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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, professi…

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    • Nov 24, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 285 EPISODES

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    286: The Car Accident That Changed My Life Forever + Why I'm Thankful

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 18:14

    In 1992 at just 11 months old, I was part of a devastating car accident that would change the trajectory of my life and my family's forever. In this #throwback episode, I reflect on how this event impacted me (and my future #dreamdriving journey) and why I'm forever grateful for life. Hope you all have a great holiday weekend and always find time for gratitude and appreciation! *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    285: Embrace The Evolution, Put In The Work w/ Atiyah McDaniels

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 61:35

    Intense Beauté CEO Atiyah McDaniels shares how she went from lacking vision and goals for her hair business to running a thriving brand and venturing into new entrepreneurial spaces she never imagined for herself. She dives into why having CONFIDENCE, BELIEVING IN YOURSELF, and NEVER GIVING UP are the true keys to #dreamdriving success.  SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/atiyah-mcdaniels SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND ATIYAH ON: Instagram: @intensebeaute 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

    284: You Plan, But Life Happens: Shirley Ansley's Comeback Story From Underpaid + Overworked To Consistent Five Figure Months

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 67:32

    Website Designer Shirley Ansley didn't always have "the dream" figured out. She started her career post college en-route to become a Disney Imagineer - but as life happens sometimes the best of plans get moved around...by life and all the sticks and stone it can throw us. Shirley opens up about her personal #dreamdriving journey and how it took her years to finally find her "sweet spot" in website design - where she would finally be able to go from underworked and underpaid to thriving and comfortably building a five figure per month business.  SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/shirley-ansley SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND SHIRLEY ON: Instagram: @shirleytdesign 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

    283: How To Overcome Defeat And Overwhelm

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 25:58

    Host Rana Campbell reflects on how she's actively working to overcome defeat and overwhelm along the #dreamdriving journey....and how you can too! *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    282: How Trauma Unlocked Radical Personal Transformation And Set Cookie Artist Yasmin McKinney On A Life-Changing Journey

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 82:58

    Are you sitting on your personal jewels? Cookie artist and baker, Yasmin McKinney shares how a traumatic medical experience following the birth of her son, where she almost looked death in its eyes, forced her to reckon with her true purpose and how she was spending her life. Yasmin shares her story of personal transformation and how she was able to will herself into fully putting her dreams into motion and find healing through her work. Yasmin teaches how you can be both the person holding  yourself back but also the person that will move yourself forward. She also shares the challenges and realities of what #dreamdriving looks like - especially when you don't exactly know what's next or have it all figured out.  SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/yasmin-mckinney SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND YASMIN ON: Instagram: @sweetbloomingaugust 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

    281: How To Find Your True Calling And Stick With The Journey Despite Unexpected Twists w/ Jessica Emerson

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 62:31

    Jessica Emerson always loved makeup and fashion, but she never dreamed that she would be able to make a life + career out of it. She always thought that she was going to medical school and work in the drug rehabilitation field upon graduating college - but as fate would have it - her life's trajectory changed. Listen in to find out how she became a celebrity makeup artist, the lessons learned along the way - and how sticking with the journey while keeping your goals in mind - is your best bet for success as a dream driver.  As part of highlighting #dreamdrivingmamas, Jessica will also share more about  the delicate balance between #dreamdriving and becoming a first time mother during the pandemic.  SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/jessica-emerson SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND JESSICA ON: Instagram: @iamkingelizabeth 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

    280: From Teen Mom To Serial Entrepreneur: How To Stop Hesitating And Press GO On Your Dreams w/ Nikki Osei-Barrett

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 60:52

    Nikki Osei-Barrett became a mom at the age of 16, but she didn't let that stop ANY of the big dreams she knew she was going to fulfill. Nikki dives into her #dreamdriving journey and how she was able to put her fashion, public relations, and entrepreneurial dreams into drive across two decades - while also uncovering new dreams and purposes she never knew she had. She shares how we can stop counting ourselves and being hesitant when hitting the GAS! More on Nikki: Nikki Osei-Barrett is a wife, mom, and entrepreneur hailing from the DMV. She's married to her high school sweetheart and is  a mother to three beautiful children. Nikki is an HBCU grad representing Bowie State University. She's a strategic communicator and owner of Osei PR, a boutique fashion, beauty, and lifestyle PR agency. She is also the co-founder of District Motherhued®, a nonprofit which caters to millennial moms of color, and The Momference®, the nation's first full-scale conference for Black moms. Nikki is also proud to add “children's author” to her list of titles. As part of highlighting #dreamdrivingmamas - I'll be talking to fellow  mothers about the delicate balance between #dreamdriving and motherhood. NIKKI'S KEYS TO SUCCESS: 1. Goals 2. Strategy 3. Organization/Time Management SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/nikki-osei-barrett SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND NIKKI ON: Instagram: @chocl8fashnpr 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

    279: 5 Ways To Be More Consistent When #dreamdriving

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 17:40

    Host Rana Campbell shares 5 things that you can do to be more consistent along your personal #dreamdriving journey in this special Driver's Ed episode! *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    278: The Reality of Navigating New Motherhood During A Global Pandemic w/ Emilia Ortiz - #dreamdrivingmamas

