Season 2, Episode 7: “Women, Wealth and Wow” with Anne-Marie Faiola [Podcast]

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 7 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this seventh episode of our Women, Wealth and Wow! series, I introduce you to my guest Anne-Marie Faiola of Bramble Berry in Bellingham, Washington … and boy, are you in for a treat.

Anne-Marie is one of the most evolved entrepreneurs I know. She has cracked the code on how to turn what she wants into tangible results. Her approach will inspire you to see each new day as an opportunity to enjoy life more, and to bring everyone in your sphere of influence along for the ride. Enjoy my chat with Anne-Marie NOW!

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Season 2, Episode 7: Show Notes

Here are few episode 7 highlights.

  1. Anne-Marie on her transition from prison guard (yes, prison guard) to soapmaking entrepreneur (starting at 2:00).
  2. The importance of business planning (starting at 8:22).
  3. What it's like to transition from a “real” job, to selling 1,000 bars of soap a month, and how it lead to a calling called Bramble Berry (starting at 9:30).
  4. “It's so zingy” to hang out with other entrepreneurs (starting at 17:31).
  5. Anne-Marie answers: How do you define wealth? (starting at 18:21).
  6. No matter what happens, it's your response to it is that really defines any given situation. (starting at 20:36).
  7. You can plan how you are going to feel on any given day — how does that work? (starting at 23:22).
  8. How to WOW! (starting at 28:30).

  9. “Just start today!” (starting at 34:36).

Season 2, Episode 7: Resources

You'll love the book recommendations from Anne-Marie.

  1. The Firestarter Sessions and The Desire Map, by Danielle LaPorte
  2. Oprah and Deepak Chopra's 21 Day Meditation Challenge
  3. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
  4. The Myth of Multi-Tasking by David Crenshaw

Connect with Anne-Marie at Bramble Berry

Check out Bramble Berry at her website, and on Facebook, and Twitter.

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About Donna Maria Coles Johnson

Donna Maria is an author, podcaster, attorney, and the founder and CEO of the Indie Business Network, providing affordable product liability insurance and mentoring. Donna Maria teaches Makers and Creative Entrepreneurs how to use technology and community to build a profitable, sustainable business.