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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.






614: Dr. Viola Pierce - The Nurse Nurturer

r Viola Pierce. is the CEO and the founder of VP Nursing Leadership, Training and Coaching. She has been a nurse for more than 25 years of experience and has worked across various specialities in nursing including urgent care, OB/GYN, home health and nursing homes with the majority of her tenure spent in emergency medicine. She is a John Maxwell certified speaker, coach and trainer and has a passion for leadership. She has served as the President of the local Emergency Nurses Association,...


613: Emilio Palafox - Relationship Renegade II

Emilio Palafox is a renaissance man - relationship renegade! He is the Co-Founder & Connection at @relationship.renegades along with former Thrive LOUD Rockstar Rachele Brooke Smith. He is a leader of the NEXT GENERATION OF E-LEARNING, a sales leader for PEMF WELLNESS TECHNOLOGY and an actor to boot! Listen in as Emilio shares his incredible journey with Lou Diamond on Thrive LOUD. ***Connect with Lou Diamond and Thrive LOUD***


612: "Velocity Mindset"

“Sales Success Expert”, speaker and best-selling author Ron Karr is back on Thrive LOUD. Ron just released his new book - "Velocity Mindset" - and shares some of the behind the scenes of pulling together the book, pushing through open-heart surgery, and providing the ultimate resource that every leader needs in today's world. Listen into this conversation pulled from a Thrive LOUD LIVE episode in April 2021 and also check out the special promotion he is giving away. *** CONNECT TO LOU...


611: Joseph Jaffe - "Survival to Thrival"

Joseph Jaffe is an author, entrepreneur and content creator. As a consultant and thought leader in the marketing and innovation space, he has worked with countless fortune 500 companies, as well as startups. As a speaker, Joseph delivers a brilliant, high impact message with innovative and practical advice for movement towards growth. Jaffe has written 5 books including: Life After The 30-Second Spot, Join the Conversation, Flip the Funnel and Z.E.R.O. His latest book is “Built to Suck: The...


610: Lorraine Dallmeier - Formula Botanica

Lorraine Dallmeier is the award-winning CEO of Formula Botanica, the online organic cosmetic formulation and business school, which has trained over 11,000 organic formulators and indie beauty entrepreneurs in 170+ countries. A Biologist and Chartered Environmentalist by training, Lorraine loves sharing her mantra of hard work, perseverance and systemization to get the message out to more female entrepreneurs that sustainable online business success is within their reach. Listen in to one...


609: Claudia Sasse - "Shine Your Light!"

Claudia Sasse is a heart-centered visionary intuitive and catalyst for light-filled transformation. One of her greatest joys is supporting her multi-talented clients to channel the wholeness of who they are into meaningful, joy-filled work that not only changes the world but also nourishes their soul. She uses her multiple claire-sensory gifts and her down-to-earth practicality to help them build the energetic foundation, create the framework, and discover the golden thread that allow them...


608: Dana Bowling - Amp It Up!!

Dana Bowling is a business and motivational coach with a passion for inspiring women in the beginning stages of starting a business. She has helped hundreds of women who have big dreams, huge ideas, and tons of passion get over their fears to launch and grow their companies onward and upward. She is the host of the AMP it UP podcast - a show for Ambitious, Motivated, and Positive women. In addition, she coaches people on exploding their brand on Instagram & Clubhouse. Dana connects with...


607: Angela Alexander - APD Support

Dr. Angela Alexander is an Audiologist that has evaluated and provided therapy to hundreds of clients to help them hear and understand more quickly and accurately over more than a decade. ​She owns and operates Auditory Processing Institute (APD Support), where she trains her peers in the skills needed to provide effective APD diagnostic and therapeutic options. In addition, APD Support is a series of self-paced, online learning modules to improve auditory skills from the comfort of...


606: Dom Faussette - THINK * REACT * LEAD

Dom Faussette is an award winning speaker, best selling author and founder of ThinkReactlead LLC, He is a master at building strong teams by using effective communication, diversity and rapport. He is a strong believer in vulnerable leadership and enjoys sharing real-world insights that will help both leaders and team members achieve bigger goals today and also build new leaders for tomorrow. He also hosts The Think-React-Lead Show on 960 The Patriot KKNT-AM in Phoenix, Arizona. Listen in...


605: Amberly Lago - True Grit & Grace

Amberly Lago is a leading expert in the field of resilience, transformation, and health and wellness. She shares her passion for turning tragedies into triumphs at exclusive workshops, public events, and corporate summits, and schools. She offers a carefully curated set of practical tools to teach others how to tap into their superpower of resilience and persevere through any of life's challenges. She offers hope and solutions for anyone living in chronic pain and has been featured on NBC's...


