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The Success Podcast Now with Michelle Rickman and JAM JR

The Success Podcast Now with Michelle Rickman and JAM JR

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The Success Podcast Now with Michelle Rickman and Jose Angel Manaiza Jr focused exclusively on the power of intention reflected on the success of industry leaders.
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In this episode, Debbi shares her secret to writing, publishing, and marketing a book to achieve international bestselling status while at the same time building a rewarding legacy for this and future generations to come through your creation of your book. Debbi Dachinger teaches entrepreneurs, coaches, and speakers the effective steps to write a highly engaging book. She also runs a fully-done-for-you program that guarantees your book will become an international bestseller, and shows you how to book podcast interviews to gain powerful visibility and massive results. For 14-years she has hosted the “Dare To Dream” podcast which has been nominated for two People's Choice Podcast Awards, a Webby award, and listed by WELP Magazine as one of the Top 20 Best Podcasts to Listen to this Year. Dare to Dream with Debbi Dachinger is heard on Apple Podcasts and seen on YouTube. taught a masterclass panel for PodFest, is a certified Energy Codes B.E.S.T. Practitioner, and a certified wine specialist. Awards: Editor’s Pick: Featured Intriguing Creator, Podcaster Icon of Influence, Broadcasting Industry Lifetime Achievement Award, inducted into the Who’s Who Hall of Fame for Entertainment, winner of Successful Achievements from Voices of Women Worldwide, and recipient of Heart and Spirit Award from the Evolutionary Business Council. For more information visit
May 10, 2022
This is the breakthrough song that brought fame and popularity to Manaizaman in his early beginning of his career as a reggaeton/computo singer in La Ceiba, Honduras (The Capital of Entertainment). It was a song dedicated to his mom after she did a melon smoothie. This song was so popular in La Ceiba and it won many concerts nationwide.
March 23, 2022
STRAIGHT OUTTA LIBERIA: The Life Journey of Lillian Lakes
In this episode, the stunning and eloquent Lillian Lakes shares her journey from Liberia to the US. She was born to a Nigerian father and Liberian mother in the face of a civil war in Liberia between Americo-Liberians and indigenous people. Ms. Lakes shares her passion for traveling around the world, being from the Mother Land, and realizing her goal of working full-time at the young age of sixteen. Lillian Lakes shares how she became a young wife and mother of two beautiful children, Ariel and Jeremiah. Lillian Lakes has become one of the top leading software engineer graduates from MIT and she sends an inspiring message to women to get into science and technology. For more information, visit:
February 09, 2022
THE PIONEER: The Life and Journey of Sidney Poitier-Part 1
In this episode, Michelle Rickman shares her admiration for Sidney Poitier who played the role of Walter Lee, a character inspired by the life of her grandfather Perry Hansberry IN RAISIN IN THE SUN written by her great auntie Lorraine Hansberry. : Hollywood icon Sidney Poitier was the first African American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, receiving the honor in 1964 for his performance in 'Lilies of the Field.' Who Was Sidney Poitier? After a delinquency-filled youth and a short stint in the U.S. Army, Sidney Poitier moved to New York to pursue an acting career. He joined the American Negro Theater and later began finding roles in Hollywood. Following his performance in the 1963 film Lilies of the Field, he became the first African American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor. He also directed several films, including Buck and the Preacher and Stir Crazy. The acclaimed actor was knighted in 1974 and honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009. Early Years in Miami and the Bahamas Sidney Poitier was born on February 20, 1927, in Miami, Florida. He arrived two and a half months prematurely while his Bahamian parents were on vacation in Miami. As soon as he was strong enough, Poitier left the United States with his parents for the Bahamas. There, Poitier spent his early years on his father's tomato farm on Cat Island. After the farm failed, the family moved to Nassau, when Poitier was around the age of 10. In Nassau, Poitier seemed to have a knack for getting himself into trouble. As a result, his father decided to send the teenager to the United States for his own good and Poitier went to live with one of his brothers in Miami. At age 16, Poitier left the South for New York City, where he worked menial jobs to support himself, until he found his life's passion. Stage Beginnings Poitier made a deal with the American Negro Theater in New York City to receive acting lessons in exchange for working as a janitor for the theater. He eventually made his way to the ANT stage, filling in for Harry Belafonte in their production of Days of Our Youth. In 1946, Poitier appeared in a Broadway production of Lysistrata to great acclaim. His success in that role landed him another in the play Anna Lucasta, and for the next few years Poitier toured the country with the all-Black production. Sidney Poitier's Films Early Career: 'No Way Out' to 'Blackboard Jungle' Poitier made his Hollywood debut in the 1950 feature film No Way Out, and he followed in 1951 with Cry, the Beloved Country, a drama set in South Africa during the time of apartheid. He enjoyed a career breakthrough in 1955 with the popular Blackboard Jungle, portraying a troubled but gifted student at an inner-city school. Oscar Nom for 'The Defiant Ones' and Win for 'Lillies of the Field' Poitier's success as an actor reached new heights when he scored an Academy Award nomination for the 1958 crime drama The Defiant Ones, with Tony Curtis. The following year, he lit up the screen as a leading man in the musical Porgy and Bess, co-starring with Dorothy Dandridge. Both this film and his impressive turn in the 1961 film adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun helped make the actor a top star. In 1964, Poitier claimed the Best Actor Academy Award for his performance in Lilies of the Field (1963) — the first win by an African American actor in this category. The accolade helped make Poitier cinema's first Caribbean American superstar, one who consciously defied racial stereotyping.
