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?
- Relate — you need to share your own experience
- Listen — after relating it’s time to listen
- Assess your ability to help
- Gauge that person’s commitment to action
How can we build an audience?
- Start today
- Don’t be afraid to re-share content
How can business owners reach that elusive next level?
- Back up and start with yourself
How best to connect with Amy:
- Free course: www.youcanfreelance.com/onward