Rana Campbell

Dreams In Drive

Dreams In Drive is a weekly podcast w/ Rana Campbell where you'll learn how to take your dreams out of PARK and into DRIVE.
Dreams In Drive

Description

Learn how to take your dreams out of PARK and into DRIVE. Host Rana Campbell and weekly guests share their personal #dreamdriving stories and keys to success that have allowed them to successfully create lives full of fulfillment and passion. We chat entrepreneurship, small business advice, professional & personal development, success, branding, marketing, motivational, and general life tips that you can use as you put your #dreamsindrive. Follow us on social @dreamsindrive. For guest pitches, email (rana@dreamsindrive.com).

Episodes

225: How Engineer Tammeca Rochester Left Her Corporate Career & Launched Fitness Brand Harlem Cycle

Nov 11, 2019 58:14

Description:

Tammeca Rochester was frustrated by the lack of customer-focused cycling studios in her Harlem Community, so she decided to do something about it. Learn how the former engineer/marketer went from ideation to execution in less than six months and launched Harlem Cycle - Harlem's 1st and only indoor cycling studio. 

Some of the topics we discuss in the episode include: 

What inspired Tammeca as a child growing up in Atlanta Her experience working and thriving as an engineer at Colgate  How she created community and culture at Harlem Cycle Tammeca's Harlem Cycle funding journey How to get customers to be your biggest advocates 3 important steps for going from PARK to DRIVE 

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224: Starting Over Is Okay

Nov 7, 2019 17:12

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Host Rana Campbell and a *special friend* reflect on why starting over is okay - although it can be a scary journey. The two share times they have started as over as well tips for other dream drivers who want to take the leap but are nervous to get going. This is part of the #frontseatfridays series.

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223: How To Accept Yourself As You Are: Self-Love, Self-Care & Inner Healing w/ Shelah Marie

Oct 28, 2019 59:20

Description:

YOU ARE ENOUGH - but do you believe it? Do you struggle with truly having a healthy relationship with self? We chat with Shelah Marie - self-love advocate, lifestyle entrepreneur, and CEO + Founder of Curvy, Curly Conscious, a safe space for Black women to connect and heal. Shelah shares the intimate details of her healing journey and gives tips on what we can do in our  lives to reclaim our identities and love of self. As Dream Drivers, "the scariest part of healing [can be] facing yourself." But, transformation is possible if you're willing to commit to it.

Some of the topics we discuss include:

What inspired her Shelah as a child Shelah's road to healing How to stop being a victim The Curvy, Curly, Conscious story Shelah's thoughts on navigating entrepreneurship as a creative How to reclaim your identity

Shelah's Keys To Success:

Flexibility Support system Resilience

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222: Turn Your Pain Into Purpose - How Changemaker Bertony Faustin Became Oregon's First Black Winemaker

Oct 21, 2019 01:08:00

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For Bertony Faustin, the death of his father ignited within him a desire to stop taking life for granted and to start giving it his all. He decided to use his pain as fuel and took advantage of a vineyard plot owned by his in-laws. Abbey Creek Vineyard was founded...and the rest is history. Bertony takes us on the journey of how he was able to become Oregon's first Black winemaker - a feat that may have seemed ridiculous to outsiders - but doable to him. If you're not sure you have what it takes to make your dreams come true, Bertony will give you the push you need to start believing in yourself and your vision. Learn how this anesthesia tech turned winemaker became a changemaker. Some of the topics we explore:

The immigrant hustle How he got his start in the Oregon wine industry Why he made himself the brand The importance of hiring a coach His signature looks Feelings are not facts The truth about getting into the wine industry Partnership > Collaboration... and more

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221: Respect The Journey w/ Craig Robinson

Oct 14, 2019 01:06:31

Description:

Sometimes the journey we call life - can take us on paths and roads we could never imagine. But, getting to a place where we embrace the journey isn't always easy. We chat with Craig Robinson (Princeton '83 and older brother to the iconic Michelle Obama) about his #dreamdriving journey and all the important stops he made along the way. Craig currently serves as the Vice president of Player Development and G League Operations for the NBA’s New York Knicks. Craig shares how the trek from the South Side of Chicago to the suburbs of Princeton University impacted his life and fostered in him an "intellectual confidence" that has stayed with him his entire life. He then reflects on the value of taking RISKS and why the decision to venture back into the world of sports after a lucrative career in banking was one he doesn't regret. Craig also opens up about the major lessons he learned from important people in his life and gives tips for other dream drivers looking to find their way in life.

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220: Life After Quitting My 9-5 (One Year Update + Lessons Learned)

Oct 8, 2019 28:19

Description:

Host Rana Campbell reflects on 15 lessons she's learning since quitting her 9-5/full-time job in August 2018. She shares the good, the bad, and everything in-between as well as tips for others who are looking to take the leap and bet on their dreams. 

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219: How To Get Clear On What's Blocking Your Success - A Clarity Call w/ Lenise Dazzel-Harris

Sep 30, 2019 01:07:00

Description:

In order to achieve success, it's important to get clear on the blockages in your way. However, many of us don't know where to start to receive those breakthroughs. Transformation Coach, Affirmation Queen & Accountability Partner Lenise Dazzel-Harris takes us along her personal #dreamdriving journey and how she found herself doing the work of teaching women how to pivot their perspective to heal their story and manifest their desires. She shares her own personal transformation story and how working on self-love led her to all that she ever wanted - a loving family, a thriving business, and fulfilled clients. Then, we go behind-the-scenes on her signature Clarity Call - where host Rana Campbell opens up about her own fears and doubts building Dreams In Drive. Get ready to listen to the work in real-time and get inspired to start making vibrational changes in your own lives.

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218: How To Be Relentless & Always Learning w/ Mayvenn CEO Diishan Imira

Sep 23, 2019 53:54

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Mayvenn CEO & Founder Diishan Imira takes us along his #dreamdriving journey and reflects on being a kid growing up in Oakland, graduating from Hampton University and then dreaming big. His desire for exploration and business led him all over world - one of those places being China - the place that spawned his entrepreneurial endeavors and helped lay the ground work for Mayvenn - the largest Black owned hair extensions company in the world. To date, the company has seen $80 million in revenue and has raised over $36 million in funding. But Diishan's story is more than just hair. He opens up about what it was like living in China, the beginning days of Mayvenn selling product out of his trunk, the art of sales, sexy vs. unsexy investing, scaling the company, reinvention and how he unwinds despite being a busy CEO. Diishan is candid about his experience and ready to share his journey with us dream drivers.

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217: Under The Sea - How Scuba Diver Riane Tyler Turned A Passion Into Her Life's Work

Sep 16, 2019 55:14

Description:

This week, we're chatting with Cyborg Mermaid, creator and chief of DiveMuse - Riane Tyler. An adventurer, educator, and guide to the hidden treasures of the aquatic world, Hollywood, Florida-based Riane offers services such as scuba diving courses, eco yoga yours, and ocean healing retreats for her clients. On this journey we talk about how she first fell in love with water, the realities of being a Black female scuba diver, the challenges and success of building an aquatic-based business, and why the concept of moving past fear serves as an important basis for her work. Riane opens up about this very unique #dreamdriving journey and the rewards of doing what you love.

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216: The Art of Hustling w/ Spectacular Smith

Sep 9, 2019 58:50

Description:

You may know Spectacular Smith as 1/4 of the popular 2000s boyband Pretty Ricky. Did you know he is also the CEO and founder of Adwizar - a top INC 500 agency that helps brand and personalities GO VIRAL (and make money) on social media. We talk about the evolution of Spectacular’s hustle -his early days on Twitter to building Adwizar from the ground up - even though he had many doubters along the way. Spectacular shares the key things all #dreamdrivers need to do as they hustle their way to success and why honing in on your passion and gifts is essential.

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215: How To Keep Going (#FrontSeatFridays)

Sep 6, 2019 11:46

Description:

Welcome to #frontseatfridays - a new #dreamdriving segment where we'll open up the podcast to questions and dive into a specific topic head-on and as honest and transparent as possible. This week, host Rana Campbell answers a listener question about not giving up, staying consistent, and finding your purpose.

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214: The "I Create Money" Mindset - How Tiyana Robinson Went From Marketing Director To Makeup Mogul

Aug 26, 2019 58:54

Description:

You can be a mogul, too - if you put in the work. We chat with Tiyana Robinson - a Professional Makeup Artist and Founder of Makeup Mogul University, the world's first online business school for professional Makeup Artists. Tiyana shares how she went from working as a Marketing Director to fully embracing her gift for makeup artistry and taking her dreams for FREEDOM to the next level. Tiyana shares the steps she took to strategically evolve her six-figure business into one that helps others learn how they can create money and find opportunities for growth in their own creative practices. She talks the importance of differentiation, confidence, clarity, consistency, hustle, and purpose when #dreamdriving.

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213: If You're Feeling Unmotivated, Listen To This

Aug 20, 2019 24:52

Description:

Are you tired of feeling stuck, or feeling like you have potential and never actually get things done? Do you feel like your willingness or desire levels are on low? Being unmotivated as a Dream Driver can be a total mood AND dream killer. Host Rana Campbell shares 8 of her favorite tips for getting motivated to take action and keep going along the #dreamdriving journey.

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212: How To Constantly Evolve - The Miss Jessie's Story w/ Miko Branch

Aug 12, 2019 01:04:14

Description:

“Sometimes your biggest failures can lead you to your biggest successes.” We chat with Miko Branch - CEO and co-founder of the pioneering, trailblazing award-winning premium natural hair care brand, Miss Jessie's.Along with her beloved sister Titi Branch, the two revolutionized the hair care industry and became a leading pioneer of the natural hair movement by creating hair care solutions and high quality hair care products for curly textures spanning across ethnicities and cultures.

Miko opens up about the Miss Jessie's creation journey and how she was part of creating and shaping the early "natural hair" movement in the early 2000s. She talks about how she was able to navigate through both failure and success, constantly evolving the brand and bringing it to new heights. Miko shares why it's important to guard your dream, think big, and rethink the idea of what it truly means to be an "innovator." She also pays homage to her late sister, Titi - honoring the lessons that Titi's passing have instilled in her and how the brand will forever have her indelible footprints on it.

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211: How To Embrace Fear, Master Your Mind & Build Your Dreams On Your Own Terms w/ Kia Stewart

Aug 5, 2019 56:51

Description:

 

How much could you accomplish if you embraced fear and set out to pursue your passion without thinking of what could go wrong? This week, we’re chatting with wellness and editorial nail specialist and owner of Lux K -  Kia Stewart. Kia takes along her interesting #dreamdriving journey and shares how she went from having a career in dentistry to combining her love for hustle + artistry to make a name for herself in the nail care, nail education, and nail art worlds. Kia shares her favorite tips for dream drivers on building clientele, mastering your mind, committing to the hustle, mastering emotional wellness, and being honest with yourself.

 

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210: Why Craig Young Quit His Job With No Regrets & Decided To Travel The World

Jul 29, 2019 01:10:36

Description:

At thirty years old, Craig Young aka “The Cheap God”  is living an unconventional life - according to American standards. On April 1, 2018 - he quit his job, sold all things and decided to travel the world - seeking happiness and finding himself along the way. Currently residing in Bali, his goal is to show people of color there is a lot of world to see.

The world traveler and Army veteran opens up about his decision to leave the States and all that he’s encountered along the way. He gets honest about what it's like navigating mental health issues, being a Black man abroad, experience loneliness- and he reveals the sacrifices of being a solo traveler as a Dream Driver. He also shares his favorite travel hacks for others looking to disrupt their current lives and go experience new things. 

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209: How To Get Through Your Darkest Days - T-Kea Blackman On Thriving With Mental Illness

Jul 22, 2019 58:05

Description:

So many of us are fighting invisible battles, experiencing daily challenges and overcoming obstacles silently that others may know nothing about. How do you handle it all? How do you get through the dark times along the #dreamdriving journey?

We chat with T-Kea Blackman, mental health advocate, speaker and writer. She is also the creator and host of the Fireflies Unite Podcast, a weekly podcast dedicated to bringing light into darkness by sharing the stories of individuals thriving with mental illness within communities of color. T-Kea opens up about her own mental health journey and how an attempted suicide was the catalyst moment for finding new beginnings and reclaiming her life. T-kea shares what it was like living with an undiagnosed mental illness and why it's okay to accept help when you need it. T-kea also gives tips on creating boundaries, supporting others along their journey, and how she's finding community and purpose by creating a much-needed mental-health platform for people of color navigating similar issues.

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208: How To Create A Digital Branding Strategy That Works w/ Keshia White

Jul 15, 2019 55:41

Description:

Dream Drivers, it's time to step your online branding game all the way up! How can you use strategic marketing to help tell your STORY and attract the audience and clients that you want? What's the best way to revamp your online brand presence making it more efficient and optimal for your brand goals? This week, we're chatting with Keshia White - founder of Keshia M. White Designs, a website and brand design agency that provides strategic and beautiful websites for women in coaching, speaking, and consulting. Keshia helps her clients develop unique brand identities that communicate who they really are, while supporting the goals that they have for their businesses.

Some of the topics we cover in this episode:
- How Keshia made the switch from side-hustler to full-time entrepreneur
- Digital branding must-dos when revamping your website
- When to pay a professional vs. go the DIY route
- How to use social media to get results for your brand...and more!

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207: Every Day Won't Be Your Day (And That's Okay)

Jul 8, 2019 24:58

Description:

Don't be so hard on yourself. Things won't always be great all the time. The key is to keep going. Host Rana Campbell opens up about #dreamdriving, why you're allowed to have OFF days, and what to do when you feel like you're not operating at 100%. She gives 5 tips for pushing through bad days and conquering a "funky mood" that is trying to ruin your spirit and energy.

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206: "I'm Working on Myself" - A Conversation w/ Kiana Ledé

Jul 1, 2019 47:38

Description:

Singer, songwriter, and actress Kiana Ledé always saw her stage being big. Even when her career wasn't taking off in the ways she first thought, she never gave up. On this episode, she opens up about her journey in the music industry and why putting herself first is so important. She shares her advice for other creatives navigating their purpose and why being authentic to who you are always is a shining light when pursuing your dreams. Plus - we talk how she stumbled across EP 145 with Jenifer Lewis and she why featured a clip from the interview on her new song Heavy.

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205: Don't Let Anyone COUNT YOU OUT! w/ Rachel Roff of Urban Skin RX

Jun 24, 2019 44:59

Description:

Are you willing to put it all on the line to make your dream a reality? Meet Rachel Roff a.k.a "the melanin expert", a licensed medical aesthetician and the founder/creator of Urban Skin Solutions Medspa and Laser Center and Urban Skin Rx. During esthetics school, and after receiving her license and entering the professional world, Rachel quickly witnessed a lack of education and services available for darker skin tones. Her passion for seeing inclusivity in industry treatment and services was sparked. she loved so much. In 2006, this dedication led her to start Urban Skin Solutions Medspa and Laser Center in Charlotte, NC. Thirteen years later, Rachel's business is flourishing, but how did she do it?

Rachel opens up about the realities of what it means to launch and scale a multimillion dollar beauty brand focused on the skin needs of melanin-rich persons. We talk how she got the funds to launch her first med spa, the peculiarities of the shifting beauty/retail landscape, navigating past naysayers, how she balances being a single mom, and why she always bets on herself and her vision and will do anything to see Urban Skin Rx thrive.

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204: How To Maximize Your Greatness w/ Pinky Cole of Slutty Vegan

Jun 17, 2019 54:49

Description:

Pinky Cole isn't just selling food. She's selling an experience. The road to Slutty Vegan, Pinky's wildly popular, fast-casual plant-based junk food concept that launched only a YEAR ago (July 2018) has taken off in ways she could have never imagined. Pinky's "slutty" revolution has vegans and meat lovers standing in live for hours to experience the Slutty Vegan goodness. But, Pinky's not surprised. She's BEEN putting in work.

On this episode, Pinky opens up about the road to Slutty Vegan. From working as a TV producer in Hollywood to her first successful restaurant foray that ended in flames, she never gave up. Pinky gets deep about her personal #dreamdriving journey and shares ways that dream drivers can get past "beautiful fear" and start maximizing their greatness. We talk all things success including riding momentum, believing in yourself, creating your own opportunities, the need for multiple revenue streams - and of course, the personal challenges we all can successfully navigate as we put our dreams in gear.

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203: How Ben Hagarty Built A Career Creating Content For Artists Like Beyoncé, Chris Brown & Schoolboy Q

Jun 10, 2019 01:27:35

Description:

What's the real life of a working creative like? Meet Ben Hagarty- director, editor, videographer, and founder of Black With No Cream - an online community for creators of any type who are looking to network, share ideas, and be better versions of themselves.

Ben's details his road to Los Angeles and how he went from pounding the pavement as a Iowa-based content creator and musician to relocating to Los Angeles where his life as a videographer launched. Ben's work includes working with artists and companies like Chris Brown, EA Games, Mac Miller, Mary J. Blige, and Schoolboy Q. Most notably, he toured with Beyoncé on the OTR 2 tour and his footage from her Coachella performance is featured in the Netflix documentary "Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé."

Ben opens up about what it means to be innovative as a creator, creative must-haves, how to make money in the industry, and more. He also gives us a behind-the-scenes look into the creative process of successfully working with and building relationships with celebrity clientele.

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202: Be Relentless & Make It Happen - How Kim Lewis Built Curlmix

Jun 3, 2019 55:34

Description:

Meet Kim Lewis - CEO and co-founder of CurlMix – a clean beauty brand for curly hair.  Kim discusses her early interest in entrepreneurship, dives deep into the company's early days, and discusses the PIVOT that changed the company's trajectory for the better. Kim opens up about the keys to growing and scaling your company and why there is power in saying NO. (The couple walked away from a deal on SharkTank in 2019 with no hesitation!) You'll learn how Kim was able to MAKE it happen and own a Curlmix manufacturing facility in Chicago, employ workers full-time and make an impactful dent in the haircare space as a Black female entrepreneur. Make sure to follow on social @dreamsindrive and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive when sharing!

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201: The Road Trip + Thoughts On Returning From Breaks Successfully

May 27, 2019 27:09

Description:

I'm Back! Host Rana Campbell dives into lessons learned from her first event and why we need to be intentional on when and how we return from #dreamdriving breaks successfully. She also gives an update on the official return of the show and when we can expect new guest episodes.

This episode is sponsored by CURLS, Urbanskin RX, & Curls Dynasty

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200: Are You On Autopilot? (A Reflection On 200 Episodes + Special Announcement)

Apr 1, 2019 59:54

Description:

Host Rana Campbell answers the question "Are You On Autopilot?", reflects on some major lessons learned after 200 episodes of Dreams In Drive, and makes a very special, but much needed, announcement!

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199: How To Get Clear On Who You Are & Define Your ONE WORD w/ Rich Keller

Mar 25, 2019 01:12:59

Description:

When asked, many of us focus on what we do, rather than who we are. Imagine how much more aligned we'd be with our personal gifts and being if we focused on the who! In this episode, we chat with Rich Keller - a personal branding guru, influencer, motivational speaker - and one of my personal coaches - about we can step into our power so we can be seen, heard, and valued. In order to create a memorable brand, it's important to figure out our ONE WORD. Rich shares his #dreamdriving journey and how getting clear on who we are can help us break through the clutter so we can stand out, conquer obstacles, and reach excellence.

As a CATALYST, Rich uses his skills in brand building, finances, and motivational leadership to fuel large, medium, and start-up enterprises. He's worked with iconic brands such as Godiva, Planters, and Chips Ahoy. He brings people together by creating dialogue to share experiences, connect thoughts, debate ideas, develop solutions and ultimately bridge gaps. He believes that this philosophy helps companies deepen the emotional connection between brands and consumers to create magic.

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198: From Pharmacist To Herbalist- The Health Journey That Changed Dr. Bobby Price's Life

Mar 18, 2019 01:32:13

Description:

Want to change your life? It often starts with your health. Dr. Bobby Price - a Physiologist, Doctor of Pharmacy, and Plant- Based Nutritionist - shares his personal journey of transformation and how he went from drug-dealing (in the pharmacy) to holistic healing.

Dr. Bobby shares the many ways the "dream" morphed throughout his life and the people, places, and things that served as guides along the way. He shares the experiences he's had traveling the world and studying with herbalists, shamans, and spiritual gurus learning the magical art of healing the mind, body, and soul. Instead of filling synthetic prescriptions, he uses plant-based foods, medicinal herbs, and simple holistic techniques to help others restore their wellbeing.

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197: How Dream Driver Shauna Hollinger Mastered Social Media & Grew Her Online Vegan Brand

Mar 11, 2019 01:12:11

Description:

 Dream Drivers are out here killing it! This week we chat with Shauna Hollinger - a longtime listener and  the creator of the Instagram brand and page @blaq.vegan.  As a full time employee and busy mother of 2, she creates meals that are simple, easy, and plant based. In just 10 months, her online following has grown to over 16,000, but she didn't even think she would become popular so quickly. She also recently launched a course called Thrive On IG where she lays out everything that she has done to increase her following organically. Shauna dives deep and gives us a crash course on all things social media - and also a look onto how she has been able to take her dreams from PARK to DRIVE - including all that she has to overcome and navigate along the way. 

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196: The Joy is in the Journey

Mar 4, 2019 18:20

Description:

Where would Oprah be if she quit her dream three years in? Host Rana Campbell talks about why it's so important for us to find joy along our journeys, examine moments of learning, and celebrate just how far we've come and how far we have yet to go. 

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195: The Power of Faith, Resilience, & Support w/ Renae Bluitt

Feb 25, 2019 01:15:36

Description:

What's the formula to successfully sustaining an evolving career? How do you keep going when new opportunities and challenges arise? We chat with - Renae Bluitt a Brooklyn-based digital content creator, filmmaker, and PR strategist. Renae is a student and curator of the Black woman’s narrative – a passion she recently channeled into her first film, “She Did That.” This documentary uncovers why and how Black women are the fastest growing segment of entrepreneurs in America.

Listen in as Renae shares the many legs of her #dreamdriving journey, and gives tips on how to chart a career you love, the power of mentorship and collaboration, executing with intention, igniting your inner flame, and more.

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194: How To Stop Hesitating & Pull The Trigger On Your Dreams w/ Jacquelyn Rodgers

Feb 19, 2019 46:08

Description:

Do ideas have expiration dates? Are you wasting time and letting fear and doubt stop you from putting your dreams in motion? Learn how this determined founder was able to go from ideation to execution, test her product concept, launch her company to the world - all within a few months!

Meet Jacquelyn Rodgers - co-founder of Greentop Gifts- a wrapping paper and gift company she founded to fill a void of what was missing during the holidays for people of color.  Jacquelyn is also an Account Manager for a large consumer package goods company with more than 12 years of sales experience and works to implement new and innovative ways to sell, merchandise, and market key brands.

Jacquelyn takes us along her dream driving journey and outlines the steps she took to make Greentop Gifts a reality. We discuss the importance of product innovation, market research, a good story, and moving quickly. Jacquelyn also shares her tips on balancing a passion project while working a 9-5, working with a partner successfully, recovering from perfectionism, balancing motherhood and more.

JACKIE'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Industry knowledge
2. Finding the right people
3. Short-term memory

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193: From Housewife to Entrepreneur- Lisa Bilyeu On Smashing Goals, Enjoying The Journey & Finding Purpose

Feb 11, 2019 01:04:53

Description:

What's your approach to #dreamdriving? Are you an executor or are you someone who waits for things to happen in your life?

We chat with Lisa Bilyeu - the co-founder and president of Impact Theory, a media company focused on empowering content. In addition to co-founding Impact Theory, she co-founded the billion dollar brand, Quest Nutrition, 8 years ago. Lisa career trajectory went from housewife to entrepreneur and transformed her business focus from nutrition to entertainment media. Lisa now hosts the show, "Women of Impact," that centers on female empowerment, as well "Relationship Theory" with her husband and business partner, Tom Bilyeu, in which they discuss relationships, business, and how to manage both.

On this episode, Lisa discusses:

Where passion truly comes from The power of location moving How she went from housewife to entrepreneur How to find your superstar strength Goal setting strategies that work The problem with scaling too quickly The importance of providing value Enjoying the journey Tips for working with your partner...and more!

LISA'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Resilience
2. Be the learner
3. Believe that anything is possible. 

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192: Don't Be Silent - To Be Young, Black & Creative w/ Beth Diana Smith

Feb 8, 2019 01:03:25

Description:

EP 191 guest Beth Beth Diana Smith - Owner and Principal Designer of NJ-based Beth Diana Smith Interior Design - returns for a candid conversation about what it means to be a Black creative and a Black woman putting her #dreamsindrive. How do you keep your dreams in drive when other people are trying to press the brakes based on their own ego, hate, or race?

Listen in as Beth and host Rana Campbell reflect on the ways that race (and gender and other things) have played out along their journeys as creators of color.

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191: The Pivot - How Beth Diana Smith Went From Corporate Accountant To Interior Design Queen

Feb 4, 2019 55:56

Description:

What do you do when you're doing well in your corporate  career but have an itch to try something completely new? Do you give up on the old dream for a new dream?

We chat with Beth Diana Smith - Owner and Principal Designer of Beth Diana Smith Interior Design, a New Jersey based interior design company. Beth, her work, and her design advice have been featured on television and in various print and online publications including NBC, HGTV, Vogue, EBONY, Design*Sponge, and The New York Times.

Beth dives into her pivot story and how she went from a successful corporate accountant to following her strengths (planning & budgeting) and building a new career in interior design. Beth outlines everything that made this pivot successful: learning the industry, building relationships & collaborating, goal-setting & more. She also opens up about the challenges she has encountered along the way and gives tips on why being purposeful with design is important for all dream drivers.

Some of the topics we discuss:

What inspired Beth as a child Pursuing a career in finance & climbing the corporate ranks Becoming a master planner & budgeter How Beth fell in love with interior design Learning the business of design How to charge what you’re worth Building relationships in your specific industry How to keep your client funnel full How to DIY your working & living space 2019 goal setting The power of collaboration

BETH'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Thick skin
2. Tribe
3. Resources

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190: Blessings Have Requirements - How To Take Action On Your Dreams w/ Pauleanna Reid

Jan 28, 2019 57:21

Description:

Execution is one of the biggest factors to #dreamdriving success. We chat with Pauleanna Reid  - a speaker, author, celebrity ghostwriter, Forbes contributor, and the co-founder of New Girl on the Block, a mentorship platform for millennial women - helping them navigate the path between professional success and personal fulfillment. Pauleanna shares her #dreamdriving journey and how she's overcome struggles within herself and thrived in the areas of business and mentorship. She teaches how she's used the  professional and personal lessons learned to navigate throughout her entrepreneurial endeavor and multiply  her blessings. 

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

Some of the topics we discuss:

Lessons learned from athletics Why you shouldn’t follow your passion Pauleanna's struggle w/ depression and anxiety Writing a book and dealing with emotional baggage Why it’s okay to sit on an idea Why blessings have requirements How to get a mentor The biggest mental shift for success Shifting Your money mindset Navigating past burnout What will put you at an advantage in business The 1,000 true fans theory

MENTIONED BOOKS:

The Law of Divine Compensation

Get Rich, Lucky Bitch! 

Money, A Love Story

Rocket - 8 Lessons To Secure Infinite Growth

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189: How To Create The Perfect Elevator Pitch (Listener Q&A)

Jan 21, 2019 25:04

Description:

Host Rana Campbell tackles a listener question on creating an interesting elevator pitch. If you're currently stuck when it comes to telling your personal story in a way that is easy to comprehend, relatable to others, and drives ACTION - then tune in. You'll learn an easy formula to use to create a short professional summary, tips for developing a personal "story bank", and strategies to get better at crafting your elevator pitch. 

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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188: How To Be More Disciplined & Overcome Fear Of Failure w/ Thane Marcus Ringler

Jan 14, 2019 59:37

Description:

You think you have your life all planned out.

Then, everything changes.

What do you do? How do you adjust?

