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296 Donna Loughlin - Manifesting Up: The Desire to Tell Stories That Aren’t Being Told
23rd June 2022 • Podcast Junkies • Harry Duran
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Episode Summary

Award-winning storyteller, PR influencer and podcast host, Donna Loughlin, joins the show to talk about the insatiable need for human-to-human connection, manifesting what you want in life, and her desire to tell stories that aren’t being told through her podcast, Before It Happened. Today, Harry and Donna discuss a wide variety of topics ranging from her experiences flying planes and driving race cars to her journalism career to the fascinating conversations she’s been able to have with guests on her podcast.

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Key Takeaways

06:42 – Donna Loughlin joins the show to discuss her innate sense of adventure and her love of flying planes and racing cars

14:04 – Donna’s experience at the Skip Barber Racing School and the power of constant stream of learning

24:17 – Launching a business and starting a family simultaneously and the impact the war between Russia and Ukraine has had on Donna’s family

30:36 – Donna recalls fearing for her life as a journalist

36:07 – Donna reflects on some of the intriguing conversations she’s had on her podcast, Before It Happened

41:49 – How Donna has grown as a podcast host and interviewer

50:57 – Something Donna has changed her mind about recently

51:53 – Harry thanks Donna for joining the show and let’s listeners know where they can connect with her

Tweetable Quotes

“I love slow cooking, but I love fast cars and fast planes.” (12:58) (Donna)

“Constant stream of learning is what I think digital content is about.” (18:38) (Donna)

“War is not only bad for people. It’s bad for the earth. It’s bad for the planet. It’s bad for sustainability. It’s bad for economics.” (29:38) (Donna)

“I think finding the next big thing, I think that’s part of the discovery process. I’m fascinated by and read and watch a lot of things related to science and space.” (39:40) (Donna)

“I typically look for people that are agents of change and doing something that is really facilitating change. But sometimes you just have such a good story that you just gotta slot it in there.” (47:11) (Donna)

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