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By Melissa & Katie
Conversations, Community, Transparency & Laughter. For people enduring transformative phases in life. We're here for it.
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S2 E28 - Relocating and Redefining Yourself
Take a look into the before, during and after of Co-host Katie's big move from NY to VA and how she has discovered new things about herself and how she has navigated presenting herself to a new community.  Hear insights into how to cope with loneliness in the moving process and how to rely on those closest to you for some comfort when you need it.
May 13, 2021
S2 E27 - Happy Mother's Day 2021
This week Melissa and Katie switch it up with a one on one interview style conversation about Motherhood and Entrepreneurship. Listen in as Melissa tells all about what it’s been like navigating the journey of being a Stay at home Mom and Entrepreneur. She shares her tips, tricks, and experiences about the journey and all its ups and downs. Happy Mother’s to all Mothers everywhere!
May 6, 2021
S2 E26 - Money Mindset and Being Generous
Katie and Melissa dive into a conversation about money. Listen in to hear a perspective about money as a resource and a tool. Follow along as we discuss generosity, repelling negative thoughts around money and scarcity mindset and much more.
April 29, 2021
S2 E25 - Being Happy but Wanting More
Ever feel guilty about wanting more out of your life when you’re actually really happy with how things are right now? Yeah us too. We’ve been there but now we know different and on this weeks episode we share our insights about why you never need to feel guilty about wanting more! Your mind and your soul want what they want for a reason, tap into honoring that feeling to find out why. Failing forward book: M-powered podcast: Moverz community Instagram:
April 22, 2021
S2 E24 - The Unexpected & Toxic Positivity
Listen in to a short-form episode as Katie breaks down her perspective on preparing for the unexpected as well as being conscious of toxic positivity.  Melissa was unable to be here to record this week due to personal reasons but we plan to be back in full swing next week!  Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss next week's episode!
April 15, 2021
S2 E23 - Character is Fate
Listen in as Katie and Melissa explore a conversation about the idea that character is fate. Learn about misalignment, the differences between behaviors and characteristics, what it means when we’re acting out of character and how to identify that, and the differences between presence and disconnection.
April 8, 2021
S2 E22 - Developing a Solution-based Mindset
Katie and Melissa dive into a structured yet soulful conversation about finding the solutions that will set your life on the right path. Listen in to learn about the tips and steps you can take to start moving your life in the direction you seek to go. Learn about strategy and mindset around growth and problem solving as well as prioritization and vision.
April 1, 2021
S2 E21 - Creatively Identifying Opportunities
Listen in as Katie and Melissa dive into conversation all about creativity, opportunities, and manifestation.  During this week's discussion we get into the nitty gritty of figuring out who we are and what we want our lives to look like as well as the idea that all of this is a fluid journey that is never complete.
March 25, 2021
S2 E20 - It's Great to be Different
On this week’s episode Katie and Melissa dive into a conversation exploring ideas around individuality and the concept that if two are the same one becomes unnecessary. Listen in as they explore opportunities to identify and broadcast your individuality. This discussion about honoring your differences and showing up in the world as the truest version of yourself is definitely one you don’t want to miss.
March 18, 2021
S2 E19 - Breakthroughs and "Been-throughs"
On this weeks episode the conversation flows through insight to the backgrounds and upbringings of your hosts. Listen in as Katie and Melissa explore the idea of considering what people have been through before analyzing their breakthroughs. Learn all about judgement, intentionality, vision, lifestyle and habits. Melissa: Katie: Podcast: Human design:
March 11, 2021
S2 E18 - Frances Pappalardo - Customizing Your Life
Listen in as Frances Pappalardo, Mama, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor and founder of Operation Impact joins us for a conversation about the strategies she’s used to customize her life and impact the lives of those around her on this journey. We talk about business, mindset, lifestyle, purpose, impact, authenticity, and much more. Learn how to unveil the many parts of your purpose and create a vision that is truly aligned with your dreams, gifts, and aspirations. Website: Book reference: Scary Close By: Donald Miller IG: LinkedIn: Melissa Instagram: Katie Instagram:
March 4, 2021
S2 E17 - Consistency is Key
This weeks episode features Katie and Melissa’s most recent discussion about moving through your life deliberately and strategically with a strong willingness to stay in the game. Listen in as we walk you through some of the most important mindset shifts we’ve made that have allowed us to continue this journey as new Entrepreneurs successfully.
