Break The Odds

Break The Odds

Break The Odds Podcast is the go-to podcast to navigate you towards breaking the odds in your life, family, career, and communities. Think of this podcast as your weekly coffee rendezvous. Hosted by Elease Dillard who graduated college debt-free and became a speaker, author, and award-nominated entrepreneur by the age of 24—you will receive actionable tips and strategies that you can implement towards breaking the odds in your life. Enjoy guest appearances from industry experts, professionals, and individuals who transparently share their success stories and insight to help you reach the next level and create a lasting legacy. Let’s do this together. Let’s break the odds.... Show More

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March 1, 2021 10 min

Do you already having fresh vision, goals and dreams outlined, and is taking action to make your dreams a reality…yet still waiting for a breakthrough?

 

Whether you are waiting for a breakthrough to happen for yourself or for someone else in your life, we have an encouraging message for you! Press play to listen.

 

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Happy Valentine’s Day! You are LOVED here at Break The Odds and we are grateful to have you as a part of our community. We have a special Valentine’s Day message for you! Press play to listen.

 

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EPISODE NOTES & BLOG: https://letsbreaktheodds.com/valentines-day

 

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Do you have a vision board? Does it need to be updated? Join Elease for part 2 of our “Establishing Fresh Vision” series as she explains what a vision board is, how to update/create one,  and why top leaders use it an effective tool towards establishing fresh vision. Press play to listen.

 

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Happy New Year! We are back from our holiday hiatus here on the show and can’t wait to share with you what we have been working on behind the scenes! Join Elease for today’s chat as she shares 5 questions to ask ourselves to help establish fresh vision and mindset for the new year. Press play to listen.

 

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As individuals, we wear many hats. With our busy schedules it can feel like a struggle to find balance, at times. In this episode we chat about time and how top leaders approach spending, saving, and investing time. Press play to listen.

 

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November 23, 2020 9 min

Do you feel stressed? Overwhelmed? Feeling like you need a vacation...(like wanting to snap your fingers and be on a private island right now)?

 

In this episode, our host Elease Dillard shares 5 ways to de-stress and avoid burnout. (If you feel burned out, these tips can also help you feel revived)!

 

Let’s dive-in. Press play to listen.

 

*Please Note: This content is for informational purposes and does not substitute medical adv...

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Fear of success? Is that really a thing? In this episode, our host Elease Dillard continues the conversation about overcoming failure. She chats about the fear of failure vs. the fear of success and how to break the odds and overcome those fears. Press play to listen.

 

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How do you define excellence? In this episode, our host Elease Dillard chats about excellence vs. perfection and shares strategies to overcome failure. Press play to listen.

 

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EPISODE NOTES & BLOG: https://letsbreaktheodds.com/overcoming-failure

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Do you have a dream or venture that you want to pursue and want to know how to present the idea to your spouse to get them on board?

Do you and your spouse both have a business idea that you want to pursue together? 

Are you and your spouse simply busy and need some tips to maintain a healthy marriage?

 

Friend, you’re in the right place because today’s guests share how to break the odds in your marriage. Even if you are not marrie...

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To celebrate World Teacher’s Day, this week's episode features an educator and his wife who together are helping families and the community break the odds with education.

 

Whether you are a teacher in need of some tips, a parent who needs guidance for how to make digital learning a smooth experience for your child, or a student wanting to know how to prepare yourself for college and your career—today’s episode is for you!

 

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Here at Break The Odds, our community is built on love and positivity where we all celebrate each other's victories along the way. During today’s episode, host Elease Dillard shares a personal victory of her own—her company The Student Navigator has been nominated for a small business award by her local Chamber of Commerce!

 

Elease also shares a message of encouragement and hope. Press play to listen.

 

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Ever wish you could work remotely?

 

Maybe working in a cubicle is not for you.

Maybe childcare is not in the budget.

Maybe you prefer the flexibility working from home brings.

 

Friend, you are in the right place because today’s guest shares how to break the odds at work by revealing how to successfully negotiate working from home—even if no one at your job is working remotely. Yep! That’s right! She also shares some work-life bal...

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Joining us is Mariya Bentz. Mariya not only broke the odds by turning her side-hustle into a full time career, but also has hired a growing team. Today, she shares with our host Elease Dillard exactly how she did it!

 

Mariya Bentz is the founder of MBM Agency, a digital marketing company that helps service-based businesses grow their revenue through profitable websites. Mariya also hosts the top-rated Marketing Mindset Podcast—an ...

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During this week’s episode, we chat about living a life of purpose, legacy, and impact. Press play to listen.

 

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EPISODE NOTES & BLOG: https://letsbreaktheodds.com/impact

 

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We just want to take a moment and personally say—THANK YOU.

 

What a beautiful whirlwind of a premiere season this has been for the show! But what has made it special, is all of you. Press play to hear some exciting news and updates!

 

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Need an extra $1,000 for college? Today, host Elease Dillard shares a simple strategy that may be right under your nose! Press play to listen.

 

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EPISODE NOTES & BLOG: https://letsbreaktheodds.com/saving-for-college

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August 13, 2020 12 min

Today, host Elease Dillard shares the #1 investment you should make. Press play to listen.

 

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EPISODE NOTES & BLOG: https://letsbreaktheodds.com/invest-in-you

 

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August 7, 2020 9 min

Let’s be honest—we’ve all felt fear and self-doubt at some point in our lives. Maybe you are feeling fearful and doubtful about something right now.

 

Maybe you’re feeling fearful of the future.

Maybe you’re feeling doubtful about whether you are good enough or worthy enough.

Maybe you’re feeling afraid of taking that leap of faith to start that new venture that is in your heart to do.

 

Today, host Elease Dillard shares a simple t...

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Today, host Elease Dillard addresses relationship questions and transparently shares her 5-year singleness journey + how to find happiness and purpose during the wait. Even if you are in a different stage of life, there are takeaways for you in this episode as well! Press play to listen.

 

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Do you have the desire to change the world and make a positive difference? Today, host Elease Dillard shares with you how! (You might find it is simpler than you think!) Press play to find out.

 

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EPISODE NOTES & BLOG: https://letsbreaktheodds.com/world-changer

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