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Power Purls Podcast -- EMPOWER your knits and purls every Friday with editor, designer and business coach Kara Gott Warner. Get the tools and advice to finally start and ROCK your fiber-loving crafty-preneur business and lifestyle!

Power Purls Podcast -- EMPOWER your knits and purls every Friday with editor, designer and business coach Kara Gott Warner. Get the tools and advice to finally start and ROCK your fiber-loving crafty-preneur business and lifestyle!
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Power Purls Podcast -- EMPOWER your knits and purls every Friday with editor, designer and business coach Kara Gott Warner. Get the tools and advice to finally start and ROCK your fiber-loving crafty-preneur business and lifestyle!

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English


Episodes

[Power Purls UNPLUGGED] The Value of Taking a Holiday Hiatus

12/6/2018
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[Final episode of 2018] Learn 5 ways your knitting can help you keep calm and carry on, and why taking a holiday hiatus is a great way to recharge during this hectic time of year. I also ask the BURNING question -- What are you binge watching while you knit? See you in 2019!

Duration:00:37:33

[Minisode] Power of Taking Sabbaticals & Trusting Your Own Wisdom

11/7/2018
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I'm gearing up to take a much-needed sabbatical to spend time with family in Florida, and to reflect on the past 3 years of Power Purls Podcast before episode 100 hits the airwaves. Today's episode explores how to let go of the comparison game, forgetting about FOMO, and why taking breaks is critical for our growth so we can seek guidance and wisdom from the one person who know us best - ourselves. ==== Join the NEW Power Purls Podcast Community on Facebook!...

Duration:00:18:59

[Minisode] Awesome Ways to "Enlighten" your Stash - Remix, Reuse and Reimagine!

10/31/2018
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In this episode, I decided to dive into my Facebook Live video archives and share the love right here on the podcast. One of the hot topics I shared was how to get a little stash therapy, and ways to remix and reimagine it. I share some some great tips, and how our stash can become a source of good for our creative yarn crafting adventures! To watch these tips in action check out the video here: www.PowerPurlsPodcast.com/FacebookLive

Duration:01:17:00

099 Start a Movement, Create Community & Celebrate the Swatch

10/24/2018
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How you celebrate this little powerful piece of knitted fabric -- the knitted swatch? We use it in so many ways: as a blueprint to create a new design, bring together community, learn new stitches, and lovingly donate them. In this episode, I share ways to empower yourself and others through the 6 x 6 stitch block and how you can create your own swatch celebration movement in your shop, online, or in your local community. Let's KNIT TOGETHER! Join the fun on Facebook Live Wednesdays!...

Duration:00:28:59

098 How to Network with Other Fiber Lovers if You're an Introvert

10/17/2018
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Listener Stephanie Karpe asks: How do I approach people with ideas at trade shows? What's OK to ask and what's going too far? I would love to learn how to network, but I am the quintessential introvert and while I would LOVE to surround myself with other fiber lovers, I am so nervous! In this episode, I answer Stephanie's question with tips for how to network online and the value of going to trade events and meeting others face-to-face. Get my FREE 5-step recipe to tap into your skills...

Duration:00:32:34

097 Soulful Self-Care for Monday Haters

10/10/2018
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If you've ever found yourself thinking "oh, I hate Mondays," then this episode will perk up your perspective! Practicing soulful self-care can provide expansion and the creative white space we need each day. Holding this space for yourself is expanding -- to savor those sweet tiny moments. We have the power to create a positive or negative world each and every day. So what you create is up to YOU. We can't control our external circumstances, but we can control how we view them. Get my...

Duration:00:21:28

096 Choose Your Own Adventure Cable Knitalong with Berroco Yarn

9/29/2018
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Amy Palmer and Alison Green from the Berroco Yarn Design Team show you how to empower your cable knitting and get started with a "Choose Your Own Adventure Knitalong." They share details about this special event, along with tips to make the most out of the experience so you can empower your cable knitting know-how! Get my FREE 5-step recipe to tap into your skills and talents to finally start a purpose-driven creative business! Download the audio training now:...

Duration:00:43:58

095 The Mantra of Making: How to Connect the Dots Between Creativity and the Divine

9/26/2018
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This episode was inspired by a random conversation with a fellow knitter which turned into a comparison of the uncanny similarities between circular knitting and prayer beads. This chat also sparked the inspiration behind this episode, and 4 feel-good ways to increase your peace and create your own mantra of making! As makers, we know there's a special connection between our passion for craft and the divine, but what if we were to dig deeper below the surface to uncover profound...

Duration:00:28:29

094 The Secret Sauce to Create a Purpose-Driven Maker Business

9/19/2018
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Learn my 5-step recipe to cook your secret sauce! It's easier than you think, and right under your nose! In this episode I share details about my valuable free guide, plus a bonus 6th step, where I go woo woo and talk all things self-care, how to create your own "making mantras" and affirmations to craft the blueprint for a purposeful, holistic (whole person, whole life process) to infuse your business with soulful spirit from the inside out. Get my FREE 5-step recipe to tap into your...

Duration:00:29:18

093 Do YOU: Staying True to Your Why No Matter What

9/14/2018
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In this quirky post-workout episode, I share insights about why staying true to ourselves even if it feels uncomfortable is so necessary if we wish to turn our yarn crafting passion into a way to make a living. You'll discover why it's about cultivating relationships, not dollars, and playing the long game. I also share a story about an unexpected relationship that flowered when I least expected it because I put my heart in charge. If you lead with WHY no matter what, it will ALWAYS be a...

