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Wisdom from Amilya Antonetti

Wisdom from Amilya Antonetti

My life has brought me many blessings including the gifts of being a mom, a business owner, partner, friend and active member of my communities. Being a successful, female serial entrepreneur has allowed me a unique opportunity to make an impact on the lives of many and in a variety of ways. I consider this one of my greatest honors and treat it with great respect.

I do not take being a role model lightly. When asked what I have learned thus far, I share what I have learned but also what I am learning “along the way.” I always try to stay “dialed-in,” stretch myself to learn and grow, never staying complacent while always looking for new ways to do and serve more.

The team I surround myself with also forces me further than sometimes even I can see. Every day I gain more clarity on those “life thoughts” that show themselves to me.

Founding my company and bringing human and earth-friendly cleaning products to mainstream America grocery isles while educating consumers about making healthier choices, before “green” became a household word, was a long, hard and daunting journey. But it taught me many life-lessons along the way that have impacted my life, like the following:

I was asking all the right questions to all the wrong people.
This was a true “ah ha” moment that led me to radically change who I spoke to and how I gathered information when making critical decision in my business and personal life….Continue reading at

Amilya is a bestselling author, an entrepreneur, a teacher, the founder of SoapWorks and Lucky Napkins, and the president and CEO of AMA Productions.

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5:28PM PDT on May 16, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

8:32AM PDT on Apr 2, 2012

yes, the journey is important

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Thanks for the info

7:21PM PDT on Aug 24, 2011

Great article. Thanks.

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