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28. Heather Burgett: Elevate & Illuminate Your Life with Shine Strategies

On this final episode in Season One of “The Shine Strategy” podcast, it’s just you and me! I decided to take this time to bookend our season with a solo episode, so we could look back at what we did with the show and how it's helping our listeners. We discovered and absorbed so much this year—powerful ideas from our guests, the ins-and-outs of podcasting, and how to continue to evolve as spiritual beings having a human experience. I’m so excited to come back next year with many lessons...


27. Ron Malhotra: Cultivating Holistic Wealth, the Value of Visibility & How to Have it All

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I’m thrilled to introduce the brilliant Ron Malhotra—an award-winning financial advisor, international speaker, advanced mindset and success coach, and bestselling author. In fact, Jack Canfield, who is considered America’s #1 success coach, says that Ron will “help you get to the next level of success.” Ron's views are featured regularly in the media, including ABC, Financial Review, CNN, Money Magazine, Financial Observer, Investing Daily, Fox News...


26. Christopher Witecki: Sirius Joy & Being the Star that You Are

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I’m honored to introduce you to someone who I love to follow: the incredible Sensei Christopher Witecki—a psychic-astrologer, host of the “Namaste Today” tv web series, and Sirius Joy software creator. He has combined his special talents to form a spiritually-inspired life-coaching program for people so that they can become the stars that they really are. Christopher was the first astrologer on YouTube, and he continues to be a popular spiritual...


25. Guy & Ilan Ferdman: Satori Prime & How Energy is the Key for Inner and Outer Change

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I have the pleasure of welcoming two guests, Guy & Ilan Ferdman, the brothers behind the Satori Prime brand—a personal development, leadership, and spiritual growth organization that caters to people across the globe. Guy and Ilan have a combined 34+ years of coaching, and their application of psychology and neuroscience—combined with ancient practices of energetics—gives them a unique approach to problem solving and transforming lives. They built a...


24. Bita Milanian: Spotlight on Immigrants & Cultural Contributions in America

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I’m excited to introduce you to a dear friend and colleague, Bita Milanian, who is a recognized leader in the marketing, global telecommunications and technology industries, as well as the non-profit arena. She is a Jack-of-many-trades who finds enthusiasm for everything she does. As a proud immigrant, Bita does whatever she can to help spotlight the contributions of immigrants in America, especially amongst the Iranian American community. Amongst...


23. Matt Kahn: The Love Revolution & How We’re Creating Heaven on Earth

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I’m so excited to welcome my longtime friend, Matt Kahn, who is a spiritual teacher and highly attuned empathic healer who has become a YouTube sensation—14 million viewers and growing—with his healing and often humorous videos. He is the host of the #1 Show on Hay House Radio, and has two best-selling books: Whatever Arises, Love That and Everything Is Here To Help You, with another book in the works. People that listen to Matt or attend his events...


22. Cathy Heller: Don't Keep Your Day Job & Doing it Scared

Today on “The Shine Strategy,” I’m beyond thrilled to introduce you to Cathy Heller, host of the popular podcast “Don’t Keep Your Day Job,” which was given the #1 spot on iTunes’ recommended list of shows in 2018 and 2019. The show has received 9 million downloads and helps listeners find purpose in their lives and get paid doing what they love. Cathy has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, the NY Times and Inc. Magazine. She has interviewed creatives and entrepreneurs at the top of their...


21. Alina Z: A Celebrity Chef on Self-Love, Miracles & Healthy Eating

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I’m joined by lively celebrity chef, Alina Z, who was born in Russia to a poor family that started homeless—and then experienced a true rags to riches story. By following her father’s entrepreneurial spirit, they ended up becoming one of the wealthiest families in Russia, and Alina suddenly found herself surrounded by bodyguards and traveling in helicopters. But Alina craved a different life and wanted to make it on her own, so she left Russia at the...


20. Lila Javan: 3x Cancer Survivor & Climb2Cure for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I’m proud to introduce to you a dynamic woman and longtime dear friend of mine, Lila Javan. We attended high school together at Northfield Mount Hermon, and who would have known all those years ago that Lila would become a 3x cancer survivor and the founder of Climb2Cure for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising over $2 million to date for cancer research. In 2010, Lila’s life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with an aggressive...


19. Kate Edwards: The Heartbeat of Nano Influencer Marketing & Embracing Your Own "It" Factor

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I’m thrilled to welcome the brilliant Kate Edwards, co-founder and COO of Heartbeat, and co-host of “The Next Ten” on Podast One. Heartbeat is a marketing technology platform that connects brands with real consumers to run influencer-style campaigns on Instagram. As of 2019, Heartbeat has a captive network of over 250,000 Millennial and Gen Z ambassadors and reaches over 600 million people on Instagram. Kate began her career at top creative...


