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Firsts After 40 With Trina Gunzel

Firsts After 40 With Trina Gunzel

By Trina Gunzel
Sharing stories of overcoming challenges, personal growth, business, and self improvement with a comical and educational story telling style.

I believe our challenges can become our greatest assets and am a business and breakthrough consultant. I lead my clients to create a family friendly business based on their true purpose with maximum time and location freedom.

Start creating positive momentum in your life and create a ripple effect of change.

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Brave Hearts Make Big Dreams Reality: An Interview with Author, Jessica Broadway
There are so many times in life when we want and wish to do things, but grief and circumstances of life hold us back.  Please enjoy this episode with my dear friend and client, Jessica Broadway as she shares about her first published book and big breakthrough in:  A Journey To Raising Brave Hearts.   She is a Mompreneur, Boy Mama, and a creative and kindhearted soul.  Her desire to serve and make a bigger impact inspired her to share her story and you can grab a copy and connect with her at: Also @JessicaBroadway on Instagram (TheMommyBossX3) When you take the time to share your story with others, you leave a legacy of love and courage that will stand the test of time. Reach out to me directly for your opportunity to be a featured guest on my podcast at: With love, Trina Gunzel
February 1, 2021
In this season of your life, self love is the solution.
For growth on your personal and professional life, self love is the solution. You can't pour from an empty cup and you can't give what you don't have. Listen for real solutions, a moving forward success plan, and know that now is the best time to create. Go to to schedule a private 30 minute consultation with me and get a positive spiral moving up in your life. Also, you can watch the replay of the inspirational Women In Power event when you join the free group here: And enter to win free prizes from the event here: Fill your cup with these inspirational speakers and I look forward to talking with you soon! Love, Trina Gunzel
November 28, 2020
The secret to blowing way past your goals and creating the life you want
Don't leave anything up to chance! This episode reveals exactly what you need to do to finally get the results you want in your life. And, the gold in this episode will give you an example you can refer to with specific ways to start stacking wins today. Are you ready for your life to change? This episode is short, sweet, and specific. If you're ready to have a life changing conversation to address your specific needs and create a plan to move forward, schedule a breakthrough session with me at
September 17, 2020
Instagram Profits through Connecting with Your Interest Group with guest Wyatt Gunzel
Have you ever wondered how to start a profitable business using Instagram? At only 16 years old, Wyatt has dialed that in and already is running a profitable business by exploring his interests and connecting with a group that shares his passion for a very specific hobby. Would you like to learn more about how to do this?   Wyatt has a program where he mentors other entrepreneurs who want to turn their passion into profits. His goal is to inspire greatness through creative communication and he does this through the performing arts and finding common reality. Wyatt is an author, singer, part of our business and sales team, as well as a trainer for Gunzel Family Brands. His story of overcoming challenges and being in demand as a guest speaker for Type 1 Diabetes is inspiring. If you've ever wondered how you can make your dreams reality, connect with Wyatt and be part of his mentoring for success program for young entrepreneurs. Get in touch with Wyatt on Instagram by sending him a direct message at: If you're looking to start a business from scratch and grow it to beyond 6 figures, start with mastering the fundamentals and creating your own signature program.   Start your success journey by downloading your free Road Map to more Time, Money, Love and Freedom here: Comment below your biggest takeaways from this episode and tune in for future steps to growing your business based on your purpose. Love, Trina Gunzel
August 31, 2020
How To Create Certainty In Uncertain Times
This episode will be an inspiration and comfort to those looking to create certainty in their life right now.   Leaders rise during challenges and help others by sharing their stories, experiences, skills and talents.  Are you ready to be part of the solution?  What if everything we have been through in life could actually come together to help us live our true purpose and make a bigger impact? If this touches your heart and you want to have a deeper conversation with me, schedule your consultation call with me at As a valued listener, we'd like to give you a free gift.  You can access your downloadable Roadmap to more time, money, love, and freedom here: I would love to hear your comments and how this episode impacted you. Please email me directly at: Thank you for listening and being part of the ripple effect for positive change in the world. Love, Trina Gunzel Subscribe to our blog at:
June 12, 2020
Dream Driven Women Podcast Episode Featuring Sales with Priscilla Desiree
If you want to know about Sales and Money Mindset Coaching for Women, this is the podcast episode for you.  You can sell without being salesy or sleezy and you're going to really enjoy this energetic, fun and sassy approach during this featured interview. As professionals, we have to handle the exchange piece in our business so that we can serve the needs of our community. This is your time to serve, thrive, and make a bigger impact!  It all starts with you. You can learn more and connect with Priscilla through her website at and on Facebook search @DreamDrivenWomen Let's break through the glass ceiling in your business and learn how to sell naturally! Keep joining me here for future featured Legacy Leaders in the making. Reach out to me directly to connect and share your Legacy Story. Love, Trina Gunzel
May 1, 2020
Interview with Pinterest Consultant Heather Farris by Lifestyle and Business Breakthrough Consultant, Trina Gunzel
Have you ever wondered about how Pinterest could work for you and your business?  Maybe you are a busy Mom trying to figure out a job you could do from home?  Maybe you're a blogger and want to see how to get traffic to your site?  Maybe you have beautiful photography and want to see how you can do more with it?  Maybe you would like to actually get paid for your courses or start making some income from this "online hobby."   Wherever you are in your journey, you are going to love this interview! Heather has a wonderful family story and a passionate heart for solving problems.  I'm so excited to have your incredible Pinterest expertise to share with you as part of this Leadership and Legacy Series. Please reach out to Heather Farris if you have Pinterest needs at: And you can also find her on her Facebook page at:*F If you would like to figure out how to put your skills and talents to use and want to learn more about starting your own consulting business, you may book a call to speak with me directly.  Have value to offer others?  I would also be interested in seeing if you are a great fit to be a featured guest on my podcast. Schedule here and I'll talk to you soon! Trina Gunzel
March 2, 2020
A Leader's Story to Breaking The 6 figure Barrier Through Building Relationships with Erin Crowell by Trina Gunzel
Erin Crowell is an amazing person!  Our hearts connected right away when we met because of our aligned visions to help more people and nurture authentic relationships. Learn about Erin's growth process and real story of what it actually takes to break the 6 figure barrier as a leader defined by grace and learning. If you want to learn about growth through personal development and see how financial freedom allows you to make a bigger impact, you will love the causes this servant's heart is being able to contribute to, because of her success. It is truly my honor to have Erin Crowell on the the show and please connect with her on Facebook at and also on follow her Instagram She is one of the most vulnerable, authentic, and real people I know with a passionate heart to help others see how deserving they are and step into their gifts and talents. Deeply knowledgeable about health and creating a quality life through building relationships, I know you'll love this episode! Thank you Erin! Hugs, Trina Gunzel I look forward to connecting with you!  Please reach out to me and I look forward to reading your comments.
February 12, 2020
What are you waiting for? Follow these specific steps to improve your health, wealth, & happiness.
In this episode, we are specifically going to look at tracking data to make changes in health, wealth and happiness. Many times, it is the avoidance of reality and the lack of seeing things the way they really are that keeps us from creating the life we want. I will share strategies to help you gain perspective on where you actually are and exact things you can do right now to start building momentum and designing the life you really want. How can we take action if we don't understand what is happening in our health, wealth, and happiness? I would love to hear any aha moments and comments you have from this episode.   Please share in the comments. And ladies, if you are an entrepreneur or high achiever looking to grow or build your business, I want to personally invite you to join my Facebook group:  Women in Business here: If you would like to have more clarity on your vision and see how we can work together to help you transition out of your current job or be able to add value to others by starting your own high paying consulting business, you can learn more and schedule a strategy session with me here:  https:/ Thank you for tuning in and I look forward to talking with you soon! Trina Gunzel Connect on Facebook: My books on Amazon for families and self improvement:
February 10, 2020
January 4, 2020
January 4, 2020
