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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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Mar 30, 2017

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

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/dre-baldwin

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*www.workonyourgameu.com

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Mar 27, 2017

Along your journey, how many people have told you to give up and that you would never "make it"? What did you do? In this episode we chat with Jen Glantz - the brains behind the business, Bridesmaid for hire, the heart behind the blog, The Things I Learned From, and the main character inside of the books All My Friends are Engaged and Always a Bridesmaid for Hire. Jen is also a mentor for New York City women entrepreneurs and a hired speaker for conferences and workshops around the country. Jen shares her dream driving story and how she was able to pursue her dreams of being a published writer and all that she had to overcome to make it happen. Jen discusses getting bullied as a child, facing rejection after rejection in NYC, launching a business whose idea spawned from many of her friends getting engaged, resources that can new entrepreneurs, how to get the word out about your brand, and more.

IN THIS PODCAST WE DISCUSS:
- Getting bullied as a child & finding self improvement
- Struggling to figure out career choices post-college
- One of the worst jobs Jen ever had
- How a week-long trip led her to a life in New York City
- How launching her own blog helped Jen launch her writing career
- Facing rejection after rejection
- How to keep track and hold yourself accountable to your goals
- Friends' engagements that led to a unique business idea
- Juggling two full-time jobs
- Getting into hustle-mode
- The importance of multiple streams of income
- Why Jen loves her score.org mentor
- Creating services, packages, and charging what you're worth
- The key to getting word out about your brand (getting featured in over 500 media outlets)
- The book publishing process
- How to not give up on yourself

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/jen-glantz

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*www.jenglantz.com

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Mar 22, 2017

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!

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/christia-donaldson

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*www.tginatural.com

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Mar 15, 2017

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!

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/barbara-jacques

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Mar 8, 2017

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!

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/tonya-rapley

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Mar 5, 2017

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!

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/rob-hill-sr

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Mar 1, 2017
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!

*SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/nia-phillip

*TAKE THE #HERPOWERSTORY PLEDGE: http://bit.ly/herpowerstory

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