July 27, 2017
Dyan deNapoli

Ep #46 – “How To Follow The Call of The Wild” with Guest Dyan deNapoli

  Thrive Episode Ep #46 – “How To Follow The Call of The Wild” with Guest Dyan deNapoli Dyan deNapoli is a penguin expert, TED speaker and the author of the award-winning book, “The Great Penguin Rescue” where she tells the story of rescuing over 40,000 penguins off the coast of South Africa from a massive oil spill. The penguin rescue paved her way to be a TED speaker in 2011 and to become part of Homeward Bound, a  3-week expedition in Antarctica with 75 other women-of-science invitees. This expedition aims to heighten the influence and impact of women in science who are studying global warming in real time. In 2018, Dyan is going to return for the Global Perspectives Guest Speaker Series for the Lindblad Expedition  & National  Geographic. Dyan currently lectures both locally and globally on penguin conservation and delivers interactive penguin programs to all ages. She also teachers other entrepreneurs how to be successful TED speakers. On today’s show, Dyan shares about the pivotal penguin rescue experience that impacted her journey and how that transformed her entire career.  She is one of the few women in the whole world to honor the call of the wild…   On […]
July 20, 2017
Catherine Storing

Ep #45 – “How To Write Like A Pro & Birth Your Book” with Guest Catherine Storing

Thrive Episode Ep #45 – “How To Write Like A Pro & Birth Your Book” with Guest Catherine Storing Catherine Storing is the founder of Confidence Unchained where she helps professionals, leaders and entrepreneurs embrace their authentic voice and self-esteem to write impactful and relevant books and content. Catherine is a two-time best-selling author and has thirteen books to her name including her newest work, A Match Made in Heaven: How To Marry Your Vocation To Your Divine Calling. She is also an accomplished keynote speaker who has graced the stages of TEDx and Boston Inbound and she’s been featured in many publications including the Huffington Post. On today’s show, Catherine shares how she became a confidence and writing coach and shares practical tips on how to write your first book, how to find time to write especially for busy entrepreneurs, and how to follow the impulse to know what to write! . On this episode… 05:37- Catherine tells her journey of transitioning from being a stylist to a confidence coach and finally to a writing coach for entrepreneurs.. 10:13- How did Catherine marry her two passions to create a vocation she loves? 15:11- How  she responded to the call […]
July 13, 2017

Ep #44 – “How To Manage Your Energy For Success” with Guest Dan Holguin

  Thrive Episode Ep #44 – “How To Manage Your Energy For Success” with Guest Dan Holguin Dan Holguin is the founder of Mindset Mastery Blueprint and fitness coach for entrepreneurs whose mission is to help people master their fitness and live a more meaningful, healthy lifestyle. Prior to founding the Mindset Mastery Blueprint, Dan  was a former  college athlete and had always been into fitness. Along the way however, he went off track due to a serious personal loss  causing him to spiral into depression, weight gain and hit rock bottom, On today’s show, Dan tells how he turned his life around, got the mindset of success in place and transformed his body to became an American Ninja Warrior competitor. He shares how fitness not only took him out of his lowest point, but changed his entire outlook and how YOU can too! On this episode… 06:05- Dan tells about his path from being a college athlete and fitness expert to falling into depression and becoming 30 lbs overweight  and how he found the courage to change.. 13:10- Learn the steps Dan took to transform his stressed and overwhelmed life. 15:47- What are the benefits of fitness for entrepreneurs […]
July 6, 2017
Brad Powell

Ep #43-“How To Use Live-Streaming to Build Your Business” with Guest Brad Powell

Thrive Episode #43–“How To Build Your Business With Live-Streaming” With Brad Powell Brad Powell is a business coach and videographer who teaches entrepreneurs how easy it is to create engaging video campaigns with just a smartphone and good storytelling.  Brad is the creator of Video Power Strategy ™ where he inspires entrepreneurs to find everyday moments that make great marketing and he is dedicated to helping small business owners get over the limiting belief that video marketing is too daunting. Brad shares how he went from filming global musicians for National Geographic to his new passion of helping entrepreneurs use live-streaming to find their audience online. He is a wealth of information for anyone wanting to use live-streaming to take their business to the next level.   On this episode… 4:13 – What is live-streaming and why is it so important in today’s online business market? 5:25 – How can you embrace the idea of going live without feeling nauseous? 7:34 – How can you balance the idea of being vulnerable and personable with coming across as professional having a clear message and delivering real value? 10:12 – How do you know what to talk about when you first start? […]
June 29, 2017