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 64:53

    In a very honest, vulnerable, and transparent conversation - Emilia Ortiz opens up about the many unexpected ways she had to navigate her transition into first time motherhood during a global pandemic - and what she's learned about self, the postpartum experience, her future dreams and more. As part of the #dreamdrivingmamas series - I'll be talking to fellow  mothers about the delicate balance between #dreamdriving and  motherhood. Emilia is a bruja and energetic healer from Brooklyn, NY. She works 1 on 1 with clients, leading workshops, offering educational/uplifting content to her audience on social media. Emilia focuses on spirituality, mental health, and cannabis advocacy.  SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/emilia-ortiz SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND EMILIA ON: Instagram: @ethereal.1 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

    277: How to Dismiss Doubt And Find Your Inner Self- Confidence w/ McKenzie Dawkins

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 61:29

    We first chatted with McKenzie back in 2017 (episode 83). At the time, she was navigating life three years post-college and figuring out what it means when "the dream doesn't go as planned."  We talked about  fighting fear and doubt, accepting your gifts, believing in yourself, refueling her passions, and continuing towards the end goal.  Today, we catch up with her and and all that she has accomplished over the past four years and what new DREAMS she has been driving since. From becoming the content creator and social media influencer she always dreamed, dancing for Lizzo at the VMAs, to finally landing that BIG GIRL post-graduate job seven years later, McKenzie gets real about what the nontraditional journey looks like. We talk getting beat down by rejections, the path to finding confidence and how to suspend the disbelief in yourself.  This is great episode for anyone who feels like life just isn't going for them… you have to have the courage and the patience and the confidence/belief that things will work out as YOU ARE THE DRIVER OF YOUR DREAMS!  SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/mckenzie-dawkins-interview-update SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND MCKENZIE ON: Instagram: @kenzie_kenz1 @mckenziepens 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

    276: How Dayna Bolden Grew A Six Figure Lifestyle Brand By Sharing The Journey And Being Vulnerable

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 48:59

    Atlanta-based Lifestyle Blogger and Entrepreneur Dayna Bolden shares how she grew her six figure lifestyle brand by being authentic, transparent, and vulnerable about her #dreamdriving journey. By doing this - she was able to accomplish the dream she had for building a safe space for millennial women to live life boldly.  SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/dayna-bolden SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND DAYNA ON: Instagram: @daynabolden 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

    275: How Dreena Whitfield Trusted Her Instincts & Built An Award-Winning PR Agency From The Ground Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 47:53

    When Dreena Whitfield was a child, she wanted to be a singer. Eventually, that dream changed - with Dreena combining her love of politics, storytelling, and media  - in search of the career and lifestyle that would fit her talent and interests best.  Dreena shares how she made her dream of running her own PR agency, WhitPR, come true - and what 10 years of challenges, successes, and lessons learned looks like. She also dives into how she manages it all as a mompreneur and what tips she has for other dream drivers who are giving their all for the dream they won't give up on. About Dreena:  Dreena Whitfield is the Founder & CEO of WhitPR — the integrated strategic communications agency committed to shaping and amplifying the narratives that drive measurable brand success. Possessing over a decade of expertise in the communications space, Dreena cemented herself as a trusted advisor specializing in public relations, social media, crisis communications, and experiential marketing strategy. Throughout her diverse career, Dreena has served at the helm of leading communication efforts for leaders in the non-profit, corporate and political sectors, as well as small businesses, both domestically and internationally, with a commitment to making a social impact. To date, Dreena has been recognized as a 2021 PR News Top Women in PR Honoree, PR Weeks 40 Under 40, Ebony Magazine's “Top 10 Black Women in Politics'' and Huffington Post's,” Top 25 Millennial Publicists.” SHOW NOTES: www.dreamsindrive.com/dreena-whitfield SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND DREENA ON: Instagram: @dreenawhitpr @whitpr 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

    274: 5 Years Later, The Dream Lives On: How YouTuber + KIN Apparel CEO Philomina Kane Continues To Build A Lane For Herself

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 63:16

    When I chatted with YouTuber Philomina Kane in 2016 - she was an upcoming senior at Princeton and unsure of what her future would look like. 5 years later, she has over 188K YouTubers subscribers and is the CEO of the hottest new satin-lined hoodie brand KIN Apparel. How did the dream evolve? What happened since we last spoke? Listen in as we catch up with Philomina and she gets candid about the challenges and successes along the way and why it's important not to give up on yourself - or your dream. Philomina talks the decision post-college that CHANGED HER LIFE, how she ended up as a Marketing Director straight out of college, and how she knew it was time to pursue entrepreneurship full-time. Philomina shares why working smarter, not harder - is KEY. If you need some inspiration on why you should never give up on your passion because you never know when your investments and risks will pay off - this episode is for you! SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND PHILOMINA ON: Instagram: @naturallyphilo @kinapparel_ 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

    273: From College Student To Hair Care Boss - Behind The YouTube Hustle w/ NaturallyPhilo (THROWBACK EPISODE)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 68:52

