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Hosted by J. David Trotter, Launch Yourself Today features inspiring interviews with experts, entrepreneurs, and examples of success who share their stories and tangible action steps. Get unstuck, clarify your goals, and launch yourself today.

Hosted by J. David Trotter, Launch Yourself Today features inspiring interviews with experts, entrepreneurs, and examples of success who share their stories and tangible action steps. Get unstuck, clarify your goals, and launch yourself today.
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Hosted by J. David Trotter, Launch Yourself Today features inspiring interviews with experts, entrepreneurs, and examples of success who share their stories and tangible action steps. Get unstuck, clarify your goals, and launch yourself today.

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English


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Professional Dancer Is Boundless Despite Paralysis - Maria Rabaino

4/17/2019
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Maria Rabaino is a professional dancer who also happens to use a wheelchair in her day to day life. On February 13, 2012, Maria had just started her second semester at college, and she was in a horrible car crash resulting in a broken back at the L1 level that paralyzed her from the hips down. With the mindset of becoming as independent as quickly as possible, Maria spent a month and a half in the hospital learning how to adjust to her new life. Not only did she become independent faster...

Duration:00:29:52

Become a Successful Social Media Manager - Rachel Pedersen

4/9/2019
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Rachel Pedersen (aka The Queen of Social Media) is the founder and CMO of the award-winning social media marketing agency The Viral Touch as well as the founder and CEO of Social Media United, a leading online university for those aspiring to become successful social media managers and strategists. Her students have each had their own tremendous success, securing clients, growing their skills, and leaving their 9-5s. Rachel is a top social media marketer and consultant, worldwide viral...

Duration:00:32:51

Help Us Choose a New Name

4/3/2019
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When we started the show a couple of months ago, our desire was to help people - especially women - get unstuck, clarify your goals, and take your life to the next level. For the past 25 years, women have been attracted to my message and my work, and I knew I wanted the podcast to be tailored toward a more female audience - while still being accessible to men. Yet, I was anxious about a feminine name and branding, because...I'm a guy. Here's the feedback we're getting. People love the...

Duration:00:03:09

Cultivate Your Happiness by Living Your Purpose - Carin Rockind

3/28/2019
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Carin Rockind is a leading expert on life purpose, women's thriving and positive psychology, the science of human flourishing. She is the creator of PurposeGirl; a movement to empower purpose driven living and the founder of Women's Global Happiness Day, the first-ever worldwide initiative to eradicate the women's depression epidemic, which had 98 events in 19 countries and 6 continents in its inaugural year, 2018. Having overcome armed robbery, domestic abuse and divorce, Carin has a way...

Duration:00:48:26

How to Make New Friends As An Adult - Bailey T. Hurley

3/21/2019
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Bailey T. Hurley is a writer and speaker who invites women to creatively build rooted community in their corner of the world. With a life-long heart for hospitality, Bailey offers simple friendship habits to help us build meaningful, lasting relationships. In This Episode, You Will Learn: Connect with Bailey: www.BaileyTHurley.comFriendship Journaling PromptsFacebookInstagramPinterest Don’t Miss A Single Episode: SubscribeiTunesSpotifyStitcherGoogle MusicLeave a quick reviewTake a...

Duration:00:42:18

Wearing a Dress Is Helping to End Human Trafficking - Blythe Hill

3/19/2019
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Blythe Hill is the CEO and Founder of the Dressember Foundation, an anti-trafficking nonprofit organization that engages women and men in the fight to end modern-day slavery. Through their annual campaign, thousands of people across six continents commit to wearing dresses or bow ties for the month of December as a way to bring awareness and raise funding for anti-trafficking work. In six years, Dressember advocates have raised $7.5MM USD. Dressember has received press attention from the...

Duration:01:04:09

Live a Minimalish Lifestyle (Even With Kids) - Desirae Endres

3/14/2019
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Desirae Endres is a work from home mom and podcaster. Her passion for the message of minimalism and living intentionally started as she jumped into the journey with her husband just over a year ago and got rid of 3/4 of their belongings and downsized into a much smaller home. She soon found the peace and life change that comes from decluttering and having less possessions and wanted to share that message and share her story, so out of that came the Minimalish podcast- a podcast encouraging...

Duration:00:55:41

Two Ways to Increase Your Daily Happiness - David Trotter

3/12/2019
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Welcome to the Inspiration Rising podcast! My name is David Trotter, and we're here to inspire you to rise up in your life, love, and leadership. Don’t Miss A Single Episode: SubscribeiTunesSpotifyStitcherGoogle MusicLeave a quick reviewTake a screenshot of the podcast@insporisingReady to rise?www.insporising.com

Duration:00:10:54

Navigating Your Career With the Power of Give & Take - Sara Wilson

3/7/2019
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Sara Wilson is the founder of SW Projects, a content consultancy that crafts platform-first content strategies and unique creative ideas that help build social-first communities for brands and digital publishers. SW Projects has advised on digital content, influencer and innovation strategy for Bumble, WeWork, the New York Times, Bustle, National Geographic, Playboy, Ouai Haircare, GoldieBlox, and others. For nearly five years, Sara ran lifestyle partnerships at Facebook and Instagram,...

Duration:00:51:34

How Musical Theatre Can Transform Your Child's Life - Damien Lorton

3/5/2019
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Damien Lorton is the co-founder of One More Productions along with Nicole Cassesso. Since 2004, they have mounted and produced over 50 different musical productions, plays, and special events together at The Gem Theatre in Orange County, California. They have helped raise over $250,000 for other non-profit organizations in Orange County including the Speech and Language Development Center of Buena Park, The Garden Grove Rotary, The Soroptimist Club and many others. Damien is proud to be a...