January 13, 2022
THE STORY DEVAUNGH LABON: From Alabama to US Air Force & Hollywood
In this episode, US Air Force veteran and actor DeVaungh LaBon shares his humble beginnings growing up in Alabama and dreaming to be an airman. Upon his graduation from High School, he joins the U.S. Air Force and the rest is history. When he retires from military service, he takes this full time position as an engineer for Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird project combined with Air Force was a total of 20 years. He shares how he transitioned into Hollywood and shares a compelling message for the youth.
November 06, 2021
The Extraordinary Journey of Toni Ann Johnson
In this episode, Toni Ann Johnson shares her journey growing up in a upper middle class black family in Monroe, New York
November 01, 2021
99 PROBLEMS (An Award Winning Short Film)
In this episode, the talented and beautiful actress Tori London shares her experience working on recent short film “99 PROBLEMS” during COVID pandemic lockdown. This award-winning short film has won multiple awards and it has captivated audiences of different backgrounds. For more information, visit
October 30, 2021
The Life And Journey of Tori London as An Actress, Architect, and Alchemist
In this episode, Tori London shares her journey from being born and raised in the Midwest (Minnesota) to reaching success as architect in Seattle to coming to Los Angeles to break into acting and producing. Follow her @mstorilondon
October 24, 2021
In this episode, Claire Fullerton shares about her own journey how a fiction writer of 5 novels. For more information visit: Claire Fullerton is the traditionally published author of four novels and one novella. Her twenty book awards include the Literary Classics Book of the Year, the Independent Authors Network Book of the Year, and the International Book Awards Gold medal for Literary Fiction. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines including Celtic Life International and Deep South Magazine. Claire is a book reviewer for The New York Journal of Books. She is represented by Julie Gwinn of the Seymour Literary Agency and has recently completed her fifth manuscript. She hails from Memphis, Tennessee, and has lived in Western Malibu for twenty years.
September 20, 2021
In this interview, celebrity photographer Natalia Melnikova shares her highlights growing up in Russia, going after her childhood dream of pursuing art & photography. She went from Siberia to Moscow to pursue her dream career of being photographer for famous Rusian personalities and then came to America where she met her husband to be forever happy. Fans can follow her @fotomelnikovanatalia and her official website is
August 29, 2021
JUNETEENTH (The Black Independence Day)
In this episode, we celebrate Juneteenth and recognize the history of liberation of blacks in the United States of America. We discovers what Juneteen is and address the difference between the Declaration of Independence & Emancipation Proclamation. Among many things and heroes, we pay tribute to Frederick Douglas and his influential role on Civil War and the making of a new America under the leadership of Abraham Lincoln. This episodes also explores how Juneteen is celebrated now that President Joe Biden has declared it a national holiday.
June 24, 2021
The Story of Talitha Phillips of Claris Health
In this interview, Talitha Phillips shares her inspirational journey from her early childhood to leading Claris Health which is now celebrating her 20 year anniversary as its CEO. She has the gift of inspiration to the point that Michelle Rickman decided to donate immediately to this worthy cause. For more information, visit
June 11, 2021
In this interview, Brother Jerome shares his journey how he met Edna in his barbershop in Los Angeles and eventually started dating her until they got married. In the midst, Edna was battling with breast cancer and Brother Jerome joins her in her struggles and lowest points until death set apart. This is a fascinating love story that will make you cry, laugh, and smile with joy. For books, you can order them and pick them up from Gent's Barbershop: 7933 S. Broadway. Los Angeles, CA 9003 and call (323) 759-0612.
May 11, 2021
In this episode Michelle Rickman accepts the challenge and requests of many listeners to go even deeper on emotional intelligence. She focuses on how to use emotional intelligence to solve crisis and most difficult life's scenarios. How to deal with a broken relationship? How to deal with haters? How to love from a distance? How to embrace civility in event when your bottoms have been pushed? Find out this life's amazing keys to living life fully
April 13, 2021
In this breathtaking Interview, the infamous Michelle Rickman shares about emotional intelligence and breaks it down in 5 different components how you can increas your emotional intelligence IQ. Like never before, emotional intelligence is made easy and simple from knowing oneself to self-control and motivational factors to having emphathy and social skills. Learn how you can have it all with Michelle Rickman's expertise on emotional intelligence
April 07, 2021
Celebrating Women's Month
Learn about the legacy of women in the US and across the world
April 07, 2021
In this interview, Michelle Rickman and Jose Angel Manaiza Jr shares the universal principles and specific examples on how to manifest anything in your life. You can have it all, financial abundance, relationships, and opportunities.
