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At Dream Catchers, we tell the stories of people who have chased their dreams and escaped "the matrix" of mediocrity and lack of fulfillment in an effort to inspire others to live their best lives. The folks in the #DreamCatchers tribe come from a variety of professions and walks of life, but are connected by their fearlessness and commitment to their dreams. Join Jerome Myers as we find out the why, what and how of these amazing stories!

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At Dream Catchers, we tell the stories of people who have chased their dreams and escaped "the matrix" of mediocrity and lack of fulfillment in an effort to inspire others to live their best lives. The folks in the #DreamCatchers tribe come from a variety of professions and walks of life, but are connected by their fearlessness and commitment to their dreams. Join Jerome Myers as we find out the why, what and how of these amazing stories!

    Bouncing Back After Brain Surgery - Carlos Amaya

    Bouncing Back After Brain Surgery - Carlos Amaya

    With his recognized voice, great charisma, and intelligence, Carlos Amaya is the voice of the podcast "Hablemos de Real Estate con Carlos Amaya" ("Let's talk about Real Estate with Carlos Amaya"). As Co-founder of Casamerica team with eXp realty, one of the most innovative real estate companies in the United States, with 15 years of experience working in the most recognized real estate companies such as Century 21 and Keller Williams realty. For the last 10 years, Carlos Amaya has worked with Cabanillas & Associates, PC “El Abogado en la Radio” one of the largest and most recognized Law firms in the tri-state Area. Helping more than 10,000 Hispanic families to obtain and keep their American dreams. Carlos Amaya was part of the team participating in weekly live radio programs providing valuable information for a period of 10 years in major NY Radio stations including La Mega 97.9 FM, Amor 93.1, La X 96.3 FM, and Radio Wado 1280 AM.
    Carlos Amaya is an immigrant from Colombia, proud father of two beautiful young girls and lucky husband of his business partner and co-founder of Casamerica team Marta Estrada.
    In this episode, Carlos Maya discusses how he was able to achieve success by focusing on partnerships, financial knowledge, and mentorship. He also discusses how his mission, which focuses on education and mentorship, is helping change people's lives.
     
    [00:01 - 07:18] The Start of Adventures and Business Ventures

    The difficulty of finding jobs because of the lack of language and experience

    Discovering the profitability of real estate transactions

    Keep the business afloat by not putting all eggs in one basket

    [05:52 - 11:59] Making a Difference in this World with Existing Opportunities

    Being better equipped to deal with difficult situations

    How passion makes the learning process more enjoyable

    Recognizing the existing opportunities for making a difference

    [12:00 - 33:38] The Conscious Decision to Live a Purposeful Life

    Being diagnosed with AVM (arteriovenous malformation) and cancer

    The journey to living a more impactful and meaningful life

    Targetting the knowledge gap affecting the overall well-being of the community

    [33:39 - 35:02] Closing Segment

    Follow your dreams, take the next steps, and don’t overthink

    Connect with Carlos!

    Closing words

    Tweetable Quotes:
    “My goal is not to entertain people. My goal is for them to take action, to [teach] something that [is] going to be practical for them.” - Carlos Amaya
    "Your story is not for you to keep. Your story is for you to share." - Carlos Amaya
    Connect with Carlos:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlos-amaya-realestateagent/ 
     
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    Dreamcatchers is an inclusive organization that targets people’s interest in being more instead of a certain demographic. We have people from all walks of life at many different ages. Find out more at www.dreamsshouldbereal.com. Find out more about Jerome at www.d3v3loping.com or www.myersmethods.com.
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    • 37 min
    You Can Have the Ultimate Come Back Story - Matt Hermes

    You Can Have the Ultimate Come Back Story - Matt Hermes

    People who recover from hardship begin by believing they can overcome their difficulties. It's unlikely that you'll discover a means to succeed if you feel hopeless and helpless. To survive challenging situations, you must have self-confidence and a strong belief in yourself and what you are capable of.
    Matt Hermes, one of Atlanta's most sought-after and award-winning realtors, shares how he overcomes hardship after losing nearly everything and falling to alcoholism. Matt used his experience to rebuild his family and career while also providing excellent value to his clients as a means of repaying his second opportunity.
    This is another value-bombed episode so make sure you tune in till the end. Let’s get it!

