Rise Up Radio

Hosted by Michael Nova, Rise Up Radio is a podcast that inspires, featuring inspirational people with inspirational stories of overcoming adversity. Each episode takes you through a journey with someone who has fallen down seven times, but has risen up eight. Our goal is to inspire you to never give up, no matter what life throws at you!

Click below to listen to each podcast, or listen to RISE UP RADIO on iTunes here.

How A Music Artist's Bouts With Adversity Helped Him Achieve Success

How A Music Artist’s Bouts With Adversity Helped Him Achieve Success

Jai Uttal is known as a pioneer in the world music community. His new album, Roots, Rock, Rama!, named after Bob Marley’s classic track “Roots Rock Reggae,”  has been described as his life's spiritual and musical quest packed into two CDs of 78 minutes of music. Part of the proceeds from the album will be donated to OneTreePlanted which is an organization that plants trees in order to combat world deforestation. Jai's first album, Footprints, (featuring Don Cherry and others) was released in 1990. Since then, he has released eighteen albums, and received a Grammy award nomination. But Jai is ...
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They Teach Men How to Overcome Fear to Become Successful, But They Had to Overcome Adversity First

They Teach Men How to Overcome Fear to Become Successful, But They Had to Overcome Adversity First

How Overcoming Adversity Led Two Pick Up Artists To Become Successful Both In Their Own Lives And In Helping Others. Vince Kelvin is arguably one of the most well-known pickup artists of the 21st century. He's been featured on the CNN TV program, life with Lisa Ling, and in many publications across the globe. Vince and his cohort Arash Dibazar have been teaching men, and even women the art of pickup and seduction for years and both have had their share of adversity that they've faced in their lives. They each have a unique story to tell about how they ...
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What Does It Take To Become a Successful Entrepreneur In Entertainment? Our Interview with Mark Frieser

What Does It Take To Become a Successful Entrepreneur In Entertainment? Our Interview with Mark Frieser

Mark Frieser's career spans three decades. He is a serial entrepreneur and global thought leader in entertainment and interactive content. His expertise spans music, technology, telecommunications, marketing, e-commerce, event production, public speaking and journalism. Mark is the Founder and CEO of the music licensing agency, Sync Exchange and also Founder and CEO of the SyncSummit event series, where thousands of people in music film and TV come together annually. He has also worked with telco IDT’s Internet Group, Jerusalem Venture Partner’s Citypulse, Nielsen Mobile, and his own mobile market consultancy, Consect, as well as been involved with a myriad of ...
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relationship coach teaching people how to love life

How One Man Went Backpacking Across The World To Find Himself And Becomes A Relationship Coach, Teaching People Worldwide How To Love Life

How To Find Love And How To Keep It There is a lot to learn from Bryan Reeves' fantastic story. As a US Air Force Captain, he found himself feeling unfulfilled, so when he got out of the force, he went soul searching, backpacking around the world for a few years until he eventually found himself. In this interview we find out all the specifics of that journey and how he eventually found himself on Oprah, and then coaching people around the world on relationships and how to love life, rather than just getting through each day. Towards the end ...
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Natalia Clavier how to become a singer challenges

How To Become a Singer That Succeeds in Today’s Highly Competitive Music Industry, Despite Whatever Challenges You Face

Internationally popular singer working her way to success Here is our interview with Natalia Clavier, recording artist and vocalist who works with Thievery Corporation and the Echocentrics, and previously with Federico Aubele. Natalia had a difficult childhood which she was able to move on from by being persistent and determined. She was able to support herself working many jobs before she became popular as a vocalist, always making the best of difficult situations. Natalia was also kind enough to let us her into her personal experience of how she was able to free herself of addictions and anxiety by the ...
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