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On Owning Up, we share true stories of entrepreneurship as told by those who best know the grind of starting, running, and owning a business while living the military life. Featuring AMSE CEO/Founder Moni Jefferson The Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs (AMSE) was started in the summer of 2019. Through nationwide efforts, AMSE aims to elevate military spouse entrepreneurs to new heights. For more information about AMSE, visit www.amsemembers.com.

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On Owning Up, we share true stories of entrepreneurship as told by those who best know the grind of starting, running, and owning a business while living the military life. Featuring AMSE CEO/Founder Moni Jefferson The Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs (AMSE) was started in the summer of 2019. Through nationwide efforts, AMSE aims to elevate military spouse entrepreneurs to new heights. For more information about AMSE, visit www.amsemembers.com.

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English

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You can achieve financial stability and success in your business endeavors

5/30/2024
In this must-listen episode, we tackle the critical topic of financial wellness specifically tailored for military spouse small business owners. Military spouses often face unique challenges and may feel unsupported in their entrepreneurial journeys. Join us as we explore practical strategies, resources, and expert advice to help you achieve financial stability and success in your business endeavors. In this episode, host Moni Jefferson welcoming long-time digital acquaintance and military spouse entrepreneur Lizanne Lightfoot. Lizanne discusses her transition from a prolific freelance writer and blogger, known as the 'seasoned spouse,' to a full-time role as Director of Marketing and Content at GoVA. The episode centers on their new partnership to provide military spouses with free, smart, and interactive financial tools and resources through GoVA's platform. They discuss the importance of consistency, networking, and the impact of having actionable financial education resources tailored to military families, with a focus on entrepreneurship. We love how our listeners support the mission of AMSE and the Owning Up podcast. As we continue to grow, advocate, and support military spouse entrepreneurs, we wanted to offer that same chance to you, our listeners. For only $5 - you can increase our reach within our community - locally, nationally, and globally. Visit Glow.fm/owningup to become an Owning Up supporter today! Remember, membership Circle has all you need to register for events, connect with other members, and share your wins! You can find all you need to start, grow, and elevate your business! If you’re new to Owning Up, make sure to subscribe to know when a new episode drops. If you're a milspouse, who has a business or is thinking of starting one, join us here at www.amsemembers.com. As always, check out our previous episodes for encouragement, connection, and information. We’d love to have you join our fantastic community! ASSOC. OF MILITARY SPOUSE ENTREPRENEUR COMMUNTY: https://www.amsemembers.com/ InstagramLinkedInFacebook Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook

Duration:00:37:20

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PBS National Memorial Day Concert- Interview with Bryan Cranston

5/26/2024
Join us for a special segment on the PBS National Memorial Day Concert, taking place from the west lawn of the Capitol on May 26th. This year marks the 35th anniversary of this profound event, which honors members of the military and their families with an evening of music and storytelling. Among the highlights, we’ll feature a tribute to World War II, spotlighting U.S. Army veteran John T. “Jack” Moran, who fought in the Battle of the Bulge. This segment, featuring Bryan Cranston, will also commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day. For the 4th year in a row, I’ve had the privilege of participating in this event and meeting legends who are making history. These interviews are a unique opportunity to ask questions you wouldn't normally get to ask. In this episode, you'll hear from a few of my fellow military spouses and those who participated in the Zoom session with Bryan Cranston. Expect great stories, funny moments, and important perspectives that you won't want to miss. As a child of veterans, with both parents having served, Bryan Cranston’s involvement in this event was an easy yes for him. I hope you enjoy this episode, and don't forget to tune in at 8 PM EST tonight for the official kickoff of the PBS National Memorial Day Concert! 🎧 Listen now and join us for an unforgettable experience! We love how our listeners support the mission of AMSE and the Owning Up podcast. As we continue to grow, advocate, and support military spouse entrepreneurs, we wanted to offer that same chance to you, our listeners. For only $5 - you can increase our reach within our community - locally, nationally, and globally. Visit Glow.fm/owningup to become an Owning Up supporter today! Remember, membership Circle has all you need to register for events, connect with other members, and share your wins! You can find all you need to start, grow, and elevate your business! If you’re new to Owning Up, make sure to subscribe to know when a new episode drops. If you're a milspouse, who has a business or is thinking of starting one, join us here at www.amsemembers.com. As always, check out our previous episodes for encouragement, connection, and information. We’d love to have you join our fantastic community! Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Follow Moni Jefferson on Instagram. Assoc of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs Community: https://www.amsemembers.com/

Duration:00:18:22

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Beyond Borders: Navigating Remote Work & Family Life as a Military Spouse