Interview with Celebrity Janice Martin as a featured guest with Trina Gunzel on Firsts After 40
Have you ever wondered how to make incredible income traveling and living your passion as a musician? Janice Martin's story is incredibly unique and inspiring. She is a fantastic musician, athlete, and author who took her talents to the sky to create an experience for her audience like none other! Reviews of Janice include:  A flexible artist, covering the gamut from AC/DC to Vivaldi. A rich, musical imagination. THE WASHINGTON POST Newspapers around the world including The New York Times and Washington Post have described Janice Martin’s virtuosic playing as “brilliant” and “splendid” with “a warm and richly resonant tone” where “perfection was never in question.” There is no performer quite like Janice Martin. She achieves virtuosity as a violinist, pianist, vocalist and most uniquely, as an Aerial Acrobatic Violinist. A native of Racine, Wisconsin, Janice is a graduate of The Juilliard School of Music studying with Dorothy DeLay, Masao Kawasaki and Glenn Dicterow and Indiana University School of Music studying with Yuval Yaron, Franco Gulli and Mimi Zweig. She is also a United States Army Veteran, for which she contributed a three-year enlistment as the premiere violin soloist for presidential performances in the White House, the Capitol and the State Department. She completed her basic training completed in Ft. Leonardwood, MO. Ms. Martin has created DVDs, CDs and most recently authored a Children's Inspirational Book entitled: "How I Learned to Fly." Presently on tour, you can listen to her journey to stardom here and connect with her on her Facebook page:  at and on her website at If you would like to be considered for an interview to share your inspirational story or to set up your business consultation, reach out to Trina Gunzel at or email Get your free gift membership as a  listener as a thank you to start stacking wins in your life at With love and joy to your in this new year, Trina Gunzel
January 3, 2020
Firsts After 40 Podcast Interview with A Very Special Guest: My Daughter Abbie! Amazing Insight For a 10 Year old! Business, travel, and homeschooling ideas for kids.
This special podcast features one of the most amazing people I have ever had the pleasure of meeting, my daughter Abbie. She is a bright, articulate, and inspirational little lady who at 10 years old, has some incredible insights you will want to hear. Subscribe to this podcast for future episodes and in honor of our first child guest, you can get access to this free amazing reading guide for parents with young readers here.  Look for the special offer for additional themes and materials for year long reading fun and group activities for support. Grab it here:   How To Raise Readers:  A Best Teaching Practices Guide If you have any questions about parenting, how to encourage your young entrepreneur, or want to learn more about starting your own business, reach out to me through my email at or send me a Message on Facebook at Jon and Trina Gunzel. Today will be what you make it so create a great day! Love, Trina For Bow Wow Bow Orders From Abbie:  Send your order request to:
December 28, 2019
Interview with Lisa Caprelli of Unicorn Jazz by Trina Gunzel on Firsts After 40
Have you wanted to know what it takes to make it as a Children's Book Author?  With all of the beautiful books in the world, it takes something special to stand out and Lisa Caprelli is making an impact with her unique unicorn, Jazz.  Lisa's Unicorn Books Series, Unicorn Jazz, celebrates friendship, belonging, the power of believing in others and happiness!   Unicorn Jazz is about a shy unicorn who moves to a magical land but struggles to make new friends.  With encouragement from her mother's special song, Jazz, learns to be brave, confident, and most importantly, herself.  There are deep lessons in these stories that make a positive difference for children and celebrate what makes us unique.   Lisa Caprelli is a talented digital marketer and her book Color Your Message is a great resource for anyone looking to build their brand.  You will love the insight Lisa gives to getting your name out and building your audience as she shares in this personal interview.  Lisa Caprelli also shares her personal story that will inspire you.  Thank you for being a featured guest on Firsts After 40!  You can find Lisa's books on Amazon here and connect with here on her Facebook business page at Thank you and please connect with me on Facebook to schedule your featured interview at: Learn more about the fundamentals of building your business at
December 14, 2019
Firsts After 40 Podcast Interview with Cassidy Tuttle of Succulents and Sunshine
