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Tiffany Dowd



Dreaming of your next vacation? Meet Tiffany Dowd, global luxury hotel expert and social media influencer. A former luxury hotel inspector, Tiffany entered the social media realm and launched her own business, managing social media for luxury hotel brands. Her goal is to inspire peoples travel.

“Time is your greatest luxury,” Tiffany says, adding that luxury is also “about the details and the emotions and the connections that you have, anticipating your needs.”

Listen in and follow Tiffany on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn: @LuxeTiffany.

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Jenny Blake



Proving to us again that you can go from burned out to pursuing a career that brings your life joy and balance is Jenny Blake. Jenny left the hustle of a high level job at Google to pursue her own creative business ideas and, now 10 years later, has continued to grow, pivot, and succeed.

“One of my greatest joys is tinkering in my business behind the scenes, and really figuring out how do we streamline our work and how we work to free up our time. So instead of being proud to work more hours, we’re proud to work less because of how well we’re working together as a team and how much we can focus on really what matters most.”

Listen in to hear more of Jenny’s journey and her take on finding balance in career and life.

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Mark Herschberg



From tracking criminals online and launching startups to academia and ballroom dancing, Mark Herschberg is living his best life, having created his path from many arenas. During his time with MIT, Mark helped to create the university’s “career success accelerator,” giving students the skills they need to succeed and move upwards in their careers. Want to learn to manage your manager? To network? To navigate workplace politics? Start by tuning in.

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Dan Brule



What’s more important than brushing your teeth, shining your shoes or even combing your hair?  Life coach and author Dan Brule says it’s the breath.  Brule is a world renowned expert in the art and science of breathing.  So much so, he’s been called the Yoda, the Bruce Lee and even the Godfather of breathing.

Brule’s career path from x-ray technician in New England to Navy Deep Sea Diver on Special Ops to healer has taken him all over the world helping Olympic athletes to medical experts, even working with celebrities like Tony Robbins. breathmastery.com

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Toi Sweeney



Your wardrobe is a “business strategy” and it’s in your control. That’s the philosophy of Toi Sweeney, an award winning fashion stylist for both men and women, a brand strategist and author of “Secrets of a Well Dressed Brand.”

Toi says “when you look good, you feel good. When you feel good, you are confident. When you are confident, the world is yours.”

In this episode of “Live Your Best Life with Liz Brunner,” you’ll hear from Toi about her humble beginnings, defying three near death experiences, to life as the Style Director at QVC for 16-years before going out on her own.

Learn more about Toi and order her book; “Secrets of a Well Dressed Brand.”

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Candy O’Terry



“Always be ready because you never know when your big moment is going to come.” Candy O’Terry was working at Magic 106.7 when that moment came. The evening disc jockey was laid off and Candy had her first night on air – the start of a 25 year career in radio. She now has three podcasts, a radio network, is a published author, and is an executive communications coach at Brunner Communications. Tune in to hear about Candy’s journey.

“There is great joy in striving, I believe this, when we try, when we work as hard as we can, when we climb that mountain. It’s the journey; it’s not the destination.”

See Candy’s 16 Life Lessons here.   www.candyoterry.com     #liveyourbestlife

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Ruthann Bowen



When Ruthann Bowen had her first child, she decided to take a break from her successful career in PR to maximize time with her children when they were young. However, a lot changed in the PR world over 15 years, leaving her looking at a foreign landscape when she was ready to return.

Evidence to us all that it is possible to reinvent yourself, Ruthann happened into the world of web design and has since launched a successful business. She believes that with flexibility and resilience, one can do anything!

“As an entrepreneur, nothing’s guaranteed… Yes, I do struggle with that idea of failure, but at the same time I always think, “What’s the worst that could possibly happen?” So I’ll just pick myself up and start over. Look, I’ve already done it one time.”

For inspiration, whether you’re looking for a change in career or looking to return to the business world after time away, listen in.

You can find Ruthann’s book, The Female Entrepreneur’s Guide to Creating a Website in a Weekend, here.

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Mark Divine



“You can’t live your best life, I don’t think, if you’re not in alignment with your calling. If you don’t take the time to investigate, to listen for your soul … as well as just how you’re meant to serve, then you could spend a long, long time heading down the wrong path.”

Meet Mark Divine, Navy SEAL, founder of SEALFIT, and author, whose leadership focuses not just on the physical, but on the mental and emotional.

Breath in. Breath out. Tune in to this episode as we discuss life in the SEALs, meditation, mental fitness and more.

Be sure to check out Mark’s books, Unbeatable Mind, Staring Down the Wolf, and more. unbeatablemind.com

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Lia Valencia



“Lia, you are shining.  You are sparkling.  I see it,” said her mother as she gave her a pair of earrings. “…These earrings will represent the beautiful light and sparkle and greatness inside of you.”

Lia Valencia grew up in poverty, but worked from a young age to build a new path for herself. Attending college against all odds, she earned a Masters degree in education and obtained a job as a teacher, while also working behind the scenes at QVC.

Drawn to her longtime love of sketching jewelry, Lia started her own jewelry business, which was highlighted in a feature on QVC and, subsequently, by Oprah. Lia hopes that wearers of her pieces will unlock their love, light and joy. Tune in for this inspiring episode!

Visit valenciakey.com to shop Lia’s jewelry.

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Ta’u Pupu’a



When an injury ended his professional football career, Ta’u Pupu’a committed to pursuing his love of music. Moving to New York without a firm plan, Ta’u formed a connection with renowned opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa that led him to Julliard and a career that has taken him around the world. The hardest part of his journey, recreating his life and career, he says, was “Letting one go. Because in order to accept the other one, you have to let it go, so your hands could be open to receive the other one.”

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