Former pro golfer turned writer, speaker, collaborator, and entrepreneur Thane Marcus shares his road from pro athlete to mastering self. Thane teaches how we dream drivers can learn to take ownership of our lives and never settle for less than we are capable of. Through the telling of his own #dreamdriving journey, he shows us strategies we can use to master discipline and overcome feelings of failure and self-doubt. 

Thane helps freelancers, business owners, and entrepreneurs professional athlete’s mindset to everyday people in everyday life. He is passionate about speaking to the journey from the journey. Thaneis also the host of The Up & Comers Show, a podcast all about learning how to live a good life.

In this episode you'll learn: 

Is talent innate or is it developed? Nature vs. nature How an injury set Thane on a new path Removing the bondage of old identities How to get more disciplined & understand SELF better The power of SLEEP Social media consumers vs. producers How to stop fearing the dead-ends

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

MENTIONED BOOKS:

Outliers - Malcolm Gladwell

The Talent Code - Daniel Coyle

Discipline Equals Freedom - Jocko Willink

Atomic Habits - James Clear

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THANE'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Commitment
2. Learning is the journey
3. Failure is likely

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187: Dream Drivers & The Law - How To Legally Protect Your Business w/ Jaia Thomas

Jan 7, 2019 58:11

Description:

Along the #dreamdriving journey, what kind of legal mishaps should we attempt to avoid? How do we ensure we're building and driving dreams that won't hurt us legally in the long run? 

Meet Jaia Thomas -  a Los Angeles-based sports, entertainment and
intellectual property attorney. In addition to practicing law, Jaiais currently an adjunct professor at UCLA and contributor for Entrepreneur
Magazine. She also recently launched Diverse Representation, the first ever comprehensive database of African-American attorneys, agents, managers and publicists who work in  the sports and entertainment industry. She hold's a Bachelors degree from Colgate University and a JD from The George Washington University Law School (JD).

Ever since she was a young adult, Jaia had a passion for social justice and discovered that law was a way for her to pursue her interests and passion. On this episode, Jaia shares her journey to pursuing a law career and how she was able to overcome fear and doubt along the way. Jaia opens up about the challenges she faced as both a lawyer and entrepreneur. She also shares important legal mistakes creative entrepreneurs should avoid when building their brands.

Some of the topics we discuss include:
- Why Jaia bought a one way ticket to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams
- How Jaia's passion for law evolved
- Challenges navigating entrepreneurship in a new city early in her career
- Top legal mistakes to avoid when growing your brand
- How to find the right legal representation...and more!
- The importance of diversity in the entertainment industry

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

 

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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JAIA'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Positivity
2. Perseverance
3. Giving

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186: Happy 3 Years! + How To Build An "I AM" Mindset w/ Meghan Asha

Jan 1, 2019 56:21

Description:

What's on the top of your New Year's resolutions to-do list? On this episode, host Rana Campbell celebrates THREE YEARS OF DREAMS IN DRIVE and dives into some brief takeaways she's learned along the ways. We then chat with FoundermadeCEO Meghan Asha about how shifting from an AM I?to an I AM mentality helped fuel her growth and ability to build and execute on her dreams. Meghan shares the lessons she's learned building FounderMade, a platform and conference series that connects  consumer brands to retailers, distributors and investors. Under her leadership and commitment to merging support and connection for entrepreneurs, FounderMade has partnered with innovative brands including Estee Lauder, RXBar, BulletProof Coffee, Vital Proteins, Target and Starbucks. 

Meghan's experience is vast: Over her career, she’s worked as an analyst for a venture capital firm, interviewed leaders of technology companies for a weekly internet talk show, and built her own digital media platform. Meghan currently serves as an advisor and investor in several consumer product and technology startups and is a partner at FounderMade Fund. She received her BS from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Columbia Business School.  

 Some of the topics we discuss include:
- What inspired Meghan as a child
- Why there’s no formula to finding your passion
- Asking the question "When I'm 90, what will make me happy?"
- Why you have to protect your dream 
- How to bounce back from challenges
- How to connect with people you want to learn from
- The keys to a successful event
- Skillsets you won’t learn in business school
- Why you need a clear thesis
- Successful startup must-dos
- Shifting from an AM I? to an I AM mentality

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/meghan-asha

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MEGHAN'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Positivity
2. Perseverance
3. Giving

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185: Don't Be Afraid To Innovate - From Architect to T-Shirt Designer w/ Kalilah Wright of Mess In A Bottle

Dec 24, 2018 39:14

Description:

On this episode, we dive into how Kalilah Wright - Founder and CEO of Mess In A Bottle embraced the power of  innovation and the pivot in her career and business.  

An early lover of the arts and all things creative, Kalilah received her Bachelors of Arts from Penn State University and Masters degree from Morgan State University. She was an accomplished designer and trained architect working for Under Armor when she realized that this "idea" she had for a business could be something more than just a "dream" but a reality.

Did it make sense for someone who was working at an applauded company to quit and pursue entrepreneurship full-time? 

Better yet - did it make sense to quit a job as an architect to sell t-shirts?

For, Kalilah it made a whole lot of sense. 

In January 2016, Mess in a Bottle launched. The company sells creative messages written t-shirts and packaged in reusable bottles.  The brand was established to evoke change, question Kalilah’s audience and allow individuals wearing their messages to be vocal without saying anything at all. Each item is designed and printed at her Baltimore in-house studio space.

Kalilah shares her #dreamdriving journey - bringing us along for the challenges, successes, and learning moments along the way.  

Some of the topics we also discuss include:
- What inspired Kalilah as a child
- How Mess In A Bottle started
- 3 Ways To Build A Great Team
- The importance of the pivot
- Tips for succeeding in eCommerce and building a team
- The importance of being innovative... and more!

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/kalilah-wright-messinabottle

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KALILAH WRIGHT'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Patience
2. Creativity
3. Team

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184: Big Chops Are Necessary

Dec 17, 2018 18:48

Description:

Host Rana Campbell dives into why she cut off her hair in late 2017 and the realizations she had after doing so. We dive into how we can take the "big chop" mentality into 2019 and WIN! If you're currently thinking of your New Year's goal setting strategy or need ideas for how you can get our of neutral, this episode will be sure to refuel your energy tank. 

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

Do you have your own #bigchop story? Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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183: How To Win At Work & Your Side Hustle - Lily Doxy On Being A Business BOSS

Dec 10, 2018 01:04:32

Description:

 

The entrepreneurial spirit isn't only limited to running your own business. We chat with LilyDoxy - a Business Marketing Manager at Verizon who - through her work- gets to help startups and entrepreneurs succeed.

After obtaining her Bachelor's Degree from Howard University, she started her career at Verizon and has been there for 11 years.  In 2017, she started  “From the Ground Up” - a series to meet small business owners and give them a platform to share their stories. Outside of her work at Verizon, Lily runs the Eve Brand and  specializes in assisting businesses learn how to secure sponsorships and funding.

Lily opens up about her #dreamdriving journey, the many lessons she has learned building her corporate career, how she became a sponsorships and events pro, and tips/strategies you can use to secure more funding for your own ventures. 

Some of the topics we also discuss include:
- How attending Howard influenced Lily and why she is a HBCU advocate
- Lily's early law school dreams
- The path from Howard to Verizon
- How Lily climbed the Verizon corporate ladder
- Using social media creatively +  Instagram marketing tips
- Launching "From The Ground Up" & tips for succeeding in events
- Launching The Eve Brand
- Balancing a full-time job and entrepreneurship
- The keys to successfully securing  sponsors
- Getting out of neutral...and more!

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/lily-doxy

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LILY DOXY'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. A plan
2. Passion for it beyond paid
3. Business bestie

RESOURCES MENTIONED:
1. Hubspot
2. Google Primer
3. Mia Ray

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182: Finding Yourself, Finding Love & Building Your Dream w/ Taccara & Kenyon Martin

Dec 3, 2018 01:19:31

Description:

 

How do you figure out who you are, what you want and what you desire? On this episode we chat with Kenyon and Taccara Martin -emotional health and wellness experts with a passion for helping people find healing and wholeness after devastating divorces, break-ups or toxic relationships.

"Failure happens but it’s how you address it and overcome it that matters."

Taccara and Kenyon share their personal #dreamdriving journeys - from overcoming emotional and physical abuse, broken marriages - to using their platform to  help single men and women become emotionally healthy and whole individuals so they aren’t carrying toxic baggage from one relationship to another.

Relationships are the foundations for all aspects of our life. The couple keeps it real about how losing everything and learning to take responsibility and start being intentional about who and what they wanted in their lives changed their future and fueled their entrepreneurial endeavors.

Some of the topics we discuss include:
- What inspired Taccara & Kenyon as children
- How Taccara & Kenyon met on Facebook & got engaged in 5 months
- Taking chances vs. being intentional
- Why you need counseling or coaching in relationships and business
- How to assess your baggage from past relationships
- Challenges Building the Ask The Martins brand
- Why you need a visionary on your team
- The value of mentorship
- The value in investing in one's emotional health
- Tips for working with your partner
- Why parents need to be good emotional wellness examples for their children

Join on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/taccara-kenyon-martin

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TACCARA & KENYON'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. A Visionary 
2. Organization
3. Hunger
4. Open mind
5. Friendship

RESOURCES MENTIONED:

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181: You Deserve The Life You Dream Of - The Path To Financial Independence w/ Jamila Souffrant

Nov 26, 2018 56:50

Description:

Go after your goals no matter how much they scare you.

We chat with JamilaSouffrant - a podcaster, blogger, money coach and founder of JourneyToLaunch.comwhere she shares her journey to reach Financial Independence and helps others do the same. As a money expert who “walks her talk” she helps brave Journeyers; gain clarity around their finances and create an actionable plan to reach their goals.

Because of her money habits, Jamilaand her husband saved $169,000 in two years and are debt free besides their mortgage. She is also a mom of three young children and currently lives in New York City.

Jamila shares the details of how she was able to put her financial independence goals in motion. As a kid she didn't have a specific career in mind but she knew she "wanted to make a lot of money and didn’t want to work for anyone." However, after building a six-figure career in real estate investing and while pregnant with her first son, she had an epiphany during a long 4 hour commute home. This wasn't the life she wanted. Over the next few years, she discovered the financial independence world and started creating an action plan to reach financial independence by age 40. 

Jamila details the smart financial decisions she made early in her career, why she launched Journey To Launch, tips on how others can create their own financial independence action plans, steps to becoming more money conscious, and more of the challenges and successes she's faced along her #dreamdriving path. 

Some of the things we discuss include:

- What inspired Jamila as a child
- How Jamila made financial independence path a reality
- Smart financial decisions Jamila made early in her life
- How Jamila got her husband onboard and saved $169,000 in two years
- The calculations you need to know to reach reach financial independence
- Why Jamila decided to quit her 6 figure corporate job and delay her original financial independence goals
- Why financial literacy is so important for millennials
- Is financial independence attainable for all?
- Successful community growth strategies...and more

Join on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/jamila-souffrant

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JAMILA'S FINANCIAL INDEPENDENCE KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Mindset
2. Practical
3. Inspiration

RESOURCES MENTIONED:
InRoads
Choose FI Podcast
Clever Girl Finance

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180: How To Turn Your Creativity Into A Business w/ Gina Charbonnet

Nov 19, 2018 01:06:08

Description:

Dream Drivers...here's something to think about. You have an amazing talent and/or dream, but can you monetize it? Can you sell it? How do you turn your creativity into a business? This week's guest Gina Charbonnet - an entertainment and event production veteran shares her story turning her love for art and media into a career helping to create events that inspire worldwide.

Gina is the founder of GeChar-  a premier resource in multi-media production specializing in empowering cultural content and programming. Charbonnet’s professional achievement is marked by a longstanding relationship with the Essence Festival, where Gina and GeChar serve as the Executive Producer of the festival’s Empowerment Programming since 2003. Gina's expertise has been tapped for major events and organizations such as Essence,
Black Girls Rock!, NAACP, National Democratic Committee, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival,
BET, and Converse, and more.

Some of the things we discuss on this episode:
- Growing up In New Orleans
- Art's influence on Gina's life
- Why dropping out of college turned out to be a critical blessing in Gina's life
- Steps to take to turn your creativity into a business
- The importance of nurturing yourself
- The how-to's of monetizing your creativity
- How Gina stumbled into the events industry
- Tips for producing a successful event... and more

Join on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/gina-charbonnet

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179: Finding Strength To Keep Going Despite Challenges w/ Candis Welch

Nov 12, 2018 55:43

Description:

Are you making excuses or are you making it happen? Are you willing to break so that you can rebuild yourself to be even stronger?

At 18 months, Candis Welch was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Despite the early predictions on her life, Candis is now a 32 year-old college graduate that holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration, has been Issa Rae's assistant for 5 years, and works for the Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority - all from her wheelchair. 

Although Candis experiences everyday adversities dealing with her disability, she lives a FULL LIFE! Candis chooses to persevere and prove people’s stereotypes wrong, wishing to set an example and provide hope for others in her situation. On her blog, 'Can Can on Wheelz', she chronicles daily life from her perspective.

Candis opens up about some of the challenges she's faced along her #dreamdriving journey and why she is so committed to improving herself, remaining strong, changing the perception of those that are disabled and/or using mobility devices and being an advocate for others living with disabilities that deserve to live life just as anyone else would.

Some of the things we discuss on this episode:
- What inspired Candis as a child
- Living with Spinal Muscular Atrophy
- Having agency in your life
- The power of Faith + Why Candis stopped questioning God
- Being strong to handle tough situations
- Erasing the "finding an employer that cares" narrative
- Stereotypes within the disabled community
- Her love for her mother
- Candis' experience working for Issa Rae
- 3 lessons Candis learned from working with Issa Rae 
- Launching her CanCanOnWheelz blog
- The importance of character building... and more

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178: Life After Quitting - Battling "Laziness", Productivity Blues, Getting Out of My Own Head + More Updates

Nov 5, 2018 37:13

Description:

Back in episode 172, I told you all about how I quit my job. Two months have passed - what's happened? In this episode, I sit down with one of my college besties and we talk about life after quitting. I answer three questions about how my life has changed since August 2018.

1. Am I scared?
2. What's been the best thing about quitting?
3. What is one short-term goal I hope to achieve?

If there's one thing that I've learned since quitting my job in August 2018 - it's this: there's going to be a lot of ups and down.

This episode is for anyone who feels like they aren't doing "enough", for those thinking about quitting - who don't know what they should expect, for those who have left their full-time and are regretting the decision. I've been there.

You'll also learn more about why you need to get out of your head, embrace passive productivity, stop over analyzing, and rethink your approach and executing of goal setting.

It's okay to take it slow. Slow progress is still progress.

Do you have your own #lifeafterquitting story? Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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177: How To Increase Your Revenue Streams - Tiffany D'Andria On Using Real Estate To Build Wealth & Revitalize The Community

Oct 29, 2018 01:03:32

Description:

When thinking about monetization, one of the most important parts of business/brand building is taking time to think about your various revenue streams. How do you do it successfully once you figure out your niche?

Tiffani D'andria - the founder of Encourage Millions, LLC, a real estate education investment firm - has some answers to these questions.

After growing up in an economically depressed area, in a single parent home, Tiffani gained a passion for leading others to homeownership and generational wealth. Through her popular course, Flip Your Block Academy, Tiffani hones in on her skills learned in corporate America to help other individuals learn how to invest in real estate with low overhead costs.

On this episode we touch on how Tiffani used real estate to fuel her #dreamdriving journey and lessons you can take away from her story:

Some of the things we discuss include:
- Tiffani's early career moves - wanting to be a model -  & quitting her original dreams
- Launching Encourage Millions
- Trusting your instincts
- How Tiffani grew her business through Instagram
- Providing value
- The benefits of doing a SWOT analysis on your life
- Alternative real estate investing opportunities: online courses, wholesaling, tax liens, rental properties, fix & flip, project manager, etc.
- Business challenges
- Leaving a legacy... and more!

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176: What's In Your Trunk? (How To Be Prepared At All Times)

Oct 24, 2018 23:59

Description:

Do you stay ready so you don't have to get ready? Host Rana Campbell recounts a hilarious work-related experience, lessons learned from it, and why Dream Drivers need to always be prepared for the unexpected.

Do you have your own #whatsinyourtrunk story? Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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175: Who Says You Can't? The Road From Professional Athlete to Financial Planner w/ Lauryn Williams

Oct 15, 2018 01:08:13

Description:

"Life is more about the journey than just getting to the destination." 

Meet Lauryn Williams, a  Certified Financial Planner, 4-time Olympian, 3-time Olympic medalist and the first American woman to medal in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. Her company, Worth Winning, offers virtual services to help professional athletes get the answers to the financial question that matter most to them.

Lauryn opens up about her career as a professional  athlete (Track & Field + Bobsledding) and some of the tough professional and personal lessons she's learned along the way. She talks about the decision to transition out of athletics and dive into another interest of hers: personal finance. You'll learn why helping others take control of their personal finances is part of her purpose and what you can do if you're stepping into new territories in your life.

Some of the things we discuss in this episode:
- What inspired Lauryn as a child
- Education as a door opener
- Dealing with natural hair bullying in college
- Life as a professional athlete
- How Lauryn took control of her personal finances & financial literacy
- Making the transition from professional athlete to financial planner
- How to get sponsorships
- The biggest money lesson Lauryn learned
- Lauryn's favorite keys to success...and more!

SHOW NOTES: https://bit.ly/DID175

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174: Choose Faith Over Fear w/ Ashley Rouse of Trade St. Jam Co.

Oct 8, 2018 01:06:16

Description:

Have you ever doubted that you were making the right decision for you and your business? How do you build your faith so that it becomes more powerful and action-inspiring than fear?

On this episode we chat with Ashley Rouse of Trade St. Jam Co. , a woman- and minority-owned business that she started in order to help expand culinary awareness through jams & preserves to restaurateurs and home cooks alike. After years of working in the culinary industry, Ashley discusses why she decided to take the full-time leap into entrepreneurship in 2017. Though she didn't have a perfect "plan", she knew she had a purpose and calling that she needed to trust in. Ashley shares what she's doing now to put her faith into practice and building her company legacy.

Ashley also opens up about her culinary journey and how her passion for food inspired her to push culinary limits and dedicate her company to pursuing unconventional flavors and uses. Trade St. Jam Co. uses locally sourced produce for their vegan, low-sugar jams and can be used to make craft cocktails, glazes, salad dressings, baked goods, roasted meats and veggies and more. 

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Some of the things we discuss in this episode:
- What kind of foods inspired Ashley as a child
- The benefits of culinary school
- The moment that changed Ashley's culinary career trajectory
- Emotional strength
- How/when Ashley launched Trade St. Jam Co.
- Challenges the company faced early on
- The man who inspired Ashley to quit her job
- What keeps Ashley going
- The key to a successful business partnership with your partner
- Fighting the need to be perfect... and more

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ASHLEY ROUSE'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Humility
2. Perseverance
3. God

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173: From The Ground Up - Chris Morrow On The Business of Podcasting, Growing Loud Speakers Network & The Future of Creative Entrepreneurship

Oct 1, 2018 01:25:59

Description:

"Go for the look, not the money."

What if I told you it was going to  take you ten years to get your "big break"? Would you still be down for the ride?

We chat with Chris Morrow - CEO and co-founder of Loud Speakers Network- home of some of your favorite  (and super popular) podcasts including The Read, The Friendzone, The Casey Crew, Brilliant Idiots, and the infamous The Combat Jack  Show.

Chris and I have a great conversation about how he came up in the industry and what it was like building Loud Speakers Network. He dives into tips for other creators in the space including his perspective on finding your niche, getting creative with advertising and partnerships, and why tapping into Gen Z’s influence is going to be critical in the future. What I loved the most about this conversation was Chris emphasizing that it took him TEN years to get his “big break”. For all my drivers, hustlers, and goal-getters out there -  this is a reminder to keep putting in the work. Chris also gets a bit personal and opens up about prioritizing health and wellness and his own battle with Lymes Disease.

Some of the things we discuss in this episode:
- What inspired Chris as a child
- Was college worth it?
- Chris' "big break"
- Not getting paid but doing the work anyway
- Knowing when to walk away
- How Loudspeakers Network got its start
- Thinking bigger (from radio show to podcast)
- Generating revenue at a podcast network
- Growing a niche audience
- Local as the future of advertising
- The art of providing context
- The business behind branded partnerships
- Chris' battles with Lymes Disease
- Reggie Ossé's impact & legacy
- How to get the guests you want
- The untapped potential of generation Z

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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172: True Life - I Quit My Job

Sep 27, 2018 17:58

Description:

I have a huge announcement to make....I LEFT MY JOB (aka my 9-5)! I finally take the time to talk about why I quit, how I feel about the decision, and what's next for Rana. 

Do you have your own #iquit story? Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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171: Rana's Networking Tips & Keys To Successfully Building Relationships

Sep 24, 2018 41:59

Description:

Welcome to another DRIVER'S ED episode! Do you struggle with networking successfully? One of the things that I contribute to the podcast's success is the network I was able to build along the way. I will forever appreciate the people that became part of my tribe and community and have contributed their time, expertise, and resources to helping fuel the dream. In this episode, I dive into my favorite networking tips that personally HELPED me along my networking journey. No matter what stage you're at in your journey, getting these perspectives on networking will help you build relationships, cultivate community, and get the results you want in your brand and business. 

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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170: How I Built Dreams In Drive - 18 Marketing Tips To Help Grow Your Brand

Sep 18, 2018 59:37

Description:

Welcome to another DRIVER'S ED episode! How did I grow Dreams In Drive from scratch? I started the podcast back in January 2016 - with NO listeners and have been able to grow it to over 600,000 downloads since then! I couldn't have gotten there without some key marketing strategy steps along the way. In this episode, I got in-depth and share 18 of of the most critical marketing keys to success that I used to successfully build the Dreams In Drive brand. Even if you aren't a podcaster - you can use these marketing tips to fuel growth in whatever industry you represent or are trying to penetrate!

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

 

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169: How 3 Sisters Built A Clothing Empire - The Dashiki Pride Story w/ Lilian, Mirian, & Marysonia Ugokwe

Sep 10, 2018 42:38

Description:

Dashiki Pride founders and sisters Mirian, Lilian, & Marysonia Ugokwe talk how they launched the brand, used social media to grow and are on a mission to share Nigerian culture with the world. The sisters get personal about the early days, what's it like building an empire as siblings, what keeps them going, and more. One of the major takeaways from this episode include why having an idea is cool, but executing on that idea is what's really crucial. 

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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168: Stranded On The Side Of The Highway + Steps To Getting Out Of PARK

Sep 4, 2018 27:45

Description:

Welcome to another DRIVER'S ED SERIES! Ever get a flat tire and not know what to do? I talk about a recent experience dealing with a flat tire on the side of a busy highway, how I reacted, and the steps I took to get back on the road. Plus, I share a formula and tips that all dream drivers can use to help get out of PARK and start putting their dreams in ACTION!

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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167: How Ashley Langston - US Army Captain & Fashion Designer Is Building A Luxury Bow Tie Empire

Aug 27, 2018 01:13:55

Description:

You don't have to be decorated in success stories and million dollar pre-sales stories in order to be a dream driver and start building an empire. Sometimes you can be in START mode and doing your all to get to DRIVE mode and implement/execute and get the dream going. So then, what's the dream look like? What do you do if you're just starting out and in the beginning stages of your dream driving journey? What are your hopes? Your dreams? How are you shaping your mindset? What are you focusing in on?

We chat with Ashley Langston - fashion entrepreneur  who also serves on active duty as a Captain in the US Army.  She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management and a Master’s of Arts in Human Resources Management.

Ashley recently launched her own luxury men’s and women’s bowtie collection, Eikeon.  Eikeon puts exclusivity in every collection truly believing that everyone has a genuine authentic self-image that they express through personal style.

We talk about Ashely's interest in pursuing a military career and the moment that sparked in her the courage to pursue her love for fashion and creativity. Ashley shares how she is able to manage her military career and still pursue entrepreneurship by making sense of untapped potential, business challenges she's faced early on, the power of cultivating our untapped potential, nurturing relationships, leadership hacks, and more!

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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166: Get Your Dollars Right - Small Business Finance & Accounting Tips w/ Kendra James

Aug 20, 2018 58:19

Description:

Do you feel like you have a handle on your business finances? Are you stuck when it comes to securing the COIN and don't know where to start? You're in the right place. We chat with Kendra James, a Virtual CFO  & Business Manager that helps business owners in all aspects  of their finances & accounting.  After graduating from Clemson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Corporate Finance and 10+ years climbing the corporate ladder, Kendra decided to ditch her six figure corporate salary and built her brand & business to serve as a full time money manager & coach for boss women. Kendra helps her clients go from overwhelmed entrepreneurs to profitable business owners.

On this episode we dive into the difference between accounting & finance, the formula for scaling your business, corporate finance tips, how to manage your expenses, navigating multiple income streams, pricing strategies, increasing service value, business KPIs, and more.

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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165: Fuel Your Body, Fuel Your Dreams w/ Tierra Burrell

Aug 13, 2018 57:00

Description:

When you're pouring out so much, who is pouring into you? We chat with Tierra Burrell, the founder of Tierra Goes Green, a lifestyle consulting and product line business. Tierra talks her entrepreneurial evolution and why we as dream drivers need to pay attention to what we're feeding ourselves physically, emotionally, and spiritually. The biggest takeaway? "Nothing happens until you decide." So, what are you going to choose?

Tierra's story spans from starting her career as a paralegal then moving to Atlanta to chase her dream of being a makeup artist - working at MAC Cosmetics. She then turned her side-hustle as a freelance make-up artist at a local strip club into her first business, Make-Up by Tierra. It was during this time that she decided to be the change she wanted to see and founded Tierra Goes Green. Tierra has dedicated her life’s work to teaching what she has learned to help others unlock the magical unearthing of life powered by the consistent pursuit of total body wellness.

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164: Growth Comes From Challenges - The Tropic Isle Living Story w/ Lois Hines

Aug 7, 2018 01:07:23

Description:

Every dream starts with an idea.  As an old Jamaican saying says, "Weh fi yuh, cyan be un fi yuh!" (What is yours cannot be unyours).  We chat with Lois Hines - the co-founder of Tropic Isle Living - a company she launched with her late husband Michael Hines at the age of 21. Tropic Isle Living is a health,beauty and  wellness  brand specializing in products  that  contain  all-natural,  nourishing  ingredients  sourced  from  her  homeland  of  Jamaica. 

Lois takes us along for a ride - from the early Tropic Isle Living days, to growing distribution, to social media's effect on the business - and eventually the moment that would change Lois' and her family's life forever. Even through tragedy, Lois' outlook on life and commitment to growing herself and company - while giving back to the community is ever-present. She talks about how we as  dream drivers can stay disciplined, be diligent in our hustle, pay homage to our culture/roots while remembering that "anything is possible."

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163: Failure Isn't An Option - If You Think It, You Can Do It w/ Emily Blumenthal

Jul 30, 2018 57:21

Description:

People thought her idea was outlandish. They thought she couldn't pull it off. They laughed at her audacity. She didn't care.

What do you get when you combine hustle, graciousness, & patience? On this episode author & professor of entrepreneurship at FIT , Emily Blumenthal, a.k.a, “Handbag Fairy Godmother” talks how she wasn't going to take NO for an answer on her quest to do what no one else had done before - build the Independent Handbag Designer Awards. Emily shares how she stumbled upon this passion and the many successes and challenges she faced building the awards show from scratch. She also talks how she was able to nurture and sustain relationships & partnerships that include brands such as InStyle Magazine, Saks Fifth Avenue, Henri Bendel, Bloomingdale's, Guess, Timberland, Singer Sewing Company, Swarovski, vitaminwater, Patron and more. 

ON THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN:

- Why you can’t always pay attention to the roadmap laid out for you
- How Emily launched herself the world of handbag designing
- The power of Linkedin & how to make the winning connection
- How Emily launched The Handbag Awards
- Being Audaciously Confident
- The key to pitching sponsorships successfully
- Balancing work and family & more!

