Aug 3, 2020
In this episode, Mike and Amanda
Goetz have a great conversation about intention, focus, lessons
learned in building a business, joining a business and starting
over. Amanda is the VP of Marketing at The Knot and Founder of a
new side gig.
drove you to start building out a side business?
do you keep things straight?
did you start to get comfortable with saying no to
compelled you to go out and raise money this time?
do you say no to people?
do you deal with the pain, conflict and challenges?
do we struggle with transparency?
does community mean to you?
do we overcome not wanting to be self-promotional?
everyday, how am I going to approach this day and what does success
believe in “mommy guilt”
- Whatever I am doing in this moment gets my full
defense is your email. Not every email needs an immediate
offense is when you are in control of what you are
the absence of information, people spin and they ask a lot of
questions. I believe in pro-active communication.
people don’t have a true North Star, that’s when you get
- Experience is the best teacher.
have to do applications of these things.
it comes to saying no to business relationships, I think a lot
about where it needs to start and it needs to start with knowing
ok to acknowledge highs and lows and talk about those
- Someone has to be brave enough to go first.
This creates a foundation of trust and further
- Community means to me people who found
connection through usually highs or lows.
- Brands that try to be everything to everyone
end up being nothing to anyone.
- Self-promotion is very different than stating
your thoughts into the world.
have to bet on yourself before other people will.
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