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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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Now displaying: February, 2019
Feb 25, 2019

What's the formula to successfully sustaining an evolving career? How do you keep going when new opportunities and challenges arise? We chat with - Renae Bluitt a Brooklyn-based digital content creator, filmmaker, and PR strategist. Renae is a student and curator of the Black woman’s narrative – a passion she recently channeled into her first film, “She Did That.” This documentary uncovers why and how Black women are the fastest growing segment of entrepreneurs in America.

Listen in as Renae shares the many legs of her #dreamdriving journey, and gives tips on how to chart a career you love, the power of mentorship and collaboration, executing with intention, igniting your inner flame, and more.

EPISODE PARTNER: Whether looking for a new job, seeking opportunities for growth, or considering transitioning careers, Layfield Resume Consulting - a career coaching and resume writing firm that specializes in empowering job seekers - can help! Sign up for a FREE 30 minute consultation at www.dreamsindrive.com/layfield. Or, for more info, visit www.layfieldresume.com and book your service using promo code DID15 for 15% off at checkout.

RENAE'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Faith
2. Resilience
3. Support

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/renae-bluitt

BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore

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JOIN THE #DREAMSINDRIVE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook

FIND RENAE BLUITT ONLINE:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamrenaebluitt
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/iamrenaebluitt
Web: http://www.inhershoesblog.com

FIND RANA ON SOCIAL:
Instagram: http://instagram.com/rainshineluv
Twitter: http://twitter.com/rainshineluv

FIND DREAMS IN DRIVE ON:
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/dreamsindrive
Twitter: http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive
Web: http://www.dreamsindrive.com

Feb 19, 2019

Do ideas have expiration dates? Are you wasting time and letting fear and doubt stop you from putting your dreams in motion? Learn how this determined founder was able to go from ideation to execution, test her product concept, launch her company to the world - all within a few months!

Meet Jacquelyn Rodgers - co-founder of Greentop Gifts- a wrapping paper and gift company she founded to fill a void of what was missing during the holidays for people of color.  Jacquelyn is also an Account Manager for a large consumer package goods company with more than 12 years of sales experience and works to implement new and innovative ways to sell, merchandise, and market key brands.

Jacquelyn takes us along her dream driving journey and outlines the steps she took to make Greentop Gifts a reality. We discuss the importance of product innovation, market research, a good story, and moving quickly. Jacquelyn also shares her tips on balancing a passion project while working a 9-5, working with a partner successfully, recovering from perfectionism, balancing motherhood and more.

JACKIE'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Industry knowledge
2. Finding the right people
3. Short-term memory

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/greentop-gifts

BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore

SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop

SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join 

JOIN THE #DREAMSINDRIVE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook

FIND GREENTOP GIFTS ONLINE:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/greentopgifts/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/greentopgifts
Web: http://www.greentopgifts.com

FIND RANA ON SOCIAL:
Instagram: http://instagram.com/rainshineluv
Twitter: http://twitter.com/rainshineluv

FIND DREAMS IN DRIVE ON:
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/dreamsindrive
Twitter: http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive
Web: http://www.dreamsindrive.com

Feb 11, 2019

What's your approach to #dreamdriving? Are you an executor or are you someone who waits for things to happen in your life?

We chat with Lisa Bilyeu - the co-founder and president of Impact Theory, a media company focused on empowering content. In addition to co-founding Impact Theory, she co-founded the billion dollar brand, Quest Nutrition, 8 years ago. Lisa career trajectory went from housewife to entrepreneur and transformed her business focus from nutrition to entertainment media. Lisa now hosts the show, "Women of Impact," that centers on female empowerment, as well "Relationship Theory" with her husband and business partner, Tom Bilyeu, in which they discuss relationships, business, and how to manage both.

On this episode, Lisa discusses:

  • Where passion truly comes from
  • The power of location moving
  • How she went from housewife to entrepreneur
  • How to find your superstar strength
  • Goal setting strategies that work
  • The problem with scaling too quickly
  • The importance of providing value
  • Enjoying the journey
  • Tips for working with your partner...and more!

