- It's Your Life, Live BIG
By Josh Hinds
Wally Amos is an icon and his name is a household word – and no wonder - he has been in the public eye for well over 30 years!
As a professional speaker, Wally is highly valued for his charismatic and warm style and inspiring "do it" positive attitude.
Wally is living proof that the success principals he lives by work. People identify with him. He is human enough to share his setbacks and shattered dreams, while also showing that tenacity and a joyous spirit allows you to soar and succeed.
His customized talks and master of ceremonies skills thrill audiences at corporations, industry associations and universities. He addresses the issues of commitment, integrity, attitude, imagination, enthusiasm, self-esteem, giving, faith and love. Presented in his unique and upbeat style, Wally shows organizations how to turn lemons into lemonade… because life is an “inside” job.
As founder of Famous Amos Cookies in 1975 and father of the gourmet chocolate chip cookie industry, he has the experience of multiple entrepreneurial endeavors to share with his audiences. He has also generously used his fame to support educational causes.
Since 1979 Wally has been a literacy advocate and serves on the board of many organizations. Wally has a long line of amazing entrepreneurial success stories.
His honors and awards include the President’s Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence, the Horatio Alger Award and Outstanding Business Leader Award. Two of his trademarks, his famous Panama hat and shirt have been on display at the Smithsonian Institute.
Quotes by Wally 'Famous' Amos ...
"Everything is possible, you've just got to find a way to make it work." -- Wally Amos
"Nothing is an obstacle unless you say it is." -- Wally Amos
"Remember that everything starts with a thought and thoughts produce in kind." -- Wally Amos
"The thing is not to leave unfinished business; make every day count." -- Wally Amos
"Life is just a mirror, and what you see out there, you must first see inside of you." -- Wally Amos