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Dreams ARE Real

195 EpisodesProduced by Dan McPhersonWebsite

Powerful conversations with incredible Entrepreneurs and Creatives all around the world will empower you to dispel the emotions of fear, worry, or self-doubt and know that, whatever your goals, you’ve got this! Why? Because Dreams ARE Real.Dan McPherson, International Speaker and Founder of Leaders … read more


Ep 100: Celebrating 100 Episodes: Know Your Value, Live Your Truth, and Believe Your Dreams ARE Real

For our 100th episode, we’ve chosen to offer a bit of a retrospective, highlighting themes that have become evident over the course of our recordings, and to share these themes through our guests’ own words. These themes are clear, consistent, and powerful and I hope they speak to you as they have to me.

Thank you for once again honoring our work with your precious focus and attention. Thank you for listening, subscribing, reviewing, and sharing. Thank you for being amazing.



  1. Gratitude Wins.
  2. You Have Value
  3. Speak Your Truth
  4. Offer Love and Happiness
  5. Understand What Matters
  6. Be the Example
  7. Demonstrate Resilience
  8. Dreams ARE Real
  9. Live Your Dreams
  10. Don’t stop creating/Stop listening and go do something!


Guests Mentioned:

Episode 89: Terilee Harrison-Be ok with who you are and allow yourself to be loved as you are.

Episode 85: Michelle Zelli-Be kind to yourself.

Episode 93: Millie Chu-Value who you are. Believe in yourself and always learn.

Episode 86: Victoria Johnson-You are enough. Label yourself as the light.

Episode 69: Tiffany Largie-There is nothing more powerful than your story

Episode 78: Daniela Abedrabbo-It’s painful for real when you don’t speak your truth

Episode 15: Tress Hotzel-Live in a happier world/We can always have more happiness

Episode 21: Loren Avedon-Love and accept each other. Change first.

Episode 39: Frank Fejeran-Do the work/Don’t sell your time for money

Episode 26: Myke Celis-Pursue business that is close to your heart

Episode 27: Mario Fachini-Love and family are more important than money

Episode 56: Stephanie Smart-Determine your nonnegotiables with your soul song map

Episode 12: Nick Suino-Be the best follower to be the best leader

Episode 31: Klaas Oosterhout-You never know who sees your example

Episode 37: Michael Baptiste-Become the example for your kids and grandkids

Episode 90: Josephine Marcellin-Father teaching her to defend herself.

Episode 12: Nick Suino-Fall down 7 times, get up 8

Episode 72: Sarah Brabbs-Not about others seeing who you are, keep going

Episode 9: Brent Basham-Better opportunity comes if we respond well

Episode 67: Sarah Ross-The power to dream and your reason to breathe

Episode 19: Leon Streete-Everything you believe is possible, is possible.

Episode 42: Nicole Beissler-Dreams ARE real. Do whatever you dream

Episode 43: Ron Shuali-Be whatever you want to be

Episode 73: Mark Stoner-Don’t listen to those who say it isn’t real. Do the thing.

Episode 16: Sabrina Pritchett-Evans-Dream big and dream big sooner

Episode 6: Dan Zehner-Don’t let fear hold you back from adventure

Episode 99: Kristy Smith- Broaden your horizons

Episode 54: Jason Tracey-Life is too short to not follow your dreams. The pain makes me stronger.

Episode 34: Melissa Hull-Pursue the longings of your life. Go all in on you

Episode 57: Grove Studios(Breck Crandall/Erich Freibel)-Don’t stop creating. Put it in the world.

Episode 20: Tom James-Stop listening and go do something!


About the Host:

Dan McPherson, International Speaker, Business and Personal Development Coach, and CEO of Leaders Must Lead, is on a mission to help Creatives and Entrepreneurs create and grow profit and understand that Dreams ARE Real. With more than 25 years’ experience in corporate roles leading teams of up to 2000 and responsible for more than $150M in revenue, Dan is a recognized expert in leadership, sales, and business strategy.

Through his Leaders Must Learn Mastermind, Dreams ARE Real Podcast, Foundations of Success Training, and powerful 1-1 coaching, Dan helps hundreds of entrepreneurs around the world from musicians and artists to chiropractors, coaches, retailers, and beyond experience success and accomplish their goals.

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