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A Walk In My Stilettos is an interview show of women who are sharing their stories of resilience, making a difference and leaving their footprint in this lifetime and the next. One of the top 1.5% most popular podcasts globally. The show is hosted by Makini Smith. She is a mindset coach and Proctor Gallagher certified consultant helping turn goals into accomplishments. Makini is also a 4 time published author. By coaching women who are frustrated, confused, or isolated, she helps them find peace, clarity, and connection. Whether it's through conquering social media, publishing a book, or mastering a podcast, her passion is to help you find the confidence to turn your dreams into a reality.

The A Walk In My Stilettos Podcast Makini Smith

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A Walk In My Stilettos is an interview show of women who are sharing their stories of resilience, making a difference and leaving their footprint in this lifetime and the next. One of the top 1.5% most popular podcasts globally. The show is hosted by Makini Smith. She is a mindset coach and Proctor Gallagher certified consultant helping turn goals into accomplishments. Makini is also a 4 time published author. By coaching women who are frustrated, confused, or isolated, she helps them find peace, clarity, and connection. Whether it's through conquering social media, publishing a book, or mastering a podcast, her passion is to help you find the confidence to turn your dreams into a reality.

    Michelle Ana ”Flourishing Even In The Now”

    Michelle Ana ”Flourishing Even In The Now”

    In this week's episode of the A Walk In My Stilettos podcast, I bring you another inspiring story of resilience.


    Michelle Ana is a Lifestyle Influencer and Founder of The Flourish Effect where she helps Creatives to Flourish in their soul, biz and community. Michelle Ana is the creator of loveMichelleAna.com, a platform designed for the modern woman seeking inspiration for her lifestyle, beauty, and soul.


    With over 7 million views on Youtube, six years of social media marketing experience with corporate clients, personal brands and non-profit organizations, it is no surprise she has founded “The Flourish Effect”. A lifestyle platform teaching creatives how to flourish in their soul, business and community.


    Tune in to hear how she has flourished in sad seasons and how you can too!


    We discussed:


    🎙 being accepted to a gifted and talented school for performing arts


    🎙 losing her husband suddenly at a young age and how turned her pain into purpose


    🎙 developing self-awareness and having soul care


    🎙giving a new meaning or memory to a sad milestone 


    🎙 flourishing even in the grieving seasons 


    🎙and much more...


     


    Stay connected with Michelle online:


    Website: https://www.lovemichelleana.com/


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lovemichelleana/


    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/loveMichelleAna/


    Twitter: https://twitter.com/lovemichelleana


     


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    • 45 min
    Melanie Durrant ”Living In The Moment”

    Melanie Durrant ”Living In The Moment”

    In this week's episode of the A Walk In My Stilettos podcast, I bring you another inspiring story of resilience.


    Melanie Durrant is an award-winning R&B singer. Combining her unique writing style, smooth harmonies, and bold sound, Durrant has helped shape Canada’s diverse soundscape. The three-time Juno nominated artist travels the country headlining festivals and working alongside Canada’s top artists. Durrant is also no stranger to international audiences, taking the stage with, Jay Z, 50 Cent, Alicia Keys, David Banner, Jill Scott, Common, Sean Paul and Cissy Houston.


     


    Tune in to hear how she is living in the moment and how you can too!


     


    We discussed:


     


    🎙 from introducing her mother on stage as a child to touring together as an adult


    🎙 overcoming fear and anxiety


    🎙 the power of our words


    🎙 living in the now


    🎙where she is the happiest


    🎙and much more...


    Stay connected with Melanie online:


    Website: https://melaniedurrant.com/


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/MelanieDurrant/


    Twitter: https://twitter.com/MelanieDurrant


    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melaniedurrantmusic


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    • 55 min
    Dani Foster ”Taking Back Control Of Your Health”

    Dani Foster ”Taking Back Control Of Your Health”

    In this week's episode of the A Walk In My Stilettos podcast, I bring you another inspiring story of resilience.


    Dani Foster is a health coach curating a life that combines practicality, self-care and wellness. Doing the work and walking together, she provides the tools for frustrated, stuck or "tried everything" individuals to take back their health and get back to living life as their highest self. 


    Through one-on-one coaching and group workshops, Dani engages with clients to uncover the "why beneath the why" and redefine what it means to obtain and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Taking a holistic approach using nutrition and the mantra "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food", Dani shifts the mindset of her clients to improve their relationship with food resulting in weight loss, increase in energy and wellbeing. 


