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Dreams ARE Real


Powerful conversations with incredible Entrepreneurs and Creatives all around the world will empower you to dispel the emotions of fear, worry, or self-doubt and know that, whatever your goals, you’ve got this! Why? Because Dreams ARE Real. Dan McPherson, International Speaker and Founder of Leaders Must Lead is on a mission to help you overcome the momentum of zero and own your story on the way to building your ideal life.

Powerful conversations with incredible Entrepreneurs and Creatives all around the world will empower you to dispel the emotions of fear, worry, or self-doubt and know that, whatever your goals, you’ve got this! Why? Because Dreams ARE Real. Dan McPherson, International Speaker and Founder of Leaders Must Lead is on a mission to help you overcome the momentum of zero and own your story on the way to building your ideal life.


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Powerful conversations with incredible Entrepreneurs and Creatives all around the world will empower you to dispel the emotions of fear, worry, or self-doubt and know that, whatever your goals, you’ve got this! Why? Because Dreams ARE Real. Dan McPherson, International Speaker and Founder of Leaders Must Lead is on a mission to help you overcome the momentum of zero and own your story on the way to building your ideal life.




Ep 122: Conquering your mountains and crushing your Kryptonite with the Superman of South Africa, Cobus Visser

After being diagnosed with Hemophilia as a child and enduring excruciating pain for years, Cobus Visser, the Superman of South Africa, found himself in the hospital unable to move. Instead of giving up, he decided his body would no longer be his prison. Today not only has Cobus learned to move his arms, crawl, and walk, but has also mastered Fire Walking, conquered Mt. Kilimanjaro, and faced the kryptonite of his own fears until it turned to dust. He now uses these wins to help change lives...


Ep 121: Building a better relationship with our subconscious mind with Hypnotist and Broadcaster Adam Cox

If I can change what’s happening in my head, I can change myself. If I can change myself, I can change my future. This mindset has been a key to success for hypnotist, broadcaster, and podcast host, Adam Cox. Adam developed interest in hypnosis at age 14 and hasn’t looked back. He believes, through hypnosis, we can tap our ability to go inward and make adjustments so our conscious, real life is changed for the better. And now, he’s become well known as a hypnotherapist to celebrities, CEOs,...


Ep 120: Discovering the path to Sustainable Visibility™ with Podcast Guesting Strategist Mai-kee Tsang

There’s a big difference between being ‘seen’ and being ‘exposed.’ Mai-kee Tsang believes industry standards, such as ‘exposure,’ shouldn’t always be the standard we live by. With an incredible background, a powerful story, and a deeply compassionate heart, the work Mai-kee is doing as The Sustainable Visibility™ Mentor and a Podcast Guesting Strategist to help purpose-driven coaches and copywriters amplify their voices and become sustainably seen is critical. About the Guest: Mai-kee...


Ep 119: Get F***ing Real: Life’s too short to not be happy with the Queen of Clarity, Lisa Cherney

Life’s too short to spend time not being happy and just because something works and other people like it, doesn’t mean you have to keep doing it. Lisa Cherney, a.k.a. the Queen of Clarity and host of the Get F***ing Real podcast, has been mentoring millionaire entrepreneurs for 20+ years. After leaving a successful corporate career and building a 7-figure business, she chose to dismantle it all to create space for her own happiness. Now she helps soulful entrepreneurs get real and get out...


Ep 118: Don't say can't; say how. Moving from gunshot to the greater good with 'Mr. Inspire', Eric Patrick Thomas

Since being shot in the neck 23 years ago and suffering a spinal cord injury that paralyzed him from the neck down, entrepreneur and advocate Eric Patrick Thomas (a.k.a. Mr Inspire) has defied the odds and naysayers alike while creating success through an incredible attitude and sheer force of will. Eric shares about childhood, recovery, his relationship with FUBU founder and Shark Tank member Daymond John, how he raised $80K+ for an accessible van, appearing before the House and Senate to...


