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Welcome to The MisFitNation Show with host Rich LaMonica. This is a show started by a US Army Veteran and hosted by 2 Veterans and a Military Spouse. Our aim is to inspire everyone to be better humans. We do this by bringing on guests with stories of Grit and Resilience while adding in experts in many fields such as Authors, Entrepreneurs, Coaches, Motivational Speakers, Health and Fitness professionals, and many more.  Join us for an episode or all of them, and if you feel like you will be a great fit, send us a message and we will get you on the show. 

2021 Best Society and Culture Podcast - Veteran Podcast Awards
2022 Top 40 over 40 Podcast Podcast Magazine

The MisFitNation Richard LaMonica

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 33 Ratings

Welcome to The MisFitNation Show with host Rich LaMonica. This is a show started by a US Army Veteran and hosted by 2 Veterans and a Military Spouse. Our aim is to inspire everyone to be better humans. We do this by bringing on guests with stories of Grit and Resilience while adding in experts in many fields such as Authors, Entrepreneurs, Coaches, Motivational Speakers, Health and Fitness professionals, and many more.  Join us for an episode or all of them, and if you feel like you will be a great fit, send us a message and we will get you on the show. 

2021 Best Society and Culture Podcast - Veteran Podcast Awards
2022 Top 40 over 40 Podcast Podcast Magazine

    Saving Lives: Nicholas Rahn's Mission of Hope and Healing on The MisFitNation Show

    Saving Lives: Nicholas Rahn's Mission of Hope and Healing on The MisFitNation Show

    Welcome to The MisFitNation Show! We are honored to welcome Nicholas Rahn, a USAF Veteran whose dedication to supporting fellow veterans is nothing short of extraordinary.

    Nicholas runs a 24/7 crisis line for veterans and provides recreational therapy, including race cars and a jiu-jitsu program. He goes above and beyond by organizing an all-expenses-paid mental health retreat in Colorado for 13 veterans each year, providing them with a much-needed respite and support.

    With a background in Air Force Security Forces and years of experience as a Minnesota State Patrol dispatcher, Nicholas has 19 years of crisis intervention under his belt. His commitment to saving lives is evident in the fact that he has handled 124 crisis calls, and every individual is still alive today.

    A suicide survivor himself, Nicholas understands the importance of mental health and has dedicated his life to helping others overcome PTSD. Through his organization, Warriors Next Adventure, he provides essential support and resources to veterans in need.

    Don't miss this powerful conversation with Nicholas Rahn on The MisFitNation Show, where we shine a light on stories of resilience, hope, and healing.

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    • 1 hr 30 min
    Empowering Public Health Leadership: Venchele Saint Dic on The MisFitNation Show

    Empowering Public Health Leadership: Venchele Saint Dic on The MisFitNation Show

    Welcome to The MisFitNation Show! Join us as we welcome Venchele Saint Dic, a dynamic individual making waves in the fields of public health, leadership, and personal development.

    Venchele is the author of "Journey to Redemption" and "Faith," both of which have reached the Amazon best-seller list. Currently pursuing a doctorate in Public Health Leadership (DrPh), Venchele is a true trailblazer, demonstrating exceptional leadership and innovation in various domains, including public health, health equity, communications, and social inclusion.

    As the Founder of MESFAMI Care Inc., Venchele's commitment to improving community health and fostering diversity is evident in her extensive body of work. From resilience and emotional intelligence to community health and race relations, Venchele's writing covers a broad spectrum of topics, resonating with audiences across platforms like Medium, LinkedIn, and Thrive Global.

    Join us as we delve into Venchele's journey, exploring her insights on public health, personal development, and the power of resilience. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable wisdom from a true leader in her field.

    To learn more about Venchele Saint Dic and her impactful work, visit her author profile at amazon.com/author/venchelesaintdic.

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    • 46 min
    Unlocking Entrepreneurial Success with David Preston

    Unlocking Entrepreneurial Success with David Preston

    🎙️ Join hosts Rich LaMonica and RJ Byrd on The MisFitNation Show as they welcome David Preston—an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in the consulting business.

    🌟 David's journey began over three decades ago when he embarked on the path of entrepreneurship. Through hard work and determination, he successfully built a multi-million dollar consulting firm from the ground up. Along the way, David has become a trusted advisor to countless entrepreneurs, guiding them toward realizing their dreams of business success.

    As an expert in his field, David has shared his knowledge and insights through workshops for the Small Business Administration and has developed numerous products aimed at helping aspiring entrepreneurs navigate the complexities of starting and growing a business.

