Category: <span>Podcasts</span>

Danny Reyes: Fulfilling his purpose & passion as a Bolivian Pop Artist

Danny Reyes aka Drop-D – Talented Musical Artist, Producer & Author

Hola Mi Gente today’s podcast we have the Bolivian pop-artist Danny Reyes also known as Drop-D. We dive deep into his passion with music, his journey to where he is today, and how he uses transferrable skills from his biology degree to his production with music.

Quedate Conmigo

We find out the background to creating his music and incorporating his Bolivian and Latino roots, how he compiles his songs into his albums and how he finds inspiration. We start off the podcast with his new single “Quedate Conmigo”.

This podcast is not only for music fans but for anyone who has a passion and is looking for that inspiration to follow your dreams and fulfill your purpose.

Want to find more music from Danny, Drop-D:

Angel Aviles – Too Happy to be Sad Girl

Angel Aviles – TOO HAPPY TO BE SAD GIRL

Today, we have the amazing Angel Aviles on the podcast to talk about her self-published book “Too Happy to be Sad Girl”. You may recognize her from the 90s cult classic “Mi Vida Loca” where she played… Sad Girl.

Angel has had an accomplished life since playing that role where she has worn many hats and explored in depth her inner workings. She has worked as a life-coach and diving into bringing attention to mental health after realizing she had neglected her own mental clarity.

“Enjoying the little nuances of culture, life becomes delicious”

Listen today to hear about her outlook on Latinos in the movie business, how she helps people on her day to day, and more about her book “Too Happy To Be Sad Girl”. This is packed episode and not one to miss.

Want to buy her book or learn more. Check out the links below:

TOO HAPPY TO BE SAD GIRL

To hear an excerpt reading of the book by Aviles, visit her YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69ydXNVyqEI

For more information about the book, visit TooHappyToBeSadGirl.com. On Amazon, visit Angel Aviles at  https://www.amazon.com/Angel-Aviles/e/B08LGG2VJZ

For more information about Angel Aviles, visit AngelAwakened.com. Check out her YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF-xwFA9TldzWfg7QtIHoGA

ON A SOCIAL NOTE:

With Angel Aviles:

Find me:     Visit https://www.angelawakened.com

Follow me: @angelawakended on Twitter

Follow me: @2Happy2BsadGirl

Friend me: https://www.facebook.com/AngelAvilesMiVidaLoca

Friend me: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelgaviles/

On YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF-xwFA9TldzWfg7QtIHoGA

To Happy to be Sad Girl:

Find me: https://toohappytobesadgirl.com

On Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Angel-Aviles/e/B08LGG2VJZOn Goodreads:https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8142353.Angel_Aviles

Find IKIGAI with Ep. 19 – Angelica Ogando – Peak Performance Coach and Co-Founder of Yoshida Academy

Angelica Ogando

Today’s episode we have the inspiring Angelica Ogando who has had her fair share of hardships but with changing her mindset has achieved happiness practicing her purpose.

We all go through lives teasing bringing in our passions and lightly touching on our purpose but being too scared to jump in with 100% and finding your ikigai or your reason for being. Many of us, me included, go through life doing what others think we should be doing but never fulfilling our passion. Angie helps people like us in finding our purpose and working towards living it out.

She motivates and inspires and has an amazing journey, she has grown from her own setbacks to creating and founding her own company and co-founding with other great women other companies that are all aligned with her purpose to help Latina & POC women (men too).

Listen today to become inspired, learn how to overcome imposter syndrome, and work towards finding your purpose.

Ep. 18 – Vanessa Fondeur-Adams, Founder of Latino World Travelers & Travel Expert

Vanessa Fondeur

Today’s guest is Vanessa Fondeur who left her job as a teacher to fully evolve the group she founded called Latino World Travelers. She knew it was her life’s passion and she shared so many memories taking her school-kids on memorable trips she wanted to expand her reach.

More so, she wants to see more Latinos traveling the world and be represented in travel media. We make up such a big percentage of the American Population its a shame that we are not included in the ads we see for travel.

Feeling the travel Bug but the pandemic is holding you back?

Vanessa through YouTube has been holding virtual travel parties which are a great way to meet new people, explore the traveling’s of Latinos abroad, and learn about new places all around the world. These are amazing and showcase Latinos everywhere from Ghana to Japan.

Vanessa’s Mission

This is Vanessa’s mission, to bring travel into our lives to see the benefits and enjoyment each person can receive when they explore a new place. After years of building up LWT, she is realizing a dream of having a world conference to bring travelers and members of the travel industry together for a several day summit. Due to the pandemic the inaugural year will be held online but that should deter you from signing up and joining. She has an amazing lineup of guest panelists, workshops, and partnerships with companies in the travel industry. Make sure you sign up and attend.

Sign up for her newsletter to keep up to date when tickets go on sale and you’ll receive a free guide when you sign up!

Listen to the episode to hear how you can receive free tickets to this event.

Also check out her social media pages:

Ep. 17 – Cristal Rojas, Storytelling & Photography Expert

Cristal Rojas

Listen today to learn how you can level up your brand, story and photographs online to promote and reach your goals. We have the amazing Cristal Rojas, owner of Creative C Agency, on the podcast to give us some tips and strategies in how she tells stories through pictures.

She tells her story on how a simple job gave her a perspective to find her passion and grow it into a business. Its an amazing story of how little habits you start doing daily can grow into a profitable career. Learn how she paints, plans and stages her photography and branding consulting. Her pictures hit on all five senses and you can hear her artist mindset on the podcast when she talks about photography.

