RISE podcast

RISE podcast

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Tangible and tactical tools for your life and business. Hosted by New York Times Best-Selling Author Rachel Hollis, RISE is a series of bold conversations with fellow business powerhouses and personal development leaders that provides the listener with real-life valuable takeaways.


151: Reclaim Your Magic with Elizabeth Gilbert
Jun 30 • 58 min
This week on the RISE Podcast I’m bringing you an interview I had the privilege of recording last month with the incomparable Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love and Big Magic. She shares her wisdom on finding the freedom to create, the secret to…
150: Embrace the Suck
Jun 23 • 18 min
I struggled with how to record this message, because I know many of you have been waiting to hear from me. I’m so grateful for your messages of support and understanding during this enormously difficult season. I hope you’ll come away from this episode…
149: Pursuing Writing As a Second, Third, or Fourth Act with Nic Stone
Jun 16 • 44 min
Producer Chelsea here - I’m back with another short message letting you know that we hope to bring you new contention this feed very soon, and we appreciate your patience in the meantime. Until then, we want to share an episode from last October featuring…
A Message from the Podcast Team
Jun 10 • 1 min
Hey RISE fam - here’s a quick check-in message on the current status of our podcasts. While we take a pause internally across all our channels, Straight Up with Trent Shelton is still updating regularly. Make sure you check out his amazing content, which…
148: Finding and Loving Your Best Self with Chris Chandler (Rebroadcast)
May 26 • 63 min
As we move into Health Week, please enjoy this episode from the archives featuring my good friend Chris Chandler. Chris talks about his journey through the fitness space, how he found the courage to live authentically with his family, and we give you a…
147: What I’m Doing To Control My Mindset During Quarantine
May 19 • 67 min
Tough love time: your goals can’t afford for you to pause right now. I know it feels hard, some days it feels impossibly hard to get up and attack your goals when all of a sudden you’ve become maid, chef, teacher, coach, on top of everything you already…
146: How To Cast A Vision for the Rest of Your 2020
May 12 • 51 min
This week on the RISE Podcast we’re tackling a topic I get requested to do a lot: vision casting! Not only is vision casting a practice that’s made a huge impact on my life, but it can also help you feel a sense of order and control during times of…
145: What Actually Matters? How to Identify and Protect the Essentials with Greg McKeown
May 5 • 67 min
Let’s talk essentials: when you’re face to face with hard choices, what flashes through your mind? What really matters? In order to tackle this incredibly important topic for our #Next90Days Challenge, I had to call on the master of essentialism himself;…
BONUS: Being a Strong Leader Means Never Let Them See You Run
May 4 • 35 min
When I heard our friends at Dell were putting on a virtual business “podference” (like a podcast conference… podference, you get it) and they wanted me to contribute an episode for small and medium sized business owners, I knew EXACTLY what I wanted to…
144: How to Stay Organized, Even in Chaos
Apr 28 • 63 min
This week during our Next 90 Days Challenge we’re focusing on organization, which is a topic I find INCREDIBLY important, even when we’re not in quarantine. I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve been especially obsessed with organizing my home ever since…
143: The Secret to Leadership Is Closer Than You Think with Jen Hatmaker
Apr 21 • 63 min
Do you know that leadership doesn’t start the moment you enter the office, or check your email: it starts with how you live your life every freakin’ day. You guessed it - it’s Leadership Week in our Next 90 Days Challenge, so I reached out to my good…
142: How to Hold on to the Rope
Apr 14 • 50 min
Hey guys, this week’s episode gets a little emotional, but I wouldn’t say it if I wasn’t rooting for you. In this unbelievably hard time, you can choose to fall back into negative coping mechanisms, or you can dig into what actually works. Let’s show up…
141: How to Choose Joy (Yes, Even Today) with Gretchen Rubin
Apr 7 • 56 min
Gretchen Rubin is always such a pleasure to have on the podcast, and this week her wisdom felt like a gift from above. Gretchen and I connected over Skype to talk about Choosing Joy - which means finding nuggets of happiness even when it feels awkward,…
140: What Your Next Few Weeks Will Look Like (And What You Can Do About It) with David Bach
Mar 31 • 66 min
This week I sat down to talk with my good friend David Bach, author of multiple #1 NYT bestsellers, to talk about life under lockdown in Italy, where he moved with his family a couple years ago. David’s expertise on financial wellness means he has the…
139: Everything You Need to Know About Working From Home (But Were Too Afraid to Ask!) with Amy Porterfield
Mar 24 • 56 min
We’re all navigating this brave new world folks, and I want you to know I am NO EXCEPTION. Moving our entire 60+ person team to work from home in response to COVD-19 has been a huge change for us, and each day brings new challenges, new ideas, and new…
138: How to Disaster-Proof Your Business During Coronavirus and Beyond
Mar 17 • 32 min
If you own a small or medium sized business, if you’re working on a side hustle, or if you care about someone who does, you NEED to listen to this episode, We’re talking about steps you can start right freaking now to protect your livelihood from…
137: Dave’s Book is FINALLY Here! (Get Out of Your Own Way Chapter Reading)
Mar 10 • 38 min
Guys, I can’t believe the day is finally here! After working and hustling and dreaming and planning, the launch of Dave’s first book, Get Out of Your Own Way, is upon us. If you’re reading this then you can get this book ANYWHERE books are sold, and/or by…
136: Rachel Hollis LIVE from RISE Business - Four H’s and an O
Mar 3 • 64 min
We’re gearing up for our first-ever INTERNATIONAL women’s conference, so we wanted to bring you some fire business strategy from our fearless leader herself. This keynote was delivered last fall at our RISE Business conference and was designed to help…
135: What I Learned from Meeting Oprah
Feb 25 • 40 min
It happened. It really happened. After YEARS of writing it down in my Start Today Journal, I got the call that I would speak on Oprah’s stage. If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, you know what this meant to me. And, wild as it may sound,…
134: Gaining Financial Dignity with Stacey Flowers
Feb 18 • 60 min
I love sitting down and chatting with powerful women who have had an impact on MY life so that together we can deliver advice and experience that I know will change YOURS! Today’s episode of RISE is exactly that kind of conversation. Speaker Stacey…
133: Uncovering and Celebrating History with Brit Barron
Feb 11 • 37 min
We’re in February guys, and that means it’s time to brush up on a very important part of our history - Black history! I say our history, because no matter who you are or where you come from, these stories help shape the world you live in today. And lucky…
