36 minutes | Oct 18th 2020

Azhelle Wade Applying Toyetic Principles | Episode 156

Azhelle is a cancer survivor, 3x patented toy inventor, Women In Toys Wonder Woman finalist, and was named 1 of the 100 most influential people in toys and games in 2020. After 10 years in the industry, working for companies like Toys R Us, Party City, Horizon Group USA, and Creative Kids, this entrepreneurial spirit took control of her own destiny and became the Founder and President of The Toy CoachTM. Azhelle launched The Toy CoachTM to help inventors and entrepreneurs develop and pitch their BIG toy ideas as smart and as fast as possible. Her podcast, Making It in The Toy Industry has become an industry known resource to teach inventors & entrepreneurs how to keep their toy and game ideas toyetic, cost-effective, and to answer buyer needs. When she’s not helping aspiring toy people break into the toy industry, Azhelle enjoys salsa and bachata dancing in New York City, sewing colorful sequin costumes, and game nights with her boyfriend.