049: Change, Connection, Magic and the Death Card

“A lot of times we start things… we set a big goal, we create a big vision for ourselves, and we announce it on Facebook… and then somewhere along the way, it gets difficult, we meet with that resistance, we start falling short…” ~Andrea Klunder It’s the murky, muddy middle… Our theme for the upcoming month is all about working Read more & listen →

048: Write your own roles, Fawzia Mirza

“You will fail, and it’s awesome.” ~Fawzia Mirza Breaking down stereotypes… Fawzia Mirza is an actor, writer, producer. She is also a Pakistani, Muslim, queer woman. And she is using her platform, her voice, and her art to break down stereotypes across a multiplicity of identities: race, religion, sexual orientation, gender and defy the concept of the “model minority”. I’ve known Read more & listen →

044: Break patterns & shift the narrative, Elsie Escobar

“It was, for me, a self-help tool. It was a way in which I experienced a very deep transformation in who I was as a woman — as a person.” ~Elsie Escobar, on podcasting How do we, as content creators, begin to break the patterns and shift the narrative? It might not be what you think… Elsie Escobar is one Read more & listen →

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 →