Barbara Niven is definitely living her dreams! She's one of Hollywood's busiest actresses, and has served on the National Board of Directors for the Screen Actors Guild. Between film assignments, she is in demand as a presentation and performance coach. Barbara created the breakthrough ACT AS IF! system and speaks about her struggle with and victory over an eating disorder, so that others will speak up about their own secrets and get help.
In Chapter 7 of 19 in his 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, community builder and entrepreneur Fabian Pfortmüller shares how he encourages others to take the first step to living their dream. The first step is that taking action on a dream means you cannot fail. He finds the fear of failure holds back people from acting on dreams and pursuing their respective passion. He lives his own dream by asking himself often what is success. Pfortmuller is co-founder of Sandbox Network.
Founder of Living Full Out, Nancy Solari is a motivational speaker and life coach who empowers people to overcome the challenges they face and start living the lives of their dreams.
Filmmaker Tricia Regan shares how getting a dog has changed her life. Her puppy creates a positive environment at home, around neighbors, and with friends. It also teaches Regan responsibility. In the first few months, the new responsibility triggers Regan's maternal instincts. Over time, she trains her dog and finds a new companion. Regan is an Emmy-Award winning filmmaker of "Autism the Musical".
Justine Bateman talks about her secrets to success. She maximizes opportunities without forcing them, and focuses on goals in tough times. She is inspired by people like Georgia O’Keeffe and Frida Kahlo.
Courtney Conlogue, USA Surf Team, talks with maxflowertv.com about her secrets to success. When she is competing, she stays relaxed, but she also gives 120 percent of her energy. She treats every competition as a learning experience.
In Chapter 2 of 13 in her 2010 interview with Capture Your Flag Host Erik Michielsen, wildlife biologist Alayne Cotterill compares career expectations and realities working as a wildlife biologist in Africa. Cotterill finds her career as fulfilling and satisfying as imagined, comparing the feeling to coming home. As a child, Cotterill immersed herself in wildlife biologist writing. Her career leads her to embrace the challenge and difficulty of the work as enjoyable parts of the process.