Here's the third interview in the new video series! Missed the first one with futures trader, Jamie Nugent, all about money mindset?? Check it out! Or last months with graphic designer Lidia Varesco Racoma? Here it is!
Andrea Klunder is a podcast producer, host, mentor and launch consultant. Her shows include The Creative Impostor, Podcast Envy and in 2017, she launched Power Your Story, a podcast produced by students with diverse learning challenges at a Chicago Public High School. Her mission is to use podcasting as a tool for connection, storytelling and personal empowerment. Andrea's background also includes teaching yoga & meditation, opening and operating her own studio, and singing and acting!
Not sure you want to watch the full video? Above is a 1 minute tidbit for your viewing pleasure.
Loved it? Feel like you're in for some more? Here's the full 50 minute interview!
0:00 - Introduction on Andrea and how we met and I fell in love.
3:14 - Andrea’s take on how podcasting is vulnerable and takes practice
8:29 - The Moth. Speaking from scars not from wounds
9:53 - Andrea talks about opening and closing her yoga studio
12:00 - Talks about trying to expand business to have more revenue and more profit
14:15 - Debt that she accrued while trying to keep the business afloat
16:00 - Closing down the business and experiencing depression
17:50 - Shares how she was wanting to try to continue to be an entrepreneur but she didn’t have any money or a business idea
19:34 - Dropped into her mind that people who were creating podcasts were not just creating podcasts but building communities
20:17 - Andrea’s entreprenuerial crush on Kimberly Wilson
22:30 - how podcasts are great at developing a long intimate relationship with someone for them to then purchase from you
22:05 - Andrea’s epiphany on finally deciding to start a podcast herself
25:16 - Andrea talks about how to deal with being a spiritual entrepreneur
27:45 - You can’t meditate yourself into success
28:51 - Distractions when you actually own the studio and how you lose your own yoga practice
30:18 - Shares a reading she had from a clairvoyant
31:38 - Being consistent with what you are offering “you are your own brand”
35:44 - When should you start a podcast?
42:14 - How having her own podcast helped her start a new business
45:38 - Feminist topic that means the most to Andrea
Other resources mentioned:
Creative Women’s Co. (Chicago)
What do you think? How do you feel about podcasts? Would you want to start one? How did you feel about Andrea's experience with opening and closing her yoga business?
Know of anyone that I should interview? Looking for strong feminist business owners that have a story to share!