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Maribel Quezada Smith offers a different perspective through her commentary, and thought-inspiring interviews with guests who share their experiences, life lessons, and tips with anyone who's looking for a colorful approach to life, culture, creativity, and business.

Maribel Quezada Smith offers a different perspective through her commentary, and thought-inspiring interviews with guests who share their experiences, life lessons, and tips with anyone who's looking for a colorful approach to life, culture, creativity, and business.
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Maribel Quezada Smith offers a different perspective through her commentary, and thought-inspiring interviews with guests who share their experiences, life lessons, and tips with anyone who's looking for a colorful approach to life, culture, creativity, and business.

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English


Episodes

125: THIS IS ME! Who is this chick, Maribel? An interview with the host of Diferente.

11/14/2018
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Follow Diferente on Instagram, Facebook, or find us online at diferentepodcast.com My guest this episode is...ME! I was interviewed by my husband and a recurring guest on Diferente, Doug Smith. A few weeks ago, my husband came up with the idea of me being a guest on my own show. I thought that’s silly! Why would people want to hear me talk about myself? I’ve done a couple of solo episodes, but they’re quick and not too personal, but a full interview??? After we finished recording, I...

Duration:00:45:28

124: SUCCESS IS GROWTH! How to trust and define yourself. With Cheyenne Woods

11/7/2018
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For more details on this and other episodes, plus other fun things, follow Diferente on Instagram Facebook. Or online at diferentepodcast.com My guest this episode is Cheyenne Woods. You might know her as the sixth African-American woman to play on the LPGA Tour, who truly represents the wonderful things women can bring to this world through sport, healthy competition, and of course drive! You probably also recognize her from her latest Nike Golf commercial, or her partnership with...

Duration:00:48:39

123: ACCESS & NETWORKING. How to never waste an opportunity. With Wendell Haskins

10/31/2018
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Connect with us on Instagram and on Facebook. Or online at diferentepodcast.com My guest in this episode of Diferente is Wendell Haskins. Wendell is a dynamic entrepreneur whose expertise has made him a sought-after event producer, panelist, and speaker. He has appeared at the South Africa Golf Summit, The World Diversity Leadership Summit at the United Nations. All while leveraging his vast network of relationships with business professionals and celebrities. Before founding his own...

Duration:00:36:54

122: ACCESS & EDUCATION. How to build your legacy. With Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall

10/24/2018
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Connect with us on Instagram and on Facebook. Or online at diferentepodcast.com This is the fifth installment in our Access podcast series, and this week we’re discussing Access & Education, with Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall. A former staff attorney for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, who also has 25 years of experience in higher education, and most recently served as the President of Bennett College, a private four-year historically black, liberal arts college for women in...

Duration:00:40:30

121: Access & Representation. How to grow through discourse. With, Tom Kelly

10/17/2018
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Connect with us on Instagram and on Facebook. Or online at diferentepodcast.com My guest this episode is Former White House Senior Policy Advisor, Tom Kelly, and current Director of Capital Development and Buildings Administration at Wayne County Michigan. In other words, Tom has spent a large part of his career working to improve access & representation on a variety of issues that affect our communities. We discuss how we need discourse now more than ever, in order to engage...

Duration:00:44:39

120: ACCESS & MENTORS. How to build an impactful career. With, Ken Bentley

10/10/2018
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Connect with us on Instagram and on Facebook. Or online at diferentepodcast.com In this episode, my guest, Ken Bentley, seasoned corporate VP, and accomplished community leader, shares his valuable experience and advice on how to find a mentor you can create a thriving relationship with, how to get what you want in your career, and how to develop your best self. Ken Bentley has built an impactful career and has a long list of accomplishments. He is a former VP at Nestlé USA. But don’t...

Duration:00:40:29

119: ACCESS & MONEY. How to find financial freedom. With Millennial Money, Shannah Compton Game

10/3/2018
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Connect with us @Diferente_Podcast on Instagram and @AdiferenteLife on Facebook. Or online at diferentepodcast.com My guest in this episode of Diferente is Shannah Compton Game. She’s a Certified Financial Planner living in California, who has her own story of financial struggle, growth, and freedom. She hosts the popular podcast, Millennial Money, where she believes that with a few tools, some real-life education, and a little kick in the butt, you can truly master your MONEY and live...

Duration:00:49:42

118: ACCESS & SPORTS: How to win without losing who you are. With Clark Kellogg

9/26/2018
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Connect with us @Diferente_Podcast on Instagram and @AdiferenteLife on Facebook. Or online at diferentepodcast.com This is the first episode in a six-part series on ACCESS. Access is a hot topic these days, some want to restrict it, others want to protect it. But the fact remains that our communities need access to education, mentorship, money, sports, networking and strong representation and community leadership in order to grow. My guest is lead college basketball analyst for CBS...

Duration:00:41:06

117: #Winning Lotería! How to shatter those millennial stereotypes. With Mike Alfaro

9/19/2018
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Connect with us @Diferente_Podcast on Instagram and @AdiferenteLife on Facebook. Or online at diferentepodcast.com It’s Hispanic Heritage Month!!! ¡Feliz mes de la Hispanidad! In honor of this 30-day celebration of culture in the United States, we have prepared two very special episodes that focus on topics related to the U.S. Hispanic community! My guest Mike Alfaro, rejuvenated an old school board game that is transcending generational and cultural divides. This traditional game...

Duration:00:41:43

116: Story of a Dreamer. How to rebuild your life in another country, when this one doesn’t want you.