    [00:01 - 06:18] Everyone Has A Story

    The symbolism of Matt’s tattoos

    Matt’s story: From a functioning alcoholic to a victorious father and realtor



    [06:19 - 30:14] Raising Up as A Victor

    Overcoming the victim mentality

    Matt’s thought process during his rock bottom

    Tough love and how it inspired Matt to move in the right direction

    It’s only you who could decide for yourself to be sober and move on



    [30:15 - 37:34] Take Control of Your Life

    Why submission does not equal defeat

    The difference between victim and surrendering mentality

    The secret to gratitude: Looking at things from another perspective

    The power of choice


    [37:35 - 43:29] Closing Segment

    What made Matt get out of victimhood 

    Matt’s final words


    Tweetable Quotes

    “I wouldn't wish my pass on anybody. But I'm really grateful for where I am.” - Matt Hermes
    There's absolutely nothing I can do or anybody that's listening to this podcast can do about their past. What they can do is they can change the direction of their future. And it starts now. - Matt Hermes
    “Sometimes we forget our greatness and we'd be okay playing small.” - Jerome Myers
    “I think so many people forget that they have a choice. And when you give up your choice, I think that's truly when you become a victim because you're subject to whatever else is going on. You don't have the ability to influence it.” - Jerome Myers
     
    Connect with Matt Hermes on LinkedIn! 

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    instead of a certain demographic. We have people from all walks of life at many different
    ages. Find out more at www.dreamsshouldbereal.com. Find out more about Jerome at
    www.d3v3loping.com or www.myersmethods.com.
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    • 45 min
    Giving Life to Final Dreams - Kisa Heyer

    Giving Life to Final Dreams - Kisa Heyer

    Kisa Heyer is the CEO of Dream Foundation, a dream-granting organization that makes final dreams come true for terminally ill adults and their families. The Dream Foundation arranges trips, family reunions, meetings with personal heroes, and they also work with veterans to reconnect their with aspects of their military lives or to help them visit monuments and memorials that hold a special meaning to them. Heyer has previously earned her B.S. in Accounting and French from Saint Mary’s College of California. From there, she went on to begin her career working as a senior accountant for Deloitte & Touche. She then began working as a consultant account for Michael Page International and then worked as a client services manager and fixed income middle officer manager. Heyer has also previously served on the board of trustees for Ganna Walska Lotusland. As a speaker, Heyer has given motivational speeches all over the nations where she shares stories, videos, and images to show how important dreams are.
    In this episode, Kisa Heyer shares the mission of the Dream Foundation and how it gives people the opportunity to have their dreams come true and make a difference in the lives of others. 
     
    [00:01 - 09:44] The Birth of Turning Dreams into Reality

    How dreams inspire us and can be long-lasting

    Changing lives through the story and mission

    Helping anyone in need, regardless of medical condition, through volunteers

    [09:43 - 23:45] Faith in Humanity Restored

    How relationships make the world go round

    The importance of putting your faith in the universe and not giving up

    Creating impact and restoring faith in humanity

    Having the humility to receive help from others and achieve our goals

    [23:46 - 32:49] Happiness in the Midst of Sadness

    The lasting impact that memories and dreams can have

    Recognizing the potential to make a real impact on their lives

    Creating happy moments in the midst of sadness by celebrating together

    [32:50 - 37:06] Closing Segment

    Move mountains for your loved ones

    Connect with Kisa!

    Closing words

    Tweetable Quotes:
    “Sometimes, you put something out in the universe and it just flourishes.” - Kisa Heyer
    "I don't think we should have to be in a dire situation to actually make the effort to do the thing." - Jerome Myers
    Connect with Kisa:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kisa-heyer-b000265a/ 
     
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    Dreamcatchers is an inclusive organization that targets people’s interest in being more instead of a certain demographic. We have people from all walks of life at many different ages. Find out more at www.dreamsshouldbereal.com. Find out more about Jerome at www.d3v3loping.com or www.myersmethods.com.
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    • 39 min
    Your Website isn't Optimized for Sales Conversions - Chuck Brockman

    Your Website isn't Optimized for Sales Conversions - Chuck Brockman

    Thinking that you just need ads for more website engagement? Think again! Chuck Brockman discusses how focusing on your website itself before anything else is key. When it comes to a website and e-commerce, the key is to make it easy for your customers. Many businesses are fired up to quickly increase revenue through their digital presence, but quickly realize the difficulty as they lack the in-house resources, technical expertise, and strategies necessary. Trying to overcome said challenges on their own often leads to 3 F's - Frustration, Fatigue, and, sadly, Failure. The only F you need is the #1 Fractional CTO (Chief Technology Officer) Outsourced eCommerce team to help you excel with the best expertise that's cost-effective for your company!
    In this episode, Chuck gets tactical on the ways to optimize your website for a better user experience and how to effectively market. Learn why you don't have to be locked into any one solution - you can keep making changes and moving forward. Join us and listen in!
     
    [00:01 - 04:44] Opening Segment 

    Chuck on being a 20-year veteran of the e-commerce world

    Identifying what turns potential customers away

    The key is to be explicit about what users need to do

    [04:45 - 13:15] In Website User Experience, Convenience is Key

    Providing a convenient process that leads to the checkout page

    Know your bounce rate and keep it as low as possible

    Optimizing email, phone, and coupon marketing strategies

    [13:16 - 32:10] The Website is a 24/7 Salesperson - If It Doesn’t Work, That’s Bad

    Utilizing web tracking to track customers' paths and behaviors

    How ads can be expensive and have little to no return

    Performing audits to ensure effective website functionality and design

    [32:11 - 34:53] Closing Segment

    Take the time to get your web design right

    Connect with Chuck!

