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Thrive LOUD with Lou Diamond
25 minutes | a day ago
545: Victoria Kennedy - "VICTORIOUS"
Victoria Kennedy is the CEO of Victorious PR, an agency that gets entrepreneurs and internet marketers into the biggest publications in the world, including Instagram and Facebook verification. She is a highly in demand speaker on all things digital marketing, and has helped many clients boost their visibility and revenue. Because of her expertise in marketing, she has been a trusted speaker and contributor to such organizations as the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, Inman News, Forbes, and Yahoo Finance. In addition to running a successful PR & Marketing agency, she also has given talks, workshops, and has worked as a trusted consultant for Entrepreneurs, C-level executives, and top marketers and influencers. She has been featured in over 200 publications and podcasts both nationally and internationally. In addition to her marketing expertise, Victoria is a #1 selling classical-crossover singer and has sung with the likes of Andrea Bocelli, as well as toured all over Europe with her music. Enjoy this fun, engaging and informative interview between Victoria and Lou on Thrive LOUD. *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND & THRIVE LOUD
5 minutes | 3 days ago
544: "CONNECTING TO DISCONNECT"
Futurist, Technology Translator, People Connector, Speaker and Author Crystal Washington is featured in a Thrive LOUD minisode. Pulled from her original interview, Crystal shares how she balances technology with human connection and how she completely unplugs to better connect. *** CLICK TO CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND & THRIVE LOUD
13 minutes | 7 days ago
Rather than harp on the troubles 2020 has presented us with this year - we decided to reach out to some recent guests on Thrive LOUD and focus on GRATITUDE. Listen in, Give Thanks and Be Appreciative of what you have this holiday season.
27 minutes | 8 days ago
542 - "CONQUERING GIANTS"
With an endeavor to create high quality and family-friendly projects, Virtuous VR Gaming (VVRG) announced the release of their debut VR game, “DvG: Conquering Giants.” “DvG” is a reimagined immersive experience based on one of history’s greatest duels (David vs. Goliath). The two "game changers" that are behind this new offering are Bill Issler and Jarom Sidwell. Bill is the CEO and founder of Virtuous VR Gaming better known as VVRG, who brings over 40 years of experience from the steel fabrication and engineering software industry. Jarom is known for his Hollywood visual effects artistry in blockbuster movies such as “The Avengers”, “Avatar”, “The Hobbit”and “Transformers”, to name a few. The two are releasing a brand new VR game “DvG: Conquering Giants” on Oculus and Steam platforms this holiday season. This episode was recorded on Thrive LOUD LIVE.
23 minutes | 10 days ago
541: Grant Norwood - Norwood Energy
Grant Norwood is the President of Norwood Energy Corp is a Texas based Oil & Gas company vertically integrated in all your Oil & Gas needs. Norwood Energy has been providing oil and gas services since 2016, and creating prosperity for mineral owners. What differentiates Norwood from other businesses is their ability to truly connect with their customers, and provide the exceptional, compassionate service they deserve. Hear Grant's story and his unique niche in the oil biz on Thrive LOUD with Lou Diamond.
7 minutes | 13 days ago
540: "TIME MANAGEMENT IS PAIN MANAGEMENT"
Plucked from their original conversation Nir Eyal - writer, consultant and teacher - explains the meaning behind the word 'INDISTRACTABLE' and what really pulls our attention away from things. You'll hear in this minisode how our management of time is directly related to our easing of pain. ** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND & THRIVE LOUD www.thriveloud.com
22 minutes | 15 days ago
539: Julie Bruns - Peace & Possibilities
Julie Bruns has worked in learning and development for over 20 years and considers herself a lifelong learner. She has a passion for teaching others what's possible and loves connecting with people to share tips on how to enrich their lives, no matter where they are. Life and work can be wonderful, and she's here to show you how! She is the author of Peace, Possibilities and Perspective and the host of the Peace and Possibilities Podcast Life and work can be wonderful, and she's here to show you how on Thrive LOUD with Lou Diamond. *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND AND THRIVE LOUD
6 minutes | 17 days ago
538: "From a BRAND to a MOVEMENT"
Plucked from their original conversation the co-founder of Hülya Swim Hannah Patten shares why she created a company that's trying to change the world. Listen as Hannah shares how she's not just evolving a BRAND but creating a MOVEMENT to "upcycle" materials into a beautiful product line. *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND & THRIVE LOUD: @ www.thriveloud.com
22 minutes | 20 days ago
537: Sharon Vinderine - Parent Tested Parent Approved
Sharon Vinderine is the founder of Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA), a dedicated community of more than 200,000 families who subscribe to the awards based platform to learn about the latest and greatest products for their family. Sharon started PTPA after looking for ways to promote her newest baby product invention. Upon submitting her product to a U.S.-based awards company that promised to reach her consumer audience, Vinderine was disappointed to find that everyone who applied was an automatic winner — receiving little to no feedback or actual outreach. Wanting to do it better, the Parent Tested Parent Approved Awards was born. Sharon has appeared on more than 200 morning shows on TV networks such as ABC, NBC, and Fox News. Vinderine was also a contributor HLN and featured PTPA award-winning products on shows such as The Rachael Ray Show, The Steve Harvey Show, EXTRA! FOX and Friends, KTLA, WPIX, & FOX. Sharon connects with Lou Diamond on Thrive LOUD. *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND: www.loudiamond.net SUBSCRIBE TO THRIVE LOUD: www.thriveloud.com/podcast
