Over the years, Amos has acted in a number of network sitcoms and appeared on hundreds of interview shows and news programs. He is a TV teacher/host of 50 episodes of state-of-the-art programs for adult basic learners that air on PBS stations nationally. He has acted as product spokesman for several prominent corporations, including Hush Puppies, United Airlines, and the California Egg Board.
Wally Amos is an icon and his name is a household word. As founder of Famous Amos Cookies in 1975, and father of the gourmet chocolate chip cookie industry, he has used his fame to support educational causes.
Since 1979, Wally has been National Spokesman for Literacy Volunteers of America. He is also a Board Member of the National Center for Family Literacy and Communities in Schools. His latest enterprise, Uncle Wally’s, has been critically acclaimed by the media and consumers alike for their tasty high quality muffins.
Wally is widely interviewed and quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, People, Black Enterprise, Nation’s Business, Ebony, Time, Parade, and The New York Times. He appears frequently on The Today Show, 20/20, Good Morning America, Oprah Winfrey, Larry King Show, CNN, GED on TV, and Learn to Read on PBS. He speaks widely on Inspiration, Literacy, Motivation, Overcoming Adversity, and Spirituality in Business.
He is the author of four popular books including The Cookie Never Crumbles, The Power in You, Man with No Name, and Watermelon Magic.
Due to the success of my Watermelon Credo Post, I created this book. Each letter in the word WATERMELON is a chapter. The W in Watermelon stands for: Whatever you believe creates your reality. And this book is a perfect example.What began as a wall poster is now a book. In his latest and happiest work yet, Wally Amos spells out in heart-warming, well-chosen words how to fill your life with inspiration and fun. Renowned as a cookie man and motivational speaker, Wally draw...
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The story of how the founder of the Famous Amos Cookie Company lost everything, including his name----and turned adversity into opportunity. This revealing book chronicles Wally's loss of the cookie empire that he had built, to the opening of The Uncle Noname Cookie Company, and his journey towards learning how to turn lemons into lemonade. Wally imparts his belief that crises can turn out to be glorious benefits if we draw on universal wisdom to handle them -- that chal...
Wally Amos, who rose from relative poverty to fame and fortune as "Famous Amos" details the components for a successful personal, financial and spiritual life using his ten secret ingredients for inner strength. He discusses his struggle to overcome personal and professional problems to find genuine love and inner peace. This is an inspiring testimony to the power of life, love and inner strength.
An insightful journey into the power of a positive attitude, Amos asserts that it’s not one’s circumstances that determine happiness, but rather how those circumstances are viewed. This book emphasizes the impact of everyday choices, while stressing the importance of making a conscious decision to live a joy-filled life.
Insights on How to Live an Inspiring and Joy-Filled Life