Ep #42- “How To Become An Innovative Leader” with Guest Gail Ockerbloom Freeman

  Thrive Episode #42-“How To Become An Innovative Leader” with Gail Ockerbloom Freeman Gail Freeman is the owner of Studio on the Common, in Winchester Massachusetts which is a unique gift shop as well as an art studio and a creative center for business offsites focused on strategy, team building, leadership and organizational planning.    Prior to founding the Studio on the Common, Gail was Vice President of Strategy and Communications for Cambridge based Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), a $40m non-profit committed to improving healthcare safety and quality around the world.  Gail has over 25 years of experience in strategy, brand, marketing and communications serving as Director of Marketing for Wellspace, Inc., the Northeast’s largest alternative health care center, and as Marketing Manager for Microsoft Corporation. Gail now brings her love of art along with her love of business and brand savvy together to help foster creativity and innovation in kids, adults, and business professionals. On this episode… 05:00 – Gail tells how she got started in healthcare and how creativity and innovation are playing in new role in that field. 11:06 – How does positive psychology affect business outcomes and what elements need to be in place to […]
June 22, 2017

Ep #41 – “A Mindful Answer To Anxiety & Depression” with Guests Vanessa Gobes & Denise Costello

  Thrive Episode #41-“A Mindful Answer To Anxiety & Depression” with Vanessa Gobes & Denise Costello Vanessa Gobes & Denise Costello are Co-founders of the Chrysalis Meditation Center in Winchester, MA,  where they bring mindfulness and stress-reduction practices to students of all ages. Vanessa is a long-time practitioner and meditation instructor who used mindfulness to help her transform her own struggle with anxiety and depression into a more peaceful and fulfilling life. Denise Costello is a registered nurse, foodie and certified journey dance instructor whose life’s passion is to bring more wellness to women and families. Together they are a powerhouse of healing. On today’s episode Denise and Vanessa talk about how stress is impacting our society, especially our kids, and how we can use mindfulness to bring more calm and purpose into our lives. Denise and Vanessa are great friends of mine and I’m so excited to have them on the show.   On this episode... 5:06 – Why did Vanessa and Denise feel so passionately about mindfulness they started their wellness and meditation center? 8:32 – What is stressing our kids today that’s  different from what their parents had to deal with growing up? And how can we […]
June 15, 2017
Ginger Burr

Ep #40-“How To Create A Stand Out Style” with Guest Ginger Burr

Thrive Episode #40–”How To Create A Stand Out Style” with Ginger Burr Ginger is the President of Total Image Consultants where she helps women around the world navigate (and sometimes avoid) the styles of the season so they can look and feel their best. She is a renowned speaker in the field of style and image and has been featured on national platforms like, Bloomberg Business Week, Forbes Magazine, Wealth Magazine and Fox TV News. She has directed corporate seminars for some of the world’s prestigious organizations  including Harvard Business School and the US Army. Ginger has created her own one of a kind self-esteem,body image and style coaching program called “Who taught you how to dress?” for women to teach them how to unlock their obstacles and give them the tools they need to create a wardrobe that makes them look and feel fabulous all in the comfort of their own home. She is also the author of “That’s So You!: Create a Look You Love with Beauty, Style and Grace”. On this Episode: 02:28 Ginger shares what an image consultant is and how they help people look and feel their best. 03:34 What are some of the […]
June 1, 2017
Dianne Bischoff James

Ep #39 How To Go After The Real Brass Ring with Guest Diane Bischoff James

Thrive Episode #39-”How To Go After The Real Brass Ring” with Dianne Bischoff James Dianne Bischoff James is a bestselling author, speaker and Life Reboot coach who educates clients in the latest techniques for manifesting and transforming their hearts, minds and bodies for optimal authentic living. Having found herself completely off track, she lost 60 pounds, left a highly successful but exhausting executive corporate career, rid herself of depression, conquered debilitating health problems, pursued her passion as an actress, navigated a healthy divorce and survived the perils of an addictive relationship and co-created a new one, vital and real, all after 40. The Real Brass Ring was featured in OM Times Magazine and voted an Aspire Magazine Top 10 Inspirational Book.   I could not be more excited to have Dianne here for our own reboot episode! On this episode… 06:52 – What is a Life Reboot Expert? 07:22 – What will a life reboot look like for each of us? Dianne reveals four main quadrants to keep balanced and healthy. 13:29 – Dianne’s lowest point in life where she needed to start all over again. 17:17 – How can we recognize red flags before they become emergencies, complete meltdowns […]
November 14, 2016

How To Create A Holistic Couture Brand with guest Angel Quintana

Welcome to this episode of Thrive, “How To Create A Holistic Couture Brand” with my guest Angel Quintana. Angel Quintana is the founder and CEO of Holistic Fashionista®, a marketing agency and magazine serving boutique brands that are ready expand their clientele online. In her Signature System® consulting program, she helps her clients discover who their Kismet Clients® are, what problem they solve, and create a pipeline of products to feature in their sales funnels to maximize revenue. In her book, Funnel Foreplay, she teaches internet marketers how to successful and quickly warm up cold leads. Angel and her businesses have been featured on: Apparel News,, Law of Attraction Radio, and spoken on stage at Digital Marketing for Business, At The Helm, and Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, CA. On this episode Angel answers the questions: – Minute 4:50-What is a major misconception most people have about focusing your business on one brand? – Minute 5:25-What is the start and stop syndrome? – Minute 9:20-How do you create a high-end brand and still create a way for people to step-in without losing the integrity of the brand? -Minute 13:30-How do you grab the attention of […]