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The Small Victories Podcast

The Small Victories Podcast

By Pauline Victoria
Our greatness within is made up of a series of small victories on this journey called life.

Each episode will awaken your potential, purpose and power as you discover your own greatness.
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Answer Your Call with Shaun Banks
Stepping into your life purpose, into everything you were created for can be scary.  I know I’ve shied away from my gifts and calling, but as a result was left living small.  Have you heard the small voice within nudging you toward your purpose?  Have you seen the signs? But are too scared to say, “Yes!”  This is what Shaun Banks experienced when faced with his life’s calling. Takeaways: In stepping into your purpose and avoiding getting overwhelmed, just focus on the next step. Sometimes we have to borrow the belief of others in us before we can believe in ourselves. The parent's voice becomes their children's voice as they go out in life. We always think about our ideas not working, but what if it does? Look at what other people are doing right and duplicate that. Taking small steps, whether quickly or slowly, doesn't matter. What matters is just continuing to do it. Shaun SF. Banks has been involved in the youth development industry for over 20 years. he's a captivating, humorous, and passionate communicator. Shaun excels at motivating and developing youths to go after their dreams. Shaun educates families on effective ways to support their youth and give them an edge in life. In 2007, Shaun opened the I AM Defense institute against profound disinterest in working with children. Since that time, SF. has developed a passion for creating personal development systems for youth. Shaun is the creator of Camp Warrior King, which helps thousands of youth gain exposure to amazingly fun activities, "You Can Have IT ALL!" Youth conferences, "You Can Have It ALL!" Youth motivational Development Magazine, The Team Hott SAWCE development characters, and other development tools for children. Shaun has also authored 3 books on the personal development topic. One of SF.'s big passions is the "You Can Have IT All!" orphanage in Bombo, Uganda, where he currently supports over 30 children with shelter, food, and school supplies. Learn more about Shaun Banks at IG: @sfdreamsbig Linkedin:
August 09, 2022
Freedom from Fear with Jacqueline Wales
Fear. It's something each one of us knows intimately. Some fears can be insignificant like fear of spiders but some can be more significant and impactful on our quality of life, like fear of failure.  But regardless of degree of fear, all fears hold us hostage. So any assistance in helping free us from fear is greatly appreciated. Here to talk with us about how to thrive in the face of great is Jacqueline Wales. Takeaways: We all know how to be our own worst enemy, but how about learning to be our own best friend & thinking about how we speak to ourselves? Fear is imagination-based. How we deal with our fears is based on the stories that we tell ourselves. Success is a continuous process of iteration. My past may be something, but I get to choose who I want to be in the world. - Carl Jung Just keep doing it until one day you look back and say "It doesn't bother me anymore." An astute observer of behavior Jacqueline Wales is endlessly fascinated by the messiness of being human and finds people who are vulnerable and honest about their struggles incredibly interesting and courageous. As the author of When The Crow Sings, The Fearless Factor, The Fearless Factor @ Work, and soon to be published Fearless Women Leading The Way, she has explored human behavior and asked tough questions to discover hard truths for more than 35 years. While observing and talking with thousands of people over several decades, I’ve come to understand that the challenges we all confront are not much different—no matter who you are or what you’re doing in life. Jacqueline is an author, singer, and global nomad who has lived and traveled on three continents, earned a black belt in karate, and now enjoys Crossfit workouts in her garage! She is also an active co-partner in a long-term marriage and mother of four children who have grown up to be amazing adults. Learn more about Jacqueline Wales at
August 02, 2022
Bye Bye Teen Suicide with Jackie Simmons
The most horrible experience one could live through is someone close to them committing suicide.  With suicide rates up, the media and society are normalizing suicide as an acceptable exit.  In this episode, we’ll be talking with Jackie Simmons who wants to normalize the conversation that intervenes on suicidal thoughts. Takeaways: Every action begins with a thought. Stopping suicide means we must prevent the cause; which is thinking that it is the best option to take. The battles are won and lost in the subconscious mind. Your subconscious is designed to bring about what you think about. You have to be an advocate for yourself, and even when you aren't yet, know that someone out there will stand for you and with you. TEDx speaker, Radio Show Host, International Best-selling Author, Resilience Master, and co-founder of the Teen Suicide Prevention Society, Jackie Simmons is best known for her mission to “Stop Teen Suicide.” In 1995, blindsided by her 14-year-old daughter’s suicide attempt, Jackie entered a world of depression, addictions, medical mysteries, and deadly silences. The journey into the world of mental health services and cultural taboos left Jackie feeling lost and alone. “OK” on the outside, with “really, I’m fine,” her most frequent response to inquiries about how she was doing.  Jackie hid her deep, psychic wounds from the world behind a façade of frantic entrepreneurial activity. Then on August 3, 2019, Jackie’s now 37-year-old daughter, broke the silence. Jackie wasn’t ready. She calls August 3, 2019 the day her “purpose tapped her on the shoulder.” Learn more about Jackie Simmons at Donations Accepted at
July 26, 2022
Finding your True Self through Centering Prayer with Rich Lewis
For many of us, we’re so busy working on things outside of ourselves, our families, our jobs, our friends, our churches, etc.  And all of that is good, but are we so busy that we become distracted from who we are and what we have been created to be?  In this episode, we’ll be learning about an interesting concept and practice called Centering Prayer.  Rich Lewis will guide us on our learning of Centering Prayer and how it can reveal our true selves. Takeaways: As we sit with God, we become more in tune with who He is and the image of which we were created for. We learn to let go and focus on the moment through centering prayer. It has a way of giving you back time. Being intentional in sitting with God and continuously coming back to him refreshes and restarts you from the busyness and distractions of everyday life. Rich Lewis is an author, speaker and coach who focuses on centering prayer as a means of inner transformation. He teaches centering prayer in both his local and virtual community and offers one-on-one coaching. Rich’s newest book is titled, Sitting with God: A Journey To Your True Self Through Centering Prayer. He publishes a weekly meditation, book reviews, and interviews on his site, Silence Teaches. He has published articles for a number of organizations, including Contemplative Light, Abbey of the Arts, Contemplative Outreach, EerdWord, In Search of a New Eden, the Ordinary Mystic at Patheos, and the Contemplative Writer. ​ Rich has been a daily practitioner of centering prayer since June 1, 2014. Centering prayer has been so life-giving and life-changing that he feels compelled to share his journey with others who wish to learn more. Rich resides with his family in Ambler, Pennsylvania. Learn more about Rich Lewis at
July 19, 2022
What Do You Love? with Felicia Searcy
What do you love?  Such a simple question.  But who can answer that?  When posed with this question, I struggle to give a clear answer.  Perhaps it’s because I’ve never been asked this question or maybe it's because I just really haven’t dived enough into who I am and what my dream or vision is.  What do I love?  This is the question that we’ll be unpacking today with our guest, Felicia Searcy. Takeaways: The nature of life in general, in us and as us is to always seek a greater expression. When you start compromising with life, life starts compromising with you. The moments are there all the time, it's just a matter of being awake and receiving that moment. We can work to reduce fear by bringing the fear along, and act anyway. When you step into who you are, you're transforming to be able to bring your best self to others. Felicia’s purpose is her passion: to empower you to discover and express your best self as you create the life that you love. She is an award winning transformational coach, international speaker, author, and minister who has helped thousands create a path for living their dream life. For over 20 years, Felicia has worked with people from all walks of life who are seeking the spiritual side of success. As a highly sought after international speaker, she has shared the stage with powerhouse leaders like international speaker, Mary Morrissey; founder and CEO of eWomenNetwork, Sandra Yancey; and international motivational speaker, Les Brown. Felicia’s proven ‘dream activation code’ helps folks just like you, accelerate your results as you create a richer, more fulfilling life. Learn more about Felicia Searcy at
July 12, 2022
To Love and Cherish Yourself with Dr. Michelle R. Hannah
The journey.  We’re all on one.  It’s called life.  And on this journey there are ups and downs, turns and twists, and the quality of our life will be dependent on how we show up.  Dr. Michelle R. Hannah is on quite a journey and she has learned some things along the way that can help us as we are on our own journey to truly be and love our true self. Takeaways: Helping others heal will help you with your own healing. Authenticity is showing up in the world and choosing to be truly free and at peace with who you are. Unearth the ugly and the painful you've been hiding from in order to heal. You don't have to step into healing alone. Dr. Michelle R. Hannah, through her life's medical challenges and overwhelming love for humanity, the health, emotional well-being of people and commitment to living authentically- is among the most influential women today. Dr. Michelle public speaking spans over 15 years and is the author of The Breaking Point: A Full-Circle Journey and workbook, The Vows A guide to Understanding your marriage and understanding yourself and her most recent book- The Self Vows; Seven Vows That Will Charge Your Life Michelle has made several appearances on TV, Radio, Podcasts, and  has collaborated with and featured in many blogs. She has recently been featured in articles for CBS, FOX, NBC & was voted #1 Relationship Coach of the year.. Check out her various programs: The Self Vows Retreat March The Self Vows Self Paced Program Revamp of our Business Intimacy Program The Self Vows new V steam product line Learn more about Michelle R. Hannah at @michelle_r_hannah @theselfvowsretreat
July 05, 2022
How Prison Set Him Free with Chancellor Jackson
Imagine being in a foreign country. Taken and imprisoned, faced with language and cultural barriers and not knowing what would happen next.  This is the story of Chancellor Jackson who spent 14 days in a Beijing prison. Takeaways: Be responsible and hold yourself accountable for your actions. Experience is the best teacher, but you can always learn from others' experiences as well. You can either define your life and yourself or have others do it for you. Adversity will introduce a man/woman to him/herself. Chancellor was born in Fulton County, Georgia, to Native American parents. He attended Stetson University. For nine years he played football at the high school and collegiate level. After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication and Media Studies, Chancellor lived abroad in China from 2018-2019. Chancellor fell into writing after his traumatic experience of being arrested, and detained in Beijing for 14 days. His first book, "14 Days in Beijing" has ranked #1 over fifteen times on Amazon in multiple genres. Learn more about Chancellor Jackson at @korlehj