3/20/2024
Miltiary Spouses move all the time with their business and that has its challenges but moving OCONUS to another country can be a whole different game. Not know what they can and cant do with their business, if they are breaking laws, and how to navigate time change when managing clients and teams. This is a constant issues spouses face when moving overseas. Join us on the Owning Up podcast as we explore the inspiring journey of Lauren Lomsdale, a former Marine Corps veteran turned military spouse. In this episode, we tune into Lauren's remarkable transition from the military to a successful career as a freelancer while stationed in Okinawa, Japan. From navigating the challenges of remote work to balancing family life with professional aspirations, Lauren's story offers valuable insights and inspiration for military spouses worldwide. Tune in to discover how resilience, adaptability, and seizing opportunities can lead to success in the dynamic world of remote work and family life. We love how our listeners support the mission of AMSE and the Owning Up podcast. As we continue to grow, advocate, and support military spouse entrepreneurs, we wanted to offer that same chance to you, our listeners. For only $5 - you can increase our reach within our community - locally, nationally, and globally. Visit Glow.fm/owningup to become an Owning Up supporter today! Remember, membership Circle has all you need to register for events, connect with other members, and share your wins! You can find all you need to start, grow, and elevate your business! If you’re new to Owning Up, make sure to subscribe to know when a new episode drops. If you're a milspouse, who has a business or is thinking of starting one, join us here at www.amsemembers.com. As always, check out our previous episodes for encouragement, connection, and information. We’d love to have you join our fantastic community! Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Follow Moni Jefferson on Instagram. Assoc of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs Community: https://www.amsemembers.com/ Assoc of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs Show Notes: https://amseagency.com/blog/laurenlomsdale

Duration:00:13:29

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Nominate, Celebrate & Empower a MilSpouse Today

3/15/2024
We love to celebrate and shine a bright light on our military spouse community! In this episode, we're diving into the second year of the Military Spouse Entrepreneur Award. This award celebrates the remarkable contributions of military spouse entrepreneurs. Nominations are open until March 8th, so whether you're a military spouse with a business or know someone who is, don't miss out on this opportunity to shine a light on their achievements. Remember, membership Circle has all you need to register for events, connect with other members, and share your wins! You can find all you need to start, grow, and elevate your business! If you’re new to Owning Up, make sure to subscribe to know when a new episode drops. If you're a milspouse, who has a business or is thinking of starting one, join us here at www.amsemembers.com. As always, check out our previous episodes for encouragement, connection, and information. We’d love to have you join our fantastic community! Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Follow Moni Jefferson on Instagram. Assoc of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs Community: https://www.amsemembers.com/ Assoc of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs Show Notes: amseagency.com/blog/milspouseaward https://amseagency.com/award

Duration:00:14:52

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Beyond the Norm: Unraveling the Impact of Unconventional Leadership

3/12/2024
We all face imposter syndrome and challenges of going against the grain to go after what we want in our lives. Especially miltiary spouses trying to navigate their careers among the miltiary life journey. In today's episode, we're excited to bring you an inspiring conversation with Cheri Mason, a military spouse, speaker, coach, and advocate. Host Moni Jefferson sits down with Sherry to explore her distinguished career, including her groundbreaking role as the first woman and military spouse chairman of the VA Board of Veterans Appeals. Throughout the episode, we'll delve into topics such as building trust in leadership, breaking glass ceilings, and Sherry's upcoming book, "Dare to Relate: Leading with the Fierce Heart." Get ready for insightful discussions and practical advice as we navigate the journey of modern military spouses. Let's dive in and learn from Cheri's wealth of experience and wisdom! We love how our listeners support the mission of AMSE and the Owning Up podcast. As we continue to grow, advocate, and support military spouse entrepreneurs, we wanted to offer that same chance to you, our listeners. For only $5 - you can increase our reach within our community - locally, nationally, and globally. Visit Glow.fm/owningup to become an Owning Up supporter today! Remember, membership Circle has all you need to register for events, connect with other members, and share your wins! You can find all you need to start, grow, and elevate your business! If you’re new to Owning Up, make sure to subscribe to know when a new episode drops. If you're a milspouse, who has a business or is thinking of starting one, join us here at www.amsemembers.com. As always, check out our previous episodes for encouragement, connection, and information. We’d love to have you join our fantastic community! Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Follow Moni Jefferson on Instagram. Visit our website to become a member: AMSE Email us at hello@amseagency.com https://amseagency.com/blog

Duration:00:43:17

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What If You Could Create A Life You Want, Without Sacrificing, Settling Or Self-Sabotaging

2/28/2024

Duration:00:34:26

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Are You Ready to go from Striving to Thriving, MilSpouse?

2/21/2024
Show Notes: Owning Up Podcast - Elevate to Impact Workshop Series. Join CEO/Founder Moni Jefferson sharing a preview of what to expect from the 3 part live workshop. Introduction: - Welcome to the Owning Up podcast! - Excitement about the Striving to Thriving workshop series, specifically Elevate to Impact. - The transformational journey that led to creating Elevate to Impact. Overview of Elevate to Impact: - A three-part live workshop series designed for military spouses. - A sneak peek into a transformative process for spouses striving to thrive. - Focus on impacting personal and business aspects of military spouses. Workshop Dates: - February 13th, February 15th, and February 22nd. - Replays are available for those unable to attend the live sessions. Workshop Breakdown: Workshop 1: Crushing Your Imposter - Addressing imposter syndrome in various life aspects. - Gaining clarity to break through limiting beliefs. - Uncovering barriers holding back personal and business growth. - Aligning with values and strategies to release hidden fears and expectations. Workshop 2: Redesigning Your Life - Practical tools to redesign life and reveal the true self. - Unlocking sustainable joy despite military life challenges. - Showing up with authority, confidence, and boldness. - Redesigning life for purpose and passion. Workshop 3: Embracing Uncertainty - Navigating the uncertainty of military life with ease and grace. - Implementing bold boundaries and crafting flexible routines. - Discovering the secrets to guilt-free rest and rejuvenation. The Elevate to Impact Program: - A transformative journey for spouses seeking personal and business growth. - A reflection of the connection between personal and business success. Invitation to Attend: - Encouragement to join the free workshop series. - Emphasis on the potential for life-changing outcomes. - The importance of recognizing and addressing personal challenges. - Sign up at https://elevatetoimpactcollective.com/workshop