    What does it really take to grow a YouTube channel and "make it" online? On this 2016 THROWBACK episode, we sat down with natural hair guru and Princeton University senior Philomina Kane aka “NaturallyPhilo” who spoke about what it was like being a risingYouTube content creator. From launching her channel in June 2014 to 2.5 years and over 30,000 subscribers later, Philomina shares how she was able to turn something she did for fun into a sustainable side hustle. Philomina discusses how to consistently provide value for your audience, the recipe for “going viral”, why community/engagement is key, how to work with brands, the difficulties of juggling school & YouTube, dealing with HATERS and more. If you're looking for a laugh as well as gems on how you can up your content game, this episode is for you. Enjoy! SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND PHILOMINA ON: Instagram: @naturallyphilo 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

    272: How To Create Magnetic, Purpose-Filled + Passionate Personal Relationships w/ Spicy Mari

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 58:11

    Have you given up on love or cultivating healthy personal relationships? Or, do you feel like your relationships need an intimacy and communication reboot? Relationship expert and CEO & Founder of The Spicy Life, Spicy Mari shares her #deamdriving journey and why she's dedicated her dedicated her life's work to encouraging singles and couples to communicate and connect more effectively by incorporating passion and adventure back into their interpersonal relationships. Spicy shares tips, strategies and keys to success that you can implement now to transform your relationships and start living in magnetic alignment. Raw and uncensored in her matchmaking approach Spicy Mari has been featured on Access Live, VH1's Basketball Wives, BuzzFeed, OWN NETWORK's Don't Tell The Bride, The Ricky Lake Show, and iHeartRadio as a recurring dating coach and matchmaker.    SPICY'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:1. Self-awareness 2. Passion 3. Intimacy 4. Communication 5. Yes! SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND SPICY ON: Web: www.thespicylife.com Instagram: @spicymari 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

    271: 5 Lessons My Jamaican Father Taught Me About Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 18:04

    As an ode to my dad, a very important person in my life - I share some of the biggest lessons about life & #dreamdriving that he has taught me. *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    270: But What If Things DO Work Out?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 62:24

    My friend Mary joins as I reflect on navigating fear, doubt, anxiety, and apprehension - 9 months postpartum. We talk about the mindset shift that's happening within me and why each stage of my personal evolution is so important to the #dreamdriving journey. *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    269: How To Make Your Next Career Move, Your Best Move w/ Kimberly B. Cummings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 56:02

    Have you ever fumbled a career move and wished you would have had a game plan? Kimberly B. Cummings is a career + leadership expert whose mission is to help women and people of color navigate the workplace, make more money and become industry leaders. She's going to take you through her own career journey and how she found her passion and gift helping others create WINNING career strategies. She's sharing all the insider step-by-step tips on how you can make career moves with intention Kimberly's personal and professional development company, Manifest Yourself, LLC, provides organizations with tailor-made solutions to hire, develop, engage, and retain women and people of color. . Her work has been featured on Forbes, MONEY Magazine, TeenVogue, Glassdoor, CNBC, Fox 5, and more. KIMBERLY'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:1. Declarations & Affirmations 2. Mission (Plan & Strategy) 3. Self-care SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND KIMBERLY ON: Web: www.kimberlybcummings.com Instagram: @kimbcummings 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

    268: How Salena Rochester Went From Intern To Media Executive By Dreaming Big And Doing The Work

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 57:27

    When you have BIG DREAMS, you have to put in big WORK! Salena Rochester dives into her #dreamdriving journey and how she went from being a page at NBCUniversal to a Vice President of Current Production & Development at Bravo and E!. Though the journey wasn't always linear, and had some twists and turns along the way she shares tips on how you can excel along your path to success and always remember that dreaming and winning big is possible. SALENA'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:1. Confidence 2. Determination 3. Peace SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND SALENA ON: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/salenaroc 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

    267: How To Design A Career Journey You Love w/ Ara Tucker

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 57:46

    How do you craft a career journey that makes sense for you? We sit down with Ara Tucker - SVP of Talent and Culture at Audible to chat her #dreamdriving journey and gain insights on what it means to chart a path that "feels right" for ourselves instead of one that others think "look right." Ara dives into her own career story and how she went from Princeton to law school to finding herself in a new space (Diversity & Inclusion). She talks about the power of being intentional when looking for a new position and what we can do to play up our strengths and interests in the job hunt. Ara also touches on how she includes her creative interests in her life outside of work - and why that's so important for Dream Drivers.   Some of the things weals discuss on this episode include:  Play & possibility Being ready when you receive "the call" The power of taking risks Why Ara hopes her journey as an openly gay, black woman encourages and inspires others Finding time for life outside of work...and more ARA'S KEYS TO SUCCESS: 1. Trail Mix (fuel) 2. Co-passengers 3. Do you SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND ARA ON: Web: www.aratucker.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/i_am_here_too______ 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

    266: It's My 30th Birthday + New Job Alert!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2021 25:21

