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The Amber Stitt Show provides individuals and small businesses financial insights to help motivate people to Take Action Today. Any planning can feel like a daunting project; so many or most, don't take the time to work on their overall game plan when it comes to protecting themselves or their families. Using our core framework called "Pathways to Peak Performance" we will cover one of the 5 Steps to bring you success within each episode. This podcast will educate and motivate, so anyone can achieve success and resilience with whatever obstacles they may face in life! You will also find our **Physician's Edition** which was curated for Medical Professionals and Small Business Owners needing help with their insurance planning.


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The Amber Stitt Show provides individuals and small businesses financial insights to help motivate people to Take Action Today. Any planning can feel like a daunting project; so many or most, don't take the time to work on their overall game plan when it comes to protecting themselves or their families. Using our core framework called "Pathways to Peak Performance" we will cover one of the 5 Steps to bring you success within each episode. This podcast will educate and motivate, so anyone can achieve success and resilience with whatever obstacles they may face in life! You will also find our **Physician's Edition** which was curated for Medical Professionals and Small Business Owners needing help with their insurance planning.




Focus on Talents: Unlocking Your Business Leadership Strengths with Donna Dube

On today's episode of The Amber Stitt Show we feature an insightful discussion with our special guest - Donna Dube, founder of CEO Amplify. In this riveting episode, Donna shares her journey to help CEOs and business leaders manage their time better and live a balanced family life. Together, we dive deep into how you can establish priorities, maintain focus, and delegate tasks adequately. Donna emphasizes the importance of evaluations and long-term plans, and shares some useful techniques like the "idea parking lot". We then move on to discuss several vital topics such as hiring based on values, gradually building a team, and utilizing contractors for project-based work. Donna also introduces some handy tools like the Kolby A Index and the DiSC assessments to understand team dynamics. Furthermore, we explore the financial aspect of entrepreneurship, basic financial concepts, and the hidden advantages of third-party professionals. Lastly, Donna and I chat about strategic partnerships, the clever utilization of social media, and the power of getting visible in the entrepreneurial world. Don’t forget to subscribe and leave a comment–we’d love to hear from you! Check out our website ( for more insightful episodes and quality content. Thanks for tuning in! For more information about Donna Dube please follow the links below:


Focus on Talents: From Toy Soldier to TV Producer, Talking Transitions w/ Donny McGuire

In this episode of The Amber Stitt Show, host Amber Stitt welcomes special guest Donny McGuire, a production manager in the world of reality TV. They delve into Donny's fascinating career, from his time in the military to driving freight trains and eventually finding his niche in the fast-paced world of reality television. Donny shares stories about working with different personalities, the importance of teamwork and communication, and his most exciting project, Top Gear USA. Join the conversation and gain insights into the behind-the-scenes world of reality TV in this engaging and informative podcast episode. Don't forget to like, subscribe, and leave a comment below! To learn more about Donny please connect with him on LinkedIn: and check out his new podcast which you can find at:


Focus on Talents: Finding the Evidence of Success Through Pictures with Ashton Rodenhiser

In this episode of The Amber Stitt Show, host Amber Stitt welcomes Ashton Rodenhiser from Mind's Eye Creative. Ashton shares their journey into the world of graphic facilitation and how their work combines visual tools and group process to create impactful and engaging meetings. They discuss the importance of visual learning and the power of using pictures to enhance communication and productivity. Ashton also opens up about their experience as an entrepreneur in the creative industry and the support they have found in their worldwide community of fellow graphic facilitators. Tune in to gain insights into the world of visual storytelling and how it can transform the way we collaborate and learn. To learn more about Ashton please use her links:


Focus on Risk: Funding Long Term Care, Exploring Three Strategies to Secure Your Future