132: How to Build and Keep the Best Team Possible with Chris Hogan
Feb 4 • 43 min
Y’all I can’t even believe the incredible conversation I get to bring to you this week - the one, the only Chris Hogan is on the podcast and he’s holding NOTHING back! Chris is a business leader, entrepreneur, consultant, and world-class podcaster, and…
131: You’re Not Ready Today For Where You Will Be Two Years From Now
Jan 28 • 38 min
…but you will be. I’m so excited to share this panel from last year’s RISE Business conference where I sat down with members of my leadership team to talk about building something bigger than all of us. You’ll hear about leading with your gut vs leading…
130: How to Stop Caring What Others Think with Ben Horowitz
Jan 21 • 48 min
Today Rachel sits down and geeks out with entrepreneur and venture capitalist Ben Horowitz to talk about tuning out the advice of others in the fearless pursuit of your own personal truth. They also give some really good advice on leadership, including…
129: Unlocking Your Potential Using Grit and Google with Colin O’Brady
Jan 14 • 67 min
It’s not every day you get to sit down with an unparalleled endurance athlete with not one, not two, but FOUR world records, but that’s exactly what I did at the end of last year when I chatted with Colin O’Brady - the man who transformed his life after a…
128: The Incredible, Painful Gift of Criticism with Marcia Kilgore
Jan 7 • 51 min
I had the INCREDIBLE opportunity to sit down with a woman whose story inspires me to be a fearless female leader every freakin’ day - Marcia Kilgore! Marcia has built and sold more successful companies than most entrepreneurs will ever see in their…
127: What Was Your Best Moment of 2019? (Mailbag Episode)
Dec 31, 2019 • 47 min
Rachel and Dave are away for the holidays, so to close out the year we’re bringing you guys a very special episode of the podcast, featuring a mix of community voicemails as well as wins and lessons from some of the faces here at HoCo. You’ll hear from…
The Most Important Things I Do Every Year [Rebroadcast]
Dec 24, 2019 • 43 min
Hey everyone! We hope you’re enjoying the holidays just like Rachel and Dave are. As they take some time off to enjoy being with their family, enjoy this rebroadcast from earlier this year. Rachel covers how she reviews her year and sets new goals for her…
126: How to Build a Business Around Social Media with Naomi Davis of Love Taza
Dec 17, 2019 • 44 min
Today I’m sitting down with the wonderful Naomi Davis to talk about building a creative life online (and making money while doing it). Naomi’s smash hit blog Love Taza grew from a small side project for a busy mom to a social enterprise bagging more than…
125: How To Supercharge Your Morning Routine
Dec 10, 2019 • 31 min
I recorded this for you in New York at 5am before I went on Good Morning America because I felt inspired to share with y’all how important my morning routine is for ME. We often think about getting up early in terms of things we owe to other people - our…
SURPRISE! It’s a Bonus Episode!
Dec 9, 2019 • 70 min
Hey guys! As a special treat you can listen to the first episode of our newest podcast, Straight Up with Trent Shelton! Trent is a dear friend of mine, which is why I asked him to do a podcast with us while we were riding on the back of a bus one day last…
124: Starting the Decade Right with Trent Shelton (A HoCo Fireside Chat)
Dec 3, 2019 • 51 min
Join us for our latest installment of HoCo Fireside Chats, where Rachel sits down with our entire staff for an off-the-cuff conversation with a business leader she admires. This week we were so lucky to have Trent Shelton stop by HoCo Headquarters to give…
How To Create Something Beautiful [Rebroadcast]
Nov 26, 2019 • 60 min
Hey there! Rachel and Dave are in Hawaii this week celebrating Thanksgiving with their family, so enjoy this flashback episode from last year where Rachel talked with Scott Harrison of Charity Water about how to make an impact on your world: In this…
123: Our First-Ever HoCo Fireside Chat with Rachel and Scott Miller
Nov 19, 2019 • 75 min
We have a VERY special treat for you today, folks! Scott Miller of Franklin Covey, Management Mess, and his podcast, On Leadership, came all the way to Austin so he could chat with our staff about courageous conversations, messy leadership, how to define…
122: Making a Big Decision (Without Pulling Your Hair Out)
Nov 12, 2019 • 24 min
Today I’m answering a question from my LinkedIn DMs (that’s right, I was sliding in those DMs with some serious business advice!) from a young woman in Saudi Arabia who’s wondering; how do you make a big decision? Specifically, when making a big decision,…
121: How to Level Up Your Life with Tim McGraw
Nov 5, 2019 • 36 min
Y’all, somebody pinch me because today I got to chat with one of my ALL-TIME FAVORITE musician-slash-actors-slash all-around wonderful human beings, Tim FREAKIN’ MCGRAW y’all! He’s here on RISE to talk about his new book Grit & Grace, which is all about…
120: How to Face Your Fears (with Michelle Poler)
Oct 29, 2019 • 33 min
“If you don’t choose discomfort, the universe will do it for you.” This is the kind of absolutely FIRE knowledge Michelle Poler is dropping on today’s podcast. You may know Michelle from her 100 Days of Fear Project, where she (you guessed it) faced 100…
119: How to Make Your Passion Your Work TODAY (with Nic Stone)
Oct 22, 2019 • 41 min
Y’all - I love talking to other writers about process, how to get started, and most importantly, HOW TO KEEP GOING. Even if you don’t see yourself as a writer, I promise you you will benefit from this conversation with author Nic Stone. Her first novel…
118: How to Turn Your Idea into a Business Step-by-Step (with Raegan Moya-Jones)
Oct 15, 2019 • 39 min
Here’s your warning: after you listen to this conversation with Raegan Moya-Jones, you will be OUT OF EXCUSES to go after the thing you want. Raegan founded her 100 MILLION dollar company Aden + Anais while working a full-time job, based on nothing more…
117: How to Build an Online Empire with Nothing But a Dream (with Alicia Shaffer of Three Bird Nest)
Oct 8, 2019 • 57 min
You know that idea you’ve had forever, the one you push to the back of your mind every day because you’re “too busy”, but at night it comes bubbling back to the front of your mind? Well, today’s episode of RISE is the wake up call you need to start…
116: How to Change Your Life TODAY
Oct 1, 2019 • 40 min
It’s the first day of October, which means it’s the first day of our Last 90 Days challenge, which means I’m here to kick your butt into gear! Today on the podcast we’re going to break down this challenge piece by piece and talk about how it has the power…
115: Fighting to Get In the Room with Phoebe Robinson
Sep 24, 2019 • 54 min
This week I had the unbelievable pleasure of sitting down with podcast queen and comedian Phoebe Robinson to talk about the struggle of getting your foot in the door so you can hold it open for the women who come after you. Real talk: it’s a struggle out…
114: Taking Care of Business (RISE Business, That Is!)
