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Enjoy inspiring interviews with thought leaders, storytellers, entrepreneurs, influencers and legacy builders, just like you. Be motivated by stories and strategies about overcoming adversity, achieving astounding accomplishments and going on amazing adventures. Learn from experts about finding your voice, mastering your mindset and creating movements with your message. Tap into timeless wisdom and get tools for transcending to new levels of success, happiness and joy!




Enjoy inspiring interviews with thought leaders, storytellers, entrepreneurs, influencers and legacy builders, just like you. Be motivated by stories and strategies about overcoming adversity, achieving astounding accomplishments and going on amazing adventures. Learn from experts about finding your voice, mastering your mindset and creating movements with your message. Tap into timeless wisdom and get tools for transcending to new levels of success, happiness and joy!








Stories Connect Us

Paul & Jennifer Henczel interview Juliet Hahn Juliet Hahn is a master storyteller, Keynote Speaker, Podcaster, Consultant & Content Creator. Juliet guides people to explore their past in order to connect the dots to their own story, while helping people connect to their passions. She also has a partnership with NFL Thread to create a series that explores the lives and stories of NFL spouses and partners. Find out about: Get all the links mentioned in today's Inspiring Influencers's Show at


I'm Kind of a Big Deal

Paul & Jennifer Henczel interview Christophe Zajac-Denek. Christophe is an American Actor, Stuntman, Professional Drummer, Speaker and Podcaster. He has appeared on multiple talk shows including Jimmy Kimmel Live. He starred in “Standing on Water” a film by Tommy Corey. In addition to acting for film and TV, Christophe hosts and produces a podcast called “I’m Kind of a Big Deal: Little People Huge Stories.” If that long list isn’t enough, he also is extremely athletic, energetic, and a lot of fun! Access all the links and downloads from this episode in the show notes here:


Red Hat Guy

Today, Paul Henczel interviews Larry Roberts, The Red Hat Guy. Perfect for the holiday season, be prepared for a very inspiring story of overcoming, rising above adversity and standing out in the crowd. Access the Inspiring Influencers Show links and downloads in the show notes here: Known for his red hat, Larry is best described as high-energy, fun, and charismatic. He is a podcaster, keynote speaker, best-selling author, and international top-rated course creator. Larry Roberts has been in coaching and facilitator roles for more than 25 years. Over the last several years, he has grown to be one of the most highly sought-after podcasting coaches and content creators in the industry. Recently named to Podcast Magazine’s Top 40 Over 40, Larry is also the editor-in-chief of one of the largest podcast industry newsletters, The Podfest Messenger. You can find him regularly speaking at industry events, participating in industry panels and appearing on other podcasts. In fact, we had the privilege of meeting Larry in person at Podfest Expo. We were impressed with Larry's vast experience and friendly approach. Larry has done a brilliant job of taking a simple concept and using that to brand himself and stand out in the crowd. Hear Larry's tips that helped him gain clarity in his life and business, and how you can do the same.


Dream it, Feel it, Achieve it

Today, Paul & Jennifer Henczel interview Sabine Kvenberg about life-changing mindset transformations. Access the all the links and downloads mentioned in this episode in the Inspiring Influencers Show show notes here: Sabine gives entrepreneurs and small business owners the tools to communicate confidently with their prospects and clients, elevating them to stand out from the crowd and putting their businesses into the spotlight. Sabine was an actress and director in Europe for ten years before moving to the US to open a Performing Arts School that she operated for 27 years. Many of her students got started in the entertainment industry. Today she helps entrepreneurs craft their Celebrity Signature Message to cut through the noise. She teaches them how to authentically appear on video and live stages to deliver powerful presentations with ease and confidence. She is the author of Secrets on How to Succeed in Showbiz and Unlock Your Ful Potential, as well as the co-author of the Amazon #1 Bestseller The Musical Imprint.


The Power of Positioning

Today, Jennifer Henczel interviews Samantha Riley about your “Diamond Factor” to be positioned as the unapologetic leader in your industry. Access the Inspiring Influencers Show links and downloads in the show notes here: Samantha Riley is an authority positioning strategist, best selling author, speaker, host of the Influence By Design podcast. She has built multiple businesses over the past 28 years, and grew her first 7-figure business from the ground up before she was 30. Samantha now works with experts and change makers to become the unapologetic leader in their industry, and build their elegant empire.


