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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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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Living the Diferente Life. BONUS EPISODE

8/12/2019
Living the Diferente Life! * BONUS EPISODE * This episode is from a podcast that I was a guest on called Cafe con Pam, hosted by my friend and fellow podcaster, Pam Covarrubias. I wanted to share it with you because it fits perfectly with the spirit of getting out of my comfort zone, which I have been all about this summer. Pam and I talked about my childhood in Mexico, my journey as an immigrant in the United States, the meaning of love, and other things that I haven't shared...

Duration:00:51:56

We all need therapy! Throwback episode.

7/21/2019
SPECIAL THROWBACK EPISODE. As promised, here's one of my favorite episodes from season one with Licensed Clinical Therapist, Adriana Alejandre. We talked about how fear and not dealing with our baggage can really hold us back. Stay tuned for season dos of DIFERENTE! Here's the full episode description: Feeling Stuck. How to not let fear hold you back. In this episode of Diferente podcast, I wanted to explore the topic of fear and how it affects our confidence. And I invited Adriana...

When comfort & stability hold you back. Season one finale.

7/3/2019
#143 - This is the final episode of season one of Diferente and the most open and honest moment I've had on the podcast so far. I've asked you repeatedly this year to question the norm and dare to step outside of your comfort zone, and it's only fair I do it too. Because it has come to my attention that some people might be getting the impression that I have my life in perfect order, well I don't! Though I can't pretend I haven't tried to. :-) (Control issues, remember?) So...

Duration:00:15:56

NO ONE LOVES YOU. Comedy, culture, and stereotypes with Roy Wood Jr.

6/13/2019
#142 - My guest this episode is comedian, actor and Daily Show Correspondent, Roy Wood Jr. His latest hilarious and thought-provoking comedy special is called “No One Loves You”, where he explores some of today's most complicated issues, from the plight of the black superhero to protests during the national anthem. Roy Wood Jr’s comedy has entertained millions across stage, television, and radio. In 2017, he was named the new host of Comedy Central’s storytelling series, “This is Not...

Duration:00:47:31

The worst kind of heartbreak. How to keep on living without regrets.

5/30/2019
#141 - In my opinion, the worst kind of heartbreak is when someone you love passes away. A few weeks ago our friend and guest on Different, Shawn Boxe, passed away. You might remember the episode he was in, last summer. If you do, you probably remember his inspiring outlook on life. So I want to share his episode with you again. In honor of his memory, and the Boxe family, who was so welcoming to us when we were in Canada last week for the funeral. I also want to share some...

Duration:00:49:31

CULTURAL APPROPRIATION. How to blend (not erase) our heritage.

5/8/2019
#140 - This is another special rough cut edition of Diferente where I am exploring the cultural appropriation of Mexican food, the traditions and the irony of it all! Come chat about all things Diferente with me on Instagram or Facebook EPISODE CREDITS: Producer/Host - Maribel Quezada Smith Diferente theme Music by Keagan Stromberg

Duration:00:14:51

PERFECTION. How to find and kill your passion.

5/1/2019
#139 - This is another special rough cut edition of Diferente. Exploring perfection and how the idea of being perfect kills our passion, our creativity, and basically just unnecessarily burdens us when all we need to realize is that we are better off being imperfect. Come chat about all things Diferente with me on Instagram or Facebook EPISODE CREDITS: Producer/Host - Maribel Quezada Smith Diferente theme Music by Keagan Stromberg

Duration:00:10:46

THE OTHER WOMAN. How to stop comparing ourselves.

4/24/2019
#138 - If you spend any time on social media, this episode is for you! This is a very special unedited episode of Diferente. Don't worry, we'll get back to editing soon enough. In the meantime enjoy this raw and authentic piece I titled "The Other Woman". Come chat about all things Diferente with me on Instagram or Facebook EPISODE CREDITS: Producer/Host - Maribel Quezada Smith Diferente theme Music by Keagan Stromberg

Duration:00:12:52

Part Two: DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR. How to radically question the status quo.

4/17/2019
#137 PART TWO - Continuing my conversation with industry disrupt-her and entrepreneur, Miki Agrawal. MIKI IS A SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR WHO USES CREATIVITY AND DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION TO CHALLENGE THE STATUS QUO AND CHANGE CULTURE. SHE IS THE FOUNDER OF SEVERAL ACCLAIMED SOCIAL ENTERPRISES: WILD, THINX, ICON & TUSHY AND SHE IS ALSO AN AUTHOR. Her latest book is called DISRUPT HER a rallying cry for women to radically question the status quo. To learn more about Miki, or any other guest on...

Duration:00:28:20

DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR. How to radically question the status quo.

4/10/2019
#137 This is the final conversation in our six-part ENTREPRENEURSHIP SERIES. And in this episode, I chat with industry disrupt-her and entrepreneur, Miki Agrawal. MIKI IS A SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR WHO USES CREATIVITY AND DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION TO CHALLENGE THE STATUS QUO AND CHANGE CULTURE. SHE IS THE FOUNDER OF SEVERAL ACCLAIMED SOCIAL ENTERPRISES: WILD, THINX, ICON & TUSHY AND SHE IS ALSO AN AUTHOR. Her latest book is called DISRUPT HER a rallying cry for women to radically question the...