21 minutes | 22 days ago
536: Rob Mac - "NET WORK"
Rob "Mac" McClanaghan is regarded as the premier NBA skills development trainer in the game today. With over fifteen years of experience helping elite athletes hone their skills and realize their full potential, Rob has cultivated his brand as a trusted NBA ‘insider’ creating customized, comprehensive training programs for serious, results-driven players of all levels. He has worked with NBA MVPs Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook. He is the author of “NET WORK - Training the NBA’s best and Finding the keys to Greatness. *** CONNECT WITH LOU DIAMOND: www.loudiamond.net SUBSCRIBE TO THRIVELOUD: www.thriveloud.com/podcast
30 minutes | 24 days ago
535: "LEAD TOGETHER"
Brent Lowe, Susan Basterfield, and Travis Marsh are authors and coaches with more than fifty years of combined experience helping founders and leaders unleash the human potential of their teams. They’ve worked with groups like Blue Ant Media, Jack.org, and Bullfrog Power to help them build collaborative culture and scale sustainably. Their new book, Lead Together (available 11/12/20 - PageTwo), explores their shared belief that an invested, empathetic leadership style has the power to utterly transform an organization, and society as a whole, for the better. This book explores topical questions such as: What happens when our current systems begin to fail us, when individuals revolt against a lack of opportunity, or when pandemics mushroom because of a lack of clarity, unity, or cooperation? This thought-provoking, status quo-shattering book challenges the reader to consider a braver, bolder, and more empathy-driven way of leading and working. Recorded LIVE on LinkedIn and YouTube - Brent, Susan and Travis are fittingly ALL TOGETHER AS THEY connect with Lou Diamond on Thrive LOUD. *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND: www.loudiamond.net SUBSCRIBE TO THRIVELOUD: www.thriveloud.com/podcast
29 minutes | a month ago
Like many of us, John DeMato has had a unique 2020. From a busy slate of client business - to a shut down - to contracting COVID-19 - to fighting through the virus - to picking up his camera and changing the way he works and how we now think about virtual events --> John has done MORE than just pivot his business. Listen to this episode pulled from his appearance on THRIVE LOUD LIVE as Visual Storyteller / NYC Lifestyle Portrait, Event & Virtual Photographer John DeMato catches up with Lou Diamond. *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND: www.loudiamond.net SUBSCRIBE TO THRIVELOUD: www.thriveloud.com/podcast
9 minutes | a month ago
533: "IS IT WITCHCRAFT?"
Rachel Augusta is a witch, warrior, vegan, speaker, activist, Krav Maga addict, and lover of wine. She's also a big believer in health miracles and a serious animal lover. Pulled from a special Halloween episode last year, we brought back Rachel as she shares a little bit about the type of skeptics she encounters in dealing with the ways she helps heal animals with disease, chronic illness, injuries, old-age issues and trauma. Is it witchcraft? You'll have to listen in to find out. *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND: www.loudiamond.net SUBSCRIBE TO THRIVELOUD: www.thriveloud.com/podcast
30 minutes | a month ago
532: David Morgan - "The Morgan Report"
David Morgan is a widely recognized analyst in the precious metals industry and consults for hedge funds, high net worth investors, mining companies, depositories, and bullion dealers. He is the publisher of The Morgan Report, a world-class publication designed to build and secure wealth. He is the author of “The Silver Manifesto” and a featured speaker at investment conferences worldwide. His ideas are expressed in the movie Four Horsemen Film, a Feature Documentary. Watch the full-length video below. David Morgan has appeared on CNBC, Fox Business, Yahoo Finance, MSNBC, and BNN in Canada. He has interviewed- The Wall Street Journal, Futures Magazine, Investing Rules Book, and numerous other publications. Additionally, he provides the public with a tremendous amount of information. David is a macroeconomist -educating people about honest money and the benefits of a sound financial system. Website: http://www.themorganreport.com Second Chance Book: http://www.thebooksecondchance.com The Silver Manifesto: http://www.thesilvermanifesto.com Blog: http://www.silver-investor.com/blog YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/silverguru Twitter: http://twitter.com/silverguru22
9 minutes | a month ago
531: “CHANGE EVANGELIST”
DIGITAL FUTURIST – KEYNOTE SPEAKER - VIRTUAL EVENT Emcee - Online EVENT Strategist PAGER-WEARING MILLENNIAL – PODCASTER -- Brian Fanzo is featured in a Thrive LOUD Minisode. Brian loves what he does because he gets to help brands and leaders shift their perspective of the future to leverage the synergy between digital and Humanity! In this Thrive LOUD Minisode (pulled from Brian's original appearance on Thrive LOUD) - he discusses how he has become more of a "Change Evangelist" versus a "Technology Evangelist". And in this unique world we're living in -- some of his thoughts on approaching change are very well timed as this was recorded before COVID-19. Listen, enjoy and learn! *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND: www.loudiamond.net SUBSCRIBE TO THRIVELOUD: www.thriveloud.com/podcast
19 minutes | a month ago
530: Matt Teifke - TRE
Matt Teifke is the founder of Teifke Real Estate (TRE)….a lifelong entrepreneur and hustler. His dedication and commitment to the space is impressive -- as well as his podcast program, The Real Estate Podcast, and the business and life he has created for himself and his family His vision is to enhance the standard of living for people across the world and his mission is to educate people on every aspect of real estate.