    At the core of David's philosophy is the belief that simplicity is key. He advocates cutting through the noise and focusing on the fundamentals, believing that most people overcomplicate the entrepreneurial process. Through his practical approach, David empowers entrepreneurs to streamline their strategies and achieve sustainable success.

    Tune in to The MisFitNation Show for an enlightening conversation with David Preston, and discover the secrets to unlocking your full entrepreneurial potential.

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    • 58 min
    Katherine Lewis: Healing Youth Trauma & Empowering Through Opportunity

    Katherine Lewis: Healing Youth Trauma & Empowering Through Opportunity

    🎙 Join hosts Rich LaMonica and RJ Byrd on The MisFitNation Show as they welcome Katherine Lewis—an advocate for youth healing and empowerment.

    🌟 Katherine wears many hats: she's the host of the Opportunity Made podcast and the driving force behind The Leon Foundation of Excellence. Through her foundation, Katherine helps youth break free from intergenerational patterns of trauma, offering them a path to healing and empowerment.

    With a diverse background spanning teaching, software engineering, accessibility advocacy, and leadership in employee resource groups, Katherine brings a wealth of experience to the table. Her journey has been marked by struggle and transformation—from seeking affirmation in relationships and career success to discovering her true purpose and worth.

    Through her struggles, Katherine has gained invaluable wisdom and insight into life. She's passionate about sharing her experiences in business, education, childhood trauma, relationships, personal development, human consciousness, and technology.

    Tune in to The MisFitNation Show for a raw and down-to-earth conversation with Katherine Lewis, as she shares her journey of healing, empowerment, and the quest for purpose.

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    • 32 min
    Tracy Pleschourt: Empowerment Coach & Founder of Self-Made U

    Tracy Pleschourt: Empowerment Coach & Founder of Self-Made U

    🎙️ Join hosts Rich LaMonica and RJ Byrd on The MisFitNation Show as they welcome Tracy Pleschourt—a certified professional and personal coach, entrepreneur, and founder of Self-Made U.

    Tracy's journey is marked by empowerment and transformation. As the founder of Self-Made U, Tracy empowers individuals to become the solution to any challenge they encounter. Through her coaching school, she guides men and women on a path of self-discovery and empowerment, helping them unlock their full potential.

    🎙️ In addition to her coaching endeavors, Tracy co-hosts the Tracy & Gracie Becoming Podcast alongside her daughter Gracie. This dynamic duo offers life coaching advice from two different generational perspectives, providing insights and strategies for personal growth and development.

    Tracy's personal journey reflects her commitment to continuous growth and self-improvement. She has overcome challenges such as overeating and overdrinking and has built a multi-six-figure business while empowering others to do the same.

    🌟 At the core of Tracy's work is a dedication to ambitious, lifelong learners who are eager to find solutions and create the results they desire and deserve. Tune in to The MisFitNation Show to hear Tracy's inspiring story and learn how you too can embark on a journey of empowerment and transformation.

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    • 56 min
    Craig Cooke: Trailblazing Entrepreneur's Journey on MisFitNation

    Craig Cooke: Trailblazing Entrepreneur's Journey on MisFitNation

    🎙️Embark on an inspiring journey into the world of entrepreneurship with hosts Rich LaMonica and RJ Byrd as they welcome Craig Cooke on The MisFitNation Show. Craig, a visionary entrepreneur, showcases the essence of foresight, resilience, and success in the digital realm.

    In this captivating episode, delve into Craig's entrepreneurial odyssey, where he demonstrated remarkable foresight by founding a "digital-first" company, RhythmNet.com, long before the age of buzzwords like "digital transformation" took center stage. With a mere $1,300 and an Apple computer, Craig, alongside college friends, set out to navigate the uncharted waters of the Internet.

    🌟 Experience the highs and lows of Craig's journey—a narrative of struggle, adaptation, and strategic repositioning that eventually led to the sale of "Rhythm" to a world-class digital creative agency in 2019. Craig's leadership as CEO spanned over 26 years, culminating in a remarkable legacy.

    During his tenure at Rhythm, Craig collaborated with middle-market to large enterprise companies, leaving an indelible mark on the landscape of digital innovation. Gain valuable insights from the wealth of experience amassed over a 26-year marathon of steering the ship through the ever-evolving digital landscape.

    Join The MisFitNation Show for an enriching conversation that goes beyond the ordinary, unraveling the wisdom and lessons learned by a true trailblazer in the digital space. Craig Cooke's story is a testament to the enduring spirit of entrepreneurship and the transformative power of vision and determination.

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    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

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Very cool show!

I had a great discussion with the host. Great questions and dialogue. The time went by really fast!

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