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David Brown is a "rebel without a clue" and a private investor. Top knotch colleges and jobs make David Brown stand out.

 

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Alexandra Marquez started off with a love for fashion, then blossomed into a succesful business women on Poshmark. Going from a simple love of fashion to making thousands a day wasn't easy but Alexandra shows that anything is possible.

 

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Maggie Mabery is nothing short of amazing as she as been elected teacher of the year in California. She shares her love of science with her students, ultimately setting them up for a fun and successful year. 

 

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Kelly Peletz is the president of Chariot For Women, a ride-share service geared toward serving women through women drivers and passengers. Kelly's extensive nursing background was ultimately the perfect fit for this new organization.

 

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Sarah Worley is a nationally known Mediator in Boston area working for her company Sarah E. Worley Conflict Resolution P.C.. She was not only the first female mediator in Boston, she has also beeb recognized by Super Laws for extensive law background as well as her role as a mediator and netural.

 

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Harry Campbell is the man, the myth, the legend, behind the rideshareguy.com. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Harry went from being an aerospace engineer to an Uber and Lyft driver while incorporating his passion for blogging. 

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Margaret Butler is the Executive Director for Komera an organization that works to empower women through education and running. Margaret is nothing short of fast and furious, as she uses her olympic background to empower women in Africa.

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Baylee Greenberg is the COO For Crisis Textline, an orgnaization geared toward helping people stray from self-harm through text messaging.

 

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Sam Aquillano is founder of museum without walls for and by designers, Design Museum. We chat about how a teen who sold pirated CDs and built a lawn mowing mini empire became a founder of one of the most unique experiential organizations in the world. Read more→

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Lindsay Lucas is neo-soul singer who has performed with Talib Kweli, Ernie Isley, John Scofield, Herby Hancock. This Berklee College of Music graduate has residency at one of the biggest jazz clubs in Boston and now is releasing her first full record.

In this interview, you'll discover how she transitioned from starving artist to working musician in an incredibly depressing time in her life. Read More →

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In this interview, we chat about how Meera Vijayan is putting herself in harm's warm way with her reporting, the event that pushed her to start her journey, and the next steps in bringing more awareness to sexual violence. 

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Lianne Wade (@liannewade) is the Director of Customer Insights at Wilde Agency, a marketing firm focused on using the science of human behavior to help their clients perform.

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Lynn Aaronson is more than the woman who helped ALS work through the Ice Bucket Challenge. She is the Executive Director of the Massachusetts chapter and a successful nonprofit executive for 30 years.

When the US economy tanked in in 2009 she became unemployed for 17 months. An experience that taught her a lot about what really matters in her life.

In this interview, how her experience being unemployed changed the ALS hiring, we discuss how she tackled the Ice Bucket Challenge before and after the campaign, how she turned around the ALS Massachusetts chapter financial stability.

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In 2008, Katherine Keller went from corporate marketing job married with children to divorce and too broke to pay the light bills as a single parent. 

Katherine now runs Katherine Keller International, an online marketing, branding, copywriting and graphic design agency. She is also featured writer for Entrepreneur.com

In this interview, we discuss what Katherine did to get up from rock bottom, share business advice on entrepreneur overwhelm, copywriting, graphic design, branding and how to successfully manage your time. →Read More

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Conor Williams has ideas on how to change the US education system. His ideas have been published in Washington Post, The New Republic, The Daily Beast, The Atlantic, U.S. News and World Report, Talking Points Memo in addition to several other publications.

In this interview, we discuss changing the US education system, Teach for America, charter schools, and how he has made a career picking fights.

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In this episode, we say thank you and provide a road map on how to become a Purpose Rockstar in your life. We talk about the path to living a meaningful life where your skills and impact are at maximum levels.

Derrick reveals his struggles to become best self and what he will do this year to get there.  

If you would like to hold yourself accountable via a private community where you'll get help to become your hidden best self -- Join at the top of this page.  

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