“My Influencer And Advocacy Work Isn’t About Me, It’s About Helping Others” With Maria Thomas aka My Life as a Puddle

Akemi Sue Fisher
Jul 3, 2018 · 7 min read
Credit: George Burns

“My influencer and advocacy work isn’t about me. It’s about helping others, which has always been my intention from day one. There’s a quote from C.S. Lewis that says, “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You, too? I thought I was the only one.’” When people find me online, they realize they’re not alone. Five percent of the global population suffers from hyperhidrosis, but they don’t have to do so in silence. One day we’ll find a cure. Until then, I’m creating a sweaty community where others don’t have to feel ashamed of their bodies. My story is their story.”

Thank you so much for doing this with us! What is your “backstory”?

Can you share the funniest or most interesting story that happened to you in the course of your career?

How have you used your success to bring goodness to the world?

If someone would want to emulate your career, what would you suggest are the most important things to do?

Is there a particular person that made a profound difference in your life to whom you are grateful?

Can you share a story?

So what are the most exciting projects you are working on now?

What are your “Top Five Ideas About How Influencers Can Monetize Their Brand” . (Please share a story or example for each.)

Some of the biggest names in Business, VC funding, Sports, and Entertainment read this column. Is there a person in the world, or in the US whom you would love to have a private breakfast or lunch with, and why? He or she might just see this. :-)

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The "Amazon Queen", Amazon millionaire, Akemi Sue Fisher, has helped thousands of Amazon sellers collectively earn over $1 Billion in sales. LoveandLaunch.com

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