In this episode of The Amber Stitt Show, host Amber Stitt is joined by guest Kyle Christensen to discuss the various ways people can fund their long term care. With the average cost of long term care in the United States reaching up to $9,000 per month and beyond, it's crucial to have a plan in place. The conversation explores the three steps individuals can take: self insuring, buying traditional long term care insurance, or utilizing innovative options offered by the life insurance industry. Tune in to learn more about these strategies and gain valuable insights for securing your financial future. Don't miss out on this important discussion on The Amber Stitt Show. For more information about Kyle Christensen please visit his website at:


Focus On Money: From Tax Troubles to Financial Success, RE & Trust Planning with Sally Gimon

Welcome to The Amber Stitt Show! In this episode, host Amber welcomes guest Sally Gimon to discuss passive income, trust planning, and navigating the world of finance. Sally shares her personal story of how she got into passive income and trust planning after her mother fell ill, highlighting the importance of financial security in times of crisis. She talks about her experiences with real estate investing, facing challenges with the IRS, and eventually finding her specialty in trust planning. Amber and Sally dive deep into strategies for saving money, including Spendthrift Trusts and tax savings techniques. They also discuss the impact of COVID-19 on businesses and how to adapt and innovate during challenging times. Throughout the episode, they share personal anecdotes, financial insights, and recommended resources for listeners who want to take control of their financial future. From tax breakthrough sessions to creating passive income streams, Sally offers valuable advice for achieving financial success. Join us as we explore the world of finance, passive income, and trust planning with Sally Gimon on The Amber Stitt Show. Don't forget to subscribe, like, and share this episode, and check out Amber's resources at For more information about Sally Gimon and the services that she offers, please visit her website: You can also email her at:


Focus On Talents: The TV World & Beyond - Exploring the Dynamic Life of Mark Stepp

Welcome to The Amber Stitt Show! In this episode, host Amber sits down with special guest Mark Stepp for an enlightening conversation on life, business, the television industry, and so much more. Amber and Mark dive deep into the world of networking and communication, exploring how they both play instrumental roles in creating business opportunities. From online interactions to social media presence, they discuss the importance of reciprocity and respect when building relationships in today's fast-paced digital landscape. Mark, a seasoned professional in the television industry, shares his insights on the challenges of meeting the increasingly higher expectations of clients and adapting to the ever-evolving world of technology. They touch on the impact of shorter attention spans and the frustrations faced by new entrants in the industry who yearn for instant gratification. Throughout the episode, Amber and Mark discuss various topics ranging from the power of following one's passion, to the necessity of innovative approaches in overcoming challenges. They also delve into Mark's journey in the music industry, his unconventional training in editing, and the valuable life lessons he's learned along the way. Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur, a creative professional, or simply curious about the pathways to success, this episode of The Amber Stitt Show is for you. So grab your headphones, tune in, and get ready to dive into an inspiring conversation that will leave you motivated to take action in your own life! To contact Mark Stepp please visit or send Mark an email directly to Biography: Mark Stepp – Director, Editor, Producer, Post Producer Mark Stepp has been a prolific director, editor, producer, and post-producer with an award-winning career that spans more than three decades. He is also the owner of two UpperCut Media, Inc. Post Production Facilities; one in Los Angeles, CA and the other in Nashville,TN. Mark is a team player, known for collaborating with above-the-line staff and crew, and for solving problems that ensure projects are done on time and within budget. Mark combines creativity, musicality, and effective organizational skills, resulting in an end product that exceeds everyone’s expectations. These skills are the result of years of working on a diverse range of large-scale projects such as the Academy Awards (Oscars), the Super Bowl, Riot Games: League of Legends, the CMA Fest, and many other epic music and sporting events (Check out Mark’s IMDB). Born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the seeds of Mark Stepp’s career in television and film production were sown in bluegrass country. Upon graduating from the University of Kentucky with degrees in both music and business, Mark moved to Athens Georgia and immersed himself in the exploding alternative music scene. After touring for several years, Mark decided to retire from the road and moved to Nashville, just as the country music scene exploded onto TV and video. Because of Mark’s extensive musical background, and his southern roots, he seamlessly transitioned into the country music industry. Mark attributes his education, background, and experience as a musician for enabling him to direct, edit, and produce poetically and musically, instead of mechanically. After landing several high profile projects in Los Angeles for ABC, CBS, HBO and ESPN, Mark made the transition from Nashville to California. Once on the west coast, Mark’s career continued to flourish; working on feature films and television projects. This led to Mark winning two Emmys for multi camera editing. As Mark’s abilities and credits continue to grow, he finds himself working more and more internationally, with his latest projects t