February 25, 2021
S2 E16 - Making Space for Creativity
Listen in as Katie and Melissa take you through stories of some of their new experiences as entrepreneurs. Learn about how to support creativity even when you may not consider yourself a creative person. Hear them share all their tips and tricks to nurturing the creative process when doing new things, and tactics for creating space in the mind for new projects and thoughts to develop.
February 18, 2021
S2 E15 - Haley LoBosco - Shaking the Self-Doubt
Haley LoBosco joins us for a conversation about the many transformations we navigate and strengths we develop as women and leaders, both in our homes and in the workforce. From Stay at Home Mom to Chief of Staff, listen in to learn all about Haley’s journey back to the workforce and the skills and mindset shifts she developed along the way to curating the lifestyle and career she has today. If you’re up for a story of true inspiration press play. Instagram: @realtor_haley Facebook:
February 11, 2021
S2 E14 - Grainne McConnell - Clearing the Path
Founder and Owner of Strong Path Coaching Grainne McConnel joins us for an expansive conversation about community, Motherhood, relocation, family life, and entrepreneurship. Join us to learn about staying grounded and boosting your confidence around your work, family responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and motherhood. Grainne tells us all about the steps we can take to start recognizing our transferable skills and how to integrate them into new work after relocating environments and paths or becoming a new Mother. For 25% off of all coaching packages with Strong Path Coaching be sure to mention Patent Pending the Podcast. Connect with Grainne Facebook: Instagram: LinkedIn: Website:
February 4, 2021
S2 E13 - Caitlin Murray - Finding the Answers
Caitlin Murray, the hilarious Stay at home Mom and Instagram influencer behind BigTimeAdulting joins us for a raw honest conversation about the transformative journey of Motherhood. Listen in as Caitlin opens up about the story of her oldest child’s battle with Leukemia, navigating decision making processes around your childrens’ healthcare, routines, household management, career transitions, parenting styles, spousal relationships and the foundational aspects of family life. Instagram @bigtimeadulting Email
January 28, 2021
S2 E12 - Jillian Weston - Don't Back Down
Jillian Weston, Founder and Owner of Jillian’s Circus a Marketing firm based out of Long Island New York joins us to share a story of bravery, grit and creativity around the building of her business. Eight years ago Jillian learned how to tap into her skill sets and her interests in a way that became highly lucrative for her little by little. Today she runs a successful Marketing Firm and has developed a great reputation for herself as an employer, a leader, and service provider. Listen in to learn about how Jillian unveiled the not so obvious path to her success and worked to develop into the responsible leader that hasn’t allowed anything to deter her from the success she’s created today. Links YouTube: Blog:
January 21, 2021
S2 E11 - Mo Jones - Finding Your Voice!
Mo Jones joins us this week to share a story of empowerment. Through Mo’s career as a speech pathologist and vocal coach she teaches women to find their voices and step into their power. Tune in to learn all about how to step up and own your voice, thoughts, and self expression with confidence in all areas of your life. Links IG: Website:
January 14, 2021
S2 E10 - Matthew Ferrara - Making Moves!
This week on the podcast Matthew Ferrara Communications Director and Co-Founder of Moverz joins us for a conversation about change, adjustment, iteration, and intention. Tune in to learn about his transformation from pursuing the path of becoming a physical therapist to building a non-profit organization and media company. Learn all about the mindset and courage it takes to change paths and drop the plan you intended to pursue, to follow your heart and explore your interests. Matt opens up about navigating personal life and professional life while enduring major changes, goal setting, vision work, confidence, mindset and the courage to take a stab at your ideas before everything seems perfectly aligned. Moving through change and iterating with ease is a learned skill that certainly doesn’t come without practice and guidance. Listen in for some insight on how you can best approach any big changes that may be coming up in your life this year. Facebook: Instagram: Personal: @matty_moverz Moverz: @moverz_ Moverz Nonprofit: @moverzworld Moverz Media Group: @moverzmediagroup Moverz Original Content: @moverzoriginals Moverz Merchandise: @moverzlifestyle Links: Moverz Think and grow rich GaryVee YouTube
January 7, 2021
S2 E9 - It’s Time to be Messy!
Katie and Melissa dive into the most authentic conversation aired yet to offer up a taste of what exactly is in store for people beginning an entrepreneurial journey. Listen in for a conversation about, growth, advancement, self realization, and much more. What are you tackling in 2021? We’re here for it! Join us along the journey!