Sep 17, 2019 • 41 min
RISE Business in Charleston is just around the corner, so I thought it would be a great chance to remind you of some of the great interviews we’ve done in the past on this show featuring the AMAZING speakers who will be at RISE in just a few short weeks!…
113: Why Is It So Hard to Talk About Money? with Marie Forleo
Sep 10, 2019 • 45 min
Heads up - if you’re one of my ladies who clams up at the thought of talking about finances, this episode might be a little challenging for you to hear but I urge you to work through it and reflect. I sat down with Marie Forleo - one of my favorite lady…
112: Battling Burnout & Finding Your True Calling with Ken Coleman
Sep 3, 2019 • 47 min
Get your notebooks out! Today I’m so excited to bring you my recent conversation with Ken Coleman, where we really dug into tactical, usable advice for your professional journey. I love conversations like this because they always leave me with a new way…
111: What’s Keeping You From Making a Million Dollars?
Aug 27, 2019 • 40 min
Real talk: this episode was uncomfortable for me to record, because I’m not always comfortable talking on topics I don’t have real experiences or struggles to share. However, this topic was requested by a lot of you out there, and it pushed me to really…
110: How to Navigate Mom Guilt and Capitalize on Social Media - Rachel Hollis Q&A
Aug 20, 2019 • 42 min
This week we’re bringing you something EXTRA special - real women’s questions and stories, coming straight from one of my business coaching sessions. I sat down with some incredible, inspiring women business owners who are out there every day and night…
109: How to Stop Acting Like Someone Else with Camille Styles
Aug 13, 2019 • 42 min
I was so excited this week to sit down with the OG in the lifestyle blogging community, Camille Styles. Whether you’re new to the lifestyle scene or have been perusing the blogosphere for years, Camille is the gold standard. This week we’re sitting down…
108: How She Built This LIVE! at RISE Minneapolis
Aug 6, 2019 • 68 min
If you haven’t made it to a RISE weekend yet, this is a special treat for you: sit in on one of our AMAZING panels from RISE Minneapolis to hear a frank and honest discussion with three fearless entrepreneurs on how they built their empires. Join Mally…
107: Stop Procrastinating!
Jul 30, 2019 • 33 min
Y’all, this episode may be hard to swallow for some of you, but I had to get this off my chest. This week we are talking about the real reason behind why everyone else seems to be out there doing, while you are still stuck planning. Here it is: you need…
106: How to Change Your Mindset with Gretchen Rubin
Jul 23, 2019 • 55 min
Today I am sitting down with Gretchen Rubin. Yes! The Gretchen Rubin of the Happiness Project, the Happier podcast, the Four Tendencies, and NYTimes bestselling author. Gretchen and I jump through all of her books, define the types within the Four…
105: Learning as You Grow with Jessica Herrin
Jul 16, 2019 • 48 min
When I discovered that founder and CEO of Stella&Dot, Jessica Herrin was staying at the same hotel as I was in Hawaii, I did what any good entrepreneur would do - I asked her to be on the podcast! Jessica shares her story; from the motivation to start her…
104: How We Scaled Hollis Co from 4 Employees to 44
Jul 9, 2019 • 78 min
Dave makes his return to the RISE podcast this week to join me to discuss how we scaled the Hollis Company from four employees to forty-four. Now, just how did we achieve that over the past twelve months? Today, we’re telling you the five things we…
103: How To Be Brave with Reshma Saujani
Jul 2, 2019 • 40 min
In today’s episode, I am sitting down with the author of the new book, “Brave, Not Perfect” and founder of Girls Who Code, Reshma Saujani. We discuss career evolution, how to be brave, and practicing imperfection. I loved our conversation and how aligned…
102: Finding a Bigger Dream with Ed Mylett
Jun 25, 2019 • 57 min
I am so excited to welcome my friend and my mentor, Ed Mylett, to the podcast today. He is one of the most dynamic and exciting speakers in this space and I am so excited to share this episode with you. Ed and I talk about how our dreams can show up in a…
101: How to Do a Mid-Year Check-In
Jun 18, 2019 • 42 min
If there is something on your mind this week as an entrepreneur, it’s that we are half-way through the year, and it’s time for a mid-year check-in! In this episode, I’ll be sharing the things that I do in June to make sure that I am on course to be where…
100: OUR 100th EPISODE!
Jun 11, 2019 • 47 min
You guys! This is the 100th episode of the Rise Podcast! In order to celebrate 100 episodes, we thought it would be fun to revisit some of my favorite moments from the podcast’s history. I hope that if you’re new to the program you get a taste of what’s…
99: Learning by Doing with Robin Arzon
Jun 4, 2019 • 41 min
Today on the RISE Podcast, I’m so excited to welcome Robin Arzon, the VP of Fitness Programming at Peloton. Robin has been leading my treadmill workouts during the day and lighting my heart on fire first thing in the morning, so I was insistent that she…
98: How Anyone Can Be Financially Free with David Bach
May 28, 2019 • 62 min
Today on the Rise Podcast, I’m so excited to introduce you guys to my friend, David Bach. David is the author of what I consider the bible of financial freedom, “Smart Women Finish Rich.” David is an absolute savant in terms of saving, investing, and…
97: Serving Your Community With Your Business with Charis Jones
May 21, 2019 • 40 min
Today on the RISE Podcast, I’m so thrilled to sit down with Charis Jones, Founder and CEO of Sassy Jones boutique. Sassy Jones is deeply rooted in making women feel confident, exceeding customer’s expectations, and connecting fully with their audience.…
96: A New ”Girl, Stop Apologizing” Chapter: Ask For Help!
