Episode 11

Season 2, Episode 11 - Using the Investor Frame in Real Life With Anne Amagrande

Published on: 3rd February, 2023

When you’re faced with a lot of options, how do you decide which one will take you where you want to go? If you’re taking the wishes of your partners, what the future might look like two years down the road, and what would make everyone else happy, you and your game can easily get lost. Here’s how to make sure you stay focused on getting closer to what you want.


Anne Amagrande is an economist by education and a real estate investor and teacher with a passion for education in her everyday life. Anne also comes from a family of entrepreneurs, where she learned her love for innovating and looking past the ordinary.


On this episode of the Rigging the Game podcast, Dan and Anne dig into what it means to play your game rather than someone else’s (and how Anne learned that lesson the tough way), what the Investor Frame looks like in action, and how to evaluate your decisions and your path forward in terms of microsteps instead of thinking eight steps ahead. Tune in for a framework that will help you approach big decisions with more clarity than ever.


Key Takeaways

  • Why being a person who considers all the risks involved in a situation can come off as negative, and why that’s really not the case.
  • How Anne applies the Investor Frame to everything from her business decisions to her partnerships.
  • Why you have to know yourself before you can figure out the next right step for you and your business.

Favorite Quote


“I would say is that playing my game is is me making my own rules for the way that I want to operate in the world and getting closer to what I actually want…allowing me to help the people that I want to help in the way that I want to help them, versus helping people in the way that they want me to help them.”

  • Anne Amagrande


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Rigging The Game
The Rigging The Game Podcast is the top resource for entrepreneurs who want unconventional strategies and tips to win at business and life on their terms.

Entrepreneurs who are breaking through barriers while setting new standards in their industry recognize that the cliché, cookie cutter, and conventional recommendations about finance and business don’t apply to them.

This podcast will release you from the “WHAT YOU SHOULD BE DOING” chains so you can massively win at business and life by playing your game.

Painful shyness intersecting with an insatiable desire to compete (and WIN) birthed a relentless curiosity to understand how to massively win at business and confront fears without conforming to a set blueprint.

This show is for the purpose-driven entrepreneur who recognizes that the cliché, cookie cutter, and conventional recommendations about finance and business don’t work because they’re playing a different game.

As a painfully shy kid, I often found myself on the sidelines quietly observing the game of sports, life and business until the flames of competitiveness grew to a bonfire and took over. From the ashes, birthed a relentless curiosity and drive to understand how to massively win at business and confront my fears without conforming to a set blueprint.

I share the unconventional strategies and tips I learned to make sure you win (get what you want) under your rules. Hear all the “a-ha” moments as a business owner, dad, exercise enthusiast and serial idea generator while interviewing other thought leaders who have developed their own strategies to rig the game to win.