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162: Follow Your Calling w/ Ariel Lawrence

Jul 23, 2018 01:08:19

Description:

Have you ever questioned WHY you've been dealt the cards you have? How do you cope with life-changing news? Will you make lemonade out of lemons or allow yourself to fall into a downward spiral? What does that process of self-discovery look like? Meet Ariel Lawrence. Ariel has lived with Type 1 diabetes for 12 years. She's the creator of Just a Little Suga’, a personal blog with an expansive focus, seeking to shed light on the experiences of individuals of color and marginalized communities affected by diabetes. By sharing her story, and highlighting other folks of color coping with and tackling diabetes, she's building community focused on living well. Ultimately, her goal is to motivate herself and others to be resilient in the face of diabetes AND enlighten the friends/families of diabetes so they can better support them.

Whether you know someone who is affected by diabetes or not - Ariel's transparency and vulnerability about her story and why she is so committed to embracing her calling and building community is inspiring. As dream drivers - learning about the ways our dreams can empower those who need it the most can be transformational.

ON THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN:
- Paying attention to the signs our body gives us
- Getting diagnosed with diabetes at age 15
- The difference between Type 1 & Type II Diabetes
- Early challenges
- Ariel's grandmother and HER diabetes story
- Why Ariel decided to start her own diabetes community for people of color
- The power of consistency
- Therapy's impact on Ariel's life
- Advocating For & Putting Yourself First
- Vulnerability
- Dealing with competitors...and more

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RESOURCES MENTIONED:

American Diabetes Association T1 International International Diabetes Federation Diabetes Strong Beyond Type 1 Tu Diabetes DiabetesMine (via HealthLine) Insulin Nation DLife

BOOKS MENTIONED

 Diabetes Burnout: What to Do When You Can’t Take It Anymore Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution Think Like a Pancreas 50 Secrets of the Longest Living People With Diabetes

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161: The Secrets To Building Traction & Getting Results w/ Benoni Tagoe

Jul 16, 2018 01:05:49

Description:

Need help figuring out the road to sustainability? Benoni Tagoe of Issa Rae Productions and The Bizz Plan shares the secrets to building a brand that lasts. 

Benoni launched his career as assistant to the Jonas Brothers, and quickly became a part of the band’s day-to-day management team, developing a keen sense of entrepreneurship. Since then, Tagoe has produced content for both TV and New Media on platforms that have collectively garnered over 20 million views. Currently, Tagoeis the head of business development for Issa Rae Productions (The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girland HBO’s ‘Insecure’). Additionally, Tagoe founded management & consulting company, The Bizz Plan, which works with various media brands, including Uninterrupted (LeBron James’ sports platform), beauty entrepreneur Peakmill, and financial expert Tonya Rapley.

ON THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN:
- What inspired Benoni as a child
- Benoni's fascination with "not being forgotten"
- Why Benoni dropped out of college
- The connection between struggle & drama
- Personal strengths realized
- How Benoni built a relationship with Issa Rae
- The secrets to growing an audience
- Monetizing your content & platform
- How to stay focused
- Creating sustainability
- Sending emails that get read
- How to find the right clients
- How to build traction

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy! 

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160: Knowing Where You're From - The African Ancestry Story w/ Gina Paige

Jul 9, 2018 01:05:42

Description:

Have you ever been curious about your family history? Where are you from? What's the story of your people? How does this all affect who you are today?  In 2003, Dr. Gina Paige co-founded African Ancestry, Inc. and in doing so, pioneered a new way of tracing African lineages using genetics, and a new marketplace for people of African descent looking to more accurately and reliably trace their roots. Gina talks about the origins of the company and why this work is so important. We dive into the challenges her and co-founder Dr. Rick Kittles faced when first launching (they self-funded with only $1200!), dealing with criticism, and lessons she has for other entrepreneurs seeking success. 

Now, Gina travels the world helping people demystify where they’re from and informing on identities so that they may better understand who they are. Dr. Paige holds a degree in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from the University Of Michigan Ross School Of Business.

YOU WILL LEARN:
- What inspired Gina as a child
- What Gina learned working in the corporate world
- How an introduction led to the formation of African Ancestry
- The initial challenges of launching
- Dealing with criticism from the media and the scientific community
- How to position yourself for success
- The importance of knowing who you are
- Rana's African Ancestry results!
- Business lessons learned
- Why you need to develop a strong network...and more!

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159: Making Power Moves + Leveling Up w/ the POWER Cast

Jul 2, 2018 29:38

Description:

Earlier in June  - Host Rana Campbell had the chance to sit down with the cast of POWER (Lela Loren, Omari Hardwick, Joseph Sikora, Nature Naughton, & Rotimi) and talk life lessons that we can take away from Season 5 of the show as Dream Drivers. She also shares some personal life updates and reflections and why  LEVELING UP is the theme for the rest of the year. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and remember to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive.

 

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158: How To Create A Bulletproof Plan & Take Your Dream From Concept To Reality w/ Jessica Spaulding of Harlem Chocolate Factory

Jun 25, 2018 01:08:07

Description:

At just 10 years old, Jessica Spaulding began making chocolates. Little did she imagine - as an adult - that passion that would later inspire her to open her craft chocolate business, Harlem Chocolate Factory - which produces bars, bark and brownies inspired by the rich ethnic heritage of her native Harlem community. Jessica's goal? To make high end chocolate accessible to the average person's palette.

On this episode - Jessica takes us along her #dreamdriving journey to getting Harlem Chocolate Factory off the ground. The story centers around the steps she took to firmly solidify her entrepreneurial plan and create the life and business she knew she deserved and could successfully lead. Despite the challenges she encountered, Jessica shares how she was able to hustle strategically, build a team of business advisors in her industry, and leverage every opportunity that came her way.

WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Jessica as a child
- Where Jessica's love for chocolate came from
- Jessica's early entrepreneurial hustle
- The difference between the goal and the plan
- Launching Harlem Chocolate Factory
- The impact of partnering with Samuel Adams' Brewing The American Dream program
- The dangers of small business predatory loans
- Jessica's plan for winning
- How Jessica built a team of mentors and business advisors
- How to make your pitch stand out
- Go-to-market strategies
- The importance of financial support, strategy support, and advisement
- How to Be true to who you are
- Responding to bigger opportunities after launching the Harlem Chocolate Factory storefront

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157: You Deserve the $$$ - How To Monetize Your Business (THROWBACK) w/ Sakita Holley

Jun 21, 2018 49:22

Description:

On this THROWBACK episode - we take it back to EP 6 and our chat with Sakita Holley - the founder and CEO of NY-based beauty and lifestyle PR firm House of Success PR. She is also the editor of HashtagsandStilettos.com,a business lifestyle blog and hosts a podcast of the same name that you can find on Apple Podcasts and Soundcloud.

Sakita shares tips and advice from her own experience growing House of Success PR. You'll learn more about what you have to do to find clients, close deals, and start monetizing your service-based or lifestyle business.

IN THIS PODCAST YOU'LL LEARN:

1. How to figure out when you need to leave your job and pursue something new
2. How she overcame having BUSINESS CAPITAL & CREDIBILITY and launched her own PR firm
3. The biggest mistakes Sakita made when she first offered services to clients
4. Why CLIENT EDUCATION is super important
5. The questions you need to ask to figure out your target market
6. When it's okay to do work for FREE
7. Why walking away from a deal can be good move
8. The real reason you should NEVER low-ball your services
9. Quick inexpensive alternative for accessing legal counsel for your business
10. The systems you need to scale your business
11. 3 things all entrepreneurs NEED in their toolkit

 

SAKITA'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Know your WHY.
2. Have a mentor or informal board of advisors
3. Do more things that bring you joy

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156: Trust Your Magic: Taking Action & Building Your Dreams From The Ground Up w/ Kristen Carter

Jun 18, 2018 01:03:53

Description:

What does it take to make it in the media and entertainment industry? We chat with - Kristen V. Carter - content creator, entrepreneur, and inspirational speaker from Newark, New Jersey. 

SOME OF THE THINGS WE DISCUSS IN THIS EPISODE:
- How Kristen's boarding school experience shaped her
- The strength of a mother's love
- The moment Kristen realized she had potential to thrive
- What Kristen's first jobs in media taught her
- The benefits of being a freelancer in the entertainment industry
- Building strong relationships
- Why you have to study television credits
- How to stand out in whatever job you're in
- How to stay encouraged
- Creating a yearly action plan
- The keys to telling a good story
- Launching Trust Your Magic
- Combatting the "starving artist"... and more!

Kristen has produced for a variety of television’s top series including NBC's The Voice and Black Girls Rock.  Kristen's professional experience spans across a number of formats including documentary, competition, live events, digital content, and narrative film.

Kristen's multimedia company JazziDreamer Entertainment LLC specializes in writing, consultation, and production services. Most recently, Kristen wrapped a Director of Unscripted Development position where she co-executive produced the documentary show Motherly Love, a companion special to the record-breaking documentary series Black Love on the Oprah Winfrey Network. In her role, she had a hand in selling two cable specials in just nine business days. Kristen continues to develop television projects independently while also writing and producing hit cable programs.

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RESOURCES & BOOKS MENTIONED:
A Better Chance
Black Widow Podcast
A Return To Love
The Mastery of Love
The Four Agreements
The Secret

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155: How To Create Opportunities & Stop Holding Yourself Back w/ Starr Dawkins

Jun 11, 2018 01:07:36

Description:

What you put in - is what you put out. Are you making a way with what you have? Are you letting adversity make you feel like there is no hope for things turning around?

We chat with Starr Dawkins - entrepreneur, entertainer, and CEO of Sweet Cookies Wash - an all natural feminine wash and vaginal product line - about how she learned to create opportunities, keep going despite hurdles she faced and why she stopped holding herself back and started living fearlessly. She talks her journey from launching a sex blog in college to collaborating with a local comedian on projects that helped her grow her audience to then diving into entrepreneurship and launching her own product line.

Recently, her strategically created Nicki Minaj impersonation video was even reposted by Nicki Minaj herself - serving as a catalyst for more opportunities. Starr is the definition of a hustler - a dream driver who sees the world as possibility and is willing to do what it takes to succeed - even if there are naysayers who may not agree with her direction.

SOME OF THE THINGS WE DISCUSS:
- College as a dreamkiller
- How collaborating with a local comedian and vlogger launched her career
- How to know if you're holding yourself back
- What a move to California taught Starr about #dreamdriving
- The art of figuring stuff out
- Dealing with scams in Hollywood
- Starr's "inspiration vacation"
- Launching Sweet Cookies Wash
- Marketing that works
- The aftermath of getting reposted by Nicki Minaj
- Challenges with launching an online store...and more!

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154: The Art of Resonating: How To Build An Audience w/ Alex Wolf

Jun 4, 2018 55:13

Description:

Everyone wants to grow their audience - but no one's asking the question "Why?" Is there a different approach we should be using when thinking about our relationship with our community and brands. YES! We chat with writer Alex Wolf - who you may know as the lady entrepreneur who built a cult following of over half a million millennials for her first brand (Boss Babe) in less than a year. Nobody understands why she left it all to become a writer either.

Alex shares what we can do as Dream Drivers to truly resonate with our audiences and build brands that matter and stand out in our new modern digital reality. Alex also talks about her new book RESONATE - her informative and occasionally hilarious look at the intersection of human nature, technology, and how understanding both can help anyone creative build a following of their own.

SOME OF THE THINGS YOU'LL LEARN:
- Why Alex wanted to be famous when she was younger
- Our relationship with technology
- How Boss Babe came to be
- How to resonate with your audience
- Value & staying relevant
- The difference between art & entertainment
- Why do you need to build a following?
- The "pre-dream" vs. the "real dream"
- How to capture your niche audience
- Why Alex sold Boss Babe
- How to make money as a creative
- How to stand out
- How Alex navigates her current challenges

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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153: Making Career Moves w/ Lauren McGoodwin of Career Contessa

May 28, 2018 01:04:36

Description:

Are you trying to make BIG CAREER MOVES this year?!? I know I am. But what do we have to do to make sure those moves we are making are successful? Meet - Lauren McGoodwin, CEO and founder of Career Contessa. She founded the company in 2013 after working in recruiting for a tech company and experiencing the gap in career development resources available for women who were job searching, soul searching, leading and managing, or trying to find new ways to advance within their careers. The site is completely dedicated to women and takes into the account the unique challenges women in the workplace experience including the wage gap, career breaks and minority representation in leadership positions. Lauren takes us on the journey of how she founded the data-driven career resource and the super helpful and valuable career hacks she's researched and helped her community navigate over the years. 

SOME OF THE THINGS YOU'LL LEARN:
- What inspired Lauren as a child
- How to figure out what kind of career is for you
- How to stay motivated during your job search
- Why Lauren left Hulu (although she loved her job)
- The beginning days of Career Contessa
- What inspired The Salary Project
- The misconception about making career moves
- How to figure out your selling points
- How to navigate salary negotiations
- Lauren's top 3 job hunting tips
- Is entrepreneurship the end goal?
- The importance of having an entrepreneurial spirit within an organization

Career Contessa now helps over 1 million women navigate their careers each year and has partnered with a number of leading brands including Dollar Shave Club, FabFitFun, HomeAway and Pandora. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

RESOURCES MENTIONED:
The Salary Project
How To Figure Out Your Next Career Move

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152: Stop Playing Small

May 23, 2018 18:17

Description:

REFLECTION TIME! In this minisode, host Rana Campbell shares with DREAM DRIVERS an experience she had on Instagram that reminded her of why giving up isn't an option, her advice for her now  27 year old self, why you can always DREAM BIGGER, and the power of practicing naive possibility at some point along the #dreamdriving journey.  Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsidrive!

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151: Walk It Like You Talk It - How To Be Booked, Busy & Blessed w/ Kéla Walker

May 14, 2018 54:42

Description:

We chat with seven-time Emmy-nominated TV host, media personality & producer, Kéla Walker. Kéla goes deep on what it takes to put your dreams IN ACTION and get the results you want without sacrificing who you are and your personal truth. It is possible to get PAID doing what you love, but you have to be willing to put in the work and walk the talk! Kéla takes us along her journey to media stardom - including a strategic move early in her career that set her on the path to hosting red carpets for events such as the Tony Awards, the Met Gala and the BET Awards.

SOME OF THE THINGS WE TALK ABOUT INCLUDE:
- How Kéla's dreams evolved as she grew older
- The catalyst opportunity that set Kéla on her path to success
- The skillsets Kéla had to learn when she entered the working world
- How Kéla built her personal brand
- What to do right now to create a space for yourself & your dreams
- Why authenticity trumps everything!
- Working through comparison
- Hustling forward
- How to align yourself for what's next
- Tips for creating your signature look
- How to grow your online audience
- Where the $$$ is & how to get the check cut
- Faith over fear

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

A little more on Kéla: Kéla has leveraged her talents to cultivate a tribe of over 100k Kéla’s Kuties. She mixes fashion, social,  fun, fitness and hard work, to entertain, connect, inspire others to make their dreams a reality and live their best life. Kéla has curated content for some of your favorite consumer brands and produced content for media outlets like BET, Getty or E! News.

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150: On Being Unapologetic About What You Want, Who You Serve & Your Legacy w/ Dr. Bristol Williams

May 7, 2018 01:06:26

Description:

BLACK DENTISTS EXIST! In the United States, the underrepresentation for Black dentists is extraordinary. What do you do when your dream may leave you as the minority in most  professional spaces throughout your career?

We chat with Dr. Bristol Williams ("Dr. B"), DDS, MDS - a Periodontist/Dental Implant Surgeon, entrepreneur and speaker about her road to being a leader in a field largely unrepresented by African-American women. She shows us how through grit, perseverance, and an uncompromising belief in herself and her ability to succeed - she was launch her own multi-practice speciality office and help communities in need of innovative dental care and resources. 

SOME OF THE TOPICS WE DISCUSS:
- Growing up as the child of a dentist
- Lessons learned during life as a dental student
- Launching her career and opening up her own multi-practice speciality office in New Orleans
- Advice for working with borrowed money and budgeting smartly
- Pricing innovation
- Expanding into new target/niche demographics
- Finding mentors & lessons learned from failed business ventures
- Expert dental tips & why Cardi B makes Dr. B so happy
- Getting into underrepresented industries & creating opportunity for others

Dr. B sees her hands as her God-given gift to help others feel more confident with their smiles. She's using her platform to help domestic violence survivors smile again by repairing their teeth, and partnering with other professionals to repair the survivors' overall lives. She also teaches dental professionals on how to open, manage, and sustain their own dental practice. 

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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149: The Keys To Believing In Yourself & Staying In DRIVE w/ Felicia Leatherwood

Apr 30, 2018 01:00:12

Description:

Do you feel stuck in PARK and would do anything to get and STAY in DRIVE? What if I told you the key to making that shift has nothing to do with external factors - but rather - the key is INTERNAL...it's all YOU and your mindset?! On this episode we chat with Felicia Leatherwood - one of Hollywood's favorite natural hair hairstylists. Her styles have been featured on stars such as Ava Duvernay, Issa Rae, Will Smith, Jill Scott, Terrence Howard, Anthony Anderson, Nicole Ari Parker, Kim Coles Kimberly Elise...and more! 

Felicia takes us through the early days of her career from transitioning from corporate to entreprenuership and building her stylist career. She talks how she got the courage to JUMP and go after her desire to be successful and see where her talents and hard work could take her. Felicia also shares the challenges she faced along her journey and how she was able to overcome and navigate past them. If you're currently finding it hard to believe in the dream or need some insight and motivation on how to keep going although you aren't sure how things will turn out for you - this episode is one you need to tune in to.

SOME OF THE TOPICS WE DISCUSS:
- Felicia's early memories of creative visualization
- Transitioning from corporate America to full-time entrepreneur
- Dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace
- Character building & the importance of soft skills
- How Felicia learned to charge what she's worth
- The benefits of working with up and coming talent
- How Felicia got her first celebrity client
- The best advice Felicia ever received
- What inspired Felicia to start her own detangling brush line and talent agency
- Why you need a good attorney
- Recovering from a bad contract negotiation
- The key to a winning team
- How to make your mark and more...

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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RESOURCES MENTIONED:
Wix
Canva.com
Creative Market
Bench.com

iFreelance
Guru

BOOKS MENTIONED:
Outwitting The Devil

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148: Transform Your Relationships - Nate Bagley On His Mission to Rid The World Of Mediocre Love

Apr 23, 2018 01:04:15

Description:

Do you believe that you can have extraordinary love? Extraordinary relationships? We chat with Nate Bagley - a podcaster, entrepreneur, writer, TEDx speaker, teacher, and guy who loves his wife a lot and tries really hard to be the best husband in the world. He spends nearly every waking hour of his life trying to rid the world of mediocre love. He loves helping people create amazing relationships and is excited to share some of what he's learned with you! Whether you're in a romantic relationship or not - Nate's teaching, experience, and tips can be applied in almost any type of relationship. As a Dream Driver learning, studying, and practicing the core fundamentals of communication, trust, respect, and understanding will take you far along your journey. 

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!Nate

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Nate as a child
- Why Nate quit his job to pursue his dreams
- Getting over fear and doing it anyway
- Learning how to love and culture's effect on it
- The importance of knowing one's love languages
- Why Nate believes love isn't a feeling or action
- The skills you have to develop if you want to be great at love
- The importance of creating and listening to your audience
- What interviewing couples taught Nate about relationships
- How working on his marriage helped Nate's business
- Why punishing someone into submission is never going to work
- The keys to building brand relationships & marketing effectively...and more!

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RESOURCES MENTIONED:
Nate's BRANDMAKERS interview
Ty & Terri's Loveumentary Episode
David & Gretchen Figge Loveumentary Episode

BOOKS MENTIONED:
The New Rules of Marriage by Terrence Real
The Passionate Marriage
Leadership and Self-Deception

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147: What To Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

Apr 20, 2018 22:06

Description:

Feeling like giving up is part of the #dreamdriving journey. There are going to be times when you want to quit...but how do you fight those feelings? On this episode, we talk through 11 things you can do INSTEAD of giving up... because as a DREAM DRIVER, quitting is not an option. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive.

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146: Standing Out - How To Turn Small Wins Into BIG Wins w/ Nadia Aboulhosn

Apr 16, 2018 54:45

Description:

Don't ever let anyone put you in a box that you think you can't get out of. We chat with designer, model, and blogger Nadia Aboulhosn. Back in 2010, Nadia started a fashion blog. Now, eight years later, she still blogs, has her own self-titled clothing line, and is a signed model at Wilhelmina. But how did she get there? Nadia opens up about her #dreamdriving journey, lessons she's learned along the way about standing out, celebrating her wins, and not sacrificing who she is just to get ahead. She also shares tips for others looking to get ahead in lifestyle-related careers, how to work with brands successfully, and some of the challenges she's currently working through. With all that she does, Nadia hopes to continue inspiring and pushing forward the fashion industry. 

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Nadia as a child
- Becoming confident in your thoughts
- Figuring out life-post college & being denied by FIT
- First year of blogging & promoting in the early days
- Changing direction
- How faking as her own manager for three years led Nadia to bigger checks
- The pressure to fit a certain mold in order to grow
- Getting out of the "box"
- How to grow your current influencer
- How to grow your brand without sacrifice your soul
- Nadia's agency experience
- Learning to delegate
- Nadia's biggest inspirations
- The importance of putting other women on
- How to stand out in blogging
- How to pitch brands successfully & secure the deal
- The importance of celebrating small wins

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145: I Didn't Quit! - The Road To Happiness w/ Jenifer Lewis

Apr 9, 2018 01:00:41

Description:

Ask yourself this question: Who are you? We chat with the LEGENDARY actressJenifer Lewis as she shares her #dreamdriving journey and why nothing was going to kill her dream! Jenifer talks her struggles with mental illness, getting herself "unfrozen."/seeking help, writing her book The Mother of Black Hollywood, and the importance of self care. She also  opens up about what being HAPPY means to her now and how we as dream drivers can find our own definitions of success despite what has happened to us. In Jenifer's own words, "Love yourself so that love will not be a stranger when it comes." This episode is one for the books! One you have to share with a friend and tell them to keep paying forward! Thank you Jenifer for blessing us with your GEMS!

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS
- The childhood memory that Jenifer will never forget
- The road to Hollywood
- Figuring out who you are
- What happened to Jenifer and what she did about it
- Speaking out about what’s happening to us
- The steps to CHOICE
- Bipolarism, getting help & taking care of herself
- Jenifer’s 5 tips for success...and more!

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144: Getting Over Fear Of Success - A Session w/ Dr. Joy of Therapy For Black Girls

Apr 2, 2018 01:02:30

Description:

The conversation on self care, personal growth, and taking care of ourselves is never going to get old. We chat with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford - a Licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia and the host of the popular mental health podcast, Therapy for Black Girls. Her clinical focus is helping women recover from breakups and she is passionate about creating experiences and holding space for Black women to become the best possible versions of themselves. Her work has been featured in Bustle, Women’s Health, BuzzFeed, Teen Vogue, Essence, and O, The Oprah Magazine and she was named in Huffington Post as one of “10 Black Female Therapists You Should Know.”

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- How Dr. Joy landed in the mental health field
- Finding her first private practice clients
- Anxiety, depression, and relationships
- Managing negative self- talk, fear & doubt
- Navigating the fear of success
- Stepping out of your comfort zone
- The miracle questions
- The Black woman "got all the answers" syndrome
- Supportive partners
- Personal growth lessons
- How Dr. Joy manages her days
- Why Dr. Joy focuses on working with Black women
- Balancing a full-time job and growing a podcast
- Finding your larger purpose
- How to find a therapist
- Dealing with emotional tax burden in the workplace
-Tips for positive self care

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143: How To Build A Brand Your Customers Love w/ Uchenna & Chioma Ngwudo of Cee Cee's Closet

Mar 26, 2018 01:08:04

Description:

Meet Chioma and Uchenna Ngwudo - two fly sisters who created Cee Cee's Closet NYC - a brand that celebrates the beauty of West African print though fashionable accessories and clothing, handmade by tailors and artisans in Lagos, Nigeria. These Barnard and Columbia alums design all of their fair trade goods, which include headwraps, leather bags, clothing, and waistbeads.

On this episode we dive into what goes into building and developing a brand that your customers LOVE! What I loved about this interview was the energy of Chioma and Uchenna - the respect and love for each other and the passion that they have for what they do is so evident and inspiring.

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- The sisters' most vivid childhood memories
- Launching a company together
- What the two learned from participating in their first pop-up shop
- The importance of customer feedback & customer emails
- Guerilla marketing strategies
- How to develop a brand (and use your network to do so)
- Working through big challenges
- Partnering with influencers
- What to do if you don't have a mentor in your industry
- What you need to research
- Managing finances in a capital intensive & bootstrapped business
- What you can learn from competitors in your market
- Building a brand identity
- Personal growth...and more

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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142: What's Stopping You? w/ Connor and Logan Littlejohn

Mar 19, 2018 29:42

Description:

How many of us had the titles author, pianist, and producer checked off by the age of 10?! Brothers Connor and Logan Littlejohn are a duo with BIG DREAMS and plenty to show for it. They are the epitome of what it means to be a DREAM DRIVER. Listen in as the two share their #dreamdriving journey (which is just beginning) and their plans for putting these dreams of theirs in DRIVE! They talk their early inspirations, advice on not giving up, dealing with haters, publishing their work, entrepreneurship, the joys of working with your sibling...and more!

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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141: Take The Leap & Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone w/ Missy Pierre-Val of Scrub Angels

Mar 15, 2018 53:10

Description:

You can't be scared to take the leap...because you never know what will be on the other side! Meet Manouchcar (Missy) Pierre-Val, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C - a Nurse Practitioner, former NFL cheerleader and the Founder of Scrub Angels - an online community that educates and supports nurses in finding fulfillment in their lives and careers. After being a nurse for over 7 years, Missy noticed nurses within her community were becoming easily burned out, lacked support and mentorship and felt lost in their careers...so she decided to do something about it.  Listen in as she talks her #dreamdriving journey including the lessons she learned during her NFL cheerleader days (and why she sued them!) to moving across the country and launching her own nurse practitioner group. One theme that stands true is this: When you lean in and listen to your intuition, great things will come - even if you have to figure things out along the way.

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Missy as a child
- How Missy ended up as a NFL cheerleader for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Suing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for equal pay
- Launching Scrub Nurses & the steps she took to grow the business
- Being unhappy in her career & starting over
- The importance of relocation & change
- Why we have to practice self-care
- Living without regrets
- Challenges building her nurse practitioner group
- Getting outside your comfort zone


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140: How To Identify A Market Gap & Start Building - The nuyu Story w/ Tracy Buescher

Mar 12, 2018 37:04

Description:

What's the best way to stand out and create a product or service that's attractive to potential customers? Finding a gap in the current market and building something that stands out and fits a unique need! We chat with Tracy Buescher - Founder and President of nuyu clothing line - a company she launched in 2015 after finding that the  most collegiate affinity wear items were designed with men in mind. The industry fashion vet - whose past gigs include sales , design and manufacturing at top brands Jacadi, Calvin Klein Jeans, and Tahari - launched nuyu to create clothes designed specifically for the fun and fashionable woman.

Over the last two years - the nuyu clothing line has grown to include more than 35 items featuring logos of more than 30 different colleges nationwide. Tracy shares how she was able to identify a gap in the market and create a must-have product for a specific, identifiable niche audience. You'll take a peek a into Tracy's story as well as learn her insider tips for succeeding in fashion and any entrepreneurial endeavor. 

