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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.






586: Leslie Ehm - Swagger Queen

Leslie Ehm will reach into your soul, pull out your most powerful authentic self, and help release your badass swagger into the waiting world. Former TV host and advertising Creative Director turned training guru, Leslie Ehm has spent decades traveling the globe with her award-winning company Combustion, working with executives and teams from top organizations like Google, Disney, Pepsico, TD Bank, Uber, HBO, Lenovo, and more. She’s turned technologists into creative forces, bankers into...


585: Lynda Sunshine West - "Collaboration Queen"

Lynda Sunshine West is a Mastermind/Accountability Coach who helps driven women entrepreneurs gain confidence to ask for their worth, clarity to attract clients TO them, and focus to get faster results. For an entire year, in 2015, she faced one fear every day. In doing so, she gained an exorbitant amount of confidence and teaches her clients how to do the same so they get paid what they are worth. Her Women Action Takers Mastermind & Accountability program provides a supportive,...


584: Rachele Brooke Smith - "Relationship Renegade"

Rachele Brooke Smith is an Actress & Filmmaker 🎥 Mindset, Wellness, & Relationship Coach ❤️ Co-Founder at Relationship Renegades. As an American actress and dancer, she has been featured in films such as Center Stage: Turn It Up, Bring It On: Fight to the Finish, and Burlesque. When not acting, Rachele is involved in significant charity work. Smith is passionate about her charity, Unbreakable, which is active in humanitarian aid and volunteers her time to organizations benefiting the...


583: Brooke Heym - "GFR"

Brooke Heym is the founder and CEO of GFR Enterprises LLC, a coaching, consulting, and cleaning company specializing in relationships and communications, outsourced operations and management, and commercial and residential cleaning. Brooke is an executive operations and business management consultant, and a highly sought-after relationship and sexual empowerment coach, helping people build better communication and relationships with themselves, their partners and families, and their...



#1 New York Times bestseller of The Art of Having it All --- helping millions of readers worldwide shift their mindset from “CAN’T” to “CAN” --- Christy Whitman is BACK on Thrive LOUD. Originally recored in a Thrive LOUD LIVE session - Christy reconnects with Lou and shares her new book, THE DESIRE FACTOR: How to Embrace Your Materialistic Nature to Reclaim Your Full Spiritual Power [Beyond Words | April 2021] This new book offers readers and listeners the tools to find their happiness,...


581: Clint Pulver - "Undercover Millennial"

Known as “The Millennial Speaker”, Clint Pulver helps organization that want to retain, engage and inspire the younger generation. As the President and founder of The Center for Employee Retention, Clint has transformed how corporations like Keller Williams, AT&T and Hewlett Packard create lasting loyalty through his work and research as “The Undercover Speaker”. He has appeared on America’s Got Talent and in several different Feature Films with actors like Jack Black (School of Rock) and...


580: "The Self-Employed Life"

TEDx speaker, host of the incredibly popular The Self Employed Life Podcast, author of LINGO is back three years after his initial appearance on Thrive LOUD. Jeffrey reconnects with Lou and talks about his upcoming book (Available Now for Pre-Order! Release date May 4, 2021) The Self-Employed Life: Business and Personal Development Strategies That Create Sustainable Success. NOTE: Click here to watch the video of Jeffrey and Lou's conversation recorded LIVE on January 20th, 2021.



Ron Lieber is the author of The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money, which was an instant New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller when it was released in 2015. Ron has been the “Your Money” columnist for The New York Times since 2008. Before coming to The Times, he wrote the “Green Thumb” personal finance column for The Wall Street Journal and was part of the startup team at the paper’s Personal Journal section. His newest work,...


578: Dale Favors - Adapt & Lead

Dale Favors has over 26 years of sales and sales leadership experience, working with firms such as Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg, Royal Bank of Canada, and Thomson Reuters. He is an experienced leader and passionate sales professional with a demonstrated history of managing teams in the financial services and financial technology industry. One of Dale's valuable assets is his ability to bring people and/or businesses together for the purpose of creating revenue opportunities. He is a skilled...