7 minutes | a month ago
529: "THE GONZO EXPERIENCE"
David is most recently known for being the host of The Gonzo Experience Entrepreneur Podcast. He is author of business and college planning books, a TEDx speaker, a three-time Inc. Magazine 5000 Growth Company winner, and a professor at the University of Rochester. He also made an appearance a little over three years ago on Thrive LOUD with Lou Diamond. In this minisode, we feature how even back then David has always creating great content for entrepreneurs and how he initially got the entrepreneurial bug. Listen, enjoy and don't forget to check out David's new program The Gonzo Experience.
20 minutes | a month ago
528: Marc Kramer - "STRESS FREE BUSINESS"
Marc Kramer is a serial entrepreneur, author, columnist, and podcast host. He has raised billions of dollars for a variety of ventures. He is president of Kramer Communications, which provides business, marketing, financial and operational plan development and implementation for startups to Fortune 500 companies. He is also the president of Stress Free Family Business, where he trains the next generation, develops process and plans to grow the family business. Listen in as Marc shares with Lou his personal journey from sports writer to serial entrepreneur to college professor to podcast host.
24 minutes | a month ago
527: Lisa Jolly - "DROP IT LIKE ITS HOT HONEYBUNCH"
Serial entrepreneur Lisa Jolly started Honeybunch Pure Naturals in 2014 right in her kitchen after participating in a Shopify #buildabiz contest. Being a mum of three, she had a simple idea and that was to create a completely natural product line full of native New Zealand Manuka honey that was safe to use for the whole family. Lisa is passionate about the natural wellbeing of humans and animals alike. She tries to make the world a better place by ensuring her products empower people and communities. Lisa’s thrilled to share her brand with thousands of others including donating products to the hardworking healthcare workers in the front line and partnering with organizations such as The Bee Informed Partnership which focuses on the preservation of honey bee health and their ecosystem. She’s excited about Honeybunch’s launch into the U.S market at places such as Walgreens with new products debuting every month. You can also find Honeybunch products at any ABC supermarket in Hawaii and others. Honeybunch Naturals Company Bio Carefully handcrafted in New Zealand with the only eco-certified manufacturer in the country, Honeybunch infuses nature in a variety of innovative products such as Manuka honey flavorful lip balms, handmade vegetable soaps, bath bombs, fun action-packed bundles and more. Honeybunch Pure Naturals was born with a new direction but old values. Simple natural innovation with fun packaging to enhance our busy lives. *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND: www.loudiamond.net SUBSCRIBE TO THRIVELOUD: www.thriveloud.com/podcast
22 minutes | 2 months ago
526: Lizzy Klein - mazi + zo
Lizzy Klein is an NYC-based digital entrepreneur who caught the startup bug way back in college. She also founded LK (ad)Ventures in 2014 to help early-stage entrepreneurs move from “idea” to “in business,” applying her deep experience as a leader and operator in New York City’s digital community. She loves all things bright and colorful (seriously, check out her IG feed!) She recently launched an online jewelry store called mazi + zo which is also raising awareness around democracy and our right to vote. Listen in to the episode and Lizzy is giving Thrive LOUD listeners a special offer.... *** Head on over to mazi + zo and use the promo code: THRIVELOUD20 and receive $20 off a minimum purchase of $100** When you purchase the VOTE necklace - 35% of the selling price is donated to When We All Vote (WWAV). ** The discount excludes the VOTE necklace (so we don't cheat WWAV!) and is valid through Nov. 15, 2020.
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