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Tracy as a child
- How Tracy convinced her father to support her fashion school dreams
- Getting her start in fashion
- How Tracy knew that she would always be an entrepreneur
- Challenges launching a company pre-internet
- The collegiate wear apparel problem
- Learning the licensing business
- Creating a niche your customers don't even know they need
- Funding
- 3 Tips for successfully launching your own clothing line
- Figuring out your customer profile...and more


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139: How To Manifest Success & Build Mental Toughness w/ Janeshia Adams-Ginyard

Mar 5, 2018 01:10:17

Description:

"It's better to be ready and not needed than to be needed and not ready."  We chat with Janeshia Adams-Ginyard - stuntwoman and actress - who currently stars in  Marvel’s Black Panther, as the stunt double for lead actress, Danai Gurira’s character Okoye, and as one of the eight Dora Milaje. Janeshia opens up about her path to Hollywood - and how these words from her mother helped keep her mentally prepared to conquer any challenge or goal that came her way. If you're looking for motivation to keep going even when the road's end cannot be seen, this episode is for you.

Janeshia's work can be seen in Avengers: Infinity War, FOX’s 9-1-1, Godzilla: King of Monsters (2019), The Mindy Project, FX’s American Horror Story: Roanoke & Cult, Disney’s K.C. Undercover, HBO’s True Blood. Janeshia is a an alumna of the University of California Berkeley, fluent in American Sign Language and trained in Taekwondo. She made history on the U.S. National Bobsled team as brakeman on the first All-Black Female United States Bobsled duo. Janeshia also is the founder of Hyphy 4 Christ, an entertainment organization  that inspire and empowers wthrough faith-based content.

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Janeshia as a child
- How janeshia's love for athletics affected her career
- The importance of communication in relationships
- How Janeshia got into the stunts industry
- Manifesting success
- Building mental toughness
- Challenges Janeshia experienced throughout her career
- How Janeshia got the Black Panther opportunity
- What it was like to be part of Black excellence & some fun behind the scenes question
- Listener questions answered!
- How to break into the stunts industry..and more!

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138: My Beautiful Black Panther Week (Meeting Chadwick Boseman, Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show & More!)

Mar 2, 2018 26:38

Description:

A quick solo episode because this week was AMAZING in all senses of the word. Here's how I had the ultimate BLACK PANTHER week - meeting Chadwick Boseman, getting on The Tonight Show, and some more #dreamdriving takeaways. Enjoy! 

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137: Self-Care & Personal Growth - Are You Checking In On Yourself? w/ Jonathan Jackson

Feb 26, 2018 01:04:17

Description:

How do we get clear on where we are going? Our society glorifies the "busy hustler" - but what do you when overwhelm, anxiety, and feelings of despair can't seem to go away? On this episode we chat with Jonathan Jackson  Co-Founder and Head of Corporate Brand at Blavity. As a writer and strategist, his work focuses on the intersection of people, influence, and culture. Jonathan dives into a must-needed discussion on mental health and self-care and what that actually can look like for millennial creatives, entrepreneurs, and hustlers who want to make an impact - but want to learn how to keep afloat while doing so. He shares stories from his own self-care journey as well as advice and strategies we can use to make sure we're creating places of transformation in our lives.

Jonathan graduated from Washington University in 2013, where he studied Political Science and Writing. He serves on the Nielsen External Advisory Council, is an OCP Policy Center Emerging Leader, and a 2018 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

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ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- Jonathan's childhood inspirations and how he survived high school
- The qualities of a good leader
- Scenario planning: How to make more money and still be happy
- How to be an entrepreneur & still keep your full-time job
- The conversation we're not having when it comes to self-care
- Thinking of your career as a portfolio
- The "good" place vs. the "right" place to be
- What more creators need to do
- Mental health & self-care
- Tips for checking in on yourself

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136: Get Truthful About What's REALLY Holding You Back + Q&A Time!

Feb 23, 2018 26:32

Description:

YOU may be what's holding you back and you don't even know. Listen in as we chat how to get REAL about what's REALLY standing in our ways along our #dreamdriving journey. Rana opens up about lessons learned launching her online shop (www.dreamsindrive.com/shop) and she also answers some important listener questions surrounding utilizing mentors, maintaining momentum, and digging into aspirations for 2018. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsidrive

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135: How To Take BIG Risks w/ Beatrice Feliu Espada

Feb 19, 2018 01:03:57

Description:

How much do you believe in your vision? How much would you RISK to make sure the dream comes alive? We chat with Beatrice Feliu Espada - co-founder of The Honey Pot - a feminine care company born out of her need to naturally heal herself. When Beatrice faced a chronic bout of bacterial vaginitis, she became a woman on a mission, searching for natural remedies to help prevent these unruly infections. Beatrice created The Honey Pot Feminine Wash - her very own natural healing aid.

Beatrice talks about how she wasn't afraid to make strategic moves - even when there were doubters who didn't believe in the brand's longevity. Because of that belief, Beatrice was able to build a loyal following and audience, get the brand into Whole Foods and later nationwide Target Stores - one of her biggest accomplishments to date. Beatrice shares her #dreamdriving journey - from the pharmacy to retail consumer goods specialist-  and her advice for other dream drivers not afraid to GOAL BIG and RISK EVEN BIGGER

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- Beatrice's early life
- Working as a pharmacy technician & later transitioning into the retail industry
- Launching Honey Pot feminine wash
- Prioritizing feminine hygiene
- Leveraging a huge market success for future marketing
- Believing in your brand and product when others don't
- How Beatrice got her products in Target
- How to FINANCE your dreams - how she found the money
- The recipe for great PR
- The best thing that ever happened to Beatrice as an entrepreneur
- Finding balance in your personal life
- The power of FOCUS
- Tips for running an online business

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134: From Prison To The Platform - How To Succeed Despite The Odds w/ Lucinda Cross

Feb 12, 2018 01:08:35

Description:

"You don't look like an ex-felon" they told her. Meet Lucinda Cross, Chief Activator,  CEO of Activate Worldwide and founder of Activate Your Life 501c3. Lucinda is a TEDx speaker, best-selling author, international speaker and corporate coach. When she was 19 years old, Lucinda made a decision that would change her world forever having her spend her prime years in federal prison. Now, she's committed to using her story of self-discovery, triumph, and overcoming odds to help inspire others to ACTIVATE their lives. She opens up about her #dreamdriving journey, the challenges she had to overcome, and how she was able to find success in her niche as an entrepreneur. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Lucinda as a child
- The decision that changed Lucinda's entire life
- How Lucinda got through prison
- Challenges while in federal prison
- Abuse in prison
- Being ashamed of her journey
- Lucinda' plan post release
- How Lucinda fell into entrepreneurship
- Mastering your niche
- Creating her vision board company
- Staying focused despite naysayers
- Getting her vision boards in Walmart

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133: Dreaming Outside The Box w/ Dr. Nii Darko

Feb 5, 2018 01:01:35

Description:

What's the difference between success and fulfillment? Dr. Nii Darko talks his #dreamdriving journey and how he was able to discover a life for himself and his family beyond medicine. He shares lessons learned navigating entrepreneurship as a doctor, knowing your value, scaling your business. Plus, we talk the power of community, knowing your WHY, and what keeps Nii going through difficult times. If you're currently feeling stuck and feel like there's more to your journey, this episode is for you! Let's start dreaming outside the BOX and truly stepping into the vastness of our purpose! Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Nii as a child
- How Nii knew medicine was for him
- The dark side of being super committed
- Knowing your value
- Negotiating
- The key to scaling your business
- Why Nii started his podcast "Docs Outside The Box"
- Underestimating the power of community
- Investing and getting help
- Success vs. fulfillment
- Knowing your avatar
- Staying true to who you are
- Understand your WHY
- Paying off $662k worth of debt
- Legacy...and more

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132: F**k The Rules! Create Your Own Opportunities

Feb 2, 2018 21:01

Description:

When there is a will, there is a way. If you truly want something, you have to figure out how to create your opportunities and build your own pathways to success. Sometimes we spend too much time trying to "go with the flow" and wait for things to happen to us. If you're a DREAM DRIVER, sometimes you have to get into the driver's seat and create the road ahead of you. Host Rana Campbell shares how figuring out how to "bend the rules" or the "way things are supposed to be" landed her at the Root 100 dinner in November 2017 where she got to meet some fabulous people including Common, Raheem Devaughn, Angela Rye, AJ Collaway, and more. She also discusses advocating for yourself, strategic post-opportunity creation follow-up, and the importance of grit and visualizing success before it happens. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive!

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131: Squeaky Moore On Perfecting Your Pitch & Living Your Best Life

Jan 29, 2018 01:07:17

Description:

What do you do when you feel like your wasting your time by not pursuing your dreams? We chat with pitching coach and  development consultant Squeaky Moore about her #dreamdriving journey and how she was able to walk away from a career in media/entertainment to live in her purpose and pursue her calling. Squeaky talks the process of creating her  book #100Pitches: Mistakes, I’ve Made So You Don’t Have To - a film and television pitching guide for independent content creators about the do’s and don’ts, and strategy of pitching television and film projects.

Squeaky hones in on the many pitching mistakes creatives and entrepreneurs makes and how we can overcome them and start hearing more YES's. No matter what your industry is - the biggest takeaway from our chat with Squeaky is:  Listen to your calling. Pay attention to the signs. Live your best life -even if the journey is not always so easy.

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- Squeaky's most vivid childhood memory
- How to figure out your purpose
- Balancing life as an actor w/ her full-time career
- Are you wasting your time?
- Vetting opportuntiies
- Living your best life
- Top pitching mistakes many creatives make
- Developing the concept for her Pitching 101 book
- Credibility
- Overcoming challenges along her journey
- Self-sabotage
- Having the faith of an atheist
- Gaining self-awareness
- The importance of spirituality

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130: Plant Your Seeds And Let Them Grow

Jan 26, 2018 11:40

Description:

Having faith is a critical aspect of the #dreamdriving journey. You have to be willing to take action without knowing what the results of that action may be. We talk the importance of planting and nurturing seeds in our life and what can happen when you do. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive!

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129: How To WIN On Social Media w/ Laura Roeder

Jan 22, 2018 51:57

Description:

How important is social media when it comes to building your brand? As any 2018 business knows - it can be everything for engaging with your audience and bringing new prospects into your sales and marketing funnels! We chat with Laura Roeder-  founder of Edgar, a social media automation tool designed to prevent status updates from going to waste. Laura has given talks at conferences like BlogHer and South by Southwest and has appeared in Forbes, Fast Company, Mashable, CNET, and other major publications.

Here's a little about her own story: In 2009, she started LKR Social Media, where she  created online courses that taught thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners how to take their social media marketing into their own hands. One of the things she noticed why helping clients was that there weren't ANY social media tools that would save your updates after posting them, or post them more than one time automatically! In 2014 with the help of her husband and team - Edgar was born!

How did she do it? How can you figure out gaps in the market and create a space for yourself? Laura opens up about her #dreamdriving journey, how she stumbled across the world of digital marketing and social media and gives her favorite social media tips for other entrepreneurs building online businesses.  

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Laura as a child
- Laura's original plans post-college
- Why Laura decided to quit her job and become a freelancer
- How to land your first clients
- How Laura discovered her niche
- How to get paid doing what you love
- Building a software company from scratch
- Why Jennifer opted out of a freemium model for her business
- Strategies for scaling
- Social media mistakes you want to avoid
- How to win on each social media channel
- How to keep your customers happy
- Challenges Laura faced building her business
- Laura's favorite business tools

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128: How To Stay in DRIVE - Navigating Investing, Entrepreneurship & Being A Woman in The Workplace w/ Sarah Kunst

Jan 15, 2018 01:09:53

Description:

Investor and entrepreneur Sarah Kunst always had big dreams. From growing up in small-town America to dominating the tech worlds of New York City and Silicon Valley, she has built her career being able to spot "What's Hot?" and "What's next?" But - what's the story behind the story? How was she able to gain access to rooms that aren't normally open to someone that looks like her? We chat with Sarah about her #dreamdriving journey and how with an acute DRIVE and VISION for her life - she was able to build a career in the venture capital work and later as an entrepreneur.

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Sarah as a child growing up "in the middle of nowhere"
- How to figure out what you want
- Forward momentum
- Getting her start in the technology world
- How Sarah got recruited to be a venture capital investor
- The 3 markers of success of an investor
- Characteristics of investor-ready companies
- How do you put your raw ingredients for success together?
- Launching Proday
- Transitioning from investor to CEO
- The important thing about metrics
- Getting over fear
- Why you shouldn't do everything yourself
- Sarah's superstar strength
- Sarah's experiences with sexual harassment in the workplace
- Why Sarah is committed to seeing women succeed

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Sarah Kunst is founder and CEO of Proday and has worked at Apple, Red Bull, Chanel, Mohr Davidow Ventures and several venture backed startups. She is also a contributing editor at Marie Claire Magazine. Kunst was  named a Forbes Magazine 30 under 30 and a top 25 innovator in tech by Cool Hunting. She has been recognized for her work in Business Insider as a 30 under 30 Woman in Tech and Top African-American in Tech & Top Startup To Watch in 2017. Marie Claire Magazine named her a Young Gun to watch. She has written for Techcrunch, Forbes, Wall St. Journal, Fortune and Entrepreneur.com. Marc Andreessen named her one of his 55 Unknown Rock Stars in Tech.


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127: Discipline, Processes & Hustle - How To Build Your Influencership & Brand w/ Mattie James

Jan 8, 2018 57:31

Description:

What does it take to succeed as a digital influencer (or dream driver in general) in 2018? So many of us often have a plan - or a vision/dream  - but face challenges when it comes to execution a.k.a  GETTING RESULTS. We chat with Atlanta-based Mattie James -  creator of MattieJames.com. Since 2010, Mattie has collaborated with household name brands like Macy’s, Cotton, H&M, Google and many more. With a social media following of over 175,000 lifestyle enthusiasts, the "Mattie James" brand has evolved into a 360 degree brand that includes a blog , 2 podcasts, a newsletter & YouTube channel, and a variety of physical & digital products.

Mattie talks her early #dreamdriving journey which includes moving to NYC after dropping out of college to moving back to Atlanta and re-discovering her love for writing and realizing she had what it took to become a "full-time influencer". Mattie talks her processes/systems for staying focused &  getting things DONE. We zero in on Mattie's keys to building an audience, the art of hustling,  profitable revenue models, networking  & relationship building tips and much more! 

 Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- Mattie's early inspirations
- Remaining true and authentic 
- Why entrepreneurship and motherhood work for Mattie
- What happened when Mattie moved to NYC to pursue her entertainment dreams
- What it takes to hustle and make it
- Mattie's transition from performer to digital influencer
- How Mattie learned to become a strong online storyteller
- Putting your money where your mouth is
- Mattie's keys to building your audience and staying committed
- Successfully re-branding
- Mattie's most profitable income stream
- Is still feasible for newbies to work with brands?
- Building relationships...and more

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126: 16 Life Lessons: Started From The Bowling Alley Now I'm Here

Jan 4, 2018 33:28

Description:

Is there a place/time in your last that had a significant impact on who you are today? Host Rana Campbell goes back into time to her first job at Eagle Rock Lanes Bowling Alley. She discusses some of the valuable life lessons she learned on and off the clock as a teenager that still ring true now in 2018. There's definitely some things school can't teach you, but life will! Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive!

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125: The Power of Focus, Consistency and Vision (2 Years of Dreams In Drive!)

Jan 1, 2018 30:39

Description:

Wow! It's been two years of Dreams In Drive already! Listen in as host Rana Campbell recaps the past year and shares her three keys to success for anyone looking to set their dreams in drive in 2018! PS - James Campbell makes another surprise appearance! Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive!

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124: Stop Half Trying! How To Stay Motivated In The New Year

Dec 26, 2017 32:29

Description:

Are you going to claim 2018 as YOUR YEAR!?! Are you going to half- try or whole- try in the new year?!  Host Rana Campbell shares a brief encounter with her dad that inspired her to share ways that we can scrap the notion of feeling "unmotivated and uninspired" and truly commit to DOING and putting our WHOLE HEART into our work and goals as dream drivers. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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123: Find Your Path - From Medical School Dropout To Cannabis CEO w/ Dasheeda Dawson

Dec 19, 2017 01:16:41

Description:

We are all on a journey to find our paths in lives, but what If I told you sometimes your path finds you?! The crazy journey you're on right now will eventually make sense.There will be things in your life that you don’t understand when you're experiencing it, but it all comes together.

Meet Dasheeda Dawson (The WeedHead)  - an ivy-league trained cannabis executive, digital growth hacker and brand equity builder. She is a corporate-to-cannabis cross-over pioneer with a mission to legitimize, stabilize and diversify the rapidly growing cannabis industry.

Dasheeda started her career journey in medical school - but 3.5 years in, decided it wasn't for her and set off to forge a new path for herself in business. In 2016, Dasheeda officially traded in her career with Fortune 500 companies like Target and Victoria's Secret to become a cannabis entrepreneur and industry thought leader. She is currently the Founder & President of MJM Strategy, a digital-focused strategic consulting firm. She recently became the Interim Executive Director for the New Jersey Cannabis Commission and also serves on as the Chief Strategy Officer for Minorities for Medical Marijuana. 

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ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Dasheeda as a child
- Why Dasheeda dropped out of medical school after 3.5 years
- Medical and care disparities for persons of color
- Transitioning from medical student to entrepreneur
- What to do when your resume doesn't add up to the job you want
- Why Dasheeda decided to go to business school
- Why Dasheeda decided to leave corporate America
- How Dasheeda got her start as an entrepreneur in the cannabis industry
- Debunking some common cannabis myths
- The future of marijuana legalization and more...

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122: How To Uncover Your Gifts & Purpose w/ Kim Coles

Dec 11, 2017 54:02

Description:

Are you struggling to figure out what you're supposed to do in life? Are you not feeling clarity when it comes to your vision and goals? We chat with Kim Coles - actress, comedian, author coach and speaker whose career spans over 30 years with signature roles on the ground-breaking shows Living Color and Living Single. Kim opens up about her #dreamdriving journey and talks about how she was able to hone in on her gifts of "laughter of love" to open up her life to new possibilities. She also shares what those struggling to realize their talents and stay empowered can do to start walking in their purpose.  

Kim's work focused on guiding women on the incredible healing journey of broadcasting their brilliance by telling and leveraging their own authentic stories to inspire others to learn, laugh and leave their own powerful legacy. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Kim as a child
- How Kim got her start in comedy
- Why acting In Living Color was Kim's "perfect job"
- Kim's difficult transition after Living Single
- Discovering her gift of love and laughter and her transition into speaking
- Transitioning from actor to speaker
- The keys to a great speaking engagement
- Why figuring out your gifts is so important
- The power of sharing your story
- The best gift Kim ever gave herself
- How to maintain longevity in the entertainment industry
- How to keep pushing yourself & remain empowered

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121: How To Create A Winning Mindset w/ Gemar Mills

Dec 4, 2017 01:10:11

Description:

What does it take to master your mind so that you can master your life? How do you cultivate a winning mentality that will help you overcome obstacles and create possibility? In this episode, we chat with with educator, coach, mentor, Paterson, NJ native Gemar Mills  (a.k.a "The Turnaround Principal")  about his road to self-discovery through education and how he helped to turn around schools and the lives of thousands of children in the state of NJ.   As Gemar mentions,"Your mindset will either be to your demise or your success. You have to figure out the context in which you thrive the most."

In 2005, after graduating from Montclair State University with a Bachelors of Science in Math Education, Gemar started his teaching career. By 2009, at the age of 28, Mills was promoted to Principal of Malcom X Shabazz - one of the most troubled schools in the Newark Public Schools District, with a history of low-test scores, MXS was threatened with possibility of closure. Mills took on the challenge and fully implemented his strategy of education reform by becoming an accessible and relatable leader for the school community. He accomplished the unthinkable, by drastically improving student test scores, created a safe school atmosphere and made the students believe in their selves, the school and in education again.

Gemar's story to becoming the Turnaround Principal is one that we all can learn from. Despite the odds against you, there always is a way. You just have to willing to do the work to find it.

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ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- Growing up in the inner-city of Paterson, NJ
- How getting 400 stitches as an adolescent changed Gemar's life
-  How Gemar knew that he had a gift for motivating students
- How Gemar became a principal by the age of 28
- The best "accident" of Gemar's career
- 2 Keys to making change
- Working around in a turnaround school
- How to gain respect as a leader
- The importance of timely, accurate responses
- Building the Gemar Mills brand
- Building confidence and believing in oneself
- The mentor that had a HUGE impact on Gemar's life
- Thinking big
- Gemar's morning ritual

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120: How To Stay Focused On Your Goals (What's Your Internal GPS Looking Like?)

Nov 30, 2017 28:37

Description:

Are you having trouble staying focused on your dreams and goals?A lot of people never get anywhere because they want to be everywhere. Many of the most successful dream drivers were able to accomplish their goals once they got FOCUSED. But how do you do that? On this episode, host Rana Campbell dives into the subject of making sure your internal GPS is working corrected. In order to stay focused, you have to know where you are going! She shares her favorite tips and strategies for staying focused as you #dreamdrive towards your ultimate goal! Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!


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119: It's Okay To Pivot - How Melissa Butler of The Lip Bar Went From Stock Broker To Beauty Entrepreneur

Nov 27, 2017 54:06

Description:

How did Detroit native Melissa Butler go from a licensed stock broker to beauty entrepreneur? On this episode, we learn how she strategically launched a start-up vegan beauty brand, The Lip Bar - a concept that stemmed from a beauty frustration that inspired Melissa to find a solution! Using her finance and business savvy and expertise, she was able to successfully enter a new space FOCUSED and with an unstoppable"GET IT DONE" attitude. Melissa talks about why having faith and belief in her dreams and her ability to see them into fruition helped her navigate the many challenges and hurdles she's experienced as an entrepreneur. Now, Melissa inspires and empowers women everywhere of all ages, races and body types to be confident in their own skin by challenging traditional beauty standards through imagery, ingredients and affordable pricing. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- Melissa's "I know what I want" mantra as a child
- Being unhappy in her high-paying NYC finance job
- How Melissa's first entrepreneurial venture led her to making lipsticks
- Challenges Melissa made in the beginning days
- Why you have to step out on faith
- How Melissa financed The Lip Bar
- The real reason why The Lip Bar's Shark Tank rejection was an actually WIN
- Why understanding your audience is & why they shop with you is CRUCIAL
- The biggest marketing investment Melissa made
- Launching in Target & the many lessons learned
- Why Melissa decided to drop her price points
- What Melissa wished more people knew about beauty entrepreneurship
- The power of believing in yourself

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118: The Dream - Finding Happiness & Success Doing What You Love w/ Aliya Janell

Nov 20, 2017 57:40

Description:

Dancer and choreographer Aliya Janell shares the keys to her viral dance video success and building a brand that truly brings you happiness and fulfillment. She talks about how her early passion for dance and entertainment never left her and drove her to figure out how to make a life and living inspiring others and creating. Aliya shares why - at the end of the day-  you shouldn't sacrifice your dreams or what makes your heart happy. Your hard work, determination, and the many twists and turns of your journey will lead you to where you are supposed to go. The social media influencer-who has gained widespread popularity for her viral heels dance videos - has been reposted by Trey Songs, Chris Brown, & Nicki Minaj and more. Aliya's work includes dancing for K. Michelle, Pitbull,Tank and many more. As she became more successful in the dance industry, she decided to started her own dance class known as “Queens N Lettos” so that ever woman can feel sexy, confident, and can be a queen in her (sti)lettos. It has become extremely popular and have even expanded to more classes such as “Queens N Sneaks.” 

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ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Aliya as a child
- Making her mark as a dancer and choreographer
- How to create your unique style
- The importance of feelings and emotion when defining your craft
- How Aliya fell in love with teaching
- The start of Queens 'n' Lettos
- Going from 10k to 700k+ followers in less than one year
- Business challenges Aliya faced early on 
- Figuring out marketing & branding
- How to get past the fear of self-promotion
- Getting reposted by Nicki Minaj
- How To find Your Calling
- Fighting overwhelm
- The importance of having a strong support system

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117: Keep Going! 5 Ways To Stop Yourself From Giving Up

Nov 16, 2017 25:43

Description:

Ever feel like giving up on yourself? Host Rana Campbell breaks down her favorite tips and advice on how you can motivate yourself to keep going - even when times get hard. We also hear a listener email and Rana's thoughts on why the fact that you never know who you're inspiring is a great reason to keep going!

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116: Building Your Platform: How To Secure A Book Deal & Get Published w/ Dawn Michelle Hardy

Nov 13, 2017 01:11:07

Description:

Ever dream of writing and publishing a book? What exactly goes into working with a book agent or going the self-publishing route? How do books actually sell? How do you leverage your influence to impact an even bigger community? We've got some answers for you!  Our guest Dawn Michelle Hardy describes the work she does as being "a talent manager for creative storytellers across multiple platforms". She began her agency Dream Relations PR & Literary Consulting in 2004 after working with Teri Woods author of True to the Game. Additionally, she is the creator of the Speed Mentoring Series a traveling brunch event that discusses the intricacies of book publishing.

Dawn dives into her early career journey - from studying fashion merchandising at FIT and how she stumbled into the book publishing industry, honed her skills, and realized she had what it took to go SOLO and build her own practice. Dawn shares lessons she has for other creatives trying to build their platforms and get their voices heard. 

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ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:

- How Dawn knew she would always be an entrepreneur
- Studying fashion merchandising at FIT
- How Dawn ended up in the book publishing industry
- How Dawn branched out and started her own agency as a publicist
- The power of confidence
- An important lesson Dawn learned from a past client
- The difference between a book publicist and a book agent
- How to know if writing a book is for you
- How to get your book published
- How to know when to self publish vs. get a book agent
- The truth about making money as an author
- How to secure a book agent & write a query letter that gets READ
- When to walk away from trying to get a publishing deal
- How to become a book agent
- 3 things you have to do market your book
- How to stay balanced

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115: Getting The Dollars! How KJ Miller & Amanda Johnson Launched Mented Cosmetics & Raised $1 Million in Venture Capital

Nov 6, 2017 01:07:05

Description:

Could your next BIG idea come from a conversation you have over a glass of wine? Who KNOWS?! Meet KJ Miller and Amanda Johnson, co-founders of the vegan, non toxic premium beauty line Mented Cosmetics. The two met when they were both students at Harvard Business School. One day - over a glass of wine - they bonded over a mutual problem of not being able to find the perfect lipstick shade. From there it was history!  They were able to go from ideation to execution and create a fully operating business venture.

BUT check this! 

The two recently raised $1 million in their first round of fundraising, making them the 15th and 16th African-American women ever to raise $1 million in venture capital, according to Forbes magazine.

As data from investor Kathryn Finney's Project Diane shows, although black women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S., they receive only 0.2% of VC funding.

What were their keys to success? These amazing dream drivers share just HOW they were able to do this and so much more.

Prior to launching into entrepreneurship,  KJ was a management consultant for Deloitte’s retail practice and was a jewelry buyer for Sears. Amanda worked as head of business development for Barney's NY and was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs.

I’m really excited for you all to hear the Mented Cosmetics story! Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and make sure to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive.

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ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired KJ & Amanda as children
- How the two met while students at Harvard Business School
- Why attending business school is worth it
- The importance of admitting when you're wrong
- How KJ & Amanda got the idea to launch Mented Cosmetics
- Challenges KJ & Amanda faced early in the business
- Being one of the only African American women to raise over $1 million dollars in funding
- The key to successfully raising capital
- Why you should bring in a lawyer on your team early on
- Leveraging your network
- How to outsource strategically
- How to launch successfully
- The importance of storytelling and controlling your narrative
- The keys to a successful business partnership
- How to deal with competitors
- How to create a unique product/service
- How to get the right type of press

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114: How To Stop Making Excuses & Start Getting Results In Your Business And Life w/ Emmelie De La Cruz

Oct 30, 2017 01:08:24

Description:

Let's try to keep it real: What's TRULY holding you back from success? On this episode we dive deep into some of the ways that creatives and lifestyle entrepreneurs often stifle their own growth and what you can to start getting s**t done! In the guest chair is South Bronx native Emmelie De La Cruz,  a serial entrepreneur who turned her layoff into her legacy. Whether it's group coaching, her books and classes, or through her health and wellness team, she has one goal: building dreams into businesses. On this episode, Emmelie takes us along  her "original Cardi B." #dreamdriving journey and how went from working in marketing and communications to launching her own consultancy to help entrepreneurs and side hustlers grow their businesses. Emmelie shares some of the tough life lessons she had to learn that helped her become a better business woman and individual. Make sure to join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

MORE ON EMMELIE:
Emmelie is a graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication and has worked for companies in Atlanta, DC and New York City. Her marketing insights have been featured in Black Enterprise, The Miami Herald, The Huffington Post, PR Daily, and Forbes named her site one of the top career websites just a year after launching. When she isn’t helping startups scale, she’s blogging on her site emmeliedelacruz.com which reaches over 15,000 women each month.

