The Drive To Succeed Podcast

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:


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 32m. Bisher sind 106 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 6 hours 53 minutes


episode 97: 8Billion Ideas with David Harkin

David Harkinis an entrepreneur and the CEO of the award-winning education company 8billionideas which exists to give every student the skills and belief to change the world. Since its formation, 8billionideas (formerly 7billionideas) has worked with over 100,000 students around the world in 500 schools. 8billionideas has strategic partnerships in every part of the sector - including Multi-Academy Trusts, Young Offender Units, International and Independent Schools...



episode 96: Crowdfunding and Embedded Social Enterprise with Founder - Tom Dawkins

Tom Dawkins - Co-Found er and CEO of social impact crowdfunding platform and innovation agency StartSomeGood supports social entrepreneurs to raise the funds and mobilise the community they need to make a difference and has deployed over $12 million AUD so far with one of the highest success rates in crowdfunding...


 2021-11-30  39m

episode 95: 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...


 2021-11-24  33m

episode 94: 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...


 2021-11-15  55m

episode 93: 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...


 2021-11-03  26m

episode 92: 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...


 2021-10-27  29m

episode 91: 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...


 2021-10-17  21m

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...


 2021-10-05  22m

Attract, Retain and Win Back Top Clients with Lynn Thomas

Lynn Thomas - Chief Executive Officer of Thomas Consulting, COVID Reengagement & Resiliency Expert, her expertise for over 30years culminates from cultivating transformative leaders and uncovering people’s slice of genius.  In this episode we talked about: The impact of COVID in Businesses in the US and around the globe. How can organizations attract, retain, delight, and wowing back their new and existing clients...


 2021-09-28  37m

From 150k In Debt to Financially Free with Robert Riopel

Robert Riopel: Author of the International Bestselling Book "Success Left A Clue".   Serial Entrepreneur, App Designer and Breakthrough Expert where he travels all around the world and have personally train 500,000 students how to be financially free and live with passion.  In this episode we talked about:  How Robert transformed his life from being $150,000 USD in debt to becoming financially free by the age of 32...


 2021-09-24  40m