    Major news alert! It's my 30th birthday AND I want to tell you all about my new job! Listen in to hear my reflections on what it means to turn 30, why I'm excited about this new chapter in my life, and what #dreamdriving means for me now. *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    265: 10 Ways To Get Motivated When You Run Out Of Gas

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 23:23

    Do you need help getting back on track when YOU have run out of gas along your #dreamdriving journey? On this episode, Rana shares steps you can take when you don't feel like pursuing your dream anymore and need some help finding your inspiration to keep going. You'll learn why being in PARK doesn't have to be permanent and how to navigate when you need to refuel and get back on the #dreamdriving highway. *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    264: More Than Just The 'Family Business' - Resa B. Luster-Mac On Crafting Her Own Career Path, Marketing Effectively & Navigating Motherhood During COVID

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 66:57

    Resa B. Luster - Senior Brand Manager at Luster Products, Inc. - talks how she successfully built a career and launched new brands and products within the family business. Though she's a third generation Luster- she hasn't let that stop her from crafting a career path, introduce new marketing techniques, and welcome motherhood during a global pandemic. Some of the things we discuss on this episode include:  Resa's early inspirations How to introduce change within an organization Marketing strategies used to make viral content How to work with influencers effectively How the Luster team handled COVID's impact on business How Resa approached building a career within the family business Tips for launching new products How to balancing motherhood and career More on Resa: Meet - Resa B. Luster- Senior Brand Manager at Luster Products, Inc. where she leads the Luster’s Pink brand. As a third generation Luster and the granddaughter of Luster Product’s founder Fred Luster, - Resa grew up living and breathing all things beauty and haircare.  Growing up, she watched as her family ran and grew the business. Eventually, she too would have a career within Lusterland - where she started as an intern and worked her way up the ladder. As Senior Brand Manager of the Luster’s Pink brand, she has proven herself as a beauty executive and has demonstrated that she too shares the Luster’s entrepreneurial gene. In 2016, after noticing a gap in the market, she successfully led the launch for the Luster’s Pink Kids collection, which can now be found on the shelves of Walmart, Sally Beauty, Dollar General, Fred’s and beauty and barber supply stores nationwide.  RESA'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:1. Listening 2. Capacity for calmness 3. Willingness to learn SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND RESA ON: Web: www.lusterspink.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ResaBLuster 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

    263: How To Use The Power Of Your Voice To Make Your Story Shine w/ Denise Woods

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 62:36

    Do you know just how powerful your voice is along your #dreamdriving journey? Listen in as author, producer, and celebrity vocal coach Denise Woods shares how she was able to use her gifts as a  storyteller to build a life (and voice) doing what she loves.  Some of the things we discuss on this episode include:  Denise's early inspirations in the arts How she became a vocal coach to the stars Overcoming adversities and struggles throughout her journey Why storytelling is so important  Tips for enhancing your natural voice...and more DENISE'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:1. Belief System 2. Community 3. Ability to trust SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND DENISE ON: Web: http://www.speakitclearly.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/speakitclearly 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

    262: Motherhood Is Hard AF (A #dreamdriving Update)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 22:16

    I love motherhood, but l'm going to keep it real...the road traveled so far hasn't been easy. This week, I share some of the realities and challenges I've experienced 6 months in and what I'm doing to regain my bearings, find motivation again, and get back on the #dreamdriving course. *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/episode-262 *JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    261: How To Set Up Your Dream For Long-Term Success w/ Cornell McBride Jr.

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 52:40

    What are the keys to sustaining your dream along the #dreamdriving journey? This week we’re chatting with award-winning entrepreneur, motivational business speaker and media guru, Cornell McBride Jr. serves as the visionary and president of McBride Research Laboratories (MRL) - home to a brand that you may know, DESIGN ESSENTIALS. As the second generation leader under his father Cornell McBride Sr., Cornell Jr’s contributions and leadership of MRL has led to the innovation of countless products within the company’s primary lines, which have made MRL renown for being a global leader in manufacturing hair care products for both salon professionals and multicultural consumers for nearly 30 years. On this episode we dive into Cornell's YEARS of experience as a business leader. Some of the things we discuss include:  Cornell’s strategy for scaling Design Essentials How to spot opportunities Finding your “genius zone” How to forecast effectively Tips for winning e-commerce as entrepreneur…and more   CORNELL'S KEYS TO SUCCESS:1. Passion 2. Preparation 3. Purpose SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND CORNELL ON: Web: http://www.cornellmcbridejr.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cornell_mcbridejr 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

    260: Hitting Rockbottom, Bossing Up & Building A Coffee Empire w/ Kalisha "Fly" Carmichael

