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Vroom Vroom Veer Podcast with Jeff Smith


Aired May 13, 2024

Jeff Smith aims this personal transformation podcast primarily at GenX’rs who are burned out from the revved-up mindset that has driven them to where they are—both professionally and personally—and who are searching for more fulfilling, authentic and meaningful ways to move forward. These lively conversations are full of stories, insights, and advice from those who've had a unique and distinct experience of metaphorically shifting from "vrooming" to "veering" in their lives.

In this episode we explore the twists and turns of my personal vroom-to-veer transformation, while also weaving in our shared experience as Air Force veterans.

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The Truth About Burnout Podcast Interview with Avery Thatcher: "Rocket Science, Fulfillment Burnout, and Unveiling the Truth"


Aired February 13, 2024

Avery Thatcher helps high achievers find the keys to unlocking peak performance without burning out. Her podcast explores the factors behind high-achiever burnout and shares insights and actionable strategies for achieving your goals without sacrificing your well-being. In this episode we dive into the concept of fulfillment burnout, how to reconnect with your purpose by discovering the goal behind the goal, the importance of accepting where you are in your journey and celebrating how far you've come, what your life purpose *really* is, and the power of making HELL YES choices that honor the true calling of your soul.

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Becoming More Me Podcast Interview with Theresa Lear Levine: "Lessons from a Barefoot Dancing Rocket Scientist"


Aired June 15, 2023

Theresa Lear Levine empowers and provides therapeutic support to ambitious, entrepreneurial women who feel a calling to more effectively release stress, overwhelm, and limiting beliefs so they can clear the path for their purpose, fulfillment, peace, and joy to flourish and thrive. In this episode we delve deep into the power of belief, what rocket science really entails, and the intersection of science and art as we discuss lessons learned from space exploration dreams, marathon running, book writing, and Quantum Human Design™. This episode will provide valuable insights and ignite the fire within you!

Listen on Apple Podcasts * Watch on YouTube


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Fit to Lead Podcast Interview with Allison Jackson: "How to Approach Wellness Like a Rocket Scientist"


Aired June 4, 2023

Allison Jackson helps high-performing women prioritize self-care so they can be at their best for their families, their careers, their businesses, and themselves. From nutrition and exercise to mindset and motivation, Allison loves sharing tips to live your best life! In this interview we cover life journeys, superpowers, unexpected discoveries, a wellness non-negotiable that may surprise you, and one of my favorite "life hacks." Ready for an infusion of energy and enthusiasm?

Listen below or wherever you get your podcasts!

Apple Podcasts * Spotify * GooglePodcasts


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Living on the B Side Podcast Interview with Birgit Livesey: "The Barefoot Dancing Rocket Scientist on Her Journey Where Her Heart is Taking Her"


Aired April 24, 2023

Birgit Livesey created ‘Living on the B Side’ to be THE place where we share experiences and stories that show how amazing music is and what effect it can have on us – joy, happiness, sadness, strength, and all the other emotions in between! Perfect for music lovers and spiritual seekers of all kinds.

In this interview we explore the impact of what has become my personal theme song: "Where My Heart Will Take Me." We bring some Pat Benatar into the mix with "All Fired Up," and also venture into the music of nature and the universe!

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Finding Your SPARK Again Podcast Interview with Donnalynn Riley: "How to Reach for the Stars No Matter What Your Dreams Are"


Aired April 5, 2023

Donnalynn Riley is on a mission to inspire 42 million women to prioritize their joy and emotional well-being so they can show up as the best version of themselves. She believes that finding and keeping that spark of joy that makes life not only worth living, but also worth wahoo-ing about, takes skill and practice. 

In this interview we talk about the realities of navigating life after a loss, giving yourself permission to feel what you're feeling, and building a guide to who you really are and what you really do that will help see you through uncertainty.

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Close-Up Radio Interview with Doug Llewelyn: "An Astronaut Reject's Path to Living an EPIC LIFE (and your permission to do the same)"


Aired December 20, 2022

Are you excited to wake up in the morning? Fired up about the contribution you're making in the world? Living the life you were born to live? If so, what would make your life rock even more? If not, know that it IS possible to live that life.

In this interview I share my journey from astronaut reject to discovering my most fulfilling work, the power of redefining success on your terms, what clients come to me for, what's possible through coaching, and what to do if you're looking for your passion and purpose in life (it's not what you think!). Enjoy, and shine your light! 

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Close-Up Radio Interview with Jim Masters:

"The Power of One Small Step"


Aired December 2, 2022

In this interview I share my leadership journey from science and engineering to coaching, my life-changing experience with Energy Leadership™, how YOU can shift your energy and perspective in any moment or situation using the EL framework, examples of results my amazing clients have created, and above all, the power of one small step to create epic momentum in your life.