Cassidy Tuttle is an inspiring entrepreneur who turned her passion for Succulents into a six figure business through blogging.  Her photography skills and passion for research, answering questions, and sharing her knowledge earned her a space in the who's who of blogging.  Cassidy loves the lifestyle freedom that having her own blog offers her, as well as the financial freedom it provides for her and her sweet family.  If you've ever wondered if you can make a substantial living from blogging, listen to this podcast and connect with Cassidy to learn more.  She offers classes and is a wealth of knowledge.  Thank you for sharing your story and being a featured guest on Firsts After 40 Cassidy! Check out her blog and subscribe here: You can also join her Facebook Group page for more information here:
December 4, 2019
Firsts After 40 Podcast Interview with Cindy Watson - The Art of Feminine Negotiation
Cindy Watson has an incredible story of leaving the corporate world for something more.  She didn't like the way her career as a lawyer was affecting her relationships so she decided to do something about it.  Cindy designed the life she wanted and encourages other women to embrace their feminine power to create lasting change in their life.  If you are interested in a career as a motivational speaker and looking for inspiration, you will love this interview!  Learning from mentors is the best way you can grow so listen for the gold in here and see how you can apply it to your life.  Cindy is a beautiful person inside and out and her strength and journey is inspiring! Connect with Cindy through her Women On Purpose Group:
November 22, 2019
Interview with Author Jenni Raney Edwards of Bumping Down Highways
This is an interview I did with Author Jenni Raney Edwards of Bumping Down Highways.  She has traveled the country and left her high heels and black dresses behind for a more simple freedom filled life.  Listen to the Podcast to catch our interview and hear her inspiring responses in our fun and casual format.  She encourages her readers to "Do The Thing You Fear!"  Jenni is a true example of this as she headed out on the open road after purchasing a huge RV and hiring someone to teach her how to drive it.  Isn't that cool and brave?!  You can buy her book on Amazon and connect with her on her Facebook page here: Look for more interviews and information for a location friendly lifestyle at and reach out to me at to schedule your interview. With love, Trina Gunzel Author and Educational Consultant
November 19, 2019
Pokemon Go, Homecoming, and Learning New Things To Grow and Pour Into Others
Being a parents is such a reflective, intentional and amazing experience!   Honestly, I am not ready for my kids to be this grown up and am enjoying every moment I still get with them full time at home.  Sometimes joining in a new video game experience, staying up late to have important conversations, and learning to enjoy new things in their world is the best way to stay connected.   This week was full of the power of NEW so I am sharing with you some ways you can grow and have support, too, in my Firsts After 40 Blog!   If you also want to stack wins, have more variety in your life, and grow over 50 days, join our free 50 Days of Success Challenge at:   With videos from all over our fifty state tour, we designed this with you in mind.  It is fun, full of doable daily challenges that will improve your life, and 50 days of free coaching from my husband and I who are certified life coaches and business consultants.   This is helping people improve in their health, wealth, love and happiness in a creative new way!  Looking for something fun that will help you?  Start the 50 Days of Success Challenge today: and come grow with us! Love,  Trina Gunzel
October 6, 2019
Health Turnaround Inspired By Our Trip to Italy and Getting Yelled at in a Bathroom in Germany
Welcome to the weekly Firsts After 40 Podcast!  This week I share my vulnerable health story and turnaround and how it helped me when we took our 20 year anniversary trip to Italy.  I also share some funny stories about how we avoided getting pick pocketed in Italy, ditched the fake taxis, and why I got yelled at in a German bathroom.  Real, fun, and genuine stories to make you laugh and inspire you.  Email me if you have questions or want to schedule an interview I can feature on the podcast.  Have an amazing weekend!  Tune in weekly for new stories and resources. Love, Trina Gunzel
September 27, 2019
Firsts After 40 - Personal Growth Through Unexpected Changes With Trina Gunzel
Hi Listeners! I'm Trina Gunzel and I'm excited to welcome you to my new podcast "Firsts After 40!"  I'm going to be sharing weekly my personal growth journey, inspirational stories of overcoming challenges, funny stories, and ways to help expand leadership qualities by mentoring through life experiences.  I will truly teach you how to bloom where you're planted and look for the blessings in every situation life can throw your way.  You can be your own success story by sharing your genuine life experiences and sharing your skills and talents with others.  With a combination of mindset, business, and life lessons, this podcast is meant to build you, bless you, and brighten your day as we grow together.   Be the reason someone else smiles today and create the changes you want to see in the world. Learn more and contact me for inspirational story interviews at Your friend, Trina Gunzel
September 20, 2019