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 81:09

    Ever feel like people counted you out? That you wouldn’t be a success and pull through your own personal challenges? But- when you did…you SHOWED OUT?! Meet Kalisha Carmichael, socially known as Fly, a Newark native, and the CEO of Boss Blend Coffee Co. On this episode, Kalisha  shares her life story and how she went from a space where her  dreams were “dead” to now actively building a thriving coffee business. The years in-between were ROUGH but laid the foundation for where she is today. Fly talks about how why she wanted to see people who looked like herself, represented in the coffee industry and how she strived to create a safe space for the Black community to enjoy the coffee culture. For Fly, #dreamdriving meant diving deep and unlocking her inner tenacity and resilience. Fly keeps it real about what we really have to do if we want to stop dreaming about it and start living the life of our dreams. Some of the things we discuss on this podcast include: The best mistake she’s ever made in business How she launched Boss Blend and sold $1,000 worth of product her first day How COVID-19 rocked her world and catapulted her into full-time entrepreneurship Tips for #dreamdrivers struggling to believe in their dreams How motherhood informs her grind..and more! FLY'S KEYS TO SUCCESS: 1. Belief in yourself 2. Be resourceful 3. Trust your higher power/ faith ENTER TO WIN BOSS BLEND COFFEE SIGNATURE BLEND:www.dreamsindrive.com/win SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND BOSS BLEND COFFEE ON: Web: https://www.bossblendcoffee.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bossblendcoffeeco/ 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

    259: How To Be A Fear Fighter w/ Luvvie Ajayi Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 28:31

    Podcast host author, and speaker Luvvie Ajayi Jones shares her tips for how you can be a "professional troublemaker" and fight fear along your #dreamdriving journey.  LUVVIE'S KEYS TO SUCCESS: 1. Red lipstick 2. Permission to dream 3. A favorite book SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND LUVVIE ON: Web: https://awesomelyluvvie.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/luvvie 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

    Don't Put Yourself On The Shelf - Building A Culinary Empire (4 Year Update) w/ Courtnee Futch

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 22, 2021 81:52

    Back in 2017, Courtnee Futch found her "dream job." Unexpectedly, she got FIRED from that same dream job a few months in. She then vowed to get back on track to building the career of her dreams. Fast forward four years...what happened?? Where is she now? We catch up with EP 59 & 60 guest - chef, baker, author and entrepreneur Courtnee Futch to talk about how much her journey to the dream has changed since you first heard from her....and why this is only the beginning. Courtnee shares the challenges and successes she's encountered along the way and what #dreamdriving means to her now. Some of the things we discuss include: What Courtney has been up to since 2017's interview Launching new businesses + finding new passions Pivoting post COVID How a Glamour Magazine feature changed Courtnee's life  How to battle fear & doubt The process behind launching her debut cookbook Courtnee's plans for the future   Some of the topics we discuss include: The difference between a hobby & entrepreneurship Xā’s life-changing travel to Rishikesh, India  The importance of Black trans representation in the LGBTQ+  yoga community The power of speaking up for oneself…and more. SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND COURTNE ON: Web: http://www.courtneefutch.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/courtnee.mfchef 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

    257: Happy 5 Years! + Lessons Learned Along The Way

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2021 31:20

    On January 1, 2016 I launched the Dreams In Drive podcast. Prior to that, I had no clue about the industry of podcasting. I had an idea and a dream and was determined to show up for myself and see what would happen. Fast forward 5+ years and I've had over 250+ episodes, 220 + guests, 1 million + downloads, 40+ press features...and more... I've been putting that dream into drive and haven't stopped yet. Listen in to this week's episode to hear me reflect on the journey to now and all that I've learned along the way. *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/5-years *JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    256: The Healing Journey w/ Xā Carter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2021 63:47

    Today on the show, we have international yoga instructor & healing guide Xā Carter of Xude Yoga. For many of us dream drivers, the road to finding ourselves and our purpose has many exits and entrances. Xā is going to take us on her journey of self-discovery and healing and how she was able to create a space for BIPOC & those in the LGBTQIA+ community to be seen, heard, acknowledge themselves, and heal from the inside out. Some of the topics we discuss include: The difference between a hobby & entrepreneurship Xā’s life-changing travel to Rishikesh, India  The importance of Black trans representation - LBGTQ+  the yoga community The power of speaking up for oneself…and more. Xā's Keys To Success: Clear mission Self care routine Tribe SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/xa-carter SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND XĀ CARTER: Web: http://www.xudeyoga.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/xudeyoga 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

    255: 5 Things In My 2021 Toolkit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2021 17:10

    Let's start off the year right! Host Rana Campbell shares the 5 keys to success in her 2021 #dreamdriving toolkit. She also shares how motherhood has impacted and influenced her entrepreneurial journey. *SHOW NOTES:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/2021-toolkit *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    254: My 40 Hour Unmedicated Labor + Birth Story

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 37:10

    Baby Dream Driver is finally here! Host Rana Campbell shares the details of her 40 hour journey to birthing her son. She talks how she was able to make this dream of hers a reality, the birthing during a pandemic, and some of the initial postpartum challenges she's facing as she plans what's next for life and Dreams In Drive.  *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/rana-birth-story *JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    253: The Power Of Faith & Purpose - How Mandy Bowman Built Official Black Wall Street

