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Sophie Biddle

Sophie Biddle is a Health and Vitality Specialist with over 20 years of experience in the health and wellness industry. She has worked as a nutritional advisor and health coach to celebrities, captains of industry, and European royalty. Early in Sophie's career, several health companies pursued her to promote their products to her influential clients in the film and financial industries. Most of them didn't work. So through her personal experimentation she developed her own program called 85/15, which is proven to stimulate and maintain weight loss, increase energy, improve sleep, and enhance overall well-being. Today Sophie offers 85/15 to individuals, groups and corporations in New York and Los Angeles. Sophie has studied with masters such as Deepak Chopra, Master Wo of the Beijing Institute, and received certification from the New Center for Health Education and Research, New York, in 1990. View Guest page

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Pegi Burdick

Pegi Burdick began her journey toward untangling her emotions from her money as Vice President of National Sales for a clothing company that was owned and staffed by women. In this environment, Pegi began to understand the unique intricacies of how women interact with each other. Unresolved financial conflicts between the owner and management caused Pegi to leave. She became a mortgage broker and as she learned the business, Pegi discovered many of her clients mismanaged their finances. Many were coming out of abusive relationships with house payments they couldn't afford, feeding children with no support from estranged husbands. The struggles of her clients inspired Pegi to develop Home Loans For Women, a company that helped women keep their homes and repair their finances. Today Pegi's program, The Financial Whisperer, helps women recognize and understand how and why they confuse love and money, why they have difficulty demanding what they deserve, and provides life changing tools. View Guest page

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Pauli Carman

Pauli Carman, originally from Illinois, the Multi-Platinum Recording Artist and Lead Vocalist of Champaign has been in the music business most of his life. "How ‘Bout Us", Champaign's first release, rose to #1 on charts worldwide according to Billboard Magazine, Pop Charts, Soul Charts and Easy Listening. Pauli experienced further Platinum and Gold acclaim with such hits as "Try Again" from the album "Modern Heart" and "Off and On Love" from the album "Woman In Flames". Unforgettable melodies that are still receiving National/Worldwide airplay. View Guest page

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Dr. Edmund Chein

Dr. Edmund Chein practices in Palm Springs, California, and is regarded as one of the founding fathers of longevity and anti-aging medicine. Every year, hundreds of new patients come to the Palm Springs Life Extension Institute from all over the world to visit the doctor who has the largest clinical base of patients in bio-identical hormone supplementation therapy and has now treated well over 10,000 patients. Dr. Chein was the first doctor in the United States to use growth hormone on adults clinically (not for research), and to advocate the balance of all bio-identical hormones that affect aging. In 1996, he founded the American Academy of Longevity Medicine so physicians and scientists could pursue and exchange ideas and information regarding this new specialty. Dr. Chein holds patents for his discoveries in longevity and anti-aging procedures in the United States, the British Commonwealth, and the People’s Republic of China. View Guest page

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Eson Crist

Eson Crist, author of "The Holy Grail; Building a Powerful World", had a tremendous spiritual awakening one night at a very low point that put all of the pieces of information together in his head. 'The Holy Grail' reveals the secrets of the Universe by understanding how energy flows. The book details how to harness massive amounts of energy to create strength and value. By understanding how the Universe operates, we can simply modify our input parameters to create the result we desire. If one contains a high level of value and possesses a high degree of strength, people and money will follow...abundance is attracted to you and not 'chased like a dog'. Discover the truth about how everything works...and Why 90% of society is programmed to lose their money. Eson believes this is the secret held by the top .05% of income earners. His mission is to share this secret with the rest of society and advance society as a whole by offering this powerful and valuable information to the world. View Guest page

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Kevin Cullis

Kevin Cullis is a former Air Force officer, currently a business geek and now has become an entrepreneur. He has his Masters Degree in Administration as well as 12 years of face-to-face experience selling both Macs and PCs to businesses. He helps entrepreneurs and small business owners integrate, utilize, and optimize the use of their Mac in their marketing, sales, and business management processes. The combination of both a business and a computer process perspectives makes him unique in saving and making money using a Mac. How to Start a Business: Mac Version is his first book. View Guest page

