Why Not Now? with Amy Jo Martin

Why Not Now? with Amy Jo Martin

You know that thing you've been thinking about doing? Why Not Now? Amy Jo Martin, a New York Times Best-Selling Author and Personal Branding pioneer, created this show because she believes the world will be a better place if more people ask themselves, "Why Not Now?". Each episode you'll hear from Amy Jo herself and a professional Why Notter - guests like Mark Cuban, Jessica Alba, Tony Robbins, Barbara Corcoran, Billy Corgan and more - and learn how they answered the question then took action, so you can too.... Show More

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October 18, 2020 65 min

Dr. Meredith Provost is a minivan-driving mom and fertility doctor who started sharing her voice online this year. She had no social media footprint when she became a Renegade student.

 

Fast-forward and she goes viral on TikTok. Meredith shares step-by-step how this happened and how she started owning her voice. Her message resonated because she showed up consistently and shared a message that’s important to her.

 

When you are un...

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This week's guest is Ksenia Avdulova. Ksenia is a speaker, educator, founder of Breakfast Criminals and host of the Woke & Wired Podcast.

In this episode, Amy Jo Martin and Ksenia discuss how to take action by trusting your intuition even when it may not make sense. Ksenia also shares how she stays in alignment with herself while setting goals and seeing them through.

 

Follow Ksenia: https://www.instagram.com/whereisksenia...

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Imagine having a baby, moving cities, going through a divorce, and starting a new business that generated 6 figures all in ONE year. Life Coach and this week's guest, Jules Webber did just that.

 

In this episode, Jules and Amy Jo discuss how Jules navigated those crazy twelve months. It started just after her divorce when she realized she was approaching an “all or nothing” moment. She decided to bet on herself and go all in o...

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Glennon Doyle is the #1 New York Times Best-Selling Author of "Untamed" & "Love Warrior". She is also the Founder & President of Together Rising.

Amy Jo & Glennon dive deep into her incredible story from struggling with addiction to her path to sobriety. Glennon discusses how she learned to shape the pain she endured into acts of service. Glennon also shares how watching a cheetah named Tabitha chase a l...

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Talia Pollock is an author and the founder of Party In My Plants.

 

In this episode, Talia and Amy Jo talk through Talia’s Why Not Now? Moment that came when she realized she was being recognized as “The Party In My Plants Lady” and not who she was as a person. You see, Talia is more than just that title suggests. She’s worked for David Letterman, College Humor, Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, and has performed comedy acr...

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Danika Brysha has spent the past decade building her personal brand by showing up on social media as her authentic self. In doing so, she’s built a community of people ready to convert when she launches something new. Case in point, when she launched The Self Care Society, Danika didn’t need to worry about how to get people in the door because there was an already highly engaged following that trusted her, knew the value that she w...

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For over 15 years Lauren Mitrick Wood has been absolutely crushing it in the Real Estate game. Lauren specializes in residential sales and works with a myriad of clients including first-time buyers, sellers, renters and investors, in the greater Chicago area. She is also the founder of the lifestyle real estate brand Olive Well as well as a Renegade Brand Bootcamp alumni.

 

Lauren’s Why Not Now? moment started when Amy Jo asked Lau...

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Dr. Melanie McNally is a psychologist and author; specializing in helping teens and young adults build self confidence, manage anxiety, and achieve their goals. She helps them become the super heroes of their life story.

 

In this episode, Melanie shares the Why Not Now? moment when she decided to move her successful therapy practice from the physical world to the virtual world. She found that providing online support and telethera...

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Oprah calls her a hero. At age 19, Amy Purdy was given a 2% chance to live after being diagnosed with meningitis. Due to a lack of circulation, she lost her legs below the knees. After this life-altering experience, Amy has gone on to become a Paralympian snowboard champion, ABC's Dancing With The Stars runner-up, author, speaker, and co-founder of non-profit Adaptive Action Sports. Amy knows all about adversity and she's a...

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Elaine Wellness founder, Elaine Morrison joins Amy Jo on the show this week.