May you feel inspired to take one small step TODAY that fires you up with passion for the live you live.

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Close-Up Radio Interview with Doug Llewelyn:

"Seven Life Lessons from Seven Continents"


Aired November 16, 2022

Celebration. Redefining success. Leadership and teamwork. Presence. Perspective. Destination = Journey. Faith in the light. Everything I need to know in life I learned from running marathons! Hear more in this interview, and enjoy photos from around the world as Doug and I cover life lessons from every continent.

You don't have to run a marathon on all seven continents to live an epic life. You are already powerful, unique, and awesome. You already have what it takes — YOU. Live that life today.

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Had To Be There Podcast Interview with Kelly Acevedo: "Great Wall of China"


Aired October 3, 2022

Travel planner Kelly Acevedo loves helping her listeners explore the world's greatest destinations through the stories of those who've been there. She seeks out the moments that challenge us to put into words just how incredible, hilarious, or touching they were. The moments that inspire us to declare, "I'm telling you - ya just had to be there!" In our conversation we talk about the grueling challenge and life-affirming victory of completing the Great Wall Marathon. Enjoy!

Listen below, wherever you get your podcasts, or directly on Kelly's site:

Apple Podcasts * Spotify * Stitcher * GooglePodcasts * AmazonMusic


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Close-Up Television Interview with Jim Masters: "Close-Up Television Welcomes Melissa Corley Carter, PhD"


Aired May 6, 2022

In this conversation we range from early life goals and experiences to shattered dreams, awakening to a higher purpose, Quantum Human Design™, life as a twin, the creative process behind Running the World, asking for and receiving inspiration, the inner work I do with clients, what clients really want, how you can best serve humanity, what your life purpose is, and how we can all work together to shine our light and change the world.

Watch the full interview or check out a few short clips from the playlist below.

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Personal Development Mastery Podcast Interview with Agi Keramidas"On Running As a Metaphor for Life..."


Aired April 18, 2022

Dr. Agi Keramidas is on a mission to inspire listeners to grow, stand out (not fit in), and take action toward the next level of their lives. Some topics we cover:

  • Life purpose and being at a crossroads

  • The inner journey of living a more authentic life

  • Running as a metaphor for life

  • Being in the flow of life and dancing with the mystery

  • Your life purpose is you

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Running for Real Podcast Interview with Tina Muir"Vision is So Much Bigger than Eyesight"


Aired April 8, 2022

Tina Muir, former professional runner and elite marathoner, believes that running has the power to change the world. Her podcast conversations inspire and encourage runners (and non-runners) who know deep down that the world we want to create already exists, and that we all play a role in bringing it to life.

In our conversation we talk about big dreams, alignment, life purpose, the power of running to connect us to our bodies and the earth, and the bigger vision of what life is all about. Congrats to R4R for their recent Sports Podcast Award win!

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HEAL. Profoundly & Enduringly.

Podcast Interview with Laura Mazzotta: "Your Powerful Purpose"


Aired March 14, 2022

On the HEAL Profoundly & Enduringly podcast, Akashic Therapist and Reiki Master Laura Mazzotta brings forward those off-the-beaten-path ways for you to heal at your deepest level. Laura's mission is to guide curious humans into summoning their power, so they can thrive personally and professionally.

In our conversation we talk about the journey from trying to control our creations, to co-creating with Source, to completely surrendering to the flow and power of Source creating through us. With actionable tips for healing right now!

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Integra Podcast Interview with Heather Fischer-Page:

"Dreaming Big: Shifting & Aligning with Your True Purpose"


Aired March 8, 2022

On the Integra podcast, Quantum Human Design™ Specialist and Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Heather Fischer-Page talks all things wisdom, wellness, and woo. Right up my alley! Some things we cover:


  • My origin story and journey from rocket science to coaching

  • Parallel paths of running and life

  • The healing power of creativity

  • How to align with your own powerful purpose

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New Year Centering


Aired December 27-31, 2021

Brief videos to help you center yourself and set intentions for the year ahead.


Day 1: Pause

Day 2: Year in Review

Day 3: Letting Go & Saying NO

Day 4: Your Hell YES

Day 5: Integration



Not Your Average Runner Podcast Interview with Jill Angie:

"Rocket Scientist Turned Odyssey Runner with Melissa Carter"


Aired September 23, 2021

Jill Angie, certified running and life coach, believes you can be a runner at any size, shape, or age. She teaches women how to start running, feel confident, and change their lives.