Focus On Talents: How an Entrepreneurial Idea Sprang from Bureaucratic Confusion with Diane Poythress

In this episode of The Amber Stitt Show, host Amber Stitt welcomes Diane Poythress, founder of Biltmore Health Insurance Solutions, to discuss the hot topic of Medicare and insurance planning solutions. Diane shares her own journey of how she got into the health insurance industry and highlights the need for expert guidance when it comes to navigating the Medicare network. Join Amber and Diane as they explore the importance of planning for the future, having open conversations about insurance, and finding solutions to meet your specific needs. Don't miss this insightful episode packed with valuable information for all ages. So get ready to gain valuable insights and inspiration from Diane as we explore the pathways of peak performance and resilience in life. Let's dive in! To learn more about Diane, or to contact her please use the following: Diane Poythress - Advisor/Broker - Biltmore Health Insurance Solutions: Phone: 602.316.0660 Email: Diane is licensed in these states: AL, AZ, CA, GA, ID, IL, LA, MT, NE, NM, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, WA, WI, WY


Focus On Talents: A Filmmaker's Musings on Success, Consistency, Patience, Persistence, & Professionalism with Josh Dragotta

Welcome to The Amber Stitt Show! In this episode, host Amber Stitt welcomes Josh Dragotta, a talented director, producer and audio/video editor working remotely with a Los Angeles based advertising agency. Join them as they discuss Josh's journey in the film industry, from his early days in Tucson to his current passion for directing documentaries. They delve into the importance of following your creative passions, the power of networking, patience, persistence, professionalism, and the evolution of one's career. If you're interested in the behind-the-scenes of filmmaking, the art of storytelling, and inspiration for every type of career, this episode is a must-listen. Don't miss out on the valuable insights and wisdom shared by Josh in this episode of The Amber Stitt Show! Josh Dragotta has been working in the entertainment industry for more than twenty years. His work as a director has earned him selections in film festivals both domestically and internationally. He has directed countless short films and music videos as well as two feature films. Josh is currently in post production on his third feature entitled Cabali and The Tiki Mug Obsession due to be released in 2024. In addition to directing, Josh has been a professional A/V editor working for theatrical advertising agencies in Los Angels for the past ten years editing teasers, trailers, and commercials. To learn more about Josh please use these links:


Focus On Money: Principles Based Planning for Financial Freedom with Maria Betancourt

Welcome to The Amber Stitt Show! In this captivating episode, host Amber sits down with guest Maria Betancourt for an enlightening conversation about the steps towards financial freedom by using the Principles-Based Planning method and her personal journey to financial freedom after working within Wall St., corporate America, and being an entrepreneur. Join them as they delve into the importance of mutual understanding, principles, and having a system in place to stay on track. Discover the pillars of peak performance, learn about Maria's remarkable backstory, and gain insights on managing liabilities, understanding marketing, and staying relevant with technology. Prepare to be empowered as they discuss personal development, financial literacy, and the pursuit of financial freedom. Don't miss out on this dynamic discussion that will leave you feeling inspired and motivated to take control of your own financial destiny. Tune in now to unlock the keys to peak performance on The Amber Stitt Show! For more information about Maria Betancourt, or to contact her please use this contact information: Email: Phone: 954-770-4802 LinkedIn: Website:


Focus on Talents: Rewiring Reality - Joshua Cameron and the Science Behind Transforming Your Life

In this episode of The Amber Stitt Show, host Amber Stitt welcomes special guest Joshua Cameron, a brilliant soul with a deep understanding of neuroscience and spirituality. Together, they explore the power of community and how it can support personal growth and resilience. Joshua shares his journey of helping people across the globe through meditation and connecting with their inner selves to reshape their reality. Drawing inspiration from renowned figures like Joe Dispenza, they discuss the potential of the mind to heal and transform. Join Amber and Joshua as they dive into the intersections of neuroscience, physics, and spirituality, and discover the magic that happens when we tap into our highest selves. Don't miss this enlightening and inspiring conversation on The Amber Stitt Show. Best website (with download): www.FreeMeFromPains.Com (currently redirects to FB Group: YT Channel:


Focus On Risk: 4 Ways to Navigate Pre-Existing Health Conditions when Applying for Insurance

Welcome to The Amber Stitt Show, hosted by Amber Stitt herself! In this episode titled "Focus On Risk: 4 Ways to Navigate Preexisting Conditions," Amber shares valuable insights and tips about securing insurance coverage for individuals with medical conditions. Whether you're looking for disability insurance or life insurance, Amber dives into the complexities and possibilities of obtaining coverage. She discusses potential exclusions, rate increases, and the importance of early application. Amber emphasizes the role of independent brokers in helping navigate the insurance landscape and find the best options. So join Amber Stitt in this informative discussion and learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones, even in the face of preexisting conditions. Don't miss out on this enlightening episode of The Amber Stitt Show! #TheAmberStittShow #InsuranceCoverage #PreexistingConditions #ProtectYourself #FocusonRisk #FocusonMoney #LIAM23 #LifeHappens


Pathways to Wellness: Health, and Beyond the Surface of Hair Loss with Carly Vlachos

Welcome back to The Amber Stitt Show! In today's episode, titled "Pathways to Wellness," we dive deep into the world of hair loss and its impact on our overall well-being. Join Amber, Julie, and Carly as they share personal stories and valuable insights on being your own advocate when seeking specialized medical help. They discuss the importance of finding a dermatologist who specializes in hair loss, the emotional toll of hair loss, and the need to address the underlying causes rather than just surface-level treatments. They also explore the rising prevalence of hair loss in younger individuals and the various treatment options available. So, if you or someone you know is dealing with hair loss, this episode is a must-listen! Let's get started on our journey to understanding and finding solutions for hair-related issues on The Amber Stitt Show. To learn more about Carly and the NHL Team: "NHLMA: We fill in the gaps with hair, skin, and wellness" Website: Follow on Instagram: Contact: for inquiries For complimentary consultations, call 602-238-2355


Focus On Risk: Finding Resilience in Life - How to Protect Your Family with Life Insurance

On this episode of The Amber Stitt Show, host Amber Stitt discusses the importance of life insurance for both those who pass away and those who live. She dives into the benefits of living benefits writers and the cost of life insurance. Amber emphasizes the need for younger generations and single moms to consider life insurance and provides actionable steps to ensure financial security for your family. Tune in for valuable insights into risk management and personal development in this thought-provoking episode. Thank you for listening!


Focus on Risk: Group Life Insurance & Making Informed Decisions for Your Family's Financial Future

Welcome back to another episode of The Amber Stitt Show! In today's quick classroom session, we're diving into the world of group life insurance. Many of us rely on employer-provided life insurance, but have you ever considered the limitations and potential risks that come with it? Join me, Amber Stitt, as I share some valuable tips on how to navigate group-term life insurance and why it might not be enough to protect your family's financial future. From portability concerns to coverage limitations, we'll explore the disadvantages of relying solely on employer insurance and discuss the importance of having an individual private plan that fits your needs. So grab your notepad and pen, and get ready to take some notes on this important topic. Stay tuned for another informative episode on The Amber Stitt Show! Email: Direct: 480-707-2771 #FocusonMoney #FocusonRisk #YourFutureOurFocus