Duration:00:15:31

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Revive and Refresh your Offer with Offer Cure™ Course

2/7/2024
Ready to Build offers that sell? In partnership with the marketing wizards from Funnel Gorgeous, this month we offer exclusive access to the Offer Cure™ and more alongside hands on coaching with Michelle Hughes and weekly accountability check ins with Anna & Selena. This mini course is a power-packed workshop series designed to help you with the hardest part of the Offer Creation process—figuring out what will be PROFITABLE, plus writing the copy and creating the offer shots. This course fast-tracks all of that effort. By the time you’re done, you’ll be amazed at how much faster it is to create (or revive) your PERFECT irresistible offer! Show notes- - [00:00:03.085 - 00:00:05.645] We're live! Greetings to the audience. - [00:00:06.505 - 00:00:09.045] Special shoutout to Monie for joining the live session. February's Course Excitement: - [00:00:11.325 - 00:00:13.805] The hosts express their excitement for the upcoming February course. - [00:00:13.825 - 00:00:20.925] Discussion about the course setup and exploration of its content. - [00:00:21.105 - 00:00:25.805] The hosts share their amazement at the quality of the course. - [00:00:25.825 - 00:00:28.805] Mention of a conversation with Moni and Michelle regarding the course. Course Origin and Gratitude: - [00:00:29.465 - 00:00:37.155] Recognition of the course being offered through Funnel Gorgeous. - [00:00:37.455 - 00:00:38.595] Expressing excitement for the course and its value. Course Access and Setup: - [00:00:39.055 - 00:00:57.595] Plans for guiding the audience through accessing the course. - [00:00:57.955 - 00:01:02.035] Mention of walking through where to find information for course access. - [00:01:02.205 - 00:01:11.275] Explaining the process of accessing the course outside the current platform. - [00:01:11.455 - 00:01:13.675] The hosts plan to return to their platform for discussions and progress updates. Walkthrough of Course Access: - [00:01:14.215 - 00:01:59.995] A detailed walkthrough of accessing the course, including using coupon codes. - [00:02:00.965 - 00:02:13.685] Highlighting specific sections and steps for course enrollment. - [00:02:14.165 - 00:02:19.885] Emphasizing the importance of following instructions for accessing the course. Overview of Course Content: - [00:02:20.335 - 00:03:06.335] The hosts discuss the content of the course and share their screen for visual aid. - [00:03:06.435 - 00:03:13.015] An introduction to the course structure and the value it offers. - [00:03:13.235 - 00:03:57.035] Mention of tools and resources within the course to help participants refine their offers. - [00:03:57.275 - 00:04:01.935] Discussion about setting a strong foundation for the course and its benefits. - [00:04:02.365 - 00:04:48.745] A teaser for the first week's focus on clarifying offers and using a helpful tool called the "Rainbow Rule." - [00:04:48.985 - 00:05:29.695] Further insights into the course content and the importance of providing quick wins. - [00:05:29.835 - 00:06:33.235] A suggestion for participants to share their clear statements about their offers in the next check-in. Reviving a Dead Offer Bonus: - [00:06:33.475 - 00:09:56.815] Discussion about the bonus content on reviving a dead offer and its relevance for those with existing offers. - [00:09:56.815 - 00:10:19.515] Personal excitement from the hosts about taking the course and applying its principles to their upcoming offers. Show Support and Resources: - Become an Owning Up supporter for $5 at glow.fm/owningup. - Access all information on the AMSI membership circle dashboard for free. - Subscribe to the podcast and join AMSI at amcmembers.com for resources, connections, and previous episodes.

Duration:00:14:04

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Unlock The Heartbeat Of Your Market Course Breakdown

