WAKE UP! WITH MONIKA ZANDS - PODCAST EPISODES

EP19 A Wake Up from Gary Vaynerchuk

Taylor Clark is a 22-year-old entrepreneur and fashion designer dedicated to changing the world – one shirt at a time. Growing up with her parent’s bridal gown business, Taylor was exposed to the fashion and business industry at a young age. Her infatuation for bridal gowns led her to travel across the country to Los …

EP8 Being Disruptive With Joshua Davidson

It is safe to say that most teenagers are not founding companies, like social entrepreneur, Joshua Davidson. He founded his first company, Chop Dawg, at age 16 and his second company, Subtle, at age 19. Now, Joshua utilizes his skills to assist startups and grow businesses to make a positive impact, while also developing his …

EP7 Finding The Balance with Maddy Moon

Our guest today is Madelyn Moon, a young woman who had once been consumed by her need to have the “perfect” body. After years of intensive training for modeling photo shoots and fitness competitions, she came to the realization that she was obsessing over food and her body and not pursuing her passion. Now, Life …

EP6 Chasing The Dream with Jay Howard

You’d never think Jay Howard was only 26 years old.  When I watched him on Periscope, I was blown away by his passion for life and the authentic way in which he shared. Jay Howard is an LA based television host who can be found on Periscope, his blog, and other social media where he aims to create …

EP5 Impact Through Stories with Allison Volk

In Episode 5 of Wake Up, Monika dives deep into the power of story telling with blogger, with Allison Volk. Allison Volk, actress, playwright, and also known as “The Blog Babe”, talks about the importance of sharing your story and validates that everyone has an important story and frame of reference to share their life …

EP4 Finding the Greatness Inside of You with Thomas Williams

As a published author, public speaker, guest lecturer, TV Sports Analyst and NFL Player Engagement Ambassador, Thomas R. Williams is a “Professional Reminder.” Known for his engaging presentations, Thomas’ passion is to remind companies, organizations and individuals that you don’t have to look for “GREATNESS”; “Greatness” is already inside of you. “Everyone has everything they …

EP3 Taking The Leap with Lauren Welter

Equipped with her Business and Finance degree from the University of North Carolina, Lauren Welter had everything a young, optimistic career woman could want. She had been offered a position as an investment banking analyst on Wall Street, and was eager to take on NYC and begin her climb to the top. Little did she …

EP2 Healing The World With Mia Banducci

Mia Banducci is a healer and a dedicated world changer. Her background and education are in international business, and after traveling the world she fell so in love with the communal culture of food in every country she visited that she transitioned her focus to the culinary realm. She has worked in wellness from the …

EP1 Conscious Capitalism with Runa Bouius

It is so fitting that Runa’s signature line reads, “Be the change you want to see in the world. ~Mahatma Ghandi,” as this is exactly how I experience her. Runa is a serial entrepreneur from Reyjavík, Iceland, who spent her first career representing a large portfolio of internationally known cosmetic and perfume brands as one …