577: Beth Granger - SOCIAL SALES SUCCESS

Beth Granger is all about Social selling (which really should be called social prospecting) She helps her clients make sense of it and embrace its power. She's a trainer, coach, sales enabler and helps people to accelerate the LinkedIn, social sales, and social media learning curve. Listen in as Beth shares with Lou how she drives business through social...most recently through Clubhouse + LinkedIn on this fun conversation on Thrive LOUD. *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND & THRIVE LOUD


576: Natalya Berdikyan - "LIFE BY DESIGN"

Natalya Berdikyan is the Chief Energy officer and founder of Frontline Consulting and Life By Design Academy, a consulting and coaching firm that helps individuals and organizations grow to their full potential beyond existing borders and boundaries. Originally from Moscow. She lived in the USA, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, and Germany. She has over 20 years of experience in building businesses in various sectors and geographies. Her strength is always challenging the status quo, embracing...


575: "BRAND" vs. "IDENTITY"

Plucked from their original conversation on Thrive LOUD, Emmy award winning journalist, television correspondent, presenter, mentor, speaker, reporter and best-selling author of YOUR HIDDEN SUPERPOWER - Adrienne Bankert is feature in a Thrive LOUD minisode. In this quick snippet, Adrienne spells out a very important difference between one's personal 'brand' and one's own 'identity. This unique distinction is a very key point and clarification that many need to hear. Dive in and have a...


574: Corinne Hancock - Thriving in Chaos

Corinne Hancock is a globally recognized expert in building world-class leaders, effective teams and cultural proficiency, in chaotic environments. With over a decade of international aid and development experience working around the world developing bold leaders, building highly effective teams, conducting medical trainings and directly delivering medical care. Corinne translates her expertise from working in chaotic environments into REAL RESULTS through EFFECTIVE and INTERACTIVE keynote...


573: "Common Path to Uncommon Success"

John Lee Dumas is BACK!!! The host of Entrepreneurs on Fire where he's interviewed over 3000 of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs....has got a new book … The Common Path to Uncommon Success lays out the exact roadmap you need to unlock your potential and create the life you and your family deserve. Get ready to IGNITE this episode has JLD is on Thrive LOUD. *** CONNECT TO THRIVE LOUD & LOU DIAMOND



A sought-after keynote speaker, facilitator and coach, Alain Hunkins is a leadership expert who connects the science of high performance with the performing art of leadership. Leaders trust him to help unlock their potential and expand their influence, leading to superior results, increased engagement, higher levels of retention, and greater organizational and personal satisfaction. He has a gift for translating complex concepts from psychology, neuroscience and organizational behavior into...


571: Michael Brody-Waite - "Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts"

Michael Brody-Waite is a recovering addict, acclaimed speaker, Inc. 500 entrepreneur, award-winning, three-time CEO, a leadership coach, and author of Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts: How to Lead Like Your Life Depends on It . His accomplishments include being named a Most Admired CEO, named to the Top 40 Under 40, and being recognized by the Nashville Chamber of Commerce as Healthcare Entrepreneur of the Year. Today, Michael is on a mission to teach individuals, organizations, and...


570: Li Hayes - Path to the Mainstage

After years working as an Event Integration Agent - both representing professional keynote speakers and hiring speakers for events planners, Li Hayes endeavored to get more speakers to the Mainstage. Li launched Path to the Mainstage, a speaker development program, to provide the behind-the-scenes secrets that speakers need to know about the business of speaking. Path to the Mainstage gives emerging speakers, and speakers who use the stage as a way to accelerate their businesses, the skills...


569: Michelle Villalobos - "SUPERSTAR ACTIVATOR"

Michelle Villalobos, Founder of "Superstar Activator," is the host of the Awaken Your Inner Superstar Podcast and creator of Superstar Business Breakthrough Program, Make Them BEG Personal Branding System, and Retreats to Riches online course, among others. Her mission is to activate influencers, leaders, and other Superstars to grow their businesses and their increase their impact in sustainable, energy-rich ways. To that end, Michelle has been an accomplished consultant, speaker and...


568: Bryan Clayton - GreenPal

Bryan Clayton is CEO and cofounder of GreenPal an online marketplace that connects homeowners with Local lawn care professionals. GreenPal has been called the “Uber for lawn care” by Entrepreneur magazine and has over 100,000 active users completing thousands of transactions per day. Before starting GreenPal Bryan Clayton founded Peachtree Inc. one of the largest landscaping companies in the state of Tennessee growing it to over $10 million a year in annual revenue before it was acquired...


567: Teresa Tanner - "Reserve Squad"

As a young working mother, Teresa J. Tanner noticed something about the leaders in her company. They were all men, and they all had something she did not: someone at home taking care of the house and family. She discussed this with her husband, and together, they decided to take a radical step. Instead of leaving the workforce as more than a third of working women do to focus on their home life, Teresa opted to stay on the job. Her husband, however, stepped back from his career. He...