AMANTE | PODCAST Jul 16, 2022
Overcoming life's challenges with perseverance, gratitude and self discovery with Guest Carien Wessels
Francesca sits down with inspiring Kelowna powerhouse Carien Wessels to dive into the subject of overcoming life's changes and challenges while maintaining self confidence, gratitude and embracing self discovery. Carien shares her powerful story and message about her journey, her career path, what makes her who she is today, and her WHY in this world. While Francesca and Carien dive into this topic, they embark on the discussion of their divorce journeys, their appreciation for their choice of see the world and how to re-learn who we are daily. Not by what we were taught from childhood, and yet, deciding what is a "yes" for us today as an adult. Carien is a wealth of knowledge with the most touching and powerful message to share. She shows her heart on her sleeve every day, all while creating connection, success, and spreading joy with her love, curiosity, and excitement for all whom cross her path. Thank you Carien for who you are and for being with us on the AMANTE podcast today.
Nutritionist & Vouge UK Tea spotlight founder, Jass Stupak.
CEO and founder of Leaves Tea, Nutritionist, Certified Herbalist as seen on Vouge UK, the talented Jass Stupak. Jass shared insight on her entrepreneurial journey, her WHY in the nutrition field as an expert in helping others with candida, parasites and regaining their bliss.
Tired? I bet you are. Feat: Sleep Training Expert Founder Pam Nease
Founder and Sleep Training Expert Pam Nease joins AMANTE Group founder Francesca Amante to talk all things sleep. Pam has read all the books, googled all the latest news and trends, done her homework and been invited to attend the Biennial Pediatric Sleep Medicine Conference twice! Read all about her extensive background in baby and children's sleep in her bio on her website - pamneasesleep.com. Pam is carving out a very different path in this unregulated and unlicensed industry. We hope you enjoy this fantastic episode from anywhere in the world. Thank you Pam for joining us today on the AMANTE Podcast!
Battling Imposter Syndrome as an entrepreneur
Founder Francesca sits down with special guest and childhood friend Taylor Slack, a global virtual assistant and owner of Sunday Virtual Assisting. Taylor and Francesca talk about the wins and challenges that entrepreneurs face when starting a business/start-up. From personal development, imposter syndrome, daily self-discipline, they chat about it all. Thank you Taylor for joining us at AMANTE today, and for sharing your passion and learnings from the ever changing career as an entrepreneur & business owner.
HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2023! What is our true purpose?
Francesca sits down on the 1st day of 2023, on January 1st to reflect on what's really important in life. What the loss and lessons learned have taught her - and what she has learned to appreciate the most as her birthday approached on December 31st. Francesca taps into how life can be 'so simple' and yet we at times complicate life in ways unnecessary due to life's never ending distractions and tendencies to keep us on a rat-race of 'doing more'.
AMANTE TALKS SPEAKING SERIES live podcast & live panel
Enjoy this exciting LIVE podcast and panel filmed at the 1st ever Amante Talks Speaking series event in Kelowna BC 2022! Stay tuned for our next Amante talks speaking series event to launch in 2023!
TEDx Speaker Trevor speaks on Leadership
Founder Francesca Amante sits down with TEDx speaker Trevor to discuss leadership, obstacles in life that make us stronger humans, better leaders, and more driven CEO's. Trevor shares his journey, his passions and what has brought him to his successes today. Trevor recently came down from Vancouver and attended Francesca's first 2022 AMANTE TALKS speaking series event. He shares his thoughts and excitement for the next live event. Enjoy this fantastic episode from whenever in the world you are listening in from. Thank you Trevor for your time and for being on the Amante podcast!
Amante talks event reflection & getting to know our speaker Bonita
Enjoy as founder Francesca Amante sits down for a candid conversation with her Amante talks event guest speaker Bonita as they reflect back on the recent Amante speaking series event, what Bonita spoke on and a little tid-bit about what makes Bonita who she is! STAY TUNED as we announce details on our next Amante talks speaking series event coming in the new year of 2023!