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2020 56:00

    Meet - Mandy Bowman the Founder and CEO of Official Black Wall Street, the largest app and digital platform helping consumers find, review, and support Black-owned businesses. Since launching the Official Black Wall Street platform in 2015, and the app in 2017, Mandy has been at the forefront of the #BuyBlack movement, helping Black businesses around the world gain the exposure and resources they deserve. Mandy takes us along her #dreamdriving journey and shares why she set out to empower the Black community through economics and ownership. Some of the things we discuss include: Her early career in media Challenges of building the platform The importance of #buyingblack How to grow a team that aligns with your faith Why faith is critical..and more Mandy's Keys To Success: Amazing support system Faith To-do list SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/mandy-bowman SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND MANDY BOWMAN Web: http://www.officialblackwallstreet.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mandyxbowman 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

    252: 8 Quick Brand Marketing Tips (Driver's Ed)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2020 25:19

    Rana reflects on a recent experience where she was able to get a brand marketing client without actively promoting. Plus, she shares 8 quick low-effort unique marketing hacks that you can use to promote yourself or your business.  *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/episode-252 *JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    251: Failure Isn't Forever - Hitting Rockbottom & Finding Love, Success, & Hope Again w/ Laine Bradley

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2020 97:18

    What do you do when you hit rockbottom? Meet Laine Bradley - entrepreneur, investor, accountant, mother and CEO of Vraiment Financial. On this episode, Laine shares her story of almost giving up, feeling like a failure, and the ultimate perseverance and hustle to work through negative in order to build a NEW life. Laine takes us through her life - from growing in Orange, NJ to getting pregnant and married at a young age. We journey through the part of her life falling apart and how and WHY she put in the work to rebuild her LIFE. Moral of this story? Failure isn't forever. Reinvention is possible and BLESSINGS will come once you are determined enough to make things happen. 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! SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/laine-bradley SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND MEGAN FREELAND: Web: https://www.lazimillennial.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/multipassionatemeg 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

    250: Motherhood Doesn’t Stop The Dream w/ Megan Freeland

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2020 70:24

    Meet - Dr. Megan N. Freeland - a public health pharmacist, healthcare copywriter, business owner, and host of The LaziMILLENNIAL Lounge podcast. Megan discusses the road to achieving her dream of working for the CDC - and how everything changed after two cross-country moves and an unexpected IUD pregnancy. All of what she’s been through had enabled her to fully understand and embrace her identity as a multipassionate person. For Megan, motherhood didn't stop her #dreamdriving - and it doesn't have to stop yours either. Listen in as we discuss the road to her "dream job", how things changed in a few seconds, balancing motherhood, and why understanding your passions is important. 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! SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/megan-freeland SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND MEGAN FREELAND: Web: https://www.lazimillennial.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/multipassionatemeg 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

    249: From Corporate Employee to Party Supply & Virtual Events CEO - How Tabitha Salomon Got Out Her Comfort Zone & Dominated

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2020 63:44

    Meet Tabitha Salomon -  co-founder and CEO of Dash Camp and Party Dash, premiere events companies offering outrageously fun experiences and modern party supplies. Tabitha started Party Dash while working at Google and later launched Dash Camp after her clients/parents came to her with a PROBLEM concerning their children during COVID-19 that she then found a unique SOLUTION for. Their new experience, Dash Camp Afterschool, is now open for enrollment.  Tabitha is also a  graduate of Harvard Business School, former Samsung employee and co-founder of a podcast called Wine Down Build Up with fellow HBS classmate and entrepreneur & past DID guest, KJ Miller of Mented Cosmetics. On this episode, Tabitha shares the journey to entrepreneurship and why getting out of her comfort zone always led her to bigger opportunities. She talks how she was able to make $33k her first month in business, building an entirely new company off of parents’ needs, the key to building a powerful network…and why business is not guessing….business is numbers. Knowing this is a PIVOTAL key along the #dreamdriving journey.  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! SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/tabitha-salomon SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND TABITHA/DASH CAMP: Web: http://www.partydash.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tabitha-salomon 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

    248: Silent Battles - You Are Not Alone

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2020 13:20

    Rana reflects on the life and work of Chadwick Boseman, the impact of meeting him on the Jimmy Fallon show, and how we can push through our own silent battles while dream driving. Listen to EP 138 - "My Beautiful Black Panther Week": https://www.dreamsindrive.com/black-panther/ *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/1-million-downloads *JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    247: How To Stop Doubting Your Strengths & Pursue Your Dreams Fearlessly w/ Mike McDerment

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2020 56:30

    Mike McDerment started with a passion - realized his strengths and then went on to build FreshBooks - one of the world's top cloud accounting software for self-employed professionals. Built out of frustration after accidentally saving over an invoice, Mike spent 3.5 years growing FreshBooks from his parents’ basement. Since launching in 2003, over 10 million people have used FreshBooks to save time billing, and collect billions of dollars.  In this episode we dive into Mike's #dreamdriving journey and the lessons he learned along the road to success. 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! Mike's Keys To Success:1. Will to carry on 2. Passion for what you’re doing 3. Surround yourself with great people SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/mike-mcderment SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND FRESHBOOKS: Web: http://www.freshbooks.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/freshbooks 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

    246: Feel The Fear & Do It Anyway w/ Andrea Pitter of Pantora Bridal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2020 65:31