Focus on Talents: How I have been Investing in My Personal Growth in 2023

Welcome to another episode of The Amber Stitt Show, where we discuss the foundations of personal and professional growth. In today's episode, titled "Amber Foundations: The Pathways of Peak Performance," we dive into a fascinating topic: personal branding and its impact on our lives, both in business and on a personal level. Our host, Amber Stitt, shares her own experiences and learnings from speaking engagements and attending the Pete Vargas Stages Workshop in Denver. She highlights the importance of consistently evolving and adds personal development to her own plate. Amber discusses how she became involved with marketing, particularly in building an online presence before it became a necessity in the wake of the 2020 shift. To see more about this workshop, visit them here: Drawing from her own journey, Amber emphasizes the significance of using technology and innovations to revamp businesses, generate revenue, and connect with clients. She brings attention to the need for individuals to consider personal branding, even if they are not business owners, as it contributes to building connections, expanding networks, and propelling one's personal and professional growth. Amber provides valuable insights on how to best show up online, communicate effectively, and foster meaningful relationships that can lead to opportunities and strategic partnerships. She encourages listeners to think about the impact they want to make and consistently conveys their message. With an emphasis on personal growth and community, Amber also highlights the significance of seeking external support to identify blind spots and push oneself to the next level. Join us in this inspiring episode as Amber shares her personal insights, recommendations for resources, and her belief in the power of personal branding for success in various aspects of life. So, grab your headphones and get ready to embark on a transformative journey on The Amber Stitt Show. Thank you for listening!


Focus on Community: Empowering Individuals & Organizations by Growing Ideas & Making a Difference

Welcome back to The Amber Stitt Show! In today's episode, we dive into an inspiring conversation with Olivia McGraw, where we explore the power of empowerment, financial growth, and personal development. We delve into the importance of providing opportunities and resources to individuals and organizations that have the vision and integrity to make a difference. Olivia shares intriguing insights on the contrasting approaches to knowledge sharing between the Western world and Africa, as well as the need for application and action after receiving information. We also hear about Olivia's own experiences in challenging societal norms, fighting for justice, and the significance of personal branding in today's world. Additionally, Olivia takes us on a journey through their college experience, their bold decision to move to Africa, and the valuable life lessons they have learned along the way. Get ready to feel inspired and motivated as we explore the power of determination, authenticity, and embracing the unknown. You can find Olivia here: UNBRIDLED WEALTH 1525 Josephine Street | Denver, CO | 80206 M: 303-596-6780 Thank you for listening! #FocusonTalents #FocusonMoney #FocusonCommunity #PathwaysofPeakPerformance


Focus on Community: Empowerment by Building Resilience for Individuals and Networks

In this final episode of our five-part series, Scott Nelson-Archer joins us to delve into the importance of community. Recognizing the challenges faced by businesses and individuals during the pandemic, we explore how community can provide support and connection in times of uncertainty. As we reflect on the role of community in our lives, we discover that it serves as a lifeline during periods of personal or professional transition. Whether through online platforms, social media, or joining industry organizations, we find ways to remain present and relevant to our clients and peers. The conversation expands to encompass the benefits of taking time off, such as sabbaticals or maternity leave, while still maintaining a strong connection with clients. By nurturing a supportive community, we can lean on others who understand our business and provide valuable insights and camaraderie. We highlight the numerous resources available today that enable us to engage with communities virtually, granting flexibility and the ability to connect with like-minded individuals. Whether it's attending virtual events or finding pockets of focused time for personal and professional growth, community plays a pivotal role in our resilience. In the face of challenges and unexpected news, we realize the strength we derive from our community. It empowers us to overcome obstacles and find innovative solutions by drawing on the collective knowledge and support of those around us. Join us as we explore the transformative power of community and the resilience it brings to our personal and professional lives. Please reach out to us at MD Disability Quotes if you need a policy review or would like a complimentary consultation for your own insurance planning. You can call us direct here 480-707-2771 or schedule a time here: Thank you for listening!