May 14, 2019 • 21 min
Today on the RISE podcast, I’m so excited to share with y’all another exclusive chapter from the audiobook version of “Girl, Stop Apologizing.” I’m talking about a vital behavior that is ingrained in me. A habit that everyone needs to adopt: learning how…
95: How To Rebuild Your Life With Trent Shelton
May 7, 2019 • 53 min
Today on the RISE Podcast, I’m talking to my friend Trent Shelton. Trent is a former football player and author of his new book, The Greatest You. Trent has rebuilt his life and shares with me his secret to facing his realities. He shares how to burn the…
94: How I Got My Apparel Line With QVC
Apr 30, 2019 • 54 min
On this week’s episode, I’m discussing the launch of my new apparel line with QVC. But more importantly, today we are talking about HOW I actually got my deal with QVC. It’s the same method I used to get a book deal, train for my first marathon, and…
93: How To Overcome The Fear of Failure
Apr 23, 2019 • 48 min
On this week’s episode, I’m talking about what happens when you are afraid to fail. So many people are held back by the worry that they won’t succeed and they do the worst thing - they don’t even try. Today we are focusing on the reasons that people carry…
92: How To Be Successful in Business Without Compromising Your Health
Apr 16, 2019 • 37 min
This week on the podcast, I’m talking about what health looks like in a business environment. I want to explore how you can create boundaries in order to avoid burning out. I’m diving deeper into how to avoid abusing your body with insane caffeine intake…
91: Building a BILLION Dollar Company with Jamie Kern Lima
Apr 9, 2019 • 72 min
Today I have the absolute pleasure of sitting down with the powerhouse CEO of It Cosmetics, Jamie Kern Lima. Jamie is an unstoppable inspiration, who begun her career as a journalist, which gave her incredible perspective to always look at her companies…
90: A New ”Girl, Stop Apologizing” Chapter: Leadership!
Apr 2, 2019 • 17 min
Today on the RISE Podcast I’m so excited to bring you another exclusive chapter from the audiobook version of “Girl, Stop Apologizing.” Whether you are a CEO or a stay-at-home Mom, you are leading your tribe in your own way. And because of that, it’s so…
89: How to Find Your Voice in Publishing with Lisa Kleypas
Mar 26, 2019 • 52 min
You guys. I know I’ve said this before, but this is truly one of the best interviews I’ve ever had the privilege to participate in. If you aren’t familiar with Lisa Kleypas, she is a New York Times Best-selling author of one of the best series of…
88: What Do You Need to Start Your Business Today?
Mar 19, 2019 • 26 min
Today on the RISE Podcast I’m giving you another peek inside my monthly coaching series. This excerpt comes from the 2-hour business coaching class, and in it I talk about what you really need to get started on your dream. So many first-time (and…
87: Asking “Why Can’t I?” With Nick Santonastasso
Mar 12, 2019 • 49 min
Today on the RISE Podcast, I’m talking to my friend Nick Santonastasso. Nick is one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the world, a bodybuilder, and a model. If that wasn’t enough, Nick is one of four people alive with a rare genetic…
86: A New Chapter From “Girl, Stop Apologizing”
Mar 5, 2019 • 34 min
Today is an incredibly exciting day for me! Today is the day that my new book, Girl, Stop Apologizing, is finally out in the world! In celebration of that, we’re sharing with you an special chapter from it. In this book, I give some of the most tactical…
85: The Big Business of Blogging with Amber Kemp-Gerstel
Feb 26, 2019 • 45 min
Today on RISE I’m talking with Amber Kemp-Gerstel, a brilliant blogger and entrepreneur with a fascinating background as a child psychologist. If you’re a blogger, or dream of being a blogger, this interview is a treasure trove of information for how to…
84: The Most Important Part of Your Brand is Your Mission with Barrett Ward
Feb 19, 2019 • 53 min
On this week’s episode of the RISE Podcast I got to sit down with Barrett Ward. Barrett is the founder of ABLE, one of my favorite brands on the planet. Not only do they make the denim jacket that I’ve been wearing for two years straight, but their brand…
83: My Conversation with Joe Biden
Feb 12, 2019 • 80 min
It was my absolute pleasure and great honor to get the opportunity to sit down with former Vice President Joe Biden to talk about his beautiful new book, “Promise Me, Dad,” a deeply moving book about the loss of his son, Beau, to brain cancer. We had a…
BONUS EPISODE! Fighting for What You Want
Feb 6, 2019 • 20 min
On a very special BONUS Rise Podcast, I’m giving you guys a sneak peek of the documentary we made at the Los Angeles RISE Weekend. It’s one of the most personal moments in the film, as I talk about how I wanted the weekend to end, and what I went through…
82: What Success Really Means with John Maxwell
Feb 5, 2019 • 50 min
Today one of my dreams is coming true. When I started this podcast, I made a dream list of guests, and the most influential leadership expert in the world, John Maxwell, was right at the top of it. I’ve been lucky enough to have John as a mentor and every…
81: Finding Out Who You Really Are with Chris Chandler
Jan 29, 2019 • 62 min
Today on the Rise Podcast, I sit down with one of my dearest friends, and most-feared SoulCycle teachers, Chris Chandler. Chris talks about his journey through the fitness space, how he found the courage to live authentically with his family, and we give…
80: The Hard Things That Will Throw You Off-Course (And How To Fight Them)
Jan 22, 2019 • 67 min
Hey friends, today on Rise I’m sharing a keynote speech I gave during the Growth.com Summit. If you haven’t had a chance to hear what I sound like on stage, or even what a motivational speaker sounds like, this (which is one of my favorite keynotes) will…
79: How to Find Your Calling with Lewis Howes
Jan 15, 2019 • 84 min
Today on the Rise Podcast, I’m privileged enough to be able to play you my interview with Lewis Howes. I recently did his podcast The School of Greatness, and he was generous enough to let me use it here as well. In our interview we talk about how I found…
78: The Most Important Things I Do Every Year
Jan 8, 2019 • 45 min
One of the most important exercises you can do over the holidays is to take an audit of the previous year and honestly evaluate what you did well, what you could have done better, and how you’ll carry that knowledge into the New Year. That’s exactly what…
77: Building a Business You Believe In with Tory Jones