June 28, 2022
Coming Home with Sam Thiara
When we look at what makes up our identity, there are so many facets to consider.  But how important is our cultural identity? That’s what we’ll be discussing with Sam Thiara on this episode. Sam is a professional who has created a personal journey as a speaker, storyteller, writer, educator, coach, entrepreneur, problem solver and community activator. His goal is to help individuals realize their greatness.  Presently, he teaches at the Beedie School of Business and is also the Founder and Chief Motivating Officer at Ignite the Dream Coaching and Consulting.  He has become an expert in career coaching with over 5,000 conversations. He has authored two books, and shared at two different TEDx conferences His tagline - "Everyone’s life is an autobiography…make yours worth reading" Takeaways: Finding your ancestral roots will help you reconnect and recapture the place and the culture that is your home. Connecting with your history allows you to touch onto the sum of what makes you who you are. Your different identities don't have to be separated - you are all of it at the same time. Traveling and experiencing the world opens you up to new perspectives and broadens your horizons. We are humans, first and foremost. Everyone's life is an autobiography, make yours worth living. Learn more about Sam Thiara at Books: LinkedIn: IG: FB:
June 21, 2022
It’s Not Your Fault with Elena Perella
Why do we do what we do?  We know certain behaviors and habits are bad for us, like smoking, over-eating or even picking fights. And yet we continue to engage in this behavior. Where do these bad behaviors originate from and how can we free ourselves from our habitual programming? Takeaways: We have the power inside ourselves to make healthy choices. Becoming aware of the unhealthy habits you inherited is the first and the most important step. Remember to not rush through the process, healing takes time. Exploring parental relationships may provide insight into the reason you keep repeating unhealthy habits or have trouble changing toxic traits. Do not forget to encourage yourself and practice self-love. Letting go of your anger and resentment is key in order to fully heal. Elena Perella, a Mental Focus and Emotional Mastery Expert who experienced a personal transformation, coaching herself through a severe depression, eating disorders, and domestic violence as a result of a generational legacy of unresolved childhood issues and conflicts that was passed onto her by her family and reinforced by societal toxic conditionings.   She now helps her clients eliminate unhealthy habits, such as overeating, procrastinating, smoking, overworking, and many more, so that they can become emotionally strong and independent, live their lives with passion and purpose, and help their children do the same. Learn more about Elena Perella at
June 14, 2022
Ready with Resilience with Jodi Woelkering
When we think of resilience, we often think of it as it relates to us as individuals.  But can you translate resilience to your business by creating a resilient culture? How do we do that and what does that look like? Here to talk with us on this episode is Jodi Woelkering whose decades of experience in the corporate world has shown her that resiliency is a key feature of every enduringly successful individual and every organizational culture that is productive and collaborative over the longer term. Takeaways: Psychological safety is key to a high-performing work environment. Cancel culture weakens our resilience as individuals and as a society. Mindfulness is key to overcoming fear and stepping into your own power. Businesses need to pay more attention to their leadership development. Disconnect and step away from time to time to contrast with the busyness and stresses of everyday life. Decades of experience in the corporate world has shown Jodi that resiliency is a key feature of every enduringly successful individual and every organizational culture that is productive and collaborative over the longer term. The modern workplace is filled with constant challenges and competing priorities, both for the business at large and for the individuals within the business, and resilience is a key component of effectively navigating these challenges. Jodi is passionate about assisting businesses to build an enduring resilient culture at the whole culture level, the various levels of leadership within the business and at the individual level, so that the business as a whole and the individuals within the business can experience the enormous benefits of an enduring resilient culture. Learn more about Jodi Woelkering at
June 07, 2022
The Essentials of Success with Mark Herschberg
Leadership, Management (people & processes) networking, negotiation, teamwork, effective communication–all skills we’re told are essential for success, but skills rarely ever taught. This is the gap that Mark Herschberg has chosen to fill. Mark is the author of The Career Toolkit, Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You. From tracking criminals and terrorists on the dark web to creating marketplaces and new authentication systems, Mark has spent his career launching and developing new ventures at startups and Fortune 500s and in academia. He helped to start the Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program, dubbed MIT’s “career success accelerator,” where he teaches annually. At MIT, he received a B.S. in physics, a B.S. in electrical engineering & computer science, and a M.Eng. in electrical engineering & computer science, focusing on cryptography. At Harvard Business School, Mark helped create a platform used to teach finance at prominent business schools. He also works with many non-profits, including Techie Youth and Plant A Million Corals. Takeaways: Leadership, management, networking, negotiation, teamwork and effective communication are soft skills applicable and beneficial to anyone and everyone, not just exclusive to company executives or founders. Peer learning is an effective tool in helping individuals continuously train and get feedback in the application of these soft skills. Communication is key - mental models may help in finding a more effective approach in communicating. Career planning is important, and having the flexibility to adjust your plans continuously is crucial. It is not about perfection. It is about getting a little bit better each day. Learn more about Mark Herschberg at
April 26, 2022
Assessing your Value with Bharat Kanodia
How do you assess the value of your business?  What is it worth?  In this episode, we’ll be talking with Bharat Kanodia about what elements are needed to determine  the value of your business and what to establish now to ensure the value of your business in the future. Bharat has valued over 2000 businesses, real estate, industrial, and financial assets including governmental infrastructure, public and private companies, and various unique real estate assets. He has valued companies like Uber, AirBNB, DoorDash, GE, Tesla. Bharat has valued unique assets like the Golden Gate Bridge, Atlanta Airport, Mirage Casino Las Vegas and many others. He has also signed off on over 4,500 valuations with $2.6 trillion in assets globally. Takeaways: Valuations are the start-ups currency Your business’ systems and processes must be set up to service customers and revenue on autopilot in order to have a lot of value The influencers’ value lies in their followership Track records, whether it be as a business owner or as a corporate employee matters to investors and venture capitalists Our valuations as businesses correlate to the value we can provide to our customers Learn more about Bharat Kanodia at
April 19, 2022
Business Excellence with Rael Bricker
Excellence. It is something we all strive for in life and business. But what does excellence look like and how do we achieve it? Rael Bricker, serial entrepreneur works with leaders and managers on growing and achieving excellence, as he has experienced the roller coaster and knows how to navigate the twists, turns and loops. From being 6000ft underground, to starting an education business (that grew to have 4000 plus students) to spending years working in venture capital, Rael has seen it all. He's listed companies on two international stock exchanges, and his financial services group has settled more than $3bn in loans in 18 years. Rael has a diverse work history combined with his unique global research interviews with companies in more than 25 countries.  With over 30 years as a serial entrepreneur, Rael Bricker helps businesses succeed by delivering a series of dynamic talks on building businesses by thinking outside the box. Rael has been presenting for many years on business, culture, finance, investing, diversity and ethics.  The learning is best practice combined with practical experience to achieve business excellence. Rael Bricker holds two Masters degrees, an MBA and MSc (Software Engineering) and an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering (BSc (Eng) . Rael is currently a Fellow of the MFAA. (Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia), a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) of PSA (Professional Speakers Australia) and a Member of AICD (Australian Institute of Company Directors). Additionally, Rael is the first inspirationalist in Australia with Integrus Global and a Mentor with both Mentored With Mark Bouris and  Rael is also the Author of “Dive In : Lessons learnt since business school”. Takeaways: Excellence is showing up as not the perfect version of yourself, but the best version of yourself. And it's not in comparison to anyone else, but you comparing yourself to yourself. Imposter syndrome, not feeling good enough prevents people from showing up as the best version of themselves because they're trying to measure themself against someone else. What makes excellence are those tiny little incremental changes, not big flashy Hollywood moments. When you come from a place of abundance and supply, then every other question is easily answered. Learn more about Rael Bricker at
April 12, 2022
Walk by Faith Not By Sight with Michaela Cox
What gets you through life’s tribulations?  Michaela Cox has been divorced, remarried and then widowed with 2 kids all being legally blind.  Many factors helped her, but in this episode, we’ll be focusing on how her faith was what carried her from tribulation to thriving. Michaela Cox  is a multi-published author who writes on diverse variety of subjects. She feels her most interesting life story, journey and message needs to be shared to help others. It involves a traveling journey of a lifelong disability of legal blindness, divorced at age 26 and loss of her beloved husband at age 38. This threw her into solo/single motherhood. She calls it her  38DDD going from much tribulation to learning how to thrive in all things in life. Because of her life journey she has learned immensely valuable lessons that help her to thrive in all thing,  no matter what life throws at her such as: Faith Life is a choice and about our choices Mindset matters as it is the key and a game changer Self-care Having resources Learn more about Michaela Cox at
April 05, 2022
The 4 Ps of Business with Pete Mohr
As entrepreneurs, we can struggle with feeling really busy in our business, but not seeing the needle of our business move us toward profit.  Pete Mohr, a business coach, helps entrepreneurs transform their frustrations into freedoms by using a variety of frameworks that help them cut through the chaos and overwhelm of running a business. With over 25 years as a business owner, he's refined many of his tips, tools, and techniques in the trenches within his own businesses. You own your business; it shouldn't own you. It's time to start using frameworks that allow you to have a turnkey business so that you can live the life you deserve The 4 P’s: Product (or service): what is your best offer to deliver your promise? Processes: what are your processes of how you do tasks in your business to deliver your promise? People: who's helping you deliver your promise? Who’s part of your ideal team and clients? Profit: how much you profit is determined by how well you perfect the other three P’s. Learn more about Pete Mohr at Linkedin: Instagram: Facebook: Youtube:
March 29, 2022
Choosing Love in the Midst of Hate with Wajid Hassan
There’s a lot happening in our world.  Political unrest.  Division. Violence.  Illness. Natural disasters.  It sometimes feels all too much. So how can we stay centered in love when all we are being bombarded with is hate.  With us in this episode is Wajid Hassan to help us talk through what is happening and how we can choose love. From Pakistan to England and then settling in America, Wajid has lived an interesting and varied life in many fields of endeavor. From a technical background as a Field Service Engineer, to stand up comedian with over twenty years as a union actor doing voice over, narration, commercials as well as TV and movie roles. He also encompasses over forty years experience in the field of metaphysics, healing, spirituality and new age concepts. As a qualified Speaker, Healer and Teacher he can demonstrate how to reignite the spiritual flame within us and send it outwards to all, improving not only our own personal lives but those of every lifestream that live on our beautiful world, which is something he outlines in detail in his #1 bestseller on Amazon, “The Struggle for World Sanity”. Takeaways: We are spiritual beings in physical bodies. We must neutralize the negative thoughts on our minds by drawing down the divine energy and grounding it into us through a meditative state. Channeling this energy will raise our own vibrations and the vibrations around us. The new religion of the world right now is service to others. There's three balanced ways of being of service: financially, physically and the mental transformation and spiritual energy transfer. The same amount of spiritual energy you give out, comes back to you. There's only one sin on this planet and that is ignorance; ignorance of the divine law. Group Call: Yogi Master Website: Learn more about Wajid Hassan at
March 22, 2022
Planning Your Exit at the Beginning of Your Business with Marvin Storm
In this episode, we’ll be talking about your exit strategy for your business.  But what if you’re just at the beginning stages of building your business?  This is the time to start implementing your exit strategy.  To help us look at this topic more closely, we’ll be talking with Marvin Storm. Marvin founded, acquired, scaled, and exited businesses during his career. After exiting his last business, he planned to enjoy life, but after a brief stint in the slow lane he realized that sitting on the sidelines wasn’t his style. After considering his options, he felt that leveraging his decades of startup, operational, and C-suite experience could help entrepreneurs launch, scale their business, create enterprise value, and then execute a successful and profitable business exit. With this idea in mind, he launched the Business Exit Stories Podcast where he interviews M&A Advisors, Investment Bankers, Business Brokers, Wealth Managers, and other transaction professionals inviting them to share war stories of their good, bad, and ugly deals for the benefit of entrepreneurs who may be in the early stages of thinking about and positioning their business for an eventual exit. He has developed strategies entrepreneurs can use to substantially increase their business enterprise value and profitably exit their business. The Takeaways: Adopt a forward, future-thinking mindset so as you make decisions in your business, you’re making those decisions with the end in mind. Mindset will drive decisions. Decisions will drive the type of people you hire. The type of people you hire will drive the culture. The culture will drive satisfied customers, satisfied customers will drive business growth. Business growth will drive profitability. Profitability will drive valuation of what your company is eventually going to be worth. There are tangible and intangible assets within your company.  The tangible assets include the material goods, like computers, software, email list.  The intangible assets are the culture, goodwill, systems and processes. You can start with your personal brand, but as you start to build, start moving toward a company brand that doesn’t have to be associated with you. Learn more about Marvin Storm at
March 15, 2022
The Art of Kindness with Donna Cameron
What happens when you publicly commit to one year of kindness?  In this episode, we’ll be chatting with Donna Cameron who did just this. She’ll share her findings and how we can practically implement kindness into our world today. Donna Cameron spent her career working with nonprofit organizations and causes—as an executive, consultant, trainer, and volunteer. It was there that she saw kindness in action and was awed by its power to transform. While she considered herself a reasonably nice person (with occasional lapses into bitchiness), she knew that true kindness was a step above. When she committed to a year of living kindly, she learned that it takes practice, patience, and understanding . . . and a sense of humor helps, too. Her experience is captured in her book, A Year of Living Kindly.  It is now in its 7th printing and available as an audiobook. There are several foreign language editions forthcoming, and the book has been recognized with more than a dozen literary awards. The Takeaways: Kindness is contagious.  If we experience it, even if we only witness somebody being kind to somebody else, we're more inclined to be kind in our next encounters. There’s a distinction between being nice and being kind. Nice is safe and it's doing the expected or polite thing. You can be nice to someone and still make judgments about them. Being kind is the intention to suspend judgment of others, to do more than tolerate, and to accept them as they are. Being kind requires intention. It's going a little bit beyond to help another person,  encourage them or make them feel better. A lot of it is perception. Extending and receiving kindness is a connector and requires courage. Kindness requires active participation from both the giver and receiver. Learn more about Donna Cameron at Twitter: @DonnaJCameron, Facebook Author Page: LinkedIn:
March 08, 2022
Healing Within with James Mannion and Harry Thomas of Lads Talk Health
Healing can take place at many different levels.  What if we could reveal one framework for self-healing at all levels?  James Mannion and Harry Thomas have come together to combine their experience to help people heal themselves at the physical, emotional and soulful levels. Each of them have their unique journeys that have contributed to their perspectives and experiences, leading them to a passion of helping people as Life Coaches and as podcasters doing a podcast called Lads Talk Health where they work with people who have terminal illnesses, relationships, parenting, child development and their spiritual journeys. Here are the takeaways: Universally, people regret not speaking their truth. People are afraid of speaking their truth because they judge themselves from the ego and they’re afraid of being judged by others. When you start observing that fear, you become present and then can deal with it. You are enough. Start expressing yourself from that base of knowledge. Everything is energy.  It gets expressed in our emotions which create our experiences of this world. We have two responsibilities from a cellular level, to grow and protect. The framework has 4 steps: 1. Accept that you have an ego. 2. You also have a soul, which is your truth. This means that you have a choice. 3. Take control of your thoughts and follow your gut which often leads you to the truth. Come into and express your truth now. 4. Identify your roles, check where you are and identify how you can be your best self. James: Sexually abused as a child, dealt drugs, went on the run, went to prison, moved abroad, started a family, lost a child, lost his soul, and then found it again. Started helping people with cancer 8 years ago., Now! He is here. Harry: Started his businesses at 21, lived the life of an entrepreneur at 23, found drugs, met stress and had a breakdown at 25. He was introduced to meditation at 27, then got arrested 3 times in 18 months. NOW! At 30, his Spiritual journey started. Together: They met at London Bridge Fitness First, working as Personal Trainers. Harry looked up to James back then. Although thousands of miles apart for many years they stayed connected, and after over 10 years Harry started coaching James. Being coached by Harry started James on a journey that changed his life. And now they coach each other and help those with terminal illness move through the process of self-healing. Learn more about James Mannion and Harry Thomas at IG: @ladstalkhealth @harrythomascoaching @jamesmannioncoaching
March 01, 2022
Mindset Disruption with Jose Flores
Have you ever met someone that walks their talk?  There are a lot of people out there that talk about mindset, mental toughness and leadership, but few embody what they teach.  Jose Flores lives what he believes and preaches about how to impact your life and business by disrupting your mindset. Jose Flores is a Global Motivator, Mindset Disruptor, and #1 Best-Selling Author of "Don't Let Your Struggle Become Your Standard". Jose speaks all over the world using his unique story of growing up with a physical "disability" and how you can use the power of your mind to overcome anything in life. His main message is to never allow your struggle to become your standard and how to dominate your life and business. Here are the takeaways: When the mind decides everything else follows. Be mindful about what you are putting into your mind because you can't add value to anyone else until you value yourself first. Live your life to the fullest, as you were created to live. If you want your life to look different, then you need to start changing some things. Don't stop. Keep holding on and keep moving forward. Learn more about Jose Flores at All Platforms: @joseinspires Free Gift: Book: Course:
February 22, 2022
The Dance of Delegation with Oxana Romanyuk
A key to scaling your business successfully is delegation.  Expanding our team is a natural evolution of expanding our businesses.  But it may not always feel natural.  What’s involved? How do I know when it’s the right time to start building a team? Who should my first hire be? How do I hire the right people that will last? We’ll be addressing all your questions in this episode as we talk to Oxana Romanyuk about how she teaches the Dance of Delegation. Oxana Romanyuk is founder and CEO of Remote Rockstars that offers high-end online business management and professional virtual assistant services to visionary entrepreneurs, industry experts, and coaches. She works with her home-grown team of rockstar account managers and virtual assistants, helping entrepreneurs systematize and grow their businesses. Oxana is a certified Online Business Manager and a proud member of the International Association of Online Business Managers and Association of Virtual Assistants. She’s trained countless virtual assistants and has helped multiple entrepreneurs grow their businesses, reach more people, and impact the world. Here are the takeaways: When expanding your professional team,  let them know about your agreements, expectations about the way you would want your clients serviced. Compatible personalities are not necessary, but nice to have on a team to help ensure alignment of goals. Personality tests can be used to check compatibility. You can implement a trial period of two to three weeks to test if your potential hire is a good emotional and psychological match. Be clear about your vision, where you want your business to go, your branding, and your messaging so that your potential hire will be very clear. Expanding your team allows you to show up in your zone of genius and lets others perform the tasks that drain you. When looking for a potential hire, look at all of their skills.  There may be multiple tasks that they are able to do. Learn more about Oxana Romanyuk at IG: FB:
February 15, 2022
The Power of Pinterest with Kristine Schwartz
How many of you use Pinterest?  I know I do… to look up the latest in home decor trends or to be inspired by how to trim my upcoming Christmas tree.  But did you know that it can also be used to build your business?  It’s an overlooked platform as many of us are accustomed to Facebook, LinkedIn or Instagram to build our audience, but Pinterest is powerful in a different way. Kristine Schwartz will be educating us on what she teaches her clients to help them build their business. Kristine is a business coach, consultant & public speaker. She activates female, impact-driven brands to confidently build their strategic roadmaps and marketing plans in ways that are uniquely aligned to their greater purpose. Here are the takeaways: Integrate yourself with who you want to serve and what problem you want to solve by listening to your gut, not logic Pinterest is a slow burn. As time goes on, your visibility increases. Traffic to your personal sites will increase because Pinterest is the only social media platform that encourages users to leave the platform to visit your site. Because it can take time to gain visibility momentum, start now in posting pins and promoting your material. Learn more about Kristine Schwartz at IG: @reinventyourhustle
February 08, 2022
The Queen of Reframe with Carol Boston
Robert Kiyosaki said that statements close us off and questions open us up. But any question?  There are empowering questions that can help reveal to us our next steps, personally and professionally and can help us reframe our situations.  Here to help us is Carol Boston. Carol Boston is an International Best-Selling Author, an Award-Winning Speaker, and a Business Leadership Coach. Carol is known as the Queen of Reframe, who helps you reframe any challenge so you can double or triple your income in record time. She brings the discipline of being a professional athlete and the savvy of 27 years of experience as a sales expert in Fortune 100 companies like AT&T, Sprint, and Paychex. Her clients say she is relentless in supporting them to get the results that they want. Carol helps female business owners to know their value, own their power and advocate for themselves so they rise up and become the Lioness Leaders they were created to be. Here are the takeaways: Convenience and comfort don’t live on the same block as conviction. Empowering questions have the ability to: Open the door to possibility Cause you to ponder Challenge your capacity Open up your awareness Get others on the same page with you quicker and with less resistance Take the emotion out of conversations A powerful empowering question is “What else is possible?” Empowering questions never start with “Why” because “why” invites defensiveness, ego and emotions which make it more challenging to make good decisions. Nothing has meaning except which we give it. You’re only one decision away from a completely different life and asking the right question will help you make the right decision. Your business will grow as much as you grow in personal leadership. Learn more about Carol Boston at FB, IG & Twitter: @TheCarolBoston; LinkedIn: @TheCarolBostonCoaching
February 01, 2022
How to Have it All with Purdeep Sangha
Love, success, money, family. do we have it all?  Is it even possible?  Purdeep Sangha believes you can and in this episode, we’ll show you how. Purdeep is an entrepreneur and internationally acclaimed personal coach & advisor to businessmen. He’s strongly focused on the development of men in business and personal leadership roles. A very unique approach for how to balance a life between business and personal goals as a family man. He’s one of a few select groups of people who have expertise in business, neuroscience, high-performance psychology, masculinity, men in relationships and spirituality.  Purdeep has also just launched his new book, The Complete Man. Having it all is subjective. It is the feeling of living a fulfilled life.   It is something we all strive for and a small number of us achieve.  Perhaps it’s because we’re looking at our lives from the perspective of the victim.  Rather than life happening to us, it is possible to be at the cause and creator of our life. With patience and self-awareness, we can take the time to ask ourselves how we want to feel, what quality of life we want to have, how we want to spend our time. Fulfillment can be defined as “satisfaction or happiness as a result of fully developing one's abilities or character.”  Purdeep and his book, The Complete Man, can be a guide to developing our character and truly living a fulfilled and victorious life. Here are the takeaways: Being complete is not about having it all externally, it’s about being fulfilled inside. According to neuroscience, men’s brains switch quicker from the feelings to solving the reason why they are feeling what they're feeling so they can fix it.. There has to be a safe environment for men to show their emotions. To be constructive with the expression of emotions, men need to have an understanding of their emotions and emotions are a form of energy. Managing your emotions comes from mindfulness and practice. Mindfulness requires you to slow down to understand your emotions and identify the emotions you want to experience. Pulling out emotions and criticism makes men put up their defense systems. Men do want to feel their emotions and have intimacy. Being patient and non-critical is essential to creating that safe space for them. Slow down. Learn more about Purdeep Sangha at Get his book, The Complete Man at 75% Off Promo Code: VICTORY75
January 25, 2022
Smashing Sabotage with Nicole Borghi
Have you had the experience of wanting to be successful or in a loving relationship or becoming more fit?  You may start out strong but as you go along in the journey, things just seem to fall apart. Why is that? How can others be successful in achieving their goals but you can't? Well… We could be our worst enemy and be sabotaging ourselves. In this episode, we’ll be talking with Nicole Borghi, master sabotage smasher, who is fiercely committed to guiding clients who are seeking their passionate purpose, to ignite their intuition, attain clarity, and achieve their goals so they can enjoy more free time, greater energy and savor their conscious life choices. Here are the takeaways: Asking, “What will your legacy be” will help center you and bring back to focus what is important. If you are confronted with someone or something you don’t like, apply your discernment to distinguish between a judgement or a sign of some inner child or internal pattern you need to heal. We can reprogram the patterns we want in our life. The patterns we live into are a choice. Learn more about Nicole Borghi at IG: @sabotagesmasher
January 18, 2022
Marketing 101 with Arman Ananian
In this episode, we’re flipping the script.  Rather than talking about what Arman Ananian of ArevMedia does as an online marketing company, we’re going to show you. Arman Ananian has worked for some of the biggest names in online marketing such as, Frank Kern and Grant Cardone, While there he built ads for more than 200 companies and acquired top level know-how on online advertising strategies. Takeaways: A basic funnel looks like: Create something for free. Direct all traffic to that opt-in page. Once people sign up, you start telling them about yourself and add value to them through an automated email sequence.. Pay attention to where people are focusing their attention in order to figure out where to get traffic. This will provide insight into which platforms are creating viral videos and what is it that people want. Learn more about Arman Ananian at IG:
January 11, 2022
How Moms Get their Confidence and Sexy Back with Nicole Ooms
In this episode, we’re chatting with fellow mompreneur, Nicole Ooms.  She, as a mom of 3, is dedicated to helping overburdened moms feel more freedom through self-confidence in themselves. Nicole founded Sexy Confident Moms after being sick and tired of living in a monochromatic world, filled with mediocrity and unfulfillment. Through her growth and spiritual evolution, she learned that we all have a purpose here on Earth and it's not until we start surrendering to what feels good for you, that things finally become easier and more joyful. She incorporates her fail-proof strategies, to teach  other overwhelmed moms in overcoming anxiety, fear, self-doubt, lack of motivation and lack of confidence. Here are the takeaways: The power of personal development expands your mind and growth very rapidly when you get to the point of needing to do something different. Personal and business must go together. Knowledge plus support helps build your confidence. Meditation and journaling help awaken thoughts that would not have otherwise been thought of. Take small steps in the direction of betteriing yourself and the rest of it will be revealed. Own your truth. Trust your intuition and make choices that best suit you. Let go of anything that doesn’t serve the person you want to become. No time or experience is ever wasted.  All of that can be preparing you to fulfill your purpose. Our interpretations and perceptions have the power to change everything. Learn more about Nicole at
January 04, 2022
Improving Your Relationship with Money with Paje Rey
I think something we all strive for is financial freedom...I know I do.  We imagine what that would look like, feel like. But it seems so far away. What if I told you that it could be closer than you think? In this episode, we'll be talking with Paje Rey who is on a mission to shift the culture one home at a time by ending unnecessary pain and baggage related to money, helping families live free from fear and stress caused by money. She is inspired to lead others to make a relevant impact in the new economy so that they can contribute to the future generation while giving themselves the chance to experience and turn their own dreams into reality. Money Mantras: I am being blessed to bless others. Every profit has a purpose. Here are the takeaways: Define financial freedom for yourself.  Is it being able to travel in a jet plane whenever you want or is it living in a tiny home in the woods?  However financial freedom looks to you, it’s a knowing that your basic living needs are taken care of. There’s a distinction between joyous and toxic money.  The emotion you put out there when you pay your bills is what you will attract when others pay you.  So pay your bills or give away your money with joy.  Pay attention to your emotions around money always. Check you circle of influence.  See if you can enroll your family and friends into the healthy wholly money flow and support your goals of being financially free. Be continuously learning and shifting your perspectives so that you can improve your relationship with money. As you are paying your debt, also allot time to enjoy yourself. There are several ways you can earn a passive income: affiliate marketing, authoring and selling books on kindle, investments, etc. Learn more about Paje Rey at
November 16, 2021
Mindset to Expand Yourself and Your Business with Angel Ribo