March 24, 2021
In this interview, Damian Costa shares his precious life lessons on how to overcome any addiction from being stuck on being studid, dealing with substance abuse, sex, drugs, and alcohol. He is a Certified from UCLA in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counseling (CAADAC Certified), and experienced in the field of both Sober Coaching and Program Education Counseling, Damian specializes in integrating humor into recovery plans for male individuals and groups. His up-beat style and light-hearted approach makes clients feel comfortable immediately. Over 18 years in the program, Damian has the empathy and clarity to connect with his clients and elevate them out of their current stagnation. Damian works closely with clients to find the appropriate tools to help them grasp the art of responding in the moment, rather than reacting emotionally to life’s challenges (for example the power of pause). Using his New York charisma, straight talk, and humor, Damian teaches clients to be constructive with a life of ease, rather than to be destructive with a life of dis-ease. His speech titled is “HOW TO BE SOBER CONSCIOUS” During this keynotes, he speaks on his AAA System: 1. Awake 2. Aware 3. Allow. This is a fascinating article on AAA Of The Mind: To book Damian Costa visit and cell (818) 804–9068.
March 17, 2021
Intro to AAA of The Mind with Damian Costa
Have you dealt with any addiction? Dealing with drugs, alcohol, sex and tabacco? Damian Costa has a system to overcome any addiction.
March 17, 2021
BLACK HISTORY MONTH SERIES: Our Greatness From Ancient To Modern History
In this episode, we share about the greatness of black people from Ancient to Modern history. The conversation starts with Hatsheptus as a woman Pharaoh of 18 Dynasty followed by Frederick Douglas who championed the betterment of African Americans before, during, and after Civil War. Afterwards, a tribute to The King of Pop Michael Jackson and Garifuna historian Santos Centeno Garcia who wrote 9 books on black history and the struggles and victories of Garifuna people facing British Empire and super powers in The Island of Saint Vincent. This act of courage inspired the Boston Tea party and American Revolution to be a free and independent Nation with Declaration of Independence of July 4th, 1776.
March 01, 2021
IN HONOR OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH starting with William Leo Hansberry (The Father of African Studies)
In this episode, we honor and pay tribute to women and men who made history in the face of racism, severe obstacles, and injustice. The conversation starts with the history of African Studies by William Leo Hansberry, followed by Benjamin Banneker who built Washington DC and The White House, then, the first woman who became millionaire, Madam C J Walker and ends with the story of pioneer Diahann Carroll who was the first be black woman to win a Tony Award. Enjoy this fascinating conversation only available in The Success Podcast Now with Michelle Rickman and Jose Angel Manaiza Jr
February 25, 2021
EARLY SIGNS OF VIOLENCE: How To Prevent All Types of Abuse with Veera Mahajan
Do you know that there are early signs even during dating phase that you can detect whether or not someone can be abusive? In this episode, international bestseller author Veera Mahajan shares her wisdom on how to prevent all types of abuse whether it's emotional, financial, physical and sexual. She is a professional mediator who helps families to win-win at all times and settle their disputes. In this article, she shares her in Thrive Global her journey from India to the United States facing abuse in her early childhood from her dad and then during her marriage: She is the author of the book DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Unreported Crime which can be available at her website for $1 at and official ebook website link:
February 17, 2021
MY SPECIAL ❤️ VALENTINE with Pamela Clay
In this episode, Pamela Clay shares her inspirational story that started in being a multitalented artist from Oklahoma. Pamela Clay is an Oklahoma-born singer-actress-songwriter and Army brat who lived many years in France and Germany, fluent in French and some German.  Pamela’s award-winning career began in the musical theatre, and encompasses not only stage, but also radio, film, television and internet; working with such stars as Mel Brooks, Mandy Patinkin, and Alan Arkin along the way. Her vocal styles include jazz, R & B, pop, country, cabaret, Broadway, Edith Piaf in French and more, and Sanford Meisner called her a true character actress.  Cabaret Scenes magazine called LA- based Pamela Clay “a powerhouse performer whose style crosses all genres”, late great Grammy winner Lou Rawls said she’s got one of the best voices he’d ever heard, and esteemed critic Richard Blackwell wrote of her Edith Piaf renditions: “A voice that will have you mesmerized”! Her first one-woman show was at JFK Center, first film role opposite Tommy Lee Jones, and first solo show in NY at Feinstein’s 54 Below, where she presented her acclaimed self-penned “Forever Piaf!”, in which she is “taken over” by the spirit of the French chanteuse, singing in French and sharing poignant true-life tales in an authentic French accent.  