In this conversation we talk about Running the World, the marathon journey, the feelings that inspired me as I ran around the world, the background of my astronaut dream, how I incorporated Quantum Human Design into my work and my running, and above all, your real purpose on this earth.

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Close-Up Radio Interview with Doug Llewelyn:

"Part 2: Close-Up Radio Welcomes Back Coach Dr. Melissa Corley Carter"


Aired September 2, 2021

Hosts Doug Llewelyn and Jim Masters bring you the amazing stories of people who have answered the call to unlock their potential and have taken control of their own success with authenticity, creativity, persistence, and resilience. Guests share their knowledge and wisdom so you can lead the most empowered life possible.

In this conversation we focus on Running the World, what inspired the journey and the book, and what running can teach us about life.

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Runners Without Limits Podcast Interview with Heather Jergensen and Jen Sorenson:

"Running the World with Melissa Corley Carter"


Aired August 27, 2021

Runners Without Limits is a podcast for every runner. From novice to advanced, we have unlimited potential and we all belong in this tribe. Heather and Jen are a coach/athlete duo who talk about all things running during this weekly podcast. As “Adult-Onset” runners, these two friends provide support for one another and the running community through sharing their personal running victories and challenges.

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Close-Up Radio Interview with Jim Masters:

"Part 1: Close-Up Radio Spotlights Coach Dr. Melissa Corley Carter"


Aired August 26, 2021

Hosts Doug Llewelyn and Jim Masters bring you the amazing stories of people who have answered the call to unlock their potential and have taken control of their own success with authenticity, creativity, persistence, and resilience. Guests share their knowledge and wisdom so you can lead the most empowered life possible.

In this conversation we focus on the power of coaching to help you access your own inner power and create your most aligned, world-changing life.

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Marathon Training Academy Podcast Interview with Angie and Trevor Spencer:

"Running a Marathon is Not Rocket Science"


Aired August 23, 2021

The Marathon Training Academy Podcast inspires and empowers everyday people to live healthier lives and achieve fitness goals by unleashing their marathon potential.


The show features actionable training wisdom delivered in a funny and relatable style. Co-hosts Angie and Trevor want you to believe that you have what it takes to run a marathon and change your life! 

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The Quantum Alignment Show:

"Quantum Human Design™ and Your Path to Success—It Actually IS Rocket Science!"


Aired August 13, 2021

Think your “success” is tied to some future state or event? In this Quantum Alignment Show, Quantum Human Design™ Specialist and Quantum Alignment System™ Practitioner Dr. Melissa Corley Carter will help you find evidence that what you seek is already here.


Go from feeling stuck, frustrated, overwhelmed, and reactive, to feeling inspired, powerful, fulfilled, and fired up.

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The MOVEMENT Movement Podcast Interview with Steven Sashen:

"Running IS Rocket Science"


Aired August 11, 2021

Some topics we cover:

  • How having grounded feet will lead to having a grounded soul

  • How running on 7 continents introduces you to a lot of different terrain 

  • Why running a marathon is about being part of something bigger than yourself

  • Why everything, particularly running, is absolutely rocket science


Listen on:

Apple Podcasts * Spotify * Stitcher * GooglePlay * YouTube

Interested in the amazing "feel the world" shoes Steven makes? Check out Xero Shoes!

Please note: As a Xero Shoes affiliate I may receive compensation for referring the Xero Shoes brand.



Part-Time Athletes Podcast Interview with BreOutside:

"Running with the Barefoot Dancing Rocket Scientist"


Aired June 22, 2021

Part-Time Athletes interviews everyday people about their fitness journeys. Listen to our conversation below or wherever you get your podcasts!


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Understanding Human Design Podcast Interview with Karen Curry Parker

Aired February 25, 2021

The Understanding Human Design podcast interviews certified Quantum Human Design Specialists about their life journeys. Learn about my path and why I believe resilience actually IS rocket science!

Watch Here on YouTube


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Want your groups, teams, or organizations to unleash their highest potential? You'll love my signature interactive experience:

"It Actually IS Rocket Science: 3 Strategies to Turn Setbacks into Success"

By applying the basic principles of rocket science to your own life, you'll learn how to navigate any challenge with grit, grace, and gratitude.

Through personal reflection and interaction with others, you'll celebrate the power of who you are and ignite your passion for the life you live.

Come prepared to have fun. Walk away with a new perspective, a vision of success that's achievable today AND inspiring for the future, and a concrete action step that moves you forward!
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If you're looking for a podcast guest or summit speaker, I love being interviewed on the topics of reclaiming your power, owning your awesomeness, taking giant leaps of faith, turning setbacks into success, running marathons on all seven continents, and the rocket science behind your EPIC LIFE!

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