December 31, 2020
S2 E8 - Curating Positive Self-Talk
What do you sound like when you talk to yourself? Probably a question we should be asking ourselves daily while we pursue any form of a personal development journey. Listen in to episode eight as Katie and Melissa dive into the topic of positive self talk and the power behind it. Learn how to shift the messaging in your mind to catapult your life towards your greatest visions and dreams. Links What to Say when you Talk to yourself Dr. Shad Helmstetter Robert Kiyosaki Books
December 24, 2020
S2 E7 - Moving Forward from Failure
Katie and Melissa present you with a raw conversation on failure, perspective, upbringing and mindset. Listen in for an open perspective on how we can use our failures to move one step closer to our goals with grace, learn from our mistakes, and get comfortable with admitting our wrong doings along the way. IG: @patentpending_thepodcast Website: Book: Falling Forward
December 17, 2020
S2 E6 - Conquering Fear
Fear, it’s one of those things we all face at some point or another. It creates limitations, holds us back from our full potentials and so much more. Listen in as Katie and Melissa take a deep dive into conversation about the different types of fear and how you can start building habits to assist you in overcoming them. Learn how to work towards silencing the fears so you can most efficiently achieve the life of your dreams.
December 10, 2020
S2 E5 - Repelling a Hand Me Down Life
Katie and Melissa dive into an awesome conversation about generational habits and lifestyles, and how you can work to repel the negative and hold onto the positive. Listen in as they give tips and tricks to shifting the narrative and developing a mindset that is supportive of your goals, vision, and dream life. Book reference:  Rewire by Richard O'Connor Instagram: @patentpending_thepodcast
December 3, 2020
S2 E4 - Perception
Katie and Melissa take a deep dive into a conversation about perception. Listen in to learn about the power perception can hold over our lives, our actions and our mindsets. Hear our advice about closing the gap between others perceptions of us and our perceptions of ourselves. Links Reese Evans Yessupply -
November 29, 2020
S2 E3 - Danielle Avant - The Creative Corporate Girl
Danielle Avant, the Creative Corporate girl, joins Katie and Melissa for a conversation about skill set, creativity, career development and forging your path! Listen in for insight and inspiration to help in navigating a fulfilling corporate career for the creative person who may be feeling limited by their corporate environment. Facebook: IG: Website: LinkedIn: ​ Six-Week Goal- Slaying Coaching Program - podcast listeners will receive $200 discount on coaching program. Originally priced at $999 - podcast listeners who complete interest form and free coaching chemistry call will pay $799. Six one (1) hour coaching sessions, SMART-goal outlining tool and one (1) ‘Power Hour’ accountability session. Six-Week Goal-Slaying Coaching Program​ -
November 19, 2020
S2 E2 - Rosalynn Robb - Creating a Balanced Business
Air Force Wife and Entrepreneur Rosalynn Robb joins Katie and Melissa for a conversation about creating a life that integrates family, work, leadership, and business development in the most balanced ways with persistence, focus, joy and resilience. Learn the importance of delegation and how it can enable you to live the most balanced life and run successful businesses. Access Rosalynn’s delegation worksheet with the link and access code listed below. The link to getting the Free Delegation Worksheets is:              Code: patentpending Website: IG:
November 12, 2020
S2 E1 - Paula Henson - Celebrating Unique Intelligence
Beauty industry leader Paula Hensen joins us for a conversation about education, owning your unique traits, confidence, and diversity. Hear about her career journey within the hairdressing industry, her creative process in creating her book brand, her unique navigation of traditional education systems, and her transformative parenting journey as a biological, adoptive, and foster mom. To get connected with Paula or The Inclusive bookshop follow the links below! Personal IG: Bookshop IG: Bookshop FB: Personal FB: LinkedIn: Twitter: Website: Email: The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod:
November 5, 2020
Season 2 Trailer!
Listen in for a sneak peak of what is to come for season 2 with Katie and Melissa!  We talk motivations, bumps in the road, and new perspectives!
October 29, 2020
Episode 20 - Season 1 Finale!
Listen in as Katie and Melissa give a full recap of Season 1! Hear some of our favorite parts from some of our favorite guest episodes followed by an overview of what’s coming for Season 2!
October 22, 2020
Episode 19 - Lance Larsen - Finding Loopholes!
Lance Larsen, project manager for a performance automotive shop in Richmond, VA, joins us to discuss the importance of finding the lessons and skills to be learned in every job, the desire to always love what you do and the need to be a lifetime learner.  He also discusses his struggles with dropping out of college, becoming an entrepreneur, finding loopholes and his experience moving from Long Island, NY to Richmond, VA Links: IG:
October 15, 2020
Episode 18 - Jacob Shaw - Giving Yourself Permission!
