02 Jun 326: What We’ve Learned from 15 Years of Dreaming BIG
May marked the 15th Anniversary of the BIG Dream Gathering! It’s been a wild ride since that first “accidental” Gathering at our house… but we’re wildly blessed to say it inspired countless events and thousands and thousands of dreams too!
And we have loved DREAMING BIG with so many of you over the years. So, we wanted to have a special episode of DREAM THINK DO where we celebrate with YOU! My bride, Melissa joins us!
Plus, we have some surprise guests who have inspiring stories to tell about pursuing and achieving BIG dreams. Oh… and… we’ll be sharing some behind the scenes stories we’ve not shared before… and we’ll answer audience questions too! It’s time to celebrate. Who’s in? Let’s do this!
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE BIG DREAM GATHERING and WATCH SOME OF THE VIDEO SERIES: www.BIGDREAMGATHERING.com
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR GUESTS:
Adam Carroll: www.AdamSpeaks.com
Mandy Franje: www.instagram.com/mandyfranje
Lindsay Palmer: www.hirealindsay.com
UPCOMING BIG DREAM GATHERING:
BIG Dreams happen in small towns! That’s why we’re teaming up with the innovative people in Earlham, Iowa to hold a BIG Dream Gathering this summer!
WHEN: Saturday, June 26th – 10am to noon.
Click Here to find out more and register!
THE “DREAM TOGETHER” APP IS HERE!
It’s designed to help you clarify your goals as well as connect with others so you can “dream together” to make those dreams (big or small) a reality!
So… HERE ARE THE STEPS:
- STEP 1: Download the app.
- STEP 2: Sign up and enter the group code: dreamthinkdo
- STEP 3: Be inspired by the dreams that are already there. Then… follow and encourage a dream or two!
- STEP 4: Post at least one of your own dreams… and then invite friends to join you so you can DREAM TOGETHER!
MORE ABOUT THE BIG DREAM GATHERING:
The back story is in 2006, one of Mitch’s big dreams was on the ropes and he was about to give up. As a last ditch effort… he decided to host something he called a “BIG Dream Gathering” at his home.
It was an opportunity for friends to come and write down their dreams and goals, and then post them on the walls of his family home. Next, everyone could read all the dreams and see if they could help with encouragement, connections, or support.
It was supposed to go for a few hours… but it wound up lasting a full week!
And as a result… all sorts of dreams were launched. Everything from helping kids in Africa to a couple of dreamers scoring a contract with NIKE!
These BIG Dream Gatherings have continued and Mitch and his Dream Team have seen this revolution take off with countless dreams reawakened and incredible connections made.
To find out more about the BIG Dream Gathering, visit: BIGDreamGathering.com.
To follow along with the adventures and to help inspire YOUR dreams, join Mitch and the BDG team on Facebook by clicking here.
THE EPISODE – MINUTE BY MINUTE:
- 0:02 Welcome! It’s time to celebrate.
- 1:59 Download the Dream Together App
- 3:11 Episode starts
- 3:41 What to expect from the event
- 4:11 Welcome, Melissa, and a look back at the first Dream Big Gathering.
- 13:47 Start messy but try your best
- 16:42 Melissa’s dream to own a farm
- 21:19 The week-long instigator: Meet Andy
- 27:30 The role of prayer in Mathew’s journey
- 29:19 Some of the Matthew’ favorite dreams over the years
- 35:28 Granting permission to dream
- 40:37 The power of encouragement
- 42:00 Meet one of our first dreamers, Mandy!
- 46:51 You never know where your dreams will take you
- 53:07 Meet the women behind the scenes, Lindsey Palmer!
- 59:28 How Lindsey’s dreams have evolved
- 1:03:31 Q&A with Mitch and Melissa
- 1:14:27 Closing thoughts
I WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!:
Leave a comment and let me know what stood out from all the great stories! What do YOU think? How important is it to go after dreams? How do YOU decide which dreams to go after? Why do you think it’s important to encourage other people to go after their dreams? Seriously… let me know. I can’t wait to hear from you!