Every branding effort needs a strong foundation to build on and she stresses to find your story and own it!

Listen today and let us know your favorite part via Instagram, Facebook, or by leaving us a review.

If you want to learn more about Cristal check out the links below:

Ep. 16 – Soledad Fernandez Paulino – Founder of Wealth Para Todos

Today’s guest is someone everyone needs in their life. We sit with Soledad Fernandez Paulino and talk money and personal finance.

Latinos & The Economy

As Latinos we hold such a large % of the economy and buying power but such a minimal percent of the wealth. (Great article and stats to that point) Soledad is on a mission to change this and increase our footprint and increase our wealth. Learning more and becoming more comfortable talking about money is the path to increasing our wealth and prosperity.

Starting Wealth Para Todos

She started Wealth Para Todos after experiencing a medical issue which left her on bedrest and unable to work. Many of us currently are in similar dilemmas with the pandemic and massive unemployment. Learn from today’s episode how you can make positive changes in your finances to protect you from the unexpected and live a fruitful life without the drama of worrying if you can afford it or not.

Don’t miss out on this awesome episode

Enjoy’s todays episode and make sure to like, comment and follow both @PlatformLatino and of course learn more from Soledad at @WealthParaTodos.

Ep. 15 – Jeannette Ceja – Travel Expert & Founder of JetSet with Jeannette

Jeannette Ceja

Check out my conversation with Jeannette Ceja who started JetSet with Jeannette to highlight and help diversify the travel industry. She has won countless awards and been recognized internationally for her contributions to travel journalism.

I wanted to talk with Jeannette because as I am sure a lot of us are going through the travel blues. 2020 has been a rollercoaster and for travel-lovers like myself has been a bummer. On the episode we hear Jeannette’s story on how she became an icon in the travel industry, her red-carpet stories and how she navigates the gate-keepers in achieving her goals.

Listen Today

Listen today to hear how she was able to interview the late Anthony Bourdain and her dream tv show she is working on creating. She also recently started a podcast featuring people in the travel industry and how they are pivoting during the global pandemic.

Learn more about Jeannette here:

Anyelis - Platform Latino Podcast

Ep. 14 – Anyelis Cordero, Founder & Career Coach of Propel On Purpose

Anyelis Cordero

Badass Career Coach

On today’s episode we have Coach Cordero on to talk about her awe-inspiring journey from coming to the United States as a young girl from Cuba to becoming a badass career coach!

She shares with us how she has navigated her career starting off in Non-profit to reaching new levels of success in Corporate America as an Human Resources professional. I really enjoyed this conversation as we talk about being ambitious in Corporate America and the balancing act it takes to manage both a full time job and side gig.

Propel on Purpose

Fulfill your purpose!

Anyelis started Propel on Purpose to really help mid-level professionals find their perfect fit in their career. Whether they are stuck and unhappy or just want to do a career switch she is the person to call to really lay it out and make a plan for success. She combines her background in behavioral science, upbeat personality and corporate human resource experience to really offer you the full package in career coaching. She wants you to find happiness, conquer your fear and live your purpose.

Empowering Episode

Listen today because she offers so many more nuggets of information and tidbits of inspiration as we as Latinos work our way to new plateaus of success. Shout out to our amiga and past guest Lucy Pinto who introduced us!

Ep. 13 – Manny Minaya, Poet & Writer of Venus Gospels

Emmanuel Manny Minaya

Hands down this has been one of my favorite episodes to record, I love all the other guests I’ve had on the show but I truly enjoyed talking with him.

Manny Minaya is the writer of the “Venus Gospels” but he also is a spoken word artist and poet. On the episode we hear his story but we also dive deep into our story of finding ourselves. We speak about the importance of taking time to really taking a moment to pause and listen to our thoughts, catalog them, and find out the real reason why we react the way we do when those thoughts/actions come into play during our day to day life.

Manny also has a hearing disability which at first caused him some difficulty in normal life but as it was diagnosed and remedied he looked at it more as a superpower. The conversation leads to us discussing that everyone has a tool box or treasure chest of traits, strengths and weaknesses. As mentioned before when we access and know about ourselves we can see how we can use our personal tool box to really prosper in life and reach our goals.

Again there is so much more packed into this episode and this is one you have to listen to!

Venus Gospels

Lastly you can pre-order Venus Gospels now on Amazon with a launch date of Oct 1st. I am holding a raffle for my listeners that if you like us on Instagram and comment on this post with your favorite take-a-way from the episode you will be entered to win a free copy of the book. Shoot us a DM when you have to be entered.

Manny on Instagram

Ep. 12 – Melissa Ruiz, Public Speaking Coach and Founder of Show & Tell

Welcome Back!!! Today we have the wonderful Melissa Ruiz who is a public speaking coach, author, motivational speaker, and the list goes on…

On this episode Melissa tells us her story from growing up and how she went from beauty pageant runner up to student advisor to public speaking coach. She has a very hands on approach but allows you to grow and get out of your comfort zone to really develop and tell your story. This is one of the reasons she started her public speaking/ storytelling course called Show & Tell .

This episode was important to me because it marks my comeback to recording for the podcast and kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month. It’s important for the LatinX community to perfect their story to really communicate their message to achieve change, progress and justice.

Throughout the episode there are nuggets of helpful and useful information which can help all of us in our own personal journey. Between switching roles and finding our transferable skills to getting in front of an audience to tell your story, listening to this episode will not disappoint.

Share in the comments your favorite takeaway from the episode and check out the links below if you want to learn more or get in contact with Melissa.