April 5, 2020

EP2 - Launching an Outplacement Startup in the Middle of a Pandemic

Amy Davies is the founder and CEO of First 30 Incorporated (https://first30ready.com), an innovative technology company that has developed an online and mobile-friendly outplacement program, offering 30 days worth of coaching videos and resources that businesses can offer to their employees affected by restructuring and layoffs. Amy is also the author of A Spark in the Dark: Illuminating Your Path to a Brilliant Career in a Reorg World.

No matter the economic conditions, it is still possible to do something risky and succeed. No matter the time, environment or challenges you face, if you have an idea you believe is ready for the world, why not give it a shot and go for it. 

Today, we have the opportunity to speak with Amy Davies, an entrepreneur in Toronto who started her business well before the current Covid-19 situation. Ironically, the service she built and is offering happens to be perfectly aligned to what is happening around the world.

Amy Davies is the founder and CEO of First 30 Incorporated (https://first30ready.com), an innovative technology company that has developed an online and mobile-friendly outplacement program, offering 30 days worth of coaching videos and resources that businesses can offer to their employees affected by restructuring and layoffs. Amy is also the author of A Spark in the Dark: Illuminating Your Path to a Brilliant Career in a Reorg World.

Our discussion focuses on the things every entrepreneur faces, challenges, risks and opportunities. Listen in as Amy and I discuss her business, while giving real world advice on how to succeed no matter how bad the challenges in front of you.