Focus on Marketing & Tech: Balancing Technology and Human Connection

In the latest episode of #TheAmberStittShow, we dive deep into the world of marketing technology and the importance of balancing it with human connection. Our special guest, Scott Nelson-Archer, and Amber's business partner bring his expertise to the table, providing valuable insights and tips for navigating this ever-evolving landscape. Here are 3 key takeaways from our conversation: 1️⃣ Stay informed: Even if you're not a tech enthusiast, it's crucial to be aware of the latest advancements in marketing technology. Understanding the possibilities and limitations of these tools can help you make informed decisions for your personal and business life. 2️⃣ Leverage your team's expertise: Don't try to be a one-person show when it comes to technology. Lean on your team members who have a knack for it and regularly seek their input on software or hardware that can improve efficiency. Delegating technology-related tasks to interested team members can free up your time for other important aspects of business management. 3️⃣ Balance is key: While technology offers numerous benefits, it's essential to strike a balance between technology and other aspects of your business. Consider factors like staffing, financial planning, and human connection. Remember, the human element will always be necessary in business, regardless of how technology trends may change. Thank you for joining to learn the importance of balancing technology and human connection in marketing. 🎧 Contact MD Disability Quotes for more information here: Scott Directly: 281-770-8080 Amber Directly: 480-707-2771 Follow us on social! #MarketingTech #BusinessManagement #Innovation #YourFutureOurFocus #FocusonMarketing #PathwaysofPeakPerformance #DisabilityInsurance #LifeInsurance


Pathways to Wellness: Exploring the Science of Epigenetics and Personalized Health

Welcome back to another episode of The Amber Stitt Show! In today's episode, "Pathways to Wellness," we are joined back two incredible guests, Carly Klein and Julie Clarke at NHL in Scottsdale, as we embark on a journey to explore the intricate connections between our health, lifestyle, and environment. Caregiving, stress, chronic disorders, and finding effective solutions for our well-being will be at the forefront of our conversation. Join us as we dive into the world of personalized health assessments, the impact of food sensitivities, and the growing prevalence of hair loss in young individuals. We'll also touch on the fascinating field of epigenetics and the powerful role it plays in shaping our overall health. Get ready to gather valuable insights and discover pathways to optimize your wellness on this enlightening episode of The Amber Stitt Show. Let's get started! To learn more about Carly and the NHL Team: Website: Follow on Instagram: Contact: for inquiries For complimentary consultations, call 602-238-2355 "NHLMA: We fill in the gaps with hair, skin, and wellness."


Focus on Risk: The Story Behind a Disability, Death & Unclaimed Insurance Benefits

In today's episode of #TheAmberStittShow, please join Scott Nelson-Archer and me in this eye-opening episode as they discuss a surprising situation involving an insurance policy. Scott shares his experience receiving an email from an insurance company, informing him that about a client who unfortunately had passed away. This client's family had been paying disability insurance premiums for over a year, and had passed away without claiming any benefits! This episode discusses how Scott took immediate action to help the spouse, ensuring that the premiums cease and the family receives a refund from the date of death. Sharing this personal story has us thinking about how people may do the work and set up a policy but may not stay on top of their finances along the way. This highlights the need for proactive financial oversight and staying up to date on your own personal and family planning. Tune in to learn valuable lessons about auditing accounts, rectifying billing discrepancies, and maximizing the value of insurance policies! Please reach out to us at MD Disability Quotes if you need a policy review or would like a complimentary consultation for your own insurance planning. You can call us direct here 480-707-2771 or schedule a time here: Thank you for listening!