NYC MTA Electrician, Jacob Shaw, joins us for a wholesome conversation about his journey and transition from a 10 year diverse career in the medical field to becoming an electrician and finding his life's work. Listen in to learn about how you can go about vetting the best schools and programs for your trade of interest, the importance of building your network and the strategy behind doing that successfully, and how to summon the courage to take the big leap of making career change along with the importance of honoring your gifts. This is a rare episode that you don't want to miss. IG: Apex Electrical Program:
October 8, 2020
Episode 17 - Trade Minds and Our Mindset
Melissa and Katie discuss their personal experiences with loves ones being in the trade industry and give an inside look at what is in store for season 2!  Dive deep into the mindset associated with those who choose to be tradespeople, the stigma behind the trades and tradespeople's ability to look at things differently. Also hear a little bit about the ups and downs that Melissa and Katie have experienced during their journeys, both together and individually and where they are going.  You don't want to miss it!
October 1, 2020
Episode 16 - Danielle Evans - The World is Your Oyster!
Danielle Evans joins us for a discussion about her corporate experience in the world of Human Resources. Tune in to learn about the steps she’s taken to successfully navigate career growth, maintain a broad scope of work responsibilities, and all the ins and outs of the world of HR. Danielle is currently pursuing the completion of her MBA, here she walks us through all the parts of the decision-making process in choosing her educational path, how she worked to develop her career prior to diving into her Graduate program, and the strategies she considers to be most beneficial for those pursuing careers in HR. DollarswithDani IG: SHRM Certification: HCRI Certification:
September 24, 2020
Episode 15 - Navigating 3 Phases of Corporate Careers
Katie and Melissa dive into conversation about their own corporate careers and the phases they have been through.  They discuss aligning your professional actions with your interests and purpose.  Learn how to decipher which phase of your career you may be in and how to most effectively move forward to the next phase in a way that aligns with all that you seek to be gaining inside and outside of your career.  It's a corporate deep dive about what to look for when interviewing all the way through reasons to move on to the next phase of your career and so much more! Links Inspiration article: Melissa's Instagram: Katie's Instagram:
September 17, 2020
Episode 14 - Louis Dallojacono - Raise Your Hand!
Louis Dallojacono joins us for an open, honest, informative conversation about launching your career in the corporate arena. Tune in to gain an in-depth understanding of the key areas to focus on when advancing your skillset, personal life, and career as a young professional in NYC. Links Ted Talk with Carla Harris: Lou on IG: Lou on LinkedIn:
September 10, 2020
Episode 13 - Salvatore Ubaldini - "Eye on the Prize"
CPA and CFE, Salvatore Ubaldini joins us for a discussion about navigating corporate environments. Learn all about making the smoothest transition possible from student life to corporate life and the many things that are deserving of your focus and efforts as you develop as a young professional. Listen in to learn about recognizing transferrable skills and utilizing them to the best of your ability throughout the many transitions you make throughout your career. Connect with Sal on LinkedIn
September 3, 2020
Episode 12 - The Founders’ Journey
Katie and Melissa open up about Entrepreneurship and share some of the experiences they’ve had through their journey in starting this podcast. Learn how they overcame, fear, judgement, imposter syndrome, learning curves, mistakes and hardships. They offer an open honest breakdown of the things they’ve done to help them see success through the launch of their business and buildout of this community. Links Podcast Publishing platform:
August 27, 2020
Episode 11 - Meghan Tomlinson - Know Your Worth, Find Your Window!
Former Elementary School Music Teacher turned Integrative Health Coach Meghan Tomlinson, owner of Well with Meghan joins us for a conversation about her journey starting a business in the Holistic health space. Learn all about navigating your transition from a solid promising career to a business owner in the coaching space. Meghan shares all the tips, tricks and realizations of becoming an entrepreneur. Learn about how to know when you're doing the right thing, sticking to the basics, serving yourself and others, becoming a true expert at your craft, and advocating for your health and your interests all throughout the journey. Links Meghan’s IG: Meghan’s Website: Fellow IIN Grad/ Author referenced      IG:      Books: Woman Code ( In the Flo ( Meghan’s brother's companies: and Download Meghan’s free smoothie guide! Book a free clarity call with Meghan here:
August 20, 2020
Episode 10 - Mike Mejer - Learning How to Learn
PR professional and Cannabis industry leader Mike Mejer joins us for an educational conversation about his journey in building a PR company within the Cannabis space. Hear all about how he took his skills from book publishing PR and transferred them over to the highly regulated cannabis industry. Learn what it really means to provide value as a service-based entrepreneur and how to tap into your interests and gifts while securing new clients and serving new communities. Listen in to hear Mike share all his tips and tricks to working from home during the pandemic, and everything that’s helped him stay on track towards his goals both personally and professionally. Links Website: IG: LinkedIn:
August 13, 2020
Episode 9 - Cheyenne Ross - Leap of Faith!
