Melissa Wilson the grass gets greener

Melissa Wilson

Anti-bullying advocate shares her story.

Melissa Wilson experienced bullying when she was a child. She knew she wanted to do something to help people like her. We talk about the effects of bullying and her new anti-bullying venture The Grass Gets Greener in this touching and important interview.

Below is a summary of our interview:


Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, all of us can make a brand new ending -Carl Bard

Her Journey

We go through Melissa’s history with bullying, initial turn to psychology and her current anti-bullying website project.

Low Point

I talk about my experience bullying and Melissa describes her experience being bullied.

Aha Moment

We talk about how he fell into his role at Libsyn.

Melissa’s Work Now

We chat about Melissa’s upcoming anti-bullying website, the grass gets greener

Lightning Round

Book Melissa Recommends: The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco

Helpful Internet Resource: Feedly

Helpful People: Pat Flynn from SmartPassiveIncome Blog

Helpful Habit: Have the same schedule every week. Automatically knows what she needs to do

What’s Her Purpose: To help people that have gone through what she went through

How to follow Melissa

Twitter: @melis_wilson


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Parting Words

Just start. You have this in your head about how want [things] to be but you gotta get going and do it. You’re going to learn along way.


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Derrick Duplessy

Executive Director at Duplessy Foundation
Derrick has coached 500+ executives in 10 years as an executive coach. He runs Duplessy Foundation which is dedicated to creating meaningful careers for everyone. He also hosts Purpose Rockstar, a daily show on iTunes where he shares the career stories of a variety of guests.

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