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Welcome to Matters of Influence. Creating awareness and alignment today, to become your best self tomorrow.

Matters of Influence Debbie Frapp

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 24 Ratings

Welcome to Matters of Influence. Creating awareness and alignment today, to become your best self tomorrow.

    Becoming More Matters

    Becoming More Matters

    Are you longing for more beyond your current circumstances?To have more? Do more? Be more? Give more?

    These vital questions form the heart of 'Becoming More', a game changing exploration by Dianna Kokoszka, an award-winning Entrepreneur, former CEO and business leader.

    In this episode we explore the author of "Becoming More" Dianna Kokoszka how her book came about and what readers can expect from the book.


    • 32 min
    Resilience & Grit Matters

    Resilience & Grit Matters

    The definition for resilience reads the capacity to withstand or to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. The ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape. Grit is defined as courage and resolve; strength of character. Those definition describe our guest Matt "Brutal" Gruidl as he shares his story of resilience and how it has lead him to success in his life.

    Matt currently serves as the co-leader for Keller Williams Realty Internationals KW Military Community.

    • 27 min
    Generational Diversity Matters

    Generational Diversity Matters

    Tim Elmore is a Leadership and Next Generation Expert. He is the founder and CEO of Growing Leaders. His work grew out of 20 years of working along side Dr. John Maxwell. Dr Elmore has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today, USA Today, Washington Post and CNN Headline News. He is author of 35 books and in this podcast we discuss why the topic of generational diversity is important in our professional and personal lives.

    "A New Kind of Diversity: Making the Different
    Generations on Your Team a Competitive Advantage" by Dr. Tim Elmore


    Website to Order – www.newdiversitybook.com

    Website Includes Bonus Content
    from Tim and FREE Generational Intelligence Assessment

    • 31 min
    Championing Others Matters

    Championing Others Matters

    In this episode we interview Miss Val on her passion for creating champions in life and not just in the gym.  See below for a complete bio and to purchase her book.


    Valorie Kondos Field, aka Miss Val, as she’s affectionately known by the scores of champion gymnasts she’s coached over her career—has no background in gymnastics. She never tumbled, flipped, or played any type of organized sport. And yet she became a legendary, hall of fame coach, through curiosity, creativity, attention to detail, and unwavering care for the overall well-being of her athletes.

    Head coach of the seven-time NCAA Champion, 22-time Regional and 18-time Pac-12 Champion UCLA Women’s Gymnastics team, Miss Val was inducted into the UCLA Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010. The four-time “National Coach of the Year” was recently named “West Region Coach” of the Year, Pac-12 Coach of the Year, and “Coach of the Century” for her solid track record as a preeminent coach.

    Crediting her mentor, legendary basketball coach John Wooden, and the Olympians and athletes with whom she’s worked, Miss Val’s success is due to her extraordinary leadership and mentorship of young student-athletes, and the way in which she uses gymnastics as an avenue through which to teach valuable life lessons.

    In her book, LIFE IS SHORT, DON’T WAIT TO DANCE, Miss Val shares personal stories, anecdotes and lessons learned throughout the 37-year career of a dancer/choreographer turned athletic coach. She shares stories about the Olympians and athletes with whom she’s worked, explains how her diagnosis with breast cancer actually turned into one of the best years of her life, and expounds on how she shaped her UCLA Gymnastics program as a life skills class. For Miss Val, it’s not about winning and losing, it’s about choreographing your life and owning the choices you make.

    Miss Val is a dynamic speaker and choreographer. She lights up a crowd with her enthusiasm and zest for life, and mesmerizes audiences with her spectacular ability to entertain. And, as a newly retired head coach, she’s ready to spread her joy even further.

    • 34 min
    MAGIC Matters - It's a Magical Interview

    MAGIC Matters - It's a Magical Interview

    In our first episode for season five you are bringing you a Magical interview with Alyce Dailey, coach, mom and author.  To learn more about Alyce and the community of MAGIC MOM's you can join the her group on FB. 

    To get your copy of Alyce's book The Magic Mom click here .

    • 30 min
    Stories Matter with Nancy Ormon

    Stories Matter with Nancy Ormon

    In the episode we are starting a series called Stories Matter in which we will be bringing you stories of individuals with a powerful message.  We all have a story and that story needs to be shared and told.  Too often we don't really see the courage, genius or power of our own story.  This episode is the story of Nancy Ormon with a message of hope.  We encourage you to go deeper with Nancy and her story with her book "Stronger than I Thought" which is available on amazon and go to her website for a workbook companion.  www.nancyormon.com

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

rickdabrick88 ,

Amazing Podcast

Wow! I love the wisdom and knowledge Terrie and Debbie share. Every episode is packed with Golden nuggets. I myself am a lifelong John Maxwell student and I can certainly see it in them. Thanks for sharing and raising our lids. I would recommend to everyone hits the subscribe button!

Misti Carter ,

Great resource for the leadership journey

Terrie & Debbie use their years of being in leadership, studying leadership and coaching leaders to dig deeper into the topics that matter most and are often overlooked. Appreciate the truth and vulnerability they bring with their messages!

SQA13 ,

Coaching via podcast

Debbie & Terrie are so in tune with what leaders need. This is high level Coaching via podcast and a great use of 30 minutes. I typically only listen to podcasts while driving and I have chosen to start my work day at my desk listening so I can take notes. I’m ready for the day and full of energy now!

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