Cheyenne Ross joins us for an open discussion about motherhood, entrepreneurship and adapting as both a new mom and business owner through a pandemic. Learn all about starting a business during some very uncertain times, staying inspired, curating a vision and becoming resourceful. Get inspired to turn your need for a solution into a business opportunity in any industry! Links Chey’s IG: Bubbs By the Cays:
August 6, 2020
Episode 8 - Alyssa Durante - You Deserve It!
Non-traditional college student Alyssa Durante joins us for an open and honest discussion about her college experiences and all the reasons why you don’t need to take the paths most traveled to reach your success. Listen in for a raw discussion about support systems, influential relationships and finding clarity in your choices of studies and career paths. Learn about the importance of holding and further developing your confidence as well as the other foundational pieces that will carry you through various transformations throughout your life. Links Alyssa’s IG: FB:
July 30, 2020
Episode 7 - The College Survival Guide!
Katie and Melissa discuss the open honest truth about working through hardships during your college years, navigating the playing field and learning how to tune in and find your tribe! Listen in for an authentic discussion about tips and tricks to building great habits and taking advantage of all the great things you’re able to access and make time for during your college years. Links
July 23, 2020
Episode 6 - Olivia and Philip - The Show Must Go On!
Entertainment industry professionals and soon to be husband and wife, Olivia LoVerde and Philip Rheinheimer join us for a discussion about career diversity, exposure and the processes of developing and maintaining a career in the arts through a global pandemic. Hear them breakdown the transitions from High School to College and then College to the professional world, while deciding which directions to develop their careers in within their industry. Learn new tips on developing your network within the arts and entertainment industry and hear all about what it’s like to work and study the same skills as your spouse while building two very different careers from one another. Links Olivia’s IG
July 16, 2020
Episode 5 - Benedith Loiseau - Against The Grain!
Author, Benedith Loiseau joins us for a conversation about bravery, and courage to go against the grain and live in your truth. She walks us through the experiences of leaving the traditional path of pursuing an undergraduate degree and the decision to write, self-publish and sell her poetry. She discusses many of the common issues undergraduate students today are facing. She talks here about her decision and planning around moving to a new city completely on your own as a young person. Listen in for some great tips on developing your creativity and courage and how to carry that through any transition you may be making in life. Links Benedith’s IG Poems4People IG
July 9, 2020
Episode 4- Cristina Inestroza- Fighting the Good Fight
Mother, Wife, Content Creator, Photographer and former Teacher Cristina Inestroza joins us for a conversation about major life transitions, career changes, the joys and hardships of motherhood and how she’s navigated it all. Hear Cristina talk through the many brave decisions she’s made that have allowed her to create the life she’s thriving within today. Links Find Cristina and The Memory Market over on IG
July 2, 2020
Episode 3 - Christine LaVopa - Expecting the Unexpected
Expecting the Unexpected, a new Military wife’s journey with rapid change and transformation Christine LaVopa shares a fierce and vulnerable story of her experience battling an eating disorder, dealing with food addiction, life as a Military spouse and a new Mother and mastering Travel and transformation with her toddler. Listen in to hear her breakdown the tools and tactics she’s used throughout these experiences to cope, adjust and buildout a life where her and her family are now thriving.  Associated Links Christine's Instagram  "Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself" by Dr. Joe Dispenza Teach My Toddler Learning Kit Unique fitness Long Island
June 25, 2020
Episode 2 - Use what is in your bag!
Listen in as Katie and Melissa breakdown the secrets to recognizing, nurturing and utilizing your gifts. Hear them discuss methods to assist you in gaining clarity, managing energetic shifts and learning how to begin making use of newly realized gifts through different stages of life.
June 18, 2020
Episode 1 - Kat Divone - Meet yourself where you are!
Yoga Instructor, Nutritional Coach, Personal trainer and new Mother Kat Divone joins us to discuss food, fitness, life without diet culture, parenting, lifestyle changes and the joy of movement. Hear her reveal her tips and tricks to finding joy, protecting your energy and maintaining a lifestyle that’s authentic to your goals.
June 15, 2020
Meet Your Hosts
Meet your hosts! Katie and Melissa give a brief breakdown of what you can expect here. Learn a bit more about the masterminds behind the show, what they envision and why they’ve set out on a mission to cultivate this community.
June 11, 2020