    Closing words

    Tweetable Quotes:
    “Make sure that they can find exactly what it is [they are looking for] and you just gently push them through with your design and your layout and buyer psychology in there to get them to that next stage and that final stage of putting their credit card info and clicking submit.” - Chuck Brockman
    "When it comes to a website and e-commerce, make it easy for your customers. Don't make them think about it." - Chuck Brockman
    Connect with Chuck:
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckbrockman/ 
     
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    Dreamcatchers is an inclusive organization that targets people’s interest in being more instead of a certain demographic. We have people from all walks of life at many different ages. Find out more at www.dreamsshouldbereal.com. Find out more about Jerome at www.d3v3loping.com or www.myersmethods.com.
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    • 36 min
    Can't Trade Time For Money - Lynch Hunt

    Can't Trade Time For Money - Lynch Hunt

    Change is accomplished through internalizing and visualizing your transformation. Lynch Hunt talks about the impact of decisions, developing habits, and utilizing transferable skills. His passion for transcending and transforming the body and the mind is the driving force behind his entrepreneurial endeavors. Lynch delves into his journey from the darkness to light and how he developed AWOL. Lynch Hunt A.K.A. Coach Lynch is an author, keynote speaker, fitness expert, and owner of AWOL. 

    KEYPOINTS

    Transferable skills.

    Unlearn and relearn. 

    Return on investments. 

    SEGMENT TIMESTAMPS

    01:30 – Developing a bunch of bad habits.

    09:45 – Illuminating the shackles.

    14:00 – Operating and with integrity and responsibility.

    24:30 – Building and rebuilding brand name and face recognition.

    41:00 – Trading time for money

    True transformation can’t happen without a renewal of the mind – Lynch Hunt
    LINKS:

    Website: https://www.iamcoachlynch.com/


    Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/iamcoachlynch/


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/accounts/login/?next=/iam_coach_lynch/


    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZ3-OtUy8iPVwOb_-gKvKlQ


    RECOMMENDED READS: 
    Prison to Prosperity by Lunch Hunt
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    • 58 min
    Baby Steps Not Massive Action! - Rocky Lalvani

    Baby Steps Not Massive Action! - Rocky Lalvani

    It’s always being pushed to us that we have to act and take the big step to go toward our goals. However, is it necessary to always undertake something big? According to Rocky Lalvani, the key is to take baby steps. Consistency trumps intermittence. Rocky is certified in the Profit First method, has direct hands-on experience increasing the profits for multiple businesses, and has access to profit specialists throughout the globe. What this means is there are strategies to make your business more profitable than it has ever been before. 
    In this episode, Rocky shares the reality of building and sustaining a business in the current times and why business owners should look into paying themselves first. Listen closely as he shares principles to apply in pursuit of business success without depriving yourself of an enjoyable life. Join us and listen in!
     
    [00:01 - 05:51] Opening Segment 

    Rocky on cash flow and creating excess cash

    Building wealth and acquiring freedom in your life

    Finding out the gap to sustain a business while enjoying life

    [05:52 - 21:35] How Do You Handle Your Finances?

    The value of learning by trial and error

    Practical steps to employ for financial management

    The caveat to getting things done quicker or cheaper 

    [18:28 - 33:26] Looking into Solutions for Modern Problems

    The reality of business financial management in today’s world

    Discovering ways to be more efficient

    Improving processes and curating effective systems

    [33:27 - 36:58] Closing Segment

    Connect with Rocky!

    Closing words

    Tweetable Quotes:
    “You can never have too much cash. Cash is king.” - Rocky Lalvani
    "Most business owners put themselves last on the payroll line, right? They hold off cashing the paycheck. Well, if you're not solid, how do you run a solid business? If you've got trouble at home with the finances, you're not going to show up ready to run your business. So make sure you get paid first." - Rocky Lalvani
    Connect with Rocky:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/rockylalvani?lang=en 
    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-lalvani 
     
    LEAVE A REVIEW + help someone who wants to explode their business growth by sharing this episode or click here to listen to our previous episodes.
     
    Dreamcatchers is an inclusive organization that targets people’s interest in being more instead of a certain demographic. We have people from all walks of life at many different ages. Find out more at www.dreamsshouldbereal.com. Find out more about Jerome at www.d3v3loping.com or www.myersmethods.com.

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    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
185 Ratings

185 Ratings

Nedrick4 ,

Inspiring Podcast

A wonderful podcast where Jerome really pushes you to realize and remember you can live life on your terms. Asking powerful questions of his listeners and variety of guests. Keep up the good work Jerome!

hondolas ,

Great show

This show really helps me get motivated

AbdielKieran ,

Awesome

This podcast is not for the faint of heart becouse
he will force you intu uncomfortable space as he challenges you togo withinyourself to adress your weaknesses.

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