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248: Jen Slaw - 'Amaze, Engage, Inspire'

Jen Slaw is a dynamic, engaging TEDx speaker, former structural engineer, world-record-holding juggler & Off-Broadway performer. This amazing woman presents a new paradigm for leveraging the power of practice & process AND staying flexible in the face of change. Jen Slaw redefines what is possible and offers continuous improvement and performance innovation for leaders and teams. Jen aims to amaze, engage, inspire and motivate her audiences to generate positive change for themselves,...


247: Jo Hausman - Go For It

Jo Hausman is an Inspirational speaker, International live radio talk show host and an Amazon Best Selling author. She speaks and coaches others to live through the grief, start their own businesses and move to greatness in their life. Jo wrote and published a book called Go For It! A Woman’s Guide to Perseverance. The passion she has comes from empowering others to live in a positive life. Jo speaks to groups about going from grief to great! Also how to start and grow a business. You can...


246: Paul Szyarto - No Bullshit, Just Results

A man that grew up on the streets of New Jersey and literally started working for survival in 1st grade. He uses his lessons of survival and skills he learned while in the Navy now as a CEO and motivator. Paul Szyarto was serving his country in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 where he supported naval fleet and mobile unit operations for eight years and upon his honorable discharge, transformed into an American business executive who makes running companies and entrepreneurship look...


245: Shane Mahoney - "The James Bond Experience"

Shane Mahoney is an entrepreneur, innovator and a man that might be on MI-6’s most wanted list. He is the founder and CEO of Lugos Travel - a travel agency built around exceptional service, knowledge, style and sophistication. He also is the mastermind behind The James Bond Experience - one of the most the coolest and most impressive travel offerings anywhere on the planet. Lou Diamond sat down with Shane in a swank hotel in NYC with a few martinis (shaken not stirred) to hear all about...


244: Goal Recipe for 2019

As the New Year begins, we should all be thinking about setting our annual goals. We dream of achieving milestones for higher sales targets, greater profitability, improved fitness and even checking off items on our personal “bucket list”. I have FOUR helpful steps you can deploy to set and achieve the goals you seek to accomplish throughout your year. 1 – SLICE YOUR YEAR INTO THIRDS Start out by dividing your year into thirds and writing down the goals you want to achieve within each...


243: Mindie Barnett - Intermission

After ten years working as a television news reporter and anchor in Philadelphia and New York, Mindie Barnett decided to use her knowledge and experience in the media to help propel businesses and position companies as thought-leaders. She is the President and CEO of MB and Associates and is now one of the nation’s most sought-after and respected publicists. Mindie is also the author of “Intermission: How Fervor, Friendships and Faith Took Me to The Second Act" - which hits stores in Late...


242: Ava Diamond - Diamond Mind Strategies

Ava Diamond is a professional body builder and is certified in nutritional psychology. She has connected all the dots between the training process and personal development outside of the gym. She has also filled a niche between psychotherapy and life coaching by developing a mental fitness coaching program called Diamond Mind Strategies, that has been utilized Nationally for those striving for the true mind:body optimization. She is a regular contributor to CNBC and many other online and...


241: Brant Pinvidic - Reject Average

An award-winning Canadian-American documentary film director and television producer, best known for Why I'm Not on Facebook, Why I'm Not on Pokemon GO, Bar Rescue and Extreme Weight Loss. Brant Pinvidic is the CEO of INvelop Entertainment, host of the podcast Why I'm Not… based on the film series of the same name, and a contributing writer for Forbes. He also heads up REJECT AVERAGE –a group with a mission to bring exceptional experiences to like-minded individuals that are looking to do...


240: 'The Nicole Holland Show'

Podcaster & Publicist, Marketing Strategist, Connector of Humans. Nicole Holland is one amazing human! By popular request, Lou Diamond brought back Nicole Holland to catch up with her as she re-launches her brand and launches her new show The Nicole Holland Podcast. Learn from Nicole all about this amazing new 'magazine-style' podcast that will air 5-days a week with specific programming slated for each day of the week. "The Nicole Holland Podcast will feature 'master classes', learning...


239: Frank Allgäuer - Juice Bounce Balance

After years of struggling with medical issues such as fatigue, anxiety, depression, and severe food allergies, Frank Allgäuer set out on a quest to reset and regain the energy he once had. He developed the Juice Bounce Balance method after years of exploring nutrition and exercise and solving his own health problems. Frank became the first ever qualified natural juice therapist in Germany. Through his coaching and implementation programs, Frank now helps others so they can stop struggling...