Jan 1, 2019 • 41 min
When you start a business, it becomes your life. One of the most important pieces of advice I could give to any entrepreneur would be to model your company’s values and ethics on your personal values and ethics, even if it comes at the cost of some of…
76: What I Did Right and What I Did Wrong in 2018
Dec 26, 2018 • 46 min
One of the most important exercises you can do over the holidays is to take an audit of the previous year and honestly evaluate what you did well, what you could have done better, and how you’ll carry that knowledge into the New Year. That’s exactly what…
75: Daily Habits that Change the Game with Brendon Burchard
Dec 18, 2018 • 58 min
In this week’s episode, I’m so excited to be joined by my friend Brendon Burchard, a 3-time New York Times bestselling author and brilliant speaker. If you know me, you know how important Brendon’s books and work has been on me, and I’m so thankful that…
74: How To Set Yourself Up For Success: A Sneak Peek of Our Documentary “Made for More”
Dec 11, 2018 • 47 min
On this week’s Podcast, we’re releasing an exclusive sneak peek of what you’ll see in our documentary, “Made For More,” hitting theaters for two nights only, January 2nd and January 9th. This is a portion of my keynote from RISE 2018, in which I talked…
73: How To Gain Control of Your Money with Rachel Cruze
Dec 4, 2018 • 44 min
Everyone can agree that finances is a touchy subject and I think especially for women it’s a topic we don’t discuss often. That’s why I was so excited to interview Rachel Cruze, #1 New York Times Best-Selling author and speaker on gaining control of your…
72: This Daily Practice Changed My Life and My Business
Nov 26, 2018 • 28 min
I begin every day of my life doing this habit. I’ve been doing it for years… I believe it’s the single greatest reason I’ve achieved the success that I have. In this episode of the RISE podcast I’m sharing the first chapter of the Start Today Journal. I…
71: Growing Up in the White House: a Conversation with Presidential First Daughters
Nov 20, 2018 • 40 min
In this week’s Thanksgiving episode I’m grateful to have a conversation with two amazingly accomplished women, Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush, twin daughters of our 43rd president. Our conversation transcends our current climate of politics and…
70: How To Get Past Other Peoples Opinions: An Excerpt From Rachel’s Experts Academy Keynote
Nov 13, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode I deal with one of the entrepreneurs greatest enemies: Caring too much about other peoples opinions. Heck…I would even venture to say that every human being must deal with this formidable imposter on an almost daily basis. This excerpt is…
69: My Guest Appearance and Surprising Interview with Personal Growth Legend Ed Mylett
Nov 6, 2018 • 63 min
This week’s episode is courtesy of my good friend Ed Mylett. Ed is founder of a successful financial company with over 40,000 employees, a multi-millionaire, an in-demand personal growth speaker and a rising social media star. He has kindly shared this…
68: Mally Roncal - From Celebrity Makeup Artist to Business Maven
Oct 30, 2018 • 49 min
“This week I’m chatting with Mally Roncal, celebrity makeup artist who has worked with Beyonce, Rihanna, Angelina Jolie, Celine Dion, J. Lo and many others. Her wildly successful company Mally Beauty caters to once and done busy women with over 1,000…
67: Rachel Hollis reads Chapter 17 of Girl Wash Your Face
Oct 18, 2018 • 29 min
We are well into our annual #Last90Days challenge and so I thought what better way to get you fired up about health and nutrition than to read chapter 17 of my New York Times Best Selling book “Girl Wash Your Face.” In it I recall some very painful…
66: How To Increase Your Revenue By 30 Percent
Oct 16, 2018 • 29 min
Are you a small business owner? Have a side hustle? Or maybe you are in charge of fundraising for an organization? If this is you, you definitely want to tune into this week’s episode where I’m telling you how to increase your revenue by 30 percent.…
65: Julie Solomon - Living in Abundance
Oct 9, 2018 • 49 min
This week I’m chatting with Julie Solomon, New York Times best-selling publicist and expert on Influencer strategy. She helps people connect to their audience and become profitable in their businesses. Her message of living in abundance and creating at…
64: Scott Harrison - You Have The Ability To Become Something Beautiful
Oct 2, 2018 • 60 min
In this week’s episode I’m chatting with Scott Harrison, the owner and founder of Charity Water. Their mission is to make sure that every person on earth has clean water to drink. Scott shares his story of redemption and why he chose to create something…
63: Last 90 Days - Change Your Habits
Sep 25, 2018 • 29 min
We are a few days away from starting our annual #Last90Days challenge and so I thought what better way to get you fired up than to throw it back to a video I made about “Changing your habits.” Join me in making the decision to finishing the year as strong…
62: Jasmine Star - Having The Audacity To Dream
Sep 18, 2018 • 45 min
On today’s episode I’m talking with photographer and business strategist Jasmine Star. She has built a successful company helping entrepreneurs build their brand, market on social media, and achieve their biggest dreams. She found her own success by…
61: Lewis Howes - Leveraging Sports & Finding Inner Peace
Sep 11, 2018 • 63 min
On this episode I’m chatting with my friend Lewis Howes. He’s one of the top podcasters, and New York Time’s Best Selling author, and an incredible leader in the online business space. We are talking about how he leveraged a career ending injury and uses…
60: The Lie - I’m Not A Good Writer
Sep 4, 2018 • 18 min
Do you have a fire in your heart to create something but you are worried about how it will be received by others? In this week’s episode we are diving into Chapter 14 of Girl, Wash Your Face to discuss this lie. If you are a dreamers, creators, or…
59: The Lie - I’m Better Than You
Aug 28, 2018 • 24 min
Today we are going to dig into a topic that REALLY hurts a lot of us women and something that we don’t think about being dangerous. That is judging other women. Let’s dive into Chapter 4 of Girl, Wash Your Face and find ways to build the community that we…
58: The Lie - I Am Not Enough
Aug 21, 2018 • 31 min
Have you ever felt like you aren’t pretty enough? Smart enough? Young enough? Or some version of enough in order to pursue the desires of your heart? That is a LIE and in this exclusive chapter from my audiobook “Girl, Wash Your Face” we are going to dig…