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Emmelie as a child
- Why Emmelie studied public relations in college & later realized it wasn't for her later on
- Transitioning into marketing & branding
- How entrepreneurship found Emmelie
- Why passion is overrated
- The power of the pivot
- How to validate an idea
- How to find out what your audience is struggling with
- How to be authentic & master YOU
- The importance of building a personal brand
- Not being afraid to be who you are
- Why Emmelie misses corporate America
- Emmelie's superstar strength
- The art of being artistically naive
- The best investments Emmelie has made in her business

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113: How To Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway

Oct 27, 2017 20:40

Description:

What's stopping you from getting started? What's stopping you from doing that thing that's burning inside of you? What's stopping you rom pressing LAUNCH on the product or service of yours? In this minisode, host Rana Campbell talks about how she was able to get over her fear of launching and shares some BIG NEWS with the dream driver fam. Make sure to join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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112: Family Over Everything - How To Build A Business That Matters w/ James Lopez

Oct 23, 2017 01:00:12

Description:

What's at the core of what you're building? If you're not thinking about your legacy, what you doin' it for? What's influencing your drive and execution? So many of us dream drivers have these amazing ideas, but don't know how to get them from the idea (PARK) stage and into DRIVE.We talk with NYC-based technology entrepreneur James Lopez about his #dreamdriving journey, how he made the transition from the corporate IT world to entrepreneurship and the many lessons he's learned along the way. He shares the FAILURES he had to navigate past and how he was able to successfully co-found and sustain the Phat Startup. James also discusses why launching parenting company Cool4Dads.com via #FatherhoodIsLit and  empowering men to be the best dads is one his proudest entrepreneurial feats yet. 

When James is not creating memories with his children, he consults startups on community building and customer development. We even dive into James' tips for entrepreneurs looking to grow, so don't miss out. Remember, you can join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- How James' dad & hip hop music inspired him as a child
- Why learning about the stock market opened up James to more opportunities
- Working in corporate America and why bulldozing his way to to the top didn't work
- Why reading a lot of books on entrepreneurship was killing his productivity
- How to start doing
- Why James' first company failed
- Launching the Phat Startup
- 3 ways to get access
- How James used Twitter to connect with industry figures like Ben Horowitz & Gary Vaynerchuck
- Challenges growing the Phat Startup
- How starting over can still be difficult (even with a blueprint)
- What inspired James to launch a company focused on fatherhood
- Figuring out your core audience
- How to balance entrepreneurship & fatherhood
- The 2 keys to building a business

SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/james-lopez

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111: How To BOSS UP & Take Charge Of Your Career w/ Nyle Washington

Oct 16, 2017 01:06:43

Description:

If you're trying to build a powerhouse career and BOSS up in the professional world, how do you do it? One of the things that I love about the #dreamsindrive community is that we are so diverse. Although a lot of us may have our own companies or want to eventually be entrepreneurs at some point, we don't all fit into that demographic. There are some dream drivers who have career aspirations outside of entrepreneurship. Despite what your journey looks like (or how you want it to look), the thing that brings us all together is our stories of RESILIENCE, HUSTLE & DRIVE.  Public relations expert Nyle Washington opens up about her #dreamdriving journey and how she was able to build a public relations career in the television and entertainment industry that has spanned her working at VH1, STARZ, & HBO, where she oversees media relations and publicity for several of the network’s specials, along with select drama and comedy series.

Nyle talks about how she got her foot in the door early on as an intern, the key to career growth, knowing when to move on, the art of cultivating relationships, work/life balance, publicity lessons for growing brands, and much more! Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Nyle as a child
- The beauty of trying different things
- Interning in the publicity department at the Oprah Winfrey show
- Building relationships & learning the ropes early in your career
- Knowing when to move on
- The key to growth in your career
- What a publicist does at a network
- Moving from VH1 to Starz
- How to get your foot in the door in the entertainment industry
- The power of cultivating and building relationships
- Negotiating your salary and getting paid what you're worth
- Struggling with balance & setting boundaries
- Being a publicist for a major cable network hit show
- How to get publicity for your brand
- How Nyle got her dream job at HBO
- How to be confident in what you do
- What keeps Nyle motivated
- The power of the stories to change the world
- The future of digital media

SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/nyle-washington

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110: When Life Gives You Lemons, What Are You Going To Make? w/ Tiffini Gatlin

Oct 9, 2017 01:15:09

Description:

"I didn't let what happened to me lead me down a different road." On this episode we chat with Tiffini Gatlin - a former corporate bank executive turned entrepreneur and digital influencer. Tiffini takes us on her #dreamdriving journey which includes overcoming being abused as a child, losing her grandmother during a pivotal moment in her life,  climbing the corporate ladder, and finally taking the leap into entrepreneurship - a decision that came with many unforeseen hurdles and challenges.

However, one common theme Tiffini experienced was this: Sometimes life doesn't always pan out how you may think it will or how you want it to. In 2015, she became a pioneer in the beauty industry after turning her side hustle into the first patent-pending process of pre-curled and looped synthetic hair. Within one year, she built a million-dollar ecommerce brand - Curlkalon. Due to problems with her business partner, she never imagined that she would end up deciding to part ways with a brand that she founded.

Motivated more than ever, Tiffini expanded her vision for creating safe and affordable synthetic hair extensions and launched Latched and Hooked - a lifestyle and beauty brand that offers synthetic hair extensions and hair care products.

Tiffini shares the lessons she's learned throughout her entrepreneurial journey that have helped her realized no matter what life serves you, it's up to YOU to make the most and keep moving towards success.

WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Tiffini growing up
- Dealing with physical & emotional abuse as a child
- The power of forgiveness
- Tiffini's college days & how she veered away from her original law school dreams
- Loss
- How working at Kroger's led Tiffini to a decade-long career at Bank of America
- Lessons learned in corporate America
- Why Tiffini decided to leave Bank of America
- Learning how to be resourceful
- What launched Tiffini into hair entrepreneurship
- Creating a business based on a consumer need
- How to find manufacturers and establish a presence in your niche
- Protecting your patents & designs
- Challenges growing Latched and Hooked
- How to rebuild what you once built before
- The power of forgiveness
- The importance of lasting relationships & advisors

SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/tiffini-gatlin

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109: The Dream - From Waitress to Buzzfeed Producer & Viral Video Star in One Year w/ Julissa Calderon

Oct 2, 2017 01:11:50

Description:

How long would you keep hustling to make your dream a reality? Hopefully, as long as it takes! Writer and actress Julissa Calderon opens up about her journey to success in the entertainment industry and all the life-changing lessons she's learned along the way. We talk about everything from why she never questioned if acting was for her even, getting fired from her secure day job that paid the bills, landing a dream job at Buzzfeed, why she's so passionate about challenging Latino stereotypes, increasing representation for Afro-Latino representation, and opening doors for other creators of color... and more! Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive.

SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/julissa-calderon

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Julissa as a child
- Julissa's pivot from nursing to theater in college
- How naivety helped launch Julissa's career
- The biggest lesson Julissa learned early in her acting/theater career
- Nailing your "pitch"
- Managing a 9-5, social life, and acting career
- Why Julissa never left Los Angeles after going for an audition she didn't get
- Why you need an agent as an actor
- Being an Afro-Latina in the entertainment industry
- Diversity in entertainment
- How getting fired from her waitressing position changed Julissa's life
- How a Buzzfeed audition turned into a career as a full-time producer
- How to show your worth & value
- Influencing change
- Why you need social media
- Biggest entrepreneurial lessons learned
- The 30 year test
- Dealing with being away from family & being homesick
- The importance of legacy

MORE ON JULISSA CALDERON:
Julissa Calderon is an Los Angles-based writer and actor currently bringing her Dominican background and comedic flare to BuzzFeed’s Pero Like. Recent videos such as “Pelo Bueno, Pelo Malo,” “Sammy Sosa’s Skin Color Rant” and “How I Went from Waitress to Buzzfeed Producer” have been featured in numerous news outlets, including The Huffington Post and CNN Español. You may recognize Julissa from her guest starring role in ABC’s hit show Revenge or as an onstage performer in the Miami productions of he Donkey Show (Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts) and Road Through Heaven (New Theater).

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108: Keeping It Real About Where You Are On Your Journey w/ Keyaira Boone

Sep 25, 2017 01:15:27

Description:

Dream Driving is NOT easy, yet a lot of people lie about their struggles and the challenges they experience as they journey towards success. Today's guest  freelance Keyaira Boone IS NOT one of those people. Keyaira opens up about her childhood and adolescents years growing up in New Jersey and how her desire to be open to new opportunities  - not only surprised her and encouraged her to keep going - but led her down a media path she hasn't looked back from. Keyaira stresses why being true to YOUR JOURNEY and yourself is key to truly finding success in your life or career. She opens up about some of the ways creatives often suffer in silence (especially when you don't have to). She also shares her favorite tips and strategies for showing your value and being true to who you are - two of the biggest challenges many of us face on the day-to-day. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive!

ON THIS EPISODE, WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Keyaira as a child
- Having super low college expectations to wanting something more
- Graduating high school with a 1.8 GPA to graduating college with a 3.7 GPA
- How Keyaira got her start in the media industry
- Lessons learned working with LoveBrownSugar
- The importance of building your personal brand
- Separating you professional & personal life
- What inspired Keyaira to launch The C Letter
- Why Keyaira reps New Jersey so hard
- Not caring about what others think about your journey
- Charging for what you're worth
- Not being assertive
- How to not get your time wasted by people who aren't taking their businesses seriously
- How to vet opportunities
- Running a platform with smaller readership but high engagement
- Being authentically you & showing up as your full self
- Being open to different opportunities
- Why you shouldn't be working for free
- What keeps Keyaira motivated

ABOUT KEYAIRA BOONE:
Keyaira (who believes coconut manicures are awesome, and olives are underrated) is the founder of TheCLetter.com and a regular contributor to Cassiuslife and Latched and Hooked.

SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/keyaira-boone

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107: How To Stop Procrastinating & Start Getting Things DONE!

Sep 21, 2017 37:13

Description:

What's the key to fighting procrastination? It's a problem we all have, but many of us decide to succumb TO it - instead of fighting it! In this solo episode, host Rana Campbell dives into the topic and shares her roadmap for stopping procrastination and how you can actually start getting things crossed off your to-do list in life! We also make time for answering a few listener questions about finding mentors, reaching out/building relationships, taking creative risks and more. Make sure to join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

 

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- Rana's recipe for fighting procrastination
- Why knowing what you want is crucial
- The importance of GOAL setting & setting deadlines
- Holding yourself accountable
- Why procrastination is an active process
- The importance of positive reminders
- Listener Q & As
- Tips for building valuable relationships
- Rana's book recommendations... and more!

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106: Embracing Your Sexuality & Making Your Passion Profitable w/ Jet Setting Jasmine & King Noire

Sep 18, 2017 01:02:03

Description:

Did you know embracing your sexuality can positively impact you as you grow your brand? How can exploring your varied interests help on you on your #dreamdriving journey? We chat with adult entertainers Jet Setting Jasmine & King Noire on being true to their passions helped them build a profitable business and ever-blossoming partnership. The two talk about their own journeys to entrepreneurship and some of the lessons they learned about themselves along the way. They share how embracing their passion & sexuality helped them navigate entrepreneurship successfully.The duo are two-time Fetish Con Full Length Feature Award Winners and are widely recognized for their passion, ethical and interactive adult entertainment. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

ON THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
- Who inspired Jasmine & King as children
- How the two discovered their passion for sex
- They keys to a successful business partnership
- The benefits of living to your fullest potential
- How to build your brand early on in your career
- The importance of trying new things and taking risks
- How to figure out your service & what to charge for it
- Figuring out your SUPERPOWER 
- Social norms about sex they wished more people embraced
- How embracing your sexuality can impact you as an entrepreneur
- The importance of exploring your body
- Being a person of color in the adult entertainment industry...and more

SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/jet-setting-jasmine-king-noire

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Jasmine, Co-owner of Jet Setting Jasmine LLC,has always felt that she was chafing against the societal norms and the structured definitions of a being a woman. Throughout the course of speaking with and counseling other women, she realized that she was not alone.  As a Licensed Clinical Therapist with a Bachelors of Art in Sociology, Masters of Clinical Social Work and Masters in Gerontology, Jasmine has  honed her innate ability to support and enrich others. She is also a Master Fetish Trainer, founder of Steel and Stilettos Fitness™ and a prominent leader in the areas of Intimacy Post Injury & Illness for Veterans and others affected by trauma. 

King Noire is known for delivering individualized relaxation to clients using his special brand of Erotic Touch massage. A veteran adult industry entertainer, he is skilled in fetish training, fantasy work and is a live show performer.  King is also a certified sexpert, social activist a blogger for California Exotics, an award-winning filmmaker and a hip hop artist.

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105: Got Law? How To Legalize Your Business + Take Control Of Your Destiny w/ Art Steele

Sep 11, 2017 01:29:10

Description:

Although it may not be the sexiest part of running a business, understanding how legally sound your business and/or brand is  - is critical to its long-term success. We talk with  Art Steele an intellectual property attorney who has been practicing law for nearly 10 years. Art left corporate America where she worked as Global Tax Counsel for a communications company to launch her own law firm in 2014. She founded ArtSteele.co - an online resource that provides creatives with simple legal solutions.

On this episode, Art shares her personal dream driving journey, some of the challenges she faced as she pursued entrepreneurship and why she is so passionate and dedicated to helping creatives learn how to legalize their business. Art candidly discusses some of the key legal questions you need to get answered as well as some legal tips that can help as you scale your brand/company. 

Art is also the host of the Legal-EASE for Entrepreneurs podcast - a podcast dedicated to educating and empowering minority entrepreneurs to tackle the legal aspects of their business.

SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/art-steele

WE DISCUSS:
- Why Art felt like she had no control as a young child
- Where Art's entrepreneurial and spirit to control her own Destiny came from
- Transitioning to a life in America
- What inspired Art to become a lawyer
- Getting a MLM at Georgetown
- How Art started her own law firm
- How Oprah inspired Art to fulfill her purpose
- Misconceptions about working with business lawyers
- How to choose the right type of lawyer for you
- Top 5 mistakes many creative entrepreneurs make
- The best answer legal answer you can ever receive
- Why a lot of online service notice generators are not sufficient
- How a privacy policy can protect
- The difference between a patent, copyright, and trademark
- The importance of reviewing contracts and working with specialists
- Why entrepreneurs should be thinking about estate planning
- Why entrepreneurs need insurance policies
- The need for a power of attorney
- What motivates Art to work through her challenges

 

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104: How To Be A Badass At Making Money w/ Jen Sincero

Sep 5, 2017 56:36

Description:

It's about time we stop thinking it's a bad thing to want to make ALOT of money. You deserve to, but how? How do you start having the uncomfortable conversations and facing the fears that are holding you back from your money-earning potential and financial security/freedom? The fact is, once we become more confident when it comes to making money, charging what we're worth, and showing our value to the world...the #dreamdriving journey can truly take off. What's the secret? 

On this episode, best-selling author, coach, and speaker Jen Sincero shares her favorite tips on how you can shift your mindset, build wealth and start making more money! She also takes us behind the scenes of her own #dreamdriving journey and the truths she had to uncover about her relationship with money and how it affected her life over the years.

WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Jen as a child
- How to fight fear
- How Jen managed getting rejected by multiple publishers
- The importance of tenacity
- Why conversations about money is more loaded than sex
- The importance of mindset for changing your financial reality
- Jen's top 4 money mindset tips
- How to charge what you're worth
- How Jen dealt with making and dealing with "scary" decisions
- Challenges Jen is facing in her career
- The fluidity of being a "badass"

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103: How To Figure Out & Put Your SUPERSTAR Skill To Use w/ Rana Campbell

Aug 31, 2017 30:51

Description:

We all have something that makes us EXTRAORDINARY - something that we do better than others and makes us extremely valuable and unique. What is it? If you don't know - how do you figure it out? How do you put it to use? Why is it even important to truly embrace your SUPERSTAR skill anyway? In this episode, host Rana Campbell discusses why figuring out your expertise will help you along your #dreamdriving journey.

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive.

WE DISCUSS:
- How to figure out what your superstar skill is
- How to put that superstar skill to use
- The struggle bus & how to get off it
- Why no one is YOU and that is your POWER
- The key to nor being be distracted by lack of support
- The importance of leaning into your desire to be GREAT!

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102: Doing The Work - Self- Love, The Gift of Motherhood, Fighting Depression, Transformation & Seeking Change w/ Fabienne Daniel

Aug 28, 2017 01:12:48

Description:

As we ride towards our dreams, there will be many "obstacles" that come our way. What matters the most is how we "do the work" and navigate through them. However, it's easier said than done.

In this episode, we chat with Fabienne Daniel - entrepreneur (founder of Offsite Assistant), mom, project and market coordinator for Ecco Bella, and certified Phase II Master Personal Fitness Trainer at Fabz Fit, LLC - an app designed to help others inspired by her example and WANT to transform their health and become happy

Fabienne talks about her #dreamdriving journey - from growing up in a strict household as child to moving away from home, discovering herself, and the two biggest blessings of her life: Buddhism & her son. Fabienne talks about the challenges she's faced along the way - including dealing with the incarceration and later murder of her child's father, battling depression & weight gain, and focusing on truly changing her life for the better. 

Fabienne also discusses the damaging standard of low expectations. People with challenges often limit their thinking. Afraid to fail, they aim low.  The American author Napoleon Hill observed, “Our only limitations are those we set up in our own minds.”  Fabienne's work is a reflection of that quote.  

Her words: “Why was I able to transform my body? Because I had to fight every single limiting thought. That was why it became possible."

Enjoy! Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and by using the hashtag #dreamsindrive.

SOME OF THE TOPICS WE DISCUSS:
- Growing up as a Seventh Day Adventist
- The 2 best things that happened once Fab moved
- Finding one's life purpose
- The power of Buddhism
- Dealing with the murder of her child's father
- Battling depression post-pregnancy
- Falling in love with her body again
- The power of self-love + how to replenish it
- How Fab turned her fitness journey into a business
- Launching an app & online fitness training
- Analyzing cause & effects
- Connecting mind & body
- The key to true transformation
- What "being happy" truly means
- Children as mirrors
- The biggest lesson along Fab's #dreamdriving journey
- Karma
- The connection between the pen & life

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FABIENNE DANIEL'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Meditation
2. Friends/Mentor
3. Journal

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101: Why You Have To Take More Chances On Yourself w/ Ursula Stephen

Aug 21, 2017 01:08:34

Description:

Why is it that when it comes to taking chances on ourselves - and our dreams - we sometimes hesitate? How do you work on confidently taking chances on yourself & WIN? Celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephen shares her personal #dreamdriving story and talks why taking risks along your career journey will be pivotal to your success.

Ursula Stephen is often best known as the visionary hairstylist behind some of superstar Rihanna’s most celebrated look. Ursula's celebrity clientele includes Kerry Washington, Iggy Azalea, Mary J. Blige, Laverne Cox, Keyshia Cole, and  SZA,  She has worked with top brands such as Vogue, W, ELLE, Rolling Stone, Gucci, DKNY, MAC, Cover Girl, and more. Ursula is a Unilever global haircare brand ambassador and the owner of Ursula Stephen | The Salon in Brooklyn.  

Ursula takes us on her personal #dreamdriving journey which includes discovering her passion for hairstyling, booking her first celebrity clients, the "risks" she is happy she took throughout her career, navigating the beauty industry, and more. 

SOME OF THE TOPICS WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Ursula as a child + when she know she had a passion for hair
- Why knowing what you don't want to do is just as important as knowing what you do want to
- Why thinking long-term is a good thing
- Is college for everyone?
- How Ursula booked her first celebrity client
- The challenges of being a freelance artist
- Why success starts with being happy from within
- Nurturing relationships
- The "business" of hair
- The benefits of working with an agent
- The importance of delegating
- Turning accomplishments into BIGGER accolades
- How to use social media to keep your brand interesting
- The feeling of finally owning her own salon
- Why taking a chance on yourself is KEY
- Other areas of the beauty industry to explore
- The importance of passion

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) using the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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100: Putting Your #DREAMSINDRIVE: The 100th Episode Celebration w/ Surprise Guests

Aug 14, 2017 01:03:16

Description:

Back in January 2016, I had a mic, a dream and NO IDEA where launching a podcast would take me. Listen in as I reflect on the past 99 episodes and we talk what putting your #dreamsindrive means. We hear from some people who were pivotal to the show's success, past guests, current DREAM DRIVERS, and more. No matter where you are on your journey, it's important to take time to think about how far you have come. Thank you to everyone who has helped us get to this special moment. Cheers to the next 100! Make sure to join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy! 

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- Lessons learned over the past 100 episodes
- Sit-downs with past guests & dream drivers
- How the show has evolved over the last 99 episodes
- What you can expect from Dreams In Drive in the future....and more!

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99: How To Master Your Side Hustle & Use Social Media To Grow Your Business w/ Nicaila Matthews of Side Hustle Pro

Aug 7, 2017 01:13:30

Description:

Got side hustle? The chances are the answer to that question is probably YES. How can you take that side hustle and turn it into full-time entrepreneurship? Or, how can you make sure you are growing, accomplishing your goals, and keeping sane?

On this episode we chat with Nicaila Matthews, the Creator and Host of Side Hustle Pro, a podcast that spotlights bold, black women entrepreneurs who have scaled from side hustle to full time entrepreneurship. Side Hustle Pro has generated over a quarter million downloads in a year and amassed a loyal community of over 30,000 aspiring entrepreneurs.

Nicaila talks about her own path to side-hustle-ship and the main tools and strategies she's used to scale her business and community. Of those, SOCIAL MEDIA has been a huge part - so Nicaila gives us a crash course on how to use social to rock and smash your side hustle goals. 

Nicaila is a career long Digital Marketing Strategist and alumna of the University of Pennsylvania (BA) and the University of Michigan (MBA). Her professional experience spans digital marketing, ad sales and social media strategy for NPR, Google, MTV Networks and Georgetown McDonough.

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) using the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SOME OF THE TOPICS WE DISCUSS:
- What does being a "dream driver" mean?
- What inspired Nicaila as a child
- Being a woman of color in the Ivy League
- Why getting a MBA was extremely valuable & worth the investment
- How not getting an offer from Google devastated yet motivated Nicaila
- The origin story of the Side Hustle Pro Podcast
- How to setting goals for your new side hustle
- Nicaila's strategy for growing Side Hustle Pro podcast
- Why you ABSOLUTELY need social media
- Why Nicaila chose Instagram of her platform of choice for social promotion
- 3 strategies for growing social media fans with truly engaged followers
- Why making an exclusive FB group can help you grow community
- Challenges Nicaila is currently facing in her business
- What Side Hustle Pro has taught Nicaila about herself
- Technical challenges building a podcast
- How to increase podcast subscribers
- Nicaila's favorite business tools
- Legacy

NICAILA'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Be willing to start
2. Don't let discouraging days keep you down or make you stop.
3. Ignore haters.

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98: From The Street Corner To The Corner Office - Building A Real Estate & Wealth Building Empire w/ Jay Morrison

Jul 31, 2017 01:06:34

Description:

What does having it "all" mean if you can't truly enjoy it? What does "wealth" really look like and what steps can you take to start building it? We chat with Jay Morrison - a real estate investor, TV personality, entrepreneur, social activist, author,CEO/Founder of the Jay Morrison Academy, a real estate investing school and mentorship program, and the CEO of Tulsa Real Estate Fund, a regulation A real estate investing crowdfunding platform.

Jay wasn't always a man with so many accolades and titles behind his name. A high school dropout, at risk youth and three time felon, Jay made a major life transformation over a decade ago and now uses his life experiences and personal story of triumph to empower and impact the lives of thousands of his Academy students, troubled youth, ex-offenders and real estate professionals. Jay is passionate about community repair and empowerment.  He developed the Corner Class to teach residents of underserved communities financial literacy and how to utilize real estate investing strategies to rebuild their neighborhoods.  

Jay takes along his personal #dreamdriving journey and the life changes he made that eventually led him to living in alignment with his purpose. We discuss how you can successfully find your WHY, build your own brand empire, varying challenges Jay faces, the importance of will & faith, how you can win in the real estate world, why you should bet on yourself (and your dreams) and much more!

Make sure to join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive.

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Jay as a child
- The importance of a moral compass
- How Jay's desire "to get out" fueled his involvement in drug dealing at a young age
- Prison's effect on Jay's persona
- Having a high-risk threshold
- Challenges going legit and leaving drug dealing behind
- What Jay Did when he felt like giving up
- Building the Jay Morrison brand
- The importance of building valuable content for your audience
- Strategies for being consistent
- The importance of will & faith
- The definition of wealth
- The difference between being a real estate entrepreneur vs. being a realtor
- Why being a realtor isn't enough if you want to build true wealth
- The key to breaking the poverty curse
- Building a real estate empire + 1 thing Jay doesn't like about the real estate industry
- What to do if you're scared to take risks

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97: How To Push Past Overwhelm & Stay Focused

Jul 24, 2017 35:12

Description:

Dream Driving isn't easy. There are times when you may feel like giving up on the dream and yourself. How do you push past those moments of overwhelm and regain focus on your mission and vision? In this solo episode, host Rana Campbell discusses how she recently was feeling very overwhelmed and shares her favorite tips and strategies for not letting overcome you permanently. We then dive into some ways you can stay focused on your dream even during tough times. Make sure to join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy! 

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- Dreams In Drive Updates + What Rana's excited about in the new few months
- Why a lot of service-based businesses are losing money
- Why you need to invest in automated systems and processes
- Tips for pushing past overwhelm
- Rana's advice for staying focused...and more!

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96: No Limits - How To Dominate Two Careers & Passions At The Same Time w/ Jasmine Lawrence of EDEN Bodyworks

Jul 17, 2017 01:03:20

Description:

Are you multi-passionate? Sometimes you don't have to choose. Sometimes it's not an "either/or". In this episode, Jasmine Lawrence hones in on the power of not limiting yourself when it comes to your passion & potential. 

At the age of 13, after attending a Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship BizCamp, Jasmine Lawrence founded EDEN BodyWorks to meet her own need for affordable natural hair and body care products. After 12 years in business, her products are available at Target, Wal-Mart, CVS, Walgreens, Amazon, Kroger, HEB, and Sally Beauty Supply stores just to name a few.

But, beauty isn't Jasmine's only passion. As a kid, she also had a huge love for science and technology. She graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (with concentrations in devices and artificial intelligence) and now serves as a Program Manager on the HoloLens Experience team at Microsoft.

So, it is really possible to run a thriving beauty empire AND manage a full-time tech career? Yes. 

How? You'll have to listen to find out. 

