846: Speak Up and Ask With Amy M. Le

Amy M. Le is a speaker, author and publisher.  She is also the founder of Quill Hawk Speak Up and Ask With Amy M. LeSpeak Up and Ask With Amy M. Le Publishing. Amy M. Le was born in Vietnam and immigrated to the United States in 1980 at the age of five with her mother and cousin. She graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in Sociology and worked in the technology and telecommunications sector for twenty years. After her mother’s death in February 2017, Amy left her corporate job to write her debut novel SNOW IN VIETNAM as a tribute to her mother’s heroic decision to flee Vietnam after the fall of Saigon. Amy calls the Pacific Northwest and Oklahoma her home. Her greatest joy is spending time with her husband, son, and their pets.

Amy shares about her realization when she decided to speak and ask for what she wanted which helped become the confident Asian woman that she is today. 

Bio

Amy M. Le is the founder of Quill Hawk Publishing.

Cultural Background

Amy is of Vietnamese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one.

We have two lives and the second begins when we realize we only have one

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is believing in yourself and going against the grain.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Amy used to be quiet and was in the background.  She didn’t speak up when she was in a group setting.

The “AHA” Moment

Amy realized that if she speaks up and asks, she was able to get what she wanted which helped her boost her confidence.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Amy is her own boss and has learned to set boundaries.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

You are your own person.

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