57: The Lie - Something Else Will Make Me Happy
Aug 14, 2018 • 21 min
In honor of our August Book Club of Girl Wash Your Face I wanted to share the audio version of Chapter One from the book narrated by me. In this chapter I talk about a lie that I know most of us have suffered with “Something Else Will Make Me Happy.” My…
56: The Lie - I’ll Start Tomorrow
Aug 7, 2018 • 21 min
In honor of our August Book Club of Girl Wash Your Face I wanted to share the audio version of Chapter Two from the book narrated by me. In this chapter I talk about a lie that we have all suffered with of I’ll Start Tomorrow.My hope is that by sharing my…
55: From Having a #1 Podcast to a Million Dollar Company- The story of Jenna Kutcher
Jul 31, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode I interview my literal girl crush…Jenna Kutcher. If you haven’t heard of her well let me tell you she is AMAZING. She is a podcaster, a motivational speaker, and marketing professional. Whether you want to start your own podcast or how to…
54: How to Grow Your Direct Sales Business in a Small Town
Jul 24, 2018 • 39 min
If you’re in direct sales and have been looking for some tips on how to grow your business than you’re going to want to hear this. On this episode I interview Noonday Ambassador — Laura Walton . She tells us how she started and how she become on of the…
53: From graphic designer to journal queen - the story of May Designs
Jul 17, 2018 • 45 min
Today on the RISE podcast I sit down with Mica May founder of the lifestyle brand May Designs. We discuss the hustle it took to for her to start a company when everyone was telling her no. Check out May Designs—> https://www.maydesigns.com Follow Mica May…
52: How Dual Career Couples Balance Work, Life, Family, and Change with Dave Hollis
Jul 10, 2018 • 39 min
We are throwing it back to one of our popular podcast episodes. Dave Hollis and I , discuss how working couples manage career, family, and all of the things. We dive into our routine, how scheduling is key, especially with the awesome Cozi…
51: How I went from a size 14 to a size 2… and kept it off
Jul 3, 2018 • 32 min
Over the past couple weeks I have been getting so many questions on how I am maintaining my weight. In this episode I share my journey and tips I have learned along the way to help me stay as healthy as I can be. Check out the full post —>…
50: Mompreneur - how this entrepreneur mama built her multi-million dollar brand
Jun 26, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode Meggan Wood, the founder of Lily Jade, tells us about building her wildly successful bag line. Like many entrepreneurs Meggan didn’t know how she’d achieve her vision of creating her leather bags, she only knew that as a mama she couldn’t…
49: Insta-Fitness - How to build a fitness brand and company with Jen Esquer
Jun 19, 2018 • 42 min
Jen Esquer (also known as @DocJenFit) has built an incredible brand and business using Instagram and changed the way hundreds of thousands of people think about mobility. In this episode, she’s sharing how she grew her following (almost half a MILLION…
48: MLM secrets to success - how to build a great team to grow your direct sales business.
Jun 12, 2018 • 50 min
Lindsay Matway has a thriving MLM team of over 70,000! In today’s episode she tells us how she learned to be a successful team leader and how she motivated herself to scale her business. Her rags to riches is story is one of the most inspiring we’ve ever…
47: Turning a side hustle into a multi-million dollar business
Jun 4, 2018 • 46 min
Today on Dais I’m sitting down with Erin Condren founder of the multi million dollar business by the same name. We’re talking about starting a business you believe in, how the planner game has changed and how being able to pivot is the key to success.
46: The Online Marketing Tips You MUST hear!
May 29, 2018 • 50 min
Amy Porterfield- The Dais Podcast Today on Dais I’m sitting down with online marketing expert, educator and the host of the top-ranked podcast, Online Marketing Made Easy, Amy Porterfield. We’re discussing what it takes to create a successful online…
45: How You Can Use Instagram to Sell a Product
May 21, 2018 • 46 min
Looking to increase your audience for your Etsy shop or side hustle using social media? I’m spilling all of my instagram secrets and telling you how I used the platform to increase sales and speak to my followers in an organic way. From knowing your…
44: Five Tips to Help Keep Your Marriage Spark Alive with Rach and Dave!
May 15, 2018 • 49 min
Today on Dais, Dave and I are telling you our 5 top tips to help keep your marriage spark alive! From the importance of being friends with your partner to how you talk to each other- it all counts! We’re talking through all the things that make our…
43 Overcome Distraction in Work and Life:
May 8, 2018 • 53 min
On today’s Dais I chat with Curt Steinhorst the bestselling author of Can I Have Your Attention? We discuss the ins and outs of being distracted in work & life, tips on what to do about it. Show Notes: curtsteinhorst.com @curtsteinhorst Letsrise.co
42: Is Therapy Right for You?
Apr 30, 2018 • 58 min
Today on Dais I sit down with Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Elyse Snipes. We’re talking about the amazing benefits of therapy, how to properly choose a therapist, and we discuss how awesome Rise was because, if you were there, you know that…
41: Stop Letting Other People’s Opinions Control What You Create
Apr 23, 2018 • 18 min
To celebrate hitting the New York Times Best-Sellers list I’m giving all of our Dais listeners an extra chapter of Girl, Wash Your Face for FREE! My hope is that by sharing my honest stories as a working mother, former foster parent, and a woman who has…
40: The Science of Hunger and Body Love with Celebrity Nutritionist Kelly LeVeque
Apr 16, 2018 • 60 min
On today’s episode of Dais I’m talking with Holistic Nutritionist, Celebrity Health Coach and author of the best selling book “Body Love”, Kelly LeVeque. Guided by a practical and always optimistic approach, Kelly helps clients (including me!) improve…
39: You Are Made For More
Apr 10, 2018 • 10 min
On today’s episode of Dais, I want to inspire you and help you embrace the idea that guess what… you are made for more. I’m talking about goal setting, embracing change, and how once you do decide to live into your full potential, magic starts to happen.…
38: What to Wear, Where - Tips for any Style Situation.
