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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

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...

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

105: Diversity=Strength + How to Embrace the Social Media Future.

6/27/2018
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Get all the show notes and highlights for this episode here. This episode deals with two topics that are central to the future of business and creativity. My guest this episode is Eric Diaz, he’s a Partner and CFO of two social media analytics companies. We talked about the importance of finding Balance as an Entrepreneur, what’s happening with our privacy as social media continues to evolve, as well as the importance of diversity and inclusion programs in corporate America. Wha [...]

Duration:00:37:01

105: Diversity=Strength + How to Embrace the Social Media Future.

6/27/2018
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Get all the show notes and highlights for this episode here. This episode deals with two topics that are central to the future of business and creativity. My guest this episode is Eric Diaz, he’s a Partner and CFO of two social media analytics companies. We talked about the importance of finding Balance as an Entrepreneur, what’s happening with our privacy as social media continues to evolve, as well as the importance of diversity and inclusion programs in corporate America. What's...

Duration:00:37:06

104: What's In A Name? How To Rock Your Unique Identity.

6/20/2018
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Your name can say so much about who you are! It can help you stand out or help you stay under the radar. It can help open the door to career opportunities or shut it in your face. It’s all relative to individual perspective… I had an enlightening discussion with my great friend Tareya Palmer, she’s an advocate for social justice and self-proclaimed fashion lover who has experienced and jumped over several life roadblocks. A stubborn-independent girl, who found a way to put herself...

Duration:00:44:39

103: Pardon My Spanish! + How To Rise Above Hate & Live A Multi-Lingual Life.

6/12/2018
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According to data released last year by the Census Bureau, 21% of Americans don’t speak English at home. My guest in this episode is Maribel Lara, you read that right! You get the two-for-one deal! In Spanish, we use the term, TOCAYA for when you have the same name as another person. And let me tell you, she does the name justice! I am a fan of Maribel’s calm wisdom and diplomatic view of the world. Ever heard of Gary V? She works with him as a VP of Special Projects at...

Duration:00:49:56

102: Steve Harvey Said "JUMP!" + How To Live Your Passion.

6/12/2018
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A while ago, I realized that passion brings you purpose, and that is the essential way I have looked at my life ever since. Howard Thurman wrote: "Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive! And go do that! Because what the world needs is people who have come alive!" I truly believe that people who are happy with the work they do can do more good for this world than those who feel stuck or frustrated with their work. This is why I had to...

Duration:00:33:42

101: Chorizo-Donuts-Tequila-Bourbon + How to Make an Impact Today!

5/31/2018
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DIFERENTE is Spanish for "different". But what does it mean in the context of life? Living Diferente means, having a new outlook, a brighter perspective, and an open heart to new experiences and ideas. Diferente is for people who are not afraid to be bold or have thought-inspiring conversations and are willing to get a little uncomfortable at times because they have the vision to grow. We will be sharing lessons, experiences, and ideas that will inspire and motivate you to be the person you...

Duration:00:13:18