 

Elaine’s Why Not Now is engrained in her company. After facing health issues, Elaine took it upon herself to create a solution that would become Elaine Wellness. She shares her entrepreneurial journey, from building a product in a field she wasn’t familiar with, to what happened when a couple of much larger companies caught wind of what she was doing and...

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Dr. Gay Hendricks has been a leader in the fields of relationship transformation and body-mind transformation for more than 45 years. He earned his Ph.D. from Stanford and served as Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Colorado for 21 years.

 

Gay has written more than 40 books, two of my favorites include The Big Leap and Five Wishes. He has appeared on more than 500 radio and TV shows including Oprah, CNN, CNBC...

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This is our 200th episode! Whether you’ve been with us since #1 or you’re a 1st-time listener, thank you. We can’t do this without you.

 

For this episode, Amy Jo’s husband Richard becomes the Why Not Now? host, putting Amy Jo in the hot seat. Amy Jo shares what she considers to be her biggest Why Not Now? moment, one that brings her true internal joy. She reflects back on 200 episodes of the Why Not Now? Show and talks about some ...

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Your “Why Not Now?” moment may not always be about starting something new. What happens if that moment comes when it’s time to end something? Eran Zinman, Co-Founder & CTO of monday.com, and Amy Jo discuss that very thing in this episode. 

 

Eran’s “Why Not Now?” came after he realized he hadn’t validated the idea for his first company properly and had built a product that nobody wanted. He then decided to close the business. R...

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Cindy Eckert has built and sold two pharmaceutical companies and she's the creator of the Little Pink Pill. Cindy exited that company for more than a billion dollars, and in total has $1.5bn worth of exits, but who's counting? Right? Cindy writes her own rules and defines what it means to be a renegade. The woman is unapologetically true to herself and it's serving her very, very well.

 

Cindy has created and runs The P...

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For the past 14 years, Jaime Casap has been the Chief Education Evangelist for Google. He recently left that position, and like many of us, Jaime is now on the path to figuring out what he’s going to do next. 

 

Jaime and Amy Jo discuss the Why Not Now? moment that led him to Google; a moment that took him from New York to Arizona with only $40 in his pocket. Jaime’s main focus is on education, and he shares the question he believe...

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This week, Amy Jo and Richard kick off their Renegade Road Trip. After their home sold faster than they thought it would, rather than settling for a new home they were completely sold on they decided to buy an RV and hit the road. They discuss how they came to this decision by sharing the 5 Renegade Rules they following when making big life decisions. These tips are applicable to almost any decision you may have in front of you and...

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Nealy Fischer is a globe-trotting mother, yogi, teacher, author of Food You Want: For the Life You Crave, & founder of The Flexible Chef.

 

Nealy may be known as “The Flexible Chef” but in this conversation with Amy Jo, she shares how to be “The Flexible Entrepreneur”. Nealy shares how to make being an entrepreneur fit around your life rather than your life fitting around being an entrepreneur. She discusses how to balance work...

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Alicia Menendez is a Writer, MSNBC Anchor, and Advocate for Women in the Workplace. She is the author of "The Likeability Trap: How To Break Free and Succeed As You Are".

 

Alicia shares a Why Not Now? moment that effected every aspect of her life, career, and those she was working with. She explains the questions she asked herself, and the process she applied, to see if the “risk” was worth it to potentially put her career...

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Van Jones is a CNN political contributor, NY Times best-selling author & worked in the White House as an advisor to President Obama. He’s known for being the voice of reason for both red & blue states during the 2016 election.

 

He’s a social entrepreneur, a Yale-educated attorney & has been deemed one of the most influential people in the world according to TIME Magazine. 

 

In this episode, we revisit Amy Jo and Van’s...

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Prof. Scott Galloway is an Author, Entrepreneur & a Professor of Marketing at the New York Stern School of Business. 

 

In this episode, Amy Jo Martin & Scott cover a wide range of topics. Scott discusses how having a wide variety of people to give advice & opinions can help you gain a healthy perspective when you’re making big decisions. You’ll get to hear Scott’s strong opinions on the current state of social media pl...

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