Allison Summers & Melissa Llarena , Disruptive CEO Nation

Episode 220: Melissa Llarena, host of the Unimaginable Wellness Podcast; Austin, TX, USA

25 Oct 2023 • 22 min • EN
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On today's episode, we're joined by creativity coach and podcaster Melissa Llarena. Melissa discusses her mission to empower working moms through her book "Fertile Imagination" and podcast "Unimaginable Wellness." She shares how she developed the concept of "fertile imagination" and some big names she's interviewed. Melissa also offers insight into waking up your imagination when it's feeling dormant. Plus, she recalls a piece of memorable life advice involving intergenerational connections. Tune in to learn Melissa's techniques for tapping into your imagination and living an unimaginable life.   Here are the key points of our conversation: - Melissa's mission is to ensure that every working mom doesn't feel left out of the world of business and commerce. - Her podcast, Unimaginable Wellness, explores creativity, imagination, and wellness via interviews with entrepreneurs, creators, and founders including Gary Vee, Beth Comstock, and David Roberts. - The book, Fertile Imagination: Every Mom's Superpower, focuses on three stages to optimize your imagination and is not just for moms but anyone looking to boost their creative thinking abilities. - The ability to use one's imagination is a critical component of finding joy in life and business.   Melissa Llarena is an author, imagination coach, consultant, speaker, contributor to ForbesWomen articles that have garnered 4 million+ views, and the host of Unimaginable Wellness, the podcast for entrepreneurs, founders, and creators who are moms. Featured guests include GaryVee and Beth Comstock. She holds a psychology degree from NYU, an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and a Transformational Coaching Academy certificate and is training to become a meditation practitioner. Melissa lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and three sons. Visit for a 5-day imagination to impact challenge, quiz, and for more goodies for moms.   Connect with Melissa: LinkedIn: Website: Book: Podcast:   Book release date is October 31, 2023! Want a jet engine to deliver on your dreams? Check out the book: Fertile Imagination: A Guide for Stretching Every Mom’s Superpower for Maximum Impact   Connect with Allison: LinkedIn: Website: Twitter: @DisruptiveCEO  #digitalmarketing #branding #socialgood #Bcorp #CEO #startup #startupstory #founder #business #businesspodcast #podcast         Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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