The Carolyn Rivera Show

The Carolyn Rivera Show

Everyday we are faced with challenges. Challenges with your family, with you kids, with your career, with your confidence. Each week we will raise questions, provide thought provoking topics and actions that will help women transition from “Surviving” to Thriving life’s issues. We will discuss how to enhance your leadership style and gain the confidence to pursue your dreams. This is a no nonsense talk show where you will hear straight talk on how to challenge the status quo and create your future. Carolyn will be focusing on you the listeners, gathering topics that you want to talk about. Carolyn is not afraid to talk about the topics that are out there today. She will bring on guests that will share ways to Ignite your will to win and change your mindset.. On each show, she will have a dose of “Life Served Weekly” with her segment called MamaC Says. In that segment the listeners will be calling in with experiences they are going through that are weird, strange or just plain crazy. We learn from one another and this gives us an opportunity to do just that. We will find we are not alone in dealing with these situations, and some things that make us say “Are You Kidding Me”. And men, don’t be afraid to listen in, we may be men bashing at times, but she will give you guys the same opportunity to speak your mind.. You will begin to understand how the female mind works and just how quickly it changes! Our listeners will take away after each show, things that they can do to reach for the stars and implement their VISION all while laughing and having a great time. Carolyn J Rivera is a wife, mother, and career woman. She worked at Fortune 50 companies for over 30 years building and enhancing the skills of others and developing tomorrows leaders as a Vice President of Learning and Development. Carolyn has an MBA and a Masters in Human Resource Management which she completed while raising 3 wonderful children and working full time. Carolyn’s passion is coaching people on how to achieve results far beyond their initial expectations. As a speaker, coach and innovator, Carolyn brings real life examples that connect with all different types of people After competing on the hit reality show of all time “Survivor” and finishing as runner up, she left the corporate world to be an entrepreneur bringing her message to people around the world. Whether as a keynote speaker, coach or a workshop leader, she helps people break through the boundaries that are limiting them and gets them ready to re-shape their future. Carolyn can help you transform your tomorrow to VICTORY! Contact her at www.carolynjrivera.com and she can design a workshop or presentation that fits the needs that you have today.... Show More

Episodes

July 25, 2019 58 min
Not many people are fans of meetings. However, it is a very necessary part of every business or organization that nobody just can’t seem to avoid. In this episode, Carolyn Rivera takes us out of this frustration by sharing the ways you can make the most out of meetings. Looking at it from both sides, she talks about what it is like for those on the side of the person conducting the meeting and those of the people participating. Mee...
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Building a powerful network takes more than just calling and emailing people. It is more complex than you can ever imagine. Carolyn Rivera walks us through how we can build a powerful network efficiently and why it is important. In this episode, learn how to find and identify the right people who are linked to your goals and objectives, and know the importance of going to meetups or conferences. Discover also the kind of mindset an...
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Giving and accepting feedback is necessary for growth. The very purpose of feedback is to gain an understanding of how others perceive what you're doing. In this episode, Carolyn Rivera talks about how to deliver and receive feedback as she shares some rules that you need to follow. Learn more about these rules as well as some important details like how and when to deliver and respond to feedback and why realistic feedback matt...
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Leadership is not a walk in the park as it requires several vital skills to handle a team or even just an individual. In this episode, Carolyn Rivera teaches us how to overcome the challenges of a leader. She walks us through some important elements that we need to use as a leader, and outlines how we can develop others. Make a difference in someone’s life by taking that step towards making them better leaders. Learn how you can do...
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Survivor is, without doubt, a popular reality show that not only shows varied locations but a variety of heart-racing challenges as well. Sierra Dawn Thomas and Joe Anglim of Survivor seasons 34 and 31 respectively shares to us their experiences during and after the show. They talk about the lessons that they learned from being on Survivor, and how they helped themselves and been going forward helping other people. As they narrate ...
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It takes a lot of guts to step out of our comfort zone, change our lives, and explore the world. However, the call of new experiences allowing you to expand your reach and learn something new is an opportunity that will be a shame to waste. Newlyweds Tyler Trout and Gabi Rivera-Trout, Creative Director for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Project Manager for City Bank, respectively, took a big leap to become globetrotters and travel ar...
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Do you know what it takes to be your own self-advocate? Asking for what you deserve is not about bragging about yourself. It is about defining your capabilities. Kate Shaw, the Administration and Training Manager of Central One Federal Credit Union, walks us through the art of self-advocacy. As she recounts her career path, she goes in-depth on the importance of speaking up and telling the management what you want and the opportuni...
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Communication is vital in our daily lives as we use it to convey our message. However, it may be hard when we all have different ways of expressing ourselves and doing things that work for us. If we want to get good at communicating, we have to make some adjustments. In this episode, Carolyn outlines the five generations that are living in the world today. Discover how these generations interact with the way they think, how they in...
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The key to success is maintaining and building confidence. However, what is confidence anyway? It's this state of being. It’s how we feel about ourselves and our outlook on how we see things through our own eyes and through our own hearts because it links directly to our emotions. With the increasing shifts that companies are making today to stay relevant, many people lose their confidence. They feel like they don't know wh...
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Thinking about your passion and purpose is thinking about what you love doing that brings you joy and self-fulfillment. Unlocking your why can be a challenge because with so many things that befall us, people tend to get lost in search of their true identity. Today, we dive into the questions that you have to ask yourself to identify your fervor and the process to follow in finding your purpose and living your passion. On top of th...
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We're all faced with challenges throughout our lives. It could be as minor as deciding where you want to go for dinner, but it’s always something that makes you feel uncomfortable. The way we face those challenges will dictate our behavior and our outcomes. Challenges come in all shapes and sizes. They're different for every individual because everyone else is different and everyone has their own level of comfort and discom...
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Surviving and succeeding in a business that is filled with naysayers is hard but challenging. Patty Durell, CEO and founder of Rock Solid Fitness, shares her story about how she was molded to becoming who and what she is today. She talks about how she built a unique health and fitness philosophy and how she broke into the male-dominated health and fitness industry. Patty’s drive for success is not wanting to be her own boss but to ...
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For security expert Christina English, protecting neighborhoods and educating others about how to build security systems is a way to make the world a safer place. Christina talks about how she became a part of the Wounded Airman Project, and how and why she started her own security business. She discusses the kind of security her company provides and advocates, which is roving around the neighborhood to let kids roam freely and una...
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A lot of us have the ability to captivate the world through entrepreneurship. However, prior to conquering a global audience, it is ideal to identify your purpose and target market. Carolyn shares her insights on what a target market is and how to identify your own market, specifically for midsize companies. While it is necessary to know how your customers found you and why they decided to choose your company, understanding your co...
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People today are interested in personal development. However, some people don’t know how to go about setting up this development process that there is some confusion in distinguishing between coaching and mentoring. Although there are some similarities, there’s a difference between the two. Which is considered short term? How about the long term? Carolyn breaks down the difference between the two as well as how you can find a good ...
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Research shows that the average life expectancy is 78 years old. How do people live longer than that? The answer lies in vitality, which is the capacity to live and develop the power of enduring. Vitality keeps us going because it makes us feel alive and strong. Learn the secret sauce to vitality with Carolyn who walks us through them, sharing the significance of why we need to apply them in our own lives. Discover as well some of ...
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Ready to Run is a not-for-profit organization focusing mainly on middle school and high school girls to help them find their voice and encourage them to seek leadership positions. Angelina Keeley, third place in Survivor: David and Goliath and the Founder of Ready to Run, speaks on her big leap in leaving the corporate world to follow her calling of empowering girls and young women. Angelina shares how her non-profit was born and h...
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