Ep 117: Embrace your intuition and come into the 'true potential of human' with Energy Alchemist Tash Mitch

Prior to fully realizing her role as an Energy Alchemist and catalyst for change, Tash Mitch survived a tumultuous childhood and grew to success in the world of media and advertising. Her sense of purpose then pushed her to do more. Embracing passions for study and soul connection, the roles of life and business coach, reiki master, intuitive guide, and more came naturally. Today, Tash inspires us to heed our intuition, plug into it, and allow it to inform how we may come into the true...


Ep 116: Understanding our triggers with Relationship and Emotional Freedom Coach Kimberly Koste

You’re absolutely worth the peace and harmony you deserve in life. To get there we must not ignore our own emotional freedom and invest in ourselves as well as our relationships. After years of working with children through social work Kimberly Koste understands that relationships are the most important thing we are, do, and have in our lives. She now coaches others to understand that each of us has value, and to transform their triggers to create true generational change. About the...


Ep 115: Achieving a childhood dream of healing and service with world-class Chiropractor Dr. Bill Thatcher

Life is all about helping other people. For the past 30+ years, Dr. Bill Thatcher has been doing exactly that while serving thousands of incredibly loyal patients as the owner of Thatcher Chiropractic and Laser. I’m proud to say I’ve been one of those patients for more than 25 years. Experiencing the healing of Dr. Thatcher is a good reminder that, even when something seems bad in the moment, when you look back on it later, you’ll usually see the good that has come from it. About the...


Ep 114: Sunil Tulsiani is a Real Estate Mogul with a mission: Make Financial Freedom the new normal

As founder of Private Investment Club, the largest elite real estate investment club in North America, Sunil Tulsiani shares stages with influential figures such as Tony Robbins, Robert Kiyosaki, Kevin Harrington, Jack Canfield, and Brian Tracey. Before becoming a real estate mogul, #1 best-selling author, and top international speaker, Sunil experienced poverty in India and enjoyed a very successful law-enforcement career before leaving his job to learn real estate, making nearly $1...


Ep 113: Choosing Bravery day by day with Leadership Expert Kristen Knowles

Worlds are changed because of people who are willing and brave enough to dream. Most people get that, but if you truly want to be a world-changing leader, you must also commit to a lifelong journey of constantly having to work on, grow, and develop yourself. Kristen Knowles, President of Brave Leaders Group, is an example of profound courage in action. Having been exposed to abuse and suicide and overcome betrayal, failure, and rejection, Kristen had plenty of opportunity to quit, or step...


Ep 112: Creating a delectable, sustainable, equitable future for the service industry with Ji Hye Kim, Chef and Managing Partner of Miss Kim

Ji Hye Kim is the James Beard Award semi-finalist chef and managing partner of Miss Kim Korean restaurant with a story nearly as incredible as her food. After spending her early years in Korea, she moved to the U.S., graduated from University, and pursued a career in hospital admin before joining the hospitality industry in 2008. Her leadership skills, passionate beliefs, and refusal to buy into negativity have propelled her from innovative food cart to brick and mortar restaurant, industry...


Ep 111: Stepping forward in faith with Film and TV Actress Vaishnavi MacDonald

Vaishnavi MacDonald’s journey from childhood struggles with money, direction, and faith to well-known film and TV actress, outspoken about her belief in God, is compelling. The many stories of her life include meeting Mother Teresa, a miraculous circumstance that saved her family the day before her mother had planned to take their lives, and how a young woman stood for principles she believed in while still managing to find fame and success in the world of film and TV. About the...


Ep 110: Once you find your purpose, nothing can stop you! with Actor and 'Ann Arbor Tonight' Host Zach Damon

With one of the kindest hearts of anyone in my world, Zach Damon seeks to entertain, serve, and inspire, often using his platforms to support impactful charitable causes and create sincere community engagement. As you hear his story, you may think living with Cerebral Palsy would be reason enough for many to stop short of their goals, but that’s not Zach. Following his first taste of broadcasting at 16, Zach has become an Actor, Filmmaker, Broadcaster, Entrepreneur, and Producer and Host of...