2/6/2024
Ever feel stuck with connecting with your audience. Well on today's episode with Special Guest Introduction - Monique James will break down of the importance of asking questions and tapping into the client needs by breaking down the new and first course offered for our members as AMSE- Unlock the Heartbeat of your market. About Moniek James: - Veteran army spouse, seasoned trainer, consultant, and visionary founder of Renegade Creative Media Group. - Renegade Creative Media Group: Content marketing, consulting, and training agency empowering commercial and nonprofit organizations. - Monique's impact since 2015: Training over 5000 small business owners and entrepreneurs in content clarity for online marketing. Deep Dive into the "Unlock the Heartbeat of Your Market" Course: - Overview of the first community-driven course at Amnesty. - Tactical guide to customer discovery led by Monique James. - Monique's expertise, experience, and secrets to thriving in the evolving world of content marketing. *Interview Segment: - Monique's background and approach: A questioner at heart, tackling obstacles with strategic thinking. - Importance of asking questions in business and personal growth. - Monique's journey into entrepreneurship and empowering herself with questions. - The significance of clarity and self-awareness in marketing strategy. Course Insights - "Heartbeat of Your Market": - Real-world example: Navigating a favorite retail store and emotional pulse points. - Importance of recognizing and leveraging emotional triggers in marketing. - Integration of AI cheat code: Leveraging technology for efficient and productive marketing. Empathy and Asking Questions: - Refreshing mindset on empathy in marketing. - Recognizing pain and pleasure points in customers. - Importance of asking questions and understanding customers' desires. AI Cheat Code: - Monique's experience in leveraging AI in various aspects of her business. - Formula for using AI, particularly the ChatGPT tool, in marketing strategy. - Refining outputs for personalized and impactful marketing messages. Coaching Call Insights: - Common thread: Entrepreneurs wrestling with clarity on what they sell. - Recognition of the need for clarity on the foundational element: The offer. - Upcoming course: "Offer Cure" to focus specifically on refining and defining offerings. *Encouragement and Evolution: - Embracing the opportunity for a reset and quarterly virtual trainings. - Encouraging flexibility, openness, and willingness to endure the process. - Evolution as a leader reflecting in the evolution of the business. - Acknowledging confusion but understanding it's a part of the process. Closing and Connect with Monique James: - Overview of Monique's future plans: Quarterly virtual trainings and new courses. - Encouragement to embrace evolution and stay open to change. - Connect with Monique on LinkedIn or Instagram @MoniqueJames. - The importance of empathy and intention in marketing strategies. Show Support and Resources: - Become an Owning Up supporter for $5 at glow.fm/owningup. - Access all information on the AMSI membership circle dashboard for free. - Subscribe to the podcast and join AMSI at amcmembers.com for resources, connections, and previous episodes.

Duration:00:37:35

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Changing the Game: From Masterclasses to Courses

1/28/2024
Introduction: - Welcome to the Owning Up Podcast, a space for today's modern military spouse striving for a thriving family, a fulfilling business, and a supportive community. - Host: Moni Jefferson, a military spouse, stay-at-home mom turned CEO. - Focus on not just building businesses but owning stories and thriving along the entrepreneurial journey. Navigating Entrepreneurship: - Starting a business is like navigating a maze blindfolded, especially with unpredictable military curveballs. - Moni founded the Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs and the podcast to create a supportive community. Podcast Overview: - Owning Up is the go-to spot for practical tips, real conversations about military spouse life and business, and updates on the AMC community. - A vibrant community of trailblazing entrepreneurs sharing unique insights and experiences. Episode Content: - Special Guest: Michelle, Operations Manager at AMC, also known as the "Wiz" behind the scenes. - Transition from masterclasses to courses discussed. Reasons for Change: - Masterclasses lacked accountability and implementation. - Zoom fatigue led to lower attendance and engagement. - Focus on providing more impactful resources to military spouses. Introduction to Courses: - Introduction of the new course format with a focus on accountability and community support. - Mini courses or community-led courses for a more interactive and effective learning experience. Course Structure: - One course highlighted each month with access to all courses for members. - Weekly check-ins for accountability, workbooks for self-paced learning, and a 45-minute coaching call with the expert at the end of the month. - Providing a holistic learning experience from A to Z. Benefits of Courses: - Addressing the need for accountability, implementation, and community support. - Creating a community-led mini mastermind for ongoing learning and growth. - Courses designed to make an economic impact in the lives of military spouses by teaching profitable business strategies. Conclusion: - Courses are available to All Access and All Access Plus members. - Encouragement to invest time wisely and join a community that meets specific business needs. - Excitement about the potential positive impact of courses on military spouse businesses. Closing Remarks: - Thanks for tuning in to the Owning Up Podcast. - Gratitude for listeners supporting the mission of the Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs. - Opportunity for listeners to become Owning Up supporters for just $5. - Reminder to check the AMSI membership circle dashboard for all necessary information. Outro: - Subscribe for future episodes, join AMSI at amsimembers.com, and explore previous episodes for valuable insights. If you’re new to Owning Up, make sure to subscribe to know when a new episode drops. You can also join our Facebook group to see what other milspouse entrepreneurs are up to and receive the latest AMSE news. If you're a milspouse, who has a business or is thinking of starting one, join us here at AMSE Membership. As always, check out our previous episodes for encouragement, connection, and information. We’d love to have you join our fantastic community! Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Follow Moni Jefferson on Instagram. Visit our website to become a member: AMSE Email us at hello@amseagency.com

Duration:00:22:48

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2024 Kick off with all our updates