LISA'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Resilience
2. Be the learner
3. Believe that anything is possible. 

EPISODE PARTNER:
Kendra Barnes of The Key Resource (@thekeyresource) is on a mission to inspire, empower and educate millennials to invest in real estate! If you’ve always wondered how to get started with your own real estate investing journey, sign up for Kendra's FREE webinar teaching you about one of her favorite ways to get started: HOUSE HACKING. Sign up here: https://getthekeyresource.com/househackinglive

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/lisa-bilyeu

BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore

SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop

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JOIN THE #DREAMSINDRIVE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook

FIND LISA BILYEU ONLINE:
Instagram:  http://www.instagram.com/lisabilyeu
Web: https://www.youtube.com/womenofimpact

FIND RANA ON SOCIAL:
Instagram: http://instagram.com/rainshineluv
Twitter: http://twitter.com/rainshineluv

FIND DREAMS IN DRIVE ON:
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/dreamsindrive
Twitter: http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive
Web: http://www.dreamsindrive.com

Feb 8, 2019

EP 191 guest Beth Beth Diana Smith - Owner and Principal Designer of NJ-based Beth Diana Smith Interior Design - returns for a candid conversation about what it means to be a Black creative and a Black woman putting her #dreamsindrive. How do you keep your dreams in drive when other people are trying to press the brakes based on their own ego, hate, or race?

Listen in as Beth and host Rana Campbell reflect on the ways that race (and gender and other things) have played out along their journeys as creators of color.

SHOW NOTES: https://www.dreamsindrive.com/beth-diana-smith-black-creator-conversation

GIVEAWAY OF THE WEEK: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/win

BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore

 

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JOIN THE #DREAMSINDRIVE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook

FIND BETH DIANA SMITH ONLINE:
Instagram:  http://www.instagram.com/bethdianasmith
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/bethdianasmith
Web: http://www.bethdianasmith.com

FIND RANA ON SOCIAL:
Instagram: http://instagram.com/rainshineluv
Twitter: http://twitter.com/rainshineluv

FIND DREAMS IN DRIVE ON:
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/dreamsindrive
Twitter: http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive
Web: http://www.dreamsindrive.com

Feb 4, 2019

What do you do when you're doing well in your corporate  career but have an itch to try something completely new? Do you give up on the old dream for a new dream?

We chat with Beth Diana Smith - Owner and Principal Designer of Beth Diana Smith Interior Design, a New Jersey based interior design company. Beth, her work, and her design advice have been featured on television and in various print and online publications including NBC, HGTV, Vogue, EBONY, Design*Sponge, and The New York Times.

Beth dives into her pivot story and how she went from a successful corporate accountant to following her strengths (planning & budgeting) and building a new career in interior design. Beth outlines everything that made this pivot successful: learning the industry, building relationships & collaborating, goal-setting & more. She also opens up about the challenges she has encountered along the way and gives tips on why being purposeful with design is important for all dream drivers.

Some of the topics we discuss:

  • What inspired Beth as a child
  • Pursuing a career in finance & climbing the corporate ranks
  • Becoming a master planner & budgeter
  • How Beth fell in love with interior design
  • Learning the business of design
  • How to charge what you’re worth
  • Building relationships in your specific industry
  • How to keep your client funnel full
  • How to DIY your working & living space
  • 2019 goal setting
  • The power of collaboration

BETH'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:
1. Thick skin
2. Tribe
3. Resources

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/beth-diana-smith

GIVEAWAY OF THE WEEK: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/win

BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore

SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop

SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join 

JOIN THE #DREAMSINDRIVE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook

FIND BETH DIANA SMITH ONLINE:
Instagram:  http://www.instagram.com/bethdianasmith
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/bethdianasmith
Web: http://www.bethdianamsmith.com

FIND RANA ON SOCIAL:
Instagram: http://instagram.com/rainshineluv
Twitter: http://twitter.com/rainshineluv

FIND DREAMS IN DRIVE ON:
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/dreamsindrive
Twitter: http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive
Web: http://www.dreamsindrive.com

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