Duration:00:15:54

092 Pitch Yourself! How to Get Featured on a Podcast

8/29/2018
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In this episode, discover what it takes to land yourself a spot as a guest on a podcast. Kara shares a step-by-step system to pitch yourself, how to communicate with a podcast host, and how to build authentic relationships that go beyond the mic to help promote your yarn shop and online creative business. You'll learn how to identify podcasts that align with your brand, and the basic framework to launch a podcast tour, and how to ask your network of friends, family, email subscribers to be...

Duration:00:35:14

091 Scrappy Ways to Blend Your Skills & Passion to Start a Yarn Crafting Business

8/16/2018
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This episode answers a question posed by listener Cynthia who asks: How can I learn more about those who use yarn crafts beyond selling patterns-- the networking, other income streams, teaching, etc. Kara answers with 10 ways to blend your skills and passion to start a business to serve those in the yarn crafting space. You can support Power Purls Podcast and receive subscriber-only content at http://www.Patreon.com/KaraGottWarner

Duration:00:30:52

090 How to Write Snappy, Irresistible Copy: 3 Tips to Write Like a Pro

8/1/2018
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Copy scares people! You might fear that what you write will come off as too pressure-y or sales-y. Both of which are mindsets you have to let go of to discover online marketing success. You are providing a solution for someone -- it’s your responsibility to write copy that will excite your peeps to take action! Make it personal, creative, and authentic just like you! You can support Power Purls Podcast and receive subscriber-only content at http://www.Patreon.com/KaraGottWarner

Duration:00:22:28

089 How to keep the passion for yarn crafting after you start a creative business

7/18/2018
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Learn why it could be a mistake to do all of your own sample making and why hiring the right team of test knitters and crocheters, sample makers and tech editors will help you keep the passion in your knitting and crochet so you can knit and Netflix after you start a creative business! You can support Power Purls Podcast and receive subscriber-only content at http://www.Patreon.com/KaraGottWarner Want to make knitted shawls YOUR way? Want to become a more intuitive knitter? There's a...

Duration:00:39:44

088 The Secret Weapon to Content Consistency

7/6/2018
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Learn 5 amazing ninja tips to eliminate the "fly by the seat of your pants" approach to creating last-minute content for your creative business. Check out this must-listen-to episode if you struggle with staying consistent. Want to get a free mini business coaching session with Kara? Sign up at http://www.KaraGottWarner.com/StrategySession You can support Power Purls Podcast and receive subscriber-only content at http://www.Patreon.com/KaraGottWarner

Duration:00:36:35

087 Focusing on One Thing and the Power of Content Repurposing

6/29/2018
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If you're stuck in a creative rut, it could be that you're trying to do too many things. In this episode, Kara and Tabetha discuss the value of starting with just one offering and how to take that idea, get ninja and spin it in multiple ways to get in the habit of repurposing your content. This not only saves you time producing new material, it also helps you discover the best ways to present your work. Hey yarn shop owners! Are you struggling with getting peeps in your shop, and you'd like...

Duration:00:21:15

086 How to Know if Your Idea is Viable & Why Perfectionism is a BIG Trap

6/22/2018
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How do you know if your idea is viable? If you have an existing yarn crafting business, own a yarn shop, or you're a budding designer, this is a must-listen-to episode! If you struggle with confidence in an idea, and you're not sure if anyone will want your stuff, this episode explores 6 tips to gain confidence, and why being a perfectionist is really fear in disguise! Want to get a free on-air mini coaching session with Kara? Send an email to: coachme@karagottwarner.com explaining why you...

Duration:00:18:41

085 [Minisode] Ways to Make Long Car Trips Productive

6/14/2018
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Learn ways to use your car like a mobile university and maximize your time to make it more productive by listening to educational podcasts and audio books, and even take it a step further to verbally record a business plan wearing your headset! If you want to use your time wisely, you can treat your car like a learning machine! Want to get a free on-air mini coaching session with Kara? Send an email to: coachme@karagottwarner.com explaining why you would be a good candidate for a chance to...

Duration:00:09:26

084 Easy Peasy Planning Systems

6/8/2018
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In this fiber-loving biz maker series, Kara and Tabetha talk about digital and paper planning systems, and how they use them as powerful tools to run their successful creative businesses. Listen to learn how to get a free copy of Tabetha's "ideal day" cheat sheet! Want to get a free on-air mini coaching session with Kara? Send an email to: coachme@karagottwarner.com explaining why you would be a good candidate for a chance to get coached on an episode of Power Purls Podcast! Click HERE to...

Duration:00:34:14

083 Put Time Back on Your Side with Batching & Theme Days

6/1/2018
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Kara and Tabetha show you how to get ninja and create content for your fiber biz all at once to put time back on your side, making you more productive and confident! Hey Fiber-Loving Biz Makers! If you're not afraid of making money, working hard, and have the drive to succeed, then I invite you to sign up now for a free 15-minute business coaching discovery session to see if working together is a good fit. Visit karakgottwarner.com/workwithkara to learn more! Help keep the Power Purls...

Duration:00:30:50