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My name's Danielle Francisco and my drive for this podcast is to bring you the most captivating, inspiring, raw conversations from people in the world of entrepreneurship and self-development. Through this interviews you will learn the lessons they've gleaned from their own failures; Practical steps on how to overcome real world problems related to business, achieving your goals, living a life of meaning and fulfilment.New episodes every week. Listen anywhere you get your podcasts, and please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it. Website: https://thedrivetosucceed.com

The Drive To Succeed Podcast Danielle Francisco

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

My name's Danielle Francisco and my drive for this podcast is to bring you the most captivating, inspiring, raw conversations from people in the world of entrepreneurship and self-development. Through this interviews you will learn the lessons they've gleaned from their own failures; Practical steps on how to overcome real world problems related to business, achieving your goals, living a life of meaning and fulfilment.New episodes every week. Listen anywhere you get your podcasts, and please rate and review the podcast if you enjoy it. Website: https://thedrivetosucceed.com

    Attract Clients Through Your Story with Katja Rusanen

    Attract Clients Through Your Story with Katja Rusanen

    Katja Rusanen is a #1 best -selling author, spiritual mentor, success coach, and creator of the Client Attraction Story System, a step-by-step program for purpose-driven entrepreneurs to craft stories that sell. After working as a supervisor in one of the world’s leading business banks, she obtained two master’s degrees in Spiritual Psychology and Spiritual Science. She has now dedicated her life to helping clients discover the power of personal stories and create a business they love.

    In this episode we talked about:
    The importance of being vulnerable and able to narrate your story in the most powerful way
    Framework for what story to choose that resonates with your ideal clients
    We also talked about the importance of using Storybased content on Social Media
    How to increase your engagement and conversion using private facebook groups and many more.



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    OTHER USEFUL LINKS:
    My website and weekly podcast - https://thedrivetosucceed.com
    Email Newsletter - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/newsletter/
    Resources I use - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/resources/
    Instagram - https://instagram.com/danielle_francisco_
    LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/daniellejfrancisco
    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVtb_c32EanaDkSoXNCAzrw/

    • 33 min
    Protect yourself from Cybercriminals with Ex-NATO Senior Executive and Founder of Thrive with EQ - Nadja El Fertasi

    Protect yourself from Cybercriminals with Ex-NATO Senior Executive and Founder of Thrive with EQ - Nadja El Fertasi

    Nadja El Fertasi - Founder and CEO of Thrive with EQ. Nadja worked for NATO's Cyber Executive Arm for the past 20years as Stakeholder Engagement Senior Executive before jumping into entrepreneurship. 
    In this episode, we talked very relevant topics on Cyber Security Awareness and Emotional Intellegince. 
    The impact of COVID to workforce. and how criminals work their way in to target companies and individuals who are vulnerable for cyber crime exploitation either be a financial/political gain.
    We also talked about how to use Social Media Responsibly, Influencer and it's effect on kids and teenagers. 
    Case studies of High profile breaches and in the C-Level Suite,
    As parents, how do you protect yourself and your child from social engineering tactics from criminals who are financially motivated. 
     Voice Phishing, Technology and many more. 



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    🔓 Unlock Skillshare Premium Free for 1 month

    💡 Create, Market Sell and Deliver Your Online Course. with Thinkfic

    OTHER USEFUL LINKS:
    My website and weekly podcast - https://thedrivetosucceed.com
    Email Newsletter - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/newsletter/
    Resources I use - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/resources/
    Instagram - https://instagram.com/danielle_francisco_
    LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/daniellejfrancisco
    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVtb_c32EanaDkSoXNCAzrw/

    • 55 min
    Managing Your Financial Planning Business Revenue with Johan Vosloo

    Managing Your Financial Planning Business Revenue with Johan Vosloo

    Johan Vosloo - Founder and CEO of Commspace - The ultimate solution for managing, tracking, splitting and analysing Financial Adviser revenue.
    Johan is a technologist with an entrepreneurial spirit who started working on a side-project in 2006 to solve the problem of tracking and splitting commission for a single advice practice with multiple advisers and dozens of referral sources. After seeing the enthusiastic response of the early users, he decided to develop it into a fully-fledged revenue management and analytics solution for the broader independent financial advice sector in South Africa. Today Commspace is used by hundreds of independent financial advice practices, ranging from solo advisers to large bank groups.
    In this episode we talk about:
    How he found a gap and provided a solution to a real pain point within the financial planning and advice industry.
    Johan’s ethos in building a tech start-up and finding the right co-founder.
    The driving force behind quitting his corporate 9-5 before going all in Commspace and many more. 



