Episode 132
November 15, 2022

From Equestrian to 3x CEO

with Amy Shecter, CEO of Ever/Body

About this episode

Amy Shecter joins the show today to chat about her journey to becoming the CEO of Ever/Body. Pioneering a first-of-its-kind approach to cosmetic dermatology, Ever/Body is on a mission to offer results in under 60 minutes. In this episode, Amy shares her impressive career journey, and how she’s earned the CEO title three times. She talks about how she raised $94M in just 11 months, and what she does during an all-hands meeting each month to ensure her team is being acknowledged for their hard work.

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In This Episode You’ll Hear About:

  • (3:30) More about Ever/Body, a brand pioneering a first-of-its-kind approach to cosmetic dermatology, offering a curated collection of clinically tested face and body treatments delivered by trusted medical professionals and designed to deliver natural-looking, not obvious-looking results in under 60 minutes.
  • (4:40) What it was like growing up being the youngest of three sisters, with a strong sense of family, and having early signs of being a leader
  • (13:39) Her impressive career journey from working at Footlocker, Diesel, DKNY, Juicy Couture, Cole Haan, Tory Burch, and C Wonder, and what she’s learned along the way.
  • (21:00) Some of the biggest challenges she’s faced in her career
  • (27:00) The advice she has for those needing to take risks in their businesses 
  • (30:00) Her thoughts on quiet quitting and how she thinks people should really be handling it
  • (38:00) How she’s earned the CEO title three times at Core Power Yoga, Glam Squad, and now at Ever/Body
  • (49:18) What she thinks some of the qualities and skillsets are that make up a great CEO, and what she thinks people don’t know about being a CEO
  • (59:10) The final advice she has for those aspiring to become CEO

To Find Out More:

https://everbody.com/ 

Quotes:

“You learn something about being a competitor that gives you tools that are helpful as you begin to explore the world and become a business person.”

“Evaluate, assess, develop a rapport, and connect with everyone.”

“Fundraising is not something we're not necessarily taught, but yet we have to compete.”

“Definitely take risks, there's no question about it. Never stay in a job because you feel like you have to, and never be afraid of not being able to do a job.”

“My resume is my story of my brand.”

“You are not an individual working, you are curating and crafting your brand.”

“Sometimes when you work for a company, you’re not working for a brand.”

“You control what happens to you as much as you're part of an organization. You have to be an active participant in what happens next.”

“Networking is critical to your success.”

“A great CEO thinks about people first.”

“Craft your vision. How are you going to get there? Create your mood board for the steps that you have to take and understand the skills that you need and how you're going to get them to get that job.”

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