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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Sep 22, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling speaks with Julie Fry, Your Expert Guest; Liz H Kelly, Goody PR, and Anastasia Lipske, Access Speakers, about Getting Interviewed

Among other benefits, interviews are good for networking (Julie) and credibility (Liz), and also give you great evergreen content (Anastasia) to promote yourself, your expertise, and your business. 

Julie, Liz, and Anastasia talk about the value of getting interviewed, tips for preparing and making a good impression. They also share their favorite interview questions, which everyone answers.

Sep 15, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about Making Decisions with Fallon Cryer, Co-Founder of beedance; Business Growth Strategist Lisa Danforth; and Jack Griffin, Founder/CEO, FoodFinder.

According to the guests, decision-making boils down to being honest with yourself (Jack), taking a moment to pause (Lisa), and assessing the situation rationally and emotionally (Fallon).

Fallon, Lisa, and Jack share the best decisions they ever made, their philosophies on personal and professional decision-making, and so much more.

Sep 1, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about writing, writing books, and the role of creativity with Kristin Marguerite Doidge, author of “Nora Ephron: A Biography,” and writer/poet/activist Joan Gelfand, “You Can Be a Winning Writer.”

Everyone writes, whether in their personal or professional life. But is everyone a writer? Kristin and Joan share their thoughts on this, their backstories, snippets of their writer-life, and more.

Aug 25, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about Breaking the Rules with guests John Chen, CEO of Engaging Virtual Meetings, Jennie Mustafa-Julock aka Coach Jennie, and Deanna Seymour, Host of "Eff That: Breaking the Rules of Online Business Podcast." 

John, Jennie, and Deanna talk about their backstories and attachment to the topic, as well as their thoughts on the value of breaking the rules, myths from the "info-crack" space, and more. They also share their own rules.

Aug 18, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about Winning with guests Ashley Merryman, "Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing;" Leadership Results Coach and Consultant Jeannette Seibly, and Kris Ward, "Win the Hour, Win the Day."

This conversation covers three sides of the "winning" coin. Ashley specializes in the science of winning, Jeannette's focus is on bragging, and Kris believes winning goes hand-in-hand with your quality of life we cover all three. Plus, Ashley, Jeannette, and Kris share their takes on winning - and some of their wins, tips for winning, and much more.

Aug 11, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about stepping out of your comfort zone with Innovation Women founder Bobbie Carlton and Killer Pitch Master Precious L. Williams. As Deb and Precious are part of Bobbie's Innovation Women community, the focus was on speaking, standing out, and being seen.

Bobbie and Precious share their comfort - and discomfort - zones, tips for standing out, their takes on the power of speaking, and more.

Aug 4, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling speaks with Christopher Cherian, Founder & CEO, Gatherly; Rob DeCou, CEO, Lux Virtual; and Kate Paine, Standing Out Online, about Adventure. The three are adventurous, driven, entrepreneurs, which made for a fun and engaging conversation.

Chris, Rob, and Kate share their adventure stories and connection to the topic, as well as offer business advice, adventure inspiration, replacement words for "passion," and more.

Jul 28, 2022

Knowing who you are and what you do is one thing; being able to illustrate it to others is another. 
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about branding strategy with Rich Brooks, Keshia Butler-Thomas, and Marcia Macomber. 
Rich Brooks is a digital marketing consultant, Flyte New Media, and founder of The Agents of Change; Keshia Butler-Thomas is brand strategist, LCK Consulting Services; and Marcia Macomber is a website and graphics designer, Cornucopia Creations. 
Rich, Keshia, and Marcia share their brands and takes on branding, as well as advice on brand strategy, branding goals, and more. 

Jul 21, 2022

This week, I spoke with Bryan Kramer and Courtney Smith Kramer, co-founders of H2H Companies and PureMatter, about Authenticity. Working in the intersection of tech, creativity, and connection, Bryan and Courtney are authors, speakers, and consultants.
Bryan and Courtney talk about the evolution of authenticity and social media - and their connection to it - as well as how to be authentic, authenticity goals, and more.

Jul 14, 2022

When you have a purpose behind what you do, it's fuel, it's drive, it's magic. On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about purpose with Charles Curtis-Thomas, Jr., PRAIS; business consultant Randy Sablich; and Brooke Schiller, Incite Partners.

Charles, Randy, and Brooke share the value of purpose, how purpose aligns with mission and vision, and tips for finding your purpose, as well as their origin stories, their own goals, and much more.

Jun 30, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling celebrates the Mid-Year with friends Jim Fuhs, Fuhson Marketing; Naomi Nakashima, Help Me Naomi; and Jennifer Navarrete, Brewing Media.

The mid-year is the perfect opportunity to take an inventory of your wins, reassess your goals, and make new plans. Jim, Naomi, and Jennifer share their challenges and victories from the first part of the year, as well as goals, plans, and inspiration for the second half of 2022.

Jun 23, 2022

This episode of The DEB Show is all about getting moving … for work, exercise, and activity … and moving into action. 

Host Debra Eckerling dives into the topic with Investor Realtor Serena Bales, Author and Project Coach G. Brian Benson, and The Digital Gal Amanda Robinson.

Whether you help people move, like Serena, are constantly moving, like Amanda, or moving into action, like Brian, there are insights all around. Serena, Brian, and Amanda share what getting moving means to them, as well as their experiences, tips, and more.

Jun 16, 2022

Being your best productive self starts with getting organized, which is this week's topic. On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling speaks with Molly Beran, Projects By Molly, LLC; Deborah Thomas-Nininger, DTN Productions International; and Stacey Soleil, Follow Up Boss.

Molly, Deborah, and Stacey share why they love being organized … and how they do it, as well as why people find being organized a challenge, organization tips, and much more.

Jun 9, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about turning ideas into action with Christopher Cherian (, Melody Johnson (The Course Consultant), and Orly Zeewy ("Ready, Launch, Brand").

In a power-packed hour, Chris, Melody, and Orly share insights and tips for developing, launching, and sharing ideas. They also talk about why they love what they do, what stops people from starting, and more.

Jun 2, 2022
On this Episode of The DEB Show host Debra Eckerling talks with social media friends about standing out. Christian Karasiewicz's specialty is live streaming, Samantha Kelly's is Twitter, and Viveka von Rosen's is LinkedIn. Between the three, all social media bases are covered. Christian Karasiewicz is a Live Stream Producer/Host, #SocialChatter & Launch Your Live, and Content Marketing Manager at StreamYard; Samantha Kelly is a speaker, consultant, and founder of the Women's Inspire Network, Program Director at Wedo; and Viveka von Rosen is a speaker, author, and Chief Visibility Officer & Co-Founder, Vengreso. The gist: to take action and stand out on social media, go back to basics, be kind and genuine, and be a resource for your community.
May 26, 2022

On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling wraps up the "MAY your dreams come true" theme with a conversation on Paying it Forward with guests Howard Brodwin, Joe Devon, and Tisha Janigian. Part of realizing your own dreams is giving others a helping hand, and this crew of advocates has plenty of experience in that arena.

Howard Brodwin is Founder/Managing Director of Sports and Social Change; Joe Devon is Chair of the GAAD Foundation and Co-Founder of Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD), and Tisha Janigian is President/Founder of SHE IS HOPE LA.

Howard, Joe, and Tisha talk about their backstories and organizations, share anecdotes, and offer thoughts on what acts of kindness are most meaningful and how to raise awareness.

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!
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