1/16/2024
Show Notes for "Owning Up" Podcast Episode: Reflections on the New Year and Community Update Introduction The host greets the audience, wishing everyone a happy new year. - Expresses excitement for the monthly live session at the Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs (AMSE). - Share personal reflections on approaching the new year with a focus on life and business harmony. Embracing Intentionality - Discusses the decision to ease back into work in December, emphasizing the importance of balancing life and business. - Encourages listeners to share their word or phrase of the year. - Host's word of the year: "More" - emphasizing intentional time, fun, laughter, family time, time with God, and self-care. Message for Military Spouse Entrepreneurs - Advises military spouse business owners to avoid feeling pressured to follow a specific path. - Advocates for a personalized approach to building a successful business without burnout. Policy Update: SOFA Agreement - Highlights the new SOFA agreement allowing military spouses to work remotely from Italy. - Emphasizes the positive shift in mindset and culture supporting military spouses' entrepreneurial dreams. - Teases potential similar agreements in other countries, with a hopeful mention of Germany. Advocacy Work and Defense Department Survey - Discusses the impact of military spouse entrepreneurship on addressing community issues. - Teases an upcoming defense department survey seeking military spouses' input. Community Updates - Welcomes 21 new members who joined in December. - Announces Blue Cross Blue Shield's support and involvement in upcoming events. - Teases an upcoming summit, "More Than a Mil Spouse," on May 6th. - Promotes community engagement and collaboration. New Approach to Courses - Introduces a shift from traditional masterclasses to community-driven courses. - Describes the benefits of mini-courses with accountability, coaching sessions, and workbooks for practical implementation. Current Campaigns - Promotes the 2023 impact report survey, encouraging military spouses to participate. - Announces a transition and partnership for the Military Spouse Black Owned Business Guide. Community Connections - Stresses the importance of community support for military spouses in business. - Invites listeners to join the association's community for networking and collaboration. Events and Engagements - Highlights upcoming events, including course check-ins, launch pads, CEO power hours, and community-driven mini courses. - Share experiences from recent chapter meetups, fostering local connections among military spouses. What the Chat and Chapters - Showcases conversations within the community, demonstrating mutual support and collaboration. - Encourages participation in local chapters and emphasizes the value of engagement. Conclusion - Wraps up the episode by expressing excitement for the year ahead. - Encourages listeners to join the community on Circle for ongoing support and growth. Outro - Thanks listeners for tuning in. - Promotes upcoming episodes and community activities. - Encourages engagement on Circle for a more intimate community experience. We love how our listeners support the mission of AMSE and the Owning Up podcast. As we continue to grow, advocate, and support military spouse entrepreneurs, we wanted to offer that same chance to you, our listeners. For only $5 - you can increase our reach within our community - locally, nationally, and globally. Visit Glow.fm/owningup to become an Owning Up supporter today! Remember, membership Circle has all you need to register for events, connect with other members, and share your wins! You can find all you need to start, grow, and elevate your business! If you’re new to Owning Up, make sure to subscribe to know when a new episode drops. If you're a milspouse, who has a business or is thinking of starting one, join us here at www.amsemembers.com. As always, check out...

Duration:00:23:17

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The stuff you wanted is all on sale here at AMSE!

11/21/2023
Sharing the the scenes of how and why we created Black Friday offers early this year. Tune in there is something for every spouse in every season of business. I hope you find it valuable and decide to add your business to your gift list.

Duration:00:29:44

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I don't think enough MilSpouses know!

11/10/2023
Learn more about the free program, and scholorship opportunities with the partnership with Birthing of Giants. The MilSpouse Mentorship Day is a day where mentors from Giants share advice, strategies, and continued support with the milspouses who join us for the day. Louise Valentine and CEO of AMSE Moni Jefferson share insight and share more about their experience of why you must go to one of these FREE events offered to our milspouse community!

Duration:00:21:31

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November at a glance

11/6/2023
Welcome, AMSE members, supporters and partners! I'm your host, Moni Jefferson, and you're tuning in to the "Owning Up Podcast," a show tailored for today's modern, mission-driven business owners. As we step into November, the spirit of gratitude fills the air, and here at AMSE (Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs), we want to express our deep appreciation for all of you. It's your unwavering support that keeps us committed to serving military spouse entrepreneurs at every stage of their business journey. Our events are thoughtfully designed to meet you where you are when you need it most. Plus, thanks to our new AMSE platform, support from fellow military spouse entrepreneurs is readily available whenever you seek it. Mark your calendars for November 1st at 10:30 pm EST for our monthly Facebook Live event. This is your golden opportunity to stay updated on all the exciting happenings at AMSE. We're thrilled to have a special guest, Donnel from Veterans Growing America, joining us. Following our Facebook Live, at 11:30 am EST, we have our monthly Member Launch Pad. This session caters to all levels of membership, whether you're a newbie or a seasoned member. It's the perfect time to familiarize yourself with the array of benefits that come with your AMSE membership. On November 7th at 7:00 pm EST, we're entering the 11th week of the Elevate to Impact Collective. This is a mastermind group designed for military spouses seeking to transform both their personal lives and businesses through a 90-day virtual coaching program following the Evoke method. We're also excited to announce an in-person retreat in January 2024 in Phoenix, Arizona, so be on the lookout for the upcoming spring mastermind. November 14th at 11:30 am EST marks our first Masterclass of the month, featuring AMSE's very own Communications Coordinator and Chaos Diva, Kathleen Fritzsche. She'll be sharing insights on "Redefining CEO Productivity: The Virtual Assistant Advantage." On November 16th at 10 am EST, don't miss our monthly Coffee Chat. Grab your favorite cup of joe and enjoy an hour of lively conversation with fellow AMSE members about life and more. Our monthly All Access Coworking event is set for November 21st at 11:30 pm EST. This hour is all about supporting you on your entrepreneurial journey. Tune in with your questions and connect with other spouses who understand the path you're on. Join fellow military spouse business owners to network, collaborate, and share your projects or seek feedback on tasks. November 28th at 1:30 pm EST, join us as we explore the importance of setting boundaries ahead of the holidays with Rachel Edenfield, Co-founder & CEO of Swell, a mental health care service designed for the military community. This masterclass is a must if, like me, you find it challenging to balance it all and set boundaries during this busy season. As we close out the month on November 30th, we have the CEO Power Hour. Join me for an in-depth session to review the previous month, address your questions, and strategize for the month ahead. I'm eagerly looking forward to this time with our All Access members, where we dive deeper into what's working, eliminate what's not, and build momentum in our businesses. We are incredibly grateful for our listeners' support of the AMSE mission and the "Owning Up Podcast." To help us expand our reach within our community, both locally and globally, you can become an Owning Up supporter for just $5. Visit Glow.fm/owningup to join us in this mission. Remember, your AMSE Member portal on the circle has everything you need to register for events, connect with fellow members, and share your successes. It's your one-stop destination to start, grow, and elevate your business. If you're new to "Owning Up," make sure to subscribe so you don't miss a new episode. You can also join our Facebook group to connect with other military spouse entrepreneurs and stay updated with the...