604: Allison Graham - TAKE BACK YOUR WEEKENDS

As a resiliency expert, 5X author, executive coach and speaker, Allison Graham works with accomplished professionals and business owners so they can do all they do without the guilt, destructive stress and risk of burnout. Her problem-solving framework, tackles topics such as efficiencies, productivity, imposter syndrome, chronic worrying and revenue generation. Her latest book, Take Back Your Weekends, is the ultimate guide to taking back your power, your life and, of course, your...


603: Marisela Abasta - The Impossible is Possible

Proving the impossible is possible! For the last 10 years Marisela Abasta has been helping people who are stressed out, overwhelmed feeling stuck in life by teaching them a powerful process to getting unstuck so they can live life with more Confidence, Clarity and Courage! But she’s on a mission to stop suicides by sharing with the world what depression really is. She’s passionate about changing the way the world sees and understands depression. No longer seeing it as an incurable disease...


602: Kathy Klotz-Guest - STOP BORING ME!

Kathy Klotz-Guest, MA, MBA, MLA, is a business storytelling strategist, author, speaker, and comedian. Founder of Keeping it Human, her mission is to help organizations turn jargon-monoxide into compelling business stories, abolish boring marketing, and uncover boldly creative ideas for marketing content, products, branding and more. She calls them idea orgasms! A podcaster (Keeping it Human's Improvised Marketing Show), stand-up comic and improviser, Kathy has written two other short books...


601: Inga Deksne - High Impact Happiness

Inga Deksne is a social media and business strategist. She helps business owners establish their social media presence from scratch. She created the High Impact Happiness brand because she loves working with businesses who create huge impact in the world and she wants them to be happy while they are running their business. She is the proud founder of the “Magical Creators” community that has been running for three years now creating a space for business owners like you to get their social...



In a bit of a twist, Thrive LOUD intern and producer of this episode Sophie Grippo sat down and interviewed Lou Diamond to commemorate the 600th episode of Thrive LOUD. In this episode, entrepreneur and the founder of Thrive LOUD shares his move from working on Wall Street to starting Thrive. He also highlights the common theme of 'connecting' and how it is the center of all of the work he does...including this podcast. While Lou did not want to make a 'big deal' about reaching this...


599: Chef Lizette - EAT WELL * LIVE WELL * BE WELL

Chef Lizette (Lizette Lopez De Arriaga) is OWNER of CHEF LIZETTE ENTERTAINMENT, a lifestyle brand advocating living more healthy using food as the foundation “one dish at a time”. Over the past 25 years of feeding the public Chef Lizette has cooked for over 5 million people including 5 US Presidents. As a speaker she works with organizations, private clients and schools across the country giving engaging talks and cooking presentations focused on wellness and nutrition. Throughout her...


598: Trey Roth - "YAY BY YAY, DAY BY DAY"

Trey Roth is a lifelong serial entrepreneur, platinum-selling songwriter and music producer, avid learner, hard worker. He is an experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in marketing technology. Serial entrepreneur and skilled leader with a heart for growing people and businesses. He is the founder of YAY STACK -- a social network for authentic referrals and recommendations only. Married to his middle school sweetheart, Ashley, and father of four - Trey...


597: Monica Tanner - "SEXPIONAGE"

Monica Tanner, married to her best friend, is a boss mom to 4 small humans, is a weekly podcaster at On the Brighter Side ~Marriage For Entrepreneurs and is a relationship and intimacy Sexpert. She helps Passionate Entrepreneurs who are building or scaling their business stay happily married by up-leveling their commitment, communication and connection skills. Her goal is to help you create a marriage that supports your business and a business that supports your marriage through her...


596: Nidhi Tewari - Embrace Your True Self

Nidhi Tewari, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, mental health therapist, international speaker, and entrepreneur located in Richmond, VA. She specializes in treating trauma, grief, and anxiety disorders. She works with corporations, health systems, and entrepreneurs to create a pro-mental health, trauma-informed workplaces, and she enjoys speaking on a variety of mental health topics. Nidhi believes embracing your true, authentic self is the product of healing the wounds and...


595: Lindsey Curry - "HOLY SHIFT!"

Lindsey Curry, Bestselling Author, Speaker, Trained Dancer, Choreographer, Entrepreneur, Thought-leader, Wife, and Mom of 5 brings decades of lessons learned that will make you laugh, cry and best of all take you to the next level of your evolution. She brings a fierce wit to topics such as fear of failure, self- acceptance and what it really means to be yourself shamelessly. She is an ember carrier that holds just the right spark to ignite your fire within. Get ready because her new book...