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Michael John Derricott

Michael John Derricott - 'Makeovers That Matter' is the brainchild of West Hollywood Stylist, Michael John, dedicated to empowering economically disadvantaged women with hair and makeup services for job interviews to rejoin the workforce. No stranger to the idea of "Giving Back", Michael first conceived the project while spending his Tuesdays styling hair for residents of the Get Love Homeless Shelter. "An important part of building a woman's self esteem is having a style that can make her proud. We provide women with the drive and desire to change their lives with a new look that will help them rejoin the workforce." MJ, who has been a stylist for over 20 years, has worked such notable establishments as Umberto's of Beverly Hills, B2V's and Nick Chavez. His salon in West Hollywood, MJ Hair Salon, currently has a client list that includes some of the top professionals in Los Angeles. MJ hopes to fill a void in the non-profit organizations that currently exist to help underprivileged women. View Guest page

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Ryan Kawika Dolan

It’s only natural that Ryan Kawika Dolan would feel at home on the water, you could say he grew up on it. Ryan was born in Kailua, Hawaii - a small beach community where his house was within a short walking distance from the shoreline. Ryan’s childhood was shaped by his family’s beach lifestyle. Ryan surfed, fished and swam at a young age. Ryan’s grandfather was heavily involved in Lanikai Canoe Club and introduced him to Outrigger canoe paddling at the age of ten. Ryan’s love of the ocean only grew the older he became and as he paddled for Lanikai Canoe Club. He credits Mauli Aspelund and his grandfather Willis Rich as giving him the drive for excellence in canoe paddling. At the age of sixteen after his older brother Patrick Dolan excelled in outrigger canoe paddling, Ryan began to do OC-1 paddling. Ryan’s motivation and obvious potential was noticed by the Foti Brothers and they offered him a sponsorship with their canoes as a way of supporting Ryan. John Foti in particular became a mentor to Ryan. Under his guidance, Ryan not only became the top paddler among the 18-and-under group but was also competitive with adult men in local ocean races, placing in the top 10, all while still a teenager. After a slight hesitation, Ryan decided to try kayaking during his senior year at Maryknoll High School and joined HCKT (Hawaii Canoe & Kayak Team). Ryan was immediately winning the surfski races for his school which led to him being invited to the US Junior National Team training camp at the US Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California. Living and training at the US Olympic Training Center was a pivotal time in Ryan’s kayaking career. The training center experience and environment cultivated the already present drive for excellence in Ryan and began his Olympic dreams. Ryan became the national champion in every race he participated in that year as well as winning the gold and bronze medals at the Pan American Championships, and a silver medal at the Australian Youth Olympics. Perhaps most notable is the silver medal he won at the 2008 Junior World Test Event in Moscow, Russia. The following year, Ryan became a resident at the US National Training Center as well as becoming a member of the US National Kayak Team. That same year, Ryan was ranked fourth overall in the United Sates and attended his first World Championships in Halifax, Canada and numerous World Cup Races throughout Europe. 2010 was a breakthrough year for Ryan because he won the selection trials of the new Olympic distance of 200 meters for K-1 (single) races as well as becoming the national champion for both the K-1 200 meters and the K-1 500 meters. In the 2010 Pan American Championships Ryan won two bronze medals in those same events. In 2011, Ryan was ranked second in the K-1 200 meters and first in the K-2 (double) 200 meters at the national selection trials. Next Ryan achieved his biggest accomplishment yet by winning a bronze medal at the 2011 Pan American Games which qualified the United States for the 2012 Olympic Games in the K-1 200 meter race. View Guest page

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Sherry Friedlander-Olsen

Every 40 seconds a child is reported missing in the U.S. In 1997, Sherry Friedlander-Olsen, established a non-profit corporation, A Child Is Missing (ACIM), to assist law enforcement in the search/early recovery of missing children, the elderly (Alzheimer’s), college students and the disabled. Sherry didn't experience the anguish of a missing child, but no one in the country was offering a free service like this to law enforcement and she recognized it was badly needed. So she decided to take this on as a mission to help save the lives of loved ones that could not help themselves. Among many awards, Sherry's participated in The White House Conference on Small Business, The White House Conference on Missing & Exploited Children, and been speaker at various press conferences and TV shows for missing children. Sherry participates in the training of law enforcement departments and is called upon for assists in the search for missing children, the elderly and the disabled. View Guest page