 

SOME OF THE TOPICS WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Jasmine as a child
- How a bad hair experience & attending a business camp inspired Jasmine to pursue entrepreneurship
- The key questions Jasmine asked herself to get her business off the ground
- How to define your core values + brand mission
- What getting her first sale felt like as a young entrepreneur
- What growth looked like in the early days of the business
- Launching a business without a website
- How "Oprah's golden touch" sent her company into 3 months of backorders
- Personal challenges navigating being a young entrepreneur
- How Jasmine pursued her love for science & tech while pursuing entrepreneurship
- Why Jasmine enjoyed attending Georgia Tech
- Jasmine's Microsoft stry
- Transferrable skills Jasmine has learned working with Microsoft
- Core metrics you should understand about your business
- How to leave your mark in industries that aren't always diverse

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95: How To Keep Pushing & Instill Unshakeable Belief In Yourself (And Your Dreams) w/ Celebrity Makeup Artist Ashunta Sheriff

Jul 13, 2017 48:51

Description:

How do you keep pushing even when you aren’t 100% sure of what’s in store for you? What are the key business and life fundamentals you must master if you want to succeed? For any creative looking to make it big-time, there are some key things that you need to do in order to sustain momentum. On this episode, we chat with celebrity makeup artist, brand ambassador, educator, and beauty entrepreneur Ashunta Sheriff. With over 20 years in the beauty business, Ashunta has worked with stars such as Taraji P. Henson, Alicia Keys, Tracee Ellis Ross, Diddy, Danai Gurira, Zoe Kravitz, Keri Hilson, and more. Ashunta talks about how she got her start in the beauty industry working at the MAC counter in Macy’s Herald Square and the circumstances that led her to first celebrity booking. From there it was history!

Ashunta also dishes on her personal #dreamdriving story including lessons she’s learned working with celebrity clientele. From learning the right set etiquette, keeping good books, learning to market and brand oneself to setting and negotiating rates, Ashunta talks about the key things that will help creative entrepreneurs –  despite the industry- become (and remain) successful. Ashunta also discusses the major lessons she learned as she ventured into a new arena – product development. Despite the many successes and setbacks she’s faced throughout the years, Ashunta’s “keep pushing” mantra has kept her going. Whether you’re looking to become the next top MUA or not, this episode breaks down one’s woman story and formula for success.

PLUS – During the time of the interview, Ashunta was on set with one of her clients. YES, dream drivers Taraji P. Henson makes a guest appearance later on in the show, so you don’t want to miss it.

Make sure to join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Please share with a friend if you enjoyed the episode, as well!

SOME OF THE TOPICS WE DISCUSS:
– What inspired Ashunta as a child
– The importance of knowing history as a makeup artist
– How Ashunta got her start working at MAC in New York City
– How an abusive relationship & getting fired from her job led her to first celebrity clients & working with Puff Daddy
– Keeping a dream journal & the power in manifesting
– Business fundamentals every creative should know
– The importance of keeping good books
– When working with an agent/agency makes sense
– Marketing your brand
– Setting & negotiating your rates + when taking the job at a lower rate is worth it
– How new makeup artists can make their mark in the industry
– How to work with celebrity clientele in 2017
– Why Ashunta decided to venture into product development
– The big trademarking challenge Ashunta faced
– What being a dream driver means to Ashunta
– Ashunta’s favorite beauty tips
– What keeps Ashunta going

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94: Finding Passion, Purpose & Profit + How To Improve Your Visual Brand Identity w/ Tamera Darden

Jul 10, 2017 01:09:59

Description:

How can you find purpose, passion, and profit doing what you love? We chat with Tamera Darden - creative director, product stylist and founder of digital media agency, Darden Creative. Tamera opens about her road to creative fulfillment (after several twists & turns along her journey) and how she honed in on helping others improve their online brand identity. From studying fashion at Howard University to interning at top fashion media in New York City and later working at Macy's Corporate for six years - Tamera shares the skills and tools she learned in the industry. She then talks about her transition into freelance wardrobe styling & prop styling which eventually led her to finding her "light" as a creative entrepreneur. Tamera closes out the interviewing talking about the power of having a strong visual identity and shares how she began to specialize in "iPhone photography" and secure top clients doing what she loves. She also dishes on her favorite iPhone photography hacks and gives tips on what you can to improve your visual branding online. Make sure to join the conversation on social by adding us (@dreamsindrive) and using the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SOME OF THE TOPICS WE DISCUSS:
- Dealing with her mother's passing at a young age
- Fostering a love for creativity as a young child
- Studying fashion at Howard University
- How Tamera got her first internship
- How Tamera honed her confidence as a young adult
- What it's really like to work in a fashion closet
- Working at Macy's Corporate for six years
- Why Tamera didn't like wardrobe styling and chasing checks & how she launched Darden Creative
- Giving up vs. pivoting
- How Tamera got her start with product styling
- What helped Tamera realize her worth
- Developing systems for your business
- The questions you need to ask when working with clients
- Getting clients with "iPhone photography"
- Using social media as a resume
- How to improve your visual identity online
- The best investments you can make to make your visual branding better
- Some iPhone photography hacks
- The importance of taking it one day at a time

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93: The Power Of Manifesting & How To Navigate Change In Your Life w/ Ayana Iman

Jul 3, 2017 01:08:16

Description:

What does it take to truly change your life? How do you take your "dreams" and make them a reality" We talk with Ayana Iman - a Trenton, NJ native, Inspirational Speaker, Self-Help Blogger, certified Life Coach, education advocate, and author - about how she navigated unforeseen & desired changes in her life as an adult. From getting fired from her first job post-graduation to an unexpected pregnancy soon after graduating college, Ayana has had to learn how to "create life" while figuring out her own at the same time. She talks about her personal self-care journey and the self-awareness shifts that she has gone through throughout the years that have allowed her to start manifesting positive and long-lasting change. With her work, it is her goal to teach others how to live in the “light” and cultivate an attitude of gratitude. As a dream driver - learning how to affirm, align, and activate change in your life is crucial! Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) using the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy! 

SOME OF THE TOPICS WE DISCUSS IN THIS EPISODE INCLUDE:
- Battling teasing and bullying as an an adolescent
- Why getting fired from her first job post graduation took her by surprise
- How Ayana started to figure out her strengths
- Stumbling your way through adulthood
- Ayana finding out she was pregnant & dealing with the stress
- Creating Life & figuring out your life at the same time
- How traveling re-empowered Ayana and sent her on a journey back to self
- Balancing a 9-5 
- Ayana's self-care journey
- The art and power of manifesting
- The 3 A's Of Change: Affirm, Align, Activate
- How motherhood affected her journey as an entrepreneur
- Self awareness shifts
- What to do if you are struggling with confidence
- Business lessons learned
- What keeps Ayana motivated

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92: How To Get Paid (Growing Your Audience, Monetizing Your Brand, Securing Sponsorships & More) w/ Sachit Gupta

Jun 26, 2017 59:48

Description:

You want to make money, but how?! Sachit Gupta breaks down the steps you need to take to grow your audience and start monetizing your brand. He shares some of the key things you need to consider as a dream driver when launching your business, common mistakes people make when trying to make money, why you need to think strategically if choosing to pursue sponsorships, mindset shifts that need to happen as you scale and much more.  Sachit is the founder of SG Media Labs, where he works with some of the biggest podcasters, authors and influencers to help them grow their audience and get paid. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SOME OF THE TOPICS WE DISCUSS:
- Growing up in India and seeing a computer for the first time at 12 years of age
- Highlights of his college days at Carnegie Mellon
- The ingredients to successfully launching your own company
- What really matters when you're launching a business
- The common mistake people make when trying to make money
- The 4 questions you need to ask when working with sponsors/potential advertisers
- Why you shouldn't just say YES to every sponsor
- The importance of setting expectations
- How to figure out who your core audience is
- Why you should think beyond sponsorships
- Why you should start thinking about monetizing from the start
- How to overcome fear of charging and getting paid - the MINDSET SHIFT
- What it takes to build a 6 figure business
- Tips for bettering your marketing/sales skills


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91: A Chat About POWER w/ Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton, Joseph Sikora, Lala Anthony, Rotimi

Jun 26, 2017 18:31

Description:

What do you do when you're invited to interview the cast of one of your favorite TV shows? You accept, of course! In this episode, I give a #behindthescenes look into my first press junket experience where I interview six key cast members of the Stars show POWER: Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren, Lala Anthony, Rotimi, Nature Naughton, & Joseph Sikora. We discuss how this opportunity came to be and some of my key takeaways at the end of the day. I also include my interview with the cast where they focus in on #dreamdriving-related questions around the themes of hustle, legacy, and self-awareness. This is episode is a little departure from normal, but I hope that you still enjoy.

Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and remember to use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. 

QUESTIONS ASKED:
- What do you want the audience to consider when thinking about what it means to be a successful hustler?
- What kind of legacy are your characters trying to leave?
- Is Tommy missing Holly or trying to forget about her?
- What has this season taught you about you are as an individual?

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90: How Cora Harrington Dominated Her Niche & Built The Largest Lingerie Blog In The World

Jun 19, 2017 01:05:39

Description:

What does it take to be the leader within your industry? (Especially one that may not be so welcoming to you at first?) We chat with Cora Harrington, Founder and Editor in Chief of The Lingerie Addict, the largest lingerie blog in the world. Cora was inspired to launch The Lingerie Addict after struggling to find an online resource where she could learn more about beautiful lingerie options. Cora opens up about how this "hobby" of hers later transformed into her leaving her non-profit job and running the site full-time. Cora opens up about the major career wins and challenges she has faced along the way including learning the "business side" of running a popular online blog. We even discuss how being a Black woman in the lingerie industry plays into her proudest moments surrounding all that she has been able to accomplish over the past few years. Despite the odds being against her in a myriad of ways, Cora learned to "be willing, able, and enthusiastic" about her successes." Cora's been featured as a lingerie expert on The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Racked, and is currently working on her first book. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) using the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Cora as a child
- How Cora transitioned from working in the non-profit world and running The Lingerie Addict full-time
- The reasons Cora decided to stop using a pen name while running her business
- What Cora did when she first started running The Lingerie Addict full-time
- The type of sponsorship opportunities The Lingerie Addict offers + how to figure out how your rates
- The power of having a niche, targeted audience
- How to teach yourself how to run a blog as a business
- Professionalizing your brand
- How Cora honed in on the brand focus & built The Lingerie Addict audience
- Challenges bloggers often face growing their brand (cash flow, copyrights, trademarking, etc.)
- The side-effects of being super-niche
- The power of relationship building
- The difference between being in the  lingerie industry vs. being a fashion/beauty blogger
- Working through self-doubt & time management
- Tips for building a strong team & running a successful site
- Being a Black woman in the lingerie industry
- Cora's take on legacy

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/cora-harrington-the-lingerie-addict

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89: How To Find The Right Career For You! w/ Alex Cavoulacos of The Muse

Jun 12, 2017 01:01:50

Description:

"The worst way to play the game is not knowing the rules." How do you figure out just what you should be doing with your life? Whether it be knowing what role you should play on your entrepreneurial journey or figuring our what's next on the career ladder, there are steps you can take to solidify your future. We speak with Alexandra Cavoulacos- Founder & COO of TheMuse.com, a career platform used by 50+ million millennials to find a job, learn professional skills or advance in their careers, and by hundreds of companies looking to hire or grow their employer brand. She’s also the co-author of "The New Rules of Work," a modern playbook to help millennials navigate their careers. Alex talks about her own path to entrepreneurship and gives advice for others trying to figure out what "career" means to them and how to get the most out of it. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Alex as a child + growing up and attending school in France
- Why Alex decided to leave her science career dreams & major in political science at Yale University
- Why internships are important
- How The Muse got started
- The importance of feedback coaching & personal development
- How to be more direct with your approach
- The rules of the business world
- The democratization of information
- How career impacts your intimate life
- What to do if you have an entrepreneurial spirit within a career
- How to find the perfect career just for you
- Why taking control of your personal brand is crucial.
- Are cover letters dead?
- Navigating offer negotiation

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/alex-cavoulacos-the-muse

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88: You've Got A Business Idea, Now What? - Navigating Each Step Of The Drive w/ Blavity CEO Morgan DeBaun

Jun 5, 2017 54:09

Description:

You've got this "big idea" - this SOLUTION to a problem that you know people will love and NEED. What's the next steps? How do you go about validating your ideas and figuring out how/if you can actually build a sustainable business model around it? We chat with Morgan DeBaun, CEO of Blavity and a serial creator passionate about living life to the fullest. Morgan has led Blavity to become one the fastest growing digital media startups and a top destination for black youth culture. Morgan talks each step of the business-building process and what you must do to keep momentum alive and grow your brand. She is one of only 12 Black women to raise over 1 million dollars in venture funding and has been featured on Essence, New York Magazine, Teen Vogue, Nylon, and a finalist for 2016 TechCrunch Founder of the Year. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Morgan as a child
- The early days of Blavity + the core problem that Blavity was trying to solve
- How to validate your idea & outline your target personas/ user personas
- Why data is  important + important metrics to focus on
- Major pivots in the Blavity story
- How to monetize your media platform
- How to know if you audience is valuable
- How to be the best
- Understanding your core competency + positioning
- Major challenges experienced building Blavity
- How to build a strong team + building credibility + "digital receipts"
-The unglamorous side of entrepreneurship
- Why Blavity is a tech company*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/morgan-debaun-blavity

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87: How Practicing Self-Care Will Fuel Your Dream Driving Journey w/ Nnenna Stella of The Wrap Life

May 29, 2017 01:05:39

Description:

Did you know practicing self-care and self-exploration can have a HUGE impact on your #dreamdriving journey? We chat with Nnenna Stella- Founder of The Wrap Life, a premier online-retailer for head wraps - about the importance of self-care and how it led her to discover and re-new parts of herself - which eventually led her on the path to entrepreneurship. Nnenna reveals, "I was really tired. I was tired of not knowing and searching. I knew that I had to get it together. I can't half do this. I have to figure it out. I have to figure out why I feel this way. I have to figure out why I keep repeating patterns." Since she started the company in January 2014, The Wrap Life has connected with women all over the world, inspiring creativity and self expression. After experiencing the empowerment of her transition from waitress to entrepreneur, today Nnenna uses The Wrap Life platform to inspire women around the world to embrace the joys of self-exploration, self-care and self-expression. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SOME OF TOPICS WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Nnenna as a child
- What moving to California introduced Nnenna to the importance of self-care
- Obstacles Nnenna created that got in her way early on
- The power of relocation & banishing fear
- Moving to New York from Los Angeles
- How acknowledging strengths led Nnenna to entrepreneurship
- How to be consistent in goal setting
- Being honest & confident with yourself.
- How Nnenna grew The Wrap Life brand
- Tips for growing your brand on social
- The power of outsourcing
- The importance of self care & how to get started
- Love's impact on Nnenna's journey
- Nnenna's proudest moments

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/nnenna-stella

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86: The Dream - Hitting Rockbottom & Finding Faith, Hope And New Beginnings Again w/ Sarah Vega

May 22, 2017 01:18:10

Description:

You're in the middle of building your brand, figuring out next steps in your career and then your world gets twisted upside down. What do you do? How do you manage - even at all? In this episode, we chat with podcaster Sarah Vega, host of Dique! - a self-help podcast with a twist that caters to the Latino demographic and is trying to break the stigmas that come within the culture. Podcaster Sarah Vega talks working with through dark moments along her #dreamdriving journey and how she was able to find faith, hope & new beginnings. We chat her early dreams of being a fashion editor, working at top NYC media outlets, her Kanye West experience, and even working with Rihanna. Sarah then explains how she ended up working as a Corrections Officer in New Jersey. Sarah opens up about this life-changing period in her life, battling depression, suicide attempts, and homelessness and what she did to get re-focused and re-energized to start over. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamdrive. Enjoy!

SOME OF TOPICS WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Sarah as a child & why she wanted to be a fashion editor
- Why she turned down a scholarship to FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) in NYC
- What happened when Sarah met Kanye West
- Working at The Source & Complex Magazine
- How Sarah got her break in fashion working for Rihanna's stylist
- Which matters more: networking or talent?
- Why Sarah turned down moving to LA
- How Sarah ended up working at a Corrections Officer in New Jersey
- Why Sarah got fired from her law enforcement position
- Battling homelessness, depression and suicide attempts
- Why Sarah questioned God
- The day that changed Sarah's life
- How Sarah is looking to bring light to issues within Latino/a culture

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/sarah-vega

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85: How Bauce Magazine Founder Liane Membis Launched An Online Media Platform & Got Funding (And You Can Too!)

May 18, 2017 01:06:37

Description:

Want to launch (or currently launching) your own online community, but not sure what to do next? BAUCE Magazine founder Liane Membis gets real on what it takes to launch a successful platform, get funding, work with investors, build a team...and more. BAUCE Magazine is a lifestyle site for self-made women of color. A digital media enthusiast at heart, Liane is a web designer-developer that loves technology, art and damn good storytelling.  She currently works in marketing for one of the world's leading technology companies and spends her time outside the office empowering women through mentoring and service work. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive.

SOME OF THINGS WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Liane as a child
- The pressure Liane felt after she graduated from Yale
- Working in journalism and realizing was NOT for her
- How Liane got the idea for BAUCE magazine
- How to do research & figure out your site idea
- The importance of data & analytics
- Why you should understand the technical components
- Lessons Liane learned about herself along her journey
- How Liane got a small private equity to invest in BAUCE
- How getting investors has changed her business
- 3 tips for working with investors
- One aspect of having an investor that isn't so fun
- How Liane juggles a full-time job and running BAUCE
- Building a strong team
- The importance of bravery, resilience, and asking for help

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/liane-membis

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84: Finding Your WHY - Why Maria-Karmina Landicho Left A Comfortable Corporate Career To Pursue Her Dreams

May 15, 2017 01:04:18

Description:

What keeps you going? We chat with Maria Karmina Landicho -  journalist and media executive and on-air host at Myx TV - the only English-language multicultural Asian American entertainment cable network in the United States. Maria-Karmina is also the creator of the series "Be My Guest." Maria-Karmina shares her journey of coming to America as an immigrant child, to being homeless with her parents and siblings, to then finding her way in the industry as a half Asian American on-air personality. Maria-Karmina talks leaving her corporate job and giving herself a six month timeframe to figure out how to make her dream come true. Maria-Karmina also discusses the highs and lows she has experienced throughout her #dreamdriving story and what keeps her motivated to keep going. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SOME OF THINGS WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Karmina as a child
- Growing up in an immigrant household
- How Karmina knew journalism was for her
- Leaving her comfortable corporate career
- How to know when to jump
- Thriving in a male-dominated environment
- How she landed at Myx TV
- The realities of being an Asian American woman in media 
- Tackling personal life issues on your #dreamdriving story
- Leaving toxic and abusive relationships
- How Maria-Karmina's life is changing
- Tips for growing your brand & platform

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/maria-karmina-landicho

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83: On Figuring It All Out (When Your Dreams Don't Go As Planned) w/ McKenzie Dawkins

May 8, 2017 01:27:32

Description:

Sometimes you have a dream, but the dream doesn't always work out how you want it to. What do you do? How do you cope and continue to push on? We chat with McKenzie Dawkins - writer, YouTuber, dancer/choreographer and social influencer whose love for self-love, body positivity, female empowerment, and natural hair care can be seen throughout her work. Mckenzie takes us on her journey post-college and all the twists and turns she has had to navigate. She shares her tips for fighting fear and doubt, accepting your gifts, believing in yourself, refueling her passions, and continuing towards the end goal. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SOME OF THINGS WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired McKenzie as a child
- Why McKenzie chose to attend Princeton University
- Figuring things out in college + things McKenzie may have done differently
- Lessons learned from internships at Ebony & Elle
- Launching BWPW - a blog centered around female empowerment
- Finding a dance community
- The importance of journaling
- How McKenzie accepted her gifts
- The sneaking suspicion that you're special
- How to believe in yourself even when you don't believe in yourself
- How the term "just believe in yourself" can be isolating
- Why McKenzie started a YouTube channel
- What "hard work" truly means

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/mckenzie-dawkins-interview

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82: Overcoming Challenges & Setbacks, Moments of Inspiration, Branding 101....and more!

May 4, 2017 36:15

Description:

How have you worked through challenges and discouragement? I'm back at it with another round of listener questions! This time around we talk moments of inspiration, other inspiring business podcasts I love and recommend, navigating through setbacks, the power of words in branding, and keeping it professional via email. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) using the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

SOME OF THE QUESTIONS I ANSWER/THINGS WE DISCUSS:
- Acting on moments of inspiration
- What are some women in media & podcasts that inspire you?
- What have been some of your favorite wins from starting your career journey?
- How have you worked through challenges and discouragement?
- The power of branding, your words + perception
- How do you keep it professional via email?

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/episode-81

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81: Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone (Listener Q & A)

May 1, 2017 39:47

Description:

 What goes on behind the mic? It's time to answer some dream driver questions! Listen in as I chat staying motivated, my recommended (and favorite) books, getting started, working through plateaus and more! Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

 

SOME OF THE QUESTIONS I ANSWER:
- What's your WHY?
- Where do you see yourself in 5 years with Dreams In Drive?
- What motivates you to be consistent?
- What's your self care routine like?
- How do you stay motivated during a plateau?
- How did you get started with Dreams In Drive?
- How do you find a mentor?
- What has been your biggest challenge with building Dreams In Drive?
- How does relocation help your life?
- What books would you recommend for personal growth?

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/episode-81

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80: Staying in Drive - How To Successfully Launch & Market Your Dream w/ Wize of Indie Creative Network

Apr 27, 2017 01:21:42

Description:

Got an idea, but not sure how to launch and market it? We chat with with NYC based tech entrepreneur and journalist Wize - the Creative Director and founder of Indie Creative Network, an on-demand media production and distribution company. Wize talks about his dream driving journey, going to college in the US, working in Barbados for a while, coming back to New York City and eventually launching his own network. Wize shares the lessons he learned launching and marketing Indie Creative Network from the ground up as well as tips that others creatives and lifestyle entrepreneurs can use as they market their own dreams in drive. As Creative Director at Indie Creative Network, Wize uses his expertise in risk management, podcast production and demographic analysis to produce and distribute 27 talk and music mix shows based in 5 different countries. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- Why Wize's mother is his biggest inspiration
- The power of Google University
- The importance of researching trying to figure it out before asking for help
- What happened when Wize went back to Barbados to live & work for a year
- Wize's highest paying freelance gig
- Why Wize turned down a glorious West Coast job
- The joys of fatherhood
- The early days of the Indie Creative Network
- Using data to inform your content creation
- Tips for creating your own network
- The importance of SEO in building & marketing to your audience
- The power of hashtags & using different social media platforms
- Monetizing your platform
- Why Indie Creative Network is so important
- Wize's biggest motivation

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/wize-indie-creative-network

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79: How To Balance It All (The Dream, 9-5/Work, Family, Friends, School & Self) w/ Alli Rodriguez

Apr 24, 2017 01:04:30

Description:

Being a dream driver isn't only about chasing the dream, but also about keeping up with all of life's many other responsibilities. With life being hectic at times, what are the best ways to truly juggle everything? How can we learn to successfully manage it all? We chat with publicist Alli Rodriguez about her dream driving story and the ways that she has been able to balance the many facets of her life including the 9-5 career, the "dream", family, relationships, school, and self. Though all of our experiences and life circumstances are not the same, it IS possible to find ways to carve out time for our dreams and stay sane. Make sure to join in on the conversation online (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

 

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- How Alli knew she wanted to be a publicist
- Creating opportunities for yourself
- Pivotal points early in her career
- Building relationships
- Letting passion drive you
- Taking breaks
- Juggling everything & settling boundaries
- Facing her father's varying position on what it means to be a woman
- Finding herself & distancing herself from toxic relationships + haters
- Building confidence & cultivating strong relationships

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/alli-rodriguez

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78: Politics - Why Having A Seat At the Table Matters Now More Than Ever w/ Lauren Bealore

Apr 21, 2017 01:10:00

Description:

Think politics don't affect you? Think again! "There are a lot of things taking place at the local, state, and federal level but our voices are not in it...so where does this leave the future of politics if we are not at the table?" In this episode, Lauren Bealore discusses why it's so important to be politically engaged and how having a seat at the table is crucial - especially for men and women of color. Some of the topics we discuss are the state of millennial and politics, the power of having people of influence in lobbying, donor, and policy positions, developing strategic partnerships, the generational gap, entrepreneurial trends we should be taking advantage of, and much more! Lauren is currently the Corporate Relations and Events Manager for the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, a national lobbying organization that focuses on protecting conservation issues by holding elected officials accountable. Lauren is also an appointed and elected official, serving as a City Commissioner for the City of Southfield’s Total Living Commission and Precinct Delegate for Precinct 19 of the City of Southfield. Join in on the conversation on social (@dreamsindrive) and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

 

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- Why Shirley Chisholm was her childhood inspiration
- Studying social relations & policy at Michigan State
- The state of millennials and politics
- Why millennial voices need to be at the political table
- Why we need more people of color in policy, donor & lobbying positions
- What it's like working at a lobbying organization
- How money controls politics
- Lauren's "houseparties" story (social capital + social enterprise)
- How to yield your upward mobility to benefit others
- Developing thick skin
- Building strategic partnerships & raising money
- Why we need to capitalize on the future of tech
- Challenges Lauren faced in her career
- The generational gap in politics
- How to avoid burnout
- How you can be more politically engaged

77: Perfecting Your Hustle & Turning Your Obsession Into A Business w/ Melody McCloskey of StyleSeat

Apr 17, 2017 01:01:27

Description:

"I want to make impact. I want to help small business owners be successful and feel fantastic about themselves." With a mission like that, how do you make it happen? We chat with Melody McCloskey, co-founder and CEO of StyleSeat, the leading destination for booking beauty and wellness appointments.Melody co- founded StyleSeat in 2011 to simplify the process of booking beauty appointments. With StyleSeat, industry experts are provided a place to showcase their work, connect with clients, and build their business while clients can discover new services and providers and book appointments on the go. Melody opens up about her journey building a top online booking service that not only helps stylists earn more but also serves a huge market need. Building a technology company is no easy feat and Melody discusses what entrepreneurs need to focus on if they want to be successful as well as some of the challenges she is currently facing within the business. To date, StyleSeat has powered over 50M appointments in over 16,000 US cities and has powered over $3 billion in appointments. 

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/melody-mccloskey-styleseat 

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Melody as a child
- How Melody leveraged her college internship to get a full-time job
- The art of perfecting your hustle
- Curating your friendship circle
- Why Melody sat on the StyleSeat idea for two years
- How to find courage to get started
- How to know when your idea is special
- The importance of validating your idea + surveying your test market
- Basic business fundamentals
- The early days of StyleSeat
- Tips for raising capital + fundraising
- Why obsession + passion for your vision is important
- What Melody tells every new employee
- How to use data to grow your business using the top 5 metrics method
- Switching from a free to paid model
- Navigating challenges
- The importance of looking and feeling your best 

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76: Your Dreams & The Law: Legal Mistakes To Avoid As You Pursue Entrepreneurship w/ Efe Ukala

Apr 13, 2017 54:30

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When you're starting (or thinking of starting a business), it is crucial to have a strong LEGAL foundation. But how? On this episode we chat with attorney Efe Ukala on the top legal mistakes you should avoid as your pursue entrepreneurship. Efe discusses key legal topics that you need to navigate. It may not be the sexiest of topics, but it definitely is an important one! Efe currently serves as a Vice President of Legal and Compliance at Kuramo Capital Management, an investment management firm, where she manages the firm's legal initiatives. She also currently serves as the Vice President of the Association of Black Women Attorneys New York. Make sure to follow on social @dreamsindrive and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Grab your FREE Dreams In Drive resources at www.dreamsindrive.com/free. Enjoy!

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IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- How Efe knew she wanted to be a lawyer
- The #1 legal mistake many entrepreneurs make
- Why service professionals also need to get their business registered
- When to trademark & protect your brand
- Why you need to check trademarks before you choose a business name
- How to avoid brand infringement
- How to decide the right type of legal structure for your business
- Why you need to be diligent with your contracts + partnerships
- Why you need to always negotiate
- Efe's passion for hair + how she has helped Etoile Blue legally
- Legal tips for working with influencers + marketing your business
- The importance of ethics
- What motivates Efe when she feels like giving up
- The best investment Efe made in herself as a lawyer

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75: How To Create Community & Start A Movement w/ Berry of Podcasts In Color

Apr 10, 2017 01:12:06

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What do you do when you're super passionate about a specific subject, but can't find a space to engage with a community that shares your love? YOU CREATE YOUR OWN COMMUNITY. How though? Is it even possible? What are the steps to take? We chat with Berry, the creator of the online directory for podcasters & podcasts of color - Podcasts In Color. Berry discusses her own dream driving story, what inspired her to launch Podcasts In Color and how it morphed into a much-needed vibrant, engaged online community that brings together creators of color who might not otherwise have known about each other. Berry candidly opens up about her experience, podcasting lessons she has learned, opportunities + connections she has helped to create, and what excites her about the future of podcasts. Make sure to follow on social @dreamsindrive and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Grab your FREE Dreams In Drive resources at www.dreamsindrive.com/free. Enjoy!

