Failure isn’t failure — it’s progress, with Amy Anderson.

Episode 200

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Amy Anderson is an Emmy Award-winning writer, the former senior editor of SUCCESS magazine, and founder of Anderson Content Consulting. Most recently, Amy is also the founder of Freelance Academy, a resource for freelancers at all stages of their careers. She has a passion for coaching and mentoring people to find the freedom they long for in their businesses and their lives.

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What do you do in the first 60 minutes of your day?

Amy wakes up 30 minutes before her son, reads/meditates, spends an hour and a half with him, and then a half hour on a number of different activities — rigidity is not a measure of consistency — let your day flow as it needs to. ONWARD!

Favorite quote or lesson?

“What you can do — or dream you can do — begin it! Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

How do you define success?

Success is freedom — and Amy talks about what freedom means to her.

What strategy do you use to combat fear?

Amy starts her fear defense plan by writing down all her fears — and Amy tells the reasons why here.

What makes as “A player” an “A player”?

An “A player” is first and foremost a good person. They’re kind and hardworking.


Final Round – “Breaking Down the Recipe for Success”


How can we become better mentors?

  1. Relate — you need to share your own experience
  2. Listen — after relating it’s time to listen
  3. Assess your ability to help
  4. Gauge that person’s commitment to action

How can we build an audience?

  1. Start today
  2. Don’t be afraid to re-share content

How can business owners reach that elusive next level?

  1. Back up and start with yourself

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