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John Garza

John Garza won his Grammy performing as Lead Vocalist with the Chris Perez Band. John and Chris formed the band a few years after the tragic death of Chris's wife, latin pop artist, Selena. Their collaboration won a grammy and the band performed all over the country experiencing the kind of success all artists dream about. In moving on, John has been searching for the perfect band ever since. When you win your first Grammy at 25 it sets the bar pretty high. Now John's back with a band that’s better than ever. You can hear the fusion of Rock Blues and Latin, a Tri-fecta of sound you can feel in your soul. According to the LA Times, "…the charismatic Garza has the earnest inflections of singers like Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots.” Randle compares Garza's star quality to that of Jim Morrison and Roger Daltrey. Tune in and listen and you’ll see why John Garza has a Grammy on his mantle and why his hand-picked Texas band is the perfect fit for this Texas talent. View Guest page

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Pam Gaylor

Pam Gaylor has over 25 years in technology, marketing and sales, but her passion is supporting the elderly as she is the primary caregiver for her mother. Because of this passion, Pam is working on bringing to market a turnkey solution that provides support for Caregivers and their loved ones. Her company, Connected Care Solutions, is launching patented technology developed by Caregivers for Caregivers to help improve the quality of care, and ultimately the quality of life for the aging. The initial launch will be in the United States in the first quarter of 2013 with projections for a global unveiling within the next 3 years. Pam's past roles include Support Analyst at National Semiconductor, Director of IT at Cox Target Media, to co-owner of Cre8ive Strategies - a local internet marketing company. Pam also has donated her time to several non-profits being the Executive Chair for Family Resources Foundation to one of the founding board members for Texans for Pennies for Peace. View Guest page

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Jimmy Graham

Jimmy Graham - Corporate Entertainer, Author, and Comedy Stage Hypnotist, JimmyG, has entertained audiences for over 20 years with his amazing hypnotic comedy shows. His performances are always a huge hit at corporate events, fundraisers, festivals, schools and service clubs. And he's been featured in newspapers and magazines as well as on radio and television shows. Jimmy is the author of, "How Hypnosis Can Help You". Many people have benefited from his other helpful hypnosis programs such as "Stop Smoking Now", "Instant Weight Loss", "Improve Your Golf Game", "Increase Your Income" and several audio programs and articles. He is also the creator of "The 10 Minute Miracle Program" Self Help System. Jimmy was personally trained and certified in hypnosis by Master Hypnotist Attila J. Khun. He is certified by the Stage Hypnosis Center (Las Vegas), Alberta Hypnosis Institute and The Hypnosis Motivation Institute, as well as a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists. View Guest page

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Tini Grey

The authentic nature of Tini Grey’s music and the strength of his appeal lie in his smooth voice and compelling songwriting. The fully realized mainstream immediacy of his music conjures up cornerstone artists such as Jack Johnson and John Mayer, and in a similar fashion, Tini Grey is emerging with just as unique and soulful songs. Born of Samoan heritage, Grey grew up in a famous musical family with a lot of good mojo. He is the son of well-known Samoan singer/songwriter Jerome Grey who defined a genre of island pop and folk that has influenced an entire generation of Polynesian musicians to this day. Aware of the negative taboo associated with following in father’s musical footsteps, Tini was forced to carve out a distinct musical path separate from the iconic career of his dad. He has now transcended that precipice and is poised to reach a much broader market with his debut crossover album “Shades of Grey”. Despite his inherent musical talent, Tini shied away from the business until his 30′s, choosing to focus his attention elsewhere, namely marrying the girl of his dreams, former Miss America Angela Perez Baraquio. He also studied architecture in Los Angeles, an apt metaphor for the kind of craftsmanship and design he now brings to his songwriting. Tini began to contemplate his own musical destiny in 2006 when his father suffered a stroke while performing on stage. Not long after that, Tini’s innate passion to write and play inevitably became his life path. Tini’s first EP, “Better Place” garnered rave reviews and radio play out of the gate. He was courted to play events across the US to the South Pacific, hitting such venues as the Ford Amphitheater, House of Blues Anaheim and the Ho’olaulea Island Festivals in California. Upon returning, Tini entered the studio once more, this time to record a full length album he could use as a vehicle for his new found confidence. In a way, Tini Grey’s honest and genuine progression as a musician is a testament to what can be achieved with faith, perseverance and a huge serving of talent. When Tini sings you can expect a shot of Johnson’s laid back sensibilities, a twist of Mayer’s breathy pop leanings, all neatly tied together with the tasty styling of Al Green and other soul greats. Add to that the sincerity of delivery that is uniquely Tini and you will get another standout musician that is slated for great things. “Shades of Grey” is a sophisticated blend of Acoustic, Pop and Soul. An exploration of love, passion, pleasure and empowerment through keen storytelling and heart-felt insight that showcases the varied experiences of a young man creating the life of his dreams. The leadoff single “Home Again” taps the essence of reuniting with a loved one, played to the tune of breezy back porch pop, invoking G. Love & Special Sauce. View Guest page

