043: Have your ice cream first, Ruth Humphreys

“If I start the day with my inner child playful activities, I’m a lot more productive, I’ve been able to entertain my inner child so I can later on get on with the ‘work’ and also I’m more joyful and then other things come from that as well.” ~Ruth Humphreys Just hit “play” and start your day… What did you Read more & listen →

042: Come over and play

“There’s a very blurry line between making art and working when your art is your life and your passion is your art and your art becomes your business and your business is work… it’s a tricky cycle.” ~Andrea Klunder Self-promotion & Play like Oil & Water? Maybe not… When I was a kid, the other kids on the block would Read more & listen →

035: Impostor vs Intuition

“The impostor voice wants to protect you by keeping you small and safe. The intuitive voice wants to help you by elevating your platform to rise to the occasion. It may be risky. But it’s probably worth it.” ~Andrea Klunder So when you have both the voice of your creative impostor AND the voice of your deepest intuition clamoring for attention Read more & listen →

032: Engage your curiosity, Jennifer Gardner of RoamHowl

I really enjoy… confronting the fear… going through it, because I find that’s where life is.  It’s confronting what you’re most terrified of and working through it and getting to the other side of that. So I’m confronting my fear all the time. ~Jennifer Gardner The thrill of the “doing”… I met Jennifer Gardner because she took a risk. Already Read more & listen →

030: Invoke the spark of transformation, Sara Zalek of Butoh Chicago

“Whenever there’s a dare in my life, I say, “Oh yeah? You’re going to dare me? Then I’m going to show you that I can do it!” ~Sara Zalek, on creating the first Post-Butoh Festival in Chicago (after being told it could never work) We are in a moment… I discovered Sara Zalek’s work through my Edwin Ruiz (my audio engineer Read more & listen →

026: Craft your story, Isabelle Rizo

“Enroll people into the story, engage them into the story so that they feel like they’re a part of something greater than themselves.” ~Isabelle Rizo When you get clear on your story, you can know it internally, have it manifest externally, and align it with your online presence. I met Isabelle in July of 2016 and signed up to work with Read more & listen →

022: Mindfulness, Community & Business – Season 2!!!

“Well certainly people are going to want to listen to this because I’m creating it!” ~Andrea Klunder, (reflecting on my childhood self recording my first “radio show”) Announcing SEASON 2 of The Creative Impostor!!! What’s new? Clarity on The Creative Impostor brand and podcast. Our 3 areas of exploration are: Mindfulness, Creating Community, and a more Holistic, Feminine Approach to Business.  And, of course, Read more & listen →

011: Resistance

“Where there is a Dream, there is Resistance. Thus: where we encounter Resistance, somewhere nearby is a Dream.” ~Steven Pressfield, The War of Art I have a huge impostor confession to make. This one was big and it’s embarrassing to admit to you… You should know that as I was recording it in my mini recording studio, in my bedroom closet, I Read more & listen →

Podcast PreSeason 007: Late Night Confessions, Giving Up & a Big Blue Beach Ball Globe

If you haven’t already, please subscribe for access to the whole PreSeason by entering your email below. Thank you! “If you don’t have 15 minutes a day put into your art, then you are just making excuses.” ~Michele Theberge   In this episode, I talk about: 4 late night confessions The Chicago Teacher Store in Wicker Park Editing Melissa Dinwiddie’s interview Read more & listen →