Ep 109: Anti-Dogma + Pro-People = Path to Success with Naphtali Visser, Founder and Chief Coach of Humans Working

Absent our thoughts, there’s no feeling naturally associated with any item, event, or situation we may experience. Regardless of what’s happening in the world, how you feel in any moment is purely between you and you. The depth of this uncommon, but freeing, belief, convincingly shared by Naphtali Visser, Founder and Chief Coach of Humans Working, challenges us to consider our world differently. If we can do this, his quest to create a more just and peaceful world may well be...


Ep 108: Fail on the way, but keep moving forward with Actor and Self-Worth Coach Francesca Alejandra

After suffering with eating disorders for 20 years and moving from Chile to the US in 2014, learning to love herself while facing her deepest darkness was only the beginning of Actor and Self-Worth Coach Francesca Alejandra’s healing path. As the process progressed, Francesca began to step into true alignment with her passions and, after years of self-discovery, she now embraces her inner light and is following her dreams while helping other women do the same. About the Guest: Francesca...


Ep 107: Showing women the path to personal belief and financial independence with Single Mom Millionaire Sadhana Sabharwal

Sadhana Sabharwal is a single mom of 3 boys turned real estate millionaire. As a coach, real estate investor, author, and public speaker she proves every day that you can manifest anything you want if you’ll just put it out there. Sadhana truly opens up about her past and shares how difficult, but empowering it can be to learn that divorce is not the end of you, that you’re still you with or without that person, and that your self-worth is more important than staying in any relationship...


Ep 106: Synchronicity in Motion: The Rise of Myrony with Intuitive Mentor and Podcast Host Alysha Myronuk

Alysha Myronuk’s journey has been filled with pain, joy, and a near-infinite supply of Myrony—a word she’s coined for the personal ironies of our lives. She’s endured more than her fair share of struggles-from fibromyalgia to the loss of both parents, divorce, suicide attempts, and alcohol and prescription drug abuse. In spite of it all, she continues to be filled with optimism, joy, and a heart to serve others. Every day she is a loving reminder that life is good, even when it’s in it’s...


Ep 105: Stopping the Rising Epidemic of Teenage Suicide with Co-Founder of the Teen Suicide Prevention Society, Jackie Simmons

3000 teens attempt to kill themselves every day. And that was before COVID. Frequently, the first sign that a youth is ‘at risk’ is an attempt. 24 years ago, Jackie Simmons, Mission Driven Mentor and Co-Founder of the Teen Suicide Prevention Society, experienced this first-hand as the parent of a child who thankfully survived. TSPS offers free webinars, powerful 6 step suicide prevention conversation scripts, and 2 Day suicide prevention summits with the goal of getting ahead of the rising...


Ep 104: Mediocrity is just as hard as excellence. Choose wisely with World Class Martial Artist and Serial Entrepreneur Nick Suino

Great leaders are notable because they’re rare. I believe this and I believe Nick Suino, a successful entrepreneur, author, and one of the leading martial arts instructors in North America, fits this bill. He’s passionate, committed, eager to both learn and teach, and willing to do the work. Our 2nd conversation is as full of clear, practical advice as the 1st. Whether you’re trying to find a path through difficulty, seeking order and structure, or dropping mediocrity in favor of...


Ep 103: In Chaos We all Need a Beacon of Light with Roar Consulting CEO Jason Tracey

During Jason Tracey’s 1st visit (Ep. 54) he shared his powerful story of rising above difficult circumstances to find clarity and create transformation. This time it’s all about moving forward and forging yourself to become a beacon of light in the midst of a chaotic world. In Jason’s eyes, this begins by understanding that our biggest vulnerabilities are actually our greatest strengths. Taking perceived weaknesses and using them to power success increases the positive impact we have for...