Apr 2, 2018 • 20 min
I got a question from a reader on instagram asking how I know what to wear in different situations? I’m giving you my tips on how I know based on each event, interview, new job, the holiday party, a date with Sam Hunt, no matter where you are headed, I’m…
37: The Benefits of Hiring a Business Coach
Mar 27, 2018 • 46 min
The Benefits of Hiring a Business Coach with author, speaker, business coach and the Executive Director of Propel Women- Alli Worthington. We learn what to expect from a business coach, How to grow and scale your business, what an e-mail list is all…
36: How to Start Vlogging in 2018
Mar 19, 2018 • 56 min
Thinking about starting a vlog? Then this is a MUST listen to episode! I’m talking with Angela Braniff and we’re discussing what it takes to start a vlog and blog in 2018. SHOW NOTES: ATTEND RISE 2018- www.letsrise.co Get Your Copy of Girl, Wash Your…
35: How I Overcame My Debilitating Anxiety
Mar 12, 2018 • 32 min
On today’s episode of Dais I want to open up and talk to you guys about something that used to control my life in a very negative way, I’m talking about my battle with anxiety. I struggled for years and years. I’m sharing one of the biggest mistakes I…
34: Five Minute Motivations - The One Thing That I Wish You Knew….
Mar 6, 2018 • 11 min
Well, more like 8 minutes. I’m creating some new Dais episodes that are short tangible pieces of advice and motivation for those days when you don’t have a ton of time but still want to get yourself in gear. I sit down at the beginning of every year and…
33: How to Become a #1 Bestselling Author
Mar 5, 2018 • 61 min
Today on Dais I’m hanging out with New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author and good friend of mine, Anna Todd! She tells us how she went from being a waitress to a best-selling author and she did it using her phone! This is a must listen…
32: Starting A Nonprofit The Right Way
Feb 26, 2018 • 56 min
On this very special episode of the Dais Podcast I have a conversation with President & CEO of Austin Angels and my new best friend, Susan Ramirez. She tells us about the power we all have to make real change in our communities, why she was called to help…
31: Why You Should Commit Your Goals to Writing with Founder and CEO of Pop Physique Jen Williams
Feb 12, 2018 • 43 min
This week on Dais I have a chat with Jen Williams founder and CEO of the popular fitness boutique Pop Physique. We discuss everything from how to start a small business, knowing when to franchise, and the power of writing down your business goals. Here’s…
30: How to Stop with the Constant Competition- SPECIAL Girl, Wash Your Face Edition
Feb 9, 2018 • 24 min
To celebrate the launch of Girl, Wash Your Face I’m giving all of our Dais listeners the first few chapters for FREE! My hope is that by sharing my honest stories as a working mother, former foster parent, and a woman who has had all kinds of insecurities…
29: Motivation isn’t just for those in Business
Feb 5, 2018 • 13 min
Hey guys, so often episodes of Dais are about me speaking through things that I’m thinking about or working on. This week I’m changing it up and answering a question from a listener. I got a note asking about the idea of motivation and change and how this…
28: Genius Advice on How to Start a Fashion Blog from Top Influencer Grasie Mercedes
Jan 29, 2018 • 35 min
This week I sit down with Actress and Fashion Blogger Grasie Mercedes to discuss how to start a fashion blog, why saying what you want is so important, and discuss how being comfortable will always be in style. SHOW NOTES: GET THE COZI APP-…
27: How Slowing Down Can Boost Your Career and Home Life- SPECIAL Girl, Wash Your Face Edition
Jan 26, 2018 • 29 min
To celebrate the launch of Girl, Wash Your Face I’m giving all of our Dais listeners the first three chapters for FREE! My hope is that by sharing my honest stories as a working mother, former foster parent, and a woman who has had all kinds of…
26: Stop Lying to Yourself and Start Conquering Life- SPECIAL Girl, Wash Your Face Edition
Jan 26, 2018 • 19 min
To celebrate the launch of Girl, Wash Your Face I’m giving all of our Dais listeners the first three chapters for FREE! My hope is that by sharing my honest stories as a working mother, former foster parent, and a woman who has had all kinds of…
25: Something Else Won’t Make You Happy, BUT Here’s What Will- SPECIAL Girl, Wash Your Face Edition
Jan 25, 2018 • 20 min
To celebrate the launch of Girl, Wash Your Face I’m giving all of our Dais listeners the first three chapters for FREE! My hope is that by sharing my honest stories as a working mother, former foster parent, and a woman who has had all kinds of…
24: Do These 5 Things Every Single Day to Change Your Life
Jan 22, 2018 • 17 min
If you’ve hung out with me on any of my social media you’ve probably heard me talk about “5 to Thrive”, which is basically the 5 things that I do every single day that have changed my life. It’s something that I really try to speak into other people. It…
23: Discover Your Own Way to Success by being Your Authentic Self with Megan Tamte Co-CEO of Evereve
Jan 15, 2018 • 52 min
Today on the podcast I sit down with Co-CEO and Co-Founder of EVEREVE Megan Tamte. Megan was living her lifelong dream of motherhood but something was off. By listening to her heart and walking in faith she found the clarity and courage to pursue her…
22: How to SELL Your Product, GROW Your Business + Promote YOURSELF
Jan 8, 2018 • 30 min
Do you own an Etsy shop? Sell Avon? Rodan + Fields? Noonday? Lularoe? Any kind of entrepreneur or direct-sales position involves selling YOURSELF. As an entrepreneur of 13 years I’ve gotten really comfortable as the head of sales and these are the tips…
21: Enough Excuses: Here’s How to FINALLY Start Your Own Business from (Almost) Nothing
Jan 1, 2018 • 51 min
On today’s show I have a one on one with CEO and Founder of CRU by Darbie Angell, she shares her incredible story of how she turned being placed on bed rest for four months into building a successful dinnerware company that can now be found in Macy’s,…
20: How Dual Career Couples Balance Work, Life, Family, and Change with Dave Hollis
Dec 24, 2017 • 67 min
On today’s special edition of Dais, my hunky husband, Dave Hollis, is back on the podcast to discuss how working couples manage career, family, and all of the things. We dive into our routine, how scheduling is key, especially with the awesome Cozi…
19: Does What You Wear Really Matter? The Psychology of Dressing Well with Stylist Toi Sweeney
