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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. Our guests share their personal #dreamdriving stories and personal 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. Host Rana Campbell is a marketing/branding expert that helps creatives learn how to BUILD brands that SHINE in the business world. For all show notes, visit dreamsindrive.com. Follow us on social @dreamsindrive. For guest considerations, email Rana(rana@dreamsindrive.com).
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Feb 26, 2017

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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Feb 22, 2017

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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Feb 15, 2017
 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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Feb 12, 2017

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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Feb 8, 2017

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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Feb 5, 2017

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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Feb 1, 2017

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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