Duration:00:06:57

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How Veterans Grow America: Exclusive Holiday Discounts and Exciting AMSE Updates!

11/2/2023
In this episode, we are thrilled to have a special guest, Donnell, from Veterans Growing America. Donnell will delve into his mission and reveal an exclusive holiday discount for our MC members who are vendors and keen on securing a spot to boost their sales. Additionally, I'll be discussing our latest program and platform, upcoming events, and festive celebrations, and sharing some behind-the-scenes updates about our organization.

Duration:00:26:14

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More about why AMSE moved

10/5/2023
We've been listening intently to your feedback and working diligently behind the scenes to bring you a platform that's not just an upgrade, but a transformation. Hear directly from our CEO/Founder, Moni about what you expect on the new platform. Here are just some of the benefits of coming over to our new duty assignment!! 👩‍💻 Elevated User Experience: Say goodbye to the clunky interfaces of the past. Our new platform is designed with you in mind, offering a sleek and intuitive interface that makes navigation a breeze. 📲 Seamless Mobile App: Your entrepreneurial journey doesn’t pause when you’re on the move, and neither should your community engagement. Our brand-new mobile app keeps you connected and engaged, ensuring you’re always in the loop, no matter where you are. 💡 Enhanced Networking Opportunities: Connect, collaborate, and co-create with a vibrant community of fellow innovators, all under one virtual roof. Our improved networking features empower you to spark conversations, find collaborators, and forge valuable connections that propel your ideas forward. 💬 Interactive Events and Courses: Get ready for a calendar packed with insightful events, workshops, and courses that provide you with actionable insights and valuable takeaways. Engage with thought leaders, industry experts, and fellow entrepreneurs in real time, unlocking knowledge that’s tailor-made for success. ​ 🏘️ We can’t wait to see you onboard, shaping the future of the Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs on our shiny new Circle.so platform and irresistible offers. Your journey is our passion, and this upgrade is a testament to that commitment. ​ If you have any questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to our support team at membership@amseagency.com. ​ Here's to embracing innovation, sparking ideas, and connecting like never before. 🌟 ​ ​ Login to Circle Now See you soon! -The AMSE Team ​ Stay tuned to get updates on the Owning Up Podcast for today's modern day military spouse. ​ We are proud to be a part of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership and Military Spouse Ambassador Network​ ​ ​Unsubscribe | Update your profile | P.O. Box 421, Crosswicks, NJ 08515

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October at a Glance

9/27/2023
Hello ot our fellow Military spouses AMSE members, partners, and Community allies I am your host Moni Jefferson your host and founder of the Assoc of Military Spouse Entrepreneurship you ae tuning in to our October at a Glance Listen break out sweaters and scarves, and get ready for all things spooky because October is bringing the harvest of all things fall. So take a deep breath and take in the pleasantry of the season. October is a reminder to slow down and be present even in the busyness of our lives. AMSE is here to offer events to remind you to take time to be present with your business and prepare for the last quarter of the year while preparing for 2024! October events are just what you need to prepare for the last quarter and 2024. Let’s get social with our Monthly Live October 4th where I share updates on our membership and new things happening in our community, like the new platform that we launched in September. If you have not joined us now is the time as we continue to transition everyone to a brand new experience. Email membership@amseagency.com Oct 5 join us for the monthly AMSE launchpad overview of the new platform and membership updates to include irresistible benefits and offers we have to help you manage and maintain your business. You said you dont have time, need to make money, and need clients welp you ask and you shall receive. So tune in with Anna and Selena to get all the details. Masterclass on Top 5 Automations Every Business Owner Should Know About 10.10.23 at 11:30 AM (EST) Presented by David Verneuille CEO/ Black Badger Software Solutions. Event update Virtual Coworking October 12, 11:30 AM EDT - All Access Members Only- Get together with other military spouse business owners to network, collaborate, and get feedback on ideas you may be kicking around this year. This is guaranteed to be helpful in more ways than one! So sign up on your AMSE Dashboard today! Masterclass End of Year Tax Prep for Small Business Entrepreneurs October 17.23 at 11:30 AM (EST) Presented by Larry Dixon Managing Tax Partner, NovaPoint Group. What the Pour 10.18.23 at 8:00 PM (EST) 10/18 Delano Saporu - Family Finance Plan - CEO Power Hour October 24 1:00 PM EDT - for All Access Members Only- where we get to spend time together going through our monthly CEO Power Hour workbook to prepare to gain invaluable insights and clarity for your business growth. We love how our listeners support the mission of AMSE and the Owning Up podcast. As we continue to grow, advocate, and support military spouse entrepreneurs, we wanted to offer that same chance to you, our listeners. For only $5 - you can increase our reach within our community - locally, nationally, and globally. Visit Glow.fm/owningup to become an Owning Up supporter today! Remember, your AMSE Member dashboard has all you need to register for events, connect with other members, and share your wins! You can find all you need to start, grow, and elevate your business! If you’re new to Owning Up, make sure to subscribe to know when a new episode drops. You can also join our Facebook group to see what other milspouse entrepreneurs are up to and receive the latest AMSE news. If you're a milspouse, who has a business or is thinking of starting one, join us here at AMSE Membership. As always, check out our previous episodes for encouragement, connection, and information. We’d love to have you join our fantastic community! Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Follow Moni Jefferson on Instagram. Visit our website to become a member: AMSE Email us at hello@amseagency.com