5 components of a Performance Mindset

Paul Henczel interviews Leadership Performance Coach Fran Racioppi. Francis Racioppi knows what it takes for any human to go from ordinary to extraordinary. He shares his exact steps in this motivating interview. Fran Racioppi is the host of the Jedburgh Podcast. He is a highly decorated, educated, and impressive individual having served for 13 years as a Green Beret, where he planned and coordinated special forces and advised and aided the Commander of Special Forces in Africa. Fran has earned numerous Military Decorations for his service. He is also the Chief People Officer at SOF Foundation, Founder at FRsix and Race Director at Sailahead. -- Learn Fran’s 5 components of a Performance Mindset. --Hear how you can infuse these principles into your life and business for more success. --Find out about the fascinating meaning behind Jedburgh. Access The Inspiring Show Podcast, Show Notes and Downloads: Join our Inspiring Show Facebook Group:


Accountability Code

Paul and Jennifer Henczel interview Marci Barker, Author of the Accountability Code. Marci is also the owner of Fun and Sustainable Fitness. She really infuses fun into everything she does. - Learn Marci’s 6 steps to accountability. - Hear about how she wrote her book on a reality TV Show. - Hear how accountability can help your life and business. - Find out how Marci can be your loving kick in the pants! Women in Podcasting Show - Listen to the podcast and watch the videos...


Season 2: New Season, New Opportunities

Season 2 Kick Off! We're back! We were on hiatus with a number of challenges that came up this past year, but now we’re back with a new season, a new look and new opportunities! Access The Inspiring Show Podcast, Show Notes and Downloads: Join us in Orlando, Florida! We’re speaking at Podfest Multimedia Expo. Use this link to get 20% ticket prices: Wow! If you know our story, you know we’ve had a lot of bizarre situations in our life, and like a lot of people, the past couple years have been stranger than ever. We had to take some time off to deal with all that. (If you don’t know our original story, check out Episode 1, Episode 2, and Episode 3 of the Inspiring Influencers Show). Many people over the last couple years have had challenges of their own. They have had to change directions in their personal or professional lives and pivot. So, today we want to share with you 3 things that have helped us in getting through difficult times, getting unstuck, and moving forward. And, they can help you too. As we go through these, think about where you are now? Where do you want to be? And, what is it going to take to get you there?


Elevate Your Hustle - Jennifer Garrett

The Inspiring Show Podcast Hosted by Paul & Jennifer Henczel. Access the show notes and downloads at Suit up. Show up. Move the Ball! Those are motivating words from Jennifer A. Garrett, out guest today on The Inspiring Show. She shares about: Why is getting the next first down important in life? Lessons from football that people can use in their lives. How to deal with rejection. How she’s involved with helping current and former military service members and professional athletes. Jennifer A. Garrett is an internationally recognized leadership coach, speaker, author, Army lawyer, and former Fortune 100 corporate executive who has a passion for helping and inspiring others, pushing boundaries, and driving individuals and organizations out of their comfort zones to achieve higher levels of success. Jen has become known as a high-performance strategist and expert by teaching individuals how to cross the goal line by using principles from American football and her Move the Ball frameworks. With her football and business expertise, Jen’s organization, Feel the Push, also works with athletes as they transition “off the field” to be all-star players in life beyond the game. Hosted by Paul Henczel, Produced by Jennifer Henczel.


Resilient Relationships - Isabelle Mercier & Margarita Romano

Treat Your Relationship Like A Million Dollar Client - An interview featuring Isabelle Mercier & Margarita Romano. Access The Inspiring Show Podcast, Show Notes and Downloads: Meet this energizing, powerhouse team! They’re story is truly inspiring. They teach today’s top leaders and entrepreneurs how to overcome to get a better outcome. Unlike business, there are no schools for creating successful personal relationships. After almost 30 years of living and working together, and also working with couple-preneurs, Isabelle and Margarita have uncovered that there is great relationship wisdom in learning from what makes a business thrive. Isabelle Mercier is a Brand & Business Performance Catalyst, (A.K.A. the Momentum Generator). A ‘no-nonsense’ dynamo helping passionate entrepreneurs identify, develop, implement, and deliver spectacular, impactful brands. Margarita Romano is an Equine-Guided Strategist, (A.K.A. the Detail Nut). A “super freak” processor helping passionate entrepreneurs connect the dots to lead fulfilling lives driven by heart and soul. Hosted by Paul & Jennifer Henczel, Produced by Jennifer Henczel.


Release Trauma - Jessi Beyer

How to Heal: Learn About Natural Therapies You Can Use To Release Your Trauma. Find out how Jessi Beyer overcame years of self-harm, depression and trauma. Hear actionable steps to turn criticism into learning experiences. Access The Inspiring Show Podcast, Show Notes and Downloads: Jessi Beyer is a speaker, mental health advocate, and the author of How To Heal: A Practical Guide To Nine Natural Therapies You Can Use To Release Your Trauma, which comes out on May 5. She has been featured in dozens of media outlets, including Best Company, Elite Daily, and Thrive Global, and has spoken to thousands of people across the country at groups like Fairygodboss and Missouri State University. Outside of her professional life, Jessi is a K9 search and rescue handler and a proud pet mom. Jessi helps millennial women feel valid, heard, and appreciated in their mental health struggles and design a life they love waking up to. She does this by helping them find a path to healing that best fits them, break free from the expectations and standards of others, and live according to their own definitions of success, fulfillment, and happiness.