    Meet Andrea Pitter - founder and creative director of Pantora Bridal and the founder of Trap Fabricks - an online fabric store that is dedicated to  independent and urban creatives by providing access to exclusive textiles. You're going to learn how Andrea was able to take the dream she had as a kid of being a fashion designer and truly make it a reality! What started out as a hobby soon turned into a side hustle and then a full fledged business! Andrea shares the roadmap she took to carving out a space for Black-designed bridal to shine in an industry where Black bodies are underrepresented and excluded. We touch on the ups, downs and the uncertainties - and why Andrea always chose to BET ON HERSELF and her ideas. Andrea even gets real about how her business was impacted by COVID-19 and the steps she and her team took to ensure they were able to return to business.  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! Andrea's Keys To Success: 1. Know your "Why" 2. Mentor 3. A good book SHOW NOTES: https://www.dreamsindrive.com/andrea-pitter SHOP OUR EPISODE PARTNER - CAMELLA'S KITCHEN: Camella’s Kitchen is the maker of Caribbean inspired high-quality, handcrafted sauces, marinades, spices, cakes and more.  The brand was founded by a mother and daughter duo from Trinidad and Tobago and is all about helping you live your sauciest life! Some of their signature flavors include their spicy mango chutney, island herb blend, curry lover’s duo and Trini hot pepper sauce! Visit www.camellaskitchen.com/did to learn more. Use code DID10 for 10% off at checkout. SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND PANTORA BRIDAL Web: https://www.pantorabridal.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrea_pittercampbell 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

    245: Use Your Intuition & Move Past Doubt - Shontay Lundy on Launching Black Girl Sunscreen

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2020 66:56

    Here's Shontay Lundy's story: After refusing to look like a pasty white ghost with market available sunscreen, she took matters into her own hands and created the revolutionary brand, Black Girl Sunscreen, to bridge the gap of sun care protection in the black community. We often see the RESULTS - but HOW did Shontay get here? A thriving commerce business? Distribution in over 200 Target stores nationwide? How did she get past the doubt and gain the experience + confidence to go forward with this innovative idea? Some of the things we discuss/you'll learn include: What inspired Shontay as a child Why she felt her experience in corporate “extremely necessary" Issues Shontay faced launching Why she planned a social media launch Why growing isn’t always as easy How to stop doubting yourself Thing to do if you want to be #1 Why there is no back-up plan... 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! Shontay's Keys To Success:1. Work ethic 2. Discipline 3. Humility SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shontay-lundy ENTER TO WIN A TUBE OF BLACK GIRL SUNSCREEN: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/win SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND BLACKGIRLSUNSCREEN ON:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shontay_lundy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blackgirlsunscreen Web: https://www.blackgirlsunscreen.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

    244: Give Your Audience What They Want - How Fred Mwangaguhunga Grew Celebrity News Blog MediaTakeOut

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2020 72:01

    Ever wonder what it takes to build a media company — one of the firsts of it kind? In the driver’s seat is  Fred Mwangaguhunga - founder of MediaTakeOut.com/MTO News. Fred takes us along his path to entrepreneurship which includes growing up the son of immigrants in Queens, New York to later getting a JD/MBA from Columbia University, working on Wall St - to then being a founding member of an innovative door-to-door laundry service. How in the world did he become a content creator running one of the largest Black celebrity gossip sites of the time? Fred details how he stumbled upon the idea of MediaTakeOut.com, why he believes his mark in internet history is important - and how other entrepreneurs can succeed by putting value and customer needs first. Some of the things you’ll learn are: Life as the child of immigrants Why Fred decided to go to law school How Fred knew entrepreneurship was for him The beginning days of MediaTakeOut.com The benefits of taking advantage of a brand new industry Why there are no shortcuts in business  How to increase revenue What a lot of content creators are doing wrong  Challenges Fred faced with building MTO  How Fred deals with the criticism of MTO’s content 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! Fred's Keys To Success: 1. Autobiography of entrepreneur you want to model career after 2. Banker/Financier 3. Holy book SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/fred-mediatakeout SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join 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

    243: How To Get Paid By Brands - Sponsorship 101 w/ Jessica Chinyelu

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2020 70:11

    Meet Jessica Chinyelu aka “The Sponsorship Lady” - a Nigerian-American wife and mompreneur based in Dallas, TX. She’s the Founder of a non-profit organization Woman of Purpose where she hosts annual conferences. She also teaches people how to secure corporate sponsorships and has worked with brands such as Herbal Essences, Kroger, Gillette, Walmart, Reebok, NYX, and Brinker International to name a few.  On this episode, Jessica gives us dream drivers a crash course on how to secure sponsorships. She shares the knitty gritty and lets us know what we can start doing TODAY to start seeing results. Some of the topics we discuss include: Sponsorship tactics to AVOID What are brands looking for? Why data will always get you more Why “My brand is small…I can’t get sponsorships” is not true You’re also going to hear a bit more about Jessica’s journey to entrepreneurship, how she found her niche, and all the lessons she’s learned along the way.  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! SHOP OUR EPISODE PARTNER - CAMELLA'S KITCHEN: Camella’s Kitchen is the maker of Caribbean inspired high-quality, handcrafted sauces, marinades, spices, cakes and more.  The brand was founded by a mother and daughter duo from Trinidad and Tobago and is all about helping you live your sauciest life! Some of their signature flavors include their spicy mango chutney, island herb blend, curry lover’s duo and Trini hot pepper sauce! Visit www.camellaskitchen.com/did to learn more. Use code DID10 for 10% off at checkout. Jessica's Keys To Success:1. Phone with the right contacts 2. Map - A vision for where you are going 3. Keys SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/jessica-chinyelu SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND JESSICA CHINYELU ON:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jessicachinyelu/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesponsorshiplady Web: https://www.jessicachinyelu.com/ig-links 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

