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Connecting you to the most amazing and inspiring people in the world today and how each of them is taking their life, their business and their passions to the next level — by Thriving each and every day.

Connecting you to the most amazing and inspiring people in the world today and how each of them is taking their life, their business and their passions to the next level — by Thriving each and every day.


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Connecting you to the most amazing and inspiring people in the world today and how each of them is taking their life, their business and their passions to the next level — by Thriving each and every day.






780: Rochelle Rice - "Body-Based Leadership"

Rochelle Rice, CSP, is a nationally recognized speaker, author, and educator. She is first woman in the world to hold both the Accredited Speaker (AS) designation from Toastmasters International and the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association. A former professional jazz dancer, her passion stems from the inordinate amount of stress in our society placed on thinness rather than the body as a resource for effective leadership. Rochelle has...


779: Lori Michele Leavitt - "The Pivot Catalyst"

Lori Michele Leavitt, a.k.a. “The Pivot Catalyst”, has coached, consulted and trained hundreds of leaders around the world to generate extraordinary momentum toward achieving their objectives. She is founder and president of Abrige Corp., which offers the 10x! business and leadership private peer advisory groups, and Aligned Momentum programs and software that transform performance management into performance momentum. Lori speaks globally on catalyzing momentum, leading, pivoting, and...


778: Susan MacKenty Brady - "Arriving & Thriving"

Susan MacKenty Brady currently holds the Deloitte Ellen Gabriel Chair for Women and Leadership at Simmons University and serve as the inaugural founding Chief Executive Officer of The Simmons University Institute for Inclusive Leadership. As a relationship expert, leadership wellbeing coach, author, and speaker, she awakens humans at work (who then can bring the learning home) about how to foster self-awareness for optimal leadership, impact – and sanity. She has keynoted at hundreds of...


777: Darren Prince - "Aiming High"

Darren Prince, International Best Selling author of his memoir “Aiming High” is a prominent sports and celebrity agent and global advocate for addiction and recovery. Through his agency, Prince Marketing Group, he represents icons such as Magic Johnson, Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair, Jerry West, Oscar Delahoya, Roy Jones Jr, Chevy Chase, Denise Richards, Carmen Electra and many others as well as the late Smokin’ Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali and Evel Knievel to name a few. As a leading authority in...


776: Stephen Petasky - "The Luxus Group"

Stephen Petasky is the President and CEO of the Luxus Group - a luxury real estate private equity group specializing in the acquisition, building and management of recreational properties around the world. The Luxus Group started as a luxury real estate private equity group specializing in the acquisition, building and management of recreational properties around the world. Luxus is currently managing over 34 properties with a value in excess of $150M in real estate located in 6 different...


775: Jennifer Cassetta - "The Art of Badassery"

Based in Los Angeles, Jennifer Cassetta is a nationally recognized speaker, empowerment coach and self defense expert. Equipped with her 3rd degree black belt in HapKiDo, Master’s degree in Nutrition, and health coaching certification, she develops programming that helps people feel strong, safe and powerful from the streets to the boardroom. With clients that include: American Airlines, British Airways, Del Monte, Nike, Uber and UBS, Jennifer has rocked over one hundred stages across the...


774: Sophie Wade - "Empathy Works"

Sophie Wade is a work futurist, international keynote speaker, author, and authority on Future-of-Work issues. She is the host of the widely popular Transforming Work podcast and 450,000 learners have taken her four LinkedIn courses which cover Future-of-Work skills, empathy, and Gen Z. Sophie is the Founder and Workforce Innovation Specialist at Flexcel Network, a Future-of-Work consultancy. Sophie’s executive advisory work and transformative workshops help companies future-proof their...


773: Mary D'Argenis - "Custom Training, Maximum Results

Mary D’Argenis-Fernandez is the founder of MDA Hospitality Solutions after spending much of her childhood practically living in hotels. Her love of being immersed in the hotel industry was born from these annual trips, but her career in hospitality started when she was 16 and worked at Magic Kingdom’s Fantasyland making ice cream cones. “I loved my job and the company in general,” she says. With a career that spans working at the Walt Disney Company with subsequent roles at Four Seasons...


772: Jodi Katz - "The Seduction of Success"

In 2022, Jodi Katz and her team of like-minded creatives celebrate the 15th year anniversary of Base Beauty Creative Agency, her groundbreaking boutique outfit whose holistic, integrated approach to marketing high growth brands has revolutionized the industry and taken companies owned by the likes of Colgate, Church and Dwight, Estee Lauder and Sally Beauty, to unprecedented levels of sales and cultural impact. Under Jodi’s leadership, Base Beauty has accelerated growth across all sales...


