The DEB Show

Top goal-setting – and goal-getting – expert Debra Eckerling chats with amazing, diverse personalities on The DEB Show. Topics include entrepreneurship, writing, productivity, marketing, social media, embracing change, work-life balance, self-care, and more. Debra’s goal is to give everyone the tools, inspiration, and motivation they need to figure out what they want and make a plan to get it. Debra is the founder of The D*E*B Method, which is her system for goal-setting simplified. She is also the author of "Your Goal Guide: A Roadmap for Setting, Planning and Achieving Your Goals," founder of Write On Online, and host of the #GoalChat Twitter chat and the #GoalChatLive streaming show. Music by BeepCodeMusic.
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May 19, 2022

If you have dreams of starting or building a business, you’ve come to the right place! On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling speaks with Follow-Up Sales Expert Wanda Allen, External Director of Events Michelle Nicole McNabb, and Franchise Expert Phyllis Pieri about Building Your Business.

Wanda, Michelle, and Phyllis share their backgrounds, backstories, and why they love what they do, as well as tips for starting, amplifying, and building your business.

May 12, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show host Debra Eckerling talks about Networking with Professional Networking Strategist Diane Darling, Marketing Consultant Jessica Gottlieb, and Founder of The Non-Sleazy Sales Academy Annie P Ruggles.

Diane, Jessica, and Annie share backstories, anecdotes, and their relationships with networking, as well as networking goals, tips, and much more.

Need to improve your networking skills? This episode is for you.

May 5, 2022
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling kicks off May with a fun, dream-focused conversation with guests Lisa Danforth, David Roberts, and Kelly Sullivan Walden. 

Lisa Danforth is a Business Growth Strategist and Leadership Coach; David Roberts is Chief Vision Officer, My Vision Warrior, and host of the Warrior vs Zombie Podcast; and Kelly Sullivan Walden is a Dream Expert, Author, and Hypnotherapist.

Lisa, David, and Kelly share their own dreams and anecdotes, thoughts on dreams - and what stops people from living their dreams, goals, tips, and much more.

Apr 28, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, hot Debra Eckerling wraps up a month of #GoalChatLive “health” topics with a conversation on Corporate Health. Guests Jess Dewell, Managing Partner, Red Direction, and Lance Robbins, Director of Talent Acquisition, XWP, share their thoughts on The Great Resignation, what makes a business healthy – and unhealthy, and much more.

Whether you are the boss, a team member, consultant, or entrepreneur, there's always something you can do to improve company culture.

Apr 21, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, Social Media Strategist Dorien Morin-van Dam, Leadership Coach Jenn Tsang, and Mindset Coach Diann Wingert join host Debra Eckerling to talk about emotional wellbeing and mental health. 

After more than two years of COVID-life – and the work, home, and life stress that goes with it – it's time for a conversation on strategies for better emotional self-care.

Dorien, Jenn, and Diann shared their connection to the topic, as well as tips for celebrating wins, staying sane on - and off - social media, and more.

Apr 14, 2022
On this episode of The DEB Show, Nicole Iacovoni, Laura Khalil, and Emma Lyons join host Debra Eckerling to talk about money goals. 

Nicole Iacovoni is a Financial Therapist and Licensed Psychotherapist, Date Your Money, Laura Khalil is a High-Performance Business Coach, Brave by Design, and Emma Lyons is an Intuitive Money Healer, Experience True Self.

Nicole, Laura, and Emma have all faced financial challenges and turned things around; they are each on a mission to empower others with better money habits.
Apr 7, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about healthy habits with a fun, playful twist with guests Rob Rosenthal and Eli Walker.

Rob Rosenthal (aka Short Order Dad) is a food humorist, author, and chef; Author Eli Walker is the CEO and founder of Drunk Yoga.
Rob and Eli share their backstories, as well as their thoughts on living healthy, eating well, and finding balance. There's even a nice oatmeal tangent, as well as a comparison of working out to eating a cookie versus baking a cake. 

Mar 31, 2022
On the episode of The DEB Show Howard Brown, Carmen Miranda, and Jen Santos - all entrepreneurs and health enthusiasts - join host Debra Eckerling to talk about Health and Balance.

Howard Brown is an entrepreneur, author, and health advocate; Carmen Miranda, Intuitively Fit 360, is a fitness and wellness coach; and Jen Santos, The SAMBA Method, is a small-business consultant and work-life balance coach.

Howard, Carmen, and Jen share their health and well-being journeys, how they found – and are still finding – balance, goals for health and balance, and so much more.
Mar 24, 2022
On this episode of The DEB Show, Erin Brown, Hot Red Carpet; Lowry Olafson, PowerSongs; and Lisa Rothstein, Drawing Out Your Genius, join host Debra Eckerling to talk about Creativity.
Erin, Lowry, and Lisa, who have all creatively taken creativity to a whole new level, share their backstories and thoughts on creativity, tips for being more creative, and so much more.
The message: Creativity is up to you. If you don't create it, it's never going to happen!
Mar 17, 2022

Communication skills are an asset to any business, industry, or specialty. This week on The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling gathers friends from the #140conf community – founder Jeff Pulver, along with Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia and Hank Wasiak – to talk about communication.

Jeff Pulver is founder/curator of The VON3 Summit & #140Conf, Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia is founder and CEO of PlayWerks and WhizGirls Academy, and Hank Wasiak is an Adjunct Professor at Marshall School of Business at USC.