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IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Berry as a child
- What inspired Podcasts In Color
- Challenges launching the Podcasts In Color website
- Why building a directory is tough
- Handling competition
- The power of the niche + diverse voices
- 3 tips for launching a new podcast
- What launching Podcasts In Color taught Berry about herself
- The power of engagement
- Our mutual love for Myleik Teele's #mytaughtyou podcast
- Monetizing the Podcasts In Color platform
- One thing Berry knows for sure
- Navigating past moments of darkness
- The future of podcasting & Podcasts In Color + listener Q & As

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74: How To Find Mentors, Build Connections/Relationships, & Network Your Way To Success w/ Gabrielle Simpson

Apr 6, 2017 59:03

Description:

How do you build professional connections and mentorship opportunities that last? In this episode, we uncover tips and strategies to use to genuinely network & connect your way to success. As part of our DRIVER'S ED series, we chat with Gabrielle N. Simpson, a communications and media expert (and one of Rana's mentors.) Gabrielle has been recognized for her industry-wide accomplishments, commitment to diversity & inclusion and dedication to sharing global stories on multiple platforms. She is a career mentor and NYU Graduate Adjunct Professor where she teaches integrated marketing, digital and social media, advanced public relations, media relations, corporate communications and event planning courses. Gabrielle discusses how networking helped launch her career, the art of informational interviewing, how to stand out, organic mentorship, and much more! Make sure to follow on social @dreamsindrive and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Grab your FREE Dreams In Drive resources at www.dreamsindrive.com/free. Enjoy!

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/gabrielle-simpson

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Gabrielle as a child
- Life in New York City as a college student & young professional
- The art of informational interviewing
- How to be consistent in building your network
- How to stand out
- Finding mentors and building sustainable relationships.
- The mistake many millennials make when reaching out for mentorship
- The power of organic mentorship
- Why the professional friendships you make matter too
- How Gabrielle managed working in corporate communications + being a professor
- Challenges Gabrielle is currently facing in her own career & life

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73: How To Successfully Get Press + Media Coverage (Be Your Own Publicist) w/ Charell Star

Apr 3, 2017 01:03:47

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What's the secret formula for securing press and/or media coverage for your brand or business? Not quite sure how to leverage publicity and make connections with the media? As part of our DRIVER'S ED Series we're chatting with Charell Star- the voice of “Not Just a Girl in a Dress” a lifestyle blog Charell shares inspiring stories and trending news that helps her audience define their own version of success.  Charell talks techniques and strategies you can use to secure press & media coverage for your personal brand or business. On air, you will find Charell speaking about the latest styles, technology and trends as a contributor for Marie Claire, Fox5 – Good Day New York, NBC New York Live, Second Look TV, and various broadcast and digital media outlets. As a journalist, she creates engaging pieces for online and print outlets covering technology, business, fashion, and beauty, providing women with advice and tips they can leverage to enhance their lives. Use the hashtag #dreamsindrive and make sure to follow us on social @dreamsindrive. Download our FREE episode show notes at www.dreamsindrive.com/free. Enjoy!

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- The pop star that inspired Charell as a youngster
- How Charell got her start in public relations
- The difference between public relations & marketing
- The 4 questions to ask to know if you're ready for publicity
- How to get press without a publicist
- How to get media contact information
- What to say in a pitch that gets read
- A big pitching NO NO
- The importance of relationship building
- PR lessons learned working at big agencies
- How to leverage social media to build your own community
- What an "influencer" truly is
- Earned vs. paid media
- How to work with brands as an influencer

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72: How To Overcome Fear Of Failure, Be More Confident, & Develop Mental Toughness w/ Dre Baldwin

Mar 30, 2017 01:01:33

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Fear of failure holds a lot of dream drivers back! Want to learn how to stop letting fear and doubt get in the way of your success? What do you have to do to s start being intentional about your life and goals? On this episode we chat with Dre Baldwin- the world's only Work On Your Game expert. A 9-year professional basketball player, Dre teaches mental toughness, self-confidence and self-discipline to athletes, entrepreneurs and business professionals. Dre has given 3 TED Talks, published 13 books and 150+ basketball programs. Dre discusses his own setbacks and challenges he experienced early in his career. He shares some of the techniques that dream drivers such as yourself can use to work on their personal DREAMS and fight feelings of doubt and fear. Use the hashtag #dreamsindrive and make sure to follow us on social @dreamsindrive. Download our FREE episode show notes at www.dreamsindrive.com/free. Enjoy!

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- What inspired Dre as a child
- 2 questions to ask yourself to know when to quit or give up
- Why some people waste their talents
- How Dre discovered YouTube & leveraged it to build his brand
- Dre's struggles becoming a pro basketball player
- How to stay focused despite setbacks & develop mental toughness
- How to know what you should be focusing on in life
- How to provide value that makes you stand out
- Why your individuality is a competitive advantage
- How to stop letting fear & doubt get in the way
- Dre's 3-step process for instilling confidence & motivating yourself
- Why your story matters
- Holding yourself accountable

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70: How Chris-Tia Donaldson Launched Thank God It's Natural - A Natural Hair & Skincare Products Manufacturer

Mar 22, 2017 52:01

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How do you go from selling our of your trunk and on the shelves of major retailers such as Target? In this episode we chat with Chris-Tia Donaldson- Chief Executive Officer of Thank God It’s Natural (tgin), a manufacturer of natural hair and skin care products. Chris-Tia is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School and the author of Thank God I’m Natural: The Ultimate Guide to Caring for Natural Hair. Chris-Tia discusses some of major problems she had to solve as she grew her brand -some that may have scared many others and deterred them from keeping on. She shares how she started TGIN, the value in her legal training and how it helped the business, how she managed having a full-time law career, fighting breast cancer, and expanding the brand to major retailers such as Target, Walgreens & Sally's Beauty Supply, the importance of slowing down, core business lessons every entrepreneur needs to know and more. As a breast cancer survivor, she is deeply committed to raising awareness of the condition and the benefits of early detection among women of color. Join in on the conversation using the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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69: How To Take Your Idea From Passion Project To Full-Time Business w/ Barbara Jacques of Jacq's Organics

Mar 15, 2017 01:03:14

Description:

Can an idea that started out as a passion project lead you to full-time entrepreneurship? YES. In this episode, we chat with - Barbara Jacques - Founder, Creative Director and Chief Formulator at Jacq's Organics, a sustainable bath, body, and skincare line. Barbara is also a a self-proclaimed recovered beauty product junkie, writer and natural skincare expert that is passionate about health, natural beauty, yoga, and traveling. Barbara shares her story of how a health scare during her pregnancy inspired Jacq's Organics, challenges she faced during her early days of business, juggling full-time work, motherhood & entrepreneurship, tips for growing an online business, standing out in the market place, and bouncing back from fear. At the end of it all, remember this: NO ONE CAN DO IT LIKE YOU DO IT. Barbara reveals what keeps her going and how you can use your story to help you define what "success" looks like for you. Join in the conversation on social using the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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68: Establishing Your Money Mindset: The My Fab Finance Story w/ Tonya Rapley

Mar 8, 2017 55:49

Description:

What does "establishing your money mindset" actually mean? On this episode we chat with Tonya Rapley - millennial money expert and creator of My Fab Finance - where she helps millennials break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck so that they can become financially free and do more of what they love. Tonya shares her story and what led her to launching the My Fab Finance Platform. She talks moving past law school dreams, navigating past failed & toxic relationships, her YOLO NYC days and the beginning days of entrepreneurship running My Fab Finance. She discusses selecting your niche, understanding financial policies in this new political atmosphere, working with brands, having multiple revenue streams and more. Lastly, Tonya discusses some of the challenges she is facing in her business today and the investments she is making in her professional & personal growth. If you want to learn  Join in on the conversation online using the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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67: A Guide To Finding Your Identity & Purpose w/ Rob Hill Sr.

Mar 6, 2017 35:43

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In this episode we chat with writer, author, and motivational speaker Rob Hill on finding your identity and purpose. This chat is originally from a ranacampbell.com BRANDMAKERS interview I did with Rob back in 2015. Though the interview is two years old, Rob shares some timeless gems about what it means to find yourself, why entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone, how to know if you’re really ready for change, believing in & loving yourself, monetizating your brand and more. It’s one of those episodes that will make you think about why you do what you do and how to make sure your identity aligns with your purpose. Make sure to engage using the hashtag #dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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66: Your Stories Matter (They Make History) w/ Nia Phillip of Creative Smart Girl

Mar 1, 2017 01:06:41

Description:

Your stories matter. So, how do you leverage them to build community? In this episode, we chat with Nia Phillip - a New York-based content creator, visual curator, and founder of Creative Smart Girl, - a digital media platform whose mission is to inspire ambitious, creative, smart women to do the work to build the career, life, and style of their dreams. Nia and I discuss why sharing our stories are so important and how doing so can help us build deeper connections with our audience and inspire others to do the same. Nia talks about her childhood growing up in Grenada, moving to America as a preteen, her early law school dreams, how they changed over the years, and the journey that eventually led her to building the Creative Smart Girl Platform. Nia shares tips for how those struggling to unearth their stories can do so successfully and what to do if you feel like your story isn't share worthy. If you're interested in participating in the#HERPOWERSTORY March 2017 campaign, share a photo on Instagram + include your story in the caption + use the hashtag #herpowerstory on Instagram and tag @creativesmartgirl and @dreamsindrive. Enjoy!

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65: Launching & Standing Out: Why Talent Alone Won't Make Your Brand Successful w/ Elizabeth Solomeina

Feb 26, 2017 31:25

Description:

What's the secret sauce to successfully launching a brand in a cut-throat industry? We chat with jewelry designer, fashion entrepreneur, and Flying Solo Collective founder Elizabeth Solomeina about her road to fashion entrepreneurship and some of the lessons she's learned since launching her own line and innovative concept retail location in New York City. Elizabeth discusses the importance of production and manufacturing in the fashion industry, how to stand out as a designer, mentorship, her favorite entrepreneurship books, and why talent alone won't lead your brand to success. Enjoy!

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64: How To Create Social Impact & Inspire Change With Your Business w/ Rahama Wright

Feb 22, 2017 01:27:56

Description:

Is it possible to launch a successful brand that also has a positive social impact and inspires change within your industry and community? YES. In today's episode, we chat with Rahama Wright, Founder and CEO  of Shea Yeleen Health and Beauty a social impact company she created after serving in the Peace Corps. The DC-based enterprise develops shea butter creams, balms, and soaps that create living wage jobs for 800 women in Northern Ghana. Rahama was also featured on episode 1 of Centric new show highlighting female entrepreneurship- Queen Boss. Rahama shares how she was able to grow her business and why the company's mission will never change. We also discuss what inspired Rahama to enter the shea industry, how she developed the Shea Yeleen business model, why entrepreneurs shouldn't fear standing out, social impact investing, working with Whole Foods, key takeaways from her Queen Boss experience, finding faith, local resources you can use to grow your brand, and more. Enjoy!

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63: Reclaiming Your Health, Legacy & Purpose w/ Necole Kane

Feb 15, 2017 01:23:58

Description:

 At the end of the day, what truly matters? What are you truly chasing or driving towards? In this episode, we chat with Necole Kane - the writer, influencer, entrepreneur and founder of xoNecole.com  and the former celebrity gossip blog Necole Bitchie. Necole opens up and shares some personal stories about her transition from running Necole Bitchie to switching gears and creating a safe place for women online to be empowered and share their stories. Necole discusses some of the difficulties she experienced over the years and how she pushed through pain and some of the negative (and positive) effects this had on her life. Necole talks thinking things are going to get better, navigating dating & relationships, making health and self-care a priority, trusting the timing of your life, the impact of grief/losing loved ones, the "freedom of irrelevancy", and what happiness means for her now. She also shares pointers and tips she's learned about what truly makes any blog, brand, or business successful and how you can RECLAIM & DEFINE your health, legacy, and purpose. Make sure to check the show notes for this episode at www.dreamsindrive.com. Use the hashtag #dreamsindrive to engage online. Enjoy!

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62: Making It in Music: Pounding The Pavement & Never Taking NO For An Answer w/ Deborah Hurwitz

Feb 12, 2017 59:05

Description:

When you're on a mission to accomplish your dreams, what does it take to get what you really want? How do you hit the pavement successfully, find fulfillment, and achieve success? In this episode we chat with composer, music director, entrepreneur and recording artist Deborah Hurwitz about how she was able to build her 25 year career in show business. From conducting on Broadway in top show shows as Mamma Mia & Jersey Boys, producing live music for Cirque du Soleil Hollywood, to writing scores and songs for hit commercials and series, Deborah's repertoire is impressive. Her journey to getting where she is - is equally inspiring. Deborah discusses the importance of DECLARING your mission statement, networking strategies for building connections and breaking into your industry of choice, building confidence in a world that may not be so receptive to you initially, personal growth, living authentically... and more! Hope you enjoy!


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61: How The Relationship With Yourself Can Make Or Break Your Brand w/ Trent Shelton

Feb 8, 2017 53:27

Description:

The relationship that you have with yourself is one of the most important that you'll ever need to work on - especially if you want to be a dream driver. In this episode, former NFL player, RehabTime founder, and global life coach Trent Shelton discusses why your relationship with yourself can make or break your brand. He shares his own journey to self-awareness and how he was able to push himself to change his life around and start following his purpose. Trent discusses how to create opportunities for yourself, the power or repetition and visualization, using "pain" as power, the formula for creating content that inspires your audience, and more. Make sure to share & enjoy!

 

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60: Journey To The Dream: Getting Fired & Moving On (PART 2) w/ Courtnee Futch

Feb 5, 2017 37:13

Description:

What happens when you get fired from your DREAM JOB? In PART TWO, culinary entrepreneur & future chef Courtnee Futch talks moving on & re-directing your dream. We talk what happened after she was fired (nine days after recording our first interview) and why she didn't let this set her back. Courtnee shares the story of how she was  able to find a new job at a company that ended up being a better cultural fit for her. Courtnee also discusses the importance of stepping out on faith, what to do when plans change, and why she's grateful she didn't put all her eggs in one basket. Remember, "Sometimes walking away means walking towards something." Embrace the journey, dream drivers!

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59: Journey To The Dream: The Foundation (PART ONE) w/ Courtnee Futch

Feb 1, 2017 01:10:24

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Who ever said the road was going to be easy? In this episode (PART ONE), we chat with culinary entrepreneur, and future chef Courtnee Futch about how she landed her “dream job” – all while navigating many twists and turns along the way. The story begins in her Syracuse University dorm room where Courtnee’s first business – ThunderCakes – was conceived. Courtnee talks what she learned launching a business in college & running it for four years, why she decided to put entrepreneurship on hold to pursue a life as a professional in New York City, and the exact steps she took to secure her dream job as a Business Development Manager for a gourmet food importer. Courtnee also discusses the lessons she’s learned along the way such as the importance of self advocacy, why taking risks is crucial, and what to do when you face challenges in your #dreamdriving journey. Make sure to stayed tuned for PART TWO to learn the shocking news I received from Courtnee nine days after we recorded this interview. Hope you enjoy!

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58: Start Embracing The Positive Patterns In Your Life

Jan 29, 2017 30:39

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Learn how to start embracing the positive patterns in your life that can guide you towards finding your passion & living in your purpose. When you feel stuck, are you just ignoring patterns/signs in your life that are pointing you to what your calling may be? So many of us are avoiding our unique gifts because we don't take the time to truly analyze what they are. In this minisode, I share my personal interviewing #dreamdriving story and how it took me a few years to realize that I could truly build a BRAND that was more than just a "hobby" - just from embracing my PASSION for interviewing. I discuss ways that you can identify your positive #dreamdriving patterns that you can use to help you as you drive towards your dreams. Hope you enjoy! 

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57: How To Manage Your Debt & Build A Financially & Professionally Fit Life w/ Emilie Burke

Jan 25, 2017 57:30

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What's the connection between managing your debt and pursuing your dreams? Learn how you can live a "financially & professionally" fit life. In this episode we chat with personal finance blogger, Emilie Burke, on how getting on top of your money will help you on your #dreamdriving journey. Emilie shares her own journey to financial freedom, dishes on personal finance resources you can invest in (or get for FREE),  what's next, why knowing your WHY is crucial, and how to leverage a debt-managed life to truly pursue your personal passions. Emilie is the brains behind Burke Does, inspiring millennial women to live financially, physically, and professionally fit lives. She writes about overcoming debt, while balancing trying to eat healthy, stay fit, and have a little fun along the way. Enjoy!

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56: How To Tap Into Your Passions & Build A Fulfilling Career w/ Tola Lawal

Jan 18, 2017 51:26

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What does it take to have a career where you feel like you are growing, satisfied, joyful and happy? We chat with Tola Lawal -an Assistant Director of College Success. Tola talks about her career journey working at media powerhouses such as MTV, BET, and Centric AND running her own marketing agency. Tola discusses how she was able to tap into her passions and thrive in each new role that came her way. We discuss how to master the workplace,creating opportunities for yourself, juggling your full-time job and side hustles, common networking and branding mistakes, and more. Tola also dives into why she has a passion for challenging youth to be the best version of themselves and is leading the charge in helping inner city students take control of their life trajectory by arming them with the tools needed to succeed in college and beyond. Get inspired to start making your next move your best move. Enjoy!

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55: How Former Drug Kingpin Coss Marte Launched ConBody & Transformed His Life

Jan 11, 2017 47:00

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Do you believe in second chances? How do you bounce back from an experience that could break you and come out victorious? We chat with Coss Marte the founder of ConBody - a bootcamp studio that employs formerly incarcerated people as fitness trainers and offers them a second chance at employment and turning their lives around. Coss himself served time in prison on drug charges, as he used to operate a multi-million dollar drug business out of the Lower East Side in New York City. Coss talks about his transformation in life, fitness and business - and how an epiphany he had in prison led him to a renewed outlook, mission, and focus. Coss also shares the characteristics he thinks every successful entrepreneur needs to cultivate, how to create your own success, and what helps keep him motivated during difficult times. 

 

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54: 7 Steps To Launching A Successful Blog w/ Kyshira Moffett

Jan 4, 2017 45:32

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Do you want to start a blog but have no idea where to start? Not quite sure why your current blog isn't growing or performing well? Learn the keys to launching a successful blog that your audience loves and what you have to do to keep momentum going. We chat with Kyshira Moffett MBA, digital brand strategist and creator of #HERMovement. We chat the moment that launched Kyshira into the blogging world, how to figure out your audience and what they REALLY want, mistakes Kyshira made when first starting out, blogging challenges, and how to build confidence as you grow! Kyshira is an expert in helping women build a name for themselves outside of their 9-5's and brought #HERmovement to life by way of the her sold out 2016 Hustle HER Way Summit. Enjoy!

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53: JUST DO IT - 52 Ways to WIN In The New Year

Dec 31, 2016 44:07

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What have been the greatest lessons learned after a year of putting #dreamsindrive? How can you really win in 2017? Host Rana Campbell discusses the biggest takeaways from guests throughout episodes 1-52 that dream drivers can apply to their own dreams and journeys. She answers listener questions and talks what's next for the platform in the new year.  Enjoy!

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52: The Best Gift You Can Give Yourself ft. Naeema Campbell

Dec 26, 2016 41:15

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Being intentional about your life is necessary. How did one action you took this year change you for the better? Special guest, my sister Naeema Campbell, talks about the best gift she gave herself in 2016 and how it has profoundly impacted her sense of self and future decisions. She is a lover of philanthropy, technology, social change, and the environment and a Program Associate at the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. Naeema discusses her surprising self revelations, how college changed her life trajectory, figuring out your dreams, learning to be grounded, navigating the non-profit world, and figuring out what's next. Taking the time to understand the choices you make in your life  is crucial for every dream driver. As you prepare for 2017, remember to invest you give yourself as well. Enjoy!

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51: Moving Through & Beyond Your Ideas ft. Author Alisia Dale

Dec 22, 2016 58:20

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What does it take to go from ideation to execution and beyond? Author Alisia Dale discusses the process of writing & publishing her own series and how following her dreams has impacted her life for the better. Alisia is a lawyer and creator of the Sela Blue Series - a series inspired by her fun-filled childhood days in a suburb of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Other topics we discuss include the art of storytelling, Alisia's evolving relationship with entrepreneurship from childhood to adulthood, owning your intellectual property, marketing your book, pros & cons of self-publishing, defining success and more... enjoy!

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50: How To Become A Better Negotiator ft. Business Lawyer & Negotiation Consultant Kwame Christian

Dec 19, 2016 52:15

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Want to improve your negotiation skills? This episode for you. Kwame Christian - business lawyer and founder of the American Negotiation Institute shares tips and techniques that you can use in your life to successfully navigate negotiations and start getting what you want in your business. We discuss offensive vs. defensive negotiation, rejection therapy, how to stat asking for what you want, partnerships, the most powerful negotiation question, and more. Kwame is passionate about teaching entrepreneurs and business professionals the art of negotiation so they can get better deals and advance their careers. He also hosts a Negotiation for Entrepreneurs podcast where he interviews successful entrepreneurs and shares powerful persuasion techniques. Enjoy!

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49: How To Make It As A Full-time Artist ft. Actor, Writer & Director Yolonda Ross

Dec 7, 2016 59:43

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The life of a working creative can be difficult, but yet deeply fulfilling. In this episode we chat with writer, actor, and director Yolonda Ross - best known for her work in Stranger Inside, Antwone Fisher, and most recently as Ms. Green on the NETFLIX series The Get Down. Yolonda discusses her career journey as an actress and the successes and challenges she's faced along the way. She talks moving to New York from Nebraska to pursue fashion and eventually falling into acting, navigating her first auditions, and struggling to find her place in an industry that is not always so kind to people who "don't fit the mold." Yolonda’s insight into the world of acting not always talked about is great for creatives who want to know how to put their work out there and need some encouragement and motivation to continue to pursue what they love. Yolonda chats how to stand out in the age of social media, the importance of relationship-building, creative ways to make money, how she booked her top roles to date, getting ahead, unplugging, being a woman of color in film, and letting go of fears. Enjoy! SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/yolonda-ross SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Yolonda on social: www.instagram.com/yolondaross_creator www.twitter.com/yolondaross Follow Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

48: How To Nurtue Your Gifts & Find Your Light w/ Levantay

Nov 30, 2016 01:00:16

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Are you struggling to figure out your gifts and align your life accordingly? You are not alone. In this episode, we chat with Levantay - singer, certified success coach, writer, college professor and the host of LevantayTV. Levantay supports young people especially millennial women of color - as they work to make an impact and income using their gifts. We talk what it really means to "work through your gifts" and why it figuring that out your unique gifts is crucial to finding your "voice" and achieving success. Levantay describes the day she decided to quit her media career and pursue her calling full-time. We discuss overcoming fear of failure and success, the importance of moving, having faith in yourself, building a strong supportive network, and more. Hope you enjoy! SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/levantay SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Levantay on social: www.instagram.com/levantay www.twitter.com/levantay_ www.levantay.com Follow Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

47: Find Your Dream Job w/ Mia Hall

Nov 26, 2016 43:43

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What does it take to get your dream job? Does a dream career even exist? On this episode, we chat with Mia Hall - a speaker, producer and career strategist that helps individuals break out of their comfort zones and into their dream careers. She's also aproducer at NBCBLK.com and writer for Black Enterprise, SLAM Magazine, ESPNW and her personal blog: Mia's Full Court Press. Mia shares her personal journey to her "dream career" - including the time she "spoke" her way into a opportunity with the WNBA. Mia discusses strategies dream drivers looking to navigate the career world and build a fulfilling life need to know. SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/mia-hall SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Mia on social: www.instagram.com/mia_hall19 www.twitter.com/mia_hall19 www.miahall19.com Follow Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

46: The Car Accident & Why I'm Grateful To Be Alive

Nov 19, 2016 14:19

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When I was 11 months old, my life changed forever. In this episode, I share my car accident story and why this moment is one that I will forever be grateful that I survived. I chat the importance of acknowledging the blessings that come from challenges, why we must continue despite setbacks, and my hopes for all those listening that may feel like giving up. There's a reason why you're still here. Hope you enjoy this minisode! SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/giving-thanks SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

45: The Keys To Building A Million Dollar Business w/ Amber Aziza

Nov 16, 2016 01:04:48

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"Just because you're popular doesn't mean you're successful." So many times we're chasing the wrong metrics as we struggle to grow and scale our businesses. So what really brings in the dollars? In this episode, Amber Aziza - founder and CEO of asquaredcoach.com and midnightmillionaireclub.com chats the fundamentals of building a seven figure business. She shares her personal rise to success and why she decided to quit a successful job and launch her own empire. Amber talks the common mistakes many new entrepreneurs make, greatest lessons learned in corporate America, three keys to building a million dollar business, five channels of a successful business, and her own current challenges in the coaching space. Before turning 30, Amber built and sold her first multimillion dollar business. She now helps her clients learn the process of business ownership and how to move from ideation to their first million dollar year. Enjoy! SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/amber-aziza SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Amber on social: www.instagram.com/amber_aziza www.twitter.com/amber_aziza www.asquaredcoach.com Follow Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

44: 7 Ways To Be More Productive

Nov 14, 2016 23:03

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In this minisode, host Rana Campbell shares seven productivity tricks that you can implement in your life to help keep you on track and more efficient as you work towards your goals. if you're looking for ways to be more efficient in your work or need help maximizing your time, listen in as we talk tools, strategies, stories, and books that you can start using today! SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/productivity-tricks SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

43: Goal Setting & Creating Your Roadmap For Success w/ Ericka Perry

Nov 9, 2016 55:59

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What's the key to creating a roadmap for your success? Creating GOALS and having a plan to execute against! On this episode, we chat with Ericka Perry, CEO/ Founder of The Stork Bag®, a leading pregnancy subscription bag, Ericka discusses how the balancing struggles of motherhood launched her into entrepreneurship - and she hasn't looked back since. Since launching The Stork Bag in 2014, the company has garnered customers domestically and internationally. Ericka discusses how finding her "passion" fueled her desire to become better at her business, the importance of goal-setting early, the must-dos for creating your personal roadmap to success, leveraging social to grow your brand, creating community, and more. Enjoy! SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/ericka-perry SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Ericka Perry on social: www.instagram.com/mommyceo www.twitter.com/thestorkbag www.thestorkbag.com Follow Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

42: Behind The YouTube Hustle w/ Philomina Kane of NaturallyPhilo

Nov 2, 2016 01:07:55

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What does it really take to blow up on YouTube? On this episode, natural hair guru and Princeton University senior Philomina Kane aka "NaturallyPhilo" talks the behind-the-scenes life of a YouTube content creator. From launching her channel in June 2014 to 2.5 years and over 30,000 subscribers later, Philomina shares how she was able to turn something she did for fun into a sustainable side hustle. Philomina discusses how to consistently provide value for your audience, the recipe for "going viral", why community/engagement is key, how to work with brands, the difficulties of juggling school & YouTube, dealing with HATERS and more. If you're looking for a laugh as well as gems on how you can up your content game, this episode is for you. Enjoy! SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/naturally-philo SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow NaturallyPhilo on social: www.instagram.com/naturallyphilo www.youtube.com/user/naturallyphilo Follow Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