The Dragonist - Dov Baron

Hear Dov Baron’s inspiring survival story. Access The Inspiring Show and the downloads and show notes for this episode at: In this interview hosted by Paul Henczel and featuring Dov Baron find out: - What is DragonFire and how can you find yours? - What’s the biggest mistake people make on their journey to becoming Dragon leaders? - Dov Baron’s best Dragon Leader tip. Dov Baron is the bestselling author of One Red Thread and Fiercely Loyal: How High Performing Companies Develop and Retain Top Talent. Dov has been named one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers, and one of the Top 30 Global Leadership Guru’s. He has spoken to the United Nations, the World Management Forum in Iran, the New York National Speakers Association, and the Servant Leadership Institute. Dov’s humour and no-BS style is contagious. As a master storyteller, he is considered to be the leading authority on actualized leadership. Actualized leadership means getting the result you set out to achieve in the most meaningful manner. Dov believes the world needs more Leaders committed to living their purpose, standing in their truth, and empowering others to find their fire and do the same. Hosted by Paul Henczel, Produced by Jennifer Henczel.


Rejection to Success - Darryll Stinson

Darryll teaches how to turn your pain into revenue and a more fulfilled life! Paul Henczel is the host today. Access The Inspiring Show Podcast, Show Notes and Downloads: This episode is packed with inspiration from our guest today. Hear Darryll Stinson’s gripping story of rejection to success. Golden nuggets of wisdom from our interview with Darryll Stinson: Darryll Stinson is an athletic transition thought leader, rapper and suicide survivor. He is also a TEDx speaker and certified John Maxwell coach, he shares his life experience of overcoming addiction, childhood rejection, mental illness, depression, and multiple suicide attempts to produce success in his life and inspire others to experience the abundant life. Darryll played defensive end at Central Michigan University where he was part of that 23rd nationally ranked team. He incorporates the disciplines and inspirations of being an athlete into his teachings. Darryll also founded Second Chance Athletes in 2017. A holistic athletic transition company which helps former and forgotten athletes reach their full potential on and off the field. Hosted by Paul Henczel, Produced by Jennifer Henczel.


Overcoming Uncertainty – Tyson Sharpe

Want To Stop Looking For Success As A Solution To Feel ‘Enough’? Our expert guest today is Tyson Sharpe. In this interview, you will learn how to achieve your business and life goals, not to fill an internal void, but as an extension of who you really are. Access The Inspiring Show Podcast, Show Notes and Downloads: Are You Attached To The Outcome? Most people are looking to achieve next-level results in order to fill a void within themselves. If you have ever looked to succeed in order to feel ‘enough’ or worthy, you’ll resonate with our expert guest today. In this conversation, you will learn how to overcome this pattern by developing a deeper inner relationship. Tyson Sharpe’s strategies help people to elevate in 3 areas: 1) Deeper self-connection 2) Heightened consciousness 3) Elevated Courage Tyson’s mission is to introduce a heightened level of consciousness into the world of business. Tyson has coached hundreds of online business owners helping them transcend their patterns of fear, doubt, and frustration so they can build a more conscious business as an extension of their personal awakening. Tyson Sharpe believes that when you build a business from flow, creativity, and alignment, you can’t NOT thrive, and you will create the difference in the world you are being pulled towards by your heart. Hosted by Paul & Jennifer Henczel, Produced by Jennifer Henczel. 2FFnrUey8EzX5SW2zGUV


Social Media Storytelling - Martine Cadet

We all know social media is a great platform for telling your story and building your community. That’s why we invited Martine Cadet to the show. Get the full show notes at Martine Cadet is a Social Media and Content Strategist Coach for Female Business Coaches and Lifestyle Coaches. Get the answers to your social media questions: Hosted & Produced by Jennifer Henczel.


Success Against the Odds – Francesca Anastasi

Be inspired by Francesca Anastasi’s story of going from homeless to CEO. Access. Francesca shares the tools, principles and systems she applied as the founder and CEO of the Confidance Institute. Access the Inspiring Show Podcast, Show Notes and Downloads: Find out Francesca’s creative strategy for combating negative talk Francesca Anastasi is a business growth strategist, consultant, and mentor. The creator, producer and host of the Succeed Against the Odds show, she is dedicated to working with and inspiring entrepreneurs of all ages. She also created the Magnificent You women’s conference. Hear how her global Shimmy Mob movement is helping millions of women around the world! Francesca founded the annual, global charity event Shimmy Mob. She has received the ‘Telling Our Story’ Award for this amazing cause. Hosted & Produced by Jennifer Henczel.