9/12/2018
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To learn more about this episode, please visit diferentepodcast.com and click on episode 116. Hispanic Heritage month is almost here, and in honor of this 30-day celebration of culture in the United States, we have prepared two very special episodes for your listening pleasure! This is numero uno. In this episode of Diferente I interviewed Brenda Bautista, she’s a Dreamer, who like most of these young people, grew up loving this country and feeling as American as Daddy Yankee. I hope...

Duration:00:39:11

115: When life hands you cancer. How to live without regrets. With Shawn Boxe

9/5/2018
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My guest in this episode of Diferente, is a great example of how to live without regrets. His name is Shawn Boxe and he is a screenwriter originally from Windsor, Ontario, Canada, now living in LA. He’s written for HBO's Emmy nominated show, Silicon Valley and is currently a co-producer on BET's upcoming new show, Boomerang. Shawn is living every moment with mucho gusto and passion for who and what he loves. This is an inspiring story from a former tech guy who took a risk, changed...

Duration:00:46:44

114: Lessons, not losses. How to persevere through adversity. With Christian Heavens

8/29/2018
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It’s easier to hide behind inaction for fear of failing or being embarrassed when you fail. But without the experience of falling and having the courage to get up again, we would never accomplish anything past ordinary. Remember what I said on episode 101? I said this show is for people who want to make an impact… And when you decide to make an impact, you must be prepared to face trying times… that’s where perseverance comes in. My guest in this episode of Diferente is Christian...

Duration:00:41:28

113: Let’s be real! How to succeed at dating. With Doug Smith

8/22/2018
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In this episode, we talk about getting real when it comes to loving who you are and dating as your authentic self. Because as you know, at Diferente we're all about growing, learning, and creating our own version of success. So what does success look like to you, when it comes to finding that amazing life partner? How do you even meet anyone these days outside of dating apps? And when is the appropriate time to unpack your baggage with the new boo? That's what we dive into in...

Duration:00:34:24

112: Get out of your way! How to learn from the people we hate. With Café con Pam's Pam Covarrubias

8/15/2018
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This week on a new episode of Diferente podcast I had the pleasure of chatting with creative entrepreneur and fellow podcaster, Pam Covarrubias. We bonded over several topics like what we can learn from the people we don't like... or sometimes hate. And how we need to stop comparing our success to other people's successes. "Pam is a Documentary Photographer, Brand Strategist, Podcast Host and Storyteller at heart who works with individuals to help them develop their personal...

Duration:00:35:48

111: Success is being yourself! How to be true to your heart. With, Aundrea Posey.

8/4/2018
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For more Diferente goodness, visit our website Diferentepodcast.com This episode is all about creating your own version of success! With my special guest, Aundrea Posey, a producer, writer and fabulous woman, chasing her dreams of being a creative badass in Hollywood. To do what we love we must take risks, right? But what happens when those moments of self-doubt and sabotage attack us? Aundrea opens up about her struggle to embrace her unique identity and celebrate her...

Duration:00:48:59

110: LIVING DIFERENTE! There’s an elephant on my chest! How to Achieve More with Less Stress.

8/1/2018
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How can we be expected to keep up with all the latest trends, products, social media platforms, podcasts, movies, series, books, health kicks, hidden travel gems etc? The answer: We can’t keep up! It’s impossible, and that’s ok. It’s definitely not normal to be able to accomplish within 24 hours what you used to do in one week. In this "Living Diferente" episode, we explore how we can achieve more with less stress! Connect with us @Diferente_Podcast on Instagram and...

Duration:00:19:02

109: Feeling Stuck. How to not let fear hold you back. With Licensed Clinical Therapist, Adriana Alejandre

7/25/2018
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In this episode of Diferente podcast, I wanted to explore the topic of fear and how it affects our confidence. And I invited Adriana Alejandre, a Licensed Clinical Therapist in California, to join us for the ride! Adriana specializes in helping people get through trauma, grief, and loss. Most recently, she has become a disaster mental health worker to assist in national disaster relief efforts, including helping survivors of Hurricane Harvey and the Las Vegas massacre. If...

Duration:00:40:28

108: True Grit. How to be a Champion! With Super Bowl 46 Champ, Chris Canty

7/18/2018
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Find the complete show notes for this episode here. In this episode of Diferente Podcast, we hang with Super Bowl 46 champion and former NY Giant, Chris Canty. For those who don’t follow football, Chris spent eleven years playing in the NFL, which is a really long career in the sport! He’s now living his next dream... in broadcasting, as on-air talent. With regular appearances on Fox Sports One Network and a radio show on ESPN New York. Chris is a true inspiration for anyone...

Duration:00:43:50

107: Feeling Confident + How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone! With Atisaa Vasanji

7/11/2018
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Find the show notes for this episode here. In this episode of Diferente podcast, you’ll hear about how confidence can help us achieve career goals, how it gives us the courage to get out of our comfort zone and even how to date with confidence! My guest this week is Atisaa Vasanji! Atisaa is not only a fabulous dresser, and charismatic world traveler, she’s also the head of Marketing of Wealth Management at Barclays in London. She’s a great example of all the awesomeness that can...

Duration:00:42:32

106: The Latinx Media Culture + How to be Influential! With Natasha Martinez.

7/3/2018
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In this episode of Diferente podcast, we discuss the impact of latinx culture in the media with my favorite California girl, Natasha Martinez! She's also one of my favorite latinx influencers to keep up with on Instagram because she's so genuinely happy in her photos and they make me smile, her energy is contagious! We talk lessons in confidence, being a feminist, and the importance of believing in yourself. Natasha also shares her experience as being Miss California, and the...

Duration:00:48:19