Duration:00:44:00

What It Takes to Jumpstart Your Own Business - Hilary Johnson

2/28/2019
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Hilary Johnson is on a mission to help women entrepreneurs develop powerful, profitable, and sustainable businesses. As a serial entrepreneur herself, she recognized the need firsthand for true community, support, and education. This led her to create Hatch Tribe, an organization devoted to cultivating and connecting women entrepreneurs across the world. She is the host of the “Art of Doing Podcast” and author of “A Girls Guide to Surviving the Startup with Your Mind, Body, and Soul...

Duration:00:48:48

Are You Satisfied With Your Life? - David Trotter

2/26/2019
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Welcome to the Inspiration Rising podcast! My name is David Trotter, and we're here to inspire you to rise up in your life, love, and leadership. My question for you today is...are you satisfied with your life? When I ask myself that question, I can hear all sorts of voices in my head! Don't Miss A Single Episode: SubscribeiTunesSpotifyStitcherGoogle MusicLeave a quick reviewTake a screenshot of the podcast@insporisingReady to rise? www.insporising.com

Duration:00:10:09

Get Your Pretty On With a Capsule Wardrobe - Alison Lumbatis

2/21/2019
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Alison Lumbatis is the creator/editor of the blog, Get Your Pretty On, which she started as an accountability partner to chronicle her personal style journey out of the yoga pants mom rut. Over the years, it has evolved into a space for women worldwide to get style and beauty inspiration, gain confidence, and live prettier lives. Alison has created the first of its kind online capsule wardrobe membership program called Style Challenges. Since rolling out the program in 2014, over 25,000...

Duration:00:44:16

Persevering in the Face of Extreme Obstacles - Spencer Hurtt

2/19/2019
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Spencer Hurtt is a four-time competitor on American Ninja Warrior. If you’re not familiar with the show, it’s an insane obstacle course where competitors try to make it to the end and hit a buzzer without falling off. If I heard that he was on the show four times, I would be envisioning a 20-something who spends their entire week in the gym. In fact, Spencer is 41 years old, an he’s the president of Container Supply Company. Plus, he’s married with four children. I love this fact, because...

Duration:00:46:21

Finding Your Passion in Unexpected Places - Justine Puliafico

2/16/2019
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Justine Puliafico discovered her passion in an unexpected place. After winning a dog at a charity auction and taking it to obedience training, Justine and her dog, Wally, worked toward becoming a therapy dog team. For the past five years, they’ve volunteered at Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and have supported countless patients, families, staff, and support personnel. Oftentimes, they are used as a distraction for young patients as doctors and nurses consult with families, and...

Duration:00:36:42

Supporting the Children of Fallen Law Enforcement Officers - Megan O'Grady of Blue Line Bears

2/14/2019
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Megan O'Grady is a 16 year old high school student living with her family in the state Florida where her father is a police sergeant for the Cape Coral Police Department. In January 2017, she started a non-profit called Blue Line Bears to help children and families of fallen officers cope with their loss. She utilizes the uniform shirt of the fallen officer to make a one-of-a-kind teddy bear, and she’s given away at the time of this interview 454 bears in 36 states including one in Canada....

Duration:00:25:49

Daughter Inspires First Ronald McDonald House - Fred Hill

2/12/2019
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When Philadelphia Eagles tight end Fred Hill’s 3-year-old daughter, Kim, was being treated for leukemia in 1974, his life changed. He and his wife, Fran, camped out on hospital benches and sat in cramped waiting rooms during Kim’s three years of treatment. The Hills watched other parents and families of seriously ill children do the same thing. Many of the families had to travel long distances for their children to receive medical treatment and couldn’t afford hotel rooms. The Hills knew...

Duration:00:59:35

How to Get Organized When Your Home (and Life) Feel Chaotic - Lindsay Eidahl

2/7/2019
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Lindsay Eidahl is the founder of MyCreativeDays.com, and she is obsessed with old wood, rusty treasures, and creating beauty out of worn-down items. She's a coupon clipper, budget tracking, frugal Mom always looking for ways to decorate her family's home without breaking the bank! Lindsay and her husband, Matt, are just getting started on their fifth house flipping project, but I wanted to talk with her about home organization since that’s a big challenge for so many of us. Be sure to...

Duration:00:43:53

How to Handle Stress Like a Boss (Babe)

2/5/2019
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Welcome to the Inspiration Rising podcast! My name is David Trotter, and I'm here to inspire you to rise up in your life, love, and leadership. I used to love stress! I would create scenarios where I would feel stressed to experience that hit of adrenaline that would make me feel alive and motivate me to get all sorts of stuff done. I was stressed out from 1998 to 2008. I was a workaholic, and I thrived on stress. The major downside was...stress didn’t help my relationships or my soul. It...

Duration:00:13:05

Destroying Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - Elijah Stacy

1/31/2019
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Every other week, we’ll be featuring a Coaching Conversation with a guest who needs a little help getting unstuck, clarifying their goals, and launching their life, business, organization, relationships, or whatever they’re focused on. Click here for more info. This is a unique opportunity for you to listen in on our coaching process, and because each person’s situation is different, every conversation will be quite interesting. I want you to know these are unscripted, and I’m not charging...

Duration:00:58:43