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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.






628: Jane Atkinson - Speaker Launcher

Jane Atkinson is an author of four books including the bestseller The Wealthy Speaker 2.0, The Epic Keynote and The Wealthy Speaker Daily Success Planner and Journal. Over a decade as one of the top business managers for speakers including best-selling author‘s, celebrities and the industries most sought after. Six years under the roof of a Texas speakers bureau, working both as an agent and manager of exclusive Speakers division. Founder of The Wealthy Speaker School, which provides...


627: Monica Dubay - Heal Your Mind Heal Your Life

Monica Dubay is a Master Transformational Mentor. Her book, the Amazon #1 Bestseller: Heal Your Mind Heal Your Life and The Mindset Mastery Method help people shift quickly and transform their lives from the inside out. Monica combines spiritual energy release with mindset training, which cause clients to have rapid shifts in consciousness. They claim to have more healing with her in a few months than in many years of traditional therapy. She works with mission-driven entrepreneurs to help...


626: Jes Richardson - "Everything I Know I Learned From My Pimp"

Jes Richardson has been burnt-out, burned-down, and fucking fried... but she learned to rise, again and again. She started hustling in 1992 when entrepreneurship sunk its teeth into her soul. In 1998, she experienced the power of online business, the tech blew her mind. Over the last 23 years, she has worked with everyone from Combat Veterans, Families, and Trafficking Survivors to Celebrities and C-Suite Entrepreneurs. thrive at the intersection of relationships and business. She is the...


625: Jeff Harry - "Rediscover Your Play"

Jeff Harry shows individuals and companies how to tap into their true selves, to feel their happiest and most fulfilled — all by playing. Jeff is an international speaker who has presented at conferences such as INBOUND, SXSW, and Australia’s Pausefest, showing audiences how major issues in the workplace can be solved using play. Jeff was selected by BambooHR & Engagedly as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers of 2020 for his organizational development work around dealing with toxic people in...


624: Tina Tran - "Out of Many, One."

Tina Tran has led business development at three successfully acquired startups, and currently leads mobile platform and OEM partnerships at Microsoft. Previously, Tina led AR/VR Future of Work enterprise partnerships at Facebook and a $10M educational VR content fund at Oculus. Tina’s work in tech connects to her core value of equal access to opportunity. Coming to the U.S. as a refugee, she had few resources and has a unique perspective on what it takes to thrive amidst adversity. Today,...


623: Bob Sloan - S3

Bob Sloan is the managing partner of S3 Partners -- a financial technology and data company where their clients use their technology and data for better outcomes in their investment process, decisions and relationships. Listen in as Bob shares his knowledge of the space and how he loves the space he gets to play in. *** CONNECT TO LOU DIAMOND & THRIVE LOUD


622: Dr. Lauren Cook - "Live What You Believe"

Dr. Lauren Cook is a therapist, speaker, and author. She travels around the country sharing how we can cultivate a life in accordance with our values. Lauren is passionate about bringing mental health to people of all ages, as she recognizes that wellness continues throughout our lives. Lauren integrates positive psychology, gratitude, and neuroscience into her work to inform her evidence-based teachings. She specifically practices third wave tenets (CBT, ACT, and DBT) to help her clients...


621: Dr. Candice Williams - "Music for Healing"

Dr. Candice Williams is a Pain Management Anesthesiologist turned Music Producer and Health Coach. She has successfully navigated the journey past her fear of change and uncertainty to pursue her life-long passion for music. Dr. Williams creates music for healing /relaxation and is a curator of uplifting messages, embodied her recent album release, Serenity Sounds: Music for Healing, Relaxation and Sleep. Her goals include having her music played in hospitals and used for therapy in various...


620: Gayle Edwards - "Stand Up in Your Own Hallelujah"

Gayle Edwards is an International, award-winning Global Impact & Brand Strategist, Author and Speaker who empowers and educates Conscious and Purpose Driven Entrepreneurs and Organizations to build impactful businesses through leveraging their brands and build their identity and authority within their marketplace! Gayle is also an Advocate for the UN Global Goals, in particular Goal No. 5 which is Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women & Girls and centers much of her around this...


619: Kristina Paider - "The Hollywood Approach"

Kristina Paider – “KP” – is a world-class marketer and storyteller. Her company, The Hollywood Approach, helps people accelerate results in their business and life. She’s a marketing executive helping billion dollar brands and moonlights as a screenwriter. She’s got an action-thriller script which sold this summer. And her new book, The Hollywood Approach, just came out. She travels by motorcycle, jumps into waterfalls and is a guest chocolate chef and has a blast here with Lou Diamond on...


618: Sean Folkson - "NIGHTFOOD"

Nutrition-Focused Entrepreneur Sean Folkson founded Nightfood after battling for decades (mostly unsuccessfully) with nighttime cravings. In search of healthier snacks and better sleep, Nightfood was born. With over 80% of adults snacking regularly at night, and almost everybody wanting better sleep these days, Nightfood sleep-friendly ice cream is quickly rolling into supermarkets across the country. Listen in as Sean shares his journey in providing delicious, nutritious snacks we all...


617: David Meyer - "Injured to Elite"

After serving the St. Louis Cardinals as their Medical and Rehabilitation Coordinator, Dr. David Meyer PT, DPT wrote “Injured to Elite: A Guide to Empowering Yourself to Transform Your Life After Injury”, to empower the world with a newfound mental approach to physical rehab. During his time working for the Cardinals, he discovered a new appreciation for the psychological implications of sports rehabilitation after seeing the profound impact it had on players and began developing a...


616: Ming Shelby - "Courage Up"

Ming Shelby is an educator, speaker and podcaster with a focus of building a community of courage. Ming is an interactive and engaging speaker who meets your audience where they are by sharing real life experience, motivation, and strategies. She has been a career-long educator with a focus of always creating the best learning experience for students. She is the host of the "Courage Up" podcast and is on Thrive LOUD as part of our continuing series of elevating the brilliant minds of...


615: Hayley Luckadoo - "Females on Fire"

Hayley Luckadoo started her entrepreneurial journey as a wedding planner, before opening a second business as well. She’s now a serial entrepreneur in the digital marketing space, and hosts her passion project, the Females On Fire podcast. Since she started out in business when she was still in college, she’s had a different business journey than most, and loves sharing her best advice for fellow entrepreneurs. More than that, she loves inspiring other women to not only succeed in business,...


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...