771 - Rudi Riekstins - "InPower"

For more than two decades, Rudi Riekstins has impacted thousands of people, who have experienced powerful transformation through his training, online courses, group and private coaching. Awarded Top #5 Coach by Thrive Global [alongside Tony Robbins, Jim Kwik, and Natalie Ellis] and honored by Business Insider as a Top 20 Thought Leader in 2021 [alongside Deepak Chopra, Lisa Nichols, and Dr. Joe Dispenza]. Rudi has consulted and/or coached start-up entrepreneurs, creatives, public figures,...


770: "ALL IN"

Carrie Fabris is a certified career and leadership coach, facilitator, and speaker. But most importantly, she’s a mom. Carrie just recently launched her new book: ALL IN: A Working Mom's Unapologetic Quest for a Juicy Life In it she shares her journey through the ups, downs, and sloppy sideways of momming hard while finding the inner strength, courage, and determination to create the career she long craved and continues to achieve By popular demand, Carrie Fabris comes back on Thrive...


769: Brent Kesler - "Mapping Out the Millionaire Mystery"

After a career in Chiropractics, Brent Kesler began implementing The Money Multiplier (TMM) Method, where he was able to pay off nearly 1mm dollars in debt in 39 months. He became so passionate about how powerful this concept was, he began to share it with others. He is also the co-author of a book called Mapping Out the Millionaire Mystery which Brent can send a free copy to you if you reach out on his website at Brent’s main goal is to help more people...


768: Dana Cornell - "Cornell Capital"

Dana Cornell is a Certified Investment Management Analyst and Certified Financial Planner, who’s passion is to take the uncertainty out of investing and provide consistent returns his clients can count on. Dana has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry, and Cornell Capital was born out of a need recognized to truly create consistent, predictable income and wealth creation. ***CONNECT WITH LOU DIAMOND & THRIVE LOUD***


767: Stephanie James - "Sparks Ignite, Sparks Connect"

Stephanie James is a filmmaker, transformation coach, author, and international speaker. Stephanie’s passion through her films, books, radio show, podcast and events has been to infuse people's lives with love and healing and bring them the most influential thought leaders, change makers and wisdom keepers through her platforms. Stephanie has events, books and films all lined up this year that you need to learn more about: The Becoming Fierce Women's Empowerment Event is a transformative...


766: Scott Schiller - "Connecting Content"

Scott Schiller is a sales/marketing leader in the convergence of television and digital, in particular, monetizing the explosion of full-episode video and original content. At NBCUniversal, he built/led a $500+ million digital advertising business resulting from quickly unifying 16 separate sales/marketing organizations brought together with the acquisition of NBCUniversal. He brings a wealth of experience in the critical aspects of communication success at the intersection of content,...



n the last decade, Rylee Meek has helped entrepreneurs scale their businesses, creating transformational wealth through his company, Social Dynamic Selling. Through the Social Dynamic Selling System, Rylee has taken eight companies to 7 and 8 figures within the first year of each, generating over $150 million in sales over the past decade. Utilizing his proven methods and strategies to build lasting relationships and lifetime customers, Rylee has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs gain...


764: Jackie Insinger - "SPARK BRILLIANCE"

Positive Psychology-led framework, Platinum Leadership, has been a game-changer for thousands of people and businesses throughout the world. Jackie Insinger is a member of both the Forbes Coaches Council and the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council. She is the author of SPARK BRILLIANCE - the leader’s playbook we all need today. Jackie lives in Denver with her husband, Rob; two sons, Simon and Miles; and enormous Newfoundland, Hailey, aka Big Nazty. Jackie connects with Lou...


763: Brittany Anderson - "The Dream Architect"

Brittany Anderson is the Co-Founder of Dare to Dream Enterprises and the co-host of ‘The Ultimate Advisor’ ‘Dream Architect Life” podcast. As the President and Partner at Sweet Financial Partners, a top-ranked financial services firm, she has taken her business building and team engaging insights, and has worked with CEO’s, Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, and thought leaders. Thrive LouD listeners Dare to Dream as Brittany Anderson connects with Lou Diamond. ***CONNECT WITH LOU DIAMOND...


762: Jennifer Zawadzki - "Future You Project"

Jennifer Lee Zawadzki (a.k.a. ‘JZ’) is a published writer, keynote speaker, purpose-driven entrepreneur and the Founder of Future You Project, a company that specializes in gift and wellness experiences that inspire, celebrate, and encourage personal growth. Featured on NBC, ABC, CBS and FOX, Jennifer’s personal and professional accomplishments have established her as a media expert on topics that range from personal growth and self-mastery to corporate empowerment and...


761: Graham Brown - "PIKKAL"

Graham Brown is the founder of Pikkal & Co – Award Winning Podcast Agency – an AI Powered, Data Driven B2B Podcast Agency in Singapore. He is a published author on the subject of The Digital Transformation of Communication, works including “The Human Communication Playbook”, “The Mobile Youth: Voices of the Connected Generation” – documenting the rise of mobile culture in the early 2000s in Japan, China, Africa and India and “Brand Love – How to Build a Brand Worth Talking About”. He stayed...