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September At A Glance

8/31/2023
Hello ot our fello Military spouses AMSE members, partners and Community allies I am your host Moni Jefferson and today we are diving into our monthly September at a Glance episode As we get ready to welcome a new season, autumn approaches with a vibrant flourish. Nature's canvas comes alive, painting leaves in hues that tell tales of transformation. Each shade echoes the essence of the season – imagine the red of a crisp candy apple, the brown of a caramel latte mingling with orange pumpkin, and the yellow reminiscent of the sun rising later and setting earlier. In this evolving landscape, a new chapter unfolds – the kids return to school, gifting us pockets of time to nurture our businesses. The season of change isn't just about leaves; it's about growth and transformation in our entrepreneurial endeavors. And amid this transformation, AMSE stands as your unwavering ally, ready to walk beside you on this journey. Inspired by the shifting leaves and the rhythm of seasons, our podcast is a celebration of change, growth, and the exquisite beauty of transformation. Join us as we leap into the winds of change, the whispers of growth, and the art of skillfully navigating your business journey with unwavering determination. Welcome to a podcast that accompanies you through every twist and turn, ensuring you're equipped to embrace change, harness growth, and savor each step forward, wherever change may lead. September is all about Declutter your Biz/Mind. Start the month by Decluttering Your Business and Mind which is on time with the new month This month our first LIVE event is our AMSE launch pad and you do not want to miss this because we are PCS’ing. Join us on September 7th at 11:30 a.m. EST with our events team to share more about our new platform and answer your questions. This is for every level of membership, free and all Access. So whether you’re a new member or have been around for a while, you will not want to miss this event. New Event Alert: Mindful Moment with Marsalis Self hosted on Sept 12th & 26th at 9:30 am. 🧘‍♀️Embrace Clarity and Calm: Join Us for Mindful Morning Bliss. 🪷 In just 30 minutes, Marsalis Self will guide you through an inspiring session. This is your personal invitation to kick off the day with intention and nurture a positive mindset. What's In Store: 🧠Mindfulness exercises 🎶Relaxing sound baths with different instruments 🧘‍♀️Short meditations 💪Affirmations to empower 🪷Grounding techniques 🌬️Refreshing breath practices 🌞Easy movement to kickstart the day. We all can use this. Embrace this chance to nurture your well-being and amplify your entrepreneurial journey. September 12, 11:30 AM EDT Dara Sklar - Google Digital Detoxn this episode, we'll delve into effective strategies to streamline your business operations, declutter your digital workspace, and regain focus on what truly matters. This is perfect for getting ready for the last quarter of the year and into 2024 with a full detox. September 19th at 11:30 AM EDT Moniek JamesContent Strategist/CEO Renegade Creative Media Group - Declutter Your Digital Marketing: Unleashing the Power of Building Your Online Presence through Content Strategy. Dynamic live masterclass where we dive deep into the world of digital marketing and guide you through the process of decluttering your strategies for enhanced success. In this episode, "Declutter Your Digital Marketing," we uncover the secrets to refining your online presence, optimizing your content, and streamlining your outreach efforts. From untangling the web of analytics to simplifying your social media approach, we've got you covered with practical tips and expert insights. Join us as we explore real case studies, share success stories, and provide actionable steps to help you cut through the noise and present your brand with crystal clarity. Make sure to secure your seat and get ready revitalize your digital marketing approach and pave the way for impactful results on all...