Business Coach Bonita Summers
Founder Francesca Amante sits down with business coach Bonita Summers to discuss raw topics on life, our internal discoveries, trusting our intuition and stepping into the world curious about how to become the best version of ourselves. Bonita has held a variety of positions as a Queen's University administrator while simultaneously taking courses, raising 4 children and volunteering at a crisis centre in Kingston, ON. Bonita made the Dean's Honour Roll two years in a row, placing as one of the top 200 students in Arts and Science, and receiving special honours in political studies. As a former journalist for the Chronicle Journal/Times News of Thunder Bay, ON, Bonita has been a freelance writer, published author, and editor of "Your Workplace", a national business magazine. Bonita is also a certified Yin Yoga instructor, Therapeutic Touch practitioner, and an Advanced Psych-K Practitioner. Bonita's volunteer activities include mentoring for the WEBC (Women's Enterprise Centre of BC) and for the LD-ACE program for the University of Victoria, as a mentor for aspiring First Nations entrepreneurs. She has also been an environmental activist in the prevention of mishandling of radioactive wastes, a Red Cross volunteer for the Kosovo project, and a dog companion at the BCSPCA. Her greatest passion is being of service to those who seek fulfillment in their relationships and careers, and clarity on their spiritual path. To that end, she continues to study and practice various techniques for deepening human awareness to support hers and her clients' evolution in consciousness.
Wandering the journey of being a business owner
Business owner and photographer of WanderlinePhotoCO, April Reeke comes together with Francesca to have a real, raw and authentic conversation around being a business owner, entrepreneur and what that looks like on the daily. April is such a driven, passionate and talented entrepreneur and is is such a pleasure to have her join us for this talk. She brings a smile to all whom she meets and we know this podcast will bring a smile to your day wherever in the world you are listening from. Enjoy!
Men's Coach Brandon dives into Vulnerability
Vulnerability. Relationships. Entrepreneurship. Failure. Success. We talk about it all. Come down the raw journey with coach Brandon and Francesca.
Divorce & Vulnerability
Francesca & her valued friend Brooklyn reflect on Francesca's divorce, how it shaped her, and how Francesca speaks on grew into who she is today. Francesca speaks on embracing vulnerability, gratitude and embracing failure in both in business and in day to day life. Francesca and Brooklyn smile in gratitude for what the journey has taught Francesca and how she's remembered in the process that it doesn't matter where you go, what material possessions you acquire, rather the people that are on your journey that matters the most.
Metabridge CEO Steve Wandler speaks on his Entrepreneurial Superpower
CEO and Founder of Metabridge, Steve Wandler, joins Francesca to discuss his journey into creating Metabridge, his journey into public speaking, and creating a culture within entrepreneurship that embraces failure, a safe place to talk about importance and wellbeing, mental health and balance as an entrepreneur. Steve gets real about his ADHD, expectations our society places on us from childhood to "pass certain tests" and, to achieve a level of success that precludes failure of any sort. We are here to grow and learn from our mistakes as human beings - all the while, being authentic about who we are and the superpowers that make us uniquely who was are. Steve encompasses this to a "Tee" in all he does and embodies in his journey.
Interview with CO Founder & CEO Kyle Jones of Impact Builders
CO Founder Kyle Jones & CEO of Impact Builders joins Francesca to discuss his journey and his evolution in entrepreneurship. Kyle has had a great impact on Francesca's life, and has been an inspiring force since they first crossed paths. Francesca admires Kyle's dedication to his builds, his loyalty to his clients, and his continued drive to spread kindness into this world. Enjoy this inside look at this incredible entrepreneur and founder.
Entrepreneurship & Leadership with Founder Francesca Amante + Coach/Speaker Brandon Archer
This week Francesca Amante joins the talented coach, speaker and entrepreneur, Brandon Archer, as they speak on the topic of leadership, personal development and mental health in the work place. Brandon was a keynote speaker at the JCI Canada 2020 Regional Convention and has been on 20+ podcasts in the country and USA. We are honoured to have him back to highlight the key to growing as a leader and how his heart attack was the catalyst to him starting his journey as a coach and leader of young leaders in this changing world.
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