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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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Oct 29, 2018

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!

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/tiffani-dandria

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Oct 24, 2018

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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Oct 15, 2018

"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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Web: http://www.worth-winning.com

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Oct 8, 2018

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

SHOW NOTES: https://bit.ly/DID174

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Oct 1, 2018

"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!

SHOW NOTES: https://www.dreamsindrive.com/chris-morrow

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