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Dreams In Drive

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, visit www.dreamsindrive.com/pitch.
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May 28, 2018

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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May 23, 2018

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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May 14, 2018

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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May 7, 2018

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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