18. Alise Morales: Co-hosting "Betches Sup" & Making the News Less Terrible thru Comedy

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I’m so excited to welcome comedy writer and performer, the hilarious Alise Morales, who is a co-host of the “Betches Sup” podcast and writer of the show’s daily newsletter. She has appeared in Hulu's “Difficult People,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.” You can also catch her voicing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Showtime’s “Our Cartoon President. I’m a huge fan of hers and love her brilliant ability to blend comedy and...


17. Holly Dowling: Inspiring Hearts & Minds Around the World thru Keynote Speaking

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I’m so excited to sit with Holly Dowling, a global keynote speaker, inspirational thought leader and all-around exuberant human being. Holly has over 20 years of experience helping managers become stronger leaders, individuals achieve higher levels of performance, and companies discover new opportunities for success. Holly’s clients continue to bring her back as a keynote speaker, corporate facilitator and consultant, and she is honored to have worked...


16. Steve Olsher: Self-reinvention and Finding your WHAT

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” meet reinvention expert Steve Olsher, who has built several multimillion-dollar companies from scratch, co-starred in the award-winning film, “The Keeper of the Keys,” and written the New York Times bestselling book, What Is Your WHAT? Discover The ONE Amazing Thing You Were Born To Do. Steve reveals a proven process that has helped thousands of people cultivate a life of purpose, conviction, and contribution by identifying and creating a plan of...


15. Dr. Mao: Living Long & Strong as a 38th Generation Chinese Medicine Doctor

Today on “The Shine Strategy,” I’m honored bring you someone that I’ve known and trusted with my health for a long time—bestselling author and 38th generation doctor of Chinese Medicine, Dr. Mao Shing Ni, who is popularly known as “Dr. Mao.” He’s board-certified in anti-aging medicine and highly respected in the field of longevity and women’s health. Dr. Mao is the co-founder (along with his brother Dr. Dao) of Tao of Wellness Clinics and Yo San University of Chinese Medicine, both...


14. Heather Monahan: Creating Confidence & Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Today on “The Shine Strategy,” I sit with the incredible Heather Monahan, who is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, entrepreneur and founder of Boss In Heels. Having successfully climbed the corporate ladder for nearly 20 years, she is one of the few women to break the glass ceiling and claim her spot in the C-suite. As a Chief Revenue Officer in Media, Heather Monahan is a Glass Ceiling Award winner and Thrive Global named her a Limit Breaking Female Founder in 2018. She is also the...


13. Losing my Dad & Healing Core Wounds

In this special episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I pay tribute to my father’s passing by speaking publicly for the first time about our relationship. I’m doing this to stretch my own boundaries and grow as a human being. I also hope to let others who might be experiencing something similar know that they are not alone. If you love someone who is an alcoholic or addict, it can be complicated and complex. It can be something that affects our lives deeply, so I’m sharing what I’ve learned over...


12. Rob Dial: Mindset & Motivation Mastery

Today on “The Shine Strategy,” we have Rob Dial—a leader in the business and personal growth space—who is the founder of MWF Motivation. He's a published author, podcast radio host, blogger and speaker that engages with people from all over the globe to help them become the best version of themselves. He also has one of the top motivational podcasts in the world called “The Mind and Motivation Podcast,” which currently has a million downloads per month. Rob is incredibly open and honest...


11. Jeffrey Shaw: Creative Warriors & Being Seen as One in a Million

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I’m excited to bring you the host of the “Creative Warriors” podcast, Jeffrey Shaw, who is also a brand consultant, TEDx speaker and author of Lingo: Discover Your Ideal Customer’s Secret Language and Make Your Business Irresistible. For over 30 years, Jeffrey was one of the country’s most sought after photographers, shooting top athletes and executives—with his portraits appearing on “The Oprah Show,” People and O Magazine. Jeffrey pivoted his...


10. Gene Gurkoff: Charity Miles and Running a Top App

On this episode of “The Shine Strategy,” you’ll meet Gene Gurkoff, founder of Charity Miles, a top iPhone/Android App that enables people to earn money for charity when they run, walk or bike. Charity Miles’ impressive model has earned nearly $3M for some of the world’s most renowned charities. Gene himself has run over 40 marathons and done six triathlons to raise money for Parkinson’s research in honor of his grandfather. It’s an honor to be able to bring awareness to Charity Miles and...


9. Sophia Parra: What the Heck to Post on Instagram

In today’s episode of “The Shine Strategy,” I’m excited to bring you my incredibly informative conversation with social media expert, Sophia Parra, who is a social media strategist and founder of COACH SOCIAL. Her system has helped clients triple attendance at events and grow their online communities by 1,000 - 3,000% in the first year. She’s also the creator of the online subscription, WHAT THE HECK TO POST, which reveals her biggest hacks to cracking the Instagram code. Sophia opens up and...