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Meet Cindy Lee Rhodes

Today we’d like to introduce you to Cindy Lee Rhodes. Them and their team share their story with us below:


Cindy Rhodes has turned in her Chef’s Toque for a rewarding career that is near and dear to her heart! Cindy has always been a mover, and a shaker and a go-getter. She’s known to wear many hats, as a podcaster, a travel agent, client retention & podcasting coach.

According to Cindy, the key to a happy life is practicing gratitude and showing appreciation for her journey. Cindy shares as much as she can by being grateful and living life. Cindy is making a difference in her daily ritual by making a decision to continue to compliment strangers, and calling people in her life to check in with them and making people laugh.

The Bucket List Coach Brand began in 2012 after realizing in one particular week, Cindy was working over 100 hours for her small business tools concierge so she joined a “Travel Club” and began traveling.

Surf City Aloha Marketing:
A small business toolbox concierge for your business. Tools include: cards and gifts services to be top of mind with clients, travel for the busy professional, a travel incentives program, a digital business card platform, social media management, podcast management and a video podcast mastery!

She existed most of my life and was ready to start living and started the Blog at and Bucket List Coach Voluntours on Facebook (Volunteering with Orphahges to Baja and Beyond) via the Corzon De Vida Foundation and other organizations!.

Another organization that is near and dear to her heart is the Surfrider Foundation. The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Programs include: ocean-friendly restaurants, beach clean-ups, hold on to your butt, help your harbor, blue water task force, ocean-friendly gardens & rise above plastics.

Cindy is the Raffle Liason for this organization, she helps gather raffle items for events throughout the year including the “Surf City Splash”… Make a splash in the ocean at high noon on Jan. 1st and check this off your bucket list in Huntngton Beach by giving back to the Surfrider of Huntington/Seal Beach. Take the plunge and make a difference. Local vendors on the plaza, raffle, online auction, entertainment by local artists and a fun costume contest!

In 2018, Cindy started the next chapter of her brand and became an independent Travel Agent in LA. with host agency -American Travel Bureau. Since 2020, Cindy has been introducing this travel platform to those who travel at least once a year. If you travel once a year or more you will save on your own travel for retreats, conventions, business travel and family travel. A great way to travel at wholesale rates, net pricing plus discounts off hotels and more!

About American Travel Bureau:
In business over 20 + years… Founded by John Smith, a Veteran and travel enthusiast. John’s wife was diagnosed with cancer and his mission was to create a legacy by starting a host travel agency. Traveled to over 50 countries with her to make the most lasting memories.

American Travel Bureau, a multinational travel agency and one of the fastest growing travel companies worldwide, utilizes the Independent Travel Agent concept. American Travel Bureau has over 700 suppliers and they are one of the only agencies that offer net rates. Which means you subtract your commission from your trip costs.

About Bucket List CoachTravel & Tours:
As a travel agent with Bucket List Coach Travel Tours, Cindy provides all you need for your ultimate Bucket List Vacation! Excursions, Car Rental, Cruises, Wine Trips, Catalina, LA, San Diego, Mexico, Hawaii, Vegas and all around the globe! As well as travel interests: LBGTQ, Destination Weddings, Family Vacations and Seminar At Sea Cruises for your company… The only service that is not included is flights only!

And if you are a nonprofit, she would love to help you book a Cruise for your 501C3 organization. Another way to give back to the community and help nonprofits with funds to their organization.

As well as her journey as a Podcaster at Bucket List Coach Web Show! Interviewing those in Aviation, Bars, Restaurants, Non Profits, Excursion Companies, Travel Suppliers and those who have a really amazng bucket list to share! Tune in every Wednesday afternoon on Facebook and YouTube at Bucket List Coach Web Show Live!

For those who are in the small business arena, you can be a guest on “Ask Cindy Connector Live” podcast. A way for Cindy to share to her sphere of influence what you are doing in your business.

In 2020, Cindy began her Journey as an ambassador of the National Day Calendar. National Day. ‘Bio at is a way to love on your clients and friends through using National Days, Weeks and Months. As a matter of fact, she wrote a book about it at Referral Rockstar & National Day Calendar Pocket Guide. How to live daily in Gratitude, make a difference and be the best at giving referrals! Be the Connector! To be published in early 2023! Download the National Day Calendar app!

Most memorable experience was hosting a fundraiser with SF 49’er Dwight Clark to help fund for a client’s son who was undergoing cancer treatment as well as a charity fundraiser for Virginia Tech to help raise funds for family members of those lost in the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007.

Alright, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
Being an Entrepreneur has been by far the best journey of my life!

Riding the wave to success, there have been obstacles but the key is to have strategies set in place to overcome them… And having great accountability partners has set me up for success!

Is there any advice you’d like to share with our readers who might just be starting out?
Find a money mentor and an accountability partner to help you reach the goals! Create I am statements and recite them every day to reach your goals beyond your expectations!


Things to do to continue the rapport process. (See more referrals come to your business)

(1) Send a video thank you text.

(2) Send a nice to meet you card.

(3) Start a podcast and interview others on their business.

(4) Send a half birthday and birthday gift.

(5) Send a gift on the anniversary of their business.

(6) Connect them to other business owners in your sphere of influence.

(7) At a networking event: Be the connector and have it be about others not you.

(8) Check for ideas to be remembered based on National Day! (Love on your small business friends) (Connect with Cindy on how to use the Calendar to show gratitude to others)

(9) Make a testimonial video.

(10) Mail a personal development book.


  • $75 be a part of American Travel Bureau and $27 a month
  • Concierge Services: $650 10 hours $900 15 hours $1200 20 hours
  • Donate to Surfrider starting at $5

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