Amy Talks About Fear and Doubt With Alena Chapman

My 30 Minute Moments radio interview with Alena Chapman was AWESOME! We talked about real stuff. Like… how to be focused, driven AND grounded, which is a pretty tricky combination. We talked about fear, and I shared how I deal with it on a daily basis. And… we spoke about the value of meditation – […]

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How to Write a Business Plan

Sneak Peek: Learn how to write a business plan to grow and expand your business. You’ve probably heard it before: “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” In fact, this quote has gotten so trite a simple Google search can’t even tell you if it’s attributed to Winston Churchill, Benjamin Franklin, “proverb,” or […]

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Business Development 101: Leveraging Partnerships For Mutual Benefit

Sneak Peek: Learn to forge strategic partnerships with other people and businesses to genuinely benefit both sides.   What does business development mean? Business development encompasses the processes needed to implement growth within and in concert with other organizations. It is the foundation of business and commerce. The question is – do you want incremental […]

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Hiring a Business Coach: 7 Important Things to Watch Out For

Been thinking about hiring a business coach but not sure whether or not to take the plunge? Good. You should be cautious. Especially nowadays. When I became a business coach, 22 years ago, I was one of the first ones in the U.S., Canada and Australia. The International Coaching Federation hadn’t even been founded yet. […]

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Ground Level Opportunity What Should I Do

Ground Level Opportunity – What Should I Do?

Over the last week I was offered an incredible GROUND LEVEL opportunity. You know the story… An opportunity that comes once in a lifetime – playing with majors in the industry. And as an entrepreneur, I know you know what this feels like, a really freaking cool opportunity shows up–you grab that bull by the […]

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I’m Wishing For A 9 to 5 Right Now. How About You?

I had a dream wishing for a 9 to 5. I was waiting tables at a local restaurant. Smiling. Bringing people food to enjoy. Handling their problems: “My food isn’t hot enough.” “I didn’t order this.” “Do you have a highchair?” And when I woke up… I thought to myself… that sounds really great!! For […]

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Achieving Everyday Work/Life Balance from Today’s Parent Editor Sasha Emmons

Do you have, “Balance that brings you joy and provides an environment for you to thrive?” YAH RIGHT! Me neither. That’s why this podcast of “Pitch Me Moms” is so amazing. We’ll be discussing achieving everyday work/life balance with Sasha Emmons. Sasha Emmons, editor of “Today’s Parent,” – the #1 parent publication in Canada, shares […]

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Sex with the Ex, Pointy Toe Heels, and Getting Your Invention into the MarketPlace

Do you have an ex? Do you hate them? If so, you’re not going to believe this podcast. In this innovative episode of, “Pitch Me Moms”, host Amy Applebaum, is joined by her EX-HUSBAND, entrepreneur Joel Thielke, to give advice to Fonda Smith on getting her “Shoe Tip” invention into the marketplace. Listen to the […]

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