Episode 79: Amy Arnold and Jessica Stanley – Connection and Friendship

Amy Arnold and Jessica Stanley are my guests today. They founded the company, Card My Yard. They founded the business with the simple goal of serving families and making a positive impact in the community with their small business. Over the past several years, they have turned this into a major franchise. They have over 450 franchises throughout the United States.  They are both mothers of three kids and live in Texas. 

In today’s episode, we talk about friendship, building Card My Yard and where the idea for the business came from, working with their husbands, and more!

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What we talked about:

4:55- Introduction to Amy and Jessica

7:55- How Amy and Jessica met

15:30- Kids being more independent

21:00- Advice for forming friendships

27:00- Starting Card My Yard

37:40- How they manage all of their team members and franchise owners

39:10- Seeing a lot of growth in the past few years

43:25- The options that they have at Card My Yard

45:30- How the business has evolved over the years

49:50- Maintaining a friendship while owning a business together

54:00- End of podcast questions

Show notes:

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