41: The Basics of Brand Building (Deposits vs. Withdrawals) w/ Stephen Hart

Oct 27, 2016 57:30

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When it comes to building your business providing VALUE is key. But, what's the best way strategy for doing so? We talk with Stephen A. Hart, founder and host of Trailblazer. FM, a business podcast that highlights the stories of successful Black professionals, entrepreneurs, and corporate leaders. Stephen discusses the topic of "relational equity" and the difference between branding and selling. We chat Stephen's career in marketing and entrepreneurship, his favorite online tools, why waiting until everything is "perfect" isn't the best use of your time, and more. If you're currently struggling with launching your entrepreneurial idea or building long-term customer relationships, this episode is for you. SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/stephen-hart SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Stephen on social: www.instagram.com/tbpod www.twitter.com/tbpod www.tbpod.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

40: Turning Your Passion Into Profit w/ Nicole Walters

Oct 19, 2016 55:09

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Have you ever wondered how you can start making money doing what you love and helping others at the same time? In this episode we chat with Nicole Walters - an income strategist and revenue expert who teaches people how to turn their passions into profits. She discusses what motivated her to quit her 6 figure job in corporate America while streaming live on periscope in front of 10,000 people. Nicole also shares tips on how entrepreneurs (or aspiring entrepreneurs) can monetize their platforms and build sustainable businesses. Nicole chats why she knew entrepreneurship was "right" for her, the type of legacy she hopes to leave for her family, and 3 things every dream driver needs in their toolkit. SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/nicole-walters SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Nicole on social: www.instagram.com/napturalnicole www.twitter.com/napturalnicole www.NicoleWalters.tv Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

39: Combining Skills + Passion To Start A Business When No One Is Hiring w/ Amber Ogunsola

Oct 12, 2016 58:37

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After graduating from college in 2015 , Amber Ogunsola thought she would find her "dream job." After months of no luck, she took matters into her own hands and launched her first business venture- Gxldroom, an online jewelry and accessories company. By combining her love for beauty and fashion, with her knack for social media, she soon realized she had tapped into a growing market and had created a sustainable business. Listen in as we discuss the ups and downs of entrepreneurship, how to leverage social in your business, why targeting your audience is key, how stepping outside your comfort zone is crucial, and more! SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/amber-ogunsola SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Amber on social: www.instagram.com/gxldroom , www.instagram.com/amberfola www.twitter.com/gxldroom www.gxldroom.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

38: How To Embrace Your Talents & Live In Your Purpose w/ Ron Dawson

Oct 5, 2016 01:11:54

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What happens when you feel like you're "wasting your talents?" Creative Director Ron Dawson,chats how this realization caused him to eventually leave his 9-5 to launch his own content marketing & video production agency. He discusses the importance of embracing your talents and how you can live in your purpose wholeheartedly. He also dives into his journey as a filmmaker, challenges he's faced along the way, how he finds inspiration, what keeps him going and more. SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/ron-dawson SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Ron on social: www.instagram.com/daredreamerfm www.twitter.com/daredreamerfm www.daredreamer.fm Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

37: Perseverance, Prayer & Persistence: Lessons from 16 Years of Entrepreneurship w/ Dawn Fitch

Sep 28, 2016 54:10

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Sometimes the entrepreneurial journey can be extremely challenging, so finding what keeps you going is key. On this episode, we chat with Dawn Fitch, the President of Pooka Pure and Simple - a company she started after she got sick and began to experiment with making natural beauty products in her kitchen. We talk about how - over the years - Dawn's realization that she is "stronger than she thinks" has helped her navigate the ups and downs of running her own business. From battling a health crisis, switching multiple retail locations, fighting a law suit to landing the cover of Black Enterprise and reaching multiple business milestones, Dawn's #dreamdriving story is worth taking a listen to. PS- This episode is super special to me because Dawn gave me my first internship back when I was in high school. Cheers to life coming full circle! Enjoy! SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/dawn-fitch SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Dawn/Pooka on social: www.instagram.com/pookalita www.twitter.com/pookalita www.pookapureandsimple.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

36: The Road To Success Isn't Always So Straight w/ Chay Rodriguez

Sep 21, 2016 52:35

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How many different pathways can you take on your road to entrepreneurial success? On this episode, Chay Rodriguez - who is the creator and host of #GOALS - The Podcast chats about her path to finding success and fulfillment post-college. She shares advice on how other young professionals can navigate life and find out what #dreamdriving means to you. Some of the topics we discuss include why she abandoned law school dreams after test driving the career, what to do if you are not passionate about your 9-5, how to stand in (and find) YOUR truth and play to your strengths, the importance of patience, things Chay would do differently if she could...and more! SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/chay-rodriguez SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Chay/ #GOALS- The Podcast on social: www.instagram.com/goalsthepodcast www.instagram.com/chaystyle www.twitter.com/letchaylive www.goalsradio.net Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

35: Your Story Is Your Power w/ Maya Elious

Sep 14, 2016 55:10

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Why is it so important to get CLARITY on your message/story. Listen to brand strategist, coach, and speaker Maya Elious share her personal #dreamdriving story and discuss why you should invest time in telling your story and how this, ultimately, will be the way to build your tribe and connect with your audience. SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/maya-elious SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Maya Elious on social: www.instagram.com/mayaelious_ www.twitter.com/mayaelious www.mayaelious.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

34: The Hustle Is Sold Separately: The Art of Winning w/ Ebony Swank

Sep 8, 2016 52:12

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What's the connection between having a strong work ethic + being a superb troubleshooter/problem solver? In this episode, we chat with fashion entrepreneur Ebony Swank. Ebony discusses how she was able to take a small investment and launch Swank-a-posh Boutique, which she eventually expanded into three retail locations in Detroit. She later launched a venture for entrepreneurs who need help called Business Best Friend. Even if you're not interested in fashion or retail, you'll learn the core principles of what it takes to get your idea up and running, figure out your target market, and WIN at whatever your dream is. SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/ebony-swank SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Ebony Swank on social: www.instagram.com/ebonyswank www.twitter.com/ebonyswank www.businessbestfriend.org Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

33: The No BS Lesson To Growing Your Online Community w/ Bryanda Law of Quirky, Brown Love

Sep 1, 2016 01:02:39

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What does it take to grow your online platform to over 500k pageviews a month? In this episode, we chat with Bryanda Law, the editor-in-chief and founder of Quirky, Brown Love, a media outlet for alternative Black culture. She teaches the exact strategy she used to grow her online tribe and build a community of dedicated and inspired followers. What started as a passion project when Law was upset about how Black people were misrepresented in the media, has grown into a profitable media outlet that has been able to connect with quirky, Black people across the world. With a reach of .6 million page views each month, Bryanda shares why inspiring people of color to be proud of their quirks is so important to her #dreamdriving story. Get show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/quirky-brown-love-bryanda-law SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Quirky Brown Love on social: www.instagram.com/quirkybrownlove www.twitter.com/quirkybrownlove www.quirkybrownlove.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

32: How One Couple Left NYC To Start A Bed & Breakfast in Jamaica w/ Jeff Belizaire & Kalisa Martin

Aug 17, 2016 01:00:11

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Sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith and pursue your dreams. Meet Jeff Belizaire & Kalisa Martin, founders of The Runaway Jamaica (a community-oriented luxury bed and breakfast) and The Runaway Experience a ( global curated travel pop-up experience.) The couple shares their story of how they left their comfortable and stable lives in New York City to move to Jamaica and build a brand/business based on their combined love for food and travel. We chat what they did to prepare for their own "runaway", why the decision to architect a new life was worth it for them, and how you can find fulfillment while pursuing your entrepreneurial dreams. Get show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/the-runaway-experience-jeff-belizaire-kalisa-martin SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow The Runaway Experience on social: www.instagram.com/therunawayexperience www.therunawayexperience.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

31: Why Taking Control Of Your Mental Health Will Improve Your Success w/ Xanthia Johnson

Aug 15, 2016 57:20

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As a millennial creative or lifestyle entrepreneur, have you ever felt like you were doing so much but didn't know how to process everything? On todays's Dreams In Drive podcast, we chat with Xanthia Johnson, a psychotherapist and owner of Urban Playology. We chat how you can take control of your mental health and identify ways to get help in the areas of your life that need it. It's NOT OKAY to feel like you are alone. You aren't. We discuss the myth of the "functionally dysfunctional" person and how you can find your inner resilience. Get show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/xanthia-johnson SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Xanthia on social: www.instagram.com/urbanplayology twitter.com/urbanplayology www.urbanplayology.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

30: How To Package Your Genius & Follow Your Energy w/ Amanda Miller Littlejohn

Aug 8, 2016 56:57

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On this episode of Dream In Drive, we chat with Amanda Miller Littlejohn, a personal branding coach and PR pro who has built her career around helping others building their brand, pursue their passions and package their genius. We discuss Amanda's personal dream driving story, the path she took to personal success in entrepreneurship, and her tips on how you can PACKAGE YOUR GENIUS. If you've ever struggled with identifying what your personal brand is and need guidance and clarity on how to figure out your impact, this episode is for you. Get show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/amanda-miller-littlejohn SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Amanda on social: www.instagram.com/amandalittlejohn twitter.com/amandamogul www.amandamillerlittlejohn.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

29: How To Stay Grounded, Peaceful, and Clear w/ Ray Sette

Aug 1, 2016 01:03:09

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On this episode of Dreams In Drive, we chat with Ray Sette, a professional astrologer, spiritualist, and published author from New Jersey. Ray talks about the spiritual side of dream driving and tips you can use in your life to stay grounded, peaceful, and clear about your future and desires. Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/ray-sette SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Ray on social: twitter.com/psychicray www.astrologerray.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

28: How To Spot DREAMKILLERS In Your Life (MINISODE)

Jul 28, 2016 11:27

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Not everyone deserves a seat in your #dreamdriving story. Learn how you can identify DREAMKILLERS in your life and 3 things you can do make sure you keep your dream fueled. Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/dreamkillers SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

27: How To Launch A Successful Niche Magazine w/ Andréa Butler of Sesi Mag

Jul 25, 2016 52:40

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Sesi Mag founder Andréa Butler discusses what it takes to launch a magazine in today's marketplace and the steps you must take to build your subscriber base. Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/andrea-butler-sesi-mag SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Andréa/Sesi Mag on social: www.instagram.com/sesimag twitter.com/sesimag www.sesimag.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

26: Turning Your Hobby Into A Business w/ Bridgett Artise of Born Again Vintage

Jul 22, 2016 42:19

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Fashion entrepreneur Bridgett Artise talks how she turned her passion for sustainability and vintage into a viable business. We chat how she stumbled into entrepreneurship and her road to learning a unique niche and industry. Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/bridgett-artise SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Bridgett on social: www.instagram.com/bornagainvintage twitter.com/bartise www.born-againvintage.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

25: How To Stop Giving Up & Find Your Inner Greatness w/ Anthony Frasier

Jul 15, 2016 57:46

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On today's podcast we chat with tech/media entrepreneur, digital strategist, author, and speaker Anthony Frasier. (You may know him as one of the co-founders of media company the Phat Startup.) His work has been featured on Fast Company, BET, CNN Black In America, CNN Money, and USA Today, and many others. In this episode, we dive deep into what truly makes someone successful: mastery of oneself. Anthony shares his best tips for finding greatness within yourself. Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/anthony-frasier SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Anthony on social: www.instagram.com/anthonyfrasier twitter.com/anthonyfrasier www.anthonyfrasier.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

24: Own Your Journey: My #DREAMSINDRIVE Story w/ host Rana Campbell

Jul 10, 2016 01:03:15

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On this episode, I (Rana), the Dreams In Drive host, get put on the hot spot by one of our previous guests - my friend, Anuj Patel (from episode 23). For the past 23 episodes, I've been the one asking the questions but haven't taken the time to go in-depth about my own #dreamdriving story. Anuj and I go in depth into what #dreamsindrive means to me and more details on my own growth story + lessons I've learned over the past seven months. We discuss: What inspired me to launch Dreams In Drive + the specific thing that made me get STARTED, how I manage running #dreamsindrive while having a full-time job, my alternative approach to podcast programming, why getting started is key & how the universe will help you once you do, three challenges I'm currently facing, how my upbringing reflects my brand today...and more! Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/dreamsindrive-rana-campbell SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

23: From Ideation To Execution: Growing & Scaling Your Brand w/ Anuj Patel of Daily Beat Media

Jul 7, 2016 56:36

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What does it take to grow your idea into something tangible? In episode 23, we chat with Anuj Patel, COO and Co-Founder of Daily Beat Media about how he and his co-founder launched Daily Beat Media and grew it from one site to being the premiere digital media network for electronic dance music. The network now consists of multiple editorial platforms, a virtual reality studio, and online radio show. What started out as an idea that his team saw had "legs" has now grown into an entity that that has over 6 million monthly views. Anuj keeps it real about the work that is involved in pursuing entrepreneurship and scaling a digital media company. He also shares the lessons he has learned along the way. My favorite quote from this episode? "We're not always chasing the money...we're chasing our own success and excellence." Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/anuj-patel-daily-beat-media SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Anuj on social: www.instagram.com/anujjuna twitter.com/anujjiepatel www.dailybeatmedia.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

22: How To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others & Find Your Genius Zone ft. Dija Henry

Jul 1, 2016 59:09

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Stop letting comparison ruin your dreams. Writer, actor, and filmmaker Dija Henry shares her #dreamdriving story + techniques to find your genius zone. We dive deep into Dija's personal story and her road to ending comparison. From finding out she has multiple sclerosis to dealing with a drive-by shooting, there were times that she felt like giving up. However, through the encourage of her husband and family, she realized that she had a unique gift and purpose in this world and was determined to cultivate, live it, and help dream drivers like you do the same! Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/dija-henry SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Dija on social: www.instagram.com/dijahenry twitter.com/dijahenry www.dijahenry.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

21: How To Build A Strong Network w/ Quain Bevans of College Shirt Tour

Jun 26, 2016 01:02:02

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On this episode of Dreams In Drive, Quain Bevans, CEO and Co-Founder of College Shirt Tour shares his journey to building a successful social networking program that allows college students and business professionals to communicate through the use of face to face interaction and dialogue. Quain talks about his road to entrepreneurship and some of the lessons he has learned along the way - both about himself and how to help others reach their inner potential. Most importantly, he shares the tips you can use to make sure you are build a strong network for both your personal brand and company. Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/college-shirt-tour-quain-bevans SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Quain/College Shirt Tour on social: www.instagram.com/collegeshirttour | www.instagram.com/q.beanz twitter.com/collegeshrttour www.collegeshirttour.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

20: Jump & Build Your Wings On The Way Down w/ Olori Swank

Jun 19, 2016 35:59

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Fashion entrepreneur, celebrity stylist, and author Olori Swanks shares her journey to entrepreneurship and how she stumbled upon the world of fashion styling. She talks the steps you need to take if you want to get serious about a "dream" of yours. SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/olori-swank SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Olori on social: www.instagram.com/oloriswank twitter.com/oloriswank www.oloriswank.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

19: The Key to Hustling, Selling, & Making It Happen ft. Nate Holzapfel

Jun 14, 2016 51:51

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On this episode of the Dreams In Drive podcast, entrepreneur, sales & customer expert, Mission Belt Co. founder, and Shark Tank alum Nate Holzapfel shares his keys to success and what it takes to be a successful brand builder and hustler. He talks about his early life growing up in rural America, why he fell in love with sales and his techniques for creating personal and professional success. This episode was actually recorded in July 2015 for the BRANDMAKERS series on ranacampbell.com. At the end of the interview, Nate asked me what format would the final product be in. I told him that I was thinking about starting a podcast but that I'd be transcribing it and posting as a written interview. Nate's advice to me? Make it happen. Do whatever it takes to get the equipment to start creating podcasts. I ended up never posting this on the site. Five months from our conversation, I launched Dreams In Drive. 19 episodes in, I'm sharing our conversation. The sound quality isn't the greatest. My interviewing isn't as refined....but the message is still there. What will you do to MAKE IT HAPPEN today? My answer to you is: whatever it takes. Put your hustler hat on, stop complaining, and start getting s**t done. SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/nate-holzapfel Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Nate on social: www.instagram.com/nateholzapfel twitter.com/nateholzapfel www.thenatestateofmind.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

18: From An Honest Place: How To Find Your True Voice w/ Morgan Jerkins

Jun 6, 2016 01:03:16

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"As a woman of color, when you become honest with what you want and what you will and will not take, that's a form of resistance. That is what art is about." On today's episode we chat with Morgan Jerkins, a freelance writer living and working in Harlem. Her work has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, and The Atlantic, among many others. I've admired all that Morgan has produced since college, but especially am proud of her nonfiction and personal essays that focus on the experience of being a Black woman in America. No matter what type of creative you are, Morgan's tips for finding your true voice will help you on your path to producing better and more impactful work. Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/morgan-jerkins SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Morgan on social: www.instagram.com/morganjerkins_ twitter.com/morganjerkins www.morgan-jerkins.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

17: Creating Opportunities For Yourself ft. Tia James

May 31, 2016 45:54

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Personal branding strategist Tia James shares how to build better brands and start creating more opportunities. Tia shares some of her favorite tips for lifestyle entrepreneurs (intrapreneurs or side hustlers) who want to start building better personal brands and setting themselves up for greater opportunities. She also discusses what inspired her personal journey, lessons she's learned along the way, juggling school +business, and what keeps her going during tough times. Show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/tia-james SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Follow Tia on social: www.instagram.com/tiatamjam twitter.com/tiatamjam www.tiajames.org Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

16: Making It To The Writer's Room w/ Damilare Sonoiki

May 20, 2016 49:27

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What does it take to make it as TV show writer? On this episode of Dreams In Drive, Damilare Sonoiki shares how he made it to the writer's room. From his current role as a staff writer on the ABC show Black-ish to launching the viral Youtube trailer for African Booty Scratcher, Damiiare is putting his footprint is slowly building his own writing legacy. He talks about his road to Cali, some of the lessons he's learned, and the challenges and epiphanies he's experienced along the way. Check out the show notes here: www.dreamsindrive.com/damilare-sonoiki SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find Damilare on social: www.instagram.com/africanbs || www.instagram.com/dsonoiki twitter.com/dsonoiki www.africanbs.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv http://ranacampbell.com

15: How To Get People Excited About Your Brand w/ Teri Johnson

May 15, 2016 01:10:04

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What do you have to do to get people excited about brand and its mission? In this episode of Dreams In Drive , we chat with Teri Johnson - travel and lifestyle expert at travelistateri.com and the founder of luxury fragrance brand Harlem Candle Company. Her passion for adventure and storytelling has taken her to 66 countries where she has produced over 200 videos for destinations,hotels, chains and car companies. After launching Harlem Candle Company in 2014, she immersed herself into learning a new business and how to build the company from the ground up. Teri chats in-depth about the challenges of dream-driving and what she's doing to ensure future success. Check out the show notes here: www.dreamsindrive.com/teri-johnson SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Connect with Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find Teri on social: instagram.com/travelistateri twitter.com/travelistateri www.travelistateri.com//www.harlemcandlecompany.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv http://ranacampbell.com

14: Defining Success On Your Own Terms w/ L'Oreal Thompson Payton

May 2, 2016 48:05

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When’s the last time you sat down and defined what success looks like for you? We chat with L’Oreal Thompson Payton, a Chicago-based media and marketing professional, who shares her journey of eventually feeling burned out as an editor for Jet magazine and the life shift she made that eventually landed her in a media relations position at Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana. She chats how she embraced defining success on her OWN terms. This podcast is especially useful for those that may not want to be full-time entrepreneurs or who don’t have dreams of being the BOSS. There is definitely more than one way to be a dream driver! Show notes here: http://bit.ly/21nDFuG SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Connect with Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find L'Oreal on social: instagram.com/ltinthecity twitter.com/ltinthecity www.ltinthecity.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

13: Starting Over & Creating Your Own Lane - The Kurly Klips Story w/ Lana Boone

Apr 18, 2016 01:00:41

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Ever feel like nothing is going right in your life? That rejection after rejection keeps coming your way and you don't know want to do?! What about if I told you that sometimes you have to be willing to let go so that new opportunities can come your way and drastically change your life? Meet Lana Boone, the founder of Kurly Klips - the world's first natural hair clip-in extensions brand. When she first started Kurly Klips she had NO business experience but In just three years, Kurly Klips has generated over a million dollars in sales, shipped to over 30 countries, collected over 100 on-site reviews and has been featured as the only hair extensions brands in Essence Magazine's Best of Black Beauty 2016. Lane shares her unique journey into entrepreneurship and how she learned to carve a new definition of success after starting over. No matter what you may be going through, it IS possible to pursue your dreams. Sometimes, as we learn from Lana, the path to following one "dream" may actually lead you down a new and even MORE FULFILLING one. Learn more about Lana Boone here and get more show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/lana-boone-kurly-klips SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Connect with Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find Kurly Klips on social: instagram.com/kurlyklips twitter.com/kurlyklips kurlyklips.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv ranacampbell.com

12: How To Unleash Your Inner Boss w/ Amira Onibudo

Apr 12, 2016 44:43

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What's holding you back from reaching your dreams? In this week's podcast episode, we chat with Amira Onibudo, a television media and marketing specialist, who is passionate about guiding and leading others. She is the founder of Unleash Yourself, which is an inspirational blog dedicated to empowering young professionals to unleash their inner boss. Amira shares her personal dream driving story and tools/strategies you can use to come of your shell and be the best version of yourself. Learn more about Andre here and get more show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/unleash-your-inner-boss-amira-onibudo SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Connect with Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find Amira on social: instagram.com/unleash_yourself Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv

11: How To Train Your Mind To Be More Successful w/ Andre Johnson

Apr 3, 2016 54:50

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Fitness expert and CEO of Fitness Fast Team USA discusses how he overcame adversity in life, lost 225 pounds and built a fitness business that strives to empower individuals to become a better version of themselves. Andre also talks about how a life committed to the streets ended him up in prison and the steps he took to change his life (and health) for the better. Learn more about Andre here and get more show notes: www.dreamsindrive.com/andre-johnson SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Connect with Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find Andre on social: instagram.com/fitness_fast_team_usa Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv

10: How To Become A Full-Time Blogger w/ Christina Brown

Mar 28, 2016 44:41

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Are you a blogger who is currently struggling to grow your brand? On today's episode of No Parking we spoke with lifestyle blogger & digital media expert Christina Brown. Christina is the creator of the popular blog lovebrownsugar.com, babybrownsugar.com, and the new digital empowerment community #browngirlslove. Christina shares her personal blogging story and how she was able to transition from working in editorial and beauty/fashion PR into being a full-time blogger. For show notes visit: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/how-to-turn-blog-into-fulltime-business-christina-brown-lovebrownsugar/ SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Connect with Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find Christina on social: instagram.com/lovebrownsugar www.lovebrownsugar.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

9: Trust Your Dopeness w/ Tyrese Trevor

Mar 16, 2016 51:08

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Do you really believe in your dreams and trust your dopeness? In today's Dreams in Drive: No Parking episode, we chat with Tyrese Trevor, a NJ-based artist/rapper and co-founder of Money Well Spent. Tyrese talks to us about his early days as a lover of music, how a torn ACL forced him to really focus in on creating, and why he won't give up until he reaches the goals that he has for himself. For show notes visit: www.dreamsindrive.com/trust-your-dopeness-tyrese-trevor SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Connect with Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find Tyrese on social: instagram.com/tyresetrevor twitter.com/tyresetrevor Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

8: Conquering Fear & Pursuing Your Dreams w/ Megan Kothari

Mar 7, 2016 46:46

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Is fear holding you back from taking the next step in your business? In today's Dreams In Drive: No Parking episode, we chat with Megan Kothari, the founder and CEO of Aaryah , a NYC-based, tribal Indian-inspired jewelry brand. Megan shares her journey of graduating from NYC's Fashion Institute of Technology, landing a dream job at L'Oreal, but realizing that she wanted something more for her life. Though entrepreneurship hasn't been glamorous, Megan shares the challenges has overcome, business lessons learned, and why launching has been one of her proudest moments yet. For show notes visit: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/conquer-fear-megan-kothari-aaryah-jewelry/ SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Connect with Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find Megan on social: instagram.com/aaryahjewelry instagram.com/meg_k77 www.aaryah.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

6: Making The Sell & Monetizing Your Service-Based Business w/ Sakita Holley

Feb 27, 2016 45:57

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Have you ever struggled with finding clients and figuring out how to monetize your service-based business? On today's episode, we chat with Sakita Holley - the founder and CEO of NY-based beauty and lifestyle PR firm House of Success PR. Sakita shares tips and advice from her experiencing growing her business and dishes on how you can find clients, close deals, and start monetizing your service-based business. Get the show notes + some extra goodies here: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/sakita-holley-how-to-monetize-your-service-based-business/ SUBSCRIBE:www.dreamsindrive.com/join Connect with Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find Sakita on social: instagram.com/misssuccess twitter.com/misssuccess Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv

7: The Budgetnista On Not Going Broke Chasing Your Dreams

Feb 27, 2016 50:19

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Are you making smart financial decisions? In this episode of Dreams In Drive: No Parking, personal finance educator & best selling author Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche shares her favorite money tips for entrepreneurs who want to put their #dreamsindrive but don't want to go BROKE along the way. For show notes visit: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/the-budgetnista-tiffany-aliche-how-to-not-go-broke-chasing-your-dreams/ SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Connect with Dreams In Drive on Social: twitter.com/dreamsindrive instagram.com/dreamsindrive Find The Budgetnista on social: instagram.com/thebudgetnista twitter.com/thebudgetnista www.thebudgetnista.com Find Rana on social: instagram.com/rainshineluv twitter.com/rainshineluv www.ranacampbell.com

5: How To Get Rich By Shifting Your Mindset w/ Roshawnna Novellus

Feb 13, 2016 45:33

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What if I told you that the secret to getting rich (or seeing long-term success) in your business is connected to your mindset....would you believe me? In episode 5 of the No Parking podcast, we chat with Dr. Roshawnna Novellus, a #Finance expert, #author, investor, and #yoga enthusiast that helps #entrepreneurs build wealth. She is the President and Founder of Novellus Financial and The Wealthy Yogi. In today's podcast we discuss the different mindset and lifestyle shifts you need to make in order to achieve your personal, financial, and business goals. Show notes here: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/how-to-get-rich-by-shifting-your-mindset-roshawnna-novellus/ SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive On Social: instagram.com/dreamsindrive twitter.com/dreamsindrive

4: How To Be A Successful Entrepreneur w/ CURLS CEO Mahisha Dellinger

Feb 11, 2016 45:12

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CURLS CEO Mahisha Dellinger her personal keys to business success and discusses why entrepreneurship isn't for everyone. Check out FULL show notes here: http://bit.ly/1mtS88V SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive On Social: instagram.com/dreamsindrive twitter.com/dreamsindrive

3: How to Master Your Craft & Stand Out In Your Niche w/ Kiff

Jan 13, 2016 01:22:48

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Have you been scared to take the plunge and really focus on getting better at your craft? In today's podcast, we talk to @ayokiff, a multi-genre music artist, producer, & mixing engineer about how he is putting his dreams into drive. Kiff dives deep into how focusing on mastering his music has helped me stand out and create a name for himself in an industry that is already crowded. Check out FULL show notes here: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/how-to-master-your-craft-stand-out-in-niche-kiff/ SUBSCRIBE: www.dreamsindrive.com/join Follow Dreams In Drive On Social: instagram.com/dreamsindrive twitter.com/dreamsindrive Follow Kiff on Social: twitter.com/ayokiff instagram.com/ayokiff soundcloud.com/ayokiff

2: Get Started (Even If You Don't Feel Ready) #dreamsindrive

Jan 3, 2016 26:07

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Podcast host Rana Campbell shares what inspired her to start No Parking: Dreams in Drive and why it's so important to GET STARTED even if you don't have it all figured out. Check out FULL show notes here: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/no-parking-podcast-start-even-if-you-dont-feel-ready/

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1: Choose You, Bet On Yourself w/ David Michael Jonze #dreamsindrive

Dec 28, 2015 40:26

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Artist David Michael Jonze opens up about how discovering who he is and what he wanted was the best thing he ever did as he puts his own #dreamsindrive. Check out the show notes here: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/choose-you-bet-on-yourself-david-michael-jonze/

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