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.
Episodes (Total: 77 / Page: 1)
Oct. 19, 2017 · 00:45:52
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 · 00:48:41
 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 · 00:24:00
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 · 00:29:46
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  
Sept. 21, 2017 · 00:32:38
My guest today on Episode #72 is the founder of THE LOVED BIBLE PROJECT. Anne Marie Emswiler Anne Marie shares about how this movement started with one good samaritan act and how it is now reaching people from all walks of life. Anne Marie and I totally connected over leadership development and best practices. We also talk about what she calls Post-Passion Depression. Plus we reviewed some of her most favorite books. This interview is chocked full of great things.   If you are interested in participating in the Loved Bible Project you can sign up for a free 14 day Getting Started Loved Bible Project Devotional on the website under contact page. Or you can head over to the show notes with the link provided below. As a special offer if you send an email with your address to [email protected] and tell her you heard about it here on Rising Stories Anne Marie will send you a few getting started goodies. This offer expires on Dec. 1 2017 and is only available to North American listeners. Books from this Podcast: Ordering your Private World The Twelve Week Year Power of Habit Loving SmartWater Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach    
Sept. 14, 2017 · 00:43:11
My guest for episode 71 is Jandra Sutton. Jandra is a young adult fiction author with a passion for traveling and higher learning. Wanting to see a book where the main character was deaf and not finding one, Jandra decide to write one herself. I enjoyed hearing her tenacity and passion to go after what she wants to see happen in her life and this world. Nothing is stopping this gal. We also talk about how she is reaching her audience with the latest online outlets & tools. In this podcast interview, Jandra shares about taking risks and how she sat with Heads of State at the 2012 NATO summit. Butchertown Hall Trello WattPad  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
Aug. 31, 2017 · 00:24:46
On Episode #70, I'm sharing great tips for setting up your LinkedIn profile & summary, I'll tell you where I take my out of town guest when they visit me in Nashville and the three favorite things I am loving this week. I forgot to share about the awesome brussels sprouts from Trader Joe's, but check out my blog post HERE and you can read more about my fun TJ's list.  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
Aug. 24, 2017 · 00:27:20
Today, Yolanda Harris Jackson joins me on Rising Stories #69. She is an author, speaker who after 18 years in the Spa, Beauty and Wellness industry became a licensed pastor and is now working alongside her husband with Live in Peace Ministries. Live in Peace Ministries is helping marriages thrive in this chaotic world. Yolanda and I chat about how to be intentional in your marriage, choosing the best time to talk to your spouse and then we go totally off topic and talk about Kumbucha Tea. Yolanda is giving away a FREE download  "6 Simple Steps That Will Make The BIGGEST Impact In Your Marriage Starting Now" The book Yolanda is reading now is called The Story of Marriage   Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach  
Aug. 17, 2017 · 00:22:32
On episode #68 I interview a wise business woman. She is Katy Brandt, a local yoga instructor who opened her first store-front yoga studio here in the heart of Nashville. I loved talking with Katy because she gives great advice on her thought processes to launching her business. We discuss the pros and cons of advertising with Groupon and so much more. Plus she explains the 8 limbs of yoga, which I had been so curious about.  Check out Katy's studio Lotus Blooming Yoga the next time you are in Nashville.  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
Aug. 10, 2017 · 00:22:48
In this episode I share about my experiences while attending the Lean In Leaders Conference 2017 in Palo Alto, CA.  Landing in California, meeting up with a Lean In circle leader from Milan, boarding the CalTrain to Silicon Valley, was just the beginning of an amazing weekend. 75 Lean In Leaders from 17 countries across the globe, including China, Poland, El Salvador, Pakistan, India, Malaysia and Japan gathered for the 3rd Annual Lean In Leaders Conference.  I'll tell you about the time I got stuck at Facebook Headquarters, about the awesome speakers at the conference and of course, about my dinner with Sheryl Sandberg.  Lean In is a nonprofit organization started by Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO and author of Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead & Option B. It is now a strong movement with over 33,000 regional and corporate chapters and circles supporting women in leadership and removing those barriers to advancement. I was invited to attend this conference to represent the Lean In chapter in Nashville, TN Our chapter is made up of two circles Lean In Brentwood & STEM-WARE. We are 125 members strong and growing. You can join our Nashville chapter HERE. To find a local chapter in your area visit LeanIn.org  Please visit the show notes at CorineSandifer.com to hear more stories about the conference and watch a few videos from the conference speakers.    What would you do if you weren't afraid?  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach      
Aug. 3, 2017 · 00:38:24
My guest today is Laura Lea Goldberg. Laura has written a cookbook called Laura Lea Balanced Cookbook and many of her delicious & healthy recipes have been featured on sites such as Southern Living, Clean Eating, and Shape magazine. Laura shares her journey to NYC, and how she discovered her love for healthy foods & cooking. She also talks about her story of being an introvert in a busy big city and how eating anti-inflammatory foods helped her anxiety. Laura and I also chat about her favorite Nashville restaurants and some of her newfound favorite foods. Stay tuned to the end of the show to hear how you can enter to win tickets to Laura's next Nashville appearance which will be a workout with Shawn Booth from the Bachelorette.  Laura's Instagram Corine's Instagram   What Laura is reading: Common Wealth & Super Women Rx Her favorite Nashville Restaurants: Henrietta Red &  AVO Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach      
July 27, 2017 · 00:27:00