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August at a Glance

8/2/2023
Hello listeners! I’m Moni Jefferson, your host of Owning Up. August is the final month of summer. It’s time to begin back-to-school shopping while grabbing those last days of hanging out by the pool and enjoying those long summer days. While we are saying goodbye to summer, it’s time to say hello to all of the events AMSE has coming up this month. Client experience We kick off the month on August 3rd at 10:30 am EST with our monthly Facebook Live, where we share everything happening at AMSE plus all of the upcoming events. And special guest Krystalor Crews winner oft he1st Military Spouse Entrepreneur Award at AMSE. Following the Facebook Live at 11:30 am EST is our monthly Launch Pad with our Events team. Whether you’re a new member or have been around for a while, this is a great time to get up to date on all the benefits your AMSE membership offers. August 8th at 11:30 pm EST is our first Masterclass of the month. Kristi Mitchell 08/08 11:30 AM EDT. Kristi is a Marketing Strategist. She specializes in working with established service-based business owners who have relied on referrals and word-of-mouth to get to where they are today. They know in order to take their business to the next level, they need to finally think strategically about their marketing efforts. Her masterclass is Using the Marketing Funnel Framework to Build a Strategic Client Journey. Mid-year funnel support is great for those holiday sales. August 15th at 11:30 pm EST is our monthly Co-working event. Do you feel stuck or just need some feedback from another entrepreneur? Then this is one event you’ll want to attend. Join other AMSE members during this time to bounce ideas off, ask for feedback, and make connections. If you are an All-Access pass member, you are in for a treat with access to Selena and Anna to share everything, troubleshoot issues, and share what you have going on if you like to join the coworking head over to upgrade inside the membership portal. August 16th at 8 pm EST is our monthly new event called What tha Pour! This is a fun networking event you can bring your spouse to and make a unique cock tail or dessert to join us for fun and connections. August 17th at 11:30 am est is our final masterclass of the month featuring Felicia Chanell from Funnels with Felicia on how to How to Craft an Unforgettable Client Experience That Wows. She is a Certified Digital Marketer, Funnel Builder, Sales Coach, and Consultant. In 2016, Felicia started a creative company focusing on digital marketing to help coaches, content creators, and experts grow online platforms and launch digital products. Felicia specializes in launching and optimizing sales funnels to increase conversions. She’s also an expert in building courses and community platforms on WordPress. Felicia is obsessed with teaching service providers and client-based business owners how to sell offers and increase sales. August 29th at 11:30 pm is our very first CEO power hour, where we discuss issues at hand in business and strategies with tactics and support. Now this is for All Access members only, so if you want this group coaching support sign up before the class to RSVP. Chapter meet-ups: If you are at Ft Cavasos, Ft Drum or JBER, you can sign up to join our chapters and network in person! Head over to www.amsemembers.com /chapters to join today. Remember, your AMSE Member dashboard has all you need to register for events, connect with other members, and share your wins! You can find all you need to start, grow, and elevate your business! If you’re new to Owning Up, make sure to subscribe to know when a new episode drops. You can also join our Facebook group to see what other milspouse entrepreneurs are up to and receive the latest AMSE news. If you're a milspouse, who has a business or is thinking of starting one, join us here at AMSE Membership. As always, check out our previous episodes for encouragement, connection, and information. We’d...

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July At A Glance

7/2/2023
Hello listeners! Moni Jefferson, CEO/ Founder of the Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs and host of the Owning Up podcast July is a time for celebrating the birth of American independence. And as military spouse entrepreneurs, we know what independence means. Besides being military spouses, independence is something our members have in common. Because of that independence, they took an idea and launched their own business. And that independence connects us all. So as we head into July, THe AMSE is here to celebrate your independence. Now before we dive in, you will notice some time changes so make sure to Update that on your end of your Google calendar to make sure you are not missing any of our programs. or I keep a lookout for our 30-minute email that goes out just to remind you about the live event. in addition, please don't forget that we have our On July 6th we kick the month by joining me for our monthly Facebook Live at 10:30 am EST as I share all that’s coming up and going on with the AMSE Agency. Plus this During this month's live we will have a special guest and sponsors of the military spouse entrepreneur award nort from military times and JJ from USAA and we will be announcing the winner of the award during the broadcast so make sure you join us so we can celebrate alongside our first military spouse entrepreneur winner. Following the Facebook live is our monthly Launchpad at 11:30 pm EST. Would you like to learn all about the benefits of your AMSE Membership? Whether you’re a new member or have been a member for some time, this is an event you won’t want to miss. Our hosts, Anna & Selena, Get ready to launch your business the AMSE way. This is your chance to learn more about monthly events in the AMSE community. Next up coworking Do you ever feel kind of stuck or just need some feedback from another entrepreneur? On July 13th at 1Int1:30 pm EST is our monthly coworking hosted by Selena & Anna . Make sure to tune Into this co-working it is going to be our last one available to our free members. As we said we are making some changes to the membership and we're excited to be rolling out things little by little as we expand with certain benefits to our program. So if you want to continue to access the coworking when you guys can get to connect with other military spouses in an intimate group setting, Hands-On approach supports mentorship and the ability to connect, collaborate and cultivate with other military spouses make sure to sign up for our yearly or monthly All Access pass which is only $97 a month or get 2 months free and pay for 1 year at $970 a year. July 19th @10:30 am est Join our team at what the brew. Come and check in, say hi and share your summer plans. This is a great event to meet and connect with fellow milspouses. Our masterclass, this month is a series hosted by Selena and Anna is all about Webite Lead Generation and you guys this series gunna get your SEO straight. Selena is up first on July 20th at 11:30 am with Website Success Strategies 5 Essential Tips You Should Know. you will learn the key strategies and techniques to create a successful website that drives results. Designed specifically for military spouse entrepreneurs, this workshop covers essential tips such as defining your website's purpose, planning a user-friendly website structure, optimizing for mobile devices, creating compelling content, and implementing effective calls to action. As a bonus, you will also discover how to utilize Google Analytics to gain valuable insights into your website's performance. By the end of this workshop, you will have a solid understanding of website best practices and the knowledge to apply these strategies to enhance your online presence, engage your target audience, and achieve your business goals. July 27th at 11:30 pm EST is the continuation of the series with Anna Larson Web Series Part 2: "Writing for the Web: Winning Website Copy Strategies for the DIYʻer"...

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