    She is also the co-host of the TriggeredAF Podcast where she shares her unique and insightful perspective on topics ranging from dating to healing and everything in between.


    Tune in to hear how she is healing and helping others do the same!


    We discussed:


     


    🎙 how a car accident changed her life for the better


    🎙 being fuelled by what we consume


    🎙 listening to our bodies


    🎙 healing past trauma as women


    🎙and much more...


     


    Available now on all podcast stations or visit https://awalkinmystilettos.com/podcast/


    Stay connected with Dani online:


    Website: https://www.danifostercoaching.com/


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/danifostercoaching/


     


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    • 50 min
    Makini Smith ”The Woman Behind The Feed”

    Makini Smith ”The Woman Behind The Feed”

    In this week's episode, I'm sharing an interview I was on for the Behind The Feed Podcast with Josie Bullard.


    We discussed:


    What does mindset coaching consist of

    How to change our self-image

    Discovering our purpose and being of service

    Working through fear and imposter syndrome


    Stay connected with Josie online:


    Website: https://josiebullard.com/


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/josie.bullard/  or https://www.instagram.com/behindthefeedpodcast/


    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/xjustjosiex


     


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    • 43 min
    Cara Alwill ”Impact Over Income”

    Cara Alwill ”Impact Over Income”

    Cara Alwill is a Mindset and Business coach for women on the edge of change, the host of the Style Your Mind podcast, and the author of best-selling books including the worldwide sensation Girl Code & Girl On Fire. 


    An early voice in the female-driven movement, Cara continues to be a leader in the space. She has spent over 12 years in the creative space building her own brand based on her popular blog, The Champagne Diet which she has turned into 9 bestselling books that have been translated into various languages around the world, a podcast with over 8 million listeners, and an international coaching practice where she works with high-earning women entrepreneurs to sharpen their mindset and elevate their lives and businesses. 


    Cara has been featured in Forbes, Success, Entrepreneur,  INC, and much more.


    Tune in to hear how she focuses on impact over income and how you can too!


    We discussed:


    🎙 how the blog “The Champagne Diet” came to be


    🎙Where her impact over income mindset comes from


    🎙how she has used rejection as redirection


    🎙traditional publishing vs self-publishing and overcoming 19 rejections from publishing houses


    🎙the places we find true happiness


    🎙and much more...


    Stay connected with Cara online:


    Website: https://www.thechampagnediet.com/


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thechampagnediet/


    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thechampagnediet/


    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChampagneDiet


     


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    • 42 min
    Dawn Dickson-Akpoghene ”Investing In You”

    Dawn Dickson-Akpoghene ”Investing In You”

    Dawn Dickson-Akpoghene is a serial entrepreneur and inventor with over 20 years of experience in technology entrepreneurship, marketing and business development. She has founded five successful cash flow positive companies since 2001, including Flat Out of Heels: Stylish rollable flats that are a solution to stilettos sore feet and PopCom: Software to revolutionize automated retail and is considered to be a pioneer in the equity crowdfunding space.


    She has been featured in Forbes, The Breakfast Club, Entrepreneur, Black Enterprise, Fortune, Fast Company, Venture Beat, Huffington Post, Essence Magazine, and more.


    We discussed:


    -being the subject matter expert in what you do and believing in what you are saying


    -meeting her husband on Instagram


    -the setbacks of not doing due diligence on business partnerships


    -being a lightworker and helping others heal holistically


    -being happiest when unplugged


    -investing in self and betting on yourself


    Tune in to hear how she has invested in herself and you can too!


    Stay connected with Dawn online:


    Website: https://www.flatoutofheels.com/


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flatoutofheels/


    https://www.instagram.com/dawnwdickson/


    https://www.instagram.com/popcomtech/


    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FlatOutofHeels/


     


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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

A. Alston ,

I love her!!!!

I absolutely loved my experience in working with Makini. She allowed me the space to be authentic and tell MY story from a place of empowerement. Although, I have experienced numerous traumatic events in my life, when talking to Makini I felt so comfortable. She is relatable and absolutly a Sista walking in Stilettos!!

KeLee15 ,

Inspirational

Makini is amazing and she is completely relatable!! Her story is my story, and she makes you want to keep pushing and healing because you see what someone is capable of especially when they come from the same background as you. She has definitely been a blessing to me... she is my social mentor lol
Tap in and heal ladies!!!

Reca Ashauntae ,

Amazing

The power in this podcast! An amazing show, can’t wait to hear more

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