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    Get your access today on 'Storytelling Secrets Success'.
    http://thedrivetosucceed.com/storytelling

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    OTHER USEFUL LINKS:
    My website and weekly podcast - https://thedrivetosucceed.com
    Email Newsletter - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/newsletter/
    Resources I use - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/resources/
    Instagram - https://instagram.com/danielle_francisco_
    LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/daniellejfrancisco
    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVtb_c32EanaDkSoXNCAzrw
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    • 26 min
    Driving Social Impact with HerStory Movement Founder – Getrude Matshe

    Driving Social Impact with HerStory Movement Founder – Getrude Matshe

    Getrude Matshe is an inspirational speaker and motivational speaker who has been described as a vibrant bundle of African energy whose zest and passion for life inspires everyone she meets. She is passionate about helping people achieve their full potential and find their individual life purpose.
    Getrude is a publisher and has written several books and is now a book writing coach. Her mission in life is to inspire, uplift and connect one million women through this global movement – the HerStory Women’s Global Empowerment Conference.
    In this episode we talked about:
    · How she started as an entrepreneur and how to find and recognize profitable business opportunities.
    · How she uses her platform Her Story to support and provide jobs and business opportunities to women and ethnical minorities in Zimbabwe.
    · How Getrude embodies the principle of Ubuntu or in her native language ‘umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu (Iam because you are, and you are because I am. Which eventually helped her speak on Ted and put her presence on the Map and help grassroots project around the world and drive social impact.

    💻 Learn to captivate and influence your audience that makes you money.
    Get your access today on 'Storytelling Secrets Success'.
    http://thedrivetosucceed.com/storytelling

    🔓 Unlock Skillshare Premium Free for 1 month

    💡 Create, Market Sell and Deliver Your Online Course. with Thinkfic

    OTHER USEFUL LINKS:
    My website and weekly podcast - https://thedrivetosucceed.com
    Email Newsletter - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/newsletter/
    Resources I use - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/resources/
    Instagram - https://instagram.com/danielle_francisco_
    LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/daniellejfrancisco
    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVtb_c32EanaDkSoXNCAzrw
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    • 29 min
    Plan to Pivot with Gerry Starsia

    Plan to Pivot with Gerry Starsia

    Gerry Starsia is an Associate Professor on University of Virginia and Author of the Book Plan to Pivot. 
    In this episode we talked about:
    How to apply Agile Principles in big organizations and develop the muscle memory necessary to observe markets and consumer demands,
    How to connect deeply with customers, and bring products and services to consumers in order to deliver value more efficiently than their competitors.
    The best outcome when agile principles is applied alongside servant leadership and many more.



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    💻 Learn to captivate and influence your audience that makes you money.
    Get your free access today on 'Storytelling Secrets Success'.
    http://thedrivetosucceed.com/storytelling

    🔓 Unlock Skillshare Premium Free for 1 month

    💡 Create, Market Sell and Deliver Your Online Course. with Thinkfic

    OTHER USEFUL LINKS:
    My website and weekly podcast - https://thedrivetosucceed.com
    Email Newsletter - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/newsletter/
    Resources I use - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/resources/
    Instagram - https://instagram.com/danielle_francisco_
    LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/daniellejfrancisco
    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVtb_c32EanaDkSoXNCAzrw
    Daily Meditation  

    • 21 min
    Connecting Mothers Across the Middle East with Mama ME App Founder Sumayya Sarwar

    Connecting Mothers Across the Middle East with Mama ME App Founder Sumayya Sarwar

    Sumayya Sarwar – Founder Mama ME App where mums in the UAE and around the world connect and share their parenting experiences. Get together for coffee and arrange play dates and be part of a safe space community to make your journey as a mum a pleasant and enjoyable experience.
    In this episode we talked about: 

    Struggles Mums face on a daily basis and the importance of a safe space community. 
    The catalyst why Sumayya ventured into entrepreneurship despite having a successful career as a dentist
    The journey of being a woman founder and Tips to get VC funding and many more.


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    💻 Learn to captivate and influence your audience that makes you money.
     Get your free access today on 'Storytelling Secrets Success'. 
     http://thedrivetosucceed.com/storytelling 

    🔓 Unlock Skillshare Premium Free for 1 month 

    💡 Create, Market Sell and Deliver Your Online Course. with Thinkfic 

    OTHER USEFUL LINKS: 
    My website and weekly podcast - https://thedrivetosucceed.com
    Email Newsletter - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/newsletter/
    Resources I use - https://thedrivetosucceed.com/resources/
    Instagram - https://instagram.com/danielle_francisco_
    LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/daniellejfrancisco
    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVtb_c32EanaDkSoXNCAzrw 

    • 22 min

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Danielle presents insightful content that always delivers value. I highly recommend listening in and leaning from his guests. There is alway a new topic with fresh ideas to gain from.

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