    242: Baby Dream Driver On The Way!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2020 25:34

    Special episode! Host Rana Campbell shares some very special news.... she's pregnant! Listen in to learn more about her pregnancy journey, what's she been up to , and how Dreams In Drive will be impacted. Enjoy! *SHOP DREAMS IN DRIVE MERCHANDISE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/1-million-downloads *JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

    241: How To Turn Your Talents Into Profit w/ Dwaynia Wilkerson

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2020 67:14

    Let's talk turning talents into profit. Our guest Dwaynia Wilkerson will tell you her story of how - After spending 11 years teaching English at a local university, she decided to trade her grade book and dry erase markers for laptops and coffee shops - and launch HER OWN business.  Now Dwaynia is the owner of Prose & Pens, which provides content writing services to businesses and brands.  Dwaynia is an example of being in it for the long run and how the path to figuring out how to create a business from one's passion is not always easy - but worth it. Some of the topics we discuss include: What inspired her as child Why she started college studying something totally different from her passion How being clever and strategic, & prepared got helped her get her first teaching gig Lessons she learned about herself along the way How to find clients How a betrayal turning into a blessing How to finding the gatekeepers & decision makers directly Why you don’t always need social media to market your business... 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! VISIT OUR EPISODE PARTNER - CAMELLA'S KITCHEN: Camella’s Kitchen is the maker of Caribbean inspired high-quality, handcrafted sauces, marinades, spices, cakes and more.  The brand was founded by a mother and daughter duo from Trinidad and Tobago and is all about helping you live your sauciest life! Some of their signature flavors include their spicy mango chutney, island herb blend, curry lover’s duo and Trini hot pepper sauce! Visit www.camellaskitchen.com/did to learn more. Use code DID10 for 10% off at checkout. Dwaynia's Keys To Success:1. True assessment of strengths and weaknesses 2. A spirit of resilience 3. Patience SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/dwaynia-wilkerson SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND DWAYNIA WILKERSON ON:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dwaynia.wilkerson/ Web: https://www.proseandpens.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

    240: Make Your Dreams POP! - How Khadijah Polly Scaled & Grew Her Popcorn Business

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2020 54:45

    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 SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND KHADIJAH POLLY ON:Instagram: http://instagram.com/kayskettlecorn Web: http://www.kayskettlecorn.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

    239: How To Shift Your Mindset & Smash Your Financial #Dreamdriving Goals w/ Julien & Kiersten Saunders

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2020 63:12

    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 SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND JULIEN & KIERSTEN ON SOCIAL:Instagram: http://instagram.com/richandregular 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

    238: How To Identify Your Unique Gift & Find Winning Opportunities w/ Tristan Walker

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2020 54:04

    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! ENTER TO WIN A BEVEL SHAVE KIT: www.dreamsindrive.com/win 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 SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE STORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/shop SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join 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

    237: The Power of The Pivot - Why It's Okay To Move On & Build A New Dream w/ Tricia Lee

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2020 61:26

    "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 SUPPORT DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate BROWSE THE BOOKSTORE:http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - THE KEYS: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join FIND TRICIA LEE: IG: https://www.instagram.com/soldbytricialee Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/soldbytricialee 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

    236: 1 Million Downloads - How I Did It + Lessons Learned

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2020 46:49

    4 years...220 + guests...235+ episodes...1 million downloads later... how did I do it? Join in as I reflect on the journey to one million Dreams In Drive episode downloads. Plus, I share the 10 tips + strategies that ANYONE looking to grow their brand or business can implement to accomplish any BIG goal. I also answer a few listener Q & As about the journey to 1 million. If you enjoy this episode, please share with a friend. Make sure to follow @dreamsindrive on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Use the hashtag #dreamsindrive when sharing! *SUBSCRIBE TO "THE KEYS" NEWSLETTER: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/join *DONATE TO DREAMS IN DRIVE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/donate *SHOP THE DREAMS IN DRIVE BOOKSTORE: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/bookstore *SHOW NOTES: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/1-million-downloads *JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP: http://www.dreamsindrive.com/facebook *Follow Dreams In Drive on Social: *http://twitter.com/dreamsindrive *http://instagram.com/dreamsindrive *Follow Rana on Social: *http://instagram.com/rainshineluv *http://twitter.com/rainshineluv *http://www.ranacampbell.com

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