On today's episode, I will be sharing 5 networking tips to prepare you for your next networking event as business owners and for all job seekers. These are not your ordinary networking tips, because these will take the focus off of us and put the focus on helping others. We will take the pressure off of networking and create a very simple plan to connect on a more meaningful level.  I'll also share my favorite app, Nashville burger place and so much more.  Links from the Show Best Networking Books: Networking is Not Working  Never Eat Alone Favorite App: Venmo My Three Favorite Things Tajin Spice Pop Socket for your phone L'Oreal Clay Mask What I am Reading: The Glass Castle Best Burger in Nashville (and no, I am not getting paid to say this) Farm Burger Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach  
July 20, 2017 · 00:34:34
Today girls are facing so many messages about their bodies, who and what they should be when they grow up, it can be overwhelming for 10-14 year olds. My guest today, Courtenay Rogers, COO of Girls to the Moon is working on making the world better for young girls. She is Co-Founder of an online resource and local events program for young girls and their moms.    Courtenay and I talk about those middle school years for girls and how she is teaching them to be their best selves. Listen as she shares more about girl power and how she runs this company.    Girls to the Moon and Rising Stories will be giving away a free Star Level membership to one lucky listener. More info at the end of the show.  {This giveaway is open to north american listeners only, you must be 18 years or older to enter and by entering you agree to terms and conditions on Instagram, Girls to the Moon and Rising Stories. Deadline to enter will be July 23, 2017.}   Sign up for my newsletter HERE, Instagram HERE Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach      
July 13, 2017 · 00:27:36
 My guest on episode #63 of Rising Stories is Mallory Swain. She is an Integrative Health Coach here in the Nashville area. Mallory and I talk about what an integrative health coach does and how she helps her clients feel better and eat better. She also shares her story about how she got very sick and what she did to turn her health around.  Of course we also talk about FOOD! Cauliflower, almond flour, meal planning. She explains her "what not to wear for your pantry"approach. IT’S basically a great show because we all need tips on how to eat better, right? Plus Mallory tells me about her favorite Vegan Nashville restaurant and what she recommends off the menu.    Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes  Facebook Group   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
July 6, 2017 · 00:18:16
Today on the show I have decided to shake things up a bit and talk about summer! I'll tell you all about my summer schedules, summer food, vacation hacks and some of my favorite books. Hear all about how my last minute blog post turned into a Pinterest favorite. You can read more about my beach packing and simple beach menus on my personal blog called  ALL THINGS GOOD AND WISE  The books I am loving these days are  The 4-hour Work Week and Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg Voxer & Slack are my two favorite apps this season. They keep me on top of things and organized.  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest     Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach  
June 29, 2017 · 00:44:56
My guest today is Mandy Osborne, owner of Milk and Honey Tees. She runs a successful t-shirt printing business from her home. What I love about Mandy is the intentional way she runs her company. She does things on purpose and I can't wait for you to hear her share about what she does. Plus we had a blast chatting that I think we both forgot we were recording. So much fun! She started out selling to friends online and this soon became a "larger than expected" business on Etsy.  Mandy is also a mom to 3 boys. She purposely kept her business at home so she could be available to her family. She gives us lots of nuggets of truth and wisdom on living and working from home.   We also talk about her Etsy Pattern website and how that has grown with her business. Listen to hear what Mandy is doing to give back to a community in Rwanda. The THREE THINGS she is loving:  1. Tan Towels - Easy to use self-tanning towels  2. New Morning Mercies - Her devotional book by Paul David Tripp 3. When Breath Becomes Air -  Memoir by Paul Kalanithi Another book we talked about was Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living by Shauna Niequist  I LOVE GROCERY PICK UP and use Walmart because it is a free service. Here is a link to 10 dollars off your first order.    Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes   Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
June 22, 2017 · 00:38:21
Today on the show we have our first business owner who’s business is solely on Youtube. Hannah Hoffman has a huge following with over 200 thousand subscribers. She and I met at a conference this year and I wanted to have her on the show and talk about how she got her start. I am thrilled for you to hear our chat. We talk about how she makes money on Youtube and the amazing thing that happened to her when she hit 50,0000 subscribers.  Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes    Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach
June 15, 2017 · 00:31:08
My guest on Episode #59 is Janine Maryland. Sometimes a tragic event in your life has a way of making you take a hard look at your goals. It can also give you the courage and bravery that you need to take that first step to launching a business. This is exactly what happened to my guest. Janine Maryland began a greeting card company after the tragic death of her brother during the recent Orlando Pulse Massacre. Listen as Janine shares her passion for poetry and connecting with others.   Janine and Rising Stories Podcast will be giving away a set of cards on grief and loss in honor of Janine's brother Antonio "Tony" Brown who died on June 12, 2016. To enter to win these cards please click on the Instagram link below for more details.    Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes    Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach  
June 8, 2017 · 00:32:46
My guest for episode #58 is Jeanne Oliver. She is an amazing mix-media artist who shares some great insights for building your business. She shares her story about feeling as though she had missed her opportunity of fulfilling her life long dream. Jeanne gives us so many encouraging truths here. We also discuss how she views failure. Such a great interview you will want to listen to the very end!       Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes    Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach    
June 1, 2017 · 00:12:30
Today on the show, I am interviewing myself and telling you more about Rising Stories Podcast and about my work as a Business/Life Coach. I also share my three favorite things and what I love to watch in my spare time. I hope you enjoy getting to know me during this episode and that you will keep listening to RISING STORIES PODCAST.    Connect with Corine   Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest    Show Notes    Music is by Ben Sound Sponsor: Brentwood Life Coach