In Los Angeles, Pamela’s headlined at Catalina Jazz Club, Herb Alpert’s Vibrato, Feinstein’s at Vitello’s, Wilshire-Ebell, House of Blues, the Gardenia and starred at John Anson Ford Amphitheatre in original rock musical VISIONS, and is often hired to entertain at private parties, and special events for charities such as the Thalians.  Her original compositions written and recorded with her all-original New Orleans-flavored rock band, Catahoula, as well as some of her original French songs have been featured on prime-time television and feature films, and with Catahoula, she’s performed at major rock clubs in Los Angeles including Troubadour, Whisky, Roxy, Federal, Molly Malone’s, and with musical luminary Randy Newman.  Pamela also sings with Unity Inspiration Ensemble gospel choir and currently resides with husband Bruce Bermudez, New Orleans-born artist-musician and Catahoula co-founder, in the magical Hollywood Hills, from whence her live shows are now broadcast via New York’s leader in virtual events,, formerly the fabled Metropolitan Room.  For more information, visit
February 10, 2021
In this episode, Chandra Ellington (founder of Choose Happiness and Civility) joins us again to talk about Volume I of her new book entitled, “Choose Happiness and Civility” which offers strategies on how to make a Paradigm Shift and live life being the best expression of yourself in a way that leads to better life experiences.  Her book includes:   ·         The Role of Thoughts in Achievement ·         How to Respond to Other People’s Criticism of You ·         Strategies to Encourage Yourself Daily ·         Daily Mental Exercise Practices ·         The Secret to Changing your Self-Image ·         Civil Responses to Defend Your Privacy   You can purchase her paperback or Kindle book at   You can also follow her on social media at:   ·         Website: ·         Website:   ·         YouTube: Choose Happiness and Civility at ·         Facebook eClub:   Facebook Page: Facebook Page: ·         Twitter: ·         Pinterest:     ·         Pinterest: ·         Instagram: ·         Linked In:  
January 27, 2021
ONE HOPE WORLD with Pete Peterson
In this interview Pete Peterson shares his success journey prior to leading One Hope World starting with his early beginnings in Cleveland, Ohio, being raised in a military family in different parts of the country  to now living in Orange County.  Mr. Peterson shares vividly the key to his success and his wisdom how to deal with jealous and envious people and racism.  He motivates people to have positive wave rallies along with a Pledge To Win. H.O.P.E stands for Helping Other People Excel. Mr. Peterson helps individuals of all economic background to earn a high return on their investment (ROI) 15% to 20% return. Mr. Peterson explores in details how to achieve financial well-being phase in 5 easy steps. For more information, email
January 20, 2021
THE HAPPINESS FORMULA with Michelle Rickman
In this interview, Michelle Rickman shares about her journey from her early beginnings as a middle child to becoming a successful parent of 5 inspirational black men, professional speaker and coach. She shares vividly about The Happiness Formula and how it has changed her life in her most recent years in the face of many obstacles. Seligman soon came up with a formulafor happiness, H=S+C+V, where happiness (H) is the sum of a person's genetic capacity for happiness (S), their circumstances (C), and factors under their voluntary control. Learn what The Happiness Formula has done for Michelle Rickman and what it can do for you.
January 06, 2021
CONSCIOUS LIVING with Sandy Stackler
In this interview, business mogul Sandy Stackler shares her life in a nutshell from her early days in Brooklyn, New York to now living in Malibu. She co-founded San Martin Bridal while raising two daughters and made remarkable accomplishments with a $23 million in profit. She shares her experiences from business life to hypnotherapy, coaching, and senior advocate and her commitment to live a conscious life. Her story has been featured in the mainstream media including Forbes Magazine, USA Today, and Thrive Global. More about her story is in this article:
December 31, 2020
STRIPPED with Evangelist Nicola Daugherty
In this interview, Evangelist Nicola Daugherty shares her story of redemption from her childhood to adulthood dealing with molestation, abuse, jail, prison and more tribulations you can imagine. She overcome the odds and her life is transformed for the better.
December 23, 2020
The Success Podcast Now with Michelle Rickman and JAM Jr have the extraordinary honor in having special guest Author Kat Wilson. In this interview, she shares her key to success in parenting her own daughter, the true meaning of unconditional love coupled with boundaries, and highlights of her new book available on For more information, visit
December 16, 2020
November 25, 2020
November 25, 2020
A Star Is Born with Salina Soto
Discover the success of the award-winning singer Salina Soto as she released her single album music video A STAR IS BORN:
November 25, 2020
The Power of Clarity
In this podcast you will learn the power of clarity with Veronica Rosenfeld
November 24, 2020