Personal Mastery - Ayódele Kolade

My guest on the show today is Ayódele Kolade and she’ll be sharing with us her inspiring story of healing, transformation and personal mastery. Find out about: - How healing from the past is truly possible! - Why it’s so important for change-makers, leaders, entrepreneurs and influencers to heal their past if they want to break though and deliver great work into the world. - What a Transformation Specialist is and how they can help people break through to the next level in their life and business. Access The Inspiring Show Podcast, Show Notes and Downloads: Ayódele says, “It is a true reflection of courage and bravery to choose to heal, because when you change your inner world everything in your outer-world changes.” – so many beautiful words from this amazing woman! Ayódele and I have are connected online and we’ve been supporting each other for quite a while, and although we’re on opposite sides of the planet, I’ve seen her help many people over the years. So many people have experienced pain and trauma in their lives, resulting in inner turmoil, mental clutter and deep but hidden unhappiness. I know I have. As a Transformation Specialist, Ayódele’s specialty is assisting entrepreneurs, thought-leaders and change-makers in clearing up the past and letting go of pain and trauma they’ve experienced so that they can step confidently and authentically into the version of themselves that they want to be in the world, which results in their businesses and lives to thriving. Ayódele holds the belief that while pain in life is inevitable, suffering is most certainly optional. Pain and trauma from the past is the cause of so much in our lives either not working out to its full potential, or having things fail miserably. When we learn how to connect with our inner-guidance and wisdom and heal and let go of our past hurts, everything falls into place. Ayódele shares openly about her own journey to Personal Mastery and why she is so passionate about the work she now does to help others achieve Personal Mastery too. It’s a delight to chat with Ayodele. She’s overflowing with wisdom and easy to listen to. Hosted & Produced by Jennifer Henczel.


Guest Expert - Paul & Jennifer Henczel

Access The Inspiring Show Podcast, Show Notes and Download "How to Get Your First Booking as a Guest Expert Cheat Sheet" here: Today, Paul & Jennifer Henczel chat about how to get your first booking as a Guest Expert on a podcast, an online summit or live in-person event. Learn how to be a great guest. Identify your goals Find your target audience. Research and find podcasts and events that share your audience. Make your pitch and get interviewed. Hosted by Paul & Jennifer Henczel, Produced by Jennifer Henczel.


Entrepreneur on Fire - John Lee Dumas

What a thrill for us to interview John Lee Dumas! John Lee Dumas (JLD) has been so inspiring to us with his surviving to thriving success story. Access The Inspiring Show Podcast Show Notes, links and downloads: What a thrill for us to interview John Lee Dumas! On this episode, we're chatting with JLD, the Founder and Host of one of the world’s top podcasts: Entrepreneur On Fire. EO Fire is an award winning Podcast where he interviews the world’s most successful Entrepreneurs 7-days a week. Past guests include Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vaynerchuk and thousands more. What’s unique about John is that he posts his income and expense reports every month so people can see how he’s making his money and the related expenses. It’s a realistic look at astonishing growth and monetization. With over 2000 episodes, 70 million downloads and 1 million monthly listens, JLD has built a media empire with a massive fan base aptly called ‘Fire Nation’. JLD has inspired Fire Nation to take control of their life and take the Entrepreneurial leap. Hosted by Paul & Jennifer Henczel, Produced by Jennifer Henczel.


Reinvention - Steve Olsher

Interview with Steve Olsher, Founder, Creator and CEO of Podcast Magazine! Get the links and show notes for this episode here: In this episode, find out about: Also, if you’re wanting to get interviews on podcasts, find out about Steve Olsher’s New Media Summit and how to get your hands on the Ultimate Podcast Directory (including contact emails). Now, here’s more about Steve: Steve Olsher is known as the world’s foremost reinvention expert. He is famous for helping individuals and corporations become exceptionally clear on their WHAT – that is, the ONE thing they were created to do. His practical, no-holds-barred approach to life and business propels his clients towards achieving massive profitability while also cultivating a life of purpose, conviction, and contribution. Steve has been an entrepreneur for more than 30 years. He is the Founder & Editor-In-Chief of Podcast Magazine, original Chairman & Founder of, online pioneer who launched on CompuServe’s Electronic Mall in 1993, New York Times bestselling author of “What Is Your WHAT? Discover The ONE Amazing Thing You Were Born To Do”, real estate developer, creator of The New Media Summit, host of the #1 rated podcasts Reinvention Radio and Beyond 8 Figures, international keynote speaker, and an in-demand media guest who has appeared on CNN, The Huffington Post, the cover of Foundr Magazine and countless other media outlets. Hosted by Paul & Jennifer Henczel, Produced by Jennifer Henczel.