On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling speaks about mission and impact with powerhouse founders Michele Heyward, PositiveHire, and Erin Longmoon, Zephyr Connects.
Erin and Michele talk about their journeys, businesses, and personal missions. They also share what drives them, tips for finding your mission, and more.
Whatever your mission, you are bound to have an impact; make it a good one.
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about Vision with guests Erin M Baker, Bernie Borges, and Jess Dewell. Erin is a Self-Leadership and Business Coach, Bernie is Host of The Midlife Fulfilled Podcast; and Jess is Managing Partner, Operations + Strategy, at Red Direction.
To get what you want, you need to know what you want. It's much more powerful when you can see it, write it, and feel it.
Erin, Bernie, and Jess share what vision means to them, why it's important, what their visions are, how to find your vision, and more.
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling celebrates DEBcember with her annual #Start2023Now Party. She was joined by guests Christopher Cherian, co-founder of Gatherly; Annie P. Ruggles, founder and dean of the Non-Sleazy Sales Academy; and business strategist and community builder Keith Spiro.
Chris, Annie, and Keith shared their joys and challenges from 2022, their 2023 goals, and lots of inspiration throughout the conversation.
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about gratitude with Brook Eddy, founder of Bhakti Chai; Jack Griffin, founder of FoodFinder.us; and Beth Howard, pie baker and author of World Piece.
Brook, Jack, and Beth share what inspired their gratitude journeys - Brook, tea; Jack: illness; Beth, pie. They also discuss the connection between food and gratitude, tips for gratitude practice, gratitude goals, and more.
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about self-care with Health and Wellness Coach Angela Miller Barton, Spiritual Intuitive Life and Business Coach Erin MacCoy, and Mindset Answer Man Cliff Ravenscraft.
Angela, Erin, and Cliff share their own self-care journeys, as well as their thoughts on the value of self-care, how to get better at it, self-care during the holidays, and more.
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about Endurance with journalist Brian Fishbach, digital marketer Seth Goldstein, and external director of events Michelle Nicole McNabb.
Endurance is about setting boundaries, as well as finding systems that work for you in business and in life. Brian, Seth, and Michelle share their thoughts on endurance, motivation, and moving forward without burning out.
Do you consider yourself authentic? And how do you showcase your authentic self? On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about authenticity with Ron Ben-Joseph, Ethan Beute, and Julie Riley.
Ron Ben Joseph is a storytelling and speaking coach, Ethan Beute is the Chief Evangelist of BombBomb, and Julie Riley is the Social Media Manager at StreamYard. Ron, Ethan, and Julie share their thoughts on what authenticity is, how to tap into it, and more.
Even as in-person events return, virtual meetings are here to stay. On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling has a lively and informative conversation about virtual meetings with Innovation Women founder Bobbie Carlton; John Chen, CEO of Engaging Virtual Meetings; and virtual event designer Robbie Samuels.
Bobbie, John, and Robbie share their love of virtual meetings, networking, engagement, and more. Plus, they offer tons of tips for hosting, as well as attending, events online.
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about referrals and recommendations (aka testimonials and reviews) with Wanda Allen, Follow-Up Sales Strategies; Melody Johnson, My Course Creator; and Laura Leach, CEO & Career Coach, Meredith Consulting.
Wanda, Melody, and Laura talk about the differences between referrals and recommendations, as well as their best tips for giving, receiving, and tracking them. They also share how relationship-building fits into their business development and more.
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling speaks with Erin Brown, Hot Red Carpet; business strategist Chad Nedland; and Sales Maven Nikki Rausch about Introducing Yourself. And that intro begins before you say a word, whether you are at an in-person or online event.
Erin, Chad, and Nikki share their intros, along with what makes them memorable, as well as tons of tips for meeting people, making an impression, following up, and more.
Networking and social media go hand-in-hand, which is this week's #GoalChatLive topic.
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about networking and social media with #SocialTrust consultant Deb Coman; LinkedIn trainer, coach, and speaker Beth Granger; and Jeff Klein, Founder of Speaker Co-op.
Deb, Beth, and Jeff share why they love networking and social media, where and how they meet people, success stories and cautionary tales, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On this episode of The DEB Show, host Debra Eckerling talks about turning ideas into action with Christopher Cherian (Gatherly.io), 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.