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Luanne Hunt

Award winning recording artist, Luanne Hunt, has experienced an impressive list of accomplishments and a worldwide fan base with her refreshing and well crafted country folk tunes. She began pursuing her illustrious career as an Indie artist in the mid-1990's where she found immediate success with her critically acclaimed single "I Don't Bother Counting", played frequently on country radio in southern California and throughout the Southwest. In 1996, she shared the bill with Billy Ray Cyrus, Tammy Wynette, Toby Keith and Martina McBride at the StarFest Country Music Festival in Los Angeles. Since then, Luanne's CD produced two hit singles on U.S. and European charts, she peaked at #37 in 2009 on the Indie World Country Chart with "Solace In the Wind" written by Steve Hunt, plus landed on the Grammy Ballot for 'Best Country Song' and 'Best Female Country Performance'. In December 2011, Luanne's "Christmas Without You" went to No.1 on the European Country Music Association chart. View Guest page

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Lenore Luca

Lenore Luca lives in New Jersey where she studies Broadcasting at Montclair University. She is proud to say she has been blessed by having parents and brothers who have always encouraged her to follow her dreams. Since Lenore was very young she had the desire to succeed and help others. She continues to prove when you put your heart into something, great things can happen. Lenore Luca is an entrepreneur, inspiration, talent and role model out to enjoy life and be a service to the world she is so proud to be a part of. In 2010, a music filing internship led to a wonderful experience researching news and being a part time host for Zang Radio. After Lenore's internship she set out and became the creator/host of her hit internet radio show "Teen Groove On The Move". Her show is a forum for teens to discuss topics important to them. In 2011, with great reviews on her first published issue,"Teen Groove on the Move", it was at this point Lenore knew she was a voice for her generation. View Guest page

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Lew Marklin Mash

Lew Marklin Mash started his career in music as a rap artist at the age of 10. Lew spent 15 years in the music business as a signed artist then started a record company, Project Records, in 1990. Marklin, as most know him, decided to learn television in college, interned at ABC News and the Los Angeles Dodgers, but not before working for three years at Fox Family Entertainment where he learned the basic ins and outs of the industry. He produced his own show, ADHDtv in 2007, gave up his job at ABC and funded the entire venture with his savings. Before going broke he managed to produce 50 episodes that aired on cable across the US, and wielded incredible ratings that beat out many network produced shows, ever etching his reputation in the industry as a nuts and bolts producer that can take nothing and turn it into something. View Guest page

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Milliea Taylor McKinney

Milliea Taylor McKinney is an accomplished award winning songwriter and music professional. Owning various companies along the way, and sharing partnerships, Milliea's experience has earned her high regard and respect as a music industry guru. Coming from Northern Kentucky as a former educator, Milliea fell in love with the industry; Promoting, Publicity, Songwriting, and artist development are but a few of the hats she wears in her extensive journey of accomplishments. Her current company, Conscious Music Entertainment is on a mission to educate artists in ‘The Power of Words' and empower a world of music with positive lyrics to "inspire and create positive opportunity that is productive to humanity...inspired to protect children's innocence..." View Guest page

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Pat Melfi

PAT MELFI - FOUNDER AND CEO of Muzart World Foundation™ MCA RECORDS / THE MUSIC ASSOCIATES, LLC, EXECUTIVE LEVEL RECORD COMPANY Mr. Melfi has been a mover and shaker in the music industry for over 30 years. His company produces concerts worldwide and is active in the personal management of multi-platinum and Grammy Award Winning Artists Collin Raye, Juice Newton, Rebecca Lynn Howard, Katie Austin and SUPPLICANT. Recently he signed Grammy Award Winning Artist Lionel Ritchie of The Commodores to develop socially conscious music for children around the world. Pat’s experience goes back to tour management & production for noted bands as Tom Petty, The Eagles, Pink Floyd, Alabama. Today he's developing MuzArt World Foundation with partner (We Are The World) Ken Kragen, by establishing a $20 billion dollar endowment fund to restore music education back into the public schools across the world to insure that all children have educational opportunities in music and the arts. View Guest page

