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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: May, 2020
May 25, 2020

Let’s talking making your dreams POP! Meet Khadijah “Kay” Polly - the owner and POPrietor of gourmet popcorn company Kay’s Kettle Corn. She is also a speaker, a specialty food business coach, an author, and the founder of Popcorn CEO’s.  Khadijah’s path to entrepreneurship has not been linear so she’s taking along that journey while also sharing some of the main keys to success that all of us dream drivers need to understand.

Some of the topics we’ll cover include:

  • How working a corporate career influenced Khadijah’s entrepreneurship 
  • Navigating pricing 
  • The ins and outs of scaling a popcorn business
  • Funding challenges + building revenue streams
  • Mistakes to avoid as a newbie entrepreneur
  • What to do to start taking action…and more!

If you enjoy this episode, please make sure you share online with your community! You can find us at @dreamsindrive on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram, and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive! Enjoy!

Khadijah's Keys To Success:
1. Journal
2. Water
3. Positive Affirmations

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/khadijah-polly

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May 18, 2020

Is financial freedom really attainable…or is it just a dream? Julien and Kiersten Saunders take us along their #dreamdriving journey as they navigate the road to financial independence. The couple are the masterminds behind the award winning blog Rich & Regular. They are also entrepreneurs, investors, aspiring early retirees and soon to be published authors. They've been featured in the NY Times, CBS This Morning, Forbes and more for their work in inspiring African Americans to pursue and achieve financial independence. 

Julien and Kiersten explain how they were able to come together as partners and carve out a path for their lives that they both knew would change their future trajectory. They talk about the challenges, sacrifices, as well as the wins they’ve encountered over the years while carving out a space for themselves that hadn’t existed before. They also share their favorite tips and strategies that you can use to jumpstart your own financial freedom journey. If you’re currently wondering if your dream is too big what may be holding you back from stepping into your purpose - this episode is for you. 

Some of the things we discuss on this episode include:

  • What inspired Julien & Kiersten as children
  • How the couple were introduced to the FIRE movement
  • How to introduce a new “dream” to your partner
  • The importance of mindset
  • The hardest part of the financial freedom journey
  • How to set financial goals
  • Building the Rich and Regular brand
  • How to talk about money 
  • How the COVID-19 pandemic is exposing what work is really like
  • Personal obstacles overcome...and more

If you enjoy this episode, please make sure you share online with your community! You can find us at @dreamsindrive on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram, and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive! Enjoy!

Julien and Kiersten's Keys To Success:
1. Courage
2. Discipline

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/rich-and-regular

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May 11, 2020

As a kid Tristan Walker had big dreams and aspirations. He spent much of his life figuring out how to make them a reality - and also adjusting to what #dreamdriving realistically looked like at each new stage of his journey. As the Founder & CEO of Walker & Company Brands (home to the Bevel & Form brands), Tristan realized that there were two thing that helped guide him: finding out what he was "uniquely positioned to do" & recognizing his ability to spot "opportunity." Tristan shares the successes and challenges he's experienced along the journey as well his tips for Dream Drivers with big ideas and even bigger goals.

Some of the things we discuss on this week's episode include:

  • What inspired Tristan as a kid
  • The myth of personal discipline
  • What it was like getting Bevel off the ground
  • Why ownership matters
  • Why he decided to sell to Proctor & Gamble
  • The 2 reasons why startups fail
  • The importance of finding what you're uniquely positioned to do

If you enjoy this episode, please make sure you share online with your community! You can find us at @dreamsindrive on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram, and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive! Enjoy!

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Tristan's Keys To Success:
1. Get your own car (and get inside)
2. Start (put your key in the ignition)
3. Step on the gas

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/tristan-walker

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive
Web: http://www.dreamsindrive.com

May 4, 2020

"When you limit your experiences, you limit yourself." Is it possible to start over and then start over again? Tricia Lee thinks so. After years of climbing the corporate ladder at Mac Cosmetics, Tricia decided to venture into entrepreneurship and launch what would become the widely popular - Polish Bar in Brooklyn, NYC. After  learning the ropes of entrepreneurship and growing a thriving brand, Tricia was ready to move on... yet again. So, she did what most probably wouldn't and closed down shop to step into another world. Now, Tricia serves as a real estate broker and entrepreneur - helping others find their purpose and build new chapters in their own lives. Her journey wasn't linear, but isn't that what #dreamdriving is all about? Tricia shares, in detail, how she was able to navigate multiple career changes and why she's a believer in constantly chasing new life experiences.

Some of the things you'll learn:

  • What inspired Tricia as a child
  • Why Tricia's early money habits shaped who she is today
  • How moving to NYC catapulted Tricia’s beauty career
  • The benefits of corporate experience before entrepreneurship
  • How to navigate the challenges of being a first-time entrepreneur
  • What to do when you feel trapped
  • Tips for marketing yourself
  • Why starting a new career at 40 (or any age) is possible

If you enjoy this episode, please make sure you share online with your community! You can find us at @dreamsindrive on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram, and use the hashtag #dreamsindrive! Enjoy!

Tricia Lee's Keys To Success:
1. Faith
2. Work pride
3. Continuous improvement

SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/tricia-lee

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

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive
Web: http://www.dreamsindrive.com

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