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I’m Debra. My last name is Trappen (pronounced: tray-pen).


Thank you for stopping by to learn a bit more about me and my story!


Sharing my knowledge, experience, and zest for life to inspire others to take their lives, businesses and attitudes to another level and focusing them on defining it all based on their values is what FIRES ME UP and gets me jumping out of bed every single morning.



In 2002, I defined my purpose statement:
I fire people up and into their greatness!


Breakout Fire Up! Book TalkAs well as my life statement:
I live to ignite passion, infuse purpose, and inspire progress by connecting, engaging, elevating and empowering the magnificent relationships and brilliant ideas in my world.


I started d11 in 2012, wrote my first book in 2015, and now I am getting ready to launch my first eCourse! Passionately serving others and helping them define and design the best version of themselves is what gets me jumping out of bed in the morning!


Trying to figure out how we can work TOGETHER?


Here are a few options:



Need a speaker to fire up your event audience?


My Keynote Talks are for YOU!



Looking for a workshop to help your sales force leverage their personal brand to build more business or to empower your employees to create a life that fires them up?


My workshops are for YOU!



Feeling stuck with whether you should start a business, put your name in the ring for a promotion or trying to figure our if that new job tickling your dreams is for you?


FINALLY FEELING READY to really make steps to transform your life by getting REAL with who you are, what you love, why you are here and who you are meant to serve?



My executive or group consulting are for YOU!



I look forward to connecting with you soon and uncovering ways we can work together to take your life, leadership, and business to the next level!



I love to shine in these roles and sprinkle these sparkles…


empowerment coach * professional speaker * personal development author * soultank specialist * wine lover * relationship builder * moxie mentor * truth teller * network connector * experience creator * natural promoter * sassy storyteller * idea stormer * life photographer * confidence booster * energy sparker * bold believer * husband lover * ignited entrepreneur * tech/sci-fi geek * raised by a computer nerd and a power woman

My Professional Bio:


Debra Trappen (tray-pen) lives to FIRE PEOPLE UP and is compelled to ignite passion, infuse purpose, and inspire progress!


She is focused on serving growth-minded leaders – with a passion for sparking GenX Women building their slice of the kingdom from the couch, carpool, cubicle, or corner office. Debra starts at the core by helping them uncover the BEST version of themselves – who they are, what talents and activities fuel them and their purpose, and who they are meant to serve. This translates into a life, brand, business culture, and attitude that all shine online to attract ideal connections, grow influence and can be leveraged to design a life and business that fires you up!


A sought-after speaker, educator, and author, as well as the co-founder of The Radical Entrepreneur, Debra’s been spotlighted and interviewed on several platforms, publications, and media outlets, including Inman News, RESA, National Women’s Council, National Association of REALTORS®, Maverick CEO, Agent Caffeine, The Inspired Woman Project, The Money Hour, How She Built It,, RETechCampus, and


When she is not idea-storming her next adventure, reading-writing-recording in her Fire Up! studio, or sprinkling moxie from the stage – you will find her walking her pups, editing photos on her iPhone, watching Sci-Fi and 80’s flicks, or wine tasting with her husband and besties!


Her first book, Fire Up! Taking Your Life and Business to 11 is available here


If you are ready to design a life and business that fires you up, visit  She dares you.