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Josie Passantino

Teen Sensation and Dream Quest Challenge Host, Josie Passantino, started her two time award nominated internet radio career at the age of 14 years old. A "Bag of Goodies Production", Josie's production company, was created for her radio show titled, "The Josie Show" which has been on the air since October 2009. Josie has conducted over 320 interviews to date from Platinum Recording Artists, Grammy Legends, Disney Stars, A-Title Recording Artists, Composers, Writers, Movie Stars, to Lottery Winners and upcoming Independent Artists. So bringing you undiscovered artists through a music contest like Dream Quest Challenge is nothing new for this amazing young talent. Josie has a wide appeal and a huge audience from around the world, USA, Canada, Poland, Hong Kong, Brazil, Ireland, Australia, UK, India, and Norway, just to name a few. Josie was quickly recognized for her amazing personality and interviewing style, not only by her listeners but also by The Southern Star Network. Offered a position on their network as a guest host, Josie quickly loved her job as a guest host and millions of listeners fell in love with her. Consequently, the Southern Star created her own show for Josie and she became a permanent host of "Josie's Hard Country", a worldwide internet radio show heard every Sunday where Josie plays chart topping country billboard hits, music videos, and featured interviews. View Guest page

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Mary Jane Popp

Mary Jane Popp has hosted and produced both radio and television locally and nationally for over 20 years. She has a B.S. and a M.A. from Indiana University, in addition to a background in singing and acting. She is also an accomplished author with her latest book, soon to be best seller, "Marilyn Joe and Me", being an intimate look at Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio as told by June DiMaggio, niece of Joe and friend of Marilyn. Mary Jane understands the heart of the listener and becomes one with her audience. She has interviewed top celebrities and is known for getting to the story behind the facade. Her controversial yet comforting style is entertaining and her energy is infectious. "The PoppOff Show", hosted by Mary Jane Popp, is a nationally syndicated Magazine Radio Show, dedicated to keeping you on the cutting edge of today's hot-button issues. It is energetic, upbeat, entertaining, and motivational. View Guest page

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Chad Scott

With the grit and soul of Lenny Kravitz and the feel good vibes of Jack Johnson, Singer/Songwriter, Chad Scott's music will lift you up, warm your heart and inspire you to leap over mountains. "My goal is to awaken greatness in as many lives as possible with my music and the teachings of yoga...people manifesting their greatest qualities means a world with less violence, less frustration and more smiles." Chad spent most of his youth participating in high adrenaline sports and high finance. While on a surf retreat, he was introduced to the acoustic guitar and had a life changing experience. Shortly thereafter he moved to Los Angeles to study and devote his life to music. "The light bulb just went on and I knew from the first chord I played that this is what I was meant to do." Today Chad runs his fiscally sponsored non-profit organization, "The Feel Good Music Project", which aims to change the lives of thousands of at risk youth with positive music, yoga and healthy living. View Guest page

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Alicia Smith

Singer/Songwriter, Alicia Smith, has an adventurous spirit. She was born on a military base in Grand Forks, North Dakota, and has lived most of her life in the south where her love of country music grew. Alicia moved to Nashville to pursue her passion after the death of a close friend, and today she lives her dream. Alicia's style of music ranges from country-pop to indie-rock. She has written with many great songwriters in Nashville including producer Tommy Collier who worked with Katy Perry when she was under the Christian Label. Alicia's current album, "Welcome To Reality", is available on iTunes. And her journey in the music industry is being written in a book by Dr. Joyce Knudsen, soon to be released in 2013. Alicia gives her talent and time to many charities. She loves donating her talents to anything dealing with children and animals, her latest being a cover project from Backyard Records, "Calling All Angels", where proceeds will be donated to "A Child Is Missing". View Guest page

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Betsy Wiersma, CSEP

Betsy Wiersma, CSEP, International Speaker and Trainer, focuses on select consulting relationships and CampExperienceTM, her annual educational retreat for women. In its first six years, CampExperienceTM raised over $250,000 of cash and in-kind support for women's charities, uplifting the lives of over 1000 women with education, inspiration and networking to support their dreams. In Colorado Betsy was the first inductee into the CO Meetings & Events Magazine Hall of Fame as best event planner and was the 2010 Outstanding Women In Business in the Consultant category from the Denver Business Journal. Betsy shares her brand of BIG IDEA thinking in energetic and practical seminars in Italy, Korea, Singapore, New Zealand, The Netherlands, Germany, Canada, Scotland, Jamaica, Spain, and Australia, and cities throughout the United States. Her clients include all types of clubs and organizations including the US Army, US Air Force, Historic Main Street, and the IL Department of Tourism. View Guest page