What does it take to leave the safety of your 9-5 job to pursue an entrepreneurial calling?  In this episode we’ll learn from someone who took the leap and now helps others do the same, and even helps them expand from local to global. Angel RIBO, known as The CEO Confidant, is a Business Influencer, LinkedIn strategist, International TV Host, Public Speaker, CEO Consultant, Board Member, and Philanthropist. In the last 21 years, Angel has helped more than 1,500 CEOs in 33 different countries to accelerate the growth of their businesses. Born near Barcelona, he has lived in 8 countries and speaks 5 languages. Established entrepreneurs and corporate CEOs hire Angel to bridge the gap globally for expansion and exposure to grow their businesses. Angel sits on the Board of the Evolutionary Business Council, an organization with more than 350 Global Transformational Leaders with a combined reach of well over 600 Million people. Angel is based in Texas, and early in 2017, he launched his International Foundation, Wisdom for Kids, and he has helped more than 1000 Underprivileged Kids in Latin America become Entrepreneurs using their Local Resources. Here are the takeaways: You must be what you expect others to be. The best way to see your client’s lens of the world is to be physically present with them, if possible. There’s room in the market for everyone as different people will resonate with different voices. “Take imperfect action now.” When you have an idea, just jump. See what works for you. Listen. And course correct. Transparency creates trust. Collaboration, meaning creating something together, should be a pillar of business. Finding a common denominator everyone can get excited about is key to collaboration. Collaboration opens up our creative powers and allows businesses to serve their clients in a much bigger and better way. The scarcity mindset blocks collaborative possibilities. Learn more about Angel Ribo at
November 09, 2021
Practice Play with Mike Montague
"Go out and play” is something we often tell our kids.  We know that it’s important for kids to play on the daily, but why is it not important for us, as adults?  When does play stop being important? That’s the topic for this episode.  I’ll be chatting with Mike Montague who advocates for adults to go play. Mike Montague is a game show host, public speaker, podcaster, and writer. He has been a radio DJ, karaoke host, virtual game show host, MC, and DJ for live events including opening for Billy Idol, Frankie Valli, and MC-ed at Toby Keith's Bar & Grill. He is also the founder of Playful Humans, a community designed to help the burned-out and bored get re-energized and engaged with life. His mission is to help adults rediscover the power of play and avoid a midlife crisis. Here are the takeaways: Working hard, self-doubt and fear of others’ judgements limit our ability to be creative, use our imagination and be playful. Being happy requires us to participate in voluntarily, be present in the moment and be in the sweet spot between being challenged and making progress. There is no right answer to what makes us happy.  But you can begin with recognizing the small victories to discover what is fun to you and ignites joy in you in the short term.. Being in play is available to everyone right now. Happiness is abundant.  You and I can be happy at the same time. Make life a fun game. Seek out playful fun. To find out your Play Type, take Mike’s quiz at Learn more about Mike Montague at and IG: @playfulhumans
November 02, 2021
Wisdom from COVID with Maria Tan
It seems everywhere we look, the primary topic of conversation is about COVID-19.  There’s no denying that COVID has affected so many aspects of our lives, including our businesses.  In this episode, we’ll be talking with a Coach and Consultant whose life and business was affected directly by the virus. We’ll hear about her COVID journey. Known as THE Business Coach for Misfits, Maria Tan (Maria Kathlyn Tan) empowers non-conformists across the globe to embrace the magic of running their own business, and create success tailored to their lifestyles. Before coaching online, she was a cross-cultural business and communications consultant who worked with executives from all over the world and coached over 1000 professionals. She’s seen in Forbes, Entrepreneur, HuffPost, Elephant Journal, Pick the Brain, and Addicted2Success and was the only Asian woman featured in The Money Code and How to Crack It, a book that debuted at #14 on Amazon US. Maria’s 1000+ clients range from side-hustlers to new entrepreneurs to American Ivy-league graduates to diplomats. Whether you’re just starting to consider becoming your own boss, or looking to scale an established business, it’s important to focus (and re-focus) on the crucial components that set you up for success. To find out how to ensure a solid foundation, get the free e-book Your Business Magic Checklist here - Here are the takeaways: Be mindful of your energy and capacity to work. Be transparent with your clients and followers If you know where you’re headed, there’s no point rushing into anything. Have the courage and integrity to not just talk big, but show up big. Don’t give a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Engage with your experience. That’s how we heal, thrive, become and evolve. Sometimes we need to write from the scars, not the wounds.  Sharing the shifts can reveal that what we used to believe may have been limited or need to be redefined. We can normalize transparency and humanity through our businesses by showing our imperfections and vulnerability. The market wants to feel connected and understood. We can serve and connect in a deeper way with our market by being transparent with our stories, pains, and motivations to persevere that we, ourselves have processed and are at peace with. Being a misfit can be an asset, not a liability. To be successful in business, it is important to see beyond the money to your vision.  Operating from your vision and ensuring your business has all the necessary elements can ensure your success. Learn more about Maria Tan at FB: IG: Linkedin: Pinterest: Clubhouse:
October 26, 2021
Getting Publicity Even with Imposter Syndrome with Tracy Lamourie
Are you the best kept secret?  You could be the best at what you do, want to impact millions of lives and make a true difference, but unless people know about you, none of that matters.  Without publicity, your reach and impact is limited.  But there are several reasons why we’re afraid of amplifying our visibility, one of which is imposter syndrome.  How do we step into the limelight with that nagging self-doubt in the background? Tracy Lamourie, a high profile international award winning publicist featured in Rolling Stone, NBC, CBC, Huffington Post, Authority' Magazine's Inspirational Women of Hollywood series and in other media around the world, is the Founder and Managing Director of Lamourie Media Inc. a Universal Women's Network 2020 Woman of Inspiration Winner for the Women In Media award and the author of the upcoming book GET REPPED - Build Your Brand With Effective Public and Media Relations. Tracy is an award-winning international publicist working across borders and across industries from major entertainment projects to small businesses. She is also a well known long time advocate on a myriad of important worldwide issues, passionate about amplifying important messages and being a voice for those who most need one. Recognized by media around the world for her 20-year campaign that ultimately helped free an innocent man from death row to her work getting clients major media attention. In addition to her Women of Inspiration award, she is the winner of the First Place, Platinum award Hamilton Spectator ReadersChoice for PR 2018, and for Diamond 2019. In 2020 she was both a RBC Women of Influence Nominee and a nominee for the internationally prestigious 2020 Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize. Tracy has guested more than 200 times on panels, TV, radio and high profile podcasts around the world speaking on leadership, empowerment, and entrepreneurship as well as all aspects of media and publicity. To view or listen to some of Tracy’s media appearances visit: Lamourie Media News Here are the takeaways: Apply the confidence you have as an expert in your industry to showing up in the media. Media is free advertising.  You can support the growth of your business through branding yourself in the media. Hiring a publicist gives you access to media opportunities that you may not otherwise have. If you’re committed to expanding your business, it’s time to step out from behind the curtain and shine your light. Learn more about Tracy Lamourie at IG: @tracylamourieprmedia
October 19, 2021
Successful, but not Satisfied with Terry McDougall
Successful, but not satisfied. Have you ever worked hard toward some goal and once you achieved it, still felt empty inside?  Or once you reach that summit, you feel exhausted and burnt out? In this episode we're going to address how we can maintain a feeling of fulfillment at every stage of our journey and how an increase of self-awareness can help prevent overwhelm and burnout. We'll be talking with Terry Boyle McDougall, an Executive & Career Coach and CEO of Terry B. McDougall Coaching who helps high-achieving professionals remove obstacles that keep them stuck so they can enjoy more success and satisfaction in their lives and careers. Before becoming a coach, Terry was a long-time corporate marketing executive. She is the author of Winning the Game of Work: Career Happiness and Success on Your Own Terms. She is also the host of the Marketing Mambo podcast. Here are the takeaways: Know your why at a deep level as to why you’re doing what you’re doing. Get clear on what you want your life to look like.  What are the feelings you want to experience? Identifying your values and ensuring that they align with what you do and is not in conflict with another is important. For vision and values, ask yourself, “What do you want your life to look like?” Practice self-talk that is not negative and more in line with how you would talk to those that you love. You can empower others to leverage your time so that you can be free to do other high value tasks.  This mindset of letting go requires you to trust that others can do what you do as good if not better. Learn more about Terry McDougall at Book:
October 12, 2021
From Rags to Riches with Shaahin Cheyene
From rags to riches, what does it really take?  We'll be following a real rags to riches story as we talk to Shashin Cheyenne. Shaahin is a serial entrepreneur who created over a BILLION dollars in revenue in his teens. He was born in Iran, and is an award winning entrepreneur, writer and filmmaker currently based in Los Angeles, California. He is the CEO and Chairman of Accelerated Intelligence. an Amazon Marketing & Advertising Agency that sells his products and helps other Brand Owners to scale their online sales not just in Amazon but other marketplaces like: ebay, shopify & Walmart. He shares his passion for Amazon through his Course: Amazon Mastery. Shaahin's story illustrates that it doesn't matter where you begin, but the journey you choose in life. It is in these choices where we can recognize our victories. Here are the takeaways: To attain success and wealth, read books, seek out a mentor and become laser focused. Know thyself.  The more you know about yourself, your strengths and your weaknesses, the closer you are to self-realization and having a deep understanding of how to move through the world.. Grit and discipline are key components to courage and success. Chasing money is futile because it creates an environment of neediness. Rather, chase excellence in life.  Ask yourself, “How am I going to make my impact, my influence in the world felt?” Freedom is to be able to do what you want, when you want, with who you want. Foundational thinking sets up fail-proof systems that use 4 pillars: Positive Cashflow Real Estate Investments in the Market Ecommerce for recurring revenue (FREE Course: Steady money through your career that pays your bills Learn more about Shaahin Cheyene at IG: @shaahincheyene Podcast: @hacka_and_growrich
October 05, 2021
The Conspiracy of Goodness with Liesl Ulrich-Verderber