Dec 18, 2017 • 50 min
On today’s show I have a one on one with CEO & Founder of The Well Dressed Brand Toi Sweeney. We answer the question: Does what you wear really matter?(Hint hint: Yes it does) How to edit your closet, and what style pitfalls to avoid in the coming year.…
18: Rachel Hollis- Steps to ACTUALLY Achieve a Goal
Dec 7, 2017 • 22 min
Want to know how to actually achieve a goal? I’m going to give you the 7 steps that will help you make your dream a reality. These are the steps that I’ve taken to build a multi-million dollar business, lose weight, and write my books. Enjoy this first…
17: How to Start & Grow a Small Business with Christy Wright- Speaker. Writer & Ramsey Business Coach
Dec 4, 2017 • 60 min
On today’s show, I have a one on one with the #1 national best-selling author of Business Boutique, host of the Business Boutique Podcast, a Certified Business Coach and a Ramsey Personality, and friend of mine Christy Wright. We discuss everything from…
16: Rise Conference BONUS Episode - Jen Hatmaker, Brit Barron, and Rachel Hollis
Aug 22, 2017 • 47 min
Missed out on RISE or simply want to relive it? We’ve got ya covered! This special episode of Dais took place on the RISE conference stage in Austin. Brit Barron (Speaker and Diversity and inclusion trainer) leads the discussion between the one and only…
15: Get Your Book Published with Kevan Lyon- Marsal Lyon Literary Agent
Aug 14, 2017 • 45 min
On today’s episode of The Dais Podcast, I chat with Marsal Lyon Literary Agent, Kevan Lyon. We discuss everything from how to get published, writing your first book, and what to look for in a business partner. She also happens to be MY literary agent.…
14: Define your “WHY” with Jessica Honegger- Co-CEO of Noonday Collection
Aug 7, 2017 • 38 min
On this episode of Dais, I chat with Jessica Honegger Co-CEO of Noonday Collection. We discuss everything from how to start an international business, to defining your “why”, and the powerful impact her jewelry has had on women all over the world. Here is…
13: Rise Panel with Rachel Hollis, Alison Faulkner, Jessica Honegger, and Host Brit Barron
Aug 7, 2017 • 44 min
Missed out on RISE or simply want to relive it? We’ve got ya covered! This special BONUS episode of Dais took place on the RISE conference stage in Austin. Brit Barron (Speaker and Diversity and inclusion trainer) leads the discussion between Alison…
12: Want a raise? How to negotiate for more with Diane Reichenberger of Mattel Inc.
Jul 31, 2017 • 43 min
On today’s show I have a one on one with V.P. Consumer Products Global Strategist of Mattel Inc. Diane Reichenberger and we discuss everything from powerful ways to move up in your career, management styles, and the power of hip-hop. Here’s our…
11: Ten Business Principles from the President of Distribution at The Walt Disney Company- Dave Hollis
Jul 24, 2017 • 55 min
On this episode of Dais, I sit down with the President of Distribution at The Walt Disney Company, who also happens to be my husband, Dave Hollis. We discuss work life balance, why raising your hand is always the way to go, and 10 of his operating…
10: How to make a major career change after kids with Jamie Ivey
Jul 17, 2017 • 47 min
Podcaster and first-time author Jamie Ivey tells us the story of how she found her calling as a radio host, quit her dream job to raise her kids, and how that choice ultimately led her to start the successful “Happy Hour” podcast. This episode is awesome…
9: How to get onto a reality TV show- Casting Director of Food Network’s “Chopped” tells you how
Jul 10, 2017 • 39 min
On today’s show I have a one on one with Casting Director Beth Schiff, heading up the casting team of Food Network’s culinary competition hit, “Chopped” (now in its 18th season). In addition to her work with “Chopped,” Schiff has researched and…
8: Can music help you learn?
Jul 3, 2017 • 54 min
On today’s very special show I sit down with the incredible Margaret Martin (MPH ‘93, DrPH ‘98) founder of The Harmony Project a non-profit organization that provides multi-year mentoring through music to at-risk youth in the high crime gang reduction…
7: How to be more effective in a meeting
Jun 27, 2017 • 37 min
On today’s show, I have a one on one with Lead Lifegroup Pastor of Fellowship Monrovia, Katie Quesada. We discuss everything from how to succeed in meetings and how to become a better public speaker. Here’s our conversation.
6: How to get a line at Target with Joy Cho- Founder and Creative Director of Oh Joy!
Jun 19, 2017 • 47 min
On today’s podcast I have a one on one with Joy Cho Founder and Creative Director of Oh Joy! Someone that has taken a blog and her social influence and turned it into an incredibly successful line at Target. This is such a good episode for those of you…
5: Move up the ladder: strategies for getting promoted with Mary Beech - CMO Kate Spade & Company
Jun 7, 2017 • 44 min
On today’s show I have a one on one with Mary Renner Beech, the Chief Marketing Officer at Kate Spade & Company and we discuss everything from the power of branding to how to move up in your current company. Here’s our conversation… To stay in touch with…
3: This is the POWER you need to succeed
Jun 6, 2017 • 78 min
On today’s show we turn the tables and I get interviewed by one of my favorite people in the world, Amanda Pittman. We discuss everything from why I wanted to give space to professional women who are crushing it by starting a podcast, to why I work just…
4: Four Tips to becoming a better speaker- Communication tips from a TED Talk Speaker
Jun 6, 2017 • 43 min
On today’s show I sit down with TED Talk speaker, writer and diversity and inclusion trainer, Brit Barron, we discuss everything from ways to become a better public speaker to how race and inclusion can improve not only business but the entire world.…
2: How to start a successful blog with The Alison Show’s Alison Faulkner
Jun 6, 2017 • 59 min
On this episode I sit down with Alison Faulkner from “The Alison Show” and discusses everything from the power of a dance party to building a blog from scratch. Here’s our conversation. To stay in touch with all things DAIS you can check out…
1: Turn your hobby into a career! Find out how from Author Jen Hatmaker
Jun 6, 2017 • 46 min
DAIS- Find Your Platform HOSTED BY RACHEL HOLLIS DAIS is a podcast hosted by Mogul CEO Rachel Hollis. A bold conversation with fellow business powerhouses that provides the listener with real life tangible takeaway. Today on the podcast Jen Hatmaker-…