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Matters of Influence

Matters of Influence

By Debbie Frapp
Welcome to Matters of Influence. Creating awareness & alignment today, to become your best self tomorrow.
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Vision Matters
In this episode we address the reality of what happens with your vision when things out of your control shift your vision.  How do you reset, recreate yourself and the vision you have for yourself and in leadership.
June 12, 2020
Essence Matters
Your essence is fully you.  Your potential, your potency, is your flavor of life and it matters in everything you do.  In this episode we explore the concept of essence and how it can impact your satisfaction in your life and your career.  
May 29, 2020
Embracing Empathy Matters
As we continue to navigate through the Covid 19 crisis we explore the surviving vs thriving THINKING and ways to recognize and move through this as a leader.  Resources mentioned in this episode:  "Fear is Fuel" by Patrick Sweeney and "The Motive" by Patrick Lencioni. SHOW NOTES
May 8, 2020
Understanding Behavior in Crisis Matters
In this episode we explore using the DISC Behavioral Profile needs, emotions and fears and how these may show up in ourselves and others in a time of crisis.  If you are not familiar with the DISC profile or other assessments we invite you to go to our website at
April 17, 2020
Health at Home Matters
With Stay at Home Orders in place many are struggling not being able to workout or exercise.  Maintaining our movement and health is more important than ever to keep our energy and immune system strong.  In this episode we visit with Certified Personal Trainer Tara Hill.  Tara shares her own background with the discipline of health and exercise and practical tips to keep our health and exercise going!  For more information on Tara and her personal trainer programs you can reach her by email at and let her know you heard about her from the Matters of Influence podcast. 
April 12, 2020
Understanding Energy Matters
In this episode we give an explanation of our human energy and how to understand it more and begin to be aware of our energy and how we can use it.  Special guest my dog Max made an appearance - it was a timely appearance so we left it in.  Again I would like to thank those in my life that have helped me on my path in understanding my energy, Nina Rowen Heller, my personal coach for over 7 years (Learn more about Nina) and Dr. Matt James (learn more about Dr. Matt and Empowerment Partnership Here). SHOW NOTES
April 10, 2020
Positive Mindsets Matter
In this episode we explore the daily habit and practice of creating a positive mindset.  I want to acknowledge on of my teachers and mentors Dr. Matt James for teaching me this practice.  To learn more on Dr. Matt James you can go to SHOW NOTES
April 3, 2020
Financial Coaching Matters
Join us and our SPECIAL guest Randy Crowell with ACT Financial Services as he talks about the strategies he uses in coaching his clients in the area of financial. If you'd like to learn more about Randy, his models and how you can grow your financial well being.  You can visit or call his office at (918)664-0081.
March 28, 2020
The Journey Matters
Special Guest - Dave Jenks joins us for an authentic and real conversation about his journey and the lessons learned.  You can learn more about Dave at What is your journey currently teaching you?
March 7, 2020
Purpose Matters
What do you want to be known for?  Is the question not only for your own life - it's one for your business!  Take a listen as we discuss this concept and why it's important. SHOW NOTES
February 21, 2020
What's Next Matters
Listen as we talk about how setting goals and achieving goals can be two different things.   CLICK for SHOW NOTES
January 24, 2020
Emotions Do Matter
What are your emotion's telling you?  Are you listening?
January 17, 2020
Stillness Matters
In this episode we explore the need for more silence and stillness in our lives verses the consumption fatigue many of use find ourselves in.  Click below for show notes. CLICK HERE.
December 13, 2019
Generations Matter
Did you know that in our workforce - it's the first time we have 4 (sometimes) 5 generations?  What makes this complicated are the needs are different - what makes it exciting is how we can learn so much more and get their faster when we take advantage of it.  Listen as I interview Terrie on the topic - and she's got some great references on it as well! CLICK here for SHOW NOTES.
November 15, 2019
Accountability Matters
In this episode we discuss how our definition of accountability impacts our context and how we use accountability.  We will explore the ways we attempt to hold others accountable that only provide short term results.   Listen in as Terrie interviews Debbie on this topic. CLICK here for SHOW NOTES.
November 1, 2019
Catalyst Matters
In the episode we are sharing some of our many insights and take aways from an annual leadership conference called:  Catalyst Leader.  Who we are as a leader impact every relationship in our lives.
October 18, 2019
Blindspots & Leadership Matters
In the episode we explore blindspots - what are they, the impact they have us on in leadership, some common leadership blindspots and some strategies to identify yours. CLICK HERE for SHOW NOTES
October 4, 2019
SPECIAL Interview with Brandi Taylor
Brandi is a mom with a passion of supporting the military and their families.  Listen is how she followed her heart in launching a business, Rocking Cactus Designs - Faith Driven Military Pride Wear.   She's a humble servant, mom and business owner.   You can visit Brandi's website at  
September 11, 2019
Energy Matters
In the episode we explore the difference types of energy and their impact on our lives.
September 6, 2019
CHANGE Matters
We experience change all the time and once the change occurs we then move into transitions.  In this episode we will address the difference between change and transition; the 3 phases of transition and how to strategies on handling change and transition. CLICK HERE FOR SHOW NOTES
August 23, 2019
Creating Matters
In this episode we will explore the work of Dr. Stephen Karpman's work on the Drama Triangle and David Emerald's work on the opposite of that triangle.  We explore how this context filter produces the outcomes and results of our life.  In the end, we can shift our context and get more of the things we say we want in our lives.
August 9, 2019
Emotions Matters
In this episode we explore the world of emotions.  We all have them and yet we can get so much more information from our emotions if we reflect.  We will cover 6 of the painful emotions and outline what we can learn from them to help us get more of what we want.
July 26, 2019
Vulnerability Matters
"Life is not about how much you can pack into your days - it's about the impact you can make with your days." - Valorie Burton. In this episode we will explore the ways we are vulnerable in how we use our time.  Our greatest teacher and key area of vulnerabilities is our non-renewable resource of time.
July 1, 2019
Letting Go Matters
In our last episode on Transparency we talked about letting go.  This episode explore letting go as leaders through delegation.  
June 5, 2019
Matters of Transparency
As leaders one key to connection with our people is transparency.  In the episode we look at what transparency is and what benefit happens as a result.
May 3, 2019
Matters of Organizational Cycles
Just as we experience life cycles, so does your team or organization.  We'll identify the various cycles (stages), symptoms and strategies to grow and identify your current cycle.
May 2, 2019
Introduction of your Hosts and the Matters of Influence Podcast
We will recording our first episode in the coming weeks.  In the meantime please feel free to visit our Blog Site. Here you can learn more about each of the hosts and enjoy our blog posts. 
April 24, 2019