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"Listen To Your Heart"

January 25, 2013
Hosted by CJ and Dream Quest Challenge Host Josie Passantino

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Step Outside the Box and join us for the last episode of Season #1 for Journey to Gold. The Dream Quest Judges have selected the Winning Challenger from the Top Five Finalists and submitted their decision which will be announced tonight on the Dream Quest Challenge. Learn more about the Judges and their individual journey. The Fabulous Three music industry professionals who make up the Judges Panel are: Award Winning Songwriter, Milliea McKinney - Multi-Platinum Recording Artist, Pauli Carman - and Music/TV Producer, Lew Marklin Mash. On the Dream Quest Challenge tonight, Josie Passantino will announce and interview the WINNING CHALLENGER selected by the Dream Quest Judges. What was it like to be a Challenger in the competition? Make sure to tune in and discover the first Winner of the Dream Quest Challenge, hear their story and listen to the Winning song. "Listening to the Still, Small Voice" - Live your dream with Certified Dream Builder Coach, Laura Cazares.

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Journey to Gold is dedicated to honoring the people who are following their dreams and changing their lives. Inspiration and empowerment is the goal for every episode. May we all know the true meaning of personal happiness on our individual journey. Live your dream! Feed Your Spirit! This is your Journey to Gold.

On “Dream Quest Challenge” Independent Artists share their personal story of following their dream every week. Unknown Artists submit their music as Contestants to be voted on by you. Hear the inspiring stories of others who have ‘Stepped Outside the Box’ and changed their life with “A New Attitude”. We’ll be talking with celebrities like Tina Turner and Robert Downey Jr. who have experienced remarkable comebacks in their pursuit on their Journey to Gold.

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CJ and Dream Quest Challenge Host Josie Passantino

“Step Outside the Box and follow your dream" with CJ in Kihei, talk show host, transition consultant, and motivational speaker. Burned out from a 13 year career in Technology, the crash of the economy, and serious health issues, CJ went to Maui for a long overdue vacation. During that short week the energy of Maui captured her soul. She returned home, sold everything she owned and within 60 days was back on Maui to start a new life.

CJ shares her personal journey shaped from 30 years of professional development and experience, you will find the philosophy she used to change her life as she openly shares her blueprint with anyone who is ready to make a change. Are you ready? Dreams really can come true.

CJ’s heart and passion has always been music. Her father being a jazz musician, CJ started classical piano at the age of four. She taught herself the guitar and wrote her first song when she was ten, and basically grew up in her church and school choir. After five years of singing in the studios in LA, CJ left the music industry with the promise of returning some day when she could make a difference. Journey to Gold is the fulfillment of that promise. Today Journey to Gold offers independent artists a platform to present their music to the world, an opportunity to reach the masses without compromise to the artist’s creative freedom or integrity.

Teen Sensation, Josie Passantino, host for the Dream Quest Challenge this first season, started her two time award nominated internet radio career at the age of 14 years old. A "Bag of Goodies Production", Josie's production company, was created for her radio show titled, "The Josie Show" which has been on the air since October 2009.

Josie has conducted over 320 interviews to date from Platinum Recording Artists, Grammy Legends, Disney Stars, A-Title Recording Artists, Composers, Writers, Movie Stars, to Lottery Winners and upcoming Independent Artists. So bringing you undiscovered artists through a music contest like Dream Quest Challenge is nothing new for this amazing young talent. Josie has a wide appeal and a huge audience from around the world, USA, Canada, Poland, Hong Kong, Brazil, Ireland, Australia, UK, India, and Norway, just to name a few.

Josie was quickly recognized for her amazing personality and interviewing style, not only by her listeners but also by The Southern Star Network. Offered a position on their network as a guest host, Josie quickly loved her job as a guest host and millions of listeners fell in love with her. Consequently, the Southern Star created her own show for Josie and she became a permanent host of "Josie's Hard Country", a worldwide internet radio show heard every Sunday where Josie plays chart topping country billboard hits, music videos, and featured interviews."

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