Rising Stories

Rising Stories
By Corine Sandifer
About this podcast
The Rising Stories Podcast is hosted by Corine Sandifer, each episode she interviews a successful business owner, entrepreneur or author. During the show they will share their stories of success, trials, tips and struggles. You will feel as if you are sitting across from these women chatting over a cup of coffee. Listening to these stories will encourage you to overcome and conquer your own business challenges.
Latest episodes
Dec. 7, 2017
On episode #82 I am talking with  Jess Connelly. She is the author of Wild and Free and her new book called   Dance, Stand, Run: The God-Inspired Moves of a Woman on Holy Ground   Jess and I talk about what she does in the early morning hours that helped her write her second book. She shares her writing plan with us and she also answers a very tough question. "What inspires her writing?"   Jess and I also chat about what she eats for breakfast and where she shops when she is looking for a blouse. Yes, we covered all of the important things in life.     Links from the Show The Kingdom sweatshirt     Get your free 30 day trial and download from Audible Here.    Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach      
Nov. 30, 2017
Today on the show I interview a dear friend who has been a business woman for many years. She brings years of experience and wisdom to the show. Dr. Brenda Rambo is a Nashville psychologist and author. She will talk about how she took her journals and turned them into a book. She has now written three books and plans to write more.  Brenda and I chat about everything from what she is seeing as the number one issue troubling this generation to "practical ways to listen and move into a new place with peace and purpose".  Dr. Rambo is giving away a copy of her book to all of our listeners. Click here for more info.  Get your free 30 day trial and download from Audible Here.    Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach  
Nov. 16, 2017
Today on the show I am talking to Lincee Ray, author of a book called I hate Green Beans, (she explains why she chose this title in the show), she also has a blog by that name. But that is not all,  Lincee’s claim to FAME is that she began writing episode recaps for The Bachelor. She began writing these commentary recaps back when the bachelor was just a little tv show that we all thought would not get picked up for another season. When the Bachelor took off, so did Lincee’s writing. She is now a full time writer and writes for Entertainment Weekly, Associated Press and Huffington Post, just to name a few.  Lincee and I talked about how she got start as a writer, our favorite Disney treat and of course reality TV.   Pre-Order your copy of  Why I hate Green Beans: And Other Confessions about Relationships, Reality TV, and How We See Ourselves Releasing February 2018   Get your free 30 day trial and download from Audible Here.    Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
Nov. 9, 2017
My guest today is a savvy business women who had an idea for a meaningful and playful activity/toy called The Christmas Star from Afar. Natalie Ard owner of Star kids Company shares her journey from idea to product on the shelf. We talk about everything from choosing a manufacturing company for your product to promotion. We also discuss our favorite tv show and how to be present with your kids as an entrepreneur. Links from the show The Shack Divergent The Girl on the Train Natalie's favorite things: Odd Mom Out Her new puppy Salt and Pepper Pistachios Natalie and Star from Afar is offering a free coloring book to start off your holiday season. Visit their site at Star from Afar /Rising Stories.   Get your free 30 day trial and download from Audible Here.  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
Nov. 2, 2017
Today on episode #78, I am talking to Robin Channell owner of  Vigor Fitness & Wellness Studio in the SoBro area of Nashville TN.   This episode is so inspiring because Robin talks about putting feet to your dreams. She describes the time she put her dreams on hold and then how she revive them years later. Robin shares her story about the time she was working in corporate American and woke up and realized that this was not what she was meant to do in life. Her life is an inspiration to every business owner and anyone who is trying to realize their goals and dreams.   Don't forget to join Robin at VIGOR on Fridays for her Hip Hop class!   Join me in listening to audio books with this AUDIBLE link: Free Trial & Download Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach    
Oct. 26, 2017
On today's episode of Rising Stories start living your Best Life with two great tools to use at work, in your business or in your personal life. Corine also highlights past guests that you might have missed.  In this short episode you'll learn how to use visualization to reach your highest level of potential. You don't have to be an athlete to reap the benefits of visualization. This tool will keep you tethered to your goal and increase your chances of achieving it.  Organization can also help you reach your goals in life and at work. Spend a few minutes learning some tips that will keep you organized and ready for the work week.  Wanna learn more, check out these resources.  10 Minute Toughness Focal Point Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach      
Oct. 19, 2017
Have you ever wanted someone to come into your home and edit your life? To take out the useless things out of your home and give you a routine that brings simplicity and peace back into your world.  Like editing a research paper, they would identify the good you should keep and remove the needless things that clog up your brain. My guest today does just that. She is the owner and founder of Your Life Edit Virginia Richardson. Virginia talks to us about our eating habits and how to stop chasing skinny. We also chat about re-evaluating the things in our home to give us the life we have always wanted.    What she is loving:  Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides Blue Blockers by Felix Gray      Corine's Amazon Blue Blockers pick   The Universe Has your Back   Audible App Calm App Health Edit Foundations Program with Virginia  -Promo Code LifeEdit20-   Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach  
Oct. 12, 2017
 My guest on episode #75 of Rising Stories Podcast is a busy mom of 8 turned business owner. P.J. Jonas shares so many awesome tips about how she juggles mom life and business life. Y’all she has hired her kids and is teaching them how to save, about IRA’s and so much more. What’s her business? It is goat farming! She makes cheese, candy, soaps and skin care. She is giving away a free bar of her goat milk soap. Click on link below for details. I’m telling you this episode is filled to the brim with life changing tips for your business and home life. Enjoy the podcast! Free Soap Complimentary 30 min Coaching Session with Corine   Book she is reading: Fortune's Children: The fall of the house of Vanderbilt Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
Oct. 5, 2017
October is breast cancer awareness month and my guest today is no stranger to the struggles and challenges of cancer. She has written a book called Lavender Hair that follows her fight against breast cancer and her journey to wholeness. You might know her best from a show called Saturday Night Live.  She was part of the SNL cast 1986 to 1992. She is comedian, writer, speaker and now breast cancer survivor. Victoria and I met a few months ago and right away I knew that she needed to be on my show. Not because she is an author, or was on SNL but because she is a women with so much gusto and tenacity to keep rising in her career even after being diagnosed with cancer. Victoria and I talked about how a working woman functions within the context of having cancer and her message to anyone who is faced with this diagnosis. This is one podcast you don't want to miss as Victoria sings a little song for us.  Books & Links from the show: Lavender Hair Is My Bow too Big Debra Winger book - Undiscovered   Zanies Comedy Night Club The Glass Castle Jason's Deli PureFlix SNL Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
Sept. 28, 2017
Do you love your neighbors? Do you want to connect with them? If so, would you sit outside on your front yard and wait for one of them to join you? My guest today on Episode #73 did just that. She is the author of The Turquoise Table. Kristin Schell shares her story about how she put a turquoise picnic table out on her front yard and waited for people to show up. Kristin is a blogger, a mom of 4 and now she is an author of a book that is impacting lives all across the country. They call themselves Front Yard people. Listen as Kristin takes us from the beginnings of this project to now helping people find community and connection in their own front yards.  I want to make sure you stay tuned to the end to hear about a special offer from Kristin. Kristin is from Austin so of course I asked her about her favorite places to eat listen. Check out what she recommends.   Things She is Loving:  1. Back to School and Getting Organized  2. Homemade Granola 3. All in All journal by Sophie Hudson Tiny Boxwoods, Austin, Tx Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach