a career to empowering families along their journey to parenthood. Kimberly is a Certified Doula- Labor, Postpartum & Infant Care ( CD- L, PIC) and has received professional training from Prodoula. Kimberly still holds an active CNA license and Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. In addition, she certified with StillBirthday, which specializes in birth and bereavement. Along with this, she has created and carefully curated a self-care pamper box during the pandemic that features women of color owned businesses. Kimi is a step closer to her dream of leaving a substantial impact on as many women as possible while sharing her own journey in hopes of elevating them to understand their potential, remarkable power and strength to lead a life filled with purpose.Connect with Kimi: @kimiwilsonco https://loveyourjourneydoulaservices.com
55 minutes | May 26, 2021
Victoria Evans: When a Diet Becomes an Eating Disorder
Victoria Evans began her career in the corporate world with a prominent Fortune 500 company in the beauty industry in Montreal. During this time, her challenges related to eating disorders, mental health, extreme dieting and overexercising became a catalyst for creating a solution to an issue millions of women deal with today. As a successful Intuitive Eating Coach, she is disrupting the wellness industry through her fundamentally science-based approach. Victoria helps countless women heal their relationship with food by optimizing their mindset for happier and healthier lifestyles. She is Canadian but currently resides in Bali, Indonesia while providing solutions to women through her online coaching programsPodcast Recommendations: Unf*ck Your Brain The Life Coach School Podcast Rebel Eaters Club Weighing In On Happy www.victoriaevansofficial.com INSTAGRAM:@victoriaevansofficial PODCAST: Weighing In On Happy FACEBOOK GROUP: Intuitive Eating Support Group For Badass Women LINKED IN: VJEVANS
59 minutes | May 19, 2021
Dave Hollis: Leaving What You Know For What You Need
Today's guest really needs no introduction. Dave Hollis, y'all! We all know him as a wonderful speaker, an incredible coach, and a New York Times best-selling author...And, oh yeah there was that time he was a rising star and eventual executive for at Disney putting some of all of our favorite films into movie theaters. Today, we are having a conversation about adversity, his book, and all-things personal development. Follow/Find Dave:Instagram Facebook Dave's Book
58 minutes | Feb 1, 2021
"Live with Audacity," with Melissa Stuart
Melissa Stuart is an Audacity and Purpose coach and host of The Live with Audacity Podcast. As an eternal optimist with a no nonsense approach to life, she helps ambitious women embrace who they truly are so they can be the woman they are called to be! Through a rocky childhood and becoming a young, divorced momma, she found herself in a position of complete overwhelm and anxiety that led her to begin a winding journey of personal growth. Along her path, she realized there were two things keeping her and others from living up to their greatest potential - authenticity and healing. Her Live with Audacity mantra reminds her to always be ambitious in the pursuit of healing and authenticity in order to stretch ourselves to reach our greatest potential. Melissa's Suggested Calls to Action:1. Dream REALLY big2. Heal your heart 3. Be incredibly honest with yourself: about who you really are, about your shortcomings, about your unique combination of skills and talents Connect with Melissa: livewithaudacitynow.com https://www.instagram.com/livewithaudacitynow/https://www.facebook.com/groups/LivewithAudacityNow/
61 minutes | Jan 25, 2021
"From Her Baby in Crisis to Helping Women THRIVE," with Erica Gwynn
Erica is a blogger, author, podcaster, coach, strategist, and speaker from Philly. Her lifestyle blog, Coming Up Roses, shares affordable fashion and beauty and encouraging inspiration for ambitious millennial women. Her book, Caffeinate Your Soul: 52 Monday Mantras, has a year's worth of "sip-sized" encouragement to make your Mondays more manageable and meaningful. Her podcast, THRIVE, helps you go from a place of simply surviving to thriving. And her course, BossPitch, teaches fellow content creators how to monetize their influence by pitching and politely persisting their dream brand partnerships. Erica is also a wife to Jamie and mama to Olivia Grace, who is a miracle baby born two months early who spent the first 73 days of her life in the NICU and six months on a feeding tube. Connect with Erica: https://cominguprosestheblog.com https://instagram.com/ericaligenza More from Erica: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/thrive-podcast/id1480400869 https://www.amazon.com/Caffeinate-Your-Soul-Monday-Mantras/dp/1643075195/
45 minutes | Jan 18, 2021
"Making Nature Wheelchair Accessible," with Sam & Ryan
Sam and Ryan have been friends since high school. Recently they have teamed up to become the marketing department for Extreme Motus. Together they go on adventures in the Emma X3 off-road wheelchair. From National Parks to skate parks Sam and Ryan are showing the world that "Nature is wheelchair accessible." Their TikTok channel has grown to 138,000 followers who come to laugh and be inspired by this odd couple. Ryan has been a content creator since the early days of YouTube when he took a motorcycle ride in 2007 from Utah to the Panama Canal and back, filming videos and uploading from the road. Sam, was born with Cerebral Palsy, but like Superman, was also born with several special abilities:1: He can hold his breath during laughing fits so powerful the U.S. Government once attempted to harness them as a source of renewable energy. 2: The ability to laugh at all of Ryan's dumb jokes. Check out the chair and Extreme Motus - www.extrememotus.com More from Sam & Ryan:https://www.tiktok.com/@extrememotus https://www.instagram.com/extrememotus/ https://www.facebook.com/extrememotuswheelchairs
61 minutes | Jan 11, 2021
"From Empty to Overflow," with Jenny DuFresne
Jenny DuFresne is the CEO of the DuFresne Solutions Group, a leadership development and training firm. As a result of working with her firm, mid-level managers build great teams, reduce employee turnover, and build vibrant company culture. Jenny’s 10-year service as a United States Marine forms her leadership foundation. As a trailblazing leader, she applied these leadership lessons to found the only all-male public charter elementary school in Washington, DC, and the only all-male early childhood program in the Nation. She is the international bestselling author of the book, From Empty to Overflow. In the book, Jenny highlights five radical actions women leaders need to create happy, harmonious, and joyful lives. Jenny holds degrees from Harvard University and George Mason University. Social Media LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/jennydufresne (this has all my current social media accounts) Book www.FromEmptytoOverflow.com: From Empty to Overflow: 5 Radical Actions Women Leaders Use to Rejuvenate, Grow Profits, and Inspire People
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