2018 was an absolutely incredible year for the Thrive LOUD with Lou Diamond podcast. Lou Diamond sat down with his amazing team of interns to highlight, recap and flashback to some of the most amazing moments of this past year. With hundreds of guests we tried to narrow down some awesome interviews and stories that really made waves across the podcast landscape. Christian Griffith, Jason Hsiao, Travis Mills, Jamal Mashburn and Lisa Lampanelli are all featured in this fun episode. Plus an...


237: 'Connecting Over Networking'

Lou Diamond often speaks about "Connectworking"....focusing on connecting while your networking. This idea was conceived a long time ago in a blog titled "Connecting over Networking". Have a listen and enjoy this Thrive LOUD Minisode Blog Post. *** Connect with Lou Diamond: Subscribe to Thrive LOUD:


236: 'FOCUS'

With so many distractions in our daily lives it is getting harder and harder to concentrate. Dusted off from an old blog post, listen as Lou Diamond provides some helpful tasks you can do to help you FOCUS on accomplishing the task at hand. *** Connect to Lou Diamond: Subscribe to Thrive LOUD:


235: Adam Hergenrother: Powerhouse Connector

Founder and CEO of Adam Hergenrother Companies. In less than ten years, Adam has built this rapidly growing company through his commitment to thinking big and never giving up. Fearless and purposeful; unconventional and systematic, He sets a seemingly impossible goal then quickly gets to work on closing the gap to achieve it: no limits, no regrets. Coming from the Green Mountain State of Vermont Thrive LOUD fans will enjoy this episode with Adam Hergenrother. *** Connect to Lou Diamond:...


234: 'Our Bigger WHY'

Pulled from their original interview in early 2018, Jamie Crosbie of ProActivate, shares with Lou what she focuses on when she has trouble thriving. Learn how she reminds us the importance of 'our bigger WHY' in this Thrive LOUD Minisode. *** Connect with Lou Diamond: Subscribe to Thrive LOUD:


233: Christy Whitman - Quantum Success

Christy Whitman is a Transformational Leader, Celebrity Coach and the New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Having It All. She has appeared on The Today Show and The Morning Show and her work has been featured in People Magazine, Seventeen, Woman’s Day, Hollywood Life, and Teen Vogue, among others. Christy is the CEO and founder of the Quantum Success Learning Academy & Quantum Success Coaching Academy, a 12-month Law of Attraction coaching certification program. Christy has...


232: Mike Richter - Still Making Saves

After a 15-year career in professional hockey where he was a three-time NHL All-Star and Stanley Cup Champion for the New York Rangers, Mike Richter shifted his focus from saving goals to saving the planet. He went on to receive his degree in Ethics, Politics and Economics with a concentration in Environmental Politics from Yale University. He then went on to co-found Environmental Capital Partners, a $100 million Private Equity Fund focused on resource efficiency. He also created Healthy...


231: 'Masterful Observer'

It's a "Throw Back Lingo Day" on Thrive LOUD as we jump back to a great conversation Lou Diamond head with Jeffrey Shaw. Jeffrey shares how his work in portrait photography has made him a "masterful observer" in his coaching work and speaking. Take in this great minisode with the 'Lingo Guy'! *** Connect to Lou Diamond: Subscribe to Thrive LOUD:


230: Jenny Thompson - SafetyPin Technologies

In 1996, Jenny Thompson made one of the most important decisions of her life: To leave her Dilbertian job and answer an ad in the Baltimore Sun (That’s an actual ad in an actual print newspaper!) for a marketing manager. Soon after, she joined the team at Agora Inc. where she began her career with the company at The Oxford Club. In her first year there, she tripled profits. On the heels of that success, the owners asked her to take over the fledging health business. After just 10 months...


229: Pamela Bell - "We've Got Issues"

Pamela Bell founded prinkshop using a model she calls “creative capitalism” which proves a business can be both profitable and philanthropic. With the launch of prinkshop’s wear what you care about apparel and accessories, Pamela hoped to turn bystanders into activists and bring together art and commerce. Today, she is proud to tout prinkshop partnerships with global advocacy organizations like Girl Up, the NIRH, the Special Olympics, and Lady Parts Justice and to collaborate with brands...