In a world where the polarity of opposites, good-bad, light-dark, positive-negative are even more apparent, we need some good news.  In fact, our lives depend on our ability to recognize the good, light and positive. In the news and social media, we hear the word “conspiracy” tossed around in a negative connotation.  Many feel there’s a conspiracy of evil, but what if there also was a conspiracy of goodness?  This is what Liesl Ulrich-Verderber is doing..she's helping reveal the Conspiracy of Goodness. Here are the takeaways: The Conspiracy of Goodness is a movement to unite those that are doing good in the world so that we can be intentional about recognizing the good in the world. Staying up to date on the current events is important, but limit how much news you intake and make sure you balance the negative news with the good. We are wired to pay attention to the negative.  Our brains over time have evolved to be on the lookout for danger as part of our fight or flight response.  Additionally, as we watch the news on a regular basis, our brain begins to think the negative is the nature of reality.  Therefore, we need to be mindful about taking in other good news. Here’s the framework to shift yourself to recognize more good in the world: Pause Ignore More Seek out Share Find a way to make your mission-based business economically sustainable.  More mission-based businesses are needed in the world. Not everyone is going to get what your business is up to.  Focus only on those who love what you’re doing rather than convincing the others to love you. Liesl Ulrich–Verderber is CEO of Ever Widening Circles, a global positive media company with 6 platforms created with the goal of proving that it is still an amazing world. By the age of 27, Liesl was also the founder of three of those media outlets aimed at elevating goodness and progress for us all: an education site EWCed, an endeavor to improve business and healthcare culture at Amazing World Media, and most recently, the Conspiracy of Goodness Network, a personal and professional growth platform where people who value and work in goodness can connect, collaborate, and change the world together. Don’t miss the Living with Purpose Virtual Summit on October 10, 2021 at 12-3 PM EST.  Get your tickets at: Learn more about Liesl and The Conspiracy of Goodness IG: FB:
September 28, 2021
Finding your Superpower with Alexandra Gilbert
More and more adults are being diagnosed with ADHD or some sort of learning disability. How does one adjust to this new knowledge?  In this episode, we'll be talking about how self-awareness can help them move through what was once a struggle and reveal their superpowers that may have lied dormant, but now are awaken with this new diagnosis. Alex Gilbert spent the first half of her career working in leadership development, then she decided to start a consulting and coaching business that helps adults with learning disabilities and/or ADHD like herself who have been struggling in their careers. Her business, Cape-Able Consulting, was created to help them navigate their day-to-day workloads so that they feel supported and are able to reach their highest potential. Here are the takeaways: Assess yourself: Understand how you think, how you learn, how you organize to create the right steps that will work for you in the future. Use best principles not best practices. Best practices assumes that one practice works for all. Best principles are more customized to the individual, identifying their goal and how they build on that is up to the individual. Often what people are exceptional at is right in front of them. Negative self-talk can come from social media and watching people's highlight reels. Don't forget that they have had to go through all the steps, hard work and time to get to their gold medal moments. Don't worry, you will too. Everyone is advocating for themselves, disability or not. There are a lot of ways to ask for accommodations without disclosing your disability or diagnosis. Celebrate those small moments that lead to the big victories and your success. When we can embrace what it is that makes us unique, we open up the doors to our special superpowers that tap into our greatness and our ability to make a difference in the world. Learn more about Alexandra Gilbert at Facebook and Linkedin: @CapeableconsultingLLC Instagram: @iamcapeable
September 21, 2021
Does your Self Worth Equal your Net Worth? with Dawna Campbell
How does our net worth reflect our self-worth?  This conversation with Dawna Campbell, known as the Mind Whisperer, will reveal this. Dawna combines her past knowledge, wisdom, and experience to assist you in creating and restoring a life of happiness, prosperity, and love. Dawna has over 25 combined years of professional experience.  As a former Financial Advisor, her book, Financially Fit, is a #1 International Best Seller, bringing together the world of money and the energy body, and the soul's essence.  She is a professional speaker sharing her techniques during interactive workshops and maintains an international private practice.  Dawna has shared the stage with Lisa Nichols, Dr. Joe Vitale, Sharon Lechter, and Kevin Harrington.  Her personal Heart Centered Healing philosophy is to create a world that is a better place for all to live. We think that the things of this earth are removed from spirituality, but in fact they are simply a reflection of the spiritual. Dawna has helped me see the connection and how I value myself. As a recap, the mantra that helped Dawna is: Trust and you will see Believe and you will know Have faith, all is well Follow your heart and Spirit will lead you Here are the takeaways: What we profess with our words and conscious thoughts is not enough to put us in the same vibration of abundance and money.  We must go back to identify an experience that formed a subconscious energetic vibration, or core belief that is not aligned with our conscious thoughts of attracting money. Understand how you feel about money and where that feeling came from is the first step in aligning your subconscious with your conscious. How do you feel without money? You not having money implies it’s not there yet, so tapping into that feeling of not having money can point to the feeling you want to have subconsciously.  The opposite of what you feel is most likely what you need. “How do you feel when you pay your bills?” is another great question to reveal your current underlying vibration. There can be energy blocks that prevent us from getting aligned.  Some of these energy roadblocks outlined in the book, Financially Fit, are avoidance, jealousy, envy, egotism, blame of others, criticism. Money is an outside energy supply to who you are as an energy being on the inside. Lower vibrating emotions cause dis-ease.  Whatever vibration we’re tuning into will attract at the same frequency.  The negative emotions can actually help your soul evolve, pointing you to the opposite vibrational frequency it needs.  The opposite of hate is love, the opposite of anger is happiness. Learn more about Dawna Campbell at text the word manifesting to 26786 Facebook: Twitter: LinkedIn: Instagram: You Tube:
September 14, 2021
Living in Your Bliss with Veronique Pierre
Many of us are raised to get a job that can provide safety and security. But what if what is safe and secure is not what makes you happy. Our guest for this episode, Veronique Pierre is an multidisciplinary artist who celebrates life, creativity and movement through her artwork  from the northshore of Montreal, Quebec.  She believes and lives by the philosophy that it is possible to live in our bliss. Veronique evolves in the entertainment industry, the visual arts and is a specialist of theatrical expression in the figure skating world. And fun fact...she loves everything Italian and tea. I believe that we were not created to live in suffering, to be what is called the walking dead, surviving but not living.  I believe we were born on this planet to be expressions of love, joy and light. And we can only do that if we have the courage to live in our bliss. And as we do that, we can inspire others to do the same, just like Veronique. In our bliss, we are able to celebrate and inspire small victories. Here are the takeaways: If you can’t receive the blessing from those you love, have courage in the knowing of who you are and what you were created for on this planet to live in your bliss. Leave space to be open for those clues that can guide you to your bliss. When we’re in a place of discontent, take a time out to get back in touch with yourself.  What you want exists within you. It’s ok to have and express multiple talents.  Embrace them all. There’s room for everyone.  Your qualities, your experiences, your gifts and your perspective are what sets you apart. Be able to express who you are and what you do in your own words rather than comparing yourself to another known brand. Learn more about Veronique Pierre at IG:
September 07, 2021
Building Confidence in Entrepreneurs with Rachel Chung
Confidence is a cornerstone to life and business.  Rachel Chung, an ICF qualified Confidence & High-Performance Coach taps into mindset mastery and personal brand image consulting to help female solo entrepreneurs at the start-up stage to overcome procrastination so they can kickstart and thrive in their business with the highest productivity and absolute confidence as their best self. The Dalai Lama said, “With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world.”  Building our self-confidence is key to our success, but our confidence is not for us alone.  It is our responsibility to build our self-confidence because it through our confidence we are able to discover our signature strength which we can use to make a positive impact in the world. Through our confidence, we are victorious. Here are the takeaways: Our confidence is a mixture of our internal and external feelings.. Sometimes we need to build our confidence from the outside.  Our posture and facial expressions can help promote confidence internally.  From there, people are attracted to us and their positive feedback builds our confidence. Creating our personal brand can also help support our confidence building. Utilizing personality tests can help us identify our signature strength.  Knowing our signature strength can give us clarity on what we can do to make a difference in the world.  With that clarity, we can take action.  And in helping others with our signature strength, our confidence is fortified. Clarity gives you certainty, certainty gives you confidence, confidence gives you focus and focus gives you action.
August 31, 2021
Be Authentically and Audaciously You with Harry Turner
In our world, it is natural to feel the need to change yourself.  We’re bombarded with messages that we’re not enough, we don’t belong or fit in, we need to be a certain way in order to reach society’s picture of success.  It’s no wonder people feel uncertain or even fearful of themselves. Today’s guest goes by the alias "The Nocturnal Therapist." Harry Turner, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider, and a Heart-Centered Therapist is more than these titles.  Harry is unapologetically authentic and perfectly human and considers himself a Guide who combines mental wellness with spirituality. In this episode, we’re going to dive into what it means to be authentic. Living authentically and audaciously opens the door to true freedom, for you to be able to create your story, not having your story created by what others impose on you. Living and creating your life from a place of freedom is where the victory lies. Here are the takeaways: Being audacious and courage is required to be authentic. Being vulnerable, meaning the willingness to be seen is a part of being authentic. We’re either operating from fear (False Evidence Appearing Real) or from our faith and values.  When we approach life from our values, it doesn’t matter what others say or what happens to us. We can hold our head up high. We are not our shame and we know this because we are repulsed by it.. Anything we are repulsed by is not who we authentically are.  We are authentic when we are in our joy. Whatever we practice, we become. Our graduation from school is the gradual indoctrination of us taking orders from others.  Our school system was created for factory workers, not thinkers. We are born perfect and complete. We do not need letters or validation from external sources to live out our passion and purpose. Learn more about Harry Turner at YouTube:
August 24, 2021
Greatness Rising with Simon T.
