Making an Impact That Spreads Across The World

Ashley M. Williams

Welcome back to the Greatness project, this is episode 30.  In this episode, we interview former USA Today journalist turned entrepreneur, Ashley M. Williams..


Ashley is an award-winning journalist who spent time learning the ropes in the media industry, working for media giants such as USA Today, NBC, and MSNBC.   Ashley has since decided to pursue her greatness; creating an inspirational movement she is passionate about.  Ashley is now the CEO and founder of Rizzarr, the social media platform built by Millennials, for the Millennial creator.

In this episode, Ashley shares details about her Strive to pursue an idea she was passionate about, and in so doing, created a community of like-minded people striving to make positive change in our communities and across the world.


  • Insights on How to Make an Impact that Can Spread Across The World
  • How to Overcome Self-Doubt to Keep Your Dream Alive
  • Ways Ashley Stays in ‘Strive Mode’
  • Strategies to Become the Person You Aspire to Be


 Mount CrushMore:

Ashley’s Mount CRushmore of inspiration, are the people who inspire her to strive to pursue more of her greatness.  In short, the inspirational people who make her want to crush life more!  See her Mount Crushmore list below:

 Sarah Blakely

Richard Branson



The handful of inspirational and motivational books Ashley would recommend to others to read to significantly improve their life, and get them on the path to pursuing their greatness.

 Think and Grow Rich

The Magic of Thinking Big

The Art of Non-Conformity

 (Additional Resources Mentioned)

 Strengths Finder



One of the best ways to turn your drive time into strive time, is by using  Audible is seriously one of the best way to catch up on the books that you don’t have time to read, and to put your personal growth on auto-pilot.


One of the best ways to get your unique message out to the world is to create your very own blog or media platform. There are free hosted options available, but you lose creative control when you go that route.  To own your own platform, use bluehost.

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Special thanks again to Ashley M. Williams, for sharing her inspiring Strive Story™ with us, and giving us so many inspirational and encouraging gems that we can use to press forward towards the chasing of our dreams.

You can learn more about Ashley by visiting her twitter profile, or you can go directly to her websites to see what she’s working on:

Till next time, keep to it friends… STRIVE!


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