The group discusses their relationship with communication, what they are passionate about – beyond and including the topic, tips for improving communication and dealing with breakdowns in communication, and much more.

Mar 10, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling speaks with Christina Garnett, Christine Gritmon, and Dorien Morin-van Dam about Community Management. 

Christina Garnett is Senior Marketing Manager, Offline Community & Advocacy, HubSpot; Christine Gritmon is Senior Editor, Social Media Pulse, Agorapulse & Host, #ChatAboutBrand; and Dorien Morin-van Dam is an Organic Social Media Strategist, More In Media, and Community Manager, Social Media Pro.
The group discusses how social media - and communities - have evolved, the future of social (including Web3), and so much more.
Note: This episode of The DEB Show was taped the day before International Women's Day. 
Mar 3, 2022

How’s 2022 treating you? Are you making progress on your goals? Need a little nudge? This week, Host Debra Eckerling talks about how to March Forward with guests Sara Munro (Co-Host, #SocialChatter), Leisa Reid (Get Speaking Gigs Now), and Lew Sabbag (Publish Today Media).

Since the guests have backgrounds in communications, speaking, and analytics, the conversation has the perfect mix of skills, insights, and perspectives. 

Sara, Leisa, and Lew shared their backstories, purposes, and plans, as well as advice for making progress and marching forward.

Feb 24, 2022
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about Research with podcaster and author Polly Campbell (YOU, Recharged) and Stan Robinson, Jr., Digital Selling Trainer, Vengreso. 
The thing about research is this: you can research and you can be researched. Polly, Stan, and Deb dive into both sides of the research conversation. They also talk about authenticity, relationship development, and ways to avoid the research rabbit holes.
Feb 17, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about soft skills with librarian and author Eliza David; career coach Laura Leach, Meredith Consulting; and chief problem solver Tom Reid, author of "Sustained Leadership WBS."

We love soft skills: Empathy, problem-solving, leadership, listening, communication. But what does it take to develop them? 

Eliza, Laura, and Tom share their background and connection to the topic, tips for improving soft skills, and much more.

Feb 10, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling speaks with Bobbie Carlton, Lauren Conaway, and Katti Power about finding, maintaining, and amplifying your voice. 

Bobbie Carlton is founder of Innovation Women, Innovation Nights, and Carlton PR & Marketing; a speaker; and publisher/EIC of Lioness Magazine; Lauren Conaway is founder and CEO of InnovateHER KC and co-host of the Startup Hustle Podcast; and
Katti Power is a vocal health expert, voice and performance coach, and author.

In addition to mentions of community-building, self-care, and baby goats, Bobbie, Lauren, and Katti dive into how they share their voices and support others. 

Your voice is the foundation for all you do. Take care of it and take care of yourself. And then go from there!

Feb 3, 2022
Do you need a fresh start on your 2022 goals? You’ve come to the right place. This week, Debra Eckerling hosts a February Fresh Start Party with guests Bernie Borges, Alina Fridman, and Liz H Kelly.
Bernie Borges is Host of the Midlife Fulfilled Podcast and V.P. Global Content Marketing at iQor; Alina Fridman is Founder/Creative Director of Featuring Fabulous Media and Host of the Genius Behind the Brand Podcast; and Liz H Kelly is Founder of Goody PR, Author of 8-Second PR, and Host of the 8-Second Branding Podcast.
Bernie, Alina, and Liz shared their backstories, projects, and wins; thoughts on motivation; and ways to take February by storm!
Jan 27, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, Sherry Richert Belul and Roger Killen join host Debra Eckerling to talk about Tapping into your Spirit.

What brings you joy? What is your passion? Are they the same? Roger, who believes joy is a serious form of happiness, gets joy from helping others craft their message in order to make an impact and help others. Sherry’s passion is in finding creative ways to express love.

Sherry and Roger share their backstories and anecdotes, as well as advice for finding and embracing your passion and purpose.

Jan 20, 2022
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling discusses Health and Wellness with Chef Eric Meredith, Deborah Myers & Catherine Turley. Chef Eric Meredith is Chief Wellness Officer for Afro Vegan; Deborah Myers, Deborah Myers Wellness, is a Certified Acupressurist and Jin Shin Jyutsu practitioner; and Catherine Turley is the author of Superwoman Secrets Revealed and CEO of Fit Armadillo. Our experts agree: Becoming healthy starts with a commitment to yourself. When you know the ”Why” behind your desire for good health, then you can set health and wellness goals, make a plan, and live a happier, healthier life.
Jan 13, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, Bernadette Boas (Ball of Fire Coaching), Stacia Crawford (Stay Ready Media), and author Rachael Wolff ("Letters to a Better Me") join Debra Eckerling to talk about Mindset.

The panel discusses the value of mindset and ways to improve mindset. Really, the conversation focused on embracing who you are, where you come from, and what you want.

Mindset is about growth, choosing yourself, and moving forward.

Jan 6, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling celebrates the start of 2022 - and 2022 goals - with Julie Riley, Annie P Ruggles, and Jennifer Watson.

Julie Riley is Social Media Manager at StreamYard, Annie P Ruggles is the Founder & Dean at The Non-Sleazy Sales Academy, and Jennifer Watson is Senior Social Media Manager at ActiveCampaign, as well as a meteorologist.

As the group talks about wins, goals, and tips for success, this heartfelt, supportive conversation becomes a cross between the Weather Channel, HGTV, and Hallmark.