Greatness and mediocrity...where does the difference lie.  Simon T. a premier speaker on resilience, inspiration and innovation says there’s only a 2% difference between greatness and mediocrity. Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of Elevate Your Greatness, Simon focuses his energy on helping others find and ignite their passion for achieving their greatness. Simon has facilitated hundreds of sessions and sparked energetic conversations about innovation and business transformation. An international keynote speaker, Simon has addressed over 50,000 people at conferences, training seminars and workshops. A storyteller, strategist, presentations and business coach, Simon has lead and consulted on change efforts in the public, not-for-profit and private sectors. Global in viewpoint but local in impact, he has been an executive, consultant and speaker in Africa, the Middle East, Europe and North America. Simon has also worked as a journalist and international spokesperson for major humanitarian organizations in conflict zones. Here are the takeaways: Greatness is not only the endpoint but the journey.  It’s the hours, sweat, and energy that is put in to becoming great that really highlights one’s greatness. Keep an idea journal.  Write down 5 ideas everyday and choose the ones that have value to move forward on. Acceptance is key in recognizing your greatness and resilience.  Each peak is a victory to be celebrated. Humble or huge actions today creates results of change tomorrow. You don’t have to have all of the information to make a decision.  If you wait, you’ll have missed the boat.  Don’t hesitate to make decisions. People refer to them as skills.  Skills can be traded and bought as a commodity.  Great people talk about what drives them, not what skill they have. Great leaders give more than they take. Once leaders level up or shift, they never go back to where they started.  It’s not about bouncing back, it’s about bouncing forward.  Greatness is the willingness and ability to adapt. Change is all about disruption.  It disrupts a behavior, pattern or mindset.  When confronted with unforeseen circumstances, we can ask ourselves, “Is this an opportunity for me to change?” Identify your personal cocktail that will put you in the flow so you can be creative and remember why you do what you do. Learn more about Simon T. at IG: @simon_trevarthen You Tube:
August 17, 2021
The Universal Culture of Entrepreneurship with Ronnie Teja
Entrepreneurship is for the victorious.  It is already a challenging game to play, but when you're an immigrant who wants to pursue entrepreneurship, it can be an even bigger uphill battle. Ronnie Teja was an immigrant from Mumbai, India who moved to Canada in 2007, at the age of 22, with his parents. After a bit of hustle and nothing to show for it, he decided to venture into e-commerce. After many trials, he obtained success finding Branzio Watches whose motto is "Kindness is Timeless." He owns and operates a thriving e-commerce company that sells watches and related accessories across 15 websites, including His team consists of 30 employees in a dozen countries. Ronnie shares his story as an immigrant who had a dream and would not be defeated. Take-aways Every experience, good and bad can refine your qualities of being an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship knows no color or gender.  If you are good at what you do and are passionate, you will succeed. Be persistent.  Hang in there. The first year of being in business is the hardest, but if you persist, it does get better. Surround yourself with those that can lift you up and stretch you. The customer experience is the most important aspect of business. Competition is healthy and helps you up your game. Learn more about Ronnie
August 10, 2021
Attention: Aspiring Authors with Leah Forney
Have you ever thought about writing a book? Have you dreamed of adding “author” to your list of accomplishments? I know I have. But maybe like you, I have struggled to go from idea to published author. In this episode, we'll be talking with 7x published author and audience attraction coach, Leah M. Forney, who works with aspiring and new authors in helping them solidify their messaging in order to reach their intended audience. Here are the takeaways: Always have a notebook around or near your bed because you never know when divine inspiration will hit. Develop a writing schedule to write for 15 minutes a day. But writer’s block and fatigue is going to happen.  Factor that in.  One simple strategy is to change your scenery.  A different environment or doing something different, like taking a walk, can help you get unstuck and back in the flow of writing. Be open to the shift.  Other ideas may be inspired for the book. Have a typed copy of your draft for the editor.  You can also speak your book and find a transcribing service. Get clear on why you want to write a book.  Your why will carry you through the lulls and connect you back to the bigger picture. The process of writing a book is transformative and healing for the author.  The book is a byproduct of the writer’s growth. Factor your fear into your success.  It’s a part of it and worth it because your book gives your readers a voice. Learn more about Leah M. Forney at IG: @leah_m_forney FB:
August 03, 2021
The Ugly Side of Leadership with Jesus Eddie Campa
Leadership is a term that we often relate to something as positive, but our upcoming guest addresses the ugly side of Leadership in his newly released book Unmasking Leadership as he brings forth good experience serving as the first minority police chief of a racially divided community. Jesus Eddie Campa is a retired law enforcement executive with 27 years of experience, having served as a Chief Deputy, Chief of Police 2x’s, and State Law Enforcement Director. He it's also  an international public speaker and international leadership expert, focusing primarily on  overcoming adversity in the world of leadership.  He is also the owner of AB Strategic Security Group and Leading Through Adversity, a leadership development firm. Learn more about Jesus Eddie Campa: Take-aways: Good leaders can pivot their leadership style. Understanding different perspectives and preferences of your followers is essential in knowing which leadership style to use with different followers. Communication in leadership is key to getting buy-in to our vision, but leading by example can help show your followers that vision and its good.  Don’t ask others to do what you yourself are not willing to do.  People can become believers through your actions. Leaders build trust with their followers. Being a good leader requires you to listen, fail forward and put aside your ego. The difference between management and leadership is management is about maintaining control and leadership is about growth and development. When you lead, you’re leading people to grow.
July 27, 2021
Paralyzed into Power
What if you went into surgery and woke up in pain and paralyzed?  What if you were a recovering addict and painkillers were available to you?  Would you give yourself justifiable permission to use the drugs or would you suffer through the pain and allow that pain to become your power? This was the choice our guest, Noemi Gonzalez had to make.  In this episode we'll hear how she made that choice and how the paralysis has helped her discover her purpose and unleashed her personal power. Noemi was born in Manhattan, NY and traveled to Puerto Rico with her mother and siblings before settling into Reading, PA. She is the mother of 4 amazing children ages ranging 5-14. In Oct of 2019 Noemi sustained an incomplete spinal cord injury resulting in quadriplegia. Noemi is an ambassador for the Ms Wheelchair Pennsylvania Organization advocating for individuals within the disability community that face physical barriers into treatment facilities. She's also partnered with the Wheel with Me Foundation helping to further support the independence of wheelchair users by running the recovery branch. Noemi shares her story intuitively and methodically problem solves relentlessly as she is a consultant and mediator working towards her degree in psychology. She aspires to become a psychologist, interventionist, and counselor one day to help others overcome their own adversities by applying a skilled combination of her own personal experiences and an excellent education. Noemi's hobbies include arts and crafts with her kiddos, reading, writing poetry, watching beauty and exercise tutorials.
March 30, 2021
Running in Uncharted Direction with Jess Silver
It’s a new year! And many are taking a pause to look at their health. But it’s about more than just your physical body.  It’s a mental and emotional game as well.  In her book, Run in Uncharted Direction, Jess Silver chronicles her journey as a woman with cerebral palsy on a mission to raise the awareness of adaptive fitness and sports. Jess Silver is a Communications professional, Amazon Bestselling Author of her memoir entitled Run: An Uncharted Direction,  Medical Writer and Editor,  with a diverse in the communications and journalistic industry and Founder of Flex for Access, a Registered Non-Profit Organization with a global social media presence for adaptive fitness promotion and sport in the mainstream.  She uses her lived experience as an individual with Cerebral Palsy to coach, consult with our individuals with similar neurological conditions, on the importance of using fitness and sport as means of creating capacity for improvement of conditions like CP. Jess trains daily to manage adversity both physical and emotional and her goals for Flex for Access Inc., are grounded in the personal vision to create societal change in perception of physical disabilities, injuries and limitations through creating opportunities for access to mainstream fitness and sport. She also is a motivational speaker and adaptive fitness consultant and coach. Learn more about Jess at Flex for Access IG: @jesssilverrr or @flexforaccess You can purchase ,"Run: An Uncharted Direction"  on Amazon:
March 16, 2021
Your Body, Your Divine with Janet Farnsworth
I put up a post awhile ago that said the biggest adventure you’ll take is with-in.  How many of us struggle with exploring ourselves where we can go from shame to love? In this episode, Janet Farnsworth, the founder of “The Practice of Now: Let Love Move You,” a movement-therapy practice designed to heal and nurture people’s relationship with their bodies. Janet helps people bust through old beliefs of shame and blame, and instead, connect to the body as a source of wisdom, pleasure, and joy. A personal survivor of the shame game, Janet knows the power of loving one’s body as the gateway to physical, emotional and spiritual health and well-being. Janet Farnsworth, MSW is the founder of “The Practice of Now: Let Love Move You,” a movement-therapy practice designed to heal and nurture people’s relationship with their bodies. Janet helps people bust through old beliefs of shame and blame, and instead, connect to the body as a source of wisdom, pleasure, and joy. Author of two Amazon Best Sellers, “Love Your Body: The Guide to Stop Making Your Body a Battleground”, and "Your Body is Your Superpower: How to Live with Confidence, Clarity, and Joy", Janet empowers people to find peace with their bodies. A personal survivor of the shame game, Janet knows the power of loving one’s body as the gateway to physical, emotional and spiritual health and well-being. Learn more about Janet at Engage & Comment What needs to be healed in you? What would be made possible once you can love yourself fully? In order to serve you better, tell us what topics are important to you?
March 02, 2021
Feel Good Girl with Torrey Felber
Success isn’t just about your professional work and bank account. Part of success is ensuring that you have a balance between all aspects of your life.  In this episode we’re talking with Torrey Felber, a coach that is dedicated to helping ambitious women balance out their work success and a healthy lifestyle. Torrey Felber is the owner of Feel Good Girl and your go to nutrition + fitness coach. Her passion and focus is to empower women to lose weight, build her dream booty and feel good so that they can burn fat, not burn out. For the last three years Torrey has supported her clients in losing 100’s of pounds while still enjoying the things they love. She fully believes in helping people create a balance that is simple and sustainable to achieve their individual goals. By simplifying nutrition with easy to follow changes her clients have seen improvements with their weight, energy and overall health. Check out IG: @feelgoodgrl FB: Engage & Comment What small step can you take today to start living a healthy lifestyle? In order to serve you better, tell us what topics are important to you?
February 16, 2021
The Power of Play With Rahla Kahn and Richard Rossner
Limiting beliefs, fears, anxiety, overwhelm,  self-doubt. These are all heavy topics. But what if there was a way to take a light hearted approach to it. In this episode, Rahla Kahn and Rich Rossner share their story and techniques found in the Power of Play to help ppl confront the heavy stuff with play and fun. Rahla and Richard are co-founders of the Power of Play, a company dedicated to teaching the skills for achieving health and wellness through laughter and creativity. Rahla and Richard were original members of The Groundlings, LA’s premier improvisational theater company.  Richard is also a writer who has written for television and is currently working on a screenplay about The Power of Play.  Rahla and Richard are on staff at the Simonton Cancer Center, and they conduct workshops for major corporations, hospitals and non-profits, and have conducted programs for our military veterans. Check out IG: @rahlakahn @powerofplay Engage & Comment Are you ready to play? What amazingness within you can you discover? In order to serve you better, tell us what topics are important to you?
February 02, 2021
Finding You with Daniela Rolih
How many times have we pushed aside our needs for another? How often do we keep ourselves in situations that don’t bring us joy to please others? In this episode, Daniela Rolih, Authenticity Coach, will share her story of losing herself and then finding herself again which allows her to be authentic and help others find their voice and true joy. As a certified NLP life coach, Daniela specialises in helping high achieving, busy Mums with ADHD/ADD children, to feel more happy, fulfilled and present in their lives. She has also recently discovered her other purpose which is to help women lead an authentic life. To live in alignment with their purpose and passions in life, to love themselves and to feel good in their skin. Check out Dani’s website at IG: @danielarolih Engage & Comment How do you stay in touch with yourself?