Duration:00:30:37

WHEN THE SHOE FITS (Part 2) How to kick start your dream business.

4/3/2019
#136 PART TWO - This is the second part of my conversation with entrepreneur and shoe designer, Salone Monet. We're continuing our journey and conversations on entrepreneurship. In this episode, we cover the growing pains that come with being an entrepreneur and launching your dream business. Salone Monet is a lifelong passion for shoes turned this political PR girl into an entrepreneur. After receiving a degree in Communications from American University in Washington, DC, she created...

Duration:00:26:51

WHEN THE SHOE FITS. How to kick start your dream business.

3/27/2019
#136 We're continuing our journey and conversations on entrepreneurship. In this episode, we cover the growing pains that come with being an entrepreneur and launching your dream business, with entrepreneur and shoe designer, Salone Monet. Salone Monet is a lifelong passion for shoes turned this political PR girl into an entrepreneur. After receiving a degree in Communications from American University in Washington, DC, she created digital content for the federal government and trade...

Duration:00:32:16

LEGALLY BOLD Part Two How to kick ass at being yourself

3/20/2019
#135 PART 2 - Continuing episode 135 with my guest, Attorney Sydnee Mack. Whether you are a side hustler, entrepreneur or just getting your toes wet in the world of being your own boss, you don't want to miss all of the wisdom and inspiration these wonderful entrepreneurs have to share! Atlanta-based Attorney and entrepreneur Sydnee Mack shares her own story of how she was not loving the idea of being a business owner when she started, and how after living through a difficult personal...

Duration:00:28:49

LEGALLY BOLD. How to kick ass at being yourself!

3/13/2019
#135 - Continuing the ENTREPRENEUR series with my guest, Attorney Sydnee Mack. Whether you are a side hustler, entrepreneur or just getting your toes wet in the world of being your own boss, you don't want to miss all of the wisdom and inspiration these wonderful entrepreneurs have to share! Atlanta-based Attorney and entrepreneur Sydnee Mack shares her own story of how she was not loving the idea of being a business owner when she started, and how after living through a difficult...

Duration:00:34:04

FREE TO INVEST PART TWO How to grow your wealth by using your values. With Danielle Town

3/6/2019
#134 This is part two of episode 134 with New York Times bestselling author, lawyer, and investor, Danielle Town. In part one of this episode, she shared how she went from a career that was making her sick, to building wealth on her own terms by learning to manage her own investments. Then she wrote a manual for anyone out there who wants to take back control of their money. Listen closely as she explains some of these valuable tips on how you can do the same! Danielle started out her...

Duration:00:33:15

FREE TO INVEST! How to grow your wealth by using your values. With Danielle Town

2/27/2019
#134 In this episode, I chat with New York Times bestselling author, lawyer, and investor, Danielle Town, about the role of Money in our romantic relationships, the bad financial habits we pick up as kids, and how we have the power to change the way we look at wealth. If you're like me, you're probably investing in your retirement. But like me, many people are paying someone to manage these investments when they could be doing it themselves and saving a lot of money, with the added benefit...

Duration:00:29:46

PART TWO: Creating with Purpose. How to stand out in business & life.

2/20/2019
#133 PART TWO WITH CREATIVE STRATEGIST AND ENTREPRENEUR, ALEX SANTIAGO. Follow Diferente on Instagram, Facebook, or find us online at diferentepodcast.com My guest this episode is Creative Strategist and founder of Social Mosaic Communications, Alex Santiago. Alex has been living his motto of "rebeldia" and creating with a purpose for many years. He works with brands with the goal to Transform Moments. Challenge the Norm and Make a Statement. And he believes in revolutionizing...

Duration:00:33:30

Creating with Purpose. How to stand out in business & life.

2/13/2019
#133: This is the second episode in a special six-episode series on Entrepreneurship. My guest this episode is Creative Strategist and founder of Social Mosaic Communications, Alex Santiago. Alex has been living his motto of "rebeldia" and creating with a purpose for many years. He works with brands with the goal to Transform Moments. Challenge the Norm and Make a Statement. And he believes in revolutionizing culture and the power of inspiring people through meaningful, branded...

Duration:00:32:22

PART 2 THE COURAGE TO BEGIN. How to become an entrepreneur.

2/6/2019
#132 PART TWO This is part two of episode 132 with The Nailsaloon co-founder and entrepreneur, Andréa Vieira. In part one of this episode, Andrea and I discussed her journey as a producer, and how this experience made her realize what her true passion is in life. Thanks to this passion, Andrea and her partner Claudia Diamante made the jump into entrepreneurship and began their journey as co-founders of the coolest nail salon in Washington DC. Ok, I may be biased, but I’m pretty sure I’m...

Duration:00:31:45

THE COURAGE TO BEGIN. How to become an entrepreneur.

1/30/2019
#132: In this (two-part) episode with The Nailsaloon co-founder and entrepreneur, Andréa Vieira, we focus on the courage required to begin the entrepreneurial journey, why we should be proud of the wisdom we earn with age, and how to set realistic goals and expectations as a new business owner. If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to start your own business, or if you’ve already started and you need some inspiration and real-life business-savvy advice from fellow...

Duration:00:39:43