January 18, 2021
Gaining More When You Lose Weight with Luisa Morrone
It seems like many people are on this quest to lose weight.  Some do it to look good. Some do it to impress others.  And some want to lose weight for health reasons.  On this weight loss journey, we think there’s a summit that we need to reach, that goal weight number, that size dress.  And much of the focus is on what we need to eliminate and withhold from our diet, but Health Coach Luisa Morrone has found that while on her weight loss journey, she has gained so much more. In this episode, Luisa Morrone will share her story and how she helps others discover a new way of living. Luisa Morrone is a wife and working mom of two great kids (a 19 year old son and a 22 year old daughter) with a busy lifestyle. She is  5′ 7″ and was overweight (315 lbs) and a Type 2 diabetic on prescription medication. She also had to undergo a hip replacement 3 years ago because of the weight she had carried around. She successfully lost 135 lbs. and is no longer on medication.   She is now a Health and Wellness Coach helping others who struggle with understanding their relationship with food and overeating, changing their mindset and setting them free. IG: @luisamorrone
January 05, 2021
Stepping into Your Light with Shannon Pinkston
On this episode, we’re welcoming an amazing soul who has a light that shines so bright so many are attracted to it.  But in getting to learn more about her past story, shining her light wasn’t always something she did.  In fact, she said she would often put on an invisible cloak as she was afraid to be seen and heard.   I’m honored to welcome guest, Shannon Pinkston, an intuitive energy healer and soul empowerment coach, to the show that you, too, can experience all that is amazing about Shannon.  Shannon Pinkston is an intuitive energy healer and soul empowerment coach who works predominantly with empaths and other intuitives, with creatives and entrepreneurs,  who are looking to get unstuck and determine their soul’s purpose and what brings them authentic joy. She has been lovingly called a Joy Whisperer by clients. She lives and works out of her Airstream in Austin Texas, and because of the work she does, she got nicknamed the Airstream Oracle. She has quite the long and drawn out healing journey to get where she is today, and it’s the sacred gift of her lifetime to be doing the work she does these days. Check out Shannon here: Instagram: Airstream_Oracle Email: Facebook Group: Engage & Comment What would open up for you if you found and were true to your authentic voice? In order to serve you better, tell us what topics are important to you?
December 22, 2020
Identifying Who Am I with Christina Harper
Peace, joy, freedom, contentment, to name a few are what many of us strive for in life. We search high and low, try different strategies, meditate, pray, say affirmations...for these experiences. But many of us, regardless of effort have not been able to obtain true peace, joy or contentment.  In this episode, we’re talking with Christina Harper, a communication and relationship coach who understands that the key to obtaining all we desire is locked up in our identity. If you want peace, joy or contentment in your life, you'll want to listen really carefully to this conversation. Christina Harper is owner of TRY Communication which provides coaching services in the area of relationships and communication. Offering one-on-one coaching service as well as family/group coaching, she believes relationships are changed one conversation at a time. Utilizing her BA in Communication, Christina also draws on her experience as a professional mediator, community mentor, marital coaching, and personal journey to bring a well-rounded perspective for maintaining healthy connections. Check out IG: @try_comm Engage & Comment Is your identity built on pain or healing? In order to serve you better, tell us what topics are important to you?
December 08, 2020
Intuition Insight with Nicole Chetaud
Intuition is defined as “the ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning.”  Other words associated with Intuition is clairvoyance, sixth sense, a gut feeling.  Intuition is something that is not tangible and oftentimes unexplainable.  This is probably why many shy away from it or ignore it or turn it off, but I, like many others have come to listen and trust our intuition. And we’re so grateful for it. In this episode we’re talking with Nicole Chetaud, who trusted her intuition which led to the saving of her daughter’s life and a thriving business. Nicole Chetaud is a Business Consultant, Clarity Coach, Intuitive, Yoga Instructor and mother to her young daughter. She enjoys yoga/hiking and healthy living where she lives in Northern California. Check out  how you can work with Nicole at IG: @nicolechetaud Engage & Comment What do you need clarity on and how do you tap into your intuition? In order to serve you better, tell us what topics are important to you?
November 24, 2020
Connecting to You with Stephanie Marie Beeby
On this podcast we not only want to celebrate but inspire small victories in your life. Part of that is looking internally at yourself. Stephanie Marie Beeby is an Intuitive Business Strategist who assists visionary entrepreneurs to Clarify, Energize and Optimize their business and life systems. On this episode, we’ll hear her story and how she supports others in their journey of creating change and impacting systems. Stephanie is an Intuitive Business Strategist, Energy Alchemist and expert in Intuitive Strategizing and Decision-Making for Visionaries and Business Owners who want to build a lasting impact. Paradigm shifters, those who came to create change and impact systems are often who she is called to support. Known for her savvy business skills and intuitive nature, she is often referred to as ‘The Soul Whisperer.’  She has a knack for combining her strategic mindset with getting to the heart of a situation, turning your inner whisper into inspired action. Trained in Organizational Psychology, she is the Founder of In Flow CEO Consulting and currently assists visionary entrepreneurs to Clarify, Energize and Optimize their business and life systems. She is also a mom of an imaginative and playful 7-year old. Her time is split between enjoying life in Hawaii as well as creating a world where her son can grow up in a way that is connected, loving and authentic. Check out Engage & Comment: What shadow work do you need to do? In order to serve you better, tell us what topics are important to you?
November 17, 2020
The Fall that Saved with Shellie Pullar
Shifting our perspective is one of the most powerful shifts we can make.  Shifting our perspective can mean the difference between victim and victor. This is what Shellie Pullar did.  After a series of losses due to suicide, Shellie found herself feeling like a victim.  Until she experienced a great fall that directly impacted her.  In this episode, we’ll hear her story about how she fell from a loft as a victim and got up as a victor. Shellie Pullar is the Life Coach that helps you bring your dreams to life and assists you in shutting the mouth of your inner critic. Check Shellie out: IG: @shelliepullar FB Group: You Wild and Precious Life
November 10, 2020
The Power of YES with Rita Pira
Seneca said, “Luck is when opportunity meets preparation.”  And part of that preparation is getting into a positive mindset and harnessing the Power of YES. Today, we’re talking with Rita Pira, who has lived quite an adventurous life.  But that would not have been so had she not been willing to be courageous and stretch herself beyond her comfort zone. Rita Pira is a former elementary teacher and college professor turned spiritual gangster. She’s transformed lives in relationships and career with her extremely sharp intuition. She’s on a mission to help you live your life to the fullest by inspiring you to dig deep to discover and reframe your limiting beliefs that are blocking you from self-actualization and makes you say yes to things that scare you—empowering you to take inspired action that changes your life forever—for the better. She’s also a writer, editor, motivational speaker, and vegan chef. Listen to her podcast, Trading Raw Stories available on iTunes: or  Spotify:  Connect with Rita on Instagram: or DM Rita on IG for a 1:1 free coaching session! - say The Small Victories Podcast sent you!
November 03, 2020
The Power of "Now What?" with Tina Thompson
Life is about taking the baby steps, knowing that you being alive signifies that you have value and you are capable of contributing to others.  But what happens when your body is working against you?  Do you get knocked down and stay down?  Or do you go within to explore different possibilities?   On this episode, we’re talking with Tina Thompson, a home school mom and wife who was living a comfortable life in Alaska. And then cancer hit.  She was plagued with chronic pain and fatigue, bound to her bed for 3 years.  One day, tired of being tired, she asked herself a pivotal question that continues to ask herself even today.    Tina is a mama, grandma, wife and entrepreneur living in Anchorage Alaska for 35 years. After being a homeschooling mama for 27 of those years she started her first business in 2018 as a florist. That has now morphed into event design that includes florals and unique rentals and soon to be an online store. I loves to inspire and encourage other creative entrepreneurs and small business owners.  Check out: Tina on Instagram at wildpoppyAK
October 27, 2020
Good is Inevitable with Sarah Wright-Walstrom
Do you believe that good is inevitable in every situation, including the bad? If not, you may want to listen to this episode.  Sarah Wright-Walstrom has been through her fair share of life experiences, both good and challenging, but no matter what, Sarah believes that the perspective you choose can make all the difference and she chooses to see the good, knowing that everything happens for a reason.  Now, Sarah has chosen to take all that she has learned and pass it forward.  She is a Life Purpose Coach.  Through authentic conversation she builds connection with her clients, allowing them to feel seen and heard so that they can get unstuck and live a life of purpose. Check out Sarah: Sww2.0 on Instagram It Could Have Gone a Different Way Podcast
October 20, 2020
From Dust to Diamonds with Nancy Driscoll
On this episode of the Small Victories Podcast, Holistic Health Coach, Intuitive Eating Counselor, Fitness FUNatic, Nancy Driscoll said, “Our struggles refine us.”.  Nancy is not a stranger to life’s struggles, but through surrender and a positive mindset, she has experienced many small and significant victories and she believes that our struggles are a road map for others who are still in the muck. Nancy is the daughter of a U.S. Naval Commander (deceased) and an early stage computer department Manager.  She is also the younger sister of an Army Black Hawk Ranger who was killed in action during a hostage rescue mission in Mogadishu, Somalia.  This heroic mission was depicted in a well-known book and movie entitled “Black Hawk Down”.  As a Gold Star family member, I have developed the utmost respect for those who have sacrificed their lives to give and protect our freedom. On a more upbeat note, she is a highly educated professional who is dedicated to her family, her community, and serving others in her career.  She has a warm and engaging personality that enables me to easily interact with every person she meets, regardless of position.  Professionally, Nancy is a Holistic Health Coach, Intuitive Eating Counselor, Fitness FUNatic. She loves Blues music and ice cream. Her passion is providing solutions to help women who need to sift through the emotions and trash talk and heal their grief of child loss, relationships with food, mindset, and body image so they can embrace their lives with joy.   She understands what it feels like to be where they are as she stood there in the shadows once too.  She has the road map to help them get to the other side.  She helps unpack the feelings, emotions, and expectations and walk through the door to peace and joy.  Women in her program will walk away confident, inspired, at peace, and motivated to live their lives to their highest potential. She has been responsible for creating innovative ways to engage and establish a positive culture, systems, and training that will develop feelings of self-worth and empower women to solve problems.
October 13, 2020
The Story of the Small Victories Podcast
In this very first episode, I share with you who I am and why I chose to produce the Small Victories Podcast.
October 05, 2020